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Administrative TitleVice Chair for Research; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine
EducationBoston University School of Medicine, 2006
ResidencyBoston Medical Center / Childrens Hospital Boston 2009
FellowshipTufts Medical Center 2013
Board CertificationsPediatrics, Neonatology
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