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Shelley Kirk, PhD, RD, LD


  • Director, HealthWorks!, Center for Better Health and Nutrition, Heart Institute
  • Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

About

Biography

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.

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Publications

Predictors Of Sports Participation Of Youth With Obesity In A Large Midwestern Metropolitan Area. Gier, A; Khoury, P; Kirk, S; Kist, C; Siegel, R. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2021; 53:189-189.

Omega-3 Use for the Treatment of Hypertriglyceridemia, Low High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels, and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Children with Obesity. Stackpole, KM W; Ollberding, NJ; Smith, LA; Casson, P; Kirk, S; Siegel, R. Childhood Obesity. 2021; 17:357-364.

Trends in prescribing anti-obesity pharmacotherapy for paediatric weight management: Data from the POWER Work Group. Borzutzky, C; King, E; Fox, CK; Stratbucker, W; Tucker, J; Yee, JK; Kumar, S; Cuda, S; Sweeney, B; Kirk, S; et al. Pediatric obesity. 2021; 16.

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.

Health Outcomes of Youth in Clinical Pediatric Weight Management Programs in POWER. Kumar, S; King, EC; Christison, AL; Kelly, AS; Ariza, AJ; Borzutzky, C; Cuda, S; Kirk, S; Abraham-Pratt, I; Ali, L; et al. Journal of Pediatrics. 2019; 208:57-65.e4.

Long and Short of It: Early Response Predicts Longer-Term Outcomes in Pediatric Weight Management. Gross, AC; Kaizer, AM; Kelly, AS; Rudser, KD; Ryder, JR; Borzutzky, CR; Santos, M; Tucker, JM; Yee, JK; Fox, CK; et al. Obesity Research. 2019; 27:272-279.

A Review of Modifiable Risk Factors for Severe Obesity in Children Ages 5 and Under. Porter, RM; Tindall, A; Gaffka, BJ; Kirk, S; Santos, M; Abraham-Pratt, I; Gray, J; Heckler, D; Ward, WL; Tucker, JM; et al. Childhood Obesity. 2018; 14:468-476.

Instructor-led versus Video-led Exercise: A Comparison of Intensity in Obese Youth. Gier, A; Edwards, NM; Khoury, PR; Kirk, S; Kist, C; Siegel, R. 2018; 6:12-17.

Characteristics of Children 2 to 5 Years of Age with Severe Obesity. Tester, JM; Phan, TT; Tucker, JM; Leung, CW; Dreyer Gillette, ML; Sweeney, BR; Kirk, S; Tindall, A; Olivo-Marston, SE; Eneli, IU. Obesity: Stigma, Trends, and Interventions. 2018.

BMI versus Body Composition as Measures of Success in a Clinical Pediatric Weight Management Program. Gier, A; Khoury, P; Kirk, S; Kist, C; Siegel, R. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2018; 50.

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