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Wayne State University/Perinatology Research Branch - Neonatology Director, Seetha Shankaran, M.D.Title

  • Director, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine,  Department of Pediatrics,
    Wayne State University (Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Hutzel Women’s Hospital)
  • Director, Regional Neonatal Programs, Detroit Medical Center (Children's, Hutzel Women’s Hospital, Sinai-Grace, and Huron Valley Hospitals)

Education and Training

  • MD, Madras Medical College, Madras, India
  • MBBS, Madras Medical College, Madras, India
  • Rotating House Officer, Government General Hospital, Madras, India
  • Senior House Officer, Government General Hospital and Children’s Hospital, Madras India
  • Internship, Pediatric Service Jewish Hospital and Medical Center of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
  • Residency, Pediatric Service Jewish Hospital and Medical Center of Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York
  • Fellowship in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan
  • Strategic Management Workshop (Education series for senior DMC physician leaders)
  • Executive Leadership in Healthcare Management Program, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan

Awards and Recognitions

  • Moderator, Clinical Trials in Perinatal Medicine, Pediatric Academy Societies Annual Meeting, Honolulu
  • Moderator, Neonatal Epidemiology and Follow-up, Pediatric Academy Societies Annual Meeting, Honolulu.
  • Listed in The Third Annual Hour Detroit Top Docs
  • 2008 Madison Keys Memorial Lectureship, Georgetown, University
  • Moderator, Risk Factors in Adverse Neurodevelopmental Outcome in.  Pediatric Academic Societies
  • Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
  • Diane Woo Memorial Lectureship, University of Chicago, Chicago IL
  • Thomas Pauly Excellence in Neonatology Lectureship, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
  • Invited participant International Consensus conference in Hypothermia: To Cool or Not to Cool Society
  • of Critical Care Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Invited participant 3rd International Hypothermia Symposium, Lund, Sweden
  • Appointed to International Editorial Board of Therapeutic Hypothermia
  • Awarded Margaret I. Handy Annual memorial Lectureship, Nemours. Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children.  Wilmington, Delaware
  • Invited Participate, Conference on Clinical Focus: Hypothermia.  How to Implement in Clinical Practice.
  • Society for Critical Care Medicine.  Pasadena, CA
  • Moderator and speaker:  Hot topics in Pediatrics: Hypothermia.  Pediatric Academies Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver BC
  • Moderator, Very Premature Birth:  Cardiopulmonary Metabolic and Pulmonary Outcomes,  Vancouver, BC
  • Invited Participant NICHD Workshop of Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy:  Opportunities and Challenges.  Bethesda, MD
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America 2011-2012 database, Aiken, South Carolina
  • Listed in 2011 Top Docs in Hour Detroit Magazine
  • Invited speaker, NICU Follow-up Club.  Pediatric Academy Societies Meeting.  Denver, C
  • Invited speaker, Hot Topics in neonatology, Washington, DC
  • Invited speaker, 19th annual International Neonatal Conference, Middleborough, UK
  • Keynote speaker, XII Portuguese National Pediatric Congress Albufeira, Portugal
  • Invited speaker, 4th International hypothermia Symposium, Tokyo, Japan

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Selected Publications