Department of Pediatrics

Past Lectures

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The following list of lectures from years past provides a historical perspective to the Arnold J. Rudolph Memorial Grand Rounds.

Titles and affiliations of the speakers are those at the time the lecture was given and might not be current.

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22nd Annual: March 24, 2017

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Steven M. Block, M.D.

Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics
Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Title: Being a Faculty Member in Challenging Times – You Cannot Do It Alone

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21st Annual: March 4, 2016

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Kurt H. Albertine, Ph.D.

Inaugural Edward B. Clark Chair IV of Pediatrics
Director of Basic and Translational Research in the Division of Neonatology
University of Utah School of Medicine

Title: Epigenetic Basis of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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20th Annual: March 6, 2015

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Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D.

Stanley C. Moore Professor of Bioengineering
Rice University, Houston, Texas

Title: Developing Essential Newborn Technologies to Enable Essential Newborn Care in Low-Resource Settings

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19th Annual: March 14, 2014

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Seetha Shankaran, M.D.

Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Children's Hospital of Michigan

Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Title: Hypothermia for Neonatal HIE: State of The Art

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18th Annual: March 8, 2013

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Kelly J. Kelleher, M.D., M.P.H.

Director of the Center for Innovation in Pediatric Practice and
Vice President of Health Services Research
The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

Professor of Pediatrics, Ohio State University College of Medicine

Title: Pediatrics and Health Care Reform: The Perfect Storm

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17th Annual: March 16, 2012

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Susan Bakewell-Sachs, Ph.D., RN, PNP-BC

Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
The College of New Jersey
Ewing Township, New Jersey

Program Director
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, New Jersey Nursing Initiative

Title: Improving Discharge Management and the Transition to Home

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16th Annual: March 4, 2011

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Jonathan M. Davis, M.D.

Chief of Newborn Medicine
The Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Title: Antenatal Factors Influencing Neonatal Outcome

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15th Annual: Feb. 6, 2010

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Kristi L. Watterberg, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics and Chief, Division of Neonatology
Vice-Chair, Department of Pediatrics
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Title: Adrenal Insufficiency in Newborns: Evidence and Consequences

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14th Annual: Feb. 27, 2009

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Richard J. Martin, M.B.B.S

Chief of Neonatology
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio

Title: Apnea and Gastroesophageal Reflux: Two Dilemmas in Neonatal Care

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13th Annual: Feb. 18, 2008

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Uma R. Kotagal, M.B.B.S., MSc.

Senior Vice President, Quality and Transformation
Director, Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness
Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Title: Transforming Care at an Academic Institution: Addressing the Gaps with New Scientific Approaches

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13th Annual: Feb. 18, 2008

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Uma R. Kotagal, M.B.B.S., MSc.

Senior Vice President, Quality and Transformation
Director, Health Policy and Clinical Effectiveness
Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Title: Transforming Care at an Academic Institution: Addressing the Gaps with New Scientific Approaches

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12th Annual: March 2, 2007

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Diana Bianchi, M.D.

Vice Chair for Research
Department of Pediatrics
Floating Hospital for Children
Tufts-New England Medical Center

Natalie V. Zucker Professor of Pediatrics
Obstetrics and Gynecology

Title: Fetal DNA and RNA in the Mom: The ABCs of its Biology and Clinical Applications

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11th Annual: March 24, 2006

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Stephen L. Klineberg, Ph.D.

Professor of Sociology
Rice University, Houston, Texas

Title: The demographic transformations of Houston as they relate to patient care: Findings from 25 years of Houston surveys

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10th Annual: Feb. 18, 2005

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Mervin C. Yoder, M.D.

Richard and Pauline Klinger Professor of Pediatrics and
Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Department of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine and
Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, Indiana

Title: Embryonic stem (ES) cell research: Promise meets practice

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9th Annual: Feb. 20, 2004

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James M. Adams, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics-Neonatology
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Director of Newborn Center and
Director of Kangaroo Crew Transport Team
Texas Children's Hospital

Title: Neonatal respiratory care: Past, present, and future

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8th Annual: Feb. 21, 2003

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Kanwaljeet S. Anand, M.D., MBBS, DPhil, FAAP

Professor of Pediatrics
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

Title: Long-term effects of repetitive pain in preterm neonates

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7th Annual: Feb. 15, 2002

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W. Allan Walker, M.D.

Conrad Taff Professor of Nutrition and Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Title: Bacterial colonization, probiotics, and clinical disease

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6th Annual: March 23, 2001

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David K. Stevenson, M.D.

Chief, Division of Neonatal and Developmental Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California

Director of Nurseries
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
Palo Alto, California

Title: The developmental biology of heme oxygenase: Clinical relevance

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5th Annual: March 17, 2000

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Evan Y. Snyder, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Assistant in Medicine
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Boston Children's Hospital

Title: Neural stem cells may offer new strategies for gene therapy and repair of the injured newborn brain

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4th Annual: March 5, 1999

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Jeffery A. Whitsett, M.D.

Chief, Pulmonary Biology and Neonatology
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Title: Molecular basis of neonatal lung function and host defense

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3rd Annual: March 6, 1998

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Heidelise Als, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts.

Title: Neurodevelopmental care in the NICU: Effectiveness and feasibility

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2nd Annual: March 7, 1997

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Tiffany Field, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Title: Touch therapies

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1st Annual: March 1, 1996

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Corinne L. Leach, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

Title: Liquid ventilation