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Attending Physician, Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-636-0493

513-636-1566

Board Certified

About Me

Clinical Interests

Cardiac critical care; critical care; CICU

Research Interests

Quality improvement and safety

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Divisions

Cardiac Intensive Care

My Education

MD/DO: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME, 2006.

Residency: Pediatrics, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, 2009.

Fellowships: Hospital-based medicine, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, 2010; Pediatric Critical Care, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2013; Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 2014.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2010; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2014.

My Publications

Health care-associated infections are associated with increased length of stay and cost but not mortality in children undergoing cardiac surgery. Tweddell, S; Loomba, RS; Cooper, DS; Benscoter, AL. Congenital Heart Disease. 2019; 14:785-790.

Simulation Training Improves Resuscitation Team Leadership Skills of Nurse Practitioners. Ryan, A; Rizwan, R; Williams, B; Benscoter, A; Cooper, DS; Iliopoulos, I. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2019; 33:280-287.

Transposition of the great arteries and the arterial switch operation. Benscoter, AL; Ryan, A; Tweddell, JS. In: Ungerleider RM; Nelson K; Cooper DS; Meliones J; Jacobs J, Ed. Critical Heart Disease in Infants and Children. Philadelphia: Elsevier; 2019.

Improving Communication During Cardiac ICU Multidisciplinary Rounds Through Visual Display of Patient Daily Goals. Justice, LB; Cooper, DS; Henderson, C; Brown, J; Simon, K; Clark, L; Fleckenstein, E; Benscoter, A; Nelson, DP. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2016; 17:677-683.

Disorders and Treatment of the Alveolar-Capillary Unit. Benscoter, A; Brannen, M. In: Stockwell J; Kutko M, Ed. Comprehensive Critical Care: Pediatric. Mount Prospect, IL: Society of Critical Care Medicine; 2016.

Red Blood Cell Distribution Width as a Pragmatic Marker for Outcome in Pediatric Critical Illness. Ramby, AL; Goodman, DM; Wald, EL; Weiss, SL. PLoS ONE. 2015; 10:e0129258-e0129258.