Kavitha Selvaraj

  • 21 Citations
20112019

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Personal profile

Research Interests

I am a pediatrician and weight management specialist trained in clinical medicine, research, teaching, and advocacy. I take care of patients in the Wellness & Weight Management Clinic at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park.

Certifications and Licenses

Obesity Medicine
General Pediatrics

Training Experience

2015Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
2018Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, Northwestern University

… → 2017

MD, The University of Chicago

… → 2012

MAEd, Loyola Marymount University

… → 2008

Research interests

  • Clinical Research
  • Developmental Psychopathology
  • Diet and Behavioral Medicine
  • Health Disparities
  • Medical Education
  • Mental Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Public Health
  • Weight Management and Obesity
  • Wellness and Fitness

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Research Output

  • 21 Citations
  • 5 Article

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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  • Screening for Toxic Stress Risk Factors at Well-Child Visits: The Addressing Social Key Questions for Health Study

    Selvaraj, K., Ruiz, M. J., Aschkenasy, J., Chang, J. D., Heard, A., Minier, M., Osta, A. D., Pavelack, M., Samelson, M., Schwartz, A., Scotellaro, M. A., Seo-Lee, A., Sonu, S., Stillerman, A. & Bayldon, B. W., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Pediatrics. 205, p. 244-249.e4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 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

    What's the punchline? Promoting child and teacher resilience through pediatrician-teacher partnerships

    Selvaraj, K., Jan 2018, In : Pediatrics. 141, 1, e20173538.

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    Open Access

    Power-up: a collaborative after-school program to prevent obesity in African American children.

    Choudhry, S., McClinton-Powell, L., Solomon, M., Davis, D., Lipton, R., Darukhanavala, A., Steenes, A., Selvaraj, K., Gielissen, K., Love, L., Salahuddin, R., Embil, F. K., Huo, D., Chin, M. H., Quinn, M. T. & Burnet, D. L., Jan 1 2011, In : Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, and action. 5, 4, p. 363-373 11 p.

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