lina chalak, MD MSCS
Education: American University of Beirut BS 1988; M.D, 1991. UT Southwestern Medical Center MSCS 2005.
House Staff and Fellowship Training: Internship and Residency, Pediatrics, Children’s Medical Center Dallas 2001-2005; Neonatal Perinatal Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center 1998-2001.
Faculty Positions: Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas College of Medicine 2005-2008; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center 2008-2020.
Current Position: Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry, UT Southwestern MC
Director, Neurological Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NeuroNICU) Program and Co- Director, Fetal and Neonatal Neurology Fellowship Program. Associate Chief Academic Affairs and Faculty Development Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
American Pediatric Society (APS); Society of Pediatric Research (SPR); Perinatal Research Society (PRS); International Perinatal Collegium (IPC); Newborn brain Society (NBS)
SPR Activities: 1999 SPR Young Investigator Award. Active member since 2005. Yearly Presentations at SPR Annual Meetings. Abstract reviewer, Moderator and Session Chair for Annual Meeting.
Research Interests: Neonatal brain injury prevention, biomarkers of asphyxia, mild HIE. Wavelet assessment of neurovascular unit functions in real time
Other Information: NIH funding trajectory started with a KL2 (2008-2011) followed by K23 (2012-2015) awards, and R01 from NINDS (2017-2022). Chartered Study Reviewer NIH Clinician Scientist Training NST 1.Editorial Board Experience Pediatric research; Early human Development;
No financial relationships have been disclosed.