Learn More About Jeffrey Whitsett MD: A ‘Giant in Medicine’
Research By: Jeffrey Whitsett, MD
Post Date: February 16, 2023 | Publish Date:
Jeffrey Whitsett, MD, pioneering surfactant researcher and long-time leader of neonatology and pulmonary biology care at Cincinnati Children’s was honored Feb. 15, 2023, as a “Giant in Medicine” by The Journal of Clinical Investigation.
A detailed interview explores how Whitsett rose from rural childhood roots to become an outstanding science student, a dedicated physician and a passionate researcher.
Read more about the early years of neonatal intensive care and how discoveries about the value of artificial surfactant as a life-saving treatment for a generation of preterm infants came about.
Also on YouTube: A 30-minute video version of the interview