Associate Professor Margo Pritchard

Honorary Senior Fellow

Mater Research Institute-UQ
Faculty of Medicine

Honorary Associate Professor

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine
m.pritchard@uq.edu.au
+61 7 3646 2121

Overview

Research Interests

  • Pediatrics
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Nursing

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts

Publications

  • Roberts, Calum T., Owen, Louise S., Manley, Brett J., Froisland, Dag H., Donath, Susan M., Dalziel, Kim M., Pritchard, Margo A., Cartwright, David W., Collins, Clare L., Malhotra, Atul, Davis, Peter G. and H. I. P. S. T. E. R. Trial Investigators (2016) Nasal high-flow therapy for primary respiratory support in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 375 12: 1142-1151. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1603694

  • Tarnow-Mordi, William, Stenson, Ben, Kirby, Adrienne, Juszczak, Edmund, Donoghoe, Mark, Deshpande, Sanjeev, Morley, Colin, King, Andrew, Doyle, Lex W., Fleck, Brian W., Davis, Peter G., Halliday, Henry L., Hague, Wendy, Cairns, Pamela, Darlow, Brian A., Fielder, Alistair R., Gebski, Val, Marlow, Neil, Simmer, Karen, Tin, Win, Ghadge, Alpana, Williams, Cathy, Keech, Anthony, Wardle, Stephen P., Kecskes, Zsuzsoka, Kluckow, Martin, Gole, Glen, Evans, Nicholas, Malcolm, Girvan, Luig, Melissa, Wright, Ian, Stack, Jacqueline, Tan, Kenneth, Pritchard, Margo, Gray, Peter H., Morris, Scott, Headley, Bevan, Dargaville, Peter, Simes, R. John and Brocklehurst, Peter (2016) Outcomes of two trials of oxygen-saturation targets in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 374 8: 749-760. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1514212

  • Pritchard, Margo Anne, de Dassel, Therese, Beller, Elaine, Bogossian, Fiona, Russo, Santo, Johnston, Linda, Paynter, Jessica, Russo, Santo and Scott, James (2016) Autism in toddlers born very preterm. Pediatrics, 137 2: e20151949.1-e20151949.10. doi:10.1542/peds.2015-1949

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Publications

Journal Article

  • Roberts, Calum T., Owen, Louise S., Manley, Brett J., Froisland, Dag H., Donath, Susan M., Dalziel, Kim M., Pritchard, Margo A., Cartwright, David W., Collins, Clare L., Malhotra, Atul, Davis, Peter G. and H. I. P. S. T. E. R. Trial Investigators (2016) Nasal high-flow therapy for primary respiratory support in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 375 12: 1142-1151. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1603694

  • Tarnow-Mordi, William, Stenson, Ben, Kirby, Adrienne, Juszczak, Edmund, Donoghoe, Mark, Deshpande, Sanjeev, Morley, Colin, King, Andrew, Doyle, Lex W., Fleck, Brian W., Davis, Peter G., Halliday, Henry L., Hague, Wendy, Cairns, Pamela, Darlow, Brian A., Fielder, Alistair R., Gebski, Val, Marlow, Neil, Simmer, Karen, Tin, Win, Ghadge, Alpana, Williams, Cathy, Keech, Anthony, Wardle, Stephen P., Kecskes, Zsuzsoka, Kluckow, Martin, Gole, Glen, Evans, Nicholas, Malcolm, Girvan, Luig, Melissa, Wright, Ian, Stack, Jacqueline, Tan, Kenneth, Pritchard, Margo, Gray, Peter H., Morris, Scott, Headley, Bevan, Dargaville, Peter, Simes, R. John and Brocklehurst, Peter (2016) Outcomes of two trials of oxygen-saturation targets in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 374 8: 749-760. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1514212

  • Pritchard, Margo Anne, de Dassel, Therese, Beller, Elaine, Bogossian, Fiona, Russo, Santo, Johnston, Linda, Paynter, Jessica, Russo, Santo and Scott, James (2016) Autism in toddlers born very preterm. Pediatrics, 137 2: e20151949.1-e20151949.10. doi:10.1542/peds.2015-1949

  • Heron-Delaney, Michelle, Kenardy, Justin A., Brown, Erin A., Jardine, Chloe, Bogossian, Fiona, Neuman, Louise, de Dassel, Therese and Pritchard, Margo (2016) Early maternal reflective functioning and infant emotional regulation in a preterm infant sample at 6 months corrected age. Journal of Paediatric Psychology, 41 8: 906-914. doi:10.1093/jpepsy/jsv169

