Department of Pediatric Medicine, Neonatology
Texas Children's Hospital
Texas Children's Hospital Pavilion for Women
6621 Fannin St.W6104Houston, TX 77030Get Map & Directions
Neonatologist - Texas Children's HospitalMedical Director, Neonatal Nutrition Program, Baylor College of MedicineProgram Coordinator MD/MPH program, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas School of Public HealthAdjunct Professor, University of Texas School of Public Health, Division of Management, Policy and Community Health
Ohio State University College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1982
Akron Children's Hospital, Pediatrics, 1983
Akron Children's Hospital, Pediatrics, 1985
Baylor College of Medicine, Neonatology, 1988
Abrams SA, Hawthorne KM, Rogers SP, Hicks PD, Carpenter TO. Effects of ethnicity and vitamin D supplementation on vitamin D status and changes in bone mineral content in infants. BMC Pediatrics 2012;12:6. PMID: 22248486.
Abrams SA. Vitamin D requirements in children: "all my life’s a circle". Nutrition Reviews 2012. 70:201-6. PMID:22458693.
Abrams SA, Griffin IJ, Hawthorne KM, Chen Z, Gunn SK, Wilde W, Darlington G, Shypailo R, Ellis K. Vitamin D receptor Fok1 polymorphisms affect calcium absorption, kinetics and bone mineralization rates during puberty. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 2005;20:945-53.
Abrams SA. What are the risks and benefits to increasing dietary bone minerals and vitamin D intake in infants and small children? Annual Review of Nutrition 2011;31:285-97. PMID: 21370980.
Abrams SA, Hicks PD, Hawthorne KD. Higher serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in school-age children are inconsistently associated with increased calcium absorption. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2009;94:2421-2427. PMID: 19383779.
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