Education

Graduate School
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1968
Residency
University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, 1968-1971
Fellowship
McMaster University School of Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1973-1975

Areas of Interests

Clinical Interests

• High Risk infants
• Multicenter Clinical Trials
• Training of Clinical Investigators

Publications

Publication Information

  • Rysavy MA, Li L, Bell EF, Das A, Hintz SR, Stoll BJ, Vohr BR, Carlo WA, Shankaran S, Walsh MC, Tyson JE, Cotten CM, Smith PB, Murray JC, Colaizy TT, Brumbaugh JE, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Between-hospital variation in treatment and outcomes in extremely preterm infants. N Engl J Med. 2015 May 7;372(19):1801-11. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1410689. PubMed PMID: 25946279; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4465092.
  • Shankaran S, Laptook AR, Pappas A, McDonald SA, Das A, Tyson JE, Poindexter BB, Schibler K, Bell EF, Heyne RJ, Pedroza C, Bara R, Van Meurs KP, Grisby C, Huitema CM, Garg M, Ehrenkranz RA, Shepherd EG, Chalak LF, Hamrick SE, Khan AM, Reynolds AM, Laughon MM, Truog WE, Dysart KC, Carlo WA, Walsh MC, Watterberg KL, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network.. Effect of depth and duration of cooling on deaths in the NICU among neonates with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Dec 24-31;312(24):2629-39. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.16058. PubMed PMID: 25536254; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4335311.
  • Shankaran S, Pappas A, McDonald SA, Vohr BR, Hintz SR, Yolton K, Gustafson KE, Leach TM, Green C, Bara R, Petrie Huitema CM, Ehrenkranz RA, Tyson JE, Das A, Hammond J, Peralta-Carcelen M, Evans PW, Heyne RJ, Wilson-Costello DE, Vaucher YE, Bauer CR, Dusick AM, Adams-Chapman I, Goldstein RF, Guillet R, Papile LA, Higgins RD; Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Childhood outcomes after hypothermia for neonatal encephalopathy. N Engl J Med. 2012 May 31;366(22):2085-92. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1112066. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2012 Sep 13;367(11):1073. PubMed PMID: 22646631; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3459579.
  • Morris BH, Oh W, Tyson JE, Stevenson DK, Phelps DL, O’Shea TM, McDavid GE, Perritt RL, Van Meurs KP, Vohr BR, Grisby C, Yao Q, Pedroza C, Das A, Poole WK, Carlo WA, Duara S, Laptook AR, Salhab WA, Shankaran S, Poindexter BB, Fanaroff AA, Walsh MC, Rasmussen MR, Stoll BJ, Cotten CM, Donovan EF, Ehrenkranz RA, Guillet R, Higgins RD; NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Aggressive vs. conservative phototherapy for infants with extremely low birth weight. N Engl J Med. 2008 Oct 30;359(18):1885-96. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0803024. PubMed PMID: 18971491; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2821221.
  • Tyson JE, Parikh NA, Langer J, Green C, Higgins RD; National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Intensive care for extreme prematurity–moving beyond gestational age. N Engl J Med. 2008 Apr 17;358(16):1672-81. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa073059. PubMed PMID: 18420500; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2597069.

Additional Information

American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics, 1973
American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 1975