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Dr. Shaul received his B.A. from Dartmouth College and his M.D. from the University of Cincinnati. He received residency training in pediatrics at the Children's Medical Center of Cincinnati/University of Cincinnati followed by fellowship training in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Women and Infant's Hospital of Rhode Island/Brown University.

He joined the faculty of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in 1986, and is currently Professor of Pediatrics and holder of the Associates First Capitol Corporation Distinguished Chair in Pediatrics at UT Southwestern. He is the Director of the Center for Pulmonary and Vascular Biology and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics, and a member of the Integrative Biology Graduate Program in the Division of Basic Science. Dr. Shaul was President of the Society for Pediatric Research in 2005-2006.


Medical School
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1981)
Children's Hospital Medical Center -Cincinnati (1984), Pediatrics
Brown University/Medical School (1986), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine

Specialty Areas

Research Interest

  • apolipoprotein E receptor 2 (LRP8)
  • Caveolae, lipid rafts
  • Fc receptors and cardiometabolic disorders
  • Membrane-associated estrogen receptors
  • Nitric oxide synthase
  • Scavenger receptor class B, type I (HDL receptor)
  • Vascular basis of type 2 diabetes


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Honors & Awards

  • Association of American Physicians
  • Associates First Capitol Corporation Distinguished Chair in Pediatrics
  • Hall of Honor, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • President, Society for Pediatric Research
  • Codirector, Crystal Charity Ball Center for Research in Pediatric Critical Care
  • Lowe Foundation Professorship in Pediatric Critical Care Research
  • Established Investigator Award, AHA

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Association of American Physicians (2013)
  • American Pediatric Society (2003)
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation (1999)
  • The American Physiological Society (1999)
  • Perinatal Research Society (1992-2013)
  • Society for Pediatric Research (1990)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow (1987)
  • Dallas County Medical Society (1987)