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Contributors
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Sarah Armstrong, MD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Pediatrics and Community/Family Medicine

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Duke University

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Durham, North Carolina

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Chapter 3

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Holly Baker, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC

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Clinical Dietitian

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Penn State Hershey Medical Center

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Hershey, Pennsylvania

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Chapter 5

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Sarah E. Barlow, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Baylor College of Medicine

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Director of Center for Childhood Obesity at Texas Children's Hospital

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Houston, Texas

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Chapter 12

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Amy R. Beck, PhD

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Clinical Child Psychologist

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Weight Management Program

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Center for Children's Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition

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Division of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences

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Children's Mercy Hospital

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Kansas City, Missouri

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

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Kansas City, Missouri

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Chapter 18

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Richard E. Boles, PhD

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Associate Professor

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Aurora, Colorado

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Chapter 9

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Christopher Bolling, MD, FAAP

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Community Pediatrician

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Pediatric Associates, PSC

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Crestview Hills, Kentucky

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Volunteer Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

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Cincinnati, Ohio

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Chapter 20

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Eric Bosley, MD

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Managing Partner, Pediatric Associates, PSC

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Past President of the Kentucky Chapter of the AAP

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President of the Kentucky Pediatric Society Foundation

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Crestview Hills, Kentucky

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Chapter 20

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Adelle Cadieux, PsyD

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Pediatric Psychologist

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Helen DeVos Children's Hospital Healthy Weight Center

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Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Chapter 9

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Gerri Cannon-Smith, MD, MPH

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Pediatric Consultant

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Innovative Health Strategies

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Brandon, Mississippi

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Chapter 21

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Claire K. Dalidowitz, MS, MA, RD, CD-N

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Manager, Clinical Nutrition Department

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Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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Hartford, Connecticut

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Adjunct Professor of Graduate Nutrition

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University of New Haven

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West Haven, Connecticut

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Chapter 4

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George A. Datto, MD

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Division Chief, Weight Management

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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

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Wilmington, Delaware

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Chapter 14

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Michelle Demeule-Hayes, MS, RD, LDN

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Director, Center for Nutritional Rehabilitation

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Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Chapter 5

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Alicia Dixon Docter, MS, RD, CD

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Manager, Clinical Nutrition Ambulatory and Regional Services and Wellness Clinics/Programs

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Seattle Children's Hospital

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Division of Adolescent Medicine

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UW LEAH (University of Washington Leadership Education in Adolescent Health) Faculty

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UW School of Nursing—Family and Child Nursing Clinical/Affiliate Faculty

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Seattle, Washington

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Chapter 6

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Karen B. Dorsey, MD, PhD

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Associate Research Scientist

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Yale School of Medicine

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New Haven, Connecticut

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Chapter 15

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Kimberly C. Avila Edwards, MD, FAAP

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Austin Regional Clinic Kyle Plum Creek

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Kyle, Texas

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Chapter 17

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Joey C. Eisenmann, PhD

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Assistant Professor

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Department of Radiology

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Michigan State University

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East Lansing, Michigan

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Chapter 7

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Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS

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Medical Director, Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition

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Nationwide Children's Hospital

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Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics

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The Ohio State University

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Columbus, Ohio

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Chapter 21

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Elizabeth Estrada, MD

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Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics

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Chief, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Chapter 13

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Peg Miller Evans, PhD

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Psychologist, Children's Hospital & Medical Center—Eating Disorders Program

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Omaha, Nebraska

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Chapter 10

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Ada M. Fenick, MD

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Associate Professor

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Department of Pediatrics

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Yale School of Medicine

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New Haven, Connecticut

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Chapter 15

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Celia Framson, MPH, RDN, CD

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Clinical Pediatric Dietitian

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Seattle Children's Hospital

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Nutrition Department

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Division of Adolescent Medicine

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UW LEAH (University of Washington Leadership Education in Adolescent Health) Adjunct Faculty

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Seattle, Washington

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Chapter 6

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Bethany J. Gaffka, PhD

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Associate Director for Psychological Services

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Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center

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University of Michigan Health System

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Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Chapter 8

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Elizabeth Getzoff-Testa, PhD

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Director of Psychology Services for the Weigh Smart Program

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Division of Pediatric Psychology/Neuropsychology

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Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Chapter 9

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Meredith L. Dreyer Gillette, PhD

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Associate Director

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Center for Children's Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

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Divisions of Developmental and Behavioral Sciences and Weight Management

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Children's Mercy Kansas City

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Kansas City, Missouri

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Chapter 8

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Jane Gray, PhD

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Director of Behavioral Health

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Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity

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Dell Children's Hospital of Central Texas

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Director of Psychology Training

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Texas Child Study Center

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Clinical Assistant Professor

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UT-Austin Department of Educational Psychology

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Austin, Texas

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Chapter 10

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H. Mollie Greves Grow, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Washington

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Associate Program Director, UW/Seattle Children's Hospital Pediatric Residency Program

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Adjunct Assistant Professor, UW School of Public Health

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Seattle, Washington

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Chapter 19

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Alma Delia Guerrero, MD, MPH

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HS Assistant Clinical Professor

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Pediatrics—Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities

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Los Angeles, California

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Chapter 2

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Kimberly Guion, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Oregon Health & Science University

