Education

Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (2012)
Residency
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (2015), Pediatrics
Fellowship
Medical College of Wisconsin (2018), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Research Interest

  • Bleeding and Clotting Disorders
  • Hematology
  • Hemophilia
  • Von Willebrand Disease

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Real-world case series and summary of current literature of infants and toddlers with severe hemophilia A with inhibitor on prophylaxis with emicizumab.
Garcia J, Zia A, Pediatr Blood Cancer 2021 May 68 5 e28942
COVID-19 in a Pediatric Patient: Novel Presentation of Cardiac Failure resulting in Chylous Ascites and Abdominal Pain.
Phen C, Woolley J, Kelley S, Garcia J, Baez Hernandez N, Aqul A, JPGN Rep 2021 May 2 2 e068
A rat model of severe VWD by elimination of the VWF gene using CRISPR/Cas9.
Garcia J, Flood VH, Haberichter SL, Fahs SA, Mattson JG, Geurts AM, Zogg M, Weiler H, Shi Q, Montgomery RR, Res Pract Thromb Haemost 2020 Jan 4 1 64-71
The role of genetics in the pathogenesis and diagnosis of type 1 Von Willebrand disease.
Flood VH, Garcia J, Haberichter SL, Curr Opin Hematol 2019 09 26 5 331-335
17-Year-Old Boy with Renal Failure and the Highest Reported Creatinine in Pediatric Literature.
Master Sankar Raj V, Garcia J, Gordillo R Case Rep Pediatr 2015 2015 703960

Honors & Awards

  • Travel Award - HTRS Research Colloquium
    (2020-2021)
  • Research & Quality Award - Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc
    (2018)
  • Young Investigator Travel Award - Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America
    (2018)
  • National Institute of Health (NIH) Pediatric Loan Repayment Program
    (2017)
  • National Hemophilia Foundation-Shire Clinical Fellowship Award
    (2016)
  • Excellence in Pediatric Ambulatory Care
    Pediatric Dept. Resident Award, University of Illinois at Peoria/Children’s Hospital of Illinois (2015)
  • Excellence in Pediatric Research Award, First Place in Content and Presentation of Pediatric Research Project
    Pediatric Dept. Resident Award, University of ILllinois at Peoria/Children’s Hospital of Illinois (2015)
  • OSF Healthcare 2015 Annual Research Symposium, First Place in Platform Presentation of Pediatric Research Project
    (2015)
  • OSF Healthcare 2015 Annual Research Symposium, Second Place in Poster Presentation of Pediatric Research Project
    (2015)
  • Outstanding Patient Advocate Award
    University of IL at Peoria/Children’s Hospital of Illinois

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2015)
  • American Boards of Pediatrics (2015)
  • American Society of Hematology (2015)
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (2015)
  • Children’s Oncology Group (2015)