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CURRICULUM VITAE

Jennifer Gerardin MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Cardiology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hospital
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1998 - 05/2002 BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
08/2002 - 05/2006 MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/01/2006 - 06/30/2010 Resident, Internal Medicine - Pediatrics, Michigan State University - Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Program, Grand Rapids, MI
07/01/2009 - 06/30/2010 Chief Resident, Internal Medicine - Pediatrics, Michigan State University - Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Program, Grand Rapids, MI
07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015 Pediatric Cardiology Fellow, Pediatrics, Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2017 Adult Congenital Heart Disease Fellow, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2017 Level III training in Cardiac MRI and Level II in Cardiac CT, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2006 - 06/2010 Clinical Instructor Resident, Department of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics & Human Development, Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, MI
12/2010 - 06/2012 Assistant Clinical Professor, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2015 - 06/2016 Senior Associate, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
08/2017 - Present Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
02/2020 - Present Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Internal Medicine
08/2010
None
Pediatrics
10/2010
None
Pediatric Cardiology
11/2016
None
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
10/2017
None
   
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance – Level III Certification
SCMR
11/2017
None
    

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2003 Honorable Mention – Aging is a Work of Art Photography Contest , American Geriatric Society – Medical College of Wisconsin Student Chapter
04/2009 Internal Medicine Best Research Presentation, Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center Community Health Research Day
10/2009 Clinical Case Abstract Competition Winner, National Med - Peds Residency Association
06/2012 David A. Lewis Outstanding Advisor of Residents Award, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
06/2016 Finalist 2016 Emory Quality Conference, Emory University
02/2020 Employee of the Month, Herma Heart Institute
06/2021 Fellowship Teaching Award, Pediatric Cardiology, Medical College of Wisconsin

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Gerardin J, Grifka R., Abdominal Aortic Thrombus in a Five – Day – Old., GRMERC Community Health Research Day (oral presentation), Grand Rapids, MI., 04/2008
Gerardin J, Bouthillier MJ, Spoolstra M, Subramanian J, Shah R, Qadir S, Tavera C., Evaluating the Internal Medicine Resident Clinic’s Compliance with the 2002 Updated Beers Criteria and Developing Quality Improvement Strategies., GRMERC Community Health Research Day. (oral presentation), Grand Rapids, MI., 04/2009
Gerardin J, Bouthillier MJ, Subramanian J, Spoolstra M, Evaluating the Internal Medicine Resident Clinic’s Compliance with the 2002 Updated Beers Criteria and Developing Quality Improvement Strategies: One-Year Follow Up., GRMERC Community Health Research Day. (poster presentation), Grand Rapids, MI., 04/2010
Chung W, Gerardin J, Mitchell D, Dahl K, Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma in a 14-Year-Old Girl., GRMERC Community Health Research Day (oral presentation), Grand Rapids, MI, 04/2010
Chahla S, Valeti U, Gerardin J, Weigel B, Orchard P, Braunlin EA., Acute Myocardial Infarction after Bone Marrow Transplantation in an Adolescent., Pediatric Research Education and Scholarship symposium. (poster presentation), Minneapolis, MN., 04/2014
Gerardin J, Menk J, Lohr J., A comparison of compliance with adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) guidelines and transition recommendations., Pediatric Research Education and Scholarship symposium. (oral presentation), Minneapolis, MN, 04/2014
Gerardin J, Menk J, Lohr J., Evaluation of cardiovascular comorbidity screening in adults with congenital heart disease., Pediatric Research Education and Scholarship symposium. (poster presentation), Minneapolis, MN., 04/2014
Gerardin J, Lohr J, Kochilas L, Shepard C., A Quality Study: Improving quality of pulse oximetry screening for critical congenital heart disease (CCHD)., MMCGME Quality Forum. (poster presentation), Minneapolis, MN., 05/2015
Gerardin J, Peverini C, Thomas K, Book W., Outside medical record scanning., 2016 Emory Quality Conference. (poster presentation)., Atlanta, GA., 06/2016
 
