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CURRICULUM VITAE

Louella B. Amos MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Hosp Ofc Bldg
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1995 - 05/2003 B.S. and M.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/2003 - 06/2006 Residency, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin and Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI, 53226
07/2006 - 06/2009 Fellowship, Pediatric Pulmonology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 53226
07/2009 - 06/2010 Fellowship, Sleep Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin and Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI, 53226

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2006 - 06/2009 Fellow of Pediatric Pulmonology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 53226
07/2009 - 06/2010 Fellow of Sleep Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin and Affiliated Hospitals, Milwaukee, WI, 53226
07/2010 - 06/2017 Assistant Professor, Medical College, Milwaukee, WI, 53226
07/2017 - Present Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin, WI, 53226

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
04/2021 - Present Department of Medicine Chief, Children's Wisconsin, 53226

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2010 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
ABP Pediatric Pulmonology
11/2010
None
ABP Sleep Medicine
11/2011
None
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
Basic Life Support
AHA
07/2009
07/2011
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
11/02/2004
10/31/2021
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
06/2007 - Present Outstanding Teacher among Pediatric Fellows, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
05/2010 - Present MCWAH (Medical College and Affiliated Hospitals) Research Award recipient for "Treatment and Outcomes of Pediatric Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)" project

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
07/2003 - 06/30/2009 American Academy of Pediatrics
09/2006 - Present American Thoracic Society
11/2006 - Present American College of Chest Physicians
07/2009 - Present American Academy of Sleep Medicine

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
05/2017 - 05/2020 Member, Members in Transition and Training Committee, American Thoracic Society

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Louella Amos, Asthma and FENO, Pediatric Respiratory Conference, Children's Hospital Auditorium, 11/13/2007 - Present
Louella Amos, PFT Basics, Voice Clinic In-Service Presentation, Children's Hospital ENT clinic conference room, 03/07/2008 - Present
Louella Amos and Mary Dahmer, ABCA3 Deficiency and Lung Disease, Critical Care and Pulmonary Research Conference, Children's Hospital Herma Heart Center conference room, 11/24/2008 - Present
Louella Amos, Narcolepsy, Sleep technician education, Froedtert Hospital Pavilion, 11/23/2009 - Present
Louella Amos, Melatonin in Pediatrics, 1st Annual Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Pediatric Sleep Conference, Oakwood Center, 10/18/2010 - Present
Louella Amos, Sleep and Airflow Limitation: Understanding Nocturnal Asthma, Pediatric Respiratory Conference, Children's Hospital Auditorium, 03/29/2011 - Present
Louella Amos, Children and Sleep. WTMJ4 interview on Live at Daybreak-Saturday, 05/21/2011 - Present
Louella Amos, Aerodigestive Conference, Grand Geneva, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, 09/23/2011 - Present
 
National
Louella Amos, Moderator at North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference for the Pediatric Clinical Fellows Session, Orlando, Florida, 10/24/2008 - Present
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Louella Amos, Tracy Pierret, Amy Lautz, Urban latino children's perceptions of health, Community Pediatrics Presentation, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 02/2005 - Present
Louella Amos and Andrew Tryba, Background sodium currents modulating respiratory pacemaker bursting regularity, Poster Presentation for Scholar Recognition Day, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 03/2007 - Present
Louella Amos, Faiza Ben Mabrouk and Andrew Tryba, Role of metabotropic glutamate receptors in respiratory rhythm generation, Poster Presentation for Scholar Recognition Day, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 04/2008 - Present
Louella Amos, Faiza Ben Mabrouk and Andrew Tryba, Role of metabotropic glutamate receptors in respiratory rhythm generation, Poster Presentation for Scholar Recognition Day, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 04/2009 - Present
 
National
Louella Amos and Hari Bandla, Intrapulmonary sequestration presenting as refractory asthma, Clinical images in pediatric pulmonology: American Thoracic Society 2005 International Conference, San Diego, 05/20/2005 - 05/25/2005
Lynn D'Andrea and Louella Amos, Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children with neuromuscular disorders presenting to a pediatric sleep laboratory, Thematic poster session: American Thoracic Society 2007 International Conference, San Francisco, 05/18/2007 - 05/23/2007
Louella Amos and Diana Quintero, Case report: a chronic cough mystery, Slide presentation: CHEST 2007, American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) annual meeting, Chicago, 10/20/2007 - 10/25/2007
Louella Amos, Faiza Ben Mabrouk, and Andrew Tryba, Role of metabotropic glutamate receptors in respiratory rhythm generation. Poster discussion session: American Thoracic Society 2009 International Conference, San Diego, 05/15/2009 - 05/20/2009
SK Park, LB Amos, A Rao, Y Matsumura, N Inagaki, MW Quasney, and MK Dahmer, Analyses of a novel ATP Binding Cassette (ABC) A3 Mutant, Thematic poster session: American Thoracic Society 2009 International Conference, San Diego, 05/15/2009 - 05/20/2009
Louella Amos, Megan Grekowicz, Evelyn Kuhn, Jenna Olstad, Maureen Collins, Nan Norins, Ramesh Sachdeva, and Lynn D'Andrea. Treatment and Outcomes of Pediatric Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). Poster presentation: Annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies 2010, San Antonio, 06/05/2010 - 06/09/2010
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
01/21/2008 Member, Internal Review Team for Internal Review of Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship. Interviewed faculty and fellows. Participated in composing the final report of the internal review.
11/2010 - 01/2011 Interviewed and evaluated Medical College of Wisconsin pediatric residency candidates and participated in rank day in February 2011
 
