Ira Gewolb, MD


Professor and Chief of Neonatology
Director, Fellowship Training Program
Associate Chair for Research
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MD: Yale University
Residency: Harvard University, The Children's Hospital, Boston
Fellowship: Yale University

Research: Accelerometric diagnosis of gastro-esophageal reflux; development of the biorhythms of rhythmic suckle feeding; probiotics and the fecal bacterial micro-environment in necrotizing enterocolitis; fetal lung development; lung injury, multi-center trials; international collaboration.

Portrait of Dr. Ira Gewolb, Chief of Neonatology with the MSU Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, ca. 2008

Modupe T. Awonuga, MBBS, MPH


Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MBBS: College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Nigeria
MPH: Medical College of Georgia
Residency: University of Connecitcut Children's Medical Center
Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, NY
Fellowship: Medical College of Georgia

Research: Simulation as an educational tool in neonatology; breast feeding, feeding strategies in ELBW-VLBW infants.

Portrait of Dr. Modupe Awonuga

Lalitha Gundamraj, MD


Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MD: Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune, India
Residency: John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois
Marshfield Clinic and St. Joseph Hospital, Marshfield, Wisconsin
Fellowship: Stanford University

Research: Quality improvement.

Portrait of Dr. Lalitha Gundamraj

Mark Kadrofske, MD, PhD


Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MD: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
PhD: Michigan State University Department of Biochemistry
Residency: Case Western Reserve University, Children's Hospital
Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University, Children's Hospital

Research: Mechanisms of neonatal gastrointestinal injury; neonatal nutrition; biomarkers in necrotizing enterocolitis.

Portrait of Dr. Mark Kadrofske (outdated)

Padmani Karna, MD


Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MD: RNT Medical School, Udaipur, India
Residency: Wayne State University, Children's Hospital of Michigan
Fellowship: Wayne State University, Children's Hospital of Michigan

Research: Collaborative QI in NICUs (infection, NAS, breast feeding); high frequency ventilation and pulmonary function testing; brain injury in preterm infants; multicenter trials.

Portrait of Dr. Padmani Karna

Nicholas Olomu, MD, MS


Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MD: University of Ibadan, Nigeria
MS: Michigan State University
Residency: University of Benin Teaching Hospital
Michigan State University
Fellowship: Stanford University

Research: Placental microbiome; placental biology and long-term developmental outcome; ovarian cell biology and environmental toxins; perinatal brain injury.

Portrait of Dr. Nicholas Olomu

Said Omar, MD


Professor
Clinical Director, Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MD: Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Residency: State University of New York at Stony Brook
Fellowship: State University of New York at Stony Brook

Research: Placental microbiome; placental biology and long-term developmental outcome; ovarian cell biology and environmental toxins; perinatal brain injury.

Portrait of Dr. Said Omar

Nigel Paneth, MD, MPH

Divisional Research Affiliate
Distinguished Professor
Departmentment of Epidemiology
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MD: Harvard Medical School
MPH: Columbia University School of Public Health

Research: Causes and prevention of neurodevelopmental handicap; neonatal cerebral hemorrhage; neonatal thyroid status; public policy implications of different ways of managing infants born at the limits of viability; perinatal epidemiology training.

 

Burra V. Madhukar, PhD

Divisional Research Affiliate
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


PhD: University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

Research: Biochemical and molecular toxicology of environmental carcinogens; anti-cancer drug development for targeted therapy.

 

Brian C. Schutte, PhD

Divisional Research Affiliate
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
College of Osteopathic Medicine


BS: Creighton University
PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison

Research: Identification of genetic factors involved in birth defects, (in particular cleft lip and palate and neural tube defects), using human genetics and animal models.

Portrait of Brian Schutte, PhD

Bruce D. Uhal, PhD

Divisional Research Affiliate
Distinguished Professor
Department of Physiology
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development


MS: Ohio State University
PhD St. Louis University

Research: Neonatal lung injury; the angiotensin system and pulmonary and gut injury; mechanisms of lung injury in meconium aspiration syndrome; cystic fibrosis.

 

Almudena Veiga-Lopez, PhD

Divisional Research Affiliate
Assistant Professor
Department of Animal Science


BS: Cervantes Institute, Spain
DVM Complutense University, Spain
PhD National Institute of Agricultural Research, Spain

Research: Fetal origins of adult reproductive and metabolic disorders, the effect of environmental/endocrine disruptors during prenatal life