Dr Deepak Sharma, did graduation (MBBS) from medical school in India (Sardar Patel Medical College, Bikaner, Rajasthan) and completed Pediatrics residency training (MD) in India (PT B. D. Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana). During three years residency he got inclination toward research in field of neonatology and he did post-graduation research under the guidance of renowned Neonatologist Dr Geeta Gathwala on chlorhexidine application on umbilical cord care. He started his research paper published in journal of tropical pediatrics and then secondary analysis got published in Journal of Maternal fetal and neonatal medicine. During his residency, he helped my colleagues and juniors in their research and produced a few papers published with them in different journals. After doing MD he started intensive Neonatology super-specialty (DNB Neonatology) training from Fernandez Hospital, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh under the counsel of Dr Srinivas Murki, who is well renowned person in field of Neonatology. Under his direction he wrote few research articles, review articles and many example reports and images in various internal and international journals. Presently he became reviewers in many journals and was elected to the editorial board in the Journal of neonatal biology and for the journal he wrote few editorials. The present research which he performing is “Randomized controlled trial comparing Early Vs Late Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) in the kangaroo ward for stable very low birth weight infants for improving the growth outcomes at term corrected age” with CTRI number CTRI/2014/05/004625. The other inquiry which he have completed is “Risk factor for ESBL sepsis in the neonates”. My purpose is to take the research to bedside and bring new innovations in the field of Neonatology and find out which ways are very inexpensive, affordable and easily manageable.
Neonatology; Lactoferrin; Nutrition and Chlorhexidine which are now emerging tools for prevention of neonatal infection.