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T. Michael D O'Shea, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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T. Michael D O'Shea, M.D.

Vice Chair,
Professor,



Clinical Interests

Neonatology, Epidemiology

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4663
Department: 336-716-4663

Email: moshea@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 1974
  • M.D., University of North Carolina School of Medicine , 1980
  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina School of Public Hlth , 1990
  • Internship, Pediatrics, North Carolina Mem Hosp, 1981
  • Residency, Neonata/Perinatal Medicine, North Carolina Mem Hosp, 1984
  • Fellowship, Duke University Hospital, 1986

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics
  • Soc Of Pediatric Research
  • Soc for Perinat & Ped Epid Res
  • Am Pediatric Society
  • Am Acad Of Cer Palsy & Dev Med

NPI Number

  • 1356325351
T. Michael D O'Shea, M.D.

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T. Michael D O'Shea, M.D.

Vice Chair, Pediatrics
Professor, Pediatrics
Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Epidemiology & Prevention
Social Sciences & Health Policy

Research Interests

cognition/learning, critical/intensive care medici, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, epidemiology, genomics and proteomics, growth & development, hormones/cytokines/signalling, instrument development, maternal & child health, medical technology/devices, neurosciences/behavior

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6097 | Department: 336-716-4663

Email: moshea@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Cotten CM, Goldstein RF, McDonald SA, Goldberg RN, Salhab WA, Carlo WA, Tyson JE, Finer NN, Walsh MC, Ehrenkranz RA, Laptook AR, Guillet R, Schibler K, Van Meurs KP, Poindexter BB, Stoll BJ, O'Shea TM, Duara S, Das A, Higgins RD, Shankaran S. Apolipoprotein E genotype and outcome in infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. Pediatr Res. 2014;75(3):424-430.

O'Shea TM, Joseph RM, Kuban KC, Allred EN, Ware J, Coster T, Fichorova RN, Dammann O, Leviton A. Elevated blood levels of inflammation-related proteins are associated with an attention problem at age 24 mo in extremely preterm infants. Pediatr Res. 2014;75(6):781-787.

Shankaran S, Lin A, Maller-Kesselman J, Zhang H, O'Shea TM, Bada HS, Kaiser JR, Lifton RP, Bauer CR, Ment LR. Maternal race, demography, and health care disparities impact risk for intraventricular hemorrhage in preterm neonates. J Pediatr. 2014;164(5):1005-1011.

Washburn LK, Brosnihan KB, Chappell MC, Diz DI, Gwathmey TM, Nixon PA, Russell GB, Snively BM, O'Shea TM. The renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system in adolescent offspring born prematurely to mothers with preeclampsia. J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst. 2014;():.

Stevens TP, Finer NN, Carlo WA, Szilagyi PG, Phelps DL, Walsh MC, Gantz MG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Newman JE, Das A, Do BT, Schibler K, Rich W, Newman NS, Ehrenkranz RA, Peralta-Carcelen M, Vohr BR, Wilson-Costello DE, Yolton K,. Respiratory outcomes of the surfactant positive pressure and oximetry randomized trial (SUPPORT). J Pediatr. 2014;165(2):240-249.e4.

Yang Q, Ayers K, Chen Y, O'Shea TM. Early enteral fat supplementation improves protein absorption in premature infants with an enterostomy. Neonatology. 2014;106(1):10-16.


Allred EN, Capone A Jr, Fraioli A, Dammann O, Droste P, Duker J, Gise R, Kuban K, Leviton A, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Petersen R, Trese M, Stoessel K, Vanderveen D, Wallace DK, Weaver G. Retinopathy of prematurity and brain damage in the very preterm newborn. J AAPOS. 2014;18(3):241-247.


Phadke A, Msall ME, Droste P, Allred EN, O'Shea TM, Kuban K, Dammann O, Leviton A. Impaired visual fixation at the age of 2 years in children born before the twenty-eighth week of gestation. Antecedents and correlates in the multicenter ELGAN study. Pediatr Neurol. 2014;51(1):36-42.

