SCOTT HOWARD, M.D., M.S.

Professor
Nursing-Academic Programs

Office: RM 536 920 MADISON BUILDING
920 MADISON AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 381632275
Tel: (901) 448-2559
showard5@uthsc.edu

Publications

  1. Roberson, JR, Raju, S, Shelso, J, Pui, CH, Howard, SC. Diabetic ketoacidosis during therapy for pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 50 (6), 1207-12, 2008.
  2. Martin, MB, Li, CS, Rowland, CC, Howard, SC, Kaste, SC. Correlation of bone age, dental age, and chronological age in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Int J Paediatr Dent, 18 (3), 217-23, 2008.
  3. Rubnitz, JE, Howard, SC, Willis, J, Pui, CH, Pounds, S, Hayden, RT. Baseline mannose binding lectin levels may not predict infection among children with leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 50 (4), 866-8, 2008.
  4. Marchese, VG, Connolly, BH, Able, C, Booten, AR, Bowen, P, Porter, BM, Rai, SN, Hancock, ML, Pui, CH, Howard, S, Neel, MD, Kaste, SC. Relationships among severity of osteonecrosis, pain, range of motion, and functional mobility in children, adolescents, and young adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Phys Ther, 88 (3), 341-50, 2008.
  5. Pui, CH, Howard, SC. Current management and challenges of malignant disease in the CNS in paediatric leukaemia. Lancet Oncol, 9 (3), 257-68, 2008.
  6. Metzger, ML, Castellino, SM, Hudson, MM, Rai, SN, Kaste, SC, Krasin, MJ, Kun, LE, Pui, CH, Howard, SC. Effect of race on the outcome of pediatric patients with Hodgkin's lymphoma. J Clin Oncol, 26 (8), 1282-8, 2008.
  7. Howard, SC, Metzger, ML, Wilimas, JA, Quintana, Y, Pui, CH, Robison, LL, Ribeiro, RC. Childhood cancer epidemiology in low-income countries. Cancer, 112 (3), 461-72, 2008.
  8. Inaba, H, Jenkins, JJ, McCarville, MB, Morrison, RR, Howard, SC, Pui, CH, Ribeiro, RC. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis in pediatric leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 2007.
  9. Conklin, HM, Khan, RB, Reddick, WE, Helton, S, Brown, R, Howard, SC, Bonner, M, Christensen, R, Wu, S, Xiong, X, Mulhern, RK. Acute neurocognitive response to methylphenidate among survivors of childhood cancer: a randomized, double-blind, cross-over trial. J Pediatr Psychol, 32 (9), 1127-39, 2007.
  10. Bashir, H, Hudson, MM, Kaste, SC, Howard, SC, Krasin, M, Metzger, ML. Pericardial involvement at diagnosis in pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma patients. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 49 (5), 666-71, 2007.
  11. Ayoub, L, Fú, L, Peña, A, Sierra, JM, Dominguez, PC, Pui, CH, Quintana, Y, Rodriguez, A, Barr, RD, Ribeiro, RC, Metzger, ML, Wilimas, JA, Howard, SC. Implementation of a data management program in a pediatric cancer unit in a low income country. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 49 (1), 23-7, 2007.
  12. Howard, SC, Wilimas, JA, Flores, A, Pacheco, C, de Reyes, G, Machin, S, Svarch, E, Navarrete, M, Nieves, R, Rodriguez, H, Masera, G, ,. Treatment for children with severe aplastic anemia and sickle cell disease in low income countries in Latin America: a report on the recent meetings of the Monza International School of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (MISPHO): Part III. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 48 (5), 598-9, 2007.
  13. Howard, SC, Ortiz, R, Baez, LF, Cabanas, R, Barrantes, J, Fu, L, Peña, A, Samudio, A, Vizcaino, M, Rodríguez-Galindo, C, Barr, RD, Conter, V, Biondi, A, Masera, G, ,. Protocol-based treatment for children with cancer in low income countries in Latin America: a report on the recent meetings of the Monza International School of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (MISPHO)--part II. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 48 (4), 486-90, 2007.
  14. Karimova, EJ, Rai, SN, Howard, SC, Neel, M, Britton, L, Pui, CH, Kaste, SC. Femoral head osteonecrosis in pediatric and young adult patients with leukemia or lymphoma. J Clin Oncol, 25 (12), 1525-31, 2007.
