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Roy Proujansky

Executive Vice President; Chief Executive Officer
Nemours
Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
P.O. Box 269
Wilmington, DE 19899
(302) 651-6921
rproujan@nemours.org

Education/Certification

  • 1974-78 B.S., Medical Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
  • 1976-80 M.D. Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois
  • Specialty Certification:

  • 1985 American Board of Pediatrics (#32865)
  • 1990 Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition (#207)
  • 1997 Renewal of Certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology (PRCP-S)
  • 2004 Renewal of Certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Licensure:

  • 1983 Massachusetts (51082)
  • 1986 Pennsylvania (MD-035978-E) (Active)
  • 1989 Delaware (C1 0003395) (Active)
  • 1999 New Jersey (MA 68725) (Active)

Professional Experience

    Faculty Appointments:

  • 1985-86 Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • 1986-89 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1990-93 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1993-99 Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1994-99 Academic Division Head, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1996-99 Vice Chairman for Research, Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1999-06 Associate Dean, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1999 Acting Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1999-06 Robert L. Brent Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1999 Professor of Pediatrics, Jefferson medical College, Philadelphia, PA
  • Hospital Appointments

  • Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    1986-89 Pediatric Gastroenterologist
  • Alfred I. du Pont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE
    1989-99 Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Nutrition
    1998-04 Director of Clinical Research, Nemours Research Programs – Wilmington
    1999- 06 Physician-in-Chief, Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
  • Medical Center of Delaware Wilmington, DE/Christiana Care
    1990- Consulting Pediatric Gastroenterologist
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, PA
    1997-08 Attending Pediatric Gastroenterologist
  • Nemours Appointments:

  • 1999-06 Chief Executive, Nemours Childrens Clinic - Wilmington
    2005-06 Vice President, Physician Practices – Delaware
    2006- Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Nemours

Recent Publications/Books & Publications

  • Proujansky R, Wilmot PC: Gastroenterology and Nutrition. In Polin RA, Spitzer AR, Eds. Fetal and Neonatal Secrets, 2nd edition. Philadelphia, Hanley and Belfus, 2007.
  • Lawless ST, Proujansky R: The provider’s role in quality improvement. In: Nash DB, Goldfarb NI, Eds. The Quality Solution: the stakeholders guide to improving healthcare. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2006, pp. 135 – 154.
  • Robins PM, Glutting JJ, Shaffer S, Proujansky R, Mehta D: Are there psychosocial differences in diagnostic subgroups of children with recurrent abdominal pain? Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 41(2):216-220, 2005.
  • Vinette KM, Gibney KM, Proujansky R, Fawcett PT: Comparison of PCR and clinical laboratory tests for diagnosing H. pylori infection in pediatric patients. BMC Microbiology 4:5 (27 Jan 2004), 2004 (online at BioMed Central)
  • Gonzalez IL, Johnston J, Funanage V, Proujansky R: Frequency of new mutations and allele drop-out in Barth syndrome. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics, Philadelphia, PA, October, 2000. American Journal of Human Genetics 67(4) (Supp. 2):248, 2000.
  • Fish SM, Proujansky R: Use of an in vitro model of epithelial function to characterize clinical variation of cytokine-mediated events in childhood IBD. Presented at the World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Boston, MA, August, 2000. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 31(Supp. 2):S20, 2000.

Honors & Awards

  • 1983 Outstanding Teaching Resident Award, Pediatrics, University of Connecticut Affiliated Hospitals
  • 1995 Best Physicians in Delaware - Delaware Today Magazine
  • 1996 Best Doctors in America - Northeast Edition
  • 1998 Best Physicians in Delaware – Delaware Today Magazine
  • 1998 Best Doctors in America
  • 2000 Best Physicians in Delaware – Delaware Today Magazine
  • 2001 Top Docs for Kids – Philadelphia Magazine
  • 2003 Best Physicians in Delaware – Delaware Today Magazine
  • 2003 Best Doctors in America

Professional Membership

  • 1986 American Gastroenterological Association
  • 1986 North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • 1986 Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
  • 1990-98 American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition
  • 1990 American Academy of Pediatrics
  • 1991 American Academy of Pediatrics. Section on Gastroenterology
  • 1991 American Academy of Pediatrics Delaware Chapter
  • 1991 Delaware Academy of Medicine
  • 1991 Medical Society of Delaware
  • 1991 New Castle County Medical Society
  • 1993-96 American Society for Cell Biology
  • 1999-06 Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs
  • 2002 American Pediatric Society

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