Dr. Deepa Nagar, MEDNAX-affiliated neonatologist at St. Rose Dominican Hospital – Siena Campus in Las Vegas, was recently named a “Healthcare Hero” for helping expectant mothers battling addiction through a unique program call EMPOWERED (Empowering Mothers for Positive Outcomes With Education, Recovery and Early Development). Dr. Nagar co-founded the program to identify pregnant women suffering from substance abuse and their infants who are at risk for neonatal abstinence syndrome. Through EMPOWERED, Dr. Nagar is saving and helping change the lives of babies and their mothers while giving them the support they need to lead healthy, addiction-free lives.

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