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Josef Cortez, MD



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About me

Josef M. Cortez, M.D., is a University of Florida associate professor of pediatrics and a board-certified neonatologist at UF Health. He received his medical degree from the University of the Philippines in Manila, Philippines. He completed a residency in pediatrics as well as a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Wayne State University/Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, Michigan.

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Active clinical trials

A randomized, double blind, parallel-group, placebo controlled study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of IBP-9414 in premature infants 500-1500g birth weight in the prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis – The Connection study (20191002)
Mark Hudak, Josef Cortez, William R Driscoll, Ma Ingyinn, Padma S Nandula, Sfurti Nath, Sanket Shah, Renu Sharma, Winston T Sheen, Shalinkumar P Patel, John W Logan, Orlyn C Lavilla, Dawn D McDaniel
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My research

Top areas of exploration

  • Pregnancy , 6 publications
  • Gestational Age , 5 publications
  • Infant, Premature, Diseases , 5 publications
  • Premature Birth , 3 publications

Research activity

26 publications

596 citations

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Stories and news

Shorter stays for our smallest patients

June 11, 2018

Infants are admitted to UF Health Jacksonville's Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for a variety of reasons, but the goal for each and every one remains…

Banked breast milk reaching more babies

September 6, 2016

Seven-month-old Killian has big brown eyes and an even bigger smile. One gaze can make all of Briana McGaha’s problems melt away. “It doesn’t matter how rough…

Department of Pediatrics, +4 more

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