Joseph Skelton, MD, FTOS

Joseph Skelton, MD, FTOS

Here are some questions and answers from our interview with TOS Fellow Joseph Skelton, MD, FTOS, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Epidemiology, and Prevention at Wakeforest Baptist Medical Center.

 

Q: What is your title and organizational affiliation?

A: I am an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Prevention at Wakeforest Baptist Medical Center.

 

Q: Can you tell us about your current work and your professional developmental trajectory?

A: I work on investigating attrition from pediatric weight management programs through investigation of family function and experience in weight management.

 

Q: What is one of your professional or personal qualities that has contributed to your success?

A: Endurance, creativity and networking

 

Q: What advice do you have for today's junior obesity researchers?

A: Broaden research methodologies, particularly theoretical frameworks

 

Q: What are your favorite things to do when you're not at work?

A: Cooking