Rebekah Shappley, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Shappley received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She went on to complete her internship and residency in Pediatrics at the Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics at Harvard University's Boston Children's Hospital and Boston University. Dr. Shappley completed a Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Tennessee and Le Bonheur Children's Hospital in August 2013 and served the Memphis community as a general pediatrician before joining the Critical Care Division faculty in April 2016. Her clinical interests include resident and fellow education and neurodevelopmental outcomes in the PICU.

Selected Publications

  1. Franklin BE, Crisler SC Jr, Shappley R, Armour MM, McCommon DT, Ferry RJ Jr. Real-time support of pediatric diabetes self-care by a transport team. Diabetes Care. 2014;37:81-7.
  2. Shappley RK, Spentzas T. Differential Role of Rapamycin and Torin/KU63794 in Inflammatory Response of 264.7 RAW Macrophages Stimulated by CA-MRSA. Int J Inflam. 2014;2014:560-790.
  3. Spentzas T, Shappley RK, Savorgnan F, Meals E, English BK. Rapamycin augments the NMDA-Mediated TNF Suppression of MRSA-Stimulated RAW264.7 Macrophages. Int J Inflam 2012;2012542727.
  4. Spentzas T, Shapley RKH, Acuna CA, Meals E, Lazar L, Rayburn MS, Walker BS, English KB. Ketamine inhibits tumor necrosis factor secretion by RAW 264.7 murine macrophages stimulated with antibiotic-exposed strains of community-associated, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Immunology. 2011;12:11.

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Department of Pediatrics

Critical Care Division

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Children's Foundation
Research Center
50 N Dunlap, 3rd Floor
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: 901-287-6303