Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN

Residency

General Pediatrics - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine - Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Lindell RB, Fitzgerald JC. Anthracycline Exposure and Subsequent Critical Illness: Getting to the Heart of the Problem. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2019 Jul;20(7):672-673. PMID: 31274791.

Dziorny AC, Orenstein E, Lindell RB, Hames NA, Washington N, Desai B. Automatic detection of front-line clinician hospital shifts: a novel use of EHR timestamp data. Appl Clin Inform. 2019 Jan 9. [Epub ahead of print.] PMID: 30625502.

2018

Dewan M, Herrmann LE, Tchou MJ, Parsons A, Muthu N, Tenney-Soeiro R, Fieldston E, Lindell RB, Dziorny A, Gosdin C. Development and evaluation of high-value pediatrics: a high-value care pediatric resident curriculum. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 Dec;8(12):785-792. PMID: 30425056.

Lindell RB, Nishisaki A, Weiss SL, Balamuth F, Traynor DM, Chilutti MR, Grundmeier RW, Fitzgerald JC. Comparison of methods for identification of pediatric severe sepsis and septic shock in the Virtual Pediatric Systems database. Crit Care Med. 2018 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print.] PMID: 30394917.

Schultz CL, Alderfer MA, Lindell RB, McClain Z, Zelley K, Nichols KE, Ford CA. The influence of adolescence on parents' perspectives of testing and discussing inherited cancer predisposition. J Genet Couns. 2018 Dec;27(6):1395-1404. PMID: 29909594.

Morgan RW, Stinson HR, Wolfe H, Lindell RB, Topjian AA, Nadkarni VM, Sutton RM, Berg RA, Kilbaugh TJ. Pediatric in-hospital cardiac arrest secondary to acute pulmonary embolism. Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar;46(3):e229-e234. PMCID: PMC5825246

2017

Lindell RB, Gertz SJ, Rowan CM, McArthur J, Beske F, Plunkett A, Weiss SL, Thomas NJ, Nadkarni VM, Fitzgerald JC. High levels of morbidity and mortality among pediatric hematopoietic cell transplant recipients with severe sepsis: insights from the SPROUT international point prevalence study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 Dec;18(12):1114-1125. PMID: 28926489

Alderfer MA, Lindell RB, Viadro CI, Zelley K, Valdez J, Mandrell B, Ford CA, Nichols KE. Should genetic testing be offered for children? The perspectives of adolescents and emerging adults in families offered testing for Li-Fraumeni Syndrome. J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct;26(5):1106-1115. PMID: 28303452

2015

Lindell RB, Esbenshade AJ, Alvarez JM, Koyama T, Campbell K, Simmons JH, Friedman DL. Knowledge of diagnosis, treatment history, and risk of late effects among childhood cancer survivors and parents: the impact of a survivorship clinic. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Aug;62(8):1444-51. PMID: 25894324

Anupindi SA, Bedoya M, Lindell RB, Rambhatla S, Zelley K, Nichols KE, Chauvin NA. Diagnostic performance of whole body MRI (WBMRI) as a tool for cancer screening in children with genetic cancer predisposing conditions. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Aug;205(2):400-8. PMID: 26204294

Alderfer MA, Zelley K, Lindell RB, Novokmet A, Mai PL, Garber J, Nathan D, Scollon S, Chun N, Patenaude A, Ford J, Plon SE, Schiffman JD, Diller LR, Savage S, Malkin D, Ford CA, Nichols KE. Parent decision making around genetic testing of children for germline TP53 mutations. Cancer. 2015 Jan;121(2):286-93. PMID: 25223899

Esbenshade AJ, Di Pentima C, Zhao Z, Shintani A, Esbenshade JC, Simpson ME, Montgomery KC, Lindell RB, Lee H, Wallace A, Garcia KL, Moons KGM, Friedman DL. Development and validation of a prediction model for diagnosing blood stream infections in febrile, non-neutropenic children with cancer. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Jan;62(2):262–268. PMCID: PMC4402108

