Dr. Ronald Ariagno, MD


Dr. Ronald Ariagno is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he has been on the faculty since 1975. Ron has conducted extensive research, published numerous articles and is a recognized expert in neonatal and perinatal health issues and the causes of infant mortality. In 2009, he received the Neonatal Education Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Currently, he is serving as neonatology consultant to the US Food and Drug Administration in the Office of Pediatric Therapeutics. Ron’s experience in third world healthcare issues includes visiting professorships at the King Edward Memorial Hospital in Pune, India, and the University of Nairobi, Kenya. He received his medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago and pediatric training at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago. His neonatology fellowship was at the University of California San Francisco and Children’s Hospital of San Francisco.