  15. Sanders, RP, Geiger, TL, Heddle, N, Pui, CH, Howard, SC. A revised classification scheme for acute transfusion reactions. Transfusion, 47 (4), 621-8, 2007.
  16. Howard, SC, Marinoni, M, Castillo, L, Bonilla, M, Tognoni, G, Luna-Fineman, S, Antillon, F, Valsecchi, MG, Pui, CH, Ribeiro, RC, Sala, A, Barr, RD, Masera, G, ,. Improving outcomes for children with cancer in low-income countries in Latin America: a report on the recent meetings of the Monza International School of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (MISPHO)-Part I. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 48 (3), 364-9, 2007.
  17. Geiger, TL, Howard, SC. Acetaminophen and diphenhydramine premedication for allergic and febrile nonhemolytic transfusion reactions: good prophylaxis or bad practice. Transfus Med Rev, 21 (1), 1-12, 2007.
  18. Hijiya, N, Panetta, JC, Zhou, Y, Kyzer, EP, Howard, SC, Jeha, S, Razzouk, BI, Ribeiro, RC, Rubnitz, JE, Hudson, MM, Sandlund, JT, Pui, CH, Relling, MV. Body mass index does not influence pharmacokinetics or outcome of treatment in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood, 108 (13), 3997-4002, 2006.
  19. Caniza, MA, Clara, W, Maron, G, Navarro-Marin, JE, Rivera, R, Howard, SC, Camp, J, Barfield, RC. Establishment of ethical oversight of human research in El Salvador: lessons learned. Lancet Oncol, 7 (12), 1027-33, 2006.
  20. Jeha, S, Behm, F, Pei, D, Sandlund, JT, Ribeiro, RC, Razzouk, BI, Rubnitz, JE, Hijiya, N, Howard, SC, Cheng, C, Pui, CH. Prognostic significance of CD20 expression in childhood B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood, 108 (10), 3302-4, 2006.
  21. Quintana, Y, Howard, S, Norland, M, Patel, A, O'Brien, R, Ribeiro, R. Pond4Kids - an multi-site online Pediatric Oncology Research Database for collaborative protocol research. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 1090, 2006.
  22. Howard, SC, Pui, CH. Pitfalls in predicting tumor lysis syndrome. Leuk Lymphoma, 47 (5), 782-5, 2006.
  23. Metzger, ML, Hudson, MM, Somes, GW, Shorr, RI, Li, CS, Krasin, MJ, Shelso, J, Pui, CH, Howard, SC. White race as a risk factor for hypothyroidism after treatment for pediatric Hodgkin's lymphoma. J Clin Oncol, 24 (10), 1516-21, 2006.
  24. Hendrick, JM, Kaste, SC, Tamburro, RF, Hoffer, FA, Onciu, M, Sandlund, JT, Ribeiro, RC, Chandler, JC, Howard, SC. Abdominal compartment syndrome in a newly diagnosed patient with Burkitt lymphoma. Pediatr Radiol, 36 (3), 254-7, 2006.
  25. Metzger, ML, Howard, SC, Hudson, MM, Gow, KW, Li, CS, Krasin, MJ, Merchant, T, Kun, L, Shelso, J, Pui, CH, Shochat, SJ, McCarville, MB. Natural history of thyroid nodules in survivors of pediatric Hodgkin lymphoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 46 (3), 314-9, 2006.
  26. Karimova, EJ, Rai, SN, Ingle, D, Ralph, AC, Deng, X, Neel, MD, Howard, SC, Pui, CH, Kaste, SC. MRI of knee osteonecrosis in children with leukemia and lymphoma: Part 2, clinical and imaging patterns. AJR Am J Roentgenol, 186 (2), 477-82, 2006.
  27. Reddick, WE, Shan, ZY, Glass, JO, Helton, S, Xiong, X, Wu, S, Bonner, MJ, Howard, SC, Christensen, R, Khan, RB, Pui, CH, Mulhern, RK. Smaller white-matter volumes are associated with larger deficits in attention and learning among long-term survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer, 106 (4), 941-9, 2006.
  28. Bashir, H, Motl, S, Metzger, ML, Howard, SC, Kaste, S, Krasin, MP, Hudson, MM. Itraconazole-enhanced chemotherapy toxicity in a patient with Hodgkin lymphoma. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol, 28 (1), 33-5, 2006.
