Dr. Garro is a clinician at the Hasbro Children's Hospital Emergency Department and a researcher affiliated with the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital. His research expertise includes interventions to improve disease management in children presenting to the emergency department with asthma, and the treatment of pediatric Lyme disease / meningitis.
|Thomson J, Sucharew H, Cruz AT, Nigrovic LE, Freedman SB, Garro AC, Balamuth F, Mistry RD, Arms JL, Ishimine PT, Kulik DM, Neuman MI, Shah SS, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee (PEM CRC) HSV Study Group*. Cerebrospinal Fluid Reference Values for Young Infants Undergoing Lumbar Puncture.. PEDIATRICS. 2018;|
Kuppermann N, Ghetti S, Schunk JE, Stoner MJ, Rewers A, McManemy JK, Myers SR, Nigrovic LE, Garro A, Brown KM, Quayle KS, Trainor JL, Tzimenatos L, Bennett JE, DePiero AD, Kwok MY, Perry III CS, Olsen CS, Casper TC, Dean M, Glaser NS, for the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) DKA FLUID Study
Clinical Trial of Fluid Infusion Rates for Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
NEJM. 2018; in press
|Cruz AT, Freedman SB, Kulik DM, Okada PJ, Fleming AH, Mistry RD, Thomson JE, Schnadower D, Arms JL, Mahajan P, Garro AC, Pruitt CM, Balamuth F, Uspal NG, Aronson PL, Lyons TW, Thompson AD, Curtis SJ, Ishimine PT, Schmidt SM, Bradin SA, Grether-Jones KL, Miller AS, Louie J, Shah SS, Nigrovic LE, HSV Study Group of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee. Herpes Simplex Virus Infection in Infants Undergoing Meningitis Evaluation.. PEDIATRICS. 2018; 141 (2)|
|Garro A, Nigrovic LE Managing Peripheral Facial Palsy.. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2018; 71 (5) : 618-624.|
|Abarca NE, Garro AC, Pearlman DN Relationship between breastfeeding and asthma prevalence in young children exposed to adverse childhood experiences.. J Asthma. 2018; : 1-10.|
|Koster MP, Garro A Unraveling Diagnostic Uncertainty Surrounding Lyme Disease in Children with Neuropsychiatric Illness.. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2018; 27 (1) : 27-36.|
|Garro, Aris, Koster, Michael, LaRue, Molly, Hipolito, Evelyn, Congdon, Elizabeth, Burnett, Kathleen, Cullen, Nicole, Nigrovic, Lise E. Would Parents Consent to a Comparative Effectiveness Trial of Oral Doxycycline Versus Intravenous Ceftriaxone for the Treatment of Children with Lyme Meningitis?. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal/The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2018; 37 (5) : e140-e142.|
|Nigrovic, Lise E., Bennett, Jonathan E., Balamuth, Fran, Levas, Michael N., Chenard, Rachel L., Maulden, Alexandra B., Garro, Aris C., None, None Accuracy of Clinician Suspicion of Lyme Disease in the Emergency Department. Pediatrics/PEDIATRICS. 2017; 140 (6) : e20171975.|
|Thomson J, Cruz AT, Nigrovic LE, Freedman SB, Garro AC, Ishimine PT, Kulik DM, Uspal NG, Grether-Jones KL, Miller AS, Schnadower D, Shah SS, Aronson PL, Balamuth F, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Collaborative Research Committee (PEM CRC) HSV Study Group. Concomitant Bacterial Meningitis in Infants With Urinary Tract Infection.. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2017; 36 (9) : 908-910.|
|Garro A, Chodobski A, Szmydynger-Chodobska J, Shan R, Bialo SR, Bennett J, Quayle K, Rewers A, Schunk JE, Casper TC, Kuppermann N, Glaser N, Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) Circulating matrix metalloproteinases in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.. Pediatric diabetes. 2016;|
|Wu DJ, Hipolito E, Bilderback A, Okelo SO, Garro A Predicting future emergency department visits and hospitalizations for asthma using the Pediatric Asthma Control and Communication Instrument - Emergency Department version (PACCI-ED).. J Asthma. 2016; 53 (4) : 387-91.|
|Choo E, Ranney M, Wetle T, Morrow K, Mello M, Squires D, Tapé C, Garro A, Zlotnick C Attitudes Toward Computer Interventions for Partner Abuse and Drug Use Among Women in the Emergency Department.. Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment/Addictive Disorders & Their Treatment. 2015; 14 (2) : 95-104.|
|Ranney, Megan L., Meisel, Zachary F., Choo, Esther K., Garro, Aris C., Sasson, Comilla, Morrow Guthrie, Kate Interview-based Qualitative Research in Emergency Care Part II: Data Collection, Analysis and Results Reporting.. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2015; 22 (9) : 1103-1112.|
|Choo EK, Garro AC, Ranney ML, Meisel ZF, Morrow Guthrie K Qualitative Research in Emergency Care Part I: Research Principles and Common Applications.. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2015; 22 (9) : 1096-1102.|
|Canares TL, Tucker C, Garro A Going with the flow: respiratory care in the pediatric emergency department.. Rhode Island medical journal (2013). 2014; 97 (1) : 23-6.|
|Wylie MC, Merritt C, Clark M, Garro AC, Rutman MS Imaging of pediatric head injury in the emergency department.. Pediatric Emergency Care . 2014; 30 (10) : 680-5.|
|Goldberg EM, Laskowski-Kos U, Wu D, Gutierrez J, Bilderback A, Okelo SO, Garro A The Pediatric Asthma Control and Communication Instrument for the Emergency Department (PACCI-ED) improves physician assessment of asthma morbidity in pediatric emergency department patients.. J Asthma. 2014; 51 (2) : 200-8.|
|Canares TL, Brown L, Slotkin RM, Garro A Treating children at Urgent Care Centers: a qualitative study to determine how providers perceive managing pediatric patients.. Rhode Island medical journal (2013). 2014; 98 (1) : 48-53.|
|Jackson TL, Gjelsvik A, Garro A, Pearlman DN Correlates of smoking during an economic recession among parents of children with asthma.. J Asthma. 2013; 50 (5) : 457-62.|
