Mary E. Hartman, M.D., M.P.H.

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Associate Professor, Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2527


  • BA, Mount Holyoke College1994
  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry1999
  • MPH, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health2006


  • Pediatrics Residency, Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong1999 - 2002
  • Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh2002 - 2006

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2002 - PresPediatrics
  • 2006 - 2011NC, North Carolina License
  • 2006 - PresPediatric Critical Care
  • 2010 - PresMO, Missouri License


  • Cum Laude Graduate, Mt. Holyoke College1994
  • Society of Woman in Medicine1999
  • Humanism in Medicine Award2000
  • Strength, Hope, Caring Physician Award2008
  • Unsung Hero Award2019

Recent Publications view all (25)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Post-Intensive Care Syndrome: Educational Interventions for Parents of Hospitalized Children. Am J Crit Care. 2019;28(1):19-27. PMID:30600223 
  2. Muscle atrophy in mechanically-ventilated critically ill children. PLoS One. 2018;13(12):e0207720. PMCID:PMC6300323  PMID:30566470 
  3. Optimizing Neurocritical Care Follow-Up Through the Integration of Neuropsychology. Pediatr Neurol. 2018. PMID:30442440 
  4. Development of a Structured Outcomes Assessment and Implementation Program in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Am J Med Qual. 2018;1062860618788173. PMID:30009638 
  5. Vancomycin Monotherapy May Be Insufficient to Treat Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Coinfection in Children with Influenza-Related Critical Illness. Clin Infect Dis. 2018. PMID:29893805 
  6. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA) in Pediatric and Working-age Adults Populations in the United States: Analysis of a Large National Claims Database. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018. PMID:29806148 
  7. Reduction in Mortality Following Pediatric Rapid Response Team Implementation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018. PMID:29528975 
  8. Delirium in Critically Ill Children: An International Point Prevalence Study. Crit Care Med. 2017;45(4):584-590. PMCID:PMC5350030  PMID:28079605 
  9. Readmission and Late Mortality After Critical Illness in Childhood. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017;18(3):e112-e121. PMCID:PMC5336515  PMID:28107264 
  10. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Pediatric Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017;18(3_suppl Suppl 1):S4-S16. PMCID:PMC5334773  PMID:28248829 
  11. RBC Distribution Width: Biomarker for Red Cell Dysfunction and Critical Illness Outcome? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2017;18(2):134-142. PMCID:PMC5291765  PMID:27832023 
  12. The Comparative Epidemiology of Pediatric Severe Sepsis. J Intensive Care Med. 2017;885066617735783. PMID:29034782 
  13. Early Electroencephalographic Findings Correlate With Neurologic Outcome in Children Following Cardiac Arrest. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000791  PMID:27164188 
  14. Incidence of Platelet Dysfunction by Thromboelastography-Platelet Mapping in Children Supported with ECMO: A Pilot Retrospective Study. Front Pediatr. 2015;3:116. PMCID:PMC4702183  PMID:26779465 
  15. Myelodysplastic syndrome with pulmonary tumor thrombotic microangiopathy in an 11-year-old male patient. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2014;17(1):44-9. PMID:24099418 
  16. Trends in the epidemiology of pediatric severe sepsis*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013;14(7):686-93. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182917fad  PMID:23897242 
  17. Hospitalizations of children with neurologic disorders in the United States. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e31828aa71f  PMID:23842588 
  18. Epidemiology of ophthalmologic disease associated with erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, and toxic epidermal necrolysis in hospitalized children in the United States. Pediatr Dermatol. 2013. doi:10.1111/pde.12158  PMID:23679157 
  19. Successful use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for pH1N1-induced refractory hypoxemia in a child with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011;12(6):e398-401. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181fe3189  PMID:21116209 
  20. Successful extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for respiratory failure in an infant with DiGeorge anomaly, following thymus transplantation. Respir Care. 2011;56(6):866-70. doi:10.4187/respcare.01051  PMID:21333090 
  21. The epidemiology of mechanical ventilation use in the United States. Crit Care Med. 2010;38(10):1947-53. doi:10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181ef4460  PMID:20639743 
  22. Trends in admissions for pediatric status asthmaticus in New Jersey over a 15-year period. Pediatrics. 2010;126(4):e904-11. doi:10.1542/peds.2009-3239  PMID:20876177 
  23. Efficacy of sedation regimens to facilitate mechanical ventilation in the pediatric intensive care unit: a systematic review. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2009;10(2):246-55. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e31819a3bb9  PMID:19188867 
  24. Is the management of severe pediatric TBI in the US appropriately regionalized? Pediatrics. 2008;122:e172-e180. 
  25. Minor Head Injury: predicting follow-up after discharge from the emergency room Brain Injury. 2000;14(3):285-294. 
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