Nutrition and the Developing Brain
Miami Neonatology 2016: Annual International Conference

Michael K. Georgieff, MD, professor of pediatrics and child psychology, and director, Division of Neonatology, University of Minnesota Children's Hospital, discusses nutritional factors that affect brain development from preconception through the neonatal period. In addition to reviewing studies of certain nutrients that have high impact on brain growth and early brain development, Dr. Georgieff provides nutritional strategies to support and protect brain development.

Full credit for this course is earned by viewing the video as well as reflecting individually or discussing as a group the Additional Content for Discussion.


This course does not offer CE credit.

  • Michael K. Georgieff, MD

    Professor of Pediatrics and Child Development
    The University of Minnesota Medical School
    Director, Center for Neurobehavioral Development
    The University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital
    Minneapolis, Minnesota