Kathleen A Ryan

Kathleen A Ryan, M.D.

Co-Chief And Clinical Associate Professor

Department: MD-PEDS-INFECTIOUS DISEASES
Business Phone: (352) 294-8591
Business Email: ryanka@peds.ufl.edu

About Kathleen A Ryan

Dr. Ryan received her undergraduate degree in Microbiology from the University of Massachusetts and attended University of Massachusetts Medical School. Pediatric residency was completed at University of Tennessee, Memphis at Le Bonheur and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She also completed a Pediatric Infectious Disease fellowship at the same program. Dr. Ryan is clinical assistant professor in general pediatrics, as well as clinical director at Tower Square and co-director of PAH. She has 3 children-all boys and is interested in exercising, outdoor activities and spending time with family.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
    American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pediatrics
Subspecialties
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease
Areas of Interest
  • Infectious diseases
  • Well-child visits

Publications

2021
An Unusual Visit from an Old Foe: Oral Presentation of Syphilis in a Teenage Patient.
Case reports in pediatrics. 2021 [DOI] 10.1155/2021/7755914. [PMID] 34434588.
2021
Increasing awareness and uptake of the MenB vaccine on a large university campus.
Human vaccines & immunotherapeutics. 17(9):3239-3246 [DOI] 10.1080/21645515.2021.1923347. [PMID] 34076556.
2021
Kawasaki Disease Complicated by Salmonella oranienburg Coinfection.
Case reports in pediatrics. 2021 [DOI] 10.1155/2021/5584514. [PMID] 33936828.
2021
Perceptions and Knowledge About the MenB Vaccine Among Parents of High School Students.
Journal of community health. 46(4):808-816 [DOI] 10.1007/s10900-020-00954-1. [PMID] 33389475.
2021
SARS-CoV-2 Positivity on or After 9 Days Among Quarantined Student Contacts of Confirmed Cases.
JAMA. 325(15):1561-1562 [DOI] 10.1001/jama.2021.2392. [PMID] 33605978.
2020
Failure to Thrive in an Infant With a High-Risk Social Situation.
Clinical pediatrics. 59(8):827-830 [DOI] 10.1177/0009922820903519. [PMID] 32028791.
2019
Understanding influenza vaccine perspectives and hesitancy in university students to promote increased vaccine uptake.
Heliyon. 5(10) [DOI] 10.1016/j.heliyon.2019.e02604. [PMID] 31667418.
2018
2015-2016 Vaccine Effectiveness of Live Attenuated and Inactivated Influenza Vaccines in Children in the United States.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 66(5):665-672 [DOI] 10.1093/cid/cix869. [PMID] 29029064.
2018
Polygenic Risk for Depression Increases Risk of Ischemic Stroke: From the Stroke Genetics Network Study.
Stroke. 49(3):543-548 [DOI] 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.018857. [PMID] 29438084.
2016
A Common Variant in the SETD7 Gene Predicts Serum Lycopene Concentrations.
Nutrients. 8(2) [DOI] 10.3390/nu8020082. [PMID] 26861389.
2016
Clopidogrel Improves Skin Microcirculatory Endothelial Function in Persons With Heightened Platelet Aggregation.
Journal of the American Heart Association. 5(11) [PMID] 27799230.
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2016
Cocaine Use and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Young Adults.
Stroke. 47(4):918-22 [DOI] 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.011417. [PMID] 26965853.
2016
From Genotype to Phenotype: Nonsense Variants in SLC13A1 Are Associated with Decreased Serum Sulfate and Increased Serum Aminotransferases.
G3 (Bethesda, Md.). 6(9):2909-18 [DOI] 10.1534/g3.116.032979. [PMID] 27412988.
2016
Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior.
Nature genetics. 48(12):1462-1472 [DOI] 10.1038/ng.3698. [PMID] 27798627.
2016
Sustainability of school-located influenza vaccination programs in Florida.
Vaccine. 34(24):2737-44 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.04.017. [PMID] 27126875.
2016
The CAPN2/CAPN8 Locus on Chromosome 1q Is Associated with Variation in Serum Alpha-Carotene Concentrations.
Journal of nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics. 9(5-6):254-264 [DOI] 10.1159/000452890. [PMID] 28002826.
2015
Chronotype and seasonality: morningness is associated with lower seasonal mood and behavior changes in the Old Order Amish.
Journal of affective disorders. 174:209-14 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jad.2014.11.039. [PMID] 25527990.
