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Dorcas Koenigsberger, CPNP

Healthcare Professional
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
SMA Clinical Research Center
Columbia University
Harkness Pavilion, Floor 5
180 Fort Washington Ave.
New York, New York, United States

Dorcas Koenigsberger is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with expertise in nutrition support for children with health problems. Since 1980 she has worked in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, Columbia University.

In that position she has designed and carried out nutrition support plans for children with neuromuscular and developmental disorders. She also teaches health care workers and families in the area of nutrition support.


Representative Publications:

Age at Disease Onset Predicts Likelihood and Rapidity of Growth Failure Among Infants and Young Children With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Types 1 and 2

Adiposity Is Increased Among High-Functioning, Non-Ambulatory Patients With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Increased Fat Mass and High Incidence of Overweight Despite Low Body Mass Index in Patients With Spinal Muscular Atrophy



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