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Colleen  Hughes Driscoll

Colleen Hughes Driscoll M.D.

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Primary Appointment: Pediatrics
Location: 110 South Paca Street, 8th Floor
Phone: (410) 328-6003
Fax: (410) 328-1076

Personal History:

Education and Training

  • Health Care Delivery Improvement, Intermountain Healthcare Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research Advanced Training Program, November 2012.
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Training, Division of Neonatology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2008-2011
  • Pediatric Residency Training, Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 2005-2008
  • Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York at Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2001-2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Italian Studies, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1996-2000

Research Interests:

Prenatal Counseling, Healthcare Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, Interoperability

Clinical Specialty:

Clinical Quality Improvement Officer, Director of the Prenatal Consult Service, OB-NICU Liaison


Ly E, Alexander J, Akinmboni T, Woo H, Driscoll C. Improving the Diagnosis of Neonatal Hypoglycemia in a Well-Baby Nursery. BMJ Quality Improvement Reports 2016;5:u214381.w5806. doi:10.1136/bmjquality. u214381.w5806

Hoffman SB, Terrell N, Hughes Driscoll C, Davis NL. "Impact of High-Flow Nasal Cannula Use on Neonatal Respiratory Support Patterns and Length of Stay". Respiratory Care 2016 doi:10.4187/respcare.04668

Hughes Driscoll CA, Schub JA, Pollard K, El-Metwally, D. "A Wireless Text Messaging System Improves Communication for Neonatal Resuscitation". American Journal of Medical Quality 2016 DOI: 10.1177/1062860616650939

Frank K, Hughes Driscoll C, Shapiro K, Donohue PK. Moving to a Single Patient Room Design: Are There Physical and Psychological Effects on the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Staff? J Pediatr Neonatal Care 4(4): 00144. DOI: 10.15406/jpnc.2016.04.00144

Driscoll C, Langer M, Burke S, El Metwally, D. Improving Detection of IV Infiltrates in Neonates. BMJ Qual Improv Report 2015;4: doi:10.1136/bmjquality.u204253.w3874

Hughes Driscoll CA, Hillman BA. "Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn" in 5–Minute Pediatric Consult, 7th Edition. Cabana MD. [In press on May 8th, 2015]

Hughes Driscoll, C. (2014, September 19). Driving a Culture of Quality [Web log post]. Retrieved from BMJ Blogs

Golden WC, Cristofalo E, Hillman BA, Hughes Driscoll C, “Chapter 5: Newborn” in: Rudolph’s Self-Assessment and Board Review, 1st Edition. Cabana MD, Haftel HM, Kaiser S, O’Brien JS. Eds. (McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, New York, NY). [In press]

Hughes Driscoll C, El Metwally D. "A Daily Huddle Facilitates Patient Transports from a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit". BMJ Qual Improv Report 2014;3:u203341.w1798 doi:10. 1136/bmjquality.u203341.w1798

Davili Z, Johar S, Hughes C, Kveselis D, Hoo J. Succinate Dehydrogenase Deficiency Associated with Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Ventricular Noncompaction. Eur J Pediatr. 2007 Aug; 166(8):867-70