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Irfan Ahmad, MD

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Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

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University of California, Irvine

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Neonatologist

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Children’s Hospital of Orange County

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Orange, California

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Necrotizing Enterocolitis; Spontaneous Intestinal Perforation

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Marilee C. Allen, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Co-Director of the NICU Developmental Clinic, Kennedy-Kreiger Institute

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Follow-Up of High-Risk Infants; Counseling Parents Before High-Risk Delivery

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Gad Alpan, MD, MBA

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Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine

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New York Medical College

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Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

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Westchester Medical Center

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Valhalla, New York

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Infant of a Substance-Abusing Mother; Patent Ductus Arteriosus; Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn

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Hubert O. Ballard, MD, FAAP

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Medical Director of ECMO

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Newborn Screening

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Fayez Bany-Mohammed, MBBS, FAAP

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Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

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Director, Neonatal Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of California, Irvine

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Irvine, California

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Chlamydial Infection; Cytomegalovirus; Gonorrhea; Hepatitis; Herpes Simplex Viruses; Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Meningitis; Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infections; Parvovirus B19 Infection; Respiratory Syncytial Virus; Rubella; Sepsis; Syphilis; TORCH Infections; Toxoplasmosis; Ureaplasma Infections; Varicella-Zoster Infections

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Daniel A. Beals, MD, FACS, FAAP

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Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

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Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery

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University of South Alabama

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Mobile, Alabama

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Neonatal Bioethics

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Vincenzo Berghella, MD

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Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Thomas Jefferson University

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Fetal Assessment

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Dilip R. Bhatt, MD, FAAP, FACC, FACMQ

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Loma Linda University

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Loma Linda, California

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Neonatologist and Pediatric Cardiologist

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Kaiser Permanente

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Fontana, California

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Isolation Guidelines

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Michael B. Bober, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor

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Department of Pediatrics

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Jefferson Medical College

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Thomas Jefferson University

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Co-Director, Skeletal Dysplasia Program

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Division of Medical Genetics

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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for

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Children

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Wilmington, Delaware

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Common Multiple Congenital Anomaly Syndromes

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Gary E. Carnahan, MD, PhD

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Director of Transfusion Medicine, Coagulation, and Clinical Chemistry

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Department of Pathology

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College of Medicine

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University of South Alabama

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Director of Pathology and Clinical Laboratories

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University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital

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Mobile, Alabama

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Blood Component Therapy

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Daniel Casella, MD

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Resident in Urology

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Department of Urology

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University of Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Urologic Disorders; Urinary Tract Infection

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Leslie Castelo-Soccio, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Dermatology

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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Rash and Dermatologic Problems, Images

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Pik-Kwan Chow, MSN, NNP-BC

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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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Christiana Care Health System

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Newark, Delaware

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Laryngeal Mask Airway

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Carol M. Cottrill, MD

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Professor Emerita

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Department of Pediatrics

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Post-Retirement Director, Division of Community Cardiology

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University of Kentucky College of Medicine

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Defibrillation and Cardioversion; Arrhythmia; Congenital Heart Disease

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M. Douglas Cunningham, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics/Neonatology

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Interim Chief of the Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics

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College of Medicine

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University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Clinical Professor of Pediatrics/Neonatology

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Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine

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University of California, Irvine

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Irvine, California

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Fluid and Electrolytes

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Jennifer L. Das, MD

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Pediatrics Resident

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Department of Pediatrics

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The University of Toronto

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Myasthenia Gravis (Transient Neonatal)

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Nirmala S. Desai, MBBS FAAP

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Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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University of Kentucky Medical Center

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Pain in the Neonate; Ostomy Care

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Steven G. Docimo, MD

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Professor of Surgery

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Department of Urology

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Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Urologic Disorders; Urinary Tract Infection

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John M. Draus Jr., MD

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Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

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Department of Surgery, Division of Pediatric

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Surgery

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Abdominal Masses; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Abdominal Wall Defects; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Alimentary Tract Obstruction; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Diseases of the Airway, Tracheobronchial Tree, and Lungs; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Retroperitoneal Tumors

