Steven M. Donn

University of Michigan, USA

Steven M. Donn is a neonatologist and a Professor of pediatrics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA. Donn received his B.A. degree from the University of Michigan in 1971, majoring in zoology and German literature. He obtained his M.D. degree from the Tulane University, New Orleans, La, USA, in 1974. He got his training in pediatrics from the University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt, USA (1975–1978). After completing his fellowship training at the Neonatal‐Perinatal Medicine Division, University of Michigan, in 1980, he joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to the position of an Associate Professor, and was appointed to the position of the Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in 1984, a position that he held until 2003. He has been a Professor since 1990 and served as the Director of the Neonatal‐Perinatal Medicine Division (1998–2009). Donn is, moreover, 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 he chaired its Medical Liability and Risk Management Committee. He has been chosen as one of the best doctors in America since 1994. His expertise is focused on the management of respiratory failure in newborns. In addition, he has authored more than 220 journal articles, edited 24 books and specialty journals, wrote more than 200 book chapters, and produced numerous educational materials on neonatal respiratory failure, hypoxic‐ischemic brain injury, and high‐technology support. He has held many consulting positions for numerous medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and healthcare management corporations, and he, furthermore, serves on the FDA Specialty Panel for Respiratory and Anesthesia Devices.

Biography Updated on 14 November 2013

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