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Faculty

ACTIVITY DIRECTOR


Hany Aly, MD, MSHS, FAAP
Chairman, Department of Neonatology
Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Professor of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University LCM


FACULTY

Jalal Abu-Shaweesh, MD, MBA
Chairman of Pediatrics, Fairview Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University LCM

Ceyda Acun, MD
Associate Staff, Neonatology
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Anirudha Das, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Case Western Reserve University LCM

Brian Kalish, MD
Director of Neonatology Research & Staff Neonatologist
The Hospital for Sick Children
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

Mohamed A Mohamed, MD, MS, MPH, FAAP
Vice Chair, Department of Neonatology
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Firas Saker, MD
Medical Director
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University LCM

Ibrahim Sammour, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director of Neonatal Simulation Based Education 

Natalie Yeaney, MD            
Neonatal Director Fetal Care Center
Cleveland Clinic Children’s


GUEST FACULTY

Carl H. Backes, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Departments of Neonatology and Cardiology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital/The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH

Jonathan M. Fanaroff, MD, JD
Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Director, Rainbow Center for Pediatric Ethics
Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Division of Neonatology
Cleveland, OH

Alan W. Flake, MD
Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Ruth and Tristran B. Colket Chair in Pediatric Surgery
Director, Children’s Center for Fetal Research
Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA    

Estelle B. Gauda, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Toronto;
Head, Division of Neonatology
Women’s Auxiliary Chair in Neonatology at SickKids
Senior Associate Scientist, SickKids Research Institute
Director, Toronto Centre for Neonatal Health
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON

Kera McNelis, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Perinatal Institute, Division of Neonatology
Cincinnati Children's
Cincinnati, OH

Josef Neu, MD
Professor; Co-Director Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital
Gainsville, FL

Kadakkal Radhakrishnan, MD
Staff, Director of Nutrition & Intestinal Rehabilitation
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Guilherme M Sant'Anna, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Montreal Children's Hospital
Associate Member - Department of Experimental Medicine
McGill University Health Center
Montreal, Quebec

Edward G. Shepherd, MD
Section Chief of Neonatology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH

Sharon. L. Unger, B.Sc, MD
Attending Neonatologist, Mount Sinai Hospital
Medical Director, Rogers Hixon Ontario Human Milk Bank
Toronto, ON

Dany Weisz, B.Sc, MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Neonatology
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Toronto, ON


PLANNING COMMITTEE

Jalal Abu-Shaweesh, MD, MBA
Chairman of Pediatrics, Fairview Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University LCM

Ceyda Acun, MD
Associate Staff, Neonatology
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Anirudha Das, MD, MPH, FAAP
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
Cleveland Clinic Children’s
Case Western Reserve University LCM

Brian Kalish, MD
Director of Neonatology Research & Staff Neonatologist
The Hospital for Sick Children
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto

Mohamed A Mohamed, MD, MS, MPH, FAAP
Vice Chair, Department of Neonatology
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Vanishree Nandakumar, MD, MSHS
Scientific Medical Writer- Project Manager
Cleveland Clinic Children’s

Firas Saker, MD
Medical Director
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics
Case Western Reserve University LCM

Ibrahim Sammour, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Director of Neonatal Simulation Based Education 

Natalie Yeaney, MD            
Neonatal Director Fetal Care Center
Cleveland Clinic Children’s