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Karen Anne Schneider, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Female

Appointment Phone

410-955-5680

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5680

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-6143
Fax: 410-614-7339

Expertise

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Interests

Tropical medicine; Sedation recovery in children; Medical ethics; Disaster preparedness

Biography

Dr. Karen Schneider is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her areas of clinical expertise include pediatric emergency medicine and tropical medicine.

After Dr. Schneider received her undergraduate degree from Molloy College, she earned her medical degree from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn. She completed her pediatric residency at Yale Children’s Hospital and performed her pediatric emergency medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins. She joined the faculty in 2002.

Dr. Schneider is a member of the Catholic order the Sisters of Mercy. She is well known for her post-disaster work in Haiti and for launching an elective in tropical medicine for Johns Hopkins medical students that takes them to Guyana, Haiti, Kenya and Nigeria.

Dr. Schneider's research interests include sedation recovery in children, tropical medicine, medical ethics and disaster preparedness.

Dr. Schneider received the Cunningham Award, presented to one Sister of Mercy out of 7,000 each year, for creating the pediatric tropical medicine elective and serving economically disadvantaged children. She serves on the American Academy of Pediatrics CHILDisaster Network Team and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Ambulatory Pediatric Association and Amnesty International.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • SUNY at Brooklyn College of Medicine / MD (1996)

    Residencies

    • Yale-New Haven Hospital / Pediatrics (1999)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2002)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2009)
    • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2001, 2009)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Schneider's research interests include sedation recovery in children, tropical medicine, medical ethics and disaster preparedness.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +

    Courses and Syllabi

    Pediatric Tropical Medicine Elective

  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Morris Krosnick Award for Outstanding Resident, Yale Children’s Hospital, 1999
    • Cunningham Award, Sisters of Mercy, 2005

    Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Ambulatory Pediatric Association
    • Amnesty International

    Professional Activities

    • Johns Hopkins Disaster Committee Preparedness, Joint Committee: Pediatric Division and Adult Emergency Department, 2007
    • Global Health Interest Group, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2006
    • Project HOPE Senior Technical Advisory Group (SENTAG) for the Basrah Children’s Hospital in Iraq, 2005
    • Medical Ethics Committee and Consultation Service, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2004
    • American Academy of Pediatrics CHILDisaster Network Team, 2002
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