Publications

Congenital Muscular Torticollis and Plagiocephaly

  • Medical article published in Pediatrics in Review Journal (a publication of the American Academy of Pediatrics)

Pediatrics in Review is a highly acclaimed monthly continuing medical education (CME) journal read by pediatricians. It is complete with review articles and special features such as:

  • Consultation With the Specialist: Offers a specialist’s perspective on a variety of pediatric topics
  • Index of Suspicion: Tests diagnostic skills with cases that present in a suspicious manner
  • Ethics for the Pediatrician: Enhance your knowledge and skills in this new ABP-required content area

Publishing date: February 1, 2014

Primary authors:

Alice Kuo, MD, PhD
· Director, UCLA Medicine-Pediatrics Comprehensive Care Center
· Chief, UCLA Medicine-Pediatrics Section
· Program Director of the UCLA Combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program
· Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
· Associate professor, Health Services at UCLA School of Public Health

Sophie Tritasavit, DPT
· Pediatric Physical Therapist, specializing in infant conditions
· Owner of Early Start Pediatric Physical Therapy
· Former Clinical Instructor to students in USC Doctoral Program of Physical Therapy
· Former Owner, Early Start Mommy and Me- parenting classes for moms and babies (18 months and younger), focusing on topics of infant development

John M. Graham, Jr. MD, ScD
· Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
· Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
· Physician Specialist and Consulting Medical Geneticist, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
· Former Director of Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
· Former Director of Clinical Training for Medical Genetics Fellowship Training Program

Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation

  • Medical textbook for pediatricians and pediatric specialists:

Perfect for residents, pediatricians, practitioners, or parents seeking further information, Smith’s Recognizable Patterns of Human Deformation provides evidence-based management for a range of common pediatric problems affecting the limbs and craniofacial region. The only source devoted to the diagnoses and management of birth defects resulting from mechanical forces, this reference supplies the essential guidance needed for timely intervention and effective treatment.

  • Examines the clinical approach to suspected deformation problems, and then walks you through pathogenesis, diagnostic features, management, prognosis, and counseling for each condition.

Publishing date: September 7, 2015

Primary authors:

John M. Graham, Jr. MD, ScD
· Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and Biomedical Sciences, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
· Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
· Physician Specialist and Consulting Medical Geneticist, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
· Previous Director of Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
· Previous Director of Clinical Training for Medical Genetics Fellowship Training Program

Pedro Sanchez, MD
· Director of Craniofacial Genetics, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
· Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, University of Southern California
· Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology, University of Southern California

Contributing author:

Sophie Tritasavit, DPT
· Clinical demonstration video for effective treatment of congenital muscular torticollis

 

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