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Natasha K. Sriraman, MD, MPH

    • Title:
    • Assistant Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Associate Professor of Pediatrics

    • Additional Certifications:
    • Focus Areas:
      • Breastfeeding

      • Postpartum depression

      • Public health in pediatrics

      • Immigrant health

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.668.7000

    • Office Location:
    • Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Graduate Education:
    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • Medical Education:
    • St. George University School of Medicine

    • Residency:
    • New York Medical College

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Columbia Presbyterian Hospital

    • Board Certification(s):
    • American Board of Pediatrics

    • Affiliation(s):
    • Research Interests:
    • Primary Specialty:
    • General Academic Pediatrics

    • Hospital:
    • Courses Taught:
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    • Bio:
    • Dr. Sriraman has a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) from the University of Pittsburgh.

      She speaks Spanish and Hindi and is fluent in both.


Johnson KA, Ferguson KP, Sriraman NK, Mukherjee P 2nd, Gowen CW Jr. Pediatric resident perceptions of public health education: learner-based insights into curriculum design and implementation. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Nov-Dec;13(6):558-63.

Garvin CC, Sriraman NK, Paulson A, Wallace E, Martin CE, Marshall L. The business case for breastfeeding: a successful regional implementation, evaluation, and follow-up. Breastfeed Med. 2013 Aug;8(4):413-7.

Sriraman NK. Breastfeeding advocacy day, June 10, 2009, Washington, DC. Breastfeed Med. 2010 Feb;5(1):53-4.

Sriraman NK, Patrick PA, Hutton K, Edwards KS. Children's drinking water: parental preferences and implications for fluoride exposure. Pediatr Dent. 2009 Jul-Aug;31(4):310-5

Community Involvement and Memberships


  • Board Member, Education Chair, Co-Chapter Breastfeeding Coordinator, Virginia-AAP Chapter

  • Executive Board Member; Education Chair, AAP - Section on Breastfeeding

  • Board Member, Abstracts Chair, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

  • Co-Chair of annual state-wide breastfeeding conference

  • AAP - Special Recognition award for breastfeeding advocacy

  • Recipient of the SOBr-Lectureship Grant in 2008 and 2012

  • Medical Director for Business Case for Breastfeeding in Hampton Roads

Postpartum Depression

  • Board Member, Postpartum Support Virginia

  • Founder, Tidewater Mental Health Consortium

  • Co-Chair, Annual Mental Health in Pregnancy & Beyond Conference

Public Health in Pediatrics

  • UCLA pilot grant

  • HRSA grant recipient

  • Course Director for PPH curriculum at CHKD