Adekunle H. Dawodu, MBBS, FRCPCH

Director, International Patient Care and Education

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-1966

Fax 513-803-0903

Email adekunle.dawodu@cchmc.org

International child health; neonatology; perinatal epidemiology; perinatal and pediatric vitamin D and calcium metabolism

MBBS: University of Ibadan Medical School, Ibadan, Nigeria, 1968.

DTCH: University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England, 1973.

Fellowship: Neonatology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1977.

Dawodu A, Akinbi H. Vitamin D nutrition in pregnancy: current opinion. Int J Women’s Health. 2013 Jun24;5:333-43.

Dawodu A, Saadi HF, Bekdache G, Javed Y, Altaye M, Hollis BW. Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) of Vitamin D Supplementation in Pregnancy in a Population with Endemic Vitamin D Deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 June;98:2337-46.

Dawodu A, Zalla L, Woo JG, Herbers PM, Davidson BS, Heubi JE, Morrow AL.   Heightened attention to supplementation is needed to improve the vitamin D status of breastfeeding mothers and infants when sunshine exposure is restricted. Matern Child Nutr. June 19, 2012. Epub ahead of print.

Dawodu A, Tsang RC. Maternal vitamin D status: effect on milk vitamin D content and vitamin D status of breastfeeding infantsAdv Nutr. 2012 May 1;3:353-61.

Dawodu A, Wagner CL. Prevention of vitamin D deficiency in mothers and infants worldwide - a paradigm shiftPaediatr Int Child Health. 2012 Feb;32(1):3-13.

Dawodu A, Kochiyil J and Altaye N. Pilot study of sunlight exposure and vitamin D status in Arab women of child bearing ageEast Mediterr Health J. 2011 Jul;17(7):570-74.

Dawodu A, Nath R. High prevalence of moderately severe vitamin D deficiency in pre-term infantsPediatr Int. 2011 Apr;53(2):207-10.

Saadi HF, Dawodu A, Afandi B, Zayed R, Benedict S, Nagelkerke N, Hollis, BW.  Effect of combined maternal and infant vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status of exclusively breastfed infantsMatern Child Nutri. 2009 Jan;5(1):25-32.

Dawodu A, Wagner CL. Mother-child vitamin D deficiency: an international perspective. Arch Dis Child. 2007 Sep;92(9):737-740.

Saadi HF, Dawodu A, Afandi BO, Zayed R, Benedict S, Nagelkerke N. Efficacy of daily and monthly high-dose calciferol in vitamin D-deficient nulliparous and lactating women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Jun;85(6):1565-71.