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Lara J. Akinbami, MD

The Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health

General and Community Pediatrics

General Pediatrics: Health Generations Program

Specialties: Teenage Pregnancy

Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Pediatrics
National Provider Identifier1700969052
TypeSchoolLocationDegreeField of StudyYears
Undergraduate Education Harvard-Radcliffe College Cambridge, MABachelor of Arts 1989
Medical School State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, NYDoctor of Medicine 1995
National & International Recognitions
Commissioned Corps Training RibbonU.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps2006
Unit CommendationU.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps2006
NCHS Director's AwardU.S. Department of Health & Human Services2003
Commendation MedalU.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps2002
Achievement MedalU.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps2001

Affiliations and Memberships
TitleInstitutionCommittee / SectionYears
FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics
MemberAmbulatory Pediatric Association
MemberSociety for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic
MemberCommissioned Officers Association
TitleStudy NameInstitutionYears
Journal Article, Lara, M., Akinbami, L.J., Flores, G., Morgenstern, H. (2006), Heterogeneity of childhood asthma among Hispanics: Puerto Ricans bear a disproportionate burden., Pediatrics, 117, 1, 43-53.

Journal Article, Akinbami, L.J., Rhodes, J.C., Lara, M. (2005), Racial and ethnic differences in asthma diagnosis among children who wheeze., Pediatrics, 115, 5, 1254-1260.

Journal Article, Akinbami ,L.J., Schoendorf, K.C., Parker, J.D. (2003), US childhood asthma prevalence estimates: the impact of the 1997 National Health Interview Survey Redesign., American Journal of Epidemiology, 158, 2, 99-104.

Journal Article, Akinbami,L.J., Gandhi, H., Cheng, T.L. (2003), Availability of adolescent health services and confidentiality in primary care practices., Pediatrics, 111, 2, 394-401.

Journal Article, Akinbami, L.J., LaFleur, B.J., Schoendorf, K.C. (2002), Racial and income disparities in childhood asthma in the United States., Ambulatory Pediatrics, 2, 5, 382-387.

Journal Article, Akinbami ,L.J., Schoendorf, K.C. (2002), Trends in chilhood asthma prevalence, health care utilization and mortality., Pediatrics, 110, 2 part 1, 315-322.

Journal Article, Akinbami ,L.J., Cheng, T.L., Kornfeld, D. (2001), A review of teen-tot programs: comprehensive clinical care for young parents and their children., Adolescence, 36, 142, 381-393.

Journal Article, Akinbami,L.J., Selby, D.M., Slonim, A.D. (2001), Hepatosplenomegaly and pulmonary infiltrates in an infant., Journal of Pediatrics, 139, 1, 124-129.

Journal Article, Akinbami, L.J., Schoendorf, K.C., Kiely, J.L.. (2000), Risk of preterm birth in multiparous teenagers., Archives in Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 154, 1101-1107.

Journal Article, Akinbami, LJ. (2000), Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever., Pediatrics in Review, 19, 5, 171-172.

For a more comprehensive list of publications for Lara Akinbami, MD view the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed online database

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