Kavisha Shah, M.D.Name: Kavisha Shah, M.D.
Fellowship Year: 3rd
Medical School: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Residency: University of Florida-Gainesville
Research Interests: Neurodevelopment outcomes in cardiac patients


Poster Presentations:
1. Shah, KM, Mallikarjuna, R, Gossett, J, Gupta, P.  Are Magnet Hospitals Associated with Improved Outcomes in Children with Critical Illness? American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA, 2016.
2. Shah, KM, Spicer, D, Vyas, H, Co-Vu. A rare case of pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum, congenitally unguarded tricuspid orifice, right ventricular dysplasia and massive right-sided dilation. 10th Symposium on Advances of Perinatal Cardiology, St. Petersburg, FL, 2014.

Peer-Reviewed Publications:
1. Shah, KM, Carswell, K, Paradise Black N.  prolonged Stridor and Epiglottitis with Concurrent Bacterial and Viral Etiologies. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2016 Jan;55(1):91-2. PMID: 25926662.
2. Asaithambi G, Adil MM, Shah KM, Jordan LC, Qureshi AI.  Patterns of Treatment and Associated Short-Term Outcomes of Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms in Children. Childs Nerv Syst 2014 Oct; 30(10):1697-700. PMID: 24752709.
3. Kronman MP, Gerber JS, Prasak PA, Adler AL, Bass JA, Newland JG, Shah KM, Zerr DM, Feng R, Coffin SE, Zaoutis TE. Variation in Antibiotic Use for Children Hospitalized With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Exacerbation: A Multicenter Validation Study. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2012 Dec;1(4):306-313. PMID: 23687581.

Pushpa Shivaram, M.D.Name: Pushpa Shivaram, M.D.
Fellowship Year: 3rd
Medical education: Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute – India.
Residency training: Categorical Pediatrics – Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute – India.
Residency training: Categorical Pediatrics – Marshfield Clinic – St. Joseph Hospital, Marshfield, WI
Fellowship training: Pediatric Cardiology-Arkansas Children’s Hospital/University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences-7/2015-6/2018
Research interests: Echocardiography, heart failure

Poster Presentations:
1. Krishnappa P, Reddy C.N , Razak A. (2011). Absence of the Right Common Carotid Artery and Right Internal Carotid Artery-A Rare Vascular Anomaly in Association with Dyke Davidoff Masson Syndrome. Poster presented at: 48th National Conference of Indian Academy of Pediatrics; Jaipur, India.
2. Shivaram P, Ahmed M I. (2012). Echocardiography: A criteria to diagnose Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease. Poster presented at: The 15th Annual International Toronto Heart Summit; Toranto, Canada.
3. Shivaram P, Hokanson J, Finta K. (2013). Survey of Pediatric Residents regarding Pulse Oximetry Screening of Newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Disease . Poster presented at: AAP National conference and Exhibition- Section on Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Orlando, FL.
4. Shivaram P, Vittala S,Kim C, Iniguez K. (2013). Mycoplasma associated Mucositis and Bullous Erythema multiforme in a 6 year old boy.Poster presented at: Resident Research Medical Education day; Marshfield.
5. Wiley J R, Shivaram P,Haws R, Resnick J, Fish D, Park R. (2013). Mycophenolate mofetil-induced enterocolitis in a post renal transplant child. Poster presented at: Resident Research Medical Education day; Marshfield, WI.

Oral Presentations:
1. Shivaram P, Padiyath A, Collins RT (2016) Follow-up Echocardiograms in Patients with Transposition of the Great Arteries After Arterial Switch Operation Are Rarely of Any Clinical Utility: AAP National conference and Exhibition- Section on Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery; San Francisco, CA.
2. Shivaram P, Hokanson J, Finta K. (2013). Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice amongst Primary Care Providers and Nurses regarding Pulse Oximetry Screening of Newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Disease: 37th Annual Midwest Pediatric Cardiology Society (MWPCS) Scientific Session; Chicago, IL.
3. Shivaram P, Vittala S, Adu D, Peterson J, Beckley G, Nawoor D, Baez N. (2013). Steps to Respect: Anti bullying program for 3rd & 4th grade school students at Youth Net-Marshfield Clinic against bullying: Child Advocacy Day; Marshfield, WI.

