Joseph Arnold Skelton, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Epidemiology & Prevention
cardiac function, education/training (all f, t,, fitness/physical, health services, research/outc, minority health issues, nutrition, obesity, prevention
Academic: 336-713-2348 | Department: 336-713-4500
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Brown CL, Irby MB, Houle TT, Skelton JA. Family-based obesity treatment in children with disabilities. Acad Pediatr. 2015;15(2):197-203.
Giannini C, Irby MB, Skelton JA. Caregiver expectations of family-based pediatric obesity treatment. Am J Health Behav. 2015;39(4):451-460.
Kaplan SG, Arnold EM, Irby MB, Boles KA, Skelton JA. Family systems theory and obesity treatment: applications for clinicians. Infant Child Adolesc Nutr. 2014;6(1):24-29.
Irby MB, Drury-Brown M, Skelton JA. The food environment of youth baseball. Child Obes. 2014;10(3):260-265.
Skinner AC, Skelton JA. Prevalence and trends in obesity and severe obesity among children in the United States, 1999-2012. JAMA Pediatr. 2014;168(6):561-566.
Mogul A, Irby MB, Skelton JA. A systematic review of pediatric obesity and family communication through the lens of addiction literature. Child Obes. 2014;10(3):197-206.
Halvorson EE, Irby MB, Skelton JA. Pediatric obesity and safety in inpatient settings: a systematic literature review. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014;53(10):975-987.
Skelton JA, Irby MB, Geiger AM. A systematic review of satisfaction and pediatric obesity treatment: new avenues for addressing attrition. J Healthc Qual. 2014;36(4):5-22.
Huang JS, Barlow SE, Quiros-Tejeira RE, Scheimann A, Skelton J, Suskind D, Tsai P, Uko V, Warolin JP, Xanthakos SA. Childhood obesity for pediatric gastroenterologists. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013;56(1):99-109.
Skelton JA. Family intervention focused on effective parenting is associated with decreased child obesity prevalence 3-5 years later [commentary]. Evid Based Med. 2013;18(1):e5.
Bishop J, Irby MB, Isom S, Blackwell CS, Vitolins MZ, Skelton JA. Diabetes prevention, weight loss, and social support: program participants' perceived influence on the health behaviors of their social support system. Fam Community Health. 2013;36(2):158-171.
Irby MB, Boles KA, Jordan C, Skelton JA. TeleFIT: adapting a multidisciplinary, tertiary-care pediatric obesity clinic to rural populations. Telemed J E Health. 2012;18(3):247-249.
Guzman A, Irby MB, Pulgar C, Skelton JA. Adapting a tertiary-care pediatric weight management clinic to better reach Spanish-speaking families. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012;14(3):512-515.
Skelton JA. Management of childhood obesity in the primary care setting [topic review]. UpToDate [online]. 2012;(version 12.0):.
Skelton JA, Buehler C, Irby MB, Grzywacz JG. Where are family theories in family-based obesity treatment?: conceptualizing the study of families in pediatric weight management. Int J Obes (Lond). 2012;36(7):891-900.
Skelton JA, Irby MB, Beech BM, Rhodes SD. Attrition and family participation in obesity treatment programs: clinicians' perceptions. Acad Pediatr. 2012;12(5):420-428.
Halvorson EE, Skelton JA. Appointment attendance in a pediatric weight management clinic. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012;51(9):888-891.
Cohen GM, Irby MB, Boles K, Jordan C, Skelton JA. Telemedicine and pediatric obesity treatment: review of the literature and lessons learned. Clin Obes. 2012;2(3-4):103-111.
Privette R, Miller GD, Frino S, Skelton JA. Relationships between physical function, BMI, fitness, and activity behaviors in an obese pediatric clinic [abstract]. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012;44(Suppl 2):504.
Skelton JA, Beech BM. Attrition in paediatric weight management: a review of the literature and new directions. Obes Rev. 2011;12(5):e273-e281.
Skelton JA, Goff DC Jr, Ip E, Beech BM. Attrition in a multidisciplinary pediatric weight management clinic. Child Obes. 2011;7(3):185-193.
Skelton JA, Irby MB, Grzywacz JG, Miller G. Etiologies of obesity in children: nature and nurture. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2011;58(6):1333-1354.
Lerret SM, Garcia-Rodriguez L, Skelton J, Biank V, Kilway D, Telega G. Predictors of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in obese children. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2011;34(6):434-437.
Skelton JA, Irby MB, Beech BM. Bridging the gap between family-based treatment and family-based research in childhood obesity. Child Obes. 2011;7(4):323-326.
Skelton JA. Childhood obesity: when primary care strategies don't work [clinical case]. Medscape Pediatr. 2011;June():744403.
Skelton J, Cohen GM. Obesity In: Wyllie R, Hyams JS, Kay M, eds. Pediatric gastrointestinal and liver disease. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Saunders;2011: 154-165.
Ross MM, Kolbash S, Cohen GM, Skelton JA. Multidisciplinary treatment of pediatric obesity: nutrition evaluation and management. Nutr Clin Pract. 2010;25(4):327-334.
Irby M, Kaplan S, Garner-Edwards D, Kolbash S, Skelton JA. Motivational interviewing in a family-based pediatric obesity program: a case study. Fam Syst Health. 2010;28(3):236-246.
Nestle M, Wansink B, Heber D, Skelton JA, Sothern MS, Cohen DA, Kibler C. Will private sector companies 'step up to the plate' to protect children's health?. Child Obes. 2010;6(5):247-249.
Skelton JA, Cook SR, Auinger P, Klein JD, Barlow SE. Prevalence and trends of severe obesity among US children and adolescents. Acad Pediatr. 2009;9(5):322-329.
Lerret SM, Skelton JA. Pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Gastroenterol Nurs. 2008;31(2):115-119.
Skelton JA, DeMattia LG, Flores G. A pediatric weight management program for high-risk populations: a preliminary analysis. Obesity. 2008;16(7):1698-1701.
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