Suhong Tong, MS
Sr. Research Instructor, Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Graduate School :
  • MS, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2001)
Department: Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Professional Titles

  • Biostatistician


  • Vaughn AE, Louiselle AE, Tong S, Niemiec SM, Ahmad S, Zaretsky M, Galan HL, Behrendt N, Wilkinson CC, O'Neill B, Handler M, Derderian SC, Mirsky DM, Liechty KW. Early outcomes of a myofascial repair technique for fetal myelomeningocele. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 36289034
  • Reppucci ML, Tong S, Simon SL, Nolan MM, Jujare S, Moulton SL, Kaar JL. Factors associated with new mental health diagnoses and resource utilization among pediatric patients following trauma admission. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Sep 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 36273919
  • Hannan KE, Bourque SL, Palmer C, Tong S, Hwang SS. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Medical Complexity and In-Hospital Death Among US-Born VLBW Infants. Hosp Pediatr. 2022 May 1;12(5):463-474. PubMed PMID: 35466354
  • Swanson MA, Miller K, Young SP, Tong S, Ghaloul-Gonzalez L, Neira-Fresneda J, Schlichting L, Peck C, Gabel L, Friederich MW, Van Hove JLK. Cerebrospinal fluid amino acids glycine, serine, and threonine in nonketotic hyperglycinemia. J Inherit Metab Dis. 2022 Jul;45(4):734-747. PubMed PMID: 35357708
  • Lee S, Reid A, Tong S, Silveira L, Thomas JJ, Masaracchia MM. A Retrospective Review of Opioid Prescribing Practices for At-Risk Pediatric Populations Undergoing Ambulatory Surgery. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2022;27(1):51-56. PubMed PMID: 35002559
  • Sarah Gitomer, Drew Gottman, Scott Hirsch, Suhong Tong, Juri Boguniewicz, Brian W. Herrmann. Changing rate of hearing loss from bacterial meningitis over time: a database review
  • AAO-HNSF 2022 Annual Meeting & OTO Experience being held September 10-14, in Philadelphia, PA. Title: Increased Prevalence of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Turner Syndrome
  • Kenny Chan, Alyssa Schoenborn, Amanda Baker, Deborah Gilbert, Julie Rinaldi, Scott Cypers, Suhong Tong. The impact of mental health symptoms in children with tinnitus and misophonia: a multi-disciplinary approach. Podium presentation
  • CHCO QI Symposium Kimberly DiMaria, Sherrill Caprarola, Suhong Tong etc. CINCO Implementation
  • Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society (PCICS) 2023 Kimberly DiMaria, Carly Scahill, Laura Evers, Suhong Tong etc. Neurologic Outcomes after Cardiac Arrest in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
  • IDWeek 2022: Jillian Cotter, Claire Stork, Suhong Tong, Samuel Dominguez Multi-modal Quality Improvement Study to Reduce C. difficile Detection and Infections in Hospitalized Children
  • Nolan Margo /Marina Reppucci, Title: Statewide Regulations and ATV Injuries in Pediatric Patients , accepted as a poster presentation at WPTC
  • Kenny Chan, Nathan Teynor, Suhong Tong etc. ASPO 2022 Oral presentation. Title: Olfactory Dysfunction and Training in Children With COVID-19 Infection: A Prospective Study
  • Elodi Healy, Suhong Tong, Katherine Chin. AAPD poster Title: Impact of Low BMI on Moderate Sedation Outcomes in the Dental Office
  • Hwang SS, Tong S, Pyle L, Battaglia C, McManus B, Niermeyer S, Sauaia A. Impact of State Prioritization of Safe Infant Sleep Programs on Supine Sleep Positioning for Non-Hispanic White and Non-Hispanic Black Infants. Am J Perinatol. 2021 Sep 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34544194
  • Hannan KE, Bourque SL, Palmer C, Tong S, Hwang SS. Prevalence and Predictors of Medical Complexity in a National Sample of VLBW Infants. Hosp Pediatr. 2021 May;11(5):525-535. PubMed PMID: 33906959
  • 1. Hemodynamic Stability in Neonates Undergoing Coarctation of the Aorta Repair with Caudal Anesthesia. Alberts M, Tong S, Clopton R etc. Pediatric Anesthesia Manuscript ID: PAN-2021-0238
  • 2. A Retrospective Review of Opioid Prescribing Practices for At-Risk Pediatric Populations Undergoing Ambulatory Surgery Masaracchia M, Tong S, Silveira L, Thomas J etc. The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Ref.: Ms. No. JPPT-D-21-00005R1
  • Joshi CN, Yang ML, Eschbach K, Tong S, Jacobson MP, Stillman C, Kropp AE, Shea SA, Frunzi GM, Thomas JF, Olson CA. Quality and Safety Analysis of 2,999 Telemedicine Encounters During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Neurol Clin Pract. 2021 Apr;11(2):e73-e82. PubMed PMID: 33842074
  • 3. Racial and ethnic disparities in medical complexity and in-hospital death among VLBW infants Hannan K, Bourque S, Levek C, Tong S, Hwang S Hospital Pediatrics MS ID#: HOSPPEDS/2021/006263
