Josef Neu MD

Professor of Pediatrics; Director of Neonatology Fellowship Training Program
University of Florida Gainesville, FL

Dr. Josef Neu MD, did his medical school training at the University of Wisconsin, was a pediatric resident at Johns Hopkins and a postdoctoral neonatology fellow at Stanford University. Dr Neu maintains an active interest in residency and fellowship training. He has served as director of the neonatology fellowship training program at the University of Florida since 1986 and on the Council for the Organization of Neonatal Training Program Directors (ONTPD), where he served as National Chairman. He is on the editorial board of 7 journals, has served on numerous NIH study sections and is also active in international education; as a member of International Postgraduate Organization for Knowledge Transfer Research and Teaching Excellent Students (IPOKRaTES), he has organized seminars in neonatal gastroenterology and nutrition in numerous countries. He is currently Chairman of the Board of the IPOKRaTES Foundation. Dr. Neu has been involved in the mentorship of over 20 postdoctoral M.D. neonatology fellows, a pediatric gastroenterology fellow, approximately 15 visiting international scholars, 2 Ph.D. postdoctoral fellows, over 20 undergraduate independent study students (the majority of whom have gone on to medical, veterinary or graduate school in the sciences). He has also mentored 15 high school students in his laboratory.