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Katherine Ratzan Peeler, MD

Assistant Professor Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.
Attending Physician, Division of Medical Critical Care Boston Children's Hospital.

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.

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.

Severe Hypernatremia in an Adolescent With Anorexia Nervosa.
Authors: Authors: Aamodt K, Fitzgerald SL, Hanono A, Majzoub J, Millington K, Richmond TK, Peeler KR.
Clin Pediatr (Phila)
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Anthropology in the PICU: Addressing the Local Worlds of Families in an Otherwise Foreign Land.
Authors: Authors: Peeler KR.
Pediatr Crit Care Med
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Alternatives to Detention: Immigration Reform Grounded in Public Health.
Authors: Authors: Uppal N, Sandoval RS, Erfani P, Mishori R, Peeler KR.
Am J Public Health
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Cytokine Storm Unmasks Immunodeficiency in a Child With Severe COVID-19.
Authors: Authors: Peeler KR, Puccetti D, Lamb GS, Nguyen AA, Roberts J, Trissal M, McAlvin JB.
Clin Pediatr (Phila)
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Disparities in paediatric sepsis outcomes in the USA.
Authors: Authors: Peeler KR.
Lancet Child Adolesc Health
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COVID-19 Testing and Cases in Immigration Detention Centers, April-August 2020.
Authors: Authors: Erfani P, Uppal N, Lee CH, Mishori R, Peeler KR.
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Suicide rates of migrants in United States immigration detention (2010-2020).
Authors: Authors: Erfani P, Chin ET, Lee CH, Uppal N, Peeler KR.
AIMS Public Health
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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 Hum Rights
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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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