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Department of Pediatrics

Neonatal Nutrition Fellowship

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About the Program

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As part of the neonatal nutrition training program at Baylor College of Medicine, three-month fellowship programs are offered annually. Two applicants are selected per session.

This program is supported in part by Project # T79 MC00023 from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (Title V, Social Security Act), Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services.

The 2023 program dates are Jan. 3 – March 24, 2023

This session will be in person. Participants must provide a copy of their COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card.

View more program information, including curriculum and discussion topics.

Application

Program applications are due Oct. 7, 2022.

Complete the 2023 Program Application.

At least two letters of reference must be submitted with this application. The person writing the reference should be able to address the applicant’s work performance.

Please return to:     
Jana Unger, MS, RD, LD
Program Manager of MCH Neonatal Nutrition Training Grant
Senior Research Dietitian
Neonatal Nutrition Research Program
Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital
jpunger1@texaschildrens.org

Purpose

The purpose of this fellowship program is to train dietitian-nutritionists in the unique nutritional management of high-risk infants both in the hospital and the post-discharge community setting. Trainees will develop leadership skills for maternal and child health (MCH) advocacy.

Qualifications

Applicants must be registered dietitians with clinical experience. A master's degree in nutrition science or public health nutrition with pediatric experience is desirable but not required. Applicants should be seeking training to enable them to acquire employment in a neonatal setting or to continue their work more effectively in the area of neonatal nutrition.

Expenses

Cost of the fellowship program includes books, travel, room, and meals. Apartment and room rentals are available throughout the greater Houston Area. No registration fee is charged for the fellowship program, and a stipend of $1,987 per month is provided to each participant via grant support.

Contact

Jana Unger, MS, RD, LD
Program Manager: MCH Neonatal Nutrition Training Grant
Senior Research Dietitian
Neonatal Nutrition Research Program
Department of Pediatrics
Diivision of Neonatology
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
Phone: 832-826-7991                                                                                                      
Jpunger1@texaschildrens.org

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