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David Sink, MD

Regional Clinical Director, NICU West (Farmington), ECHN & WCHN
Physician Quality and Safety Officer, Neonatology
Medical Director, NICU West (Farmington)


Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group
Education

Education: BS, University of North Carolina, 1992
MD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 1996
Residency: Pediatrics, University of Florida, 1996-1999
Fellowship: Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, 2007

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Faculty Appointment

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Dr. Sink has special interests in healthcare quality improvement science and patient safety in the NICU environment. He has specific expertise in the use of oxygen therapy and pulse oximetry in preterm infants and also in clinical monitoring and alarm management in NICUs.

    Selected Publications
    • Sink DW, Hope SA, Hagadorn JI: Nurse:patient ratio and achievement of oxygen saturation goals in premature infants. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed; 2011 Mar;96(2):F93-8 PMID: 21037284.

    • Ruiz TL, Trzaski JM, Sink DW, Hagadorn JI. Transcribed oxygen saturation vs oximeter recordings in very low birth weight infants. J Perinatol, 2014 Feb;34(2):130-5.

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