I enjoy pediatrics because of the opportunity to educate families and children on healthy beahviors that they will hopefully maintain into adulthood. I have a particular interest in trying to prevent childhood obesity, and have been involved with local groups that have similar goals.
Education & training
“How to know if your child has diabetes “–www.behealthysprinfield.com
online public article about the difference between Diabetes types 1&2
“Childhood Obesity: A major health Problem” – www.sj-r.com with Ruth Slotag
Online public article and radio interview about rising pediatric obesity rates
“Cold Weather Gear” – with Ruth Slotag
Online public article and radio interview about appropriate winter wear
Live Radio Interview (2014?) -5min interview about screen time and how it relates to obesity
2008 - “Making a Difference” Recognition award, as a resident at the University of Iowa, nominated by patient’s family and recognized by Department administration.