• Medical School: Bowman Gray School of Medicine
  • Residency:  Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York
  • Fellowship:  Brown University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Research Interests

  • International Medicine
  • Strategies to Improve Outcome of Pregnancy

Honors and Awards

President, Bowman Gray Chapter, Student American Medical Society
Student member of Admissions Committee
Summer Research Fellowship
Upjohn Achievement Award
Faculty Award
Volunteer of the Year, March of Dimes, Greater Hampton Roads Division, 1996
National Council for Community and Justice, Humanitarian Award, 2000

Professional Affiliations

Alpha Omega Alpha
Southern Medical Society, 1977
Southern Perinatal Association, 1979
The American Academy of Pediatrics, 1979
Tidewater Pediatric Society, 1979
Southern Society for Pediatric Research, 1980
American Medical Association, 1980
Virginia Perinatal Association
Fetus & Newborn Committee, Virginia Chapter, AAP
Commonwealth of Virginia, Perinatal Services Advisory Board,
Governor appointment, 1985
Virginia - Israel Advisory Board, Commonwealth of Virginia,
Governor appointment, 1996 - present
Virginia Maternal and Child Health Council, Governor Appointment, 1998

Selected Publications

Goldsmith, Jay P., Edward H. Karotkin:  Resuscitation of the Neonate.  In: Diaz, James H.(ed): Perinatal Anesthesia and Critical Care.  W.B. Saunders Company, 1991, pp 209-241.

Goldsmith, Jay P., E.H. Karotkin:  Assisted Ventilation of the Newborn.  Third edition.  W.B. Saunders, April, 1996. Fourth Edition to be published June 2003

Grants & Research

The use of EXOSURF Pediatric for the prevention or treatment of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.

The use of topical lidocaine ointment to reduce pain during routine circumcision.

Perinatal Education and Research Grant.  (Virginia State Department of Health, $80,000 - July 1991-June 1992)

Steroid regulation of human fetal/neonatal hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenocortical maturation in utero and function postnatally.  (Perinatal Research Program, Eastern Virginia Medical School/Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, $43,525 - December 1994-November 1996)

USAID Grant to establish NICU and Neonatal Education in Moscow, 1990-1995 - $1,500,000.

Eastern Virginia Medical School/Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, Norfolk-Moscow Partnership Resuscitation Program, Moscow, 1995-1996 - $75,000.

Virginia Health Care Foundation, Resource Mothers Project, 1997-1999 - $420,000.

Healthy Start, Resource Mothers Project, 1998-2001 - $175,000/year for 3 years.


Professor of Pediatrics
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Division of Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters
601 Children's Lane
Norfolk, VA 23507
Phone: (757) 668-7448
Fax: (757) 9255