Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Rutgers – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

Residency

Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/ Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children/Christiana Care Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/ Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children/Christiana Care Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Graduate Degree

MHS – Reproductive and Cancer Biology Certificate – Maternal and Child Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

2019

Sloane AJ, Coleman C, Carola DL, Lafferty MA, Edwards C, Greenspan J, Aghai ZH.  Use of a Modified Early-Onset Sepsis Risk Calculator for Neonates Exposed to Chorioamnionitis.  Journal of Pediatrics 2019; (213):52-57.

Sloane AJ, Flannery DD, Lafferty M, Jensen EA, Dysart K, Cook A, Greenspan J, Aghai ZH.  Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy are Associated with Reduced Severe Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants.  Journal of Perinatology 2019; 39(8): 1125-1130.

Sloane AJ, Phillips MR, Gupta AO, Berman L. Successful Use of a Damage Control Surgery for a Premature Infant with Massive Gastric Necrosis and Perforation. The American Surgeon (in press).

2018

Roman A, Cruz Y, Sloane A, McElwee D, Carola D, Berghella Z, Aghai Z.  Impact of new “Triple I” classification on clinical chorioamnionitis incidence and neonatal sepsis.  American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2018; 218(1): S504-S505.

Carola D, Vasconellos M, Sloane A, McElwee D, Edwards C, Greenspan K, Aghai ZH.  Utility of Early Onset Sepsis Risk Calculator for Neonates Born to Mothers with Chorioamnionitis.  Journal of Pediatrics 2018; (195): 48-52.

2017

Sloane AJ, Nawab US, McKenna K, Aghai ZH.  Utility of Measuring Direct Bilirubin at 24-72 Hours of Age in Neonates Admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  Journal of Perinatology 2017; (37): 536-540.

2016

Sloane AJ, Pressel DM, Culture Pus, Not Blood: Decreasing Routine Lab Testing in Patients with Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.  Hospital Pediatrics 2016: 6(7): 394-398.

Publications

Abstracts

2019

Sloane AJ, Coleman C, Carola DL, Lafferty MA, Edwards C, Greenspan J, Aghai ZH, Is a Modified Early-Onset Sepsis Risk Calculator on Efficient Tool for the Management of Neonates Born to Mothers with Chorioamnionitis?  Poster Presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Baltimore, MD.  April 2019. E-PAS: 3872.638

Sloane AJ, O’Donnell EA, Mackley AB, Paul DA, Aghai ZH.  Do Extremely Preterm Infants Need Screening for Retinopathy of Prematurity Earlier Than 31 Weeks Post Menstrual Age?  Poster Presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Baltimore, MD. April 2019. E-PAS: 4170-.644.

Mazza DR, Sloane AJ, Greenspan JS, Aghai ZH.  CBC and CRP in neonates born to mothers with clinical and histological chorioamnionitis.  Poster Presentation:  Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Baltimore, MD.  April 2019.  E-PAS. 3857.508

Coleman C, Carola DL, Sloane AJ, Lafferty M, Roman A, Cruz Y, Solarin K, Aghai ZH.  A Comparison of Triple I Classification with Neonatal Early Onset Sepsis Calculator Results in Neonates Diagnosed with Clinical Chorioamnionitis.  Poster Presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Baltimore, MD.  April 2019. E-PAS: 2838.313

Sloane AJ, Phillips MR, Gupta AO, Berman L. Successful Use of a Damage Control Survey for a Premature Infant with Massive Gastric Necrosis and Perforation.  Oral Presentation: Southeastern Surgical Congress, Charlotte, NC. February 2019. Q92

2018

Belden L, Sloane AJ, Carola D, Aghai ZH.  Does lumbar puncture increase the risk for intraventricular hemorrhage in very low birth weight preterm infants?  Poster Presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, ON, May 2018. E-PAS: 1490.746

Sloane AJ, Roman A, Cruz Y, Carola D, McElwee D, Berghella V, Aghai ZH.  Impact of New “Triple I” Classification on the Incidence of Clinical Chorioamnionitis and Antibiotic Use in Neonates.  Poster Presentation: Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA.  March 2018.

2017

Gibson M, Kelly M, Sloane A, Biedrzycki T, Smith S, Davidson J.  Antibiotic Stewardship to Reduce Overall Usage and Targeted Reduction in Use of Certain Agents in a Level III Intensive Care Nursery.  Poster Presentation: Hot Topics in Neonatology, Washington, DC.  December 2017

2015

Sloane AJ.  Sudden Onset of Arm Weakness in a Neonate.  Poster Presentation: NYC Pediatric Hospital Medicine Forum, New York, NY.  June 2015

Sloane AJ, Pressel DM, Culture Pus, Not Blood: Decreasing Routine Lab Testing in Patients with Uncomplicated Skin and Soft Tissue Infections.  Poster Presentation:  Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.  March 2015

Awards and Honors

2019 Fellow Representative, AAP 94th Perinatal & Developmental Medicine Symposium 2019 Travel Award, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research

2017 Best Abstract by Neonatal Fellow, Hot Topics in Neonatology

2014 Finalist, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Clinical Case Conference

2012 AMWA Glasgow-Rubin Certificate for Academic Achievement (awarded to women graduating in top 10% of medical school class)

2011 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

2009 Summer Student Research Program Grant, Society for Pediatric Research and The American Pediatric Society

Leadership and Memberships

National

2017 – present American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (SONPM)

2015 – present Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

Local

2017 – present, Pennsylvania Medical Society