Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Residency

Pediatrics - New York-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, NY

Fellowship

Neonatology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Fellow

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Callahan KP, Steinwurtzel S, Brumarie L, Schechter S, Parravacini E. “Early Palliative Care Reduces Stress in Parents of Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease: Validation of the ‘Baby, Attachment, Comfort Interventions.’” J Perinatology. J Perinatol. 2019 Sep 5. doi: 10.1038/s41372-019-0490-y. [Epub ahead of print]

2018

Press KR, Uy N, Keefer J, Gore SD, Carraway HE, Sakoian S, Prebet T. “Clinical evaluation of combined azacitidine and entinostat on the induction of fetal hemoglobin in patients with acute myeloid leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes.” Leuk Lymphoma. 2018 Mar;59(3): 755-757. doi: 10.1080/10428194.2017.1354373. Epub 2017 Jul 25. PMID: 28738707

2017

Press K, Bodurtha J. “Response to Laissue et al.” Genet Med. 2017 Dec;19(12). doi: 10.1038/gim.2017.63. Epub 2017 May 11. PMID: 28492535

Press K.R., Uy N., Keefer J., Gore S.D., Carraway H.E., Sakoian S., & Prebet T.. Clinical evaluation of combined azacitidine and entinostat on the induction of fetal hemoglobin in patients with acute myeloid leukemias and myelodysplastic syndromes. Leukemia & Lymphoma. 2017, Jul; 59(3): 755-757.

Press, K. & Bodurtha, J.. Response to Laissue et al.. Genetics in Medicine. 2017, May; 19(12): 1380.

Press KR, Bodurtha J. “Milestones for Medical Students Completing a Clinical Genetic Elective.” Genet Med. 2017 Feb;19(2):236-239. doi: 10.1038/gim.2016.89. Epub 2016 Sep 1. PMID: 27584909

2016

Press K.R. & Bodurtha J.. Milestones for medical students completing a clinical genetic elective. Genetics in Medicine. 2016, Sep; 19(2): 236-239.

Press KR, Wieczorek L, Hoover-Fong J, Bodurtha J, Taylor JL. “Overview–Referrals for genetic evaluation from child psychiatrists.” Child Adolesc Psychiatry Ment Health. 2016 Mar 28;10:7. doi: 10.1186/s13034-016-0095-6. eCollection 2016. PMID: 27022409

Press KR, Zornberg GZ, Geller G, Carrese J, Fingerhood MI. “What Patients with Addiction Disorders Need from their Primary Care Physicians: a Qualitative Study.” Subs Abus. 2016 Apr-Jun;37(2):349-55. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2015.1080785. PMID: 26360503

Posters and Presentations

2018

Press, K.R. & Parravicini, E.. (2018). Parental stress in the cardiac NICU Poster presented at: CHONY Residency Research Forum; New York, NY.

2016

Press K.R., Keefer J., Gore S.D., Carraway H.E., Sakoian S., & Prebet T.. (2016). Clinical evaluation of combined epigenetic therapies on the induction of fetal hemoglobin in patients with hematologic malignancies Poster presented at: American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 2016; Orlando, FL.

Awards and Honors

2019, Edward Curnen Prize for Compassion and Humanity in Medicine
2019, Distinguished Research in Clinical Science, Columbia University Residency Forum
2016, Helen and Harold Harrison Prize for Outstanding Proficiency in Pediatrics
2016, Alpha Omega Alpha
2011, Departmental High Honors, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
2011, Sigma Xi
2011, Phi Beta Kappa

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Medical Genetics
Alpha Omega Alpha
Phi Beta Kappa
Sigma Xi