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

Steven A. Abrams, MD Biography

Title:
Former Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“Breakfast is obviously a key meal, in terms of both children’s school performance and their intake of important micronutrients. A nutritious breakfast cereal with milk can contribute a tremendous part of the vitamins and minerals a child needs.”

“Fortified Cereal Can Up Kids’ Calcium,” Agricultural Research, Dec. 2002

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:
  • Chair, Department of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin
  • Professor of Pediatrics, Dell Medical School, University of Texas at Austin
  • Former Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Former Attending Physician, Neonatology, Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Researcher, Children’s Nutrition Research Center, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Fellowship, Nutrition, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Editorial Board, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
  • Member, Beverage Institute for Health and Wellness
  • Consultant, Martek Biosciences Corporation
  • Member, Advisory Board for the Milk Processors Educational Program (MilkPEP)
  • Nutritional Consultant, GlaxoSmithKline
Education:
  • MD, Neonatology, Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • MS, Chemical Engineering, Massachussetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Does Drinking Milk Inhibit Iron Absorption and Contribute to Anemia?