  29. Pui, CH, Pei, D, Sandlund, JT, Campana, D, Ribeiro, RC, Razzouk, BI, Rubnitz, JE, Howard, SC, Hijiya, N, Jeha, S, Cheng, C, Downing, JR, Evans, WE, Relling, MV, Hudson, M. Risk of adverse events after completion of therapy for childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. J Clin Oncol, 23 (31), 7936-41, 2005.
  30. Krasin, MJ, Rai, SN, Kun, LE, Merchant, TE, Metzger, ML, Kaste, SC, Howard, SC, Hudson, MM. Patterns of treatment failure in pediatric and young adult patients with Hodgkin's disease: local disease control with combined-modality therapy. J Clin Oncol, 23 (33), 8406-13, 2005.
  31. Sanders, RP, Maddirala, SD, Geiger, TL, Pounds, S, Sandlund, JT, Ribeiro, RC, Pui, CH, Howard, SC. Premedication with acetaminophen or diphenhydramine for transfusion with leucoreduced blood products in children. Br J Haematol, 130 (5), 781-7, 2005.
  32. Hijiya, N, Liu, W, Sandlund, JT, Jeha, S, Razzouk, BI, Ribeiro, RC, Rubnitz, JE, Howard, SC, Kyzer, EP, Redd, DS, Cheng, C, Rivera, GK, Hudson, MM, Relling, MV, Pui, CH. Overt testicular disease at diagnosis of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia: lack of therapeutic role of local irradiation. Leukemia, 19 (8), 1399-403, 2005.
  33. Howard, SC, Ribeiro, RC, Pui, CH. Strategies to improve outcomes of children with cancer in low-income countries. Eur J Cancer, 41 (11), 1584-7, 2005.
  34. Howard, SC, Wilimas, JA. Delays in diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer: where in the world are they important. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 44 (4), 303-4, 2005.
  35. Sandlund, JT, Howard, SC, Hijiya, N, Pui, CH, Shenep, JL, Adderson, EE. Myositis complicating viridans streptococcal sepsis in childhood leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 44 (3), 277-9, 2005.
  36. Kaste, SC, Howard, SC, McCarville, EB, Krasin, MJ, Kogos, PG, Hudson, MM. 18F-FDG-avid sites mimicking active disease in pediatric Hodgkin's. Pediatr Radiol, 35 (2), 141-54, 2005.
  37. Hijiya, N, Metzger, ML, Pounds, S, Schmidt, JE, Razzouk, BI, Rubnitz, JE, Howard, SC, Nunez, CA, Pui, CH, Ribeiro, RC. Severe cardiopulmonary complications consistent with systemic inflammatory response syndrome caused by leukemia cell lysis in childhood acute myelomonocytic or monocytic leukemia. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 44 (1), 63-9, 2005.
  38. Hijiya, N, Onciu, M, Howard, SC, Zhang, Z, Cheng, C, Sandlund, JT, Kyzer, EP, Behm, FG, Pui, CH. Utility of automated counting to determine absolute neutrophil counts and absolute phagocyte counts for pediatric cancer treatment protocols. Cancer, 101 (11), 2681-6, 2004.
  39. Tamburro, RF, Gordon, PL, D'Apolito, JP, Howard, SC. Unsafe and violent behavior in commercials aired during televised major sporting events. Pediatrics, 114 (6), e694-8, 2004.
  40. Pui, CH, Sandlund, JT, Pei, D, Campana, D, Rivera, GK, Ribeiro, RC, Rubnitz, JE, Razzouk, BI, Howard, SC, Hudson, MM, Cheng, C, Kun, LE, Raimondi, SC, Behm, FG, Downing, JR, Relling, MV, Evans, WE, ,. Improved outcome for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: results of Total Therapy Study XIIIB at St Jude Children's Research Hospital. Blood, 104 (9), 2690-6, 2004.
  41. El Saleeby, CM, Howard, SC, Hayden, RT, McCullers, JA. Association between tea ingestion and invasive Bacillus cereus infection among children with cancer. Clin Infect Dis, 39 (10), 1536-9, 2004.
