Department of Pediatrics - Strong Children's Research Center
Recent Visiting Scholars
Benard P. Dreyer, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics & Director of
New York University School of Medicine
Director of Pediatrics, Bellevue Hospital Center
“To Create a Better World for Children and Families: The Case for Ending Childhood Poverty”
Leonard I. Zon, M.D.
Grousbeck Professor of Pediatric Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Director of the Stem Cell Program
Children's Hospital Boston
"Pathways Regulating Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Migration"
Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, M.D.
Anderson Family Endowed Chair in Medical Education, Research and Patient Care;
Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Genetics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease: Complexities from the Clinic to the Cilium"
Charles J. Homer, M.D., .M.PH.
President and Chief Executive Officer
National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality
"QI and Research - Complementary Ways of Knowing"
Thomas J. Walsh, M.D.
Director, Transplantation-Oncology Infectious Diseases Supportive Care Program
Weill-Cornell Medical Center
Adjunct Professor of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine
"Medical Mycology: Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Life-Threatening Infections in
Gregg L. Semenza, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Vascular Program
Institute for Cell Engineering
C. Michael Armstrong Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
"Regulation of Oxygen Homeostasis by Hypoxia-Inducible Factor 1"
Steven H. Abman, M.D.
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Pediatric Heart Lung Center
University of Colorado School of Medicine
and the Children's Hospital
"New Thoughts on the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia"
Jo Ivey, Boufford, M.D.
President, New York Academy of Medicine;
Professor of Public Service, Health Policy &
Management, Wagner Graduate School of
Public Service, New York University and
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, New York University
"Is America's Health Policy Healthy?"
Ronald E. Dahl, M.D.
Staunton Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Director of the Child and Adolescent Sleep and Neurobehavioral Laboratory
University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Adolescent Brain Development: A Period of Vulnerabilities and Opportunities"
Salvatore DiMauro, M.D.
Lucy G. Moses Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
Columbia University, New York
"Mitochondrial Diseases: An Update"
Steven A. Schroeder, M.D.
Distinguished Professor of Health and Health Care
Division of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
“What to Do With a Patient Who Smokes”
Alan H. Jobe, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
University of Cincinnati
"Lung Maturation: Research Resulting from Clinical Observations"
Richard J. O’Reilly, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Bone Marrow Transplantation Service
Claire L. Tow Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
“Antigen-specific T-cells for Adoptive Immunotherapy of Viral Diseases and Residual Disease Following Allogeneic Marrow Transplants”
Bruce R. Blazar, M.D.
Professor and Andersen Chair in
Department of Pediatrics
Associate Chair, Division of Blood and
University of Minnesota
“Improving the Outcome of Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation by Down-Regulating the Immune System”
Cuthberto Garza, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Provost and Chair
Department of Nutrition
“ Raising the Bar: Nutrition and Health”
H. Scott Baldwin, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics
Cell and Developmental Biology
“Genetic Regulation of Congenital Heart Disease: Old problems – New paradigms”