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Sophia Renya Smith, MD

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
National Provider Identifier1881775740

Service LocationsChildren's National Medical Center - Sheikh Zayed Campus for Advanced Children's Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20010
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Phone: 202-476-5000

Sophia Smith, MD, is a pediatric critical care medicine intensivist at Children's National in the pediatric intensive care unit. She created Children's Physician Champion Program for Organ Donation and is part of the Airway Championship Team. Dr. Smith is very active in her community, serving as the co-chair of the Prince George's County Community Health Fair for Children and Parents at the Spirit of Faith Community Health Fair.
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education University of Florida Gainesville, FLBachelor of Science 1983 -1988
Medical School University of Florida College of Medicine Gainesville, FLDoctor of Medicine 1988 -1992
National & International Recognitions
National Minority Training Research Forum Award 2003
National Minority Training Research Forum Award2002
Recipient of the Fellowship Award for Research Excellence2000

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberSociety of Critical Care Medicine1995 - 2009
MemberAmerican Thoracic Society1997 - 2000
MemberMary Susan Moore Medical Society1996 - 1998
MemberGreater Houston Society of CriticalCare Medicine1995 - 1998
MemberAmerican Academy of Pediatrics1992 - 1998
Conference Presentation - Poster, Smith,S. (2008), Pediatric in Septic Shock, Poster session presented at the Partners in Respiratory Care Conference

Journal Article, Smith, S. (2006), Complete Loss of Iron Regulatory Proteins 1 and 2 Prevents Viability of Murine Zygotes Beyond the Blastocyst Stage of embryonic Development, Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases, 36, 2, 283-287.

Journal Article, Nishisaki, A., Jarrah, R., Biagas, K., Cheifetz, I., Corriveau, C., Garber, N., Hales, R., Hunt, B., McCloskey, J., Morrison, W., Nelson, R., Niles, D., Smith, S., Thomas, S., Tuttle, S., Helfaer, M., (2006), Multi-Institutional High-Fidelity Simulation "Bootcamp" Orientation and Training Program for Pediatric Critical Care (PCC) fellows, Critical Care Medicine, 34, 12, 121.

Book Chapter, Smith, S. (2005), Pediatric HIV/AIDS , In Smith, S. , PICU. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, Slonim and Pollack. Lippincott Williams and Wilki.

Journal Article, Zhang,P., Land,W.,Lee,S., Juliani, J., Lefman,J., Smith,S.R., Germain,D.,Kessel,M., Leapman,R., Rouault, T., Subramaniam,S. (2005), Electron Tomography of Degenerating Neurons in Mice with Abnormal Regulation of Iron Metabolism, Journal Structural Biology, 150, 2, 144-153.

Journal Article, Jui-Chen, A., Wu, A.G., Leenders, M., Cooperman,S., Meyron-Holtz,E., Smith, S., Land,W., Tsai,R., Berger,U., Sheng,Z., Rouault,T. (2004), Expression of the Iron Transporter Ferroportin in Synaptic Vessicles and the Blood-Brain Barrier , Brain Research 101, 108-117.

Journal Article, smith Sophia R, Cooperman ,S., LaVaute, T., Tresser, N., Ghosh, M., Meyron-Holtz, E., Land,W., Ollivierre, H., Jortner, B., Switzer III, B., Messing, A., Rouault, T. (2004), Severity of neurodegeneration correlaes with compromise of post-transcriptional iron metabolism regulation in genetically engineered mouse models, Annals of the New York Academy Science, 1012, 65-83.

Journal Article, Grabill, C., Silva, A., Smith, S., Koretsky, A., Rouault, T. (2003), MRI Detection of Ferritin Iron Overload and Associated Neuronal Pathology in Iron Regulatory Protein-2 Knockout Mice, Brain Research, 971, 95-106.

Journal Article, LaVaute, T., Smith S., Iwai, K., Land W., Cooperman, S., Miller G., Abu-Asab, M., Tsokos M.,Mezey, E, Switzer III, R., Grinburg A., Love P., Tresser rouault, T (2001), Targeted Deletion of the Gene encoding Iron regulatory Protein-2 Causes Misregulation of Iron Metabolism and Neurogenerative Disease in Mice, Nature Genetics, 27, 209-214.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Sophia Smith, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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