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Department of Pediatrics



DeBord, Logan, Kali Ann Hopkins, and Padma Swamy. “Challenges in Caring for Linguistic Minorities in the Pediatric Population.” Children. 6.8. (2019): 87-91.

Castillo, Jonathan, Kellen Gandy, Viachaslau Bradko, and Heidi Castillo. "Language and Latino immigrants living with spina bifida: Social determinants of health – the missing dimension in quality of life research." Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach. 12 (2019): 345–359.

Castillo, Jonathan and Timothy J. Brei. "Immigration and transition: Changing demographics forecast the emerging trends in spina bifida care." Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine: An Interdisciplinary Approach. 12 (2019): 337–338.

Fredricks, Karla. "Immigrants Can Help Improve Immunization Rates in the United States." Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk. 10.2 (2019): 1-4.

Morrison, Annie, Karla Fredricks, and Neeraj Agrawal. “Separated and Sick: An Immigrant Child’s Traumatic Experience of Illness and Recovery.” Pediatrics. 142.6 (2018): 1-3.

Swamy, Padma and Marsha R. Griffin. “At Issue: Supporting Our Immigrant Children.APSAC Advisor. 30.4 (2018): 3-5.

Giri, Minal, Brad D. Berman, Karla Fredricks, Jack Levine, Julie M. Linton, Diana Montoya-Williams, Padma Swamy, Omolara Thomas Uwemedimo, and Janine Young. “Safeguarding Our Children and Our Future: Pediatricians Caring for Immigrant Children.” Zero to Three. 39.1 (2018): 38-48.

Swamy, Padma, Eric A. Russell, Anna M. Mandalakas, and Marsha R. Griffin. “Migrating Children: The Need for Comprehensive Integrated Health Prevention Measures.” Current Tropical Medicine Reports. 5 (2018): 96-103.

Uwemedimo, Omolara T., Ana C. Monterrey, and Julie M. Linton. “A Dream Deferred: Ending DACA Threatens Children, Families, and Communities.” Pediatrics. 140.6 (2017): 1-3.


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