Sharla Rent (MS '22)



Sharla Rent, (MS '22)

Sharla is a faculty member in the division of Neonatal Perinatal Medicine at Duke. Prior to coming to Duke,she did her fellowship trainin gat the University of Michigan and conducted research in neonatal resuscitation in low-resource settings.She obtained her MD from Loyola University in Chicago and a BS in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University. Sharla serves on the board of directors for a NGO dedicated to newborn care in Ethiopia and has ongoing projects in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Guatemala. Her interests include health equity, decision making at the margin of viability across cultures, technology translation to low-resource settings, and exploring how resource-limitations and policy impact healthcare delivery.