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Jennifer Kloesz, MD

Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology and Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Job Title Clinical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Job Title Assistant Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
300 Halket St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-692-5030 Phone
412-692-6076 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

1995 The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH 

Residency:

1998 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

Fellowship:

2001 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 

Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics 
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Perinatal Section, Fellow 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-Board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 

Awards

  • 2000, 2005-2008 Outstanding Neonatologist of the Year, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Fellow of the Year, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
  • Metcoff Award, Midwest Society for Pediatric Research
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, The Ohio State University

Publications

  • Lane RH, Ramirez RJ, Tsirka AE, Kloesz JL, McLaughlin MK, Gruetzmacher EM, Devaskar SU.  Uteroplacental Insufficiency Lowers the Threshold Towards Hypoxia-Induced Cerebral Apoptosis in Growth-Retarded Fetal Rats.  Brain Research  2001; 895(1-2): 186-93.
  • Kloesz JL, Serdikoff CM, MacLennan NK, Adibi SA, Lane RH.  Uteroplacental Insufficiency Alters Liver and Skeletal Muscle Branched-Chain Amino Acid Metabolism in Intrauterine Growth-Restricted Fetal Rats.  Pediatric Research  2001; 50(5): 604-10.
  • Weinkle J, Compomizzi MA, Kloesz JL, Index of Suspicion in the Nursery. NeoReviews 2006; 7: e440-e442.

Biography Summary

Jennifer Kloesz, MD, is a member of the Division of Neonatology and Developmental Biology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Toledo and her medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Kloesz completed her pediatric residency and neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at Children's Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  
 
In addition to her clinical and administrative duties, Dr. Kloesz is involved in all aspects of the division of Newborn Medicine’s educational efforts. She is particularly interested in applying principles of adult learning theory to improve medical education for students, residents and fellows.

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February 11, 2010
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