Sara Pavitt, MD


Child Neurology Residency: Stanford

Pediatric Residency: Stanford Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Medical School: Chicago Medical School

Undergraduate: University of Colorado – Boulder  


Pavitt, S., Bogetz, A., Blankenburg, B., Optimizing Resident-Fellow Communication: A Qualitative Analysis of Residents’ Perspectives of Communication Modalities Used During Inpatient Consultations. Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting; 2017, May; San Francisco, CA; Platform Presentation at Academy Pediatric Association Region XI/X Meeting; 2017, February; Monterey, CA  - Recipient of Paul C. Young Research Award

Wieseler, J., McFadden, A., Ellisa, A,. Stone, K., Brown, K,. Cady, S,. Bastos, L.F., Sprunger, D,. Rezvani, N., Johnson, K.W., Maier, S.F., & Watkins, L.R., Supradural inflammatory soup induces facial allodynia by activating glia in awake and freely moving rats; Brain Research (2017)

Wieseler, J, McFadden, A, Brown, K, Cady, S, Ellis, A, Johnson, K, Maier, S, & Watkins, L. Supradural application of inflammatory mediators and facial allodynia: A role for glia?; Poster presentation; IASP, The 13th World Congress on Pain. (2010).

Ellis, A., Wieseler, J, McFadden, A, Brown, K, Cady, S, Maier, S, Watkins, L, & Falci, S. Discrete dorsal horn injury leads to below-level pain maintained by glial activation. Poster Presentation; IASP, The 13th World Congress on Pain. (2010).

Wieseler, J, McFadden, A, Brown, K, Cady, S, Ellis, A, Johnson, K, Maier, S, & Watkins, L. Facial Allodynia: Involvement of Glia & Potentiation by Prior Morphine. Poster Presentation; Proc soc Neursoci., (2010)

Cady, S., Arnold, D., Cady, E., Farmer, K., Cady, R., Building Your Migraine Toolbox. Headache Care Center a division of Banyan Group INC. 2010.


Alpha Omega Alpha

Elected Member of Gold Humanism Honor Society

Golden Key Honor Society

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society                                                                                      

National Society of Collegiate Scholars Honor Society       

Hugh O’Brodovich Excellence in Scholarship Award                               

Medical School Teaching Honors – Pediatrics

Dr. Martin Gecht Memorial Award                                           

Chicago Medical School Dean’s Service Award    

Rosalind Franklin University Scholarship Award                                     

Chancellor’s Achievement Scholarship University of Colorado



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