Commitment to Patient-Centered Care
“I am committed that all children, regardless of circumstance, will be given the best care possible to the extent of my abilities. I look for opportunities for further research and education into optimal care for underserved children in my community and worldwide.”
Dr. Maroushek has been practicing pediatrics for over 20 years. She is a specialist in Pediatric Infectious Disease with areas of interest and emphasis in Immigrant/Refugee Health, Tropical/Travel Medicine including tuberculosis, malaria, perinatal HIV, and Hepatitis. She is a pediatric consultant to the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine and a Faculty Member of the Division of Global Health and Pediatric Infectious Disease at the University of MN Pediatrics Department. Dr. Maroushek also sees many general pediatric patients, some into the second generation! Additionally, she is a consultant to the Minnesota Department of Health in caring for children with lead poisoning statewide. She sits on Hennepin Healthcare’s Infection Control and Prevention, Antimicrobial Stewardship, and Human Subject Research Committees.
- Maroushek, SR. et al. Hepatitis and Liver Cancer: A National Strategy for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis B and C. A Consensus Report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences released on January 11, 2010.
- Maroushek, SR. Screening and Healthcare of Immigrant Children, In: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. Editors: Robert Kliegman, Richard Behrman, Hal Jenson, and Bonita Stanton. Elsevier Press, Philadelphia, PA, (2015).
- Maroushek, SR. Medical Evaluation of Immigrant (Foreign-Born) Children for Infectious Disease. In: Red Book, 27th Edition, 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Pediatrics, Editors: Larry Pickering, Carol Baker, Charles Prober
- Maroushek, SR., Principles of Antimycobacterial Therapy. In: Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 20th Edition. Editors: Robert Kliegman, Richard Behrman, Hal Jenson, and Bonita Stanton. Elsevier Press, Philadelphia, PA, 2015.
- Summer, A.P., Stauffer, W., Maroushek, SR., and T. Nevins. Hematuria in Children Due to Schistosomiasis in a Nonendemic Setting. Clinical Pediatrics 45:177-181. March 2006.
- Maroushek, SR., Aguilar, EF, Stauffer, W, and M. Abd-Alla. Malaria Among Refugee Children at Arrival in the United States. PIDJ, 24(5): 450-2. May 2005.
- Stauffer, W., Maroushek, SR., and D. Kamat. Medical Screening of Immigrant Children. Clinical Pediatrics 42(9):763-773. November-December 2003.
- Maroushek, SR. Predictors of Non-Adherence with Treatment for Latent Tuberculosis Infection in Children. School of Public Health Masters Thesis (Clinical Research), University of Minnesota, May 2003.
- Maroushek, SR. Infectious Diseases in Childcare Settings and Schools: Information for Directors, Caregivers, Parents or Guardians and School Health Staff by Minnesota Department of Health. Reviewer and Contributing Author, 5th Edition, January 2003.
- Maroushek, SR. et al, Blood Lead Clinical Treatment Work Group Final Report, Minnesota Department of Health, July 2001.
- University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
- Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Media, Newsletters and Videos
- Zika Virus prompts travel warning for pregnant women – WCCO 4 CBS
- Health Check: Debunking flu myths – NW Cable 12 TV
- Swim at your own risk as Minnesota lakes turn green – Star Tribune
- Minnesota boy who got brain infection after swimming dies – Washington Times
- Featured on HCMC’s, Healthy Matters Radio Show, WCCO
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
- Board Certified in General Pediatrics
- Board Certified in Pediatric Infectious Disease
“I love caring for children, but in my free time I enjoy working on my farm in the rural Twin Cities where I garden, quilt, raise chickens and honeybees.”