DIVISION OF CHILD ABUSE PEDIATRICS

Faculty

Nancy Kellogg, MD
Division chief and professor of pediatrics
Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics
Program Director, Child Abuse Fellowship

210-704-3800

kelloggn@uthscsa.edu

Education:
BA in English, Dartmouth College, 1978
MD, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1985

Training:
Residency in pediatrics, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1986-88
Internship, pediatrics, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1985-86

Board Certification:
General Pediatrics 1989
Recertified 1996, 2002, 2010 (MOC)
Child Abuse Pediatics 2010

Recent Publications:
Kellogg ND, McColgan MD. Child Sexual Abuse In: The Color Atlas of Pediatrics. McGraw Hill; 2015. p. 72 - 76.

Schneider FD, Kellogg ND, Talamantes MA. Family Violence: Child, Intimate Partner, and Elder Abuse In: Family Medicine. McGraw Hill Education; 2014. p. 847 - 855.

Kellogg D. Sexual Assault and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Adults, Adolescents, and Children Clinical Infectious Diseases 2015 Nov:S856-S864.

Sena AC, Hsu KK, Christian C, Girardet R, Griffith W, Jenny C, Kellogg N, Linden J, Marchant A, Hammerschlag M. 2015 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines MMWR 2015 Feb

Adams, JA, Kellogg N, Farst, KJ, Harper NS, Palusci, VJ, Frasier, LD, Levitt, CJ, Shapiro, RA, Moles, RL, Starling, SSP. Updated Guidelines for the Medical Assessment and Care of Children Who May Have Been Sexually Abused Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 2015 Jan

Kellogg ND. Working with Child Protective Services and Law Enforcement:What to Expect Pediatric Clinics of North America 2014 Oct:1037-1047.

Melville J, Kellogg N, Perez, Nadia E, Lukefahr J. Assessment For Self-Blame And Trauma Symptoms During The Medical Evaluation of Suspected Sexual Abuse Child Abuse and Neglect 2014 May;38(5):851-857.

Kellogg ND. Child Torture as a Form of Child Abuse Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma 2014 Mar;7:37-49.

Howard Dubowitz, Christian Cindy W., Hymel Kent, Kellogg ND. Forensic Medical Evaluations of Child Maltreatment: A Proposed Research Agenda Child Abuse and Neglect 2014 Dec:1734-1746.

Neuman MI, Kellogg ND. Testing and Treating Sexually Assaulted Adolescents: What are we waiting for? Pediatrics 2015 Nov;136(6)

Interests:
Child Maltreatment - Clinical assessments of suspected victims of child and adolescent abuse, including physical, sexual and emotional; research in child abuse related fields; development of educational materials, presentation of various topics related to child abuse; clinical and didactic teaching; testimony; writing policy statements; administrative positions on local and national committees on child abuse

Biography:
Dr. Kellogg graduated from Dartmouth College in 1978 and completed her medical school training and pediatric residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1988. Since 1988, she has been a faculty member at UTHSCSA and is currently Professor and Division Chief of Child Abuse in the Department of Pediatrics. She was the first Medical Director of the Christus Santa Rosa Center for Miracles which opened in May 2006, and has served as the Medical Director of ChildSafe (formerly the Alamo Children’s Advocacy Center) since its inception in 1988, and the Medical Director of the Christus Santa Rosa Hospital Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program since 2004. She has worked full-time in the field of child abuse for over 20 years. She has evaluated more than 10,000 children for abuse and has testified more than 800 times.

Dr. Kellogg has published over 50 articles and book chapters and has been an invited speaker more than 200 times at local, regional, national, and international conferences. She was the Chair of the Texas Pediatric Society Committee on Child Abuse for 10 years, and was selected as one of seven pediatricians for the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect and completed 6 years of service in 2008. In September 2006, the American Board of Pediatrics approved Child Abuse as a new subspecialty in pediatrics, and Dr. Kellogg was appointed as the Medical Editor for the sub-board.

Dr. Kellogg has received numerous awards for her work in Child Abuse. In 1999, she was selected by her peers for the Ray Helfer Honorary Society as a charter member, one of the first 75 U.S. physicians with distinction in child abuse. She has received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Teaching and for Excellence in Clinical Service. She is also the 2004 recipient of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award at UTHSCSA. In 2004, Dr. Kellogg received the Health Hero Award in the Outstanding Physician Category from the San Antonio Business Journal.

 

James Lukefahr, MD
Professor of pediatrics
Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics
Medical Director/ Center for Miracles

210-704-3800

lukefahr@uthscsa.edu

Education:
BA, University of Texas at Austin, 1974
MD, UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1978

Training:
Residency in Pediatrics at UT Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas

Board Certification:
Pediatrics, 1984
Child Abuse Pediatrics, 2012

Recent Publications:
Christian CW, Crawford-Jakubiak JE, Flaherty EG, Leventhal JM, Lukefahr JL,Sege RD, MacMillan H, Nolan CM, Valley LA, Hurley TP. The Evaluation of Suspected Child Physical Abuse Pediatrics 2015 May;135(5):e1337-e1354.

Greenbaum J, Crawford-Jakubiak JE, Christian CW, Flaherty EG, Leventhal JM, Lukefahr JL, Sege RD. Child Sex Trafficking and Commercial Sexual Exploitation: Health Care Needs of Victims Pediatrics 2015 Mar;135(3):566-574.

