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2017-10-20 / People

Kaiser new head of newborn medicine at Penn State Children’s Hospital


Kaiser Kaiser HERSHEY, PA - Following a national search, Dr. Jeffrey R. Kaiser has been named chief of the Division of Newborn Medicine at Penn State Children’s Hospital. In addition to leading the hospital’s nationally ranked neonatology program, Kaiser will serve as professor of pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology at Penn State College of Medicine.

Kaiser comes to Hershey from Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Most recently, he led neonatal neurology studies, which is his chief research interest, and served as professor of pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology. He also directed the hospital’s therapeutic hypothermia program.

Kaiser, a native of Maryland, earned his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from the University of Chicago, his medical degree from the University of Maryland’s College of Medicine and a master’s degree in the sociology of education from Johns Hopkins University.

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