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Michael D. Neufeld, MD, MPH

Associated with Fellowship(s)
Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship
Professional Bio

Clinical Interests: Long‐term neurodevelopmental outcomes of premature infants. He is also interested in quality improvement, patient safety, eliminating nosocomial infections, and medical education.

Scholarly Focus: His research has focused on maternal infection and the risk of cerebral palsy in term and preterm infants and markers of inflammation and the risk of severe retinopathy of prematurity. He mentors MPH students studying perinatal epidemiology as well as Neonatology fellows and Developmental and Behavioral Medicine fellows interested in neonatal outcomes.

Administration/Education Roles: Medical Director of the NICU at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett (PRMCE), where he developed a 3rd‐year rotation for neonatal fellows. He is also Medical Director of the Neonatal Transport Team at PRMCE. He is involved in numerous quality Improvement initiatives.  He is also the Neonatal Medical Director of the Special Care Nursery at Skagit Valley Hospital where he advises the Pediatric Hospitalists on newborn care and helps develop policies and guidelines.  He mentors neonatology fellows in data management and in research projects using the databases.