Laura Placke P. Ward, MD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-0963

Fax: 513-803-0969


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Clinical Interests

Multidisciplinary quality improvement; family centered care; evidence-based practice

Research Interests

Strategies to prevent significant hyperbilirubinemia in infants


Dr. Ward has been a neonatologist in the division since 2002, and attends at The University Hospital.

Education and Training

MD: St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 1994.

Residency: Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC, 1994-1997.

Fellowship: Children’s National Medical Center, Washington DC, 1997-2000.

Certifications: Pediatrics, 1997; Neonatology, 2003.