Julie L. Fierro, MD

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Julie L. Fierro, MD, is an attending physician in the Division of Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital

Phone: 215-590-3749

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - UMDNJ- Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Piscataway, NJ

Internship

General Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

General Pediatrics - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

Pediatric Pulmonology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Degree in Business French - Diplôme de Français des affaires

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MPH - Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

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

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2019

Fierro JL, Passarella M, Lorch SA.: Prematurity as an Independent Risk Factor for the Development of Pulmonary Disease.  Journal of Pediatrics 213(1): 110-114, October 2019.

2015

Fierro JL, Middleton M, Smallwood AN, Rettig S, Feudtner C, Coffin SE, Feemster KA.: Barriers to the Use of PPE to Prevent Pertussis Exposures in a Pediatric Primary Care Network. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 4(1): 49-56, March 2015.

2014

Fierro JL, Prasad PA, Localio R, Grundmeier, RW, Wasserman RC, Zaoutis TE, Gerber, JS. : Variability in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis by Primary Care Pediatricians. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 35(3): S79-85, October 2014.

2013

Fierro JL, Prasad P, Fisher BT, Gerber JS, Coffin SE, Walsh TJ, Zaoutis TE.: Ocular Manifestations of Candidemia in Children. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 32(1): 84-6, January 2013.

2010

Dasarathy J, Gruca LL, Bennett C, Parimi PS, Duenas C, Marczewski S, Fierro JL, Kalhan SC.: Methionine Metabolism in Human Pregnancy. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 91(2): 357-365, February  2010.

Posters and Presentations

2019

Hall Christina, Stetzer M. Manzi, Amanda; Cates, Margaret E; Garrett, Anna; Boyle, Shannon; Connelly, James T; Meeker, Tamara M; Hahn, Jennifer; Fierro, Julie L.: Reducing reportable immobility related hospital acquired pressure injuries (HAPI)   Poster presentation at the 9th Annual Quality and Safety Day. Philadelphia, PA May 2019.

Fierro JL, Behrens EM, Trapnell BC, Piccione J: A case of pediatric autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis that has been refractory to 'Standard' Treatment. Poster presentation at the American Thoracic Society May 2019.

2018

Fierro JL, Passarella M, Lorch S: Prematurity as an Independent Risk Factor for the Development of Pulmonary Disease. Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Society, Toronto, Canada May 2018.

2016

NA Bamat, JL Fierro, S Suh, D Millar, H Kirpalani. “Positive End Expiratory Pressure for Premature Infants Requiring Conventional Mechanical Ventilation: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” Poster Presentation at Pediatric Academic Society May 2016, Baltimore, MD.

Invited Lectures

2019

Fierro JL. "Clinical Factors Influencing Time to Decannulation in Children with Tracheostomy and Ventilator Dependence Secondary to Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia." Oral presentation at the American Thoracic Society. Dallas, TX. May 2019.

2018

Fierro JL. "Bronchopulmonary dysplasia and its effects on medical treatment for asthma in prematurity." Oral Presentation at Respiratory Disease Young Investigators' Forum, Washington DC. Oct, 2018

Fierro JL. "Bronchopulmonary dysplasia and its effects on medical treatment for asthma in prematurity." Oral Presentation at Pediatric Academic Society, Toronto, Canada. May 2018.

Fierro JL. "Bronchopulmonary dysplasia and its effects on medical treatment for asthma in prematurity." Oral Presentation at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research meeting. Philadelphia, PA. Mar 2018.

Fierro JL. "Prematurity as an Independent Risk Factor for the Development of Pulmonary Disease." Oral Presentation at the Eastern Society for Pediatric Research meeting. Philadelphia, PA. Mar 2018.

Awards and Honors

2019, American Thoracic Society Abstract Scholarship Award

2018, American Thoracic Society Fellowship Travel Award

2016, American Thoracic Society Residency Travel Award

2009, American Pediatrics Society/Society for Pediatric Research (summer research program at Cleveland Clinic)

2006, Omicron Delta Kappa

2006, Americorps Award, Baltimore, MD

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2018-present, Physician Lead, Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury Group

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2017-present, American Thoracic Society
2013-present, American Academy of Pediatrics (Member)