Renee Mitchell Potera, MD $$

Cardiac Intensivist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2007)
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (2010), Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine (2013), Pediatric Critical Care
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Critical Care

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Pathophysiology of acute lung injury
    • Role of NADPH oxidase 2 in macrophage polarization from a pro-inflammatory to an anti-inflammatory phenotype.
  • Publications

    • Thoracic Transplantation in Shaffner DH, Nichols DG, eds. Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care. 5th ed. Webber SA, Loftis LL, Bavare A, Potera RM, Kolovos NS (2015), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 1196-1213.
    • Neutrophil azurophilic granule exocytosis is primed by TNF-a and partially regulated by NADPH oxidase. Potera RM, Jensen MJ, Hilkin BM, South GK, Hook JS, Gross EA, Moreland JG Innate immunity 2016 Sep
  • Professional Activities

    • Society of Critical Care Medicine, member
  • Awards and Honors

    • Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2019-2020
    • Young Investigator's Travel Award 2013, Pediatric Academic Societies
    • Resident Research Award for Best Presentation 2010, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    • Excellence in Pediatric Medicine 2007, University of Illinois College of Medicine
    • Lewis Trupin, M.D., Women's Health Award for Commitment to the Well Being and Health of Women 2007, University of Illinois College of Medicine