1. Jorgensen M, McPherson E, Zaleski C, Shivaram P, Cold C. Stillbirth: The heart of the matter. Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Mar;164(3):691-9. PubMed PMID: 24459042.
2. Wiley JR, Shivaram P, Resnick JM, Fish DL, Park RW, Haws RM. Diarrhea in a post-renal transplant child: Answers. Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Nov 23;PubMed PMID: 24271578
3. Shivaram P, Ahmed MI, Kariyanna PT, Sabbineni H, Avula UMR. Doppler Echocardiography Imaging in Detecting Multi-Valvular Lesions: A Clinical Evaluation in Children with Acute Rheumatic Fever. PLoS One. 2013 Sep; 8(9): e74114.
4. Shivaram P, MD; Molla Imaduddin Ahmed, MD Echocardiography: A criteria to diagnose Acute Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease;  The 15th Annual International Toronto Heart Summit held at Toronto, Canada,June5th-7th
5. Ghosh SK, Chakaravarthy P, Panch SR, Krishnappa P, Tiwari S, Ojha VP, Manjushree R, Dash AP. Comparative efficacy of two poeciliid fish in indoor cement tanks against chikungunya vector Aedes aegypti in villages in Karnataka, India. BMC Public Health. 2011 Jul 28;11:599. PubMed PMID: 21798018; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3163548.
6. Venkatesh VT, Kumar MV, Jagannatha SR, Radhika RH, Pushpalatha K. Pattern of skeletal injuries in cases of falls from a height. Med Sci Law. 2007 Oct; 47(4):330-4. PubMed PMID: 18069539.

* Marshfield Clinic Resident Research Advisory Committee Grantee (2012)
* Program Liaison for AAP-Section on Medical Students, Residents & Fellow in Training Committee (SOMSRFT) (2013)
* AAP Delegate Travel Grant (2013)
* Nikolai outstanding Resident Researcher Award, Marshfield clinic, Marshfield clinic Wisconsin (2015)
* 2nd Runner up for the poster award, Fellows Research day, ACH-UAMS (2016)

Katherine "Katya” Kosiv, M.D.Name: Katherine “Katya” Kosiv, M.D.
Fellowship Year: 3rd
Medical School: Ross University
Residency: University of Illinois-Peoria
Research Interests: Fetal arrhythmia and trisomy 13 and 18
Future plans: Advanced Imaging
Awards/grants: Fulbright Scholar

Research publications:
Kosiv K. (2016) Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Malrotation with Midgut Volvulus. Retropharyngeal Abscess. Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In: Koyfman A, Baker M. Emergency Medicine Images for Practice: An Overview of X-ray, Ultrasound, CT and MRI. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Oral/Poster abstracts:
1. Kosiv K, Bai S, Gosset J, Collins RT. The Impact of Congenital Heart Surgery on In-Hospital Mortality in Trisomy 13 and 18.  Podium presentation at University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences Fellows’ Research Day, May 2017, Little Rock, AR
2. Kosiv K, Bai S, Gosset J, Collins RT. Congenital Heart Surgery in Patients with Trisomy 13 Associated with Lower In-Hospital Mortality.  Poster presentation at Annual American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions March 2017, Washington, D.C.
3. Kosiv K, Cunningham T, Collins RT. End-of-Life Care in the ICU: Pediatric Fellows’ Perspectives.
Poster presentation at University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences Fellows’ Research Day, May 2016, Little Rock, AR
4. Kosiv K, Wang H, Patel P. An Evaluation of Milrinone’s Efficacy in Preventing Post Ligation Cardiac Syndrome in Preterm Neonates.
Poster presentation at Cardiology 2015, Feb 2015, Scottsdale, AZ, University of Illinois COM Research Day, May 2015, Champaign-Urban, IL and OSF Annual Research Symposium, May 2015, Peoria, IL
5. Podium presentation at Grand Rounds, May 2015, Peoria, IL
6. Kosiv K, Patel P, Zelaya B, Zagardo M, Tarantino M. Association of Atypical Migraine and Left to Right Shunt.  Poster presentation at OSF Annual Research Symposium, May 2014, Peoria, IL

Aziez Ahmed, M.B.B.S.Name: Aziez Ahmed, M.B.B.S.
Fellowship Year: 2nd
Medical School:
Research Interests:
Future plans:

Eric Thomas Purifoy, M.D.Name: Eric Thomas Purifoy, M.D.
Fellowship Year: 2nd
Medical School: Autonomous University of Guadalajara
Residency: Driscoll Children’s Hospital – Texas A&M
Research Interests: Medical Genetics
Future plans: Academic Pediatric Cardiology
Awards/grants: PL2 Resident of the Year, John G. and Elena Suess Kenedy award


Asif Padiyath, M.D.

