David A. Paul

David A. Paul, M.D. was appointed Chair of Department of Pediatrics in June 2014. He is also the clinical leader of the Women and Children’s Service Line at Christiana Care Health System. Dr. Paul earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado and his medical degree from Hahnemann University. He completed his residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Paul is a Professor of Pediatrics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA. He has been a practicing neonatologist in the community since 1994 serving at Christiana Hospital and Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children as well as several other hospitals in the state.
A champion for the prevention of infant mortality, Dr. Paul has led the Delaware initiatives to decrease infant mortality and premature birth for over a decade. Since 2005, he has served as the Governor Appointed Chair of the Delaware Healthy Mother and Infant Consortium.
Dr. Paul has authored numerous publications and given countless presentations. He has been recognized for his excellence in teaching, research and patient care by many organizations.