July 26, 2012
Dr. Giovanna Caprirolo has joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of pediatrics. She will provide pediatric critical care in Springfield and is a member of SIU HealthCare, the medical school’s practice group.
Caprirolo completed fellowships in pediatric critical care at the Medical College of Wisconsin Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin in Milwaukee (2012) and her residency in pediatrics at SIU School of Medicine (2009). She earned her medical degree at the Universidad Mayor de San Simon in Bolivia (2004).Caprirolo is a member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and American Academy of Pediatrics. Her research interests include cortisol levels in infants with cyanotic congenital heart disease.