Andrew Steenhoff, MBBCh, DCH

Andrew Steenhoff, MBBCh, DCH

Andrew Steenhoff, MBBCh, DCH, is an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Medical Director of CHOP's Global Health Center.

Areas of Expertise: Global Health, Tuberculosis, HIV, Gastroenteritis
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Background

Dr. Steenhoff graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa with a distinction in pediatrics. He completed pediatric training in South Africa, England and the United States. Following pediatric residency and chief residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, he did an Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) from 2004 to 2007. Dr. Steenhoff combines clinical and research skills to improve pediatric outcomes in the developing world. His research focuses on pediatric infectious diseases with a particular interest in tuberculosis, HIV, pneumonia and gastroenteritis. Dr. Steenhoff is the author of over 75 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters and has worked at CHOP since 2004. He teaches and mentors students, residents and fellows in Botswana, the Dominican Republic and Philadelphia.

From 2008 to June of 2015, Dr. Steenhoff was based in Botswana for 7 and a half years where he lead CHOP’s Global Health program and was faculty with the Botswana-UPenn Partnership. In July 2015, he returned to Philadelphia as the Medical Director of the Global Health Center at CHOP. Dr. Steenhoff is also an assistant professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania, an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at CHOP, and an adjunct senior lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Botswana.

As a global health advocate, he seeks to optimize mutually beneficial collaborations between clinical and academic institutions in diverse settings. He has practiced clinical medicine in the United States, England, Botswana and South Africa. He speaks English, and some French, Zulu and Afrikaans.

Education and Training

Medical School

MBBCh - University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Internship

Pediatrics - Chris-Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto, South Africa

Residency

Pediatrics - Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Pediatric Infectious Diseases - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Certificate in Epidemiology - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Medical Director, Global Health Center

Fellowship Director, Pincus Global Health Fellowship

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Ha YP1, Littman-Quinn R, Antwi C, Seropola G, Green RS, Tesfalul MA, Ho-Foster A, Luberti AA, Holmes JH, Steenhoff AP, Kovarik CL. A mobile health approach to tuberculosis contact tracing in resource-limited settings. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;192:1188.

Gross R, Bellamy SL, Ratshaa B, Han X, Steenhoff AP, Mosepele M, Bisson GP. Effects of Sex and Alcohol Use on Antiretroviral Therapy Outcomes in Botswana: A Cohort Study. Addiction. 2016 Jul 22. doi: 10.1111/add.13538. [Epub ahead of print]

Mokomane M, Kasvosve I, Gaseitsiwe S, Steenhoff AP, Pernica JM, Lechiile K, Luinstra K, Smieja M, Goldfarb DM. A comparison of flocked swabs and traditional swabs, using multiplex real-time PCR for detection of common gastroenteritis pathogens in Botswana. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Jul 8. pii: S0732-8893(16)30201-2. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2016.07.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Gastañaduy PA, Steenhoff AP, Mokomane M, Esona MD, Bowen MD, Jibril H, Pernica JM, Mazhani L, Smieja M, Tate JE, Parashar UD, Goldfarb DM. Effectiveness of Monovalent Rotavirus Vaccine After Programmatic Implementation in Botswana: A Multisite Prospective Case-Control Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 May 1;62 Suppl 2:S161-7. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ1207.

Enane LA, Gastañaduy PA, Goldfarb DM, Pernica JM, Mokomane M, Moorad B, Masole L, Tate JE, Parashar UD, Steenhoff AP. Impact of rotavirus vaccination on hospitalizations and deaths from childhood gastroenteritis in Botswana. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 May 1;62 Suppl 2:S168-74. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ1210.

Ravimohan S, Tamuhla N, Nfanyana K, Steenhoff AP, Letlhogile R, Frank I, MacGregor RR, Gross R, Weissman D, Bisson GP. Robust Reconstitution of Tuberculosis-Specific Polyfunctional CD4+ T-Cell Responses and Rising Systemic Interleukin 6 in Paradoxical Tuberculosis-Associated Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62(6):795-803. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ978. Epub 2015 Nov 26.

