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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

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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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 - in process]
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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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Surface functionalized nanostructured ceramic sorbents for the effective collection and recovery of uranium from seawater.
Chouyyok W, Pittman JW, Warner MG, Nell KM, Clubb DC, Gill GA, Addleman RS
Dalton Trans. 2016 Jul 28; 45(28)11312-25. doi: 10.1039/c6dt01318j.

PMID:
    27184739
    [PubMed - in process]
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Initial examination of priming tasks to decrease delay discounting.
Sheffer CE, Mackillop J, Fernandez A, Christensen D, Bickel WK, Johnson MW, Panissidi L, Pittman J, Franck CT, Williams J, Mathew M
Behav Processes. 2016 Jul; 128144-52. doi: 10.1016/j.beproc.2016.05.002.

PMID:
    27179761
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Genetic and environmental modulation of neurodevelopmental disorders: Translational insights from labs to beds.
Homberg JR, Kyzar EJ, Scattoni ML, Norton WH, Pittman J, Gaikwad S, Nguyen M, Poudel MK, Ullmann JF, Diamond DM, Kaluyeva AA, Parker MO, Brown RE, Song C, Gainetdinov RR, Gottesman II, Kalueff AV
Brain Res Bull. 2016 Jul; 12579-91. doi: 10.1016/j.brainresbull.2016.04.015.

PMID:
    27113433
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical Features and Associated Likelihood of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia in Children and Adolescents.
Leigh MW, Ferkol TW, Davis SD, Lee HS, Rosenfeld M, Dell SD, Sagel SD, Milla C, Olivier KN, Sullivan KM, Zariwala MA, Pittman JE, Shapiro AJ, Carson JL, Krischer J, Hazucha MJ, Knowles MR
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Aug; 13(8)1305-13. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201511-748OC.

PMID:
    27070726
    [PubMed - in process]
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CAX-ing a wide net: Cation/H(+) transporters in metal remediation and abiotic stress signalling.
Pittman JK, Hirschi KD
Plant Biol (Stuttg). 2016 Sep; 18(5)741-9. doi: 10.1111/plb.12460.

PMID:
    27061644
    [PubMed - in process]
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Understanding autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders through experimental translational neurobehavioral models.
Homberg JR, Kyzar EJ, Nguyen M, Norton WH, Pittman J, Poudel MK, Gaikwad S, Nakamura S, Koshiba M, Yamanouchi H, Scattoni ML, Ullman JF, Diamond DM, Kaluyeva AA, Parker MO, Klimenko VM, Apryatin SA, Brown RE, Song C, Gainetdinov RR, Gottesman II, Kalueff AV
Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2016 Jun; 65292-312. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2016.03.013.

PMID:
    27048961
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ca2+/H+ exchange by acidic organelles regulates cell migration in vivo.
Melchionda M, Pittman JK, Mayor R, Patel S
J Cell Biol. 2016 Mar 28; 212(7)803-13. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201510019.

PMID:
    27002171
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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BMPR1A antagonist differentially affects cartilage and bone formation during fracture healing.
Morgan EF, Pittman J, DeGiacomo A, Cusher D, de Bakker CM, Mroszczyk KA, Grinstaff MW, Gerstenfeld LC
J Orthop Res. 2016 Dec; 34(12)2096-2105. doi: 10.1002/jor.23233.

PMID:
    26990682
    [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.