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CURRICULUM VITAE

Steven R. Leuthner MD
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Neonatology

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Children's Corporate Center
999 N 92 St
Milwaukee, WI 53226

EDUCATION:
08/1981 - 06/1985 BS - Honors, Summa Cum Laude, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
08/1985 - 06/1989 MD, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
08/1993 - 12/1996 MA - Health Care Ethics, Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
07/1989 - 06/1992 Resident, Pediatrics, Children’s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
07/1992 - 06/1995 Fellow, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
07/1992 - 06/1995 Instructor, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL
07/1995 - 06/2003 Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
04/1997 - 06/2003 Assistant Professor of Bioethics, Center for the Study of Bioethics, Health Policy Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2003 - Present Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2003 - Present Associate Professor of Bioethics, Department of Population Health, Center for the Study of Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2009 - Present Professor of Bioethics, Department of Population Health, Center for the Study of Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2009 - Present Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/1997 - 06/2005 Co-Director, M-3 Pediatric ethics curriculum, Department of Pediatrics
07/1997 - Present Co-director, Department of OB and Pediatrics, Fetal Anomaly Conference

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
01/2000 - 06/2005 Director of Hospital Based Instructors, NRP classes for residents and hospital staff
09/2000 - 06/2003 Co-director, Fetal Concerns Program, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
01/2003 - 07/2009 Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI
07/2003 - 09/2011 Medical Director, Fetal Concerns Program, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
10/2011 - Present Neonatal Medical Co-Director, Fetal Concerns Center of Wisconsin

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
07/1995 - Present Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
08/1996 - Present Waukesha Memorial Hospital, 725 American Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53188
09/1996 - Present Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226
07/1999 - Present Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, 791 Summit Ave, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
09/1999 - 12/2001 St. Therese Hospital, 2615 Washington St, Waukegan, IL 60085
09/1999 - 12/2008 Victory Memorial Hospital, 1324 N. Sheridan Rd, Waukegan, IL 60085

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
American Board of Pediatrics
10/1992
10/2006
Sub-Board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
11/1995
10/2009
 
Certificates
Issued By Issue DateExpiration
NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program AHA/AAP
07/1989
None
Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners
07/1990
None
NRP - Hospital Instructor AHA/AAP
07/1992
None
NRP - Regional Instructor AHA/AAP
01/2000
01/2003
 

Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Wisconsin License
36692
07/1995
None
Illinois License
036-083013
07/31/1999
None
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
07/2000 - 06/2001 top ten for resident teaching , Department of Pediatrics
2001 - Present Active Teacher in Family Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians
2002 - Present Department of Pediatrics Clinical Physicians Award , Program Development - Fetal Concerns Program
2003 - 2008 Active Teacher in Family Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians
2005 - Present Volunteer of the Year Award, March of Dimes Wisconsin Chapter
2007 - Present Small Business Times Health Care Hero Award, Physician Category, Medical Director, Fetal Concerns Program

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
07/1995 - Present American Academy of Pediatrics (Member)
07/1995 - Present Section on Bioethics (Member)
07/1995 - 06/1998 Society for Health and Human Values (Member)
07/1995 - Present Section on Perinatal Medicine (Member)
04/1997 - Present Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care (WAPC) (Member)
07/1998 - Present American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (Member)
07/2000 - 06/2007 Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (Member)
09/2000 - Present Wisconsin Medical Society (Member)
09/2000 - Present American Medical Association (Member)
09/2004 - Present The Society of Pediatric Research (Member)
03/2009 - Present Provisional Section on Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
2000 - Present Journal of Palliative Care
2002 - Present Pediatrics
2002 - Present The Journal of Clinical Ethics
2002 - Present Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, bioethics issue
2006 - Present 2006 Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine
2007 - Present 2007 Journal of the American Medical Association
2008 - Present American Society of Bioethics and Humanities
2008 - Present Wisconsin Medical Journal
2009 - Present Pediatric Blood & Cancer
2009 - Present Journal of Pediatrics

LOCAL/REGIONAL APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
07/1995 - 07/1996 Member, Neonatal Collaborative Practice Committee
12/1995 - Present Member, Ethics Advisory Committee, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
07/1996 - 2003 Member, Multidisciplinary Transport Committee, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
09/1997 - 01/1998 Chair, CHW Ethics Subcommittee on Institutional Ethics
04/1999 - 09/2009 Chair, Ethics Advisory Committee, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
07/1999 - 2004 Neonatal consultant on mortality review board, Fetal and Infant Mortality Review, Milwaukee Health Department
07/1999 - Present Member, Ethics Committee, Waukesha Memorial Hospital
09/1999 - Present Chair, Bioethics Committee, Wisconsin Chapter AAP
10/2000 - Present member representing neonatal and ethical issues, Prenatal Testing Committee, Wisconsin Association for Perinatal Care
06/2002 Member, Outreach Goals, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
08/2002 Member, Perinatal Summit Steering Committee, Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care and the State Health Department
09/2002 - 2003 Member, Bereavement Services, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
09/2002 - Present Member, Ethics Committee, Medical Society of Milwaukee County
09/2002 - 2011 Member, Counsel on Health Care Ethics, Wisconsin Medical Society
01/2004 - 12/2008 Member, Milwaukee County Delegate to the Wisconsin Medical Society’s House of Delegates, Medical Society of Milwaukee County
06/2007 - Present Member, Pharmacogenetics and Genomic Medicine (PGM) Project, Community Relations, Ethics, and Research Use work group
10/2007 - Present DNA Ownership Taskforce, Ethics advisory role
09/2008 - Present Member, Donation after Cardiac Death working group, developing Procedure to policy statement
09/2009 - 11/2009 Center for Bioethics and Humanities, Bioethics and Medical Humanities (BMH) Planning Committee, Medical College Committee to evaluate and further development of the interdisciplinary

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
07/2003 - 06/2009 Member, Committee on Bioethics, American Academy of Pediatrics
05/2005 - Present Conference faculty member and speaker, Loss and Grieving During Pregnancy and the First Year of Life
09/2005 - 06/2008 Waukesha Vanguard representative, National Children’s Study, Human Subjects Working Group.
09/2005 - Present Conference faculty and speaker, Pediatric Ethics: Setting an Agenda for the Future,, Cleveland, OH
10/2008 - 12/2009 Member, National Children’s Study Human Subjects/IRB Working Team
06/2009 - Present Medical College of Wisconsin Bioethics Center conference, Ethical Issues in Pediatric End-of-Life Care, Conference on Ethical Issues in End-of-Life Care

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
End-of-Life Care in the Perinatal Period
Source:
Perinatal Foundation
Role:
Primary Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
05/1998 - 06/2001
Direct Funds:
$7,754
 
Title:
Evaluation of End-of-Life Care in the Perinatal Period
Source:
Children’s Hospital Foundation
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
09/1998 - 07/2001
Direct Funds:
$23,345
 
Title:
Website Development for the Fetal Concerns Program
Source:
Perinatal Foundation
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
05/2001 - 05/2002
Direct Funds:
$15,000
 
