Dr. Gauda obtained her MD from the University of Iowa in 1982 and completed a residency in paediatrics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in 1985 followed by a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Case Western University. She is board-certified in paediatrics and perinatal-neonatal medicine. Gauda has clinical expertise in Perinatal-Neonatal care of the high risk newborn and a solid research portfolio investigating 1) mechanisms that control breathing with a focus maturation of the carotid body and its effects on breathing during development in health and disease in premature infants, and 2) alternative treatment paradigms for neonatal abstinence syndrome.
1976-80 Missouri 6-year medical school, University of Missouri, Kansas City, MO
1980-82 M.D., University of Iowa, College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA
1982-85 Resident (Pediatrics), Washington University, St Louis, MO
1985-88 Post-Doctoral Fellow (Perinatal-Neonatal Medicine), Case Western Reserve University,
Control of Breathing, Carotid Body, Intermittent Hypoxia, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, Apnea of Prematurity, Clonidine, Opiates, Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome