Brian Stansfield

Vice Chair for Research

Brian Stansfield

Vice Chair for Research

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics: Neonatology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Vascular Biology Center

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Culver Vision Discovery Inst

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

The Graduate School

Bio

As a neonatologis and physician-scientist, I have several areas of interest related to Cardiometabolic disease, early life growth and ECMO.

Education

  • MD, Medicine Medical College of Georgia, 2004

  • BS, Chemistry, General Georgia Southern University, 2000

Certifications

  • Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine American Board of Pediatrics, 2014

  • General Pediatrics American Board of Pediatrics, 2007

  • ABPEDS American Board of Pediatrics, 2014

  • PHY GA Bd of Medical Examiners, 2007

  • DEA Drug Enforcement ADM, 2017

  • DEAL Drug Enforcement ADM, 2017

  • BLS AHA, 2017

  • ABPNPM AHA, 2017

  • ABPEDS American Board of Pediatrics, 2007

Awards & Honors

  • Editorial Apprentice Pediatric Research/Nature Publishing, 2019

  • Outstanding Young Clinical Science Faculty Award Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, 2018

  • Young Faculty Travel Award Southern Society for Pediatric Research, 2018

  • Young Faculty Travel Award Southern Society for Pediatric Research, 2017

  • Jag20 Emerging Alumni Leader Award Augusta University, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PEDS 5001

    Neonatal Sub-I/Critical Care
  • RPED 5003

    Pediatrics Neonatology
  • RPED 5002

    Pediatrics General

Teaching Interests

I am keenly interested in medical student, resident, and fellow education and have developed curriculum to teach neonatal physiology, research study design, biostatistics, and professional development. As a member of the College of Graduate Studies, I am also interested in the education of undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral research fellows and currently serve as a thesis mentor for graduate students in the Vascular Biology Center

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Neonatal sepsis as a cause of retinopathy of prematurity: An etiological explanation., 2024
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Osmolality of fortified donor human milk: An experimental study., 2024
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sleep SAAF Responsive Parenting Intervention for Black Mothers Impacts Response to Infant Crying: A Randomized Clinical Trial., 2024
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effects of Sleep SAAF Responsive Parenting Intervention on Infant’s Sleep: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Black Families, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Sleep SAAF Parenting Intervention for African American Mothers Impacts Response to Infant Crying: A Randomized Clinical Trial, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Developmental Cardiovascular Biology;
Neurofibromatosis;
p21 Ras Signaling;
Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation;
Endothelial Cell;
Angiogenesis;
Effects of Prematurity on Adult Diseases

Department Service

  • 2020 - Present

  • 2020 - Present

  • 2020 - Present

  • Pediatric Grand Rounds and Invited Lectureship Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • 2018 - Present

College Service

  • 2021 - Present

  • 2020 - Present

  • 2019 - Present

  • 2016 - Present

  • 2016 - Present

University Service

  • Dean’s Research Committee of the MCG Faculty Senate 2015 - Present

  • LCME Site Visit Representative 2015 - Present

  • Pediatric Fellows 1st Year Curriculum 2015 - Present

  • Neonatology Fellowship Clinical Competency Committee 2014 - Present

  • Children’s Summer Scholars Program 2013 - Present

Professional Service

  • Pediatric Academic Societies 2022 - Present

  • Pediatric Academic Societies 2020 - Present

  • Pediatric Academic Societies 2020 - Present

  • Pediatric Research/Nature Publishing 2020 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Southern Society for Pediatric Research 2020 - Present