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Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



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My Biography & Research

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU, Critical Care

My Education

MD: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, 1997-2001.

Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, 2001-2005.

Fellowship: Pediatric Critical Care, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2006-2009.

MS: Clinical and Translational Research, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Cincinnati, OH, 2009-2013.

Scholar: Quality Scholars Program in Healthcare Transformation, Anderson Center for Health Systems Excellence, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2009-2013.

Certifications: General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, 2005, 2015; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics, 2010.

My Publications

Design, Implementation, and Validation of a Pediatric ICU Sepsis Prediction Tool as Clinical Decision Support. Dewan, M; Vidrine, R; Zackoff, M; Paff, Z; Seger, B; Pfeiffer, S; Hagedorn, P; Stalets, EL. Applied Clinical Informatics. 2020; 11:218-225.

Clinical progress note: High flow nasal cannula therapy for bronchiolitis outside the ICU in infants. Piper, L; Stalets, EL; Statile, AM. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2020; 15:E1-E3.

Anti-influenza immune plasma for the treatment of patients with severe influenza A: a randomised, double-blind, phase 3 trial. Beigel, JH; Aga, E; Elie-Turenne, MC; Cho, J; Tebas, P; Clark, CL; Metcalf, JP; Ozment, C; Raviprakash, K; Beeler, J; et al. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. 2019; 7:941-950.

State of the Unit: Physician Gender Diversity in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Leadership. Maxwell, AR; Riley, CL; Stalets, EL; Wheeler, DS; Dewan, M. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2019; 20:e362-e365.

Apnea Threshold in Pediatric Brain Death: A Case with Variable Results Across Serial Examinations. Sosa, T; Berrens, Z; Conway, S; Stalets, EL. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. 2019; 8:108-5.

Staffing and workforce issues in the pediatric intensive care unit. Wheeler, DS; Dewan, M; Maxwell, A; Riley, CL; Stalets, EL. Translational pediatrics. 2018; 7:275-283.

A day in the life. Wheeler, DS; Stalets, EL. Translational pediatrics. 2018; 7:242-245.

Continuum of care in pediatric sepsis: A prototypical acute care delivery model. Vidrine, R; Atreya, MR; Stalets, EL. Translational pediatrics. 2018; 7:253-261.

Community-acquired pneumonia in the post 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era. Shaughnessy, EE; Stalets, EL; Shah, SS. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. 2016; 28:786-793.

The Impact of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection (CA-UTI) in Critically Ill Children in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Samraj, RS; Stalets, E; Butcher, J; Deck, T; Frebis, J; Helpling, A; Wheeler, DS. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. 2016; 5:7-11.