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Kathleen Marie Brown, MD

The Center for Hospital-based Specialties

Medical Director, Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services

Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) National Resource Center

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine
National Provider Identifier1073600045

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Kathleen Brown, MD, is Medical Director of the Emergency Medicine and Trauma Center at Children's National. Her clinical and research interests include prehospital care of children, family centered care, and pediatric preparedness of emergency departments. She serves as the Children's National Site principal investigator for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Dr. Brown also is the chair of the ACEP Pediatric Committee and as project director for the DC EMSC State partnership grant.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Georgetown University Washington, DCBachelor of Science 1980 -1984
Medical School New York University School of Medicine New York, NYDoctor of Medicine 1984 -1988
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorChesapeake Applied Research Network for EMSC. MCHB2003
Principal InvestigatorTargeted issues Grant: Predicting cervical spine injury in children a multi-centered case control analysis. HRSA/MCHB/EMSC 2005
Principal InvestigatorPediatric off patent drug study (PODS): The Use of Lorazepam for the Treatment of Pediatric Status Epilepticus.NICHD2006
Principal InvestigatorEMSC State Partnership Grant for Washington DC.HRSA/MCHB 2007
Principal InvestigatorEMSC Targeted Issues grant. Family member Presence During Trauma Team Activations.HRSA/MCHB 2008
Read more about the research interests of Kathleen Marie Brown
Journal Article, Colletti JE, Brown KM, Sharieff GQ, et al. (2009), The Management of Children with Gastroenteritis and Dehydration in the Emergency Department. , J Emerg Med.

Journal Article, Zand DJ, Brown KM, Lichter-Konecki U et al. (2008), Effectiveness of a Clinical Pathway for the Emergency Treatment of Patients With Inborn Errors of Metabolism. , Pediatrics, 122, 6, 1191-1195.

Journal Article, Brown K, Mace SE, Dietrich AM, Knazik S, Schamban N. (2008), Patient and family-centred care for pediatric patients in the emergency department. , Can J Emerg Med , 10, 1, 38-43.

Journal Article, Corneli, HM., Zorc, JJ., Majahan, P., Shaw, KN., Holubkov, R., Reeves, SD., Ruddy, RM., Malik, B., Nelson, KA., Bregstein, JS., Brown, KM., Denenberg, MN., Lillis, KA., Cimpello, LB., Tsung, JW., Bo (2007), A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial of Dexamethasone for Bronchiolitis, New England Journal of Medicine, 357, 4, 331-339.

Journal Article, Hostetler, MA., Mace, S., Brown, K., Finkler, J., Hernandez,D., Krug, SE., Schamban, N. (2007), Emergency Department Overcrowding and Children. , Pediatric Emergency Care. , 23, 7, 507-515.

Journal Article, O'Malley, P., Brown, K., Mace, SE. (2006), Patient- and Family-Centered Care and the Role of the Emergency Physician Providing Care to a Child in the Emergency Department. , Pediatrics, 118, 5, 2242-2244.

Journal Article, Stork, CM., Brown, KM., Reily, TH., et al. (2006), Emergency Department - Treatment of Viral Gastritis Using IV Ondansetron or Dexamethasone in Children. , Academy of Emergency Medicine, 13, 2027-2031.

Journal Article, O'Malley P. Brown K. Mace SE (2006), Patient- and family-centered care and the role of the emergency physician providing care to a child in the emergency department., Pediatrics, 118, 5, 2242-2244.

Journal Article, Brown KM (for the pediatric committee of the NAEMSP). (2004), EMSC partnership for children/National Association of EMS Physicians model pediatric protocols: 2003 revision., Prehosp Emerg Care , 8, 4, 343.

Journal Article, Brown, KM., Ratner, M., Stoll, M. (2003), Pheochromocytoma Unmasked by Imipramine. , Journal of Pediatric Emergency Care, 19, 174-177.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Kathleen Brown, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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