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Phillip Brian Smith

Samuel L. Katz Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Neonatology
DCRI, PO Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715
800 W. Morgan St Box 17969, DC 756, Durham, NC 27701


Dr. Smith completed his residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in neonatal medicine at Duke University Medical Center in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He completed an MHS in clinical research from Duke University in 2006 and an MPH in biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2009. His research is focused on pediatric drug safety, neonatal pharmacology, and the epidemiology of neonatal infections. Dr. Smith is or has been the protocol chair for more than 14 studies of drugs in infants and children. He is the Principal Investigator for the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Coordinating Center.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Samuel L. Katz Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics · 2018 - Present Pediatrics, Neonatology, Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics · 2015 - Present Pediatrics, Neonatology, Pediatrics
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute · 2007 - Present Duke Clinical Research Institute, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill · 2009 M.P.H.
Duke University, School of Medicine · 2006 M.H.S.
Mercer University · 2001 M.D.