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Mariann Pappagallo, M.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2948
Phone: 860-679-2220
Fax: 860-679-1403
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Post-Graduate Training
InternshipUniversity of Medicine & Dentistry of NJPediatrics
ResidencyUniversity of Medicine & Dentistry of NJPediatrics
FellowshipUniversity of Pennsylvania School of MedicineNeonatal Perinatal Medicine

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Premedical Society
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Chapter Neonatal Action Committee for March of Dimes Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity2009
NICU Clinical Council Professional/Scientific OrganizationCo–Chair UConn HealthUniversity2006
Scholarly Advisory Mentor for Neonatal FellowProfessional/Scientific OrganizationUConn HealthUniversity20062009
Institutional Review Board Consultant Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity2004
NICU Performance Improvement CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity2004
Section on Perinatal Pediatrics, AAP Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2003
Neonatal Respiratory Care Lead Physician Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity2003
OB Patient Care Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity20002012
American Medical Association: The Eastern Society for Pediatric ResearchProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalRegional1998
Connecticut Perinatal AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState1997
Medical Management CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity19972000
Pharmacy & Therapeutics CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity1996
Residency Advisory CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity19941996
Committee for Developing Care PathsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity19941998
Institutional Review BoardProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity19932003
Morbidity and Mortality Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity1993
Quality Improvement CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity19932013
High Frequency VentilationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity1993
American Academy of PediatricsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational1992
Hartford County Medical AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal1991
Infant Care Review CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity1991
Infant Nutrition CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity1991
Neonatal Advisory Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberUConn HealthUniversity1991
Special Care NurseryProfessional/Scientific OrganizationDirectorUConn HealthUniversity1991
Philadelphia Perinatal SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal19891991
Board Greater Connecticut March of Dimes Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState

