Last updated on: 1/10/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Dennis M. Styne, MD Biography

Title:
Rumsey Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of California Davis School of Medicine
Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“One outbreak of gynecomastia [development of enlarged breasts in males] in boys and precocious thelarche [premature development of breast buds in females] in girls in Bahrain was traced to ingestion of milk from a cow given continuous estrogen treatment by its owner to ensure uninterrupted milk production.”

“Puberty,” Greenspan’s Basic and Clinical Endocrinology, D.G. Gardner and D. Shoback, eds., 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Rumsey Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 1989-present
  • Professor of Pediatrics, University of California Davis School of Medicine, 1983-present
  • Director, Section of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of California Davis Health System
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Pediatric Society, Endocrinology Society, Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrinology Society, Society for Pediatric Research, Western Society for Pediatric Research, and the Western Association of Physicians
  • Included in Best Doctors in America, 1992, 1994-1995
Education:
  • MD, Northwestern University School of Medicine, 1971
  • BS, Northwestern University, 1969
Other:
  • None found