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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

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 Aug 12; doi: 10.1111/nph.14128.

PMID:
    27516045
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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. 2016 Jul 4; pii: S0167-7799(16)30083-X. doi: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2016.06.001.

PMID:
    27387061
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 - in process]
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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 Mar 18; doi: 10.1002/jor.23233.

PMID:
    26990682
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Mar-Apr; 43(2)121-8. doi: 10.1097/WON.0000000000000203.

PMID:
    26808304
    [PubMed - in process]
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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 - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2016 Mar; 170(3)1216-34. doi: 10.1104/pp.15.01907.

PMID:
    26704642
    [PubMed - in process]
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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)ijerph13010015. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13010015.

PMID:
    26703662
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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. 2016 Aug; 10(4)639-40. doi: 10.1017/dmp.2015.131.

PMID:
    26670629
    [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.