  • Colditz, Paul, Sanders, Matthew R., Boyd, Roslyn, Pritchard, Margo, Gray, Peter, O'Callaghan, Michael J., Slaughter, Virginia, Whittingham, Koa, O'Rourke, Peter, Winter, Leanne, Evans, Tracey, Herd, Michael, Ahern, Jessica and Jardine, Luke (2015) Prem Baby Triple P: a randomised controlled trial of enhanced parenting capacity to improve developmental outcomes in preterm infants. BMC Pediatrics, 15 1: 1-13. doi:10.1186/s12887-015-0331-x

  • Staneva, Aleksandra, Bogossian, Fiona, Pritchard, Margo and Wittowski, Anja (2015) The effects of maternal depression, anxiety, and perceived stress during pregnancy on preterm birth: a systematic review. Women and Birth, 28 3: 179-193. doi:10.1016/j.wombi.2015.02.003

  • Doyle, Lex W., Anderson, Peter J., Haslam, Ross, Lee, Katherine J., Crowther, Caroline, for the Australasian Collaborative Trial of Magnesium Sulphate (ACTOMgSO4) Study Group, Pritchard, Margo and Colditz, Paul (2014) School-age outcomes of very preterm infants after antenatal treatment with magnesium sulfate vs placebo. Journal of the American Medical Association, 312 11: 1105-1113. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.11189

  • Pritchard, Margo A ., Colditz, Paul B., Cartwright, David, Gray, Peter H., Tudehope, David and Beller, Elaine (2013) Risk determinants in early intervention use during the first postnatal year in children born very preterm. BMC Pediatrics, 13 1: 201.1-201.5. doi:10.1186/1471-2431-13-201

  • Manley, Brett J., Owen, Louise S., Doyle, Lex W., Andersen, Chad C., Cartwright, David W., Pritchard, Margo A., Donath, Susan M. and Davis, Peter G. (2013) High-Flow Nasal Cannulae in Very Preterm Infants after Extubation. New England Journal of Medicine, 369 15: 1425-1433. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1300071

  • The BOOST II United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand Collaborative Groups, Colditz, P., Pritchard, M., Gray, P., Shearman, A. and Poulson, L. (2013) Oxygen saturation and outcomes in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 368 22: 2094-2104. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1302298

  • Pritchard, Margo A. and Kenner, Carole (2012) Review clinical trials. Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews, 12 3: 120-124. doi:10.1053/j.nainr.2012.06.006

  • Pritchard, Margo A., Colditz, Paul B., Cartwright, David, Gray, Peter H., Tudehope, David and Beller, Elaine (2012) Six-week postnatal depression predicts parenting stress profiles in mothers of preterm children. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology, 30 3: 303-311. doi:10.1080/02646838.2012.710832

  • Crowther, Caroline A., Dodd, Jodie M, Hiller, Janet E, Haslam, Ross R., Robinson, Jeffrey S., on behalf of the Birth after Caesarean Study Group, Pritchard, Margo A. and Chadha , Yogesh Chandra (2012) Planned vaginal birth or elective repeat caesarean: patient preference restricted cohort with nested randomised trial. PLoS Medicine, 9 3: e1001192.1-e1001192.10. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001192

  • Brocklehurst, Peter, Farrell, Barbara, King, Andrew, Juszczak, Edmund, Darlow, Brian, Haque, Khalid, Salt, Alison, Stenson, Ben, Tarnow-Mordi, William, The INIS Collaborative Group and Pritchard, Margo Anne (2011) Treatment of neonatal sepsis with intravenous immune globulin. New England Journal of Medicine, 365 13: 1201-1211. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1100441

  • Schmidt, Barbara, Seshia, Mary, Shankaran, Seshia, Mildenhall, Lindsay, Tyson, Jon, Lui, Kei, Fok, Tai, Roberts, Robin, for the Trial of Indomethacin Prophylaxis in Preterms Investigators, Colditz, P. and Pritchard, M. (2011) Effects of prophylactic indomethacin in extremely low-birth-weight infants with and without adequate exposure to antenatal corticosteroids. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 165 7: 642-646. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2011.95

