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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.


Carmichael SL, Blumenfeld YJ, Mayo J, et al. "Prepregnancy Obesity and Risks of Stillbirth." PLoS One. 2015;10(10):e0138549.
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.
Byrnes J, Mahoney R, Quaintance C, et al. "Spatial and temporal patterns in preterm birth in the United States." Pediatr Res. 2015;77(6):836-44.
Hoffmann TJ, Shaw GM, Stevenson DK, et al. "Copy number variation in bronchopulmonary dysplasia." Am J Med Genet A. 2014;164A(10):2672-5.
Profit J, Kowalkowski MA, Zupancic JAF, et al. "Baby-MONITOR: a composite indicator of NICU quality." Pediatrics. 2014;134(1):74-82.
Jelliffe-Pawlowski LL, Ryckman KK, Bedell B, et al. "Combined elevated midpregnancy tumor necrosis factor alpha and hyperlipidemia in pregnancies resulting in early preterm birth." Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;211(2):141.e1-9.
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.
Shaw GM, Wise PH, Mayo J, et al. "Maternal prepregnancy body mass index and risk of spontaneous preterm birth." Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2014;28(4):302-11.
Profit J, Wise PH, Lee HC. "Consequences of the affordable care act for sick newborns." Pediatrics. 2014;134(5):e1284-6.
Lanzieri TM, Bialek SR, Bennett MV, Gould JB. "Cytomegalovirus infection among infants in California neonatal intensive care units, 2005-2010." J Perinat Med. 2014;42(3):393-9.
Carmichael SL, Cullen MR, Mayo JA, et al. "Population-level correlates of preterm delivery among black and white women in the U.S." PLoS One. 2014;9(4):e94153.
Natarajan G, Shankaran S, Pappas A, et al. "Functional status at 18 months of age as a predictor of childhood disability after neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy." Dev Med Child Neurol. 2014;56(11):1052-8.
Myers A, Bernstein JA, Brennan M-L, et al. "Perinatal features of the RASopathies: Noonan syndrome, cardiofaciocutaneous syndrome and Costello syndrome." Am J Med Genet A. 2014;164A(11):2814-21.
Davis AS, Chock VY, Hintz SR. "Fetal centers and the role of the neonatologist in complex fetal care." Am J Perinatol. 2014;31(7):549-56.
Stevens TP, Finer NN, Carlo WA, et al. "Respiratory outcomes of the surfactant positive pressure and oximetry randomized trial (SUPPORT)." J Pediatr. 2014;165(2):240-249.e4.
Lee HC, Powers RJ, Bennett MV, et al. "Implementation methods for delivery room management: a quality improvement comparison study." Pediatrics. 2014;134(5):e1378-86.
Moise KJ, Hintz SR. "Fetal diagnosis and interventions." Am J Perinatol. 2014;31(7):547-8.
Morriss FH, Saha S, Bell EF, et al. "Surgery and neurodevelopmental outcome of very low-birth-weight infants." JAMA Pediatr. 2014;168(8):746-54.
Gu W, Koh W, Blumenfeld YJ, et al. "Noninvasive prenatal diagnosis in a fetus at risk for methylmalonic acidemia." Genet Med. 2014;16(7):564-7.
DeMauro SB, D'Agostino JAnn, Bann C, et al. "Developmental outcomes of very preterm infants with tracheostomies." J Pediatr. 2014;164(6):1303-10.e2.