Richard Allan Ehrenkranz MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchPediatrics: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine: Newborn Special Care Unit | Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Research Interests

Clinical trials in neonatal-perinatal medicine; Nutritional needs of very low birth weight infants; Bronchopulmonary dysplasia; Neurodevelopmental follow-up of Newborn Special Care Unit graduates

Clinical Interests

Neonatal medicine; Newborn nutritional needs; Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (chronic lung disease); Randomized controlled trials in neonatal medicine; Respiratory distress in term and pre-term infants; Very low birth weight infants; Neurodevelopmental follow-up of extremely low gestational age neonates


  • M.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center , 1972

Selected Publication

  • Streimish I, Bizzarro M, Northrup V, Wang C, Renna S, Koval N, Li FY, Ehrenkranz RA, Rinder HM, Bhandari V. Neutrophil CD64 with hematologic criteria for diagnosis of neonatal sepsis. Am J Perinatol. 2014;31(1):21-30. doi: 10.1055/s-0033-1334453. PubMed PMID: 23456906.

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Public Policy Fellow(09/1993-02/94) , Office of Government Affairs March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, Washington, D.C. Sabbatical