Education and Training

Medical School

DO - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatrics - K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital/Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine - Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Nemours/A. I. duPont Hospital for Children, Christiana Care Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Neonatologist

Departments and Services




Alina Ivashchuk, Wendy Sturtz; Umbilical Cord Bleeding in a Neonate. Neoreviews March 2023; 24 (3): e181–e183.


Alina Ivashchuk et al. Parental protective factors and stress in NICU mothers and fathers. J Perinatol. 2021 Aug.

Awards and Honors

2014 – 2015, Intern of the Year, Jersey Shore University Medicine Center

2010 – 2014, PCOM Foundation scholarship

2011 – 2013, TOUCH Gold Award, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

2005 – 2009, Dean’s List, Immaculata University

2008 – 2009, Immaculata University Honor Society

2008 – 2009, Sigma Zeta National Honor Society, Immaculata University

Leadership and Memberships


2017 - present, AAP Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (SONPM)

2014 - present, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

2010 – 2017, American Osteopathic Association (AOA)


2017 - present, Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED)

2010 – 2014, Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medical Association (POMA)