John Morrison

Dr. Morrison is Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. Over the past 30 years, he has served as Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He is boarded in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine and is past-president of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, The Central Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Southern Perinatal Association, and the South Central Obstetrics/Gynecology Society. He has published over 500 peer-reviewed journal articles, 100 book chapters, and 3 textbooks concerning Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He has received over sixty research grants as principal investigator or co-investigator and holds six patents in these areas. He has also served on the editorial board of the InTec-Open Access Publications, Journal of Perinatology, the Journal of Maternal-Fetal Investigation, Southern Medical Journal, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology International.

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While there are many studies and books regarding preterm birth, both the obstetric and in the neonatal/pediatric literature, what is missing is the integration of data from obstetrics through neonatal course and into pediatrics as the neonate transverses childhood. A continued dialogue between specialties is essential in the battle against preterm birth in an attempt to relieve the effects or after-effects of preterm birth. For all of our medical advances to date, preterm birth is still all too common, and its ramifications are significant for hospitals, families and society in general.

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