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Per H. Gesteland, M.D., M.Sc.

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Specialties

Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 662-3645
Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Bio

Dr. Gesteland is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Gesteland completed a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency then went on to get a Masters of Science in Biomedical Informatics. He is a practicing clinician working as an academic Hospitalist at Intermountain Healthcare’s Primary Children's Hospital since 2004.

Dr. Gesteland graduated from the University of Utah School Of Medicine in 1996, completed his residency in combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota in 2000, and his fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah in 2002. Dr. Gesteland’s research interests and expertise encompasses clinical information systems, health information technology, biosurveillance, health services research and clinical decision support.

Dr. Gesteland has been the Principle Investigator or Co-Investigator on grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, the University of Utah’s Center for Translational Science, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Library of Medicine.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Associate Professor
Biomedical Informatics - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Inpatient Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Disease Outbreaks
  • Medical Informatics
  • Public Health Informatics
  • Medical Records Systems, Computerized
  • Health Services Research

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Pediatrics - Associate Professor
Biomedical Informatics - Adjunct Associate Professor
Academic Divisions Pediatric Inpatient Medicine
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 662-3667 Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Academic Bio

Dr. Gesteland is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Gesteland completed a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency then went on to get a Masters of Science in Biomedical Informatics. He is a practicing clinician working as an academic Hospitalist at Intermountain Healthcare’s Primary Children's Hospital since 2004.

Dr. Gesteland graduated from the University of Utah School Of Medicine in 1996, completed his residency in combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota in 2000, and his fellowship in Biomedical Informatics at the University of Utah in 2002. Dr. Gesteland’s research interests and expertise encompasses clinical information systems, health information technology, biosurveillance, health services research and clinical decision support.

