ISPID - International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death
ISPID - International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death

International Society for the Study and Prevention of Perinatal and Infant Death

Distinguished Researcher Award 2012

During the ISA/ISPID Joint Conference in Baltimore, MD, USA, the ISPID Distinguished Researcher Award 2012 was extended to Henry Krous and Brad Thatch.


Henry Krous




Dr Henry Krous

Director of Pathology Research, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego

Adjunct Professor of Pathology, UCSD School of Medicine

Director, San Diego SIDS/SUDC Research Project

San Diego, CA, USA

Education

  • B.S. - University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, Major – Chemistry
  • University of Nebraska, Omaha, MD 1969

Research

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (Petechiae, Nicotine Administration, Infants with Life Threatening Apnea, Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Early brain Stem Damage and Development of Respiratory Control
  • Sudden Unexpected Death in Childhood

Honors/Awards

  • 1961 Nebraska Basketball Team
  • 1994 SIDS Distinguished Service Award, Sacramento, CA
  • 2000 Certificate of Appreciation, United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology
  • 2006 America's Top Physicians, Consumer's Research Council of America
  • 2012 SIDS and Kids Australia Award

Professional Experience

  • 1973–1974: Assistant Medical Examiner, King County Medical Examiner's Office
  • 1976-1979: Assistant Professor of Pathology and Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center and Associate Pathologist, Oklahoma Children's Memorial Hospital
  • 1986-1991: Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • 1991-2005: Adjunct Professor, Departments of Pathology and Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
  • 2008 to present: Director of Pathology Research, Rady Children's Hospital
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