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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

Emergency information forms for children with medical complexity: A qualitative study. Copper, TC; Jeffe, DB; Ahmad, FA; Abraham, G; Yu, F; Hickey, B; Schnadower, D. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2020; 36:e318-e323.

Are Children with a History of Asthma More Likely to Have Severe Anaphylactic Reactions? A Retrospective Cohort Study. Dribin, TE; Michelson, KA; Zhang, Y; Schnadower, D; Neuman, MI. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2020; 220:159-164.e2.

Predicting Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and Renal Replacement Therapy in Shiga Toxin-producing Escherichia coli-infected Children. McKee, RS; Schnadower, D; Tarr, PI; Xie, J; Finkelstein, Y; Desai, N; Lane, RD; Bergmann, KR; Kaplan, RL; Hariharan, S; et al. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2020; 70:1643-1651.

Timing and predictors of repeat epinephrine administration among children hospitalized for anaphylaxis. Dribin, TE; Michelson, KA; Monuteaux, MC; Schnadower, D; Neuman, MI. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology-In Practice. 2020; 8:1400-1402.e2.

The Probiotic Conundrum: Regulatory Confusion, Conflicting Studies, and Safety Concerns. Freedman, SB; Schnadower, D; Tarr, PI. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2020; 323:823-824.

Undifferentiated Abdominal Pain in Children Presenting to the Pediatric Emergency Department. Harris, BR; Chinta, SS; Colvin, R; Schnadower, D; Tarr, PI; Sayuk, GS. Clinical Pediatrics. 2019; 58:1212-1223.

Letter: Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG offers no benefit over placebo in children with acute gastroenteritis. Schnadower, D; Tarr, PI; Freedman, SB. Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 2019; 50:620-622.

Association of Herpes Simplex Virus Testing with Hospital Length of Stay for Infants <= 60 Days of Age Undergoing Evaluation for Meningitis. Aronson, PL; Cruz, AT; Freedman, SB; Balamuth, F; Grether-Jones, KL; Lyons, TW; Fleming, AH; Louie, J; Mistry, RD; Garro, AC; et al. Journal of hospital medicine (Online). 2019; 14:492-495.

Pharmacotherapy in bronchiolitis at discharge from emergency departments within the Pediatric Emergency Research Networks: a retrospective analysis. Jamal, A; Finkelstein, Y; Kuppermann, N; Freedman, SB; Florin, TA; Babl, FE; Dalziel, SR; Zemek, R; Plint, AC; Steele, DW; et al. The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health. 2019; 3:539-547.

Preferred learning modalities and practice for critical skills: a global survey of paediatric emergency medicine clinicians. Craig, SS; Auerbach, M; Cheek, JA; Babl, FE; Oakley, E; Nguyen, L; Lyttle, MD; Mistry, RD; Dixon, A; Rino, P; et al. Emergency medicine journal : EMJ. 2019; 36:273-280.