Watkins S, Jonsson-Funk M, Brookhart MA, Rosenberg SA, O'Shea TM, Daniels J. Preschool motor skills following physical and occupational therapy services among non-disabled very low birth weight children. Matern Child Health J. 2014;18(4):821-828.

Downey LC, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Kuban K, McElrath TF, Warner DD, Ware J, Hecht JL, Onderdonk A, Leviton A. Antenatal and early postnatal antecedents of parent-reported attention problems at 2 years of age. J Pediatr. 2014;():.

Holditch-Davis D, White-Traut RC, Levy JA, O'Shea TM, Geraldo V, David RJ. Maternally administered interventions for preterm infants in the NICU: effects on maternal psychological distress and mother-infant relationship. Infant Behav Dev. 2014;37(4):695-710.

Leviton A, Fichorova RN, O'Shea TM, Kuban K, Paneth N, Dammann O, Allred EN. Two-hit model of brain damage in the very preterm newborn: small for gestational age and postnatal systemic inflammation. Pediatr Res. 2013;73(3):362-370.

Bose CL, Laughon MM, Allred EN, O'Shea TM, Van Marter LJ, Ehrenkranz RA, Fichorova RN, Leviton A. Systemic inflammation associated with mechanical ventilation among extremely preterm infants. Cytokine. 2013;61(1):315-322.

O'Shea TM, Shah B, Allred EN, Fichorova RN, Kuban KC, Dammann O, Leviton A. Inflammation-initiating illnesses, inflammation-related proteins, and cognitive impairment in extremely preterm infants. Brain Behav Immun. 2013;29():104-112.

Morris BH, Tyson JE, Stevenson DK, Oh W, Phelps DL, O'Shea TM, McDavid GE, Van Meurs KP, Vohr BR, Grisby C, Yao Q, Kandefer S, Wallace D, Higgins RD. Efficacy of phototherapy devices and outcomes among extremely low birth weight infants: multi-center observational study. J Perinatol. 2013;33(2):126-133.

Washburn L, Nixon P, Russell G, Snively BM, O'Shea TM. Adiposity in adolescent offspring born prematurely to mothers with preeclampsia. J Pediatr. 2013;162(5):912-917.

Logan JW, Westra SJ, Allred EN, O'Shea TM, Kuban K, Paneth N, Leviton A. Antecedents of perinatal cerebral white matter damage with and without intraventricular hemorrhage in very preterm newborns. Pediatr Neurol. 2013;49(2):88-96.

Yang Q, Ayers K, Chen Y, Helderman J, Welch CD, O'Shea TM. Early enteral fat supplement and fish oil increases fat absorption in the premature infant with an enterostomy. J Pediatr. 2013;163(2):429-434.

Stefanescu BM, Hetu C, Slaughter JC, O'Shea TM, Shetty AK. A pilot study of Biotene OralBalance gel for oral care in mechanically ventilated preterm neonates. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013;35(2):33-39.

Welch C, Helderman J, Williamson E, O'Shea TM. Brain wave maturation and neurodevelopmental outcome in extremely low gestational age neonates. J Perinatol. 2013;33():867-871.

O'Shea TM, Downey LC, Kuban KK. Extreme prematurity and attention deficit: epidemiology and prevention. Front Hum Neurosci. 2013;7():578.

Nixon PA, Washburn LK, O'Shea TM. Antenatal steroid exposure and pulmonary outcomes in adolescents born with very low birth weight. J Perinatol. 2013;33(10):806-810.

Watkins S, Jonsson-Funk M, Brookhart MA, Rosenberg SA, O'Shea TM, Daniels J. An empirical comparison of tree-based methods for propensity score estimation. Health Serv Res. 2013;48(5):1798-1817.

Nageswaran S, Golden SL, Easterling D, O'Shea TM, Hansen WB, Ip EH. Factors associated with collaboration among agencies serving children with complex chronic conditions. Matern Child Health J. 2013;17(9):1533-1540.

