Last updated on: 2/2/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

Joan Lappe, PhD Biography

Title:
Director of Clinical and Pediatric Studies at Creighton University
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Milk is a valuable source of nutrients, and children need optimal calcium in their diet to maximize their peak bone mass.”

“Why Blame Milk?,” Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs, MDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to milk. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to milk.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director of Clinical and Pediatric Studies, Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University
  • Professor of Nursing, Creighton University
  • Professor of Medicine, Creighton University
  • Consultant, NIH Osteoporosis and Related Bone Diseases National Resource Center
  • Recipient, CU School of Nursing Alumni Merit Award, 2000
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 1998
  • Recipient, Oncology Nursing Foundation/Bristol Meyers Oncology Division Research Award, 1987
  • Appointed to Creighton University School of Nursing faculty, 1984
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honorary, 1981
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the National Osteoporosis Foundation
Education:
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1992
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Are There Associations between Milk and Cancer?