Name: Asif Padiyath, M.D.
Medical School: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Research Interests: Cardiac imaging, cardiac critical care
Future plans: Anesthesiology Residency at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


1. Best oral presentation award during Annual Fellows’ day at Arkansas Children’s Hospital-2017
2. CUMG (Children’s University Medical Group) grant for conducting a prospective research studying pharmacokinetics of warfarin among patients with single ventricle physiology-2016-2017

Scholarly activity during fellowship:
1. Padiyath A, Makil ES, Braley KT, Bolin EH, Tang X, Gossett JM, Collins RT 2nd. Frequency of Development of Aortic Valve Disease in Unrepaired Perimembranous Ventricular Septal Defects. Am J Cardiol. 2017 May 15;119(10):1670-1674. PMID: 28325571
2. Padiyath A, Fontenot EE, Abraham BP. Removal of a retained intracardiac radiolucent guidewire fragment using an Atrieve™ vascular snare using combined fluoroscopy and transesophageal echocardiography guidance in an infant. Ann Pediatr Cardiol. 2017 Jan-Apr;10(1):65-68. PMID: 28163431
3. Padiyath A, Rettiganti M, Gossett JM, Tadphale SD, Garcia X, Seib PM, Gupta P Epidemiology and outcomes of cardiac arrest among children with Down syndrome: a multicenter analysis. Minerva Anestesiol. 2016 Dec 22. PMID: 28006885
4. Tadphale SD, Rettiganti M, Gossett JM, Beam BW, Padiyath A, Schmitz ML, Gupta P. Is Administration of Nitric Oxide During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Associated With Improved Patient Survival? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016 Nov;17(11):1080-1087. PMID: 27632059

Additional publications:
1. Kutty S, Li L, Padiyath A, Gribben P, Gao S, Lof J, Bidasee KR, Danford DA, Kuehne T. Combination of real time three-dimensional echocardiography with diagnostic catheterization to derive left ventricular pressure-volume relations. Echocardiography. 2014 Feb;31(2):179-87. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23895571
2. Kutty S, Kottam AT, Padiyath A, Bidasee KR, Li L, Gao S, Wu J, Lof J, Danford DA, Kuehne T. Validation of admittance computed left ventricular volumes against realtime three-dimensional echocardiography in the porcine heart. Exp Physiol. 2013 Jun;98(6):1092-101. Epub 2013 Feb 22. Cited in PMID: 23435903.
3. Kutty S, Padiyath A, Li L, Peng Q, Rangamani S, Schuster A, Danford DA. Functional Maturation of Left and Right Atrial Systolic and Diastolic Performance in Infants, Children, and Adolescents. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 Jan 18. doi: 10.1016/j.echo.2012.12.016. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23337737.
4. Lunning MA, Kutty S, Rome ET, Li L, Padiyath A, Loberiza F, Bociek RG, Bierman PJ, Vose JM, Armitage JO, Porter TR. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Assessment of the Myocardium After Doxorubicin-based Chemotherapy. Am J Clin Oncol. 2013 Jul 2. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 24192805.
5. Padiyath A, Gribben PF, Abraham JR, Li L, Rangamani S, Schuster S, Danford DA, Pedrizzetti G, Kutty S. Echocardiography and cardiac Magnetic Resonance based feature tracking in the assessment of myocardial mechanics in Tetralogy of Fallot: An intermodality comparison. Echocardiography. 2012 Nov; DOI:(10.1111/): echo.12. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23167248.
6. Schuster A, Kutty S, Padiyath A, Parish V, Gribben P, Danford DA, Makowski MR, Bigalke B, Beerbaum P, Nagel E. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance myocardial feature tracking detects quantitative wall motion during dobutamine stress. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance. 2011 Oct; 13(1): 58. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21992220.
7. Padiyath A, Bhat VB, Ekambaram M. Knowledge attitude and practice of neonatal care among postnatal mothers. Current Pediatric Research. 2010 Jul; 14(2): 147-152.
8. Ekambaram M, Bhat VB, Padiyath A (Ahamed MAP). Knowledge, attitude and practice of breastfeeding among postnatal mothers. Current Pediatric Research. 2010 Jul; 14(2): 119-124.
9. Padiyath A (Mohamed A), Kadambari D, Bhuvaneswari V. Tamoxifen use and gallstone formation in postmenopausal breast cancer patients in south Indian population. Indian Journal of Cancer. 2009 Apr; 46(2): 151-154. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19346650.