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Benjamin R. White

Benjamin R. White, MD, MA

Languages spoken: English

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  • Dr. White received his medical degree from the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine and completed his Pediatric residency and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship at the University of Utah/Primary Children´s Hospital. He served as faculty at the Penn State Children’s Hospital following graduation from fellowship before returning to University of Utah and Primary Children’s. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Critical Care and provides clinical care in the Pediatric ICUs at Primary Children’s Hospital and Utah Valley Hospital. Dr. White is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

    Dr. White’s clinical interests center on respiratory failure in children, especially on those with severe disease requiring mechanical ventilation. His current research focuses on investigating Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and he is an active participant in the PALISI research network.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)
  • Dr. White received his medical degree from the Loyola Stritch School of Medicine and completed his Pediatric residency and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine fellowship at the University of Utah/Primary Children´s Hospital. He served as faculty at the Penn State Children’s Hospital following graduation from fellowship before returning to University of Utah and Primary Children’s. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Critical Care and provides clinical care in the Pediatric ICUs at Primary Children’s Hospital and Utah Valley Hospital. Dr. White is board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

    Dr. White’s clinical interests center on respiratory failure in children, especially on those with severe disease requiring mechanical ventilation. His current research focuses on investigating Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome and he is an active participant in the PALISI research network.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Critical Care
    Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)

    Education history

    Graduate Training Clinical Research - Penn State College of Medicine M.Sc.
    Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Fellow
    Residency Pediatrics - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Bioethics & Health Policy - Loyola University Chicago Graduate School M.A.
    Professional Medical Medicine - Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine M.D.
    Science Pre-Professional - University of Notre Dame B.S.
    Doctoral Training Pre-Medicine - Michigan State University

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. White BR, Cadotte N, McClellan EB, Presson AP, Bennett E, Smith AG, Aljabari S (2022). High-Frequency Percussive Ventilation in Viral Bronchiolitis. Respir Care, 67(7), 781-788. (Read full article)
    2. Shein SL, Maddux AB, Klein MJ, Bhalla A, Briassoulis G, Dahmer MK, Emeriaud G, Flori HR, Gedeit R, Ilia S, Kneyber MCJ, Napolitano N, Ohshimo S, Pons-dena M, Rubin S, White BR, Yehya N, Khemani R, Smith L, V4 PARDIE Investigators and the PALISI Network (2021). Epidemiology and Outcomes of Critically Ill Children at Risk for Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: A Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Incidence and Epidemiology Study. Crit Care Med, 50(3), 363-374. (Read full article)
    3. Bhalla AK, Klein MJ, Modesto I Alapont V, Emeriaud G, Kneyber MCJ, Medina A, Cruces P, Diaz F, Takeuchi M, Maddux AB, Mourani PM, Camilo C, White BR, Yehya N, Pappachan J, Di Nardo M, Shein S, Newth C, Khemani R, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators PALISI Network (2022). Mechanical power in pediatric acute respiratory distress syndrome: a PARDIE study. Crit Care, 26(1), 2. (Read full article)
    4. White BR, Hummel K, Algaze CA, Marrone T, Sinnott JA, Wawrzynski S, Winder M, Bailly D (2021). Bedside Benchmarks: Transparent Data to Reduce Variation in Postoperative Care. NEJM Catal Innov Care Deliv, 2(6).
    5. Ermarth A, Thomas D, Ling CY, Cardullo A, White BR (2019). Effective Tube Weaning and Predictive Clinical Characteristics of NICU Patients With Feeding Dysfunction. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 44(5), 920-927. (Read full article)
    6. White BR, Ermarth A, Thomas D, Arguinchona O, Presson AP, Ling CY (2019). Creation of a Standard Model for Tube Feeding at Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Discharge. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 44(3), 491-499. (Read full article)
    7. White BR, Zhang C, Presson AP, Friddle K, DiGeronimo R (2018). Prevalence and outcomes for assisted home feeding in medically complex neonates. J Pediatr Surg, 54(3), 465-470. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Killien EY, Loftis LL, Clark JD, Muszynski JA, Rissmiller BJ, Singleton MN, White BR, Zimmerman JJ, Maddux AB, Pinto NP, Fink EL, Watson RS, Smith M, Ringwood M, Graham RJ, POST-PICUand PICU-COS Investigators of the Pediatric Acute Lung Injuryand Sepsis Investigatorsand the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Healthand Human Development Collaborative Pediatric Critical Care Research Networks (2021). Health-related quality of life outcome measures for children surviving critical care: a scoping review. [Review]. Qual Life Res, 30(12), 3383-3394. (Read full article)

    Case Report

    1. Hunter BN, White BR (2017). Case 6: Painful Nodules on Feet of an 11-year-old Boy. Pediatr Rev, 38(6), 288-289. (Read full article)
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