Regional
Gerardin J, Davis M, Bouthillier MJ, Subramanian J, Salleva M, Spoolstra M., Compliance with the Beers Criteria in an Internal Medicine Residency Clinic and Evaluation of Quality Improvement Strategies., American College of Physicians, Michigan Chapter Meeting. (poster presentation), Kalamazoo, MI., 10/2010
Chahla S, Valeti U, Gerardin J, Weigel B, Orchard P, Braunlin E., Acute Myocardial Infarction after Bone Marrow Transplantation in an Adolescent., Minnesota AAP Meeting. (poster presentation), Minneapolis, MN., 06/2014
Starker A, Goot BH, Gerardin JF, Ginde S, Earing MG, Increased Aortic Wall Stiffness is Predictive of Aortic Dilation in Adult Patients Following Coarctation of the Aorta Repair., Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Meeting 2018. (oral presentation), Rochester, MN, 09/2018
Lie A, Ginde S, Bartz PJ, Earing MG, Cohen S, Gerardin JF, Mitchell ME., Valve Sparing Aortic Root Replacement in Teenagers and Young Adults with Aortic Root Aneurysms and Bicuspid Aortic Valves Can be Equivalent to Valve Sparing of Normal Tricuspid Valves at Intermediate Follow-up., Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Meeting 2018 (poster presentation), Rochester, MN, 09/2018
Lamberton J, Ginde S, Goot BH, Buelow M, Gerardin JF., Differentiating Fontan Failure Phenotypes by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging., Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Meeting 2018. (poster presentation), Rochester, MN, 09/2018
Tori K, Ginde S, Gerardin J, Buelow M, Bartz P, Cohen S., Screen-Time Use and Perceptions and Association with Physical Activity and Effects on Quality of Life with Congenital Heart Disease., Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society Meeting 2020 (Virtual Poster), Virtual, 09/2020
 
