Myriam Ada Peralta-Carcelen, MD

Developmental Pediatrics
Children's Title
Professor of Pediatrics/Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician/Medical Director, Medical Autism Clinic
Academic Title
Professor of Pediatrics
Secondary Address
5602 Dearth Tower
1600 7th Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medical School
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Henry Ford Hospital, Detorit, Michigan
Henry Ford Hospital, Detorit, Michigan-Pediatrics
University of Alabama at Birmingham-Pediatrics
Major research interest is outcome of high-risk populations and outcome and effect of interventions on children with autism.
American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics/Sub-board of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Professional Organizations
AAP, AAP Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Council of Children with Disabilities-American Academy of Pediatrics, Executive Committee Member, AAP Section on Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SODBP).
Honors and Awards
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics Dest Doctors in America, Alabama's Best Doctor List Pediatric Developmental and Behavioral Problems.
Notable Publications and Presentations
1. Peralta-Carcelen M, Wilson-Costello DE, Evans PW, Goldstein RF, Myers GJ, Poindexter BB, McGowan EC, Adams-Chapman I, Fuller J, Higgins RD; SUPPORT Study Group of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Journal of Pediatrics. Neuroimaging and neurodevelopmental outcome in extremely preterm infants. 2015;135(1):e32-42.

2.Peralta-Carcelen M, Carlo WA; GDB Subcommittee, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. Journal of Pediatrics. Prophylactic indomethacin and intestinal perforation in extremely low birth weight infants. 2014;134(5):e1369-77.

3.Peralta-Carcelen M, Vohr B, Wilson-Costello D, Yolton K, Heyne R, Evans P. Vaucher Y, Adams-Chapman I, McGowan E, Bodnar A, Pappas A, Hintz S, Acarregui M, Fuller J, Goldstein R, Bauer C, O’Shea T, Myers G, Higgins R. Respiratory Outcomes of the Surfactant Positive Pressure and Oximetry Randomized Trial (SUPPORT). The Journal of Pediatrics. 2014; 165(2):240-249.e4.

4.Peralta-Carcelen M, Carlo WA, Pappas A, Vaucher Y, Yeates KO, Phillips V, Gustafon K, Payne A, Duncan AH, Newman J and Bann D for the Follow Up PI for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network. Behavioral and Socio Emotional Competence Problems of Extremely Premature Children at 18 to 22 months of adjusted age. Pediatric Academic Societies 2014

5.Peralta-Carcelen M, Gantz M, Carlo WA, Higgins RD. Neurodevelopmental Outcome of Extremely Preterm Infants in a Trial of Different Oxygen Saturation Targets. Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Neonatal Medicine; Platform Session. Boston, MA, May 2012
Special Interests
Growth, development and outcome of high-risk population, autism
Physician Type
Pediatrics and Primary Care
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