Positions

Overview

  • Ms. Harris' practice initiatives focus on providing care for children and families that are affected by demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system in the UAB Center for Pediatric Onset Demyelinating Disease. Her prior training in adolescent medicine and her 15 years of experience at Children's of Alabama in the Special Care Unit are utilized to provide holistic care to patients and families from all the Southeastern States. She is an integral part on a multi-disciplinary team of exports at the center.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Heterogeneity in association of remote herpesvirus infections and pediatric MS.Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology.  5:1222-1228. 2018
    2018 Urban air quality and associations with pediatric multiple sclerosis.Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology.  5:1146-1153. 2018
    2018 Dietary factors and pediatric multiple sclerosis: A case-control study.Multiple Sclerosis.  24:1067-1076. 2018
    2018 Early infectious exposures are not associated with increased risk of pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis.Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.  22:103-107. 2018
    2018 Contribution of dietary intake to relapse rate in early paediatric multiple sclerosis.Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.  89:28-33. 2018
    2018 Several household chemical exposures are associated with pediatric-onset multiple sclerosisAnnals of Clinical and Translational Neurology2018
    2017 Examining the contributions of environmental quality to pediatric multiple sclerosis.Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.  18:164-169. 2017
    2017 Genetic risk factors for pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis.Multiple Sclerosis.  1352458517733551. 2017
    2017 Evidence for a causal relationship between low vitamin D, high BMI, and pediatric-onset MS.Neurology.  88:1623-1629. 2017
    2017 Evaluating the association of allergies with multiple sclerosis susceptibility risk and disease activity in a pediatric population.Journal of the Neurological Sciences.  375:371-375. 2017
    2017 Maternal and Perinatal Exposures Are Associated With Risk for Pediatric-Onset Multiple Sclerosis.Pediatrics.  139. 2017
    2016 Associations between the gut microbiota and host immune markers in pediatric multiple sclerosis and controlsBMC Neurology.  16. 2016
    2016 Gut microbiota in early pediatric multiple sclerosis: a case-control study.European Journal of Neurology.  23:1308-1321. 2016
    2016 Polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents: a review of past year evidence.Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  28:373-380. 2016
    2016 Characteristics of Children and Adolescents With Multiple Sclerosis.Pediatrics.  138. 2016
    2016 Gut microbiota composition and relapse risk in pediatric MS: A pilot study.Journal of the Neurological Sciences.  363:153-157. 2016
    2016 A case-control study of dietary salt intake in pediatric-onset multiple sclerosis.Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.  6:87-92. 2016
    2015 The U.S. network of pediatric multiple sclerosis centers: Development, progress and next stepsJournal of Child Neurology2015
    2015 The US Network of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Centers: Development, Progress, and Next Steps.Journal of Child Neurology.  30:1381-1387. 2015
    2013 Decreasing patient identification band errors by standardizing processes.Hospital pediatrics.  3:108-117. 2013
    2006 Caring for the caregivers.Journal of Travel Medicine.  13:384. 2006
    2006 An African American female with irregular menses and weight gain.Pediatric Nursing.  32:354-357. 2006
    1977 Sexuality.Medical Journal of Australia.  2:709-710. 1977

    Research Overview

  • Adolescent Medicine; pediatric onset demyelination, pediatric multiple sclerosis, coping, family adaptation, family empowerment, quality of life in chronic illness, disease management, patient empowerment; pediatric acute and chronic care
  • Teaching Activities

  • NCC686L - Cln Pr II Adv Ped Nur Acute Cr (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NCC685L - Clin Pr I Adv Ped Nur Acute Cr (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NDP692L - Residency: Dual Option PNP (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NPE622 - NP Pediatric Primary Care II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NCC686L - Cln Pr II Adv Ped Nur Acute Cr (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NCC685L - Clin Pr I Adv Ped Nur Acute Cr (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NDP692L - Residency: Dual Option PNP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NCC686L - Cln Pr II Adv Ped Nur Acute Cr (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NCC685L - Clin Pr I Adv Ped Nur Acute Cr (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NDP692L - Residency: Dual Option Peds NP (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NPE686L - Prac II NP Pediatric Prim Care (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NDP624 - Dual Option Pediatric IV (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NDP688L - Dual Opt Pediatric NP Prac III (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NDP623 - Dual Option Pediatric III (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NDP622 - Dual Option Pediatrics II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NDP624 - Dual Option Pediatric IV (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NCC621 - Adv Pediatric Nur I Acute Care (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NCC623 - Adv Ped Nursing III Acute Care (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NDP623 - Dual Option Pediatric III (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NCC622 - Adv Ped Nurs II Acute Care (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NCC686L - Cln Pr II Adv Ped Nur Acute Cr (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NCC621 - Adv Pediatric Nur I Acute Care (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NDP621 - Dual Option Pediatric I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NDP685L - Dual Option Pediat NP Pract I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NDP685L - Dual Option Pediat NP Pract I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NCC623 - Adv Ped Nursing III Acute Care (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NDP687L - Dual Option Ped NP Pract III (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NDP687L - Dual Option Ped NP Pract III (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NCC622 - Child/Adol Advanced Nursing II (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NCC686L - Prac II: Chd/Ad Acute Care NP (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NDP686L - Practicum II: Dual Option Peds (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NCC621 - Child/Adol Advanced Nursing I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NDP621 - Dual Option Adv Ped Nur I (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NDP624 - Dual Opt Adv Pediatric Nur IV (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NDP685L - Practicum I: Dual Option Peds (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • NCC623 - Child/Adol Advanced Nurs III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NCC688L - Prac III:Chd/Ad Acute Care NP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NDP623 - Dual Option Adv Ped Nur III (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NDP687L - Practicum III: Dual Option Ped (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NCC622 - Child/Adol Advanced Nursing II (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NCC686L - Prac II: Chd/Ad Acute Care NP (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NDP686L - Practicum II: Dual Option Peds (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NCC613 - Acute Care Ped Pharm (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NCC685L - Prac I: Chd/Adol Acute Care NP (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NCC692L - Res Chd/Adoles Acute Care NP (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NDP685L - Practicum I: Dual Option Peds (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NCC688L - Prac III:Chd/Ad Acute Care NP (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NCC686L - Prac II: Chd/Ad Acute Care NP (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NCC685L - Prac I: Chd/Adol Acute Care NP (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NCC692L - Res Chd/Adoles Acute Care NP (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NCC692L - Res Chd/Adoles Acute Care NP (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • Full Name

  • Yolanda Harris
  • Blazerid

  • yoharris