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Benjamin Caballero, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Joint Appointment in Pediatrics


Fellow, Harvard/MIT Clinical Nutrition Training Program

Director, Nutrition Unit, Boston Children's Hospital

Director, Center for Human Nutrition, JHU more


  • Joint Appointment in Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions


Additional Training

  • M.D., School of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina (1976)
  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA / Neuroendocrine Regulation/Metabolism (1988)

Research & Publications

Contact for Research Inquiries

Activities & Honors


  • American Society for Nutrition

Professional Activities

  • Scientific Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans Scientific Committee
  • Food and Nutrition Board, National Academy of Medicine

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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