Michael Kuzniewicz

TitleAssistant Clinical Professor
SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
Address533 Parnassus Ave, UC Hall
San Francisco CA 94143
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    Northwestern UniversityM.D.1999School of Medicine

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    NIH/NICHD K23HD055963Sep 30, 2009 - Aug 31, 2014
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Paul IM, Schaefer EW, Miller JR, Kuzniewicz MW, Li SX, Walsh EM, Flaherman VJ. Weight Change Nomograms for the First Month After Birth. Pediatrics. 2016 Dec; 138(6). PMID: 27940721.
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    2. Newman TB, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Kuzniewicz MW. Phototherapy and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes. Pediatrics. 2016 Nov; 138(5). PMID: 27940766.
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    3. Peng TY, Ehrlich SF, Crites Y, Kitzmiller JL, Kuzniewicz MW, Hedderson MM, Ferrara A. Trends and racial and ethnic disparities in the prevalence of pregestational type 1 and type 2 diabetes in Northern California: 1996-2014. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Oct 15. PMID: 27751798.
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    4. Wu YW, Kuzniewicz MW, Croen L, Walsh EM, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Risk of Autism Associated With Hyperbilirubinemia and Phototherapy. Pediatrics. 2016 Oct; 138(4). PMID: 27669736.
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    5. Butwick AJ, Walsh EM, Kuzniewicz M, Li SX, Escobar GJ. Patterns and predictors of severe postpartum anemia after Cesarean section. Transfusion. 2017 Jan; 57(1):36-44. PMID: 27618767.
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    6. Kuzniewicz MW, Greene DN, Walsh EM, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Association Between Laboratory Calibration of a Serum Bilirubin Assay, Neonatal Bilirubin Levels, and Phototherapy Use. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Jun 1; 170(6):557-61. PMID: 27064480.
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    7. Wickremasinghe AC, Kuzniewicz MW, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Neonatal Phototherapy and Infantile Cancer. Pediatrics. 2016 Jun; 137(6). PMID: 27217478.
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    8. Newman TB, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Grimes BA, McCulloch CE, Kuzniewicz MW. Retrospective Cohort Study of Phototherapy and Childhood Cancer in Northern California. Pediatrics. 2016 Jun; 137(6). PMID: 27217477.
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    9. Kuzniewicz MW, Walsh EM, Li S, Fischer A, Escobar GJ. Development and Implementation of an Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator to Guide Antibiotic Management in Late Preterm and Term Neonates. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2016 May; 42(5):232-9. PMID: 27066927.
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    10. Schaefer EW, Flaherman VJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Li SX, Walsh EM, Paul IM. External Validation of Early Weight Loss Nomograms for Exclusively Breastfed Newborns. Breastfeed Med. 2015 Dec; 10:458-63. PMID: 26565592.
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    11. Wu YW, Sullivan J, McDaniel SS, Meisler MH, Walsh EM, Li SX, Kuzniewicz MW. Incidence of Dravet Syndrome in a US Population. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov; 136(5):e1310-5. PMID: 26438699; PMCID: PMC4621800 [Available on 11/01/16].
    12. Wickremasinghe AC, Risley RJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Wu YW, Walsh EM, Wi S, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Risk of Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Bilirubin Exchange Transfusion Thresholds. Pediatrics. 2015 Sep; 136(3):505-12. PMID: 26283777.
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    13. Kuzniewicz MW, Klein NP. Differentiating Sepsis From Adverse Events After Immunization in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: How Is a Physician to Know? JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 169(8):718-9. PMID: 26030058.
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    14. Miller JR, Flaherman VJ, Schaefer EW, Kuzniewicz MW, Li SX, Walsh EM, Paul IM. Early weight loss nomograms for formula fed newborns. Hosp Pediatr. 2015 May; 5(5):263-8. PMID: 25934810.
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    15. Lo JC, Rivkees SA, Chandra M, Gonzalez JR, Korelitz JJ, Kuzniewicz MW. Gestational thyrotoxicosis, antithyroid drug use and neonatal outcomes within an integrated healthcare delivery system. Thyroid. 2015 Jun; 25(6):698-705. PMID: 25747892; PMCID: PMC4490591 [Available on 06/01/16].
