Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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James W Collins, MD, MPH

James W Collins, MD, MPH

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology)

Focus of Work


My primary research interest is in perinatal epidemiology. I have an investigational interest in understanding the social determinants of racial and ethnic group disparties in birth outcome(preterm delivery, low birth weight, neonatal and post-neonatal mortality) in the United States.


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Education and Certification

  • MD: University of Michigan (1983)
  • MPH: University of Michigan, Epidemiology (1989)
  • Residency: Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital), Pediatrics (1986)
  • Board Certification: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics



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