Clifford Lo

Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition

Department of Nutrition

300 Longwood Avenue
Children’s Hospital Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617.355.7612

Other Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, HMS


  1. Total Parenteral Nutrition in Pediatrics: outcome, utilization, cost-effectiveness, quality improvement, complications, central venous line sepsis, cholestasis and bone disease associated with parenteral nutrition.
  2. Vitamin D and Calcium Metabolism: Vitamin D absorption, skin conversion, calcium nutrition and bone mineralization in children and adolescents, parathyroid hormone secretion, bone densitometry.
  3. Micronutrients in Clinical Medicine, including Selenium, Zinc, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, and Vitamin A, especially in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease, short bowel syndrome, intestinal dysmotility syndromes, and malignancies requiring bone marrow transplantation.
  4. Nutritional Assessment, especially Laboratory methods.


M.D., 1977, University of Hawaii
M.P.H., 1981, University of California, Los Angeles
Sc.D., 1986, Massachusetts Institute of Technology