Marlena Kittick, MPH

female silhouette icon
Marlena Kittick, MPH, is an emergency department team lead with the Sexual Assault Response Team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Titles and Academic Titles

Emergency Department Team Lead

Departments and Services




Deakyne Davies, SJ, Grundmeier RW, Campos DA, Hayes KA, Bell J, Alessandrini EA, Bajaj L, Chamberlain JM, Gorelick MH, Enriquez R, Casper TC, Scheid B, Kittick M, Dean JM, Alpern ER. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network Registry: A Multicenter Electronic Health Record Registry of Pediatric Emergency Care. Appl Clin Inform. 2018 Apr;9(2):366-376, Epub 2018 May 23.

Ellison AM, Smith Whitley K, Kittick M, Schast A, Norris C, Hartung H, McKnight T, Coyne E, Lavelle J. A Standardized Clinical Pathway to Decrease Hospital Admissions Among Febrile Children With Sickle Cell Disease. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2018 Mar;40(2):111-115.


Florin TA, Shaw KN, Kittick M, Yakscoe S, Zorc JJ. Nebulized hypertonic saline for bronchiolitis in the emergency department: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Pediatr.  168(7):664-70, July 2014.

Alpern ER, Clark AE, Alessandrini EA, Gorelick MH, Kittick M, Stanley RM, Dean JM, Teach SJ, Chamberlain JM; Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN). Recurrent and high-frequency use of the emergency department by pediatric patients. Acad Emerg Med. 21(4):365-73, April 2014.

Posters and Presentations


Balamuth F, Weiss S, Kittick M, McBride P, Woodford A, Vestal N, Metheney M, Baren J, Dean M, Kuppermann N, Casper C. Progamatic Pediatric Trial of Balanced versus Normal Saline Fluid in Sepsis: The PROMPT BOLUS Pilot Feasibility Study. Poster Presentation, 2019 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD May 2019.

Molnar J, Rockey A, DiGirolamo S, Lavelle J, Kittick M, Schluckebier M, Mollen CM. Pediatric Sexual Assault Program: 10 Years in Review. Poster Presentation, 2019 NAPNAP National Conference. March 2019


Robinson E, Ketterer T, Molnar J, Brennan B, Digirolamo S, Rockey A, Kittick M, Lavelle J, Mollen C: Return Rate of Sexual Assault Victims for Behavioral Health Concerns in the ED: A Retrospective Study. Oral Presentation, 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California November 2018.