Folafoluwa Olutobi Odetola, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
300 North Ingalls 6C07
Fola Odetola, M.D., M.P.H. is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Critical Care Medicine. His research interests focus on the optimization of health care delivery to critically ill and injured children through process evaluation, including health technology assessment within the pediatric critical care unit, and outcomes assessment.
Dr. Odetola earned his medical degree MB.CHB from the College of Health-Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Dr. Odetola’s graduate medical training included pediatric residency at the Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship at the University of Michigan. He was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he also obtained a Masters of Public Health degree in Health Care and Prevention. He is a graduate of the health services research fellowship in the Division of General Pediatrics at the University of Michigan.
MB, CHB, College of Health-Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 1992.
MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004.
Airway foreign body: When imaging is not enough.
Clin Pediatr Epub February 21, 2013.
Intracranial pressure/cerebral perfusion pressure-targeted management of life-threatening intracranial hypertension complicating diabetic ketoacidosis-associated cerebral edema: a case report.
Pediatr Emerg Care 2012; 28:696-8.
Prevalence, characteristics, and opinions of pediatric rapid response teams in the United States.
Hospital Pediatrics 2012; 2:133.
Clinical course of sepsis in children with acute leukemia admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2011; 12: 649-54.
Infections acquired while on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation: Navigating the maze.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2011; 12: 353-355.
Intracranial pressure monitoring in childhood meningitis with coma: A national survey of neurosurgeons in the United States.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2011;12: e350-356.
Comorbid illnesses among critically ill hospitalized children: impact on hospital resource use and mortality, 1997-2006.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2010; 11: 457-463.
Source of admission and outcomes for critically injured children in the mountain states.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2010; 164: 277-282.
Assessing the functional status of hospitalized children.
Pediatrics 2009; 124: e163-e165.
Effect of interhospital transfer on resource utilization and outcomes at a tertiary pediatric intensive care unit.
J Crit Care 2009; 24:379-86.
Developing consensus on appropriate standards of disaster care for children.
Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness 2009; 3:27-32.
Do outcomes vary according to the source of admission to the pediatric intensive care unit?
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2008; 9:20-25.
Going back for more: An evaluation of clinical outcomes and characteristics of readmissions to a pediatric intensive care unit.
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2007; 8:343-347.
Patient and Hospital Correlates of Clinical Outcomes and Resource-Utilization in Severe Pediatric Sepsis.
Pediatrics 2007; 119: 487-494.
Characteristics and outcomes of interhospital transfers from level II to level I pediatric intensive care units.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2006; 7: 536-540.
Antimicrobial-impregnated catheters for reducing nosocomial catheter-associated blood stream infections in the pediatric intensive care unit.
Clinical Intensive Care 2006; 17:33-40.
Growth, development and failure to thrive: Factors that underlie the availability of pediatric critical care facilities in the United States.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2006; 7:70-73.
Regional Variation in ICU Care for Pediatric Patients with Asthma.
J Pediatr 2005; 147:355-361.
A National Survey of Pediatric Critical Care Resources in the United States.
Pediatrics 2005; 115: e382-e386.
Characteristics and immediate outcome of childhood meningitis treated in the pediatric intensive care unit.
Intensive care med 2005; 31:92-97.
Nosocomial catheter-related bloodstream infections in a PICU: Risk and rates associated with various intravascular technologies.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2003; 4:432-436.
Pediatric extracorporeal life support after high frequency ventilation: predictors of survival.
ASAIO Journal 2002; 48:472-475.
Cisatracurium infusion in infants 0-2 years in a Pediatric intensive care unit: A dose-finding study.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2002; 3:250-254.