A photo of James Odum.

Clinical Fellow, Division of Critical Care Medicine


About Me


James’ research prior to fellowship focused on medical education and transplant nephrology. He hopes to continue his scholarly activity in both of these areas, but with an emphasis on their overlap with critical care.

Research Interests

The use of biomarkers to stratify sepsis-associated kidney injury in mice; medical education

Clinical Divisions

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU

My Education

MD: University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Residency: Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, KS.

Chief Residency: Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Kansas City, KS.

My Publications

A Precision Medicine Approach to Biomarker Utilization in Pediatric Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury. Odum, JD; Wong, HR; Stanski, NL. Frontiers in Pediatrics. 2021; 9.

Characterizing the frequency of modifiable histological changes observed on surveillance biopsies in pediatric kidney allograft recipients. Odum, JD; Kats, A; VanSickle, JS; Chadha, V; Brewer, B; Staggs, VS; Warady, BA. Pediatric Nephrology. 2020; 35:2173-2182.