Natasha B. Halasa, M.D.

Associate Professor

natasha.halasa@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Education
M.P.H., Public Health , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, OhioB.S., Akron University, Akron, Ohio
Office Address
D-7232 MCN
TN 2581
Publications
Halasa NB, Williams JV, Wilson GJ, Walsh WF, Schaffner W, Wright PF. Medical and economic impact of a respiratory syncytial virus outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2005 Dec; 24(12): 1040-4. PMID: 16371862, PII: 00006454-200512000-00003, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Roumie CL, Halasa NB, Grijalva CG, Edwards KM, Zhu Y, Dittus RS, Griffin MR. Trends in antibiotic prescribing for adults in the United States--1995 to 2002. J Gen Intern Med. 2005 Aug; 20(8): 697-702. PMID: 16050877, PMCID: PMC1490171, PII: JGI05620, DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1497.2005.0148.x, ISSN: 1525-1497.

Roumie CL, Halasa NB, Edwards KM, Zhu Y, Dittus RS, Griffin MR. Differences in antibiotic prescribing among physicians, residents, and nonphysician clinicians. Am. J. Med. 2005 Jun; 118(6): 641-8. PMID: 15922696, PII: S0002-9343(05)00099-9, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2005.02.013, ISSN: 0002-9343.

Talbot TR, Hartert TV, Mitchel E, Halasa NB, Arbogast PG, Poehling KA, Schaffner W, Craig AS, Griffin MR. Asthma as a risk factor for invasive pneumococcal disease. N. Engl. J. Med. 2005 May 5/19/2005; 352(20): 2082-90. PMID: 15901861, PII: 352/20/2082, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa044113, ISSN: 1533-4406.

Talbot TR, Poehling KA, Hartert TV, Arbogast PG, Halasa NB, Edwards KM, Schaffner W, Craig AS, Griffin MR. Seasonality of invasive pneumococcal disease: temporal relation to documented influenza and respiratory syncytial viral circulation. Am. J. Med. 2005 Mar; 118(3): 285-91. PMID: 15745727, PII: S0002-9343(04)00712-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2004.09.016, ISSN: 0002-9343.

Talbot TR, Poehling KA, Hartert TV, Arbogast PG, Halasa NB, Mitchel E, Schaffner W, Craig AS, Edwards KM, Griffin MR. Reduction in high rates of antibiotic-nonsusceptible invasive pneumococcal disease in tennessee after introduction of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine. Clin. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2004 Sep 9/1/2004; 39(5): 641-8. PMID: 15356776, PII: CID33473, DOI: 10.1086/422653, ISSN: 1537-6591.

Talbot TR, Poehling KA, Hartert TV, Arbogast PG, Halasa NB, Mitchel E, Schaffner W, Craig AS, Edwards KM, Griffin MR. Elimination of racial differences in invasive pneumococcal disease in young children after introduction of the conjugate pneumococcal vaccine. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2004 Aug; 23(8): 726-31. PMID: 15295222, PII: 00006454-200408000-00006, ISSN: 0891-3668.

Edwards KM, Halasa NB. Commentary: is pertussis disease increasing?. Int J Epidemiol. 2004 Apr; 33(2): 365-6. PMID: 15082641, PII: 33/2/365, DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyh066, ISSN: 0300-5771.

Halasa NB, Griffin MR, Zhu Y, Edwards KM. Differences in antibiotic prescribing patterns for children younger than five years in the three major outpatient settings. J. Pediatr. 2004 Feb; 144(2): 200-5. PMID: 14760262, PII: S0022-3476(03)00773-X, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2003.10.053, ISSN: 0022-3476.

Halasa NB, Barr FE, Johnson JE, Edwards KM. Fatal pulmonary hypertension associated with pertussis in infants: does extracorporeal membrane oxygenation have a role?. Pediatrics. 2003 Dec; 112(6 Pt 1): 1274-8. PMID: 14654596, ISSN: 1098-4275.

Halasa NB, Whitlock JA, McCurley TL, Smith JA, Zhu Q, Ochs H, Dermody TS, Crowe JE. Fatal hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis associated with Epstein-Barr virus infection in a patient with a novel mutation in the signaling lymphocytic activation molecule-associated protein. Clin. Infect. Dis [print-electronic]. 2003 Nov 11/15/2003; 37(10): e136-41. PMID: 14583885, PII: CID31173, DOI: 10.1086/379126, ISSN: 1537-6591.

Halasa NB, Griffin MR, Zhu Y, Edwards KM. Decreased number of antibiotic prescriptions in office-based settings from 1993 to 1999 in children less than five years of age. Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J. 2002 Nov; 21(11): 1023-8. PMID: 12442023, DOI: 10.1097/01.inf.0000036085.65178.e1, ISSN: 0891-3668.