Olanrewaju Falusi, MD General Pediatrician

Bio

Biography

Dr. Falusi's clinical, education and research interests focus on how social factors – including poverty, immigrant status and many others – affect the health of children, and how this growing body of research can help us to improve patient care and advocacy on an individual and community level. 
Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Residency Program, General Pediatrics, 2009
    Children's National Medical Center
  • Residency Program, General Pediatrics, 2008
    Children's National Medical Center
  • MD, 2005
    University of Virginia
  • BS, 2001
    Virginia Commonwealth University
News

News

Place Matters: Addressing the Needs of Children Living in Poverty

If you visualize public health as a swatch of fabric, the tight weave would contain various threads. Yank just a single thread, however, and you would tug at a wide assortment of health woes, including chronic diseases such as asthma, obesity, mental health challenges, and developmental delays. One critical, unifying thread is poverty.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications


Do Pacifiers Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome? A Meta-analysis

(Pediatrics, 2005)

The Pacifier Debate: In Reply

(Pediatrics, 2006)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome: A Review of the Literature

(Current Pediatric Reviews, 2008)

Review of the book, "Health Disparities in the United States: Social Class, Race, Ethnicity, and Health"

(JAMA, 2008)

Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know

(American Academy of Pediatrics, 2013)


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