Winston Manimtim, MD, DIMPH

manimtim-winstonWinston Manimtim, MD, DIMPH

INMED Adjunct Professor


Dr. Manimtim is a neonatologist who serves as the Director of the Infant Tracheostomy and Home Ventilator Program and the Medical Director of the Neonatal Follow Up Clinics, both of which are located at Children’s Mercy – Kansas City. He is a graduate of the INMED Professional Diploma in International Medicine & Public Health which is accredited by the American Council for International Healthcare Education (ACIHE).


Dr. Manimtim is a world leader in medical education through didactic, skills development, and simulation in neonatal resuscitation for low resource settings through the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and INMED’s Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) Program.  Under his international mentorship, over 300 physicians and healthcare providers have successfully completed the HBB Master Trainer Course. These graduates in turn have each trained hundreds of local birth attendants and healthcare workers in developing nations.


Dr. Manimtim is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. His research focuses on chronic lung disease and its long-term respiratory and developmental outcomes, specifically those premature infants who developed severe bronchopulmonary dysplasia and dependent on mechanical ventilation at home. Dr. Manimtim has published as a first, senior, and co-author in various peer-reviewed journals and serves as a Primary and Co-Investigator on multiple studies.


In 2020, Dr. Manimtim was recognized as an Honorary Member of the Philippine Society of Newborn Medicine (PSNbM) for his dedication and commitment to providing neonatal education to his native country of the Philippines.