Downey, Joan C., M.D., M.P.H

Assistant Dean, Washington University College of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics
College of Arts & SciencesNewborn Medicine



  • B.A., (Biology, Magna Cum Laude), Boston University1979
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health1985
  • M.D., Harvard Medical School1985


  • Resident, The Children's Hospital1985 - 1988
  • Neonatology Fellowship, Harvard Joint Program in Neonatology 1988 - 1990

Licensure and Board Certification

  • National Board of Medical Examiners1986
  • MA, 1990
  • MO, 1990
  • ABP, Neonatal-Perinatal-eligible1991


  • Division of Newborn Medicine selected for the Resident Teaching Award in 20152015

Recent Publications view all (1)

  1. Leal-khouri S, Mallory SB, Downey JC. Jaundice and bleeding from peripheral intravenous sites in a neonate. Neonatal hemochromatosis (idiopathic neonatal iron-storage disease). Arch Dermatol. 1996;132(12):1507-8, 1511. PMID:8961885  
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