Amy Z. Zhou, MD $$

Emergency Medicine Physician

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
English Mandarin


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2015)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (2018), Pediatrics
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chic (2021), Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Emergency Medicine

Departments and Programs

  • Publications

    • Zhou AZ, Marin JR, Hickey RW, Ramgopal S. Serious diagnoses for headaches after ED discharge. Pediatrics. In press.
    • Zhou AZ, Green RS, Haines EJ, Vazquez MN, Tay ET, Tsung JW. Inter-observer agreement of inferior vena cava ultrasound collapse duration and correlated outcomes in children with dehydration. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2020 June 11. PMID: 32530838
    • Zhou AZ, Toporowski A, Tsung JW. Sonographic evaluation and monitoring of pneumoperitoneum after air enema reduction for intussusception. Pediatric Emergency Care. 2019 July; 35(7):e133-e134. PMID: 29438126
    • Brewer KD, Bacaj T, Cavalli A, Camilloni C, Swarbrick JD, Liu J, Zhou AZ, Zhou P, Barlow N, Xu J, Seven AB, Prinslow EA, Voleti R, Häussinger D, Bonvin A, Tomchick D, Vendruscolo M, Graham
    • B, Südhof TC, Rizo J. Dynamic binding mode of a Synaptotagmin-1-SNARE complex in solution. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology. 2015 Jul; 22(7):555-564. PMID: 26030874
    • Xu J, Bacaj T, Zhou AZ, Tomchick DR, Südhof TC, Rizo J. Structure and calcium-binding properties of the tandem C2 domains of E-Syt2. Structure. 2014 Feb 4; 22(2):269-280. PMID 24373768
    • Zhou AZ, Brewer KD, Rizo J. Analysis of SNARE complex/synaptotagmin-1 Interactions by one dimensional NMR spectroscopy. Biochemistry. 2013 May 21; 52(20):3446–3456. PMID: 23617808
    • Häfeli UO, Gilmour K, Zhou A, Lee S, Hayden ME. Simulation and implementation of magnetic bandages for drug targeting: button magnets versus Halbach arrays. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 2007 April; 311(1):323–329.
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Pediatrics
    • SIM Olympics, New York, NY
    • UT Southwestern International Medicine Interest Group, Grand Goave, Haiti


  • Awards and Honors

    • Best Poster in Clinical Research – Child Health Research Day, Mount Sinai Hospital (2018)
    • International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems, Sigma-Aldrich Student Travel Award (2012)
    • Medical Scientist Training Program fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2007-2015)
    • Hugh M. Brock National Entrance Scholarship, University of British Columbia (2002-2007)

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