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CURRICULUM VITAE

Amanda Brandow DO
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology/Oncology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
MACC Fund Research Center
8701 Watertown Plank Rd
Milwaukee, WI 53226

CITIZENSHIP:  USA

EDUCATION:
1993 - 1997 BA, Drake University, Des Moines, IA
1997 - 2001 DO, Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, IL
2006 - 2008 M.S., Epidemiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
7/2001 - 6/2004 Resident, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2004 - 6/2005 Chief Resident, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
7/2005 - 7/2008 Fellow, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2006 - 2008 Master's Degree, Epidemiology, Thesis emphasis on functional outcomes in children with Sickle Cell Disease, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
8/2008 - Present Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
4/2013 - Present Pediatric Hematology Resident Elective Coordinator and Educational Liason, Pediatric , Hematology/Oncology/BMT, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
4/2013 - Present Associate Fellowship Program Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program, Pediatrics, Hematology/Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
8/2008 - Present Attending Physician, Hematology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
General Pediatrics
10/2004
12/2016
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
3/2009
3/2016
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
46333-21
2001
2/2014
 
AWARDS AND HONORS:
1997 Magna Cum Laude, Drake University
1998 - 2001 Sigma Sigma Phi, National Osteopathic Medical Honor Society
2006 Recipient of Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research, NIH
2008 Recipient of Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research, NIH
2008 Pediatric Fellow Clinical Research Award; 1st place, Medical College of Wisconsin
2010 Recipient of Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research, NIH
2011 Recipient of Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research, NIH
2012 Recipient of Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research, NIH

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
2005 - Present American Society of Hematology
2005 - Present American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
9/2009 British Journal of Haematology
1/2010 Pediatric Blood and Cancer
3/2010 British Journal of Haematology
4/2010 British Journal of Haematology
5/2010 British Journal of Haematology
12/2010 Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
1/2011 Pediatric Blood and Cancer
2/2011 Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
3/2011 Advances in Hematology
5/2011 Pediatric Blood and Cancer

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Peer Review
Title:
Evaluation of Secondary and Tertiary Preventive Measures for Pain in Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Source:
NIH/NHLBI
Role:
Sickle Cell Scholar
PI:
Cheryl Hillery, MD
Dates:
6/15/2008 - 2/29/2012
Direct Funds:
$501,245
 
Title:
Exploring Sensitivity to Pressure and Thermal Stimuli in Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Source:
NIH Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research (2nd renewal)
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Amanda Brandow, DO
Dates:
7/2010 - 7/2011
Direct Funds:
$35,000 (to loan repayment)
 
Title:
Clinically Meaningful Measurement of Pain in Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Source:
Rebecca Slye Endowment (Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin)
Role:
Co-Investigator
PI:
Matt Myrvik, PhD
Dates:
1/2011 - 12/2011
Direct Funds:
$16,000
 
Title:
Quantitative Sensory Testing in Humans with Sickle Cell Disease: A Pilot Study
Source:
Rebecca Slye Endowment (Children's Hospital of Wisconsin)
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Amanda Brandow, DO
Dates:
1/2011 - 12/2011
Direct Funds:
$19,600
 
Title:
Exploring Novel Pain Mechanisms in Humans with Sickle Cell Disease: Evaluation of Thermal Hypersensitivity and Identification of Risk Factors
Source:
NIH Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research (3rd renewal)
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Amanda Brandow, DO
Dates:
8/2011 - Present
Direct Funds:
$35,000 (to loan repayment)
 
Pending
Peer Review
Title:
Pharmacokinetics and Relative Bioavailability of a Liquid Formulation of Hydroxyurea in Pediatric Patients with Sickle Cell Anemia
Source:
NIH/NICHD
Role:
Co-Investigator
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Short-term Outcomes of Children with Sickle Cell Disease Treated for Vaso-Occlusive Crises
Source:
NIH Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research (initial award)
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
7/2006 - 7/2008
Direct Funds:
$70,000 (to loan repayment)
 
Title:
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA)
Source:
NIH
Dates:
1/1/2008 - 6/30/2008
Direct Funds:
$49,190
 
Title:
Utilization and Impact of Hydroxyurea in Children with Sickle Cell Disease
Source:
NIH Loan Repayment Program in Pediatric Research (1st renewal)
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
7/2008 - 7/2010
Direct Funds:
$70,000 (to loan repayment)
 
INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
1. Women in Medicine: Work and Life Balance, American Medical Women’s Association, student chapter, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2005
2. Sickle Cell Disease Update: Focus on Pain Manifestation and Treatment, Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Hospital Grand Rounds - Yearly Sickle Cell Disease Lecture, Racine, WI, 5/2009
 