Kelly MS, Crotty EJ, Rattan MS, Wirth KE, Steenhoff AP, Cunningham CK, Arscott-Mills T, Boiditswe S, Chimfwembe D, David T, Finalle R, Feemster KA, Shah SS. Chest Radiographic Findings and Outcomes of Pneumonia Among Children in Botswana. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Mar;35(3):257-62. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000990.

Ludmir J, Mazhani L, Cary MS, Chakalisa UA, Pettifor JM, Molefi M, Redwood A, Stallings VA, Gross R, Steenhoff AP. Vitamin D Status in Botswana Children Under 2 Years Old With and Without Active Tuberculosis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 May 4;94(5):971-4. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.15-0864. Epub 2016 Mar 14.

Bearden DR, Monokwane B, Khurana E, Baier J, Baranov E, Westmoreland K, Mazhani L, Steenhoff AP. Pediatric Cerebral Palsy in Botswana: Etiology, Outcomes, and Comorbidities. Pediatr Neurol. 2016 Jun;59:23-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2016.03.002. Epub 2016 Mar 17.

2015

Kelly MS, Wirth KE, Steenhoff AP, Cunningham CK, Arscott-Mills T, Boiditswe SC, Patel MZ, Shah SS, Finalle R, Makone I, Feemster KA. Treatment Failures and Excess Mortality Among HIV-Exposed, Uninfected Children With Pneumonia. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Dec;4(4):e117-26. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piu092. Epub 2014 Oct 8.

Ravimohan S, Tamuhla N, Kung SJ, Nfanyana K, Steenhoff AP, Gross R, Weissman D, Bisson GP. Matrix metalloproteinases in TB-IRIS and impaired lung function among advanced HIV/TB co-infected patients initiating ART. EBioMedicine. 2015 Nov 25;3:100-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2015.11.040. eCollection 2016.

Wirth KE1, Wolf ER, Goldfarb DM, Ho-Foster A, Tolle M, Jacovides C, Kirk B, Chise M, Steenhoff AP. Risk Factors for Measles in HIV-infected Children and Adolescents in Botswana. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Oct;34(10):1093-5. doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000816.

Bearden D, Steenhoff AP, Dlugos DJ, Kolson D, Mehta P, Kessler S, Lowenthal E, Monokwane B, Anabwani G, Bisson GP. Early antiretroviral therapy is protective against epilepsy in children with human immunodeficiency virus infection in Botswana. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Jun 1;69(2):193-9. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000563.

Kelly MS, Smieja M, Luinstra K, Wirth KE, Goldfarb DM, Steenhoff AP, Arscott-Mills T, Cunningham CK, Boiditswe S, Sethomo W, Shah SS, Finalle R, Feemster KA. Association of respiratory viruses with outcomes of severe childhood pneumonia in Botswana. PLoS One. 2015 May 14;10(5):e0126593. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126593. eCollection 2015.

Pernica JM, Steenhoff AP, Welch H, Mokomane M, Quaye I, Arscott-Mills T, Mazhani L, Lechiile K, Mahony J, Smieja M, Goldfarb DM. Correlation of Clinical Outcomes With Multiplex Molecular Testing of Stool From Children Admitted to Hospital With Gastroenteritis in Botswana. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 May 16. pii: piv028. [Epub ahead of print]

Steele KT, Steenhoff AP, Bisson GP, Nkomazana O. Ocular surface squamous neoplasia among HIV-infected patients in Botswana. S Afr Med J. 2015 Apr 7;105(5):379-83. doi: 10.7196/samj.8254.

Ravimohan S, Tamuhla N, Steenhoff AP, Letlhogile R, Nfanyana K, Bellamy SL, MacGregor RR, Gross R, Weissman D, Bisson GP. Immunological profiling of tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome and non-immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome death in HIV-infected adults with pulmonary tuberculosis starting antiretroviral therapy: a prospective observational cohort study. Lancet Infect Dis. 2015 Apr;15(4):429-38. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(15)70008-3. Epub 2015 Feb 9.

