Janet Mary Kinnane, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Administrative Assistant: Deborah A. Irwin

Janet Kinnane is an assistant professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine.  Her research interests include injury prevention and the history of medicine.

Kinnane earned a BA in History from Mount Holyoke College.  She earned her MD from Harvard Medical School and completed her Pediatric residency at Boston Children’s Hospital.  She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, doing one year at Boston’s Children’s Hospital and one year at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, due to her spouse’s transfer to the University of Pittsburgh.  She then completed a fellowship in Injury Prevention at the Center for Injury Prevention and Control (CIRCL) at the University of Pittsburgh.

Education & Training

  • BA, History, Mount Holyoke College, 1980
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, 1989
  • Internship in Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, 1989-1990
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital, 1990-1992
  • Fellowship in Emergency Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, 1993-1995
  • Fellowship in Injury Prevention, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1995-1996

Selected Publications

Kinnane J.  Superwarfarins.  Clinical Toxicology Review 1994;(16):7.

Kinnane J, Caty M, Priebe C, Kuppermann N.  Perforation of the colon in an adolescent girl.  Pediatric Emergency Care 1995;4(11):230-232.

Chande VT, Kinnane JM.  Role of the primary care provider in expediting care of children with acute appendicitis.  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1996;150:703-706.

Kinnane JM, Stack AM.  Penetrating chest trauma in children.  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1996;150:759-760.

Kinnane JM, Garrison HG, Coben JH, Alonso-Serra HM.  Injury prevention: is there a role for out-of-hospital emergency medical services?  Acad Emerg Med 1997;4(4):306-312.

Forjuoh S, Kinnane JM, Coben J.  Victimization from physical violence in PA: prevalence and health care use.  Acad Emerg Med 1997;4(11):1052-1058.

Singh S, Bhende MS, Kinnane JM.  Delayed presentations of congenital diaphragmatic hernia.  Pediatr Emerg Care.  2001;17:269-271.

Kelly TM, Donovan JE, Kinnane JM, Taylor D.  A comparison of alcohol screening instruments among under-aged drinkers treated in emergency departments.  Alcohol and Alcoholism.  2002;37(5):444-450.

Kelly TM, Donovan JE, Cornelius JR, Bukstein OG, Delbridge TR, Kinnane JM.  Alcohol use disorder symptoms and risk-taking behaviors as predictors of alcohol-related medical events among young adults treated in emergency departments.  Addictive Behaviors 30(2005); 1674-1689.

Academic and Research Interests

  • Injury

Research Grants

CDC R49CCR310285, Grants for Injury Control Research Centers, 1995-2003.