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Katherine A. Poehling, M.D., M.P.H.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Katherine A. Poehling, M.D., M.P.H.

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General Pediatrics

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-4500
Department: 336-713-4500

Email: kpoehlin@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., Vanderbilt University , 1990
  • M.D., Wake Forest University , 1995
  • M.P.H., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine , 2001

Memberships

  • Society of Pediatric Research
  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics
  • Academic Pediatric Assoc
  • Infectious Disease Soc of Amer

NPI Number

  • 1669569794
Katherine A. Poehling, M.D., M.P.H.

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Katherine A. Poehling, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Pediatrics
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

epidemiology, infectious diseases, medical technology/devices

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2511 | Department: 336-713-4500

Email: kpoehlin@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Humiston SG, Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG. School-located influenza vaccination: can collaborative efforts go the distance?[commentary]. Acad Pediatr. 2014;14(3):219-220.

Peters TR, Poehling KA. Influenza vaccine in the red zone defense: a game-day player [editorial commentary]. J Infect Dis. 2014;210(5):671-673.

Peters TR, Snively BM, Suerken CK, Blakeney E, Vannoy L, Poehling KA. Relative timing of influenza disease by age group. Vaccine. 2014;():.

Peters TR, Blakeney E, Vannoy L, Poehling KA. Evaluation of the limit of detection of the BD Veritor system flu A+B test and two rapid influenza detection tests for influenza virus. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013;75(2):200-202.

Poehling KA, Edwards KM, Griffin MR, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Iwane MK, Snively BM, Suerken CK, Hall CB, Weinberg GA, Chaves SS, Zhu Y, McNeal MM, Bridges CB. The burden of influenza in young children, 2004-2009. Pediatrics. 2013;131(2):207-216.

Iwane MK, Chaves SS, Szilagyi PG, Edwards KM, Hall CB, Staat MA, Brown CJ, Griffin MR, Weinberg GA, Poehling KA, Prill MM, Williams JV, Bridges CB. Disparities between black and white children in hospitalizations associated with acute respiratory illness and laboratory-confirmed influenza and respiratory syncytial virus in 3 US counties--2002-2009. Am J Epidemiol. 2013;177(7):656-665.

Gardner A, Poehling KA, Miller CD, Tooze JA, Petty J. Isolated head injury is a cause of shock in pediatric trauma patients. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2013;29(8):879-883.

Hall CB, Weinberg GA, Blumkin AK, Edwards KM, Staat MA, Schultz AF, Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG, Griffin MR, Williams JV, Zhu Y, Grijalva CG, Prill MM, Iwane MK. Respiratory syncytial virus-associated hospitalizations among children less than 24 months of age. Pediatrics. 2013;132(2):e341-e348.

Poehling KA, Vannoy L, Peters TR. Verifying influenza and pneumococcal immunization status of children in 2009-2010 from primary care practice records and from the North Carolina Immunization Registry. N C Med J. 2013;74(3):185-191.

Peters TR, Suerken CK, Snively BM, Winslow JE, Nadkarni MD, Kribbs SB, Poehling KA. Influenza testing, diagnosis, and treatment in the emergency department in 2009-2010 and 2010-2011. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(8):786-794.

Poehling KA, Vannoy L, Light LS, Suerken CK, Snively BM, Guitierrez A, Peters TR. Assessment of parental report for 2009-2010 seasonal and monovalent H1N1 influenza vaccines among children in the emergency department or hospital. Acad Pediatr. 2012;12(1):36-42.

Szilagyi PG, Jacobson RM, Poehling KA. Ethics and academic pediatrics [commentary]. Acad Pediatr. 2012;12(1):9-12.

Roberts AL, Connolly KL, Kirse DJ, Evans AK, Poehling KA, Peters TR, Reid SD. Detection of group A Streptococcus in tonsils from pediatric patients reveals high rate of asymptomatic streptococcal carriage. BMC Pediatr. 2012;12():3.

Halvorson EE, Peters TR, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Potential impact of accelerating the primary dose of rotavirus vaccine in infants. Vaccine. 2012;30(17):2738-2741.

