Laura Kair, M.D.

Laura Kair, M.D.

Specialties

Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Pediatrics General

Breastfeeding Medicine

Department

Pediatrics

Title

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
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UC Davis Children's Hospital

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
800-282-3284

Philosophy of Care

I strive to provide high-quality pediatric care that combines updated scientific evidence with the needs of each individual child and family. 

Clinical Interests

Dr. Kair serves as Medical Director of the Well Newborn Nursery at UC Davis Medical Center.  She works clinically in the well newborn nursery and also as a pediatric hospitalist on the inpatient general pediatrics service.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Laura Kair conducts clinical research focused on improving maternal and child health through designing and implementing evidence-based interventions aimed at overcoming breastfeeding barriers and disparities.

Division

General Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Education

M.D., University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City IA 2010

B.S., Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls TX 2006

Residency

Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR 2011-2013

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 2013

Certificate of Research Excellence, APA Research Scholars Program, 2017

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2016

Professional Memberships

Academic Pediatric Association

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

APA Better Outcomes through Research for Newborns (BORN) Network - Research Committee Member

APA Newborn Special Interest Group - Co-Chair

Honors and Awards

Nutrition in Underserved Communities Young Investigator Award, Academic Pediatric Association, 2017

Resident Research Award, Academic Pediatric Association, 2012

Outstanding Medical Student in Pediatrics, University of Iowa, 2010

Outstanding Honors Program Student, MSU, 2006

Woman of the Year, MSU, 2006

President’s Leadership Scholar, Midwestern State University (MSU), 2003

Select Recent Publications

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