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Joanne M. Lagatta MD

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Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pediatrics
Division: Neonatology

I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.
I am willing to collaborate on research projects.

Research Experience

  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Databases, Factual
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Research
  • Infant
  • Infant Mortality
  • Infant, Extremely Low Birth Weight
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Premature
  • Infant, Premature, Diseases
  • Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
  • Neonatology
  • Quality of Life
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Infant
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Infant, Premature
  • Intensive Care Units, Neonatal
  • Methodologies and Techniques

  • Databases, Factual
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Services Research
  • Publications (48)

  • Pulmonary Hypertension in Preterm Infants Treated With Laser vs Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity. (Nitkin CR, Bamat NA, Lagatta J, DeMauro SB, Lee HC, Patel RM, King B, Slaughter JL, Campbell JP, Richardson T, Lewis T) JAMA Ophthalmol 2022 Nov 01;140(11):1085-1094 PMID: 36201183 PMCID: PMC9539731 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85139946736 10/07/2022       1 Citation
  • Correction to: Chronic lung disease-related mortality in the US from 1999-2017: trends and racial disparities. (Vyas-Read S, Jensen EA, Bamat N, Lagatta JM, Murthy K, Patel RM) J Perinatol 2022 Nov;42(11):1558 PMID: 36127396 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85138383836 09/21/2022    
  • Uncertainty and perinatal post-traumatic stress disorder in the neonatal intensive care unit. (Malin KJ, Johnson TS, Brown RL, Leuthner J, Malnory M, White-Traut R, Rholl E, Lagatta J) Res Nurs Health 2022 Dec;45(6):717-732 PMID: 36059097 PMCID: PMC9832992 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85137332803 09/06/2022       2 Citations
  • Prospective Risk Stratification Identifies Healthcare Utilization Associated with Home Oxygen Therapy for Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. (Lagatta JM, Zhang L, Yan K, Dawson S, Msall ME, Ambalavanan N, Brousseau DC) J Pediatr 2022 Dec;251:105-112.e1 PMID: 35934128 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85138832220 08/08/2022    
  • Chronic lung disease-related mortality in the US from 1999-2017: trends and racial disparities. (Vyas-Read S, Jensen EA, Bamat N, Lagatta JM, Murthy K, Patel RM) J Perinatol 2022 Sep;42(9):1244-1245 PMID: 35906284 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85137137262 07/30/2022    
  • Chronic lung disease in full-term infants: Characteristics and neonatal intensive care outcomes in infants referred to children's hospitals. (Mikhael M, Cleary JP, Zaniletti I, Truog WE, Ibrahim J, DiGeronimo R, Cuna A, Kielt MJ, Coghill CH, Vyas-Read S, Yallapragada S, Engle WA, Savani RC, Murthy K, Lagatta JM, Children's Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC) Severe BPD Focus Group) Pediatr Pulmonol 2022 Sep;57(9):2082-2091 PMID: 35578392 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85133902781 05/18/2022    
  • Parent Health-Related Quality of Life for Infants with Congenital Anomalies Receiving Neonatal Intensive Care. (Acharya K, Rholl E, Malin K, Malnory M, Leuthner J, Leuthner SR, Lagatta J) J Pediatr 2022 Jun;245:39-46.e2 PMID: 35151681 PMCID: PMC9232917 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85126660199 02/14/2022       1 Citation
  • Implementation of a pilot electronic parent support tool in and after neonatal intensive care unit discharge. (Lagatta J, Malnory M, Fischer E, Davis M, Radke-Connell P, Weber C, Cohen S) J Perinatol 2022 Aug;42(8):1110-1117 PMID: 35132150 PMCID: PMC8819205 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85124345548 02/09/2022       1 Citation
  • Association of time of first corticosteroid treatment with bronchopulmonary dysplasia in preterm infants. (Cuna A, Lagatta JM, Savani RC, Vyas-Read S, Engle WA, Rose RS, DiGeronimo R, Logan JW, Mikhael M, Natarajan G, Truog WE, Kielt M, Murthy K, Zaniletti I, Lewis TR, Children's Hospitals Neonatal Consortium (CHNC) Severe BPD Focus Group) Pediatr Pulmonol 2021 Oct;56(10):3283-3292 PMID: 34379886 PMCID: PMC8453128 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85115729571 08/12/2021       1 Citation
