Publications

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POWER

2020 Manuscript

Trends in prescribing anti-obesity pharmacotherapy for pediatric 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, On Behalf Of The Power Work Group. Trends in prescribing anti-obesity pharmacotherapy for paediatric weight management: Data from the POWER Work Group. Pediatr Obes. 2020 Sep 2:e12701. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12701. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32877010.

2019 Poster

Predictors of Elevated Blood Pressure in Youth with Obesity

Binns H, Joseph M, Cuda S, Skinner A, Xu H, Tucker J, Ariza AJ, Hampl S, Santos M, Mayo S, King EC, Kirk S, on behalf of the POWER Work Group. Obesity Week, Las Vegas, NV - November 2019.

2019 Poster

Changes to Blood Pressure Interpretations by Applying 2017 Guidelines to Youth with Obesity

Binns H, Tucker J, Ariza AJ, Skinner A, Joseph M, Hampl S, Cuda S, Xu H, Santos M, Mayo S, King EC, Kirk S, on behalf of the POWER Work Group. Obesity Week, Las Vegas, NV - November 2019.

2019 Invited Presentation

POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry): Clinical Experience and Health Outcomes of Treatment-Seeking Youth with Obesity

Kirk S. “Overcoming Obesity 2019” conference (1-day pediatric obesity track); sponsored by the Obesity Medicine Association, Boston, MA; October 5, 2019.

2019 Invited Presentation

POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry): Past, Present and Future

Kirk S. National webinar sponsored by the Weight Management Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, August 13, 2019.

2018 Manuscript

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, and on behalf of the POWER Work Group. Health Outcomes of Youth in Clinical Pediatric Weight Management Programs in POWER. Manuscript accepted for publication by The Journal of Pediatrics on 12/19/2018. J Pediatr. 2019 May;208:57-65.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.12.049. Epub 2019 Mar 8. PMID: 30853195

2019 Manuscript

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; POWER Work Group. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 Feb;27(2):272-279. doi: 10.1002/oby.22367.PMID: 30677263

2018 Poster

Diabetes Screening in Youth with Obesity: Report of the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry

Kumar S, King E, Christison A, Fox, C, Cuda S, and Kirk S. Obesity Week, Nashville, TN - November 2018.

2018 Poster

Pharmacotherapy Use in Pediatric Weight Management Programs in U.S.

Fox C, King E, Kumar S, Yee J, Tucker J, Sweeney B, Cuda S, Borzutzky C, Oden J and Kirk S. Obesity Week, Nashville, TN - November 2018.

2018 Poster

Characteristics of Pediatric Weight Management Programs in the United States: A Descriptive Analysis of Sites Participating in POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry)

Tucker JM, Stratbucker W, King E, Cuda, SE, Negrete S, Sweeney B, Kumar S, Borzutzky C, Binns H, and Kirk S. Pediatrics Academic Societies, Toronto, Canada – May 2018.

2018 Poster

Pediatric Weight Management Program Factors Associated with Improvements in BMI Outcomes in the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER)

Tucker JM, Stratbucker W, King E, Cuda, SE, Negrete S, Sweeney B, Kumar S, Borzutzky C, Binns H, and Kirk S. Pediatrics Academic Societies, Toronto, Canada – May 2018.

2018 Manuscript

Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Treatment-Seeking Youth versus population youth with obesity

Fox CK, Kaizer AM, Ryder JR, Rudser KD, Kelly AS, Kumar S, Gross AC; POWER Work Group. Cardiometabolic risk factors in treatment-seeking youth versus population youth with obesity. Obes Sci Pract. 2018 Apr 10;4(3):207-215. doi: 10.1002/osp4.166. PMID: 29951211; PMCID: PMC6009991.

2018 Invited Presentation

POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry)

Kirk S, King E. Work in Progress meeting for the Center for Childhood Obesity Prevention, Arkansas Children’s Research Institute, University of Arkansas Medical School, Little Rock, AR, January 10, 2018.

