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Laura Sisterhen

InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentPeds Pediatrics, College of Medicine
DivisionPEDS Primary Care
Address2316A ACH Sturgis Building
800 Marshall Street
Mail Slot # 512-8
Little Rock AR 72202
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    Dr. Laura L. Sisterhen is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH). Dr. Sisterhen serves as the Medical Director of the Infant Toddler Unit and Chair of the Inpatient Care Committee. Dr. Sisterhen received her medical degree from University of Tennessee at Memphis in 2001. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at UAMS and joined the UAMS faculty in 2004. She received a Master of Public Health degree from UAMS in 2008. Dr. Sisterhen is board certified in Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatric Association. Primary Clinical Interests: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Hospital Medicine Some of the UAMS College of Medicine faculty members provide pediatric patient care at Arkansas Children's Hospital. In addition, a wide range of pediatric services are provided in more than 35 subspecialties around Arkansas in locations such as the Schmieding Developmental Center in Springdale and the James L. Dennis Developmental Center in Little Rock. To make an appointment at Arkansas Children's hospital, please call 501-364-4000.

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    1. Rowe AD, Sisterhen LL, Mallard E, Borecky B, Schmid B, Rettiganti M, Luo C. Integrating Safe Sleep Practices into a Pediatric Hospital: Outcomes of a Quality Improvement Project. J Pediatr Nurs. 2016 Mar-Apr; 31(2):e141-7. PMID: 26643582.
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    2. Sisterhen L. Liquid Nicotine and Children. J Ark Med Soc. 2015 Sep; 112(5):53. PMID: 26390532.
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    3. Sisterhen L. A time of renewal. J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Sep; 111(4):54. PMID: 25255685.
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    4. Sisterhen L. Teamwork in medicine. J Ark Med Soc. 2014 Mar; 110(10):198. PMID: 24720002.
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    5. Sisterhen LL, Burman N., Hester DM, Cabana M, Haftel HM, Kaiser K, O'Brien JS. Rudolph's Self-Assessment and Board Review. Fundamentals of Pediatrics. 2014.
    6. Sisterhen L. The sleep sack innovation. J Ark Med Soc. 2013 Sep; 110(4):54. PMID: 24079052.
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    7. Sisterhen L. Prevention is the best prescription. J Ark Med Soc. 2012 Sep; 109(4):54. PMID: 22977979.
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    8. Kuo DZ, Sisterhen LL, Sigrest TE, Biazo JM, Aitken ME, Smith CE. Family experiences and pediatric health services use associated with family-centered rounds. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug; 130(2):299-305. PMID: 22778299.
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    9. Sisterhen L. The built environment. J Ark Med Soc. 2012 Mar; 108(10):206. PMID: 22479976.
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    10. Sisterhen L. Global climate change and our health. J Ark Med Soc. 2011 Mar; 107(10):194. PMID: 21739843.
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    11. Sisterhen L. Children and secondhand smoke exposure. J Ark Med Soc. 2010 Sep; 107(4):53. PMID: 20949766.
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    12. Sisterhen LL, Sheffer CE, Bursac Z, Fischer EP. Rates of enrollment in smoking cessation services following fax referrals from a children's hospital. Acad Pediatr. 2010 May-Jun; 10(3):200-4. PMID: 20452567.
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    13. L.L. Sisterhen. Neonatal Guideline: Patient and Family Centered Care. 2010.
    14. Sisterhen LL. Cultivating mindfulness. J Ark Med Soc. 2010 Mar; 106(9):197. PMID: 20337163.
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    15. Sisterhen L. Physicians and social networking. J Ark Med Soc. 2009 Sep; 106(3):53. PMID: 19947012.
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    16. Fussell JJ, Farrar HC, Blaszak RT, Sisterhen LL. Incorporating the ACGME educational competencies into morbidity and mortality review conferences. Teach Learn Med. 2009 Jul; 21(3):233-9. PMID: 20183344.
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    17. Sisterhen L. Need for a statewide trauma system. J Ark Med Soc. 2009 Apr; 105(10):220. PMID: 19361052.
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    18. Sisterhen L. A paradox in physician health. J Ark Med Soc. 2008 Nov; 105(5):101. PMID: 19006908.
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    19. Sisterhen LL, Blaszak RT, Woods MB, Smith CE. Defining family-centered rounds. Teach Learn Med. 2007; 19(3):319-22. PMID: 17594229.
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    20. Sisterhen L, Stowe CD, Farrar HC, Blaszak RT. Disposition of Ceftazidime After Intraperitoneal Administration in Adolescent Patients Receiving Continuous Cyclying Peritoneal Dialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2006; 47(3):503-508.
    21. Sisterhen LL, Stowe CD, Farrar HC, Blaszak CK, Blaszak RT. Disposition of ceftazidime after intraperitoneal administration in adolescent patients receiving continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis. Am J Kidney Dis. 2006 Mar; 47(3):503-8. PMID: 16490630.
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    22. T.R. Cundari, L.L. Sisterhen, S. Stylianopolas. Modeling Vanadium Peroxide Compounds. Inorg Chem. 1997; 36:4029-4034.
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