Title:
Fetal Concerns Program Website Project
Source:
March of Dimes Community Grants Program
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Self
Dates:
06/2001 - 06/2002
Direct Funds:
$11,512
 
Title:
The National Children’s Study Waukesha County Vanguard Center
Source:
NIH/NICHD
Role:
Co-investigator
PI:
Christine Cronk
Dates:
09/2005 - 06/2009
 
Title:
Contract # HHSN27520053396
Source:
NIH/NICHD
Role:
Co- Principle Investigator
PI:
Steven Leuthner
Dates:
07/2009 - 03/2011
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Grand Rounds Speaker; Annual CHW Ethics Grand Rounds
Source:
Children’s Hospital Foundation
Dates:
04/2001 - Present
Direct Funds:
$1,500
 
Title:
ASBH Annual Meeting; Bioethics Across Borders
Source:
Children’s Hospital Foundation
Dates:
09/2003 - Present
Direct Funds:
$4,130 (Funding for 2 members of the CHW Bioethics Committee to go to annual meeting)
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Court of Appeals decision regarding the juvenile court’s authority in upholding a detainment of a drug-abusing mother for the protection of the fetus, Interview for WTMJ-TV4, 10/16/1995 - Present
Anencephalic Babies and Organ Transplants: A Debate, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 12/1995 - Present
Infants with Anencephaly, Medical Ethics Commission, Archdiocese of Milwaukee, WI, 10/1996 - Present
The Impact of Fetal Ultrasound on Parents’ Experience of Pregnancy, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 04/1997 - Present
Ethical Consideration in the Management of Premature Newborns, Grand Rounds, St. Michael’s Hospital, Stevens Point, WI, 10/1997 - Present
CNN Television network, Dec 28, 1997: Discussed the neonatal care of Wisconsin’s tiniest baby at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, Interview for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/22/1997 - Present
The Dying Child, FOCUS '98 National Pediatric Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 06/1998 - Present
The Care of the Dying Neonate: The Withdrawal of Nutrition and Hydration, required pediatric resident lecture series, 09/1998 - Present
The Care of the Dying Neonate: The Withdrawal of Nutrition, Perinatal Grand Rounds, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 09/1998 - Present
discussed breast-feeding and issues of dehydration after a Chicago Hope Episode, Interview for TV58, 11/1998 - Present
Maternal Fetal Ethical Conflict: Drug Abusing Mothers, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 01/1999 - Present
A Town Hall Meeting on Clinical Decision Making – Who Makes the Decision and Why?, Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care, Statewide Perinatal Conference 29th Annual Meeting, Madison, WI, 04/1999 - Present
Impact of Prenatal versus Postnatal Diagnosis on Coping in Parents of Severe Congenital Heart Disease, National Focus 99, Milwaukee, WI, 06/1999 - Present
The Concept of Futility, required pediatric resident lecture series, 02/2000 - Present
Miracle Babies: Neonatal unit engages in life and death struggle, Interview for Kenosha News, 04/16/2000 - Present
The Ethics of Prematurity-Limits of Viability, The Milwaukee Gynecologic Society Annual Speaker, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2000 - Present
Management and Outcome of Extreme Prematurity, Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, St. Mary’s Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2000 - Present
March of Dimes - Run to Germanfest, Interview for channel 58, 07/2000 - Present
Ethical Issues: Pregnant Women with HIV Infection, Wisconsin Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Children’s Court Center, Milwaukee, WI, 12/2000 - Present
Pain in Infancy; Theory Assessment and Management, Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care, 31st Statewide Perinatal Conference, La Crosse, WI, 04/22/2001 - 04/24/2001
Children as Patients - Parents as Decision Makers: Who Decides?, Combined Fourteenth Annual Clergy Day, The Rev. Arnold F. Moulton Lecture Series and Eighth Annual Ethics Day: An Overview of Current Healthcare Ethics Concerns., All Saints Healthcare System, St. Luke's Hospital. Racine, WI, 05/23/2001 - Present
Ethics in the NICU, Waukesha Memorial Hospital Ethics Committee, Waukesha, WI, 09/18/2001 - Present
Ethical Issues in Pediatrics and the NICU, 12th Neonatal Perinatal Pediatric Progress Conference, All Saints Healthcare System, St. Mary's Medical Center. Racine, WI, 09/29/2001 - Present
Parental Decision Making for Infants with Genetic Disorders, Current Topics in Clinical Ethics: Ethical Issues in Clinical Genetics. Center for the Study of Bioethics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 11/09/2001 - Present
Ethics of Stem Cell Research, Grand Rounds, Columbia Hospital, 01/04/2002 - Present
State Utilization of Hospice and Home Health Care for Infants Dying at Home, 15th Annual Pediatric Progress Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 03/20/2002 - Present
Fetal Concerns Program, March of Dimes, Interview for channel 58, 04/08/2002 - Present
Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment in Pediatrics - Wisconsin Law and the Best Interest Standard, Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, WI, 04/12/2002 - Present
Pain in Infancy: Part II, Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care, 32nd Statewide Perinatal Conference, Oconomowoc, WI, 04/23/2002 - Present
End-of-Life Care in Pediatrics, Midwest Ethics Committee Network. Theda Clark Medical Center, Neenah, WI, 11/12/2002 - Present
Ethics in the NICU – “Where are We Now?”, 15th Annual North Central Neonatology Issues Conference, University of Minnesota Medcial School. Lake Geneva, WI, 06/14/2003 - Present
Legal & Ethical Issues in Pediatrics, 13th Neonatal Perinatal Pediatric Progress Conference. All Saints Healthcare System, Racine, WI, 09/27/2003 - Present
Ethical Care: Pediatric End of Life Care and Do Not Resuscitate, C.A.R.E. and Childhood Emergencies Conference. Marshfield Clinics, Wisconsin Dells, WI, 10/15/2003 - Present
Fetal Concerns Program: The Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Anomalies & Case Review, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Appleton Medical Center, WI, 02/11/2004 - Present
The Changing Landscape in Managing Extreme Prematurity: How Obstetrics can get you to the Supreme Court, Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, St. Mary’s Hospital/MCW, Milwaukee, WI, 02/02/2005 - Present
The Changing Landscape in Managing Extreme Prematurity: How Obstetrics can get you to the Supreme Court, The Milwaukee Gynecologic Society Annual Speaker, Milwaukee, WI, 02/2005 - Present
Long Term Outcomes for Premature Infants, Waukesha Memorial Hospital, All Staff Conference, Waukesha, WI, 06/14/2005 - Present
Case of maternal drug use in pregnancy, Interview for Racine Times, 06/2005 - Present
The National Children’s Study, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 01/2006 - Present
March of Dimes NICU Family Support Program, Interview for Channels 4 & 58, 02/24/2006 - Present
What is new in Neonatal Medicine, Interview for MetroParent, 02/2006 - Present
Care of the Near Term Infant, Pediatric Academic Lecture, Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 03/2006 - Present
Delivering Bad News to Parents and Families, Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care Annual Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 04/23/2006 - Present
Pain Management at the End of Life~ Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge & Practice, Hospice Foundation of America, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2006 - Present
Bioethics in Translational Research, MCW Annual Research Conference “Clinical and Translational Research: Opportunities for Dynamic Collaboration, Milwaukee, WI, 06/01/2006 - Present
Fetal & Neonatal Palliative Care, 3rd Annual March of Dimes Prematurity Summit & AWHONN State Conference, Manitowoc, WI, 09/07/2006 - Present
The EXIT: an entry into fetal intervention, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 03/2007 - Present
Growth Attenuation: Best Interest or Poor Solution to a Daunting Problem, Bioethics Grand Rounds, Milwaukee, WI, 03/2007 - Present
The Fetal Concerns Program, 37th WAPC Annual Statewide Perinatal Conference, Madison, WI, 04/23/2007 - Present
Fetal Concerns Program: Fetal Palliative Care; Ethics and Pragmatics, Marshfield Clinic Genetics Exchange, Grand Rounds, Marshfield, WI, 09/06/2007 - Present
Fetal Concerns Program, Interview for Live at Noon, Channel 4, 2007 - Present
The Lethal Anomaly: Early Induction or Ethical Termination of Pregnancy?, Obstetrics and Ethics Grand Rounds. Synergy Health, St. Joseph’s Hospital, West Bend, WI, 02/01/2008 - Present
Fetal Concerns Program: Fetal Palliative Care; Ethics and Pragmatics, Dinner presentation to Medical Staff & at full day Workshop on Hospice Care for the Preborn, Affinity Health System, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Appleton, WI, 10/01/2008 - 10/02/2008
National Children’s Study, Interview for Lake Effect, NPR 89.7, 05/14/2009 - Present
Ethical Issues in Pediatric End-of-Life Care, CME program on Everyday Issues of End-of-Life Care: The Practical & The Ethical, Milwaukee, WI, 06/19/2009 - Present
The National Childrens Study; challenges in implementing a National Protocol, Department of Population Health Sciences 50th Anniversary Symposium, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 08/27/2009 - Present
The National Children’s Study: Progress and where we are at today, All Staff Grand Rounds: Waukesha and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, Waukesha, WI, 12/2009 - Present
Interview on WTMJ-TV Ch. 4 (NBC), Abnormal Conditions" on the Rise in North Shore Babies. Article/video URL: http://www.todaystmj4.com/news/local/83312827.html, 02/01/2010 - Present
Giving Bad News & Helping Parents Cope, Skills for Breaking Bad News & Communicating with Challenging Families, Medical College of Wisconsin, MECN Bioethics Conference, 03/2010 - Present
The National Children’s Study: The Waukesha County Vanguard Center, Women’s Health Research Program Seminar, MCW OB, Froedtert Hospital, Wauwatosa, WI, 01/19/2011 - Present
The National Children’s Study: The Waukesha County Vanguard Center Experience, MCW Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI, 02/08/2011 - Present
 
