Hello friends ! ๐Ÿ‘‹

First and foremost, thank you for all your support. We have been hitting record download numbers these past few weeks and we are so grateful for our amazing community.

This week we are lucky to have a NICU celebrity on the podcast. Dr. Prem Fort, also known as The NICU doc on social media, is sharing with us stories about his background, his passion for research and the importance of social media as a medium for education and communication with the community at large. We hope you enjoy this episode!

You can check out some of the work done by Dr. Prem Fort by following these links:

Website: https://thenicudoc.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thenicudoc/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thenicudoc

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/TheNICUDoc

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thenicudoc

Short Bio: Dr. Fort is the chair for the research council at the Maternal, Fetal, and Neonatal institute at Johns Hopkins All Childrenโ€™s Hospital. He is a board-certified pediatrician and neonatologist with a research focus in respiratory medicine in preterm infants. He attended undergraduate education at the University of North Carolina and continued his medical training with the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina, pediatrics residency at Duke University Medical Center, and Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He has successfully presented research studies at the National Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and has been and is currently involved in a multitude of multicenter, regional and national clinical trials. He has been the recipient of teaching awards as well as two prestigious awards from the Society of Pediatric Research for his study in vitamin D use in extremely preterm infants. He is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in respiratory care with minimally invasive methods of surfactant administration, a drug that is needed for preterm infants to breath. He is constantly striving to improve the care of newborn, preterm infants through research and Best Practice in clinical care.


As always, feel free to send us questions, comments or suggestions to our email: nicupodcast@gmail.com. You can also contact the show through instagram or twitter, @nicupodcast. Or contact Ben and Daphna directly via their twitter profiles: @drnicu and @doctordaphnamd. enjoy!


This podcast is proudly sponsored by Chiesi.

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