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CURRICULUM VITAE

Carey A. Ehlert MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology

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

EDUCATION:
08/1989 - 05/1993 BA - Biology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
08/1989 - 05/1993 BA - Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
08/1993 - 05/1997 MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/1997 - 06/2000 Resident, Pediatrics, University of Nebraska and Creighton University Joint Program, Omaha, NE
07/2000 - 06/2003 Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/2000 - 06/2003 Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
07/2003 - 12/2003 Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
01/2004 - Present Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
05/2005 - 03/2011 Medical Director, Special Care Nursery, Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, WI
10/2008 - 09/2010 Chairman of Pediatrics, Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, WI
11/2010 - Present Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Aurora Medical Center, Grafton, WI

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/2003 - 12/2003 Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
07/2003 - 12/2003 Truman Hospital Medical Center, Kansas City, MO
01/2004 - Present Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
01/2004 - Present Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc, WI
01/2004 - Present Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI
01/2004 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI
08/2004 - Present Aurora BayCare Medical Center, Green Bay, WI
05/2005 - Present Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, WI
03/2010 - Present Aurora Summit Medical Center, Oconomowoc, WI
11/2010 - Present Aurora Grafton Medical Center, Grafton, WI

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Pediatrics General Pediatrics
10/2000
12/2014
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
11/2003
12/2013
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
NRP-Instructor
AHA
11/2006
11/2012
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
State of Nebraska
10/1998
10/2000
State of Missouri
06/2000
10/2006
State of Wisconsin
06/2003
10/2011
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
08/1994 - Present Regent’s Scholarship, University of Nebraska Medical Center
05/1997 - Present Outstanding Student in Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics, Nebraska Chapter
05/2003 - Present Second Place Award for Research Accomplishment during Fellowship, Children’s Mercy Hospital, Research Days
11/2008 - 11/2011 Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Award, Medical College of Wisconsin
05/2011 - Present Clinician’s Clinician Award, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
07/2001 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow)
10/2002 - Present AAP (Perinatal Section Member)

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
10/2007 - Present Member, Medical Outreach Team, National Children's Study
10/2007 - Present Member, Community Outreach Team, NCS
06/2008 - Present Member, Participant Outreach and Retention Team, NCS
10/2008 - 10/2010 Member, Credentials Committee, Community Memorial Hospital
10/2008 - 10/2010 Member, Medical Executive Committee, Community Memorial Hospital

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
02/2011 - Present Member, National Children’s Study Steering Committee, Community and Participant Representative

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Active
Non-Peer Review
Title:
The National Children’s Study
Source:
NIH, NICHD, CDC, EPA, DHHS
Role:
Co-Investigator
Dates:
09/2007 - Present
 
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
Hyperoxia and Tidal Volume: Independent and Combined Effects on Neonatal Pulmonary Inflammation
Source:
Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
04/2001 - 06/2003
Direct Funds:
$7,000
 
Title:
The Response of the Immature Rat to Intra-Tracheal Bleomycin as a Model for Pulmonary Fibrosis
Source:
Katharine B. Richardson Foundation, Children’s Mercy Hospital
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
02/2002 - 12/2002
Direct Funds:
$10,000
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial Comparing the Safety and Effectiveness of Bronchoalveolar Lavage with Surfaxin to Standard Care
Source:
Discovery Labs, Inc.
Role:
Site Co-Investigator
Dates:
09/2001 - 12/2002
 
