Andrew A. Pellett, Ph.D., RDCS, FASE

Head of Department of Cardiopulmonary Science
Professor of Cardiopulmonary Science and Physiology
Program Director, Adult Echocardiography Program

Educational Background:

Louisiana State University Medical Center, 1991
Ph.D., Physiology
University of Vermont, 1986
B.S., Biological Science

Primary Teaching Areas:

Ultrasound physics
Adult echocardiography
Cardiovascular physiology
Respiratory physiology

Selected Publications:

Pellett, A.A., Myers, L., Welsch, M., Jazwinski, S.M., & Welsh, D.A. (2013).  Left atrial enlargement and reduced physical function during aging. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 21, 417-432.

Pellett, A.A., & Kerut, E.K. (2006).  The Doppler velocity waveform.  Echocardiography, 23(6), 528-530.

Pellett, A.A., Tolar, W.G., Merwin, D.G., & Kerut, E.K. (2005).  Doppler aliasing.  Echocardiography,22(6), 540-542.

Pellett, A.A., Welsh, D.A., deBoisblanc, B.P., Lipscomb, G., Johnson, R.W., Lord, K.C., & Levitzky, M.G. (2005).  Low positive end-expiratory pressure does not exacerbate nebulized-acid lung injury in dogs.  J. Crit. Care, 20(1), 97-105.

Pellett, A.A., Tolar, W.G., Merwin, D.G., & Kerut, E.K. (2004).  Spectral Doppler instrumentation.  Echocardiography, 21(8), 759-761.

Pellett, A.A., Tolar, W.G., Merwin, D.G., & Kerut, E.K. (2004)  The Tei index: Methodology and disease state values.  Echocardiography, 21(7), 669-672.

Pellett, A.A., & Kerut, E.K. (2004).  The Doppler equation.  Echocardiography, 21(2), 197-198.

Pellett, A.A., & Kerut, E.K. (2004).  The Chiari network in an echocardiography student.  Echocardiography, 21(1), 91-93.

deBoisblanc, B.P., Pellett, A., Johnson, R., Champagne, M., McClarty, E., Dhillon, G., & Levitzky, M. (2003).  Estimation of pulmonary artery occlusion pressure by an artificial neural network.  Crit. Care Med.  31(1), 261-266.

Pellett, A.A., Lord, K.C., Champagne, M.S., deBoisblanc, B.P., Johnson, R.W., & Levitzky, M.G. (2002).  Pulmonary capillary pressure during acute lung injury in dogs. Crit. Care Med. 30, 403-409.

Pellett, A.A., Johnson, R.W., Morrison, G.G., Champage, M.S., deBoisblanc, B.P., & Levitzky, M.G. (1999).  A comparison of pulmonary arterial occlusion algorithms for estimation of pulmonary capillary pressure. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.160, 162-168.

Pellett, A.A., Cairo, J.M., & Levitzky, M.G. (1997).  Hypoxemia and hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstriction:  Autonomic nervous system vs. mixed venous PO2. Respir. Physiol.,109, 249-260.