Providence St. Joseph Health Women & Children’s Institute is dedicated to providing the premier experience and value for simplified, comprehensive coordinated health and wellness services as close to home as possible for women and children.

The institute is inclusive of patients in the pediatric population, both primary and specialty care, neonatal intensive care, newborn, maternal care, and well women. With more than 68,000 births across the PSJH system, the Women and Children’s Institute provides the first experience for our youngest patients and strives to develop a health partnership that lasts a lifetime.

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Submissions from 2018

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Abruptio Placentae Risk and Genetic Variations in Mitochondrial Biogenesis and Oxidative Phosphorylation: Replication of a Candidate Gene Association Study., Tsegaselassie Workalemahu, Daniel A Enquobahrie, Bizu Gelaye, Timothy A Thornton, Fasil Tekola-Ayele, Sixto E Sanchez, Pedro J Garcia, Henry G Palomino, Anjum Hajat, Roberto Romero, Cande V Ananth, and Michelle A Williams

Submissions from 2017

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The Cost of Nurse-Midwifery Care: Use of Interventions, Resources, and Associated Costs in the Hospital Setting., Molly R Altman, Sean M Murphy, Cynthia E Fitzgerald, H Frank Andersen, and Kenn B Daratha

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Lethal neonatal case and review of primary short-chain enoyl-CoA hydratase (SCEH) deficiency associated with secondary lymphocyte pyruvate dehydrogenase complex (PDC) deficiency., Jirair K Bedoyan, Samuel P Yang, Sacha Ferdinandusse, Rhona M Jack, Alexander Miron, George Grahame, Suzanne D DeBrosse, Charles L Hoppel, Douglas S Kerr, and Ronald J A Wanders

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Risks and benefits of opportunistic salpingectomy during vaginal hysterectomy: a decision analysis., Lauren A Cadish, Jonathan P Shepherd, Emma L Barber, and Beri Ridgeway

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Decision Zone at the Margins of Life and Good Health: The Role of Medical Staff Guidelines for the Care of Extremely Early Gestation Pregnancies and Premature Infants., Kevin M. Dirksen, Joseph Kaempf, Mark Tomlinson, and Nicole M Schmidt

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A Randomized Study Comparing Digital Imaging to Traditional Glass Slide Microscopy for Breast Biopsy and Cancer Diagnosis., Joann G Elmore, Gary M Longton, Margaret S Pepe, Patricia A Carney, Heidi D Nelson, Kimberly H Allison, Berta M Geller, Tracy Onega, Anna N A Tosteson, Ezgi Mercan, Linda G Shapiro, Tad T Brunyé, Thomas R Morgan, and Donald L Weaver

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Maternal Depressive Symptoms and Child Behavior among Mexican Women and Their Children., Emily P Flynn, Esther O Chung, Emily J Ozer, and Lia C H Fernald

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Effects of socioeconomic status on children with well-differentiated thyroid cancer., Evan F Garner, Ilan I Maizlin, Matthew B Dellinger, Kenneth W Gow, Melanie Goldfarb, Adam B Goldin, John J Doski, Monica Langer, Jed G Nuchtern, Sanjeev A Vasudevan, Mehul V Raval, and Elizabeth A Beierle

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Poor sleep quality, antepartum depression and suicidal ideation among pregnant women., Bizu Gelaye, Gifty Addae, Beemnet Neway, Gloria T Larrabure-Torrealva, Chunfang Qiu, Lee Stoner, Miguel Angel Luque Fernandez, Sixto E Sanchez, and Michelle A Williams

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Characteristics associated with requests by pathologists for second opinions on breast biopsies., Berta M Geller, Heidi D Nelson, Donald L Weaver, Paul D Frederick, Kimberly H Allison, Tracy Onega, Patricia A Carney, Anna N A Tosteson, and Joann G Elmore

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Comparison of the Single-Syringe Push-Pull Technique With the Discard Technique for Obtaining Blood Samples From Pediatric Central Venous Access Devices., Sarah Hess and Mary Decker

