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Rebecca Cantu

CredentialsPediatric Hospital Medicine
General Pediatrics
TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
DepartmentPeds Pediatrics, College of Medicine
DivisionPeds Hospital Medicine
Address800 Marshall Street
Mail Slot # 512-8
Little Rock AR 72202
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0002-6692-4383 Additional info
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    Other Roles
    Section Chief, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, UAMS
    Program Director, ACH/UAMS Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
    Acute Care Medical Director, Arkansas Children's Hospital

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    American Academy of Pediatrics

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    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LAMD05/2010Medicine
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LAMPH05/2010Tropical Medicine
    UAMS College of Public Health, Little Rock, ARCertificate05/2022Healthcare Data Analytics
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL06/2016Pediatric Hospital Medicine fellowship
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    2019Educator of the Year, UAMS Department of Pediatrics
    2021Diane S. Mackey Quality Award, Arkansas Children's

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    U24OD024957     (SNOWDEN, JESSICA)Sep 23, 2016 - Aug 31, 2025
    Data Coordinating and Operations Center for the ECHO IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Jeffries KN, Mundy A, Williford DE, Slagle B, Filipek J, Cantu RM. Impact of Preferred Written Language in Patients Discharged With Bronchiolitis From a Children's Hospital. Hosp Pediatr. 2024 Feb 08. PMID: 38327219.
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    2. Cantu RM, Sanders SC, Turner GA, Snowden JN, Ingold A, Hartzell S, House S, Frederick D, Chalwadi UK, Siegel ER, Kennedy JL. Younger and Rural Children are More Likely to be Hospitalized for SARS-CoV-2 Infections. medRxiv. 2023 Mar 30. PMID: 37034695.
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    3. Sanders SC, Balamohan A, Smith ES, Taylor MD, Cantu RM. Fournier's Gangrene: A Rare Infectious Entity in an Adolescent with Type II Diabetes. Glob Pediatr Health. 2022; 9:2333794X221128416. PMID: 36329836.
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    4. Sanders SC, Taylor MD, Filipek J, Williford D, Nguyen C, Fisher CR, Scheffler SM, Smith ES, Martin P, Latch RL, Snowden J, Wu CL, Cantu RM. Demographic and clinical characteristics of pediatric COVID-19 in Arkansas: March-December 2020. Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Oct 21; 101(42):e31058. PMID: 36281145.
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    5. Cox C, Patel K, Cantu R, Akmyradov C, Irby K. Hypokalemia Measurement and Management in Patients With Status Asthmaticus on Continuous Albuterol. Hosp Pediatr. 2022 02 01; 12(2):198-204. PMID: 35018439.
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    6. McCarson KL, Walters CA, Cantu RM. Unusual Cause of Sepsis in a 10-Year-Old Female. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2020 10; 59(11):1036-1039. PMID: 32475152.
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    7. Cantu RM, Gowen MS, Tang X, Mitchell K. Barriers to Breastfeeding in Female Physicians. Breastfeed Med. 2018 06; 13(5):341-345. PMID: 29741914.
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    8. Cantu RM, Pruitt CM, Samuy N, Wu CL. Predictors of emergency department discharge following pediatric drowning. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Mar; 36(3):446-449. PMID: 28899637.
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    9. Cantu RM, Steele RW. A boy unable to move his arm. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2010 Mar; 49(3):293-6. PMID: 20164075.
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