Boyd LA, Msall ME, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Hounshell G, Leviton A. Social-emotional delays at 2 years in extremely low gestational age survivors: correlates of impaired orientation/engagement and emotional regulation. Early Hum Dev. 2013;89(12):925-930.

D'Angio CT, Murray TE, Li L, Heyne RJ, O'Shea TM, Schelonka RL, Shankaran S, Duara S, Goldberg RN, Stoll BJ, Stevenson DK, Vohr BR, Phelps DL, Carlo WA, Pichichero ME, Das A, Higgins RD. Immunogenicity of Haemophilus influenzae type b protein conjugate vaccines in very low birth weight infants [letter]. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013;32(12):1400-1402.

Fairchild KD, Schelonka RL, Kaufman DA, Carlo WA, Kattwinkel J, Porcelli PJ, Navarrete CT, Bancalari E, Aschner JL, Walker MW, Perez JA, Palmer C, Lake DE, O'Shea TM, Moorman JR. Septicemia mortality reduction in neonates in a heart rate characteristics monitoring trial. Pediatr Res. 2013;74(5):570-575.

Leviton A, Allred EN, Dammann O, Engelke S, Fichorova RN, Hirtz D, Kuban KC, Ment LR, O'shea TM, Paneth N, Shah B, Schreiber MD. Systemic inflammation, intraventricular hemorrhage, and white matter injury. J Child Neurol. 2013;28(12):1637-1645.

van der Burg JW, Allred EN, McElrath TF, Fichorova RN, Kuban K, O'Shea TM, Dammann O, Leviton A. Is maternal obesity associated with sustained inflammation in extremely low gestational age newborns?. Early Hum Dev. 2013;89(12):949-955.

Phelps DL, Ward RM, Williams RL, Watterberg KL, Laptook AR, Wrage LA, Nolen TL, Fennell TR, Ehrenkranz RA, Poindexter BB, Michael Cotten C, Hallman MK, Frantz ID III, Faix RG, Zaterka-Baxter KM, Das A, Bethany Ball M, Michael O'Shea T,. Pharmacokinetics and safety of a single intravenous dose of myo-inositol in preterm infants of 23-29 wk. Pediatr Res. 2013;74(6):721-729.

Helderman JB, O'Shea TM, Kuban KCK, Allred EN, Hecht JL, Dammann O, Paneth N, McElrath TF, Onderdonk A, Leviton A. Antenatal antecedents of cognitive impairment at 24 months in extremely low gestational age newborns. Pediatrics. 2012;129(3):494-502.

O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Kuban KCK, Hirtz D, Specter B, Durfee S, Paneth N, Leviton A. Intraventricular hemorrhage and developmental outcomes at 24 months of age in extremely preterm infants. J Child Neurol. 2012;27(1):22-29.

O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Kuban KCK,Dammann O, Paneth N, Fichorova R, Hirtz D, Leviton A. Elevated concentrations of inflammation-related proteins in postnatal blood predict severe developmental delay at 2 years of age in extremely preterm infants. J Pediatr. 2012;160(3):395-401.

Leviton A, O'Shea TM, Bednarek FJ, Allred EN, Fichorova RN, Dammann O. Systemic responses of preterm newborns with presumed or documented bacteraemia. Acta Paediatrica. 2012;101(4):355-359.

Nageswaran S, Ip EH, Golden SL, O'Shea TM, Easterling D. Inter-agency collaboration in the care of children with complex chronic conditions. Acad Pediatr. 2012;12(3):189-197.

Kesar TM, Sawaki L, Burdette JH, Cabrera MN, Kolaski K, Smith BP, O'Shea TM, Koman LA, Wittenberg GF. Motor cortical functional geometry in cerebral palsy and its relationship to disability. Clin Neurophysiol. 2012;123(7):1383-1390.

Greenberg RG, Benjamin DK Jr, Gantz MG, Cotten CM, Stoll BJ, Walsh MC, Sanchez PJ, Shankaran S, Das A, Higgins RD, Miller NA, Auten KJ, Walsh TJ, Laptook AR, Carlo WA, Kennedy KA, Finer NN, Duara S, Schibler K, Ehrenkranz RA, Van Meurs KP,. Empiric antifungal therapy and outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants with invasive candidiasis. J Pediatr. 2012;161(2):264-269.

