Nickie Andescavage is an Attending Physician in the Division in Neonatology at Children’s National Health Systems and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine. She has a longstanding academic interest in the developing brain and prevention of brain injury in term and preterm infants. She received her Medical Degree from Columbia University in 2005, and subsequently trained in General Pediatrics, Neonatology and Fetal-Transitional Medicine.
She has been a member of the Center for the Developing Brain since her second fellowship in Fetal-Translational Medicine at Children’s National in 2012. Her current research focuses on placental dysfunction and the developing brain through the use of advanced multi-model in utero imaging.