Sheena Mukkada, MD, MPH
Sheena Mukkada, MD, MPH

Sheena Mukkada, MD, MPH

Research Associate, St. Jude Faculty

Departments

Education

MD - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
MPH - University of Memphis School of Public Health, Memphis, TN

Research Interests

  • Infection diagnosis and management in immunocompromised children in resource limited settings

Selected Publications

Mukkada S, Kirby J, Apiwattanakul N, Hayden R, Caniza M. Use of Fungal Diagnostics and Therapy in Pediatric Cancer Patients in Resource-Limited Settings. Curr Clin Microbiol Rep Sep;3(3):120-131, 2016. PMID: 27672551

Mukkada S, Buckingham SC. Recognition of and Prompt Treatment for Tick-Borne Infections in Children. Infect Dis Clin North Am Sep;29(3):539-55. PMID: 26188606

Caniza MA, Odio C, Mukkada S, Gonzalez M, Ceppi F, Chaisavaneeyakorn S, Howard SC, Conter V, Bonilla M. Infectious complications in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated in low-middle-income countries. Expert Rev Hematol Oct;8(5):627-45, 2015. PMID: 26211675

Carrion A, Schwartz J, Mukkada S, Reiss UM, Ghafoor S, Stokes DC. Casting a Shadow. A 13-Year-Old Girl with Acute Chest Syndrome and Respiratory Failure. Ann Am Thorac Soc Jul;12(7):1097-9, 2015. PMID: 26203611

Albert H, Nakiyingi L, Sempa, J, Mbabazi O, Mukkada S, Nyesiga B, Perkins MD, Manabe Y. Operational Implementation of LED Fluorescence Microscopy in Screening Tuberculosis Suspects in an Urban HIV Clinic in Uganda. PLoS One Sep 6;8(9):e72556, 2013. PMID: 24039780

Staat MA, Rice M, Donauer S, Mukkada S, Holloway M, Cassedy A, Kelley J, Salisbury S. Intestinal Parasite Screening in Internationally Adopted Children: Importance of Multiple Stool Specimens. Pediatrics Sep;128(3):e613-22, 2011. Epub 2011 Aug 8. PMID: 21824880

Albert H, Bwanga F, Mukkada S, Nyesiga B, Ademun JP, Lukyamuzi G, Haile M, Hoffner S, Joloba M, O'Brien R. Rapid Screening of MDR-TB using molecular Line Probe Assay is feasible in Uganda. BMC Infect Dis Feb 26;10:41, 2010. PMID: 20187922

Albert H, Manabe Y, Lukyamuzi G, Ademun P, Mukkada S, Nyesiga B, Joloba M, Paramasivan CN, Perkins M. Performance of Three LED-based Fluorescence Microscopy Systems for Detection of Tuberculosis in  Uganda. PLoS One Dec 28;5(12):e15206. PMID: 21203398

Last update: August 2017