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Lauren Gehler Fiechtner, M.D.


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  1. K23HD090222 (FIECHTNER, LAUREN GEHLER) Aug 1, 2018 - Jul 31, 2022
    Creating effective childhood obesity interventions through the study ofpositive outliers
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Harshman SG, Castro I, Perkins M, Luo M, Barrett Mueller K, Cena H, Portale S, Raspini B, Taveras E, Fiechtner L. Pediatric weight management interventions improve prevalence of overeating behaviors. Int J Obes (Lond). 2022 Mar; 46(3):630-636. PMID: 34862470.
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  2. Cena H, Fiechtner L, Vincenti A, Magenes VC, De Giuseppe R, Manuelli M, Zuccotti GV, Calcaterra V. COVID-19 Pandemic as Risk Factors for Excessive Weight Gain in Pediatrics: The Role of Changes in Nutrition Behavior. A Narrative Review. Nutrients. 2021 Nov 26; 13(12). PMID: 34959805.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  3. Raspini B, Prosperi M, Guiducci L, Santocchi E, Tancredi R, Calderoni S, Morales MA, Morelli M, Simione M, Fiechtner L, Muratori F, Cena H. Dietary Patterns and Weight Status in Italian Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Typically Developing Children. Nutrients. 2021 Nov 12; 13(11). PMID: 34836294.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  4. Niles MT, Beavers AW, Clay LA, Dougan MM, Pignotti GA, Rogus S, Savoie-Roskos MR, Schattman RE, Zack RM, Acciai F, Allegro D, Belarmino EH, Bertmann F, Biehl E, Birk N, Bishop-Royse J, Bozlak C, Bradley B, Brenton BP, Buszkiewicz J, Cavaliere BN, Cho Y, Clark EM, Coakley K, Coffin-Schmitt J, Collier SM, Coombs C, Dressel A, Drewnowski A, Evans T, Feingold BJ, Fiechtner L, Fiorella KJ, Funderburk K, Gadhoke P, Gonzales-Pacheco D, Safi AG, Gu S, Hanson KL, Harley A, Harper K, Hosler AS, Ismach A, Josephson A, Laestadius L, LeBlanc H, Lewis LR, Litton MM, Martin KS, Martin S, Martinelli S, Mazzeo J, Merrill SC, Neff R, Nguyen E, Ohri-Vachaspati P, Orbe A, Otten JJ, Parmer S, Pemberton S, Qusair ZAA, Rivkina V, Robinson J, Rose CM, Sadeghzadeh S, Sivaramakrishnan B, Arroyo MT, Voorhees M, Yerxa K. A Multi-Site Analysis of the Prevalence of Food Insecurity in the United States, before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Curr Dev Nutr. 2021 Dec; 5(12):nzab135. PMID: 34934898.
  5. Sierra Velez D, Simione M, Castro I, Perkins M, Luo M, Taveras EM, Fiechtner L. Effects of a Pediatric Weight Management Intervention on Parental Stress. Child Obes. 2021 Oct 07. PMID: 34619054.
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  6. Mirsky JB, Zack RM, Berkowitz SA, Fiechtner L. Massachusetts General Hospital Revere Food Pantry: Addressing hunger and health at an academic medical center community clinic. Healthc (Amst). 2021 Dec; 9(4):100589. PMID: 34628211.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  7. Fiechtner L, Sierra Velez D, Ayala SG, Castro I, Lindros J, Perkins M, Baker A, Salmon J, Biggs V, Cannon-Smith G, Smith JD, Simione M, Gortmaker SL, Taveras EM. Planned Evaluation of the Healthy Weight Clinic Pediatric Weight Management and Implementation: Massachusetts-CORD 3.0. Child Obes. 2021 09; 17(S1):S55-S61. PMID: 34569842.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Fiechtner L, Castro I, Ayala SG, Velez DS, Lindros J, Perkins M, Baker A, Salmon J, Biggs V, Cannon-Smith G, Smith JD, Simione M, Gortmaker SL, Taveras EM. Design and Approach of the Healthy Weight Clinic Pediatric Weight Management Intervention Package and Implementation: Massachusetts-CORD 3.0. Child Obes. 2021 09; 17(S1):S48-S54. PMID: 34569841.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  9. Fiechtner L, Perkins M, Biggs V, Langhans N, Sharifi M, Price S, Luo M, Locascio JJ, Hohman KH, Hodge H, Gortmaker S, Torres S, Taveras EM. Comparative Effectiveness of Clinical and Community-Based Approaches to Healthy Weight. Pediatrics. 2021 10; 148(4). PMID: 34470816.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Zack RM, Weil R, Babbin M, Lynn CD, Velez DS, Travis L, Taitelbaum DJ, Fiechtner L. An Overburdened Charitable Food System: Making the Case for Increased Government Support During the COVID-19 Crisis. Am J Public Health. 2021 05; 111(5):804-807. PMID: 33826384.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Firth PG, Benavidez OJ, Fiechtner L. The signs and symptoms of Ernest Shackleton. J Med Biogr. 2021 Apr 24; 9677720211002205. PMID: 33896263.
