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Joseph Arnold Skelton, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Joseph Arnold Skelton, M.D.

Associate Professor,


Clinical Specialties

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Obesity Treatment

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-4500
Department: 336-713-4500

Email: jskelton@wakehealth.edu

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Furman University , 1995
  • M.D., University of Tennessee-Memphis , 1999
  • Residency, Med Coll Wisc Affil Hosps, 2003
  • Fellowship, Med Coll Wisc Affil Hosps, 2006

Memberships

  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics
  • Obesity Society

NPI Number

  • 1861443343
Joseph Arnold Skelton, M.D.

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Joseph Arnold Skelton, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

education/training (all f, t,, fitness/physical, health services, research/outc, maternal & child health, minority health issues, nutrition, obesity, prevention

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-2348 | Department: 336-713-4500

Email: jskelton@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

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.



Halvorson EE, Irby MB, Skelton JA. Pediatric obesity and safety in inpatient settings: a systematic literature review. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2014;():.

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.


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, 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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Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Clinical Specialties

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Obesity Treatment
Joseph Arnold Skelton, M.D.

Joseph Arnold Skelton, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Epidemiology & Prevention

CP concern for questions/worries
4.6
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.6
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
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4.6
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.8
Wait time at clinic
4.5

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