Streimish IG, Ehrenkranz RA, Allred EN, O'Shea TM, Kuban KC, Paneth N, Leviton A. Birth weight- and fetal weight-growth restriction: impact on neurodevelopment. Early Hum Dev. 2012;88(9):765-771.

O'Shea TM, Helderman JB. Diagnosis, epidemiology and prevention of cerebral palsy. US Obstet Gynecol. 2012;7(1):48-52.

Tyler CP, Paneth N, Allred EN, Hirtz D, Kuban K, McElrath T, O'Shea TM, Miller C, Leviton A. Brain damage in preterm newborns and maternal medication: the ELGAN Study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012;207(3):192.e1-9.

Tyson JE, Pedroza C, Langer J, Green C, Morris B, Stevenson D, Van Meurs KP, Oh W, Phelps D, O'Shea M [sic] [O'Shea TM], McDavid GE, Grisby C, Higgins R. Does aggressive phototherapy increase mortality while decreasing profound impairment among the smallest and sickest newborns?. J Perinatol. 2012;32(9):677-684.

Silveira RC, Filipouski GR, Goldstein DJ, O'Shea TM, Procianoy RS. Agreement between Bayley Scales second and third edition assessments of very low-birth-weight infants [letter]. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012;166(11):1075-1076.

O'Shea TM. Monitoring developmental outcome of very low birth weight infants [editorial]. J Pediatr (Rio J). 2012;88(6):452-454.

Vaucher YE, Peralta-Carcelen M, Finer NN, Carlo WA, Gantz MG, Walsh MC, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, Schibler K, Rich W, Newman NS, Vohr BR, Yolton K, Heyne RJ, Wilson-Costello DE, Evans PW, Goldstein RF,. Neurodevelopmental outcomes in the early CPAP and pulse oximetry trial. N Engl J Med. 2012;367(26):2495-2504.

Nixon PA, Washburn LK, Mudd LM, Webb HH, O'Shea TM. Aerobic fitness and physical activity levels of children born prematurely following randomization to postnatal dexamethasone. J Pediatr. 2011;158(1):65-70.

Krishnamoorthy KS, Kuban KCK, O'Shea TM, Westra SJ, Allred EN, Leviton A. Early cranial ultrasound lesions predict microcephaly at age 2 years in preterm infants. J Child Neurol. 2011;26(2):188-194.

Leviton A, Fichorova R, Yamamoto Y, Allred EN, Dammann O, Hecht J, Kuban K, McElrath T, O'Shea TM, Paneth N. Inflammation-related proteins in the blood of extremely low gestational age newborns. The contribution of inflammation to the appearance of developmental regulation. Cytokine. 2011;53(1):66-73.

Van Marter LJ, Kuban KCK, Allred E, Bose C, Dammann O, O'Shea M, Laughon M, Ehrenkranz RA, Schreiber MD, Karna P, et al. Does bronchopulmonary dysplasia contribute to the occurrence of cerebral palsy among infants born before 28 weeks of gestation?. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2011;96(1):F20-F29.

Laughon M, Bose C, Allred EN, O'Shea TM, Ehrenkranz RA, Van Marter LJ, Leviton A. Antecedents of chronic lung disease following three patterns of early respiratory disease in preterm infants. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2011;96(2):F114-F120.

Bose C, Laughon M, Allred EN, Van Marter LJ, O'Shea TM, Ehrenkranz RA, Fichorova R, Leviton A. Blood protein concentrations in the first two postnatal weeks that predict bronchopulmonary dysplasia among infants born before the 28th week of gestation. Pediatr Res. 2011;69(4):347-353.

Leviton A, Kuban K, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Fichorova R, Allred EN, Dammann O. The relationship between early concentrations of 25 blood proteins and cerebral white matter injury in preterm newborns: the ELGAN study. J Pediatr. 2011;158(6):897-903.