2015
Ethnic differences in ischemic stroke subtypes in young-onset stroke: the Stroke Prevention in Young Adults Study.
BMC neurology. 15 [DOI] 10.1186/s12883-015-0461-7. [PMID] 26515647.
2015
Genetic Variation in the Platelet Endothelial Aggregation Receptor 1 Gene Results in Endothelial Dysfunction.
PloS one. 10(9) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0138795. [PMID] 26406321.
2015
Identification of a variant in KDR associated with serum VEGFR2 and pharmacodynamics of Pazopanib.
Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. 21(2):365-72 [DOI] 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-14-1683. [PMID] 25411163.
2015
Obesity increases risk of ischemic stroke in young adults.
Stroke. 46(6):1690-2 [DOI] 10.1161/STROKEAHA.115.008940. [PMID] 25944320.
2015
Seasonality shows evidence for polygenic architecture and genetic correlation with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
The Journal of clinical psychiatry. 76(2):128-34 [DOI] 10.4088/JCP.14m08981. [PMID] 25562672.
2014
A 4-year-old child who could not supinate her forearm.
Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners. 28(4):357-60 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pedhc.2013.12.007. [PMID] 24593870.
2014
Analysis of the bereavement effect after the death of a spouse in the Amish: a population-based retrospective cohort study.
BMJ open. 4(1) [DOI] 10.1136/bmjopen-2013-003670. [PMID] 24435888.
2014
Genome-wide association studies identified novel loci for non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and its postprandial lipemic response.
Human genetics. 133(7):919-30 [DOI] 10.1007/s00439-014-1435-3. [PMID] 24604477.
2014
Prevention opportunities for oral contraceptive-associated ischemic stroke.
Stroke. 45(3):893-5 [DOI] 10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.004023. [PMID] 24448988.
2014
Prothrombin G20210A mutation is associated with young-onset stroke: the genetics of early-onset stroke study and meta-analysis.
Stroke. 45(4):961-7 [DOI] 10.1161/STROKEAHA.113.004063. [PMID] 24619398.
2014
School-located influenza vaccination reduces community risk for influenza and influenza-like illness emergency care visits.
PloS one. 9(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0114479. [PMID] 25489850.
2013
Correlation of circulating MMP-9 with white blood cell count in humans: effect of smoking.
PloS one. 8(6) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0066277. [PMID] 23825535.
2013
Decreased bone mineral density in subjects carrying familial defective apolipoprotein B-100.
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 98(12):E1999-2005 [DOI] 10.1210/jc.2013-2471. [PMID] 24106285.
2013
Genetic variation at NCAN locus is associated with inflammation and fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in morbid obesity.
Human heredity. 75(1):34-43 [DOI] 10.1159/000346195. [PMID] 23594525.
2013
Genetic variation in PEAR1 is associated with platelet aggregation and cardiovascular outcomes.
Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics. 6(2):184-92 [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.111.964627. [PMID] 23392654.
2013
Is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization changing? A study of academic health center daycare facilities.
Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 34(10):1124-6 [DOI] 10.1086/673161. [PMID] 24018938.
2013
Polymorphisms in migraine-associated gene, atp1a2, and ischemic stroke risk in a biracial population: the genetics of early onset stroke study.
SpringerPlus. 2(1) [DOI] 10.1186/2193-1801-2-46. [PMID] 23459313.
2013
Seasonality of mood and behavior in the Old Order Amish.
Journal of affective disorders. 147(1-3):112-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jad.2012.10.019. [PMID] 23164460.
2013
The ABCG8 G574R variant, serum plant sterol levels, and cardiovascular disease risk in the Old Order Amish.
Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 33(2):413-9 [DOI] 10.1161/ATVBAHA.112.245480. [PMID] 23241408.
2013
The functional G143E variant of carboxylesterase 1 is associated with increased clopidogrel active metabolite levels and greater clopidogrel response.
Pharmacogenetics and genomics. 23(1):1-8 [DOI] 10.1097/FPC.0b013e32835aa8a2. [PMID] 23111421.
2012
Analysis of the gut microbiota in the old order Amish and its relation to the metabolic syndrome.
