Dr. Souvik Mitra is a Neonatologist and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University and IWK Health, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He completed his fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and MSc in Clinical Epidemiology from McMaster University and his PhD in Epidemiology and Applied Health Research from Dalhousie University. His primary research interests revolve around improving patient and family-important clinical outcomes of extremely preterm babies with a patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). His current CIHR-funded research projects include a pan-Canadian study on the comparative effectiveness of NSAIDs for treatment of PDA in preterm infants and a multicenter RCT on selective early treatment of the PDA in extremely low gestational age infants. He serves as an Associate Editor for the Cochrane Neonatal Group and co-chairs the Academic Committee of the Neonatal Hemodynamic Research Centre and the Evidence Based Practice for Improving Quality (EPIQ) Hemodynamic Group of the Canadian Neonatal Network. He is an active member of the Fetus and Newborn Committee of the Canadian Pediatric Society and is also a member of several grant peer-review committees (CIHR, Molly Towell Perinatal Research Foundation).