Teresa Kortz
Assistant Professor

Education and Training

, 2020 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training, University of California, San Francisco
MS, 07/2015 Global Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
, 06/2014 Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Stanford University
, 06/2011 Pediatrics Residency, Stanford University
MD, 06/2008 Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine
BA, BS, 06/2004 Neurobiology, Spanish Language and Literature, University of Washington
PhD, Global Health Sciences Clinical Research, University of California, San Francisco

Publications

Kortz TB, Kissoon N. Predicting mortality in pediatric sepsis: A laudable but elusive goal. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2020 Oct 25.
Arias AV, Garza M, Murthy S, Cardenas A, Diaz F, Montalvo E, Nielsen KR, Kortz T, Sharara-Chami R, Friedrich P, McArthur J, Agulnik A. Quality and capacity indicators for hospitalized pediatric oncology patients with critical illness: A modified delphi consensus. Cancer Med. 2020 Oct; 9(19):6984-6995.
Baltzell KA, Kortz TB, Blair A, Scarr E, Mguntha AM, Bandawe G, Schell E, Rankin SH. A 14-day follow-up of adult non-malarial fever patients seen by mobile clinics in rural Malawi. Malawi Med J. 2020 03; 32(1):31-36.
Anita Arias, Marcela Garza, Srinivas Murthy, Adolfo Cardenas, Franco Diaz, Erika Montalvo, Katie Nielsen, Teresa Kortz, Rana Sharara-Chami, Paola Friedrich, Jennifer McArthur, Asya Agulnik. 1251. Critical Care Medicine. 2020 Jan 1; 48:603.
Kortz TB, Nyirenda J, Tembo D, Elfving K, Baltzell K, Bandawe G, Rosenthal PJ, Macfarlane SB, Mandala W, Nyirenda TS. Distinct Biomarker Profiles Distinguish Malawian Children with Malarial and Non-malarial Sepsis. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 12; 101(6):1424-1433.
Baltzell K, Kortz TB, Scarr E, Blair A, Mguntha A, Bandawe G, Schell E, Rankin S. 'Not all fevers are malaria': a mixed methods study of non-malarial fever management in rural southern Malawi. Rural Remote Health. 2019 06; 19(2):4818.
T. Kortz, S. MacFarlance, J. Nyirenda, D. Tembo, K. Elfving, K. Baltzell, G. Bandawe, P. Rosenthal, W. Mandala, T. Nyirenda. Abstract PCCLB-26. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018 Jun 1; 19(6S):251.
T. Kortz, H. Sawe, B. Murray, M. Matthay, T. Reynolds. Abstract PCCLB-27. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. 2018 Jun 1; 19(6S):252.
Kortz T, Rosenthal PJ. Reconciling Conflicting Results From Pediatric Sepsis Studies: The Need for Context-Specific Sepsis Bundles. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 06; 19(6):594-595.
Kortz TB, Blair A, Scarr E, Mguntha AM, Bandawe G, Schell E, Rankin S, Baltzell K. Characterizing Pediatric Non-Malarial Fever and Identifying the At-Risk Child in Rural Malawi. Glob Pediatr Health. 2018; 5:2333794X17750415.
von Saint André-von Arnim AO, Attebery J, Kortz TB, Kissoon N, Molyneux EM, Musa NL, Nielsen KR, Fink EL, . Challenges and Priorities for Pediatric Critical Care Clinician-Researchers in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. Front Pediatr. 2017; 5:277.
Kortz TB, Sawe HR, Murray B, Enanoria W, Matthay MA, Reynolds T. Clinical Presentation and Outcomes among Children with Sepsis Presenting to a Public Tertiary Hospital in Tanzania. Front Pediatr. 2017; 5:278.
Kortz T, Kissoon N. Fluid Resuscitation in Pediatric Septic Shock: The Case Against Haste. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017 10; 18(10):995-997.
Kortz TB, Murray B, Sawe HR, Reynolds T. Mawasiliano (Correspondence/Correspondance). Afr J Emerg Med. 2017; 7(Suppl):S60-S61.
Kortz TB, Axelrod DM, Chisti MJ, Kache S. Clinical outcomes and mortality before and after implementation of a pediatric sepsis protocol in a limited resource setting: A retrospective cohort study in Bangladesh. PLoS One. 2017; 12(7):e0181160.
Kortz TB, Herzel B, Marseille E, Kahn JG. Bubble continuous positive airway pressure in the treatment of severe paediatric pneumonia in Malawi: a cost-effectiveness analysis. BMJ Open. 2017 Jul 10; 7(7):e015344.
Teresa B Kortz, Hendry Sawe, Brittany Murray, Michael Matthay, Teri Reynolds. Surviving paediatric sepsis in Tanzania: a prospective cohort study to identify risk factors. The Lancet Global Health. 2017 Apr 1; 5:s14.