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.
B.A., Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 1997
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