Rachel Witt  witt_r@wustl.edu

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Instructor in Pediatrics, Newborn Medicine
Newborn Medicine

phone: (314) 454-6148


  • BS, Honors in the Liberal Arts, University of Wisconsin2010
  • MD, Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine2015


  • Pediatric Residency, Global Health Track, St. Louis Children's Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine2015 - 2018

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 2017 - 2019Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • 2017 - 2019Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • 2017 - 2019Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • 2018 - PresMO, Missouri Medical License
  • 2018 - PresIL, Illinois Medical License

Honors and Awards

  • Medical Scholar, University of Wisconsin2007 - 2011
  • College of Letters and Science Kemper K. Knapp Scholarship, University of Wisconsin2007
  • Dean's List, University of Wisconsin2007 - 2010
  • College of Letters and Science Wirth Scholarship, University of Wisconsin2009
  • Book Store Academic Excellence Award, University of Wisconsin2010
  • College of Letters and Science Ralph B. Abrams Scholarship, University of Wisconsin2010
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society2010 - Pres
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society2010 - Pres
  • Dean's Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine2011 - 2015
  • Medical Student Health Services and Policy Research Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine2012
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society2014 - Pres
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society2015 - Pres

Recent Publications view all (13)

  1. Video Corner: A crying neonate. NeoReviews. 2017;18(10):615-617. doi:10.1542/neo.18-10-e629   
  2. The role of tablets in accessing and exchanging information in undergraduate medical education in Botswana. Int J Med Inform. 2016;88:71-77. PMID:26878765 
  3. Clinician adherence to adolescent sexual health and sexually transmitted infection/HIV screening recommendations. J Pediatr. 2014;165(2):343-347. PMID:24840761 
  4. Preliminary investigation of adjustable balloon implant for type I thyroplasty. Laryngoscope. 2011;121(4):793-800. PMID:21305554 
  5. Optimal arytenoid adduction based on quantitative real-time voice analysis. Laryngoscope. 2011;121(2):339-345. PMID:21271585 
  6. Effects of surface dehydration on mucosal wave amplitude and frequency in excised canine larynges. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;144(1):108-113. PMID:21493398 
  7. Regional macular light sensitivity changes in myopic Chinese adults: a micro-perimetry 1 study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010;51(9):4451-4457. PMID:20357202 
  8. Comparative study of the retinal vessel anatomy of rhesus monkeys and humans. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2010;38(6):629-634. PMID:20584020 
  9. Effects of the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) on perturbationanalysis of normal and pathological phonation. Folia Phoniatr Logop. 2010;62(6):288-296. PMID:20588051 
  10. Multiparameter comparison of injection laryngoplasty, medialization laryngoplasty, and arytenoid adduction in an excised larynx model. Laryngoscope. 2010;120(4):769-776. PMID:20213797 
  11. Multiparameter analysis of titanium vocal fold medializing implant in an excised larynx model. Ann Otol Rhinol and Laryngol. 2010;119(2):125-132. PMID:20336924 
  12. High-salt loading exacerbates increased retinal content of aquaporins AQP1 and AQP4 in rats with diabetic retinopathy. Exp Eye Res. 2009;89(5):741-747. PMID:19596320 
  13. Effect of dehydration on phonation threshold flow in excised canine larynges. Ann Otol Rhinol and Laryngol. 2009;118(2):154-159. PMID:19326767 
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