Susan J Woolford

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incremental hospital charges associated with obesity as a secondary diagnosis in children
    Susan J Woolford
    Research Unit, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, 300 NIB, Room 6D22, Campus Box 0456, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1895-901. 2007
  2. pmc Tailored mobile phone text messages as an adjunct to obesity treatment for adolescents
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5456, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 16:458-61. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Let's face it: patient and parent perspectives on incorporating a Facebook group into a multidisciplinary weight management program
    Susan J Woolford
    The Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Child Obes 9:305-10. 2013
  4. pmc A picture may be worth a thousand texts: obese adolescents' perspectives on a modified photovoice activity to aid weight loss
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, Section of Pediatric Surgery and Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Child Obes 8:230-6. 2012
  5. pmc Eat, play, love: adolescent and parent perceptions of the components of a multidisciplinary weight management program
    Susan J Woolford
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:678-84. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery decision making challenges: the stability of teens' decisions and the treatment failure paradox
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:455-60. 2012
  7. pmc OMG do not say LOL: obese adolescents' perspectives on the content of text messages to enhance weight loss efforts
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2382-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Persistent gap of incremental charges for obesity as a secondary diagnosis in common pediatric hospitalizations
    Susan J Woolford
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:149-56. 2009
  9. pmc Maternal perspectives on growth and nutrition counseling provided at preschool well-child visits
    Susan J Woolford
    Divisionsof General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:153-8. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Physicians' perspectives on increasing the use of BMI charts for young children
    Susan J Woolford
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:573-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Incremental hospital charges associated with obesity as a secondary diagnosis in children
    Susan J Woolford
    Research Unit, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan, 300 NIB, Room 6D22, Campus Box 0456, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1895-901. 2007
    ..The objective was to evaluate the association of obesity as a comorbidity with hospital charges, by comparing charges for pediatric hospitalizations with vs. without obesity as a secondary diagnosis...
  2. pmc Tailored mobile phone text messages as an adjunct to obesity treatment for adolescents
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5456, USA
    J Telemed Telecare 16:458-61. 2010
    ..Computerized tailored text messaging is a feasible adjunct to multidisciplinary obesity treatment and is acceptable to adolescents as an enjoyable means of improving their adherence to healthy lifestyle practices...
  3. doi request reprint Let's face it: patient and parent perspectives on incorporating a Facebook group into a multidisciplinary weight management program
    Susan J Woolford
    The Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Child Obes 9:305-10. 2013
    ..The objective of this project was to explore patients' and parents' perspectives about developing a Facebook group as a component of a pediatric weight management program...
  4. pmc A picture may be worth a thousand texts: obese adolescents' perspectives on a modified photovoice activity to aid weight loss
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, Section of Pediatric Surgery and Department of Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Child Obes 8:230-6. 2012
    ..In an effort to enhance the vividness and personal relevance of a text messaging intervention to promote weight loss among obese adolescents, a modified Photovoice process was evaluated with adolescents in a weight management program...
  5. pmc Eat, play, love: adolescent and parent perceptions of the components of a multidisciplinary weight management program
    Susan J Woolford
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:678-84. 2012
    ..Participants' perceptions may be associated with the high attrition rates reported by weight management programs...
  6. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery decision making challenges: the stability of teens' decisions and the treatment failure paradox
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:455-60. 2012
    ..We wished to explore whether adolescents, initially wanting surgery, change their mind during a 6-month weight loss program and how many meet the treatment failure criterion...
  7. pmc OMG do not say LOL: obese adolescents' perspectives on the content of text messages to enhance weight loss efforts
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2382-7. 2011
    ..This study suggests that including text messages in obesity interventions is acceptable to obese adolescents as a means of supporting their weight loss efforts, and it highlights the need for such messages to be carefully constructed...
  8. doi request reprint Persistent gap of incremental charges for obesity as a secondary diagnosis in common pediatric hospitalizations
    Susan J Woolford
    Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:149-56. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Maternal perspectives on growth and nutrition counseling provided at preschool well-child visits
    Susan J Woolford
    Divisionsof General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0456, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 99:153-8. 2007
    ..Objective: To explore what mothers of preschoolers recall and understand about growth assessment and nutrition anticipatory guidance provided at their child's most recent well-child visit...
