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Alicia K. Au, MD

Alicia Au, MD
Job Title Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 5
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5164 Phone
412-692-6076 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2004 Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pa.  


2007 Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.


2010 Pediatric CCM, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa.


  • Society for Critical Care Medicine 
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • USMLE Step 1-3


  • 2011 Nancy Caroline Fellowship Award, Excellence in Research Pertinent to the Field of Resuscitation Research
  • 2011 Department of Critical Care Poster Presentation Award, 9th Annual Safar Symposium
  • 2010 McGrevin Post Doctoral Award, Excellence in Patient-centered Research
  • 2010 Top Oral Presentation Award, 8th Annual Safar Symposium 
  • 2010 Neurology Specialty Award, The Annual Society of Critical Care Medicine Congress
  • 2004-2007 Parrott Scholar REACH Program, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.


  • Au AK, Aneja RK, Bell MJ, Bayir H, Feldman K, Adelson PD, Fink EL, Kochanek PM, Clark RSB. Cerebrospinal Fluid Levels of High Mobility Group Box 1 and Cytochrome C Predict Outcome after Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury.  J Neurotrauma 2012 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Au AK, Carcillo JA, Clark RS, Bell MJ.  Brain Injuries and Neurological System Failure are the Most Common Proximate Cause of Death in Children Admitted to a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.  Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep;12(5):566-71.
  • Au AK, Bayir H, Kochanek PM, Clark RS.  Evaluation of Autophagy Using Mouse Models of Brain Injury.  Biochim Biophys Acta 2010 Oct;1802(10):918-923. 
Last Update
October 17, 2014
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Last Update
October 17, 2014