Slaughter Lab

The Slaughter Lab aims to improve outcomes important to neonatal patients and their families through large patient-focused cohort investigations and randomized trials. The patient-centered research program focuses on neonatal pharmacoepidemiology and comparative effectiveness research to determine which treatments work best for neonatal patients given specific clinical circumstances and patient characteristics.

Lab Staff

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

Jonathan Slaughter, MD, MPH
Principal Investigator

Dr. Slaughter is a neonatologist and principal investigator in the Center for Perinatal Research at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He is also an associate professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University.

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Hibo Abdi, MPH
Research Associate

Hibo is a research associate in the Slaughter Lab. Her research duties largely focus on examining understudied pharmacotherapies and associated clinical outcomes among NICU patients, ultimately aiming to aid in the optimization of evidence-based neonatal clinical management. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Ohio State University and her master’s in public health degree in Epidemiology from George Washington University.