Joseph J. Schmidhofer, MD

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellow

Joseph J. Schmidhofer, M.D., is a Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine fellow at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. Prior to coming to Pittsburgh, Dr. Schmidhofer earned his M.D. from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, where he also completed his Pediatrics residency. He also has a Master's degree in Anatomy and Neurobiology from the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Schmidhofer is interested in respiratory physiology and in improving non-invasive mechanical ventilation in premature neonates. He currently works in the laboratory of Thomas Diacovo, M.D., where his research project is focused on the developmental differences between neonatal and adult platelets.

Professional and Scientific Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics, 2014-Present
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine, 2014-2015
  • American Medical Association, 2012-2016

Education & Training

  • BA, Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2007
  • MA, Anatomy and Neurobiology, Boston University School of Medicine Division of Graduate Studies, 2011
  • MD, Brown University Warren Alpert Medical School, 2015
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Brown University, 2015-2018
  • Fellowship in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, UPMC, 2018-Present

Selected Publications

McKinney R, Schmidhofer J, Balasco A, Machan J, Keszler M. Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Outcomes After The Creation Of An Inpatient Multidisciplinary Team. Critical Care Medicine: Volume 46, Issue 1, p563. January 2018. 

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