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Jessica Pittman, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine
Medical Director, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, St. Louis Children's Hospital

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Pulmonology

Hospital Affiliations

St. Louis Children's Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Early childhood lung disease, cystic fibrosis, primary ciliary dyskinesia, asthma, pulmonary function testing, infant pulmonary function testing, multiple breath washout testing.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts: Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH 1998
Fellow, Pediatric Pulmonology: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC 2011
Associate Chief Pediatric Resident: St. Louis Children's Hospital/Seattle Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center 2007
Master of Public Health: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 2009
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2004
Residency, Pediatrics: St. Louis Children's Hospital/Seattle Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center 2007
Research Fellow, Division of Pediatric Respirology: Toronto Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2012

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

ATS Core Curriculum 2017: Part II. Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine.
Moore PE, Poston JT, Boyer D, Barsky E, Gaffin J, Boyne KB, Ross KR, Mann Dosier LB, Vece TJ, Casey AM, Welsh SK, Logan JW, Shepherd EG, Phinzy PA, Panitch HB, Papantonakis CM, Austin ED, Orandi AB, Kitcharoensakkul M, Abe MK, Horani A, Rettig JS, Pittman J
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Aug; 14(Supplement_2)S165-S181. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201702-143CME.

PMID:
    28857623
    [PubMed - in process]
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Combat exposure and pain in male and female Afghanistan and Iraq veterans: The role of mediators and moderators.
Buttner MM, Godfrey KM, Floto E, Pittman J, Lindamer L, Afari N
Psychiatry Res. 2017 Nov; 2577-13. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.07.001.

PMID:
    28709118
    [PubMed - in process]
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Association of Antibiotics, Airway Microbiome, and Inflammation in Infants with Cystic Fibrosis.
Pittman JE, Wylie KM, Akers K, Storch GA, Hatch J, Quante J, Frayman KB, Clarke N, Davis M, Stick SM, Hall GL, Montgomery G, Ranganathan S, Davis SD, Ferkol TW, Australian Respiratory Early Surveillance Team for Cystic Fibrosis.
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Oct; 14(10)1548-1555. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201702-121OC.

PMID:
    28708417
    [PubMed - in process]
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Climate change and marine fisheries: Least developed countries top global index of vulnerability.
Blasiak R, Spijkers J, Tokunaga K, Pittman J, Yagi N, Österblom H
PLoS One. 2017; 12(6)e0179632. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179632.

PMID:
    28632781
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Kinetic modelling of starch and lipid formation during mixotrophic, nutrient-limited microalgal growth.
Figueroa-Torres GM, Pittman JK, Theodoropoulos C
Bioresour Technol. 2017 Oct; 241868-878. doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2017.05.177.

PMID:
    28628990
    [PubMed - in process]
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How physicians draw satisfaction and overcome barriers in their practices: "It sustains me".
Branch WT Jr, Weil AB, Gilligan MC, Litzelman DK, Hafler JP, Plews-Ogan M, Rider EA, Osterberg LG, Dunne D, Derse AR, Pittman JR, Frankel RM
Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Jun 8; pii: S0738-3991(17)30348-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2017.06.004.

PMID:
    28623052
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Two Glycerol-3-Phosphate Dehydrogenases from <i>Chlamydomonas</i> Have Distinct Roles in Lipid Metabolism.
Driver T, Trivedi DK, McIntosh OA, Dean AP, Goodacre R, Pittman JK
Plant Physiol. 2017 Aug; 174(4)2083-2097. doi: 10.1104/pp.17.00491.

PMID:
    28588114
    [PubMed - in process]
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Characterizing the orthodontic patient's purchase decision: A novel approach using netnography.
Pittman JW, Bennett ME, Koroluk LD, Robinson SG, Phillips CL
Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2017 Jun; 151(6)1065-1072. doi: 10.1016/j.ajodo.2016.10.036.