  42. Hudson, MM, Krasin, M, Link, MP, Donaldson, SS, Billups, C, Merchant, TE, Kun, L, Billet, AL, Kaste, S, Tarbell, NJ, Howard, S, Friedmann, AM, Hurwitz, CA, Young, JA, Marcus, KC, Rai, S, Cowan, T, Weinstein, HJ. Risk-adapted, combined-modality therapy with VAMP/COP and response-based, involved-field radiation for unfavorable pediatric Hodgkin's disease. J Clin Oncol, 22 (22), 4541-50, 2004.
  43. Relling, MV, Yang, W, Das, S, Cook, EH, Rosner, GL, Neel, M, Howard, S, Ribeiro, R, Sandlund, JT, Pui, CH, Kaste, SC. Pharmacogenetic risk factors for osteonecrosis of the hip among children with leukemia. J Clin Oncol, 22 (19), 3930-6, 2004.
  44. Howard, SC, Naidu, PE, Hu, XJ, Jeng, MR, Rodriguez-Galindo, C, Rieman, MD, Wang, WC. Natural history of moderate aplastic anemia in children. Pediatr Blood Cancer, 43 (5), 545-51, 2004.
  45. Howard, SC, Pedrosa, M, Lins, M, Pedrosa, A, Pui, CH, Ribeiro, RC, Pedrosa, F. Establishment of a pediatric oncology program and outcomes of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a resource-poor area. JAMA, 291 (20), 2471-5, 2004.
  46. Pui, CH, Sandlund, JT, Pei, D, Rivera, GK, Howard, SC, Ribeiro, RC, Rubnitz, JE, Razzouk, BI, Hudson, MM, Cheng, C, Raimondi, SC, Behm, FG, Downing, JR, Relling, MV, Evans, WE. Results of therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in black and white children. JAMA, 290 (15), 2001-7, 2003.
  47. Metzger, ML, Howard, SC, Fu, LC, Peña, A, Stefan, R, Hancock, ML, Zhang, Z, Pui, CH, Wilimas, J, Ribeiro, RC. Outcome of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in resource-poor countries. Lancet, 362 (9385), 706-8, 2003.
  48. Howard, SC, Kaplan, SD, Razzouk, BI, Rivera, GK, Sandlund, JT, Ribeiro, RC, Rubnitz, JE, Gajjar, AJ, Ke, W, Hancock, ML, Skoch, JP, Roy, S, Hudson, M, Pui, CH. Urolithiasis in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Leukemia, 17 (3), 541-6, 2003.
  49. Howard, SC, Pui, CH. Endocrine complications in pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Blood Rev, 16 (4), 225-43, 2002.
  50. Crews, KR, Wimmer, PS, Hudson, JQ, Howard, SC, Ribeiro, RC, Razzouk, BI. Pharmacokinetics of 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine in a child undergoing hemofiltration and hemodialysis for acute renal failure. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol, 24 (8), 677-80, 2002.
  51. Howard, SC, Gajjar, AJ, Cheng, C, Kritchevsky, SB, Somes, GW, Harrison, PL, Ribeiro, RC, Rivera, GK, Rubnitz, JE, Sandlund, JT, de Armendi, AJ, Razzouk, BI, Pui, CH. Risk factors for traumatic and bloody lumbar puncture in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. JAMA, 288 (16), 2001-7, 2002.
  52. McCarville, MB, Hoffer, FA, Howard, SC, Goloubeva, O, Kauffman, WM. Hepatic veno-occlusive disease in children undergoing bone-marrow transplantation: usefulness of sonographic findings. Pediatr Radiol, 31 (2), 102-5, 2001.
  53. Howard, SC, Gajjar, A, Ribeiro, RC, Rivera, GK, Rubnitz, JE, Sandlund, JT, Harrison, PL, de Armendi, A, Dahl, GV, Pui, CH. Safety of lumbar puncture for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and thrombocytopenia. JAMA, 284 (17), 2222-4, 2000.
  54. Willner, IR, Uhl, MD, Howard, SC, Williams, EQ, Riely, CA, Waters, B. Serious hepatitis A: an analysis of patients hospitalized during an urban epidemic in the United States. Ann Intern Med, 128 (2), 111-4, 1998.
  55. Herman, MI, Glass, T, Howard, SC. Case records of the LeBonheur Children's Medical Center: a 17-month-old girl with abdominal distension and portal vein gas. Pediatr Emerg Care, 13 (3), 237-42, 1997.