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Faculty Physicians

Anne Marie Beck, MD

Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Nephrology
Medical Director, Pediatric Dialysis Unit, St. Louis Children's Hospital
Medical Director, Pediatric Apheresis

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Nephrology

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Nephrology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Children with acute and chronic renal diseases, hypertension, urinary tract disorders, renal replacement therapy, dialysis, hemofiltration, fluid and electrolyte disorders, renal transplants, peritoneal or hemodialysis, dialysis, general pediatrics

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-6043
Fax: 314-454-4283

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Dialysis and Infusion Center
Office Phone: 314-454-6043
Fax: 314-454-2762

Education

Education

Fellowship: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 1995
Residency: Southern Illinois University Affiliated Hospitals 1991
Masters Degree: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 1995
Medical Degree: Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois 1988
B.S.: Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio 1984

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Study protocol: cost-effectiveness of multidisciplinary nutritional support for undernutrition in older adults in nursing home and home-care: cluster randomized controlled trial.
Beck AM, Gøgsig Christensen A, Stenbæk Hansen B, Damsbo-Svendsen S, Kreinfeldt Skovgaard Møller T, Boll Hansen E, Keiding H
Nutr J. 2014 Aug 28; 1386. doi: 10.1186/1475-2891-13-86.

PMID:
    25163483
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cartilage tissue engineering application of injectable gelatin hydrogel with in situ visible-light-activated gelation capability in both air and aqueous solution.
Lin H, Cheng AW, Alexander PG, Beck AM, Tuan RS
Tissue Eng Part A. 2014 Sep; 20(17-18)2402-11. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2013.0642.

PMID:
    24575844
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Positive effect of protein-supplemented hospital food on protein intake in patients at nutritional risk: a randomised controlled trial.
Munk T, Beck AM, Holst M, Rosenbom E, Rasmussen HH, Nielsen MA, Thomsen T
J Hum Nutr Diet. 2014 Apr; 27(2)122-32. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12210.

PMID:
    24479388
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Comparison of cystatin C and Beta-2-microglobulin kinetics in children on maintenance hemodialysis.
Marsenic O, Wierenga A, Wilson DR, Anderson M, Shrivastava T, Simon GA, Beck AM, Swanson TJ, Studnicka K, Elberg D, Singh NS, Couloures K, Henry D, Turman MA
Hemodial Int. 2013 Oct; 17 Suppl 1S11-6. doi: 10.1111/hdi.12083.

PMID:
    24134324
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sexual values as the key to maintaining satisfying sex after prostate cancer treatment: the physical pleasure-relational intimacy model of sexual motivation.
Beck AM, Robinson JW, Carlson LE
Arch Sex Behav. 2013 Nov; 42(8)1637-47. doi: 10.1007/s10508-013-0168-z.

PMID:
    24045902
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ability of different screening tools to predict positive effect on nutritional intervention among the elderly in primary health care.
Beck AM, Beermann T, Kjær S, Rasmussen HH
Nutrition. 2013 Jul-Aug; 29(7-8)993-9. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2013.01.016.

PMID:
    23644011
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Social behaviors increase in children with autism in the presence of animals compared to toys.
O'Haire ME, McKenzie SJ, Beck AM, Slaughter V
PLoS One. 2013; 8(2)e57010. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057010.

PMID:
    23468902
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Follow-up home visits with registered dietitians have a positive effect on the functional and nutritional status of geriatric medical patients after discharge: a randomized controlled trial.
Beck AM, Kjær S, Hansen BS, Storm RL, Thal-Jantzen K, Bitz C
Clin Rehabil. 2013 Jun; 27(6)483-93. doi: 10.1177/0269215512469384.

PMID:
    23258932
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cystatin C in children on chronic hemodialysis.
Marsenic O, Wierenga A, Wilson DR, Anderson M, Shrivastava T, Simon GA, Beck AM, Swanson TJ, Studnicka K, Elberg D, Couloures K, Turman MA
Pediatr Nephrol. 2013 Apr; 28(4)647-53. doi: 10.1007/s00467-012-2366-7.

PMID:
    23179198
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The influence of aquariums on weight in individuals with dementia.
Edwards NE, Beck AM
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2013 Oct-Dec; 27(4)379-83. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0b013e3182769b34.

PMID:
    23138175
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Oral nutritional support of older (65 years+) medical and surgical patients after discharge from hospital: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Beck AM, Holst M, Rasmussen HH
Clin Rehabil. 2013 Jan; 27(1)19-27. doi: 10.1177/0269215512445396.

PMID:
    22643726
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Study protocol: follow-up home visits with nutrition: a randomised controlled trial.
Beck AM, Kjær S, Hansen BS, Storm RL, Thal-Jantzen K
BMC Geriatr. 2011 Dec 28; 1190. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-11-90.

PMID:
    22204420
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early volume expansion during diarrhea and relative nephroprotection during subsequent hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Hickey CA, Beattie TJ, Cowieson J, Miyashita Y, Strife CF, Frem JC, Peterson JM, Butani L, Jones DP, Havens PL, Patel HP, Wong CS, Andreoli SP, Rothbaum RJ, Beck AM, Tarr PI
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Oct; 165(10)884-9. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.152.

PMID:
    21784993
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Contaminated heparin-affected patient plasmas are associated with activated contact systems.
Yi Qian, Jing Pan, Xiaodong Zhou, Weiser P, Hong Lu, Beck AM, Shih FF, Lijuan Zhang
Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2010 Jun; 16(3)261-5. doi: 10.1177/1076029610362073.

PMID:
    20547554
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Meals served in Danish nursing homes and to Meals-on-Wheels clients may not offer nutritionally adequate choices.
Beck AM, Hansen KS
J Nutr Elder. 2010 Jan; 29(1)100-9. doi: 10.1080/01639360903574742.

PMID:
    20391045
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Deer sausage: a newly identified vehicle of transmission of Escherichia coli O157:H7.
Ahn CK, Russo AJ, Howell KR, Holt NJ, Sellenriek PL, Rothbaum RJ, Beck AM, Luebbering LJ, Tarr PI
J Pediatr. 2009 Oct; 155(4)587-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2009.02.051.

PMID:
    19773004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Physical and social functional abilities seem to be maintained by a multifaceted randomized controlled nutritional intervention among old (>65 years) Danish nursing home residents.
Beck AM, Damkjaer K, Sørbye LW
Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2010 May-Jun; 50(3)351-5. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2009.05.018.

PMID:
    19596459
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Lack of compliance of staff in an intervention study with focus on nutrition, exercise and oral care among old (65+ yrs) Danish nursing home residents.
Beck AM, Damkjaer K, Tetens I
Aging Clin Exp Res. 2009 Apr; 21(2)143-9.

PMID:
    19448386
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Current human-animal bond course offerings in veterinary schools.
Beck AM, Martin F
J Vet Med Educ. 2008 Winter; 35(4)483-6. doi: 10.3138/jvme.35.4.483.

PMID:
    19228897
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Optimal body mass index in a nursing home population.
Beck AM, Damkjaer K
J Nutr Health Aging. 2008 Nov; 12(9)675-7.

PMID:
    18953468
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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