Susan Ann Minear, MD
Clinical Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Pediatrics
Ambulatory Care Services

MD, University of Chicago



Dr. Minear is an internationally recognized developmental and behavioral pediatrician with more than 20 years of clinical care and teaching in pediatric primary care, child development and newborn medicine. She co-created the Newborn Behavior Observation (NBO) Curriculum and Training, recognized around the world. More than 9,000 newborn care professionals and students have been trained using this curriculum in 19 states within the US and 13 countries around the world. Dr. Minear was a member of the Boston Medical Center (BMC) Baby-Friendly task force, which led BMC to become the first Baby-Friendly Hospital in Massachusetts in 1999. She is a member of the Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome task force at BMC and helped develop the Eat Sleep and Console (ESC) Training for professionals who care for infants exposed to opiates prenatally. The ESC tool is now being disseminated throughout Massachusetts and New England. Since 2009 Dr. Minear has been the medical director of Baby Steps, a BMC outpatient multidisciplinary clinic that strives to prevent failure to thrive and promote early intervention for infants born at risk.

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Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Wachman EM, Grossman M, Schiff DM, Philipp BL, Minear S, Hutton E, Saia K, Nikita F, Khattab A, Nolin A, Alvarez C, Barry K, Combs G, Stickney D, Driscoll J, Humphreys R, Burke J, Farrell C, Shrestha H, Whalen BL. Quality improvement initiative to improve inpatient outcomes for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. J Perinatol. 2018 May 08.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29740196.
     
  2. Wachman EM, Saia K, Humphreys R, Minear S, Combs G, Philipp BL. Revision of Breastfeeding Guidelines in the Setting of Maternal Opioid Use Disorder: One Institution's Experience. J Hum Lact. 2016 May; 32(2):382-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26514156; DOI: 10.1177/0890334415613823;.
     

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