Edward F. Donovan, MD

Director, Child Policy Research Center

Academic Affiliations

Emeritus, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-0182

Fax 513-636-0171

Email edward.donovan@cchmc.org

Population health; quality improvement research; perinatal epidemiology

MD: University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 1967 to 1971.

Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1971 to 1973.

Fellowship: Newborn Physiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 1975 to 1977; Respiratory Muscle Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1978 to 1979.

Certification: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

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Kaplan HC, Lannon C, Walsh MC, Donovan EF; Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative. Ohio statewide quality-improvement collaborative to reduce late-onset sepsis in preterm infants. Pediatrics. 2011 Mar;127(3):427-35.

Kaplan HC, Tabangin ME, McClendon D, Meinzen-Derr J, Margolis PA, Donovan EF. Understanding variation in vitamin A supplementation among NICUs. Pediatrics. 2010 Aug;126(2):e367-73.

Donovan EF, Besl J, Paulson J, Rose B, Iams J; Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative. Infant death among Ohio resident infants born at 32 to 41 weeks of gestation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jul;203(1):58.e1-5.

SUPPORT Study Group of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD Neonatal Research Network, Finer NN, Carlo WA, Walsh MC, Rich W, Gantz MG, Laptook AR, Yoder BA, Faix RG, Das A, Poole WK, Donovan EF, Newman NS, Ambalavanan N, Frantz ID 3rd, Buchter S, Sánchez PJ, Kennedy KA, Laroia N, Poindexter BB, Cotten CM, Van Meurs KP, Duara S, Narendran V, Sood BG, O'Shea TM, Bell EF, Bhandari V, Watterberg KL, Higgins RD. Early CPAP versus surfactant in extremely preterm infants. N Engl J Med. 2010 May 27;362(21):1970-9.

Donovan EF, Lannon C, Bailit J, Rose B, Iams JD, Byczkowski T; Ohio Perinatal Quality Collaborative Writing Committee. A statewide initiative to reduce inappropriate scheduled births at 36.0 - 38.0 weeks' gestation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar;202(3):243.e1-8.

Morris BH, Oh W, Tyson JE, Stevenson DK, Phelps DL, O'Shea TM, McDavid GE, Perritt RL, Van Meurs KP, Vohr BR, Grisby C, Yao Q, Pedroza C, Das A, Poole WK, Carlo WA, Duara S, Laptook AR, Salhab WA, Shankaran S, Poindexter BB, Fanaroff AA, Walsh MC, Rasmussen MR, Stoll BJ, Cotten CM, Donovan EF, Ehrenkranz RA, Guillet R, Higgins RD; NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Aggressive vs. conservative phototherapy for infants with extremely low birth weight. N Engl J Med. 2008 Oct 30;359(18):1885-96.

Donovan EF, Ammerman RT, Besl J, Atherton H, Khoury JC, Altaye M, Putnam FW, Van Ginkel JB. Intensive home visiting is associated with decreased risk of infant death. Pediatrics. 2007 Jun;119(6):1145-51.

Gerhardt WE, Schoettker PJ, Donovan EF, Kotagal UR, Muething SE. Putting evidence-based clinical practice guidelines into practice: an academic pediatric center's experience. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007 Apr;33(4):226-35.

Fanaroff AA, Stoll BJ, Wright LL, Carlo WA, Ehrenkranz RA, Stark AR, Bauer CR, Donovan EF, Korones SB, Laptook AR, Lemons JA, Oh W, Papile LA, Shankaran S, Stevenson DK, Tyson JE, Poole WK; NICHD Neonatal Research Network.  Trends in neonatal morbidity and mortality for very low birthweight infants. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Feb;196(2):147.el-8.

Clark E, Donovan E, Schoettker P. From outdated to updated, keeping clinical guidelines valid. Int J Qual Health Care. 2006 Jun;18(3):165-6.