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A. Paige Davis Volk graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and Chemistry from Cornell College. She obtained her M.D. from The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in 2000. Dr. Volk remained at The University of Iowa for her residency training in Pediatrics and her fellowship training in Pediatric Critical Care. She was recruited to join the faculty of The University of Iowa upon completion of her postgraduate training in 2006. Dr. Volk was appointed Assistant Professor in 2008 and served as Physician Leader for UIHC Schwartz Center Rounds from 2011 to 2015. She was Chief Pediatric Advisor to the Hospital Incident Commander for Disaster Management from 2010 to 2015 and Director of the Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program from 2014 to 2015. Dr. Volk was recruited to join the faculty at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 2015 and was promoted to Associate Professor. She is currently the Medical Director for the Children’s Medical Center PICU at the Plano campus. Dr. Volk also serves as the Medical Director for CMC Plano Respiratory Care Services and Physician Leader for CMC Plano Schwartz Center Rounds. In June 2016, Dr. Volk joined the Children’s Medical Center Plano Medical Executive Committee as Service Chief of Intensive Care and Inpatient Services. She is honored to care for the children of Texas.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine (1996-2000)
  • Residency - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (2000-2003), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (2003-2006), Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • University of Iowa Inflammation and Immune Diseases Center (2012)
  • Midwest Society for Pediatric Research (2009)
  • Pediatric Academic Society (2008)
  • Society for Leukocyte Biology (2004)
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine (2003)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2000)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Society (1996)
  • Mortar Board National Honor Society (1995-1996)
Honors & Awards
  • PEO Scholarship for International Study 1998, University of Iowa Healthcare
  • Phi Beta Kappa 1996, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA
  • Mortar Board National Honor Society 1995-1996, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, IA
  • Election to Society for Pediatric Research 2010
  • Above and Beyond Award 2003, University of Iowa Healthcare
Books & Publications
Research
  • Neutrophil chemotaxis
  • NADPH oxidase and the reactive oxygen species signaling
  • Cell volume regulation

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