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Shannon Sullivan

Clinical Associate Professor,  Pediatrics

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Phone: +1 319 384 7745
Email: shannon-sullivan@uiowa.edu


BS, Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, Madison
MD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Internship, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Residency, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Fellowship, Neonatology, University of Virginia
Fellowship, Research Fellow, University of Virginia


Primary: Pediatrics

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Clinical Interests: International health issues as well as the unique health related issues of immigrant, foster and adopted children and their families. Medical Director of the newborn nursery. Issues as they relate to the care of the newborn. Cultural competency.

Research Interests: Co-investigator for the "Study for Future Families," which is a multicenter prospective clinical study designed to assess the extent to which current levels of phthalates in the environment pose a risk to human reproductive health, as well as effects on the development of the urogenital system in infants. Co-investigator for the "Emergency Treatment Center Management of breastfeeding Problems in Newborns."

Recent Publications

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  1. Reliability and diagnostic characteristics of clinical tests of upper limb motor function. J Clin Neurosci 19(9):1246-51, 2012. [PubMed]
  2. The diagnostic accuracy of selected neurological tests. J Clin Neurosci 19(3):423-7, 2012. [PubMed]
  3. Sports concussion assessment: the effect of exercise on dynamic and static balance. Scand J Med Sci Sports 22(1):85-90, 2012. [PubMed]
  4. Training habits and injuries of masters' level football players: a preliminary report. Phys Ther Sport 10(2):63-6, 2009. [PubMed]
  5. Self-report scales/checklists for the measurement of concussion symptoms: a systematic review. Br J Sports Med 43 Suppl 1:i3-12, 2009. [PubMed]
  6. The effect of exercise on motor performance tasks used in the neurological assessment of sports-related concussion. Br J Sports Med 42(12):1011-3, 2008. [PubMed]
  7. Physiotherapists' use of information in identifying a concussion: an extended Delphi approach. Br J Sports Med 42(3):175-7; discussion 177, 2008. [PubMed]
  8. The effect of coculture with nonparenchymal cells on porcine hepatocyte function. Cell Transplant 10(8):731-8, 2001. [PubMed]
  9. The identification by physiotherapists of the physical problems resulting from a mild traumatic brain injury. Brain Inj 14(12):1063-76, 2000. [PubMed]
  10. Evaluation of the porcine intestinal collagen layer as a biomaterial. J Biomed Mater Res 51(3):442-52, 2000. [PubMed]