Medical School
University of Ilorin, Nigeria (2004)
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center (2011), Pediatrics
Tufts Medical Center/Floating Hospital for Children (2018), Neonatal-perinatal Medicine

Research Interest

  • Long term outcomes of extremely preterm infants
  • Perception of outcomes at the border of viability


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Socioemotional dysfunctions at age 10?years in extremely preterm newborns with late-onset bacteremia.
Babata K, Bright HR, Allred EN, Erdei C, Kuban KCK, Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Dammann O, Leviton A Early Hum. Dev. 2018 06 121 1-7
Are we ready to modify our definition of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) to improve prognostication?
Babata K, McGuirl J J Perinatol 2018 Mar 38 3 203-205
Case 3: A Term Newborn with Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Severe Fetal Brain Anomalies
Biobaku F, Babata K, Friedman H, Goddard A, Yen E NeoReviews 2018 19 10 e616-e619
Neurocognitive Outcomes at 10 Years of Age in Extremely Preterm Newborns with Late-Onset Bacteremia.
Bright HR, Babata K, Allred EN, Erdei C, Kuban KCK, Joseph RM, O'Shea TM, Leviton A, Dammann O J. Pediatr. 2017 Aug 187 43-49.e1

Honors & Awards

  • Travel Award, Hot Topics in Neonatology
  • Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (ESPR) Trainee Travel Award
  • Tufts Susan Salonstall Foundation Research Travel Award
  • Appreciation for Commitment to Teaching Physician Assistant Students
    Mayo School of Health Sciences (2014)
  • Best Medical Student Teacher Award
    Department of Pediatrics Bronx Lebanon Hospital (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Board of Pediatrics (2011)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine
  • Member, AAP Section on International Child Health
  • Member, AAP Section on International Medical Graduates
  • Member, AAP Trainees and Early Career Neonatologists (TECaN)
  • Member, Massachusetts Medical Society