Hospital
08/2009 - 06/2010 Attended monthly Froedtert sleep laboratory administrative meetings
07/2010 - Present Attending monthly CHW sleep laboratory business meetings
04/2018 - Present Chair, IRB#2, Children's Wisconsin
04/2021 - Present Member, Credentials Committee, Children's Wisconsin
04/2021 - Present Member, Medical Executive Committee, Children's Wisconsin
04/2021 - Present Chair, Joint Patient Care Committee, Children's Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
03/2007 Lecture on Pulmonary Embryology and Vascular Rings for 4th year medical students' Respiratory Physiology Course, lecture on sleep and asthma
04/2008 Lecture on Pulmonary Embryology and Vascular Rings for 4th year medical students' Respiratory Physiology Course, lecture on sleep and asthma
04/2009 Lecture on Pulmonary Embryology and Vascular Rings for 4th year medical students' Respiratory Physiology Course, lecture on sleep and asthma
04/2010 Lecture on Pulmonary Embryology and Vascular Rings for 4th year medical students' Respiratory Physiology Course, lecture on sleep and asthma
04/2011 Lecture on Pulmonary Embryology and Vascular Rings for 4th year medical students' Respiratory Physiology Course, lecture on sleep and asthma
 
Resident and Fellow Education
07/2006 - Present Lectures on pulmonary embryology, FENO and asthma, ABCA3 deficiency, pleural effusion, CCHS, Rett Syndrome, Safety of LABAs, and Hydrocarbon Ingestion for Fellows' conference
2006 - 2009 Thirty minute lectures for interns and medical students rotating through the ICU
2007 - 2009 Responsible for development and scheduling of fellows' didactic conferences (topics: pulmonary, radiology, pathology, journal club, bronchoscopy cases, research)
2009 - 2010 During sleep fellowship, lead discussions in journal clubs, case conferences, didactic presentations (8 total conferences)
04/2010 Participated in Pediatric Resident Board Review. Topic: Pediatric Sleep
2010 - Present 1 journal club and 1 didactic conference each year to the Pulmonary division, including faculty, fellows, residents and students
 
Continuing Medical Education
07/2006 - Present Monthly journal clubs
05/18/2007 - 05/23/2007 Attended ATS in San Francisco
09/10/2007 - 09/13/2007 Attended Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy Course in Cincinnati
10/20/2007 - 10/25/2007 Attended CHEST conference in Chicago
10/23/2008 - 10/25/2008 Attended North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Orlando
05/15/2009 - 05/20/2009 Attended ATS in San Diego
06/05/2010 - 06/09/2010 Attended APSS in San Antonio
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Julie Baughn, MD, MCW, 07/2010 - 01/2011 QI project
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Fellow
06/2008 - Present Participated in the development of an orientation program held in July 2008 and composed of short lectures and handouts for incoming 1st year fellows
03/2009 - Present Participated in updating the Pediatric Pulmonary fellowship website with Dr. William Gershan
Resident
2011 - Present Participated in modifying, maintaining, and organizing Pediatric Pulmonary elective for pediatric residents.
 
Research Programs
03/2007 - 03/2009 Outcomes of staff tracking during tracheostomy/ventilator clinic. Louella Amos MD, Carole Wegner (trach/vent APNP), Maureen Collins (outcomes director)
Pepsin as a biomarker for aspiration due to gastroesophageal reflux
Genetic variability in the ABCA3 and surfactant genes in the Hmong population.
Neuromodulation of respiratory pacemaker activity
 
 
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Amos, L., Quintero, D. Chiari I Malformation Presenting as Chronic Cough. Pediatric Pulmonology 2008; 43:1040-1042.
2. Park, S.K. and Amos, L., Rao, A., Quasney M.W., Matsumura Y., Inagaki N., Dahmer M.K. Identification and Characterization of a Novel ABCA3 Mutation. Physiological Genomics 2010; 40: 94-99.
3. Amos, L., Quintero, D., Veith, R., Trapane, P., Beste, D., Gershan, W. A Rare Presentation of Neonatal Stridor. Clinical Pediatrics 2011;
4. Ben-Mabrouk, F. and Amos, L., Tryba, A.K. mGluR5 activates TRPC3/7 to enhance respiratory rhythm regularity. (In Progress)
5. Amos, L., and D'Andrea, L. Periodic breathing in a child with leukemia on chronic methadone therapy. (Submitted)
6. Amos, L., Grekowicz M., Kuhn E., Olstad J., Collins M., Norins N., Sachdeva R., D'Andrea L. Treatment and Outcomes of Pediatric Restless Legs Syndrome. (Submitted)
 
Abstracts
1. D'Andrea, L., Amos, L., Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in children with neuromuscular disorders presenting to a pediatric sleep laboratory. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Volume 175, page A74, 2007.
2. Amos, L., Tryba, A., Background sodium currents modulating respiratory pacemaker bursting regularity. Poster presentation for Scholar Recognition Day, 3/2007.
3. Amos, L., Quintero, D., Case report: a chronic cough mystery. Supplement to CHEST, Volume 132, Number 4, page 705S, October 2007.
4. Amos, L., Tryba, A., Role of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors in Respiratory Rhythm Generation. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Volume 179, page A6332, 2009.
5. Park, S.K., Amos, L., Rao, A., Matsumura, Y., Inagaki, N., Quasney, M.W., and Dahmer, M.K., Analyses of a novel ATP Binding Cassette (ABC) A3 Mutant. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Volume 179, page A3012, 2009.
6. Ben-Mabrouk, F., Amos, L., and Tryba, A.K. mGlur5 increases Substance P secretion to enhance respiratory rhythm regularity by inducing membrane expression and activation of TRPC3. Society for Neuroscience 2009.
7. Amos, L., Grekowicz M., Kuhn E., Olstad J., Collins M., Norins N., Sachdeva R., D'Andrea L. Treatment and Outcomes of Pediatric Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS).