Julia Alexandra Marlow, M.D., M.S. for UC Davis Health

Julia Alexandra Marlow, M.D., M.S.

Associate Physician

Pediatric Hospitalist

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Pediatric Hospitalist



Locations and Contact

UC Davis Children's Hospital

UC Davis Children's Hospital
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Marlow believes in high-value, evidence-based, equitable and compassionate care delivered through shared-decision making with patients, their families and the multidisciplinary care team.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Marlow is a fellowship-trained pediatric hospitalist offering care to newborns through adolescence. She has research interests in contributing to the growing body of evidence in pediatric hospital medicine through high value care and “safely doing less”.

In her spare time she enjoys backpacking, hiking and swimming with her family, exploring the greater Sacramento area, and watching San Jose Sharks hockey.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Marlow’s research interests focus on high value care in pediatric respiratory illnesses and oxygen supplementation. She is also interested in improving health disparities in newborn medicine and developing more collaborative, multidisciplinary care teams that remain patient and family-centered.


Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.S., Biological Sciences, UC Davis, Davis CA 2010

Undergraduate School

B.A., Italian, UC Davis, Davis CA 2010

Medical School

M.D., UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2016


Pediatrics, Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto CA 2016-2017


Pediatrics, Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto CA 2017-2019


Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Stanford University/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Palo Alto CA 2019-2021

Alpha Omega Alpha elected member, 2020

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Symposium Multidisciplinary Award Winner - Poster Presentation, 2020

Hugh O’Brodovich Excellence in Scholarship Award for Clinical Research, 2019

Stanford Pediatrics Resident Research Presentation Award, 2019

Pediatrics Core Clerkship Clinical Teaching Honor Roll, 2019

Dang R, Patel AI, Marlow J, Weng Y, Wang ME, Schroeder AR. Frequency and Consequences of Routine Temperature Measurement at Well-Child Visits. Pediatrics. 2022 Jan 1;149(1):e2021053412. doi:10.1542/peds.2021-053412. PMID:34890449.

Schroeder AR, Marlow JA, Bonafide CP. Improving Value in Bronchiolitis Care. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Feb 1;4(2):e210157. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.0157. PMID:33587130.

Lonhart JA, Edwards AR, Agarwal S, Lucas BP, Schroeder AR. Consent Rates Reported in Published Pediatric Randomized Controlled Trials. J Pediatr. 2020 Dec; 227:281-287. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2020.06.058. Epub 2020 Jun 26. PMID:32599033.

Ralston SL, Lonhart JA, Schroeder AR. Too Much of a Good Thing: Hyperoxia and Pediatric Respiratory Illnesses. Pediatrics. 2020 Aug;146(2):e20193343. doi:10.1542/peds.2019-3343. PMID:32719108.

Lonhart JA, Mayo JA, Padula AM, Wise PH, Stevenson DK, Shaw GM. Short interpregnancy interval as a risk factor for preterm birth in non-Hispanic Black and White women in California. J Perinatol. 2019 Sep;39(9):1175-1181. doi:10.1038/s41372-019-0402-1. Epub 2019 Jun 17. PMID:31209276.

Lonhart JA, Lee E, Sanchez TR. Desmoplastic Fibroma Case 13058. EuroRad. 2015 Oct. 7. Online: http://www.eurorad.org/case.php?id=13058.

McDonald KM, Schultz E, Albin L, Pineda N, Lonhart J, Sundaram V, Smith-Spangler C, Brustrom J, Malcolm E. Care Coordination Atlas Version 4. (Prepared by Stanford University under subcontract to American Institutes for Research on Contract No. HHSA290-2010-000051). AHRQ Publication No. 14-0037-EF. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/careatlas/. 2014 Jun.

McDonald KM, Matesic B, Contopoulos-Ioannidis DG, Lonhart J, Schmidt E, Pineda N, Ioannidis JP. Patient safety strategies targeted at diagnostic errors: a systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Mar 5;158(5 Pt 2):381-9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-5-201303051-00004. PMID:23460094.

Schultz EM, Pineda N, Lonhart J, Davies SM, McDonald KM. A systematic review of the care coordination measurement landscape. BMC Health Serv Res. 2013 Mar 28;13:119. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-119. PMID:23537350.

McDonald KM, Schultz E, Pineda N, Lonhart J, Chapman T, Davies S. Care Coordination Accountability Measures for Primary Care Practice (Prepared by Stanford University under subcontract to Battelle on Contract No. 290-04-0020). AHRQ Publication No.12-0019-EF. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2012 Jan.