Dr. Vincent C. Smith, MD, MPH is Division Chief of Newborn Medicine at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. 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 an active member of the Massachusetts Medical Society and Society for Pediatric Research. He is also a former member of the National Perinatal Association Board of Directors. In addition to parental NICU discharge readiness, his professional interests also include families affected by substance use and medical care for LGBTQIA+-headed families.
- Director, Pediatrics, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
- Stanford University School of Medicine, MD
- Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
- Texas A&M University, BS
- Published on 11/22/2022
Packnett ER, Winer IH, Larkin H, Oladapo A, Gonzales T, Wojdyla M, Goldstein M, Smith VC. RSV-related hospitalization and outpatient palivizumab use in very preterm (born at <29 wGA) infants: 2003-2020. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2022 Nov 30; 18(6):2140533. PMID: 36412253.
- Published on 3/1/2022
Smith VC. NICU discharge preparation and transition planning: introduction. J Perinatol. 2022 Mar; 42(Suppl 1):5-6. PMID: 35165375.
- Published on 3/1/2022
Smith VC, Love K, Goyer E. NICU discharge preparation and transition planning: guidelines and recommendations. J Perinatol. 2022 Mar; 42(Suppl 1):7-21. PMID: 35165374.
- Published on 10/1/2021
Smith VC, Mao W, McCormick MC. Changes in Assessment of and Satisfaction With Discharge Preparation From the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Adv Neonatal Care. 2021 Oct 01; 21(5):E144-E151. PMID: 33852448.
- Published on 7/22/2021
Smith V, Jones K. What a birth mother wants paediatricians to know about diagnosing a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Arch Dis Child. 2022 04; 107(4):407-408. PMID: 34301618.
- Published on 10/12/2020
Smith VC. Discharge planning considerations for the neonatal intensive care unit. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2021 Jul; 106(4):442-445. PMID: 33046524.
- Published on 12/1/2019
Barrero-Castillero A, Morton SU, Nelson CA, Smith VC. Psychosocial Stress and Adversity: Effects from the Perinatal Period to Adulthood. Neoreviews. 2019 12; 20(12):e686-e696. PMID: 31792156.
- Published on 5/3/2019
Gupta M, Pursley DM, Smith VC. Preparing for Discharge From the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Pediatrics. 2019 06; 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 12/6/2018
Xu S, Vogt DM, Hsu WH, Osborne J, Walsh T, Foster JR, Sullivan SK, Smith VC, Rousing A, Goldfield EC, Wood RJ. Biocompatible Soft Fluidic Strain and Force Sensors for Wearable Devices. Adv Funct Mater. 2019 Feb 14; 29(7). PMID: 31372108.
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