Awards & Publications

Awards & Grants

“Prediction of Outcomes in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.”  Awarded by Friends of Prentice, Northwestern Memorial Foundation, Chicago, IL.  PI:  Karna Murthy, MD, MSc., Northwestern University

Publications

Padula MA, Grover TR, Brozanski B,  Zaniletti I, Nelin LD, Asselin JA, Durand DJ, Short BL, Pallotto EK, Dykes FD, Reber KM, Evans JR, and Murthy K.  “Therapeutic Interventions and Short-Term Outcomes for Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Born at < 32 Weeks' Gestation.”  Accepted for publication to J Perinatology, June 3, 2013.

Natarajan, G, Farrow KN, Brozanski BR, Johnson YR, Zaniletti I, Pallotto EK, Padula MA, Durand DJ, Short, BL, Reber KM, Dykes FD, Asselin JM, Evans JR, Murthy K., “Postnatal Weight Gain in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.” E-Published in Am J Perinatol, May 20, 2013.

Pallotto EK, Hunt PG, Dykes FD, Durand DJ, Murthy K. “Topics in Neonatal Informatics: Infants and Data in the Electronic Health Record Era.”  NeoReviews Vol.14 No.2 Feb 2013, e57-e63

Pallotto EK, Hunt PG, Reber K, Evans JR, Padula MA. "Topics in Neonatal Informatics: Standardizing Diagnoses in Neonatology: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Beyond." NeoReviews 13(10):e577–82, 2012.

Presentations & Abstracts

S Moran, DNP, MS, NNP-BC; J Chuo, MD; MS, B Brozanski, MD; T Grover, MD; A Piazza, MD; L Morelli, RN, LNCC; E Pallotto, MD, MSCE; J Smith, PhD(c), NNP-BC. "Nursing Contributions in a Multi-Institutional and Multidisciplinary Collaborative Reduces CLABSI Rates." Presentation at The Council of International Neonatal Nurses: 8th International Neonatal Nursing Conference. September 5-8, 2013. Belfast, Ireland.

A Piazza, MD, B Brozanski, MD, J Chuo, MD, MS, L Provost, MS, T Grover, MD, J Smith, PhD(c), NNP-BC, S Moran, DNP, MS, NNP-BC, T Mingrone, MSN, T O'Connor, RN, L Morelli, RN, LNCC and E Pallotto, MD. MSCE. "In an Orchestrated Design Paradigm A Children's Hospital NICU Quality Improvement Collaborative Decreased CLABSI Rates." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 4-7, 2013. Washington, DC.

Murthy K, Zaniletti I, Wadhawan R, Savani, RC, Lagatta J, Grover T, Truog, W, Zhang H and Evans JR. "Predicting Death or Tracheostomy Placement in Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Referred to Regional NICUs." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 4-7, 2013. Washington, DC.

Wadhawan R, Zaniletti I, Murthy K, Hall M, Evans JR, Dykes FD, “Variation in the Use of Selected Medications in Infants with Gastroschisis Referred to Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs).”  Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, May 4-7, 2013. Washington, DC.

E Pallotto MD MSCE, A Piazza MD, J Chuo MD, L Provost MS, T Grover MD, J Smith PhD(c) NNP-BC, L Morelli RN LNCC, T Mingrone MSN, T O’Connor BSN, B Brozanski MD. "Children’s Hospitals NICUs Lower CLABSI Rates through Planned Experimentation." 2013 CHA-NACRI Creating Connections, March 18-19, 2013.

 J Chuo MD MS, B Brozanski MD, T Grover MD, A Piazza MD, J Smith PhD(c) NNP-BC, L Morelli RN LNCC, S Moran DNP MS NNP-BC, E Pallotto MD MSCE. "Building a collaborative quality improvement infrastructure for Children’s Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs)." CHA-NACRI Creating Connections, March 18-19, 2013.

Nelin L, Farrow KN, Zaniletti I, Grover T, Murthy K & the Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium, “Evaluation and Treatment of Pulmonary Hypertension in Infants with Severe Chronic Lung Disease: A Report from the Children’s Hospital Neonatal Database (CHND).” Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, April 28-May 1, 2012, Boston, MA.

Grover T; Brozanski B; Brion LP; Zaniletti I; McCarran WJ; Evans JR; Murthy K & the Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium, “Analgesia And Sedation Utilization In Preterm Infants With Severe Chronic Lung Disease (sCLD): A Report From The Children’s Hospital Neonatal Database (CHND).”  Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, April 28-May 1, 2012, Boston, MA.

Murthy K, Hall, M, Pallotto EK, Padula MA, Durand DJ, Short, BL, Reber KM, Dykes FD, Asselin JM, Evans JR. "The Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Database (CHND): An Assessment of Inter-Rater Agreement (IRA)", to the 2012 Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, April 28-May 1, 2012, Boston, MA.

Grover T, Brozanski B, Zaniletti I, McCarran W; Murthy K. “Surgical Burden For Infants With Severe Chronic Lung Disease (sCLD): Report From The Children’s Hospital Neonatal Database (CHND).”  Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, April 28-May 1, 2012, Boston, MA.

Murthy K, Pallotto EK, Padula MA, Durand DJ, Short, BL, Reber KM, Dykes FD, Asselin JM, Evans JR. "Children’s Hospital Neonatal Database (CHND): A Profile of Participating Sites in a National Benchmarking Project." Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting. April 30-May 3, 2011, Denver, CO.

Pallotto  EK, Piazza AJ, Brozanski BS, Grover T, Smith JR, Distler A, Holston M, Moran S, O’Connor T, Chuo J.  "Improving the health of neonates:  establishing a collaborative QI process for Level 3C children’s hospitals NICUs."  Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting. April 30-May 3, 2011, Denver, CO.

Pallotto EK, Chuo J, Piazza AJ, Smith JR, Grover T, Distler A, Holston M, O’Connor T, Moran S, Murthy K, Brozanski B.  "Using a multi-center collaborative model to derive testable recommendations for reducing CLABSIs in Level 3C children’s hospital NICUs."  Pediatric Academic Societies’ Annual Meeting.  April 30-May 3, 2011, Denver, CO.

Last Updated: November 5, 2013