Wright SW, Steenhoff AP, Elci O, Wolfe HA, Ralston M, Kgosiesele T, Makone I, Mazhani L, Nadkarni VM, Meaney PA. Impact of contextualized pediatric resuscitation training on pediatric healthcare providers in Botswana. Resuscitation. 2015 Mar;88:57-62. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.12.007. Epub 2014 Dec 19.

Kelly MS, Wirth KE, Madrigano J, Feemster KA, Cunningham CK, Arscott-Mills T, Boiditswe S, Shah SS, Finalle R, Steenhoff AP. The effect of exposure to wood smoke on outcomes of childhood pneumonia in Botswana. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2015 Mar;19(3):349-55. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.14.0557.

Steenhoff AP, Schall JI, Samuel J, Seme B, Marape M, Ratshaa B, Goercke I, Tolle M, Nnyepi MS, Mazhani L, Zemel BS, Rutstein RM, Stallings VA. Vitamin D₃supplementation in Batswana children and adults with HIV: a pilot double blind randomized controlled trial. PLoS One. 2015 Feb 23;10(2):e0117123. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117123. eCollection 2015.

2014

Goldfarb DM, Steenhoff AP, Pernica JM, Chong S, Luinstra K, Mokomane M, Mazhani L, Quaye I, Goercke I, Mahony J, Smieja M. Evaluation of anatomically designed flocked rectal swabs for molecular detection of enteric pathogens in children admitted to hospital with severe gastroenteritis in Botswana. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Nov;52(11):3922-7. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01894-14. Epub 2014 Aug 27.

Sonenthal PD, Ratshaa B, Chimbengo G, Rantleru T, Ngoni T, Barenbaum S, Platoff R, Steenhoff AP, Gross R. Baseline predictors of efavirenz-containing antiretroviral regimen adverse experiences. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2014 Jul;23(7):773-7. doi: 10.1002/pds.3615. Epub 2014 Mar 24.

Moyo D, Tanthuma G, Cary MS, Mushisha O, Kwadiba G, Chikuse F, Steenhoff AP, Reid MJ. Cohort study of diabetes in HIV-infected adult patients: evaluating the effect of diabetes mellitus on immune reconstitution. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Mar;103(3):e34-6. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2013.12.042. Epub 2014 Jan 15.

Joel DR, Steenhoff AP, Mullan PC, Phelps BR, Tolle MA, Ho-Foster A, Mabikwa V, Kgathi BG, Ncube R, Anabwani GM. Pediatric TB diagnosis using sputum induction in Botswana: program description and findings. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2014 Mar;18(3):328-34. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.13.0243.

Abstracts

2016

Mamiki Chise (presenter), Lesego Gabaitiri, Loeto Mazhani, Goutam Chowdhury, Andrew Steenhoff: Incidence and outcomes of neonatal intestinal obstruction in Botswana. Platform presentation at Botswana Paediatric Association Annual Meeting, Gaborone, Botswana July 31 - August 2nd 2016.

Jeffrey M. Pernica, Andrew P. Steenhoff, Ketil Stordal, Margaret Mokomane, Kwana Lechiile, Loeto Mazhani, Marek Smieja, David M. Goldfarb: Utility of Faecal Calprotectin for the Detection of Treatable Enteropathogens Causing Severe Diarrhoeal Disease in Children Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies. April 30-May 3, 2016; Baltimore, MA. Abstract number 2808.74. May 2016.

2015

Thuso David (presenter), Loeto Mazhani, Tonya Arscott-Mills, Ari Ho-Foster, Tiny Mazhani, Andrew P. Steenhoff.: Underdetection of TB exposure among children admitted to a tertiary hospital in Botswana. Oral abstract, 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Cape Town, South Africa. Abstract No. OA-435-05. December 2015.

Christian Stillson, Harriet Okatch, Rosie Frasso, Loeto Mazhani, Thuso David, Tonya Arscott-Mills, Malebogo Ntshimane, Andrew P. Steenhoff (presenter). : Experiences of Caregivers for Children with Tuberculosis in and around Gaborone, Botswana. e-poster discussion, 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Cape Town, South Africa. Abstract No. EP-117-04. December 2015.