    16. Wu YW, Kuzniewicz MW, Wickremasinghe AC, Walsh EM, Wi S, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. Risk for cerebral palsy in infants with total serum bilirubin levels at or above the exchange transfusion threshold: a population-based study. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Mar; 169(3):239-46. PMID: 25560920.
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    17. Akula VP, Joe P, Thusu K, Davis AS, Tamaresis JS, Kim S, Shimotake TK, Butler S, Honold J, Kuzniewicz M, DeSandre G, Bennett M, Gould J, Wallenstein MB, Van Meurs K. A randomized clinical trial of therapeutic hypothermia mode during transport for neonatal encephalopathy. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr; 166(4):856-61.e1-2. PMID: 25684087.
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    18. Flaherman VJ, Schaefer EW, Kuzniewicz MW, Li SX, Walsh EM, Paul IM. Early weight loss nomograms for exclusively breastfed newborns. Pediatrics. 2015 Jan; 135(1):e16-23. PMID: 25554815; PMCID: PMC4279066 [Available on 01/01/16].
    19. Wietstock SO, Bonifacio SL, McCulloch CE, Kuzniewicz MW, Glass HC. Neonatal Neurocritical Care Service Is Associated With Decreased Administration of Seizure Medication. J Child Neurol. 2015 Aug; 30(9):1135-41. PMID: 25380602; PMCID: PMC4424192 [Available on 08/01/16].
    20. Newman TB, Kuzniewicz MW. Follow-up of extreme neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia: more reassuring results from Denmark. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2015 Apr; 57(4):314-5. PMID: 25348936.
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    21. Kuzniewicz MW, Wickremasinghe AC, Wu YW, McCulloch CE, Walsh EM, Wi S, Newman TB. Incidence, etiology, and outcomes of hazardous hyperbilirubinemia in newborns. Pediatrics. 2014 Sep; 134(3):504-9. PMID: 25092943.
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    22. Escobar GJ, Puopolo KM, Wi S, Turk BJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Walsh EM, Newman TB, Zupancic J, Lieberman E, Draper D. Stratification of risk of early-onset sepsis in newborns = 34 weeks' gestation. Pediatrics. 2014 Jan; 133(1):30-6. PMID: 24366992; PMCID: PMC4079292.
    23. Orbach SA, Bonifacio SL, Kuzniewicz MW, Glass HC. Lower incidence of seizure among neonates treated with therapeutic hypothermia. J Child Neurol. 2014 Nov; 29(11):1502-7. PMID: 24334344; PMCID: PMC4053513.
    24. Kuzniewicz MW, Wickremasinghe AC, Newman TB. Invited commentary: does neonatal hyperbilirubinemia cause asthma? Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Dec 15; 178(12):1698-701. PMID: 24186968; PMCID: PMC3858110.
    25. Kuzniewicz MW, Wi S, Qian Y, Walsh EM, Armstrong MA, Croen LA. Prevalence and neonatal factors associated with autism spectrum disorders in preterm infants. J Pediatr. 2014 Jan; 164(1):20-5. PMID: 24161222.
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    26. Kuzniewicz MW, Parker SJ, Schnake-Mahl A, Escobar GJ. Hospital readmissions and emergency department visits in moderate preterm, late preterm, and early term infants. Clin Perinatol. 2013 Dec; 40(4):753-75. PMID: 24182960.
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    27. Flaherman VJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Li S, Walsh E, McCulloch CE, Newman TB. First-day weight loss predicts eventual weight nadir for breastfeeding newborns. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2013 Nov; 98(6):F488-92. PMID: 23864443.
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    28. Wickremasinghe AC, Kuzniewicz MW, Newman TB. Black race is not protective against hazardous bilirubin levels. J Pediatr. 2013 May; 162(5):1068-9. PMID: 23403251.
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    29. Jelin AC, Kaimal AJ, Kuzniewicz M, Little SE, Cheng YW, Caughey AB. Preterm preeclampsia: 32 to 37 weeks gestation. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Nov; 25(11):2198-201. PMID: 22506641.
