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Roohi Kharofa, MD, MPH

  • Attending Physician, Center for Better Health & Nutrition, HealthWorks!
  • Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


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Body Mass Index Increased at a Large Midwestern Children's Hospital during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Siegel, R; Khoury, P; Spooner, SA; Stackpole, K; Allen, N; Kirk, S; Kharofa, R. Childhood Obesity. 2022.

The Longitudinal Relation between Infant Feeding Styles and Growth Trajectories among Families from Low-Income Households. Khalsa, AS; Copeland, KA; Kharofa, RY; Geraghty, SR; Dewitt, TG; Woo, JG. Journal of Nutrition. 2022; 152:2015-2022.

Families Chose In-Person Visits over Telehealth for Pediatric Weight Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Siegel, R; Stackpole, K; Kirk, S; Kharofa, R. Childhood Obesity. 2022.

Is Parent Readiness to Change Predictive of Follow-through with Diet and Activity Modifications in Children?. Kharofa, RY; Khalsa, AS; Copeland, KA. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2021; 32:2181-2190.

A Quality Improvement Initiative Addressing Provider Prescription of Weight Management Follow-up in Primary Care. Kharofa, RY; Siegel, RM; Morehous, JF. Pediatric Quality and Safety. 2021; 6.

Giving "prescriptions " for paediatric weight management follow-up in primary care. Kharofa, RY; Khalsa, AS; Zeller, MH; Modi, AC; Ollberding, NJ; Copeland, KA. Clinical obesity. 2021; 11.

Maternal Body Dissatisfaction and Accuracy of Infant Weight Perception in Families From Low-Income Backgrounds. Khalsa, AS; Copeland, KA; Misik, L; Brown, CL; Kharofa, RY; Ollberding, NJ. Ambulatory Pediatrics. 2020; 20:793-800.

Halo or horn? A qualitative study of mothers' experiences with feeding children during the first year following bariatric surgery. Zeller, MH; Robson, SM; Reiter-Purtill, J; Kidwell, KM; Kharofa, RY; McCullough, MB; Crosby, LE; Howarth, T; Comstock, SE; Ley, SL; et al. Appetite. 2019; 142.

Factor structure of the Intuitive Eating Scale-2 among a low-income and racial minority population. Khalsa, AS; Stough, CO; Garr, K; Copeland, KA; Kharofa, RY; Woo, JG. Appetite. 2019; 142.

What to Do about Childhood Obesity?. Kharofa, R; Siegel, R; Stackpole, K. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2019; 16.

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