Sarah M. Mahdally, DO

Sarah M. Mahdally, DO
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

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About Me

Sarah M. Mahdally, DO is a board-eligible neonatologist in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Penn State and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. She joined Penn State Children's Hospital in 2020 after completing her Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in, Baltimore, MD.
Dr. Mahdally received her BS in biology and biochemistry from Millersville University in Lancaster, PA. She went to medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA. She completed her pediatric residency at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

Her residency research focused on the implementation of a electronic medical record-based neonatal sepsis prediction calculator for late premature and term infants. Her fellowship research involved elucidating the interactions of secretory IgA and gut microbiota on intestinal permeability in the premature gastrointestinal system. Her other academic interests include perinatal ethics and palliative care, graduate medical education, and quality improvement initiatives.

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Professional Education

Education

Medical School, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2014

Fellowship

Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine University of Maryland Medical System (Baltimore) - 2020

Residency

Internship, Pediatrics Sinai Hospital - Lifebridge Health - 2015

Residency, Pediatrics Sinai Hospital - Lifebridge Health - 2017

Research Interests

  • Graduate medical education
  • Quality improvement
  • Antibiotic stewardship
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Perinatal ethics
  • Neonatal sepsis
  • Palliative care

Academic Interests

  • Palliative care
  • Quality improvement
  • Neonatal sepsis
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Perinatal ethics
  • Graduate medical education
  • Antibiotic stewardship

Awards

  • Pediatric Fellowship Hospital Research Scholarship Award - “Relationship between Secretory-IgA-microbiota complexes and Intestinal Permeability in Premature Infants”, 2020