Conference Follow-Up: Presentations for Attendees

Thank you for attending the First Annual Baylor’s Avoiding Lung Injury (BALI) Conference Oct. 19, 2018.

We are pleased to share with you PDF versions of the presentations from the conference.

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2018 BALI Conference Topics and Speakers




9 – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductory Comments

Gautham Suresh, M.D., DM, MS, FAAP

9:15 – 10 a.m.

Pathophysiology of Lung Injury and BPD – Overview of Various Mechanisms of Injury in Preterm Infants

Binoy Shivanna, M.D., D.M., Ph.D.

10 – 10:45 a.m.

Strategies for Minimizing Lung Injury During Neonatal Resuscitation

Nathan C. Sundgren, M.D., Ph.D.

10:45 – 11 a.m.


11 – 11:45 a.m.

Improving Intubation Success

Shweta Parmekar, M.D., B.A.

11:45 – 12:30 p.m.

Utilizing Gentle Ventilation Strategies in the NICU

Jonathan Davies, M.D.

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

The Role of Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Lung Injury – to Close or Not to Close?

Krithika Lingappan, M.B.B.S.

2:15 – 3 p.m.

Brain and Lung Interaction – How Can We Accomplish Neuroprotection While Attempting to Minimize Lung Injury

Christopher J. Rhee, M.D., M.S.

3 – 3:15 p.m.


3:15 – 4 p.m.

Optimizing CPAP Delivery – Mask vs. Prongs

Brian Christopher King, M.D.

4 – 4:45 p.m.

Implementing Evidence Based Practices into Daily Routines – Our Center’s Experience in Minimizing Lung Injury

Lakshmi Katakam, M.D., MPH, F.A.A.P.

4:45 – 5 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Gautham Suresh, M.D., DM, MS, FAAP

Lakshmi Katakam, M.D., MPH, F.A.A.P.