Margaret G.K. Parker, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Margaret Parker

Biography

Margaret Parker, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in Neonatology at the Boston University School of Medicine. She was initially appointed in 2010 and since 2014 she has lectured part time at Harvard Medical School. Before coming to Boston University she served as both a Clinical Fellow and a Pediatric Health Services Research Fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital. Early on in her career, she was singled out for her prowess as an educator and as a medical resident. This trend has continued as she constantly seeks to innovate the medical industry such as developing clinical guidelines for apnea of prematurity and criteria for discharge. Dr. Parker also mentors students, gives lectures, and serves an Investigator for clinical trials.

Education

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • University of California, San Diego, BS

Publications

  • Published on 7/13/2018

    Burnham LA, Lopera AM, Mao W, McMahon M, Philipp BL, Parker MG. Outcomes of Implementation of a NICU-Based Late Preterm Infant Feeding Guideline. Hosp Pediatr. 2018 Jul 13. PMID: 30006484.

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  • Published on 4/9/2018

    Schiff DM, Wachman EM, Philipp B, Joseph K, Shrestha H, Taveras EM, Parker MGK. Examination of Hospital, Maternal, and Infant Characteristics Associated with Breastfeeding Initiation and Continuation Among Opioid-Exposed Mother-Infant Dyads. Breastfeed Med. 2018 May; 13(4):266-274. PMID: 29630387.

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  • Published on 10/24/2017

    Belfort MB, Drouin K, Riley JF, Gregory KE, Philipp BL, Parker MG, Sen S. Prevalence and Trends in Donor Milk Use in the Well-Baby Nursery: A Survey of Northeast United States Birth Hospitals. Breastfeed Med. 2018 Jan/Feb; 13(1):34-41. PMID: 29064280.

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  • Published on 10/13/2017

    Kellams A, Parker MG, Geller NL, Moon RY, Colson ER, Drake E, Corwin MJ, McClain M, Golden WC, Hauck FR. TodaysBaby Quality Improvement: Safe Sleep Teaching and Role Modeling in 8 US Maternity Units. Pediatrics. 2017 Nov; 140(5). PMID: 29030524.

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  • Published on 7/17/2017

    Parker MGK, Colson ER, Provini L, Rybin DV, Kerr SM, Heeren T, Corwin MJ. Variation in Safe Sleep and Breastfeeding Practices Among Non-Hispanic Black Mothers in the United States According to Birth Country. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Nov - Dec; 17(8):887-892. PMID: 28729127.

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  • Published on 5/23/2017

    Parker MG, Patel AL. Using quality improvement to increase human milk use for preterm infants. Semin Perinatol. 2017 Apr; 41(3):175-186. PMID: 28545652.

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  • Published on 5/11/2016

    Parker MG, Rybin DV, Heeren TC, Thoyre SM, Corwin MJ. Postdischarge Feeding Interactions and Neurodevelopmental Outcome at 1-Year Corrected Gestational Age. J Pediatr. 2016 Jul; 174:104-10. PMID: 27178622.

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  • Published on 2/8/2016

    Ouyang F, Parker MG, Luo ZC, Wang X, Zhang HJ, Jiang F, Wang X, Gillman MW, Zhang J. Maternal BMI, gestational diabetes, and weight gain in relation to childhood obesity: The mediation effect of placental weight. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Apr; 24(4):938-46. PMID: 26853692.

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  • Published on 8/4/2015

    Parker MG, Burnham L, Mao W, Philipp BL, Merewood A. Implementation of a Donor Milk Program Is Associated with Greater Consumption of Mothers' Own Milk among VLBW Infants in a US, Level 3 NICU. J Hum Lact. 2016 May; 32(2):221-8. PMID: 26243756.

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  • Published on 9/29/2014

    Hagadorn JI, Brownell EA, Lussier MM, Parker MG, Herson VC. Variability of Criteria for Pasteurized Donor Human Milk Use: A Survey of U.S. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Medical Directors. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2016 Mar; 40(3):326-33. PMID: 25267184.

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