Secondary Faculty

Elsie Mireya Taveras

Professor in the Department of Nutrition

Nutrition

etaveras@partners.org

Other Positions

Associate Professor of Population Medicine

Population Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Conrad Taff Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics

Pediatrics-Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard Medical School


Bibliography

Antibiotics prior to age 2 years have limited association with preschool growth trajectory.

Bailey LC, Bryan M, Maltenfort M, Block JP, Teneralli R, Lunsford D, Boone-Heinonen J, Eneli I, Horgan CE, Lin PD, Reynolds JS, Solomonides AE, Janicke D, Sturtevant JL, Toh S, Taveras E, Appelhans BM, Arterburn D, Daley MF, Dempsey A, Dugas LR, Finkelstein J, Fitzpatrick SL, Goodman A, Gurka MJ, Heerman WJ, Horberg M, Hossain MJ, Hsia DS, Isasi CR, Kharbanda EO, Messito MJ, Murphy K, O'Bryan K, Peay HL, Prochaska MT, Puro J, Rayas M, Rosenman MB, Taylor B, VanWormer JJ, Willis Z, Yeramaneni S, Forrest CB.

Int J Obes (Lond). 2022 Apr. 46(4):843-850. PMID: 34999718


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