Leon Dupree Hatch, III, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

Dr. Hatch's research focuses on improving the safety of mechanical ventilation and respiratory care in the NICU. His research uses methods from implementation science, quality improvement and epidemiology. Recent and ongoing work has focused on the safety of endotracheal intubation in newborns, the epidemiology of mechanical ventilation use in the NICU and the interplay of sedation and mechanical ventilation in newborns. In addition to his research, Dr. Hatch leads multiple quality improvement teams in the NICU.