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Lois Dusdieker

Associate Professor Emeritus,  Pediatrics

Contact Information

Phone: +1 319 353 6337
Email: lois-dusdieker@uiowa.edu



Primary: Pediatrics

Centers and Program Affiliations

Research Interests

pediatrics, infant, health care, breast milk, breastfeeding, infant feeding, environmental contaminant, rural children, rural health, children or youth, nitrate

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Research Summary

My research focuses on infant feeding, with particular interest in breastfeeding and nitrates in infant foods. I also study rural health including accidents in rural children, access to care, and environmental contaminants and their effects on children.

Recent Publications

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  1. How much antibiotic suspension is enough? Pediatrics 106(1):E10, 2000. [PubMed]
  2. Hospital infant formula discharge packages. Do they affect the duration of breast-feeding? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 151(7):724-9, 1997. [PubMed]
  3. Does increased nitrate ingestion elevate nitrate levels in human milk? Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 150(3):311-4, 1996. [PubMed]
  4. Elevated environmental lead levels in a day care setting. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 149(8):878-81, 1995. [PubMed]
  5. Impact of attitudes on maternal decisions regarding infant feeding. J Pediatr 126(4):507-14, 1995. [PubMed]
  6. Nitrate in baby foods. Adding to the nitrate mosaic. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 148(5):490-4, 1994. [PubMed]
  7. Is milk production impaired by dieting during lactation? Am J Clin Nutr 59(4):833-40, 1994. [PubMed]
  8. Is treatment of acute otitis media with once-a-day amoxicillin feasible? Results of a pilot study. Clin Pediatr (Phila) 32(9):528-34, 1993. [PubMed]
  9. Physicians treating their own children. Am J Dis Child 147(2):146-9, 1993. [PubMed]
  10. Prolonged maternal fluid supplementation in breast-feeding. Pediatrics 86(5):737-40, 1990. [PubMed]