Dr. Gesteland has been the Principle Investigator or Co-Investigator on grants from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, the University of Utah’s Center for Translational Science, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the National Library of Medicine.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Intermountain Health Care
Health Care Delivery Research and Healthcare Patient Safety
Fellow
Graduate Training University of Utah
Medical Informatics
M.S.
Fellowship University of Utah School of Medicine
Medical Informatics
Fellow
Residency University of Minnesota
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Resident
Internship University of Minnesota
Internal Medicine/Pediatrics
Intern
Professional Medical University of Utah Hospital School of Medicine
Medicine
M.D.
Undergraduate Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
Biology and Chemistry
B.S.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Bhattacharyya S, Gesteland PH, Korgenski K, Bjornstad ON, Adler FR (2015). Cross-immunity between strains explains the dynamical pattern of paramyxoviruses. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 112(43), 13396-400.
  2. Luo G, Stone BL, Fassl B, Maloney CG, Gesteland PH, Yerram SR, Nkoy FL (2015). Predicting asthma control deterioration in children. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 15, 84.
  3. Cummins MR, Crouch B, Gesteland P, Wyckoff A, Allen T, Muthukutty A, Palmer R, Peelay J, Repko K (2013). Inefficiencies and vulnerabilities of telephone-based communication between U. S. poison control centers and emergency departments. Clin Toxicol (Phila), 51(5), 435-43.
  4. Gesteland PH, Livnat Y, Galli N, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2012). The EpiCanvas infectious disease weather map: an interactive visual exploration of temporal and spatial correlations. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 19(6), 954-9.
  5. Cummins MR, Crouch BI, Gesteland P, Staggers N, Wyckoff A, Wong BG (2012). Electronic information exchange between emergency departments and poison control centers: a Delphi study. Clin Toxicol (Phila), 50(6), 503-13.
  6. Dahle KW, Korgenski EK, Hersh AL, Srivastava R, Gesteland PH (2012). Clinical Value of an Ambulatory-Based Antibiogram for Uropathogens in Children. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc, 1(4), 333-6.
  7. Gesteland PH, Livnat Y, Galli N, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2/22/2012). The EpiCanvas infectious disease weather map: an interactive visual exploration of temporal and spatial correlations. J Am Med Inform Assoc.
  8. Staes CJ, Wuthrich A, Gesteland P, Allison MA, Leecaster M, Shakib JH, Carter ME, Mallin BM, Mottice S, Rolfs R, Pavia AT, Wallace B, Gundlapalli AV, Samore M, Byington CL (2011). Public health communication with frontline clinicians during the first wave of the 2009 influenza pandemic. J Public Health Manag Pract, 17(1), 36-44.
  9. Xu W, Pettey W, Livnat Y, Gesteland P, Rajeev D, Reid J, Samore M, Evans RS, Rolfs RT, Staes C (2011). Strengthening Partnerships along the Informatics Innovation Stages and Spaces: Research and Practice Collaboration in Utah.LID - 10.5210/ojphi.v3i3.3904 [doi]LID - ojphi.v3i3.3904 [pii]. Online J Public Health Inform, 3(3).
  10. Leecaster M, Gesteland P, Greene T, Walton N, Gundlapalli A, Rolfs R, Byington C, Samore M (2011). Modeling the variations in pediatric respiratory syncytial virus seasonal epidemics. BMC Infect Dis, 11, 105.
  11. Bender JM, Ampofo K, Gesteland P, Sheng X, Korgenski K, Raines B, Daly JA, Valentine K, Srivastava R, Pavia AT, Byington CL (2010). Influenza virus infection in infants less than three months of age. Pediatr Infect Dis J, 29(1), 6-9.
  12. Livnat Y, Gesteland P, Benuzillo J, Pettey W, Bolton D, Drews F, Kramer H, Samore M (2010). Epinome - a novel workbench for epidemic investigation and analysis of search strategies in public health practice. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2010, 647-51.
  13. Lloyd MB, Lloyd JC, Gesteland PH, Bale JF Jr (2010). Rotavirus gastroenteritis and seizures in young children. Pediatr Neurol, 42(6), 404-8.
  14. Allison MA, Guest-Warnick G, Nelson D, Pavia AT, Srivastava R, Gesteland PH, Rolfs RT, Andersen S, Calame L, Young P, Byington CL (2010). Feasibility of elementary school children's use of hand gel and facemasks during influenza season. Influenza Other Respi Viruses, 4(4), 223-9.
  15. Walton NA, Poynton MR, Gesteland PH, Maloney C, Staes C, Facelli JC (2010). Predicting the start week of respiratory syncytial virus outbreaks using real time weather variables. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 10, 68.
  16. Parks AL, Walker B, Pettey W, Benuzillo J, Gesteland P, Grant J, Koopman J, Drews F, Samore M (2009). Interactive agent based modeling of public health decision-making. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2009, 504-8.
