Octavia Pickett-Blakely, MD, MHS

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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3400 Civic Center Boulevard
7 South Pavilion
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
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.
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Selected Publications

Briscoe J, Saumoy M, Pickett-Blakely O: An Approach to Obesity Management for Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists. Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology 17(4): 587-601, Dec 2019.

Stoner P, Shiavone P, Kinosian BP, Pickett-Blakely O, Amoroso V, Coughlin R, Xue Z, Compher C: Preparing the Patient for Home Parenteral Nutrition and for a Successful Course of Therapy. GI Clinics of North America 48(4): 471-81, Dec 2019.

Agbim U, Carr RM, Pickett-Blakely O, Dagogo-Jack S.: Ethnic Disparities in Adiposity: Focus on Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Visceral, and Generalized Obesity. Current Obesity Reports 8(3): 243-254, Sept 2019.

Doshi S, Alvarez Y, Kumar S, Pickett-Blakely O: Acute Pancreatitis after Colonoscopy: A Case Presentation and Literature Review. Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine 15, Jan 2019.

Carolyn Newberry, MD and Octavia Pickett-Blakely, MD, MHS: You have the power! Implementing the POWER guidelines in everyday practice. AGA Perspectives September 2018 Notes: http://agaperspectives.gastro.org/you-have-the-power-implementing-the-power-guidelines-in-everyday-practice/

Pickett-Blakely O, Young K, Carr R: Micronutrients in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Pathogenesis. Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology 6(4): 451-462, August 2018.

Brandon Baker: The Ins and Outs of Sugar Alcohol Penn Today June 2018.

Newberry C Rajravelu R, Pickett-Blakely O, Falk G, Yang Y, Lynch K.: Achalasia Patients are at Nutritional Risk Regardless of Presenting Weight Category. Digestive Diseases and Sciences 63(5): 1243, May 2018.

Torres-Landa Samuel, Kannan Umashankkar, Guajardo Isabella, Pickett-Blakely Octavia E, Dempsey Daniel T, Williams Noel N, Dumon Kristoffel R: Surgical management of obesity. Minerva chirurgica 73(1): 41-54, Feb 2018.

Newberry Carolyn, McKnight Lindsay, Sarav Menaka, Pickett-Blakely Octavia: Going gluten free: the history and nutritional implications of today's most popular diet. Current Gastroenterology Reports 19(11): 54, Sep 2017.

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