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Jennifer Peterson, MD, is a staff physician in the Department of Neonatology at Cleveland Clinic. She was appointed in 2005. She is board certified in pediatric and neonatal medicine. She works in the neonatal intensive care units at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital main campus and Hillcrest Hospital.
Dr. Peterson is the Director of the Infant Development Clinic at Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital for Rehabilitation. In this NICU follow-up clinic, she and her team evaluate and support the developmental needs of premature infants or medically complex babies. The clinic's goal is to identify developmental delays early and connect the family with the appropriate interventions to prevent long-term developmental problems.
Her interests include developmental care of the premature and/or medically fragile infant, creating a medical home for high risk infants, family-centered care, and residency education.
Staff, Department of Neonatology, July 2009 – Present
Associate Staff, Department of Neonatology, July 2005 – June 2009
Staff, The Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital for Rehabilitation, July 2005 – Present
Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program, July 2007 – August 2011
Director, Infant Development Clinic, July 2005 – Present
developmental follow-up of premature and medically complex infants and caring for the medically fragile infant after hospital discharge
American Academy of Pediatrics
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