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Sleep Center


West Campus

Phone: 832-227-2130


Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus18200 Katy Freeway
18200 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77094

Lacie Broussard Petitto, APRN, DNP

Doctorate of Nursing Practice

Texas Children's Hospital


School Education Degree Year
University of Central Arkansas DNP Doctorate of Nursing Practice 2016
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences masters Master of Science in Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner 2011
McNeese State University bachelors Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2008


Dr. Petitto has spent the majority of her career as a nurse and nurse practitioner at Arkansas Children’s Hospital where she held multiple leadership roles, conducted research, and assisted with program development and coordination.  She has presented her research at both local and international conferences.  In 2017, she joined Texas Children’s Hospital.  Her research interests include continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) adherence, insomnia treatment in children with autism, and the holistic treatment approach to children with sleep disorders.  As a pediatric nurse practitioner, Dr. Petitto is dedicated to delivering compassionate and exceptional quality of care to the children of Texas while considering what is in the best interest for the child and the family.    


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Sleep Medicine Member
National Association for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Member

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