Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 12/04/2022

Dr. Satyan Lakshminrusimha, MD

Professor and Chair of Pediatrics

University of California Davis (UCD),

Sacramento, California, USA

Pediatric Nutrition Continuing Education

Short bio:

Dr. Satyan Lakshminrusimha (Dr. Satyan) is the Nancy and Dennis Marks Chair of Pediatrics and the Pediatrician-in-Chief of the UC Davis Children’s hospital. His primary focus is how fetal lungs change at birth to breathe air and disorders of transition, specifically asphyxia and persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). He is funded by the NIH to evaluate optimal oxygenation in neonatal lung injury and PPHN. He is the PI of the multicenter trial evaluating milrinone in congenital diaphragmatic hernia. He is also a co-editor of the textbook, “Essentials of Neonatal Ventilation” by Elsevier. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics – Neonatal Resuscitation Program steering committee. He is also a member of the Subboard of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine of the American Board of Pediatrics. He was recently appointed as the Chair of the AMSPDC (Association of Medical Schools – Pediatric Department Chairs: Clinical Care Committee strives to share best practices and approaches to new challenges in an effort to promote access to high quality care for all children. Satyan enjoys drawing medical illustrations and has published more than 280 peer-reviewed articles and 500 illustrations in pediatric and neonatology textbooks, journal articles and apps.