Leviton A, Kuban KCK, Allred EN, Fichorova RN, O'Shea TM, Paneth N. Early postnatal blood concentrations of inflammation-related proteins and microcephaly two years later in infants born before the 28th post-menstrual week. Early Hum Dev. 2011;87(5):325-330.

Kwon JM, Guillet R, Shankaran S, Laptook AR, McDonald SA, Ehrenkranz RA, Tyson JE, O'Shea TM, Goldberg RN, Donovan EF, et al. Clinical seizures in neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy have no independent impact on neurodevelopmental outcome: secondary analyses of data from the Neonatal Research Network Hypothermia trial. J Child Neurol. 2011;26(3):322-328.

Luyster RJ, Kuban KCK, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Allred EN, Leviton A. The Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers in extremely low gestational age newborns: individual items associated with motor, cognitive, vision and hearing limitations. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2011;25(4):366-376.

D'Angio CT, Heyne RJ, Duara S, Holmes LC, O'Shea TM, Wang H, Wang D, Sanchez PJ, Welliver RC, Ryan RM, et al. Immunogenicity of trivalent influenza vaccine in extremely low-birth-weight, premature versus term infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011;30(7):570-574.

Laughon M, Bose C, Allred EN, O'Shea TM, Ehrenkranz RA, Van Marter LJ, Leviton A. Patterns of blood protein concentrations of ELGANs classified by three patterns of respiratory disease in the first 2 postnatal weeks. Pediatr Res. 2011;70(3):292-296.

Logan JW, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Laughon MM, Bose CL, Dammann O, Batton DG, Kuban KC, Paneth N, Leviton A. Early postnatal hypotension is not associated with indicators of white matter damage or cerebral palsy in extremely low gestational age newborns. J Perinatol. 2011;31(8):524-534.

Logan JW, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Laughon MM, Bose CL, Dammann O, Batton DG, Engelke SC, Leviton A. Early postnatal hypotension is not associated with indicators of white matter damage or cerebral palsy in extremely low gestational age newborns. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2011;96(5):F321-F328.

Washburn LK, Nixon PA, O'Shea TM. Antenatal steroids and blood pressure in adolescents born preterm [abstract]. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2011;2(Suppl 1):S147.

Carlo WA, McDonald SA, Tyson JE, Stoll BJ, Ehrenkranz RA, Shankaran S, Goldberg RN, Das A, O'Shea TM, et al. Cytokines and neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants. J Pediatr. 2011;159(6):919-925.

Gwathmey TM, Nixon PA, O'Shea TM, Brosnihan KB, Chappell MC, Washburn LK. Premature birth is associated with higher diastolic blood pressure and reduced vitamin D in African American adolescents [abstract]. Hypertension. 2011;58(5):e165.


Moorman JR, Carlo WA, Kattwinkel J, Schelonka RL, Porcelli PJ, Navarrete CT, Bancalari E, Aschner JL, Walker MW, Perez JA, Palmer C, Stukenborg GJ, Lake DE, O'Shea TM. Mortality reduction by heart rate characteristic monitoring in very low birth weight neonates: a randomized trial. J Pediatr. 2011;159(6):900-906.

Dammann O, Naples M, Bednarek F, Shah B, Kuban KCK, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Allred EN, Leviton A. SNAP-II and SNAPPE-II and the risk of structural and functional brain disorders in extremely low gestational age newborns: the ELGAN Study. Neonatology. 2010;97(2):71-82.

Leviton A, Allred EN, Kuban KCK, Hecht JL, Onderdonk AB, O'Shea TM, Paneth N. Microbiologic and histologic characteristics of the extremely preterm infant's placenta predict white matter damage and later cerebral palsy. The ELGAN Study. Pediatr Res. 2010;67(1):95-101.

Oh W, Stevenson DK, Tyson JE, Morris BH, Ahlfors CE, Bender GJ, Wong RJ, Perritt R, Vohr BR, O'Shea TM, et al. Influence of clinical status on the association between plasma total and unbound bilirubin and death or adverse neurodevelopmental outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants. Acta Paediatrica. 2010;99(5):673-678.

