Mitchell J. Kresch, MD

Mitchell J. Kresch, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine

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About Me

I am a professor of Pediatrics at the Penn State Health Children’s Hospital and am the director of Neonatal Transport Services, director of Neonatal Quality Improvement, and medical director of the Advanced Practice Provider Neonatal Intensive Care Fellowship. Early in my career, I was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service. My research interests are in newborn respiratory care, community outreach and neonatal quality improvement. Previously, I was director of the Perinatal Research Laboratory in the Division of Neonatology at the University of Connecticut Health Center. I have published 44 journal articles, invited reviews, and book chapters.

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Professional Education


Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine (Massachusetts) - 1978


Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Yale - New Haven Hospital - 1988


Residency, Pediatrics Yale-New Haven Hospital - 1985


Internship, Pediatrics Children's Hospital Medical Center - Cincinnati - 1979