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Deputy Director, Data Coordinating Center

Assistant Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Surgery


About Me

Research Interests

Obesity; surgical outcomes; geographic information systems

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Surgery

My Education

BS: Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, 1999.

MPH: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2000.

PhD: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2008.

My Publications

Selected Publication

Change, predictors and correlates of weight- and health-related quality of life in adolescents 2-years following bariatric surgery. Reiter-Purtill, J; Ley, S; Kidwell, KM; Mikhail, C; Austin, H; Chaves, E; Rofey, DL; Jenkins, TM; Inge, TH; Zeller, MH; et al. International Journal of Obesity. 2020; 44:1467-1478.

Nutritional Risks in Adolescents After Bariatric Surgery. Xanthakos, SA; Khoury, JC; Inge, TH; Jenkins, TM; Modi, AC; Michalsky, MP; Chen, MK; Courcoulas, AP; Harmon, CM; Brandt, ML; et al. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2020; 18:1070-1081.e5.

Effect of Surgical Versus Medical Therapy on Diabetic Kidney Disease Over 5 Years in Severely Obese Adolescents With Type 2 Diabetes. Bjornstad, P; Hughan, K; Kelsey, MM; Shah, AS; Lynch, J; Nehus, E; Mitsnefes, M; Jenkins, T; Xu, P; Xie, C; et al. Diabetes Care. 2020; 43:187-195.

Body contouring in adolescents after bariatric surgery. Derderian, SC; Patten, L; Kaizer, AM; Inge, TH; Jenkins, TM; Michalsky, MP; Xie, C; Dewberry, LC; Sitzman, TJ. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2020; 16:137-142.

Musculoskeletal Pain, Physical Function, and Quality of Life After Bariatric Surgery. Bout-Tabaku, S; Gupta, R; Jenkins, TM; Ryder, JR; Baughcum, AE; Jackson, RD; Inge, TH; Dixon, JB; Helmrath, MA; Courcoulas, AP; et al. Pediatrics. 2019; 144.

Weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy in developmentally delayed adolescents and young adults. Goddard, GR; Kotagal, M; Jenkins, TM; Kollar, LM; Inge, TH; Helmrath, MA. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2019; 15:1662-1667.

Change in gastrointestinal symptoms over the first 5 years after bariatric surgery in a multicenter cohort of adolescents. Dewberry, LC; Khoury, JC; Ehrlich, S; Jenkins, TM; Beamish, AJ; Kalkwarf, HJ; Xanthakos, SA; Inge, T. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. 2019; 54:1220-1225.

Sexual behaviors, risks, and sexual health outcomes for adolescent females following bariatric surgery. Zeller, MH; Brown, JL; Reiter-Purtill, J; Sarwer, DB; Black, L; Jenkins, TM; McCracken, KA; Inge, TH; Noll, JG; Doland, F; et al. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 2019; 15:969-978.

Physical Activity Improves Lipid and Weight-Loss Outcomes After Metabolic Bariatric Surgery in Adolescents with Severe Obesity. Price, PH; Kaizer, AM; Daniels, SR; Jenkins, TM; Inge, TH; Eckel, RH. Obesity Research. 2019; 27:989-996.

Five-Year Outcomes of Gastric Bypass in Adolescents as Compared with Adults. Inge, TH; Courcoulas, AP; Jenkins, TM; Michalsky, MP; Brandt, ML; Xanthakos, SA; Dixon, JB; Harmon, CM; Chen, MK; Xie, C; et al. New England Journal of Medicine. 2019; 380:2136-2145.