Biography

  • Attending Physician, Neonatology, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Medical Director, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Zeisler Family Neonatology Leadership Chair, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Neonatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Education and Background

  • Fellowship in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, Children's Memorial Hospital 1986-1988
  • Residency in Pediatrics, Children's Memorial Hospital 1983-1986
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School 1983

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Research Interests

Autonomic medicine, Circadian rhythms, Developmental neurobiology, Developmental genetics, Endocrine genetics, Pacemakers, Respiratory diseases, Sudden cardiac death

Recent Publication

Analysis and comparisons of gene expression changes in patient- derived neurons from ROHHAD, CCHS, and PWS.

Clinical and Community Trials

Recent Publication

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship Standards for Training in Exercise Medicine and Curriculum Outline.

Basic and Preclinical Science

Research Interests

Microbiome, Host-microbial interactions, Infectious diseases, Molecular pathogenesis

Recent Publication

Nasal Dysbiosis in Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma Is Characterized by Shifts in Relative Abundances of Non-Staphylococcus Bacteria.

Research Interests

Pediatric airway obstruction, Upper airway reconstruction, Feeding, swallowing

Recent Publication

Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing in the Breastfeeding Infant.

Clinical and Community Trials

Recent Publication

Benefits of newborn screening and hematopoietic cell transplant in infantile Krabbe disease.

Clinical and Community Trials

Research Interests

Nutritional Support, Breastfeeding, Neonatal Nutrition, Pediatric Nutrition

Recent Publication

The Role of Work as a Social Determinant of Health in Mother's Own Milk Feeding Decisions for Preterm Infants: A State of the Science Review.