• Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics - Critical Care Medicine

Seattle, WA
United States

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Dr. von Saint André-von Arnim is a pediatric intensivist, researcher and educator at Seattle Children's and the University of Washington. Her academic interest is to improve outcomes for critically-ill children in low-resource settings. She directs the UW part of Pediatric Emergency and Critical Care-Kenya (PECC-Kenya), a global partnership which implemented the first clinical fellowship training program in pediatric emergency and critical care for Africans in Africa in January 2019. Dr. von Saint Andre-von Arnim's research interests are to improve early recognition of pediatric critical illness in low resource settings.

Dr. von Saint André-von Arnim completed her pediatric residency at the Boston Combined Residency Program at Harvard and Boston University, and her fellowship in pediatric critical care at the University of Washington. She holds an M.D. and Dr.med. degree from the University of Wuerzburg in Germany.

  • MD (University of Wurzburg)
Country Affiliations 
  • German
  • Italian
Health Topics 
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Child Mortality
  • Education and Training
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Health Outcomes
  • Injury, Violence, Trauma and Domestic Violence
  • Research

1. Amelie O. von Saint Andre-von Arnim MD, Rashmi K. Kumar MD, Assaf P. Oron PhD, Quynh-Uyen P. Nguyen MD, Daniel M. Mutonga MSc, Jerry Zimmerman MD PhD, Judd L. Walson MD MPH. Feasibility of Family-Assisted Severity of Illness Monitoring for Hospitalized Children in Low-income settings, pediatric critical care medicine, accepted for publication, July 2020

2. 13. Amelie von Saint Andre-von Arnim, John McGuire; Trailblazing the path to pediatric critical care in Kenya, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, December 2019; 20 (12): 1204-1205. doi: 10.1097/PCC.0000000000002152

3. 11. Amélie von Saint André-von Arnim; Bob Okeyo, Nate Cook; Mardi Steere; Joan Roberts; Christopher Howard; Larissa Stanberry; Grace C. John-Stewart; Arianna Shirk. Feasibility of High Flow Nasal Cannula Implementation for Children with Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Disease in Rural Kenya. Paediatrics and International Child Health, November 2018. PMID: 30451100

4. 9. Fink EL, von Saint Andre-von Arnim A, Kumar R, Wilson PT, Bacha T, Aklilu AT, Teklemariam TL, Hooli S, Tuyisenge L, Otupiri E, Fabio A, Gianakas J, Kochanek PM, Angus DC, Tasker RC, and the Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network, PALISI Global Health Subgroup, and Prevalence of Acute Critical Neurological Disease in Children: A Global Epidemiological Assessment (PANGEA) Investigators. Traumatic Brain Injury and Infectious Encephalopathy in Children from Four Resource-Limited Settings in Africa. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. April 2018. PMID: 29664874