Jacquelyn Evans, MD, FRCP(c), FAAP

Jacquelyn Evans, MD, is the medical director of International Medicine and the director of Quality and Patient Safety with the Division of Neonatology.

Areas of Expertise: Advanced ventilatory support in neonates, Ethics in neonatal care, Limits of neonatal viability
Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-1653

  • Background

    Jacquelyn Evans is director of quality and patient safety and associate division chief in Neonatology at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Additionally, she is a clinical professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

    After receiving her medical degree at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Dr. Evans completed her pediatric residency training at Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio and the University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis.

    Dr. Evans frequently lectures nationally and internationally. Recent lecture topics have included Management of the Neonate Born at the Limits of Viability, Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn, Chronic Lung Disease in Infancy, and Advanced Therapies in Neonatal Care.

    Dr. Evans is the chair of The Children's Hospital's Neonatal Consortium, a grassroots national benchmarking and quality improvement organization in children's hospitals NICUs.

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Dalhousie University Medical School, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Internship

    Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

    Residency

    University of Minnesota Hospitals, Minneapolis, MN

    Fellowship

    Grace Maternity Hospital, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    Board Certification

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Pediatrics

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Director of Quality and Patient Safety, Division of Neonatology

    Associate Division Chief, Neonatology

    Medical Director, International Consulting, CHOP International Medicine

    Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications

    Books

    2014

    The association of type of closure on LOS for infants with gastroschisis born ≥ 34 weeks’ gestation. Murthy K, Evans JR, Bhatia A, Rothstein D, Wadwahan R, Zaniletti I, Rao R, Thurm C, Mathur A, Piazza AJ, Stein JE, Reber KM, Short BL, Padula MA, Durand DJ, Asselin JM, Pallotto EK, Dykes FD. J Ped Surg. 2014. Epub ahead of print 2014 Jan 06. Read the abstract.

    Murthy K, Dykes FD, Padula MA, Pallotto EK, Reber KM, Durand DJ, Short BL, Asselin JM, Zaniletti I, Evans JR. The Children’s Hospitals Neonatal Database: An overview of patient complexity, outcomes and variation in care. J Perinatol. 2014 Mar 6. [Epub ahead of print] Read the abstract.

    Murthy K, Savani RC, Lagatta JM, Zaniletti I, Wadhawan R, Truog W, Grover TR, Zhang H, Asselin JM, Durand DJ, Short BL, Pallotto EK, Padula MA, Dykes FD, Reber KM, Evans JR. Predicting death or tracheostomy placement in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. J Perinatol. 2014 Mar 20. [Epub ahead of print] Read the abstract.

    2012

    Posencheg M, Evans J. Acid-base, fluid and electrolyte management. In: Taeusch HW, Ballard RA, Gleason CA, editors. Avery's diseases of the newborn. 9th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders; 2012.

    Munson D,  Evans JR. Nosocomial infection in the NICU. In: Taeusch HW, Ballard RA, Gleason CA, editors. Avery's diseases of the newborn. 9th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders; 2012. 

    Chapters

    2013

     Evans J. Fetal and Neonatal Secrets, 3rd Ed, Chapter 5. Elsevier Health Sciences; 2013.

    Papers

    2014

    Murthy K, Evans JR, Bhatia AM, Rothstein DH, Wadhawan R, Zaniletti I, Rao R, Thurm C, Mathur AM, Piazza AJ, Stein JE, Reber KM, Short BL, Padula MA, Durand DJ, Asselin JM, Pallotto EK, Dykes FD. The association of type of surgical closure on length of stay among infants with gastroschisis born≥34weeks' gestation. J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Aug;49(8):1220-5. Epub 2014 Jan 2. Read the abstract.

    2013

    Natarajan G, Johnson YR, Brozanski B, Farrow KN, Zaniletti I, Padula MA, Asselin JM, Durand DJ, Short BL, Pallotto EK, Dykes FD, Reber KM, Evans JR, Murthy K. Postnatal Weight Gain in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Am J Perinatol. 2013 May 20. Read the abstract

     Padula MA, Grover TR, Brozanski B, Zaniletti I, Nelin LD, Asselin JM, Durand DJ, Short BL, Pallotto EK, Dykes FD, Reber KM, Evans JR, Murthy K. Therapeutic interventions and short-term outcomes for infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia born at <32 weeks' gestation. J Perinatol. 2013 Nov;33(11):877-81. Read the abstract

    Posters and Presentations

    2013

    Predicting Death or Tracheostomy Placement in Infants with Severe Bronchoplmonary Dysplaisa. Platform Presentation, Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting. 2013 May 4-7, Washington DC.

    Variation in the use of selected Medications in Infants with Gastroschisis Referred to LEvel IV Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs). Poster Presentation, Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting. 2013 May 4-7, Washington DC.