2017 Platform Presentation

Health outcomes of youth with obesity receiving care from pediatric weight management programs enrolled in POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry). 

Kumar S, King E, Kelly A, Christison A, Ariza A, Cuda S, Oden J, O’Hara V, Borzutzky C, Kirk S. Annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Francisco, CA – May 2017

2017 Platform Presentation

Early BMI Reduction Predicts Longer-term Outcomes in Pediatric Weight Management Programs. 

Gross AC, Kaizer AM, Kelly AS, Rudser KD, Ryder JR, Borzutzky CB, Santos M, Tucker JM, Yee JK, Fox CK. Annual meeting of The Obesity Society, Washington, DC - November 2017.

2017 Invited Presentation

Developing Precision Medicine Approaches to the Treatment of Severe Obesity in the Adolescent

Kirk S. NIH/NIDDK Sponsored Workshop: Rockville, MD - September 18-19, 2017

2017 Invited Presentation

Establishment of POWER

Kirk S. Annual meeting of the Obesity Medicine Association: Seattle, WA - April 23, 2017

2017 Manuscript

Establishment of the Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER): A National Research Collaborative for Identifying the Optimal Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Obesity

Kirk S, Armstrong S, King EC, Trapp CM, Grow HM, Tucker JM, Joseph MM, Liu LL, and Stratbucker W, on behalf of the POWER Work Group. Childhood Obesity 2017; 13(1):9-17.  PMID: 27732057

2016 Poster

Treatment Seeking vs. Community Population of Youth with Obesity: Are they Different? 

Gross AC, Kaizer A, Rudser KD, Ryder JR, Kumar S, Kelly AS, and Fox CK, on behalf of the POWER Work Group. Top-scoring abstract selected for “Poster Theater Presentation” at Annual meeting of The Obesity Society, New Orleans, LA - November 2016 

2016 Invited Presentation

POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry)

Pediatric and Adolescent Session - Annual meeting of TOS. Organized by American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery - Pediatric Committee; New Orleans, LA - November 3, 2016.

2015 Poster

A New Prospective National Registry for Treatment-seeking Youth with Obesity: Descriptive Analyses of Participating Multicomponent Pediatric Weight Management Programs

Kirk S, Abraham-Pratt I, Ariza A, Armstrong S, Binns H, Borzutzky C, Boyle K, Christison A, Cuda S, Dalen J, de la Torre A, Dedekian M, Fals A, Fathima S, Fink S, Fox C, Gaddis M, Grow M, Herring W, Jenkins L, Johanns L, Johnston S, Joseph M, Kelly A, King E, Kumar S, Negrete S,  Oden J, O’Hara V,  Stratbucker W, Sweeney B, Tester J, Trapp C, Tucker J, Walsh S, Ward W,  Weedn A, Williams R, Wittcopp C, Woolford S. Annual meeting of The Obesity Society, Los Angeles, CA - November 2015.

2015 Manuscript

Characteristics of Youth Presenting for Weight Management: Retrospective National Data from the POWER Study Group

Jasik, CB, King EC, Rhodes E, Sweeney B, Mietus-Snyder M, Grow HM, Harris JM, Lostocco L. Estrada E, Boyle K, Tucker JM, Eneli IU, Woolford SJ, Datto G, Stratbucker W, and Kirk S. Childhood Obesity 2015; 11(5):630-7. PMID: 26440387

2015 Invited Presentation

Special Interest Group: Pediatric Clinical Research Networks

Kirk S, Kelly A, Armstrong S, King E. “POWER (Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry)” –Annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, San Diego, CA - April 25, 2015.

2014 Poster

Late to Care:  Baseline characteristics of obese youth presenting for weight management using national data: Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER)

Jasik C, King E, Sweeney B, Harris M, Lostocco L, Boyle K, Grow M, Mietus-Snyder M, Stratbucker W, Rhodes E, Estrada E, Tucker J, Datto G, Kirk S. Annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, Vancouver, Canada - May 2014.