Laura Kair, M.D.

Laura Kair, M.D.


Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Pediatrics General

Breastfeeding Medicine




  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics


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UC Davis Children's Hospital

2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Philosophy of Care

I strive to provide high-quality pediatric care that combines updated scientific evidence with the needs of each individual child and family. 

Clinical Interests

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.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Laura 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.


General Pediatrics
Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


M.D., University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City IA 2010

B.S., Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls TX 2006

Internship: Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR 2010-2011


Pediatrics, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland OR 2011-2013

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics, 2013

Certificate of Research Excellence, APA Research Scholars Program, 2017

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, 2016

Professional Memberships

Academic Pediatric Association

Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

APA Better Outcomes through Research for Newborns (BORN) Network - Research Committee Member

APA Newborn Special Interest Group - Co-Chair

Honors and Awards

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

Select Recent Publications

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