James W Collins Jr

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1988 …2021

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Research Interests

Dr. Collins earned BS and MD degrees from the University of Michigan and a MPH from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He’s the medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit and the associate program director of the pediatric residency program at Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. He has authored numerous research articles and is a frequent lecturer on issues related to birth outcomes. Dr. Collins has received several awards for his research, teaching, and leadership in infant health.

Dr. Collins primary research interest is in perinatal epidemiology. He has an investigational interest in understanding the social determinants of racial and ethnic group disparties in birth outcome(preterm delivery, small for gestational age, low birth weight, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality) in the United States.

Dr. Collins clinical focus is in neonatology.

Certifications and Licenses

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Training Experience

1986Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, University of Michigan

… → 1989

MD, University of Michigan

… → 1983

Research interests

  • Epidemiology
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's Health / Women's Reproductive Health


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