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

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine
Critical Care MedicinePatient Oriented Research Unit

phone: (314) 454-2527


  • B.A., Mount Holyoke College1994
  • M.D., 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

  • Pediatrics2002
  • NC, North Carolina License2006
  • Pediatric Critical Care2006
  • MO, Missouri License2010


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

Recent Publications view all (18)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Traube C, Silver G, Reeder RW, Doyle H, Hegel E, Wolfe HA, Schneller C, Chung MG, Dervan LA, DiGennaro JL, Buttram SDW, Kudchadkar SR, Madden K, Hartman ME, deAlmeida ML, Walson K, Ista E, Baarslag MA, Salonia R, Beca J, Long D, Kawai Y, Cheifetz IM, Gelvez J, Truemper EJ, Smith RL, Peters ME, Iqbal O’Meara AM, Murphy S, Bokhary A, Greenwald BM, Bell MJ. . Pediatric Delirium in Critically-Ill Children: An International Point Prevalence Study CCM. 2016. 
  2. Hartman ME, Saeed MJ, Bennett T, Typpo K, Matos R, Olsen MA. Readmission and late mortality after critical illness in childhood PCCM. 2016. 
  3. Said AS, Spinella PC, Hartman ME, Steffen KM, Jackups R, Holubkov R, Wallendorf M, Doctor A. Red blood cell distribution width: biomarker for red cell dysfunction and critical illness outcome? PCCM. 2016. 
  4. Watson RS, Crow SS, Hartman ME, Lacroix J, Folafoluwa OO, . Epidemiology and outcomes of pediatric multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) PCCM. 2016. 
  5. Ostendorf AP, Hartman ME, Friess SH. Early Electroencephalographic Findings Correlate With Neurologic Outcome in Children Following Cardiac Arrest. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016. doi:10.1097/PCC.0000000000000791  PMID:27164188  
  6. Saini A, Hartman ME, Gage BF, Said A, Gazit AZ, Eghtesady P, Boston US, Spinella PC. 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  
  7. Hartman ME, Linde-Zwirble WT, Angus DC, Watson RS. Trends in the epidemiology of pediatric severe sepsis*. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013;14(7):686-93. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e3182917fad  PMID:23897242  
  8. Moreau JF, Fink EL, Hartman ME, Angus DC, Bell MJ, Linde-Zwirble WT, Watson RS. Hospitalizations of children with neurologic disorders in the United States. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e31828aa71f  PMID:23842588  
  9. Moreau JF, Watson RS, Hartman ME, Linde-Zwirble WT, Ferris LK. 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  
  10. Gandhi NN, Hartman ME, Williford WL, Peters MA, Cheifetz IM, Turner DA. 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  
  11. Hornik CP, Hartman ME, Markert ML, Lodge AJ, Cheifetz IM, Turner DA. 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  
  12. Wunsch H, Linde-Zwirble WT, Angus DC, Hartman ME, Milbrandt EB, Kahn JM. 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  
  13. Hartman ME, Linde-Zwirble WT, Angus DC, Watson RS. 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  
  14. Chen JG, Hartman M. Improving patient safety: can we avoid emergent endotracheal intubations in children? Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2010;11(3):425-6. doi:10.1097/PCC.0b013e3181d4fa8f  PMID:20453615  
  15. Hartman ME, McCrory DC, Schulman SR. 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  
  16. Hartman ME, Watson RS, Linde-Zwirble WT, Kochanek PM, Angus DC. Is the management of severe pediatric TBI in the US appropriately regionalized? Pediatrics. 2008;122:e172-e180. 
  17. Hartman ME, Angus DC. Variation in sepsis care: a wake-up call. Crit Care. 2003;7(3):211-3. doi:10.1186/cc2191  PMCID:PMC270686  PMID:12793867  
  18. Bazarian J, Hartman M, Delahunta E. Minor Head Injury: predicting follow-up after discharge from the emergency room Brain Injury. 2000;14(3):285-294. 
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