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  12. Fiechtner L, Castro I, Cheng ER, Sharifi M, Gerber MW, Luo M, Goldmann D, Sandel M, Block J, Orav EJ, Taveras EM. Characteristics of achieving clinically important weight loss in two paediatric weight management interventions. Pediatr Obes. 2021 09; 16(9):e12784. PMID: 33734583.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Adams E, Babbin M, Bronico JV, Granick J, Weil R, Mitchell E, Carney C, Fiechtner L, Mulugeta W, Zack RM. Providing Food Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of a Free Produce Market at a Health Care Center. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2021; 32(4):2258-2266. PMID: 34803075.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  14. Larson-Nath C, Goday PS, Fiechtner L, Mangalat N, Schwartz S, Scheimann A, Sentongo T, Turner JM. NASPGHAN Nutrition University (N2U): A Survey of its Efficacy as Continuing Nutrition Education for North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 08; 71(2):e68-e71. PMID: 32732789.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Simione M, Dartley AN, Cooper-Vince C, Martin V, Hartnick C, Taveras EM, Fiechtner L. Family-centered Outcomes that Matter Most to Parents: A Pediatric Feeding Disorders Qualitative Study. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 08; 71(2):270-275. PMID: 32304556.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Atkins M, Castro I, Sharifi M, Perkins M, O'Connor G, Sandel M, Taveras EM, Fiechtner L. Unmet Social Needs and Adherence to Pediatric Weight Management Interventions: Massachusetts, 2017-2019. Am J Public Health. 2020 07; 110(S2):S251-S257. PMID: 32663093.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Simione M, Sharifi M, Gerber MW, Marshall R, Avalon E, Fiechtner L, Horan C, Orav EJ, Skelton J, Taveras EM. Family-centeredness of childhood obesity interventions: psychometrics & outcomes of the family-centered care assessment tool. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2020 Jun 11; 18(1):179. PMID: 32527270.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  18. Larson-Nath C, Goday PS, Fiechtner L, Mangalat N, Schwartz S, Scheimann A, Sentongo T, Turner JM. NASPGHAN Nutrition University (N2U): A Survey of its Efficacy as Continuing Nutrition Education for NASPGHAN. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2020 May 11. PMID: 32404747.
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  19. Simione M, Harshman SG, Castro I, Linnemann R, Roche B, Ajami NJ, Petrosino JF, Raspini B, Portale S, Camargo CA, Taveras EM, Hasegawa K, Fiechtner L. Maternal Fish Consumption in Pregnancy Is Associated with a Bifidobacterium-Dominant Microbiome Profile in Infants. Curr Dev Nutr. 2020 Jan; 4(1):nzz133. PMID: 31875205.