Elizabeth R. Wolf, Kathleen E. Wirth, Ari Ho-Foster,David M. Goldfarb, Michael Tolle,Christina Jacovides, Brianna Kirk, Mamiki Chise, and Andrew P. Steenhoff.  : Risk factors for measles in HIV-infected children and adolescents living in Botswana. Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies, San Diego, CA, April 2015. Abstract number 750970. April 2015.

2014

Kelly MS, Wirth KE, Arscott-Mills T, Madrigano J, Smieja M, Cunningham C,Feemster K, Steenhoff AP. : The effect of exposure to wood smoke on treatment outcomes for childhood pneumonia in Botswana. Poster discussion presentation at 45th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Barcelona, Spain. Abstract No. PD-517-30. Oct 28 - Nov 1 2014.

Mokomane M (presenter), Gastañaduy PA, Gashe BA, Lechiile K, Mazhani LM, Jibril H, Smieja M, Parashar UD, Steenhoff AP, Goldfarb DM.: Effectiveness of Monovalent Rotavirus Vaccine Against Severe Disease in Botswana. Oral presentation at 8th African Rotavirus Symposium, Livingstone, Zambia. June 12-13 2014.

Goldfarb DM (presenter), Steenhoff AP, Pernica JM, Chong S, Luinstra K, Mokomane M, Mazhani L, Quaye I, Goercke I, Mahony J, Smieja M.: Flocked rectal swabs increase the molecular detection of bacterial enteropathogens when compared to bulk stool samples collected from children admitted with diarrhea. Oral presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. Abstract No. 754876. May 3-6 2014.

Books

Andrew P. Steenhoff contributing author.: Guidelines for managing HIV infection in Botswana 2008. HIV Clinicians Specialist Committee, Botswana Ministry of Health, Gaborone, Botswana. 2008.

Andrew P. Steenhoff contributing author.: Guidelines for managing HIV infection in children 2002. AIDS Directorate & Mother and Child Health Directorate, Gauteng Health Department, South Africa. 2002.

Chapters

2012

Andrew P. Steenhoff: Meningococcemia. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Media, PA. 6th edition, June 2012.

Andrew P. Steenhoff: Anthrax. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Media, PA, 6th edition, June 2012.

Andrew P. Steenhoff: Tuberculosis 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Media, PA, 6th edition, June 2012.

2009

Andrew P. Steenhoff AP, Wolfgang Rennert, Richard M. Rutstein.: Care of the HIV-infected child. Pediatric Practice:Infectious Diseases. Shah SS (eds.). McGraw-Hill, NY, 2009.

Andrew P. Steenhoff, Wolfgang Rennert, Richard M. Rutstein.: Infections in HIV-infected children. Pediatric Practice:Infectious Diseases. Shah SS (eds.). McGraw-Hill, NY, 2009.

Richard M. Rutstein, Andrew P. Steenhoff. : Preventing HIV infection: Post exposure prophylaxis. Pediatric Practice: Infectious Diseases. Shah SS (eds.). McGraw-Hill, NY, 2009.

Sarah M. Wood, Richard M. Rutstein, Andrew P. Steenhoff.: Human immunodeficiency virus exposed neonate and at-risk child. Pediatric Practice:Infectious Diseases. Shah SS (eds.). McGraw-Hill, NY. 2009.

2008

Andrew P. Steenhoff: Anthrax. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Media, PA, 5th edition: 52-3, 2008.

Andrew P. Steenhoff: Meningococcemia. 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. Schwartz MW (eds.). Williams and Wilkins, Media, PA. 5th edition: 520-1, 2008.

Andrew P. Steenhoff, Stanley A. Plotkin.: Congenital and perinatal infections. Pediatric Infectious Diseases Requisites. Bergelson JM, Shah SS, Zaoutis T. (eds.). Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA. Page: 277-83, 2008.

2006

Andrew P. Steenhoff AP, Samir S. Shah.: Cat-scratch disease (Chapter 46). In: Rakel RE, Bope ET(eds). Conn's Current Therapy. W.B. Saunders Company: Philadelphia, PA, 58th Edition: 208-10, 2006.

