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Scott A. Lorch, MD, MSCE

Kristine Sandberg Knisely Professor in Neonatology
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Division of Neonatology
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street, Room 19-453
Philadelphia, PA 19146-2305
Office: 267-259-5534
Fax: 215-590-2378
BA (Political Science)
Northwestern University, 1992.
Northwestern University, 1996.
MSCE (Clinical Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
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Selected Publications

Lorch SA, Baiocchi M, Ahlberg CE, Small, DS: The differential impact of delivery hospital on the outcomes of premature infants. Pediatrics 130(2): 270-278, Aug 2012.

Lorch SA, Srinivas SK, Ahlberg C, Small DS: The impact of obstetric unit closures on maternal and infant pregnancy outcomes. Health Serv Res 48(2 Pt 1): 455-75, Apr 2013.

Lorch SA: Quality measurements in pediatrics: What do they assess? JAMA Pediatr 167(1): 89-90, January 2013.

Lorch SA, Kroelinger CD, Ahlberg C, Barfield WD: Factors that mediate racial/ethnic disparities in US fetal death rates. Am J Pub Health 102(10): 1902-1910, October 2012.

Lorch SA, Maheshwari P, Even-Shoshan O: The impact of certificate of need programs on neonatal intensive care units. J Perinatol 32(1): 39-44, January 2012.

Goyal N, Fager C, Lorch SA: Adherence to discharge guidelines for late-preterm newborns. Pediatrics 128(1): 62-71, July 2011.

Tucker Edmonds B, Fager C, Srinivas S, Lorch SA: Racial and ethnic differences in use of intubation for periviable neonates. Pediatrics 127(5): e1120-e1127, May 2011.

Lorch SA, Baiocchi M, Silber JH, Even-Shoshan, O, Escobar GJ, Small DS: The role of outpatient facilities in explaining variations in risk-adjusted readmission rates between hospitals. Hlth Serv Res 45(1): 24-41, Feb 2010.

Lorch SA, Wade KC, Bakewell-Sachs S, Medoff-Cooper B, Escobar GJ, Silber JH: Racial differences in the use of respiratory medications in premature infants after discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. J Pediatr 151(6): 604-610, Dec 2007.

Lorch SA, Silber JH, Even-Shoshan O, Millman A: Use of prolonged travel to improve pediatric risk adjustment models. Health Serv Res 44(2, Part I): 519-541, April 2009.

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