Regional
Workshop on coordinating medicine and law in education of LLM, American Society of Law Medicine and Ethics, Chicago IL, 05/1995 - Present
Pediatric and Neonatal Ethics, DePaul School of Law, Chicago, IL, 11/1995 - Present
Ethics at the Limits of Viability, Perinatal Grand Rounds, The Carle Clinic, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL, 02/2002 - Present
Ethics at the Limits of Viability, Pediatric Grand Rounds, University of Illinois School of Medicine, Rockford, IL, 01/2003 - Present
Fetal Concerns Program: The Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Anomalies, Pediatric Grand Rounds, Condell Medical Center, IL, 11/18/2003 - Present
Ethical and Legal Issues at the Limits of Viability – where are we today?, Pediatric Grand Rounds. Evanston Northwestern Hospital, Evanston, IL, 03/30/2004 - Present
Neonatal Ethics, Children’s Memorial Medical Center, Ethics Committee Retreat, Chicago, IL, 05/20/2005 - Present
When an Ethical Action may not be Legal: The Role of an Ethics Consult Team, Pediatric Ethics: Setting an Agenda for the Future, Cleveland, OH, 09/09/2005 - Present
Clinical Ethics and Consultations, Pediatric Ethics: Setting an Agenda for the Future, Cleveland, OH, 09/09/2005 - Present
How to Care for Families When a Baby is Dying, National Perinatal Association 25th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 10/29/2005 - Present
Neonatal and Perinatal Palliative Care, 32nd March of Dimes Annual Perinatal Conference, Chicago, IL, 03/02/2007 - Present
The Ethics of Perinatal Palliative Care, Rush/Stroger (University of Illinois) Grand Rounds, Chicago, IL, 10/07/2008 - Present
Pediatric and Neonatal Palliative Care: facts, pragmatics and ethics, NorthShore University health System (Evanston Hospital) Pediatric Grand Rounds, Evanston, IL, 06/07/2011 - Present
 
National
Interview on PBS, Religion and Ethics Series, decision-making at the extreme of viability, 10/1999 - Present
Interview for American Medical News, Neonatal experts urge limits on futile care, 12/13/1999 - Present
Decision making at the margins of viability - wrongful life, Interview for CBS Sunday Morning, 04/14/2000 - Present
Choosing Life or Death in the NICU: A Matter of Culture. Majority of Neonatologist Face End-of-Life Issues, Interview for WebMD Medical News, 06/23/2000 - Present
Seperation of twins in England leaves lingering questions here, Interview for American Medical News, 12/04/2000 - Present
Grant with NPR and MCW. End-of-Life Care for Infants and Children, Interview for NPR as part of Robert Wood Johnson, 05/2001 - Present
Palliative Care for the Neonate and Infant, Pediatric Grand Rounds, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 02/2002 - Present
DNR in the DR, Seminar on Ethics, Law and Medicine, University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM, 02/2002 - Present
Ethical Issues in Prenatal Testing, Interview for Redbook (Jan issue), 09/27/2002 - Present
Models of Care, Pediatrics Palliative Care Conference, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Nashville, TN, 10/03/2003 - Present
Pediatric Palliative Care: Needs, Means, and Barriers, Pediatrics Palliative Care Conference, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Nashville, TN, 10/03/2003 - Present
How do we define terminal?, National Perinatal Association.Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 10/16/2004 - Present
The Fetal Concerns Program: The Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Anomalies, Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds. INOVA Health Care, Fairfax, VA, 05/09/2005 - Present
Biotechnology and Public Policy: Biotechnologies Touching the Beginnings of Human Life, Interview for OBGyn News, 02/15/2006 - Present
Neonatal and Perinatal Palliative Care: Workshop and How to perform good palliative care, Workshop for the Palliative care team at the Women and Infants Hospital, Honolulu, HI, 05/02/2008 - Present
Neonatal and Perinatal Palliative Care: Ethics and Pragmatics, Pediatric Resident and Community Pediatrician Rounds, Honolulu, HI, 05/05/2008 - Present
Leuthner SR, The Hydropic Neonate: The NICU perspective on Resuscitation, Evaluation, and Management, Society of Perinatal Pathology National Conference, Milwaukee, WI, 10/02/2011
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
End of Life Care in the Perinatal Period, Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care, Statewide Perinatal Conference 29th Annual Meeting, Madison, WI, 04/1999 - Present
Maternal-Fetal Conflict: Case Studies in Bioethics, Perinatal Care and the Law, National Perinatal Association Annual Clinical Conference and Exposition, Milwaukee, WI, 10/1999 - Present
Neonatal Hospice: An Idea Whose Time has Come, National Perinatal Association Annual Clinical Conference and Exposition, Milwaukee, WI, 10/1999 - Present
Psychological Distress in Parents of Children with Severe Congenital Heart Disease: The Impact of Prenatal Versus Postnatal Diagnosis, The Great Lakes Regional Meeting on Child Health Psychology, Milwaukee, WI, 04/2002 - Present
 
