Colette Gushurst, MD
Professor, Emerita, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. Colette Gushurst is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. She is now retired. She is Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatrics (Child Abuse Pediatrics). She is a graduate of Bradley University with a BS in Science (Summa Cum Laude) in 1974. She earned her MD at Loyola University-Chicago (Cum Laude) in 1977. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital National Medical Center in 1979. She then her completed her fellowship in the General Pediatric Academic Development Program from Duke University Medical Center in 1982.
- American Board of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics)
Education and Training
- Fellowship 1982, General Pediatric Academic Development Program, Duke University
- Chief Resident 1980, Pediatrics,
- Residency 1979, Pediatrics,
- MD 1977, Medicine (Cum Laude), Loyola University-Chicago
- BS 1974, Science (Summa Cum Laude), Bradley University
Gushurst C., Palusci V. Medical evaluation of child sexual abuse Handbook of Clinical Pediatrics: An Update for the Ambulatory Pediatrician. 2010:665-696. doi: 10.1142/9789814280501_0024.
Torres A., Gushurst C. Hypertension and obesity Hypertension, Heredity and Stroke. 2009:137-146.
Torres A., Gushurst C. Hypertension and obesity Obesity and Adolescence: A Public Health Concern. 2009:7-16.
Gushurst C. Child abuse: Behavioral aspects and other associated problems Pediatric Clinics of North America. 2003;50:919-938. doi: 10.1016/S0031-3955(03)00073-7.
Gushurst C. Adolescent sexual offenders International Pediatrics. 2001;16:65.
Kumar A., Bridgham R., Potts M., Gushurst C., Hamp M., Passal D. Locating, Characterizing and Minimizing Sources of Error for a Paper Case-Based Structured Oral Examination in a Multi-Campus Clerkship Advances in Health Sciences Education. 2001;6:219-229. doi: 10.1023/A:1012674102278.
Potts M., Kumar A., Brzezinski J., Gushurst C., Hamp M., Kurlandsky L., Passal D., Larson S. Meeting curricular goals in multiple pediatric clerkship sites through independent study and focused oral examination of medical students International Pediatrics. 2001;16:8-12.
Patel D., Gushurst C. Medical evaluation of child abuse Indian Journal of Pediatrics. 1999;66:577-587. doi: 10.1007/BF02727175.
Feinberg A., Gushurst C., Purdy W., Tunnessen W. Picture of the month Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. 1998;152:601-602. doi: 10.1001/archpedi.152.6.601.
Potts M., Kumar A., Kurlandsky L., Kallen D., Gushurst C., Hamp M., Passal D., Thocher S. Revision of Curriculum in a Pediatric Clerkship Adapted to Multiple Community Sites Teaching and Learning in Medicine. 1997;9:144-150. doi: 10.1080/10401339709539829.
Hamlet K., Stevens S., Gushurst C., Karabin G., Cooper K. Juvenile pemphigus vulgaris associated with Graves' disease Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. 1995;33:132-134. doi: 10.1016/0190-9622(95)90039-X.
Ward E., Gushurst C. Uses and Technique of Pediatric Lumbar Puncture American Journal of Diseases of Children. 1992;146:1160-1165. doi: 10.1001/archpedi.1992.02160220046019.
Fischer T., Daugherty C., Gushurst C., Kephart G., Gleich G. Systemic vasculitis associated with eosinophilia and marked degranulation of tissue eosinophils Pediatrics. 1988;82:69-75.
Gushurst C.A., Lewis J. Pediatric residency guidelines for management of status epilepticus Pediatric Emergency Care. 1987;3:71-74. doi: 10.1097/00006565-198706000-00002.
Lewis J., Gushurst C., Klemperer M. House staff manuals: A survey of pediatric residency programs Southern Medical Journal. 1987;80:1418-1419. doi: 10.1097/00007611-198711000-00018.
Gushurst C. The Problem of Genital Herpes in Prepubertal Children American Journal of Diseases of Children. 1985;139:542-543. doi: 10.1001/archpedi.1985.02140080012007.
Gushurst C., Mueller J., Green J., Sedor F. Breast milk iodide: Reassessment in the 1980s Pediatrics. 1984;73:354-357.
Goldenberg R., Gushurst C., Controni G., Perry L., Rodriguez W. Pasteurella multocida pleural empyema Journal of Pediatrics. 1978;93:994-995. doi: 10.1016/S0022-3476(78)81234-7.