Las Vegas, NV

Meet Our Speakers

NEO: The Conference for Neonatology has established a tradition of excellence and a reputation as the premier neonatology meeting in the country, a tradition we are proud to continue today. 

The rich history and success of NEO would not be possible without the leadership and collaboration of our esteemed faculty and the support of our sponsors.

2024 Course Directors

Timothy Biela, M.D.

Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Reese H. Clark, M.D.

Senior Vice President, Clinical Research, Education, Quality and Safety

2024 Speakers

World-renowned speakers will address many of the most critical and controversial issues that influence the clinical practice of neonatal-perinatal medicine.

Kaashif Ahmad, M.D., MSc

Research Director of Neonatal Clinical Trials, The Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety, Pediatrix Medical Group

Wanda Barfield, M.D., MPH

Director, Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Martin Blakely, M.D.

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

David Burchfield, M.D.

<p>Professor & Chief of Neonatology, <span style="font-size: max(1rem, min(1.8vw, 1.125rem)); letter-spacing: -0.005em;">University of Florida</span></p><p></p>

Erika Edwards, PhD, MPH

Chief Scientific Officer and Director of Data Science, Vermont Oxford Network

Mohamed El-Dib, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Dustin Flannery, D.O.

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia | University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Charles D. Fraser Jr., M.D., FACS, FACC

Professor of Surgery, Perioperative Care and Pediatrics | JL Hern Endowed Chair; Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin | Dell Children’s Medical Center

Christoph Fusch, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, McMaster University

Rachel G. Greenberg, M.D., MB, MHS

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center

Robert Huston, M.D.

Neonatologist, Northwest Newborn Specialists, Pediatrix Medical Group

Matt Laughon, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, UNC School of Medicine

Darius M. Moshfeghi, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford University School of Medicine

Leif Nelin, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Ravi M. Patel, M.D., MSc

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine

Stephen Pearlman, M.D.

Professor of Pediatrics, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

David Riley, M.D.

Neonatologist, Fort Worth Neonatology, Pediatrix Medical Group

Paul Thornton, M.D.

Medical Director, Endocrine and Diabetes Program, Cook Children's Medical Center

Robert Ursprung, M.D., MMSc

Quality and Safety Director, Neonatology, The Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety, Pediatrix Medical Group