2013

Esbenshade AJ, Simmons JH, Koyama T, Lindell RB, Friedman DL. Obesity and insulin resistance in pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia worsens during maintenance therapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Aug;60(8):1287-91. PMCID: PMC3881979

Books

Chapters

2014

Zelley K, Lindell RB, Schiffman JD, Nichols KE. "Genetic Predisposition to Cancer." In: Orkin SH, Nathan DG, Ginsburg D, Look AT, Fisher DE, Lux S, editors. Nathan and Oski's Hematology and Oncology of Infancy and Childhood, 8th edition. Philadelphia: Saunders, 2014. 1270-93.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Lindell RB, Fitzgerald JC, Nishisaki A, Traynor DM, Weiss SL. Predictive Validity of Mortality Prediction Scores in Pediatric Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, San Diego, CA. February 18, 2019.

Lindell RB, Nishisaki A, Weiss SL, Traynor DM, Fitzgerald JC. Risk of mortality in immunocompromised children with severe sepsis and septic shock. Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, San Diego, CA. February 18, 2019.

2018

Alderfer MA, Zelley K, Lindell RB, Schultz CL, McClain Z, Ford CA, Nichols KE. The Perspectives of Parents and Adolescents & Emerging Adults Regarding Genetic Testing for Li-Fraumeni Syndrome. Global Adolescent / Young Adult Cancer Congress, Sydney, Australia. December 6, 2018.

Dziorny AC, Orenstein E, Lindell RB, Hames NA, Desai B. Electronic health record timestamps as a measure of resident provider activity. American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, San Francisco, CA. November 7, 2018.

Dziorny AC, Lindell RB, Bailey LC. Probabilistic linkage of Virtual Pediatric Systems and PEDSnet patients. American Medical Informatics Association Annual Symposium, San Francisco, CA. November 7, 2018.

Herrmann LE, Tchou MJ, Parsons A, Muthu N, Tenney-Soeiro R, Fieldston E, Lindell RB, Dziorny AC, Gosdin C, Bamat TW, Dewan M. A qualitative analysis of resident perspectives on pediatric highvalue care education. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. July 19, 2018.

Herrmann LE, Tchou MJ, Parsons A, Muthu N, Tenney-Soeiro R, Fieldston E, Lindell RB, Dziorny AC, Gosdin C, Bamat TW, Dewan M. Impact of pediatric value curriculum on resident knowledge, attitudes, and behavior. Association of Pediatric Program Directors Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. March 23, 2018.

2017

Lindell RB, Gertz SJ, Rowan CM, McArthur J, Beske F, Plunkett A, Weiss SL, Thomas NJ, Nadkarni VM, Fitzgerald JC. High levels of morbidity and mortality among pediatric hematopoietic cell transplant recipients with severe sepsis: insights from the SPROUT point prevalence study. Pediatric Acute Lung Injury & Sepsis Investigators Annual Fall Meeting, Montreal, QC. September 13, 2017.

Invited Lectures

2018

Lindell RB. “Clinical outcomes of immunocompromised children with severe sepsis and septic shock” – Invited Lecture at VPS Annual User Conference, Nashville, TN. August 2018.

Awards and Honors

2019, Silver Snapshot Award, Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting
2018, Distinguished Poster Award, American Medical Informatics Association Annual Meeting
2016, Resident Boot Camp Award Recipient, American Thoracic Society
2014, CHOP Alumni Organization Research Award
2012, Volunteer of the Year Award, Shade Tree Clinic, Nashville, TN
2011, Best Poster Award, Tennessee Cancer Coalition, Nashville, TN
2007, Dean’s Scholarship, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
2007, Best Paper Award, Center for Undergraduate Research, University of Georgia
2007, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Georgia
2007, Graduation summa cum laude with highest honors, University of Georgia
2003, Foundation Fellowship, University of Georgia

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2018, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Critical Care Medicine
2018, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Academic and Institutional Committees

2018-present, Pediatric Sepsis Program
2017-present, PICU/PCU Sepsis QI Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2016-present, Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators
2016-present, Society of Critical Care Medicine
2012-present, American Academy of Pediatrics