The National Institutes of Health and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) provided grant support for the Neonatal Research Network’s Phototherapy Study (Recruitment 2002–2005).
Data collected at participating sites of the NICHD Neonatal Research Network (NRN) were transmitted to RTI International, the data coordinating center (DCC) for the network, which stored, managed and analyzed the data for this study. On behalf of the NRN, Dr. Abhik Das (DCC Principal Investigator) and Ms. Rebecca L. Perritt (DCC Statistician) had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and accuracy of the data analysis.
We are indebted to our medical and nursing colleagues and the infants and their parents who agreed to take part in this study. The following investigators, in addition to those listed as authors, participated in this study:
NRN Chairs – Alan Jobe, MD PhD, University of Cincinnati (2001–2006); Michael S. Caplan, MD, Northwestern University (2006–2011).
Brown University Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (U10 HD27904) – William Oh, MD; Abbot R. Laptook, MD; Betty R. Vohr, MD; Angelita Hensman, BSN RNC; Lucy Noel RN.
Case Western Reserve University Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (GCRC M01 RR80, U10 HD21364) – Avroy A. Fanaroff, MD; Michele C. Walsh, MD MS; Deanne Wilson-Costello, MD; Nancy S. Newman, BA RN; Bonnie S. Siner, RN.
Duke University University Hospital, Alamance Regional Medical Center, and Durham Regional Hospital (GCRC M01 RR30, CCTS UL1 RR24128, U10 HD40492) – Ronald N. Goldberg, MD; C. Michael Cotten, MD; Ricki Goldstein, MD; Kathy Auten, BS; Melody Lohmeyer, RN.
Emory University Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Grady Memorial Hospital, and Emory Crawford Long Hospital (GCRC M01 RR39, U10 HD27851) – Barbara J. Stoll, MD; Ira Adams-Chapman, MD; Ellen Hale, RN BS.
Indiana University Indiana University Hospital, Methodist Hospital, Riley Hospital for Children, and Wishard Health Services (GCRC M01 RR750, U10 HD27856) – James A. Lemons, MD; Brenda B. Poindexter, MD MS; Anna M. Dusick, MD; Diana D. Appel, RN BSN; Dianne Herron, RN; Lucy Miller, RN BSN CCRC; Leslie Richard, RN.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development – Linda L. Wright, MD; Rosemary D. Higgins, MD; Elizabeth M. McClure, MEd.
RTI International (U01 HD36790) – W. Kenneth Poole, PhD; Abhik Das, PhD; Betty K. Hastings; Elizabeth McClure, MEd; Jamie Newman; Rebecca L. Perritt, MS; Qing Yao, PhD; Carolyn Petrie Huitema, MS; Kristin Zaterka-Baxter, RN.
Stanford University Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (GCRC M01 RR70, U10 HD27880) – David K. Stevenson, MD; Krisa P. Van Meurs, MD; Susan R. Hintz, MD MS; M. Bethany Ball, BS CCRC.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System and Children’s Hospital of Alabama (GCRC M01 RR32, U10 HD34216) – Waldemar A. Carlo, MD; Namasivayam Ambalavanan, MD; Myriam Peralta-Carcelen, MD; Monica V. Collins, RN BSN; Shirley S. Cosby, RN BSN; Vivien Phillips, RN BSN.
University of California – San Diego Medical Center and Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women (U10 HD40461) – Neil N. Finer, MD; Yvonne E. Vaucher, MD MPH; Maynard R. Rasmussen MD; David Kaegi, MD; Kathy Arnell, RN; Clarence Demetrio, RN; Martha G. Fuller, RN MSN; Chris Henderson, RCP CRTT; Wade Rich, BS RRT CCRC.
University of Cincinnati University Hospital, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Good Samaritan Hospital (GCRC M01 RR8084, U10 HD27853) – Edward F. Donovan, MD; Kurt Schibler, MD; Jean Steichen, MD; Barb Alexander, RN; Cathy Grisby, BSN CCRC; Marcia Mersmann, RN; Holly Mincey, RN; Jody Shively, RN; Teresa Gratton, PA.
University of Miami Holtz Children’s Hospital (GCRC M01 RR16587, U10 HD21397) – Charles R. Bauer, MD; Shahnaz Duara, MD; Ruth Everett-Thomas, RN BSN; Silvia Frade Eguaras, MS; Silvia Hiriart-Fajardo, MD.
University of Rochester Golisano Children’s Hospital at Strong (GCRC M01 RR44, U10 HD40521) – Ronnie Guillet, MD PhD; Dale L. Phelps, MD; Gary Myers, MD; Linda Reubens, RN; Diane Hust, RN PNP; Rosemary Jensen; Erica Burnell, RN.
University of Tennessee (U10 HD21415) – Sheldon B. Korones, MD; Kim Yolton, PhD; Marilyn Williams, LCSW.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Parkland Health & Hospital System and Children’s Medical Center Dallas (GCRC M01 RR633, U10 HD40689) – Walid A. Salhab, MD; Pablo J. Sanchez, MD; Charles R. Rosenfeld, MD; Roy J. Heyne, MD; Jackie Hickman, RN; Gay Hensley, RN; Nancy A. Miller, RN; Janet Morgan, RN.
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Medical School, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital (CCTS KL2 RR24149, CCTS UL1 RR24148, U10 HD21373) – Jon E. Tyson, MD MPH; Kathleen Kennedy, MD MPH; Brenda H. Morris, MD; Pamela J. Bradt, MD MPH; Patricia W. Evans, MD; Laura L. Whiteley, MD; Esther G. Akpa, RN BSN; Patty A. Cluff, RN; Anna E. Lis, RN BSN; Georgia E. McDavid, RN; Claudia Y. Franco, RN BNS MSN NNP; Maegan Currence, RN; Nora I. Alaniz, BS; Patti L. Tate, RRT; Sharon L. Wright, MT(ASCP).
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Brenner Children’s Hospital, and Forsyth Medical Center (GCRC M01 RR7122, U10 HD40498) – T. Michael O’Shea, MD MPH; Lisa K. Washburn, MD; Nancy J. Peters, RN CCRP; Barbara G. Jackson, RN BSN.
Wayne State University Hutzel Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital of Michigan (U10 HD21385) – Seetha Shankaran, MD; Yvette Johnson, MD; Athina Pappas, MD; Rebecca Bara, RN BSN; Geraldine Muran, RN BSN; Deborah Kennedy, RN BSN.
Yale University Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital (GCRC M01 RR6022, U10 HD27871) – Richard A. Ehrenkranz, MD; Patricia Gettner, RN; Harris Jacobs, MD; Christine Butler, MD; Pat Cervone, RN; Monica Konstantino, RN BSN; Elaine Romano, RN BSN.00 g.