Neonatal ICU: Research and Education

UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas is ranked as one of the top biomedical institutions in the world. UT Southwestern's distinguished faculty includes four Nobel laureates and 19 members of the National Academy of Science Institute of Medicine and is home to the research laboratories of the Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine faculty and collaborating investigators in other clinical and basic science departments. To see a list of current research projects and recent publications please visit our division webpage.


The Neonatal-Perinatal fellowship program integrates a strong background in basic and/or clinical research with exceptional clinical training in neonatal medicine.

For more information regarding the Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern, please click here.


1st Year Fellows

Ja'Near Anderson
Katherine Stumpf
Olutoye Osunbunmi

2nd Year Fellows

Jaclyn LeVan
Jenitha Jeyaraj
Joshua Frankfurt
Michel Mikhael

3rd Year Fellows

Maria Afanador
Tara DuPont
Natalie Frost
Vishal Kapadia
Eric Sparks

4th Year Fellows

Nathan Sundgren

Ensuring our families have accurate and up-to-date information about their child's care is a top priority for us. Your doctors and nurses will provide daily updates and explanations about your child's condition. Children's also offers a Family Resource Library which is committed to providing access and personal assistance for families to gain further information about their child's illness and treatment. Various educational services are available to patients and families. For more information about the Family Resource Libraries or to speak to a librarian, call 214-456-7735

March of Dimes

A non-profit organization dedicated to the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature births and infant mortality. A wealth of information about healthy and complicated pregnancies, common newborn problems and volunteer opportunities can be found on their website

Ronald McDonald House

The Ronald McDonald House provides a "home away from home" where families who live at least 70 miles from Children's can stay while their infant receives treatment. Please contact your social worker for further information or assistance with reservations.

Carter Blood Care

This North Texas, not-for-profit, community blood center supplies 22 counties with a safe and ample blood supply by working with the community to provide blood donations. If you are interested in donating blood for your infant please speak with your health care team. Be aware, women are unable to donate blood until they are at least 6 weeks post-partum and directed donations can only be made 5-14 days before the anticipated need for transfusion.