|Garro AC, Jandasek B, Turcotte-Benedict F, Fleming JT, Rosen R, McQuaid EL Caregiver expectations of clinicians during the asthma diagnostic process in young children: thematic analysis of focus groups.. Journal of Asthma/J Asthma. 2012; 49 (7) : 703-711.|
|Canino G, Garro A, Alvarez MM, Colón-Semidey A, Esteban C, Fritz G, Koinis-Mitchell D, Kopel SJ, Ortega AN, Seifer R, McQuaid EL Factors associated with disparities in emergency department use among Latino children with asthma.. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 2012; 108 (4) : 266-70.|
|McQuaid EL, Garro A, Seifer R, Hammond SK, Borrelli B Integrating asthma education and smoking cessation for parents: financial return on investment.. Pediatric pulmonology. 2012; 47 (10) : 950-5.|
|Pearlman DN, Jackson TL, Gjelsvik A, Viner-Brown S, Garro A The impact of the 2007-2009 US recession on the health of children with asthma: evidence from the national Child Asthma Call-Back Survey.. Medicine and health, Rhode Island. 2012; 95 (12) : 394-6.|
|Garro AC, Asnis L, Merchant RC, McQuaid EL Frequency of prescription of inhaled corticosteroids to children with asthma in U.S. emergency departments.. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2011; 18 (7) : 767-70.|
|Garro AC, Rutman MS, Simonsen K, Jaeger JL, Chapin K, Lockhart G Prevalence of Lyme meningitis in children with aseptic meningitis in a Lyme disease-endemic region.. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2011; 30 (11) : 990-2.|
|Garro AC, Fearon D, Koinis-Mitchell D, McQuaid EL Does pre-hospital telephone communication with a clinician result in more appropriate medication administration by parents during childhood asthma exacerbations?. J Asthma. 2009; 46 (9) : 916-20.|
Garro AC, Fearon D, Koinis-Mitchell D, McQuaid EL
Does Pre-hospital Telephone Communication with a Clinician result in more appropriate Medication Administration by Parents during Childhood Asthma Exacerbations?.
J Asthma. 2009; 46 (9) : 916-20.
|Garro AC, Rutman M, Simonsen K, Jaeger JL, Chapin K, Lockhart G Prospective validation of a clinical prediction model for Lyme meningitis in children.. PEDIATRICS/PEDIATRICS. 2009; 123 (5) : e829-e834.|
Garro AC, Klein RB
The Interplay between Pulmonary Function and Quality of Life.
Disease Management and Health Outcomes. 2008; 16 : 297-303.
|Bond GR, Garro AC, Gilbert DL Dyskinesias associated with atomoxetine in combination with other psychoactive drugs.. Clinical Toxicology. 2007; 45 (2) : 182-5.|
Garro AC, Chun T. Trauma Emergencies, Book Chapter in Practical Guide to the Care of the Pediatric Patient. Alario A - author, Elsevier - 2007
Garro AC, Linakis J. Umbilical Vessel Catheterization Book Chapter in Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Procedures, King & Henritig - editors, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins – 2007
Garro AC. Lyme Disease. First Consult online reference. Updated February 2012.
Garro AC. “Management of asthma exacerbations in the home: Analysis of current guidelines, barriers to implementation and potential solutions”. Thesis May 2007; Submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Public Health in the division of Biology and Medicine at Brown University
|1997||BA||University of Virginia|
1998 Microbes and Defense Society, Vanderbilt's honor society for excellence in immunology, microbiology and virology
2004 Pediatric Resident Teaching Award, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, June 2004
2011 Dean's Excellence in Teaching Award, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, June 2011
2013 National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program Award to support American Lung Association grant
2014 Outstanding Physician Award, University Emergency Medicine Foundation
2015 National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program Award to support NIH (NICHD) grant (renewed x 2)
|Brown, Linda||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics|
|Chodobski, Adam||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine (Research)|
|Choo, Esther||Adjunct Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Chun, Thomas||Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics|
|Jandasek, Barbara||Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)|
|McQuaid, Elizabeth||Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Pediatrics|
|Merritt, Christopher||Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics|
|Ranney, Megan||Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine|
|Rosen, Rochelle||Assistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences|
|Szmydynger-Chodobska, Joanna||Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine (Research)|
2006 - Present: Rhode Island Public Health Association
2008 - Present: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, Section of Pediatrics
2008 - Present: Academic Pediatric Association
2008 - Present: Rhode Island Medical Society
2010 - Present: Project HARP (Home Asthma Response Plan) steering committee member. This collaboraton between the Centers for Disease Control, Rhode Island Department of Health, and Hasbro Children's Hospital uses home-based interventions to improve disease management after children visit the emergency department for an asthma exacerbation.
2011 - Present: The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network site investigator for the Fluid Therapy and Cerebral Injury in Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis.
2015 - Present: Co-founder of Pedi Lyme Net, a consortium of pediatric hospitals studying novel diagnostics and treatment for children with Lyme disease
2017 - Present: Medical Supervisor for the Community Asthma Programs of Rhode Island
|Board Certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine||abp||2009-2050|