Biographies

Conrad R. Cole, MD, MPH, MSc

Director, Intestinal Rehabilitation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4415

Fax: 513-636-7805

Email: conrad.cole@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Clinical Interests

Intestinal failure; short bowel syndrome; growth failure; failure to thrive malabsorption disorders; micronutrient malnutrition

Research Interests

Nutritional and developmental outcomes of infants with intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome; nutritional epidemiology of micronutrient malnutrition in preschool children 

Biography

Conrad Cole, MD, is an expert in the management of infants with intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome. He is an associate director of the Pediatric Nutrition and Intestinal Care Center in the Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Division. In addition, he is an associate professor of Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Dr. Cole's research interest is in the epidemiology of intestinal failure and it's complications especially in identifying risk factors associated with worsening prognosis. He is also interested in micronutrient malnutrition specifically zinc and iron and how they impact other micronutrients in preschool children especially from low income minority populations.

Prior to joining Cincinnati Children's, Dr. Cole was at Emory University's Schools of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Cole earned his medical degree from the University of Ibadan, and also completed graduate degrees in public health from Ohio State University and clinical research from Emory University. He received training in nutrition under the mentorship of Fima Lifshitz MD at Maimonides Medical Center and Miami Children's Hospital prior to completing an internship and residency in Pediatrics at the Miami Children's Hospital; and a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Education and Training

MD: University of Ibadan

MPH: Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

MSc: Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Residency: Miami Children's Hospital, Miami, FL

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

Certification: Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Publications

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