  • A comparison of newer classifications of bronchopulmonary dysplasia: findings from the Children's Hospitals Neonatal Consortium Severe BPD Group. (Vyas-Read S, Logan JW, Cuna AC, Machry J, Leeman KT, Rose RS, Mikhael M, Wymore E, Ibrahim JW, DiGeronimo RJ, Yallapragada S, Haberman BE, Padula MA, Porta NF, Murthy K, Nelin LD, Coghill CH, Zaniletti I, Savani RC, Truog W, Engle WA, Lagatta JM) J Perinatol 2022 Jan;42(1):58-64 PMID: 34354227 PMCID: PMC8340076 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85111904832 08/07/2021       8 Citations
  • Qualitative indications for tracheostomy and chronic mechanical ventilation in patients with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. (Yallapragada S, Savani RC, Mūnoz-Blanco S, Lagatta JM, Truog WE, Porta NFM, Nelin LD, Zhang H, Vyas-Read S, DiGeronimo R, Natarajan G, Wymore E, Haberman B, Machry J, Potoka K, Children’s Hospital Neonatal Consortium severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia subgroup, Murthy K) J Perinatol 2021 Nov;41(11):2651-2657 PMID: 34349231 PMCID: PMC8331995 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85113737966 08/06/2021       6 Citations
  • Actual and Potential Impact of a Home Nasogastric Tube Feeding Program for Infants Whose Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Discharge Is Affected by Delayed Oral Feedings. (Lagatta JM, Uhing M, Acharya K, Lavoie J, Rholl E, Malin K, Malnory M, Leuthner J, Brousseau DC) J Pediatr 2021 Jul;234:38-45.e2 PMID: 33789159 PMCID: PMC8238833 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85105322102 04/01/2021       6 Citations
  • Room air challenge predicts duration of supplemental respiratory support for infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia. (Arora P, Dahlgren A, Dawson S, Leuthner J, Lagatta J) J Perinatol 2021 Apr;41(4):772-778 PMID: 33589726 PMCID: PMC8052269 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85101464731 02/17/2021    
  • Using a home oxygen weaning protocol and pCO2 to evaluate outcomes for infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia discharged on home oxygen. (Dawson SK, D'Andrea LA, Lau R, Lagatta JM) Pediatr Pulmonol 2020 Dec;55(12):3293-3303 PMID: 32897654 PMCID: PMC7658043 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090975316 09/09/2020       3 Citations
  • Home Oxygen Use and 1-Year Readmission among Infants Born Preterm with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Discharged from Children's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Units. (Lagatta J, Murthy K, Zaniletti I, Bourque S, Engle W, Rose R, Ambalavanan N, Brousseau D) J Pediatr 2020 May;220:40-48.e5 PMID: 32093927 PMCID: PMC7605365 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85081406711 02/26/2020       16 Citations
  • Does prenatal counseling for pregnancies complicated by multiple fetal abnormalities concord with postnatal outcomes? (Baker A, Lagatta J, Leuthner S, Acharya K) Prenat Diagn 2020 Apr;40(5):538-548 PMID: 31913526 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85078666645 01/09/2020       1 Citation
  • Infant illness severity and perinatal post-traumatic stress disorder after discharge from the neonatal intensive care unit. (Malin KJ, Johnson TS, McAndrew S, Westerdahl J, Leuthner J, Lagatta J) Early Hum Dev 2019 Nov 20;140:104930 PMID: 31759276 PMCID: PMC7237277 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85076064137 11/24/2019       13 Citations
  • Finally, A Tool to Address Extubation Anxiety! (Konduri GG, Lagatta J, Lakshminrusimha S, Saugstad OD) J Perinatol 2019 Dec;39(12):1581-1583 PMID: 31624323 PMCID: PMC7751659 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074483515 10/19/2019       3 Citations
  • Utility of echocardiography in predicting mortality in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. (Vyas-Read S, Wymore EM, Zaniletti I, Murthy K, Padula MA, Truog WE, Engle WA, Savani RC, Yallapragada S, Logan JW, Zhang H, Hysinger EB, Grover TR, Natarajan G, Nelin LD, Porta NFM, Potoka KP, DiGeronimo R, Lagatta JM, Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Consortium Severe BPD Focus Group) J Perinatol 2020 Jan;40(1):149-156 PMID: 31570799 PMCID: PMC7222140 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074329638 10/02/2019       7 Citations
  • A Prospective Study of Parent Health-Related Quality of Life before and after Discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. (McAndrew S, Acharya K, Westerdahl J, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA, Simpson P, Leuthner J, Lagatta JM) J Pediatr 2019 Oct;213:38-45.e3 PMID: 31256914 PMCID: PMC6765405 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067844290 07/02/2019       15 Citations
