Assistant Professor
+1 415 476-3368

Education and Training

General Academic Pediatrics Fellowship, 2014 School of Medicine, University of California
Chief Resident, 2011 School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco
Residency, 2010 School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
MPH, 2007 Graduate School, University of Connecticut
M.D., 2007 School of Medicine, University of Connecticut

Publications

Beck AL, Iturralde E, Haya-Fisher J, Kim S, Keeton V, Fernandez A. Barriers and facilitators to healthy eating among low-income Latino adolescents. Appetite. 2019 Jul 01; 138:215-222.
Cabana MD, McKean M, Beck AL, Flaherman V. Pilot Analysis of Early Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG for Infant Colic Prevention. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2019 Jan; 68(1):17-19.
Beck AL, Hoeft KS, Takayama JI, Barker JC. Beliefs and practices regarding solid food introduction among Latino parents in Northern California. Appetite. 2018 Jan 01; 120:381-387.
Beck AL, Heyman M, Chao C, Wojcicki J. Full fat milk consumption protects against severe childhood obesity in Latinos. Prev Med Rep. 2017 Dec; 8:1-5.
Beck AL, Fernandez A, Rojina J, Cabana M. Randomized Controlled Trial of a Clinic-Based Intervention to Promote Healthy Beverage Consumption Among Latino Children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Aug; 56(9):838-844.
Thimmig LM, Cabana MD, Bentz MG, Potocka K, Beck A, Fong L, Chao C, Caughey AB, Wong A, McKean M. Television During Meals in the First 4 Years of Life. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Jun; 56(7):659-666.
Beck AL, Takayama J, Badiner N, Halpern-Felsher B. Latino Parents' Beliefs about Television Viewing by Infants and Toddlers. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015 May; 26(2):463-74.
Beck AL, Takayama JI, Halpern-Felsher B, Badiner N, Barker JC. Understanding how Latino parents choose beverages to serve to infants and toddlers. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Aug; 18(6):1308-15.
Beck AL, Patel A, Madsen K. Trends in sugar-sweetened beverage and 100% fruit juice consumption among California children. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Jul-Aug; 13(4):364-70.
Beck AL, Tschann J, Butte NF, Penilla C, Greenspan LC. Association of beverage consumption with obesity in Mexican American children. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Feb; 17(2):338-44.
Beck AL, Cabrera L, Pan WK, Cama V, Friedland JS, Ghatei MA, Bloom SR, Lewis J, Gilman RH. Peptide YY: a gut hormone associated with anorexia during infectious diarrhea in children. J Pediatr. 2008 Nov; 153(5):677-82.