Dr. Mir is a graduate of Government Medical College in Kashmir, India. He completed his internship and pediatric residency at the Oklahoma University Children's Hospital, Oklahoma City. He then obtained his training in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at UT Southwestern. He is board certified in Pediatrics and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine.

Dr. Mir’s love for infants and passion for science is his inspiration for devoting his life to neonatology. His research interests are currently focused on studying brain injury in neonates and role of placental biology in neonatal morbidities.

When he’s not working, he enjoys listening to semi-classical Indian music and spending time with his wife and two children. In addition to English, Dr. Mir speaks Kashmiri, Hindi and Urdu.

Education & Training
  • Residency - University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (2009-2012), Pediatrics
  • Medical School - Government Medical College, India (1995-2003)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center/ Children's Medical Center (2012-2015), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Newborn Brain Society (2020)
  • Society for Pediatric Research (2020)
  • Perinatal Research Society (2019)
  • AAP, Section on Perinatal Pediatrics (2012)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2009)
Honors & Awards
  • CCRAC Research Award
  • Travel Grant Award by International Pediatric Research Foundation 2020
  • Early Career Investigator (ECI) Award 2019
  • Nominated for 'Rising Star' Clinical Excellence Award at UTSW 2018 2018
  • Selected for 26th Annual NICHD Young Investigators Conference 2014
  • Travel Award 2014, AAP SCCPR Conference, Austin, TX
Books & Publications
  • Birth asphyxia and neonatal encephalopathy
  • Placental biology and neonatal morbidities, particularly neonatal brain injury

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