Colleen M. Badke, MD

Attending Physician, Critical Care

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Critical Care), Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

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Education & Training

Education: Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, 2013

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatrics, Lurie Children's, 2017-2020; Residency in pediatrics, Lurie Children's, 2013- 2016

Board Certifications: Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Research & Publications


Association Between Heart Rate Variability and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Critically Ill Children
Badke CM, Carroll MS, Weese-Mayer DE, Sanchez-Pinto LN
Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2022 Jun; 23(6): e289-e294 [PMID: 35293369]

Vitamin therapy in sepsis
Wald EL, Badke CM, Hintz LK, Spewak M, Sanchez-Pinto LN
Pediatr Res. 2022 Jan; 91(2): 328-336 [PMID: 34333556]

Virtual Reality in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit: Patient Emotional and Physiologic Responses
Badke CM, Krogh-Jespersen S, Flynn RM, Shukla A, Essner BS, Malakooti MR
Front Digit Health. 2022; 4: 867961- [PMID: 35419557]

Multiple Organ Dysfunction Interactions in Critically Ill Children
Badke CM, Mayampurath A, Sanchez-Pinto LN
Front Pediatr. 2022; 10: 874282- [PMID: 35547533]

Missed Opportunities: Healthcare Encounters Prior to Sudden Unexpected Infant Death
Salada KO, Badke CM
Front Pediatr. 2022; 10: 880713- [PMID: 35592846]

Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction in Pediatric Sepsis
Badke CM, Marsillio LE, Weese-Mayer DE, Sanchez-Pinto LN
Front Pediatr. 2018; 6: 280- [PMID: 30356758]

Student Perceptions of Clinical Quality and Safety
Swamy L, Badke C, Suguness A, McKeegan J, Kirkham K, Borges NJ
Am J Med Qual. 2016 Nov; 31(6): 601- [PMID: 27630130]

IV pentamidine for Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia prophylaxis in pediatric allogeneic stem cell transplant patients
Curi DA, Duerst RE, Badke C, Bell J, Chaudhury S, Kletzel M, Schneiderman J, Tse WT, Muller WJ, Hijiya N
Bone Marrow Transplant. 2016 Oct; 51(10): 1394-1396 [PMID: 27214074]

Rechallenging With Intrathecal Methotrexate After Developing Subacute Neurotoxicity in Children With Hematologic Malignancies
Badke C, Fleming A, Iqbal A, Khilji O, Parhas S, Weinstein J, Morgan E, Hijiya N
Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Apr; 63(4): 723-726 [PMID: 26681571]

Incentive structure in team-based learning: graded versus ungraded Group Application exercises
Deardorff AS, Moore JA, McCormick C, Koles PG, Borges NJ
Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions. 2014 Apr; 11: 6-6 

Pertussis infections and vaccinations in Bolivia, Brazil and Mexico from 1980 to 2009
McCormick CM, Czachor JS
Travel Med Infect Dis. 2013 May; 11(3): 146-151 [PMID: 23623448]

Impact of an Untrained CPR Coach in Simulated Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Arrest: A Pilot Study.
Badke CM, Friedman ML, Harris ZL, McCarthy-Kowols M, Tran S.
Resuscitation Plus 2020;4

Dexmedetomidine leading to profound bradycardia in a pediatric liver transplant recipient.
Banc-Husu AM, Badke CM, Sanchez-Pinto LN, Alonso EM.
Pediatr Transplant 2020 Oct;e13895–. [PMID: 33118274, 33118274]

Hydrocortisone-Ascorbic Acid-Thiamine Use Associated with Lower Mortality in Pediatric Septic Shock.
Wald EL, Sanchez-Pinto LN, Smith CM, Moran T, Badke CM, Barhight MF, Malakooti MR
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020 Apr;201(7):863–867. [PMID: 31916841, 31916841]

An Innovative Virtual Reality Experience in the PICU: A Pilot Study.
Badke CM, Essner BS, O’Connell M, Malakooti MR.
Pediatr Crit Care Med 2019 Jun;20(6):e283–e286. [PMID: 30920437, 30920437]

7 Is the New 8: Improving Adherence to Restrictive PRBC Transfusions in the Pediatric ICU.
Badke CM, Borrowman JA, Haymond S, Rychlik K, Malakooti MR.
J Healthc Qual 2021 May;42(1):19–26. [PMID: 30649002, 30649002]

Autonomic Nervous System Dysfunction in Pediatric Sepsis.
Badke CM, Marsillio LE, Weese-Mayer DE, Sanchez-Pinto LN.
Front Pediatr 2018 May;6:280–. [PMCID: PMC6189408] [PMID: 30356758, 30356758]

Development of a Heart Rate Variability Risk Score to Predict Organ Dysfunction and Death in Critically Ill Children.
Badke CM, Marsillio LE, Carroll M, Weese-Mayer D, Sanchez-Pinto LN.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2021

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