Elizabeth A. Yakes, M.D.

Associate Professor

Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Medicine
M.D., Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FloridaB.A., Spanish, Stetson University, Deland, FloridaB.S., Biology, Stetson University, Deland, Florida
Office Address
7th Floor MCE
Suite IV
Nashville, TN 37232-8550
Rohner F, Woodruff BA, Aaron GJ, Yakes EA, Lebanan MA, Rayco-Solon P, Saniel OP. Infant and young child feeding practices in urban Philippines and their associations with stunting, anemia, and deficiencies of iron and vitamin A. Food Nutr Bull. 2013 Jun; 34(2 Suppl): S17-34. PMID: 24049993, ISSN: 0379-5721.

Arsenault JE, Yakes EA, Islam MM, Hossain MB, Ahmed T, Hotz C, Lewis B, Rahman AS, Jamil KM, Brown KH. Very low adequacy of micronutrient intakes by young children and women in rural Bangladesh is primarily explained by low food intake and limited diversity. J. Nutr [print-electronic]. 2013 Feb; 143(2): 197-203. PMID: 23256144, PII: jn.112.169524, DOI: 10.3945/jn.112.169524, ISSN: 1541-6100.

Shepard ME, Sastre EA, Davidson MA, Fleming AE. Use of individualized learning plans among fourth-year sub-interns in pediatrics and internal medicine. Med Teach. 2012; 34(1): e46-51. PMID: 22250694, DOI: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.638013, ISSN: 1466-187X.

Yakes EA, Arsenault JE, Munirul Islam M, Hossain MB, Ahmed T, Bruce German J, Gillies LA, Shafiqur Rahman A, Drake C, Jamil KM, Lewis BL, Brown KH. Intakes and breast-milk concentrations of essential fatty acids are low among Bangladeshi women with 24-48-month-old children. Br. J. Nutr [print-electronic]. 2011 Jun; 105(11): 1660-70. PMID: 21324215, PII: S0007114510004964, DOI: 10.1017/S0007114510004964, ISSN: 1475-2662.

Yakes EA, Arsenault JE, Islam MM, Ahmed T, German JB, Drake C, Hossain MB, Lewis BL, Rahman AS, Jamil KM, Brown KH. Dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids among breast-feeding and non-breast-feeding 24- to 48-month-old children in Bangladesh. J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 2011 Mar; 52(3): 351-9. PMID: 21336160, PMCID: PMC3079426, DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e3182042bc8, ISSN: 1536-4801.

Sastre EA, Denny JC, McCoy JA, McCoy AB, Spickard A. Teaching evidence-based medicine: Impact on students' literature use and inpatient clinical documentation. Med Teach. 2011; 33(6): e306-12. PMID: 21609166, DOI: 10.3109/0142159X.2011.565827, ISSN: 1466-187X.

Arsenault JE, Yakes EA, Hossain MB, Islam MM, Ahmed T, Hotz C, Lewis B, Rahman AS, Jamil KM, Brown KH. The current high prevalence of dietary zinc inadequacy among children and women in rural Bangladesh could be substantially ameliorated by zinc biofortification of rice. J. Nutr [print-electronic]. 2010 Sep; 140(9): 1683-90. PMID: 20668253, PII: jn.110.123059, DOI: 10.3945/jn.110.123059, ISSN: 1541-6100.

Sastre EA. A piece of my mind. The hike. JAMA. 2010 Jul 7/14/2010; 304(2): 134-5. PMID: 20628118, PII: 304/2/134, DOI: 10.1001/jama.2010.882, ISSN: 1538-3598.

Sastre EA, Burke EE, Silverstein E, Kupperman A, Rymer JA, Davidson MA, Rodgers SM, Fleming AE. Improvements in medical school wellness and career counseling: A comparison of one-on-one advising to an Advisory College Program. Med Teach. 2010; 32(10): e429-35. PMID: 20854149, DOI: 10.3109/0142159X.2010.498486, ISSN: 1466-187X.

Denny JC, Bastarache L, Sastre EA, Spickard A. Tracking medical students' clinical experiences using natural language processing. J Biomed Inform [print-electronic]. 2009 Oct; 42(5): 781-9. PMID: 19236956, PII: S1532-0464(09)00024-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2009.02.004, ISSN: 1532-0480.