  • Parent Preferences Regarding Home Oxygen Use for Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. (Lau R, Crump RT, Brousseau DC, Panepinto JA, Nicholson M, Engel J, Lagatta J) J Pediatr 2019 Oct;213:30-37.e3 PMID: 31256913 PMCID: PMC6765432 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067887641 07/02/2019       8 Citations
  • Home Oxygen Use for Preterm Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in California. (Ejiawoko A, Lee HC, Lu T, Lagatta J) J Pediatr 2019 Jul;210:55-62.e1 PMID: 30987778 PMCID: PMC6592757 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85064252522 04/17/2019       14 Citations
  • The Impact of Pulmonary Hypertension in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia through 1 Year. (Lagatta JM, Hysinger EB, Zaniletti I, Wymore EM, Vyas-Read S, Yallapragada S, Nelin LD, Truog WE, Padula MA, Porta NFM, Savani RC, Potoka KP, Kawut SM, DiGeronimo R, Natarajan G, Zhang H, Grover TR, Engle WA, Murthy K, Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium Severe BPD Focus Group) J Pediatr 2018 Dec;203:218-224.e3 PMID: 30172426 PMCID: PMC6460906 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85052752400 09/03/2018       59 Citations
  • NICU management and outcomes of infants with trisomy 21 without major anomalies. (McAndrew S, Acharya K, Nghiem-Rao TH, Leuthner S, Clark R, Lagatta J) J Perinatol 2018 Aug;38(8):1068-1073 PMID: 29795453 PMCID: PMC6335104 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85047337785 05/26/2018       10 Citations
  • Inter-center variation in death or tracheostomy placement in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. (Murthy K, Porta NFM, Lagatta JM, Zaniletti I, Truog WE, Grover TR, Nelin LD, Savani RC) J Perinatol 2017 Jun;37(6):723-727 PMID: 28181997 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85011915265 02/10/2017       27 Citations
  • Major anomalies and birth-weight influence NICU interventions and mortality in infants with trisomy 13 or 18. (Acharya K, Leuthner S, Clark R, Nghiem-Rao TH, Spitzer A, Lagatta J) J Perinatol 2017 Apr;37(4):420-426 PMID: 28079873 PMCID: PMC5738241 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85009348190 01/13/2017       16 Citations
  • Population-Based Outcomes Data for Counseling at the Margin of Gestational Viability. (Myers P, Laventhal N, Andrews B, Lagatta J, Meadow W) J Pediatr 2017 Feb;181:208-212.e4 PMID: 27814911 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85003846550 11/07/2016       10 Citations
  • Cerebral palsy, developmental coordination disorder, visual and hearing impairments in infants born preterm (Acharya K, Pellerite M, Lagatta J, Andrews B, Msall ME) NeoReviews June 2016;17(6):e325-e333 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84971632120 06/01/2016       3 Citations
  • A Comparison of Prenatal and Postnatal Models to Predict Outcomes at the Border of Viability. (Andrews B, Myers P, Lagatta J, Meadow W) J Pediatr 2016 Jun;173:96-100 PMID: 26995702 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84961129720 03/21/2016       13 Citations
  • Cost comparison of mechanically ventilated patients across the age span. (Hayman WR, Leuthner SR, Laventhal NT, Brousseau DC, Lagatta JM) J Perinatol 2015 Dec;35(12):1020-6 PMID: 26468935 PMCID: PMC4821466 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84948106515 10/16/2015       8 Citations
  • Comparative effectiveness and practice variation in neonatal care. (Lagatta J, Uhing M, Panepinto J) Clin Perinatol 2014 Dec;41(4):833-45 PMID: 25459777 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84910139989 12/03/2014       4 Citations
  • Predicting death or tracheostomy placement in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. (Murthy K, Savani RC, Lagatta JM, Zaniletti I, Wadhawan R, Truog W, Grover TR, Zhang H, Asselin JM, Durand DJ, Short BL, Pallotto EK, Padula MA, Dykes FD, Reber KM, Evans JR) J Perinatol 2014 Jul;34(7):543-8 PMID: 24651732 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84903638424 03/22/2014       40 Citations
  • Reply to Stokes and Watson. (Govande VP, Lagatta J, Basir MA) J Perinatol 2013 Oct;33(10):823-4 PMID: 24071964 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84885012963 09/28/2013       1 Citation
  • Varying patterns of home oxygen use in infants at 23-43 weeks' gestation discharged from United States neonatal intensive care units. (Lagatta JM, Clark RH, Brousseau DC, Hoffmann RG, Spitzer AR) J Pediatr 2013 Oct;163(4):976-82.e2 PMID: 23769504 PMCID: PMC4027028 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84884672825 06/19/2013       32 Citations
