Kathleen A. Gibbs, MD
Locations: CHOP Newborn Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)
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MD - Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL
Pediatrics - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Pediatrics - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine – American Board of PediatricsPediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics
Medical Director, Newborn and Infant Chronic Lung Disease Program
Medical Director, Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, N/IICU
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Nelin T, Lorch S, Jensen E, Alexiou S, Gibbs K, Napolitano N, Monk H, Furth S, Shults J, Bamat N. The Association Between Diuretic Class Exposure and Enteral Electrolyte Use in Infants Developing Grade 2 or 3 Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in United States Children’s Hospitals. Journal of Perinatology January 2021
Gibbs K, Jensen EA, Alexiou A, Munson D, Zhang H. Ventilation Strategies in Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Neoreviews 2020, 21(4): e226-237
Bamat N, Zhang H, Mckenna K, Morris H, Stoller J, Gibbs K. The Clinical Evaluation of Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Neoreviews 2020, 21(7): e442-543
Bamat N, Nelin T, Eichenwald E, Kirpalani H, Laughon M, Jackson W, Jensen E, Gibbs K, Lorch S. Loop Diuretics in Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Cumulative Use and Association with Mortality and Age at Discharge. Journal of Pediatrics November 2020
Szafranksi P, Liu Q, Karolak JA, Song X, de Leeuw N, Faas B, Gerychova R, Janku P, Jezova M, Valaskova I, Gibbs KA, Surrey LF, Poisson V, Berube D, Oligny LL, Michaud JL, Popek. E, Stankiewicz P. Assocation of rare non-coding SNVs in the lung-specific FOXF1 enhancer with a mitigation of the lethal ACMPDV phenotype. Human Genetics December 2019.
Sullivan MJ, Altman DR, Chacko KI, Ciferri B, Webster E, Pak TR, Deikus G, Lewis-Sandari M, Khan Z, Beckford C, Rendo A, Samaroo F, Sebra R, Karam-Howlin R, Dingle T, Hamula C, Bashir A, Schadt E, Patel G, Wallach F, Kasarskis A, Gibbs K*, van Bakel H*. A complete genome screening program of clinical methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates identifies the origin and progression of a neonatal intensive care unit outbreak. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2019.
Schumacher DJ, King B, Barnes MM, Elliott S, Gibbs K, McGreey JF, APPD LEARN CCC Study Group, et al: The Influence of the Review Process Utilized by Clinical Competency Committee Members on their Summative Assessment Decisions of Residents. Journal of Graduate Medical Education 2018, August 2018, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 429-437.
Szafranski P, Kosmider E, Liu Q, Karolak JA, Currie L, Gibbs K, et al. LINE- and Alu-containing genomic instability hotspot at 16q24.1 associated with recurrent and nonrecurrent CNV deletions causative for ACDMPV. Human Mutation. August 2018.
Friedman S, Moerdler S, Malbari A, Laitman B, Gibbs K. The Pediatric Resident Teaching Group: the Development and Evaluation of a Longitudinal Resident as Teacher Program. Medical Science Educator July 2018.
Gibbs K, DeMaria S, McKinsey S, Fede A, Harrington A, Hutchison D, Torchen C, Levine A, Goldberg A: A Novel In Situ Simulation Intervention Used to Mitigate an Outbreak of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Pediatrics March 2018.
Gibbs K, Demaria S, McKinsey S, Fede A, Harrington A, Hutchison D, Torchen C, Levine A, Goldberg A. A novel in-situ simulation intervention utilized to mitigate an outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Pediatrics, December 2017
Held M, Gibbs Kathleen, Lewin L, Weinstein A: Do Pre-Clinical Experiences Adequately Prepare Students for Their Pediatrics Clerkship: A Needs Assessment to Inform Curricular Development. Medical Science Educator June 2017.
Gibbs K, Kleinman LC, Jenkins SG, Herold BC, Holzman IR: The vulnerable very low birth weight infant: Late onset bloodstream infections. J Neonatal Perinatal Med 3(2): 117-125, 2015.
