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Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Female athlete triad; adolescents and eating disorders; athletes and supplement use; effects of sports involvement on adolescent self-esteem.
Associate Professor (Research) of Pediatrics (Neonatology)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our research focuses on epidemiologic studies related to maternal and child health. Current projects address congenital anomalies of craniofacial, urogenital, musculoskeletal and central nervous system structures and how they relate to genetics, nutrition, stress, and environmental contaminants. Physiologic pathways encompassed by these studies include one-carbon metabolism, oxidative stress, HPA axis activation, and sex steroid metabolism. In particular, we are interested in discovering how environmental factors and genetic susceptibility may interact to affect these pathways and impact risks of these outcomes. Other active projects include investigations into the etiology of preterm delivery and stillbirth, and factors affecting the care and outcomes of infants with birth defects.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital, Emeritus
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Study of the interaction and role of nutrients and intestinal growth factors in enhancing intestinal adaptation and allograft viability using animal models for short bowel syndrome and orthtopic intestinal transplantation.
Study of immunosuppression regimens and induction of immune tolerance in intestinal transplantation.
Clinical Professor, Pediatrics - Neonatal and Developmental Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Neonatal Fluid Balance
Lung Fluid Reabsorption
Lisa J. Chamberlain
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Child Health disparities - Projects focus on elucidating the non-clinical factors that impact access to appropriate care for children with chronic illness.
Health Policy - Projects explore the intersection of medicine as a profession and formation of child health policy.
Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics - Neonatal and Developmental Medicine
Bio Christina Chan was an undergraduate of Stanford University ('01). Her research focus and publications have focused on neonatal immune biomarker investigation and human nutrition, and she has also been involved in point-of-care ultrasound use in the NICU, neonatal resuscitation quality improvement, and PICC line management as part of a multidisciplinary team. In addition to her academic interests, she has spent time working in resource limited settings providing critical care for newborns in Kampala, Uganda and providing mobile health clinics in Cuc Phuong, Vietnam. She is particularly interested in continuing to investigate the use of human milk and its role in neonatal immune protection as well as continuing to promote the education of our NICU families and all the staff participating in neonatal care.