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Posted October 3, 2012
ACH Welcomes Oscar Winners Mendizabal, M.D.

Oscar Winners Mendizabal, M.D.Dr. Winners has joined the All Children's Specialty Physicians neonatology program following a neonatology fellowship in neonatal/perinatal medicine at Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland. He completed a pediatric residency at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, receiving a Resident Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics and serving as an AAP delegate resident. Dr. Winners received his medical degree from the Universidad Boliviana Mayor de San Andrés, La Paz, Bolivia.

Dr. Winners' research interests include retinopathy of prematurity, chronic intermittent hypoxia and enteral and parental nutrition. He was co-investigator for a study of hypoxia-hyperoxia paradigm in the development of oxygen-induced retinopathy in a rat pump model, with a $40,000 grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation. During his fellowship he also engaged in quality improvement projects focused on management of respiratory distress, poractant administration, and poractant versus boractant therapy for respiratory distress in premature infants.