National
Gerardin J, Chung W., Stage IV Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma in a 14-Year-Old Girl., National Med-Peds Resident’s Association Meeting.(oral presentation), Washington, D.C., 10/2009
Gerardin J, St. Louis JD, Hess DJ, Braunlin EA., Acute Post-Cardiac Bypass Pancreatitis in a Neonate., American Academy Pediatrics, National Conference and Exhibition - Section on Medicine Pediatrics. (poster presentation), Orlando, FL., 10/2013
Prelipcean I, Davis J, Vohra S, Gerardin J, Slaw K., Trainee-led development of a pediatric leadership curriculum., Association of Pediatric Program Directors. (poster presentation), New Orleans, LA., 04/2016
Gerardin J, Hoggard E, Shepard C, Identification of coronary artery origins in young infants with ECG-triggered cardiac computed tomography., AAP Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 2016 National Conference and Exhibition (oral presentation), San Francisco, CA, 10/2016
Gerardin J, Raskind-Hood C, Hoffman T, Well A, Rodriguez III FH, Kalogeropoulos A, Hogue C, Book WM., Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Lost in Care., American College of Cardiology. (poster presentation), Washington, DC., 03/2017
Saraf A, De Staercke C, Rodriguez III FH, Kalogeropoulos AP, Knezevic A, Yang X, Gerardin J, Ephrem G, Hayek SS, Jennings SA, Katabarwa A, Quyyumi A, Book WM., Biomarker profile in adults with Fontan circulation., American College of Cardiology. National Conference. (poster presentation), Washington, DC., 03/2017
Ephrem G, Esmaeeli A, Gerardin J, Saraf A, Hayek SS, Jennings S, Katabarwa A, Rodriguez III FH, Quyyumi A, Book WM., Red blood cell distribution width and outcomes in Fontan patients., American College of Cardiology. (moderated poster presentation), Washington, DC., 03/2017
Gerardin J, Pernetz MA, Ephrem G, Saraf A, Rodriguez FH, Book WM, Differentiating Subclinical Fontan Failure Phenotypes by Echocardiogram in Adults, Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery 2017 National Conference and Exhibition. (oral presentation), Chicago, IL, 09/2017
Lamberton J, Ginde S, Goot BH, Buelow M, Earing MG, Rodriguez III FH, Book WM, Gerardin JF., Differentiating Fontan Failure Phenotypes by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging., The 14th Society of Pediatric Radiology Advanced Symposium on Pediatric Cardiovascular Imaging. (oral presentation), Walnut Creek, CA., 10/2018
Kim M, Acori L, Rogers T, Chongthammakun V, Thompson K, Moeller J, Thompson N, Ginde S, Kim F, Earing M, Gerardin J, Reducing Hypokalemia in Adult Congenital Heart Disease Inpatients within a Pediatric Hospital, AAP Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery National Conference and Exhibit 2019 (poster presentation), New Orleans, LA, 10/2019
Acori L, Kim M, Rogers T, Chongthammakun V, Thompson K, Moeller J, Thompson N, Ginde S, Kim F, Earing M, Gerardin J, Overcoming Institutional Barriers While Implementing Adult Dosing Protocols within a Large Free-Standing Children’s Hospital, AAP Section on MedPeds National Conference and Exhibit 2019 (oral presentation), New Orleans, LA, 10/2019
Chongthammakun V, Pan A, Kostelyna S, Goot B, Earing M, Gerardin J., Effect of aortic stiffness parameters by cardiac magnetic resonance on aortic dilation in patients with bicuspid aortic valve., American College of Cardiology National Conference, Virtual, 03/2020
Willis A, Segar D, Gerardin J, Schultz M, Frommelt M, Cerebrovascular event in a 9-month-old with Cyanotic Congenital Heart Disease., AAP Section on MedPeds National Conference and Exhibit 2020 (Virtual Poster), Virtual, 10/2020
Gerardin J, Not Just Big Kids: ACHD Inpatient QI., Young Physician Leadership Alliance. AAP National Conference and Exhibit 2020 (Virtual Moderated Poster), Virtual, 10/2020
Detterich JA, Taylor M, Slesnick T, DiLorenzo MP, Hlavacek AM, Lam CZ, Sachdeva S, Lang SM, Campbell, Gerardin JF, Whitehead KK, Rathod RH, Cartoski M, Menon S, Trachtenberg FL, Gongwer R, Newburger J, Goldberg C, Dorfman AL., Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to determine single ventricle function from the single ventricle reconstruction (SVR) trial, Pediatric Academic Societies (Poster), Denver, CO, 04/2022
 