Regional
1. Impact of Sickle Cell Disease on Health-related Quality of Life: Listening to the Voices of the Children, Wisconsin Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (WAPHON) Quarterly Educational Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2008
2. General Hematology, Wisconsin Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (WAPHON) Board Review, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2010
3. Coagulation Disorders, Wisconsin Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (WAPHON) Board Review, Milwaukee, WI, 11/2010
 
National
1. Functional Outcomes of Children with Sickle Cell Disease Treated for Vaso-occlusive Painful Events, Memorial Healthcare System’s 2nd Annual National Sickle Cell Disease Research and Educational Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2/2008
2. Evaluation of Secondary and Tertiary Preventive Measures for Pain in Children with Sickle Cell Disease, Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research Meetings (NIH), Bethesda, MD, 8/2009
3. The Impact of a Multidisciplinary Pain Management Model on Sickle Cell Disease Hospitalizations, Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research Meetings (NIH), Bethesda, MD, 8/2010
4. Anemia: Evaluation and Management for Primary Care Pediatricians, 54th Annual Pediatric Clinic Days sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI, 10/2011
 
PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
1. Brandow AM, Hansen S, Greenbaum LA, Vitamin D Deficient Rickets Presenting as Cardiopulmonary Arrest, American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation, San Francisco, CA, 10/2004
2. Brandow AM, Rennie K, Scott JP, Hillery CA, Panepinto JA, Increased Red Blood Cell Adhesion is Associated with Priapism in Sickle Cell Disease, American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation, Orlando, FL, 12/2006
3. Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA, Functional Outcomes of Children with Sickle Cell Disease Treated for Vaso-occlusive Painful Events, American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting - Oral Presentation, Atlanta, GA, 12/2007
4. Wandersee NJ, Uy T, Retherford D, Noon-Abdullah A, Frei AC, Brandow AM, Stucky CL, Hillery CA, Mechanical Hypersensitivity Occurs in a Mouse Model of Sickle Cell Disease, American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation, San Francisco, CA, 12/2008
5. Brandow AM, Jirovec DL, Panepinto JA, Hydroxyurea in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Practice Patterns and Barriers to Utilization, American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting - Oral Presentation, New Orleans, LA, 12/2009
6. Epping A, Jirovec DL, Newby RF, Panepinto JA, Brandow AM, Scott JP, Transitional Care: Educational and Employment Outcomes of Adults with Sickle Cell Disease, American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation, Montreal, Canada, 4/2010
7. Brandow AM and Panepinto JA, Evaluation of Children with Sickle Cell Disease Treated for Chronic or Recurrent Pain using a Multidimensional Pain Management Model, American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation, Montreal, Canada, 4/2010
8. Epping A, Newby RF, Panepinto JA, Brandow AM, Jirovec DL, Scott JP, Patterns of Academic Achievement in Children with Sickle Cell Disease, American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation, San Diego, CA, 12/2010
9. Brandow AM and Panepinto JA, Monitoring Hydroxyurea in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Results of a National Provider Survey, Sickle Cell Disease Symposium and Scientific Meeting - Oral Presentation, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2/2011
10. Brandow AM, Kattappuram R, Panepinto JA, Hydroxyurea Effectively Decreases the Probability of Acute Chest Syndrome in Children with Sickle Cell Disease, American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation, Baltimore, MD, 4/2011
 
International
1. Brandow AM, Panepinto JA, The Impact of Vaso-occlusive Painful Events on the Health Related Quality of Life of Children with Sickle Cell Disease, International Society of Quality of Life Annual Meeting - Poster Presentation, Montevideo, Uruguay, 10/2008
 
COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
2004 - 2005 Residency Selection Committee, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2006 - 2007 Residency Selection Committee, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2007 Participated in Curriculum Design for 2007-2008, Joint Fellowship Curriculum Committee, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
11/2005 American Medical Women’s Association, Student Chapter - Women in Medicine: Work and Life Balance
2005 Medical Interviewing Class - 8 week class for M1 students on conducting appropriate medical interviews using simulated patients
2010 - 2011 Physician Scientist Pathway Small Group Facilitator (Spring Quarter) - Facilitated small group discussion revolving around clinical research skills
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2004 - 2005 Professors’ Rounds - Led case based presentations and discussions for entire pediatric residency program and faculty
2004 - 2005 General Pediatric Ward Teaching Attending - conducted daily teaching attending rounds for 3-4 pediatric residents on the inpatient general pediatric ward team (2 months)
2004 - 2005 Senior Resident Morning Report - assisted in morning report for senior residents rotating on the inpatient pediatric service (12 months)
7/2007 Joint Fellowship Curriculum and Resident Retreat - Getting the Most out of your First Year of Fellowship
2008 - 2009 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Lecture Series - Sickle Cell Disease
2008 - 2011 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Lecture Series - Thalassemia
2009 - 2010 General Pediatric Ward Teaching Attending - Conducted daily teaching attending rounds for 3-4 pediatric residents on the inpatient general pediatric ward team (1 month)
2010 - 2011 Pediatric Sub-specialty Panel - Participated in Pediatric Special Interest Group’s panel discussion about subspecialty careers in pediatric medicine
2010 Joint Fellowship Curriculum - Career Development Panel
7/2011 Pediatric Residency Lecture Series - Sickle Cell Disease
 
