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Specialty:

Pediatrics
PCP (Primary Care Physician)

Board Certifications:

Pediatrics

Education:

MD, Madras Medical College Tamil Nadu, India

Residency:

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, WV

Fellowships:

West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, WV
University of Manitoba
Manitoba, Canada

Affiliations:

UPMC Presbyterian
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Languages:

Tamil

Kumaravel Rajakumar, MD, MS

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Biography

Research Interests

  • Vitamin D and Vascular Function in Obese Children
  • Vitamin D nutrition in pre- and early adolescent children: focused on characterization of vitamin D status and defining the serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D thresholds for vitamin D insufficiency, with an emphasis on minority health and health disparities
  • Relationship between vitamin D and obesity
  • Explore the skeletal and non-skeletal benefits of vitamin D supplementation
  • Benefits of vitamin D optimization for metabolic and vascular health outcomes
  • Racial differences in parental trust towards medicine and research: implications for enrollment of minority children in clinical research

View Dr. Rajakumar's full list of publications from PubMed.

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