Steven Hicks, MD, Pediatrics, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

StevenHicksMDPhD

Pediatrics Hershey, PA

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics & Physician Director of the Pediatric Clinical Research Office

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Summary

  • I am a board certified general pediatrician with PhD training in molecular neurogenetics. I provide well- and sick-visit care in the outpatient pediatrics clinic at the Penn State College of Medicine and oversee translational research projects involving the molecular regulation of childhood growth and development.

Education & Training

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University
    SUNY Upstate Medical UniversityResidency, Pediatrics, 2012 - 2015
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University
    State University of New York Upstate Medical UniversityClass of 2012
  • Marist CollegeBS, Biology, Summa cum laude, 2003 - 2005

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Distinguished Early Stage Investigator Award Penn State College of Medicine, 2018
  • Investigator to Watch Award Penn State College of Medicine, Clinical Translational Science Institiute (CTSI), 2018
  • Clinical Young Investigator Award Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, 2016
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Impact of a “No Mobile Device” Policy on Developmental Surveillance in a Pediatric Clinic  
    Regan PA, Fogel BS, Hicks SD, Clinical Pediatrics, 4/12/2018
  • Association of salivary microRNA changes with prolonged concussion symptoms  
    Johnson JJ, Loeffert AC, Stokes J, Olympia RP, Bramley H, Hicks SD, JAMA Pediatrics, 1/1/2018
  • Overlapping microRNA expression in saliva and cerebrospinal fluid accurately identifies pediatric traumatic brain injury  
    Hicks SD, Johnson J, Tarasiuk A, Carney MC, Bramley H, Olympia RP, Loeffert AC, Thomas NJ, J Neurotrauma, 1/1/2018
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Press Mentions

  • Jacobs School Researchers Help Identify Biomarker for Concussions in Saliva
    Jacobs School Researchers Help Identify Biomarker for Concussions in SalivaOctober 21, 2020 11:03
  • Quadrant Biosciences Awarded $2.3M NIH Grant to Develop Rapid Saliva Test for Concussion in Children
    Quadrant Biosciences Awarded $2.3M NIH Grant to Develop Rapid Saliva Test for Concussion in ChildrenSeptember 15, 2020 10:46
  • Unravelling the Mysteries of microRNA in Breast Milk
    Unravelling the Mysteries of microRNA in Breast MilkJune 18, 2020 09:41
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Consultant, Quadrant Biosciences2016 - Present