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Jennifer Forest Anders, M.D.

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Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Female

Expertise: Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Research Interests: Pediatric Emergency Research; Fellowship Training

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
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600 N. Wolfe Street
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Fax: 410-614-7339

Background

Dr. Jennifer Anders is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Anders serves as the director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is deeply committed to the education of residents and fellows to supply high-quality practitioners to serve ill and injured children.

Dr. Anders received her undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago. She earned her M.D. from the Mayo Clinic Medical School. She completed her residency in pediatrics and adolescent medicine at the Mayo Clinic and performed a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Dr. Anders joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2005.

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Anders was the department head of pediatrics at the Naval Hospital Great Lakes.

She is keenly interested in several areas of research to improve emergency care of children, including acute pain assessment and treatment, and procedural sedation. Her current research studies include prehospital and inter-facility transport of children with cervical spine injury, transcriptional biosignatures of febrile infants, an electronic stethoscope to assess children with respiratory disease, and an electronic intervention to improve care of young women with pelvic inflammatory disease.

Dr. Anders was recognized with the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Ambulatory Pediatric Association.

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Titles

  • Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Mayo Medical School College of Medicine (1995)

Residencies

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education / Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine (1998)

Fellowships

  • Children's Memorial Medical Center / Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2005)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2006)
  • American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (1998)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Anders’ areas of research is related to improving emergency care of children, including acute pain assessment and treatment, and procedural sedation.

Her current research studies include prehospital and inter-facility transport of children with cervical spine injury, transcriptional biosignatures of febrile infants, an electronic stethoscope to assess children with respiratory disease, and an electronic intervention to improve care of young women with pelvic inflammatory disease.

Clinical Trials

The Role of Cerebral Oximetry in Pediatric Concussion Assessment

Technology Based Community Health Nursing (TECH-N) to Prevent Recurrent Sexually Transmitted Infections after Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

 

Selected Publications

JF Anders and EC Powell. "Urgency of Evaluation and Outcome of Acute Ovarian Torsion in Pediatric Patients." Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 2005; 159:532-5.

JF Anders, RM Jacobson, GA Poland, SJ Jacobsen, PC Wollan. "Secondary failure rates of measles vaccine: A metaanalysis of published studies." Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 1996;15:62-6.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps, 2002
  • Emeritus Award, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 1998
  • Pastéur-Mérieux-Connaught Award, Seventh International Congress of Infectious Diseases, 1996

Memberships

  • Ambulatory Pediatric Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
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