    Citations: 4     
  20. Baskind MJ, Taveras EM, Gerber MW, Fiechtner L, Horan C, Sharifi M. Parent-Perceived Stress and Its Association With Children's Weight and Obesity-Related Behaviors. Prev Chronic Dis. 2019 03 28; 16:E39. PMID: 30925139.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Fiechtner L, Fonte ML, Castro I, Gerber M, Horan C, Sharifi M, Cena H, Taveras EM. Determinants of Binge Eating Symptoms in Children with Overweight/Obesity. Child Obes. 2018 Nov/Dec; 14(8):510-517. PMID: 30153037.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Fiechtner L, Perkins M, Biggs V, Langhans N, Sharifi M, O'Connor G, Price S, Locascio J, Kuhlthau K, Kwass JA, Nelson C, Land T, Longjohn M, Lawson V, Hohman K, Taveras EM. Rationale and design of the Clinic and Community Approaches to Healthy Weight Randomized Trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 04; 67:16-22. PMID: 29330083.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Robinson A, Fiechtner L, Roche B, Ajami NJ, Petrosino JF, Camargo CA, Taveras EM, Hasegawa K. Association of Maternal Gestational Weight Gain With the Infant Fecal Microbiota. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 11; 65(5):509-515. PMID: 28272161.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Taveras EM, Marshall R, Sharifi M, Avalon E, Fiechtner L, Horan C, Gerber MW, Orav EJ, Price SN, Sequist T, Slater D. Comparative Effectiveness of Clinical-Community Childhood Obesity Interventions: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 Aug 07; 171(8):e171325. PMID: 28586856.
    Citations: 29     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Fiechtner L, Puente GC, Sharifi M, Block JP, Price S, Marshall R, Blossom J, Gerber MW, Taveras EM. A Community Resource Map to Support Clinical-Community Linkages in a Randomized Controlled Trial of Childhood Obesity, Eastern Massachusetts, 2014-2016. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Jul 06; 14:E53. PMID: 28682745.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  26. Fonte ML, Fiechtner L, Manuelli M, Cena H. Erratum to: Nutritional management of a patient with obesity and pulmonary embolism: a case report. Nutr J. 2017 02 01; 16(1):8. PMID: 28148270.
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  27. Fiechtner L, Cheng ER, Lopez G, Sharifi M, Taveras EM. Multilevel Correlates of Healthy BMI Maintenance and Return to a Healthy BMI among Children in Massachusetts. Child Obes. 2017 04; 13(2):146-153. PMID: 28075151.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  28. Hasegawa K, Linnemann RW, Mansbach JM, Ajami NJ, Espinola JA, Fiechtner LG, Petrosino JF, Camargo CA. Household siblings and nasal and fecal microbiota in infants. Pediatr Int. 2017 Apr; 59(4):473-481. PMID: 27638139.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Lim J, Davison KK, Jurkowski JM, Horan CM, Orav EJ, Kamdar N, Fiechtner LG, Taveras EM. Correlates of Resource Empowerment among Parents of Children with Overweight or Obesity. Child Obes. 2017 Feb; 13(1):63-71. PMID: 27875076.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  30. Martin VJ, Leonard MM, Fiechtner L, Fasano A. Transitioning From Descriptive to Mechanistic Understanding of the Microbiome: The Need for a Prospective Longitudinal Approach to Predicting Disease. J Pediatr. 2016 12; 179:240-248. PMID: 27634626.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Fiechtner L, Kleinman K, Melly SJ, Sharifi M, Marshall R, Block J, Cheng ER, Taveras EM. Effects of Proximity to Supermarkets on a Randomized Trial Studying Interventions for Obesity. Am J Public Health. 2016 Mar; 106(3):557-62. PMID: 26794159.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  32. Taveras EM, Marshall R, Sharifi M, Avalon E, Fiechtner L, Horan C, Orav J, Price SN, Sequist T, Slater D. Connect for Health: Design of a clinical-community childhood obesity intervention testing best practices of positive outliers. Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Nov; 45(Pt B):287-295. PMID: 26427562.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Fiechtner L, Sharifi M, Sequist T, Block J, Duncan DT, Melly SJ, Rifas-Shiman SL, Taveras EM. Food environments and childhood weight status: effects of neighborhood median income. Child Obes. 2015 Jun; 11(3):260-8. PMID: 25923838.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Fiechtner L, Block J, Duncan DT, Gillman MW, Gortmaker SL, Melly SJ, Rifas-Shiman SL, Taveras EM. Proximity to supermarkets associated with higher body mass index among overweight and obese preschool-age children. Prev Med. 2013 Mar; 56(3-4):218-21. PMID: 23219681.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Kenyon CC, Kavanagh PL, Fiechtner LG, Textor TE, Wang CJ. Setting the agenda for quality improvement in pediatric sickle cell disease. J Natl Med Assoc. 2012 Jul-Aug; 104(7-8):337-41. PMID: 23092048.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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