Jennifer Beth Webster, D.O.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3630
Fax: 215-590-3606
B.S. (Major: Nutritional Sciences; Minor: Psychology, with honors)
Pennsylvania State University, 2007.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2011.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
University of Pennsylvania, 2018.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Pediatric Motility Disorders

Description of Research Expertise

Quality Improvement

Selected Publications

Hayat M. Mousa, M.D.1 Jacqueline M. Barsamian, M.P.H1, Alain J. Benitez, M.D.2, Jennifer B. Webster D.O.2, Kristin N. Fiorino, M.D.2: Pediatric constipation: an epidemiologic and physiologic approach to guide a stepwise approach to its management. Springer Nature 6(19): 155–169, Jun 2020.

Jennifer Webster: Managing Constipation in Primary Care. CHOP Webinar April 2020.

Kerr J, Nicholson D, Magnusson M, Amico D, Melchionni J, Zderic S, Allukian M, Webster J, Borowicz, S: Clinical Pathway for Evaluation and Management of Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction in Patients with Spina Bifida. Internet December 2019.

Webster J Vajravelu, ME, Choi, C, Zemel, B, Verma, R: Prevalence and risk factors of low bone mineral density in children with celiac disease. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 17(8): 1509-1514, July 2019.

Grossman, A, Baber, K, Webster, J: Constipation in Children and Adolescents. Pediatric Update 39(1), November 2018.

Mascarenhas M, Webster J, Barsky D, Jannelli, F, Calabria, A, Downing, M: Clinical Pathway for Patients Who May Need a Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Bone Scan. Internet September 2018.

Webster J, Lourie, E, Shaw, K, Huang, E: Implementation of a Constipation Action Plan in Primary Care Clinics to Decrease Referrals to Pediatric Gastroenterology: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Gastroenterology 155(1): e48-e49, 2018.

Webster, J, Godwin, B: Clinical Approach to Esophageal and Gastric Disorders. Nelson's Pediatric Board Review. Elsevier, 2018.

Webster JB, Verma R: Understanding the Variation in Use of Screening DXA Scans in Pediatric Patients with Celiac Disease. Poster presentation. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV Nov 2017.

Webster, J: Constipation. Primary Care Perspectives: Podcast for Pediatricians. October 2017.

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