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Curriculum Vitae

Board Certified Pediatrics, 2004

Board Certified, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, 2013

Postgraduate
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Fellow, Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, July 2008 to August 2011

  • Diagnosis and management of autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, developmental delays, intellectual disabilities, speech delays & disorders, motor delays, selective mutism, learning disabilities and behavioral issues.
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation of children with organic and acquired brain injuries.
  • Neurodevelopmental assessment of children with prematurity, genetic syndromes, neuromuscular conditions, spina bifida and psychiatric co-morbidities.
  • Management of encopresis & enuresis


Emory University School of Medicine, July 2000-October 2003 

Department of Pediatrics - Pediatric Residency Training Program, Atlanta, GA


Education

Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1996 - 2000

School of Medicine, Richmond, VA

Degree:  MD


Duke University, 1992-1996

Durham, NC

Degree:  BS Biology, Cum Laude


Clinical Experience

2011- 2014   
The Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center

Barnabas Health Medical Group

Attending Physician, Pediatrics

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrician


2008 – 2011    

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Fellowship, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics


2007 - 2008 

Central Jersey Emergency Medicine Associates. 

Pediatrician, Emergency Room

 

2004 - 2007      

S.J. Kharod MD, PA. 

Pediatrician, private practice


2003 - 2004

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Primary Care Center at Marietta.

Pediatrician, hospital outpatient clinic


Certification

  • Board Certified, October 2004, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board Certified, April 2013, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics


Licensure

  • New Jersey                               


Research Experience

  • Pediatric Resident QI project mentor: IRB approved 9/11/12:  “Facilitating Early Diagnosis and Intervention in children with autism spectrum disorders at MMC Outpatient Clinic”
  • Abstract Reviewer, Pediatric Academic Societies, Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C, May 2013.
  • Reviewer, World Journal of Pediatrics, April 2012
  • Reviewer, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, July 2013
  • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 2009-2010 Clinician Reviewer, Pennsylvania Autism and Developmental Disabilities Surveillance Program. Centers for Disease Control, Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network: A public health surveillance​ program to monitor the prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders.
  • Emory University, Department of Pediatrics, Development & Behavior, 2002. Faculty Sponsor:  Leslie Rubin, M.D., Director, Division of Developmental Pediatrics: Developed core syllabus for residency training.
  • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, July 1997. TraumaLink:  The Center of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Trauma Research P.I. Flaura Koplin Winston M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. Summer Research Assistant: Conducted research on pedestrian injuries.


Publications   

  • Sell N, Levy S, Blum N, Hanlon A, Giarelli E.  “A Comparison of Autism Spectrum Disorder DSM-IV Criteria and Associated Features among African-American and White Children in Philadelphia County”. Disability and Health Journal. 2012; 5: 9-17. 
  • Glanzman M and Sell N.  “Attention Deficits and Hyperactivity”.  In M.L. Batshaw, N.J. Roizen, G.R. Lotrecchiano (Eds.), Children with Disabilities, Seventh Edition.  Baltimore: Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co.  2012.
  • Farrell C, Rappaport L, Sell N, Tang B.  “Autism Treatments Case”:  A Curriculum to Teach Pediatric Residents about Autism Spectrum Disorders developed by the CDC and the Human Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal & Child Health Bureau Developmental Behavioral Fellowship Programs
  • Sell N and Kratimenos P.  Review of “Elimination Disorders in Children and Adolescents” by Christopherson, E and Friman P.  Journal of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. 2012; 33(9):731.


Presentations

  • Next Steps Family Workshop, The Center for Autism Research, Philadelphia PA, 2009-2011. A workshop for families of children newly diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. “Medical Evaluation in Autism”,  March 2009. Expert on Panel providing information and answering direct questions to parents/caregivers 
  • Maternal Child Health Bureau Annual Meeting of Leadership Education in Developmental-Pediatrics Training Programs, Research presentation: “A Comparison of Autism Spectrum Disorder DSM-IV Criteria and Associated Features among African-American and White Children in Philadelphia County.” April 2009, Philadelphia, PA. March 2010, New Haven, CT
  • Presenter, APHA National meeting, 2011, Washington D.C.: “A Comparison of Autism Spectrum Disorder DSM-IV Criteria and Associated Features among African-American and White Children in Philadelphia County”
  • Presenter, Grand Rounds, The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, 2012, Long Branch, NJ:  “22q11 deletion and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics”
  • Presenter, Resident Lecture, The Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, 2012, Long Branch, NJ:  “Learning Disabilities”, 2011. “Autism Spectrum Disorders”, 2012. “MCHAT”, 2012. “ADHD”, 2013
  • Speak Up for Kids, Child Mind Institute,​ Open House, 2012, Long Branch, NJ:  An event to increase awareness of mental health and behavioral issues among children.
  • Moderator, Original Science Abstracts, “Autism”, Pediatric Academic Societies, Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 4-7 2013
  • Presenter, Pediatric Symposium, Eagle Oaks Country Club, September 2013: “An Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders”


​Other

  • Consultant for Developmental Behavioral Evaluations for Tinton Falls School District,​ Tinton Falls, NJ, Ocean Township, NJ & Rumson School District, Rumson, NJ
  • Proficient in conversational and medical Spanish and Hindi, Fluent in Gujarati
  • Proficient in use of EHR including Wellsoft, EPIC, SCM, Cerner 
  • Member of professional societies including:  AAP, AAP-NJ, SDBP