PloS one. 7(8) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0043052. [PMID] 22905200.
2012
Living the good life? Mortality and hospital utilization patterns in the Old Order Amish.
PloS one. 7(12) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0051560. [PMID] 23284714.
2012
Serum alanine aminotransferase is correlated with hematocrit in healthy human subjects.
Scandinavian journal of clinical and laboratory investigation. 72(3):258-64 [DOI] 10.3109/00365513.2012.660536. [PMID] 22486855.
2012
Single nucleotide polymorphism upstream of interleukin 28B associated with phase 1 and phase 2 of early viral kinetics in patients infected with HCV genotype 1.
Journal of hepatology. 56(3):557-63 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jhep.2011.10.004. [PMID] 22027585.
2012
Target the super-spreaders. Inoculating kids is the best way to protect everyone from flu. Why don’t we do it?
Scientific American. 307(4) [PMID] 23029877.
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2011
Are gymnasium equipment surfaces a source of staphylococcal infections in the community?
American journal of infection control. 39(2):148-50 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajic.2010.06.006. [PMID] 21356432.
2011
Genome-wide association study identifies genetic variants in GOT1 determining serum aspartate aminotransferase levels.
Journal of human genetics. 56(11):801-5 [DOI] 10.1038/jhg.2011.105. [PMID] 21900944.
2011
Hypertrophy-associated polymorphisms ascertained in a founder cohort applied to heart failure risk and mortality.
Clinical and translational science. 4(1):17-23 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1752-8062.2010.00251.x. [PMID] 21348951.
2011
Pediatric residents’ learning styles and temperaments and their relationships to standardized test scores.
Journal of graduate medical education. 3(4):566-70 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-10-00147.1. [PMID] 23205211.
2011
Persistent Staphylococcus aureus colonization is not a strongly heritable trait in Amish families.
PloS one. 6(2) [DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0017368. [PMID] 21386985.
2010
Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms on chromosome 9p21.3 with platelet reactivity: a potential mechanism for increased vascular disease.
Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics. 3(5):445-53 [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.109.923508. [PMID] 20858905.
2010
Familial defective apolipoprotein B-100 and increased low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary artery calcification in the old order amish.
Archives of internal medicine. 170(20):1850-5 [DOI] 10.1001/archinternmed.2010.384. [PMID] 21059979.
2010
Genetic effects on postprandial variations of inflammatory markers in healthy individuals.
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 18(7):1417-22 [DOI] 10.1038/oby.2009.416. [PMID] 19910936.
2010
Implementing a community-supported school-based influenza immunization program.
Biosecurity and bioterrorism : biodefense strategy, practice, and science. 8(4):331-41 [DOI] 10.1089/bsp.2010.0029. [PMID] 21054182.
2010
Improving quality and patient satisfaction in a pediatric resident continuity clinic through advanced access scheduling.
Journal of graduate medical education. 2(2):215-21 [DOI] 10.4300/JGME-D-09-00087.1. [PMID] 21975623.
2009
Aspirin Resistance in healthy drug-naive men versus women (from the Heredity and Phenotype Intervention Heart Study).
The American journal of cardiology. 104(4):606-12 [DOI] 10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.04.027. [PMID] 19660620.
2009
Association of cytochrome P450 2C19 genotype with the antiplatelet effect and clinical efficacy of clopidogrel therapy.
JAMA. 302(8):849-57 [DOI] 10.1001/jama.2009.1232. [PMID] 19706858.
2009
Circulating CD34+ Cell Count is Associated with Extent of Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Asymptomatic Amish Men, Independent of 10-Year Framingham Risk.
Clinical medicine. Cardiology. 3:53-60 [PMID] 20407620.
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2009
Genome-wide association scan identifies variants near Matrix Metalloproteinase (MMP) genes on chromosome 11q21-22 strongly associated with serum MMP-1 levels.
