Jefferson N. Brownell, MD, MS

Jefferson N. Brownell, MD, MS
Jefferson N. Brownell, MD, MS, is an attending physician with the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Pediatric gastroenterology, Pancreatic disease, Lymphatic disorders
Locations: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Main Campus

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Internship

Pediatrics - Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital, Charleston, SC

Residency

Pediatrics - Medical University of South Carolina Children's Hospital, Charleston, SC (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Clinical Pharmacology - Thomas Jefferson University/Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Gastroenterology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Fellow)
Pediatric Nutrition - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MS in Clinical Pharmacology - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor in Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Books

Chapters

2019

Brownell J, Piccoli D. Protein Losing Enteropathy. In: Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 6th Ed. Elsevier, 2019

Brownell J, McKnight-Menci H, Thornton P, Maqbool A. Pancreatic Insufficiency and Complications of Surgery. In: De Léon-Crutchlow D, Stanley C, editors. Congenital Pediatric Hyperinsulinism. Springer, 2019

Brownell J. Pancreatic Disorders. In: Dean T, St. Geme J, editors. Nelson’s Pediatric Board Review. 1st ed. Elsevier, 2019

2018

Prout E, Shaikhkhalil A, Sainath N, Mitchell J, Brownell J, Stallings V. Feeding Healthy Infants, Children, and Adolescents. In: Nelson’s Textbook of Pediatrics, 21st Ed. Elsevier, 2018

Posters and Presentations

2019

Brownell J, Schall J, Hoplamazian A, Stallings V. Identifying reduced pancreatic function and fat malabsorption in patients with chronic pancreatitis and the impact of short-term pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy. DDW. San Diego, CA. May 19, 2019.

Schall J, Dougherty K, Brownell J, Mcanlis C, Smith-Whitley K, Norris C, Stallings V. Vitamin supplementation improves health-related quality of life and physical performance in children with Type SS sickle cell disease. Nutrition and Growth Conference. March 2019, Paris, FR.

2018

Brownell J, Schall J, Hoplamazian A, Stallings V. Impaired Dietary Fat Absorption in Subjects with Chronic Pancreatitis Compared to Healthy Subjects. PancreasFest. Pittsburgh, PA. July 26, 2018.

Brownell J, Schall J, Stallings V. Identifying reduced pancreatic function in patients with chronic pancreatitis: a cohort study comparing three methods detecting fat malabsorption and the impact of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy. University of Pennsylvania Clinical Pharmacoepidemiology Seminar Series. Philadelphia, PA. November 19, 2018.

Brownell J, Zuppa A. Evaluating Cannabinoid Use Patterns and Pharmacokinetics in Patients with IBD and IBS. NIH NICHD-NIGMS T32 Annual Meeting. Bethesda, Maryland. August 29, 2018.

2017

Brownell J, Schall J, Mcanlis C, Smith-Whitley K, Norris C, Stallings V. Vitamin A Supplementation associated with improved RBC Indices and Fetal Hemoglobin in Subjects with Hgb-SS Disease. Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. April 30, 2017.

Brownell J, Schall J, Mcanlis C, Smith-Whitley K, Norris C, Stallings V. Vitamin A Supplementation associated with improved RBC Indices and Fetal Hemoglobin in Subjects with Hgb-SS Disease. North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition National Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. November 3, 2017.

Schall J, Brownell J, Mcanlis C, Hess O, Smith-Whitley K, Norris C, Stallings V. Vitamin A supplementation improves growth status and muscle strength and function in children with Hgb-SS sickle cell disease. Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. October 26, 2017.

Sainath N, Brownell J, Schall J, McAnlis C, Bertolaso C, Stallings V. Pancreatic sufficiency affects changes in weight, pulmonary function, and fat absorption in subjects with cystic fibrosis treated with Ivacaftor. PancreasFest. Pittsburgh, PA. July 29, 2017.

Brownell J, Schall J, Mcanlis C, Smith-Whitley K, Norris C, Stallings V. Vitamin A Supplementation associated with improved RBC Indices and Fetal Hemoglobin in Subjects with SS-type Sickle Cell Disease. CHOP Research Day. February 22, 2017.

2016

Brownell J, Wehrman A, Wen J. Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia with Giant Cell Hepatitis Treated with Rituximab. World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. Montreal, Quebec. October 2016.

Awards and Honors

2019, Poster of Distinction, Digestive Disease Week, San Diego California
2017, 2018 - Travel Scholarship, Collaborative Alliance for Pancreatic Education and Research, PancreasFest
2017, 2018 - Travel Scholarship, National Pancreas Foundation Fellows’ Symposium
2011-present, Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017-2019, Physician Lead, Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy Clinical Pathway Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2013-present, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)

National

2019-present, American Gastroenterological Association
2019-present, European Pancreas Club
2017-present, Collaborative Alliance for Pancreatic Education and Research
2010-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
2007-present, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association