Sarah Coggins, MD

Sarah Coggins, MD is an attending neonatologist in the Division of Neonatology at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and CHOP Newborn Care at Pennsylvania Hospital, and a core faculty member in the Clinical Futures, a CHOP Research Institute Center of Emphasis.

Dr. Coggins received her undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University, and attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed pediatric residency and neonatal-perinatal medicine fellowship at CHOP, and is completing a Master of Science in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Coggins’ research interests include neonatal infectious diseases and optimal use of antimicrobial therapy in infants at risk for infection. She has conducted research focused on improving neonatal sepsis recognition and diagnosis, as well as characterizing severe outcomes of infants with neonatal sepsis. Her current research focuses on (a) approaches to risk-stratification of preterm infants at risk for early-onset sepsis and (b) use of pharmacometric methods to optimize neonatal antibiotic prescribing.

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