Last updated on: 3/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Yongdong Zhao, MD, PhD Biography

Title:
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Children's Memorial Research Center
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Drinking Milk Healthy for Humans?"
Reasoning:

“An adequate calcium intake is essential to maintain calcium balance and build strong bones. Dairy products contain large amounts of calcium and are recommended as optimal calcium sources; >70% of dietary calcium in the United States comes from dairy products.”

The Journal of Nutrition, 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, Children’s Memorial Research Center
  • Member, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research
  • Member, American College of Rheumatology
  • Member, American Association of Immunologists
  • Former surgical resident at the People’s Hospital of Beijing
  • Finalist, Young Investigator Award, American Society for Clinical Nutrition, 2004-2005
  • Recipient, American Society for Nutritional Sciences Procter and Gamble Graduate Student Research Award, 2004
Education:
  • PhD, Department of Foods and Nutrition, Purdue University, 2005
  • MD, Beijing Medical University
Other:
  • None found