Kevin Stephenson, MD

Kevin Stephenson, MD

Instructor in Medicine


BA: English Literature, Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (2011)

Medical Degree: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY (2017)

Residency, Internal Medicine: University of Washington, Seattle, WA (2020)

Clinical Interests

Hospital medicine, inpatient care


Leppanen, J. M, Butcher, J. W., Godbout, C., Stephenson, K. B., Hendrixson, D. T., Griswold, S., Rogers, B., Webb, P., Koroma, A. S., Manary, M. J. (in press). Assessing infant cognition in field settings using eye-tracking: a pilot cohort trial in Sierra Leone. BMJ Open.

Steel, T. L., Giovanni, S. P., Katsandres, S. C., Cohen, S. M., Stephenson, K. B., Murray, B., Sobeck, H., Hough, C. L., Bradley, K. A., & Williams, E. C. (2021). Should the CIWA-Ar be the standard monitoring strategy for alcohol withdrawal syndrome in the intensive care unit? Addict Sci Clin Pract, 16(1), 21.

Stephenson, K. B., Agapova, S. E., Hendrixson, D. T., Koroma, A. S., & Manary, M. J. (2021). An Optimized Dose of Therapeutic Feeding Results in Noninferior Growth in Midupper Arm Circumference Compared with a Standard Dose in Children in Sierra Leone Recovering from Acute Malnutrition. Curr Dev Nutr, 5(2), nzab007.

Ordiz, M. I., Janssen, S., Humphrey, G., Ackermann, G., Stephenson, K., Agapova, S., Divala, O., Kaimila, Y., Maleta, K., Zhong, C., Knight, R., Trehan, I., Tarr, P. I., Rusconi, B., & Manary, M. J. (2020). The effect of legume supplementation on the gut microbiota in rural Malawian infants aged 6 to 12 months. Am J Clin Nutr, 111(4), 884-892.

Venker, B., Stephenson, K. B., & Gellad, W. F. (2019). Assessment of Spending in Medicare Part D If Medication Prices From the Department of Veterans Affairs Were Used. JAMA Intern Med, 179(3), 431-433.

Kaimila, Y., Pitman, R. T., Divala, O., Hendrixson, D. T., Stephenson, K. B., Agapova, S., Trehan, I., Maleta, K., & Manary, M. J. (2019). Development of Acute Malnutrition Despite Nutritional Supplementation in Malawi. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 68(5), 734-737.

Kaimila, Y., Divala, O., Agapova, S. E., Stephenson, K. B., Thakwalakwa, C., Trehan, I., Manary, M. J., & Maleta, K. M. (2019). Consumption of Animal-Source Protein is Associated with Improved Height-for-Age. Nutrients, 11(2).

Venker, B. T., Dunn, J. P., & Stephenson, K. (2018). The Rising Cost of Diabetes: Can DiRECT Tip the Scales? Obesity (Silver Spring), 26(12), 1866-1867.

Ordiz, M. I., Davitt, C., Stephenson, K., Agapova, S., Divala, O., Shaikh, N., & Manary, M. J. (2018). EB 2017 Article: Interpretation of the lactulose:mannitol test in rural Malawian children at risk for perturbations in intestinal permeability. Exp Biol Med (Maywood), 243(8), 677-683.

Agapova, S. E., Stephenson, K. B., Divala, O., Kaimila, Y., Maleta, K. M., Thakwalakwa, C., Ordiz, M. I., Trehan, I., & Manary, M. J. (2018). Additional Common Bean in the Diet of Malawian Children Does Not Affect Linear Growth, but Reduces Intestinal Permeability. J Nutr, 148(2), 267-274.