Dr. Terri L. Major-Kincade

Dr. Terri L. Major-Kincade is a board certified Pediatrician and Neonatologist currently in private practice as a travel neonatologist covering Texas, South Carolina, Nevada and Georgia. She is originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana but has called Texas home for the past 20 years. Her interest in neonatology was inspired by her younger sister who was born 3 months early in 1968. Dr. Terri was fascinated by the fact that her sister was born small enough to fit in the palm of her hand and wanted to bethe kind of doctor that took care of the babies that could fit in your hand! She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Prairie View A&M University and her joint Medical and Master’s in Public Health Degrees from UCLA. She did her residency training in pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center/Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and completed her Neonatology Fellowship at UT Houston Medical School. During her tenure at UT Houston/Memorial Hermann Children’s Hospital she was honored to receive the Physician of the Year Award and to be featured on ABC’s Houston Medical as well as Lifetime’s Women Docs. Her primary areas of research interest include Health Disparities, Patient-Physician Communication, Neonatal Follow-Up and Neonatal Perinatal Hospice. She is active in many national and local organizations including March of Dimes where she serves as Chair for the Steering Committee for African American Outreach for the State of Texas, The March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign Collaborative, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated a Public Service Sorority, A Board Member of PLIDA (Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance), and Angel Unaware a Neonatal and Pediatric Hospice in Fort Worth. She is a nationally and internationally prominent and highly desired speaker for her expertise in the field of Neonatal Palliative Care, Perinatal Hospice, and Health Disparities as they relate to poor birth outcomes. She is three-time best-selling author for the anthologies (Chicken Soup for the Soul Power Moms and Thinking About Quitting Medicine) and recently published her 1st, the Amazon #1 Best Seller, Early Arrival, a Doctor’s Guide for Parents of Preemies. She has been happily married for 24 years and is the proud mother of a 21-year-old daughter, an 18 year old son, both graduating this year from College and High School respectively. Her passion for premature infants and their families was inspired by the birth of her own younger sister who was born 3 months early in 1968 weighing only 1lb. She looks forward to the day when no parent will ever have to say good-bye to their baby and is committed to meeting families where they are and providing them with the Gift of Hope through patient centered care and parent centered advocacy. Ashley Randolph is the mother of three children all born premature. She created Glo Preemies to help support high

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