Ernesto Pollitt, Ph.D.

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Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics


Dr. Pollitt's research focused on nutrition and behavioral development; functional consequences of early supplementary feeding in nutritionally at-risk populations; long-term functional consequences of intrauterine growth retardation; effects of iron deficiency and helminthic infections on cognition and school performance; national policies regarding growth monitoring and breastfeeding promotion