Education and Training

Medical School

MD - St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies

Residency

Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Neonatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Selected Publications

Research Publications

2015

Kabali HK, Irigoyen MM, Nunez-Davis R, Budacki JG, Mohanty SH, Leister KP, Bonner RL, Jr. Exposure and Use of Mobile Media Devices by Young Children.  Pediatrics. 2015 Nov 2. Pii: peds.2015-2151.

2011

Kristin P. Leister, Ruili Huang, Bonnie L. Goodwin, Andrew Chen, Christopher P. Austin and Menghang Xia. Two High Throughput Screen Assays for Measurement of TNF-a in THP-1 Cells.  Curr Chem Genom 2011; 5: 21-29

Publications

Abstracts

2020

Ronan K, El-Metwally D, Gopalakrishnan M. Effect of NICU Design for Infants with NOWS.  Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Society (PAS). Philadelphia, PA. May 2020

Ronan K, El-Metwally D, Kennville P. Cost Effectiveness of Transfer to a Pediatric Rehabilitation hospital for infants with NOWS.  Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Society (PAS), Philadelphia, PA. May 2020

Mahdally S, Ronan K, Kadakia S Sundararajan P. Delayed Cord Clamping in Preterm Infants with Transition to in-room Resuscitation.  Poster presentation, Pediatric Academic Society (PAS), Philadelphia, PA. May 2020

2019

Mahdally S, Ronan K, Kadakia S, Sundararajan P.  Delayed Cord Clamping in Preterm Infants with Transition to in-room Resuscitation.  Oral presentation; Pediatric Research Day, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, December 2019.

Ronan K, El-Metwally D, Kennville P. Cost Effectiveness of Transfer to a Pediatric Rehabilitation hospital for infants with NOWS.  Oral Presentation; Pediatric Research Day, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, December 2019.

Ronan K, El-Metwally D, Medina A.  Multisensory processing in preterm infants.  Oral presentation; Full board committee, Mt. Washington Pediatric Rehabilitation Hospital, Baltimore, MD, May 2019.

2015

Kabali HK, Irigoyen MM, Nunez-Davis R, Budacki JG, Mohanty SH, Leister KP, Bonner RL Jr.  Exposure and Use of Mobile Media Devices by Young Children.  Poster Presentation.  Pediatric Academic Society (PAS).  San Diego, CA, April 2015

Awards and Honors

2006-2009, Templeton Honors College at Eastern University Grant, St. Davids, PA

2009, Cum Laude, Eastern University, St. Davids, PA

2009, Eastern University Ambassador, Latin American Studies Program, St. Davids, PA

Leadership and Memberships

2018 – present, Committee member, NICU Advisory Council. Member of Multi-disciplinary team of NICU nurses, former NICU parents, and NICU providers to improve family care in the NICU and plan parent wellness opportunities.

2017-present, Fellow, AAP Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

2014-present, Member, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)