Lori Handy, MD, MSCE

Lori Handy, MD, MSCE

Lori Handy, MD, MSCE, is an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Infectious diseases, Vaccines

Education and Training

Internship

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Phyisican

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Handy LK, Bryan M, Gerber JS, Zaoutis T, Feemster, KA. Variability in and Predictors of Antibiotic Prescribing for Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Pediatrics 2017;139 (4):e20162331. PMID: 28270546 

Books

Chapters

Chiotos K, Handy LK, Sulieman, S, Gerber J.  “Infectious Diseases.” The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, 2nd Edition.  Ed. Samir S. Shah, Marina Catallozzi, Lisa Zaoutis and Gary Frank.  McGraw Hill, 2016.    

Posters and Presentations

Poster Presentations

2017

Mills TA, Joerger T, Chan S, and Handy LK.  Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Restrictions for Palivizumab Administration on Hospital-Associated Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infections. Thomas Jefferson University Sigma Xi Research Day, Philadelphia PA, February 28, 2017 (poster presentation). 

Diaz MG, Ingraham L, Werk LN, Crutchfield JH, Franciosi JP, Handy LK, Dent J, and Wysocki T. A Randomized Trial of Interventions to Promote Optimal Care: Suspected Elbow Fracture Intervention Research Study. Presented at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Orlando FL, January 28-February 1, 2017 (podium presentation). 

Diaz MG, Ingraham L, Werk LN, Crutchfield JH, Franciosi JP, Handy LK, Dent J, and Wysocki T. Computer Based Simulation 3D Games to Improve Physicians’ Knowledge Retention. Presented at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, Orlando FL, January 28-February 1, 2017 (poster presentation). 

2016

Ravin K, Handy LK, Chan S, and Kapfer S. Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Restrictions on Intravenous Acyclovir Usage in a Children’s Hospital. Presented at IDWeek, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 26-30, 2016 (poster presentation).

Handy LK, Hamdy R, Bryan M, Dona D, Spyridakis E, Kyriakousi A, Metjian T, and Gerber J. Comparative Effectiveness of Intravenous Versus Oral Antibiotics for Post-Discharge Treatment of Perforated Appendicitis in Children. Presented at IDWeek, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 26-30, 2016 (poster presentation).

Hamdy R, Handy LK, Dona D, Spyridakis E, Bryan M, Kyriakousi A, and Gerber J. Comparative Effectiveness of Ceftriaxone Plus Metronidazole Versus Antipseudomonal Antibiotics for Perforated Appendicitis in Children. Presented at IDWeek, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 26-30, 2016 (poster presentation).

Crutchfield JH, Ingraham LR, Werk L, Carmen Diaz M, Handy LK, Franciosi JP, and Wysocki T. Identifying Variables Associated with Physician’s Clinical Cognitive Knowledge Decay. Presented at Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference, Orlando, FL, November 28-December 2, 2016 (podium presentation). 

Franciosi JP, Werk LN, Handy LK, Crutchfield J, Ingraham L, Diaz MC, Gomez-Suarez RA , Hossain J, and Wysocki T. Where did all of the infant spitters go?: Diagnosis of Infant GERD, Regurgitation, Vomiting and Colic in General Pediatric Practice.  Presented at World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Montreal, Canada October 5-8, 2016. (poster presentation).

Chidekel H, Shenoy A, Handy LK, Geiser D, and Chidekel A. Vaccine Adherence and Hesitancy among Parents and Children with Cystic Fibrosis. Presented at the Summer Undergraduate Research Program Symposium, Wilmington, DE, August 10, 2016 (oral presentation). 

Joerger TA, Handy LK, Swami SK, and Chan S. Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Restrictions on Palivizumab Administration Implemented through the Electronic Health Record.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, April 30-May 3, 2016 (poster presentation.)

Joerger TA, Handy LK, Swami SK, and Chan S. Impact of Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Restrictions on Palivizumab Administration Implemented through the Electronic Health Record.  Presented at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 11-13, 2016 (podium presentation.)

 

Lectures by Invitation

2017

Handy LK. Immunization Workshop. Presented at: Temple University Spring Family Medicine Review Course; 2017 Mar; King of Prussia, PA.

Handy LK. Pediatric Immunization Update. Presented at: Temple University Spring Family Medicine Review Course; 2017 Mar; King of Prussia, PA.

2016

Handy LK. Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Office. Presented at: Pediatric Perspectives 2016: Issues in Pulmonology, Infectious Diseases and Newborn Care; 2016 Sep; Reboboth, DE. 

Handy LK. Immunization Update. Presented at: Pediatric Perspectives 2016: Issues in Pulmonology, Infectious Diseases and Newborn Care; 2016 Sep; Reboboth, DE.

2015

Handy LK. Practice variation in antibiotic treatment for outpatient pediatric community-acquired pneumonia. Presented at: IDWeek 2015; 2015 Oct; San Diego, CA.

Handy LK. Let’s Talk – Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Update. Presented at: Pennsylvania American Academy of Pediatrics Chapter “Let’s Talk” Webinar Series; 2015 Aug; Philadelphia, PA.  

Awards and Honors

2015, Fellow’s Travel Grant Awardee, Infectious Disease Society of America Annual Meeting
2014, Fellow’s Travel Grant Awardee, Infectious Disease Society of America Annual Meeting
2014, European Society of Paediatric Infectious Diseases Walter Marget Workshop Fellow
2009, Certificate in Clinical Neuroscience, Perelman School of Medicine
2009, Pediatric Research Prize, Perelman School of Medicine
2008, School of Medicine Global Health Travel Grant, La Paz, Bolivia
2006, School of Medicine Global Health Travel Grant, Gaborone, Botswana
2006-2009, Walter Lewis Croll Scholarship: Merit-Based Scholarship
2005-2006, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Scholarship: Merit-Based Scholarship
2004, Certificate in Neuroscience
2004, Graduation with Distinction in Psychology
2004, Howard Hughes Fellow in the Neural Sciences 

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Reviewer

2016, Pediatrics
2016,  Journal of Medical Virology
2015, Open Forum Infectious Diseases 
2015, American Journal of Preventive Medicine 
2015-present, Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Academic and Institutional Committees

2016-present, Team Member, Vaccine Education Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia