Prabhu Parimi, M.D., is chief of the division of neonatology at All Children’s Hospital and serves as director of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute.
He comes to Johns Hopkins All Children’s from the University of Kansas (KU) Medical Center, Kansas City, where he was director of the division of neonatology, medical director of the neonatal intensive care unit and neonatal medical home, and professor of pediatrics. Dr. Parimi also was the site principal investigator for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network at KU Medical Center, leading all aspects of the center’s participation in the network’s clinical trials and observational studies in neonatal medicine and serving with the NICHD (National Institute for Child Health and Development) as a member of the network’s steering committee.
Dr. Parimi also served as site director of the neonatal and perinatal medicine fellowship program of the University of Missouri Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Hospital, coordinating the educational and scholarly activities of fellows at KU Medical Center. Before joining the University of Kansas faculty in 2007, he was an associate professor of pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Parimi completed a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Case Western Reserve, where he also served as a third-year pediatric resident and chief resident-pediatrics. After graduating from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India, he was a junior resident at Bustamante Hospital for Children and the University Hospital of West Indies, both in Kingston, Jamaica, and continued at the university on the pediatric service. Dr. Parimi also received an M.B.A. from University of Kansas and is a certified physician executive.
He is the author of numerous papers published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented peer-reviewed original science publications at national and international meetings. Dr. Parimi helped lead key patient safety and quality initiatives in the NICU at KU and was honored by the Department of Pediatrics with the Chairman’s Award for Service and the Cheng-Cho Award for Excellence in Pediatrics.