Dr. Vincent C. Smith, MD, MPH is Associate Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He is also Associate Director of the Infant Follow Up Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Smith is a graduate of Texas A&M University, Stanford University School of Medicine, and the Harvard School of Public Health. He trained in pediatrics at Children’s Hospital and Boston Medical Center in the Boston Combined Pediatric Residency Program. He then completed a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine through the Harvard wide program, a collaboration of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in health services research at Children’s Hospital. Dr. Smith serves as the medical director for the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Program. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the National Perinatal Association. He is also an active member of the Massachusetts Medical Society, Society for Pediatric Research, and Maternal Child Health Advisory Committee at the Harvard School of Public Health. In addition to parental NICU discharge readiness, his professional interests also include families affected by substance use.
- Section Director, Neonatology, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
- Published on 5/3/2019
Gupta M, Pursley DM, Smith VC. Preparing for Discharge From the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Pediatrics. 2019 Jun; 143(6). PMID: 31053622.
- Published on 2/6/2019
Rodriguez JJ, Smith VC. Epidemiology of perinatal substance use: Exploring trends in maternal substance use. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2019 Apr; 24(2):86-89. PMID: 30777708.
- Published on 10/19/2018
Obregon E, Martin CR, Frantz Iii ID, Patel P, Smith VC. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit discharge preparedness among families with limited english proficiency. J Perinatol. 2019 Jan; 39(1):135-142. PMID: 30341402.
- Published on 9/10/2018
Turchi RM, Smith VC. The Role of Integrated Care in a Medical Home for Patients With a Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Pediatrics. 2018 10; 142(4). PMID: 30201625.
- Published on 1/27/2017
Smith VC, Matthias P, Senturias YN, Turchi RM, Williams JF. Fetal Alcohol Research Caring for Patients with Prenatal Alcohol Exposure: A Needs Assessment. J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol. 2017 Jan 27; 24(1):e25-e39. PMID: 28186713.
- Published on 7/18/2016
Smith VC, Wilson CR. Families Affected by Parental Substance Use. Pediatrics. 2016 08; 138(2). PMID: 27432847.
- Published on 5/12/2016
Hwang SS, Smith RA, Barfield WD, Smith VC, McCormick MC, Williams MA. Supine sleep positioning in preterm and term infants after hospital discharge from 2000 to 2011. J Perinatol. 2016 09; 36(9):787-93. PMID: 27171759.
- Published on 3/22/2016
Morton SU, Smith VC. Treatment options for apnoea of prematurity. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2016 Jul; 101(4):F352-6. PMID: 27010019.
- Published on 12/17/2015
Awindaogo F, Smith VC, Litt JS. Predictors of caregiver satisfaction with visiting nurse home visits after NICU discharge. J Perinatol. 2016 Apr; 36(4):325-8. PMID: 26675001.
- Published on 12/1/2015
Smith VC, Kelty-Stephen D, Qureshi Ahmad M, Mao W, Cakert K, Osborne J, Paydarfar D. Stochastic Resonance Effects on Apnea, Bradycardia, and Oxygenation: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics. 2015 Dec; 136(6):e1561-8. PMID: 26598451.
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