Howard Ferimer, MD

Attending Staff Intensivist, Critical Care Medicine, UPMC Mercy

Contact Information

ferimerh[at]upmc.edu
412-917-1465

Administrative Contact:
Michelle Brungo

Education & Training

BS, Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1978
MS, Hygiene, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, 1981
MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1987
Residency, Pediatrics, Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, 1990
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, 1991
Fellowship, Pediatric Pharmacology and Critical Care Medicine, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, 1994
 

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Pediatric burns
  • Pediatric long-term care


Ferimer HN, Kutina KL, LaManna JC. Methyl isobutyl amiloride delays normalization of brain intracellular pH after cardiac arrest in rats. Critical care medicine. 1995 Jun 1;23(6):1106-11.
 
Hickey RW, Kochanek PM, Ferimer H, Graham SH, Safar P. Hypothermia and hyperthermia in children after resuscitation from cardiac arrest. Pediatrics. 2000 Jul 1;106(1):118-22.
 
Hickey RW, Ferimer H, Alexander HL, Garman RH, Callaway CW, Hicks S, Safar P, Graham SH, Kochanek PM. Delayed, spontaneous hypothermia reduces neuronal damage after asphyxial cardiac arrest in rats. Critical care medicine. 2000 Oct 1;28(10):3511-6.
 
Hickey RW, Kochanek PM, Ferimer H, Alexander HL, Garman RH, Graham SH. Induced hyperthermia exacerbates neurologic neuronal histologic damage after asphyxial cardiac arrest in rats. Critical care medicine. 2003 Feb 1;31(2):531-5.
 

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