Atu Agawu

Title(s)Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics (Fellow)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
Address4640 West Sunset Blvd
Off Campus
Los Angeles CA 90027
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    Yale University, New Haven, CTBS05/2008Biomedical Engineering
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAMD05/2015
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAMPH05/2015
    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PAMSCE08/2022
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    Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania2015Pediatric Research Prize
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia2016Seymour Warshaw Distinguished First Year Resident Award
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia2018Senior Resident Humanitarian Award
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia2018Senior Resident Clinician Award
    American Thoracic Society2022Minority Trainee Development Scholarship

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    1. Pediatric Cholelithiasis in the United States: National Hospitalization Trends, 2006 to 2019. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2023 Dec 01; 77(6):741-747. Agawu A, Kanagawa C, Wong J, Shults J, Feudtner C, Bewtra M. PMID: 37755879.
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    2. Patterns of Change in Race Category in the Electronic Medical Record of a Pediatric Population. JAMA Pediatr. 2023 05 01; 177(5):536-539. Agawu A, Chaiyachati BH, Radack J, Duncan AF, Ellison A. PMID: 36912853; PMCID: PMC10012039.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Age- and sex-specific rates of gall bladder disease in children with sickle cell disease. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2022 11; 69(11):e29863. Agawu A, Shults J, Smith-Whitley K, Feudtner C. PMID: 35997530.
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    4. Management of Magnet Ingestions at a Large Tertiary Care Children's Hospital. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2022 09 01; 75(3):334-339. Shaul E, Agawu A, Wood P, Umhoefer K, Mamula P. PMID: 35653435.
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    5. Magnet Entrapment in the Right Lower Quadrant: A Management Dilemma. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2021 06; 60(6-7):321-324. Luks VL, Agawu A, Schwartz D, Sreedharan RR, Laje P. PMID: 33870754.
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    6. Ascertainment Bias in a Historic Cohort Study of Residents in an Asbestos Manufacturing Community. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 02 24; 18(5). Wortzel JD, Wiebe DJ, Elahi S, Agawu A, Barg FK, Emmett EA. PMID: 33668103; PMCID: PMC7956794.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    7. Trends in Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization after Institution of Coronavirus Disease-19 Mandatory Social Distancing. J Pediatr. 2020 Nov; 226:274-277.e1. Chaiyachati BH, Agawu A, Zorc JJ, Balamuth F. PMID: 32702427; PMCID: PMC7370904.
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    8. The Influence of Gender and Underrepresented Minority Status on Medical Student Ranking of Residency Programs. J Natl Med Assoc. 2019 Dec; 111(6):665-673. Agawu A, Fahl C, Alexis D, Diaz T, Harris D, Harris MC, Aysola J, Cronholm PF, Higginbotham EJ. PMID: 31668360.
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    9. A Novel VPS33B Mutation Causing a Mild Phenotype of Arthrogryposis, Renal dysfunction, and Cholestasis Syndrome. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 08; 69(2):e55-e56. Agawu A, Sheppard S, Lin HC. PMID: 31343487.
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    10. Disparities in Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Series Completion by Adolescent Males: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Acad Pediatr. 2020 04; 20(3):364-373. Agawu A, Hanlon AL, Buttenheim AM, Song L, Fiks AG, Feemster KA. PMID: 31108236.
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    11. A case report of a challenging diagnosis of biliary atresia in a patient receiving total parenteral nutrition. BMC Pediatr. 2019 03 08; 19(1):72. Agawu A, Wehrman A, Pogoriler J, Terry NA, Lin HC. PMID: 30849955; PMCID: PMC6407171.
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    12. A Review of Tertiary Referrals for Management of Pediatric Esophageal Eosinophilia. Front Pediatr. 2018; 6:173. Godwin B, Liacouras C, Mehta V, Eisenberg J, Agawu A, Brown-Whitehorn T, Ruffner MA, Verma R, Cianferoni A, Spergel JM, Muir AB. PMID: 29974044; PMCID: PMC6019483.
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    13. Disparities in staging prostate magnetic resonance imaging utilization for nonmetastatic prostate cancer patients undergoing definitive radiation therapy. Adv Radiat Oncol. 2016 Oct-Dec; 1(4):325-332. Ajayi A, Hwang WT, Vapiwala N, Rosen M, Chapman CH, Both S, Shah M, Wang X, Agawu A, Gabriel P, Christodouleas J, Tochner Z, Deville C. PMID: 28740904; PMCID: PMC5514159.
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    14. Sociodemographic Differences in Human Papillomavirus Vaccine Initiation by Adolescent Males. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Nov; 57(5):506-14. Agawu A, Buttenheim AM, Taylor L, Song L, Fiks AG, Feemster KA. PMID: 26381919.
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    15. Screening is not as simple as it may seem. Pediatrics. 2013 Apr; 131(4):e1384-5. Uy JD, Agawu A. PMID: 23547042.
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    16. Combination delivery of TGF-β inhibitor and IL-2 by nanoscale liposomal polymeric gels enhances tumour immunotherapy. Nat Mater. 2012 Oct; 11(10):895-905. Park J, Wrzesinski SH, Stern E, Look M, Criscione J, Ragheb R, Jay SM, Demento SL, Agawu A, Licona Limon P, Ferrandino AF, Gonzalez D, Habermann A, Flavell RA, Fahmy TM. PMID: 22797827; PMCID: PMC3601683.
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    17. An in situ forming collagen-PEG hydrogel for tissue regeneration. Acta Biomater. 2012 Jan; 8(1):124-32. Sargeant TD, Desai AP, Banerjee S, Agawu A, Stopek JB. PMID: 21911086.
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    18. Enhancement of surface ligand display on PLGA nanoparticles with amphiphilic ligand conjugates. J Control Release. 2011 Nov 30; 156(1):109-15. Park J, Mattessich T, Jay SM, Agawu A, Saltzman WM, Fahmy TM. PMID: 21723893; PMCID: PMC3800156.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 34     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsCells
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