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Aida Field-Ridley, M.D. View profile as PDF

Aida  Field-Ridley

Clinical Interests

As an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Clinical "x" series, Dr. Field-Ridley is committed to contributing in both research and clinical areas. She is currently involved in both bedside and didactic resident education. In addition, she organizes and contributes to her division journal club.

Dr. Field-Ridley has a long-standing interest in the neuroendocrine response to critical illness and the catabolic state. she is working with Dr. Tina Palmieri, Assistant Chief of Burns at Shriners Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Surgery at UC Davis, investigating hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in critically ill children with burn injury.


Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Pediatric Critical Care




Pediatric Critical Care

Center/Program Affiliation:


M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2004
B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 1997


Loma Linda University Children's Hospital, Loma Linda, CA, 2004-2005


Loma Linda University Children's Hospital, Loma Linda, CA, 2005-2007


University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2007

Board Certifications:

American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2007

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Pediatrics
Society of Critical Care Medicine

Select Recent Publications:

Walsh TJ, Petraitis V, Petraitiene R, Field-Ridley A, Sutton D, Ghannoum M, Sein T, Schaufele R, Peter J, Bacher J, Casler H, Armstrong D, Espinel-Ingroff A, Rinaldi MG, and Lyman C. Experimental pulmonary aspergillosis due to Aspergillus terreus: pathogenesis and treatment of an emerging fungal pathogen resistant to amphotericin B. J Infect. Dis 2003 Jul 15; 188(2):305-319

Kheirabadi B, Field-Ridley A, Pearson R, MacPhee M,Drohan W, Tuthill D. Comparative study of the efficacy of the common topical hemostatic agents with fibrin sealant in a rabbit aortic anastomosis model. J Surg Res, 2002 Jul; 106(1):99-107

Petraitiene R, Petraitis V, Groll A, Sein T, Piscitell S, Candelario S, Field-Ridley A, Avila N, Bacher J, and. Walsh TJ. Antifungal activity and pharmacokinetics of posaconazole (SCH 56592) in treatment and prevention of experimental invasive pulmonary aspergillosis; correlation with galactomannan antigenemia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001 Mar;45(3):857-69.

Groll, A ,Petraitis V, Petraitiene R, Field-Ridley A, Calendario M, Bacher J, Piscitelli S, Walsh T. Compartmental pharmokinetics and tissue distribution of mutilamellar liposomal nystatin in rabbits. Antimicrob Agents Chemother.2000 Apr; 44(4):950-7

Groll, A ,Petraitis V, Petraitiene R, Field-Ridley A, Calendario M, Bacher J, Piscitelli S, Walsh T. Safety and efficacy of multilamellar liposomal nystatin against disseminated candidiasis in persistently neutropenic rabbits. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1999 Oct;43(10):2463-7

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