Education

Medical School
University of Kentucky College of Medicine (1978)
Residency
University of Kentucky College of Medicine (1981), Pediatrics
Fellowship
Columbia University Medical Center (1984), Pediatric Pulmonology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Acute Lung Injury
  • Respiratory Diseases Associated with Neuromuscular Disease
  • Research Interest

    • Clinical trials in pediatric critical care
    • Near-fatal asthma
    • Pulmonary outcomes in neuromuscular patients

    Publications

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    The use of pulmonary clearance medications in the acutely ill patient.
    Papacostas MF, Luckett P, Hupp S Expert Rev Respir Med 2017 Aug 1-12
    Design and rationale of Heart and Lung Failure - Pediatric INsulin Titration Trial (HALF-PINT): A randomized clinical trial of tight glycemic control in hyperglycemic critically ill children.
    Agus MS, Hirshberg E, Srinivasan V, Faustino EV, Luckett PM, Curley MA, Alexander J, Asaro LA, Coughlin-Wells K, Duva D, French J, Hasbani N, Sisko MT, Soto-Rivera CL, Steil G, Wypij D, Nadkarni VM Contemp Clin Trials 2017 Feb 53 178-187
    Tight Glycemic Control in Critically Ill Children.
    Agus MS, Wypij D, Hirshberg EL, Srinivasan V, Faustino EV, Luckett PM, Alexander JL, Asaro LA, Curley MA, Steil GM, Nadkarni VM N. Engl. J. Med. 2017 Jan
    High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation in Pediatric Acute Lung Injury: A Multicenter International Experience.
    Rettig JS, Smallwood CD, Walsh BK, Rimensberger PC, Bachman TE, Bollen CW, Duval EL, Gebistorf F, Markhorst DG, Tinnevelt M, Todd M, Zurakowski D, Arnold JH Crit. Care Med. 2015 Dec 43 12 2660-7
    A perspective on early mobilization for adult patients with respiratory failure: Lessons for the pediatric population.
    Munkwitz M, Hopkins RO, Miller Iii RR, Luckett PM, Hirshberg EL J Pediatr Rehabil Med 2010 3 3 215-27
    An electronic protocol for translation of research results to clinical practice: a preliminary report.
    Morris AH, Orme J, Rocha BH, Holmen J, Clemmer T, Nelson N, Allen J, Jephson A, Sorenson D, Sward K, Warner H J Diabetes Sci Technol 2008 Sep 2 5 802-8
    Reasons for declining computerized insulin protocol recommendations: application of a framework.
    Sward K, Orme J, Sorenson D, Baumann L, Morris AH J Biomed Inform 2008 Jun 41 3 488-97
    Multicenter validation of a computer-based clinical decision support tool for glucose control in adult and pediatric intensive care units.
    Thompson BT, Orme JF, Zheng H, Luckett PM, Truwit JD, Willson DF, Duncan Hite R, Brower RG, Bernard GR, Curley MA, Steingrub JS, Sorenson DK, Sward K, Hirshberg E, Morris AH J Diabetes Sci Technol 2008 May 2 3 357-68
    Comparison of intravenous terbutaline versus normal saline in pediatric patients on continuous high-dose nebulized albuterol for status asthmaticus.
    Bogie AL, Towne D, Luckett PM, Abramo TJ, Wiebe RA Pediatr Emerg Care 2007 Jun 23 6 355-61

    Books

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    Honors & Awards

    • Best Pediatricians in Dallas
      D Family Magazine (2011) (2014)
    • American Lung Association Breath of Life Leadership Award
      (2009)
    • Who's Who in America
      (2007-2009)
    • Top Sub-Specialists in Dallas - Pediatric Pulmonology
      D Magazine (2002) (2004) (2006)
    • NIH Physician Scientist Award
      (1984)
    • NIH Academic Physician Training Award
      (1981)
    • Alpha Epsilon Delta
      (1971)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Association for Respiratory Care
    • American Thoracic Society
    • Fellow, The American College of Chest Physicians
    • Pediatric Acute Lung Injury and Sepsis Investigations Network
    • Society for Critical Care Medicine