Regional
Balancing Professional and Business Interests, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Ninth Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, 02/2000 - Present
Initiating Palliative Care Prenatally, 1st National Conference on Pediatric Palliative & Hospice Care, National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Dearborn, MI, 11/2004 - Present
 
National
The Impact of Fetal Echocardiography on Parents’ Experience of Pregnancy, Aspen Conference on Perinatal Research, Aspen, CO, 09/1997 - Present
The Impact of Fetal Echocardiography on Parents’ Experience of Pregnancy, Joint Meeting of the American Association of Bioethics, the Society for Bioethics consultation, and the Society for Health and Human Values, Baltimore, MD, 11/1997 - Present
Clinical Conflict and Models of Best Interest, Paper presentation, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Houston, TX, 11/1998 - Present
Infant Palliative Care Consultations, American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Philadelphia, PA, 10/1999 - Present
End-of-Life Care for Infants and the Effects of Palliative Care Consultation, Pediatric Academic Societies and the AAP, Boston, MA, 05/2000 - Present
Care for Infants and Children: Expectations, Experience, and Ideas, American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, Salt Lake City, UT, 10/2000 - Present
Pediatric Assent - Clinician Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice, Pediatric Academic Societies and the AAP, San Francisco, CA, 05/2004 - Present
Unbearable Burden of Forced Treatment: How Courts are putting Neonatologists and Parents at Legal Risk, American Society of Bioethics and Humanities, 6th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 10/2004 - Present
Experiences in Perinatal Palliative Care, Annual Assembly of AAHPM and HPNA, New Orleans, LA, 02/2005 - Present
The Fallacy of the Emergency Exception to Treatment in the Delivery Room, Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA, 05/2006 - Present
The Law Fails its Children When it Mandates Medical Treatment without Regard for Ethical Decision-Making, An Analysis of Montalvo v. Borkovec 647 N.W.2d 413 (Wis. App. 2002), San Francisco, CA, 05/2006 - Present
The Ethical Inconsistency in Fetal Intervention and lack of Palliative Care for HLHS, Pediatric Academic Societies, 05/2007 - Present
Gestational age at delivery and outcomes of fetuses with gastroschisis, Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Fransisco, CA, 2007 - Present
Who Are We Comforting? An Analysis of Comfort Medications Delivered to Dying Neonates, Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, 05/2008 - Present
The use of palliative care medication in the NICU at the time of death: a cross-cultural study in the USA, Canada and the Netherlands, Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, 05/2008 - Present
Categorizing deaths in the NICU; a cross-cultural study in the USA, Canada and the Netherlands, Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, 05/2008 - Present
When parents request medical care that providers resist: Ethics and law in futility disputes, Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, 05/2008 - Present
Resolving futility disputes: Practical approaches working with families and staff, Pediatric Academic Societies, Honolulu, HI, 05/2008 - Present
Interstitial Microduplication in Mother and Child: A Case Report, American Society of Human Genetics, Philadelphia, PA, 2008 - Present
Evidence Based Decision Making at Extremely Low Gestational Age – Data and Practical Applications, Pediatric Academic Societies - Hot Topic, Baltimore, MD, 05/2009 - Present
Clinical whole genome sequencing: One center's experience, Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, American College of Medical Genetics, 03/2011 - Present
Ethical Controversies in Pediatric Biobanks, PAS Topic Symposium, Denver, CO, 05/2011 - Present
Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Prenatal Consultation Program in Terms of Parental Coping and Hardiness, Poster presentation, Publication Number 2914.193. PAS meeting, Denver, CO, 05/2011 - Present
 
International
Impact of Prenatal versus Postnatal Diagnosis on Coping in Parents of Severe Congenital Heart Disease, Third World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, Toronto, Canada, 05/2001 - Present
Perinatal Palliative Care, Annual Conference on Pediatric Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada, 09/28/2006 - 09/30/2006
Evaluation of End-of-Life Care in the Perinatal Period, 10th European Congress of Psychology, Praque, Czech Republic, 07/2007 - Present
Categorizing deaths in the NICU: a cross cultural study in the USA, Canada and the Netherlands, Poster and presentation Canadian Paediatric Society 85th Annual Conference, Victoria, Canada, 06/24/2008 - 06/28/2008
Optional lives, Poster and presentation Canadian Paediatric Society 85th Annual Conference, Victoria, Canada, 06/24/2008 - 06/28/2008
Optional lives, Oral presentation at the 2nd Congress of the European Academy of Paeditrics, Nice, France, 10/24/2008 - 10/28/2008
Influence of Written Information Regarding Prematurity on Maternal Information Seeking Behavior During Counseling- A Randomized Trial, Poster presentation, Publication Number 3734.337. PAS meeting, 05/2010 - Present
Prenatal Counseling Supplemented with Written Information Increases Maternal Knowledge of Problems of Prematurity- A Randomized Trial, Platform presentation, Vancouver, British Columbia, 05/2010 - Present
Fetal Palliative Care, To be presented at the Japan Society of Perinatal and Neonatal Medicine. Kobe International Conference Hall, Japan, 07/11/2010 - 07/13/2010
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College
10/1995 - Present Member, Resident Recruitment & Intern Selection Committee, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2000 - 06/2008 Member, Julia A. Uilhein Bioethics Collection Committee, Library, Medical College of Wisconsin
09/2002 - Present Member, Data and Safety Monitoring Board, Clinical Research Center, Medical College of Wisconsin
01/2006 - 06/2006 Member, Executive Steering Committee, Clinical and Translational Research: Opportunities for Dynamic Collaboration, Annual Research Conference, Medical College of Wisconsin
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
09/1995 - Present Small group facilitator: Medical Ethics and Palliative Medicine: required, fall M-2 course that meets for ten 2-hour sessions for small-group ethics discussion of lectures and cases.
09/1995 - 06/2005 Co-director & facilitator: required M3 clerkship Pediatric Ethics All M-3 students participate in two one-hour lectures/conferences during inpatient portion of pediatric rotation.
09/1995 - 06/1999 Lecturer; Pediatric Clerkship Transition of the Newborn and Resuscitation lecture given every other month, shared with other neonatal faculty
09/1996 - Present Lecturer: Medical Ethics and Palliative Medicine Maternal-fetal, Neonatal and Pediatric Ethics required, fall M-2 course, one lecture every year
09/1996 - 12/1996 Small Group Facilitator; Biochemistry Course Clinical instructor for chemistry case-based discussions
04/1999 - Present Lecturer: AMA Student Organization, Speaker Series The Cocaine Mother Law invited by M-2 students after Medical Ethics and Palliative Medicine lecture
07/1999 - 06/2001 Lecturer: M3 pediatric clerkship Pediatric Law and Ethics Required core curriculum lecture
03/2001 - Present Lecturer: AMA Student Organization, Speaker Series The Cocaine Mother Law; maternal-fetal ethics invited by M-2 students after Medical Ethics and Palliative Medicine lecture
2003 - 2004 Lecturer: Medical Ethics and Palliative Medicine Death and Dying in Pediatrics required M-2 course, one lecture every year
01/2006 - Present Small Group Facilitator; M-3 Patient Centered Care/ Diversity Training Module Half day training program for M-3 on diversity and tools to help recognize and respond
2006 - 2008 Lecturer: Medical Ethics and Palliative Medicine Death and Dying in Pediatrics required M-2 course, one lecture every year
 
