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Joan S. Roberts, MD

Joan S. Roberts, MD

Critical Care

On staff since July 1995

Children's Title: Code Blue/RRT/RISK

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

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.

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Pediatrics
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Medical/Professional School

University of Nevada, School of Medicine, Reno

Residency

Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle

Fellowship

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle

Research Focus Area

Translational Research

Publications

  • Vavilala MS, Richards TL, Roberts JS, Chiu H, Pihoker C, Bradford H, Deeter K, Marro KI, Shaw D
    Change in blood-brain barrier permeability during pediatric diabetic ketoacidosis treatment.
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2010 May : 332-8
  • Marciniak KE, Thomas IH, Brogan TV, Roberts JS, Czaja A, Mazor SS
    Massive ibuprofen overdose requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for cardiovascular support.
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2007 Mar. : 180-2
  • Bratton SL, Roberts JS
    Variation in the use of mechanical ventilation for asthma: how big a gap?
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2007 Mar. : 186-7
  • Roberts JS, Vavilala MS, Schenkman KA, Shaw D, Martin LD, Lam AM
    Cerebral hyperemia and impaired cerebral autoregulation associated with diabetic ketoacidosis in critically ill children.
    Critical care medicine , 2006 Aug. : 2217-23
  • Ejike JC, Schenkman KA, Seidel K, Ramamoorthy C, Roberts JS
    Cerebral oxygenation in neonatal and pediatric patients during veno-arterial extracorporeal life support.
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2006 Mar. : 154-8
  • Cengiz P, Seidel K, Rycus PT, Brogan TV, Roberts JS
    Central nervous system complications during pediatric extracorporeal life support: incidence and risk factors.
    Critical care medicine , 2005 Dec. : 2817-24
  • Randolph AG, Meert KL, O'Neil ME, Hanson JH, Luckett PM, Arnold JH, Gedeit RG, Cox PN, Roberts JS, Venkataraman ST, Forbes PW, Cheifetz IM
    The feasibility of conducting clinical trials in infants and children with acute respiratory failure.
    American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine , 2003 May 15 : 1334-40
  • Bratton SL, Roberts JS, Watson RS, Cabana MD
    Acute severe asthma: Outcome and Medicaid insurance.
    Pediatric critical care medicine : a journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies , 2002 July : 234-238
  • Roberts JS, Bratton SL, Brogan TV
    Acute severe asthma: differences in therapies and outcomes among pediatric intensive care units.
    Critical care medicine , 2002 Mar. : 581-5