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C. Richard Morris, MD Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. O’Shea is an experienced physician and researcher who specializes in neonatal and perinatal medicine. His research interests include:

  • Studying perinatal epidemiology and tracking developmental follow up of neonatal clinical trial participants throughout early childhood.
  • Tracking environmental exposures in utero and early childhood that may cause diseases throughout childhood, including epilepsy, autism and ADHD.
  • Determining which immune and inflammation markers are present in neonates and small children after exposure to pollutants and microbiome.
  • Researching neurodevelopmental outcome in very lower gestational age newborns.

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Mike O'Shea, MD, MPH