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Kate E. Kyler, MD, MSc, FAAP

InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
Address2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City MO 64108
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    TitleAssistant Professor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City

    TitleEducation Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionUniversity of Kansas Medical Center

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    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NEMD2013Focus in Preventive Medicine
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University/Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, ILInternship & Residency2016Pediatrics
    Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MOFellowship2019Pediatric Hospital Medicine
    University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MOMSc2019Bioinformatics, Clinical Research

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    Dr. Kyler is a pediatric hospitalist and clinician researcher whose research interests centers on how obesity affects outcomes and safety for hospitalized children, including investigations of disparities in clinical outcomes, drug dosing problems, and adverse events among this population of children. She has experience in health services and clinical research and has utilized varying large administrative and clinical datasets.
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    Sarah Morrison Student Research Award     (Kathryn Kyler)Oct 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2019
    University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
    Variation in medication dosing and guideline adherence by weight status for commonly prescribed medications during pediatric asthma hospitalizations
    Role Description: This investigation utilized a large, nationally representative retrospective database (Cerner Health Facts®) to examine rates of dosing guideline non-adherence in corticosteroids prescribed to hospitalized children with asthma based on weight status, with a special focus on children with obesity. We found that children with obesity are more likely to receive steroid doses that do not adhere to national dosing guidelines. These findings highlight the need for focused study of medications with high degrees of prescribing practice variation in children with obesity that could be putting this population of children at higher risk of adverse events.
    Role: PI

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    1. Shakhnovich V, Kyler KE. Filling the Gap in Knowledge for Drug Dose Individualization in Pediatric Obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 06; 28(6):1003. PMID: 32441475.
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    2. Synhorst DC, Johnson MB, Bettenhausen JL, Kyler KE, Richardson TE, Mann KJ, Fieldston ES, Hall M. Room Costs for Common Pediatric Hospitalizations and Cost-Reducing Quality Initiatives. Pediatrics. 2020 06; 145(6). PMID: 32366609.
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    3. Masonbrink A, Richardson T, Catley D, Miller MK, Hall M, Kyler KE, Daly A, Synhorst D, Connelly M. Opioid Use to Treat Migraine Headaches in Hospitalized Children and Adolescents. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 05; 10(5):401-407. PMID: 32295812.
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    4. Tang Girdwood SC, Chen JK, Kyler KE, Morrison JM. Expanding journal clubs beyond single institutions using Twitter. Med Educ. 2019 11; 53(11):1151. PMID: 31650613.
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    5. Puls HT, Bettenhausen JL, Markham JL, Walker JM, Drake B, Kyler KE, Queen MA, Hall M. Urban-Rural Residence and Child Physical Abuse Hospitalizations: A National Incidence Study. J Pediatr. 2019 02; 205:230-235.e2. PMID: 30392871.
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    6. Kyler KE, Kadakia RB, Palac HL, Kwon S, Ariza AJ, Binns HJ. Use of Metformin for Weight Management in Children and Adolescents With Obesity in the Clinical Setting. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 12; 57(14):1677-1685. PMID: 30261744.
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    7. Kyler KE, McCulloh RJ. Current Concepts in the Evaluation and Management of Bronchiolitis. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2018 03; 32(1):35-45. PMID: 29269190.
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