Carlo WA, Finer NN, Walsh MC, Rich W, Gantz MG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, O'Shea TM, et al. Target ranges of oxygen saturation in extremely preterm infants. N Engl J Med. 2010;362(21):1959-1969.

Finer NN, Carlo WA, Walsh MC, Rich W, Gantz MG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, O'Shea TM, et al. Early CPAP versus surfactant in extremely preterm infants. N Engl J Med. 2010;362(21):1970-1979.

D'Angio CT, Heyne RJ, O'Shea TM, Schelonka RL, Shankaran S, Duara S, Goldberg RN, Stoll BJ, Van Meurs KP, Vohr BR, et al. Heptavalent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine immunogenicity in very-low-birth-weight, premature infants. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2010;29(7):600-606.

Helderman JB, Welch CD, Leng X, O'Shea TM. Sepsis-associated electroencephalographic changes in extremely low gestational age neonates. Early Hum Dev. 2010;86(8):509-513.

McElrath TF, Allred EN, Kuban K, Hecht JL, Onderdonk A, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Leviton A. Factors associated with small head circumference at birth among infants born before the 28th week. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010;203(2):138.e1-8.

O'Shea TM, Klebanoff MA, Signore C. Delivery after previous cesarean: long-term outcomes in the child. Semin Perinatol. 2010;34(4):281-292.

Leviton A, Kuban K, Allred EN, Hecht JL, Onderdonk A, O'Shea TM, McElrath T, Paneth N. Antenatal antecedents of a small head circumference at age 24-months post-term equivalent in a sample of infants born before the 28th post-menstrual week. Early Hum Dev. 2010;86(8):515-521.

Stoll BJ, Hansen NI, Bell EF, Shankaran S, Laptook AR, Walsh MC, hale EC, Newman NS, Schibler K, O'Shea TM, et al. Neonatal outcomes of extremely preterm infants from the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Pediatrics. 2010;126(3):443-456.

Benjamin DK Jr, Stoll BJ, Gantz MG, Walsh MC, Sanchez PJ, Das A, Shankaran S, Higgins RD, Auten KJ, O'Shea TM, et al. Neonatal candidiasis: epidemiology, risk factors, and clinical judgment. Pediatrics. 2010;126(4):e865-e873.

Fairchild KD, O'Shea TM. Heart rate characteristics: physiomarkers for detection of late-onset neonatal sepsis. Clin Perinatol. 2010;37(3):581-598.

Leviton A, Allred E, Kuban KCK, Dammann O, O'Shea TM, Hirtz D, Schreiber MD, Paneth N. Early blood gas abnormalities and the preterm brain. Am J Epidemiol. 2010;172(8):907-916.


Martin CR, Dammann O, Allred EN, Patel S, O'Shea TM, Kuban KCK, Leviton A. Neurodevelopment of extremely preterm infants who had necrotizing enterocolitis with or without late bacteremia. J Pediatr. 2010;157(5):751-756.

Leviton A, Dammann O, Engelke S, Allred E, Kuban KCK, O'Shea TM. The clustering of disorders in infants born before the 28th week of gestation. Acta Paediatrica. 2010;99(12):1795-1800.

Kuban KCK, Allred EN, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Pagano M, Dammann O, Leviton A, Du Plessis A, Westra SJ, Miller CR, et al. Cranial ultrasound lesions in the NICU predict cerebral palsy at age 2 years in children born at extremely low gestational age. J Child Neurol. 2009;24(1):63-72.

Kuban KCK, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Tager-Flusberg H, Goldstein DJ, Leviton A. Positive screening on the Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (M-CHAT) in extremely low gestational age newborns. J Pediatr. 2009;154(4):535-540.

Laughon M, Allred EN, Bose C, O'Shea TM, Van Marter LJ, Ehrenkranz RA, Leviton A. Patterns of respiratory disease during the first 2 postnatal weeks in extremely premature infants. Pediatrics. 2009;123(4):1124-1131.


