- Fellowship - UC San Diego Medical Center (2010-2013), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
- Residency - UC San Diego Medical Center (2007-2010), Pediatrics
- Medical School - UC San Diego School of Medicine (2003-2007)
Christina Chan, M.D.
Medical Director of the Nicu/scn for Texas Health Resources - Presbyterian Dallas (thd)
- Pediatrics - Neonatal-Perinatal
Christina Chan, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Dr. Chan earned her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. She completed a residency in pediatrics and received advanced training in neonatology through a fellowship at the UC San Diego Medical Center.
Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in neonatal-perinatal medicine, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.
Dr. Chan is the Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Special Care Nursery (SCN) at Texas Health Resources Presbyterian Dallas (THD), a Level 3 NICU. She serves on several committees at UT Southwestern, including the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine’s medical informatics group and the Neonatal Conference Committee. She is also the program director for the THD Annual Neonatal Symposium.
Named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor Rising Star in 2019 and 2020, Dr. Chan has delivered numerous international and national invited lectures and published several academic articles.
Her current research and projects are focused on the use of point-of-care ultrasound in the NICU, neonatal resuscitation improvements in community hospitals, and outreach education for community physicians.
- American Academy of Pediatrics (2007)
- Medical Standards for Information Technology Committee (2013)
- Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2020
- Texas Monthly Super Doctors, Rising Star 2019
- Travel Award 2013, Clinical & Translational Science Awards - CC-CHOC
- Outstanding Resident in Primary Care 2009, University of California - San Diego
- Acquire Superior Knowledge Award 2008, University of California - San Diego
- AAP Residency Award 2008, University of California - San Diego
- Resident Research Award and Grant 2009, University of California - San Diego
Culture clash: a missed opportunity.
Siegel B, Chan C, Willies-Jacobo L, Stein MT Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP 2009 Apr 30 2 154-7
Galectin-3 binding protein in human preterm infant umbilical cord plasma.
Chan C, Bode L, Kim J Journal of neonatal-perinatal medicine 2015 8 2 99-104
Challenges in the practice of human milk nutrition in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Kim JH, Chan CS, Vaucher YE, Stellwagen LM Early human development 2013 Oct 89 Suppl 2 S35-8
Direct extraction of Sabin poliovirus genomes from human fecal samples using a guanidine thiocyanate extraction method.
Old MO, Martinez CV, Kwock D, Garcia J, Martin G, Chan C, Maldonado YA Journal of virological methods 2003 Jun 110 2 193-200
Pooling expressed breastmilk to provide a consistent feeding composition for premature infants.
Stellwagen LM, Vaucher YE, Chan CS, Montminy TD, Kim JH Breastfeeding medicine : the official journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine 2013 Apr 8 205-9
Shedding of sabin poliovirus Type 3 containing the nucleotide 472 uracil-to-cytosine point mutation after administration of oral poliovirus vaccine.
Martinez CV, Old MO, Kwock DK, Khan SS, Garcia JJ, Chan CS, Webster R, Falkovitz-Halpern MS, Maldonado YA The Journal of infectious diseases 2004 Jul 190 2 409-16
Human milk galectin-3 binding protein and breast-feeding-associated HIV transmission.
Chan CS, Kim HY, Autran C, Kim JH, Sinkala M, Kankasa C, Mwiya M, Thea DM, Aldrovandi GM, Kuhn L, Bode L The Pediatric infectious disease journal 2013 Dec 32 12 e473-5
- Culture clash: a missed opportunity.
- Video Recording of Neonatal Resuscitation
- Point of care ultrasound
- Medical technology and informatics