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Joseph Lynch, MD

Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine


Education & Training




West Virginia University  BS 2010 Chemistry
West Virginia University School of Medicine MD 2014 Medicine

West Virginia University School of Medicine

Resident 2017 Pediatrics

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC



Pediatric Critical Care Medicine








Pediatrics, WVU

 Chief Resident


Phi Lambda Upsilon, Chemistry Honorary, 2008

WVU Honors College Graduate, 2010

Mortarboard Senior Honorary, 2010


Lynch, J., Patra, K., Mitchell, M., Moffett, K., A Case of Fever of Unknown Origin, Hospital Pediatrics, 2015 Aug; 5(8):452-5.

West, A., Lynch, J., Sellner, B., Lischka, H., Hase, W., Windus, T. O + C2H4 Potential Energy Surface: Excited States and Biradicals at the Multireference Level. Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, 131: 1123, 1-15


NASPGHAN National Meeting, Washington DC, October 2015, Incidental Intraoperative Diagnosis of Crohn’s Disease, Following Abdominal Trauma

Society for Hospitalist Medicine National Conference, Washington DC, March 2015, SoJIA Mistaken as Incomplete Kawasaki Disease

Completed Research

A Retrospective Analysis of Junctional Ectopic Tachycardia in Critically Ill Children Following

Cardiac Surgery Involving the ventricle, and the Antiarrhythmic Effect of Precedex

Co-Investigator January 2016– Present

I developed the research idea in collaboration with faculty, and took full responsibility for writing the IRB for the project. Currently we are in the data collection phase.


2009 PIRE Junior Summer Abroad Program, Universita di Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Researcher in Computational Chemistry June 2009 – August 2009

Studied the molecular modeling and thermodynamics of oxygen and ethylene reactions through computer simulated models.


Undergraduate Research WVU Department of Chemistry

Researcher January 2009 - May 2009

Worked on the organic synthesis and identification of anti cancer molecules


Undergraduate Research, WVU Department of Biology

Researcher in Molecular Biology January 2008 - June 2010

Investigated the microbial make up and ecosystem interactions of forested flood plains in the southeastern United States.