Theresa Grover, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Neonatology

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Louisville School of Medicine (1993)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Butler University (IN) (1989)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatrics (1996)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (2000)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neonatology

Professional Titles

  • Professor, Pediatrics-Neonatology
  • Medical Director, Children’s Hospital Colorado (NICU)

Recognition & Awards

  • Children's Hospital Colorado Excellence in Quality and Patient Safety Award, CHCO, (2018)
  • Denver's 5280 "Top Doctors", Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, (2018)
  • Top Ten Finalist, Child Health Corporation of America Race for Results, (2010)
  • Best Poster Presentation, AAP Perinatal Section District VIII Annual Meeting, (2001)
    Keystone, CO
  • L Joseph Butterfield Award for Perinatal Pediatrics, L Joseph Butterfield Foundation, (1996)

Teaching

  • Associate Professor, Medical Director (2006)
    School of Medicine, Pediatrics
    Neonatology

Publications

  • Bourque SL, Levek C, Melara DL, Grover TR, Hwang SS. Prevalence and Predictors of Back-Transport Closer to Maternal Residence After Acute Neonatal Care in a Regional NICU. Matern Child Health J. 2018 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30255218
  • Murthy K, Porta NFM, Pallotto EK, Rintoul N, Keene S, Chicoine L, Gien J, Brozanski BS, Johnson YR, Haberman B, DiGeronimo R, Zaniletti I, Grover TR. Predicting Risk of Infection in Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. J Pediatr. 2018 Sep 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30217691
  • Lagatta JM, Hysinger EB, Zaniletti I, Wymore EM, Vyas-Read S, Yallapragada S, Nelin LD, Truog WE, Padula MA, Porta NFM, Savani RC, Potoka KP, Kawut SM, DiGeronimo R, Natarajan G, Zhang H, Grover TR, Engle WA, Murthy K. The Impact of Pulmonary Hypertension in Preterm Infants with Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia through 1 Year. J Pediatr. 2018 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30172426
  • Bourque SL, Meier SA, Palmer C, Melara DL, Grover TR, Delaney CA. A Quality Initiative for Optimal Therapeutic Hypothermia during Transport for Neonates with Neonatal Encephalopathy. Pediatr Qual Saf. 2018 Mar;3(2):e056. PubMed PMID: 29732456
  • Grover TR, Rintoul NE, Hedrick HL. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Semin Perinatol. 2018 Mar;42(2):96-103. PubMed PMID: 29338874
  • Keene S, Murthy K, Pallotto E, Brozanski B, Gien J, Zaniletti I, Hulbert C, Seabrook R, Rintoul N, Chicoine L, Porta N, Grover TR. Acquired Infection and Antimicrobial Utilization During Initial NICU Hospitalization in Infants With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2018 May;37(5):469-474. PubMed PMID: 29189614
  • Vollrath K, Rosenberg A, Gabrielski L, Deacon J, Marshall S, Rihn A, Grover T. NICU Discharge Feeding Bundle Improves Accuracy of Postdischarge Feeding Preparation and Potentially Prevents Readmission. Adv Neonatal Care. 2018 Oct 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30325750
  • Pallotto EK, Piazza AJ, Smith JR, Grover TR, Chuo J, Provost L, Mingrone T, Holston M, Moran S, Morelli L, Zaniletti I, Brozanski B. Sustaining SLUG Bug CLABSI Reduction: Does Sterile Tubing Change Technique Really Work?. Pediatrics. 2017 Oct;140(4). PubMed PMID: 28951441
  • Culpepper C, Hendrickson K, Marshall S, Benes J, Grover TR. Implementation of Feeding Guidelines Hastens the Time to Initiation of Enteral Feeds and Improves Growth Velocity in Very Low Birth-Weight Infants. Adv Neonatal Care. 2016 Oct 7. PubMed PMID: 27750266
  • Murthy K, Pallotto EK, Gien J, Brozanski BS, Porta NF, Zaniletti I, Keene S, Chicoine LG, Rintoul NE, Dykes FD, Asselin JM, Short BL, Padula MA, Durand DJ, Reber KM, Evans JR, Grover TR. Predicting death or extended length of stay in infants with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. J Perinatol. 2016 Aug;36(8):654-9. PubMed PMID: 26963428
