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Ian J. Griffin, M.D. View profile as PDF

Ian J. Griffin

Title:

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Specialty:

Department:

Pediatrics

Division:

General Pediatrics
Neonatology

Center/Program Affiliation:

Address/Phone:

Ticon II Building
2516 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-5177

Education:

M.D., Leeds University Medical School, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1989
B.Sc., Leeds University Medical School, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1986
M.B., Leeds University Medical School, Leeds, West Yorkshire, 1989

Internships:

Chapel Allerton Hospital, Leeds, 1989-1990
St. James University Hospital, Leeds, 1989-1990

Residency:

Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital, Glasgow, 1990-1991
Glasgow Royal Maternity Hospital, Glasgow, 1991
Queen Mother’s Hospital, Glasgow, 1993
Royal Hospital For Sick Children, Glasgow, 1991-1992
Royal Hospital For Sick Children, Glasgow, 1993
Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, 1992-1993

Fellowships:

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1997-2001
Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, 1992-1993
USDA/ARS Clinical Nutrition Research Centre-Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX , 1997

Professional Memberships:

American Society for Clinical Nutrition
American Society for Nutritional Sciences
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (previously the British Paediatric Association)
Society for International Nutritional Research
Society for Pediatric Research

Select Recent Publications:

Balay KS, Hawthorne KM, Hicks PD, Griffin IJ, Chen Z, Westerman M, Abrams SA. Orange but not apple juice enhances ferrous fumarate absorption in small children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 May;50(5):545-50.

Cooke RJ, Griffin IJ, McCormick K. Adiposity is not altered in preterm infants fed with a nutrient-enriched formula after hospital discharge. Pediatr Res. 2010 Jun;67(6):660-4.

Manary MJ, Abrams SA, Griffin IJ, Quimper MM, Shulman RJ, Hamzo MG, Chen Z, Maleta K, Manary MJ. Perturbed zinc homeostasis in rural 3-5-y-old Malawian children is associated with abnormalities in intestinal permeability attributed to tropical enteropathy. Pediatr Res. 2010 Jun;67(6):671-5

Thacher TD, Aliu O, Griffin IJ, Pam SD, O'Brien KO, Imade GE, Abrams SA. Meals and dephytinization affect calcium and zinc absorption in Nigerian children with rickets. J Nutr. 2009 May;139(5):926-32. Epub 2009 Mar 25.

Griffin IJ, Cooke RJ. Nutrition of preterm infants after hospital discharge. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2007 Dec;45 Suppl 3:S195-203. Review. Erratum in: J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2009 Jan;48(1):121-2.

IJ Griffin, MF Lynch, KM Hawthorne, Z Chen, MG Hamzo, SA Abrams. Magnesium retention in 12-48m old children. J Am Coll Nutr 2008; 27(2):349-55

MF Lynch, IJ Griffin, KM Hawthorne, Z Chen, MG Hamzo, SA Abrams. Calcium balance in 1-4-y-old children. Am J Clin Nutr 2007; 85:750-4.

MF Lynch, IJ Griffin, KM Hawthorne, Z Chen, MG Hamzo, SA Abrams. Iron absorption is more closely related to iron status than daily iron intake in 12 to 48 month-old children. J Nutr 2007; 137:88-92.

MF Lynch, IJ Griffin, KM Hawthorne, Z Chen, MG Hamzo, SA Abrams. Zinc homeostasis in 1-4 year olds consuming diets typical of US children. Br J Nutr 2007; 98:358-63

P Etcheverry, G Castrens, E Brown, KM Hawthorne, L Liang, Z Chen, IJ Griffin. Production of stable-isotope-labeled bovine heme and its use to measure heme-iron absorption in children. Am J Clin Nutr 2007; 85:452-9.

SA Abrams, IJ Griffin, KM Hawthorne, KJ Ellis. Effect of prebiotic supplementation and calcium intake on body mass index. J Peds 2007; 151:293-8

SA Abrams, IJ Griffin, KM Hawthorne. Young adolescents who respond to an inulin-type fructan substantially increase total absorbed calcium and daily calcium accretion to the skeleton. J Nutr 2007, 137(11S):2524S-26S.

To see if Ian J. Griffin is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).