In this episode Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, editor-in-chief of Pediatrics, is back for “First Up.” He offers a bird’s-eye view of what’s in the February issue of the journal. Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, also speak with Steven A. Abrams, MD, FAAP, about a new clinical report on the potential dangers of artificial pesticides used on foods containing genetically modified organisms.
Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP
Lewis First, MD, MS, FAAP, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Vermont (UVM) Larner College of Medicine, Chief of Pediatrics at the UVM Children’s Hospital, and editor-in-chief of the AAP’s peer-reviewed journal Pediatrics. Dr. First also educates the public weekly as a broadcaster and columnist with his “First with Kids” segments that appear on radio, television, and in local newspapers.
Steven A. Abrams, MD, FAAP
Steven A. Abrams, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician and a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Texas at Austin. Within the American Academy of Pediatrics, he is past chair of the National Committee on Nutrition. Dr. Abrams also served on Dietary Advisory Committee of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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The interviewees have no conflicts of interest to disclose
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