Sari A. Acra, M.D.

Professor of Clinical
Faculty Appointments
Director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
M.P.H., Public Health, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., Medicine, American University of Beirut, Beirut, LebanonB.Sc., Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Office Address
9214 DOT
Vanderbilt Children's Hospital
2200 Childrens Way
Nashville, TN 37232-9175
Acra SA. Effect of War on the Household Environment. Journal Of Public Health Policy. 2006; ((In Press)).

Domm JA, Thompson M, Kuttesch JF, Acra S, Frangoul H. Allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for chemotherapy-refractory hepatosplenic gammadelta T-cell lymphoma: case report and review of the literature. J. Pediatr. Hematol. Oncol. 2005 Nov; 27(11): 607-10. PMID: 16282893, PII: 00043426-200511000-00009, ISSN: 1077-4114.

Chen KY, Acra SA, Donahue CL, Sun M, Buchowski MS. Efficiency of walking and stepping: relationship to body fatness. Obes. Res. 2004 Jun; 12(6): 982-9. PMID: 15229338, PII: 12/6/982, DOI: 10.1038/oby.2004.120, ISSN: 1071-7323.

Buchowski MS, Acra S, Majchrzak KM, Sun M, Chen KY. Patterns of physical activity in free-living adults in the Southern United States. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2004 May; 58(5): 828-37. PMID: 15116087, PII: 1601928, DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1601928, ISSN: 0954-3007.

Chen KY, Acra SA, Majchrzak K, Donahue CL, Baker L, Clemens L, Sun M, Buchowski MS. Predicting energy expenditure of physical activity using hip- and wrist-worn accelerometers. Diabetes Technol. Ther. 2003; 5(6): 1023-33. PMID: 14709206, PMCID: PMC2901160, DOI: 10.1089/152091503322641088, ISSN: 1520-9156.

Acra SA, Al-Mahroos F, Ghishan FK. Acra SA, Al-Mahroos F, Ghishan Metabolic Liver Disease. Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2001.

Acra SA, Al-Mahroos F, Ghishan FK. Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; 2001.

Acra SA, Rollins C. Principles and guidelines for parenteral nutrition in children. Pediatr Ann. 1999 Feb; 28(2): 113-20. PMID: 10036687, ISSN: 0090-4481.

Buchowski MS, Townsend KM, Chen KY, Acra SA, Sun M. Energy expenditure determined by self-reported physical activity is related to body fatness. Obes. Res. 1999 Jan; 7(1): 23-33. PMID: 10023727, ISSN: 1071-7323.

Acra SA, Bulus N, Bogatcheva G, Coffey RJ, Barnard JA. Increased intestinal epithelial proliferation in metallothioneine-transforming growth factor alpha transgenic mice. Regul. Pept. 1998 Jun 6/30/1998; 74(2-3): 105-12. PMID: 9712170, PII: S0167-0115(98)00029-9, ISSN: 0167-0115.

Acra SA, Ghishan GK. Electrolyte fluxes in the gut and oral rehydration solutions. Pediatr. Clin. North Am. 1996 Apr; 43(2): 433-49. PMID: 8614609, ISSN: 0031-3955.

Ghishan FK, Dykes W, Acra S, Pietsch J, Abumrad N. Effect of burn injury on intestinal Na+/H+ exchangers. J. Surg. Res. 1995 Feb; 58(2): 137-42. PMID: 7861764, PII: S0022-4804(85)71022-0, DOI: 10.1006/jsre.1995.1022, ISSN: 0022-4804.

Sacks AI, Acra SA, Dykes W, Polk DB, Barnard JA, Pietsch J, Ghishan FK. Intestinal Na+/H+ exchanger activity is up-regulated by bowel resection in the weanling rat. Pediatr. Res. 1993 Mar; 33(3): 215-20. PMID: 8384709, DOI: 10.1203/00006450-199303000-00001, ISSN: 0031-3998.

Acra S, Dykes W, Nylander W, Ghishan FK. Characterization of a distinct Na(+)-H+ exchanger in basolateral membranes of human jejunum. Am. J. Physiol. 1993 Jan; 264(1 Pt 1): G45-50. PMID: 8381597, ISSN: 0002-9513.

Daher M, Acra S, Dykes W, Ghishan FK. Chloride transport across rat ileal basolateral membrane vesicles. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 1992 Dec; 201(3): 254-60. PMID: 1438341, ISSN: 0037-9727.

Acra SA, Nakagawa N, Ghishan FK. Peptic ulcer diseases in children. Compr Ther. 1991 Oct; 17(10): 22-6. PMID: 1764891, ISSN: 0098-8243.

Acra S, Ghishan FK. Increased Na(+)-H+ exchange in jejunal brush border membrane vesicles of spontaneously hypertensive rats. Gastroenterology. 1991 Aug; 101(2): 430-6. PMID: 1648526, PII: S0016508591002597, ISSN: 0016-5085.

Acra SA, Ghishan FK. Methods of investigating intestinal transport. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1991 May; 15(3): 93S-98S. PMID: 1865567, ISSN: 0148-6071.

Daher M, Acra S, Ghishan FK. Ontogeny of the Na(+)-H+ exchanger in rat ileal basolateral membrane vesicles. J. Dev. Physiol. 1991 Mar; 15(3): 175-81. PMID: 1658116, ISSN: 0141-9846.

Acra SA, Ghishan FK. Active bile salt transport in the ileum: characteristics and ontogeny. J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 1990 May; 10(4): 421-5. PMID: 2193136, ISSN: 0277-2116.