Dr Martin Keszler
Born in Prague, Czech Republic and an honorary member of the Czech Neonatal Society, Dr. Keszler is Professor of Pediatrics at Brown University in Providence, RI, Director of Respiratory Care Services and Associate Director of Nurseries at Women and Infants’ Hospital. He obtained his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal and his Pediatric, as well as Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine training at Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron, Ohio. He then joined the faculty at Georgetown University in Washington DC where he rose to the rank of Professor, before joining Brown University in 2010. Keszler served as Director of the ECMO program at Georgetown University for 25 years and was one of the charter members of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization. He is a member of the American Pediatric Society, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and member of the Society for Pediatric Research. Dr. Keszler has published over 200 original papers, review articles, book chapters and editorials, presented over 350 lectures in National and International conferences and seminars. Dr. Keszler is a clinical trialist whose research has focused on various conventional and unconventional means of respiratory support, including delivery room stabilization, non-invasive respiratory support, volume-targeted ventilation, high-frequency ventilation, ECMO and iNO.