Robert J. Karp, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at SUNY- Downstate Medical Center offers a simple and practical question that you can use to engage families in a discussion about their sources of food and nutrition.
Dr. Karp is Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Social Pediatrics Initiative at SUNY-Downstate Medical Center. He received his MD degree from Jefferson Medical College, interned in Pediatrics at New York Hospital/Cornell Medical Center, and was Chief Resident in Pediatrics at Temple University School of Medicine, St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. For eleven years, until 1998, Dr. Karp was Director of the Pediatric Resource Center of Kings County Hospital, a comprehensive health care center providing integrated team-delivered care for high risk inner-city children and families. He is also Associate Director of the New York/New Jersey Regional Center for Clinical Nutrition Education, sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine.
Among his research interests are the effects of malnutrition and undernutrition among low-income children in the United States.
Professor of PediatricsSUNY - Downstate Medical Center
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