Eliana M Perrin

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The importance of screening for healthy weight and recommending healthy lifestyles in pediatric patients
    Eliana M Perrin
    Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicne, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    N C Med J 74:34-8. 2013
  2. pmc Parental recall of doctor communication of weight status: national trends from 1999 through 2008
    Eliana M Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 231 MacNider Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7225, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:317-22. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Body mass index charts: useful yet underused
    Eliana Miller Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7220, 200 Mason Farm Road, 5th Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    J Pediatr 144:455-60. 2004
  4. pmc Use of a pediatrician toolkit to address parental perception of children's weight status, nutrition, and activity behaviors
    Eliana M Perrin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 231 MacNider Building, 333 South Columbia St, CB 7225, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:274-81. 2010
  5. pmc Perception of overweight and self-esteem during adolescence
    Eliana M Perrin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:447-54. 2010
  6. pmc Bolstering confidence in obesity prevention and treatment counseling for resident and community pediatricians
    Eliana M Perrin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 231 MacNider Building, 333 South Columbia St, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7225, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:179-85. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' own weight: self-perception, misclassification, and ease of counseling
    Eliana M Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7220, 130 Mason Farm Road, Fifth Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Obes Res 13:326-32. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Does group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection increase risk for behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms in children?
    Eliana Miller Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:848-56. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Preventing and treating obesity: pediatricians' self-efficacy, barriers, resources, and advocacy
    Eliana Miller Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:150-6. 2005
  10. pmc Use of a tool to determine perceived barriers to children's healthy eating and physical activity and relationships to health behaviors
    Julie C Jacobson Vann
    University of North Carolina, School of Nursing, Health Care Systems, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 26:404-15. 2011

