Dr. Kathryn Perkins Tift, MD Curriculum Vitae

  • Education:
  • SHRINERS HOSPITAL OF LOS ANGELES, Los Angeles, CA Fellow in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 8/11-7/11

    HARBOR-UCLA ORTHOPAEDIC RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAM, Los Angeles, CA Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery 7/07- 7/11

    HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER Los Angeles , CA Surgical Intern 7/06-6/07

    TULANE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Doctor of Medicine Louisiana Association of Orthopaedic Surgery Award Inducted into The Gold Humanism Honor Society President of Reproductive Health Interest Group Officer in Community Health Interest Group School Coordinator of AIDS walk for three years Member of Pediatric Interest Group Volunteer in health clinic at substance abuse treatment center Volunteer in a school-based health education program New Orleans, LA 6/06

    TULANE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH New Orleans, LA Masters of Public Health (course work completed 9/02) 12/05 Department of Community Health Sciences, Maternal and Child Health GPA: 4.0 Research assistant for ACTT (Acadiana Coalition of Teens Against Tobacco): Assisted in administration of public health program aimed at reducing teen tobacco use

    DARTMOUTH COLLEGE Hanover, NH Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature, Pre-Medical 6/00 Graduation with Honors in Comparative Literature Medical Director of Dartmouth Outing Club Freshman Trips Volunteer at the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Member of Dartmouth Women’s Rowing Team

  • Professional Memberships:
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

    American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    Physicians For Reproductive Choice and Health (National Board Member 5/04-5/06)

    American Medical Women’s Association

    Medical Students for Choice (Cofounder and Chapter President at Tulane Medical School)

  • Research:
  • Pilot Study at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center The Role of the Coleman Block in the evaluation of Charcot Marie Tooth Foot Deformity – Los Angeles, CA 1/08-7/10

    Postor for Association of Children’s Prosthetics-Orthotics Clinic Annual Meeting Functional Outcomes of Van Nes Rotationplasty with Ipsilateral Fibular Defictiency – Los Angeles, CA 10/11

    Abstract Submissions for POSNA annual meeting 2012 Narrowing of the Regenerate as a Sign of Impending Fracture: A Retrospective Study of Fractures After Distraction Osteogenesis – Los Angeles, CA 10/11

    Ongoing Research Project Currently in Data Collection: Closed Reduction of DDH in Children less than Two: A retrospective Review at Skeletal Maturity – Los Angeles, CA 10/11