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Our Publications

Below is a selection of publications that CPQCC has produced as a result of our quality improvement initiatives and research projects.


Brown T, Tu J, Profit J, Gupta A, Lee HC. "Optimal Criteria Survey for Preresuscitation Delivery Room Checklists." Am J Perinatol. 2016;33(2):203-7.
Girsen AI, Mayo JA, Carmichael SL, et al. "Women's prepregnancy underweight as a risk factor for preterm birth: a retrospective study." BJOG. 2016;123(12):2001-2007.
Lee HC, Durand DJ, Danielsen B, Dueñas GVillarin, Powers RJ. "Hospital variation in medical and surgical treatment of patent ductus arteriosus." Am J Perinatol. 2015;32(4):379-86.
Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Baer RJ, Blumenfeld YJ, et al. "Maternal characteristics and mid-pregnancy serum biomarkers as risk factors for subtypes of preterm birth." BJOG. 2015;122(11):1484-93.
Profit J, Goldstein BA, Tamaresis J, Kan P, Lee HC. "Regional variation in antenatal corticosteroid use: a network-level quality improvement study." Pediatrics. 2015;135(2):e397-404.
Lapcharoensap W, Gage SC, Kan P, et al. "Hospital variation and risk factors for bronchopulmonary dysplasia in a population-based cohort." JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(2):e143676.
Schulman J, Dimand RJ, Lee HC, Duenas GV, Bennett MV, Gould JB. "Neonatal intensive care unit antibiotic use." Pediatrics. 2015;135(5):826-33.
Lyndon A, Lee HC, Gay C, Gilbert WM, Gould JB, Lee KA. "Effect of time of birth on maternal morbidity during childbirth hospitalization in California." Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.. 2015;213(5):705.e1-11.
Kastenberg ZJ, Lee HC, Profit J, Gould JB, Sylvester KG. "Effect of deregionalized care on mortality in very low-birth-weight infants with necrotizing enterocolitis." JAMA Pediatr. 2015;169(1):26-32.
Gage S, Kan P, Lee HC, et al. "Maternal Asthma, Preterm Birth, and Risk of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." J. Pediatr.. 2015;167(4):875-880.e1.
Weiss KJ, Kowalkowski MA, Treviño R, et al. "Needs assessment to improve neonatal intensive care in Mexico." Paediatr Int Child Health. 2015;35(3):213-9.
Profit J, Soll RF. "Neonatal networks: clinical research and quality improvement." Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015;20(6):410-5.
Gage S, Kan P, Oehlert J, et al. "Determinants of chronic lung disease severity in the first year of life; A population based study." Pediatr. Pulmonol.. 2015;50(9):878-88.
Akula VPriya, Joe P, Thusu K, et al. "A randomized clinical trial of therapeutic hypothermia mode during transport for neonatal encephalopathy." J. Pediatr.. 2015;166(4):856-61.e1-2.
Greenberg RG, Cochran KM, P Smith B, et al. "Effect of Catheter Dwell Time on Risk of Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in Infants." Pediatrics. 2015;136(6):1080-6.
Li J, Yu K-H, Oehlert J, et al. "Exome Sequencing of Neonatal Blood Spots and the Identification of Genes Implicated in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.. 2015;192(5):589-96.
Profit J, Sharek PJ, Amspoker AB, et al. "Burnout in the NICU setting and its relation to safety culture." BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23(10):806-13.
Profit J, Kowalkowski MA, Zupancic JAF, et al. "Baby-MONITOR: a composite indicator of NICU quality." Pediatrics. 2014;134(1):74-82.
Kracer B, Hintz SR, Van Meurs KP, Lee HC. "Hypothermia therapy for neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy in the state of California." J. Pediatr.. 2014;165(2):267-73.