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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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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

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

Metabolic responses of eukaryotic microalgae to environmental stress limit the ability of FT-IR spectroscopy for species identification.
Driver T, Bajhaiya AK, Allwood JW, Goodacre R, Pittman JK, Dean AP
Algal Res. 2015 Sep; 11148-155.

PMID:
    26839765
    [PubMed]
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Phylogenetic analysis and protein structure modelling identifies distinct Ca(2+)/Cation antiporters and conservation of gene family structure within Arabidopsis and rice species.
Pittman JK, Hirschi KD
Rice (N Y). 2016 Dec; 9(1)3. doi: 10.1186/s12284-016-0075-8.

PMID:
    26833031
    [PubMed]
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The VCU Pressure Ulcer Summit-Developing Centers of Pressure Ulcer Prevention Excellence: A Framework for Sustainability.
Creehan S, Cuddigan J, Gonzales D, Nix D, Padula W, Pittman J, Pontieri-Lewis V, Walden C, Wells B, Wheeler R
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2016 Jan 22;

PMID:
    26808304
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A vacuolar iron-transporter homologue acts as a detoxifier in Plasmodium.
Slavic K, Krishna S, Lahree A, Bouyer G, Hanson KK, Vera I, Pittman JK, Staines HM, Mota MM
Nat Commun. 2016 Jan 20; 710403. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10403.

PMID:
    26786069
    [PubMed - in process]
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Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers: Development and Testing of the Indiana University Health Pressure Ulcer Prevention Inventory.
Pittman J, Beeson T, Terry C, Dillon J, Hampton C, Kerley D, Mosier J, Gumiela E, Tucker J
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2016 Jan-Feb; 43(1)32-8. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000191.

PMID:
    26727680
    [PubMed - in process]
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PSR1 is a Global Transcriptional Regulator of Phosphorus Deficiency Responses and Carbon Storage Metabolism in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii.
Bajhaiya AK, Dean AP, Zeef LA, Webster RE, Pittman JK
Plant Physiol. 2015 Dec 24; pii: pp.01907.2015.

PMID:
    26704642
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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When Free Is Not for Me: Confronting the Barriers to Use of Free Quitline Telephone Counseling for Tobacco Dependence.
Sheffer C, Brackman S, Lercara C, Cottoms N, Olson M, Panissidi L, Pittman J, Stayna H
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2015 Dec 22; 13(1)pii: E15. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13010015.

PMID:
    26703662
    [PubMed - in process]
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Responding to the 2014 Ebola Outbreak: The Value of Effective Interprofessional Communication During Emergency Response.
Newell BJ, Pittman JC, Pagano HP, Barron JS, Apenteng BA
Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2015 Dec 16; 1-2.

PMID:
    26670629
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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High-throughput metabolic screening of microalgae genetic variation in response to nutrient limitation.
Bajhaiya AK, Dean AP, Driver T, Trivedi DK, Rattray NJ, Allwood JW, Goodacre R, Pittman JK
Metabolomics. 2016; 12(1)9.

PMID:
    26594136
    [PubMed]
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Improving treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders: recommendations based on preclinical studies.
Homberg JR, Kyzar EJ, Stewart AM, Nguyen M, Poudel MK, Echevarria DJ, Collier AD, Gaikwad S, Klimenko VM, Norton W, Pittman J, Nakamura S, Koshiba M, Yamanouchi H, Apryatin SA, Scattoni ML, Diamond DM, Ullmann JF, Parker MO, Brown RE, Song C, Kalueff AV
Expert Opin Drug Discov. 2016 Jan; 11(1)11-25. doi: 10.1517/17460441.2016.1115834.

PMID:
    26558752
    [PubMed - in process]
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Decline in Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second in Cystic Fibrosis-Watch the Pendulum Swing.
Pittman JE, Davis SD
J Pediatr. 2016 Feb; 1697-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.10.033.

PMID:
    26547404
    [PubMed - in process]
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Associations of military sexual trauma, combat exposure, and number of deployments with physical and mental health indicators in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans.
Godfrey KM, Mostoufi S, Rodgers C, Backhaus A, Floto E, Pittman J, Afari N
Psychol Serv. 2015 Nov; 12(4)366-77. doi: 10.1037/ser0000059.

PMID:
    26524278
    [PubMed - in process]
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Genetics, Synergists, and Age Affect Insecticide Sensitivity of the Honey Bee, Apis mellifera.
Rinkevich FD, Margotta JW, Pittman JM, Danka RG, Tarver MR, Ottea JA, Healy KB
PLoS One. 2015; 10(10)e0139841. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139841.

PMID:
    26431171
    [PubMed - in process]
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Schlieren visualization of fluid dynamics effects in direct analysis in real time mass spectrometry.
Curtis M, Keelor JD, Jones CM, Pittman JJ, Jones PR, Sparkman OD, Fernández FM
Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2015 Mar 15; 29(5)431-9. doi: 10.1002/rcm.7119.

PMID:
    26349465
    [PubMed]
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Association of left ventricular longitudinal strain with central venous oxygen saturation and serum lactate in patients with early severe sepsis and septic shock.
Lanspa MJ, Pittman JE, Hirshberg EL, Wilson EL, Olsen T, Brown SM, Grissom CK
Crit Care. 2015 Aug 31; 19304. doi: 10.1186/s13054-015-1014-6.

PMID:
    26321626
    [PubMed - in process]
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Behavioral, endocrine, and neuronal alterations in zebrafish (Danio rerio) following sub-chronic coadministration of fluoxetine and ketamine.
Pittman J, Hylton A
Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2015 Dec; 139 Pt B158-62. doi: 10.1016/j.pbb.2015.08.014.

PMID:
    26303305
    [PubMed - in process]
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Radioactivity and the environment: technical approaches to understand the role of arbuscular mycorrhizal plants in radionuclide bioaccumulation.
Davies HS, Cox F, Robinson CH, Pittman JK
Front Plant Sci. 2015; 6580. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00580.

PMID:
    26284096
    [PubMed]
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Implementation of a Bowel Management Program in Critical Care.
Pittman J, Beeson T, Carter B, Terry C
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs. 2015 Jul-Aug; 42(4)389-94; quiz E1-2. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000146.

PMID:
    26135825
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of premedication and other factors on the occurrence of acute transfusion reactions in dogs.
Bruce JA, Kriese-Anderson L, Bruce AM, Pittman JR
J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2015 Sep-Oct; 25(5)620-30. doi: 10.1111/vec.12327.

PMID:
    26109490
    [PubMed - in process]
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Multiple-Breath Washout as a Lung Function Test in Cystic Fibrosis. A Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Workshop Report.
Subbarao P, Milla C, Aurora P, Davies JC, Davis SD, Hall GL, Heltshe S, Latzin P, Lindblad A, Pittman JE, Robinson PD, Rosenfeld M, Singer F, Starner TD, Ratjen F, Morgan W
Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Jun; 12(6)932-9. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201501-021FR.

PMID:
    26075554
    [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.