David A. Paul, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Christiana Care Health System and clinical leader of the Women and Children’s Service Line, received the J. Thompson Brown Award from Children and Families First for his work to decrease infant mortality and improve the health of women and children.
A champion for the prevention of infant mortality, Dr. Paul has led Delaware initiatives to decrease infant mortality and premature birth for over a decade. Since 2005, he has served as the governor-appointed chair of the Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium.
Dr. Paul has authored numerous publications and given countless presentations. He has been recognized for his excellence in teaching, research and patient care by many organizations.
In addition to his position at Christiana Care Health System, Dr. Paul is a professor of pediatrics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He has been a practicing neonatologist in the community since 1994, serving at Christiana Hospital and Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children as well as several other hospitals in the state.
Dr. Paul earned his bachelor of arts degree from the University of Colorado and his medical degree from Hahnemann University Hospital. He completed his residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.