McGovern Medical School

Contact Info
Andrea.F.Duncan@uth.tmc.edu

Academic Office
(713) 500-5733


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Associate Professor,
Medical Director, Neonatal High-Risk Clinic,
Medical Director, Tiny Tot Clinic for Neurodevelopmental and Behavioral HealthTM

Education & Background

Residency
University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas
Dallas, Texas
2002-2005
Fellowship
University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas
Dallas, Texas
2005-2008

Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 2005
American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 2010
Certificate, Clinical and Translational Science- University of New Mexico, 2010
Master of Science, Clinical Research- University of New Mexico, 2011


Interests

Clinical Interests
• Developmentally appropriate care in the NICU • Parental coping and attachment in the NICU • Long term follow-up care of the at-risk infant
Research Interests
• Executive functioning in children born extremely preterm • Neuroimaging correlates of behavioral and cognitive functioning in children born extremely preterm • The effect of maternal sensitivity on behavioral and cognitive outcomes in children born preterm • The effect of an early parenting intervention on executive function and brain connectivity in extremely preterm infants