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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

McCormack, S.E., Chesi, A, Mitchell, J.A., Roy,S.M., Cousminer, D.L., Kalkwarf, H.J., Lappe, J.M., Gilsanz, V, Oberfield, S.E., Shepherd, J.A., Mahboubi, S., Winer, K.K., Kelly, A., Grant, S.F.A., Zemel, B.S.: Relative skeletal maturation and population ancestry in non-obese children and adolescents. Journal of Bone Mineral Research 32(1): 115-124, January 2017.

Addo Y, Himes J, Zemel BS: Reference ranges for mid-upper arm circumference, upper arm muscle area and upper arm fat area in U.S. children and adolescents, ages 1 to 20 years. Am J Clin Nutr 105(1): 111-120, January 2017.

Kelley Jennifer C, Crabtree Nicola, Zemel Babette S: Bone Density in the Obese Child: Clinical Considerations and Diagnostic Challenges. Calcified tissue international Jan 2017.

Hawkes CP, Zemel BS, Kiely M, Irvine AD, Kenny LC, O’B Hourihane J, Murray DM: Body composition within the first 3 months: Optimized correction for length and correlation with BMI at 2 years. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 86(3): 178-187, October 2016

Freedman DS, Zemel BS, Ogden L.: Secular trends for skinfolds differ from those for BMI and waist circumference among adults examined in NHANES from 1988-1994 through to 2009-2010. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 105(1): 169-176, October 2016.

Weber D, Long J, Leonard MB, Zemel BS, Baker JF: Development of Novel Methods to Define Deficits in Appendicular Lean Mass Relative to Fat Mass. PLoS One 11(10), Oct 2016.

Schall JI, Hediger ML, Zemel BS, Rutstein RM, Stallings VA: Comprehensive Safety Monitoring of 12-Month Daily 7000-IU Vitamin D3 Supplementation in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Children and Young Adults. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 40(7): 1057-63, Sep 2016.

Zemel BS, Gómez-Bruton A, González-Agüero A, Gómez-Cabello A, Matute-Llorente A, Moreno LA, Casajús JA, Vicente-Rodríguez G.: Bone structure of adolescent swimmers; a peripheral quantitative computed tomography (pQCT) study. J Sci Med Sport 19(9): 707-12, Sep 2016.

Malone SK, Zemel BS, Compher C, Souders M, Chittams J, Thompson AL, Pack A, Lipman T: Social jet lag, chronotype and body mass index in 14-17 year old adolescents. The Journal of Biological and Medical Rhythm Research August 2016.

Mitchell JA, Chesi A, McCormack SE, Roy SM, Cousminer DL, Kalkwarf H J, Lappe JM, Gilsanz V, Oberfield SE, Shepherd JA, Kelly A, Zemel B S, Grant SF: Rare EN1 Variants and Pediatric Bone Mass. J Bone Miner Res 31(8): 1513-7, August 2016.

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Last updated: 03/07/2017
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