Joseph A Skelton

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Publications

  1. pmc Attrition and family participation in obesity treatment programs: clinicians' perceptions
    Joseph A Skelton
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:420-8. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Where are family theories in family-based obesity treatment?: conceptualizing the study of families in pediatric weight management
    J A Skelton
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27 157, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:891-900. 2012
  3. pmc Etiologies of obesity in children: nature and nurture
    Joseph A Skelton
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 58:1333-54, ix. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Diabetes prevention, weight loss, and social support: program participants' perceived influence on the health behaviors of their social support system
    Julie Bishop
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Fam Community Health 36:158-71. 2013
  5. pmc Adapting a tertiary-care pediatric weight management clinic to better reach Spanish-speaking families
    Angélica Guzmán
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:512-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary treatment of pediatric obesity: nutrition evaluation and management
    Michael M Ross
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 25:327-34. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Motivational interviewing in a family-based pediatric obesity program: a case study
    Megan Irby
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Brenner Families in Training Program, Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Fam Syst Health 28:236-46. 2010
  8. doi request reprint A pediatric weight management program for high-risk populations: a preliminary analysis
    Joseph A Skelton
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1698-701. 2008
  9. pmc TeleFIT: adapting a multidisciplinary, tertiary-care pediatric obesity clinic to rural populations
    Megan B Irby
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Telemed J E Health 18:247-9. 2012

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Publications9

  1. pmc Attrition and family participation in obesity treatment programs: clinicians' perceptions
    Joseph A Skelton
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:420-8. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to explore obesity treatment clinicians' perceptions of contributors to attrition, as well as methods to maintain family participation...
  2. doi request reprint Where are family theories in family-based obesity treatment?: conceptualizing the study of families in pediatric weight management
    J A Skelton
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27 157, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:891-900. 2012
    ..The field of family studies provides an innovative approach to the difficult problem of pediatric obesity, building on the long-established approach of family-based treatment...
  3. pmc Etiologies of obesity in children: nature and nurture
    Joseph A Skelton
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Pediatr Clin North Am 58:1333-54, ix. 2011
    ..This article provides a brief overview divided between biological (nature) and psychosocial and behavioral (nurture) factors...
  4. doi request reprint Diabetes prevention, weight loss, and social support: program participants' perceived influence on the health behaviors of their social support system
    Julie Bishop
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Fam Community Health 36:158-71. 2013
    ..Themes of lifestyle changes, knowledge dissemination, and motivation emerged from responses. Future lifestyle change interventions could potentially capitalize on program participants' influence on their social support networks...
  5. pmc Adapting a tertiary-care pediatric weight management clinic to better reach Spanish-speaking families
    Angélica Guzmán
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:512-5. 2012
    ..Further, outcomes in Hispanic families were equal to or better than other racial/ethnic groups. Lessons learned from this experience may benefit other obesity treatment programs trying to improve care of Spanish-speaking families...
  6. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary treatment of pediatric obesity: nutrition evaluation and management
    Michael M Ross
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 25:327-34. 2010
    ..This article reviews current recommendations for the evaluation and treatment of pediatric obesity with a focus on nutrition evaluation as part of a multidisciplinary team...
  7. doi request reprint Motivational interviewing in a family-based pediatric obesity program: a case study
    Megan Irby
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Brenner Families in Training Program, Brenner Children s Hospital, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Fam Syst Health 28:236-46. 2010
    ..Further work is needed in the application of MI to diverse care teams to determine frequency of training required for effective use of MI in obesity treatment, its limitations, and its feasibility in community-based programs...
  8. doi request reprint A pediatric weight management program for high-risk populations: a preliminary analysis
    Joseph A Skelton
    Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Department of Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1698-701. 2008
    ..To determine whether a multidisciplinary pediatric weight management program effectively improves BMI, BMI z-score, and cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) in high-risk populations...
  9. pmc TeleFIT: adapting a multidisciplinary, tertiary-care pediatric obesity clinic to rural populations
    Megan B Irby
    Department of Pediatrics, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Telemed J E Health 18:247-9. 2012
    ..Systems delivering state-of-the-art care in rural areas have tremendous potential for reducing health disparities in rural populations. Further research is needed to test the efficacy of such interventions...