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Mariann Pappagallo, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
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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
Fifth PathwayUniversity of Medicine & Dentistry of NJPediatrics
ResidencyUniversity of Medicine & Dentistry of NJPediatrics
FellowshipChildrens Hospital of PhiladelphiaNeonatal Perinatal Medicine

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Premedical Society
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Section on Perinatal Pediatrics, AAPProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2003
American Medical Association: The Eastern Society for Pediatric ResearchProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalRegional1998
Connecticut Perinatal AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState1997
Institutional Review BoardResearch CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19932003
American Academy of PediatricsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationFellowExternalNational1992
Hartford County Medical AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal1991
Special Care NurseryOtherDirectorUConn HealthUniversity1991
Philadelphia Perinatal SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal19891991
Board Greater Connecticut March of DimesCommunity ServiceMemberExternalState

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
  • Comparison of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Infants Fed Unthickened Feeds versus Similac For Spit Up Formula
    Kostin S, Hussain N, Rosenkrantz TS, Pappagallo M.
  • Cue Based Feeding(CBF) versus Volume Driven Feeding (VDF)in convalescing premature infants
    Modi K, Pappagallo M, Rosenkrantz TS, Burdon E, Cugno E, Jadcheral S, Hussain N.
  • Decreasing Reintubations in the NICU: A Quality Improvement Initiative
    Johnson K, Schwenn J, Pappagallo M, Sink D.
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Formal Care Path for Discharge of Infants with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia ( BPD) from the NICU: A Pilot Study
    Hannon,EM, Hussain N, Rosenkrantz TS, Pappagallo M.
  • 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
  • Post Discharge Catch Up growth in very low birth weight preterm infants with bronchopulmonary dysplasia effect of post discharge management and predictors of subnormal growth at 4 month corrected age
    Badder MY, Wittenzellner C, Pappagallo M, Hussain N, Rosenkrantz TS.
  • Postnatal Developmental Changes in Lung Mechanics of Surfactant Treated Pre Term Infants
    Pappagallo, M., Bhutani, V.K., Grous, M., Abbasi, S. Pediatr Res 29326A
  • Predicting Extubation Readiness in Preterm Infants
    Varghese S, Hussain N, Schwenn J, Pappagallo M.
  • 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

