Betzy Lozoff, MD
- Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development
- Professor, Environmental Health Sciences
- Professor, Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Medical School
Dr. Lozoff is a behavioral/developmental pediatrician whose research focus is the effects of iron deficiency anemia on infant behavior and development. Dr. Lozoff heads a multiuniversity cross-species program project grant on brain and behavior in early iron deficiency. She also directs a large project on iron deficiency in Chile, continues follow-up studies of Costa Rican children who had iron deficiency in infancy, and is part of another large study of micronutrient supplementation in India. Dr. Lozoff received a Merit Award (Method to Extend Research in Time) from NICHD in 1999, which was extended in 2004. She was recently honored with a UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program) Faculty Recognition Award for Outstanding Research Mentorship at the University of Michigan.
Pesticide Exposure and Neurodevelopment. We are conducting a detailed exposure assessment within an ongoing epidemiological cohort taking place in a Chinese agricultural region. Along with other measures of exposure, the study utilizes biomarkers of pesticides that are commonly used in both China and the U.S.
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