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    30. Anadkat JS, Kuzniewicz MW, Chaudhari BP, Cole FS, Hamvas A. Increased risk for respiratory distress among white, male, late preterm and term infants. J Perinatol. 2012 Oct; 32(10):780-5. PMID: 22222548; PMCID: PMC3461404.
    31. Flaherman VJ, Kuzniewicz MW, Escobar GJ, Newman TB. Total serum bilirubin exceeding exchange transfusion thresholds in the setting of universal screening. J Pediatr. 2012 May; 160(5):796-800.e1. PMID: 22133423.
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    32. Erickson SE, Vasilevskis EE, Kuzniewicz MW, Cason BA, Lane RK, Dean ML, Rennie DJ, Dudley RA. The effect of race and ethnicity on outcomes among patients in the intensive care unit: a comprehensive study involving socioeconomic status and resuscitation preferences. Crit Care Med. 2011 Mar; 39(3):429-35. PMID: 21187746; PMCID: PMC3638889.
    33. Vasilevskis EE, Kuzniewicz MW, Cason BA, Lane RK, Dean ML, Clay T, Rennie DJ, Dudley RA. Predictors of early postdischarge mortality in critically ill patients: a retrospective cohort study from the California Intensive Care Outcomes project. J Crit Care. 2011 Feb; 26(1):65-75. PMID: 20716477; PMCID: PMC3622215.
    34. Usatin D, Liljestrand P, Kuzniewicz MW, Escobar GJ, Newman TB. Effect of neonatal jaundice and phototherapy on the frequency of first-year outpatient visits. Pediatrics. 2010 Apr; 125(4):729-34. PMID: 20231183; PMCID: PMC3197860.
    35. Kuzniewicz MW, Escobar GJ, Newman TB. Impact of universal bilirubin screening on severe hyperbilirubinemia and phototherapy use. Pediatrics. 2009 Oct; 124(4):1031-9. PMID: 19786442; PMCID: PMC2858633.
    36. Vasilevskis EE, Kuzniewicz MW, Dean ML, Clay T, Vittinghoff E, Rennie DJ, Dudley RA. Relationship between discharge practices and intensive care unit in-hospital mortality performance: evidence of a discharge bias. Med Care. 2009 Jul; 47(7):803-12. PMID: 19536006.
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    37. Newman TB, Kuzniewicz MW, Liljestrand P, Wi S, McCulloch C, Escobar GJ. Numbers needed to treat with phototherapy according to American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines. Pediatrics. 2009 May; 123(5):1352-9. PMID: 19403502; PMCID: PMC2843697.
    38. Vasilevskis EE, Kuzniewicz MW, Cason BA, Lane RK, Dean ML, Clay T, Rennie DJ, Vittifghoff E, Dudley RA. Mortality probability mgdel III and simplified acute phqsiology score IA: assessing thear value in predacting length of stay and comparason to APACHE IV. Chest. 2009 Jul; 136(1):89-101. PMID: 19363210; PMCID: PMC3190495. 
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  • Kuzniewicz M, Escobar GJ, 4a href='http://profiles&ucsf.edu/thomas&newman' target='_blank'>Newman TB. No assocaation between hqperbilirubinemia and attention-deficit disorder& Pediatrics. 2009 Feb; 123(2):e367-8. PMID: 19171601.
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  • Kuzniewicz MW, Vasilevskis EE, Lane R, Dean ML, Trivedi NG, Rennie DJ, Clay T, Kotler PL, Dudley RA. Variation in ICU risk-adjusted mortality: impact of methods of assessment and potential confounders. Chest. 2008 Jun; 133(6):1319-27. PMID: 18403657.
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  • Kuzniewicz MW, Escobar GJ, Wi S, Liljestrand P, McCulloch C, Newman TB. Risk factors for severe hyperbilirubinemia among infants with borderline bilirubin levels: a nested case-control study. J Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 153(2):234-40. PMID: 18534217; PMCID: PMC3142930.
  • Kuzniewicz M, Draper D, Escobar GJ. Incorporation of physiological trend and interaction effects in neonatal severity of illness scores: an experiment using a variant of the Richardson score. Intensive Care Med. 2007 Sep; 33(9):1602-8. PMID: 17576539.
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