Welcome to DocSmo.com!
Dr Paul Smolen introduces DocSmo.com which brings parents a unique and folksy pediatric forum. Whether the post be a "Pedcast" (short pediatric podcasts), an article in the form of "From the Desk of DocSmo", or a transcript of a "Lunchroom Lowdown", parents will enjoy listening and learning. Listen and catch some of Dr Smolen's famous "DocSmo pearls".
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About Dr. Paul Smolen
Also known as Doc Smo by his friends, is a pediatrician with 30 years of experience caring for children and families. He is a graduate of Duke University (1974), Rutgers Medical School (1978), and Wake Forest University-N.C. Baptist Hospital (1982). At Wake Forest University he completed a residency in general pediatrics, served as chief resident, and completed a fellowship in ambulatory pediatrics. Subsequently, he became board certified in the American Academy of Pediatrics (1983) and was re-certified in 2009. For the last 30 years, he has been an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, helping to train a generation of medical students and residents as well as author several research papers. He is currently a practicing pediatrician in Charlotte, NC.
With 30 years under his belt, Doc Smo is a bona-fide expert in knowing what parents want and need to know about parenting and child health. Imparting practical and useful advice is the goal of every “Pedcast”. Smiling along the way can’t hurt! Let’s Talk Kids!
PedCasts - Listen or Read
Ten New PedCasts for your Enjoyment & Education...
Changing Diapers; Hazardous to Your Health...Really?
Let's Not Forget The Care for the Mamas and the Papas
If, When and Why Your Child Should Have a CBC
The Physiology of Dehydration: A Parent's Guide
What To Do if Your Child is a 'Potty Refuser'
Understanding Your Child's Ear Infections, Step by Step
Straight Talk about Sleep in Infancy
How to Discpline Your Child with RESPECT
Screen Time, How Much is Too Much
Essential Knowledge for Parents about Hepatitis B
Earlier PedCasts - Listen Again and Again...
Sleepless Nights...Beyond the Crib
Getting a Grippe on the ‘Moving Target’ We Call Influenza
What's Up With Children's Allergies?
Milk Transition, When, Why and How
Why You Shouldn't Let Sleeping Babies Lie
Adopt a Healthy Dental Diet for Your Children
Teething, Just the Facts Ma'am
Potty Training- "Let's get started right"