Robert I. Berkowitz, MD

Robert I. Berkowitz, MD

Robert I. Berkowitz, MD, is an attending physician in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science and director of the Weight and Eating Disorders Research Program at CHOP.

Areas of Expertise: Adolescent obesity, Behavioral medicine, Eating disorders, Group psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology
Locations: Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in University City, PA
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT

Residency

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Yale University Child Study Center, New Haven CT

Fellowship

Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA

Board Certification

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Psychiatry

Titles and Academic Titles

Psychiatrist

Director, Weight and Eating Disorders Research Program

Academic Investigator, Healthy Weight Program

Professor of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

Zhao J, Bradfield JP, Zhang H, Annaiah K, Wang K, Kim CE, Glessner JT, Frackelton EC, Otieno FG, Doran J, Thomas KA, Garris M, Hou C, Chiavacci RM, Li M, Berkowitz RI, Hakonarson H, Grant SF. Examination of all type 2 diabetes GWAS loci reveals HHEX-IDE as a locus influencing pediatric BMI. Diabetes. 2010 Mar;59(3):751-5. Epub 2009 Nov 23. Read abstract

Zhao J, Li M, Bradfield JP, Zhang H, Mentch FD, Wang K, Sleiman PM, Kim CE, Glessner JT, Hou C, Keating BJ, Thomas KA, Garris ML, Deliard S, Frackelton EC, Otieno FG, Chiavacci RM, Berkowitz RI, Hakonarson H, Grant SF. The role of height-associated loci identified in genome wide association studies in the determination of pediatric stature. BMC Med Genet. 2010 Jun 14;11:96. Read abstract

Zhao J, Bradfield JP, Li M, Wang K, Zhang H, Kim CE, Annaiah K, Glessner JT, Thomas K, Garris M, Frackelton EC, Otieno FG, Shaner JL, Smith RM, Chiavacci RM, Berkowitz RI, Hakonarson H, Grant SF. The role of obesity-associated loci identified in genome-wide association studies in the determination of pediatric BMI. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Dec;17(12):2254-7. Epub 2009 May 28. Read abstract