Resident and Fellow Education
04/1997 - Present How to survive the NICU, Common Procedures and Practice required pediatric resident lecture series
09/1998 - Present The Care of the Dying Neonate: The Withdrawal of Nutrition and Hydration
09/1998 - Present Trisomy 13 and 18 required conference for neonatal and obstetrical faculty/residents
12/1999 - Present Pediatric Resident noon lecture series Neonatal Transition required pediatric resident lecture series
02/2000 - Present The Concept of Futility
03/07/2002 - 2006 Intermediate Care Ethics
09/2002 - Present Multi-Dimensional Education Program (MDEP) on Ethics
 
Continuing Medical Education
10/1995 - Present Instructor: Workshop in Neonatal Resuscitation for ALSO
05/1996 - Present Lecture: Transport Expanded Role Nursing Education
11/2000 - Present Lecturer: Transport Expanded Role Nursing Education Lecture Neonatal abdominal pathology - radiological evaluation for transport
10/2003 - 11/2003 Lecturer/Facilitator: Ethical and Legal Issues in Home Hospice Care
12/2003 - Present Lecturer: Bioethics for Attorneys, Judges & Legislators Bioethics Law’s Impact on Pediatric Cases. Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Bioethics
03/02/2004 - Present Lecturer: Neonatal-Pediatric Symposium: Follow-up care of the sick neonate; The Fetal Concerns Program
01/2006 - Present Lecturer: Ethics in the NICU; RN education day and Orientation
04/11/2008 - Present Lecturer: Neonatal-Pediatric Symposium.
 
Graduate Student Education
01/1996 - Present Clinical Preceptor: Clinical Bioethics I required Bioethics Graduate Masters Program course, 2-4 graduate Bioethics students round daily in the NICU for 1-2 weeks
01/1997 - Present Lecturer: Bioethics Committees and Consultation Pediatric Ethics Committees
2003 - Present Co-facilitator: Pediatric Ethics Course Elective Bioethics Graduate Masters Program course
 

EXTRAMURAL TEACHING:
Community/Lay Public
09/1995 - 1996 Marquette School of Nursing, Lecturer: RDS and Surfactant metabolism and treatment Neonatal Nurse Practitioners graduate course
09/1999 - Present Mount Mary College, Lecturer: Bioethics Ethical Issues on Abortion for Fetal Anomalies
05/2000 - Present Nicolet High School, Lecturer: Ethics and Economics of Prematurity
11/2000 - Present Children with Special Health Care Needs, Lecturer: Do Not Resuscitate: Meaning and Practice One hour talk to State work group, Madison, Wisconsin
12/2001 - Present Ross and MedImmune, Lecturer: Prevention of Serious RSV Disease in Infants and Children at Risk One hour talk to general pediatricians in Milwaukee
 
Medical Student Education
09/2000 - 09/2001 Lecturer: Medical Ethics and Palliative Medicine Death and Dying in Pediatrics required M-2 course, one lecture every year
 
Resident and Fellow Education
1995 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, NICU attending required clerkship 3-4 residents, one fellow and Nurse Practitioner/month, 2-4 months per year
1996 - 2003 Froedtert Memorial Hospital, Newborn Nursery attending required clerkship 1-2 residents, 16 students/month, 1 month per year
1996 - Present Waukesha Memorial Hospital, NICU attending, required clerkship 1 family practice resident/month, 1-2 months per year
1996 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, HIV Testing in pregnancy and neonates required faculty and fellow conference
11/1997 - Present Fetal Anomaly Conference, The Impact of Fetal Ultrasound on Parents’ Experience of Pregnancy required conference for neonatal and obstetrical faculty/residents
1997 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, How to Study a Study required faculty and fellow conference
1998 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, The Biology of Surfactant required faculty and fellow conference
03/2000 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, Ethics in Neonatal Resuscitation
04/2000 - 04/2001 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Faculty Judge: 24th & 25th Annual Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Resident's and Fellow's Research Day
05/2000 - Present Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Curriculum, General Principles of Ethics
07/2000 - Present Fetal Anomaly Conference, In-Utero repair of meningomyelocele
03/2001 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, Informed Consent in Human Subjects Research
04/20/2001 - Present Pediatric Resident Curriculum, Ethics Case Presentations with Guest speaker Dr. John Lantos
06/05/2001 - Present Pediatric Resident Curriculum, The Use of Force
06/12/2001 - Present Pediatric Resident Curriculum, Primary Care of the NICU Graduate
04/22/2002 - Present Anesthesia Fellows Conference, Ethics of informed consent in pediatric anesthesia
11/08/2002 - Present Pediatric Surgery Resident/Fellow Core series, Ethics in Neonatal Care and Withdrawal of Support
02/27/2004 - Present Pediatric Surgery Resident/Fellow Core series, The Concept of Futility & case presentation
04/02/2004 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, Legal and ethical Review at the Limits of Viability
05/12/2004 - Present Waukesha Family Practice Resident Education Conference, End of Life Decision Making/ Withdrawal of Care in Premies and Neonates
01/2006 - Present Pediatric Resident Curriculum, The Concept of Futility
03/08/2006 - Present Family Practice lecture series, Helping Families in End-of-Life Care for the Pediatric Patient.
05/26/2006 - Present Pediatric Surgery Resident/Fellow Core series, Fetal Concerns Update – High Risk OB/GYN
08/08/2006 - Present Neonatal Fellowship Journal Club, Monthly required faculty/fellowship conference
08/2006 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, General Principles of Ethics in the NICU
08/2006 - Present Fetal Anomaly Conference, Perinatal Palliative Care
09/2007 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, Fetal Interventions: What Works Weekly required faculty/fellowship conference
09/2007 - Present Neonatal Academic Conference, Maternal Fetal Conflict
02/08/2008 - Present Weekly OB resident lectures, Management of the post-resuscitation infant Weekly required faculty/resident conference in OB department
03/2008 - Present ENT Residency curriculum, Ethics of Human Subjects Research
 
