Joan S. Roberts, MD, is attending physician in the PICUs at Seattle Childrens Hospital and Harborview Medical Center and associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Roberts earned her MD at the University of Nevada. She did her pediatrics residency at Seattle Childrens and served as chief resident; she completed her critical care training at Seattle Childrens.
Roberts has authored more than two dozen scientific manuscripts and abstracts. She has been a Childrens representative to the national Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigators (PALISI) Network. She is interested in clinical outcomes research and in decreasing time needed for mechanical ventilation in sick children with lung disease and asthma. Roberts is director of the Childrens Hospital Mock-Code Team, and also chairs the Hospital Code Committee.