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Catherine O'Neill Buck, MD

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Catherine O'Neill Buck, MD

Mailing Address

  • Yale School of Medicine

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, 333 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States

Research Summary

Dr. Buck's research works to understand how the perinatal environment influences growth and developmental outcomes in preterm infants. Her current projects examine the influence of obesity and diabetes in pregnancy on difference in body composition, adiposity development, and metabolism in infants born preterm. Dr. Buck is

Dr. Buck is a member of the Yale NOURISH Team (Yale Neonatal Nutrition Outcomes Research In Sustaining mother and infant Health) studies health outcomes affected by pregnancy and lactation and specifically focuses on the mother/infant lactation experience and infant growth and development especially in the setting of growth restriction or prematurity.


Research Interests

Growth; Infant, Newborn; Neonatology; Obesity; Pediatrics; Fetal Nutrition Disorders

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Diseases of the Endocrine System; Women's Health; Pregnancy, Childbirth and the PuerperiumThe effect of lactation on insulin sensitivity and lipolysis in women