Dalal Taha, DO

Dalal Taha, DO

Dalal Taha, DO, is an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Neonatal lymphatic disorders
Locations: Main Campus; CHOP Newborn Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

DO - Rowan University (formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey), Stratford, NJ

Internship

Pediatrics - Rutgers University (formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey), New Brunswick, NJ (Chief Resident)

Residency

Pediatrics - Rutgers University (formerly University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey), New Brunswick, NJ (Chief Resident)

Fellowship

Neonatology - Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA (Chief Fellow)

Board Certification

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

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

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Taha DK, Kornhauser M, Greenspan JS, Dysart KC, Aghai ZH: High flow nasal cannula use is associated with increased morbidity and length of hospitalization in extremely low birth weight infants. J Pediatr. March 2016 (Epub ahead of print).

2014

Taha D, Kirkby S, Nawab U, Dysart KC, Genen L, Greenspan JS, Aghai ZH: Early caffeine therapy for prevention of bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med Page: [Epub ahead of print] Feb 2014.

Abstracts

2014

Taha D, Gayen nee Betal S, Vachhani A, Sandhu N, Nawab U, McKenna K, Larson J, Aghai ZH. Resveratrol Up-Regulates Circadian Proteins Rev-erb-α and CLOCK in Hyperoxia and LPS Exposed Neonatal Rat Lung. Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2014.

Taha D, Kornhauser M, Greenspan JS, Aghai ZH. Use of High Flow Nasal Cannula in Preterm Infants: Superiority to CPAP? Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2014.

Taha D, Kornhauser M, Greenspan JS, Aghai ZH. High Flow Nasal Cannula Versus Continuous Positive Airway Pressure in Non-Ventilated Preterm Infants. Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2014.

Taha D, Nawab U, McKenna K, Aghai ZH. Occult Blood in Stool Does Not Predict Occurrence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Preterm Infants. Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2014.

Gayen nee Betal S, Taha D, Sandhu N, Vachhani A, Nawab U, McKenna K, Larson J, Aghai ZH. Intrauterine LPS Exposure and Postnatal Hyperoxia Reduces Sirtuin1 and Increases Acetylated NF-κB in the Lungs of Neonatal Rats. Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2014.

Vachhani A, Gayen nee Betal S, Taha D, Sandhu N, Nawab U, McKenna K, Larson J, Aghai ZH. Vitamin D Increases the Expression of Circadian Rhythm Protein Rev-erb-α in the Lungs of LPS and Hyperoxia Exposed Neonatal Rats. Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, BC, Canada, May 2014.

2013

Kiser C, Nawab U, Taha D, Ziegler KA, Aghai ZH. Chorioamnionitis and Neonatal Sepsis: Are We Treating Too Many Infants with Prolonged Antibiotics? Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2013.

Gayen nee Betal S, Taha D, Nawab U, Larson J, Aghai ZH. LPS Induced Chorioamnionitis Decreases Sirtuin1 and HDAC2 in Fetal Membranes and Lungs of Neonatal Rats. Pediatric Academic Societies, Washington, DC, May 2013.

Taha D, Kirkby S, Nawab U, Dysart KC, Genen L, Greenspan JS, Aghai ZH. Early Caffeine Therapy for Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Preterm Infants. Eastern Society for Pediatric Research, Philadelphia, PA, March 2013.

Posters and Presentations

2014

Use of High Flow Nasal Cannula in Preterm Infants: Superiority to CPAP? Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Platform Session, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2014.

2013

Early Caffeine Therapy for Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Preterm Infants. Pediatric Academic Societies Platform Session, Washington, D.C., May 2013.

Early Caffeine Therapy for Prevention of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Preterm Infants. AAP Mid-Atlantic Conference Platform Session, Charlottesville, Virginia, September 2013.

Awards and Honors

2013-2014, Travel Award Recipient, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research

2013, Hemant J. Desai, MD Fellowship Award, Jefferson Medical College

2013, Meritorious Poster Award, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research

2006, Alumni Association Scholarship Recipient, Rowan University - School of Osteopathic Medicine

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics

American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians

American Osteopathic Association

Philadelphia Perinatal Society