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Michael A. Posencheg, MD

Attending Neonatologist

Medical Director, CHOP Newborn Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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

Awards

2013, Selected to Best Doctors

2013, Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting Moderator - Neonatal Patient Oriented Research Original Abstracts

2012-2013, Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2012-2013, Pediatric Academic Society Abstract Reviewer - Neonatal Patient Oriented Research and Quality Improvement

2011, Penn Medicine Quality and Patient Safety Honorable Mention - Improvement of Intensive Care Nursery Admission Temperatures for Infants with a Birthweight of <1250g.

2010-2011, Istvan Seri, MD, PhD Faculty Teaching Award, Division of Neonatology, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2010-2011, Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2009-2010, Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2009, Excellence and Innovation in Patient Safety - MSAFE Committee, Patient Safety and Steering Committee, University of Pennsylvania Health System

2008-2009, Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2008, University of Pennsylvania Health System Quality and Safety Award, Sunrise Clinical Manager Prioritization and Release Committee

2007-2008, Faculty Honor Roll, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2004, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Fellow's Poster Day - Honorable Mention, Basic Science Research Award

2003, Philadelphia Perinatal Society, Thomas R. Boggs Award Finalist

1999, Dean's Award, Brown University School of Medicine most outstanding male student

1995, McGraw-Hill Book Award, Brown University School of Medicine - top first-year medical student

1991, Magna Cum Laude, Vanderbilt University
 

Books

Chapters

2013

Posencheg MA and Dennery PA, Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn, Conn's Current Therapy, 2013, Section 20, Children's Health, pp. 1074-1078.

2012

Posencheg MA and Dennery PA, Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn, Conn's Current Therapy, 2012, Section 20, Children's Health, pp. 1079-1083.

Wright CJ and Posencheg MA, Newborn Jaundice, Schwartz's Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics, 5th Edition, 2012, Chapter 46, pp. 485-503.

Posencheg MA and Evans "IR, Chapter 31- Acid-Base, Fluid, and Electrolyte Management, Avery's Diseases of the Newborn, 9th Edition, 2012, Part VIII: Care of the High-Risk Infant, pp. 367-389.

2011

Inglis G, Posencheg MA, Mernagh J, and Cartwright D, Chapter 7 - The Gastrointestinal Tract, Imaging of the Newborn, 2nd Edition, 2011, pp. 139-158.

Wang E, Mernagh J, and Posencheg MA, Chapter 12 - Routine Prenatal Screening During Pregnancy, Imaging of the Newborn, 2nd Edition, 2011, pp.220-234.

Posencheg MA and Wang E, Chapter 13 - Antenatal Diagnosis of Selected Defects, Imaging of the Newborn, 2nd Edition, 2011, pp. 235-249.

Posencheg MA and Dennery PA, Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn, Conn's Current Therapy, 2011, Section 6, The Blood and Spleen, pp. 424-428.

Wright CJ and Posencheg MA, Chapter 72 - Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia, Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery, 2011, Part X: Liver, Biliary Tree, Pancreas, and Spleen, pp. 561-566.

2009

Wright CJ and Posencheg MA, Newborn Jaundice, Schwartz's Clinical Handbook of Pediatrics, 4th Edition, 2009, Chapter 46, pp. 525-545

2007

Wright CJ and Posencheg MA, New Strategies for the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Nutritional Care of the Preterm Infant, 2007, Chapter 13, pp 213-224 (In Portugese).

Posencheg, M and Pereira, G, Necrotizing Enterocolitis, Pediatric Gastroenterology: The Requisites in Pediatrics, 2007, Chapter 19, pp 163-169.

2004

Gow AJ, Farkouh C, Munson D, Posencheg M, and Ischiropoulos H. Biological Significance of Nitric Oxide-Mediated Protein Modifications. American Journal of Physiology-Lung, Cell and Molecular Physiology. August 2004; 287(2): L262-268.

Original Papers

2013

Demauro SB, Douglas E, Karp K, Schmidt B, Patel J, Kronberger A, Scarboro R, Posencheg M. Improving delivery room management for very preterm infants. Ped iatrics. 2013 Oct; 132(4):e1018-25.

2012

Patel J, Posencheg M, and Ades A, Proficiency and Retention of Neonatal Resuscitation Skills by Pediatric Residents. Pediatrics, September 2012, volume 130(3), pp. 515-21.

Guillen U, Suh S, Munson 0, Posencheg M, Truitt E, Zupancic J, Gafni A, Kirpalani H, Development and Pretesting of a Decision-Aid to Use When Counseling Parents Facing Imminent Extreme Premature Delivery. Journal of Pediatrics, March 2012, volume 160(3), pp. 382-7.

2011

DeMauro SB, Patel PR, Medoff-Cooper B, Posencheg M, and Abbasi S, Postdischarge Feeding Patterns in Early- and Late-Preterm Infants, Clinical Pediatrics, October 2011, volume 50, number 10, pp. 957-962.

Posencheg MA, Gow AJ, Wang, P, Gonzales LW and Guo C. Nitric Oxide and Cellular Maturity Are Key Components of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine-Induced Apoptosis of Human Fetal Lung Epithelial Cells. The Open Cell Development & Biology Journal, 2011, volume 3, pp. 1-5.

2010

Posencheg MA, Gow AJ, Ballard PL, Merrill JD, Ischiropoulos H, Truog WE, Cnaan A, Luan X, Golombek SG, Parton LA, and Ballard RA, Effect of Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Premature Infants on Tracheal Aspirate and Plasma Nitric Oxide Metabolites, Journal of Perinatology, 2010 Apr;30(4):275-80.

2009

Posencheg MA, Gow AJ, Truog WE, Ballard RA, Cnaan A, golombek SG, et al. Inhaled nitric oxide in premature infants: effect on tracheal aspirate and plasma nitric oxide metabolites. J Perinatol. 2010 Apr;30(4):275-80. Epub 2009 Oct 8. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19812581. Read the article

2008

Bastek JA, Sammel MD, Pare E, Srinivas SK, Posencheg MA and Elovitz MA, Adverse Neonatal Outcomes: Examining the Risks Between Preterm, Late Preterm and Full Term Infants, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2008 Oct;199(4):367.e1-8.

Maus MV, Posencheg MA, Geddes K, Elkan M, Penaranda S, Oberste MS, and Hodinka RL, Detection of Echovirus 18 in Human Breast Milk, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2008 Mar;46(3): 1137-40.

Ballard PL, Truog WE, Merrill JD, Gow AJ, Posencheg MA, Golombek SG, Parton LA, Luan X, Cnaan A,
Ballard RA. Plasma Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress: Relationship to Lung Disease and Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy in Premature Infants. Pediatrics, 2008 Mar; 121 (3):555-61.

1998

Posencheg MA, Chen M, Healey CT, Lai P, Berns SO. Bicycle Helmet Protection in the Fox Point Community. Medicine and Health / Rhode Island. 1998; 81(1): 4-6.
 

 

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