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Maxwell, Jessie R Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurosciences


Dr. Maxwell is a neonatologist clinician scientist. She enjoys working with the neonatal population of New Mexico, as well as researching the impact of prenatal exposures on brain development. Dr. Maxwell is the Associate Fellowship Director of Neonatology and strives to improve the educational experience of learners in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit.  Dr. Maxwell has an interest in the impact that prenatal exposures, such as alcohol, has on the developing fetal brain. Her laboratory focuses on the neurodevelopmental outcomes following these exposures, with a particular focus in the frontal cortex. Dr. Maxwell hopes to identify markers of injury that are predictive as well as potential therapeutic interventions to improve the outcomes within this vulnerable population.

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