Joanna J. Parga-Belinkie, MD

Joanna J. Parga-Belinkie, MD

Joanna J. Parga-Belinkie, MD, is an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Campus; CHOP Newborn Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Internship

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Residency

Pediatrics - Children's Hospital Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowship

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Division of Neonatology and Developmental Biology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (Chief Fellow)

Board Certification

Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2011

Parga, JJ, E Udofia, D Punguyire: Identification and understanding of preterm birth at Kintampo Municipal Hospital: a qualitative cross-sectional study. Afr J Reprod Health 15(4): 98-105, Dec 2011.

Posters and Presentations

Poster Presentations

2016

Parga JJ, Kesavan K, Karp H, Bhatt RR, Sim M-S, Harper RM,Zeltzer L: Womb-like sounds: an intervention for apnea of prematurity. Poster Presentation, joint meeting of the Acoustical Society of American and the Acoustical Society of Japan, Honolulu, HI Dec 2016.

Parga JJ, Valadez M, Gulian AS, Holdbrooks H, Sklansky M: Handshake-free zone in the neonatal intensive care unit: initial feasibility study. Poster Presentation, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition, San Francisco, CA Oct 2016.

Parga JJ, Kesavan K, Karp H, Bhatt RR, Sim M-S, Harper RM, Zeltzer L: Womb-like sounds: an intervention for apnea of prematurity. Poster Presentation, Children's Discovery Institute Science Day, Los Angeles, CA May 2016.

Parga JJ, Kesavan K, Karp H, Bhatt RR, Sim M-S, Harper RM, Zeltzer L: Womb-like sounds: an intervention for apnea of prematurity. Poster Presentation, Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Baltimore, MD Apr 2016.

Parga JJ, Walker V: Neonatal splenic hematoma causing hemoperitoneum and hypovolemic shock. Poster Presentation, Western Society for Pediatric Research Meeting, Carmel, CA Jan 2016.

Lectures by Invitation

Parga-Belinkie JJ. Womb-Like Sounds: An Intervention for Apnea Of Prematurity. Western Society for Pediatric Research Meeting; 2016 Jan; Carmel, CA.

Awards and Honors

2015, First Place, Abstract Proposal as a First Year Fellow, Children's Development Institute, University of California, Los Angeles

2014, Finalist, Society of Hospital Medicine, Clinical Vignettes

2011, Global Health Fellow, General Electric/National Medical Fellows Medical Scholars Program, Ghana

Leadership and Memberships

2014-present, Member, Western Society for Pediatric Research
2011-present, Member, American Academy of Pediatrics