Lauren Fiechtner, M.D., M.P.H.

Physician Investigator (Cl)
Pediatrics, Mass General Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Pediatrician
Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
BS University of Michigan School of Medicine, Office of the Registrar 2005
MD Boston University School of Medicine 2009
MPH Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health 2015
childhood obesity; developing infant microbiome; geographic information systems; health disparities; obesity; public health Dr. Fiechtner's research has focused on prevention and treatment of childhood obesity in the community. She has published multiple papers utilizing geographic information systems to understand the food environment children are living in and how that impacts their weight status. She also has been a co-investigator on her mentor Dr. Taveras' large behavioral randomized controlled trials for treatment of childhood obesity. Finally, she has been following two birth cohorts and examining the infants microbiome and diet to better understand the origins of obesity in early life.
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