Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
"We found that milk intake in childhood and adolescence is associated with increased bone mass and density in adulthood... These findings support efforts to promote a diet containing one or more servings of milk/d for girls during childhood and adolescence to increase bone mass and density in adulthood and reduce the risk of osteoporotic fracture."
"Milk Intake During Childhood and Adolescence, Adult Bone Density, and Osteoporotic Fractures in U.S. Women," American Journal of the College of Nutrition, 2003)
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Involvement and Affiliations:
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 1993-present
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Neonatology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 1990-1993
Chair, Nutritional Epidemiology Research Interest Section, American Society for Nutrition
Member, National Children's Study Working Group
Peer-reviewer for the Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Journal of Nutrition, Pediatrics, Journal of Pediatrics, Journal of Women's Health and Gender-Based Medicine, and others
Member, American Society for Nutrition, American Pediatric Society, Society for Pediatric Research, American Dietetic Association