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Alissa Craft, D.O., MBA


Associate Professor/Director of Curricular Outcome and Improvement

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific - Northwest

E-Mail: acraft@westernu.edu

Phone: 541-259-0253 | Fax: 541-259-0201
Join year: 2011

Education

Master of Business Administration (MBA), 1999
University of Phoenix, San Diego, CA

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), 1992
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine,
Kirksville, MO

Bachelor of Science, Biology, 1987
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

 

 

Certification

National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners

American Board of Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
SubBoard in Perinatal Medicine

American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics

Awards

2011, Scholar in Residence 
American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine

2010-2011, AOA Health Policy Fellow

2007-2008, Costin Scholar
Costin Faculty Development Progarm
Midwestern University

2002-2003, Michael Allshouse Award
Outstanding Teacher, Pediatric Residency Program
Naval Medical Center San Diego

2003 Outstanding Performance in CQI
Pediatrix Medical Group

1999-2000, Chief Fellow
UCSD Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Fellowship

Dec. 1998, UCSD Pediatric Residency
Faculty Teaching Award

1994-1996, Chief Resident
Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center
Pediatric Residency Program

1992, F.M. Walter Living Tribute Award
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

1992, Who's Who Among Colleges and Univesities

1990-1992, Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity
National Service Award -- Runner Up

1988-1989, President's Scholar Award
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

1988-1992 US Navy Health Professions Scholarship
 

Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Osteopathic Association

Northwest Osteopathic Medical Foundation, Board Member

Old Mill Center for Children and Families, Board Member and Officer

Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of Oregon, Board Member

Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity, Past President

Committees

2009, Institutional Review Board, Samaritan Health Services, Chair, 2010 --

2005-2008, Institutional Review Board, Phoenix Children's Hospital

2004, Bioethics Committee, Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center

2003-2007, Neonatal Patient Care, Phoenix Children's Hospital

Publication

  1. Original Reports

Craft A, Bhandari V, Finer N. The Sy-Fi Study. Journal of Perinatology, 2003; 23(1): 14-19.

 

Finer NN, Rich W, Craft A, Henderson C. Comparison of methods of bag and mask ventilation for neonatal resuscitation. Resuscitation. 2001; 49: 299-305.

 

Salerno CC, Pretorius DH, Hilton SW, O’Boyle MK, Hull AD, James GM, Riccabona M, Mannino F, Craft A, Nelson TR. Three dimensional ultrasonographic imaging of the neonatal brain in high risk neonates: preliminary study. J Ultrasound Med. 2000; 19: 549-55.

 

Finer NN, Vaucher Y, Craft AP, Clark R. Postnatal Steroids: Short Term Gain, Long Term Pain?. J Pediatr 2000; 137:9-13.

 

Craft AP, Ludwig D, Dudell G. Radiology Casebook: Gastric Perforation. J Perinatol 1999; 19 (3): 242-3.

 

Craft APand Etzl M. Clinical Case: Cystic Lesions of the Lung. Pediatric Review 1995.

 

  1. Reviews

Craft APand Finer NN. Nosocomial CoNS Sepsis in Preterm Infants: Definition, Diagnosis, Prophylaxis, and Prevention. J Perinatol. 2001; 21: 186-92.

 

Coughlin C and Craft A. Hepatitis C- the silent epidemic. J Emerg Med Serv. 2000; 25: 114-29.

 

Craft AP, Finer NN, Barrington KJ. Vancomycin for prophylaxis against sepsis in the preterm neonate. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2000, Issue 1.

 

  1. Book Chapters

Craft APand Finer NN. Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Eds. Burg FD and Gershon A. Current Pediatric Therapy 17. 2002.

 

D.Abstracts

Craft AP and Bloom BT for PediQuIC (The Pediatrix Quality Improvement Collaborative). Improving Prophylactic Surfactant Administration in the NICU. Hot Topics in Neonatology 2004, Washington, DC.

 

Craft APand Bloom BT for PediQuIC (The Pediatrix Quality Improvement Collaborative). Reducing Antibiotic Use in the NICU. The Improvement Opportunities? Hot Topics in Neonatology 2003, Washington, DC.

 

Craft AP, Bhandari V, Finer NN. The Sy-Fi Study. Society for Pediatric Research 2001, Baltimore, MD

 

Finer NN, Rich W, Craft AP, Henderson C. Comparisons of methods of bag and mask ventilation for neonatal resuscitation. Society for Pediatric Research 2001, Baltimore, MD.

 

Craft APand Finer NN. A prospective analysis of premedication for endotracheal intubation in the NICU. Mead Johnson Nutritionals Western Perinatal Research Conference 2000, Palm Springs, CA.

 

Craft AP, Finer NN, Barrington KJ. The use of vancomycin for prophylaxis against sepsis in the preterm neonate. Hot Topics in Neonatology 1999, Washington DC.

 

Craft APand Finer NN. Nosocomial sepsis in the neonatal intensive care unit: Are we speaking the same language? Hot Topics in Neonatology 1999, Washington DC.

 

Craft AP, Tellez D, Liu P and Bakerman P. Ketamine sedation in nonintubated children with severe asthma. Western Society for Pediatric Research 1999, Carmel, CA.

 

Craft AP, Barrington K, Henderson C, and Cochrane C.  Bronchial lavage with KL4 surfactant: The value of PEEP in a model of MAS. Mead Johnson Nutritionals Western Perinatal Research Conference 1999, Palm Springs, CA.

 

Craft AP, Tellez D, Liu P and Bakerman P. Ketamine sedation in nonintubated children with severe asthma. Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium 1995, Sea Island, GA.