Medical School University of Louisville School of Medicine (1998)
Internship University of Tennesee College of Medicine (1999), Pediatrics
Residency University of Tennesee College of Medicine (2001), Pediatrics
Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2004), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Graduate School UT Southwestern Medical Center (2008)

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Pain Control

Research Interest

  • Pain control
  • Sedation
  • Sedation
  • Sedation


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Is Dexmedetomine the Cause of the Cure?
Darnell, C, Steiner, J, Szmuk, P, Sheeran, P Pediatric Critical Care Medicine January 2010 11(1) e1-3
The Effect of Low Dose Naloxone Infusion on Fentanyl Requirements in Critically Ill Children
Darnell, C, Thompson, J, Stromberg, D, Roy, L, Sheeran, P Pediatrics May 2008 121/5 e1363-1371

Honors & Awards

  • Departmental Scholar
    Clinical Scholars Program (2005)
  • Patient Oriented Research
    K-30 Program Completed (2005)
  • National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Loan
    Repayment Program (2003)
  • Pediatric Resident Award
    LeBonheur Children’s Hospital,University of Tennessee at Memphis (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Texas Pediatric Society