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Joan Catherine Downey, MPH, MD

Current Position
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Medical Director, Labor and Delivery Service and Nurseries, Barnes Hospital
Director, St. Louis Children's Hospital Antenatal Consult Service

Specialty Areas
Newborn Medicine - Neonatology

Patients Seen At
St Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), 5th Floor
St. Louis, MO  63110
Fax:   314-454-4633
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Newborn medicine, jaundice, high-risk infants, hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia, breast feeding

Board Certification
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine -- Qualified
Pediatrics -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: Boston University (Biology, Magna Cum Laude), 1979
Masters Degree: Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA , 1983
Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1985
Residency: Pediatrics, (PL-1, 2, 3), The Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, 1988
Fellowship: Neonatology, Joint Program in Neonatology, Brigham & Women's Hosp, Children's Hosp, Beth Israel Hosp, 1990
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

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