Jennifer Margaret Dunnick, MD, MPH

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Jennifer Dunnick is a pediatric emergency medicine physician with an interest in over-utilization in medicine and evidence based medicine. She completed her pediatrics residency at the University of Utah and her pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Dunnick has an interest in resident and fellow education and is serving as the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Rotation Director for visiting residents.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2014-Present
  • American Medical Association, 2010-2014

Education & Training

  • BS, Biology, Lebanon Valley College, 2009
  • BS, Psychobiology, Lebanon Valley College, 2009
  • MPH, Dartmouth College, 2010
  • MD, The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, 2014
  • Residency in Pediatrics, University of Utah, 2014-2017
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2017-2020

Selected Publications

Olympia RP, Hollern K, Armstrong C, Adedayo P, Dunnick J, Hartley J, Doshi B. Compliance of camps in the United States with guidelines for health and safety practices. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Mar;31(3):178-85. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000379. PubMed PMID: 25706923.

Wilkinson R, Olympia RP, Dunnick J, Brady J. Pediatric Care Provided at Urgent Care Centers in the United States: Compliance With Recommendations for Emergency Preparedness. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 Feb;32(2):77-81. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000698. PubMed PMID: 26835565.

Dunnick J, Olympia RP, Wilkinson R, Brady J. Low Compliance of Urgent Care Centers in the United States With Recommendations for Office-Based Disaster Preparedness. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2016 May;32(5):298-302. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000701. PubMed PMID: 27139291.

Drapkin Z, Dunnick J, Madsen TE, Bryce M, Schunk JE. Pediatric Appendicitis: Association of Chief Complaint With Missed Appendicitis. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Jan 11. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001390. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29324631.

Olympia RP, Wilkinson R, Dunnick J, Dougherty BJ, Zauner D. Pediatric Referrals to an Emergency Department from Urgent Care Centers. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2018 Dec;34(12):872-877. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000000955. PubMed PMID: 27753717.

Ramgopal S, Dunnick J, Siripong N, Conti KA, Gaines BA, Zuckerbraun NS. Seasonal, Weather, and Temporal Factors in the Prediction of Admission to a Pediatric Trauma Center. World Journal of Surgery. 2019, doi:10.1007/s00268-019-05029-4.

Ramgopal S, Dunnick J, Owusu-Ansah S, Siripong N, Salcido DD, Martin-Gill C. Weather and Temporal Factors Associated with Use of Emergency Medical Services. Prehospital Emergency Care. 2019, pp. 1–9., doi:10.1080/10903127.2019.1593563.

McLaren SH, Cruz AT, Yen K, Dunnick J, et al. Invasive Bacterial Infections and Adverse Events in Afebrile Infants with Acute Otitis Media. Pediatrics. (provisional acceptance)

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