MD, ChB, FRCPCH, FAASLD, FAST
UPMC-Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Dr. Simon Horslen is a Professor in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition at Pittsburgh Children's Hospital, and the University of Pittsburgh. He is the Director of Pediatric Hepatology. Dr. Horslen earned his medical degree at the University of Bristol Medical School in England and is a Fellow and Founder Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He has worked in the US for the last 24 years initially at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, then at Seattle Children's for 16 years before moving to Pittsburgh Children's Hospital this year. Clinical and research interests include metabolic liver disease, acute liver failure, and liver and Intestine transplantation. He has over 150 publications in the areas of pediatric liver disease and transplantation. Dr Horslen participates in several multicenter studies including SPLIT (Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation), PALF (Pediatric Acute Liver Failure) and ChiLDReN (Children's Liver Disease Research Network). Dr Horslen is a past-Chair of the UNOS/OPTN Pediatric Committee and has served as a member of the UNOS Board of Governors. He has chaired the Pediatric Community of Practice of the American Society of Transplantation (AST) is a past-President of SPLIT (Society of Pediatric Liver Transplantation) and immediate Past-President of IRTA (Intestinal Rehabilitation and Transplantation Association).