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Tonse NK Raju
Professor, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health, USA
Tonse Raju, a neonatologist by training, served as professor of pediatrics at University of Illinois in Chicago. Since 2002, he has been working as Program Director in the Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch at Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, of the NIH in Bethesda.
At NICHD, Dr. Raju supervises national and international grants related to neonatology.
Dr. Raju is a member of several prestigious societies and organizations, including the American Pediatric Society and American Osler Society. He is the NIH liaison to the AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn and to the Executive Committee of the AAP’s Section on Perinatal Pediatrics.
Dr. Raju’s research interests include preterm birth, brain injury, neuro-protection, breastfeeding, stress and other neonatal intensive care topics.