Childhood Obesity

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Childhood Obesity

Editor-in-Chief: Tom Baranowski, PhD

Editor: Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH

ISSN: 2153-2168 • Online ISSN: 2153-2176 • 8 Issues Annually

Current Volume: 14

Latest Impact Factor* is 2.243

*2016 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

Editorial Board


Tom Baranowski, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX


Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children & Harvard Medical School

Founding Editor

David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP
Yale University

Managing Editor

Janice C. Baranowski, MPH, RD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Features Editor

Jamie Devereaux

Editorial Board

Sally H. Adams, RN, PhD
University of California, San Francisco

Keith-Thomas Ayoob, EdD, RD, FADA
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Bronx, NY

Bettina M. Beech, DrPH, MPH
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS 

Heidi M. Blanck, MS, PhD
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gail C. Christopher, DN
Battle Creek, MI

Stephen Cook, MD, MPH
Golisano Children’s Hospital at the URMC
Rochester, NY

Stephen R. Daniels, MD, PhD
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Children’s Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO 

Nefertiti Harmon Durant, MD, MPH
University of Alabama at Birmingham
    School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Christina Economos, PhD
Tufts University
Boston, MA

Deborah S. Fillman, MS, RD, LD, CDE
Green River District Health Department
Owensboro, KY

John Foreyt, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine

Gary Foster, PhD
Weight Watchers International, Inc.
New York, NY

Elizabeth Goodman, MD
MassGeneral Hospital for Children
Boston, MA

Ross A. Hammond, PhD
The Brookings Institution

Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP

David Heber, MD, PhD
UCLA Center for Human Nutrition

Wayne B. Jonas, MD
SHIFT, H&S Ventures
Alexandria, VA

Daniel S. Kirschenbaum, PhD, ABPP
Northwestern University Medical School

Nancy F. Krebs, MD
University of Colorado Denver Center for Human Nutrition

David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD
Children’s Hospital, Boston

Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN
The Ohio State University

Tomoo Okada, MD
Nihon University
Tokyo, Japan

Grace O’Malley, MSc PT
The Children's University Hospital, Dublin

Jennette P. Moreno, PhD   
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Russell R. Pate, PhD
University of South Carolina

Wendy D. Puriefoy, MBA
Senior Fellow for Education
Ford Foundation
Washington, DC

Goutham Rao, MD
Northshore Research Institute
University of Chicago

David B. Sarwer, PhD
College of Public Health at Temple University

Melinda S. Sothern, PhD
LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans
New Orleans, LA

Judith S. Stern, ScD
University of California, Davis

Sachiko T. St. Jeor, PhD, RD
University of Nevada

Mary Story, PhD, RD
Duke University

Shikha S. Sundaram, MD, MSCI
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine

Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD
Environmental Nutrition Solutions
Elkhart, Iowa

Linda Van Horn, PhD, RD 
Northwestern University

Christopher L. Wade, MD, MPH
Kaiser Permanente
Pasadena, CA

Margo G. Wootan, DSc
Center for Science in the Public Interest
Washington, DC

Meg H. Zeller, PhD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Jeffrey Zitsman, MD
Columbia University Medical Center

The views, opinions, findings, conclusions and recommendations set forth in any Journal article are solely those of the authors of those articles and do not necessarily reflect the views, policy or position of the Journal, its Publisher, its editorial staff or any affiliated Societies and should not be attributed to any of them.

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