Kuban KCK, Allred EN, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Westra S, Miller C, Rosman NP, Leviton A. Developmental correlates of head circumference at birth and two years in a cohort of extremely low gestational age newborns. J Pediatr. 2009;155(3):344-349.

Laughon M, O'Shea MT [sic] [O'Shea TM], Allred EN, Bose C, Kuban K, Van Marter LJ, Ehrenkranz RA, Leviton A. Chronic lung disease and developmental delay at 2 years of age in children born before 28 weeks' gestation. Pediatrics. 2009;124(2):637-648.

Martin CR, Brown YF, Ehrenkranz RA, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Belfort MB, McCormick MC, Leviton A. Nutritional practices and growth velocity in the first month of life in extremely premature infants. Pediatrics. 2009;124(2):649-657.

Bose C, Van Marter LJ, Laughon M, O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Karna P, Ehrenkranz RA, Boggess K, Leviton A. Fetal growth restriction and chronic lung disease among infants born before the 28th week of gestation. Pediatrics. 2009;124(3):e450-e458.

McElrath TF, Allred EN, Boggess KA, Kuban K, O'Shea TM, Paneth N, Leviton A. Maternal antenatal complications and the risk of neonatal cerebral white matter damage and later cerebral palsy in children born at an extremely low gestational age. Am J Epidemiol. 2009;170(7):819-828.

O'Shea TM, Allred EN, Dammann O, Hirtz D, Kuban KCK, Paneth N, Leviton A. The ELGAN study of the brain and related disorders in extremely low gestational age newborns. Early Hum Dev. 2009;85(11):719-725.

Addison K, Griffin MP, Moorman JR, Lake DE, O'Shea TM. Heart rate characteristics and neurodevelopmental outcome in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol. 2009;29(11):750-756.

Sisk PM, Lovelady CA, Dillard RG, Gruber KJ, O'Shea TM. Maternal and infant characteristics associated with human milk feeding in very low birth weight infants. J Hum Lact. 2009;25(4):412-419.

Maitre NL, Marshall DD, Price WA, Slaughter JC, O'Shea TM, Maxfield C, Goldstein RF. Neurodevelopmental outcome of infants with unilateral or bilateral periventricular hemorrhagic infarction. Pediatrics. 2009;124(6):e1153-60.

Washburn LK, Nixon PA, Snively BM, O'Shea TM. Early weight gain and outcomes at 9 years in very low birth weight children [abstract]. J Dev Orig Health Dis. 2009;1(Suppl 1):S223.

O'Shea M. Cerebral palsy. Semin Perinatol. 2008;32(1):35-41.

Hintz SR, O'Shea M. Neuroimaging and neurodevelopmental outcomes in preterm infants. Semin Perinatol. 2008;32(1):11-19.

Sisk PM, Lovelady CA, Gruber KJ, Dillard RG, O'Shea TM. Human milk consumption and full enteral feeding among infants who weigh less than or equal to 1250 grams. Pediatrics. 2008;121(6):e1528-33.

Laptook A, Tyson J, Shankaran S, McDonald S, Ehrenkranz R, Fanaroff A, Donovan E, Goldberg R, O'Shea TM, Higgins RD, et al. Elevated temperature after hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy: risk factor for adverse outcomes. Pediatrics. 2008;122(3):491-499.


O'Shea TM, Kuban KCK, Allred EN, Paneth N, Pagano M, Dammann O, Bostic L, Brooklier K, Butler S, Goldstein DJ, et al. Neonatal cranial ultrasound lesions and developmental delays at 2 years of age among extremely low gestational age children. Pediatrics. 2008;122(3):e662-e669.

Oh W, Perritt R, Shankaran S, Merritts M, Donovan EF, Ehrenkranz RA, O'Shea TM, Tyson JE, Laptook AR, Das A, et al. Association between urinary lactate to creatinine ratio and neurodevelopmental outcome in term infants with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. J Pediatr. 2008;153(3):375-378.

Dammann O, O'Shea TM. Cytokines and perinatal brain damage. Clin Perinatol. 2008;35(4):643-663.