  10. doi request reprint Physicians' perspectives on increasing the use of BMI charts for young children
    Susan J Woolford
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:573-7. 2008
    ..Efforts to increase physician use of BMI should address methods to simplify communication of BMI, such as with color-coded charts, and provision of management recommendations based on BMI findings...
  11. pmc Results from a clinical multidisciplinary weight management program
    Susan J Woolford
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:187-91. 2011
    ..Published data regarding outcomes of pediatric behavioral weight management are mainly from research interventions. The authors wished to explore outcomes from a clinical program...
  12. pmc Physicians' perspectives on referring obese adolescents to pediatric multidisciplinary weight management programs
    Susan J Woolford
    Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:871-5. 2010
    ..To identify factors that might influence physicians' referrals of obese adolescents to pediatric multidisciplinary weight management (PMWM) programs...
  13. pmc To cut or not to cut: physicians' perspectives on referring adolescents for bariatric surgery
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Obes Surg 20:937-42. 2010
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to assess primary care physicians' opinions regarding referral of obese adolescents for bariatric surgery...
  14. doi request reprint Feasibility and acceptability of a 1-page tool to help physicians assess and discuss obesity with parents of preschoolers
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:954-9. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility and acceptability of a brief tool to help pediatricians communicate with parents of preschoolers about obesity risk, prevention, and treatment...
  15. doi request reprint In their own words: learning from families attending a multidisciplinary pediatric weight management program at the YMCA
    Bethany J Sallinen
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Child Obes 9:200-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore parents' and children's perceptions of the program to gain insight about factors that may enhance engagement and retention of families in weight management treatment...
  16. pmc A risk score for identifying overweight adolescents with dysglycemia in primary care settings
    Joyce M Lee
    Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 26:477-88. 2013
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Slow and steady: readiness, pretreatment weekly strengthening activity, and pediatric weight management program completion
    Daniel E Ehrmann
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Child Obes 9:193-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to explore the role of self-reported pretreatment exercise in adolescents on completion of a pediatric weight management program and to explore the predictive ability of standard readiness scales...
  18. doi request reprint Association Between Physician Recommendation for Adolescents to Join a Weight Loss Program and BMI Change
    Susan J Woolford
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Prim Care Community Health 3:83-7. 2012
    ..To explore whether reasons for enrollment in a pediatric multidisciplinary weight management program (PMWMP) are associated with subsequent weight loss...
  19. doi request reprint Longer weekly sleep duration predicts greater 3-month BMI reduction among obese adolescents attending a clinical multidisciplinary weight management program
    Bethany J Sallinen
    Pediatric Comprehensive Weight Management Center, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Division of Child Behavioral Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Obes Facts 6:239-46. 2013
    ..To determine whether baseline levels of self-reported sleep and sleep problems among obese adolescents referred to an outpatient multidisciplinary family-based weight management program predict reduction in BMI 3 months later...
  20. pmc To pay or not to pay: public perception regarding insurance coverage of obesity treatment
    Susan J Woolford
    The Child Health Evaluation and Research CHEAR Unit, Ann Arbor VA HSR and D Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research and Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Division of General Pediatrics, Ann Arbor VA HSR and D Center for Practice Management and Outcomes Research and Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E709-14. 2013
    ..To explore public opinion regarding insurance coverage for obesity treatment among severely obese adolescents...
  21. doi request reprint Does high BMI influence hospital charges in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy?
    Olubukola O Nafiu
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1667-71. 2008
    ..Obesity is a highly prevalent chronic problem with health and fiscal consequences. Data from adults and nonsurgical pediatric patients suggest that obesity has serious implications for the US economy...
  22. doi request reprint Waist circumference percentile thresholds for identifying adolescents with insulin resistance in clinical practice
    Joyce M Lee
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 10:336-42. 2009
    ..A WC > or =75th or > or =90th percentile for all race/ethnicities combined would be appropriate to apply in clinical practice for identification of adolescents with IR, a risk factor for development of type 2 diabetes...