Edward G. Shepherd, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Edward G. Shepherd, MD

Edward G. Shepherd, MD Best Doctors 2011-2012

Clinical Researchers
Principal Investigator

Neonatology
Section Chief

Neonatology Fellowship
Faculty

Transport
Medical Director

Contact Information

Neonatology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4530
FX: (614) 722-4541

Biography

Edward G. Shepherd, MD, is the Section Chief of Neonatology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Shepherd’s clinical interests focus on bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and developmental care of the vulnerable infant. Dr. Shepherd serves as Physician co-chair of developmental steering committees at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Riverside Methodist Hospital, units that have a combined capacity of 137 beds. Dr. Shepherd’s clinical interests have lead to his research focus into BPD and developmental care, and he is currently involved in several studies of the diagnosis and progression of BPD as well as the best developmental care for infants so afflicted. Dr. Shepherd regularly presents invited lectures, most recently focusing on the presentation, diagnosis and management of infants with congenital anomalies and the ethics of neonatal care.

Gender:

  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Texas Medical School
    Date Completed: 05/22/1999

Residency

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2002

Fellowship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2005

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Neonatology

Specialty:

  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 06/30/2005

Publications

  • Kimberly D Farney, Brandon T Kuehn, Laurie A Gibson, Leif D Nelin, Edward G Shepherd. 2014. In Vitro Evaluation of Aerosolized Medication Delivery via a Variable Flow Infant CPAP System.  Respiratory Care. Vol. 59, no. 3. (March): 340-4.
  • Malkar MB, Gardner WP, Mandy GT, Stenger MR, Nelin LD, Shepherd EG, Welty SE. 2014. Respiratory severity score on day of life 30 is predictive of mortality and the length of mechanical ventilation in premature infants with protracted ventilation.  Pediatr Pulmonol. Vol. epub, no. March: eepub.
  • Shepherd,Edward; Brilli,Richard,J. 2013. What's to Be Learned From 10 Patients in One Pediatric ICU?.  RESPIRATORY CARE. Vol. 58, no. 8. (August): 1386-1387.
  • George Mandy, Manish Malkar, Stephen E. Welty, Rachel Brown, Edward Shepherd, William Gardner, Alicia Moise, and Alfred Gest. 2013. Tracheostomy Placement In Infants With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Safety and Outcomes.  Pediatric Pulmonology. Vol. 48, no. 3. (March): 245-249.
  • Pamela A. Moorehead, Elizabeth M Martin, Edward G Shepherd, Nehal A Parikh, Patricia B Reagan, William Gardner, Keith O Yeates, and Leif D Nelin. 2012. Factors Associated with Survival of less than 27 Week Infants in an All-Referral Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Vol. 5, no. 2. (June): 105-11.
  • Stenger,Michael,R; Slaughter,Jonathan,L; Kelleher,Kelly; Shepherd,Edward,G; Klebanoff,Mark,A; Reagan,Patricia; Nelin,Leif,D; Gardner,William. 2012. Hospital Variation in Nitric Oxide Use for Premature Infants.  PEDIATRICS. Vol. 129, no. 4. (April): E945-E951.
  • Jadcherla,Sudarshan,R; Peng,Juan; Moore,Rebecca; Saavedra,Jason; Shepherd,Edward; Fernandez,Soledad; Erdman,Steven,H; Dilorenzo,Carlo. 2012. Impact of Personalized Feeding Program in 100 NICU Infants: Pathophysiology-based Approach for Better Outcomes.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY AND NUTRITION. Vol. 54, no. 1. (January): 62-70.
  • Shepherd,E,G; Knupp,A,M; Welty,S,E; Susey,K,M; Gardner,W,P; Gest,A,L. 2012. An interdisciplinary bronchopulmonary dysplasia program is associated with improved neurodevelopmental outcomes and fewer rehospitalizations.  JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY. Vol. 32, no. 1. (January): 33-38.
  • Yates AR; Hoffman TM; Shepherd E; Boettner B; McBride KL. 2011. Pediatric Sub-specialist Controversies in the Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease in Trisomy 13 or 18.  Journal Of Genetic Counseling. Vol. 20, no. 5. (October): e495.
