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Thomas N. Robinson, MD, MPH

Irving Schulman, MD Endowed Professor in Child Health; Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine and Stanford Health Policy Associate

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February 6th, 2012

Junk foods still plentiful at elementary schools

Mention of Thomas Robinson via msnbc.com

Junk food remains plentiful at the nation's elementary schools despite widespread efforts to curb childhood obesity, a new study suggests. Dr. Thomas Robinson, a Stanford University pediatrician and obesity prevention researcher, called the study results "sobering". The study appears in Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, released Monday. Robinson wrote an accompanying editorial. Read more »


September 14th, 2011

Stanford researchers, clinicians and academics gather for Obesity Summit 2

Mention of Thomas Robinson via Scope (blog)

Thomas Robinson, MD, MPH, gave two presentations: one about findings suggesting “stealth interventions” can effectively help people eat better and exercise more and a second on the Pediatric Weight Control Program at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Back in 2009, Robinson and colleagues testing the stealth strategy approach ... Read more »


February 15th, 2011

Smaller plates may be a tool to curtail childhood obesity

Mention of Thomas Robinson via Scope (blog)

The study, led by by Thomas Robinson, MD, MPH, a Stanford pediatrician and director of the Center for Healthy Weight at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, involved 160 families enrolled in a six-month family-based behavioral treatment program. Read more »


Home environment changes lead to weight loss

Mention of Thomas Robinson via The Stanford Daily

According to Dr. Thomas Robinson, a professor in child health who served as the lead author of the study, 85 percent of the study participants reduced their ... Read more »


November 11th, 2010

San Francisco law leaves Happy Meal makers morose

Mention of Thomas Robinson via Daily Trojan Online

At the risk of sounding a bit Orwellian, it seems kids are prone to a little bit of brainwashing: A 2007 study by Stanford University found that kids prefer ... Read more »




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