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The importance of screening for healthy weight and recommending healthy lifestyles in pediatric patients
    Eliana M Perrin
    Division of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicne, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    N C Med J 74:34-8. 2013
    ..North Carolina is a leader with its Eat Smart, Move More campaign and tools that can help pediatric care providers achieve greater self-efficacy...
  2. pmc Parental recall of doctor communication of weight status: national trends from 1999 through 2008
    Eliana M Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 231 MacNider Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7225, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:317-22. 2012
    ..To examine time trends in parental reports of health professional notification of childhood overweight over the last decade and to determine the characteristics most associated with such notification...
  3. ncbi request reprint Body mass index charts: useful yet underused
    Eliana Miller Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7220, 200 Mason Farm Road, 5th Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    J Pediatr 144:455-60. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Use of a pediatrician toolkit to address parental perception of children's weight status, nutrition, and activity behaviors
    Eliana M Perrin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 231 MacNider Building, 333 South Columbia St, CB 7225, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    Acad Pediatr 10:274-81. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether accuracy of parental perception of children's weight status and reports of related behaviors changed following a brief pediatrics resident intervention...
  5. pmc Perception of overweight and self-esteem during adolescence
    Eliana M Perrin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7225, USA
    Int J Eat Disord 43:447-54. 2010
    ..To examine sex- and race/ethnicity-specific relationships between adolescents' self-esteem and weight perception...
  6. pmc Bolstering confidence in obesity prevention and treatment counseling for resident and community pediatricians
    Eliana M Perrin
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, 231 MacNider Building, 333 South Columbia St, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7225, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 73:179-85. 2008
    ..To assess whether equipping resident pediatricians and community pediatricians with both training and practical tools improves their perceived confidence, ease, and frequency of obesity-related counseling to patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pediatricians' own weight: self-perception, misclassification, and ease of counseling
    Eliana M Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7220, 130 Mason Farm Road, Fifth Floor, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Obes Res 13:326-32. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Does group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection increase risk for behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms in children?
    Eliana Miller Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 200 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:848-56. 2004
    ..To determine whether group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections increase the risk of developing symptoms characteristic of the diagnosis pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Preventing and treating obesity: pediatricians' self-efficacy, barriers, resources, and advocacy
    Eliana Miller Perrin
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7220, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 5:150-6. 2005
    ....
  10. pmc Use of a tool to determine perceived barriers to children's healthy eating and physical activity and relationships to health behaviors
    Julie C Jacobson Vann
    University of North Carolina, School of Nursing, Health Care Systems, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 26:404-15. 2011
    ..Although additional testing is needed, the tool provides clinicians with an approach to identify barriers and behaviors for targeted counseling...
  11. pmc Healthy for now? A cross-sectional study of the comorbidities in obese preschool children in the United States
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:648-55. 2010
    ..Examine health of preschoolers by BMI status...
  12. pmc Source of parental reports of child height and weight during phone interviews and influence on obesity prevalence estimates among children aged 3-17 years
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Pediatrics, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Public Health Rep 128:46-53. 2013
    ..We compared parental reports of children's height and weight when the values were estimated vs. parent-measured to determine how these reports influence the estimated prevalence of childhood obesity...
  13. pmc Physical activity and BMI in a nationally representative sample of children and adolescents
    Arlene E Chung
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7110, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:122-9. 2012
    ..To examine objectively measured physical activity levels by age, sex, and BMI for children and adolescents in a nationally representative sample...
  14. pmc Self-reported energy intake by age in overweight and healthy-weight children in NHANES, 2001-2008
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 130:e936-42. 2012
    ..Therefore, our objective was to determine the relationship between reported daily energy intake and categorized weight status across childhood...
  15. pmc Fasting might not be necessary before lipid screening: a nationally representative cross-sectional study
    Michael J Steiner
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 128:463-70. 2011
    ..There are barriers to fasting lipid screening for at-risk children. Results of studies in adults have suggested that lipid testing might be reliably performed without fasting...
  16. pmc Multiple markers of inflammation and weight status: cross-sectional analyses throughout childhood
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 125:e801-9. 2010
    ..Our objective was to examine relationships between multiple markers of inflammation and children's weight status; we hypothesized that the prevalence of inflammatory markers would increase as weight status increased...
  17. pmc Short-term change in body mass index in overweight adolescents following cholesterol screening
    Nipa Doshi
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7225, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:812-7. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between routine screening for cholesterol level and subsequent change in body mass index (BMI; calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared)...
  18. pmc Using BMI to determine cardiovascular risk in childhood: how do the BMI cutoffs fare?
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School ofNursing, University ofNorth Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e905-12. 2009
    ..We examined whether the existing BMI percentile cutoffs are optimal for defining increased risk for dyslipidemia, dysglycemia, and hypertension...
  19. pmc Assessment of health literacy and numeracy among Spanish-Speaking parents of young children: validation of the Spanish Parental Health Literacy Activities Test (PHLAT Spanish)
    H Shonna Yin
    Department of Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Pediatr 12:68-74. 2012
    ....
  20. pmc Color-coding improves parental understanding of body mass index charting
    Matthew D Oettinger
    Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7225, USA
    Acad Pediatr 9:330-8. 2009
    ..To assess parental understanding of body mass index (BMI) and BMI percentiles by using standard versus color-coded charts; to investigate how parental literacy and/or numeracy (quantitative skills) affects that understanding...
  21. pmc Cholesterol curves to identify population norms by age and sex in healthy weight children
    Asheley Cockrell Skinner
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:233-7. 2012
    ..Develop clinically applicable charts of lipid values illustrating fluctuations throughout childhood and by sex among healthy weight children...
  22. pmc Addressing childhood overweight and obesity in the dental office: rationale and practical guidelines
    Ray Tseng
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 32:417-23. 2010
    ..They should refer patients with unhealthy weight trajectories to pediatricians or family physicians and consider ancillary referrals to registered dietitians...
  23. pmc Obesity prevention and the primary care pediatrician's office
    Eliana M Perrin
    Department of Pediatrics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 231 McNider Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Curr Opin Pediatr 19:354-61. 2007
    ..This review highlights findings from recent literature to guide office-based prevention of obesity in children...
  24. doi request reprint Accuracy of child and adolescent weight perceptions and their relationships to dieting and exercise behaviors: a NHANES study
    Arlene E Chung
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27519 7225, USA
    Acad Pediatr 13:371-8. 2013
    ..Thus, we examined whether accuracy of weight perceptions were associated with weight loss behaviors...
  25. pmc Childhood obesity prevention: fathers' reflections with healthcare providers
    Lisa M Lowenstein
    1 Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    Child Obes 9:137-43. 2013
    ..Conclusions: These fathers expressed strong feelings about the provider-parent relationship when discussing weight, diet, and physical activity...

Research Grants2

  1. Learning How To Keep TABS (Talking about BMI Screening)
    Eliana Perrin; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Bulik), obesity prevention in primary care settings (Dr. Ammerman), qualitative methods (Dr. Steckler), clinical trials of obesity prevention/treatment (Dr. Robinson), and screening and prevention (Dr. Gillman). ..