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Intraoperative radiotherapy: Patient selection, management, and follow-up., Dennis R Holmes and Robert Zimmerman

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Intraoperative radiotherapy: Patient selection, management, and follow-up., Dennis R Holmes and Robert Zimmerman

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Calcium chloride in neonatal parenteral nutrition: A 15 year experience., R K Huston, Joseph Kaempf, M Wang, L Wang, Gary Grunkemeier, and H S Cohen

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Calcium chloride in neonatal parenteral nutrition: A 15 year experience., R K Huston, Joseph Kaempf, M Wang, L Wang, G L Grunkemeier, and H S Cohen

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Reducing Head CT Use for Children With Head Injuries in a Community Emergency Department., Rebecca M Jennings, Jennifer J Burtner, Joseph F Pellicer, Deepthi K Nair, Miranda C Bradford, Michele Shaffer, Neil G Uspal, and Joel S Tieder

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Is Pregnancy-Associated Melanoma Associated with Adverse Outcomes?, Maris S Jones, Jihey Lee, Stacey L Stern, and Mark Faries

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The quest for sustained multiple morbidity reduction in very low-birth-weight infants: the Antifragility project., Joseph Kaempf, N M Schmidt, S Rogers, C Novack, M Friant, L Wang, and N Tipping

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Antenatal corticosteroids for the late preterm infant and agnotology., Joseph Kaempf and G Suresh

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Triple-negative breast cancer in the elderly: Prognosis and treatment., Henry G Kaplan, Judith A Malmgren, and Mary K Atwood

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Second Primary Malignant Neoplasms and Survival in Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors., Theresa H M Keegan, Archie Bleyer, Aaron S Rosenberg, Qian Li, and Melanie Goldfarb

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A Phase II Clinical Trial of an Aromatase Inhibitor for Postmenopausal Women with Lymphangioleiomyomatosis., Calvin Lu, Hye-Seung Lee, George P Pappas, Daniel F Dilling, Charles D Burger, Adrian Shifren, Srihari Veeraraghavan, Jeffrey T Chapman, Joseph Parambil, Stephen J Ruoss, Lisa R Young, Stephen R Hammes, Elizabeth J Kopras, Tammy Roads, Jeffrey P Krischer, and Francis X McCormack

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Transplant with a twist: A pitfall in sonographic diagnosis of renal transplant torsion., Evan Narasimhan, Anne Kennedy, and Jeffrey Campsen

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Regarding "Toward normal birth-but at what cost?", David L Newfield

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Risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in relation to maternal dietary calcium intake., Citlalli Osorio-Yáñez, Chunfang Qiu, Bizu Gelaye, Daniel A Enquobahrie, and Michelle A Williams

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The Infant with Aortic Arch Hypoplasia and Small Left Heart Structures: Echocardiographic Indices of Mitral and Aortic Hypoplasia Predicting Successful Biventricular Repair., Jennifer M Plymale, Peter C Frommelt, Melodee Nugent, Pippa Simpson, James S Tweddell, and Amanda J Shillingford

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Risk of glucose intolerance and gestational diabetes mellitus in relation to maternal habitual snoring during early pregnancy., Chunfang Qiu, Wayne Lawrence, Bizu Gelaye, Lee Stoner, Ihunnaya O Frederick, Daniel A Enquobahrie, Tanya K Sorensen, and Michelle A Williams

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Surgical implications and variability in the use of the flat epithelial atypia diagnosis on breast biopsy specimens., Laura S Samples, Mara H Rendi, Paul D Frederick, Kimberly H Allison, Heidi D Nelson, Thomas R Morgan, Donald L Weaver, and Joann G Elmore

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Junctional neural tube defect in a newborn: report of a fourth case., Cameron Schmidt, Vlad Voin, Joe Iwanaga, Fernando Alonso, Rod J Oskouian, Nitsa Topale, R Shane Tubbs, and W Jerry Oakes