Posters and Presentations

Posters Presentations

2016

Tonya Arscott-Mills, Lingani Masole, Ronald Ncube, Andrew Steenhoff. : Health worker knowledge and experience with pediatric TB in Botswana. Poster presentation  at Pediatric Academic Societies. April 30-May 3, 2016; Baltimore, MA.  Abstract number 754011. May 2016.

2015

Leslie A. Enane, Elizabeth Lowenthal, Tonya Arscott-Mills, Botshelo Kgwaadira, Susan Coffin, Andrew Steenhoff: Adolescent TB treatment outcomes in Gaborone, Botswana. Poster, 46th Union World Conference on Lung Health in Cape Town, South Africa. Abstract No. PC-1292-06. December 2015.

2014

Ludmir J, Mazhani L, Cary MS, Chakalisa UA, Pettifor JM, Molefi M, Gross R, Steenhoff AP.: Vitamin D status of Batswana children with and without active TB: a pilot study.  Poster discussion presentation at 45th Union World Conferenceon Lung Health in Barcelona, Spain. Abstract No. PO-759-31. Oct 28 - Nov 1 2014.

Mokomane M, Gastanaduy PA, Gashe BA, Goercke I, Smieja M, Pernica JM,Parashar UD, Steenhoff AP, Goldfarb DM.: Evaluation of immunoassays for use in a national rotavirus vaccination impact surveillance network in Botswana. Poster presentation at 8th African Rotavirus Symposium, Livingstone, Zambia.  June 12-13 2014.

Welch H, Goldfarb D, Moorad B, Mokomane M, Smieja M, Chakalisa U, Steenhoff A, Mazhani L, Finalle R, Coffin S.: Hospital-Acquired Gastroenteritis at a Referral Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana. Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. Abstract No. 756454. May 3-6 2014.

Steenhoff AP, Joel D, Ntshimane M, Arscott-Mills T, Mullan P, Finalle R, Ncube R, Friedman H, Ho-Foster A. : Diagnosing TB using gastric aspirates in Botswana, 2008-2012: program findings. Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. Abstract No. 756408. May 3-6 2014.

Kestenbaum LA, Steenhoff AP, Nfila BF; Moser CA; Monyatsi N; Murphy M;Luberti AA; Offit PA; Shea J; Feemster KA.: The impact of media on vaccine attitudes and knowledge among caregivers and health care providers in Botswana. Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. Abstract No. 751454. May 3-6 2014.

Kestenbaum LA, Steenhoff AP, Nfila BF; Moser CA; Monyatsi N; Murphy M;Luberti AA; Offit PA; Shea J; Feemster KA.: The healthcare system as a facilitator and barrier to vaccine acceptance in Botswana: public trust, communication and vaccine delivery. Poster presentation at the 32nd European Society of Infectious Diseases Meeting, Dublin, Ireland. Abstract No. ESPID-0799. May 6-10 2014.

Lectures by Invitation

2016

Steenhoff AP. Global Health Buffet - case, career and you. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Albert Einstein Medical Center; 2016 May; Philadelphia, PA.

Steenhoff AP. Global Health at CHOP. Resident Noon Conference, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children; 2016 May; Philadelphia, PA.

Steenhoff AP. Global Health in the Dominican Republic & the David N. Pincus Global Health Fellowship. International Family AIDS Partnership, Clinica da Familia & Pincus Family Foundation; 2016 Feb; La Romana, Dominican Republic.

2015

Steenhoff AP. Global Health in the Dominican Republic & the David N. Pincus Global Health Fellowship. International Family AIDS Partnership, Clinica da Familia & Pincus Family Foundation; 2015 Nov; La Romana, Dominican Republic.

Steenhoff AP. Pediatric TB. London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Invited lectures to Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) postgraduate students, University College London; 2015 Jan; London, UK.

Steenhoff AP. Measles. London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Invited lectures to Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) postgraduate students, University College London; 2015 Jan; London, UK.

Steenhoff AP. Neonatal Infections. London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Invited lectures to Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) postgraduate students, University College London; 2015 Jan; London, UK.

