Zena Leah Harris

  • 3480 Citations
1987 …2019
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Research Interests

Dr. Zena Leah Harris serves as the Division Director of Critical Care Medicine, in the Department of Pediatrics at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. She is also a Professor of Pediatrics at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Harris has held various leadership roles within hospital organizations for over 20 years. During this span of time, Dr. Harris has educated healthcare providers on subjects such as innovation, safety, and quality of care. Dr. Harris approaches healthcare from a multidisciplinary perspective. She has served on committees of various disciplines such as health equity, child abuse pediatrics, and the redesign of medicine curriculum. Dr. Harris has lectured internationally and spoke to the importance of innovation, patient health outcomes, and women leaders in science and medicine. Her areas of research are broad, spanning from congenital heart disease to patient satisfaction. Dr. Harris’ work in regards to iron metabolism, neurology, familial dementia, and the effect of interferon therapy, have been published in numerous academic journals. She has also contributed her knowledge surrounding the biology of human ceruloplasmin, aceruloplasminemia, copper intake, nutrition and metabolism, gastrointestinal physiology, and post-operative management of children following transplantation, to other published bodies of work. Although Dr. Harris’s work is broad, her academic and clinical focus is innovation.

Certifications and Licenses

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Training Experience

1990Internship, Wyler Children's Hospital/University of Chicago
1991Residency, Wyler Children's Hospital/University of Chicago
1994Fellowship, Wyler Children's Hospital/University of Chicago

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Chicago Medical School

… → 1987

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Ceruloplasmin Medicine & Life Sciences
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Copper Medicine & Life Sciences
Retinal Degeneration Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1987 2019

Open Access
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Energy Metabolism
Heart Diseases
Indirect Calorimetry
2 Citations (Scopus)

Critical care resources utilized in high-risk adenotonsillectomy patients

Lavin, J. M., Smith, C., Harris, Z. L. & Thompson, D. M., May 2019, In : Laryngoscope. 129, 5, p. 1229-1234 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Critical Care
Pediatric Intensive Care Units
Pediatric Hospitals

Postoperative management of the child following liver transplantation

Rozenfeld, R. A. & Harris, Z. L., Jan 1 2017, Surgery of the Liver, Bile Ducts and Pancreas in Children, Third Edition. CRC Press, p. 433-439 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Liver Transplantation
Critical Care
Nursing Services
Pediatric Intensive Care Units
13 Citations (Scopus)

Association of Blood Products Administration During Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Excessive Post-operative Bleeding in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Agarwal, H. S., Barrett, S. S., Barry, K., Xu, M., Saville, B. R., Donahue, B. S., Harris, Z. L. & Bichell, D. P., Feb 20 2015, In : Pediatric cardiology. 36, 3, p. 459-467 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Thoracic Surgery
Pediatric Intensive Care Units
3 Citations (Scopus)

Cerebral oximetry with cerebral blood volume index in detecting pediatric stroke in a pediatric ED

Abramo, T. J., Harris, Z. L., Meredith, M., Crossman, K., Seupaul, R., Williams, A., McMorrow, S., Dindo, J., Gordon, A., Melguizo-Castro, M., Hu, Z. & Nick, T., Jun 25 2015, In : American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 33, 11, p. 1622-1629 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebral Blood Volume