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Shireen Atabaki, MD, MPH

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Emergency Medicine and Trauma Services

Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine
National Provider Identifier1861586950

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

Shireen Atabaki, MD, MPH, is a physician in Children's emergency department.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education American University Washington, DCBS 1983 -1987
Medical School Howard University College of Medicine Washington, DCDoctor of Medicine 1988 -1992
Post Graduate Education George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences Washington, DCMasters of Public Health Public Health 1998
National & International Recognitions
Award for Teaching American Academy of Family Physicians2004
Award for Teaching in Family MedicineAmerican Academy of Family Physicians2000
Award for Dedication and Contribution to Medical Student TeachingBoston University School of Medicine1999
National Heroes Award for Excellence in ResearchEmergency Medical Services for Children-Bureau of Maternal and Child Health1998
Award in BioethicsWashington Ethical Society1992

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
ChairChildren's National Medical CenterFaculty Recruitment Committee-Division of Emergenc2006 - 2009
Member Pediatric Emergency Care and Research NetworkMinor Traumatic Brain Injury Working Group2006 - 2009
MemberPediatric Emergency Care and Research NetworkSafety and Regulatory Committee2004 - 2009
MemberChildren's Research InstituteResearch Study Section2001 - 2004
MemberAmbulatory Pediatric AssociationEMSC Head Injury Working Group2000 - 2000
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal InvestigatorApplication of Transcriptional Signatures for the Diagnosis of Febrile Infants within the Pediatric Emergency Care and Research NetworkPediatric Emergency Care and Research Network2008 - 2010
InvestigatorA Clinical Decision Rule to Identify Children with Itra-abdominal InjuriesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention2006 - 2009
Read more about the research interests of Shireen Atabaki
Journal Article, Atabaki S, Bazarian J, Bern S, Camarca M, Chamberlain J, Sadow K, Stiell I, Vu T (2008), A Clinical Decision Rule for Cranial Computed Tomography in Minor Pediatric Head Trauma, Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, 162, 5, 215-223.

Other, Atabaki S, Borgialli D, Cooper A, Dayan P, Holmes J, Hoyle J, Kuppermann N, Nadel F, Quayle K, Schambam N, Schunk J, Zuspan S (2008), Academy of Emergency Medicine, Do Children with Normal Cranial CT Scans After Blunt Head Trauma Require Hospitalization for Observation, 15, 5, 175.

Other, Atabaki S, Dayan P, Gorlick M, Holmes J, Holobkuv R, Hoyle J, Kuppermann N, Lee L, Lillis K, Stanley R (2008), Academy of Emergency Medicine, Practice Pattern Variation in Head CT Use in Children with Minor Blunt Head Trauma Evaluated in the Emergency Department: Is There an Association with Physician Training?, 15, 5, 176.

Conference Presentation - Poster, Atabaki S, Badawy M, Callahan J, Dayan P, Dean J, Gerardi M, Holmes J, Hoyle J, Jacobs E, Kuppermann N, Melville K, Powell E (2008), Pediatric Academic Societies, Poster session presented at the Pharmacological Sedations for CT in Children After Minor Blunt Head Trauma. , HI

Conference Presentation - Poster, Atabaki S (2008), Pediatric Research Forum (Maryland Institute of Emergency Medicine), Poster session presented at the Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Research in the Chesapeake Area Research Network, MD

Conference Presentation - Poster, Atabaki S (2008), Emergency Medical Services Conference- Winterfest, Poster session presented at the Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury by the Prehospital Provider, MD

Journal Article, Atabaki S (2007), Pediatric Head Injury, Pediatrics In Review, 28, 6, 215-223.

Other, Atabaki S (2006), Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Prehospital Evaluation and Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children, 7, 94-104.

Journal Article, Atabaki S, Holder MG, Ochsenschlager DW (2005), Could it Be Cardiac?, Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine, 6, 229-233.

Journal Article (2002), Bilious Emesis in Pediatric Emergency Department: Etiology and Outcome, Clinical Pediatrics, 41, 475-479.

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

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