Meg Zeller, PhD, Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s, has been recognized for her leadership in the study of the psychosocial adjustment and emerging risks for adolescents with extreme obesity.

She has received the Logan Wright Distinguished Research Award from the Society of Pediatric Psychology, Division 54 of the American Psychological Society. The award recognizes significant contributions to pediatric psychology.

Zeller has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers about pediatric obesity since 2004. She also has made significant contributions to the development of three widely used condition-specific instruments: Impact of Weight of Quality of Life: Kids (IWQOL-Kids), Sizing Me Up, and Sizing Them Up (for parents).