Jennifer L Lighter

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Jennifer L Lighter, M.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor;
Departments of House Staff (Pediatrics), Pediatrics (Infectious Dis Div) and Hospital for Joint Diseases

Clinical Addresses

550 FIRST AVENUE, NB-8W
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-562-2194

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Medical Specialties

Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Medical Expertise

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Lighter treats children with serious or chronic infections and children with immune disorders. She is the Pediatric Epidemiologist at NYU Langone Medical Center and Director of the Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.Dr. Lighter's research focuses on healthcare-acquired infections and antibiotic resistance. Her other research interests include Tuberculosis diagnostics and disease progression in children

Insurance

EBCBS CHLD HLTH, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, ELDERPLAN, HOTEL TRADES, NY MEDICAID, UHC MEDICARE, UHC TOP TIER

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Board Certification

2009 — Ab Pediatrics (Pediatric Infectious Diseases)
2012 — Ab Pediatrics - Pediatrics

Education

2001 — George Washington University School of Medicine, Medical Education
2001-2004 — Jacobi Hospital Center (Pediatrics), Residency Training
2001-2004 — Jacobi Hospital Center (Pediatrics), Internship
2005-2008 — New York University (Pediatric Infect Dis), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -

Contact:
http://hsl.med.nyu.edu/faculty-bibliography-search

Evaluation of tuberculosis diagnostics in children: 1. Proposed clinical case definitions for classification of intrathoracic tuberculosis disease. Consensus from an expert panel
Graham, Stephen M; Ahmed, Tahmeed; Amanullah, Farhana; Browning, Renee; Cardenas, Vicky; Casenghi, Martina; Cuevas, Luis E; Gale, Marianne; Gie, Robert P; Grzemska, Malgosia; Handelsman, Ed; Hatherill, Mark; Hesseling, Anneke C; Jean-Philippe, Patrick; Kampmann, Beate; Kabra, Sushil Kumar; Lienhardt, Christian; Lighter-Fisher, Jennifer; Madhi, Shabir; Makhene, Mamodikoe; Marais, Ben J; McNeeley, David F; Menzies, Heather; Mitchell, Charles; Modi, Surbhi; Mofenson, Lynne; Musoke, Philippa; Nachman, Sharon; Powell, Clydette; Rigaud, Mona; Rouzier, Vanessa; Starke, Jeffrey R; Swaminathan, Soumya; Wingfield, Claire
2012 May;205 Suppl 2:S199-S208, Journal of infectious diseases
— id: 166755, year: 2012, vol: 205 Suppl 2, page: S199, stat: Journal Article,

Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis is inversely associated with childhood asthma
Lighter-Fisher, J; Peng, C -H
2012 01 Jun 2012;25(2):80-85, Pediatric, allergy, immunology, & pulmonology
— id: 171577, year: 2012, vol: 25, page: 80, stat: Journal Article,

Performance of an Interferon-Gamma Release Assay to Diagnose Latent Tuberculosis Infection During Pregnancy
Lighter-Fisher, J; Surette, AM
2012 May;:1088-1095, Obstetrics & gynecology
— id: 166754, year: 2012, vol: , page: 1088, stat: Journal Article,

Cytokine responses to QuantiFERON(R) peptides, purified proteinderivative and recombinant ESAT-6 in children with tuberculosis
Lighter-Fisher, J; Peng, C-H; Tse, D B
2010 Dec;14(12):1548-1555, International journal of tuberculosis & lung disease
— id: 115429, year: 2010, vol: 14, page: 1548, stat: Journal Article,

Chemokine IP-10: an adjunct marker for latent tuberculosis infection in children
Lighter, Jennifer; Rigaud, M; Huie, M; Peng, C-H; Pollack, H
2009 Jun;13(6):731-736, International journal of tuberculosis & lung disease
— id: 99145, year: 2009, vol: 13, page: 731, stat: Journal Article,

Diagnosing childhood tuberculosis: traditional and innovative modalities
Lighter, Jennifer; Rigaud, Mona
2009 Mar;39(3):61-88, Current problems in pediatric & adolescent health care
— id: 94443, year: 2009, vol: 39, page: 61, stat: Journal Article,

Latent tuberculosis diagnosis in children by using the QuantiFERON-TB Gold In-Tube test
Lighter, Jennifer; Rigaud, Mona; Eduardo, Roger; Peng, Chia-Hui; Pollack, Henry
2009 Jan;123(1):30-37, Pediatrics
— id: 92690, year: 2009, vol: 123, page: 30, stat: Journal Article,

Erythema Induratum of Bazin in a Child: Evidence for a Cell-Mediated Hyper-response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Lighter, Jennifer; Tse, Doris B; Li, Yonghua; Borkowsky, William
2009 Apr;28(4):326-328, Pediatric infectious disease journal
— id: 95181, year: 2009, vol: 28, page: 326, stat: Journal Article,

Intramedullary schistosomiasis presenting in an adolescent with prolonged intermittent back pain
Lighter, Jennifer; Kim, Minsoo; Krasinski, Keith
2008 Jul;39(1):44-47, Pediatric neurology
— id: 81574, year: 2008, vol: 39, page: 44, stat: Journal Article,

Hyper interleukin-10 in an HIV-positive child with t-cell lymphoma and candidal sepsis
Lighter, Jennifer; Tse, Doris B; Kaul, Aditya; Borkowsky, William
2008 Sep-Oct;7(5):228-231, Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care : JIAPAC
— id: 92164, year: 2008, vol: 7, page: 228, stat: Journal Article,