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William J Cochran, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Nutritionist

Vice-Chairman Janet Weis Children's Hospital


LOCATION(S)

Department of Gastroenterology/Nutrition
100 North Academy Avenue
Danville, PA 17822
Phone: 570-271-6052
Fax: 570-271-5877
wcochran@geisinger.edu

RESEARCH FOCUS

Obesity, Clinical Trials, Behavioral Health, Health Services


EXPERTISE

Pediatric obesity, Pediatric nutrition, Gastroesophageal reflux in children, Inflammatory bowel disease in children


RESEARCH INTERESTS

My major area of investigator initiated research is pediatric obesity. I am also interested in clinical trials in the area of pediatric gastroenterology & nutrition.  


RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Cochran, WJ. (2009). Congenital Gastrointestinal Anomalies. Merck Manual Home Edition, Merck & Co., Inc. Whitehouse Station, NJ , in press.   

Ayars C, Rukstalis M, Wood C, Reardon J, Cochran W, Stewart W. (2007). Overweight in Rural Preschoolers: the Geisinger Clinic Population. Obesity , 14 Suppl: A263.   

Diaz, DM, Winter, HS, Colletti, RB, Ferry, GD, Rudolph, CD, Czinn, SJ, Cochran, W, Gold, BD. (2007, Jul). Knowledge, attitudes and practice styles of North American Pediatricians regarding gastroesophageal reflux disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterolog & Nutr , 45(1):56-64.   

Cochran, W.J.. (2006). Ascites, Hepatic Steatosis, Portal Hypertension, Cirrhosis. In: Oski's Principles and Practices of Pediatrics. ed: McMillan JA, J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , various.   


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