Stephanie Merlino, MS, RD, LD

Stephanie Merlino, MS, RD, LDAdjunct Lecturer of Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 
PhD in Clinical Translational Science

Research Interests: Neonatal nutrition, body composition, custom fortification of maternal breast milk, human milk and lactation

Published works in My Bibliography on National Library of Medicine:

Selected Recent Publications:

1. Stacey Ramey, Stephanie Merlino Barr, Katie A. Moore, Sharon Groh-Wargo. Exploring Innovations in Human Milk Analysis in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: a survey of the United States. Frontiers in Clinical Nutrition. In Press- August 2021.

2. Alja'nini Z, McNelis KM, Viswanathan S, Goddard GR, Merlino-Barr S, Collin M, Groh-Wargo S. Infant body composition assessment in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) using air displacement plethysmography: Strategies for implementation into clinical workflow. Clin Nutr ESPEN. 2021 Jun;43:212-222. doi: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2021.04.014. Epub 2021 Apr 24. PMID: 34024517.

3. Groh-Wargo S, Fenton T, Merlino S. RDN Practice Tips During COVID-19: Preterm Infant Care. Evidence Analysis Library. 2020. 

4. Parat S, Groh-Wargo S, Merlino S, Wijers C, Super DM. Validation of mid-infrared spectroscopy for macronutrient analysis of human milk. Journal of Perinatology. 2017;00:1-5.

5. Merlino Barr S, Groh-Wargo S. Donor Breast Milk: Your Questions Answered. Neonatal Netw. 2019;38(1):7-16.

6. Merlino Barr S, Groh-Wargo S. Normal Nutrition During Infancy. In, PQ Samour, K King (eds). Pediatric Nutrition, 5th Edition. Jones and Bartlett Learning, Burlington, MA. 2019.