January 27, 2016

Dr. Pesch Awarded APA Nutrition in Underserved Communities Grant

Dr. Megan Pesch

Dr. Megan Pesch's project, Super-Size It: The role of portion size in maternal restrictive feeding behaviors among mothers of obese and non-obese children, has been selected for funding by the 2016 Academic Pediatric Association Nutrition in Underserved Communities Young Investigator Award Program.   Dr. Pesch is a Fellow in the Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and an American Heart Association Midwest Affiliate Postdoctoral Fellow.  This project will expand upon her existing work on maternal restrictive feeding behaviors and child weight status to additionally examine the main effects of portion size on restriction.