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Stephanie Jernigan, MD, FAAP

Stephanie Jernigan, MD, FAAP headshot

Medical Director
Pediatric Dialysis Program
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

System President of the Professional Staff
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Assistant Professor
Division of Nephrology
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine

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Education

• Medical Degree: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
• Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
• Fellowship: Pediatric Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
• Undergraduate Degree: University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
 

Medical Interests

• Chronic kidney disease
• Dialysis


Areas of research interest include:

• Chronic kidney disease
• Transplant immunosuppression
• Transplant biomarkers


Professional/Scientific Societies

• American Academy of Pediatrics
• American Society of Nephrology
• American Society of Pediatric Nephrology
• International Pediatric Nephrology Association
• International Pediatric Transplant Association


Honors/Awards

• Resident Travel Award, American Society of Pediatric Nephrology, 1992
• Outstanding Pediatric Intern, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1991


Publications

Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) in a pediatric kidney transplant recipient: Answers. Nadeem S, Sukumaran L, Siegel DA, Jernigan SM, Greenbaum LA. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Nov 1

Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) in a pediatric kidney transplant recipient: Questions. Nadeem S, Sukumaran L, Siegel DA, Jernigan SM, Greenbaum LA. Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Oct 15

Hematuria in the Newborn. Jernigan SM. Clin Perinatol. 2014 Sep:41(3):591-603


Book Chapters

Experimental insights into the mechanisms of tubulointerstitial scarring. Jernigan SM, Eddy AA. In: A.Nahas (Ed.) Mechanisms and Clinical Management of Chronic Renal Failure. Oxford University Press, 2000.

Acute Renal Failure. Jernigan, S. In: S. Shah and G. Frank (Ed.) Patient Encounters: The Inpatient Pediatrics Work-Up. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2010.

Research Group(s)