premature infant with red cap and colorful balloons

Focusing on the short- and long-term effects of preterm birth.

We use a unique neonatal database from Parkland Hospital to study the effects of premature birth. We hope that by studying the effects of preterm birth, we can improve lifelong health outcomes for current and future patients.

The Investigators

Charles R. Rosenfeld, M.D.

Dr. Rosenfeld is a neonatologist and served as the original primary investigator for the Parkland NICU Database.

Charles Rosenfeld

Luc Brion, M.D.

Dr. Brion is the current primary investigator overseeing management and use of the Parkland NICU Database. 

Luc Brion

Kara Goss, M.D.

Dr. Goss collaborates with a multidisciplinary group of researchers to study the heart and lungs long after preterm birth in both clinical studies and in animal models.

Kara Goss