Continuing Medical Education
04/1996 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: Ethics Committee Non-Heart-Beating Cadaver Donation
05/1996 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: Continuing Education Workshop for NICU nursing staff Ethics in the NICU
01/1998 - Present 28th Annual Refresher Course for Family Physicians, Newborn Nursery Care
12/1998 - 2000 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: Respiratory Care Conference Day Oscillator Ventilation Strategies
12/1998 - 2000 Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: Respiratory Care Conference Day RDS and Surfactant Biology
01/1999 - Present The Jaundice Infant: State of the Art, Cool Topics in Pediatrics
11/1999 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: Critical Care Course Care of the Infant on an Oscillator
02/2000 - Present 30th Annual Winter Refresher Course for Family Physicians, Newborn Nursery Care
04/08/2000 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: NICU and PICU Nursing Units Negotiating the Moral Terrain
04/2001 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: CHW NICU Nursing Continuing Education Series The Oscillator Ventilator
09/24/2001 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: CHW - Fox Valley Nursing Education Teleconference Ethics in the NICU
09/24/2001 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: CHW - Fox Valley Nursing Education Teleconference
11/12/2001 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: CHW NICU Nursing Continuing Education Series The Oscillator Ventilator and iNO
04/04/2002 - Present Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Lecturer: Froedtert Obstetrical In-service on the Fetal Concerns Program
09/2002 - Present Community Memorial Hospital, Lecturer/Facilitator: The Anencephalic Infant: Ethics and Palliative Care
09/2003 - Present Children’s Health System CME in Green Bay, The Fetal Concerns Program, Case Review
03/2004 - Present ProHealth Care Women’s Center, Waukesha & Oconomowoc Memorial Hospitals, Moderator/ Organizer of Neonatal-Pediatric Symposiums
04/15/2005 - Present ProHealth Care Women’s Center, Waukesha & Oconomowoc Memorial Hospitals, Lecturer: Seventh Perinatal Symposium: Maternal-Fetal Medicine The Fetus as Patient: Ethical considerations of Fetal Therapies.
05/2006 - Present ProHealth Care Women’s Center, Waukesha & Oconomowoc Memorial Hospitals, Moderator/ Organizer of Neonatal-Pediatric Symposiums
04/2008 - Present ProHealth Care Women’s Center, Waukesha & Oconomowoc Memorial Hospitals, Moderator/ Organizer of Neonatal-Pediatric Symposiums
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Medical Students
Elaina Lee, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1998 - 1999 M4 Clinical Student Advisor
Colleen Laus, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2000 - 2001 M4 Clinical Student Advisor
Joy Wiersum, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2001 - Present College Student Work Program
Paula Klosowski, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2001 - 2002 M4 Clinical Student Advisor
Leyla Hamizadeh, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2008 - 2010 Pediatric resident advisor
Anne Lincoln, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2010 - 2012 Pediatric resident advisor
 
Graduate Students
MA Committees
Marissa Schaefer-Beffel RN, MA, Medical College of Wisconsin, 12/1996 - Present An Examination of Ethical Considerations Involved in the Decision Making Process for Treatment of Critically Ill Neonates in the NICU
Robyn Lynn Pierucci MD, MA, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/1997 - 06/2000 Dying at Life's Beginning: Recommendations for Improving Infant End-of-Life Care
Beth Newberry-Whitestone RN, MA, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/1999 - 05/2000 Ethical Distress: Perceptions of Staff Nurses and the Means to Address Them
Donna Taylor JD, MA, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/1999 - Present Professionalism in a Managed Care Environment: Have the Duties of Physicians Toward the Uninsured Changed? The Milwaukee County Perspective
Beth Ann Johnson MD, MA, Medical College of Wisconsin, 01/2002 - 05/2004 Challenges to the Appropriate Withdrawal of Life Sustaining Medical Treatment In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
 
Postdoctoral Students
Rebecca Moran MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2002 - 2006 Neonatal intensive care fellow at Albuquerque, N.M., student in the Masters in Bioethics program, supervisor in research for dissertation
Jane Lee MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 07/2003 - 04/2005
Eric Kroner MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007 - Present Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellow at MCW, current supervisor for bioethics masters program research activities on health care disparities
Samip Kothari MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2008 - Present Neonatal fellow currently enrolling in Bioethics Masters Program.
Dalia Feldman MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2009 - 2010 Neonatal Fellow at Evanston Hospital and University of Chicago
 
Clinical/Research Fellows
Nandini Arul, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2006 - 2007 Fellow Scholarship Oversight Committee, Neonatal
Eric Kroner, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007 - 2009 Fellow Scholarship Oversight Committee, Emergency Medicine
Anbu Muthusamy, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2008 - 2010 Fellow Scholarship Oversight Committee, Neonatal
Samip Kothari, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2009 - 2011 Fellow Scholarship Oversight Committee, Neonatal; Mentor
Nga Dinh, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2010 - 2012 Fellow Scholarship Oversight Committee, Neonatal
Janissa Muller, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2011 - 2013 Fellow Scholarship Oversight Committee, Neonatal; Mentor
 

EXTRAMURAL STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS, AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Graduate Students
MS Students Advised
Maria R. Reyes RNC, MSN CNP, University of Illinois, Chicago, 03/2007 - 11/2008
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Faculty
1996 - Present Fetal & Neonatal Palliative Care Coordination
09/2000 - Present Medical Director
2000 - Present Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Ethics Advisory Committee Program on Community Education
2009 - Present Task Force, Team member in Development of a Bioethics Pathway for fellows for the Joint Fellowship at CHW
 
 
 
 

COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES:
07/1998 - Present March of Dimes, Board Member of local chapter
09/1998 - 2006 Programs Committee, March of Dimes local chapter
09/2000 - 2005 Grant review committee, March of Dimes local chapter
12/2000 - 2003 Milwaukee Coalition on Death and Dying
2000 - 2008 Coach, Whitefish Bay Little League Baseball
2000 - 2005 Coach, youth basketball, Whitefish Bay Recreation Dept
2000 - 2004 Coach, youth soccer, Milwaukee Kickers
2001 Presented Opinion Summary of AB579 and SB290, Birth and Developmental Outcome Monitoring Program, to State Legislative Committee
03/2002 Sponsor of DNR Bracelets for Children Resolution to State Medical Society House of Delegates, as Wisconsin Chapter, AAP Bioethics Committee Chair
10/2002 Member, Trends and Factors in Disparity and Prematurity Workgroup, for Healthy Babies in Wisconsin: A Call to Action Conference scheduled for 2003. A state perinatal summit sponsored by Wisconsin Division of Public Health- Maternal and Child Health Program
01/2003 - 09/2005 State Chairman of The Prematurity Campaign, March of Dimes Went to National Voluntary Leadership Conference in Wash D.C. (10/16-18/03) and lobbied on Capital Hill for prematurity bills. Led the Wisconsin Volunteer Leadership Conference in Wisconsin Dells (11/14/03). Main speaker and small group leader.
2008 - 2011 Manager, Whitefish Bay Select Soccer team
 