Journal Articles


  • Ultrasound for the assessment of bone quality in preterm and term infants.
    Rack, B; Lochmüller, E-M; Janni, W; Lipowsky, G; Engelsberger, I; Friese, K; Küster, H Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association 2012 Mar;32(3):218-26
  • Incidence of Necrotizing Enterocolitis in Premature Infants in the Era of Surfactant
    Hussain, N., Rosenkrantz, T., Pappagallo, M. Pediatr Res 51317A
  • Nebulized Steroid Trial in Ventilator-Dependent Preterm Infants
    Pappagallo, M., Bhutani, V.K., Abbasi, S. Pediatr Res 29327A
  • Postnatal Developmental Changes in Lung Mechanics of Surfactant Treated Pre Term Infants
    Pappagallo, M., Bhutani, V.K., Grous, M., Abbasi, S. Pediatr Res 29326A
  • Right-Sided Pneumatocele-A Manifestation of Ventilator Induced Lung Injury in VLBW Infants
    Sharma, P., Pappagallo, M., Jagjivan, B., Hussain, N. Pediatr Res 53505A
  • 'Stress Oximetry' -A Test that Predicts Supplemental Oxygen Requirement in Infants with BPD?
    Pappagallo, M., Kimble, C., Awonuga, M., Lapin, C., Kresch, M., Hussain, N. Pediatric Res 47351A
Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Maternal Medications: Fetal and Neonatal EffectsLectureSt Mary’s Hospital2009
Maternal Medications: Fetal and Neonatal EffectsLectureNew Milford Hospital2009
Lung Injury in Newborns Can It Be Prevented?TalkThe 1st Annual Lois Diehm Memorial Neonatal Research Conference2007Farmington, Connecticut
Skin Disorders in the NewbornLectureCharlotte Hungerford Hospital2007Torrington, Connecticut
GI Disorders in the NewbornLectureCharlotte Hungerford Hospital 2007Torrington, Connecticut
The Late Preterm Infant What We Need to Worry AboutLectureSt Mary’s Hospital2007
Lung Injury in Newborns: Can It Be Prevented?TalkConnecticut Society Respiratory Care2006
Neonatal Viability and Outcomes LectureRockville General Hospital2006Rockville, Connecticut
Head and Neck ReviewLectureBristol Hospital2006Bristol, Connecticut
Effect of Short Course of Oral Steroids on Outcome of Premature Babies with Bronchopulmonary DysplasiaLectureEastern Society of Pediatric Research 2006
Lung Injury in NewbornsTalkConnecticut Association of Neonatal Nurses2005
Update on Surfactant: Pediatric Grand RoundsTalkSt. Francis Hospital2004Hartford, Connecticut
Skin Disorders in NewbornLectureManchester Hospital2004Manchester, Connecticut
Surfactant UpdateLectureManchester Hospital2004Manchester, Connecticut
Neonatal Abstinence SyndromeLectureBristol Hospital2003Bristol, Connecticut
Neonatal Resuscitation ProgramLectureBristol Hospital2003Bristol, Connecticut
IUGR: Consequences in Fetal, Newborn and Adult Life LectureBristol Hospital2003Bristol, Connecticut
IUGR: Consequences in Fetal, Newborn and Adult Life LectureManchester Hospital2003Manchester, Connecticut
Use of Fluticasone MDI at = 7 Days Does not Decrease the Need for Systemic Steroids in = 32 wk GA Infants with Lung DiseaseTalkEastern Society of Pediatric Research 2003
Isolated Perforation of the Bowel: Maternal and Infant Risk FactorsTalkPediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2003Seattle, Washington
Revisting Indomethacin Prophylaxis: Risk-Benefit AnalysisTalkPediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2003Seattle, Washington
Incidence of Apnea in Newborn Infants Stratifiec by Gestational Age at BirthTalkEastern Society of Pediatric Research2003
Newborn FormulasLectureMiddlesex Hospital2002Middlesex, Connecticut
Neonatal Resuscitation ProgramLectureCharlotte Hungerford Hospital2002Torrington, Connecticut
Stress Oximetry: A Useful Test for Predicting Discontinuation of Supplemental Oxygen in Infants with BPDLecturePediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2002Baltimore, Maryland
Gastroesophageal Reflux and Chronic Lung Disease in Infants Less than 32 Weeks Gestation LecturePediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2002Baltimore, Maryland
How Long do we Need to Monitor for Pain After Circumcision in Infants? LectureNew England Perinatal Society 2002
Neonatal Resuscitation ProgramLectureBristol Hospital2001Bristol, Connecticut
Does the Use of Aquaphor in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants (ELBW) Increase the Risk for Nosocomial Sepsis? LecturePediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2001Baltimore, Maryland
Pulse vs Continuous Dexamethasone Therapy for Neonatal Chronic Lung Disease (CLD) in Very Low Birthweight (VLBW) InfantsLecturePediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2001Baltimore, Maryland
Review of Head and NeckTalkManchester Hospital2000Manchester, Connecticut
PPHN and Nitric OxideTalkManchester Hospital2000Manchester, Connecticut
Neonatal Resuscitation ProgramLectureCharlotte Hungerford Hospital2000Torrington, Connecticut
Ascorbate Intake and Urirul.fY Oxalate Excretion in LBW <1200g; <30 wks Premature InfantsLectureSociety of Pediatric Research2000Boston, Massachusetts
Does the Use of Aquaphor in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants (ELBW) Increase the Risk for Nosocomial Infection? TalkHot Topics 2000 in Neonatology2000Washington D.C.
Development and Validation of a Screening Tool to Assess Iron Deficiency Anemia in the Preterm Infant LectureAmerican Dietetic Association1999Atlanta, Georgia
'Stress Oximetry': A Test that Predicts Supplemental Oxygen Requirement in Infants with BPD?LectureNew England Conference on Perinatal Research1999Chatham, Massachusetts
GI Disorders: Pediatric Grand RoundsTalkMiddlesex Hospital1998Middlesex, Connecticut
Fetal and Neonatal Benefits of Antenatal SteroidsTalkMiddlesex Hospital 1998Middlesex, Connecticut
Detection of Cystic Fibrosis in a 24 week-old infant: Application of Neonatal Screening in Premature InfantsTalkNational Newborn Screening Symposium1998San Diego, California
Experience with a Carepath for Infants with Bronchopulmonary DysplasiaTalkSociety for Pediatric Research1998New Orleans, Louisiana
Universal Newborn HearingTalkSt Mary's Hospital1997Waterbury, Connecticut
Neonatal Resuscitation ProgramTalkBristol Hospital1997Bristol, Connecticut
A New Method of Measuring Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions Using Multiple Tone Pairs: Study of Human InfantsLectureMeeting of American Speech- Language-Hearing Association1997Boston, Massachusetts
Incidence of Nephrocalcinosis in Very Low Birthweight InfantsLectureSociety for Pediatric Research1997Washington D.C.
High Frequency Ventilation TalkUniversity of Connecticut Heath Center 1996Farmington, Connecticut
The Chemically Dependent Mother and Her InfantTalkDay Kimball Hospital 1996Putnam, Connecticut
Congenital SyphilisTalkNew Milford Hospital1995New Milford, Connecticut
Breast Feeding TalkNew Milford Hospital1994New Milford, Connecticut
Congenital Syphilis TalkBristol Hospital 1993Bristol, Connecticut
Congenital SyphilisTalkManchester Hospital1993Manchester, Connecticut
Perinatal Aids TalkSt Mary's Hospital1993Waterbury, Connecticut
Perinatal Aids TalkNew Milford Hospital1993New Milford, Connecticut
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Indications and ComplicationsTalkManchester Hospital1992Manchester, Connecticut
Necrotizing EnterocolitisTalkManchester Hospital1992Manchester, Connecticut
Long Term Neurological Follow Up of our Little Babies and Surfactant UpdateTalkSt Mary's Hospital1991Waterbury, Connecticut
Albuterol Inhalation in Infants with BPDTalkChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia1990Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Adjunctive Effect of Inhaled Albuterol in Infants with Bronchospastic BPD Being Treated with TheophyllineLectureSociety for Pediatric Research1990Anaheim, California
Effect of Inhaled Dexamethasone in Ventilator-Dependent Pre Term InfantsLectureMid-Atlantic/Ontario Conference on Perinatal Research1990Hershey, Pennsylvania
The Response of Ventilator-Dependent Preterm Infants to Inhaled DexamethasoneLectureEastern Society for Pediatric Research1990New York, New York
Frontiers in the Care of the Neonate Symposium TalkPennsylvania Hospital 1989Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Effect of Albuterol Inhalation on Lung Mechanics and Energetics in Ventilator-Dependent Pre Term InfantsLectureEastern Society for Pediatric Research1989New York, New York
Effect of Airway Smooth Muscle Relaxation in Preterm Infants with Reactive Airway DiseaseLectureAmerican Physiological Soc./American Thoracic Soc1989Rochester, Minnesota