Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
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Dr. Kair strive to provide high-quality pediatric care that combines updated scientific evidence with the needs of each individual child and family.
Dr. Kair serves as Medical Director of Well Newborn Care at UC Davis Children's Hospital. She works clinically in the mother-baby postpartum unit and as a pediatric hospitalist on the pediatric hospital medicine service.
Dr. Kair conducts clinical research focused on improving maternal and child health through designing and implementing evidence-based interventions aimed at overcoming breastfeeding barriers and disparities. She is a Women's Health Research Scholar in the NIH's Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCwH) K12 Career Development Program.
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
B.S., Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls TX 2006
M.D., University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City IA 2010
M.A.S., UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2019
Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR 2010-2011
Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR 2011-2013
Mentored Clinical Research Program, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2017-2019
UC Davis Department of Pediatrics Golden Apple Teaching Award, 2019, 2020
Children's Miracle Network, UC Davis Dr. Anthony F. Philipps Research Award, 2019
UC Davis Eli Gold Award, 2019
Nutrition in Underserved Communities Young Investigator Award, Academic Pediatric Association, 2017
Resident Research Award, Academic Pediatric Association, 2012
Outstanding Medical Student in Pediatrics, University of Iowa, 2010
Outstanding Honors Program Student, MSU, 2006
Woman of the Year, MSU, 2006
President’s Leadership Scholar, Midwestern State University (MSU), 2003
To view a detailed list of Dr. Kair's publications, please click here.