Dr. Henrietta S. Bada

Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, University of Kentucky
• Treatment Track: Treatment and Long-Term Outcomes of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 11:15 am to 12:30 pm

Bada_Henrietta_lgDr. Henrietta Bada, MD, MPH, is Professor and Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and the Department of Health Behavior, College of Public Health, at the University of Kentucky. She completed her residency in pediatrics and fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She has a master’s in public health from the University of South Florida. Dr. Bada served as Principal Investigator of the Maternal Lifestyle Study for the University of Tennessee. The Maternal Lifestyle Study is a NIH-funded multi-center study that followed children with in utero exposure to cocaine and/or opiates from birth to 15 years of age. Dr. Bada is a member of the scientific advisory committee of the NIH/NICHD Neonatal Research Network. She has over 100 publications in areas of newborn brain disorders, developmental follow-up, and the effects of prenatal drug exposure on long-term child outcomes.