Kristina M. Reber, MD

Kristina Reber

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Kristina M. Reber, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics and currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Department of Pediatrics for The Ohio State University College of Medicine and is the Associate Division Chief of the Neonatology Section at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Reber is currently on the Executive Board for the Children’s Hospital Neonatal Consortium (CHNC) and serves as the Co-Chairperson for the Annual CHNC Symposium Planning Committee. Dr. Reber has an academic interest in fellow education as the former Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship Director at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and former Chairperson of the Organization of Neonatal Perinatal Training Directors (ONTPD) through the AAP. She is invested in supporting women in academic leadership roles through her role as the Chairperson of the Leadership Committee for Women in Neonatology (American Academy of Pediatrics). Dr. Reber is actively involved in community and national initiatives to impact infant mortality, address racial disparities and improve care of the opiate exposed infant.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Best Doctors in Columbus, Columbus Monthly, 2019
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • Chairperson Leadership Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics, Women in Neonatology, 2019 - Present
  • Member, Pediatric Academic Society, 2019 - Present
  • Fellow, Executive Leadership for Academic Medicine, 2019 - 2020
  • Chairperson, Organization of Neonatal-Perinatal Training Program Directors, 2017 - 2019
  • Council Member, Organization of Neonatal-Perinatal Training Program Directors, 2015 - 2019
  • member, Children's Hospital Neonatal Consortium Executive Board, 2008 - Present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1999 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/16/1997

Board Certifications
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1997
Residency Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1994
Internship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1992
Medical School Ohio State University College of Medicine Date Completed: 06/15/1991
Professional Experience

1998 - Present The Ohio State University, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

1997 - Present Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Attending in Neonatology

1997 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital, Attending in Neonatology

Present The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital, Senior Vice-Chair of Pediatrics

Present Nationwide Children's Hospital, Associate Division Chief Neonatology

1994 - 1997 Columbus Children's Hospital, Fellow in Neonatology

1991 - 1994 Columbus Children's Hospital, Resident in Pediatrics

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