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Nazrat Mirza, MD, MBBS

The Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health

Departments
General and Community Pediatrics
Obesity Institute

Programs
Obesity Clinic



Children’s Research Institute (CRI)
Center for Translational Science
Center for Genetic Medicine Research
View CRI Profile for Nazrat Mirza
Specialties: Nutritional Counseling, Obesity

Board CertificationsAmerican Bd of Pediatrics
National Provider Identifier1225113947
E-Mail

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Biography

Dr. Mirza is a general pediatrician who is currently working on a grant-supported project involving several parents and their overweight children who are learning about nutrition and how to increase their exercise in everyday life.
Education
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Medical School University of Nairobi Nairobi, KenyaDoctor of Medicine 1980
In the News

National & International Recognitions
AwardInstitutionEventYear
K23 AwardNational Center Research Resources, National Institute of Health2009
Media StarChildren's National Medical Center2005
Pediatric Clinical Research Scholar (K12) Award2005
Kenya Medical Women's Association AwardBest Pediatric Resident1986

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
MemberDC Action for Children
MemberAmerican Diabetes Association
MemberAmerican Public Health Association
MemberAmbulatory Pediatric Association
MemberKenya Pediatric Association
Research
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Principal Investigator"Low Glycemic load diets in Latino Children at risk for type 2 diabetes"K23 National Center Research Resources, National Institute of Health2006 - 2009
Principal InvestigatorC.O.O.L. Kids ProgramConsumer Health Foundation; Kaiser Permanente; Jessie DuPont Foundation; United Way2006 - 2009
Principal InvestigatorStart early, start right: A comprehensive family based approach to the prevention of obesity/overweight in Latino preschoolersUnited States Department of Agriculture, Aetna Foundation Inc.2006 - 2009
Principal InvestigatorFitFamily: A collaborative Nutrition, Fitness, and Wellness Program between CNMC and the Boys and Girls Club to Prevent and Manage Obesity in Children and AdolescentsDiana and Stephen Goldberg Foundation2008 - 2009
Read more about the research interests of Nazrat Mirza
Publications
Journal Article, Mirza NM, Klein CJ, Palmer MG, et al (2011), Effects of high and low glycemic load meals on energy intake, satiety and hunger in obese Hispanic-American youth , International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 6, 2, 523-531.

Conference Presentation - Workshop, Mirza, N.M., Palmer, M., Collins, C., Jaramillo, A., Elsbury, A., Yanovski, J.A. (2008), Risk of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome among Latino children and adolescents presenting to a weight loss program, Workshop session presented at the National Hispanic Medical Association Annual Scientific Conference

Conference Presentation - Workshop, Mirza, N.M., Collins, C., Palmer, M., Elsbury, A., Jaramillo, A., & Yanovski, J.A. (2008), Effects of a community-based intervention program for overweight inner-city Latino youth, Workshop session presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI

Conference Presentation - Workshop, Mirza, N.M., Collins, C., Jaramillo, A., Palmer, M., Elsbury, A., & Yanovski, J.A. (2008), Dietary behavior changes in a family-centered intervention program for overweight Latino youth, Workshop session presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI

Book Chapter, Mirza (2008), Body fat distribution on African Americans; Body fat distribution in Hispanic Americans; Childhood Obesity as a risk factor for adult overweight, In Kathleen Keller, Encyclopedia of Obesity, Sage Publications Inc..

Conference Presentation - Workshop, Mirza, N.M., Palmer, M., Sinclair, K., Collins, C., & Yanovski, J.A. (2007), An intervention to promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behavior in inner city overweight Latino youth, Workshop session presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting, Toronto, Canada

Conference Presentation - Workshop, Mirza, N.M., Sinclair, K., Palmer, M., Porto Carreiro, F., & Yanovski, J.A. (2006), Anthropometric predictors of weight loss among overweight Latino children and adolescents, Workshop session presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Journal Article, Ottolini, M.C., Ozuah, P.O., Mirza, N., & Greenberg, L., Relationship between student perceptions of effective precepting in the ambulatory setting and faculty use of the Eight Step Preceptor (ESP) Model, Teaching and Learning in Medicine Journal.


For a more comprehensive list of publications for Nazrat Mirza, MD, MBBS view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database
 


   
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