LEADERSHIP TRAINING:
2006 - Present 2006 Physician Leadership Academy Invited participant to a 15 hour intensive course on leadership skills put on by Waukesha Memorial/ProHealth Care for their physician leaders


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Michelassi F, Leuthner SR, Lubienski M, Bostwick D, Rodgers J, Handcock M, Block GE. Ras oncogene p21 levels parallel malignant potential of different human colonic benign conditions. Archives of Surgery 122(12):1414-6, 1987.
2. Leuthner SR, Jansen RD, Hageman JR,: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation of the Newborn: an update. Pediatr Cl N Amer 41(5):893-907, 1994.
3. Leuthner SR, Heilicser B. Point/Counterpoint: Should a bioethics consultant assume the care of a patient when the attending physician refuses to honor the request of the patient's surrogate, who recommends that life-sustaining treatment be withdrawn? Yes. HEC Forum, 11(4): Winter, 1999.
4. Leuthner SR, Pierucci RL. Experience with Neonatal Palliative Care Consultation at the Medical College of Wisconsin-Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Journal of Palliative Medicine. Spring 2001; 4(1):39-47.
5. Leuthner SR. Decisions Regarding Resuscitation of the Extremely Premature Infant and Models of Best Interest. Journal of Perinatology. 2001; 21:193-198
6. Pierucci RL, Kirby RS. Leuthner SR. End-of-life care for neonates and infants; the experience and effects of a palliative care consultation service. Pediatrics 2001;108: 653-60.
7. White GB, Leuthner SR. Infertility Treatment and Neonatal Care: The Ethical Obligation to Transcend Specialty Practice in the Interest of Reducing Multiple Births. The Journal of Clinical Ethics 2001; 12(3): 223-230.
8. Leuthner, SR. Ethical Challenges in the Care of the Shaken Baby. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma 2001; 5(1): 341-347.
9. Carter BS, Leuthner SR. Decision Making and Communication in the NICU: Strategies, Statistics, and Satisficing. Bioethics Forum 2002;18(3/4):7-15.
10. Leuthner SR, Bolger M, Frommelt M, Nelson RM. The Impact of Abnormal Fetal Echocardiography on Expectant Parents' Experience of Pregnancy - A Pilot Study. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology 2003; 24(2): 121-129.
11. Lifchez CA, Rhead WJ, Leuthner SR, Lubinsky MS. Genitopatellar Syndrome: Expanding the Phenotype. American Journal of Medical Genetics 2003:122A:80-83.
12. Carter BS, Leuthner SR. The Ethics of Withholding/Withdrawing Nutrition in the Newborn. Seminars in Perinatology 2003;27(6):480-487.
13. Leuthner SR, Boldt AM, Kirby RS. Where infants die: examination of place of death and hospice/home health care options in the state of Wisconsin. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2004;7(2):269-277
14. Leuthner SR. Palliative Care of the Infant with Lethal Anomalies. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2004; 15:747-759.
15. Leuthner SR. Covert Video Surveillence in Pediatric Care: The Fiduciary Relationship with Child. The Journal of Clinical Ethics 2004; 15(2): 173-175.
16. Leuthner SR, Das UG. Low Apgar Scores and the Definition of Birth Asphyxia. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2004; 15:737-745.
17. Das UG, Leuthner SR. Preparing the Neonate for Transport. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2004; 15:581-598.
18. Leuthner SR. Fetal Palliative Care. Clinics in Perinatology; Current controversies in perinatal medicine IV. 2004; 31: 649-665.
19. Fallat ME, Deshpande JK; and the Section on Surgery, Section on Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and the Committee on Bioethics. Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders for Pediatric Patients Who Require Anesthesia and Surgery. Pediatrics 2004;114:1686-1692.
20. Diekema DS and the Committee on Bioethics. Responding to Parental Refusals of Immunization of Children. Pediatrics 2005;115:1428-1431.
21. Trasande L, Cronk CE, Leuthner SR, Hewitt JB, Durkin MS, McElroy JA, Anderson HA, Landrigan PJ. The National Children's Study and the Children of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Medical Journal 2006;105(2):50-54.
22. Hewitt JB, Leuthner SR, Weiss M, Whelan D, Athey L, McElroy JA, Durkin MS, Cronk CE. The National Children's Study Waukesha County, Wisconsin Vanguard Center. Wisconsin Medical Journal 2006;105(2):55-58.
23. Lee KJ, Havens PL, Sato TT, Hoffman GM, Leuthner SR. Assent for Treatment: Clinician Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice. Pediatrics 2006; 118: 723 - 730.
24. Brosig CL, Pierucci R, Kupst MJ, Leuthner SR. Infant end-of-life care: the parents' perspective. Journal of Perinatology 2007; 27(8): 510-516.
25. Lang KR, Leuthner SR, Derse AR. Gavels in the Nursery: An Appellate Court Shuts Out Parents and Physicians From Care Decisions. Annals of Health Law 2007; 16(2): 263-290.
26. Leuthner SR, Lamberg-Jones E. The Fetal Concerns Program: A Model for Perinatal Palliative Care. MCN The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing 2007; 32(5): 272-278.
27. Committee on Bioethics. Professionalism in Pediatrics: Statement of Principles. Pediatrics 2007;120(4):895-897.
28. Mary E. Fallat, Jacqueline Glover, and the Committee on Bioethics. Professionalism in Pediatrics. Pediatrics 2007; 120: e1123-e1133.
29. Brosig CL, Whitstone BN, Frommelt MA, Frisbee SJ, Leuthner SR. Psychological distress in parents of children with severe congenital heart disease: The impact of prenatal versus postnatal diagnosis. Journal of Perinatology 2007; 27(11):687-692.
30. Munson D, Leuthner SR. Palliative Care for the Family Carrying a Fetus with a Life-Limiting Diagnosis. Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2007; 54(5):787-798.
31. Marcia Levetown and the Committee on Bioethics. Communicating with Children and Families: From Everyday Interactions to Skill in Conveying Distressing Information Pediatrics 2008; 121: e1441-e1460.
32. Mary E. Fallat, John Hutter, the Committee on Bioethics, Section on Hematology/Oncology, and Section on Surgery. Preservation of Fertility in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients With Cancer. Pediatrics 2008; 121: e1461-e1469.
33. Ross LF, Thistlethwaite JR, and the Committee of Bioethics. Minors as Living Solid-Organ Donors. Pediatrics 2008;122:454-461.
34. Jadcherla SR, Vijayapal AS, Leuthner SR. Feeding Abilities in Neonates with Congenital Heart Disease: A Retrospective Study. Journal of Perinatology advance online publication. Sept 2008;1-7
35. Leuthner SR. Futility: Interpretation and Usefulness in Clinical Practice. Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine. Case Western Reserve University School of Law. 2008;18(2):245-259.
36. Douglas S. Diekema, Jeffrey R. Botkin and Committee on Bioethics. Forgoing medically provided nutrition and hydration in children. Pediatrics 2009;124;813-822.
37. Committee on Bioethics. Pediatrician-Family-Patient Relationships: Managing the Boundaries. Pediatrics 2009;124(6):1685-1688.
38. Committee on Bioethics. Policy Statement-Physician refusal to provide information or treatment on the basis of claims of conscience. Pediatrics 2009;124(6):1689-1693.
39. Verhagen AAE, Janvier A, Leuthner SR, Andrews B, Lagatta J, Bos AF, Meadow W. Categorizing neonatal deaths; a cross-cultural study in the USA, Canada and the Netherlands. J Pediatr 2010;156:33-7.
40. Jadcherla SR. Wang M. Vijayapal AS. Leuthner SR. Impact of prematurity and co-morbidities on feeding milestones in neonates: a retrospective study. Journal of Perinatology 2010;30(3):201-8.
41. Janvier A, Meadow W, Leuthner SR, Andrews B, Lagatta J, Bos A, Lane L, Verhagen AA. Whom are we comforting? An analysis of comfort medications delivered to dying neonates. J Pediatr 2011; Feb 24
42. Leuthner SR and Committee on Bioethics, Ralston S and ACOG. Maternal-Fetal Interventions and Fetal Care Centers. Pediatrics 2011:128:e473-e478.
43. Survey of neonatologists' attitudes toward limiting life-sustaining treatments in the neonatal intensive care unit. (Feltman DM, Du H, Leuthner SR) J Perinatol 2011 Dec 15:
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Elliott SJ, Leuthner SR. Anatomy and Development of the Lung. Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Neonatal Respiratory Diseases, second edition. Hansen TN, Cooper TR, Weisman LE. 1998.
2. Recommendations of the Prenatal Testing Committee, Wisconsin Association of Perinatal Care. Laboratory Testing During Pregnancy. 2nd Ed, 2000, 3rd Ed 2006, 4th Ed 2011
3. Leuthner, SR. Ethical Challenges in the Care of the Shaken Baby. In The Multidisciplinary Approach to the Shaken Baby. Lazoritz S and Palusci VJ, ed. The Hawthorn Press, Inc. 2001.
4. Toce SS, Leuthner SR, Dokken DL, Carter BS, Catlin A. The High Risk Newborn. In Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents: A Practical Handbook. Carter BS, Levetown M, ed. Johns Hopkins University Press 2004; 247- 272.
5. Leuthner SR, Carter BS. Artificial Hydration and Nutrition in the Neonate In Perinatal Nutrition: Optimizing Infant Health and Development. Bhatia J, ed. Marcel Dekker 2005; 347- 362.
6. Leuthner SR. Fetal Intervention and Fetal Care Centers. In Clinical Ethics in Pediatrics: A Case-Based Textbook. Diekema DS, Mercurio MR, Adam MB, eds. Cambridge University Press 2011; 57-62.
7. Toce SS, Leuthner SR, Dokken DL, Catlin AJ, Brown J, Carter BS. Palliative Care in the Neonatal-Perinatal Period. In Palliative Care for Infants, Children, and Adolescents: A Practical Handbook. Second Edition. Carter BS, Levetown M, Friebert SE, ed. Johns Hopkins University Press 2011; 345-386.
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Leuthner SR, Winkelstein P, Orentlicher, D. "Which Baby Should Live? The Separating of Conjoined Twins," Health Insider, Live Event Guest, WebMD, 12/14/2000.
2. Leuthner SR Review of Perinatal Substance Abuse and Human Subjects Research: Are Privacy Protections Adequate?, by MF Marshall, J Menikoff, LM Paltrow in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, issue editor Robert M Nelson. 2003;9(1):54-59.
 
