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Shelley Kirk, PhD, RD, LD

Director, HealthWorks!, Center for Better Health and Nutrition, Heart Institute

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-4305


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Developing effective interventions for overweight and obese children and adolescents


Shelley Kirk, PhD, RD, LD, is director of HealthWorks! and a staff member of the Center for Better Health and Nutrition, the obesity prevention program of the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Education and Training

BS: Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 1976.

MS: University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, 1978; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 1988.

PhD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2003.


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