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Nicholas R. Carr

Nicholas R. Carr, DO, FAAP

Languages spoken: English

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  • Nicholas Carr, D.O. is an Assistant Professor in Neonatology at the University of Utah and Primary Children's Hospital. He provides neonatology services at three facilities, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Utah Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center. Dr. Carr provides care for premature infants, critically ill newborns and newborn infants with a large variety of birth defects. Among his responsibilities is educating Pediatric Residents, Neonatology Fellows and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.


    Dr. Carr is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. He provides care to critically ill patients admitted to the newborn intensive care units at the University of Utah Medical Center, Primary Children’s Hospital, and Intermountain Medical Center. His clinical areas of interest include family support/integration, transport medicine, and management of patients requiring extracorporeal life support (ECLS).

    Specialties

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)
  • Nicholas Carr, D.O. is an Assistant Professor in Neonatology at the University of Utah and Primary Children's Hospital. He provides neonatology services at three facilities, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at University of Utah Hospital, Primary Children’s Hospital and Intermountain Medical Center. Dr. Carr provides care for premature infants, critically ill newborns and newborn infants with a large variety of birth defects. Among his responsibilities is educating Pediatric Residents, Neonatology Fellows and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.


    Dr. Carr is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah. He provides care to critically ill patients admitted to the newborn intensive care units at the University of Utah Medical Center, Primary Children’s Hospital, and Intermountain Medical Center. His clinical areas of interest include family support/integration, transport medicine, and management of patients requiring extracorporeal life support (ECLS).

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Neonatology
    Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Sam AE, Weber Z, Pea A, Henderson C, King JM, Carr NR (2023). A pilot study to evaluate clinical factors associated with iron and ferritin elevations during pediatric extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Perfusion, 2676591231154750. (Read full article)
    2. Christensen TR, Bahr TM, Henry E, Ling CY, Hanton TH, Page JM, Ilstrup SJ, Carr NR, Ohls RK, Christensen RD (2022). Neonatal subgaleal hemorrhage: twenty years of trends in incidence, associations, and outcomes. J Perinatol. (Read full article)
    3. Wild KT, Miquel-Verges F, Rintoul NE, DiGeronimo R, Keene S, Hamrick SE, Mahmood B, Rao R, Carr NR, Childrens Hospitals Neonatal Consortium CHNC (2022). Current Practices for Genetic Testing in Neonatal Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Findings from a National survey. Perfusion, 2676591221130178. (Read full article)
    4. Carr NR, Hulse WL, Bahr TM, Davidson JM, Ilstrup SJ, Christensen RD (2022). First report of transfusing low-titer cold-stored type O whole blood to an extremely-low-birth-weight neonate after acute blood loss. Transfusion, 62(9), 1923-1926. (Read full article)
    5. Ponnapakkam A, Carr N, Comstock B, Perez K, OShea TM, Tolia VN, Clark R, Heagerty P, Juul SE, Ahmad KA (2021). Factors Associated with Outpatient Therapy Utilization in Extremely Preterm Infants. Am J Perinatol. (Read full article)
    6. Carr NR, Henry E, Bahr TM, Ohls RK, Page JM, Ilstrup SJ, Christensen RD (2021). Fetomaternal hemorrhage: Evidence from a multihospital healthcare system that up to 40% of severe cases are missed. Transfusion, 62, 60-70. (Read full article)
    7. Weber Z, Sam A, Pena A, Henderson C, McCurnin D, Bhalala U, Garcia R, King J, Carr N (2021). Understanding increased ferritin levels in pediatric ECMO patients. Blood Cells Mol Dis, 92, 102617. (Read full article)
    8. Bahr TM, Carr NR, Christensen TR, Wilkes J, OBrien EA, German KR, Ohls RK, Ward DM, Christensen RD (2021). Early iron supplementation and iron sufficiency at one month of age in NICU patients at-risk for iron deficiency. Blood Cells Mol Dis, 90, 102575. (Read full article)
    9. Anchan J, Jones S, Aden J, Ditch S, Fagiana A, Blauvelt D, Gallup MC, Carr N (2021). A different kind of battle: the effects of NICU admission on military parent mental health. J Perinatol, 41(8), 2038-2047. (Read full article)
    10. Ponnapakkam A, Rees D, Gallup MC, Ahmad KA, Miller D, Fagiana A, Carr NR (2021). Supplementation-based hypoglycemia guidelines including donor breast milk reduce NICU admission. J Perinatol, 41(8), 2088-2094. (Read full article)
    11. Mu T, Garcia-Choudary T, Staudt A, Tyree M, Valdez-Delgado K, Caldwell N, Carr N, Borgman M, Delaney H (2020). Simulation versus live tissue training randomised trial for ECMO proficiency: is one better than the other? BMJ Simul Technol Enhanc Learn, 7(4), 223-229. (Read full article)
    12. Pena Hernandez A, Carr NR, McCurnin D, Armijo-Garcia V (2020). Extracorporeal Life Support in Pediatric Patients with Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Associated Pulmonary Hypertension. ASAIO J, 66(9), 1063-1067. (Read full article)
    13. Weber Z, Sutter D, Baltensperger A, Carr N (2020). Economic Evaluation: Onsite HSV PCR Capabilities for Pediatric Care. Pediatr Qual Saf, 5(2), e266. (Read full article)
    14. Rizzo HE, Escaname EN, Alana NB, Lavender E, Gelfond J, Fernandez R, Hibbs MA, King JM, Carr NR, Blanco CL (2020). Maternal diabetes and obesity influence the fetal epigenome in a largely Hispanic population. Clin Epigenetics, 12(1), 34. (Read full article)
    15. Ponnapakkam AP, Stine CN, Ahmad KA, Gallup MC, Delle Donne AJ, Kathen CM, Wade JK, Molina BC, Koslow EA, Carr NR (2019). Evaluating the effects of a neonatal hypoglycemia bundle on NICU admission and exclusive breastfeeding. J Perinatol, 40(2), 344-351. (Read full article)
    16. Delle Donne A, Hatch A, Carr NR, Aden J, Shapiro J (2019). Extended Maternity Leave and Breastfeeding in Active Duty Mothers. Pediatrics, 144(2). (Read full article)
    17. Monnikendam CS, Mu TS, Aden JK, Lefkowitz W, Carr NR, Aune CN, Ahmad KA (2019). Dysnatremia in extremely low birth weight infants is associated with multiple adverse outcomes. J Perinatol, 39(6), 842-847. (Read full article)
    18. Anchan JC, Carr NR, Ahmad KA (2018). Neonatal hypoglycemia: is there a neurodevelopmental impact in early childhood? J Perinatol, 39(1), 4-7. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Sullivan BA, Beam K, Vesoulis ZA, Aziz KB, Husain AN, Knake LA, Moreira AG, Hooven TA, Weiss EM, Carr NR, El-Ferzli GT, Patel RM, Simek KA, Hernandez AJ, Barry JS, McAdams RM (2023). Transforming neonatal care with artificial intelligence: challenges, ethical consideration, and opportunities. [Review]. J Perinatol, 44(1), 1-11. (Read full article)

    Book Chapter

    1. Bradley A Yoder, Michelle J Yang, Nicholas R Carr, Martin Keszler (2021). 33. Ventilation Strategies in Neonatal Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure. In Shyamala Dakshinamurti (Ed.), Hypoxic Respiratory Failure in the Newborn From Origins to Clinical Management (First). CRC Press.
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