Clinical Interests: She has significant clinical responsibilities and has a passion for teaching and continuing to learn through teaching.
Scholarly Focus: Coordination of evidence-based guidelines for management of neonatal problems at all division sites of practice.
Administrative/Education Roles: She coordinates the clinical schedule and the delivery of care at all of the NICUs staffed by the Division of Neonatology. She works directly with the medical directors at the community sites to develop strong medical management and excellent care. She is medical liaison to the Seattle Children’s Hospital Neonatal Nurse Practitioner program, works in regional Outreach, and works with Dr. Kendra Smith in medical direction of the Seattle Children’s Hospital transport team.
Gleason CA, Devaskar SU (editors). Avery’s Diseases of the Newborn, 9th edition. Elsevier, Philadelphia; 2011.
Wallen LD, Gleason CA. Ch 12: Perinatal substance abuse.
Ferrieri P, Wallen LD. Ch 39: Bacterial sepsis and meningitis.
Ditzenberger GR, Wallen LD, Collins SD, Phelan L, Binder N. ELBW infants with protein added to enteral feeds show enhanced growth within three weeks of supplementation. PAS Annual Mtg 2011, Denver.