  • Variations among US hospitals in counseling practices regarding prematurely born infants. (Mehrotra A, Lagatta J, Simpson P, Kim UO, Nugent M, Basir MA) J Perinatol 2013 Jul;33(7):509-13 PMID: 23348867 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84879694654 01/26/2013       24 Citations
  • The mathematics of morality for neonatal resuscitation. (Meadow W, Lagatta J, Andrews B, Lantos J) Clin Perinatol 2012 Dec;39(4):941-56 PMID: 23164189 PMCID: PMC4506790 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84869851020 11/21/2012       27 Citations
  • Prenatal counseling beyond the threshold of viability. (Govande VP, Brasel KJ, Das UG, Koop JI, Lagatta J, Basir MA) J Perinatol 2013 May;33(5):358-62 PMID: 23079775 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84877579934 10/20/2012       15 Citations
  • The nonimpact of gestational age on neurodevelopmental outcome for ventilated survivors born at 23-28 weeks of gestation. (Andrews B, Lagatta J, Chu A, Plesha-Troyke S, Schreiber M, Lantos J, Meadow W) Acta Paediatr 2012 Jun;101(6):574-8 PMID: 22277021 PMCID: PMC4528368 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84860475479 01/27/2012       19 Citations
  • The prediction and cost of futility in the NICU. (Meadow W, Cohen-Cutler S, Spelke B, Kim A, Plesac M, Weis K, Lagatta J) Acta Paediatr 2012 Apr;101(4):397-402 PMID: 22150563 PMCID: PMC4528369 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84858078145 12/14/2011       19 Citations
  • Clinical predictors and institutional variation in home oxygen use in preterm infants. (Lagatta J, Clark R, Spitzer A) J Pediatr 2012 Feb;160(2):232-8 PMID: 21962601 PMCID: PMC4432910 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84855655432 10/04/2011       34 Citations
  • The association between 5-min Apgar score and mortality disappears after 24 h at the borderline of viability. (Lagatta J, Yan K, Hoffmann R) Acta Paediatr 2012 Jun;101(6):e243-7 PMID: 21535125 PMCID: PMC4547603 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84860465479 05/04/2011       18 Citations
  • Early neonatal intensive care unit therapy improves predictive power for the outcomes of ventilated extremely low birth weight infants. (Lagatta J, Andrews B, Caldarelli L, Schreiber M, Plesha-Troyke S, Meadow W) J Pediatr 2011 Sep;159(3):384-391.e1 PMID: 21429509 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80051791389 03/25/2011       16 Citations
  • Whom are we comforting? An analysis of comfort medications delivered to dying neonates. (Janvier A, Meadow W, Leuthner SR, Andrews B, Lagatta J, Bos A, Lane L, Verhagen AA) J Pediatr 2011 Aug;159(2):206-10 PMID: 21353679 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79960452356 03/01/2011       44 Citations
  • The value of a trial of therapy - football as a 'proof-of-concept'. (Meadow W, Meadow X, Tanz RR, Lagatta J, Lantos J) Acta Paediatr 2011 Feb;100(2):167-9 PMID: 21219442 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78651371512 01/12/2011       8 Citations
  • Categorizing neonatal deaths: a cross-cultural study in the United States, Canada, and The Netherlands. (Verhagen AA, Janvier A, Leuthner SR, Andrews B, Lagatta J, Bos AF, Meadow W) J Pediatr 2010 Jan;156(1):33-7 PMID: 19772968 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-72049100665 09/24/2009       125 Citations
  • Just, in time: ethical implications of serial predictions of death and morbidity for ventilated premature infants. (Meadow W, Lagatta J, Andrews B, Caldarelli L, Keiser A, Laporte J, Plesha-Troyke S, Subramanian M, Wong S, Hron J, Golchin N, Schreiber M) Pediatrics 2008 Apr;121(4):732-40 PMID: 18381538 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-42949083800 04/03/2008       61 Citations
  • Resuscitation in the "gray zone" of viability: determining physician preferences and predicting infant outcomes. (Singh J, Fanaroff J, Andrews B, Caldarelli L, Lagatta J, Plesha-Troyke S, Lantos J, Meadow W) Pediatrics 2007 Sep;120(3):519-26 PMID: 17766524 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-34548442557 09/04/2007       151 Citations
  • Interstitial lung disease in a 2-year-old with a mixed connective tissue disease (Lagatta JM, Huttenlocher A, Langston C, Krawiec ME) Journal of Respiratory Diseases - For Pediatricians November 2003;5(6):243-247 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0346343651 11/01/2003    
  • Last update: 10/12/2022