Joanna Hart, MD, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care)
Affiliated Faculty, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Faculty Fellow, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Faculty Member, Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics
Core Faculty, Palliative and Advanced Illness Research Center
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
423 Guardian Drive
Blockley 305
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-275-0665
BA (Sociology)
Northwestern University, 2003.
M.D. (Medicine)
University of Virginia, 2008.
M.S. (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

COPD; general pulmonary medicine; critical care medicine

Description of Other Expertise

teaching in bias, communication, ethics, and patient- and family-centered care; mentoring expertise in behavioral sciences, mixed methods, longitudinal cohort development and maintenance, community-based or participatory research, and groups underrepresented in medical research

Description of Research Expertise

health care decision making, family-centered care, community-based participatory research practices, behavioral science, qualitative and mixed methods

Selected Publications

D Ramadurai, H Patel, S Peace, J Clapp, JL Hart: Operationalizing the social determinants of critical care. American Thoracic Society International Conference May 2023.

D Ramadurai, R Kohn, S Scott, JL Hart, M Kerlin: A retrospective analysis of differences in sedation practice by race during mechanical ventilation American Thoracic Society International Conference May 2023.

Turnbull AE, Hart JL: Our fears have been confirmed about intensive care unit families in 2020. Ann Am Thorac Soc 20(5), May 2023.

Hart, JL: Family presence during critical illness may protect against delirium. Evid Based Nurs Jan 2023.

Song, A, Turnbull, AE, Hart, JL: Restricting family presence due to COVID-19: the harms we do not see. J Hosp Med Oct 2022.

Secunda KE, Hart JL: One guideline may not fit all: tailored evidence may improve critical care delivery. Ann Am Thorac Soc 19(8): 1273-1274, Aug 2022.

Kohn R, Vachani A, Small D, Stephens-Shields AJ, Sheu D, Madden VL, Bayes BA, Chowdhury M, Friday S, Kim J, Gould MK, Ismail MH, Creekmur B, Facktor MA, Collins C, Blessing KK, Neslund-Dudas CM, Simoff MJ, Alleman ER, Epstein LH, Horst MA, Scott ME, Volpp KG, Halpern SD, Hart JL: Comparing smoking cessation interventions among underserved patients referred for lung cancer screening: a pragmatic trial protocol. Ann Am Thorac Soc 19(2): 303-314, Aug 2022.

Hart, JL: Deception, honesty, and professionalism: A persistent challenge in modern medicine. Curr Opin Psychol Page: accepted for publication, Aug 2022.

Hart, JL, Klaiman, T, Belk, A, Kim, J, Silvestri, J, Szymanski, S, Sheu, D, Halpern, SD: Use of mobile health tools to facilitate tobacco treatment among older, underserved adults: a community-based approach to intervention refinement. American Thoracic Society International Conference May 2022.

Hart, JL, Klaiman, T, Belk, A, Kim, J, Silvestri, J, Szymanski, S, Sheu, D, Halpern, SD: Preventative health care during the COVID-19 pandemic: patient, caregiver, and clinician perspectives. American Thoracic Society International Conference May 2022.

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Last updated: 05/08/2023
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