Waldemar A. Carlo

University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA

Waldemar A. Carlo is the Edwin M. Dixon Professor of pediatrics and the Director of the Division of Neonatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Carlo also serves as the Director of the Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UAB and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital in Birmingham. He is a renowned authority on mechanical ventilation of neonates with severe respiratory failure. He has led numerous research studies focusing on neonates and serves as a Lead Investigator of the Neonatal Research Network, a multicenter collaborative research effort funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Moreover, he is also a Lead Investigator for the ongoing NIH funded Global Network for Women’s and Children’s Health research project. This innovative and flexible research network is responsive to the most critical existing and emerging health needs and public health problems of women and children in developing countries. Dr. Carlo joined the UAB in 1990. Before joining UAB, he was an Associate Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He earned his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus in San Juan. He completed his pediatric and chief residencies at Puerto Rico’s University Children’s Hospital in San Juan and his specialty training in neonatal/perinatal medicine at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University. His many professional memberships include the Society for Pediatric Research, the Pediatric Academic Society, and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Biography Updated on 3 August 2009

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