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Kevin Dysart, MD

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Associate Medical Director, Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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Clinical Associate, Perelman School of Medicine

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University of Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Infant of a Diabetic Mother

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Omar Elkhateeb, MBChB

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Fellow in Neonatology

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Section of Neonatology

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University of Manitoba

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Intracranial Hemorrhage

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Fabien G. Eyal, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics

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Chief and Louise Lenoir Locke Professor of Neonatology

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Medical Director, Intensive Care Nurseries

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University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital

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Mobile, Alabama

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Temperature Regulation; Blood Component Therapy; Sedation and Analgesia; Anemia; Coagulation Disorders

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Catherine A. Finnegan, MS, NNP-BC

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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

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Department of Neonatology

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Venous Access: Percutaneous Central Venous Catheterization

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Maria A. Giraldo-Isaza, MD

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Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellow

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Fetal Assessment

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Andrew Gomella, BS

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Intramural Research Training Associate

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Lab of Imaging Physics

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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National Institutes of Health

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Bethesda, Maryland

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Graphics, Imaging, and IT Assistant

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Tricia Lacy Gomella, MD

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Part-Time Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Gestational age and Birthweight Classification; Newborn Physical Examination; Arterial Access: Arterial Puncture (Radial Artery Puncture); Arterial Access: Percutaneous Arterial Catherization (Radial Arterial Line); Arterial Access: Umbilical Artery Catheterization; Bladder Aspiration (Suprapubic Urine Collection); Bladder Catheterization; Chest Tube Placement; Endotracheal Intubation and Extubation; Gastric and Transpyloric Intubation; Heelstick (Capillary Blood Sampling); Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap); Paracentesis (Abdominal); Pericardiocentesis; Transillumination; Venous Access: Intraosseous Infusion; Venous Access: Peripheral Intravenous Catheterization; Venous Access: Umbilical Vein Catheterization; Venous Access: Venipuncture (Phlebotomy); Abnormal Blood Gas; Apnea and Bradycardia (“A’s and B’s”); Bloody Stool; Cyanosis; Death of an Infant; Eye Discharge and Conjunctivitis; Gastric Aspirate (Residuals); Gastrointestinal Bleeding from the Upper Tract; Hyperbilirubinemia, Conjugated; Hyperbilirubinemia, Unconjugated; Hyperglycemia; Hyperkalemia; Hypertension; Hypoglycemia; Hypokalemia; Hyponatremia; Hypotension and Shock; No Stool in 48 Hours; No Urine Output in 24 Hours; Pneumoperitoneum; Pneumothorax; Polycythemia; Poor Perfusion; Postdelivery Antibiotics; Pulmonary Hemorrhage; Seizure Activity; Traumatic Delivery; Vasospasms and Thromboembolism; Abbreviations Used in Neonatology; Apgar Scoring; Blood Pressure Determinations; Chartwork; Temperature Conversion Table; Weight Conversion Table

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Janet E. Graeber, MD

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Associate Professor Emerita

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Department of Pediatrics

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West Virginia University

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Morgantown, West Virginia

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Retinopathy of Prematurity

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George W. Gross, MD

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Professor of Radiology

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Department of Diagnostic Radiology

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University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Director, Division of Pediatric Radiology

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University of Maryland Medical Center

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Imaging Studies

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Olga E. Guzman, RN, BSN, CIC

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Infection Control Preventionist

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Department of Infection Control

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Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

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Fontana, California

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Isolation Guidelines

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Wayne Hachey, DO, MPH

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Executive Secretary

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Defense Health Board

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Department of Defense Medical

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Headquarters

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Falls Church, Virginia

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Meconium Aspiration

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Janell F. Hacker, NNP-BC, ARNP

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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Ostomy Care

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Charles R Hamm Jr., MD

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Professor and Vice Chair of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of South Alabama College of Medicine

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Mobile, Alabama

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Respiratory Management

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Pip Hidestrand, MD

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Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology

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Instructor in Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

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Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical

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College of Wisconsin

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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Defibrillation and Cardioversion

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H. Jane Huffnagle, DO, FAOCA

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Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology

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Director of Obstetric Anesthesia

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Department of Anesthesiology

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Obstetric Anesthesia and the Neonate

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Musaddaq Inayat, MD, FAAP

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Consultant Neonatologist

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Shifa International Hospital

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Assistant Professor

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Shifa College of Medicine

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Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University

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Islamabad, Pakistan

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Calcium Disorders (Hypocalcemia, Hypercalcemia); Magnesium Disorders (Hypomagnesemia, Hypermagnesmia)

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Joseph A. Iocono, MD

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Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

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Division Chief, Pediatric Surgery

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Department of Surgery

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Abdominal Masses; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Abdominal Wall Defects; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Alimentary Tract Obstruction; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Diseases of the Airway, Tracheobronchial Tree, and Lungs; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Retroperitoneal Tumors

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Kathy B. Isaacs, MSN, RNC-NIC

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Patient Care Manager, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Pain in the Neonate

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Shamin Jivabhai, MD

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Fellow

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of California, Irvine

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Orange, California

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Enteroviruses and Parechoviruses; Lyme Disease

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Jamieson E. Jones, MD

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Neonatologist

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Department of Neonatology

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Desert Regional Medical Center

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Palm Springs, California

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Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies in Neonatology

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Genine Jordan, APRN, NNP-BC

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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of Kentucky

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Management of the Extremely Low Birthweight Infant During the First Week of Life

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David E. Kanter, MD

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Neonatologist

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Division of Newborn Medicine

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Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai

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Sinai Hospital of Baltimore

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Is the Infant Ready for Discharge?

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Kathy Keen, MSN, NNP-BC

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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

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Christiana Care Health System

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Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Service

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Newark, Delaware

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Peripheral IV Extravasation and Infiltration: Initial Management

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Christoph U. Lehmann, MD, FAAP, FACMI

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Professor, Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics

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Vanderbilt University

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Nashville, Tennessee

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Studies for Neurologic Evaluation

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William G. Mackenzie, MD

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Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery

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Department of Orthopedic Surgery

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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

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Wilmington, Delaware

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Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Problems

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Barbara McKinney, PharmD

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Neonatal Clinical Pharmacist

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Christiana Hospital

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Newark, Delaware

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Medications Used in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Effects of Drugs and Substances on Lactation and Infants

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Prasanthi Koduru Mishra, MD

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Fellow in Neonatology

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of California, Irvine

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Orange, California

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Perinatal Asphyxia; Pertussis; Tuberculosis

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Solomonia Nino, MD

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Fellow in Neonatology

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Air Leak Syndromes; Hydrocephalus and Ventriculomegaly

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Paul H. Noh, MD, FACS, FAAP

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Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Assistant Professor of Surgery

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Division of Pediatric Urology

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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

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Cincinnati, Ohio

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Hematuria; Renal Failure, Acute (Acute Kidney Injury)

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Murali Mohan Reddy Palla, MD

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Fellow in Neonatology

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Exchange Transfusion; Apnea; Thyroid Disorders

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Ambadas Pathak, MD

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Assistant Professor Emeritus

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Department of Pediatrics

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John Hopkins University School of Medicine

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Clinical Associate Professor

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of Maryland School of Medicine

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Seizures

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David A. Paul, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics

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Jefferson Medical College

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Associate Director

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Division of Neonatology

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Director, Neonatal Research

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Christiana Care Health System

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Newark, Delaware

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Multiple Gestation

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Stephen A. Pearlman, MD, MSHQS

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Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics

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Fellowship Director in Neonatology

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Jefferson Medical College

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Attending Neonatologist

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Christiana Care Health System

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Newark, Delaware

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Management of the Late Preterm Infant

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Keith J. Peevy, JD, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics and Neonatal Medicine

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of South Alabama College of Medicine

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Mobile, Alabama

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Polycythemia and Hyperviscosity

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Valerie D. Phebus, PA-C

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Neonatal Physician Assistant

