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Yongdong Zhao, MD, PhD Biography

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

“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
  • PhD, Department of Foods and Nutrition, Purdue University, 2005
  • MD, Beijing Medical University
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