LATCH-AZ presents Dr Stephen Buescher
9:00 Getting the right start ..."
9:45 Part 1 of "Infant formula ... you're kidding, right?
10:30 Part 2 of "Infant formula ... you're kidding, right?
11:15 How much Protection does human milk give
1:15 Probiotics, Prebiotics and Symbiotic
Dr. Buescher received his M.D. degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore, MD) in 1975. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Baltimore City Hospitals, he completed his Pediatrics residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1979. Following fellowship training in the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation, NIAID, NIH, he joined the Pediatric faculty at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1984 where he began laboratory studies examining the anti-inflammatory characteristics of human milk. In 1992, he joined the Pediatric faculty at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia, where he became a Professor of Pediatrics in 1999. At present, Dr. Buescher practices pediatric infectious diseases at the Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters in Norfolk where he is also the Medical Director of Infection Control, the Medical Director of the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory and the President of the Professional Staff. At EVMS, Dr. Buescher is the Director of the MSII Pathophysiology Course and the Director of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship Training Program. He continues to have laboratory interest in the anti-inflammatory characteristics of human milk and hospital microbiology. Dr. Buescher has been an invited speaker at the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine annual conference, at the Hale-Hartmann Breastfeeding Conference and at both National and International Chapters of the LaLeche League. In 2005 he received an Award of Recognition from LaLeche League International.