HuiChuan J. Lai Ph.D., R.D.

Univ. of Wisconsin Madison

Dr. Lai's research focuses on investigating the associations among newborn screening, malnutrition and lung disease outcomes in children with CF. She is best known for her work in evaluating and developing evidence-based, nutritional care guidelines for CF patients. Her current project includes a multi-center prospective longitudinal study referred to as FIRST (Feeding Infants Right... from the STart) that aims at elucidating the benefits and risks of exclusive breastfeeding in infants with CF.