NIH Health Disparities Interest Group Lecture: Dr. James Collins Jr.

Event Start Date: December 12, 2023 - 10:30 AM EDT

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Dr. James Collins Jr. earned his B.S. and M.D. degrees from the University of Michigan and his M.P.H. from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He’s a professor of pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He’s the Zeisler family neonatology leadership professor, medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit, and the associate director of the pediatric residency program at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.

Dr. Collins has authored numerous research articles and is a frequent lecturer on issues related to racial and ethnic group disparities in adverse birth outcomes. Dr. Collins has received several awards for his research, teaching, and leadership in maternal and infant health, including the March of Dimes Jonas Salk Health Leadership Award, Research Honoree and the Duane Alexander Award for Academic Leadership in Perinatal Medicine from the National Institute of Child Health and Development. He’s also a member of several advisory groups addressing the social determinants of infant outcome.

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