Case Reports

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
Maternal Medications: Fetal and Neonatal EffectsLectureSt Mary’s Hospital2009Waterbury, CT
Maternal Medications: Fetal and Neonatal EffectsLectureNew Milford Hospital2009New Milford CT
Lung Injury in Newborns Can It Be Prevented?LectureThe 1st Annual Lois Diehm Memorial Neonatal Research Conference2007Farmington, Connecticut
Skin Disorders in the NewbornLectureCharlotte Hungerford Hospital2007Torrington, Connecticut
GI Disorders in the NewbornLectureCharlotte Hungerford Hospital2007Torrington, Connecticut
The Late Preterm Infant What We Need to Worry AboutLectureSt Mary’s Hospital2007Waterbury CT
Lung Injury in Newborns: Can It Be Prevented?LectureConnecticut Society Respiratory Care2006
Neonatal Viability and OutcomesLectureRockville General Hospital2006Rockville, Connecticut
Head and Neck ReviewLectureBristol Hospital2006Bristol, Connecticut
Effect of Short Course of Oral Steroids on Outcome of Premature Babies with Bronchopulmonary DysplasiaTalkEastern Society of Pediatric Research2006
Lung Injury in NewbornsLectureConnecticut Association of Neonatal Nurses2005
Update on Surfactant: Pediatric Grand RoundsLectureSt. 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 LifeLectureBristol Hospital2003Bristol, Connecticut
IUGR: Consequences in Fetal, Newborn and Adult LifeLectureManchester 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 Research2003
Isolated Perforation of the Bowel: Maternal and Infant Risk FactorsPosterPediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2003Seattle, Washington
Revisting Indomethacin Prophylaxis: Risk-Benefit AnalysisPosterPediatric 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 BPDPosterPediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2002Baltimore, Maryland
Gastroesophageal Reflux and Chronic Lung Disease in Infants Less than 32 Weeks GestationPosterPediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2002Baltimore, Maryland
How Long do we Need to Monitor for Pain After Circumcision in Infants?TalkNew England Perinatal Society2002
Neonatal Resuscitation ProgramLectureBristol Hospital2001Bristol, Connecticut
Does the Use of Aquaphor in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants (ELBW) Increase the Risk for Nosocomial Sepsis?PosterPediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2001Baltimore, Maryland
Pulse vs Continuous Dexamethasone Therapy for Neonatal Chronic Lung Disease (CLD) in Very Low Birthweight (VLBW) InfantsPosterPediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting2001Baltimore, Maryland
Review of Head and NeckLectureManchester Hospital2000Manchester, Connecticut
PPHN and Nitric OxideLectureManchester Hospital2000Manchester, Connecticut
Neonatal Resuscitation ProgramLectureCharlotte Hungerford Hospital2000Torrington, Connecticut
Ascorbate Intake and Urirul.fY Oxalate Excretion in LBW <1200g; <30 wks Premature InfantsPosterSociety of Pediatric Research2000Boston, Massachusetts
Does the Use of Aquaphor in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants (ELBW) Increase the Risk for Nosocomial Infection?PosterHot Topics 2000 in Neonatology2000Washington D.C.
Development and Validation of a Screening Tool to Assess Iron Deficiency Anemia in the Preterm InfantPosterAmerican Dietetic Association1999Atlanta, Georgia
'Stress Oximetry': A Test that Predicts Supplemental Oxygen Requirement in Infants with BPD?TalkNew England Conference on Perinatal Research1999Chatham, Massachusetts
GI Disorders: Pediatric Grand RoundsLectureMiddlesex Hospital1998Middlesex, Connecticut
Fetal and Neonatal Benefits of Antenatal SteroidsLectureMiddlesex Hospital1998Middlesex, 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 DysplasiaPosterSociety for Pediatric Research1998New Orleans, Louisiana
Universal Newborn HearingLectureSt 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 InfantsPosterSociety for Pediatric Research1997Washington D.C.
High Frequency VentilationLectureUniversity of Connecticut Heath Center1996Farmington, Connecticut
The Chemically Dependent Mother and Her InfantLectureDay Kimball Hospital1996Putnam, Connecticut
Congenital SyphilisLectureNew Milford Hospital1995New Milford, Connecticut
Breast FeedingLectureNew Milford Hospital1994New Milford, Connecticut
Congenital SyphilisLectureBristol Hospital1993Bristol, Connecticut
Congenital SyphilisLectureManchester Hospital1993Manchester, Connecticut
Perinatal AidsLectureSt Mary's Hospital1993Waterbury, Connecticut
Perinatal AidsLectureNew Milford Hospital1993New Milford, Connecticut
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Indications and ComplicationsLectureManchester Hospital1992Manchester, Connecticut
Necrotizing EnterocolitisLectureManchester Hospital1992Manchester, Connecticut
Long Term Neurological Follow Up of our Little Babies and Surfactant UpdateLectureSt 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 TheophyllinePosterSociety for Pediatric Research1990Anaheim, California
Effect of Inhaled Dexamethasone in Ventilator-Dependent Pre Term InfantsTalkMid-Atlantic/Ontario Conference on Perinatal Research1990Hershey, Pennsylvania
The Response of Ventilator-Dependent Preterm Infants to Inhaled DexamethasoneTalkEastern 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 InfantsTalkEastern Society for Pediatric Research1989New York, New York
Effect of Airway Smooth Muscle Relaxation in Preterm Infants with Reactive Airway DiseasePosterAmerican Physiological Soc./American Thoracic Soc1989Rochester, Minnesota