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Babette S. Zemel, PhD

Babette S. Zemel, PhD

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Research Professor of Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of GI, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3535 Market Street
Room 1560
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 215-590-1669
Fax: 215-590-0604
B.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1979.
M.A. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1985.
Ph.D. (Anthropology)
University of Pennsylvania, 1989.
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Selected Publications

Roy SM, Chesi A, Mentch F, Xiao R, Chiavacci R, Mitchell JA, Kelly A, Hakonarson H, Grant SF, Zemel BS, McCormack SE: Body Mass Index (BMI) Trajectories in Infancy Differ by Population Ancestry and May Presage Disparities in Early Childhood Obesity J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Mostoufi-Moab Sogol, Magland Jeremy, Isaacoff Elizabeth J, Sun Wenli, Rajapakse Chamith S, Zemel Babette, Wehrli Felix, Shekdar Karuna, Baker Joshua, Long Jin, Leonard Mary B: Adverse Fat Depots and Marrow Adiposity Are Associated with Skeletal Deficits and Insulin Resistance in Long-Term Survivors of Pediatric Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Mitchell Jonathan A, Chesi Alessandra, Elci Okan, McCormack Shana E, Kalkwarf Heidi J, Lappe Joan M, Gilsanz Vicente, Oberfield Sharon E, Shepherd John A, Kelly Andrea, Zemel Babette S, Grant Struan F A: Genetics of Bone Mass in Childhood and Adolescence: Effects of Sex and Maturation Interactions. Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Lo Re Vincent, Lynn Kenneth, Stumm Emily R, Long Jin, Nezamzadeh Melissa S, Baker Joshua F, Hoofnagle Andrew N, Kapalko Angela J, Mounzer Karam, Zemel Babette S, Tebas Pablo, Kostman Jay R, Leonard Mary B: Structural Bone Deficits in HIV/HCV-Coinfected, HCV-Monoinfected, and HIV-Monoinfected Women. The Journal of infectious diseases 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Ollberding Nicholas J, Gilsanz Vicente, Lappe Joan M, Oberfield Sharon E, Shepherd John A, Winer Karen K, Zemel Babette S, Kalkwarf Heidi J: Reproducibility and Intermethod Reliability of a Calcium Food Frequency Questionnaire for use in Hispanic, Non-Hispanic Black, and Non-Hispanic White Youth. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2015 [E-pub ahead of print]

Olsen Irene E, Lawson M Louise, Ferguson A Nicole, Cantrell Rebecca, Grabich Shannon C, Zemel Babette S, Clark Reese H: BMI Curves for Preterm Infants. Pediatrics 135(3): e572-81, Mar 2015.

Bout-Tabaku S, Shults J, Zemel BS, Leonard MB, Berkowitz RI, Stettler N, Burnham JM: Obesity Is Associated with Greater Valgus Knee Alignment in Pubertal Children, and Higher Body Mass Index Is Associated with Greater Variability in Knee Alignment in Girls. J Rheumatol 42(1): 126-33, 2015.

Lee DY, Wetzsteon RJ, Zemel BS, Shults J, Organ JM, Foster BJ, Herskovitz RM, Foerster DL, Leonard MB: Muscle Torque Relative to Cross-Sectional Area and the Functional Muscle-Bone Unit in Children and Adolescents with Chronic Disease. J Bone Miner Res 30(3): 563-71, 2015.

Stallings VA, Schall JI, Hediger ML, Zemel BS, Tuluc F, Dougherty KA, Samuel JL, Rutstein RM: High-Dose Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Children and Young Adults with HIV: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial. Pediatric Infect Dis J 34(2): e32-40, 2015.

Short DF, Gilsanz V, Kalkwarf HJ, Lappe JM, Oberfield S, Shepherd JA, Winer KK, Zemel BS, Hangartner TN: Anthropometric models of bone mineral content and areal bone mineral density based on the bone mineral density in childhood study. Osteoporos Int 26(3): 1099-1108, 2015.

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Last updated: 03/26/2015
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