Ursula Nawab, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neonatology
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-2462
Fax: 215-590-3051
Education:
BSE (Biomedical Engineering)
Boston University College of Engineering, 1995.
MD
University of South Florida, College of Medicine, 1999.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Quality Improvement, Clincal Pathway/Guideline Implementation, Patient Safety

Description of Research Expertise

Quality Improvement, Neonatal Nutrition (focus on enteral nutrition and NEC), CPAP

Selected Publications

Sammons JS, Townsend S, Hoegg CL, Smathers SA, Graff EH, Coffin S, Williams KL, Farnon E, Nawab U, Munson D, Dysart K, Binebaum G: Outbreak of adenovirus in a neonatal intensive care unit: rapid detection and successful prevention of secondary transmission (Poster Presentation). Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 44th Annual Educational Conference, Portland, OR June 2017.

Thomas B, Maschhoff K, Lioy J, Segreti M, Padula M, Nawab U: Improving vaccination rates in level IV NICUs (Poster Presentation). Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Pouppirt N, Napolitano N, Nawab U, Nishisaki A, Nadkarni V, Ades A, Foglia E: Video laryngoscopy is associated with decreased risk for tracheal intubation-associated events (Poster Presentation). Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Milet-Letelier MB, Garimella R, Chuo J, Warren K, Nilan KA, Carroll JM, Maschhoff K, Evans J, Zhang H, Nawab US: Immunization related events in hospitalized infants with severe chronic lung disease (Poster Presentation). Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Gaulton J, Gordon S, Stoller J, Fraga M, Nawab U, Chuo J: Use of ultrasound to confirm central venous line position decreases number of x-rays and line manipulations in the neonatal intensive care unit (Poster Presentation). Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA May 2017.

Tkach EK, White AM, Dysart KC, Waber B, Nawab US, Zhang H, Jensen EA: Comparison of intact parathyroid hormone, alkaline phosphatase, phosphate levels for diagnosing severe metabolic bone disease in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. Am J Perinatol (ePub ahead of print) April 2017.

Sloane AJ, Nawab US, Carola D, Aghai ZH: Utility of measuring direct bilirubin at first 72 h of age in neonates admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit. J Perinatol (ePub) 37(5), January 2017.

Ursula Nawab, Susan B. Williams: Transfusion Considerations for Neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). Neonatal Transfusion Practices. D.A. Sesok-Pizzini (eds.). Springer International Publishing, Page: 103-121, 2017.

Funderburk A, Nawab U, Abraham S, DiPalma J, Epstein M, Aldridge H, Aghai ZH.: Temporal Association Between Reflux-like Behaviors and Gastroesophageal Reflux in Preterm and Term Infants. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 62(4): 556-561, April 2016.

Sonia Shastry, Kristin McKenna, Dala Taha, Ursula Nawab.: Growth Trends After Steroid Exposure in the NICU ESPR 2016.

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Last updated: 05/31/2017
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