Leon Dupree Hatch, MD

Leon Dupree Hatch, MD

Assistant Professor
Neonatology
Doctors' Office Tower
2200 Children's Way
Room / Suite
11111
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-9545
Phone
(615) 322-0963

Specialty
General Pediatrics
M.D.
University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainsville, FL, 2008
Internship
Pediatric Internship-Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Residency
Pediatric Residency-Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Clinical Interests

Neonatal mechanical ventilation, neonatal quality improvement, epidemiology, human factors engineering,

Research Information

Dr. Hatch's research focuses on improving the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of mechanical ventilation (MV) in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). His research uses methods from epidemiology, implementation science, bioinformatics, human factors engineering, and quality improvement. Recent and ongoing work has focused on the safety of endotracheal intubation in newborns, the epidemiology of MV and sedation use in the NICU, developing novel methods to measure and decrease harmful MV in the NICU. In addition to his research, Dr. Hatch organizes and leads the quality improvement program in the Vanderbilt NICUs as the Director of Quality Improvement and Implementation Research.

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