Theresa A. Walls, MD, MPH

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Theresa A. Walls, MD, MPH, is an attending physician in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Internship

Pediatrics - Children’s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Residency

Pediatrics - Children’s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Board Certification

Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPH - Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Walls TA, Hughes NT, Mullan PC, Chamberlain JM, Brown K.  Improving Pediatric Asthma Outcomes in a Community Emergency Department.  Pediatrics. 2017;139(1):e20160088.

2015

Walls TA, Chamberlain JM, Klein BL. Factors Associated with ED Discharge After Pediatric Interhospital Transport: A Role for Outreach Education?  Pediatr Emerg Care.  2015; 31(1):10-14.

Walls TA, Bailey T, Katznelson JH.  Pediatric Transport Teams as a Resource for Outreach and Quality Improvement in Community Emergency Departments.  Clin Pediatr Emerg Med.  2013; 14(3):231-237.

2010

Walls TA, Chamberlain JM, Strohm-Farber J, Klein BL. Improving pretransport care of pediatric emergency patients: an assessment of referring hospital care.  Pediatr Emerg Care.  2010; 26(8):567-70.

2002

Albright TA, Binns HJ, Katz BZ. Side Effects of and Compliance with Malaria Prophylaxis in Children. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2002; 9:289-292.

Books

Chapters

2010

Walls TA, Teach SJ. Evaluation of Dizziness in Children. UpToDate, Rose, BD (Ed). Waltham MA: UpToDate. November 2010.

2009

Walls TA. (contributor). Oxford American Handbook of Pediatrics. Stapleton, F. B., Tasker R, McClure R, Acerini C eds.  New York NY: Oxford University Press 2009.

Posters and Presentations

2017

Lall M, Walls TA, Thiessen M, Wolfe J.  Working Flexibility Can Work for You.  Panelist, FeminEM Ideas Exchange National Conference. October 2017; New York, NY.

Rosebach J, Courney M, Walls TA.  Lights and Sirens in Pediatric Interfacility Ground Transport.  Poster Session at American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition.  September 2017; Chicago, IL.

2016

Walls TA, Hughes NT, Mullan PC, Chamberlain JM, Brown K.  Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in a Community ED.  Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies National Meeting.  May 2016; Baltimore, MD.  

Awards and Honors

2016, Faculty Research Award, Quality Improvement, Children’s National Health Systems Research Day
2006 & 2007, Fellow Teaching Award, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children’s National Health Systems
2006, Pediatric Academic Societies Educational Scholars Program
2005, Fellow Clinical Research Award, Children’s National Health Systems Research Day
2004, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
2002, Navy Achievement Medal

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2004-present, American College of Emergency Physicians
1997-present, American Academy of Pediatrics
 - 2015-present, Outreach Task Force Leader, Pediatric Readiness Special Interest Group Section on Emergency Medicine