Education and Training

Medical School

MD - The University of Panama School of Medicine, Panama City, Panama

Internship

Pediatrics, St. Mary’s Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Waterbury, CT

Rotating Internship I, Santo Tomas Hospital/Children Hospital, University of Panama, Panama City, Panama

Rotating Internship II, Hospital Provincial de Santiago, University of Panama, Santiago, Panama

Residency

Pediatrics, St. Mary’s Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, Waterbury, CT

Fellowship

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Temple University Hospital/St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, MCP-Hahnemann University School of Medicine. Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NPR) Provider

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Abstracts

2018

May-Rabbach, J, Malaeb, S, Ballesteros, JR, Kratimenos, P, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M: Activation of Caspase 3 following exposure to either severe hypoxia or hyperoxia in the brains of newborn piglets. Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Toronto, Canada. May, 2018.

May-Rabbach, J, Malaeb, S, Leong, M, Ballesteros, JR, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M: Caspase 9 Activation following exposure to either severe hypoxia or hyperoxia in the brains of newborn piglets. Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Toronto, Canada. May, 2018.

2014

Ashraf QM, Obiri N, Ballesteros, JR, Akhter, W, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M: Long Term Effect of Src Kinase Inhibition on Caspase-2 Expression Following Hypoxia in the Cerebral Cortex of newborn Piglets. Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 2014.

Bergel, MP, Zeits, L, Ballesteros, JR, Witcher, TJ, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M: Long Term Effect of Src Kinase Inhibition on Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase –SH1 Expression Following Hypoxia in the Cerebral Cortex of newborn Piglets. Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 2014.

Dapaah-Siakwan, F, Akhter, W, Ballesteros, JR, Ashraf, QM, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M: Mechanism of Hypoxia-induced Expression of Ca++/CaM-Dependent Protein Kinase in Neuronal Nuclei of the Cerebral Cortex of Newborn Piglets. Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 2014.

Kratimenos, P, McGowan, JE, Malaeb, S, Ballesteros, JR, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M: Effect of Concurrent Administration of Src Kinase Inhibitor with Hypothermia on Ca2+Calmodulin kinase IV (CaM Kinase IV) Activity After Hypoxia-Ischemia in Newborn Piglet Brain.  Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 2014.

Malaeb, S, McGowan, JE, Ballesteros, JR, Kratimenos, P, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M: Effect of Concurrent Administration of Clonidine with Hypothermia on Apoptosis After Hypoxia-Ischemia in the Newborn Piglet Brain. Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 2014.

Wacker, EM, Kratimenos, P, Ballesteros, JR, Bahara, AM, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M: Effect of Hypoxia on Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases PTP-SH1 Expression in the Cerebral Cortex of Newborn Piglets. Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 2014.

Ballesteros, JR, Malaeb, S, Kratimenos, P, Obiri, N, Delivoria-Papadopoulos, M:  Effect of Concurrent Inhibition of Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase and Induction of Hypothermia After Hypoxia-Ischemia on Apoptosis in The Newborn Piglet Brain. Society for Pediatric Research/PAS Meeting. Vancouver, BC. 2014.

Posters and Presentations

2014

“Effect of Concurrent Inhibition of Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase and Induction of Hypothermia After Hypoxia-Ischemia on Apoptosis in The Newborn Piglet Brain”. Platform presentation. Invited to present at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research. Philadelphia, PA.

“Effect of Concurrent Inhibition of Neuronal Nitric Oxide Synthase and Induction of Hypothermia After Hypoxia-Ischemia on Apoptosis in The Newborn Piglet Brain”. Invited to present at the Society for Pediatric Research/PAS, Vancouver, BC. Canada.

Awards and Honors

2004, Judge for the Thomas Boggs Research Award at the Philadelphia Perinatal Society

1999, The Philadelphia Perinatal Society 1999 Research Award

1998, Nominated for the Society for Pediatric Research Fellows Award in Basic Science Research

Leadership and Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association
  • Philadelphia Perinatal Society
  • Fellow of the America Academy of Pediatrics