Published November 16, 2010
Robert Baker, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics, has co-authored an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) clinical report that sets guidelines to increase iron intake in infants and children, and to improve screening methods.
The report, titled "Diagnosis
and Prevention of Iron Deficiency and Iron-Deficiency Anemia in
Infants and Young Children (0 –3 Years of Age)," was
released in October at the National Conference and Exhibition of
Baker is co-chief of the Division
of Gastroenterology at UB and member of the executive committee
of the American Academy of Pediatrics section on Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Nutrition.