Epidemiology Research

Breastfeeding and Child Health

Wilfried J.J. Karmaus, MD, Dr. med, MPH

Dr. Karmaus' research on breastfeeding is supported by a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration. The research interest is to determine whether direct feeding at the breast provides more protection against asthma, eczema, food allergy, and obesity compared to pumping and feeding, and mixed feeding of formula and/or solid food. Click here for a description of his various funded research projects. 

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