Continuing Medical Education
1/2006 - 7/2007 Hematology/Oncology Nursing Education Curriculum - Fever and Neutropenia
1/2007 - 9/2007 Transport Team Quarterly Educational Conference - Emergencies in Pediatric Leukemia
8/2007 Hematology/Oncology Nursing Education Curriculum - Oncologic Emergencies
12/15/2008 - 12/16/2008 Wisconsin Regional Transport Team Conference Simulation Lab Facilitator - Hematologic Emergencies
3/2009 Pediatric Pulmonology Educational Seminar - Pulmonary Complications of Sickle Cell Disease
4/2009 Children’s Research Institute Academic Conference - Advancing the Care and Prevention of Pain in Children with Sickle Cell Disease
11/2009 - 3/2010 Marquette Nursing Students Lecture - Impact of Sickle Cell Disease on Health-related Quality of Life: Listening to the Voices of the Children
11/2009 Epidemiology Seminar - Hydroxyurea in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Practice Patterns and Barriers to Utilization
3/2010 Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Research Seminar - Novel Mechanisms of Pain in Sickle Cell Disease: A Bench to Bedside Approach
6/2011 Pediatric Critical Care Core Curriculum - Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura
 
Graduate Student Education
2010 Translational Human Genetics Course - Hemoglobinopathies
 
EXTRAMURAL TEACHING (e.g. at Marquette, UWM, etc.):
Medical Student Education
2004 - 2005 Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, General Pediatric Ward Teaching Attending - Conducted daily teaching attending rounds for 3-4 students on the inpatient general pediatric ward team (2 months)
2009 - 2010 Medical College of Wisconsin/Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, General Pediatric Ward Teaching Attending - Conducted daily teaching attending rounds for 3-4 students on the inpatient general pediatric ward team (1 month)
 
CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES:
8/2009 - 8/2010 American Society of Hematology Clinical Research Training Institute - One of 20 selected to participate in this year-long education and mentoring program focused on training hematologists for careers in clinical research.
9/2009 - 9/2011 K30 Clinical Research Scholars Program, Medical College of Wisconsin - One of 12 selected to participate in the NIH sponsored program with the goal of training junior faculty for a successful career in clinical research.