  • Makrides, Maria, Gibson, Robert A., McPhee, Andrew J., Yelland, Lisa, Quinlivan, Julie, Ryan, Philip, Domino Investigative Team, Doyle, Lex W., Anderson, Peter, Else, Paul L., Meyer, Barbara J., Colditz, Paul, Pritchard, Margo Anne, Zhou, Shao, Collins, Carmel T., Gulpers, Zoe, McCusker, Suzanne, Naccarella, Nicola, Best, Karen, Loudis, Helen, Anderson, Amanda and Griffith, Elizabeth (2010) Effect of DHA supplementation during pregnancy on maternal depression and neurodevelopment of young children: A randomized controlled trial. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, 304 15: 1675-1683. doi:10.1001/jama.2010.1507

  • Pritchard, Margo A., Foster, Jann and Chiarella, Mary (2010) Historic legislation for nurse practitioners and midwives: recognised potential in health reform. Neonatal, Paediatric and Child Health Nursing, 13 2: .

  • Pritchard, Margo A., Colditz, Paul B., Tudehope, David I., Gray, Peter H., Cartwright, David, Wigg, Neil R. and Beller, Elaine M. (2008) Measuring sensorineural disability in preterm children using a public health screening strategy: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 44 7-8: 424-431. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1754.2008.01323.x

  • Pritchard, Margo A., Colditz, Paul B. and Beller, Elaine M. (2008) Parental experiences and preferences which influence subsequent use of post-discharge health services for children born very preterm. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 44 5: 281-284. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1754.2007.01256.x

  • Duley, Lelia, Farrell, Barbara, Armstrong, Nina, Spark, Patsy, Roberts, Barbara, Smyth, Rebecca, Tivnan, Mary, Laws, Anna, Corfield, Noelene, Salter, Annette, Thorn, Lisa, Altman, Douglas, Yu, Ly-Mee, Abalos, Edgardo, Carroli, Berenise, Dellepiane, Lucrecia, Duarte, Marina, Fernandez, Hebe, Giordano, Daniel, Clarke, Mike, Gray, Alastair, Hey, Edmund, Neilson, James, Simon, Judit, Collins, Rory, Karaoglou, Anna, Lilford, Richard, Moodley, Jack, Robson, Stephen, Roberts, Ian, Rubin, Peter, Thornton, James, Twaddle, Sara, Villar, Jose, Walker, Isabel, Watkins, Christopher, Doyle, Lex, Bimbashi, A., Demalia, E., Gliozheni, O., Shpata, A., Karolinski, A., Lamas, M., Pesaresi, M., Wainer, V., Barbato, W., Paciocco, M., Bertin, M., Boiza, E., Castaldi, J., Partida, Y., Arias, C., Farri, M., Kerz, G., Aguirre, J., de Sagastizabal, M., Falcone, R., Morales, E., Carroli, G., Krupitzky, S., Lopez, S., Palermo, M., Varela, D. Montes, Delprato, H., Camusso, H., Curioni, M., Ludmer, E., Brandi, R., Martin, R., Mesas, W., Taralli, R., Lezaola, M., Morosini, M., Andina, E., Bernal, L., Estiu, M., Ulens, E., de Speranza, B. Ortiz, Peyrano, A., Damiano, M., Saumench, C., Horn, J., Pritchard, M., Smith-Orr, V., Wilson, M., Lawrence, A., Watson, D., Crowther, C., Paynter, J., Ashrafunnessa, Mannan, M., Shahidullah, M., Shamsuddin, L., Santos, C. Barros, Freire, S., Melo, E., Cobo, E., Jaramillo, M., Cardozo, C., Fandino, N., Gaitan, H., Montano, L., Lozano, J., Rojas, M., Garcia, A. Breto, Ramirez, A. Fuentes, Miras, R. Garcia, Sampera, S., Farnot, U., Gomez, E., Rojas, G., Valdes, R., El-Kreem, H. Abd, Al-Hussaini, T., Hammad, E., Danso, K., Kwapong, E., Ofosu-Barko, F., Jasper, M. Padmini, Peedicayil, A., Regi, A., Sharma, R., Chauhan, A., Raut, V., Udani, R., Batra, S., Muthal-Rathore, A., Ramji, S., Zutshi, V., Balakrishnan, S., Eapen, E., Koshy, G., Ambardar, B., Vadakkepat, P., Vaidya, D., Lema, V., Rijken, Y., Tadesse, E., Dada, O., Sofekun, A., Ohiaeri, C., Runsewe-Abiodun, T., Adewole, I., Adeyemo, A., Brown, B., Oladokun, R., Adewale, O., Inimgba, N., John, C., Ogu, R., Ekele, B., Isah, A., Onankpa, B., Jamelle, R., Junejo, D., Faiz, N., Gul, F., Sherin, A., Bangash, K., Mahmud, G., Masud, K., Tasneem, N., Gassama, S., Soyei, A., Agarwal, P., Rajadurai, V., Pirani, N., Delport, S., Macdonald, P., Mokhondo, R., Pattinson, R., Zondo, M., Adhikari, M., Mnguni, N., Moodley, J., Carstens, M., Kirsten, G., Steyn, W., van Zyl, J., Helwig, A., Jacobson, S-L, Panosche, R., Hammond, E. and Masanganise, L. (2007) The Magpie Trial: A randomised trial comparing magnesium sulphate with placebo for pre-eclampsia. Outcome for women at 2 years. BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 114 3: 300-309. doi:10.1111/j.1471-0528.2006.01166.x

