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Facility
Pediatrics West Bessemer
Children's Title
Pediatrician
Credentials
MD
Specialty
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Primary Address
1090 9th Ave. SW.
Suite 100
Bessemer, AL 35022
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Clinic Phone Number
(205) 481-1886
Clinic Fax Number
(205) 481-9034
County
Jefferson
Secondary Address
1090 9th Ave SW
Suite 100
Bessemer, AL 35022
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Office Phone Number
(205) 481-1886
Fax
(205) 481-9034
Undergraduate
University of Alabama at Birmingham, BA
Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Internship
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Residency
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Interests
Healthcare disparities
Certification
Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Advanced Life Support, Basic Life Support, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality
Professional Organizations
National American Academy of Pediatrics, American Academy of Pediatrics-Alabama Chapter
Notable Publications and Presentations
1. Jones N, White ML, Tofil N, Pickens M, Youngblood A, Zinkan JL, Baker M. Randomized trial comparing two mass casualty triage systems in a simulated pediatric mass casualty incident. January/March 2014 issue of Prehospital Emergency Care. PMID 24601857.

2. Cohen C, Pickens M, Kaylani SZ. Cat-Scratch Disease Presenting as Thrombocytopenia and Lymphadenopathy. Consultant for Pediatricians. 2013;12(5):212-214.

3. White M, Murray K, Pickens M, Niebauer J, Smola C, Tofil N. High-fidelity cross cover simulation course to improve resident documentation. Academic Pediatrics. 2011;11(4): e8.

4. Jones NE, White M, Tofil N, Pickens M, Youngblood A, Zinkan L, Baker M. Randomized trial comparing two mass casualty triage systems in simulated pediatric mass casualty incident. The Journal of Investigative Medicine. 2011;59(2):486.

5. Pickens M, Allison D, Kim Y, Thomas O, Durant N. WALKFIT: The efficacy of moderate intensity exercise in promotion of weight loss and prevention of weight gain in young, African American women. Poster presented at: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Medical Student Research Symposium 2009; Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
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