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Aloka Lahoti Patel

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
Address1653 W. Congress Pkwy
Chicago IL 60612
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    My ORCID is 0000-0003-1751-0421.
    My Scopus ID is 55449635200.
    My NIH COMMONS name is APATEL1.

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    1. Patra K, Hamilton M, Johnson TJ, Greene M, Dabrowski E, Meier PP, Patel AL. NICU Human Milk Dose and 20-Month Neurodevelopmental Outcome in Very Low Birth Weight Infants. Neonatology. 2017; 112(4):330-336. PMID: 28768286.
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    2. Patel AL, Panagos PG, Silvestri JM. Reducing Incidence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Clin Perinatol. 2017 Sep; 44(3):683-700. PMID: 28802346.
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    3. Rossman B, Meier PP, Janes JE, Lawrence C, Patel AL. Human Milk Provision Experiences, Goals, and Outcomes for Teen Mothers with Low-Birth-Weight Infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Breastfeed Med. 2017 Jul/Aug; 12(6):351-358. PMID: 28557525.
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    4. Parker MG, Patel AL. Using quality improvement to increase human milk use for preterm infants. Semin Perinatol. 2017 Apr; 41(3):175-186. PMID: 28545652.
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    5. Autran CA, Kellman BP, Kim JH, Asztalos E, Blood AB, Spence EC, Patel AL, Hou J, Lewis NE, Bode L. Human milk oligosaccharide composition predicts risk of necrotising enterocolitis in preterm infants. Gut. 2017 Apr 05. PMID: 28381523.
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    6. Engstrom JL, Patel AL, Meier PP. Eliminating Disparities in Mother's Milk Feeding in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. J Pediatr. 2017 Mar; 182:8-9. PMID: 28081887.
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    7. Meier PP, Johnson TJ, Patel AL, Rossman B. Evidence-Based Methods That Promote Human Milk Feeding of Preterm Infants: An Expert Review. Clin Perinatol. 2017 Mar; 44(1):1-22. PMID: 28159199.
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    8. Fleurant E, Schoeny M, Hoban R, Asiodu IV, Riley B, Meier PP, Bigger H, Patel AL. Barriers to Human Milk Feeding at Discharge of Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants: Maternal Goal Setting as a Key Social Factor. Breastfeed Med. 2017 Jan/Feb; 12:20-27. PMID: 27906557.
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    9. Patel AL, Johnson TJ, Robin B, Bigger HR, Buchanan A, Christian E, Nandhan V, Shroff A, Schoeny M, Engstrom JL, Meier PP. Influence of own mother's milk on bronchopulmonary dysplasia and costs. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2017 May; 102(3):F256-F261. PMID: 27806990.
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    10. Riley B, Schoeny M, Rogers L, Asiodu IV, Bigger HR, Meier PP, Patel AL. Barriers to Human Milk Feeding at Discharge of Very Low-Birthweight Infants: Evaluation of Neighborhood Structural Factors. Breastfeed Med. 2016 Sep; 11:335-42. PMID: 27347851; PMCID: PMC5031119 [Available on 09/01/17].
    11. Patra K, Greene MM, Patel AL, Meier P. Maternal Education Level Predicts Cognitive, Language, and Motor Outcome in Preterm Infants in the Second Year of Life. Am J Perinatol. 2016 Jul; 33(8):738-44. PMID: 26890439; PMCID: PMC4919155.
    12. Patel AL, Mutlu EA, Sun Y, Koenig L, Green S, Jakubowicz A, Mryan J, Engen P, Fogg L, Chen AL, Pombar X, Meier PP, Keshavarzian A. Longitudinal Survey of Microbiota in Hospitalized Preterm Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Feb; 62(2):292-303. PMID: 26230901; PMCID: PMC4724288 [Available on 02/01/17].
    13. Hoban R, Bigger H, Patel AL, Rossman B, Fogg LF, Meier P. Goals for Human Milk Feeding in Mothers of Very Low Birth Weight Infants: How Do Goals Change and Are They Achieved During the NICU Hospitalization? Breastfeed Med. 2015 Jul-Aug; 10(6):305-11. PMID: 26110439; PMCID: PMC4523097.
    14. Namachivayam K, Coffing HP, Sankaranarayanan NV, Jin Y, MohanKumar K, Frost BL, Blanco CL, Patel AL, Meier PP, Garzon SA, Desai UR, Maheshwari A. Transforming growth factor-ß2 is sequestered in preterm human milk by chondroitin sulfate proteoglycans. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2015 Aug 01; 309(3):G171-80. PMID: 26045614; PMCID: PMC4525106.
