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Mark Widome

InstitutionCollege of Medicine
Address500 University Drive Hershey PA 17033
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    2004Distinguished Educator, Penn State College of Medicine
    2013Pennsylvania Pediatrician of the Year, PA Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
    2014Distinguished Professor, The Pennsylvania State University

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    Pediatrician, Professor of Pediatrics


    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, Johns Hopkins (1976-77)
    Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University Hospital (1977)
    Residency, Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (1973-76)
    M.P.H., Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene & Public Health (1977)
    M.D., Jefferson Medical College (1973)

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    1. Lloyd T, Shaffer ML, Christy S, Widome MD, Repke J, Weitekamp MR, Eslinger PJ, Bargainnier SS, Paul IM. Health knowledge among the millennial generation. J Public Health Res. 2013 Apr 28; 2(1):38-41. PMID: 25170479; PMCID: PMC4140324.
    2. Sekhar DL, Rhoades JA, Longenecker AL, Beiler JS, King TS, Widome MD, Paul IM. Improving detection of adolescent hearing loss. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Dec; 165(12):1094-100. PMID: 22147776.
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    3. Sekhar DL, Wang L, Hollenbeak CS, Widome MD, Paul IM. A cost-effectiveness analysis of screening urine dipsticks in well-child care. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):660-3. PMID: 20231188.
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    4. Paul IM, Phillips TA, Widome MD, Hollenbeak CS. Cost-effectiveness of postnatal home nursing visits for prevention of hospital care for jaundice and dehydration. Pediatrics. 2004 Oct; 114(4):1015-22. PMID: 15466099.
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    5. Bass JL, Christoffel KK, Widome M, Boyle W, Scheidt P, Stanwick R, Roberts K. Childhood injury prevention counseling in primary care settings: a critical review of the literature. Pediatrics. 1993 Oct; 92(4):544-50. PMID: 8414825.
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    6. Widome MD. Injury illiteracy. Pediatrics. 1992 Jun; 89(6 Pt 1):1091-3. PMID: 1594354.
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    7. Widome MD. Fire hydrant injuries. Pediatrics. 1992 Feb; 89(2):352-3. PMID: 1734413.
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    8. Widome MD. Pediatric injury prevention for the practitioner. Curr Probl Pediatr. 1991 Nov-Dec; 21(10):428-68; discussion 469. PMID: 1786710.
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    9. Widome MD. Frogger. Pediatrics. 1991 Oct; 88(4):868-70. PMID: 1896301.
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    10. Widome MD. Remembering as we look ahead: the three E's and firearm injuries. Pediatrics. 1991 Aug; 88(2):379-83. PMID: 1861943.
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    11. Widome MD. Economy, convenience, and safety: can we have it all? Some thoughts on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the Committee on Injury and Poison Prevention. Pediatrics. 1990 Nov; 86(5):785-7. PMID: 2235234.
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    12. Widome MD. The ABCs of health supervision. Introducing medical students to the outpatient department. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1990 Jul; 29(7):418-20. PMID: 2376101.
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    13. Widome MD. On the relevance of poor judgement. Pediatrics. 1989 Oct; 84(4):724-6. PMID: 2780136.
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    14. Jagger J, Widome MD. All-terrain vehicles: hazard in Britain. Lancet. 1988 Dec 10; 2(8624):1368-9. PMID: 2904086.
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    15. Widome MD. Occasional but serious accidents. Pediatr Ann. 1983 Oct; 12(10):761-2, 764, 766 passim. PMID: 6646862.
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    16. Strauss M, Widome MD, Roland PS. Nasopharyngeal hemangioma causing airway obstruction in infancy. Laryngoscope. 1981 Aug; 91(8):1365-8. PMID: 7266213.
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    17. Widome MD. A safe ride for Pennsylvania's children. Pa Med. 1981 Jun; 84(6):26-30. PMID: 7267125.
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    18. Widome MD. Vehicle occupant safety: the pediatrician's responsibility. Pediatrics. 1979 Dec; 64(6):966-8. PMID: 514730.
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    19. Appelbaum PC, Shaikh BS, Widome MD, Gordon RA, Austrian R. Fatal pneumococcal bacteremia in a vaccinated splenectomized child. N Engl J Med. 1979 Jan 25; 300(4):203-4. PMID: 32485.
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