Cynthia Schultz, MD

Cynthia M. Schultz, MD, Commander, Navy

Name: Cynthia M. Schultz, MD, Commander, Navy

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Pediatrics
Title: 
Staff Neonatologist
Faculty Rank: 
Assistant Professor
Location: 
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
ELBW infants
patient safety

Office Phone: 
(301) 345-0039

Education

State University of New York, College at Geneseo (BS Biochemistry)
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (MD)
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth VA (Pediatric Internship/Residency/Chief Resident)
San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC) Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX (Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship)

Biography

Commander Schultz is a board certified Neonatal-Perinatal specialist currently serving as a clinical teaching staff for the Neonatal-Perinatal Fellowship at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She is a graduate of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Pediatric internship and residency were completed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, and fellowship was completed at San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium (SAUSHEC), Wilford Hall Medical Center. Her prior assignments include, staff neonatologist at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Medical Director at Joint Base Langley Eustis, Medical Director at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, and staff neonatologist at Naval Medical Center San Diego. She is the Navy’s sole National Faculty for the S.T.A.B.L.E. Program and was a content reviewer for the 6th edition Learners Manual. CDR Schultz is the daughter of a retired Surface Warfare Officer, and considers Upstate New York home.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • WRNMMC - Staff Neonatologist 2017-present
  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth - Staff Neonatologist 2014-2017
  • Langley AFB - Medical Director 2016-2017
  • Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune - Medical Director 2012-2014
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego 2006-2012

Bibliography

  • “Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia: A Simplified Postnatal Predictor of Outcome” , Schultz CM, DiGeronimo RJ, Yoder BA; Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Study Group; . J Pediatr Surg 2007; 42, 510-516.
  • “Unusual Presentation of Adrenal Hemorrhage in a Newborn”, Overbey JK and Schultz C. Neonatology Today Oct 2013, 8
  • The S.T.A.B.L.E. Program Learner Manual, 6th Edition 2013; content reviewer