John W. Schmidt, MD
John W. Schmidt, MD

John W. Schmidt, MD

Associate Professor
School of Medicine, Omaha Campus


  • Neonatologist

Academic Appointments


  • Pediatrics


  • Associate Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Curriculum Director and primary lecturer for medical student leadership course at Creighton University School of Medicine

Publications and Presentations


  • Linenberber SJ, Schmidt J.  "More Than Rocket Science: A Case for Differentialed Leadership Development", Journal of Leadership Studies, 10(2016), 52-58, 2016
  • Fuchs E, Sweeney A, Schmidt J. "Umbilical Venous Catheter-induced Hepatic Hematoma in Neonates", Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 7(2014), 127-142, 2014
  • Forrester K, Keegan K, Schmidt J.  "Neurological Impairment in surviving twin following intrauterine fetal demise of co-twin: a case study., Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 6(2013), 83-88, 2013
  • Schmidt JW, Walsh WF. "Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in preterm infants", Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 3 (2010), 277-284, 2010
  • Walsh WF, Butler J, Schmidt JW. "Report of a Pilot Study of Cooling Four Preterm Infancts 32-35 Weeks Gestation with HIE", Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 8(2015), 47-51


  • Anderson J, barak V, Paul M, Schmidt J "What I Saw in Peds" Newsletter - 2016/2017  Aug., Oct., Dec. 2016 and Feb. 2017, 2016
  • Cook S, Haroon Z, Schmidt J.   "What I Saw In Clinic" Newsletter
    July, Oct, Dec. 2016 and Mar. 2017, 2016
  • Daniel A, Fritch J, Schmidt J. "What I Saw in Clinic" Newsletter
    June, Sept, Oct, Dec. 2015 and Feb, Apr. 2016, 2015
  • Najarian J, Nakano C, Schmidt J "What I Saw in Clinic" Newsletter
    Apr, June, Aug, Dec. 2014 and Feb., Apr. 2015, 2014
  • Ryder K, Chon A, Schmidt J. "What I Saw in Clinic" Newsletter -
    Sept, Nov, Dec. 2013 and Feb. 2014, 2013
  • Hardy S, Schmidt J "What I Saw in Clinic" Newsletter
    Aug, Nov. 2012 and Jan, Mar. 2013, 2012


  • Leyden E, Modrell AK, Zayia L, Schmidt J; Congenital Midline Cervical Cleft: Critical Features, DX, and Treatment, 18th Annual Pediatric Research Forum, Children's Hospital and Medical Center, Omaha, NE  May 7-8, 2020 , 2020
  • Evaluation of an infant with arthrogtyposis in the newborn period, Pediatric Research Forum, Omaha, NE, 2019
  • Purple Handbook-during pediatric rotation-Creighton Students Experience , 2019
  • Post mortem brain biopsy by an interventional radiologist: A unique way to obtain tissue for diagnosis, Pediatric Research Forum, Omaha, NE, 2018
  • Leadership in Medicine: A Pilot Curriculum Faculty Development Meeting at St .Joseph Hospital - Creighton Phoenix Faculty, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: Gone FISH-ing: catching a rare case of Opitz G/BBB syndrome; Pediatric Research Forum, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • It's Good for What Ails You: Leadership Education in Medical School.  Brussels., 2016
  • From Bench to Bedside: Developing a Leadership Education Program in Medical School. Western Academy of Management Conference, Portland, OR, 2016
  • Direction, Alignment, Commitment (DAC): A Conceptual Framwork for Medical School Leadership Education - Western Academy of Management Conference - Sante Fe,NM , 2013

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Neonatal Encephalopathy Registry (UNMC)