Bernadette Levesque, MD is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Neonatology at the Boston University School of Medicine. After receiving her MD, Dr. Levesque was a longtime research fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital and worked as an Assistant in Medicine there for 11 years. Her performance at Boston University earned her the Quality Improvement Award in 2014. She has mentored both medical and public health students at the university and works as a clinical instructor for residents in newborn medicine.
- Albany Medical College, MD
- St. John's University, BS
- Published on 8/30/2019
Kalluri NS, Burnham LA, Lopera AM, Stickney DM, Combs GL, Levesque BM, Philipp BL, Parker MG. A Quality Improvement Project to Increase Mother's Milk Use in an Inner-City NICU. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 Sep-Oct; 4(5):e204. PMID: 31745507.
- Published on 8/9/2019
Levesque BM, Burnham L, Cardoza N, Adams M, Cohen R, Mirochnick M, Fujii A, Sinha B. Improving Respiratory Support Practices to Reduce Chronic Lung Disease in Premature Infants. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 Jul-Aug; 4(4):e193. PMID: 31572894.
- Published on 2/12/2018
Levesque BM, Tran A, Levesque E, Shrestha H, Silva R, Adams M, Valles M, Burke J, Corning-Clarke A, Ferguson C. Implementation of a pilot program of Reach Out and Read® in the neonatal intensive care unit: a quality improvement initiative. J Perinatol. 2018 06; 38(6):759-766. PMID: 29434254.
- Published on 4/23/2015
Sinha B, Castro-Aragon I, Wachman EM, Fujii AM, Levesque BM. Hypo-pharyngeal distension in an extremely low birth weight preterm infant. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2015 Nov; 100(6):F500. PMID: 25907255.
- Published on 11/8/2013
Levesque BM, Ingber DE. Reply: To PMID 23711562. Neonatology. 2014; 105(1):26. PMID: 24216635.
- Published on 5/24/2013
Levesque BM, Kalish LA, Winston AB, Parad RB, Hernandez-Diaz S, Phillips M, Zolit A, Morey J, Gupta M, Mammoto A, Ingber DE, Van Marter LJ. Low urine vascular endothelial growth factor levels are associated with mechanical ventilation, bronchopulmonary dysplasia and retinopathy of prematurity. Neonatology. 2013; 104(1):56-64. PMID: 23711562.
- Published on 6/13/2011
Levesque BM, Kalish LA, LaPierre J, Welch M, Porter V. Impact of implementing 5 potentially better respiratory practices on neonatal outcomes and costs. Pediatrics. 2011 Jul; 128(1):e218-26. PMID: 21669893.
- Published on 11/16/2006
Levesque BM, Zhou S, Shan L, Johnston P, Kong Y, Degan S, Sunday ME. NPAS1 regulates branching morphogenesis in embryonic lung. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2007 Apr; 36(4):427-34. PMID: 17110583.
- Published on 11/1/2000
Levesque BM, Pollack P, Griffin BE, Nielsen HC. Pulse oximetry: what's normal in the newborn nursery? Pediatr Pulmonol. 2000 Nov; 30(5):406-12. PMID: 11064432.
- Published on 4/1/2000
Levesque BM, Vosatka RJ, Nielsen HC. Dihydrotestosterone stimulates branching morphogenesis, cell proliferation, and programmed cell death in mouse embryonic lung explants. Pediatr Res. 2000 Apr; 47(4 Pt 1):481-91. PMID: 10759155.