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Willinger, MARIAN

Formal Title:

Health Scientist Administrator





6100 EXECUTIVE BLVD Room 4B03H, MSC 7510
Bethesda Md 20892-7510
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Rockville Md 20852


Marian Willinger, Ph.D., is the NICHD special assistant for SIDS, responsible for the direction of the Institute's SIDS research program, and related activities in stillbirth and infant health. She also serves as an expert on SIDS within the U.S. Public Health Service.   Dr. Willinger is a program scientist for the Prenatal Alcohol and Stillbirth and SIDS Network, the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network, the Nulliparous Pregnancy Outcomes Study, Monitoring Mothers-To-Be, and the Study of Attitudes and Factors Affecting Infant Care.  Dr. Willinger has been involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Back to Sleep campaign and serves as a consultant to the AAP Task Force on Infant Positioning and SIDS. Dr. Willinger has received numerous awards including the NIH Directors Award and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Secretary's Award for Distinguished Service.

Publications (PubMed):

Title Authors Publication Date
Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network: design, methods and recruitment experience.Parker CB,Hogue CJ,Koch MA,Willinger M,Reddy UM,Thorsten VR,Dudley DJ,Silver RM,Coustan D,Saade GR,Conway D,Varner MW,Stoll B,Pinar H,Bukowski R,Carpenter M,Goldenberg R,Stillbirth Collaborative Research NetworkPaediatr Perinat Epidemiol2011 Sep
Precursors of cardiorespiratory events in infants detected by home memory monitor.Hunt CE,Corwin MJ,Lister G,Weese-Mayer DE,Ward SL,Tinsley LR,Neuman MR,Willinger M,Ramanathan R,Rybin D,Collaborative Home Infant Monitoring Evaluation (CHIME) Study GroupPediatr Pulmonol2008 Jan
Addressing the complexity of disparities in stillbirths.Spong CY,Reddy UM,Willinger MLancet2011 May 14
Disparities in perinatal medicine: preterm birth, stillbirth, and infant mortality.Spong CY,Iams J,Goldenberg R,Hauck FR,Willinger MObstet Gynecol2011 Apr
Racial disparities in stillbirth risk across gestation in the United States.Willinger M,Ko CW,Reddy UMAm J Obstet Gynecol2009 Nov
Vision National Institutes of Health Home BOND National Institues of Health Home Home Storz Lab: Section on Environmental Gene Regulation Home Machner Lab: Unit on Microbial Pathogenesis Home Division of Intramural Population Health Research Home Bonifacino Lab: Section on Intracellular Protein Trafficking Home Lilly Lab: Section on Gamete Development Home Lippincott-Schwartz Lab: Section on Organelle Biology