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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
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    2016 - 2018LRP Research Award, NIH/NHLBI
    2016Top Doctors Rising Stars, Texas Monthly
    2015Top Doctors Rising Stars, Texas Monthly
    2014 - 2017Young Investigator Coaching Program, SPR
    2013Pediatric Pilot Award, Texas Children's Hospital
    2013Top Doctors Rising Starts, Texas Monthly
    2012Travel Award for Young Investigators, PAS
    2012Top Doctors Rising Stars, Texas Monthly
    2011Early Career Award, Thrasher Research Fund

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    1. Smith A, Purna JR, Castaldo MP, Ibarra-Rios D, Giesinger RE, Rios DR, Weisz DE, Jain A, El-Khuffash AF, McNamara PJ. Accuracy and reliability of qualitative echocardiography assessment of right ventricular size and function in neonates. Echocardiography. 2019 Jul; 36(7):1346-1352. PMID: 31246348.
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    2. Elizondo LI, Rios DR, Vu E, Kibler K, Easley RB, Andropoulos DB, Acosta S, Rusin CG, Kaiser JR, Brady KM, Rhee CJ. Observed and calculated cerebral critical closing pressure are highly correlated in preterm infants. Pediatr Res. 2019 Aug; 86(2):242-246. PMID: 31003233.
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    3. Giesinger RE, Stanford AH, Rios DR, Bhombal S, Fraga MV, Levy VY, McNamara PJ. Targeted neonatal echocardiography in the United States of America: the contemporary perspective and challenges to implementation. Pediatr Res. 2019 Jun; 85(7):919-921. PMID: 30776791.
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    4. Bhattacharya S, Sen S, Levy PT, Rios DR. Comprehensive Evaluation of Right Heart Performance and Pulmonary Hemodynamics in Neonatal Pulmonary Hypertension : Evaluation of cardiopulmonary performance in neonatal pulmonary hypertension. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2019 Feb 15; 21(2):10. PMID: 30767138.
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    5. Logston BB, Rodman EA, Dinh KL, Placencia JL, Moffett BS, Rios DR. Effect of Exogenous Antithrombin Administration on Anti-Xa Levels in Infants Treated With Enoxaparin. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2018 Jul-Aug; 23(4):315-319. PMID: 30181723.
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    6. Rios DR, Bhattacharya S, Levy PT, McNamara PJ. Circulatory Insufficiency and Hypotension Related to the Ductus Arteriosus in Neonates. Front Pediatr. 2018; 6:62. PMID: 29600242.
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    7. Rhee CJ, Rios DR, Kaiser JR, Brady KM. Cerebral Hemodynamics in Premature Infants. Neonatal Med. 2018; 25(1):1-6.
    8. Ni M, Kaiser JR, Moffett BS, Rhee CJ, Placencia J, Dinh KL, Hagan JL, Rios DR. Use of Vasopressin in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Patients With Hypotension. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Nov-Dec; 22(6):430-435. PMID: 29290743.
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    9. Rhee CJ, Kaiser JR, Rios DR, Kibler KK, Easley RB, Andropoulos DB, Czosnyka M, Smielewski P, Varsos GV, Rusin CG, Gauss CH, Williams DK, Brady KM. Elevated Diastolic Closing Margin Is Associated with Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Premature Infants. J Pediatr. 2016 Jul; 174:52-6. PMID: 27112042.
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    10. Zhang D, Wu L, Chow DS, Tam VH, Rios DR. Quantitative determination of dopamine in human plasma by a highly sensitive LC-MS/MS assay: Application in preterm neonates. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2016 Jan 05; 117:227-31. PMID: 26372947.
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    11. Rios DR, Kaiser JR. Reply: To PMID 25641242. J Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 167(2):499. PMID: 26049859.
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    12. Rios DR, Kaiser JR. Vasopressin versus dopamine for treatment of hypotension in extremely low birth weight infants: a randomized, blinded pilot study. J Pediatr. 2015 Apr; 166(4):850-5. PMID: 25641242.
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    13. Rios DR, Moffett BS, Kaiser JR. Trends in pharmacotherapy for neonatal hypotension. J Pediatr. 2014 Oct; 165(4):697-701.e1. PMID: 25039051.
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    14. Zhang D, Rios DR, Tam VH, Chow DS. Development and validation of a highly sensitive LC-MS/MS assay for the quantification of arginine vasopressin in human plasma and urine: Application in preterm neonates and child. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2014 Oct; 99:67-73. PMID: 25072843.
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    15. Rios DR, Welty SE, Gunn JK, Beca J, Minard CG, Goldsworthy M, Coleman L, Hunter JV, Andropoulos DB, Shekerdemian LS. Usefulness of routine head ultrasound scans before surgery for congenital heart disease. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun; 131(6):e1765-70. PMID: 23885357.
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    16. Rios DR, Welty SE, Gunn JK, Beca J, Minard CG, Goldsworthy M, Coleman L, Hunter JV, Andropoulos DB, Shekerdemian LS. Usefulness of routine head ultrasound scans before surgery for congenital heart disease. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun; 131(6):e1765-70. PMID: 23690521.
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    17. Shivanna B, Rios D, Rossano J, Fernandes CJ, Pammi M. Vasopressin and its analogues for the treatment of refractory hypotension in neonates. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Mar 28; (3):CD009171. PMID: 23543571.
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