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Miriam Vos, MD, MSPH

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Miriam Vos, MD, MSPH
Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Director, Georgia CTSA Pediatric Program
Co-Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR)
Director, Pediatric Fatty Liver Program and Attending Hepatologist
Emory University School of Medicine
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

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PHONE: 404-785-1832



Areas of Research Interest:

  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Childhood obesity
  • Fructose
  • Added Sugars
  • Nutrition
  • Pediatric Liver Diseases

Primary research interest and efforts:
Dr. Vos studies potential mechanisms and therapies for pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Specifically, she is studying the role of fructose and added sugars in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the associated increased risk of cardiovascular disease through epidemiologic studies of national nutrition databases and through meal challenge feeding studies in children.

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