Title:
A Prospective, Non-Interventional Study to Evaluate the Incidence of Hospitalizations and Medically-Attended Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (MALRI) in Premature Infants 32 to 35 Weeks
Source:
MedImmune Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
09/15/2007 - 10/2008
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Transition to Extrauterine Life, Wisconsin Association of Physician Assistants, Kohler, WI, 04/03/2008 - Present
Wisconsin State Newborn Screening, Wisconsin Association of Physician Assistants, Kohler, WI, 04/03/2008 - Present
Follow-Up Care of the Premature Infant, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin/Children’s Specialty Group, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 03/07/2009 - Present
The Effects of Maternal Drug Use on the Fetus and Newborn, Child Maltreatment Conference, LaCrosse, WI, 04/03/2009 - Present
Medical Management of the Drug Exposed Newborn, Child Maltreatment Conference, LaCrosse, WI, 04/03/2009 - Present
The Wisconsin Newborn State Screen, 39th Annual Statewide Perinatal Conference, Waukesha, WI, 04/26/2009 - Present
Caring for the Drug Exposed Newborn, United Hospital System, Kenosha Medical Center, Kenosha, WI, 10/02/2009 - Present
Caring for the Drug Exposed Newborn, Help and Hope for Children Conference, Kenosha, WI, 10/02/2009 - Present
Follow-Up Care of the Premature Infant, 34th Annual Fox Valley Region Perinatal Day Conference, Neenah, WI, 11/04/2009 - Present
Caring for the Drug Exposed Newborn, 34th Annual Fox Valley Region Perinatal Day Conference, Neenah, WI, 11/04/2009 - Present
Neonatal Mortality and The National Children’s Study: What Data is Being Collected?, American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Wisconsin Section, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 07/17/2010 - Present
Follow-Up Care of the Premature Infant, 30th Annual Berlin Memorial Hospital Summer Conference, Berlin, WI, 07/29/2010 - Present
Caring for the Drug Exposed Newborn, 30th Annual Berlin Memorial Hospital Summer Conference, Berlin, WI, 07/29/2010 - Present
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
Hyperoxia and Tidal Volume: Independent and Combined Effects on Neonatal Pulmonary Inflammation, Platform Presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, Baltimore, MD, 05/2002 - Present
The Response of the Immature Rat to Intra-Tracheal Bleomycin as a Model for Pulmonary Fibrosis, Poster Presentation, Society for Pediatric Research, Seattle, WA, 05/2003 - Present
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
04/2005 - Present Member, Undergraduate Education Grading Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2007 - Present Member, Housestaff Education and Performance Review Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
07/2007 - Present Member, Housestaff Evaluation and Promotion Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2009 - Present Member, Residency Evaluation Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Hospital
07/2008 - Present Member, Marketing Committee, Children’s Specialty Group, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
10/2008 - 10/2010 Member, Credentials Committee, Community Memorial Hospital
10/2008 - 10/2010 Member, Medical Executive Committee, Community Memorial Hospital
12/2009 - 07/2010 Member, Newborn Progressive Care Unit Education Team, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
12/2009 - 07/2010 Member, Newborn Progressive Care Unit Physician Planning Team, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
04/2010 - Present Member, Safe Sleep Working Group, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
05/2011 - Present Member, iStrategy Provider Core Team, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
03/2005 - Present Marquette University, Premature Birth in Wisconsin
03/2008 Milwaukee Public Schools, Prematurity Awareness
05/2008 Milwaukee Public Schools, Risks of Premature Birth
05/2010 - Present Northern Ozaukee School District, Fredonia, WI, Career Exploration in Pediatrics
 
Medical Student Education
12/2004 SMS elective in pediatric critical care, Facilitator
06/2005 Pediatric Ward Attending
09/2006 - Present JMS Head-to-Toe Workshop, Facilitator
11/2006 - Present JMS Clinical Exam and Reasoning Workshops, Facilitator
03/2007 - Present M2 History and Physical Exam Workshops, Facilitator
01/2008 JMS Professionalism Seminar, Facilitator
09/2009 - Present M1 Genetics Curriculum, Lecturer
10/2009 - Present Pediatric Interest Group Workshops, Facilitator
12/2009 - Present M1 Human Growth and Development Curriculum, Lecturer
01/2010 - Present Jaclyn Klekman, Master Clinician Pathway Advisor
02/2011 - Present M1 Pilot Curriculum, Application Exercise Development
 
Resident and Fellow Education
05/2006 - Present Waukesha Family Practice Residency, Clinical Educator
07/2006 - 06/2008 Joint Fellowship Curriculum, Facilitator
 
