Rebecca L. Smith, MD

Clinical Instructor in Critical Care Medicine

Contact Information

rebecca.smith22[at]upmc.edu
412.651.1678

Education & Training

BS, Biology & Nutrition Science, The Pennsylvania State University, 1999
MD, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2003
Residency, Pediatrics, The University of North Carolina, 2006
Chief Resident, Pediatrics, The University of North Carolina, 2007
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
 

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Pediatric cardiac critical care
  • Pediatric nutrition and critical illness
  • Pediatric traumatic brain injury
  • Simulation and teaching


Traube C, Silver G, Reeder RW, Doyle H, Hegel E, Wolfe HA, Schneller C, Chung MG, Dervan LA, DiGennaro JL, Buttram SD. Pediatric delirium in critically-ill children: An international point prevalence study. Critical care medicine. 2017 Apr;45(4):584.
 
Mtaweh H, Smith R, Kochanek PM, Wisniewski SR, Fabio A, Vavilala MS, Adelson PD, Toney NA, Bell MJ. Energy expenditure in children after severe traumatic brain injury. Pediatric critical care medicine: a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. 2014 Mar;15(3):242.

Smith RL, Lin JC, Adelson PD, Kochanek PM, Fink EL, Wisniewski S, Bayir H, Tyler-Kabara EC, Clark RS, Brown SD, Bell MJ. Relationship between hyperglycemia and outcome in children with severe traumatic brain injury. Pediatric critical care medicine: a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies. 2012 Jan;13(1):85.

Exo J, Smith C, Smith R, Bell MJ. Emergency treatment options for pediatric traumatic brain injury. Pediatric health. 2009 Dec;3(6):533-41.
 

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Fellow, American Board of Pediatrics, 2016
The University of North Carolina Academy of Educators, 2016
NIH T-32 Research Fellow, The University of Pittsburgh, 2009-2011
Nittany’s Pride Award: The Journey Back, 2007