Understanding the Role of Nutrition in Infant Health and Development
Miami Neonatology 2017: Annual International Conference

  • Camilia R. Martin, MD, MS

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
    Associate Director, NICU, Department of Neonatology
    Director for Cross-Disciplinary Research Partnerships
    Division of Translational Research
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Boston, Massachusetts

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Leading neonatologist, Camilia R. Martin, MD, MS, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and associate director of the NICU and director for Cross-Disciplinary Research Partnerships in the Division of Translational Research at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

In Part 1, The Role of Immunonutrition in Infant Health and Development, Dr. Martin reviews the importance of nutrition, not only for somatic growth, but also for the transition from in utero to ex utero in the ongoing development of organs, while sharing medical and nutritional practices that can be implemented to optimize microbiome, gut development, and infant health.

In Part 2 (begins at 31:54), Nutrition and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Dr. Martin examines current evidence on nutritional practices with regard to bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) to help determine nutritional strategies. Additionally, she cites recommendations for nutritional delivery in daily fluids to achieve targeted nutrients in the prevention of BPD.

Available Credit:

1.00 AANP Contact Hour
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1.00 ANCC Contact Hour
1.00 CA-BRN Contact Hour
1.00 CDR Contact Hour


Opens: 2017-12-29
Closes: 2019-12-28

Target Audience:

This activity was developed for pediatricians, neonatologists and other pediatric subspecialists, researchers and other health care providers involved in childhood health.