Melville J, Kellogg N, Perez, Nadia E, Lukefahr J. Assessment For Self-Blame And Trauma Symptoms During The Medical Evaluation of Suspected Sexual Abuse Child Abuse and Neglect 2014 May;38(5):851-857.

Flaherty EG, Perez-Rossello JM, Levine MA, Hennrikus WL, Lukefahr JL, et al, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect; Section on Radiology, American Academy of Pediatrics, et al. Evaluating Children with Fractures for Child Physical Abuse Pediatrics 2014 Feb;133(2):e477-e489.

Anderst JD, Carpenter SL, Abshire TC, Hord J, Lukefahr JL et al; Section on Hematology/Oncology and Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Evaluation for Bleeding Disorders in Suspected Child Abuse Pediatrics 2013 Apr;131(4):1314-1322.

Carpenter SL, Abshire TC, Anderst JD, Hord J, Lukefahr JL, et al; Section on Hematology/Oncology and Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Evaluating for Suspected Child Abuse: Conditions that Predispose to Bleeding Pediatrics 2013 Apr;131(4):1357-1373

Interests:
Diagnosis and treatment of abused and neglected children; advocacy for all Texas children in healthcare, education, and political arenas.

Biography:
Dr. Lukefahr joined the UTHSCSA Child Abuse Division in June 2007. He is the medical director of the Center for Miracles, which is the child abuse medical evaluation facility at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio in downtown San Antonio.

Dr. Lukefahr previously was a professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Pediatrics in Galveston from 1996 until 2007. He served as Medical Director of UTMB’s ABC Center for the Evaluation of Victims of Child Abuse and Neglect. Dr. Lukefahr has written numerous scholarly articles on child abuse and neglect, and served as the co-chair of the Texas Pediatric Society Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect from 2002-2010. He was appointed by Governor George W. Bush to serve on the Children’s Trust Fund of Texas Council from 1999 until 2001.

Jim was elected to the Ray Helfer Society in 2002, an honorary society for physicians who devote their careers to child abuse and neglect, and was board-certified in Child Abuse Pediatrics in January 2010. He is the 2010-2011 president of the Texas Pediatric Society, a member and former committee chair of the American Board of Pediatrics, and was recently appointed to the Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

A graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Jim is married to Virginia, an accomplished artist and art teacher. They have four adult children. Dr. Lukefahr enjoys gardening, history, and (occasionally) hiking and running.

 

Natalie Kissoon, MDNatalie Kissoon, MD
Assistant Professor of pediatrics
Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics

210-704-3800

kissoon@uthscsa.edu

Education:
BA in Psychology, Emory University, 2003
MD at University of South Florida College of Medicine, 2008

Training:
Residency in Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, D.C., 2008-11
Fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics, The Aubin Child Protection Center, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Providence RI, 2012-15

Board Certification:
Child Abuse Pediatrics 2015
General Pediatrics 2011

Recent Publications:
Jackson, A.M., Kissoon, N., Greene, C. (2015) Aspects of Abuse: Recognizing and Responding to Child Maltreatment. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care 45(3), 58-70

Suspected Non-accidental Trauma- Comparison between Confirmed/Indeterminate and Accidental Cases in a 12 year Review. Eglal Shalaby-Rana MD, Allison M. Jackson MD, MPH, Tanya S. Hinds MD, Natalie Kissoon MD, Jianping He, MS and Dorothy Bulas MD.  Scientific abstract presented at the International Pediatric Radiology meeting, 6th Congress and Exhibition of the joint Societies of Paediatric Radiology. 27-31 May 2011, London, England

Interests:
Child Maltreatment - Clinical assessments of suspected victims of child and adolescent abuse, including physical, sexual and emotional; development of educational materials, presentation of various topics related to child abuse; clinical and didactic teaching; testimony

Biography:
Dr. Kissoon graduated from Emory University in 2003 and attended medical school at University of South Florida College of Medicine from 2004-2008. She completed her training in pediatric residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC in 2011 and a fellowship in Child Abuse Pediatrics at The Lawrence A. Aubin Sr. Child Protection Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island in 2015 . Dr. Kissoon is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics. She worked as a pediatric emergency department physician in Washington, DC as well as a pediatric hospitalist in Corvallis, Oregon prior to fellowship training. Dr. Kissoon is a scholar member of the Ray Helfer Society and a current member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Texas Pediatric Society. Dr. Kissoon enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors and cooking.

 

Kathhleen Buckley, PNPKathhleen Buckley, PNP
Faculty Associate
Division of Child Abuse

210-704-3800

buckleyk3@uthscsa.edu

Education:
PNP, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 2000
MSN, pediatrics, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1993
BSN, nursing, UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1986
B.S., biology, St. Mary's University, 1981

Biography:
Kathleen was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She has worked as a staff nurse in Pediatrics from 1986-2000, in the areas of Pediatric Oncology and children with a wide range of chronic illness.

Kathleen graduated from the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program in 2000 and served as the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic Coordinator until 2005. She has worked in the Pediatric Clinic at BAMC and the Pediatric Pulmonary Clinic at Methodist Children’s Hospital. Kathleen currently works for the UTHSC School of Medicine as the PNP at the Center for Miracles at Christus Santa Rosa Children’s Hospital, a child abuse referral-based medical assessment center providing evaluation, diagnosis and treatment for children who are suspected victims of child abuse or neglect. Though Kathleen sees all patients, she specializes in following children diagnosed with failure to thrive.