Circulation. Cardiovascular genetics. 2(4):329-37 [DOI] 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.108.834986. [PMID] 20031604.
2009
Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels are not associated with subclinical vascular disease or C-reactive protein in the old order amish.
Calcified tissue international. 84(3):195-202 [DOI] 10.1007/s00223-008-9209-3. [PMID] 19148561.
2008
Coronary artery calcification in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism in comparison with control subjects from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.
Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. 14(2):155-61 [PMID] 18308652.
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2008
Differences in prevalence and severity of coronary artery calcification between two non-Hispanic white populations with diverse lifestyles.
Atherosclerosis. 196(2):888-95 [PMID] 17368463.
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2008
Genetic influences on blood pressure response to the cold pressor test: results from the Heredity and Phenotype Intervention Heart Study.
Journal of hypertension. 26(4):729-36 [DOI] 10.1097/HJH.0b013e3282f524b4. [PMID] 18327083.
2008
Mice lacking the Na+/H+ exchanger 2 have impaired recovery of intestinal barrier function.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology. 295(4):G791-7 [DOI] 10.1152/ajpgi.00538.2007. [PMID] 18719001.
2008
The association of coronary artery calcification and carotid artery intima-media thickness with distinct, traditional coronary artery disease risk factors in asymptomatic adults.
American journal of epidemiology. 168(9):1016-23 [DOI] 10.1093/aje/kwn211. [PMID] 18805900.
2008
The genetic response to short-term interventions affecting cardiovascular function: rationale and design of the Heredity and Phenotype Intervention (HAPI) Heart Study.
American heart journal. 155(5):823-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ahj.2008.01.019. [PMID] 18440328.
2007
Associations between genetic variants in the NOS1AP (CAPON) gene and cardiac repolarization in the old order Amish.
Human heredity. 64(4):214-9 [PMID] 17565224.
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2007
Determinants of coronary artery and aortic calcification in the Old Order Amish.
Circulation. 115(6):717-24 [PMID] 17261661.
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2007
Relationship between vascular calcification and bone mineral density in the Old-order Amish.
Calcified tissue international. 80(4):244-50 [PMID] 17431532.
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2006
Screening for silent coronary heart disease in type 2 diabetes: clinical application of American Diabetes Association guidelines.
Diabetes care. 29(3):692-4 [PMID] 16505528.
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2005
The relationship between parity and bone mineral density in women characterized by a homogeneous lifestyle and high parity.
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism. 90(8):4536-41 [PMID] 15899951.
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1998
The Open Artery Hypothesis: Past, Present, and Future.
Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis. 5(2):101-112 [PMID] 10767103.
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Grants

Jul 2019 ACTIVE
FLDOH CMS HIV – COQXF – additional funding for RN & SW
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS via US HLTH RESOURCES AND SERV ADMN
Sep 2018 ACTIVE
Project CHILD: Understanding Children's Health, Influenza, and Development
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: UF RESEARCH
Jun 2018 – Aug 2019
Healthy Smiles Day Initiative
Role: Other
Funding: AMER ACAD OF PEDIATRICS
Dec 2016 – Jul 2019
Establishing and Evaluating a School and University Campus-Based Approach to Implementing Serogroup B Meningococcal (MenB) Disease Recommendations in Older Adolescents and Young Adults.
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: PFIZER INC
Jul 2016 – Jun 2019
FLDOH CMS HIV – COQXF
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH CHILDRENS MED SERVS

Education

Fellowship – Pediatric Infectious Disease
1992 · University of Tennessee
Residency – Pediatrics
1988 · University of Tennessee
Internship – Pediatrics
1986 · University of Tennessee
Medical Degree
1985 · University of Massachusetts

Contact Details

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