International
Gerardin J, Anderson C, Grifka R, O’Rourke T, Dickens D., Catheter - Based Mechanical Thrombectomy in a Neonate with Probable Protein S and Antithrombin Deficiencies., Irish and American Pediatric Society Meeting.(oral presentation), Limerick, Ireland., 09/2008
Gerardin J, Menk J, Pyles L, Martin C, Lohr J., A comparison of compliance with adult congenital heart disease (ACHD) guidelines and transition recommendations., International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease – 24th Annual Course on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: An International Symposium. (poster presentation), Cincinnati, OH., 06/2014
Gerardin J, Menk J, Pyles L, Martin C, Lohr J., Evaluation of cardiovascular comorbidity screening in adults with congenital heart disease., International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease – 24th Annual Course on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: An International Symposium. (poster presentation), Cincinnati, OH., 06/2014
Saraf A, DeStaercke CL, Rodriguez FH, Kalogeropoulos A, Gerardin J, Hayek SS, Jennings SA, Katabarwa A, Quyyumi A, Book W., Biomarker Profile in Adults with Fontan Circulation., International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease – 26th Annual Course on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: An International Symposium. (poster presentation), Skamania, WA, 06/2016
Gerardin J, Sahu A, Jokhadar M., Case Series: Abnormal global longitudinal strain in adult patients with anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery., International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease – 26th Annual Course on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: An International Symposium. (poster presentation), Skamania, WA, 06/2016
Gerardin JF, Book WM, Sahu A., Lower extremity anasarca and junctional rhythm: Long term complications of partial anomalous pulmonary venous return repair., Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance conference 2018. (oral presentation), Barcelona, Spain, 02/2018
Patel C, Ginde S, Samyn M, Gerardin J, Pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum (PA/IVS) with coronary cameral fistula: CMR detects myocardial compromise, Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Conference 2019 (oral presentation), Seattle, WA, 02/2019
Gerardin J, Sahu A, How to Image the Heart When it is in the Abdomen: A case of Pentalogy of Cantrell, Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance conference 2019 (oral presentation), Seattle, WA, 02/2019
Chongthammakun V, Arcori L, Kim M, Rogers T, Kim F, Moeller J, Robers J, Thompson K, Katzmark L, Ginde S, Cohen S, Bartz P, Earing M, Gerardin J, Overcoming Institutional Barriers While Implementing Adult Dosing Protocols within a Large Free-Standing Children’s Hospital, International Society for Adult Congenital Heart Disease - 28th Annual Course on Congenital Heart Disease in the Adult: An International Symposium. (poster presentation), Skamania, WA, 06/2019
Chongthammakun V, Cohen S, Samyn M, Gerardin J, Serial Cardiac MRI during pregnancy high-risk pregnancy., Society of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance conference 2020 (Poster), Orlando, FL, 02/2020
Blanch-Granada A, Samyn MM, Cava JR, Handler SS, Gerardin JF, Goot B, Hraska V, LaDisa JF, Hemodynamic evaluation of reconstructed arch geometry after Norwood procedure v. a non-operated control., 26th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics 2021., Virtual, 07/2021
Robers J, Andersen K, Sowinski J, Gerardin J, Cohen S, Individualized nurse led healthy lifestyle program in the Adult Congenital Heart Disease clinic, 32nd International Symposium on ACHD (Oral Abstract), Cincinnati, OH, 06/2022
Kimber J, Miller M, Cohen S, Ginde S, Samyn M, Bartz P, Gerardin J, A Comparison of Echocardiography and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance to Determine Left Ventricular Chamber Size in Adults with Chronic Aortic Regurgitation, 32nd International Symposium on ACHD (Moderated Poster), Cincinnati, OH, 06/2022
Tori K, Ginde S, Gerardin J, Whitfield GE, Buelow M, Andersen K, Cohen S., Screen-Time Use and Association with Physical Activity and Effects on Quality of Life in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease, 32nd International Symposium on ACHD (Poster), Cincinnati, OH, 06/2022
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Gerardin JF, Anderson CS, Armstrong AK, Grifka RG. Descending aorta thrombus in a neonate mimicking coarctation of the aorta: mechanical thrombectomy using the AngioJet(®) catheter. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2013 Feb;81(2):E134-8.
