Published on in Vol 5 , No 3 (2016) :Jul-Sept

A Social Media Peer Group Intervention for Mothers to Prevent Obesity and Promote Healthy Growth from Infancy: Development and Pilot Trial

A Social Media Peer Group Intervention for Mothers to Prevent Obesity and Promote Healthy Growth from Infancy: Development and Pilot Trial

A Social Media Peer Group Intervention for Mothers to Prevent Obesity and Promote Healthy Growth from Infancy: Development and Pilot Trial

Rachel S Gruver 1 , MPH ;   Chanelle T Bishop-Gilyard 2, 3 , MS, PsyD ;   Alexandra Lieberman 1 , BA ;   Marsha Gerdes 1, 2 , PhD ;   Senbagam Virudachalam 1, 4 , MD, MHSP ;   Andrew W Suh 1 , BS ;   Gurpreet K Kalra 5 , MS, CCRP ;   Sheela N Magge 6 , MD,MSCE ;   Justine Shults 7 , PhD ;   Mark S Schreiner 8 , MD ;   Thomas J Power 2, 4, 9 , PhD ;   Robert I Berkowitz 2, 3, 4 , MD ;   Alexander G Fiks 1, 4 , MD,MSCE

1 Division of General Pediatrics , The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia , PA , US

2 Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences , The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia , PA , US

3 Department of Psychiatry , Perelman School of Medicine , University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia , PA , US

4 Department of Pediatrics , Perelman School of Medicine , University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia , PA , US

5 Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition , The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia , PA , US

6 Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Center for Translational Science , Children’s National Health System , The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences , Washington , DC , US

7 Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology , Perelman School of Medicine , University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia , PA , US

8 Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine , The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia , PA , US

9 Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics , The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia , PA , US

Corresponding Author:

  • Alexander G Fiks, MD,MSCE
  • Division of General Pediatrics
  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 3535 Market St., Rm 1546
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 267-426-2304
  • Email: fiks@email.chop.edu