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Kathleen Howard, MD, Pediatrics, Grand Rapids, MI, Spectrum Health - Butterworth Hospital

KathleenHowardMD

Pediatrics Grand Rapids, MI

Physician

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Education & Training

  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Pediatrics, 1995 - 1998
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityClass of 1995
  • DePaul University
    DePaul UniversityB.S., Biological Sciences, 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2002 - 2024
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1999 - Present
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1995 - 1999
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Intern Teacher of the Year Children's Memorial Hospital, 1996
  • Outstanding Resident Teacher 1995

Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Association between the Family Nutrition and Physical Activity Screening Tool and obesity severity in youth referred to weight management  
    Tucker JM, Howard K, Guseman EH, Yess KE, Saturley H, Eisenmann JC, Obes Res Clin Pract, 1/1/2016
  • FitKids360: Design, Conduct, and Outcomes of a Stage 2 Pediatric Obesity Program  
    Tucker JM, Eisenmann JC, Howard K, Guseman EH, Yee K, DeLaFuente K, Graybill J, Roberts M, Murphy M, Saturley H, Peterson T, Journal of Obesity, 1/1/2014
  • Effect of Infusion Rate on Thiopental Dose-Response Relationships  
    Gentry WB, Krejcie TC, Henthorn TK, Shanks CA, Howard KA, Gupta DK, Avram MJ, Anesthesiology, 1/1/1994
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Abstracts/Posters

  • Primary Care Obesity Prevention in 0-2 Year Olds Through Parent Nutritional Counseling: Evaluation of Child Behaviors and Parent Feeding Styles.
    Kathleen A Howard, MD, Jared Tucker, PhD, Renee DeFrang, RD, Julie Orth, RD, Susan Wakefield, MD, American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference, Section on Obesity, 1/22/2016
  • Long-term Adiposity Changes in Youth with Overweight or Obesity enrolled in Pediatric Weight Management.
    Stephanie Klein, Jared Tucker, Kathleen Howard, Heather Saturley, MSU Pediatric Research Day, 1/1/2016
  • Changes in Health Behaviors, Body Composition, and Physical Fitness during FitKids360 On The Move.
    Kathleen Howard, Jared Tucker, Elitsa Nicolaou, Heather Saturley, and Keyuana Rosemond, AAP National Conference, 1/23/2015
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Lectures

  • Evaluation of the 'We Are For Children' Primary Care Overweight/Obesity Treatment Program in 2-5 year olds: Changes in Feeding Practices and Health Behaviors. 
    1/21/2016
  • Changes in Health Behaviors, Body Composition, and Physical Fitness during FitKids360 On The Move. 
    1/18/2015
  • Evaluation of Behavioral and Anthropometric Outcomes 1 Year after FitKids 360: a Community Based Pediatric Obesity Program. 
    1/24/2014
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Press Mentions

  • Appetite Is Correlated with Octopamine and Hemolymph Sugar Levels in Forager Honeybees
    Appetite Is Correlated with Octopamine and Hemolymph Sugar Levels in Forager HoneybeesJune 12th, 2019

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