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of Kentucky

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Management of the Extremely Low Birthweight Infant During the First Week of Life

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Judith Polak, DNP, NNP-BC

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Clinical Assistant Professor

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School of Nursing

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West Virginia University

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Morgantown, West Virginia

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Eye Disorders of the Newborn

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Rakesh Rao, MD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Newborn Medicine

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Washington University in St. Louis

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St. Louis, Missouri

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Nutritional Management; Intrauterine Growth Restriction (Small for Gestational Age); Osteopenia of Prematurity

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Katie Victory Shreve, RN, BSN, MA

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Assistant Patient Care Manager

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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Kentucky Children’s Hospital

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Pain in the Neonate

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Jack Sills, MD

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Clinical Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of California, Irvine

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Orange, California

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Pediatric Subspecialty Faculty

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Children’s Hospital of Orange County

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Orange, California

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Perinatal Asphyxia

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Kendra Smith, MD

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Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital

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Seattle, Washington

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Extracorporeal Life Support in the Neonate

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Ganesh Srinivasan, MD, DM, FAAP

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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Director Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program

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University of Manitoba

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Thyroid Disorders

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Theodora A. Stavroudis, MD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

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Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, California

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Studies for Neurologic Evaluation

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Thomas P. Strandjord, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of Washington

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Seattle, Washington

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Resuscitation of the Newborn

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Wendy J. Sturtz, MD

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Director, Neonatal Transport

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Medical Director, IMPACT

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Attending Neonatologist

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Christiana Care Health System

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Newark, Delaware

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Infant Transport

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Outi Tammela, MD

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Adjunct Professor in Neonatology

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Pediatric Research Center

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Tampere University Hospital

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Tampere, Finland

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Respiratory Distress Syndrome

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Arjan te Pas, MD PhD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Division of Neonatology

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Leiden University Medical Center

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Leiden, The Netherlands

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Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn

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Ahmed M. Thabet, MD

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Former Fellow, Department of Orthopedics

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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

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Wilmington, Delaware

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Lecturer of Orthopedics

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Department of Orthopedics

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Banha University Medical School

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Banha, Egypt

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Orthopedic and Musculoskeletal Problems

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Christiane Theda, MD, PhD, MBA

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Neonatologist and Medical Geneticist

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Royal Women’s Hospital

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University of Melbourne

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Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

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Newborn Emergency Transport Service

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Royal Children’s Hospital

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Melbourne, Australia

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Disorders of Sex Development; Inborn Errors of Metabolism with Acute Neonatal Onset; Neural Tube Defects

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Christopher Tomlinson, MBChB, BSc, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of Toronto

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Staff Physician

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Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

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Hospital for Sick Children

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Myasthenia Gravis (Transient Neonatal)

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Deborah J. Tuttle, MD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Jefferson Medical College

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Thomas Jefferson University

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Director, Performance Improvement

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Christiana Care Health System

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Director, Milk Bank

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Attending Neonatologist

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Christiana Care Health System

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Newark, Delaware

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Immunization Tables

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Cherry Uy, MD

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Clinical Professor

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of California, Irvine

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Orange, California

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Therapeutic Hypothermia; Hyperbilirubinemia, Direct (Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia); Hyperbilirubinemia, Indirect (Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia)

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Richard M. Whitehurst Jr., MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

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Department of Pharmacology

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University of South Alabama

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Mobile, Alabama

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ABO Incompatiblity; Rh Incompatiblity

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Tiffany N. Wright, MD

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General Surgery Resident

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Department of Surgery

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University of Kentucky Medical Center

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Lexington, Kentucky

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Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Abdominal Masses; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Abdominal Wall Defects; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Alimentary Tract Obstruction; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Diseases of the Airway, Tracheobronchial Tree, and Lungs; Surgical Diseases of the Newborn: Retroperitoneal Tumors

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Michael Zayek, MD

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Professor of Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

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University of South Alabama

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Mobile, Alabama

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Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia/Chronic Lung Disease; Thrombocytopenia and Platelet Dysfunction

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