Barbara J. Stoll, M.D., is the Senior Vice President, Chief Academic Officer for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and the President and CEO of the Emory-Children's Center. She is also the George W. Brumley Jr. Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine and holds a joint appointment as Professor of Public Health/Epidemiology in Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health.
As Senior Vice President, Chief Academic Officer, she provides leadership and support for research activities and medical education. In addition, as president and CEO of the Emory-Children's Center, a joint effort between Emory Healthcare and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, she provides strategic direction and leadership to one of the largest pediatric multispecialty group practices in Georgia.
Dr. Stoll has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) since 1991. Her research interests include neonatal clinical trials and the epidemiology of, diagnosis, and treatment of neonatal infectious diseases. She has spent over two decades studying the causes of morbidity and mortality among pre-term and low birthweight infants, especially infectious diseases and has participated in numerous multi-center trials to improve therapies and outcomes for sick newborns, both in the US and internationally. Dr. Stoll has authored more than 200 scientific papers, review articles and chapters. She has served as a consultant to the WHO, CARE, Save the Children, USAID, the March of Dimes, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Stoll is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), a member of the AAP Section on Perinatal Pediatrics, and a member of the Board of the Georgia Chapter of the AAP. Dr. Stoll is a member of the Executive Board of the Atlanta-based World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center in Maternal and Child Health; member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Pediatric Department Chairs, member of the technical advisory group for Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives, and member of the Steering Committees of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Neonatal Research Network, the NICHD Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network, and the National Children’s Study. She was elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2009.
Dr. Stoll received her bachelor's degree from Barnard College and her medical degree from Yale Medical School. She completed her Pediatric Internship and Residency at Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and her Neonatology Fellowship at Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Stoll is married to Dr. Roger I. Glass, Director of the Fogerty International Center at the NIH, and is the mother of two sons and a daughter.