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

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:
  • 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