Jim Barry, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Neonatology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Creighton University School of Medicine (1997)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Montana State University (MT) (1993)
Internship:
  • University of Michigan Program (1998)
Residency:
  • University of Michigan Program, Pediatrics (2000)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (2003)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neonatology

Professional Titles

  • Medical Director UCH NICU

Recognition & Awards

  • Extraordinary Service Award, University of Colorado Medical Staff (2011)
  • Physician of the Year, Colorado Society of Respiratory Care (2011)
    For outstanding contributions toward the advancement of respiratory care.
  • Exceptional Partnership in Leadership, University of Colorado (2010)
    Nominated for University of Colorado Hospital President’s Leadership Award
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program Awardee, NIH (2005)
  • Joseph Butterfield Award in Perinatal Medicine, L. Joseph Butterfield Foundation (2003)
  • Cum laude , Creighton Medical School (1997)

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2003)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics

Publications

  • Foglia EE, Ades A, Sawyer T, Glass KM, Singh N, Jung P, Quek BH, Johnston LC, Barry J, Zenge J, Moussa A, Kim JH, DeMeo SD, Napolitano N, Nadkarni V, Nishisaki A. Neonatal Intubation Practice and Outcomes: An International Registry Study. Pediatrics. 2019 Jan;143(1). PubMed PMID: 30538147
  • Barry JS, Baca MD, Parker TF. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Directors in Academic Institutions: Who Are They?. J Pediatr. 2019 May;208:5-7.e1. PubMed PMID: 31027634
  • Sawyer T, Foglia EE, Ades A, Moussa A, Napolitano N, Glass K, Johnston L, Jung P, Singh N, Quek BH, Barry J, Zenge J, DeMeo SD, Brei B, Krick J, Kim JH, Nadkarni V, Nishisaki A. Incidence, impact and indicators of difficult intubations in the neonatal intensive care unit: a report from the National Emergency Airway Registry for Neonates. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2019 Sep;104(5):F461-F466. PubMed PMID: 30796059
  • Ozawa Y, Ades A, Foglia EE, DeMeo S, Barry J, Sawyer T, Singh N, Glass K, Jung P, Quek BH, Johnston L, Kim J, Napolitano N, Shults J, Nadkarni VM, Nishisaki A. Premedication with neuromuscular blockade and sedation during neonatal intubation is associated with fewer adverse events. J Perinatol. 2019 Jun;39(6):848-856. PubMed PMID: 30940929
  • Marrs LK, Zenge JP, Barry JS, Wright CJ. Achieving Procedural Competency during Neonatal Fellowship Training: Can Trainees Teach Us How to Teach?. Neonatology. 2019;116(1):17-19. PubMed PMID: 30889581
  • Barry JS, Rozance PJ, Brown LD, Anthony RV, Thornburg KL, Hay WW Jr. Increased fetal myocardial sensitivity to insulin-stimulated glucose metabolism during ovine fetal growth restriction. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2016 Apr;241(8):839-47. PubMed PMID: 26873920
  • Mancuso MP, Dziadkowiec O, Kleiner C, Halverson-Carpenter K, Link T, Barry J. Crew Resource Management for Obstetric and Neonatal Teams to Improve Communication During Cesarean Births. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2016 Jul-Aug;45(4):502-14. PubMed PMID: 27290920
  • Ventre KM, Barry JS, Davis D, Baiamonte VL, Wentworth AC, Pietras M, Coughlin L, Barley G. Using In Situ Simulation to Evaluate Operational Readiness of a Children's Hospital-Based Obstetrics Unit. Simul Healthc. 2014 Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24401917
  • Ventre KM, Barry JS, Davis D, Baiamonte VL, Wentworth AC, Pietras M, Coughlin L, Barley G. Using in situ simulation to evaluate operational readiness of a children's hospital-based obstetrics unit. Simul Healthc. 2014 Apr;9(2):102-11. PubMed PMID: 24401917
  • Grover TR, Brozanski BS, Barry J, Zaniletti I, Asselin JM, Durand DJ, Short BL, Pallotto EK, Dykes F, Reber KM, Padula MA, Evans JR, Murthy K. High surgical burden for infants with severe chronic lung disease (sCLD). J Pediatr Surg. 2014 Aug;49(8):1202-5. PubMed PMID: 25092076
  • Ventre KM, Barry JS, Davis D, Baiamonte VL, Wentworth AC, Pietras M, Coughlin L, Barley G. Using in situ simulation to evaluate operational readiness of a children's hospital-based obstetrics unit. Simul Healthc. 2014 Apr;9(2):102-11. PubMed PMID: 24401917
  • Parker TA, Aucott SW, Bendel CM, Dammann CE, Rice WR, Savich RD, Wertheimer FB, Barry JS. The new 6-unit individualized curriculum for pediatric residents: the perspective of neonatology fellowship program directors. J Perinatol. 2013 Dec;33(12):910-3. PubMed PMID: 23970207
  • Haubner LY, Barry JS, Johnston LC, Soghier L, Tatum PM, Kessler D, Downes K, Auerbach M. Neonatal intubation performance: room for improvement in tertiary neonatal intensive care units. Resuscitation. 2013 Oct;84(10):1359-64. PubMed PMID: 23562374
  • Metz TD, Lynch AM, Wolfe P, Barry JS, Galan HL. Effect of small for gestational age on hemodynamic parameters in the neonatal period. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2012 Oct;25(10):2093-7. PubMed PMID: 22475050
  • Barry JS, Gibbs MD, Rosenberg AA. A delivery room-focused education and deliberate practice can improve pediatric resident resuscitation training. J Perinatol. 2012 Dec;32(12):920-6. PubMed PMID: 22460544
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Professional Memberships

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Perinatology, Member
  • Western Society for Pediatric Resarch, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - Anschutz
12605 E. 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5224

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Board Certification (2003)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Maternal and Fetal Health
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Creighton University School of Medicine (1997)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Montana State University (MT) (1993)
Internships:
  • University of Michigan Program (1998)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Michigan Program, Pediatrics (2000)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (2003)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neonatology
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