Nicole Cacho, DO, MPH

Nicole Cacho, MDTitle

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Master’s Program

Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Epidemiology – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Medical School

Lake Erie College of Medicine, Bradenton, FL


University of Florida – Jacksonville, FL


University of Florida – Gainesville, FL

Clinical Interests

  • Nutrition
  • Palliative medicine
  • Simulation training
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program

Active Research Projects/Grants

  • Medela, AG ($62,480) Refaunation of Donor Human Milk with Mother’s Own Milk. October 2015

Recent Publications

  • Cacho N, Neu J. Manipulation of the intestinal microbiome in newborn infants. Advances in Nutrition. 2014 Jan 1;5(1):114-8.  PMID: 24425730
  • Lemas DJ, Yee Shanique, Cacho N, Miller D, Cardel M, Gurka M, Janicke D, Shenkman E. Exploring the contribution of maternal antibiotics and breastfeeding to the development of the infant microbiome and pediatric obesity. Seminars in Fetal and Neonatal Medicine . 2016.