Andrew G. Wu, MD, MPH

Chief Resident, Division of Global Pediatrics

Andrew G. Wu

Contact Info

andrewwu@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-301-3433

Office Address:
Med/Peds Resident Office
143-5 VCRC
401 E River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Chief Resident, Division of Global Pediatrics


MD, Vanderbilt University

Residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, University of Minnesota

Summary

Dr. Wu is a graduate from Vanderbilt School of Medicine where he also obtained an MPH in Global Health. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. During his time at Vanderbilt, he participated in medical work in El Salvador, Ghana, and China. During his residency, he traveled to rural Cambodia twice to work in a children's hospital in a clinical and research capacity. His specific interests include low-cost medical device work, biomedical engineering and frugal innovations, and pneumonia in children.

Research

Publications

Publications

Wu A, Samadani U, Slusher T, Zhang L, Kiragu A. “23.4% Hypertonic Saline and Intracranial Pressure in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children: A 10-Year Retrospective Analysis” Pediatr Crit Care Med. 20(5):466-473, May 2019. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000001867

Wu A, Shah A, Haelle T, Lunos S, Pitt M. “Choosing the perfect shot – The loaded narrative of imagery in online news coverage of vaccines”PLoS ONE. 13(6): e0199870. June 2017. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199870

Gruhl R, Wu A, Niermann M, Olson A. “Not All That Vesicles is Herpes” Diagnosis. 4 (4) Nov 2017. doi: 10.1515/dx-2017-0033.

Ngo L, Wu A, Nguyen M, McPherson L, Gertner E. “A Case Report of Autoimmune Necrotizing Myositis Presenting as Dysphagia and Neck Swelling.” BMC Ear, Nose, and Throat. 16 (7) May 2016. doi:10.1186/s12901-016-0027-3.

Wu A, Budge PJ, Williams J, Griffin MR, Edwards KM, Johnson M, et al. “Incidence and Risk Factors for Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Human Metapneumovirus Infections among Children in the Remote Highlands of Peru.” PLoS ONE 10(6): e0130233. May 2015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0130233

Wu A, Wang J-Y, Jia C-X. “Religion and Completed Suicide: a Meta-Analysis.” PLoS ONE 10(6): e0131715. April 2015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0131715

Wu A., Switzer R. “The Role of Health Behavior in Preventing Dental Caries in Resource-Poor Adults: A Pilot Intervention.” Tennessee Dental Association: 17-23. March 2015.

Schorn M., Wu A.,Davidson H., Black E., Rockhold R. "Interprofessional Education (IPE): Synchronous, Asynchronous, Clinical Practice, Simulation Across Disciplines, Across Universities." Medical Science Educator: 1-3. November 2014.

Presentations

Wu A, Shah A, Haelle T, Lunos S, Pitt M. “The Perfect Shot: The Use of Negative Imagery in Online News Coverage of Vaccines”Oral presentation. Intermountain West HPV Vaccination Coalition 2018 Teleconference. Salt Lake City, UT. October 2018.

Wu A. “A Brief Epidemiological Review of Lower Respiratory Tract Infections Among Hospitalized Children in Rural Cambodia” Oral presentation. Pediatric Global Health Grand Rounds. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. June 2018.

Wu A, Shah A, Haelle T, Lunos S, Pitt M. “The Perfect Shot: The Use of Negative Imagery in Online News Coverage of Vaccines”Poster presentation and abstract submission. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting. San Francisco, CA. May 2017.

Wu A, Shah A, Haelle T, Lunos S, Pitt M. “The Perfect Shot: The Use of Negative Imagery in Online News Coverage of Vaccines”Poster presentation and abstract submission. 21st Annual Pediatric Research, Education, and Scholarship Symposium. Minneapolis, MN. April 2017.

Dhawan A, Katz B, Lochungvu C, Luu L, Nguyen M, Petersen C, Wu A. “Improving Screening for Pediatric Development Delays and Autism at a Community Clinic”Poster presentation and abstract submission. Metro Minnesota Council on Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Forum. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. May 2016.

Wu A. “Global Health Update – Zika Virus”. Global Health Update Oral Presentation. Tropical and Travel Medicine Series. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. March 2016.

Moore H., Cawthon C., Wu A, Samuel C., Joshi D. “Pilot project focused on reducing readmissions among super-high utilizers using an interdisciplinary student team.” Poster presentation and abstract submission. American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Mid-Year Conference. December 2014.

Schorn M. (moderator), Black E., Davidson H., Wu A., Rockhold R. “Inter-Professional Education (IPE): Synchronous, Asynchronous, Clinical Practice, Simulation Across Disciplines, Across Universities,” Plenary. International Association of Medical Science Educators, Nashville, TN. June 2014.

McNeal J., Senn J., Wu A. “Enhancing Interprofessional Education Through a Collaborative Clinic Design Project.” Poster presentation and abstract submission. American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists Mid-Year Conference. December 2013.

Wu A., Switzer R. “The Role of Health Behavior in Preventing Dental Caries in Resource-Poor Adults: A Pilot Intervention.” Poster presentation. Vanderbilt University Emphasis Poster Conference, Nashville, TN. April 2012.