Dr. Kumar Praveen

Dr. Kumar Praveen


CHICAGO, IL, United States of America

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Dr. Praveen Kumar completed his medical education and residency in General Pediatrics from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana and received his MBBS, DCH and MD (Pediatrics) from University of Punjab, India. Subsequently he completed a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He is an associate professor of Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and an attending neonatologist at Children’s Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago. Dr. Kumar has published over 40 articles and recently published a book for primary care providers on congenital malformations. Dr. Kumar is an editorial board member of Clinical Medicine: Pediatrics and International Journal of Pediatrics. Dr. Kumar is an active member of several societies including Society for Pediatric Research, Mid West SPR, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Illinois Chapter of AAP, Indian Academy of Pediatrics and Indian Medical Association. He is a current member of Perinatal Section and Section on Epidemiology of AAP and a past member of AAP PREP Advisory group. As Chairperson of Fetus and Newborn/Hospital care for children committee of ICAAP for seven years, he worked with IDPH and other organizations such as March of Dimes on various issues related to perinatal care. He has been a strong advocate for infants, their families and physicians. Dr Kumar is a member of Genetic and Metabolic Advisory Committee of IDPH. He is a member of AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn since July 2007 and is a liaison member of AAP Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Steering committee.

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