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Jay S. Epstein, MD, FAAP

Professor, Clinical Pediatrics
Washington University Clinical Associates

Specialty Areas

Pediatrics

Board Certifications

Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric primary care, children with visual disabilities

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Forest Park Pediatrics, PC (WUCA)

4488 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Office Phone: 314-535-7855
Fax: 314-534-2803

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 1983
Residency, Pediatrics: Egelston Children's Hospital, Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, GA 1986
BA, Chemistry: Emory University, Atlanta, GA 1977
Master of Science, Chemistry: Emory University, Atlanta, GA 1978

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Crisis in the Sustainability of the U.S. Blood System.
Klein HG, Hrouda JC, Epstein JS
N Engl J Med. 2018 Jan 18; 378(3)305-306. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc1714807.

PMID:
    29342388
    [PubMed]
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The Role of Hair Transplantation for Managing Facial Trauma.
Epstein JS, Kuka G
Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Dec; 33(6)613-620. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1608782.

PMID:
    29195242
    [PubMed - in process]
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Crisis in the Sustainability of the U.S. Blood System.
Klein HG, Hrouda JC, Epstein JS
N Engl J Med. 2017 Oct 12; 377(15)1485-1488. doi: 10.1056/NEJMsb1706496.

PMID:
    29020590
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Serotherapy for patients with severe influenza.
Scott D, Epstein JS, Hayden FG
Lancet Respir Med. 2017 Jun; 5(6)462-464. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(17)30173-X.

PMID:
    28522353
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Assuring blood safety and availability: Zika virus, the latest emerging infectious disease battlefront.
Kuehnert MJ, Epstein JS
Transfusion. 2016 Jul; 56(7)1669-72. doi: 10.1111/trf.13673.

PMID:
    27389990
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Screening of Blood Donations for Zika Virus Infection - Puerto Rico, April 3-June 11, 2016.
Kuehnert MJ, Basavaraju SV, Moseley RR, Pate LL, Galel SA, Williamson PC, Busch MP, Alsina JO, Climent-Peris C, Marks PW, Epstein JS, Nakhasi HL, Hobson JP, Leiby DA, Akolkar PN, Petersen LR, Rivera-Garcia B
MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2016 Jun 24; 65(24)627-8. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6524e2.

PMID:
    27337368
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Maintaining a Safe Blood Supply in an Era of Emerging Pathogens.
Marks PW, Epstein JS, Borio LL
J Infect Dis. 2016 Jun 1; 213(11)1676-7. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiw089.

PMID:
    26962237
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Modeling complete removal of risk assessment questions in the USA predicts the risk of HIV exposure in blood recipients could increase despite the use of nucleic acid testing.
Yang H, Anderson SA, Forshee R, Williams A, Epstein JS, Marks PW
Vox Sang. 2016 May; 110(4)324-8. doi: 10.1111/vox.12375.

PMID:
    26765975
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clotting factor product administration and same-day occurrence of thrombotic events, as recorded in a large healthcare database during 2008-2013.
Ekezue BF, Sridhar G, Ovanesov MV, Forshee RA, Izurieta HS, Selvam N, Parunov LA, Jain N, Mintz PD, Epstein JS, Anderson SA, Menis MD
J Thromb Haemost. 2015 Dec; 13(12)2168-79. doi: 10.1111/jth.13155.

PMID:
    26414338
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hemolytic adverse events with immune globulin products: product factors and patient risks.
Scott DE, Epstein JS
Transfusion. 2015 Jul; 55 Suppl 2S2-5. doi: 10.1111/trf.13148.

PMID:
    26174893
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Safeguarding immune globulin recipients against hemolysis: what do we know and where do we go?
Scott DE, Epstein JS
Transfusion. 2015 Jul; 55 Suppl 2S122-6. doi: 10.1111/trf.13196.

PMID:
    26174890
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Chikungunya virus: new risk to transfusion safety in the Americas.
Petersen LR, Epstein JS
Transfusion. 2014 Aug; 54(8)1911-5. doi: 10.1111/trf.12790.

PMID:
    25130331
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk assessment for transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease by transfusion of red blood cells in the United States.
Yang H, Gregori L, Asher DM, Epstein JS, Anderson SA
Transfusion. 2014 Sep; 54(9)2194-201. doi: 10.1111/trf.12637.

PMID:
    24689837
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Blood system changes since recognition of transfusion-associated AIDS.
Epstein JS, Jaffe HW, Alter HJ, Klein HG
Transfusion. 2013 Oct; 53(10 Pt 2)2365-74. doi: 10.1111/trf.12373.

PMID:
    24032622
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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FDA contributions to reduction of bacterial contamination in platelet products within the United States.
Epstein JS, Vostal JG
Transfusion. 2013 Jan; 53(1)232-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03809.x.

PMID:
    23294211
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Advancing risk assessment for emerging infectious diseases for blood and blood products: proceedings of a public workshop.
Gallagher LM, Ganz PR, Yang H, Kessler DA, O'Brien SF, Custer BS, Busch MP, Dodd RY, Stramer SL, Walderhaug MO, Forshee RA, Williams AE, Epstein JS, Anderson SA
Transfusion. 2013 Feb; 53(2)455-63. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2012.03808.x.

PMID:
    22845334
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Best practices in regulation of blood and blood products.
Epstein JS
Biologicals. 2012 May; 40(3)200-4. doi: 10.1016/j.biologicals.2011.11.002.

PMID:
    22122986
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Establishment of the first international repository for transfusion-relevant bacteria reference strains: ISBT working party transfusion-transmitted infectious diseases (WP-TTID), subgroup on bacteria.
Störmer M, Arroyo A, Brachert J, Carrero H, Devine D, Epstein JS, Gabriel C, Gelber C, Goodrich R, Hanschmann KM, Heath DG, Jacobs MR, Keil S, de Korte D, Lambrecht B, Lee CK, Marcelis J, Marschner S, McDonald C, McGuane S, McKee M, Müller TH, Muthivhi T, Pettersson A, Radziwon P, Ramirez-Arcos S, Reesink HW, Rojo J, Rood I, Schmidt M, Schneider CK, Seifried E, Sicker U, Wendel S, Wood EM, Yomtovian RA, Montag T
Vox Sang. 2012 Jan; 102(1)22-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1423-0410.2011.01510.x.

PMID:
    21732948
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Progress in monitoring blood safety.
Epstein JS, Holmberg JA
Transfusion. 2010 Jul; 50(7)1408-12. doi: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02728.x.

PMID:
    20636529
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Alternative strategies in assuring blood safety: An overview.
Epstein JS
Biologicals. 2010 Jan; 38(1)31-5. doi: 10.1016/j.biologicals.2009.10.009.

PMID:
    20110174
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

The assessment and therapeutic management of asthma and related symptoms in children.