Lauren B. Bruckner, M.D., Ph.D.

Lauren B. Bruckner, M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 777
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2981
Fax: (585) 273-1039

Professional Bio

Dr. Bruckner is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Oncology, and the Clinical Director of the Pediatric General Inpatient Units at the Golisano Children's Hospital, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). She earned her medical degree and PhD in Microbiology and Immunology at SUNY at Upstate Medical Center. Subsequently, she completed her residency in Pediatrics and fellowship training in hematology and oncology at URMC.



As Clinical Director, Dr. Bruckner leads and provides oversight to the clinical operations of the Golisano Children's Hospital including the admission process and bed capacity management, optimizing the use of the electronic medical record (eRecord), patient and family satisfaction, and quality of care, safety, and regulatory initiatives. Dr. Bruckner holds multiple leadership positions including:

Executive Leadership Committee, Golisano Children's Hospital
Clinical Council, Strong Memorial Hospital
Clinical Council, Golisano Children's Hospital
Quality and Safety Council, Golisano Children's Hospital
Clinical Architect for eRecord, University of Rochester Medical Center
Lead Clinical Architect MyChart, University of Rochester Medical Center
Co-Chair, Quality Committee: Implementation and Operations, Golisano Children's Hospital

Research Bio

Dr. Bruckner's research interests are:
Immunopathogenesis of infection-mediated, post-HSCT lung injury, particularly as mediated by Pneumocystis carinii.
Clinical research in infections in children with cancer and/or after HSCT.

Awards & Honors (National)

Travel Grant Recipient | Tandem Bone Marrow Transplant Meetings | Keystone, CO 2005
Association for Research on Childhood Cancer, Inc. 2004 - 2005

Awards & Honors (Local)

Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award | University of Rochester Medical Ctr, Rochester, NY 2007
America's Top Pediatricians | Consumers' Research Council of America 2007 - 2008
Employee Recognition Award | Strong Memorial Hospital | Rochester, NY 2006
Strong Children's Research Center | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, NY 2005 - 2006
Outstanding Teaching of Medical Students Award | Rochester, NY 2002
Winner, Alpha Omega Alpha Syracuse Chapter Student Research Symposium | Syracuse, NY 1996
American Heart Association Medical Student Research Fellowhip Award | Syracuse, new York 1991

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 7 available »

2011
Milner Laurie A, Becker Michael A, Bernstein Steven H, Bruckner Lauren B, et al. "Intra-Arterial Methylprednisolone for the Management of Steroid-Refractory Acute Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Graft versus Host Disease." Am J Hematology. 2011; .
2011
Milner LA, Becker MA, Bernstein SH, Bruckner LB, et al. "Intra-Arterial Methylprednisolone for the Management of Steroid-Refractory Acute Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Graft versus Host Disease." Am J Hematology. 2011; .
2006 Jul
Bruckner L, Gigliotti F. "Viridans group streptococcal infections among children with cancer and the importance of emerging antibiotic resistance." Seminars in pediatric infectious diseases. 2006 Jul; 17(3):153-60.
2006 Jun
Bruckner L, Gigliotti F, Wright T, Harmsen A, Notter RH, Chess P, Wang Z, Finkelstein J. "Pneumocystis carinii infection sensitizes lung to radiation-induced injury after syngeneic marrow transplantation: role of CD4+ T cells." American journal of physiology. Lung cellular and molecular physiology. 2006 Jun; 290(6):L1087-96. Epub 2006 Jan 06.
2002 Apr
Bruckner L, Gigliotti F. "Alpha-hemolytic streptococcal infections among immunocompromised hosts: increasing incidence, severity and antibiotic resistance." The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 2002 Apr; 21(4):343-5.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Hematology-Oncology - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

PhD | Microbiology and Immunology | SUNY at Upstate Medical Center1996
MD | Medicine | SUNY at Upstate Medical Center1996
MA | Genetics & Development | Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons1988
BA | Biology | Goucher College1985

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/1999 - 08/31/2002
Residency in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1997 - 06/30/1999
Internship in Pediatrics at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1996 - 06/30/1997