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Unresectable hepatoblastoma: current perspectives., Angela D Trobaugh-Lotrario, Rebecka L Meyers, Allison F O'Neill, and James H Feusner

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Circulating early- and mid-pregnancy microRNAs and risk of gestational diabetes., Pandora L Wander, Edward J Boyko, Karin Hevner, Viraj J Parikh, Mahlet G Tadesse, Tanya K Sorensen, Michelle A Williams, and Daniel A Enquobahrie

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Impact of neonatal early-onset sepsis calculator on antibiotic use within two tertiary healthcare centers., S Warren, M Garcia, and C Hankins

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Placental genetic variations in vitamin D metabolism and birthweight., Tsegaselassie Workalemahu, Sylvia E Badon, Michal Dishi-Galitzky, Chunfang Qiu, Michelle A Williams, Tanya Sorensen, and Daniel A Enquobahrie

Submissions from 2016

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Characterization of the microbiome of nipple aspirate fluid of breast cancer survivors., Alfred A Chan, Mina Bashir, Magali N Rivas, Karen Duvall, Peter A Sieling, Thomas R Pieber, Parag A Vaishampayan, Susan M Love, and Delphine J Lee

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Extremely premature birth and the choice of neonatal intensive care versus palliative comfort care: an 18-year single-center experience., Joseph Kaempf, Mark Tomlinson, and J Tuohey

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PIK3CA-associated developmental disorders exhibit distinct classes of mutations with variable expression and tissue distribution, Ghayda Mirzaa, Andrew E Timms, Valerio Conti, Evan August Boyle, Katta M Girisha, Beth Martin, Martin Kircher, Carissa Olds, Jane Juusola, Sarah Collins, Kaylee Park, Melissa Carter, Ian Glass, Inge Krägeloh-Mann, David Chitayat, Aditi Shah Parikh, Rachael Bradshaw, Erin Torti, Stephen Braddock, Leah Burke, Sondhya Ghedia, Mark Stephan, Fiona Stewart, Chitra Prasad, Melanie Napier, Sulagna Saitta, Rachel Straussberg, Michael Gabbett, Bridget C O'Connor, Catherine E Keegan, Lim Jiin Yin, Angeline Hwei Meeng Lai, Nicole Martin, Margaret McKinnon, Marie-Claude Addor, Luigi Boccuto, Charles E Schwartz, Agustina Lanoel, Robert L Conway, Koenraad Devriendt, Katrina Tatton-Brown, Mary Ella Pierpont, Michael Painter, Lisa Worgan, James Reggin, Raoul Hennekam, Karen Tsuchiya, Colin C Pritchard, Mariana Aracena, Karen W Gripp, Maria Cordisco, Hilde Van Esch, Livia Garavelli, Cynthia Curry, Anne Goriely, Hulya Kayserilli, Jay Shendure, John Graham, Renzo Guerrini, and William B Dobyns

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Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis: A Pathway for Improving Brainstem Serotonin Homeostasis and Successful Autoresuscitation in SIDS-A Novel Hypothesis., Vijayakumar Praveen and Shama Praveen

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Unplanned Extubation, Competency, and Simulation in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Randall Stennett

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Navigating your career path in pediatric hematology/oncology: On and off the beaten track., Patrick A Zweidler-McKay, Mary-Jane Staba Hogan, Rima Jubran, Vandy Black, Jacqueline Casillas, James Harper, Suman Malempati, Judith Margolin, Judy Felgenhauer, Kathleen M Sakamoto, Janet Franklin, Mona Shah, Nita Seibel, George Buchanan, Sarah R Vaiselbuh, Caroline Hastings, Joanne Hilden, and Linda C Stork

Books, Posters, Presentations from 2015

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Pregnancy and Pertussis: Why the Change in TDAP Administration?, Marietta Sperry

Books, Posters, Presentations from 2014

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Skin to Skin in the Operating Room for Cesareans, Marietta Sperry