Ortega-Sanchez IR, Molinari NAM, Fairbrother G, Szilagyi PG, Edwards KM, Griffin MR, Cassedy A, Poehling KA, Bridges C, Staat MA. Indirect, out-of-pocket and medical costs from influenza-related illness in young children. Vaccine. 2012;30(28):4175-4181.

Peters TR, Banks GC, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Potential impact of parental Tdap immunization on infant pertussis hospitalizations. Vaccine. 2012;30(37):5527-5532.

Poehling KA, Blocker J, Ip EH, Peters TR, Wolfson M. 2009-2010 seasonal influenza vaccination coverage among college students from 8 universities in North Carolina. J Am Coll Health. 2012;60(8):541-547.

Holder RC, Kirse DJ, Evans AK, Peters TR, Poehling KA, Swords WE, Reid SD. One third of middle ear effusions from children undergoing tympanostomy tube placement had multiple bacterial pathogens. BMC Pediatr. 2012;12():87.

Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Snively BM, Payne DC, Bridges CB, Chu SY, Light LS, Prill MM, Finelli L, et al. Impact of maternal immunization on influenza hospitalizations in infants. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011;204(6 Suppl 1):S141-S148.

Peters TR, Hammon DE, Jarrah RJ, Palavecino EL, Blakeney ES, Poehling KA. Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome complicating influenza A infection in a young child. ISRN Pulm. 2011;2011():art.645718.

Allred NJ, Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG, Zhang F, Edwards KM, Staat MA, Donauer S, Prill MM, Fairbrother G. The impact of missed opportunities on seasonal influenza vaccination coverage for healthy young children. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2011;17(6):560-564.

Staat MA, Griffin MR, Donauer S, Edwards KM, Szilagyi PG, Weinberg GA, Hall CB, Prill MM, Chaves SS, Poehling KA, et al. Vaccine effectiveness for laboratory-confirmed influenza in children 6-59 months of age, 2005-2007. Vaccine. 2011;29(48):9005-9011.

Poehling KA, Light LS, Rhodes M, Snively BM, Halasa NB, Mitchel E, Schaffner W, Craig AS, Griffin MR. Sickle cell trait, hemoglobin C trait, and invasive pneumococcal disease. Epidemiology. 2010;21(3):340-346.

Talbot HK, Williams JV, Zhu Y, Poehling KA, Griffin MR, Edwards KM. Failure of routine diagnostic methods to detect influenza in hospitalized older adults. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2010;31(7):683-688.

Fairbrother G, Cassedy A, Ortega-Sanchez IR, Szilagyi PG, Edwards KM, Molinari N-A, Donauer S, Henderson D, Ambrose S, Poehling K, et al. High costs of influenza: direct medical costs of influenza disease in young children. Vaccine. 2010;28(31):4913-4919.

Poehling KA, Fairbrother G, Zhu Y, Donauer S, Ambrose S, Edwards KM, Staat MA, Prill MM, Finelli L, Allred NJ, et al. Practice and child characteristics associated with influenza vaccine uptake in young children. Pediatrics. 2010;126(4):665-673.

Hall CB, Weinberg GA, Iwane MK, Blumkin AK, Edwards KM, Staat MA, Auinger P, Griffin MR, Poehling KA, Erdman D, et al. The burden of respiratory syncytial virus infection in young children. N Engl J Med. 2009;360(6):588-598.

Poehling KA, Talbot HK, Williams JV, Zhu Y, Lott J, Patterson L, Edwards KM, Griffin MR. Impact of a school-based influenza immunization program on disease burden: comparison of two Tennessee counties. Vaccine. 2009;27(20):2695-2700.

Stancil JM, Peters TR, Givner LB, Poehling KA. Potential impact of accelerating the primary dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in infants. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009;163(5):422-425.

Talbot HK, Poehling KA, Williams JV, Zhu Y, Chen Q, McNabb P, Edwards KM, Griffin MR. Influenza in older adults: impact of vaccination of school children. Vaccine. 2009;27(13):1923-1927.

Weinberg GA, Hall CB, Iwane MK, Poehling KA, Edwards KM, Griffin MR, Staat MA, Curns AT, Erdman DD, Szilagyi PG. Parainfluenza virus infection of young children: estimates of the population-based burden of hospitalization. J Pediatr. 2009;154(5):694-699.

Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG. Not just for kids: new paradigms for vaccine delivery in pediatrics [commentary]. Acad Pediatr. 2009;9(5):293-294.

Miller EK, Griffin MR, Edwards KM, Weinberg GA, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Iwane MK, Zhu Y, Hall CB, Poehling KA, et al. Influenza burden for children with asthma. Pediatrics. 2008;121(1):1-8.

Poehling KA, Miller EK, Weinberg GA, Hall CB, Fairbrother G. Influenza virus and acute asthma in children [reply to letter]. Pediatrics. 2008;121(5):1080.

Szilagyi PG, Fairbrother G, Griffin MR, Hornung RW, Donauer S, Morrow A, Altaye M, Zhu Y, Ambrose S, Poehling KA, et al. Influenza vaccine effectiveness among children 6 to 59 months of age during 2 influenza seasons: a case-cohort study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008;162(10):943-951.

Eisenberg KW, Szilagyi PG, Fairbrother G, Griffin MR, Staat M, Shone LP, Weinberg GA, Hall CB, Poehling KA, Edwards KM, et al. Vaccine effectiveness against laboratory-confirmed influenza in children 6 to 59 months of age during the 2003-2004 and 2004-2005 influenza seasons. Pediatrics. 2008;122(5):911-919.

Shinall MC Jr, Peters TR, Zhu Y, Chen Q, Poehling KA. Potential impact of acceleration of the pertussis vaccine primary series for infants. Pediatrics. 2008;122(5):1021-1026.

Miller EK, Lu X, Erdman DD, Poehling KA, Zhu Y, Griffin MR, Hartert TV, Anderson LJ, Weinberg GA, Hall CB, et al. Rhinovirus-associated hospitalizations in young children. J Infect Dis. 2007;195(6):773-781.

Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG, Grijalva CG, Martin SW, LaFleur B, Mitchel E, Barth RD, Nuorti JP, Griffin MR. Reduction of frequent otitis media and pressure-equalizing tube insertions in children after introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Pediatrics. 2007;119(4):707-715.

Peters TR, Poehling KA. Invasive pneumococcal disease: the target is moving [editorial]. JAMA. 2007;297(16):1825-1826.

Miller EK, Griffin MR, Edwards KM, Weinberg GA, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Iwante MK, Bridges CB, Zhu Y, Poehling KA, et al. Influenza burden in children with asthma [abstract]. In: Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2007 May 5-8; Toronto (Canada). 2007;():6295.15.

Poehling KA, Szilagyi PG, Zhu Y, Ambrose S, Iwane M, Staat MA, Fairbrother G. Practice patterns associated with high influenza vaccinations [abstract]. In: Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2007 May 5-8; Toronto (Canada). 2007;():6080.12.

Fairbrother GL, Szilagyi PG, Griffin MR, Staat M, Morrow A, Altaye M, Shone LP, Zhu Y, Ambrose S, Poehling KA, et al. Influenza vaccine effectiveness among young children during two influenza seasons [abstract]. In: Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2007 May 5-8; Toronto (Canada). 2007;():6080.6.

Lewis EN, Griffin MR, Szilagyi PG, Zhu Y, Edwards KM, Poehling KA. Childhood influenza: number needed to vaccinate to prevent one hospitalization or outpatient visit [abstract]. In: Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2007 May 5-8; Toronto (Canada). 2007;():6080.7.

Shinall MC, Peters TR, Zhu Y, Chen Q, Poehling KA. Potential benefit of acclerating [sic] pertussis vaccination in infants [abstract]. In: Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2007 May 5-8; Toronto (Canada). 2007;():8402.9.

Lewis EN, Griffin MR, Szilagyi PG, Zhu Y, Edwards KM, Poehling KA. Childhood influenza: number needed to vaccinate to prevent 1 hospitalization or outpatient visit. Pediatrics. 2007;120(3):467-472.

Shinall MC Jr, Plosa EJ, Poehling KA. Validity of parental report of influenza vaccination in children 6 to 59 months of age. Pediatrics. 2007;120(4):e783-e787.

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Professor, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

General Pediatrics
Katherine A. Poehling, M.D., M.P.H.

Katherine A. Poehling, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor, Pediatrics
Office of Women in Medicine and Science
Epidemiology & Prevention

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