A photo of Kurt Schibler.

Attending Neonatologist, Neonatology and Pulmonary Biology

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Clinical trials; neonatal immune development

Research Interests

Immune mechanisms underlying morbidity and mortality associated with preterm birth; necrotizing enterocolitis; complications of prematurity

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Neonatology, Perinatal, Fetal Care, Neonatology, Pulmonary Biology, Global Health

My Education

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1984.

Residency: Pediatrics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1990.

Fellowship: Neonatology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1993.

Certification: Pediatrics 1990; Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 1993, renewed 1999 and 2007.

My Publications

Achieved oxygen saturations and retinopathy of prematurity in extreme preterms. Gantz, MG; Carlo, WA; Finer, NN; Rich, W; Faix, RG; Yoder, BA; Walsh, MC; Newman, NS; Laptook, A; Schibler, K; et al. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 2020; 105:F138-F144.

Developmental Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Infants with a Need for Child Protective Services Supervision. McGowan, EC; Laptook, AR; Lowe, J; Peralta-Carcelen, M; Chowdhury, D; Higgins, RD; Hintz, SR; Vohr, BR; Polin, RA; Laptook, AR; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 215:41-49.e4.

Gastrostomy Tube Feeding in Extremely Low Birthweight Infants: Frequency, Associated Comorbidities, and Long-term Outcomes. Warren, MG; Do, B; Das, A; Smith, PB; Adams-Chapman, I; Jadcherla, S; Jensen, EA; Goldstein, RF; Goldberg, RN; Cotten, CM; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 214:41-46.e5.

Inadequate oral feeding as a barrier to discharge in moderately preterm infants. Edwards, L; Cotten, CM; Smith, PB; Goldberg, R; Saha, S; Das, A; Laptook, AR; Stoll, BJ; Bell, EF; Carlo, WA; et al. Journal of Perinatology. 2019; 39:1219-1228.

Prolonged duration of early antibiotic therapy in extremely premature infants. Greenberg, RG; Chowdhury, D; Hansen, NI; Smith, PB; Stoll, BJ; Sanchez, PJ; Das, A; Puopolo, KM; Mukhopadhyay, S; Higgins, RD; et al. Pediatric Research. 2019; 85:994-1000.

Association between Policy Changes for Oxygen Saturation Alarm Settings and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality in Infants Born Very Preterm. Foglia, EE; Carper, B; Gantz, M; DeMauro, SB; Lakshminrusimha, S; Walsh, M; Schmidt, B; Caplan, MS; Laptook, AR; Keszler, M; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 209:17-22.e2.

Discordance in Antenatal Corticosteroid Use and Resuscitation Following Extremely Preterm Birth. Rysavy, MA; Bell, EF; Iams, JD; Carlo, WA; Li, L; Mercer, BM; Hintz, SR; Stoll, BJ; Vohr, BR; Shankaran, S; et al. The Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 208:156-162.e5.

Outcomes of Extremely Preterm Infants With Birth Weight Less Than 400 g. Brumbaugh, JE; Hansen, NI; Bell, EF; Sridhar, A; Carlo, WA; Hintz, SR; Vohr, BR; Colaizy, TT; Duncan, AF; Wyckoff, MH; et al. JAMA Pediatrics. 2019; 173:434-445.

Genetic variants associated with patent ductus arteriosus in extremely preterm infants. Dagle, JM; Ryckman, KK; Spracklen, CN; Momany, AM; Cotten, CM; Levy, J; Page, GP; Bell, EF; Carlo, WA; Shankaran, S; et al. Journal of Perinatology. 2019; 39:401-408.

Neurodevelopmental outcomes among extremely premature infants with linear growth restriction. Meyers, JM; Tan, S; Bell, EF; Duncan, AF; Guillet, R; Stoll, BJ; D'Angio, CT; Caplan, MS; Laptook, AR; Keszler, M; et al. Journal of Perinatology. 2019; 39:193-202.