Education

Graduate School
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1984
Residency
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1984-1987
Fellowship
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, 1988-1989

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

Pediatric tuberculosis diagnosis and treatment,
Childhood immunization,
General Pediatric

Publications

Publication Information

Starke JR, Smith KC: Tuberculosis. In: Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Feigin RD, Cherry JD [ed]. 5e, Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2004; 1337-1379.

Risser WJ, Smith KC: Tuberculosis in incarcerated youth. JAMA, 293(22):2716-2717, 2005.

 Smith KC, Seaworth BJ: Drug resistant tuberculosis: Controversies and challenges in pediatrics. Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy. 3(6): 995-1010, 2005.

Cruz AT, Geltemeyer AM, Starke JR, Flores JA, Graviss EA, Smith KC. Comparing the Tuberculin Skin Test and T-SPOT.TB Blood Test in Children.  Pediatrics. 2011 127(1):e31-8. Epub 2010 Dec 6

 Smith KC, Orme IM, Starke JR: Tuberculosis Vaccines. In: Vaccines 6e, Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2013, 789-811.

Smith KC, John SD. Pediatric TB Radiology for Clinicians. Heartland National TB Center, funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 2012.  www.heartlandtbc.org/products/pediatric_tb_radiology.pdf

Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics-1989