Amanda K Fingarson

  • 9 Citations
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Research Interests

Research interests include studying features that differentiate abusive injuries from accidental injuries, specifically in the realm of head trauma. Other research includes examining the role of head CTs in evaluating physical abuse in infants and studying the relationship of extraaxial space size and extraaxial hemorrhage with head trauma. The psychosocial features associated with abuse is another area of interest.

Certifications and Licenses

Child Abuse Pediatrics

Training Experience

2006Residency, Rush Children's Hospital
2008Fellowship, John Stroger/Cook County Hospital

Education/Academic qualification

DO, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

… → 2003

Research interests

  • Child Abuse and Neglect

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Grants 2013 2017

Research Output 2011 2019

  • 9 Citations
  • 8 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Review article

Who's Watching the Children? Caregiver Features Associated with Physical Child Abuse versus Accidental Injury

Fingarson, A. K., Pierce, M. C., Lorenz, D. J., Kaczor, K., Bennett, B., Berger, R., Currie, M., Herr, S., Hickey, S., Magana, J., Makoroff, K., Williams, M., Young, A. & Zuckerbraun, N., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 212, p. 180-187.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Abuse
Wounds and Injuries
Physical Abuse
Multicenter Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Yield of Neuroimaging in Infant Physical Abuse Evaluations: Do Infant Age and Injury Type Matter?

Fingarson, A. K. & Fortin, K., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Emergency Medicine. 57, 2, p. 195-202 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Craniocerebral Trauma
Neurologic Manifestations
Physical Abuse
3 Citations (Scopus)

Are negative/unrealistic parent descriptors of infant attributes associated with physical abuse?

Young, A., Pierce, M. C., Kaczor, K., Lorenz, D. J., Hickey, S., Berger, S. P., Schmidt, S. M., Fingarson, A., Fortin, K. & Thompson, R., Jun 2018, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 80, p. 41-51 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Abuse
Child Behavior
Sample Size
2 Citations (Scopus)
Subarachnoid Space
Intracranial Hemorrhages
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Craniocerebral Trauma
Subdural Hematoma

Hypoxic-Ischemic Injuries

Fingarson, A., 2016, Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma Pocket Atlas. Frasier, L. (ed.). St. Louis, MO: STM Learning INC

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter