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Peter H. Grubb

Peter H. Grubb, MD

Languages spoken: English
  • Specialties

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine)
  • 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)

    Education history

    Fellowship National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Research Shared Resource Program, (Mentors Jacqueline Coalson and Bradley Yoder) - Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research Fellow
    Neonatology - Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base Fellow
    Internship/Residency Pediatrics - Keesler Medical Center, Keesler Air Force Base Intern/Resident
    Medicine - Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences M.D.
    Undergraduate Biochemistry - Texas A&M University B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Hulse WN, Schulte K, Eickelkamp-Marron V, Redder H, Davidson JM, Chan B, Torr C, DuPont TL, Grubb PH (2023). A quality improvement initiative for neonatal hypoglycemia screening and management in a level III neonatal intensive care unit. J Perinatol, 43(10), 1321-1329.
    2. Reiley J, Botas P, Miller CE, Zhao J, Malone Jenkins S, Best H, Grubb PH, Mao R, Isla J, Brunelli L (2023). Open-Source Artificial Intelligence System Supports Diagnosis of Mendelian Diseases in Acutely Ill Infants. Children (Basel), 10(6).
    3. Geilmann S, Solstad R, Palmquist R, Flores Daboub J, Botto LD, Grubb PH, Bonkowsky JL, Longo N, Malone Jenkins S (2023). A novel RAD51 variant resulting in Fanconi anemia identified in an infant with multiple congenital anomalies. Clin Case Rep, 11(1), e6810.
    4. Thomas JW, Levy DP, Sherpa AJ, Lama L, Judkins A, Chambers AA, Crandall H, Schoenhals S, Bjella KB, Vaughan JH, Grubb PH, Fassl B (2022). Analysis of the Perinatal Care System in a Remote and Mountainous District of Nepal. Matern Child Health J, 26(10), 1976-1982.
    5. France DJ, Schremp E, Rhodes EB, Slagle J, Moroz S, Grubb PH, Hatch LD, Shotwell M, Lorinc A, Robinson J, Crankshaw M, Newman T, Weinger MB, Blakely ML (2021). A pilot study to determine the incidence, type, and severity of non-routine events in neonates undergoing gastrostomy tube placement. J Pediatr Surg, 57, 1342-1348.
    6. Dye ME, Pugh C, Sala C, Scott TA, Wallace T, Grubb PH, Hatch LD (2021). Developing a Unit-Based Quality Improvement Program in a Large Neonatal ICU. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf, 47(10), 654-662.
    7. Hatch LD, Sala C, Araya W, Rivard M, Bolton J, Rivard A, Morris EA, McNeer E, Guttentag SH, Grubb PH, Stark AR, Markham MH (2021). Increasing Volume-Targeted Ventilation Use in the NICU. Pediatrics, 147(5).
    8. Switchenko N, Kibaru E, Tsimbiri P, Grubb P, Anderson Berry A, Fassl B (2020). Implementation of a Bubble CPAP Treatment Program for Sick Newborns in Nakuru, Kenya: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Glob Pediatr Health, 7, 2333794X20939756.
    9. France DJ, Slagle J, Schremp E, Moroz S, Hatch LD, Grubb P, Vogus TJ, Shotwell MS, Lorinc A, Lehmann CU, Robinson J, Crankshaw M, Sullivan M, Newman TA, Wallace T, Weinger MB, Blakely ML (2020). Defining the Epidemiology of Safety Risks in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Patients Requiring Surgery. J Patient Saf, 17, e694-e700.
    10. Talati AJ, Scott TA, Barker B, Grubb PH, Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care Golden Hour Project Team (2019). Improving neonatal resuscitation in Tennessee: a large-scale, quality improvement project. J Perinatol, 39(12), 1676-1683.
    11. Sekhon MK, Grubb PH, Newman M, Yoder BA (2019). Implementation of a probiotic protocol to reduce rates of necrotizing enterocolitis. J Perinatol, 39(9), 1315-1322.
    12. Thompson MP, Graetz I, McKillop CN, Grubb PH, Waters TM (2019). Evaluation of a Tennessee statewide initiative to reduce early elective deliveries using quasi-experimental methods. BMC Health Serv Res, 19(1), 208.
    13. Hatch LD, Rivard M, Bolton J, Sala C, Araya W, Markham MH, France DJ, Grubb PH (2018). Implementing Strategies to Identify and Mitigate Adverse Safety Events: A Case Study with Unplanned Extubations. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf, 45(4), 295-303.
    14. France DJ, Slagle J, Schremp E, Moroz S, Hatch LD, Grubb P, Lorinc A, Lehmann CU, Robinson J, Crankshaw M, Sullivan M, Newman T, Wallace T, Weinger MB, Blakely ML (2019). Impact of patient handover structure on neonatal perioperative safety. J Perinatol, 39(3), 453-467.
    15. Christensen RD, Grubb PH, Yaish HM (2019). Hazardous hyperbilirubinemia in a neonate with novel homozygous biallelic GSR (glutathione reductase) mutations. 2(1), 1014.
    16. Hatch LD, Scott TA, Rivard M, Rivard A, Bolton J, Sala C, Araya W, Markham MH, Stark AR, Grubb PH (2018). Building the Driver Diagram: A Mixed-Methods Approach to Identify Causes of Unplanned Extubations in a Large Neonatal ICU. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf, 45(1), 40-46.
    17. Robinson JR, Conroy PC, Hardison D, Hamid R, Grubb PH, Pietsch JB, Lovvorn HN 3rd (2018). Rapid resolution of hyperammonemia in neonates using extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a platform to drive hemodialysis. J Perinatol, 38(6), 665-671.
    18. Ware JL, Schetzina KE, Morad A, Barker B, Scott TA, Grubb PH (2018). A Statewide Quality Improvement Collaborative to Increase Breastfeeding Rates in Tennessee. Breastfeed Med, 13(4), 292-300.
    19. Hatch LD, Grubb PH, Markham MH, Scott TA, Walsh WF, Slaughter JC, Stark AR, Ely EW (2017). Effect of Anatomical and Developmental Factors on the Risk of Unplanned Extubation in Critically Ill Newborns. Am J Perinatol, 34(12), 1234-1240.
    20. Hatch LD, Grubb PH, Lea AS, Walsh WF, Markham MH, Maynord PO, Whitney GM, Stark AR, Ely EW (2016). Interventions to Improve Patient Safety During Intubation in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Pediatrics, 138(4).
    21. Bucher BT, Duggan EM, Grubb PH, France DJ, Lally KP, Blakely ML (2016). Does the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program pediatric provide actionable quality improvement data for surgical neonates? J Pediatr Surg, 51(9), 1440-4.
    22. Hatch LD, Grubb PH, Lea AS, Walsh WF, Markham MH, Whitney GM, Slaughter JC, Stark AR, Ely EW (2016). Endotracheal Intubation in Neonates: A Prospective Study of Adverse Safety Events in 162 Infants. J Pediatr, 168, 62-66.e6.

    Book Chapter

    1. Yoder BA, Grubb PH (2021). Mechanical Ventilation: Disease Specific Strategies. In Keszler M, Suresh G (Eds.), Karotkin's Ventilation of the Neonate (7th edition). Elsevier.


    1. Borders AEB, Cherouny P, Diop H, Ernst K, Gould JB, Grubb P, Gupta M, Iams J, Kacica M, Main E, Lannon C, McCaffrey M, Murphy B, Sappenfield WM, Henderson Z, Suchdev DB, Chansky M, Francis B, Sapru S (2016). Developing and Sustaining Perinatal Quality Collaboratives: A Resource Guide for States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Reproductive Health, Perinatal Quality Collaboratives.