Abstracts
1. Leuthner SR, Flozak AS, Simmons RA: Regulation of glucose transport and Glut-1 expression by cAMP in fetal rat lung. Clin Res 40(3): 677A, 1992. Presented at the Plenary Session of the Midwest Society for Pediatric Research, Chicago, IL, Nov. 4, 1992.
2. Leuthner SR, Flozak AS, Simmons RA: Regulation of glucose transport and Glut-1 expression by cAMP in fetal rat lung. Pediatr Res 33(4, Part II): 334A, 1993. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, Washington, DC, May 1993.
3. Leuthner SR, Flozak AS, Simmons RA: Regulation of Glut-1 gene expression by cAMP in fetal rat brain. Pediatr Res 35(4): 382A, 1994. Poster presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research, Seattle, WA, May, 1994.
4. Leuthner SR, Pierucci RL: Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care Consultation for the Neonate in an NICU. Pediatr Res 43(4): 160A, 1998.
5. Pierucci RL, Kirby R, Leuthner SR: End-of-Life Care for Infants and the Effects of Palliative Care Consultation. Pediatr Res 47(4): 2518A, 2000. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Research. Boston, MA
6. Leuthner SR, Kirby R, Chevako J. Hospice and Home Healthcare Agency Utilization for Infant Deaths in the State of Wisconsin. Pediatr Res 51(4): 2396A, 2002
7. Leuthner SR, Wigton T, Brown AM, Sweeney B, Sato T, Aiken J. Timing and Location of Delivery of the Fetus with Gastroschisis. Pediatr Res 53(4): 2184A, 2003
8. Taylor L, Leuthner SR. Experiences of Prenatal Palliative Care Consultation. Pediatr Res 55(4): 3172A, 2004
9. Lee KJ, Leuthner SR. Pediatric Assent - Clinician Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practice. Pediatr Res 55(4): 314A, 2004
10. Moran RB, Warner TD, Montman RA, Leuthner SR, Ohls RK Anticipatory Grief in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit. Pediatr Res 2005: 57: 3412A
11. Taylor L, Scott S, Leuthner SR. Experiences of Prenatal Palliative Care Consultation. Journal of Palliative Medicine 8(1): 732A, 2005
12. Lang K, Derse A, Leuthner SR. The Law Fails its Children When it Mandates Medical Treatment without Regard for Ethical Decision-Making; An Analysis of Montalvo v. Borkovec 647 N.W.2d 413 (Wis. App. 2002) Pediatr Res 2006
13. Leuthner SR The Fallacy of the Emergency Exception in the Delivery Room Pediatr Res 2006
 
Database, Video, or Other Research/Clinical Contributions
1. Neonatal Transport Video (03/1998) Participated in writing, acting, speaking on neonatal transports. Video for parental and hospital education about what happens to their child prior to, during and after transport to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. See Educator's Portfolio for examples of teaching
 

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