Published on in Vol 7, No 3 (2018): March

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/8229, first published .
Assessing the Feasibility of a Social Media to Promote Weight Management Engagement in Adolescents with Severe Obesity: Pilot Study

Assessing the Feasibility of a Social Media to Promote Weight Management Engagement in Adolescents with Severe Obesity: Pilot Study

Assessing the Feasibility of a Social Media to Promote Weight Management Engagement in Adolescents with Severe Obesity: Pilot Study

Elizabeth Prout Parks 1, 2, MD, MSc;  Renee' H Moore 3, 4, PhD;  Ziyi Li 3, MPH;  Chanelle T Bishop-Gilyard 5, PsyD;  Andrew R Garrett 2, 6, BS;  Douglas L Hill 7, PhD;  Yasmeen P. Bruton 2, MA;  David B Sarwer 8, PhD

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

2 Division of Gastreoenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia, PA, US

3 Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University , Atlanta, GA, US

4 Biostatistics Collaboration Core, Emory University , Atlanta, GA, US

5 Department of Psychiatry, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia, PA, US

6 College of Science and Technology, Temple University , Philadelphia, PA, US

7 Pediatrics Advanced Care Team, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia , Philadelphia, PA, US

8 College of Public Health, Temple University , Philadelphia, PA, US

Corresponding Author:

  • Elizabeth Prout Parks, MD, MSc
  • Division of Gastreoenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • 2716 South St, room 14361
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • US
  • Phone: 1 2167-426-9721
  • Email: proute@email.chop.edu