Professor of Pediatrics
Medical Director, NICU, St. Joseph’s Medical Center
Clinical Interest: General Neonatology, comprehensive care in patients with severe BPD. Non‐Invasive Respiratory support.
Scholarly Focus: QA: Guideline development for nasal CPAP and measuring the effect. Guideline and Critical Pathway Development for lowering gestational age at SJMC, measuring outcomes. Mentoring remains a focus for junior faculty and fellows. He is one of the founding members of the national BPD collaborative and remains involved there in an advisory capacity. He is also the chairman of the DSMB for Doctor Cindy MeEvoy’s proposal Extending CPAP Therapy in Stable Preterm Infants to Increase Lung Growth and Function: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Administration/Education Roles: Dr. Welty is the Medical Director of the Franciscan Health System Neonatal service line in the South Sound area.