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Katherine Peeler, M.D.
Instructor in Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital

Oct 2021 | Dr. Peeler receives the Barbara J. McNeil Faculty Award for Exceptional Service


DICP Announces Recipients of Exceptional Institutional Service Awards

The Awards for Exceptional Service were established to recognize the value of service to HMS and/or HSDM. The substantial contributions made by faculty and staff to institutional service are vital to advancing the missions of Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Dental Medicine. The Awards for Exceptional Service recognize and celebrate faculty and staff members whose exemplary contributions to the school(s) have set the standard for service at HMS/HSDM through their personal initiative to provide service and engaging others to do the same.

  • Biography

    Katie Peeler is a pediatric intensivist at Boston Children's Hospital, Medical Director of Harvard Medical School's Asylum Clinic, and long-time volunteer and medical expert with Physicians for Human Rights.

Forensic Medical Evaluation of Children Seeking Asylum: A Guide for Pediatricians.
Authors: Authors: Gartland MG, Ijadi-Maghsoodi R, Giri M, Messmer S, Peeler K, Barkoudah A, Shah S.
Pediatr Ann
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An emerging role for endothelial barrier support therapy for congenital disorders of glycosylation.
Authors: Authors: Brucker WJ, Croteau SE, Prensner JR, Cullion K, Heeney MM, Lo J, McAlvin JB, Peeler K, Shah N, Yee CSK, Berry GT, Bodamer O.
J Inherit Metab Dis
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Sleep Deprivation of Detained Children: Another Reason to End Child Detention
Authors: Authors: Peeler KR, Hampton K, Lucero J, Ijadi-Maghsoodi R
Health and Human Rights Journal
Emergency Care of Pediatric Asylum Seekers in the United States
Authors: Authors: Peeler, KR
Clinical Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Acute Pancreatitis in a Patient with Maple Syrup Urine Disease: A Management Paradox.
Authors: Authors: Gold NB, Blumenthal JA, Wessel AE, Stein DR, Scott A, Fox VL, Turner A, Kritzer A, Rajabi F, Peeler K, Tan WH.
J Pediatr
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Protecting the Tired, the Poor, the Huddled Masses.
Authors: Authors: Peeler K.
N Engl J Med
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Chest pain and anxiety in an adolescent: an unusual etiology.
Authors: Authors: Peeler KR, Hasvold J, Wolff M.
Pediatr Emerg Care
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Forced Family Separation Isn't Just Traumatic
Authors: Authors: Peeler K
It's Torture
Thousands Of Immigrant Kids Are Detained, Far From Their Parents
Authors: Authors: Peeler K
They Need Protection From COVID-19, Too
The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights At 70: How Far Have We Come?
Authors: Authors: Ardalan S, Boyd JW, Peeler K