  • Rumbold, Alice R., Crowther, Caroline A., Haslam, Ross R., Dekker, Gustaaf A., Robinson, Jeffrey S., ACTS Study Group and Pritchard, Margo Anne (2006) Vitamins C and E and the risks of preeclampsia and perinatal complications. New England Journal of Medicine, 354 17: 1796-1806. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa054186

  • Pritchard, M. A., Colditz, P. B. and Beller, E. M. (2005) Parents evaluation of developmental status; Reply. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 41 11: 616-616. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1754.2005.00733_8.x

  • Pritchard, Margo A., Colditz, Paul B. and Beller, Elaine M. (2005) Parents' evaluation of developmental status in children born with a birthweight of 1250g or less. Journal of Paediatrics And Child Health, 41 4: 191-196. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1754.2005.00586.x

  • Pritchard, M. A. (2004) Dental health in children born preterm: Review of screening and prevention. Neonatal, Paediatric & Child Health Nursing, 7 2: 24-26.

  • Pritchard, M. A., Beller, E. M. and Norton, B. (2004) Skin exposure during conventional phototherapy in preterm infants: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 40 4: 270-274. doi:10.1111/j.1440-1754.2004.00362.x

  • Webster, Joan, Pritchard, Margo A., Creedy, Debra and East, Chris (2003) A simplified predictive index for the detection of women at risk for postnatal depression. Birth-issues In Perinatal Care, 30 2: 101-108. doi:10.1046/j.1523-536X.2003.00228.x

  • Pritchard, M. A., Flenady, V. and Woodgate, P. (2003) Systematic review of the role of pre-oxygenation for tracheal suctioning in ventilated newborn infants. Journal of Paediatrics And Child Health, 39 3: 163-165. doi:10.1046/j.1440-1754.2003.00123.x

  • Webster, Joan and Pritchard, Margo (2003) Gowning by Attendant and Visitors in Newborn Nurseries for Prevention of Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality [protocol]. Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), 2 Art. No.: CD003670: 1-4. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD003670

  • Schmidt, B., Asztalos, E. V., Roberts, R. S., Robertson, C. M. T., Sauve, R. S., Whitfield, M. F., Pritchard, M. A. and Colditz, P. B. (2003) Impact of bronchopulmonary dysplasia, brain injury, and severe retinopathy on the outcome of extremely low-birth-weight infants at 18 months. J A M A: The Journal of the American Medical Association, 289 9: 1124-1129. doi:10.1001/jama.289.9.1124

  • Pritchard, M., Flenady, V. and Woodgate, P. (2002) Preoxygenation for tracheal suctioning in intubated, ventilated newborn infants. Cochrane Library, 4 1-10.

  • Pritchard, M., Flenady, V. and Woodgate, P. (2001) Preoxygenation for tracheal suctioning in intubated, ventilated newborn infants. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2001 3: 427-427.

  • Webster, J, Linnane, JWJ, Dibley, LM and Pritchard, M (2000) Improving antenatal recognition of women at risk for postnatal depression. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 40 4: 409-412. doi:10.1111/j.1479-828X.2000.tb01170.x

  • Webster, J., Lloyd, W., Pritchard, M., Burridge, C., Plunket, L. and Byrne, A. (1999) Development of evidence based guidelines in midwifery and gynaecology nursing. Midwifery, 15 1: 2-5. doi:10.1016/S0266-6138(99)90031-1

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