Legends of Neonatology

The Neonatology Hall of Fame

The Legends of Neonatology Hall of Fame, established in 2007, honors the remarkable individuals whose clinical contributions have helped forge new ground in neonatal medicine. Our presentation of the Legends in Neonatology Award gives us the opportunity to not only recognize their achievements, but also reflect on how far we have come in the field of Neonatology.

2021 Legend Honoree

Robert D. Christensen, M.D.

University of Utah School of Medicine

2020 Legend

2019 Legend

Reese H. Clark, M.D.

The MEDNAX Center for Research, Education, Quality and Safety

2018 Legends

2017 Legends

Alan H. Jobe, M.D., PhD

Richard Polin, M.D.

2016 Legends

Neo Conference Vinod K. Bhutani, MD, FAAP

Vinod K. Bhutani, M.D., FAAP
Neo Conference Ronald Bloom, MD

Ronald Bloom, M.D.
Neo Conference Catherine Cropley, RN

Catherine Cropley, RN


2015 Legends

John Kattwinkel, M.D.

Philip Sunshine, M.D.

2014 Legends

Frederick Battaglia, M.D.

Joseph Volpe, M.D.

Alan Spitzer, M.D.

2013 Legends

Lilly Dubowitz, M.D., MRCP, FRCP

M. Jeffrey Maisels, MB, BCh, DSc

Jen-Tien Wung, M.D., FCCM

2012 Legends

William Oh, M.D.

Abraham Rudolph, M.D.

2011 Legends

Forrest Bird, M.D., PhD, ScD

Stanley Dudrick, M.D.

2010 Legends

John Clements, M.D.

George Gregory, M.D.

2009 Legends

Robert Bartlett, M.D., FACS

William Norwood, M.D.

2008 Legends

Marshall Klaus, M.D.

Jerold Lucey, M.D.

Avroy Fanaroff, M.D.

2007 Legends

Mary Ellen Avery, M.D.

Virginia Apgar, M.D.

Lucille Ann Papile, M.D.

Maria Delivoria Papadopoulos, M.D.

Mildred Stahlman, M.D.