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Who is the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering Committee?

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program Steering Committee (NRPSC) coordinates, develops and implements educational programs and materials that promote optimal care and resuscitation of newborns. It is the vision of the NRPSC to have every newborn in need of resuscitation effectively cared for by health care professionals. In support of this vision, the NRPSC develops and updates evidence-based practice guidelines and educational materials. The NRPSC collaborates with relevant stakeholders, including the Committee on Fetus & Newborn (COFN), Section on Perinatal Pediatrics, Section on Hospital Medicine, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and Canadian Pediatric Society (CPS). 

Current NRP Steering Committee Members

Marilyn Escobedo, MD, FAAP | Cochair
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
Oklahoma City, OK

Henry Lee, MD, FAAP | Cochair
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

Bobbi Byrne, MD, FAAP
Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN

Vishal Kapadia, MD, MSCS, FAAP
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD, FAAP
UC Davis Children's Hospital
Sacramento, CA

Tina Leone, MD, FAAP
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Taylor Sawyer, DO, MEd, CHSE-A, FAAP
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA

Marya Strand, MD, MS, FAAP 
Cardinal Glennon Medical Center
Saint Louis, MO

Liaison Representatives

Patricia Clifford, MSN, RNC
Liaison from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Eric C Eichenwald, MD
Liaison from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

John Gallagher, RRT-NPS, MPH
Liaison from the American Association for Respiratory Care
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Arun Gupta, MD, FAAP 
Liaison from the AAP Section on Hospital Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA

Jessica Illuzzi, MD, MS, FACOG
Liaison from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Patrick McNamara, MB, FRCPC 
Liaison from the Canadian Paediatric Society
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, ON, Canada


Louis P Halamek, MD, FAAP 
Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA

John Kattwinkel, MD, FAAP 
Editor Emeritus, Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Jeffrey Perlman, MB, ChB, FAAP 
ILCOR Science Director
Liaison AHA Pediatric Subcommittee
New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical College
New York, NY

Jerry Short, PhD 
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA

Gary Weiner, MD, FAAP 
Editor, Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation, 7th Edition
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Myra Wyckoff, MD, FAAP 
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Jeanette Zaichkin, RN, MN, NNP-BC 
Editor, NRP Instructor Manual
Tacoma, WA

(April 2018)

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