Kathleen Anne Noorbakhsh, MD, MS, FAAP

  • Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics

Noorbakhsh earned her medical doctorate at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. She then completed a Pediatrics residency at EVMS and the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, VA. Noorbakhsh completed her fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine in Pittsburgh, PA at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.

She holds a Master's in Clinical Research and completed a research fellowship with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine. Her research focuses on decision modeling applications in the emergency care of children.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2008-Present
    • Section on Emergency Medicine, 2016-Present
    • Council on Communications and Media, 2013-2016
  • Society of Academic Emergency Medicine, 2015-Present
  • P2 Network for Pediatric Emergency Medicine Point of Care Ultrasound, 2017-Present
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society, 2017-Present
  • Allegheny County Medical Society, 2017-Present
  • Society of Medical Decision Making, 2019-Present

Education & Training

  • BA, Government, The College of William and Mary, 2003
  • MD, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2008
  • Internship in Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2008-2009
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2009-2011
  • Chief Residency in Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 2011-2012
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Point-of-Care Ultrasound Track, UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2016-2019
  • MS, Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh, 2020

Selected Publications

Perry MC, Yaeger SK, Noorbakhsh KA, Cruz AT, Hickey RW. Hypothermia in Young Infants: Frequency and Yield of Sepsis Workup. Pediatric emergency care. 2018 Nov.

Noorbakhsh KA, Williams AE, Langham JJ, Wu L, Krafty RT, Furtado AD, Zuckerbraun NS, Manole MD. Management and Outcomes of Spontaneous Pneumomediastinum in Children. Pediatric emergency care. 2019 Aug.

Ramgopal S, Noorbakhsh KA, Callaway CW, Wilson PM, Pitetti RD. Changes in the Management of Children with Brief Resolved Unexplained Events (BRUEs). Pediatrics. 2019 Sep 5:e20190375.

Ramgopal S, Noorbakhsh KA, Pruitt CM, Aronson P, Alpern EA, Hickey RW. Outcomes of Young Infants with Hypothermia Evaluated in the Emergency Department. Journal of pediatrics. In press.

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