Barbara Stoll, MD

Barbara Stoll, MD

CEO, Emory-Children's Center

Barbara J. Stoll, MD, the George W. Brumley, Jr. Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics in Emory School of Medicine, Director of the Pediatric Center of Emory and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and President of Emory-Children's Center.

Dr. Stoll joined the Emory faculty in 1986. Her research interests include infectious diseases of the neonate, immune mechanisms related to their diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, international health, and activities of the NICHD Neonatal and Stillbirth Research Networks and the NIH National Children's Study. The author of over 200 publications, Dr. Stoll has conducted numerous studies in collaboration with investigators from Emory, other universities, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She was awarded Emory's Albert E Levy Award in 2005 for the best clinical scientific paper by a senior investigator.

Dr. Stoll is a recognized clinical and epidemiologic investigator. She received her undergraduate training at Barnard College, her medical education at Yale University, and was an intern and resident at Babies Hospital of Columbia University, recipient of Curnen Award. Following her neonatology fellowship at Emory University, where she conducted clinical and laboratory research on necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), she spent four years as an associate scientist at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR,B). During this period she developed an appreciation for the infectious causes of infant mortality and studied modes of prevention (e.g., breastfeeding).