Continuing Medical Education
05/2005 - Present Departments of Pediatrics and OB/GYN, Community Memorial Hospital, Clinical Educator
 
Graduate Student Education
01/2006 - Present Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin NICU Nurse Orientation program, Core Lecturer
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Jaclyn Klekman, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2010 - Present Master Clinician Pathway Advisor
 
Clinical/Research Fellows
Carmen Briones, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2006 - 06/2008 Scholarship Oversight Committee
Girish Gowda, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2006 - 06/2008 Scholarship Oversight Committee
 
Residents
Kimberly Cronsell, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2007 - 06/2010 Residency Advisor
Janissa Muller, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2008 - Present Residency Advisor
Johnathan Buechler, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2008 - Present Residency Advisor
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
High School Students
Kelley Ambrose, Elmbrook School District, 10/2006 - 06/2007 Mentor, Elmbrook School District
Chelsea Jaeger, Menomonee Falls Schools, Mentor
 
Undergraduate Students
Alyssa McGovern, Marquette University, 03/2009 - Present Mentor
Mackenzie Farley, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 08/2009 - Present Mentor
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Student
02/2011 - Present M1 Application Exercise, Pilot Integrated Curriculum (PIC); Cadiovascular/Respiratory Renal (CVRR) Module
Resident
05/2006 - Present Core lecture series in fundamentals of neonatology, Waukesha Family Practice Residency Program
 
 
Clinical Programs
01/2007 - Present Development of a Nursing Lead Delivery Team at Community Memorial Hospital, Menomonee Falls, WI
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
09/2004 - 09/2005 Volunteer, Health Room, Benjamin Franklin Elementary, School District of Menomonee Falls, WI
03/2005 - 09/2005 Volunteer, State Community Education Committee, March of Dimes, Milwaukee, WI
09/2007 - Present Member, Community Advisory Board, National Children’s Study, Waukesha County, WI
09/2007 - Present Faith Development Teacher, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Menomonee Falls, WI
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. EHLERT, C., Truog, W., Thibeault. D., Garg, U., Norberg, M., Rezaiekhaligh, M., Mabry, S., Ekekezie. I.: Hyperoxia and Tidal Volume: Independent and Combined Effects on Neonatal Pulmonary Inflammation. Biology of the Neonate, 90:89-97, 2006.
 
Abstracts
1. Ekekezie, I., EHLERT, C., Truog, W., Thibeault, D., Norberg, M., Rezaiekhaligh, M., Mabry, S.: High vs. Low Tideal Volume Ventilation in Room Air, A Comparative Assessment of Their Lung Injury Potential in a Young Piglet Model of Ventilatory Failure. Pediatr Res, 49(4): 398A, April, 2001.
2. EHLERT, C., Ekekezie, I., Thibeault, D., Norberg, M., Rezaiekhaligh, M., Mabry, S., Truog, W.: Hyperoxia and Tidal Volume: Independent and Combined Effects on Neonatal Pulmonary Inflammation. Pediatr Res, 51(4):336A, April, 2002.
3. EHLERT C., Thibeault, D., Ekekezie, I., Mabry, S., Rezaiekhaligh, M., Zhang, X., Molteni, A., Truog, W.: The Response of the Immature Rat to Intra-Tracheal Bleomycin as a Model for Pulmonary Fibrosis. Pediatr Res, 53(4):429A, April, 2003.
 
Non-Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. EHLERT, C. Mechanical Ventilation of the Newborn. Medical College of Wisconsin Neonatology Handbook, 05/2005.
2. Performing the Newborn History and Physical Exam. Video for the ANGEL network, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Medical Education, 08/2006.
3. Performing the Ballard Exam for Gestational Age Assessment of the Newborn. Video for the ANGEL network, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Medical Education, 10/2006.
4. Head to Toe Physical Exam of the Pediatric Patient. Video for the ANGEL network, Medical College of Wisconsin, Department of Medical Education, 09/2007.
 

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