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Kevin B. Churchwell

CEO
Nemours/ A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington
1600 Rockland Road
Wilmington, DE 19806
(302) 651-6708
kchurchw@nemours.org

Research Interests

  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide for the Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension in Pulmonary Patients. 
    IRB No. 8222 (Principle Investigator) Not funded
  • Antithrombin III Treatment in the Management of Meningococcal Purpura Fulminans. 
    IRB No. 8108 (Principle Investigator) Funded
  • Early use of Intravenous Terbutaline in Pediatric Status Asthmaticus. 
    IRB No. 8012 (Principle Investigator) Funded
  • Development of a School-based Health Outreach Program in Collaboration with Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital and Nashville Metropolitan Public Schools. 
  • Evaluation of an Online Arterial Blood Gas System in Pediatric Patients. 
    IRB No. 7956 (Co- Investigator) Funded
  • A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Partial Liquid Ventilation with AF0141 (Sterile Perflubron) in Children with Acute Parenchymal Lung Injury.
    (Principle Investigator)

  • Assessment of Safety Profile of Antibiotic-Impregnated Catheters in Pediatric Patients. Funded (Cook Catheter)
  • Prophylactic Use of Milrinone in Pediatric Patients Status Post Congenital Heart Disease Surgery. (Co-investigator)
  • Use of Fenololdopam in Pediatric Patients with Hypertension. (Principal Investigator)
  • Protocol F1K-MC-EVBP: Investigation of the Efficacy and Safety of Drotrecogin Alfa (Activated) in Pediatric Severe Sepsis. (Principal Investigator) Lilly
    Catch Grant, American Academy of Pediatrics; 2004
  • Nitroprusside in Children, NIH contract Co-investigator; 2004 - 2005

Education/Certification

  • Recertified in Pediatric Critical Care from the American Board of Pediatrics, 2004
  • Recertified in Pediatrics, 1998, 2005
  • Board Certified in Pediatric Critical Care from the American Board of Pediatrics, 1996
  • Permanent License for the State of Tennessee, 1995
  • Board Certified From the American Board of Pediatrics, 1991
  • Permanent License for the State of Massachusetts, 1990-1995
  • Diplomat, National Board Medical Examiners, 1987

Honors & Awards

  • Trumpet Award Field of Medicine, 2011
  • Legacy Award Tennessee Emergency Medical Services for Children Foundation, 2010
  • Nashville Public Schools Hall of Fame, 2009
  • NAACP 4th Annual Image Award/Matthew Walker Healthcare Award, 2008
  • American Diabetes Association Father of the Year, 2008
  • Nashville Business Journal, Health Care Hero’s Community Leaders, 2008
  • Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare, 2008
  • Best Doctors in America, 2006-2008
  • America’s Top Pediatricians, 2006-2008
  • Best Doctors in America, 2005-2006
  • Catch Grant Recipient, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2005-2006
  • Best Doctors in America, 2004-2005
  • Catch Grant Recipient, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2004-2005
  • Award in Education Excellence, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2003
  • 1st place Harvard Medical School: Anesthesia Resident Research Competition, 1993
  • Black Student Union Tutor of the Year. M.I.T, 1983
  • National Merit Finalist, 1979

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