Steven M. Donn
Steven M. Donn is a neonatologist and Professor of pediatrics, University of Michigan. He was raised in New York. He received a B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 1971, majoring in zoology and German literature. He obtained his M.D. degree from Tulane University, New Orleans in 1974. He trained in pediatrics at the University of Vermont (1975–1978). After completing a fellowship training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at the University of Michigan in 1980, he joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor and named Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in 1984, a position he held until 2003. He has been a Professor since 1990 and served as the Director of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (1998–2009). Dr. Donn is involved in teaching, research, and patient care. He is a Member of numerous professional societies, including the Society for Pediatric Research, the European Society for Pediatric Research, and the American Pediatric Society. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and chairs its Committee on Medical Liability and Risk Management. He has been chosen as one of the Best Doctors in America since 1994. His expertise is in the management of respiratory failure in newborns. In addition, he has authored more than 170 journal articles, edited 17 books and specialty journals, written 180 book chapters, and produced numerous educational materials on neonatal respiratory failure, hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, and high-technology support. He has held consulting positions for numerous medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and a healthcare management corporation and serves on the FDA Specialty Panel for Respiratory and Anesthesia Devices.
Biography Updated on 7 July 2009