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Darla Roye Shores, M.D., Ph.D.

Darla Roye Shores, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Medical Director, The Hopkins Resource for Intestinal Vitality and Enhancement (THRIVE)
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Female

Expertise

Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Intestinal Rehabilitation, Nutrition, Pediatric Gastroenterology ...read more

Research Interests

General pediatric gastroenterology with an emphasis on nutritional intervention; Intestinal failure ...read more

Background

Dr. Darla Shores is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Shores is a pediatric gastroenterologist who specializes in nutritional intervention, inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal failure. Dr. Shores is co-director of The Hopkins Resource for Intestinal Vitality and Enhancement (THRIVE), the pediatric intestinal rehabilitation clinic.

Dr. Shores earned her medical degree at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. She completed a pediatrics residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center, where she then worked as an attending hospitalist for the GI service for two years prior to completing a pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2011. She has a Ph.D. in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Her research interests include quality improvement, intestinal failure, and inflammatory bowel disease.

Dr. Shores is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, with subspecialty certification in pediatric gastroenterology.

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Titles

  • Medical Director, The Hopkins Resource for Intestinal Vitality and Enhancement (THRIVE)
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD; University of New Mexico School of Medicine (2002)

Residencies

  • Pediatrics; Loma Linda University School of Medicine (2005)
  • Pediatrics; Loma Linda University School of Medicine (2006)

Fellowships

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Gastroenterology) (2011)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2005)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Shores DR, Mogul D, Allen J, Delarmente BA, Padula W. Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Feeding Guidelines for Infants Following Intestinal Surgery. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 May;70(5):657-663. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000002642. PMID: 31977952.

Shores DR, Fundora J, Go M, Shakeel F, Brooks S, Alaish SM, Yang J, Sodhi CP, Hackam DJ, Everett A. Normative values for circulating intestinal fatty acid binding protein and calprotectin across gestational ages. BMC Pediatr. 2020;20(1):250. Published 2020 May 26. doi:10.1186/s12887-020-02142-5

Shakeel F, Newkirk M, Sellers A, Shores DR. Postoperative Feeding Guidelines Improve Outcomes in Surgical Infants. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2020 Aug;44(6):1047-1056. doi: 10.1002/jpen.1726. Epub 2019 Nov 8. PMID: 31705574

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