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Octavia Pickett-Blakely, MD, MHS

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
One Convention Ave
9 Penn Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-349-8222
Fax: 215-349-5915
Education:
BS (Biology)
University of Maryland Eastern Shore, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Maryland School of Medicine, 2002.
MHS (Clinical Investigation)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern, Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)- Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, 2002-2003.
Research Fellow, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)- Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, 2004-2005.
Resident, Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ)- Robert Wood Johnson, 2005-2006.
Fellow, Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , 2006-2010.
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Selected Publications

Pickett-Blakely, OE: Obesity and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Comprehensive Review. Gastroenterolgy and Hepatology June 2014.

Carolyn Newberry, Obiora Ozor, Oleg Shulik, Octavia Pickett-Blakely: Demographic Factors Associated with Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth. Digestive Diseases Week May 2014.

Pickett-Blakely OE, Huizinga MM, Clark JM.: Sociodemographic trends in bariatric surgery utilization in the USA. Obesity Surgery 22(5): 838-42, May 2012

Barr Hugh, Upton Melissa P, Orlando Roy C, Armstrong David, Vieth Michael, Neumann Helmut, Langner Cord, Wiley Elizabeth L, Das Kiron M, Pickett-Blakely Octavia E, Bajpai Manisha, Amenta Peter S, Bennett Ana, Going James J, Younes Mamoun, Wang Helen H, Taddei Antonio, Freschi Giancarlo, Ringressi Maria Novella, Degli'innocenti Duccio Rossi, Castiglione Francesca, Bechi Paolo: Barrett's esophagus: histology and immunohistology. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1232(1): 76-92, Sep 2011.

Pickett-Blakely O, Bleich SN, Cooper LA: The role of patient-physician gender concordance in weight-related counseling of obese patients. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 40(6): 616-619, June 2011.

Ginsberg GG, Pickett-Blakely O: Endoscopic considerations in the care of obese patients. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America 21(2): 265-274, April 2011.

Bleich SN, Pickett-Blakely O, Cooper, LA: Physician practice patterns of obesity diagnosis and weight-related counseling. Patient Education and Counseling 82(1): 123-129, January 2011.

Octavia Pickett-Blakely, Natasha Fontaine, Tinsay Woreta, Patrick Okolo: Racial disparities in non-variceal gastrointestinal hemorrhage outcomes: an analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample. Gastroenterology 138(5): S-475, May 2010 Notes: Poster of Distinction.

Micheal Dann, Octavia Pickett-Blakely, Melissa Reynon, Kelly Walton, Marisol Furlon, Ellen Ebert, Eric Shen, Aram Manoukian, Hazar Micheael, Tamir Ben-Menachem, Kiron Das: Detection of erly metaplasia at the esophagogastric junction (EGJ) in the absence of histological evidence of barrett's epithelium using a monoclonal antibody. Gastroenterology 138(5): S-332, May 2010 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Octavia Pickett-Blakely, Mary Margaret Huizinga, Jeanne Clark: Racial differences in bariatric surgery outcomes in the U.S.: an analysis of the nationwide inpatient sample. Gastroenterology 138(5): S-387, May 2010 Notes: Poster Publication.

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