Coates EW, Klinepeter ME, O'Shea TM. Neonatal pulmonary hypertension treated with inhaled nitric oxide and high-frequency ventilation. J Perinatol. 2008;28(10):675-679.

Kuban KCK, Allred EN, O'Shea M [O'Shea TM], Paneth N, Pagano M, Leviton A. An algorithm for identifying and classifying cerebral palsy in young children. J Pediatr. 2008;153(4):466-472.

Morris BH, Oh W, Tyson JE, Stevenson DK, Phelps DL, O'Shea TM, McDavid GE, Perritt RL, Van Meurs KP, Vohr BR, et al. Aggressive vs. conservative phototherapy for infants with extremely low birth weight. N Engl J Med. 2008;359(18):1885-1896.

O'Shea TM. Diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cerebral palsy. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2008;51(4):816-828.

Griffin MP, Lake DE, O'Shea TM, Moorman JR. Heart rate characteristics and clinical signs in neonatal sepsis. Pediatr Res. 2007;61(2):222-227.

Laughon M, Bose C, Allred E, O'Shea TM, Van Marter LJ, Bednarek F, Leviton A. Factors associated with treatment for hypotension in extremely low gestational age newborns during the first postnatal week. Pediatrics. 2007;119(2):273-280.

O'Shea TM. Definition and classification of cerebral palsy--an epidemiologist perspective. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2007;49(Suppl):29-30.

O'Shea TM, Nageswaran S, Hiatt DC, Legault C, Moore ML, Naughton M, Goldstein DJ, Dillard RG. Follow-up care for infants with chronic lung disease: a randomized comparison of community- and center-based models. Pediatrics. 2007;119(4):e947-e957.

Washburn LK, Dillard RG, Goldstein DJ, Klinepeter KL, deRegnier R-A, O'Shea TM. Survival and major neurodevelopmental impairment in extremely low gestational age newborns born 1990-2000: a retrospective cohort study. BMC Pediatr. 2007;7():article 20.

Alexander AD, Nixon PA, Washburn LK, Mudd L, Webb H, O'Shea TM. Correlates of physical activity self-efficacy in children born with very low birth weight at school-age [abstract]. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007;39(5 Suppl):S85.


Nageswaran S, O'Shea TM. Duration of home oxygen use among infants with chronic lung disease (CLD) [abstract]. In: Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting Abstracts; 2007 May 5-8; Toronto (Canada). 2007;61():7936.34.

Dammann O, O'Shea TM. Happiness reconsidered in children with cerebral palsy [editorial]. Lancet. 2007;369(9580):2137-2138.

Heller CD, O'Shea M, Yao Q, Langer J, Ehrenkranz RA, Phelps DL, Poole WK, Stoll B, Duara S, Oh W, et al. Human milk intake and retinopathy of prematurity in extremely low birth weight infants. Pediatrics. 2007;120(1):1-9.

Sisk PM, Lovelady CA, Dillard RG, Gruber KJ, O'Shea TM. Early human milk feeding is associated with a lower risk of necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol. 2007;27(7):428-433.


Washburn LK, Nixon PA, O'Shea TM. Salivary cortisol and blood pressure response to cold pressor test in very low birth weight infants at 14 years of age [abstract]. Early Hum Dev. 2007;83(Suppl 1):S173.


Washburn LK, Nixon PA, Alexander AD, O'Shea TM. Early childhood weight gain predicts weight at 9 years in VLBW children [abstract]. Early Hum Dev. 2006;82(8):515.

Ambalavanan N, Carlo WA, Shankaran S, Bann CM, Emrich SL, Higgins RD, Tyson JE, O'Shea TM, Laptook AR, et al. Predicting outcomes of neonates diagnosed with hypoxemic-ischemic encephalopathy. Pediatrics. 2006;118(5):2084-2093.

Young TE, Marshall DD, Bose CL, O'Shea TM. Early fluid intake and chronic lung disease [letter]. J Pediatr. 2006;149(5):732.

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Neonatology, Epidemiology

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