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Elizabeth Halvorson, MD, MS

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Elizabeth Halvorson, MD, MS

Elizabeth Halvorson, MD, MS

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Obesity Society

  • Society for Pediatric Research

  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors

  • Academic Pediatric Association

  • NPI: 1972739183

Education & Training

  • BS

    2004 - University of California - Berkeley

  • MD

    2009 - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

  • MS

    2020 - Wake Forest University

  • Residency

    2012 - Pediatrics: North Carolina Baptist Hospital

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Hospital Medicine

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics


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Research Interests

  • Obesity, Venous Thromboembolism, Patients' Rooms, Operating Rooms, Inpatients

Recent Publications

  • Weight Bias in Pediatric Inpatient Care.
    Halvorson EE, Curley T, Wright M, Skelton JA. Acad Pediatr. ; 19(7):780-786.
  • Patient Characteristics Associated With Voluntary Safety Event Reporting in the Acute Care Setting.
    Thurtle DP, Daffron SB, Halvorson EE. Hosp Pediatr. 2019 02; 9(2):134-138.
  • Pan Afr Med J.
    Abdul-Mumin A, Ervin SE, Halvorson EE. Clinical characteristics associated with increased resource utilization of hospitalized children under 5 years with acute gastroenteritis at a tertiary hospital in the northern region of Ghana. 2019 Jan; 1;
  • Acad Peds.
    Halvorson EE, Curley T, Wright M, Skelton JA. Weight bias in pediatric inpatient care. 2019 Jan; 1;
  • Hosp Pediatr.
    Halvorson EE, Thurtle DP, Kirkendall ES. Identifying pediatric patients at high risk for adverse events in the hospital. 2019 Jan; 1; 1(9):67-69.
  • Hosp Pediatr.
    Thurtle DP, Daffron S, Halvorson EE. Patient characteristics associated with voluntary safety event reporting in the acute care setting. 2019 Jan; 1; 2(9):134-138.
  • Identifying Pediatric Patients at High Risk for Adverse Events in the Hospital.
    Halvorson EE, Thurtle DP, Kirkendall ES. Hosp Pediatr. 2019 01; 9(1):67-69.
  • Clinical Characteristics and Health Outcomes of Neonates Reporting to the Emergency Department With Hypothermia.
    Wood JK, Halvorson EE, Auriemma JR, Ervin SE, Thurtle DP, Keskinyan VS, DeWeese DM, Marsh MC, Theroux LA, Rushing J, Haberman C. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 08; 8(8):458-464.
  • Is weight associated with severity of acute respiratory illness?.
    Halvorson EE, Peters TR, Skelton JA, Suerken C, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Int J Obes (Lond). 2018 09; 42(9):1582-1589.
  • Vascular Access in Critically Ill Pediatric Patients With Obesity.
    Halvorson EE, Case D, Skelton JA, McCrory MC. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 01; 19(1):1-8.

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