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Kimberly R. Roth, MD, MPH

Job Title Physician Director, Pre-hospital and Emergency Care Services, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Job Title Assistant Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 1
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-7980 Phone
412-692-7464 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2005 MPH, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
1999 University of Virginia School of Medicine


2002 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC


2005 Chief Fellow, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC


  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics


  • 2005 Pediatric Specialty Award, Society for Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress
  • 2004 Best-in-Training Award, Section on Transport Medicine
    American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference
  • 2004 PAS Young Investigator Travel Award, Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting


  • Guyette FX, Roth KR, LaCovey DC, Rittenberger JC. Feasibility of larygneal mask airway use by prehospital personnel in simulated pediatric respiratory arrest.
    Prehosp Emerg Care. 2007 Apr-Jun;11(2):245-9. 
  • Zuckerbraun NS, Pitetti RD, Herr SM, Roth KR, Gaines BA, King C. Use of etomidate as an induction agent for rapid sequence intubation in a pediatric emergency department. Acad Emerg Med. 2006 Jun;13(6):602-9. Epub 2006 Apr 24.

    View Dr. Roth's full list of publications from PubMed.

Research Interests

  • Differences in outcome among different modes of pediatric transport
  • Measuring severity of illness of children in the transport environment
  • Use of etomidate for procedural sedation

Biography Summary

Kimberly R. Roth, MD, MPH, recently joined Children's Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and also serves as Children's physician director of Pre-hospital and Emergency Care Services. Her research interests include analysis of patient outcomes among different types of pediatric transport, measuring severity of illness of children in the transport environment and use of etomidate for procedural sedation.
Last Update
December 22, 2009
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Last Update
December 22, 2009