  • Hwang SS, Tong S, Smith RA, Barfield WD, Pyle L, Battaglia C, McManus B, Niermeyer S, Sauaia A. Persistent Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Supine Sleep Positioning among US Preterm Infants, 2000-2015. J Pediatr. 2021 Jun;233:51-57.e3. PubMed PMID: 33676934
  • 1. Feasibility of an mHealth postpartum lifestyle intervention for women with cardiometabolic risk pre- and mid-Covid: The Fit After Baby pilot randomized controlled trialNicklas J, Pyle L, Tong S etc.. Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), April 2021
  • 2. Implementation of a Developmental Care Bundle in the Cardiac Intensive and Progressive Care Units: A Pilot StudyDiMaria K, Tong S, Davidson J, Wolfe K etc. Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative, Nov. 2021
  • Shah PV, Tong S, Hwang SS, Bourque SL. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Prenatal and Postnatal Counseling About Maternal and Infant Health-Promoting Practices Among Teen Mothers. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2021 Feb;34(1):40-46. PubMed PMID: 33069872
  • 3. Analysis of Opioid and Lorazepam Exposure in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) and Cardiac Progressive Care Unit (CPCU) Evers L, Tong S, Davidson J, Wolfe K etc. Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcome Collaborative, Nov. 2021
  • 4. Racial and ethnic disparities in the prevalence of medical complexity and/or death among a national cohort of VLBW infants Hannan K, Bourque S, Tong S, Hwang S. the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) 2021 Virtual Meeting.
  • 5. Utility of olfactory training in children with olfactory dysfunction following COVID-19 infection: A prospective study. Chan K, Thomas, Gilbert D, Tong S, Teynor N, Friedman N, Herrmann B, Gitomer S American Society of Preventive Otolaryngology (ASPO) annual conference 2022
  • 6. Factors Associated with New Mental Health Diagnoses and Resource Utilization Among Pediatric Patients Following Admission for Trauma Reppucci M, Tong S, Simon S, Nolan M, Gonzalez C, Jujare S, Moulton S, Kaar J American Pediatric Surgical Association annual conference 2022
  • Shah PV, Tong S, Hwang SS, Bourque SL. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Prenatal and Postnatal Counseling About Maternal and Infant Health Promoting Practices Among Teen Mothers. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2020 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33069872
  • Watson JD, Urban TT, Tong SS, Zenge J, Khailova L, Wischmeyer PE, Davidson JA. Immediate Post-operative Enterocyte Injury, as Determined by Increased Circulating Intestinal Fatty Acid Binding Protein, Is Associated With Subsequent Development of Necrotizing Enterocolitis After Infant Cardiothoracic Surgery. Front Pediatr. 2020;8:267. PubMed PMID: 32537446
  • Holmes K, Gralla J, Brazell C, Carry P, Tong S, Miller NH, Georgopoulos G. Fassier-Duval Rod Failure: Is It Related to Positioning in the Distal Epiphysis?. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Sep;40(8):448-452. PubMed PMID: 32032215
  • Zapapas MK, Gralla J, Tong S, Eisdorfer S. Cosyntropin for the Treatment of Refractory Postdural Puncture Headache in Pediatric Patients: A Retrospective Review. Clin J Pain. 2020 Mar;36(3):213-218. PubMed PMID: 31789828
  • Joshi C, Yang M, Eschbach K, Tong S etc. Quality and Safety Analysis of 2999 Telemedicine encounters during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Neurology: Clinical Practice NEURCLINPRACT/2020/062380
  • Steen E, Tong S, Glasgow R, Haemer M. Communication Characteristics of Parents of Latino Preschoolers that Predict Improved Readiness to Change for Child Weight after a Clinic Visit. American Society for Nutrition virtual Conference 2020
  • Cardel MI, Tong S, Pavela G, Dhurandhar E, Miller D, Boles R, Haemer M. Youth Subjective Social Status (SSS) is Associated with Parent SSS, Income, and Food Insecurity but not Weight Loss Among Low-Income Hispanic Youth. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Nov 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30421861
  • Davidson JA, Urban TT, Tong S, Maddux A, Hill G, Frank BS, Watson JD, Jaggers J, Simões EAF, Wischmeyer P. Alkaline Phosphatase Activity and Endotoxemia after Infant Cardiothoracic Surgery. Shock. 2018 Apr 16. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29664834
  • McNeely HL, Thomason KK, Tong S. Pediatric Fall Risk Assessment Tool Comparison and Validation Study. J Pediatr Nurs. 2018 Feb 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29499905
  • Persson JN, Baird CH, Tong S, Urban TT, Klawitter J, Wischmeyer PE, Davidson JA. Infant cardiopulmonary bypass: CD73 kinetics, association with clinical outcomes, and influence on serum adenosine production capacity. Pediatr Res. 2018 Apr;83(4):858-865. PubMed PMID: 29278640
