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Ronnie Guillet, M.D., Ph.D.

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Office: (585) 275-2972

Fax: (585) 461-3614

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Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Guillet provides care to ill newborns who require neonatal intensive care. She is most interested in the care and treatment of newborns with early brain injury and seizures and collaborates with colleagues around the world with similar interests. She is also a member of the Neonatal Kidney Collaborative, an international group of neonatologists and pediatric nephrologists who are interested in neonatal kidney injury.

Research

Dr. Guillet has an active clinical research program focusing on both neonatal brain and kidney. Both organ systems may be vulnerable during times of rapid maturational change and may be at risk from the effects of both intra- and extra-uterine insults. As the Rochester co-investigator for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network grant, she assists the PI and is responsible for network studies involving new treatments for neonatal brain injury. She is also a co-investigator for a PCORI-funded investigation of treatment of neonatal seizures. As a member of the Board of the Neonatal Kidney Collaborative and co-chair of the Research Committee, Dr. Guillet is involved in and responsible for helping develop clinical studies focused on acute kidney injury in neonates. Other areas of clinical research interest include the auditory brainstem evoked response, its use as a tool to evaluate brain maturation and its relationship to maternal iron status prior to delivery, and the use of EEG to identify neonates at risk for long term effects of prenatal exposure to opiates. Her work is supported in part by grants from the NIH, PCORI, and the Gerber Foundation.

Credentials

Education

1980
MD, PhD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1985
Fellowship in Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

07/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Residency in Pediatrics at University of California, San Francisco Medical Center

07/01/1980 - 06/30/1982
Internship in Pediatrics at Mt. Zion Hospital and Medical Center

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Awards

2010
URMC Mentoring of Junior Faculty Award

2007
Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award in Fellowship Training

2003
Department of Pediatrics "Above and Beyond" Award

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Publications

Journal Articles

7/2/2020
Delaney KM, Guillet R, Pressman EK, Caulfield LE, Zavaleta N, Abrams SA, O'Brien KO. "Iron absorption during pregnancy is underestimated when iron utilization by the placenta and fetus is ignored." The American journal of clinical nutrition.. 2020 Jul 2; Epub 2020 Jul 02.

6/11/2020
Nada A, Askenazi D, Boohaker LJ, Li L, Mahan JD, Charlton J, Griffin RL, . "Low hemoglobin levels are independently associated with neonatal acute kidney injury: a report from the AWAKEN Study Group." Pediatric research.. 2020 Jun 11; Epub 2020 Jun 11.

6/2020
Franck LS, Shellhaas RA, Lemmon M, Sturza J, Soul JS, Chang T, Wusthoff CJ, Chu CJ, Massey SL, Abend NS, Thomas C, Rogers EE, McCulloch CE, Grant K, Grossbauer L, Pawlowski K, Glass HC, . "Associations between Infant and Parent Characteristics and Measures of Family Well-Being in Neonates with Seizures: A Cohort Study." The Journal of pediatrics.. 2020 Jun 0; 221:64-71.e4.

Books & Chapters

1992
Chapter Title: Animal models for caffeine exposure in the perinatal period
Book Title: Neuromethods
Author List: Guillet R
Edited By: A.A. Boulton, G.B. Baker, P.H. Wu
Published By: The Humana Press Inc. 1992 in Totowa, NJ

1988
Chapter Title: Developmental effects of neuroactive drugs
Book Title: Transplacental Effects on Fetal Health
Author List: Kellogg CK, Guillet R.
Edited By: G. Migaki, Inc.
Published By: Alan R. Liss 1988 in New York, NY

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