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Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Division of Plastic Surgery


About Me


Dawn has been part of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center since 1995 in various roles. She received a dual masters degree from University of Cincinnati in perinatal health and genetic nursing. She worked in the Division of Human Genetics with the Infant / Toddler program cranial facial program from 2001 until 2006 when she joined the Division of Plastic Surgery. Some of her roles include providing clinical responsibilities for patients being evaluated for abnormal head shapes, chronic, traumatic, surgical and complex wounds, various craniofacial conditions, brachial plexus, trauma and cancer reconstruction.

Clinical Interests

Craniofacial; wound care


Plastic Surgery, Craniofacial Disorders

My Locations

My Education

BS: Nursing, The Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, OH, 1988.

MS: University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH, 1997.

Wound Component of WOC: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2012.

My Publications

Sharp P, Reder R, Burch C, Kiger M, Gilene M, Yakuboff K, Pan B, Rothchild D. Best evidence statement (BESt). Use of pressure therapy for management of hypertrophic scarring. National Guideline Clearinghouse. 2015.

Runyan C, Uribe-Rivera A, Karlea A, Meinzen-Derr J, Rothchild D, Saal H, Hopkins R, Gordon C. Cost Analysis of Mandibular Distraction verses Tracheostomy in Neonates with Pierre Robin Sequence. Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 2014 Jul.

Rothchild D, Thompson B, Clonan A. Feeding Update for Neonates with Mandibular Distraction. Newborn & Infant Nursing Reviews. 2008;8(1).