  • Frank BS, Urban TT, Tong S, Cassidy C, Mitchell MB, Nichols CS, Davidson JA. Endothelin-1 activation in pediatric patients undergoing surgical coarctation of the aorta repair. World J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 26;9(12):822-829. PubMed PMID: 29317988
  • Kaufman J, Phadke D, Tong S, Eshelman J, Newman S, Ruzas C, da Cruz EM, Osorio S. Clinical Associations of Early Dysnatremias in Critically Ill Neonates and Infants Undergoing Cardiac Surgery. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Nov 8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27826706
  • Meyers ML, Mirsky DM, Dannull KA, Tong S, Crombleholme TM. Effects of Maternal Valium Administration on Fetal MRI Motion Artifact: A Comparison Study at High Altitude. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2016 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27798935
  • Warncke JC, Brodie KE, Grantham EC, Catarinicchia SP, Tong S, Kondo KL, Cost NG. Pediatric Renal Angiomyolipomas in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex. J Urol. 2016 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27678300
  • Rogers AE, Eisenman KM, Dolan SA, Belderson KM, Zauche JR, Tong S, Gralla J, Hilden JM, Wang M, Maloney KW, Dominguez SR. Risk factors for bacteremia and central line-associated blood stream infections in children with acute myelogenous leukemia: A single-institution report. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2016 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27616655
  • Davidson JA, Urban T, Tong S, Twite M, Woodruff A, Wischmeyer PE, Klawitter J. Alkaline Phosphatase, Soluble Extracellular Adenine Nucleotides, and Adenosine Production after Infant Cardiopulmonary Bypass. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 6;11(7):e0158981. PubMed PMID: 27384524
  • Frank B, Davidson J, Tong S, Martin B, Heizer H, Anderson MS, Glode MP, Dominguez SR, Jone PN. Myocardial Strain and Strain Rate in Kawasaki Disease: Range, Recovery, and Relationship to Systemic Inflammation/Coronary Artery Dilation. J Clin Exp Cardiolog. 2016 Apr;7(4). PubMed PMID: 27182455
  • Acker SN, Hurst AL, Bensard DD, Schubert A, Dewberry L, Gonzales D, Parker SK, Tong S, Partrick DA. Pediatric appendicitis and need for antibiotics at time of discharge: Does route of administration matter?. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jul;51(7):1170-3. PubMed PMID: 27041226
  • Messacar K, Hawkins SM, Baker J, Pearce K, Tong S, Dominguez SR, Parker S. Resource Burden During the 2014 Enterovirus D68 Respiratory Disease Outbreak at Children's Hospital Colorado: An Unexpected Strain. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Mar;170(3):294-7. PubMed PMID: 26783716
  • Stewart CL, Kulungowski AM, Tong S, Langer JC, Soden J, Sømme S. Rectal biopsies for Hirschsprung disease: Patient characteristics by diagnosis and attending specialty. J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Apr;51(4):573-6. PubMed PMID: 26592956
  • Dominguez SR, Martin B, Heizer H, Jone PN, Tong S, Davidson J, Anderson MS, Glodé MP. Procalcitonin (PCT) and Kawasaki Disease: Does PCT Correlate With IVIG-Resistant Disease, Admission to the Intensive Care Unit, or Development of Coronary Artery Lesions?. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2016 Sep;5(3):297-302. PubMed PMID: 26407256
  • Kiger ME, McCanta AC, Tong S, Schaffer M, Runciman M, Collins KK. Intermittent versus Persistent Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome in Children: Electrophysiologic Properties and Clinical Outcomes. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2016 Jan;39(1):14-20. PubMed PMID: 26256551
  • Block A, Ahmed MM, Dhanasekaran AR, Tong S, Gardiner KJ. Sex differences in protein expression in the mouse brain and their perturbations in a model of Down syndrome. Biol Sex Differ. 2015 Nov 9;6:24. PubMed PMID: 26557979
  • Ahmed MM, Dhanasekaran AR, Block A, Tong S, Costa AC, Gardiner KJ. Protein profiles associated with context fear conditioning and their modulation by memantine. Mol Cell Proteomics. 2014 Jan 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24469516
  • Gertsch E, Loharuka S, Wolter-Warmerdam K, Tong S, Kempe A, Kedia S. Intravenous magnesium as acute treatment for headaches: a pediatric case series. J Emerg Med. 2014 Feb;46(2):308-12. PubMed PMID: 24182946
  • Hartung DM, Zerzan J, Yamashita T, Tong S, Morden NE, Libby AM. Characteristics and trends of low-dose quetiapine use in two western state Medicaid programs. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2014 Jan;23(1):87-94. PubMed PMID: 24142840
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Graduate Schools:
  • MS, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2001)
Department: Pediatrics-Endocrinology
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