Deluca L, Fox N, Green RS, Stroustrup A, Harris M, Holzman IR, Gibbs K: Ovulation induction and small for gestational age neonates in twin pregnancies. J Neonatal Perinatal Med 6(3): 217-224, 2013.
Bibbo C, Deluca L, Gibbs K, Saltzman D, Rebarber A, Green R, Fox N: Rescue corticosteroids in twin pregnancies and short term neonatal outcomes. BJOG 120(1): 58-63, Jan 2013.
Deluca L, Holzman I, Gibbs K: Newborn ventilatory response to maternal chronic hypercapnia. J Perinatol 32(10): 804-806, Oct 2012.
Gibbs K, Holzman IR. Endotracheal tube: friend or foe? Bacteria, the endotracheal tube, and the impact on colonization and infection. Semin Perinatol 2012 36(6): 454-61
Schulman J, Stricof R, Stevens, T, Horgan M, Gase K, Holzman I, Koppel R, Nafday S, Gibbs K, Angert R, Simmonds A, Furdon S, Saiman L: Statewide NICU central-line-associated bloodstream infection rates decline after bundles and checklists. Pediatrics 127(3): 436-444, Mar 2011.
Gibbs K, Kleinman LC, Jenkins SG, Herold BC, Holzman IR: The vulnerable very low birth weight infant: Late onset bloodstream infections. J Neonatal Perinatal Med 3(2): 117-125, 2010.
Gibbs K, Lin J, Holzman I. Necrotizing Enterocolitis: The State of the Science. Indian Journal of Pediatrics 2007; 74 (1): 67-72.
Connors J, Gibbs K. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: a Multidisciplinary Approach to Management. Current Pediatrics Reports September 2019.
Gibbs K, Jensen E, Dysart K, Bamat N, Nilan K, DeMauro S, Stoller J, Zhang H. 10 Year Experience of a Referral Newborn/Infant Chronic Lung Disease Program. Poster Presentation, Hot Topics 2020, Platform Presentation ESPR Annual Meeting 2021
Zhang H, Kleinman S, Morris H, Dysart K, Munson D, Jensen E, Napalitano N, Peterside I, McKenna K, Gibbs K, Maschoff K, Nilan K, Devine M, Fox W. Partial Liquid Ventilation in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia – A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Poster Presentation, PAS Annual Meeting 2019
Bamat N, Nelin T, Eichenwald E, Kirpalani H, Shults J, Furth S, Laughon M, Jakcson W, Jensen E, Gibbs K, Lorch S. Variation in Chronic Loop Diuretic Use for Infants with Severe BPD among United States Children’s Hospitals. Poster Presentation, PAS Annual Meeting 2019
Gibbs K, Fox W, Dysart K, Kleinman S, Nilan K, Morris H, Napalitano N, Alexiou S, Bamat N, McKenna K, Jensen E, Maschoff K, Peterside I, Munson D, Panitch H, Zhang H. Patterns of PEEP Use in Infants Referred to the NeoCLD Program at CHOP: Characteristics and Outcome Prediction. Poster Presentation, PAS Annual Meeting 2019 and Hot Topics 2019
Nelin T, Lorch S, Jensen E, Gibbs K, Alexiou S, Napalitano N, Bodenstab H, Furth S, Shults S Bamat N, Impact of Chronic Diuretic Exposures on Enteral Electrolyte Use in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia admitted to United States Children’s Hospitals. Platform Presentation, ESPR Annual Meeting 2019, Poster Presentation PAS Annual Meeting 2019
Taha, D McKenna K, Warren K, Zhang H, Gibbs K. Central Lymphatic Flow Disorder is Associated with Worse Outcomes in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Platform Presentation, ESPR Annual Meeting 2019, Poster Presentation PAS Annual Meeting 2019 and Hot Topics 2019
Nawab U, Gibbs K, Munson D, O’Connor T, Cunningham M, Donnelly K, Tallent C, Wei B, Monk H. Stomping Harm and Reducing Preventable Infections (SHARPI) Rounds – A Novel Strategy for Harm Prevention. Poster Presentation, ESPR and PAS Annual Meeting 2018, VON Annual Meeting 2018
Southwick K, Gibbs K, Quinn M, Ostrowsky B, Adams E, Saiman L. Developing a Checklist to Identify and Manage MRSA Outbreaks in the Neonatal ICU using a Multi-Disciplinary Approach. ID Week 2017 San Diego, CA. Poster Presentation
