Bio

Bio


Dr. Namjoshi specializes in the care and support of children with intestinal failure on home parenteral nutrition (PN). Her research interests include long term outcomes for patients on home PN, iron in gastrointestinal diseases, renal and bone health in intestinal failure, clinical pathologic correlates in intestinal failure, and the assessment of congenital enteropathies.

Clinical Focus


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Long term outcomes in intestinal failure
  • Congenital onset diarrhea and enteropathy (CODEs)
  • Nutrition support and intestinal rehabilitation
  • Intestinal failure
  • Micronutrient transport and absorption
  • Intestinal transplant

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Medical Director Intestinal Rehabilitation & Nutrition Support, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2020 - Present)
  • Medical Director Children's Home Pharmacy, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2020 - Present)

Honors & Awards


  • Mission Zero award nominee, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2020)
  • High Value Innovation Challenge award winner, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital (2019)
  • UCLA Children?s Discovery and Innovation Institute Fellow?s Research Support Award, UCLA CDI (2018-2019)
  • NIH Fellowship Training Grant T32DK07180, NIH (2017-2019)
  • Housestaff Quality Improvement Award, UCLA (2014)
  • Resident Research Award, UCLA (2014)
  • Dean's Merit Scholarship, University of Southern California (2002-2006)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Committee Member, NASPGHAN Nutrition Committee (2019 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Residency: UCLA Pediatric Residency (2014) CA
  • Board Certification, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition, American Board of Pediatrics (2019)
  • Fellowship: UCLA Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship (2019) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2014)
  • Medical Education: Penn State College of Medicine Registrar (2011) PA

Teaching

Publications

All Publications


  • Visual Diagnosis: Anal Mass in a 3-year-old Boy. Pediatrics in review Ogbonnaya, S. A., Namjoshi, S. S. 2020; 41 (2): e4?e7

    View details for DOI 10.1542/pir.2018-0144

    View details for PubMedID 32005692

  • Anemia of Inflammation in Patients with Intestinal Failure on Home Parenteral Nutrition SN Compr. Clin. Med. Namjoshi, S. S., Farkas, C., Jackson, N., Reyen, L. E., Baldivia, P. S., Vargas, J. H., Venick, R. S., Weng, P. L., Hanudel, M. R., Ganz, T., Wozniak, L. 2020
  • A Novel Case of Carcinoid Tumor in a Pediatric Patient With Short Bowel Syndrome Secondary to Gastroschisis JPGN Reports Huang, A., Montiel-Esparza, R., Scott, G., Martin, B., Bruzoni, M., Kadapakkam, M., Namjoshi, S. S. 2020; 1 (2)
  • Nutrition Deficiencies in Children With Intestinal Failure Receiving Chronic Parenteral Nutrition JOURNAL OF PARENTERAL AND ENTERAL NUTRITION Namjoshi, S. S., Muradian, S., Bechtold, H., Reyen, L., Venick, R. S., Marcus, E. A., Vargas, J. H., Wozniak, L. J. 2018; 42 (2): 427?35
  • Flu vaccinations among general population inmates in a large urban jail, Los Angeles, 2007-08 Journal of the American Correctional Association Namjoshi, S. S., Nelson, A., Kodagoda, D., Tadrous, M., Miranda, A., Kamara, F., Arslanian, H., Malek, M. 2008: 21-28

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