Barbara Cohlan, M.D.  Cohlan_B@kids.wustl.edu

Newborn Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6148

Education

  • BA, University of Rochester1972
  • BA, University of Michigan1974
  • MD, New York University School of Medicine1978

Training

  • Internship, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia1978 - 1979
  • Residency, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia1979 - 1980
  • Assistant Chief Resident, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia1980 - 1981
  • Neonatology Fellowship, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School1981 - 1984
  • Certificate of Achievement - 2013 Marshall W Webster Physician Leadership Program, University of Pittsburgh – Joseph M Katz Graduate School of Business2013 - 2013

Licensure and Board Certification

  • AAP Certification, Certified Regional Trainer – Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP ID# 118-2284
  • DEA 1979
  • PA, State of Pennsylvania 1979
  • MA, State of Massachusetts 1981
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Certificate No. 29273 1983
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Certificate No. 1139 1983
  • MO, State of Missouri 1986
  • MO, State of Missouri 1986
  • PA, State of Pennsylvania (reactivation) 2001

Honors

  • Women’s Medical Association Citation, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, NY1978
  • Customer Service Award, SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital KIDS RULE2000
  • The Most “Distinguished Doctors” Award, Pittsburgh Magazine2008

Recent Publications view all (7)


  1. Impact of oligohydramnios on maternal and perinatal outcomes of spontaneous premature rupture of the membranes at 18-28 weeks. J Matern Fetal Med. 1999;8(1):20-3. doi:10.1002/(SICI)1520-6661(199901/02)8:1<20::AID-MFM5>3.0.CO;2-7  PMID:10052841 
  2. Effects of repetition rate, phase, and frequency on the auditory brainstem response in neonates and adults. J Am Acad Audiol. 1998;9(2):134-40. PMID:9564676 
  3. Mixed and obstructive apneas are related to ventilatory oscillations in premature infants. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1989;66(6):2818-26. PMID:2745345 
  4. Regulation of end-expiratory lung volume during sleep in premature infants. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1987;62(3):1117-23. PMID:3571069 
  5. Apnea duration is related to ventilatory oscillation characteristics in newborn infants. J Appl Physiol Respir Environ Exerc Physiol. 1984;57(2):536-44. PMID:6469820 
  6. Effect on ventilation of change to the upright posture in newborn infants. J Appl Physiol Respir Environ Exerc Physiol. 1984;56(1):64-71. PMID:6420384 
  7. Pericarditis and cardiac tamponade in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Pediatrics. 1981;68(3):369-73. PMID:7279462 
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