2. Gerardin JF, Menk JS, Pyles LA, Martin CM, Lohr JL. Compliance with Adult Congenital Heart Disease Guidelines: Are We Following the Recommendations? Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 May;11(3):245-53.
3. Rodriguez FH 3rd, Ephrem G, Gerardin JF, Raskind-Hood C, Hogue C, Book W. The 745.5 issue in code-based, adult congenital heart disease population studies: Relevance to current and future ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM studies. Congenit Heart Dis. 2018 Jan;13(1):59-64.
4. Gerardin J, Raskind-Hood C, Rodriguez FH 3rd, Hoffman T, Kalogeropoulos A, Hogue C, Book W. Lost in the system? Transfer to adult congenital heart disease care-Challenges and solutions. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Jul;14(4):541-548. PMCID: PMC6697598
5. Starker A, Goot BH, Gerardin JF, Ginde S, Earing MG. Increased aortic wall stiffness is predictive of aortic dilation in adult patients following coarctation of the aorta repair Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 2019 Jun;(53)15-20.
6. Sullivan RT, Gerardin JF, Frommelt PC, Gudausky TM. Congenital Left Coronary Atresia: Diagnostic Pearls and Management Challenges in Two Children Presenting with Syncope. CASE (Phila). 2021 Oct;5(5):280-285. PMCID: PMC8530805
7. Sow M, Ginde S, Bartz P, Cohen S, Gerardin J, Kuhn E, Jaquiss R, Litwin SB, Woods RK, Hraska V, Tweddell JS, Mitchell ME. The Supported vs Unsupported Ross in Pediatric Patients: Neoaortic Root and Ventricular Function. Ann Thorac Surg. 2023 Feb;115(2):453-460.
8. Chongthammakun V, Pan AY, Earing MG, Damluji AA, Goot BH, Cava JR, Gerardin JF. The association between cardiac magnetic resonance-derived aortic stiffness parameters and aortic dilation in young adults with bicuspid aortic valve: With and without coarctation of aorta. Am Heart J Plus: Cardiol Research and Practice. 2022 Aug 11. (20) Epub.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Book WM, Gerardin J, Saraf A, Marie Valente A, Rodriguez F 3rd. Clinical Phenotypes of Fontan Failure: Implications for Management. Congenit Heart Dis. 2016 Jul;11(4):296-308.
2. Everitt IK, Gerardin JF, Rodriguez FH 3rd, Book WM. Improving the quality of transition and transfer of care in young adults with congenital heart disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 May;12(3):242-250.
3. Gerardin JF, Earing MG. Preoperative Evaluation of Adult Congenital Heart Disease Patients for Non-cardiac Surgery. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2018 Jul 21;20(9):76.
4. Gerardin JF, Cohen S. Counseling for Perinatal Outcomes in Women with Congenital Heart Disease Clinics in Perinatology. March 2022;49(1):43-53.
5. Gerardin J, Rodriguez F, Saraf A, Book WM. Heart transplantation in adults for Fontan failure Progress in Pediatric Cardiology. 1 September 2016;42:17-22.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Gerardin J. Balancing ACHD and Other Cardiology Specialties: Part 1 The Journey. www.acc.org 2016 Sept 29.
2. Gerardin J, Rodriguez FH. A need for increased collaboration and awareness. AAP Section on Pediatric Trainees, News and Views. 2016 Fall. (Reprinted in Section on MedPeds Newsletter)
3. Gerardin J. Balancing ACHD and Other Cardiology Specialties: Part 2 The Balancing Act. www.acc.org 2016 Dec 19.
4. Gerardin J. Balancing ACHD and Other Cardiology Specialties: Part 3 The Future of ACHD. www.acc.org 2017 March 30.
5. Gerardin J. Med-Peds Impact on Adult Congenital Heart Disease. www.acc.org 2017 June 22.
6. Gerardin JF, Book WM, Sahu A. Number 18-03: Lower extremity anasarca and junctional rhythm: Long term complications of partial anomalous pulmonary venous return repair. https://scmr.org/page/COW1803 Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR). Jan 2018.
7. Gerardin JF, Sahu A. Number 18-05: How to image the heart when it is in the abdomen: A case of pentalogy of Cantrell. https://scmr.org/page/COW1805. Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR). March 2018
 
Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Chisholm C, Chowdhury D, Fein M, Gerardin J, Hameed A, Kanbur V, Nguyen Q, Sivasankar S. Awareness of Congenital Heart Defects Among Healthcare Clinicians[online course]. PediaLink. American Academy of Pediatrics. https://bit.ly/chd-awareness. Published 9/30/2022
 
Non-Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. Vohra S, Gerardin J, Davis J, Prelipcean I, Brockman S, Roach B, Qunibi D, Raymond J, Slaw K. American Academy of Pediatrics– Section on Medical Students, Residents and Fellowship Trainees presents Leadership Challenge. (10/2015)