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Instructor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Additional Languages


Clinical Interests

Pediatric critical care

Research Interests

Immunology; sepsis 

Academic Affiliation

Instructor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU, Critical Care

My Education

BA: Mandarin Chinese, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 2002.

MD, PhD: Microbiology and Immunology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 2009.

Residency: Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

Fellowship: Critical Care, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2015.

My Publications

The olfactomedin-4 positive neutrophil has a role in murine intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury. Levinsky, NC; Mallela, J; Opoka, AM; Harmon, K; Lewis, HV; Zingarelli, B; Wong, HR; Alder, MN. The FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2019; 33:13660-13668.

Olfactomedin 4 marks a subset of neutrophils in mice. Alder, MN; Mallela, J; Opoka, AM; Lahni, P; Hildeman, DA; Wong, HR. Innate Immunity. 2019; 25:22-33.

The glucocorticoid receptor and cortisol levels in pediatric septic shock. Alder, MN; Opoka, AM; Wong, HR. Critical Care (UK). 2018; 22.

Characterization of the Glucocorticoid Receptor in Children Undergoing Cardiac Surgery*. Flores, S; Cooper, DS; Opoka, AM; Iliopoulos, I; Pluckebaum, S; Alder, MN; Krallman, KA; Sahay, RD; Fei, L; Wong, HR. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018; 19:705-712.

Circulating dsDNA, endothelial injury, and complement activation in thrombotic microangiopathy and GVHD. Gloude, NJ; Khandelwal, P; Luebbering, N; Lounder, DT; Jodele, S; Alder, MN; Lane, A; Wilkey, A; Lake, KE; Litts, B; et al. Blood. 2017; 130:1259-1266.

Olfactomedin-4 Is a Candidate Marker for a Pathogenic Neutrophil Subset in Septic Shock. Alder, MN; Opoka, AM; Lahni, P; Hildeman, DA; Wong, HR. Critical Care Medicine. 2017; 45:e426-e432.

A Case of Salicylate Intoxication Complicated by Coagulopathy, Pulmonary Edema, and Pancreatitis. Ayalon, I; Alder, MN; Langner, TR; Hafberg, ET; Miethke, AG; Kaplan, JM. American Journal of Therapeutics. 2016; 23:e1929-e1932.