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Child Development and Rehabilitation Center

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Portland, Oregon

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Chapter 8

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Sarah E. Hampl, MD

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General Pediatrician, Weight Management

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Children's Mercy Kansas City and Center for Children's Healthy Lifestyles & Nutrition

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine

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Kansas City, Missouri

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Chapters 1 and 18

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Sandra G. Hassink, MD

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Director, AAP Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emeritus)

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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

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Wilmington, Delaware

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Chapters 1, 18, and 22

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Jeannie S. Huang, MD, MPH

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Associate Professor

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Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Department of Pediatrics

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Fellowship Director

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Program in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

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Rady Children's Hospital/University of California San Diego

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San Diego, California

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Chapter 2

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Carolyn Jasik, MD

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Assistant Professor

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Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of California, San Francisco

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UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital

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San Francisco, California

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Chapter 11

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Kristin Kan, MD, MPH

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Clinical Lecturer, Pediatrics

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University of Michigan

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars

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Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Chapter 19

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Christopher Kist, MS, HFS

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Exercise Program Supervisor

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Healthworks/Center for Better Health and Nutrition

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital

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Cincinnati, Ohio

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Chapter 7

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Debra S. Lotstein, MD, MPH

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Director, Comfort and Palliative Care Division

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Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine

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Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics

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Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

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Los Angeles, California

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Chapter 2

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Eliana M. Perrin, MD, MPH

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Professor

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Department of Pediatrics and Director

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Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Chapter 3

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Karin A. Pfeiffer, PhD

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Associate Professor

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Department of Kinesiology

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Michigan State University

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East Lansing, Michigan

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Chapter 7

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Thao-Ly Tam Phan, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

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Attending Physician, Division of Weight Management

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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

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Assistant Research Scientist, Nemours Research Institute

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Wilmington, Delaware

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Chapter 16

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Stephen Pont, MD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Medical Director, Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity

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Medical Director, Austin ISD Student Health Services

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UT Southwestern, Austin – Department of Pediatrics

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UT Austin – Department of Advertising

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Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

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Chapter 13

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Amelie G. Ramirez, DrPH

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Interim Chair and Professor

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Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

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San Antonio, Texas

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Chapter 17

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Kirk W. Reichard, MD, MBA, FACS, FAAP

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Surgical Director, Operating Rooms

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Clinical Director, Pediatric Surgery

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Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

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Wilmington, Delaware

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Clinical Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

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Sidney Kimmel Medical College

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Thomas Jefferson University

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Chapter 14

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Lorilyn T. Russell, MS, RD, CSP, LDN

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Pediatric Clinical Dietitian

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Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital

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Baltimore, Maryland

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Chapter 5

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Lena Sandifer, MD

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Primary Care Physician

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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Pawleys Pediatrics and Adult Medicine

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Pawleys Island, South Carolina

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Chapter 12

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Melissa Santos, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

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Clinical Director of the Pediatric Obesity Center

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Pediatric Psychologist, Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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Division of Endocrinology, Hartford Hospital/The Institute of Living

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Department of Psychology

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Hartford, Connecticut

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Chapter 13

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Laura A. Shaffer, PhD

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Chief of Pediatric Psychology

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of Virginia School of Medicine

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Charlottesville, Virginia

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Chapter 10

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Wendy Slusser, MD, MS, FAAP

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Associate Vice Provost

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UCLA Healthy Campus Initiative

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HS Clinical Professor

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UCLA Schools of Medicine and Public Health

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Medical Director, Fit for Health Program

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Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA

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Los Angeles, California

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Chapter 2

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Sherin S. Stahl, PhD

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Associate Research Scientist

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Child Study Center and Department of Pediatrics

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Yale University School of Medicine

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New Haven, Connecticut

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Chapter 15

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Brooke Sweeney, MD

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Medical Director, Weight Management

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Center for Healthy Lifestyles and Nutrition

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Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics

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Associate Professor, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics

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University of MO-Kansas City School of Medicine

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Kansas City, Missouri

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Chapter 12

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Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH

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Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics

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Director, Pediatric Population Health Management

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Mass General Hospital for Children

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Population Medicine

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Harvard Medical School

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Boston, Massachusetts

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Chapter 11

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Julia Wacker, MSW, MPH

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Program Manager

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North Carolina Hospital Association

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Cary, North Carolina

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Chapter 20

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Ashley E. Weedn, MD, MPH, FAAP

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Assistant Professor

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Medical Director, Weight Management Clinic

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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Chapter 17

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Lloyd N. Werk, MD, MPH

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Chief, Division of General Pediatrics

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Department of Pediatrics

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Director, Healthy Choices Clinic

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Nemours Children's Hospital

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Affiliated Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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University of Central Florida College of Medicine

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Orlando, Florida

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Chapter 16

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Sam G. Wittekind, MD

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Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

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Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

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Heart Institute

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Cincinnati, Ohio

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Chapter 19

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Charles Wood, MD

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Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics

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Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

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UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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Chapter 3

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Susan J. Woolford, MD, MPH

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Medical Director

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Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center

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C. S. Mott Children's Hospital

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Co-Director, Program on Mobile Technology to Enhance Child Health (MTECH)

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Child Health Evaluation and Research (CHEAR) Unit

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Department of Pediatrics

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University of Michigan

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Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Chapter 11

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