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Jennifer A. Wambach, MD, MS

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Newborn Medicine


Specialty Areas
Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine

Patients Seen At
St Louis Children’s Hospital
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
One Children’s Place, 5th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
314-454-6148
Fax:   314-454-4633
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
Campus Box 8116 , 660 S. Euclid Ave
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
newborn medicine

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified
Neonatal / Perinatal Medicine -- Certified

Medical Education
BS: Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1997
Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville TN, 2001
Residency: Pediatrics, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2004
Chief Resident: Pediatrics, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 2005
Fellowship: Newborn Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 2008
MS: Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, 2010
Hospital Affiliations
St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis

Honors and Awards
American Thoracic Society and chILD Travel Award, 2010

National Institutes of Health, Loan Repayment Program, 2007-2012

National Institutes of Health, Loan Repayment Program, 2007-09

Resident Teaching Award, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital, 2002

Dean's Award, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2001

Amos Christie Scholar in Pediatrics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1999

Microbes and Defense Academic Honor Society, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1999

Selected or Recent Journal Articles

Wambach JA, Wegner DJ, Depass K, Heins H, Druley TE, Mitra RD, An P, Zhang Q, Nogee LM, Cole FS, Hamvas A. Single ABCA3 mutations increase risk for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. Pediatrics. 2012 Dec;130(6):e1575-82.

Wambach JA, Wegner DJ, DePass K, Heins H, Druley TE, Mitra RD, AnP, Zhang Q, Nogee LM, Cole FS, Hamvas A. Single ABCA3 Mutations Increase Risk for Neonatal Respiratory DistressSyndrome. Pediatrics; 2012 Nov 19.

Wambach JA, Yang P, Wegner DJ, An P, Hackett BP, Cole FS, Hamvas A. Surfactant protein-C promoter variants associated with neonatal respiratory distress syndrome reduce transcription. Pediatr Res. 2010 Sep;68(3):216-20.

Wambach JA, Marshall BA, Koster JC, White NH, Nichols CG. Successful sulfonylurea treatment of an insulin-naïve neonate with diabetes mellitus due to a KCNJ11 mutation. Pediatr Diabetes. 2010 Jun;11(4):286-8.

Garmany TH, Wambach JA, Heins HB, Watkins-Torry JM, Wegner DJ, Bennet K, An P, Land G, Saugstad OD, Henderson H, Nogee LM, Cole FS, Hamvas A. Population and disease-based prevalence of the common mutations associated with surfactant deficiency. Pediatr Res. 2008 Jun;63(6):645-9.

McBee AD, Wegner DJ, Carlson CS, Wambach JA, Yang P, Heins HB, Saugstad OD, Trusgnich MA, Watkins-Torry J, Nogee LM, Henderson H, Cole FS, Hamvas A. Recombination as a mechanism for sporadic mutation in the surfactant protein-C gene. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2008 May;43(5):443-50.
                                                                                                                                 
For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Jennifer A. Wambach.

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