A few years ago, JAMA published a series of articles related to obesity prevention and management.
In the world of research, there is a lot of pressure to go around. Continue reading
Over the years, we’ve conducted a number of studies that were designed to learn about families’ experiences and perceptions. While we’ve learned a lot, and applied some of this learning to how we provide care to children and families enrolled in pediatric weight management, it’s fair to say we could have done more to engage families in our research. Continue reading
The pursuit of ‘the truth’ in science can be tainted by how scientists conduct their work and lead their research programs.
While most of the research I do focuses on obesity and weight management, it’s been fun and educational to participate in projects that are outside of this area. One good example is…
Academic writing is notorious for being filled with jargon and difficult to understand. In our work, we try to be mindful of who might read our research, including families or our colleagues in the health care system, so that our data and interpretations are described easily and clearly. Continue reading