Dr. Raul Chavez-Valdez is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is Neonatology.
Dr. Chavez Valdez completed Medical School in Lima Peru, Pediatric residency at Univ. of Illinois at Chicago, and post-doctoral Fellowship in Neonatology-Perinatology and Community Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins University-School of Medicine where he was awarded the 2007 Eudowood Board Bauernschmidt Fellowship Award. Since 2005 his research has been focused in mechanisms of neurotrophism with particular interest in the neurological disorders evolving during the perinatal period. His work has been reported in many national and international meetings and many publications in prestigious journals. He received the Johns Hopkins SOM Clinician Scientist Award and funding from the NINDS/NIH in 2017.