Edward F. Bell

University of Iowa, USA

Edward F. Bell received his B.A. degree in mathematics (summa cum laude) from Washington and Jefferson College, Pa, USA in 1969 and an M.D. from Columbia University, Ny, USA in 1973. He completed residency in pediatrics at Columbia University and fellowships in neonatology at McMaster University and Brown University. He is a Professor of pediatrics at the University of Iowa, USA where he has been a Faculty Member since 1979. He was the Director of Neonatology Department at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital from 1988 until 2005 and since then, has served as a Vice Chair at the faculty affairs in the Department of Pediatrics. Throughout his career, he has conducted clinical and translational research related to the care of prematurely born infants. One focus of his research has been the prevention and management of anemia in preterm infants. He is the Principal Investigator at the Iowa Center of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. He has served as the President of the Midwest Society for Pediatric Research, Ohio, USA and as a Council Member at the National Society for Pediatric Research. He has served on several committees of the American Academy of Pediatrics and as a Member of the American Board of Pediatrics, Subboard of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. He has served on the Editorial Boards of Early Human Development and NeoReviews. In 2002, he received the Humanism in Medicine Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Biography Updated on 1 December 2010

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