Gibbs K, Demaria S, McKinsey S, Fede A, Harrington A, Hutchison D, Torchen C, Levine A, Goldberg A A novel in-situ simulation intervention utilized to mitigate an outbreak of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Platform presentation, PAS Annual Meeting 2017
Gibbs K. Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: A Modern Approach to Diagnosis, Opportunities for Prevention, and Health Implications Beyond the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. York Hospital (PA) Pediatric Grand rounds, January 2021
Avitabile K and Gibbs K. Approaching Diagnosis and Management of Pulmonary Hypertension in Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Janet Weis Children’s Hospital at Geisinger (PA) Pediatric Grand Rounds April 2021
Gibbs K. One Decade Down, Many to Go: The Evolution of the Newborn/Infant Chronic Lung Disease Program at CHOP. Nationwide Children’s Hospital (OH) Division of Neonatology, May 2021
Gibbs K, Wood A, Harris K, Ball A. How much CPAP Do I Need? A Multidisciplinary Approach to Assessing Adequacy of Support. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Chronic Lung Disease Conference, Philadelphia, PA, March 2020
Gibbs K. Severe Chronic Lung Disease: A Review of 2 Cases. Crouse Hospital (NY) Division of Neonatology, July 2020
Gibbs K. Caring for Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Guiding Principles. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Division of Newborn Medicine (NY), October 2020
Gibbs K. Multi-disciplinary Care of Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Pulmonary Hypertension. Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone Division of Neonatology, November 2020
Gibbs K. Update on BPD and Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity. St. Peter’s University Hospital (NJ) Pediatric Grand Rounds, December 2020
Taha D, Gibbs K. A Case of Chylothorax and Chronic Lung Disease: An Innovative Multidisciplinary Approach to Patient Care. Mount Sinai West, April 2019
Gibbs KA. Match Frenzy. Workshop presented at: Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics; 2017 Mar; Portland, OR.
Gibbs KA. Planting the Seed Early: Cultivating Pre-Clinical Activities at Your Institution. Workshop presented at: Council on Medical Student Education in Pediatrics; 2017 Mar; Portland, OR.
Gibbs KA. Use of Workflow Observation and Low Fidelity Simulation to Identify Barriers and Solutions to Optimize Infection Control Practices. Presented at: NY State Department of Health sponsored workshop for NY Metropolitan area NICUs; 2017 Jan; New York, NY.
Gibbs KA. Prevention and Control of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) in Neonatal Intensive Care Units: It Takes a Team! Workshop Co-lead and Speaker at: New York State Department of Health sponsored workshop for New York City Metropolitan area NICUs; 2017 Jan; New York, NY.
Gibbs KA. Mt Sinai Case Presentation: Use of Whole Genome Sequencing. Presented at: NY State Department of Health sponsored workshop for NY Metropolitan area NICUs; 2017 Jan; New York, NY.
2018, Istvan Seri Faculty Teaching Award
2015, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Institute for Medical Education Master Educator
2015, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
2012, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Institute for Medical Education Excellence in Teaching Award
2012, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Faculty Council Junior Faculty Award for Academic Excellence
2010, Attending of the Year, Department of Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
2006, Fellow of the Year, Department of Pediatrics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
2015-present, Abstract reviewer, Eastern Society for Pediatrics annual meeting
2015-present, Abstract reviewer, Pediatric Academic Society annual meeting
2009, Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics Member, Perinatal Section
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