  • Piazza AJ, Brozanski B, Provost L, Grover TR, Chuo J, Smith JR, Mingrone T, Moran S, Morelli L, Zaniletti I, Pallotto EK. SLUG Bug: Quality Improvement With Orchestrated Testing Leads to NICU CLABSI Reduction. Pediatrics. 2016 Jan;137(1). PubMed PMID: 26702032
  • Pallotto EK, Chuo J, Piazza AJ, Provost L, Grover TR, Smith JR, Mingrone T, Moran S, Morelli L, Zaniletti I, Brozanski B. Orchestrated Testing: An Innovative Approach to a Multicenter Improvement Collaborative. Am J Med Qual. 2015 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26483566
  • Grover TR, Pallotto EK, Brozanski B, Piazza AJ, Chuo J, Moran S, McClead R, Mingrone T, Morelli L, Smith JR. Interdisciplinary teamwork and the power of a quality improvement collaborative in tertiary neonatal intensive care units. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2015 Apr-Jun;29(2):179-86. PubMed PMID: 25919608
  • Grover TR, Murthy K, Brozanski B, Gien J, Rintoul N, Keene S, Najaf T, Chicoine L, Porta N, Zaniletti I, Pallotto EK. Short-Term Outcomes and Medical and Surgical Interventions in Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Sep;32(11):1038-44. PubMed PMID: 25825963
  • Pallotto EK, Chuo J, Piazza AJ, Provost L, Grover TR, Smith JR, Mingrone T, Moran S, Morelli L, Zaniletti I, Brozanski B. Orchestrated Testing: An Innovative Approach to a Multicenter Improvement Collaborative. Am J Med Qual. 2015 Oct 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26483566
  • Grover TR, Pallotto EK, Brozanski B, Piazza AJ, Chuo J, Moran S, McClead R, Mingrone T, Morelli L, Smith JR. Interdisciplinary teamwork and the power of a quality improvement collaborative in tertiary neonatal intensive care units. J Perinat Neonatal Nurs. 2015 Apr-Jun;29(2):179-86. PubMed PMID: 25919608
  • Grover TR, Murthy K, Brozanski B, Gien J, Rintoul N, Keene S, Najaf T, Chicoine L, Porta N, Zaniletti I, Pallotto EK. Short-Term Outcomes and Medical and Surgical Interventions in Infants with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Am J Perinatol. 2015 Sep;32(11):1038-44. PubMed PMID: 25825963
  • Murthy K, Savani RC, Lagatta JM, Zaniletti I, Wadhawan R, Truog W, Grover TR, Zhang H, Asselin JM, Durand DJ, Short BL, Pallotto EK, Padula MA, Dykes FD, Reber KM, Evans JR. Predicting death or tracheostomy placement in infants with severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia. J Perinatol. 2014 Jul;34(7):543-8. PubMed PMID: 24651732
  • 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
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Professional Memberships

  • Western Society for Pediatric Research (WSPR), Member
  • American Physiological Society (APS), Member
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow
  • AAP - Section on Perinatal Pediatrics, Member
  • Society For Pediatric Research (SPR), Member
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Clinicians and Researchers (PCHR), Member
  • Perinatal Research Society (PRS), Member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Lutheran Medical Center
  • Parker Adventist Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Board Certification (2000)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1997)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction - Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Pregnancy and Reproduction
Clinical Interests
Respiratory failure, Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Pulmonary hypertension of the Newborn, Quality Improvement

Personal Interests
Quality Improvement

Volunteer Activities
Neonatal intesive care in Kathmandu, Nepal

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Louisville School of Medicine (1993)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Butler University (IN) (1989)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatrics (1996)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (2000)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Neonatology
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