Last Name

Debra Fiser

InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentPediatrics, College of Medicine
DivisionPeds CARE
Address ACH Administration
800 Marshall Street
Mail Slot # 512-26
Little Rock AR 72202
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    Other Positions
    InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    DepartmentPsychiatry, College of Medicine
    DivisionChild & Adolescent Psychiatry

    InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
    DepartmentAnesthesiology, College of Medicine

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    Collapse Translational Research Institute: Clinical and Translational Science Award
    Translational Research Institute - Integrating Healthcare and Research (5%)

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    Current Roles:
    Director, Center for Evidence Based Medicine (2013-present)
    Director, Center for Pediatric Comparative Effectiveness Research (2013-present)
    Previous Roles:
    Dean, College of Medicine, UAMS (2006-2013)
    Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, UAMS (1995-2006)
    Chief, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, UAMS (1981-1995)

    Associate Program Director, Pediatric Residency Program, ACH (2013-present)

    President, Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs (2003-2005)

    American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board of Critical Care Medicine (1995-2001)

    President, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Pediatric Section (1994-1996)

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    2014Distinguished Service Award, UAMS College of Medicine
    2009Citizen of the Year, March of Dimes, Arkansas Chapter
    2008Water Sports Safety Leadership Award, Tyler Scott Goldberg Foundation
    2008Lady Pioneer Award, National Association of Women Business Owners
    2008Red Sash Award, UAMS COM Senior Class
    2001Women in Medicine Silver Achievement Award, American Association of Medical Colleges
    2001Outstanding Woman Faculty Award, Women's Faculty Development Caucus

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    Current educational activities center around directing and teaching semi-annual one day Evidence-Based Medicine boot camps.

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    As Director of the Center for Pediatric Comparative Effectiveness Research, I provide mentoring and resources to assist junior faculty to develop CER programs and apply for PCORI and other extramural funding.

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    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
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    1. Fiser DH. The College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Acad Med. 2008 Apr; 83(4):419. PMID: 18367907.
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    2. Tilford JM, Aitken ME, Goodman AC, Fiser DH, Killingsworth JB, Green JW, Adelson PD. Child health-related quality of life following neurocritical care for traumatic brain injury: an analysis of preference-weighted outcomes. Neurocrit Care. 2007; 7(1):64-75. PMID: 17657658.
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    3. Lopez AM, Tilford JM, Anand KJ, Jo CH, Green JW, Aitken ME, Fiser DH. Variation in pediatric intensive care therapies and outcomes by race, gender, and insurance status. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2006 Jan; 7(1):2-6. PMID: 16395066.
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    4. Fiser DH, Graham J, Green JW, Moss M, Wankum PC, Heulitt MJ, Prince A, Schexnayder SM, Dick RM. Pediatric Critical Care. 2006.
    5. Tilford JM, Aitken ME, Anand KJ, Green JW, Goodman AC, Parker JG, Killingsworth JB, Fiser DH, Adelson PD. Hospitalizations for critically ill children with traumatic brain injuries: a longitudinal analysis. Crit Care Med. 2005 Sep; 33(9):2074-81. PMID: 16148483.
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    6. Stapleton FB, Jones D, Fiser DH. Leadership trends in academic pediatric departments. Pediatrics. 2005 Aug; 116(2):342-4. PMID: 16061587.
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    7. Fiser DH. Increasing utilization of general pediatricians and pediatric subspecialists: can the workforce meet the need? J Pediatr. 2005 Jan; 146(1):3-5. PMID: 15644809.
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    8. Worley LL, Cooper GJ, Fiser DH. Generational evolution and the future of pediatrics. J Pediatr. 2004 Aug; 145(2):143-4. PMID: 15289754.
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    9. Felice ME, Dunston FJ, Jones MD, Chesney R, Stapleton FB, Fiser DH. Pediatric workforce projections and unintended consequences. J Pediatr. 2004 Jul; 145(1):1-2. PMID: 15238893.
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    10. Latch R, Fiser DH. The increasing threat of personal watercraft injuries. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2004 May; 43(4):309-11. PMID: 15118773.
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    11. Fiser DH. Can we assess quality of life for survivors of pediatric intensive care? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2002 Jan; 3(1):84-5. PMID: 12813236.
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    12. Schexnayder SM, Fiser DH. Procedures and Monitoring for the Critically Ill. Intraosseous Infusion. 2002.
    13. Fiser DH. Handbook of Pediatric and Neonatal Transport Medicine. Near-Drowning. 2002.
    14. Green J, Fiser DH. Perinatal Pediatric Respiratory Care. Submersion Injury in Children. 2002.
    15. Dieckmann RA, Fiser DH, Selbst SM, Eds. Medicina d'urgenza e Pronio Soccorso in Pediatria. Procedure Teniche Manovre. Harcourt Health Sciences. 2000.
    16. Moss MM, Fiser DH. Bailliere's Clinical Paediatrics: Pediatric Intensive Care. Futility in Paediatric Intensive Care. 1998.
    17. Schexnayder SM, Bryant P, Fiser DH. Pediatric Critical Care. The Family is the Patient. 1998.
    18. Heulitt M, Capron C, Fiser DH. Essentials of Pediatric Intensive Care. Outcome and Risk Measures. 1997.
    19. Fiser DH. Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures. Intraosseous Infusion. 1997.
    20. Dieckmann RA, Fiser DH, Selbst SM, Eds. Illustrated Textbook of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care Procedures. Mosby-year Book, Inc. 1997.
    21. Fiser DH. Textboo of Pediatric Intensive Care. Outcomes Analysis. 1996.
    22. Fiser DH. Handbook of Pediatric and Neonatal Transport Medicine. Near-Drowning. 1996.
    23. Fiser DH. Reply. Assessing the outcome of pediatric intensive care (letter). J Pediatr. 1993; 122:325-326.
    24. Fiser DH. Commentary: Pediatric sleep disorders. J Resp Care Pract. 1993; 123:411-2.
    25. Fiser DH. Pediatric Critical Care. The Family is the Patient. 1992.
    26. Fiser DH, Lyons L. Family acceptance of home apnea monitors. Am J Med Sci. 1985; 290(2):52 - 55.
    27. Fiser DH. The Clinical Manual of Pediatric Infectious Disease. Infectious Disease Emergencies. 1985.
    28. Fiser DH. Injuries to the Heart and Chest in Children. Cardiopulmonary-cerebral Resuscitation. 1983.
    29. Browning DH, Graves SA. Incidence of aspiration with endotracheal tubes in children. Pediatrics. 1983; 102(4):582-584.
    30. Henry D, Elders MJ. Growth retardation syndromes associated with hypophosphatemia. J Ark Med Soc. 1978; 74(12):481-191.
    31. Fiser DH. The School Age Child.
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