Vice President, Clinical Research
Dr. Clark, a leading clinical researcher for the care of critically ill newborns, joined Mednax in 1998 as Director of Research and was promoted to the Vice President role in 2014. He also serves as a Consulting Associate Professor at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Charleston, South Carolina.
From 1990 through 1997, Dr. Clark served as the medical director of the ECMO program at Atlanta’s Emory University School of Medicine. He has published over 200 original papers and five chapters in neonatal texts and presented his work at over 150 national and international conferences. Dr. Clark also serves as a journal reviewer for six publications.
Dr. Clark’s success as a leader in clinical research has been recognized by his FDA appointment as an advisor to the Anesthesiology and Respiratory Therapy Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Committee. In addition, he was elected by the membership of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization to chair the committee that develops new clinical studies involving ECMO. He is also a Member of the Society of Pediatric Research and The American Pediatric Society.
Dr. Clark, board certified in pediatrics and neonatal medicine, earned his medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He completed his pediatric residency and neonatal fellowship at Wilford Hall United States Air Forces Medical Center.