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Marissa A. Brunetti, MD

Attending Intensivist

Clinical Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania



Brunetti M, Ringel R, Owada C, Coulson J, Jennings J, Hoyer M, et al. Percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosis: a multi-institutional study [oral abstract presentation]. Society for Cardiac and Angiographic Intervention Annual Conference; 2009 May 6-9; Las Vegas, NV.

Brunetti MA, Mahesh M, Nabaweesi R, Ziegfeld S, Locke P, Brown R, et al. Radiation exposure in pediatric trauma patients [oral abstract presentation]. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Conference; 2009 May 1-5; Baltimore, MD. 


2002, Magna Cum Laude, Jefferson Medical College

2000, Hobart Armory Hare Honor Society

2000, Association of Pathology Chairs Pathology Honor Society

2000, Pathology Program for Advanced Study

2000, 2nd Place Presentation in Student Abstract Competition, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference

1999-2000, President, Jefferson Pediatric Society

1998-2002, Daughters of the American Revolution Medical Scholarship

1998, Philosophy Honor Society, University of Scranton

1998, Biology Honor Society, University of Scranton




Peddy SB, Brunetti MA, Schwartz JM. Management of the pediatric cardiac surgical patient. In: Yuh DD, Vricella LA, editors. Johns Hopkins manual of cardiothoracic surgery. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw Hill; 2011.


Brunetti M, Cohen J. Hematology. In: Shilkofski N, Robertson J, editors. Harriet Lane handbook. 17th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Mosby; 2005. p. 335-61.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic positions

2009-2011, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Committee
2008-2011, Johns Hopkins Children's Center CPR Advisory Committee
2006-2010, Intern Selection Committee, Johns Hopkins Department of Pediatrics


Memberships in professional organizations

2008-present, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
2006-present, Society of Critical Care Medicine
2002-present, American Academy of Pediatrics

Original Papers


Brunetti MA, Mahesh M, Nabaweesi R, Locke P, Ziegfeld S, Brown R. Diagnostic radiation exposure in pediatric trauma patients. J Trauma. 2011 Feb;70(2):E24-8. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20805769. Read the abstract


Brunetti MA, Ringel R, Owada C, Coulson J, Jennings JM, Hover MH, et al. Percutaneous closure of patent ductus arteriosis: a multiinstitutional registry comparing multiple devices. Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 2010 Nov 1;76(5):696-702. Cited in PubMed: PMID 20690153. Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations


Shilkofski N, Schwartz J, Berg E, Brunetti M, Bembea M, Yang C, et al. Use of in situ simulation as a novel educational methodology during orientation of novice learners in pediatric critical care: a qualitative study [poster presentation]. John Hopkins Hospital Department of Anesthesiology Research Day; 2010; Baltimore, MD.

Brunetti MA. Teaching cardiac emergencies [invited lecture]. Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education Retreat; 2010 Mar; Baltimore, MD.

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