  17. Bender JM, Ampofo K, Gesteland P, Stoddard GJ, Nelson D, Byington CL, Pavia AT, Srivastava R (2009). Development and validation of a risk score for predicting hospitalization in children with influenza virus infection. Pediatr Emerg Care, 25(6), 369-75.
  18. Staes CJ, Gesteland PH, Allison M, Mottice S, Rubin M, Shakib JH, Boulton R, Wuthrich A, Carter ME, Leecaster M, Samore MH, Byington CL (2009). Urgent care providers' knowledge and attitude about public health reporting and pertussis control measures: implications for informatics. J Public Health Manag Pract, 15(6), 471-8.
  19. Shakib JH, Wyman L, Gesteland PH, Staes CJ, Bennion DW, Byington CL (2009). Should the pertussis case definition for public health reporting be refined? J Public Health Manag Pract, 15(6), 479-84.
  20. Nkoy FL, Fassl BA, Simon TD, Stone BL, Srivastava R, Gesteland PH, Fletcher GM, Maloney CG (2008). Quality of care for children hospitalized with asthma. Pediatrics, 122(5), 1055-63.
  21. Gesteland PH, Allison MA, Staes CJ, Samore MH, Rubin MA, Carter ME, Wuthrich A, Kinney AY, Mottice S, Byington CL (2008). Clinician use and acceptance of population-based data about respiratory pathogens: implications for enhancing population-based clinical practice. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 232-6.
  22. Gesteland PH, Samore MH, Pavia AT, Srivastava R, Korgenski K, Gerber K, Daly JA, Mundorff MB, Rolfs RT, James BC, Byington CL (2007). Informing the front line about common respiratory viral epidemics. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 274-8.
  23. Maloney CG, Wolfe D, Gesteland PH, Hales JW, Nkoy FL (2007). A tool for improving patient discharge process and hospital communication practices: the "Patient Tracker". AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 493-7.
  24. Walton N, Poynton MR, Maloney C, Gesteland PH (2007). Forecasting hospital census at a tertiary care children's hospital. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 1147.
  25. Gesteland PH, Nebeker JR, Gardner RM (2006). These are the technologies that try men's souls: common-sense health information technology. Pediatrics, 117(1), 216-7.
  26. Ampofo K, Gesteland PH, Bender J, Mills M, Daly J, Samore M, Byington C, Pavia AT, Srivastava R (2006). Epidemiology, complications, and cost of hospitalization in children with laboratory-confirmed influenza infection. Pediatrics, 118(6), 2409-17.
  27. Wagner MM, Espino J, Tsui FC, Gesteland P, Chapman W, Ivanov O, Moore A, Wong W, Dowling J, Hutman J (2004). Syndrome and outbreak detection using chief-complaint data--experience of the Real-Time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance project. MMWR supplements, 53, 28-31.
  28. Mandl KD, Overhage JM, Wagner MM, Lober WB, Sebastiani P, Mostashari F, Pavlin JA, Gesteland PH, Treadwell T, Koski E, Hutwagner L, Buckeridge DL, Aller RD, Grannis S (2004). Implementing syndromic surveillance: a practical guide informed by the early experience. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 11(2), 141-50.
  29. Tsui FC, Espino JU, Dato VM, Gesteland PH, Hutman J, Wagner MM (2003). Technical description of RODS: a real-time public health surveillance system. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 10(5), 399-408.
  30. Hogan WR, Tsui FC, Ivanov O, Gesteland PH, Grannis S, Overhage JM, Robinson JM, Wagner MM (2003). Detection of pediatric respiratory and diarrheal outbreaks from sales of over-the-counter electrolyte products. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 10(6), 555-62.
  31. Gesteland PH, Gardner RM, Tsui FC, Espino JU, Rolfs RT, James BC, Chapman WW, Moore AW, Wagner MM (2003). Automated syndromic surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 10(6), 547-54.
  32. Ivanov O, Gesteland PH, Hogan W, Mundorff MB, Wagner MM (2003). Detection of Pediatric Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Outbreaks from Free-text Chief Complaints. Proc AMIA Symp, 318-22.
  33. Tsui FC, Espino JU, Wagner MM, Gesteland P, Ivanov O, Olszewski RT, Liu Z, Zeng X, Chapman W, Wong WK, Moore A (2002). Data, network, and application: technical description of the Utah RODS Winter Olympic Biosurveillance System. Proc AMIA Symp, 815-9.
  34. Gesteland PH, Wagner MM, Chapman WW, Espino JU, Tsui FC, Gardner RM, Rolfs RT, Dato V, James BC, Haug PJ (2002). Rapid deployment of an electronic disease surveillance system in the state of Utah for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Proc AMIA Symp, 285-9.

Review

  1. Luo G, Nkoy FL, Gesteland PH, Glasgow TS, Stone BL (2014). A systematic review of predictive modeling for bronchiolitis. [Review]. Int J Med Inform, 83(10), 691-714.

Book Chapter

  1. Jacobson N, Daswani S, Gesteland PH (2006). Project Management. In Michael M. Wagner, Andrew W. Moore, Ron M. Aryel (Eds.), Handbood of Biosurveillance (Chapter, p. 36). New York: Academic Press.
  2. Wagner MM, Hogan WR, Chapman WW, Gesteland PH (2006). Chief Complaints and ICD Codes. In Michael M Wagner, Andrew W. Moore, Ron M. Aryel (Eds.), Handbook of Biosurveillance (Chapter, p. 23). New York: Academic Press.

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