Lead Moderators
    • Pediatrics
    • Adolescent Medicine
    • Medical Director of Adolescent Bariatric Surgery, Attending Physician, Assistant Professor at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

    Elizabeth Parks Prout, MD, MSCE, is the Medical Director of The Healthy Weight Adolescent Bariatrics Program of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Perlman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She graduated from Tufts School of Medicine in Boston Massachusetts and completed her residency in the Western Campus of Tuts University in Springfield, MA. She completed a Nutrition Fellowship at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP and earned a Master’s of Science in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. She is board certified as a Physician Nutrition Specialist, in Pediatrics, and Obesity Medicine. Dr. Prout Parks is a health disparities researches with primary interest in the psychosocial determinants of childhood obesity and the prevention and treatment of the disease and related co-morbidities. Her community based research focuses on the influence of stress and parenting on childhood obesity in African-American populations. Her clinical research emphasizes the use of mhealth in the treatment of obesity in adolescents.

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