Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD
Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD

Dr. Joanna Parga-Belinkie is a neonatologist, pediatrician, podcaster, and mom. She is an attending neonatologist at Children's Hospital in Philadelphia and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. She co-hosts a podcast for the American Academy of Pediatrics Pediatrics On Call, made for pediatricians by pediatricians to keep them up to date on the latest in pediatrics.


Teen vaping use, already on decline, stayed lower during pandemic. No change in teen tobacco and alcohol use, study finds
Pregnancy and covid-19. More data show them to be a risky combination
BREAKING: Covid-19 has created thousands of newly single parents and orphans
Rates of premature births in Tennessee during the stay-at-home period. New data contradicts other studies
Coronavirus vaccines for kids: are we throwing away their shot?
Did early school closures save lives? New data suggests they did. But just how much?
Questions remain about mortality and hospitalization risk of the UK coronavirus variant in children and adults
French study finds daycare does not increase spread of covid-19 in young children
Mothers provide protection for their infants if infected with covid-19 in most cases
Smoking found to increase covid-19 risk
Covid-19 associated with major increase in hospitalizations for pediatric patients
Understanding vaccine hesitancy as public health experts consider a vaccine mandate. Schools will be a major battleground
B.1.1.7, A new variant of covid-19, isn't kidding around. What we know about a fast-spreading mutant and its effect on children
Placentas won't give covid-19 a pass
Your pediatrician doesn't want covid-19 to make you forget about other vaccines
The pandemic's effect on preterm birth rates. What you've heard may be wrong
An inflammatory truth about kids getting sick with covid-19. MIS-C rates by race
US pediatric testing results for covid-19: The kids are...just ok. And not immune