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Senior Academic Director, Division of Emergency Medicine

Attending Physician, Division of Emergency Medicine

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Pediatric emergency medicine

Research Interests

Dr. Schnadower's main research interest is in improving the diagnosis and management of young children presenting with infectious diseases to the emergency department, particularly UTIs, viral gastroenteritis, bloody diarrhea caused by STEC as well as understanding the role of gut microbiome in young infants with serious bacterial infections.

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Divisions

Emergency Medicine

Research Divisions

Emergency Medicine

Blog Posts

Our 2019 Research Annual Report

Genomics and Development

Our 2019 Research Annual Report

David Schnadower, MD, MPH, John Hogenesch, PhD ...2/4/2020

My Education

MD: National University of Mexico (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico, 1994.

Pediatric Residency and Chief Residency: New York University, New York, NY, 1999.

Masters in Public Health: Columbia University, New York, NY, 2004.

Emergency Medicine Fellowship: Columbia University, New York, NY, 2007.

My Publications

Comparing Pediatric Gastroenteritis Emergency Department Care in Canada and the United States. Freedman, SB; Roskind, CG; Schuh, S; VanBuren, JM; Norris, JG; Tarr, PI; Hurley, K; Levine, AC; Rogers, A; Bhatt, S; et al. Pediatrics. 2021; 147.

Predicting Adverse Outcomes for Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Infections in Emergency Departments. Lin, CY; Xie, J; Freedman, SB; McKee, RS; Schnadower, D; Tarr, PI; Finkelstein, Y; Desai, NM; Lane, RD; Bergmann, KR; et al. Journal of Pediatrics. 2021; 232:200-206.e4.

Variables Associated With Intravenous Rehydration and Hospitalization in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis: A Secondary Analysis of 2 Randomized Clinical Trials. Poonai, N; Powell, EC; Schnadower, D; Casper, TC; Roskind, CG; Olsen, CS; Tarr, P; Mahajan, P; Rogers, AJ; Schuh, S; et al. JAMA Network Open. 2021; 4.

Probiotic stool secretory immunoglobulin A modulation in children with gastroenteritis: a randomized clinical trial. Freedman, SB; Horne, R; Johnson-Henry, K; Xie, J; Williamson-Urquhart, S; Chui, L; Pang, XL; Lee, B; Schuh, S; Finkelstein, Y; et al. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2021; 113:905-914.

Factors associated with pediatric firearm injury and enrollment in a violence intervention program. Bernardin, ME; Moen, J; Schnadower, D. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2021; 56:754-759.

PEMCRC anaphylaxis study protocol: a multicentre cohort study to derive and validate clinical decision models for the emergency department management of children with anaphylaxis. Dribin, TE; Michelson, KA; Vyles, D; Neuman, MI; Brousseau, DC; Mistry, RD; Dayan, PS; Zhang, N; Viswanathan, S; Witry, J; et al. BMJ Open. 2021; 11.

Association between Age, Weight, and Dose and Clinical Response to Probiotics in Children with Acute Gastroenteritis. Schnadower, D; Sapien, RE; Casper, TC; Vance, C; Tarr, PI; O'Connell, KJ; Levine, AC; Roskind, CG; Rogers, AJ; Bhatt, SR; et al. Journal of Nutrition. 2021; 151:65-72.

Factors Associated With Nonadherence in an Emergency Department-based Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of a Probiotic in Children With Acute Gastroenteritis. Schnadower, D; Roskind, CG; Vanburen, JM; Powell, EC; Norris, JG; Tarr, PI; Sapien, RE; O'Connell, KJ; Chun, TH; Rogers, AJ; et al. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2021; 72:24-28.

Frequency and Risk Factors of Acute Kidney Injury During Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Children and Association With Neurocognitive Outcomes. Nigrovic, LE; Garro, A; Kwok, MY; Rewers, A; Schunk, JE; McManemy, JK; DePiero, AD; Charles Casper, T; Ghetti, S; Kuppermann, N; et al. JAMA Network Open. 2020; 3.

A randomized trial evaluating virus-specific effects of a combination probiotic in children with acute gastroenteritis. Freedman, SB; Xie, J; Nettel-Aguirre, A; Pang, X; Chui, L; Williamson-Urquhart, S; Schnadower, D; Schuh, S; Sherman, PM; Lee, BE; et al. Nature Communications. 2020; 11.