Ashley Bjorklund, MD

Ashley R Bjorklund, MD, Lieutenant Commander, Navy

Name: Ashley R Bjorklund, MD, Lieutenant Commander, Navy

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Pediatrics
Title: 
Medical Director, Pediatric Intensive Care, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Location: 
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Pediatric Critical Care, Ultrasound
Global Health, Device Innovations for Low Resource Settings

Office Phone: 
(301) 400-1609

Education

Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship- University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN- 2013- 2016
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency- University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN- 2007-2011
Doctorate of Medicine- Rush College of Medicine, Rush University, Chicago, IL- 2003-2007
BS, Biology; BA, Spanish- North Park University, Chicago, IL- 1998-2002

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • University of Minnesota, Mark Snelling Outstanding Fellow Teacher Award – 2016
  • University of Minnesota, Mark Snelling Outstanding Fellow Teacher Award – 2015
  • University of Minnesota, Mark Snelling Outstanding Fellow Teacher Award – 2014
  • Thrasher Research Fund, Early Career Award: Advancement of Bubble CPAP for use in Children in Low Resource Settings: A Study of Safety - 2013-2015
  • University of Minnesota, Brennan Scholar Award Scholarship - 2010
  • Rush Medical College, Isabel Coler Herb, MD “Award for Outstanding Achievement in Medical School”- 2007
  • Rush Medical College, “Clinical Excellence Award” - 2007
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society- 2007

Bibliography

  • Slusher T, Kiragu A, Day L, Bjorklund A, Shirk A, Johannsen C, Hagen S. Pediatric Critical Care in Resource Limited Settings- Overview and Lessons Learned. Frontiers in Pediatrics. Feb 2018
  • Asmundsson A, Bjorklund A, Fischer G. Diagnosis of Systemic Capillary Leak Syndrome in a Young Child Treated with Intravenous Immunoglobulin in the Acute Phase. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. 2017.
  • Slusher T, Bjorklund A, Aayuna H, Kiragu A, Phillip C. Assessment, Evaluation and Management of the Critically Ill Child in Resource Limited International Settings. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. 2017.
  • Bjorklund. "Respiratory Support with Bubble CPAP in Children in Low Resource Areas" – Presentation: Design of Medical Devices Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 2014
  • Needle J, Bjorklund A, Gupta S. Considerations in Caring for Adult Patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care. Journal of Pediatric Intensive Care. 2017
  • Bjorklund AB, Cook BA, Hendel-Paterson BR, Walker PF, Stauffer WM, Boulware DR. The impact of Global Health Training Residency Training on Medical Knowledge of Immigrant Health. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2011
  • Bjorklund AB, Cook BA, Hendel-Paterson BR, Walker PF, Stauffer WM, Boulware DR. “The impact of Global Health Training Residency Training on Medical Knowledge of Immigrant Health.” Presentation: Global Health Education Consortium Conference, Cuernavaca, Mexico, April 2010.
  • Boyle-Vavra S1, Jones M, Gourley BL, Holmes M, Ruf R, Balsam (Bjorklund) AR, Boulware DR, Kline S, Jawahir S, Devries A, Peterson SN, Daum RS. Comparative Genome Sequencing of an Isogenic Pair of USA800 Clinical Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Isolates Obtained before and after Daptomycin Treatment Failure. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2011