2014

Steenhoff AP. Pneumonia and diarrhea: what's new in number 1 and 2?  Botswana Pediatric Association 2nd Annual Meeting; 2014 Nov; Gaborone, Botswana.

Steenhoff AP. Contact tracing and pediatric IPT in Botswana- missed opportunities for TB prevention. tswana Pediatric Association 2nd Annual Meeting; 2014 Nov; Gaborone, Botswana.

Steenhoff AP. Diagnosing childhood TB using gastric aspirates. Invited talk, HIV-TB Partners Forum; 2014 Aug; Gaborone, Botswana.

Steenhoff AP. Pediatric TB in Botswana: where are we in 2014?" Invited lecture, British Columbia Children's Hospital; 2014 May; Vancouver, Canada.

Steenhoff AP. Pediatric TB - epidemiology and diagnosis. Fredrikstad General Hospital Pediatric Rounds; 2014 Jan; Fredrikstad, Norway.

Steenhoff AP. Pediatric TB. London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Invited lectures to Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) postgraduate students, University College London; 2014 Jan; London, UK.

Steenhoff AP. Measles. London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Invited lectures to Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) postgraduate students, University College London; 2014 Jan; London, UK. 

Steenhoff AP. Neonatal Infections. London School of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, Invited lectures to Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) postgraduate students, University College London; 2014 Jan; London, UK. 

Steenhoff AP. Changes in pediatric morbidity and mortality during the HIV epidemic in Botswana - child mortality project interim results. Norwegian Institute of Public Health; 2014 Jan; Oslo, Norway.

Awards and Honors

2008, Young Investigator's Award, Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Boston, MA

2007, Young Investigator Award, Pediatric Academic Societies Travel scholarship, Toronto

2004, Louis B. Schatz Award (outstanding member of the house staff for excellence in academics, clinical skills, professional conduct and research ability), Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

2004, First place in Research Poster Competition, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

2004, Jonathan Freeman Scholarship, CDC/Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America training course, St Louis, MI

2003,  Resident Teacher of the Year, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

2003, Menin Award Honorable Mention (excellence in clinical skills, caring and effective practice of the art of medicine), Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

2003, Resident Student Teacher of the Year Award, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA

1994, Graduated with First Class Honors in Pediatrics

1992-1994, Transvaal State Scholarship to Study Medicine

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

Ad-hoc Reviewer

2013-present, Archives of Disease in Childhood

2012-present, Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

2008-present, Journal of Hospital Medicine

2007-present, Journal of Pediatric Emergency Care

2006-present, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Journal

2006-present, PLoS One

Academic and Institutional Committees

2015-present, Member and conference chair, CHOP Global Health Conference Planning Committee

2015, International Expert Reviewer, Area of Expertise: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, South African National Research Foundation

2015-present, Member, Botswana-UPenn Partnership Advisory Committee, University of Pennsylvania

2015, External examiner, Masters in Public Health Program, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

2014-2015, Chair, Research Committee, Department of Pediatric & Adolescent Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Botswana

2014-2015, Chair, Pediatric Morning Report Committee, Department of Pediatric & Adolescent Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Botswana

2013-present, Member, CHOP Global Health Resident Pathway Committee

2011-2015, Ad-hoc reviewer, Botswana Ministry of Health Research and Development Committee (IRB)

2009-present, Member, Pediatric Education & Protocols Committee, University of Botswana Medical School

2008-present, Member, Global Health Faculty & Leadership Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2007-present, Member, Global Health Elective Scholarship Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2015, South African National Research Foundation

-2015, Invited Expert Reviewer in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

2013, Botswana Pediatric Association (One of the founding members 2013)

2010-present, The Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

- 2013-2016, Program secretary, Adult & Child Lung Health Section

- 2016-2018, Vice-Chair, Adult & Child Lung Health Section

2009-present, Federation of Infectious Diseases Societies of Southern Africa

2008-present, Southern African HIV Clinicians Society

2001-present, Fellow of the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa (Pediatrics)

1995-present, Health Professions Council of South Africa

National

2014-present, American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene

2010-present, Infectious Diseases Society of America

2004-present, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

2002-present, American Academy of Pediatrics, Associate Member