Dale L.K. Phelps, M.D.

Dale L.K. Phelps, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 651
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-2972
Fax: (585) 461-3614

Research Bio

Dr. Phelps' research focus is Neonatal clinical trials in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Inositol supplementation from birth to reduce ROP is her main project, funded by both the National Institute of Child Health and Development and National Eye Institute.

Awards & Honors (National)

American Academy of Pediatrics' Perinatal Section's Landmark Award 2010

Awards & Honors (Local)

Ruth A. Lawrence Award for Research in Retinopathy of Prematurity | University of Rochester School of Medicine 2008

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 148 available »

Kennedy KA, Wrage LA, Higgins RD, Finer NN, Carlo WA, Walsh MC, Laptook AR, Faix RG, Yoder BA, Schibler K, Gantz MG, Das A, Newman NS, Phelps DL, for the SUPPORT Study Group of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. "Evaluating retinopathy of prematurity screening guidelines for 24- to 27-week gestational age infants". Journal of Perinatology 2014; 34(4):311-318; doi: 10.1038/jp.2014.12. 2014; .
2013 Feb
Morris BH, Tyson JE, Stevenson DK, Oh W, Phelps DL, O'Shea TM, McDavid GE, Van Meurs KP, Vohr BR, Grisby C, Yao Q, Kandefer S, Wallace D, Higgins RD. "Efficacy of phototherapy devices and outcomes among extremely low birth weight infants: multi-center observational study." Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association. 2013 Feb; 33(2):126-33. Epub 2012 Apr 12.
Phelps DL, Ward RM, Williams RL, Watterberg KL, Laptook AR, Wrage LA, Nolen TL, Fennell TR, Ehrenkranz RA, Poindexter BB, Cotten CM, Hallman MK, Frantz III ID, Faix RG, Zaterka-Baxter KM, Das A, Ball MB, O'Shea TM, Lacy CB, Walsh MC, Shankaran S, Sánchez PJ, Bell EF, Higgins RD, for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. "Pharmacokinetics and safety of a single intravenous dose of myo-inositol in preterm infants of 23–29 wk". Pediatric Research 2013; 74(6):721-729. doi: 10.1038/pr.2013:162. 2013; .
2012 Aug
Greenberg RG, Benjamin DK, Gantz MG, Cotten CM, Stoll BJ, Walsh MC, Sánchez PJ, Shankaran S, Das A, Higgins RD, Miller NA, Auten KJ, Walsh TJ, Laptook AR, Carlo WA, Kennedy KA, Finer NN, Duara S, Schibler K, Ehrenkranz RA, Van Meurs KP, Frantz ID, Phelps DL, Poindexter BB, Bell EF, O'Shea TM, Watterberg KL, Goldberg RN, Smith PB, . "Empiric antifungal therapy and outcomes in extremely low birth weight infants with invasive candidiasis." The Journal of pediatrics. 2012 Aug; 161(2):264-9.e2. Epub 2012 Mar 15.
Tyson JE, Pedroza C, Langer J, Green C, Morris B, Stevenson D, Van Meurs KP, Oh W, Phelps D, O'Shea M, McDavid GE, Grisby C, Higgins R, for the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network. "Does aggressive phototherapy increase mortality while decreasing profound impairment among the smallest and sickest newborns? Should the smallest & sickest newborns be treated with aggressive phototherapy." Journal of Perinatology. 2012; .


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | Northwestern University Medical School1969
BMS | Medicine | Northwestern University Medical School1966

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neonatology at University of California, Los Angeles School of Me07/01/1971 - 06/30/1974
Residency in Pediatrics at Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University07/01/1970 - 06/30/1971
Internship in Pediatrics at Children s Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University07/01/1969 - 06/30/1970