Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency

Pediatrics - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2018

Sillers L, Handley SC, James JR, Foglia EE. Pulseless Electrical Activity Complicating Neonatal Resuscitation. Neonatology. 2018 Oct 23;115(2):95-98. doi: 10.1159/000493357. [Epub ahead of print]

2013

Driver Elizabeth Carroll, Sillers Laura, Coate Thomas M, Rose Matthew F, Kelley Matthew W: The Atoh1-lineage gives rise to hair cells and supporting cells within the mammalian cochlea. Developmental biology 376(1): 86-98, Apr 2013.

2008

Mamyrova G, O'hanlon TP, Sillers L, Malley K, James-Newton L, Parks CG, Cooper GS, Pandey JP, Miller FW, Rider LG.: Cytokine Gene Polymorphisms as Risk and Severity Factors for Juvenile Dermatomyositis. Arthritis and Rheumatism December 2008.

Posters and Presentations

2018

Sillers L, Lioy J, Moran K, DeMauro SB: Feeding Outcomes Following Infant Tracheostomy Poster Symposium (oral presentation and poster)- Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium Annual Symposium, Columbus Ohio. Poster Presentation- American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, Orlando, FL 2018.

Sillers L, Gaulton J, Zhang H: Pulmonary Hypertension Screening Practices Within the CHNC. Poster Presentation- Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium Annual Symposium, Columbus, OH 2018.

Sillers L, Elshenawy S, Doulias PT, Ischiropolous H, Parry S, Simmons RA: Altered Acylcarnitine Metabolism in the Placenta in Spontaneous Preterm Birth Platform & Poster Presentation- Keystone Symposium- Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk- Harmony vs. Conflict, Washington DC. Platform Presentation- American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 91st Perinatal and Developmental Medicine Symposium, Bonita Springs, FL 2018.

Invited Lectures

2018

Sillers L. "Feeding Outcomes Following Infant Tracheostomy, Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium Annual Symposium, Columbus, OH. Oct 2018.

Sillers L. "Pulmonary Hypertension Screening Practices within the BPD Collaborative", Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Collaborative Annual Meeting, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. March 2018.

2017

Sillers L. "Altered Acylcarnitine Metabolism in the Placenta in Spontaneous Preterm Birth", American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 91st Perinatal & Developmental Medicine Symposium, "Placenta: Connections to Maternal, Fetal, and Neonatal Health", Bonita Springs, FL. Nov, 2017.

Sillers L. "Altered Acylcarnitine Metabolism in the Placenta in Spontaneous Preterm Birth", Keystone Symposium, "Maternal-Fetal Crosstalk: Harmony vs. Conflict", Washington, DC. Oct, 2017.

Awards and Honors

2018, Nenonatology Departmental Fellows' Research Fund
2008-2013, Dean's Scholarship for Promise in Medicine
2007, Sigma Xi
2007, Phi Beta Kappa

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2018-present, Neonatology Fellow Applicant Review Committee
2018-present, Associated Pulmonary Hypertension Screening Consensus Committee
2018-present, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Collaborative Pulmonary Hypertension Screening QI Group