Magali Jean-Louis, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics - Neonatology

    About me

    Dr. Magali Jean-Louis is an associate professor of pediatrics at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, specializing in neonatology.  She is one of the pediatric specialists recruited as part of St. John’s Children’s Hospital (SJCH), which is a joint endeavor of SIU and St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.  Jean-Louis completed a three-year fellowship in neonatology at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J. (2003).  She worked as a neonatologist at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago and Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, N.J. (2003-06).  She previously worked in private practice in her home country of Haiti (1992-97). Jean-Louis completed her pediatric residency at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeon/Harlem Hospital Center in New York (2000).  She earned her medical degree at Faculte de Medicine et de Pharmacie de L’Universite d’Etat d’Haiti in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (1992). She is board certified in pediatrics and neonatal-perinatal medicine and a member of American Academy of Pediatrics.  Her research interests include the effect of sleep position on heart rate variability. A native of Haiti, Jean-Louis is married to Philippe Jean-Louis and has two children.

    Gender

    Female

    Languages spoken

    Creole,
    French

    Education & training

    Positions
    Director, Neonatal Services, Memorial Medical Center
    Board Certifications
    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Medical School
    Medical School, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de l’Université d’Etat d’Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    Residency
    Residency in Pediatrics, Harlem Hospital Center in affiliation with Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York
    Fellowship
    Fellowship in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey

    Publications

    • The effect of sleep position on heart rate variability as measured by spectral analysis. J.Investigative Med, March 2003; 51, suppl 2,S420, #29.
    • The effect of sleep position on heart rate variability as measured by spectral analysis. Ped Res, April 2003; 419a, #2372.
    • Sherman J, Singhal S, O’Donnell S, Jean-Louis M, Kharaman L, Sherman M. Intrauterine Growth Restriction Enhances the Efficacy of Pharmacologic Ductal Closure. Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, published on-line at www.aps-spr.org, May 5, 2009.
    • Jean-Louis M, Dina P, Gupta V, Majjiga V, Mueller G, Batton B. How Well Do Physicians Comply with the CDC Guidelines for GBS Prevention? Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, published online at www.aps-spr.org, 2907.470, 2015.
    • Power Spectral Analysis of Heart Rate in Relation to Sleep Position. Biology of the Neonate 2004; 86:81-84.
    • Heart rate Variability and Autonomic Functions in Prone Versus Supine Sleeping Position.Greater New York Perinatal Research Meeting, Tarrytown, New York, November 2002.
    • Sleep Position, Heart Rate Variability and Autonomic Functions. Eastern Society for Pediatric Research Annual Meeting (ESPR). Greenwich, Connecticut, March 2003.
    • Effect of Sleep Position on Heart Rate Variability as Measured by Spectral Analysis. Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) Annual Meeting, Seattle Washington, May 2003.
    • Sherman J, O’Donnell S, Singhal S, Jean-Louis M, Kharaman L, Sherman M. Intrauterine Growth Restriction Enhances the Efficacy of Pharmacologic Ductal Closure. Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, Poster Presentation, May 2009.
    • Jean-Louis M, Dina P, Gupta V, Majjiga V, Mueller G, Batton B. How Well Do Physicians Comply with the CDC Guidelines for GBS Prevention? Pediatric Academic Society Annual Meeting, post presentation, April 2015.

    Awards

    • Medical School Valedictorian, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie de l’Université d’Etat D’Haiti, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
    • Neonatology Teaching Service of the year award in recognition of superior resident education, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Springfield, IL, 2009
    • Neonatology Teaching Service of the year award in recognition of superior resident education, Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Springfield, IL, 2011