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

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?