Andrea Kelly

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Faculty, Cystic Fibrosis Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Room #14363
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research, CHOP
2714-2720 South Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3174, ext. 43174
B.A. (Biology)
LaSalle University, 1991.
M.D. (Medicine)
Jefferson Medical College, 1995.
M.S.C.E. (Biostatistics and Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2009.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Kelly studies endocrine complications of chronic pulmonary diseases and glucose intolerance including potential vitamin D-related inflammatory processes in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis. She is also examining inflammatory processes in obstructive sleep apnea syndrome that may contribute to inflammation and insulin resistance in the pediatric population.

Selected Publications

Roy S, Spivack J,Faith M, Chesi A, Mitchell J, Kelly A, Grant SFA, McCormack, Zemel BS: Body Mass index versus weight- for -length in early infancy and obesity risk in early childhood. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology 100(4): 1551-1560, April 2015.

Wendel D, Weber D, Leonard M, Magge S, Kelly A, Stallings V, Pipan M, Stettler N, Zemel BS: Body Composition estimation using skinfolds in children with and without health conditions affecting growth and body composition. Annals of Human Biology April 2016.

Rustico SE, Kelly A, Monk HM, Calabria AC : Calcitriol Treatment in Metabolic Bone Disease of Prematurity with Elevated Parathyroid Hormone: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology 2: 14-20, January 2015 Notes: DOI information: 10.1016/j.jcte.2014.12.001.

Mitchell JA, Chesi A, Elci O,McCormack SE, Roy SM, Kalkwarf HJ,Lappe JM, Gilsanz V, Oberfield SE,Shepherd JA, Kelly A, Grant SF, Zemel BS: Genetic Risk Scores Implicated in Adult Bone Fragility Associate With Pediatric Bone Density. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research April 2016 Notes: Doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2744.

Mitchell JA, Chesi A, Elci O, McCormack SE, Kalkwarf HJ, Lappe JM, Gilsanz V, Oberfield SE, Shepherd JA, Kelly A, Zemel BS, Grant SF: Genetics of Bone Mass in Childhood and Adolescence: Effects of Sex and Maturation Interactions. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 30(9): 1676-83, September 2015.

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