Education and Training

Medical School

DO - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Pediatrics - Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children/ChristianaCare, Philadelphia, PA 

Fellowship

Neonatal-perinatal Medicine - Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University/A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children/ChristianaCare, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Abstracts

2020

Belden, L. A Clinical Case: A Neonate with Abdominal Distension. Poster Presentation: Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Conference, March 2020.

2018

Belden L, Sloane AJ, Carola D, Aghai Z. Does Lumbar Puncture Increase the Risk for Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Infants? Platform Presentation: Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA. March 2018.

Belden L, Sloane AJ, Carola D, Aghai Z. Does Lumbar Puncture Increase the Risk for Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Very Low Birth Weight Preterm Infants? Poster Presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies Conference/Meeting, Toronto, ON. May 2018. E-PAS2018 1490.746.

Favara, M; Belden, L; Aghai, Z. Is Gastroesophageal Reflux More Common in Preterm Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia? A Multiple Channel Intraluminal-pH Study. Poster Presentation: Pediatric Academic Societies Conference, Toronto, ON. May 2018. E-PAS2018 3881.708.

Favara, M; Belden, L; Aghai, Z. Is Gastroesophageal Reflux More Common in Preterm Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia? A Multiple Channel Intraluminal-pH Study. Poster Presentation: Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Conference, Philadelphia, PA. March 2018.

2010

Kelly K, Orjuela M, Ladas E, O’Brien J, Belden L, Silverman L. Low Dietary Intake of Calcium Associated with Increased Risk of Fracture in Males Undergoing Treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Pediatric Blood and Cancer. SIOP Abstracts. 2010 Nov; 55(5): 855.

Awards and Honors

2018, The Katherine Esterly, MD Award for Excellence in Neonatology Awarded, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
2013, Outstanding Student Organization of the Year Award, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Student Government Council
2012, Sigma Sigma Phi, Osteopathic Honorary Service, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
2011, New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (NJAOPS) Auxiliary Scholarship
2007-2008, Sarah and James Bowdoin Scholar, Bowdoin College

Leadership and Memberships

2018-present, AAP Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (SONMP)
2018-present, AAP Training and Early Career Neonatologists (TECaN)
2015-present, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)