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Kam J, Panepinto JA, Brandow AM, Brousseau DC Parental perception of quality of hospital care for children with sickle cell disease. WMJ. 2008 May;107(3):131-5
2. Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA Postdischarge pain, functional limitations and impact on caregivers of children with sickle cell disease treated for painful events. Br J Haematol. 2009 Mar;144(5):782-8
3. Brousseau DC, Mukonje T, Brandow AM, Nimmer M, Panepinto JA Dissatisfaction with hospital care for children with sickle cell disease not due only to race and chronic disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Aug;53(2):174-8
4. Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Pajewski NM, Panepinto JA Vaso-occlusive painful events in sickle cell disease: impact on child well-being. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2010 Jan;54(1):92-7
5. Brandow AM, Jirovec DL, Panepinto JA Hydroxyurea in children with sickle cell disease: practice patterns and barriers to utilization. Am J Hematol. 2010 Aug;85(8):611-3
6. Brandow AM, Weisman SJ, Panepinto JA The impact of a multidisciplinary pain management model on sickle cell disease pain hospitalizations. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2011 May;56(5):789-93
7. Brandow AM, Liem R Sickle Cell Disease in the Emergency Department: Atypical Complications and Management Clin Pediatr Emerg Med. 2011 Sep 1;12(3):202-212
8. Brandow AM, Panepinto JA Monitoring toxicity, impact, and adherence of hydroxyurea in children with sickle cell disease. Am J Hematol. 2011 Sep;86(9):804-6
9. Hillery CA, Kerstein PC, Vilceanu D, Barabas ME, Retherford D, Brandow AM, Wandersee NJ, Stucky CL Transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 mediates pain in mice with severe sickle cell disease. Blood. 2011 Sep 22;118(12):3376-83
10. Brandow AM, Stucky CL, Hillery CA, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA Patients with sickle cell disease have increased sensitivity to cold and heat. Am J Hematol. 2012 Sep 26:
11. Anderson C, Torres S, Gokuli S, Brandow AM, Panepinto JA Assessment of communication modes in patients and families with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 May;60(5):887
12. Epping AS, Myrvik MP, Newby RF, Panepinto JA, Brandow AM, Scott JP Academic attainment findings in children with sickle cell disease. J Sch Health. 2013 Aug;83(8):548-53
13. Myrvik MP, Brandow AM, Drendel AL, Yan K, Hoffmann RG, Panepinto JA Clinically meaningful measurement of pain in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Oct;60(10):1689-95
14. Brandow AM, Farley RA, Panepinto JA Neuropathic pain in patients with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Oct 26:
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Cohen G, Brandow AM. Jaundiced Newborn. On-line Nelson's 18th Edition. www.nelsonpediatrics.com.
2. Camitta B, Brandow AM. Primary Polycythemia. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 19th Edition.
3. Camitta B, Brandow AM. Secondary Polycythemia. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 19th Edition.
4. Camitta B, Brandow AM. Anatomy and Function of the Spleen. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 19th Edition.
5. Camitta B, Brandow AM. Splenomegaly. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 19th Edition.
6. Camitta B, Brandow AM. Hypersplenism, Splenic Trauma, and Splenectomy. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics 19th Edition.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Brandow AM, Panepinto JA Hydroxyurea use in sickle cell disease: the battle with low prescription rates, poor patient compliance and fears of toxicities. Expert Rev Hematol. 2010 Jun;3(3):255-60
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Brandow AM. Acute Painful Events in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatric Rounds (Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Publication); January 2010.
 
Abstracts
1. Brandow AM, Punzalan RC, Stephany K, Helsell C, Gill JC. Novel Treatment Approaches in Combination with Rituximab for Immune Tolerance Induction in Severe Hemophilia B. Blood 2007;110(11):61B.
2. Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA. Functional Outcomes of Children with Sickle Cell Disease Treated for Vaso-occlusive Painful Events. Blood 2007;110(11):33a.
3. Brandow AM, Jirovec DL, Panepinto JA. Hydroxyurea in Children with Sickle Cell Disease: Practice Patterns and Barriers to Utilization. Blood 2009; 114:242
4. Brandow AM, Hansen S, Greenbaum LA. Vitamin D Deficient Rickets Presenting as Cardiopulmonary Arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2004;5:511
5. Brandow AM, Hansen S, Greenbaum LA. Vitamin D Deficient Rickets Presenting as Cardiopulmonary Arrest. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2004;5:511.
6. Brandow AM, Rennie K, Scott JP, Hillery CA, Panepinto JA. Increased Red Blood Cell Adhesion is Associated with Priapism in Sickle Cell Disease. Blood 2006;108(11):363a.
7. Brandow AM, Panepinto JA. The Impact of Vaso-occlusive Painful Events on the Health Related Quality of Life of Children with Sickle Cell Disease. The Quality of Life Research Journal 2008, A-42, Abstract #1789.
8. Wandersee NJ, Uy T, Retherford D, Noon-Abdullah A, Frei AC, Brandow AM, Stucky CL, Hillery CA. Mechanical Hypersensitivity Occurs in a Mouse Model of Sickle Cell Disease. Blood 2008;112: 2473.
9. Epping A, Newby RF, Panepinto JA, Brandow AM, Jirovec DL, Scott JP. Patterns of Academic Achievement in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009;52:703-4.
10. Brandow AM and Panepinto JA. Evaluation of Children with Sickle Cell Disease Treated for Chronic or Recurrent Pain using a Multidimensional Pain Management Model. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2010;54:833.
11. Epping A, Jirovec DL, Newby RF, Panepinto JA, Brandow AM, Scott JP. Transitional Care: Educational and Employment Outcomes of Adults with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2010;54:835.
12. Brandow AM, Kattappuram R, Panepinto JA. Hydroxyurea Effectively Decreases the Probability of Acute Chest Syndrome in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2010;56:949.
13. Brandow AM, Brousseau DC, Pajewski NM, Panepinto JA. Vaso-occlusive painful events in sickle cell disease: Impact on child well-being. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2011; 54: 92–97.