9964-Allen, Jayme

Jayme D. Allen, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

RT 4600
Indianapolis, IN
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Dr. Allen is the Interim Director of the Riley NICU where she enjoys her role as an administrator and clinician educator. As the Director of Newborn Screening for Riley, she is involved in policy implementation of state-mandated newborn screening across IU Health Nurseries. Dr. Allen also serves as the Medical Director of Hope in Healing, Riley Pediatric Bereavement Program. In this role she is committed to developing comprehensive grief support for Riley families in need.

Key Publications

1. Activated Kinase Regulates Mast Cell Degranulation via effects on Calcium Mobilization and Cytoskeletal Dynamics. Allen JD, Jaffer ZM, Park SJ, Burgin S, Hofmann C, Sells MA, Chen S, Derr-Yellin E, Michels EG, McDaniel A, Bessler WK, Ingram DA, Atkinson SJ, Travers JB, Chernoff J, Clapp DW.Blood. 2009 Mar 19;113(12):2695-705. Epub 2009 Jan 5.                    

2. Pak1 regulates multiple c-Kit mediated Ras-MAPK gain-in-function phenotypes in Nf1+/- mast cells. McDaniel AS, Allen JD, Park SJ, Jaffer ZM, Michels EG, Burgin SJ, Chen S, Bessler WK, Hofmann C, Ingram DA, Chernoff J, Clapp DW. Blood. 2008 Dec 1;112(12):4646-54. Epub 2008 Sep 2.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Chairman, Riley Clinical Operations Group, Multidisciplinary Work Group for Implementation of NICU Initiatives
  • Interim Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Education
    2005 FEL Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine
    2005 FEL NIH Fellow in Pediatric Scientist Development Program, Indiana University School of Medicine
    2001 RES Pediatric Residency , University of North Carolina
    1998 MD Duke University
    1994 BS Indiana University
  • Professional Organizations
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    American Academy of Pediatrics
    American Society of Hematology
    National Alliance for Grieving Children
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - SB in Neonatology
    American Board of Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Newborn Screening, Pediatric Bereavement


    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health


  • Awards
    Scope: National
    Date: 1997-01-01

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