    15. Johnson TJ, Patel AL, Bigger HR, Engstrom JL, Meier PP. Cost savings of human milk as a strategy to reduce the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants. Neonatology. 2015; 107(4):271-6. PMID: 25765818; PMCID: PMC4458214.
    16. Johnson TJ, Patel AL, Bigger HR, Engstrom JL, Meier PP. Economic benefits and costs of human milk feedings: a strategy to reduce the risk of prematurity-related morbidities in very-low-birth-weight infants. Adv Nutr. 2014 Mar 01; 5(2):207-12. PMID: 24618763; PMCID: PMC3951804.
    17. Meier P, Patel AL, Wright K, Engstrom JL. Management of breastfeeding during and after the maternity hospitalization for late preterm infants. Clin Perinatol. 2013 Dec; 40(4):689-705. PMID: 24182956; PMCID: PMC4289642.
    18. Jegier BJ, Johnson TJ, Engstrom JL, Patel AL, Loera F, Meier P. The institutional cost of acquiring 100 mL of human milk for very low birth weight infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. J Hum Lact. 2013 Aug; 29(3):390-9. PMID: 23776080; PMCID: PMC4608232.
    19. Meier PP, Patel AL, Bigger HR, Rossman B, Engstrom JL. Supporting breastfeeding in the neonatal intensive care unit: Rush Mother's Milk Club as a case study of evidence-based care. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2013 Feb; 60(1):209-26. PMID: 23178066.
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    20. Patel AL, Johnson TJ, Engstrom JL, Fogg LF, Jegier BJ, Bigger HR, Meier PP. Impact of early human milk on sepsis and health-care costs in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol. 2013 Jul; 33(7):514-9. PMID: 23370606; PMCID: PMC3644388.
    21. Johnson TJ, Patel AL, Jegier BJ, Engstrom JL, Meier PP. Cost of morbidities in very low birth weight infants. J Pediatr. 2013 Feb; 162(2):243-49.e1. PMID: 22910099; PMCID: PMC3584449.
    22. Sampath V, Garland JS, Le M, Patel AL, Konduri GG, Cohen JD, Simpson PM, Hines RN. A TLR5 (g.1174C?>?T) variant that encodes a stop codon (R392X) is associated with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2012 May; 47(5):460-8. PMID: 22058078.
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    23. Sampath V, Le M, Lane L, Patel AL, Cohen JD, Simpson PM, Garland JS, Hines RN. The NFKB1 (g.-24519delATTG) variant is associated with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants. J Surg Res. 2011 Jul; 169(1):e51-7. PMID: 21529841.
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    24. Aziz M, Patel AL, Losavio J, Iyengar A, Berven M, Schloemer N, Jakubowicz A, Mathai T, McAuley JB. Efficacy of fluconazole prophylaxis for prevention of invasive fungal infection in extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010 Apr; 29(4):352-6. PMID: 19934791.
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    25. Meier PP, Engstrom JL, Patel AL, Jegier BJ, Bruns NE. Improving the use of human milk during and after the NICU stay. Clin Perinatol. 2010 Mar; 37(1):217-45. PMID: 20363457; PMCID: PMC2859690.
    26. Sullivan S, Schanler RJ, Kim JH, Patel AL, Trawöger R, Kiechl-Kohlendorfer U, Chan GM, Blanco CL, Abrams S, Cotten CM, Laroia N, Ehrenkranz RA, Dudell G, Cristofalo EA, Meier P, Lee ML, Rechtman DJ, Lucas A. An exclusively human milk-based diet is associated with a lower rate of necrotizing enterocolitis than a diet of human milk and bovine milk-based products. J Pediatr. 2010 Apr; 156(4):562-7.e1. PMID: 20036378.
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    27. Patel AL, Engstrom JL, Meier PP, Jegier BJ, Kimura RE. Calculating postnatal growth velocity in very low birth weight (VLBW) premature infants. J Perinatol. 2009 Sep; 29(9):618-22. PMID: 19461590; PMCID: PMC2767524.
    28. Patel AL, Engstrom JL, Meier PP, Kimura RE. Accuracy of methods for calculating postnatal growth velocity for extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatrics. 2005 Dec; 116(6):1466-73. PMID: 16322172.
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    29. Patel AL, Paluszynska D, Harris KA, Thach BT. Occurrence and mechanisms of sudden oxygen desaturation in infants who sleep face down. Pediatrics. 2003 Apr; 111(4 Pt 1):e328-32. PMID: 12671147.
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