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Michelle C. Cash, MSN, APRN, CNP

  • Nurse Practitioner, Heart Institute



Michelle has practiced in the field of pediatric pulmonary hypertension, alongside Dr. Russel Hirsch, for over a decade. In that time, she has had the honor of serving the Pulmonary Hypertension Association in following capacities: Executive Committee Board Member, Chair of Symposium Committee, Comprehensive Care Review Committee, Mentor, Pediatric Resource Ad Hock Committee and awarded the PHA Periwinkle Pioneer Award for individuals and groups responsible for advancing care for pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients and helping to change the history of this disease. She regularly provides PH education from a local to national level and has served as an expert on Advisory Boards. In her spare time, she had participated in mission trips in South Africa, Ecuador and Honduras.

MSN: University of Cincinnati, OH, 2006.

BSN: University of Cincinnati, OH, 2003.

Certifications: American Nurses Credentialing Center, Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, 2006; Ohio Board of Nursing, 2003.

Services and Specialties

Pulmonary Hypertension, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia BPD


Occurrence of sleep-disordered breathing in children with pulmonary hypertension. Ignatiuk, D; Miles, K; Gurbani, N; Hossain, MM; Cash, M; Magness, M; Hirsch, R; Simakajornboon, N. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2023; 58:3566-3573.

Factors leading to supranormal cardiac index in pediatric pulmonary hypertension patients treated with parenteral prostanoid therapy. Miles, KG; Critser, PJ; Evers, PD; Cash, M; Magness, M; Geers, E; O'Neil, M; Gao, Z; Ollberding, NJ; Hirsch, R. Pulmonary Circulation. 2023; 13:e12264.

Long-term exercise and pulmonary function outcomes in a contemporary cohort of children with congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Miles, KG; Powell, AW; Critser, PJ; Hardie, W; O'Neil, M; Cash, M; Magness, M; Geers, E; Mays, W; Hirsch, R. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2023; 58:1471-1480.

LONG-TERM EXERCISE OUTCOMES IN A CONTEMPORARY COHORT OF CHILDREN WITH CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA AND PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. Miles, K; Powell, AW; Critser, P; Oneil, M; Geers, E; Cash, M; Mays, W; Magness, SM; Hirsch, R. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 2022; 79:1667.

Cost-Utility of Sildenafil for Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn. Evers, PD; Critser, PJ; Cash, M; Magness, M; Hoelle, S; Hirsch, R. American Journal of Perinatology: neonatal and maternal-fetal medicine. 2021; 38:1505-1512.

Prognostic Value of Change in Cardiac Index After Prostacyclin Initiation in Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension. Evers, PD; Critser, PJ; Cash, M; Magness, M; Hirsch, R. Pediatric Cardiology. 2021; 42:116-122.

Balloon atrial septostomy as initial therapy in pediatric pulmonary hypertension. Critser, PJ; Evers, PD; McGovern, E; Cash, M; Hirsch, R. Pulmonary Circulation. 2020; 10:2045894020958970.

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