PMID:
    28554452
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Early childhood lung function is a stronger predictor of adolescent lung function in cystic fibrosis than early Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection.
Pittman JE, Noah H, Calloway HE, Davis SD, Leigh MW, Drumm M, Sagel SD, Accurso FJ, Knowles MR, Sontag MK
PLoS One. 2017; 12(5)e0177215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177215.

PMID:
    28505188
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Elementary, My Dear Watson! The Accumulating Evidence for the Lung Clearance Index in Monitoring Early Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease.
Pittman J, Rosenfeld M
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 May 1; 195(9)1131-1132. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201701-0025ED.

PMID:
    28459345
    [PubMed - in process]
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VA eScreening program: Technology to improve care for post-9/11 veterans.
Pittman JO, Floto E, Lindamer L, Baker DG, Lohr JB, Afari N
Psychol Serv. 2017 Feb; 14(1)23-33. doi: 10.1037/ser0000125.

PMID:
    28134554
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Primary stability and viscoelastic displacement of mini-implant system under loading.
Lee J, Jeong YH, Pittman J, Deguchi T, Johnston WM, Fields HW, Kim DG
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2017 Jan; 4128-33. doi: 10.1016/j.clinbiomech.2016.11.004.

PMID:
    27915135
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The many wounds of war: The association of service-related and clinical characteristics with problems with the law in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
Backhaus A, Gholizadeh S, Godfrey KM, Pittman J, Afari N
Int J Law Psychiatry. 2016 Nov - Dec; 49(Pt B)205-213. doi: 10.1016/j.ijlp.2016.10.007.

PMID:
    27863701
    [PubMed - in process]
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Diagnostic Evaluation of Infants with Recurrent or Persistent Wheezing.
Boyer D, Barsky E, Papantonakis CM, Pittman J, Ren CL, Esther CR Jr, Wilson KC, Thomson CC
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Nov; 13(11)2057-2059.

PMID:
    27831796
    [PubMed - in process]
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Corrigendum to "Identity and intimacy during adolescence: Connections among identity styles, romantic attachment and identity commitment" [J. Adolesc. 35 (2012) 1427-1439].
Kerpelman JL, Pittman JF, Cadely HS, Tuggle FJ, Harrell-Levy MK, Adler-Baeder FM
J Adolesc. 2016 Dec; 53260. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2016.09.006.

PMID:
    27692482
    [PubMed - in process]
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Barriers and Facilitators to Scientific Writing Among Applied Epidemiologists.
Pittman J, Stahre M, Tomedi L, Wurster J
J Public Health Manag Pract. 2017 May/Jun; 23(3)291-294. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000433.

PMID:
    27598712
    [PubMed - in process]
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Spatial and temporal specificity of Ca<sup>2+</sup> signalling in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii in response to osmotic stress.
Bickerton P, Sello S, Brownlee C, Pittman JK, Wheeler GL
New Phytol. 2016 Dec; 212(4)920-933. doi: 10.1111/nph.14128.

PMID:
    27516045
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pteridine levels and head weights are correlated with age and colony task in the honey bee, Apis mellifera.
Rinkevich FD, Margotta JW, Pittman JM, Ottea JA, Healy KB
PeerJ. 2016; 4e2155. doi: 10.7717/peerj.2155.

PMID:
    27413635
    [PubMed]
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Transcriptional Engineering of Microalgae: Prospects for High-Value Chemicals.
Bajhaiya AK, Ziehe Moreira J, Pittman JK
Trends Biotechnol. 2017 Feb; 35(2)95-99. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2016.06.001.

PMID:
    27387061
    [PubMed - in process]
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Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension.
Boyer D, Pittman JE, Dy FJ, Arunachalam A, Dweik RA, Abman SH, Wilson KC, Thomson CC
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Jun; 13(6)967-9. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201602-110CME.

PMID:
    27295157
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

Improving the diagnosis and detection of early lung disease in infancy and early childhood through the use of novel outcome measures including infant pulmonary function testing and multiple breath washout (MBW) testing.