Neonatal Global Health lecture with Dr. Nitin ChouthaiPresenter:

Nitin Chouthai, MD
Professor, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

“Neonatal Global Health”

To increase awareness and education for pediatric providers

Dr. Nitin Chouthai is a neonatologist and professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, Saint Louis University. He completed his medical education and Pediatric residency at BJ Medical College/Sassoon General hospital Pune, India. He subsequently received training in Neonatology in UK where he completed MRCPCH examinations. After moving to the US he did his residency in Pediatrics at Gainesville Florida and fellowship in neonatology at Lexington, Kentucky. Over last eleven years, Dr. Chouthai has been involved with Pioneer Medical Research Foundation ( as a director and CEO. He is working towards improving infrastructure for neonatal care as well as introducing cutting edge technology like therapeutic hypothermia in the developing countries. He has also been implementing non-invasive ventilation for newborns with respiratory distress in the developing countries. He has been able to upgrade more than 30 centers for neonatal care in 6 countries mainly India, Ghana, Kenya, Guatemala, Antigua and Sri Lanka. Dr. Chouthai has been involved in10 different local and global projects.

Financial Disclosures:
Nitin Chouthai, MD, has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.

The Pediatric Grand Rounds Planning Committee (Deepak Kamat, MD, PhD, Daniel Ranch, MD and Elizabeth Hanson, MD) has no financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.  Planning Committee member Steven Seidner, MD has disclosed he receives funding from Draeger Medical for the Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the Infinity Acute Care System Workstation Neonatal Care Babylog VN500 Device in High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation (HFOV) Mode in Extremely Low Birth Weight (ELBW) Neonates for which he is a co-principal investigator.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hour)
Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hour)
MOC-2 credit (1.00 hour)

Target Audience:
Pediatric Doctors and Providers
Faculty, residents, health care providers; medical students and trainees.

The UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation:
The UT Health Science Center San Antonio designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.

Register here, then click register again to answer one question and view the recording (CME/MOC Credit)

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Delia M. Calderon
Academic Programs Coordinator
Grand Rounds Coordinator
Dept. of Pediatrics – Office of the Chair