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Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Pediatric emergency medicine

Research Interests

Pediatric traumatic brain injury; c-spine injury; child abuse; biomarkers

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine

My Education

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

Fellowship: Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.

Graduate Training: Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2010; Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 2015.

My Publications

Practice Patterns in Pharmacological and Non-Pharmacological Therapies for Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Survey of 15 Canadian and United States Centers. Mannix, R; Zemek, R; Yeates, KO; Arbogast, K; Atabaki, S; Badawy, M; Beauchamp, MH; Beer, D; Bin, S; Burstein, B; et al. Journal of Neurotrauma. 2019; 36:2886-2894.

Emergency Department Care of Young Children at Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury What Are We Doing and Do Parents Understand?. Reilly, C; Zhang, N; Babcock, L; Wade, SL; Rhine, T. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2019; 35:468-473.

Characterizing Hospitalizations for Pediatric Concussion and Trends in Care. Rhine, T; Byczkowski, T; Altaye, M; Wade, SL; Babcock, L. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2018; 13:673-680.

Factors influencing ED care of young children at-risk for clinically important traumatic brain injury. Rhine, T; Wade, SL; Zhang, N; Zang, H; Kennebeck, S; Babcock, L. American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2018; 36:1027-1031.

Investigating the Connection Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Adolescents. Rhine, T; Cassedy, A; Yeates, KO; Taylor, HG; Kirkwood, MW; Wade, SL. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2018; 33:210-218.

Characterization of children hospitalized with traumatic brain injuries after building falls. Loftus, KV; Rhine, T; Wade, SL; Pomerantz, WJ. Injury Epidemiology. 2018; 5:31-39.

A Longitudinal Examination of Postural Impairments in Children With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Implications for Acute Testing. Rhine, T; Quatman-Yates, C; Clark, RA. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 2017; 32:E18-E23.

Are UCH-L1 and GFAP promising biomarkers for children with mild traumatic brain injury?. Rhine, T; Babcock, L; Zhang, N; Leach, J; Wade, SL. Brain Injury. 2016; 30:1231-1238.

Investigating the Feasibility and Utility of Bedside Balance Technology Acutely After Pediatric Concussion: A Pilot Study. Rhine, TD; Byczkowski, TL; Clark, RA; Babcock, L. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 2016; 26:221-225.