  • Yates,Andrew,R; Hoffman,Timothy,M; Shepherd,Edward; Boettner,Bethany; McBride,Kim,L. 2011. Pediatric Sub-specialist Controversies in the Treatment of Congenital Heart Disease in Trisomy 13 or 18.  JOURNAL OF GENETIC COUNSELING. Vol. 20, no. 5. (October): 495-509.
  • Edward G Shepherd, Lori J Alexander, Brandon Kuehne, Kristina M Reber, Leif D Nelin. 2011. The FiO2 is Associated with the Successful Extubation of Mechanically Ventilated Neonates.  Research and Reports in Neonatology. Vol. 1, no. September: e55.
  • Green,Alex; Shepherd,Edward,G; Erdman,Steven,H. 2011. Sedated Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Placement in the Neonate.  GASTROENTEROLOGY. Vol. 140, no. 5. (May): S687-S687.
  • Edward G. Shepherd, Thomas J. Calvert, Elizabeth M. Marting, John C. Hitchner, Stephen E. Welty, and Leif D. Nelin. 2011. Outcomes of extremely premature infants admitted to a children’s hospital depends on referring hospital.  Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Vol. 2011, no. 4. (January): 45-53.
  • Jadcherla SR, Peng J, Moore R, Saavedra J, Shepherd EG, Fernandez F, Erdman SH, DiLorenzo C. 2011. Impact of Personalized Feeding Program in 100 NICU Infants: A Novel Pathophysiology-Based Approach for Better Outcomes.  Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition.
  • Edward G. Shepherd, Amy M. Knupp, Stephen E. Welty, Kelly, M. Susey, William P. Gardner, and Alfred L. Gest. 2011. An Interdisciplinary Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Program is Associated with Improved Neurodevelopmental Outcomes and Fewer Rehospitalizations.  Journal of Perinatology.
  • Melissa Hanin, Kelly Susey, Chris Beck, Alfred Gest, Edward Shepherd. 2009. Behavioral Signs of Respiratory Instability: The Development and Administration of a Scale to Monitor Signs of Respiratory Distress During Developmental Interventions in Infants With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.  Newborn and Infant Nursing Reviews. Vol. 9, no. 3. (January): 175-181.
  • Liu,Yusen; Shepherd,Edward,G; Nelin,Leif,D. 2007. MAPK phosphatases - regulating the immune response.  NATURE REVIEWS IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 7, no. 3. (March): 202-212.
  • Zhao,Q; Shepherd,E,G; Manson,M,E; Nelin,L,D; Sorokin,A; Liu,Y,S. 2005. The role of mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase-1 in the response of alveolar macrophages to lipopolysaccharide - Attenuation of proinflammatory cytokine biosynthesis via feedback control of p38.  JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. Vol. 280, no. 9. (March): 8101-8108.
  • Shepherd,E,G; Zhao,Q; Welty,S,E; Hansen,T,N; Smith,C,V; Liu,Y,S. 2004. The function of mitogen-activated protein kinase phosphatase-1 in peptidoglycan-stimulated macrophages.  JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY. Vol. 279, no. 52. (December): 54023-54031.
  • Begun, A.L, Barnhart, S. M., Gregoire, T. K., Shepherd, E.G. If Mothers Had Their Say: Research-Informed Intervention Design for Empowering Mothers to Establish Smoke-Free Homes.  Social Work in Health Care.
  • Kimberly D Farney, Brandon T Kuehne, Laurie A Gibson, Leif D Nelin, Edward G Shepherd. In Vitro Evaluation of Radiolabeled Aerosol Delivery via a Variable Flow Infant CPAP System.  Respiratory Care.
  • William E. Truog, Steven Abman, Edward Shepherd, Haresh Kirpalani. Role of Pharmacology in Treatment of Severe Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.
  • 17. Jenn Gonya, Elizabeth Martin, Richard E. McClead, Leif D. Nelin, Edward Shepherd. Reducing Length of Stay and Readmission Rates of Extremely Premature Infants Using COPE©.  Acta Pediatrica.
  • Liu Y, Shepherd EG, Nelin LD. MAPK phosphatases — regulating the immune response. Nature Reviews Immunology 7: 202-212, March 2007.
  • Liu Y, Shepherd EG, Nelin LD. MAP kinase phosphatases-regulating the immune response. Nature Reviews Immunology 7: 202-12, 2007.
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