Adolfo Javier Ariza

  • 853 Citations

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Research Interests

My research focus is on improving clinical care related to nutritional status of children and health behaviors, particularly dietary, physical activity. I am also interested in prevention of chronic conditions from infancy onward. I have first-hand experience in the bi-directional processes of integrating research knowledge into clinical care and developing research questions based on clinical experience. I have past experience mentoring research of students and young investigators. I have participated in pediatric practice-based research through the Pediatric Practice Research Group (PPRG), and in clinical research through the Center of Obesity Management and Prevention (COMP). As principal investigator and co-investigator for research projects funded by federal and private agencies. I have completed a wide range of studies through the PPRG and COMP, including studies of prevalence, natural history, perceptions, screening, and interventions evaluating changes to practice operations that foster clinical care improvements. I am particularly interested in identifying ways for effective preventive care delivery in primary care settings, with special emphasis on identifying clinical care concerns among Hispanic families and identifying ways to address their needs.

Training Experience

1987Internship, Federico Lleras General Hospital
1988Internship, Iconozo Local Hospital
1992Residency, Garrahan Hospital of Pediatrics
1995Fellowship, Garrahan Hospital of Pediatrics

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Metropolitan University

… → 1986

Research interests

  • Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases
  • Obesity
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary Care

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Research Output

Management of Atopic Dermatitis in Children Younger Than Two Years of Age by Community Pediatricians: A Survey and Chart Review

Fishbein, A. B., Hamideh, N., Lor, J., Zhao, S., Kruse, L., Mason, M., Ariza, A., Bolanos, L., Necheles, J. & Kaye, B., Jun 2020, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 221, p. 138-144.e3

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  • Case reports: Multifaceted experiences treating youth with severe obesity

    Schaller, K. E., Stephenson-Somers, L. J., Ariza, A. J., Quadri, M. & Binns, H. J., Mar 2 2019, In : International journal of environmental research and public health. 16, 6, 927.

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    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Characteristics of Children Referred to a Lipid Clinic Before and After the Universal Screening Guidelines

    Selvaraj, K., Olave-Pichon, A., Benuck, I., Ariza, A. J. & Binns, H. J., Jun 1 2019, In : Clinical pediatrics. 58, 6, p. 656-664 9 p.

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  • Health Outcomes of Youth in Clinical Pediatric Weight Management Programs in POWER

    POWER Work Group, May 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 208, p. 57-65.e4

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  • 5 Scopus citations

    Percent body fat measurement in the medical management of children with obesity

    Quadri, M., Ariza, A. J., Selvaraj, K., Schaller, K. & Binns, H. J., Dec 2018, In : Pediatric annals. 47, 12, p. e487-e493

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  • 1 Scopus citations