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Edgardo Szyld, MD, MSc

Edgardo Szyld, MD, MSc

Professor of Research
Director of Clinical and Translational Research Section of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

1200 North Everett Drive; ETNP 7504
Oklahoma City, OK 73104


Neonatal Resuscitation, Clinical Trials

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, French

MyNCBI Publications

Academic Section(s):

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine


Medical School – University of Buenos Aires Medical School, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1981
Specialist in Neonatology, Argentine Pediatric Society, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1990
Specialist in Perinatal Medicine, Province of Buenos Aires Medical College, Buenos Aires, Argentina  2006
Diploma in Clinical Trials, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom 2010
Master of Science, Clinical Trials, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom 2013

Board Certification(s):

Neonatology, Pediatric Argentinean Society

Clinical/Research Interests:

Dr. Szyld  is the current Co-Chair of the Neonatal Life Support Writing Group, American Heart Association/American Academy of Pediatrics which creates the resuscitation guidelines for the United States. He has served on the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation  Neonatal Life Support since 2003. Dr. Szyld's research focus is on Neonatal Resuscitation. His expertise is on multicenter pragmatic clinical trials. Dr. Szyld organized and participated in large studies evaluating different procedures in the Delivery Room leading to change in practice globally. In addition, he participated in large multicenter studies evaluating different strategies to reduce perinatal HIV transmission. Finally, he evaluated the impact of neonatal resuscitation training.

Select Honors & Accomplishments:

2022 - Academy of Teaching Scholars
2015 - Visiting Professor, Weston Visiting Professor, St. Thomas Hospitals, Kings College, London, United Kingdom

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