Joana Machry, M.D., FAAP, specializes in newborn medicine at the Johns Hopkins All Children's Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute. She serves as the program director for the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program and is an assistant professor in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Machry received Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards for Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork for leading the NICU Pulmonary Taskforce in 2017 and the Tracheostomy Team in 2022.
Dr. Machry received a Department of Pediatrics Teaching Excellence Award as a resident at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where she completed her pediatric residency and fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Her clinical expertise and research interests include exploring optimal practices in newborn respiratory support and care, management of the most complex cases of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia with focus on neurodevelopmental outcomes, and innovation in medical education. In addition to leading the NICU Pulmonary Taskforce, she also leads the NICU Multidisciplinary Tracheostomy Team.