Ronald Williams, MD, Medicine/Pediatrics, Hershey, PA, UPMC Pinnacle Harrisburg


Medicine/Pediatrics Hershey, PA

Professor, Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • Penn State UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, 1989 - 1993
  • University of Maryland School of MedicineClass of 1989
  • University of MarylandB.S., Microbiology, Cum Laude, 1985

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1991 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACP) American College of Physicians
  • Teacher of the Year Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, 2009
  • Top Educator (Career Educator Award) Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital, 2009
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Clinical Trials

  • Pediatric Obesity Weight Evaluation Registry (POWER) Study Start of enrollment: 2014 May 01Torre, A.d.,Christison, A.,Fals, A.,Weedn, A.,Borzutzky, C.,Fox, C.,Estrada, E.,Binns, H.,Tucker, J.,Oden, J.,Tester, J.,Liu, L.,Gaddis, M.,Williams, R.,Armstrong, S.,Kumar, S.,Kirk, S.,Walsh, S.,Ward, W....

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Evaluation of BMI in obese adolescents at weight-loss camp with the Boy Scouts of America  
    Novick M, Lehman E, Williams R, Paediatrics and Health, Herbert Open Access Journals, 1/1/2015
  • Testing for Meningitis in Children with Bronchiolitis  
    Stefanski M., Williams R, McSherry G, Geskey J, Permanente J, 1/1/2014
  • Prevalence of Hypovitaminosis D and Its Association with Comorbidities of Childhood Obesity  
    Williams R, Novick M., Lehman E, Permanente J, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Identification of Comorbidities Associated with Inpatient Rehabilitation Outcomes in Patients with Debility
    Zhang S, Liao D, Solaiman A, Williams R, The American Association of Physiatrists Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, 1/13/2015
  • A New Prospective National Registry for Treatment-seeking Youth with Obesity: Descriptive Analyses of Participating Multicomponent Pediatric Weight Management Programs
    Kirk, S, Williams, R, The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, 1/4/2015
  • Testing for Meningitis in Children With Bronchiolitis
    Stefanski M., Williams R, McSherry G, Geskey J, The Pediatric Academic Societies and Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1/6/2014
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  • What is Med/Peds? 
  • Outpatient Billing and Coding 
  • Inpatient Billing and Coding 
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  • Should Parents Lose Custody of Their Obese Children? 
    WHPTV (CBS interview with Ben Russell)
  • Too Fat to Fight 
    CBS21 Evening News Interview
  • Adolescent Obesity - Part 1 
    Interview in Harrisburg Patriot Newspaper
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Professional Memberships

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