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    Kristine Madsen

    TitleAssistant Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentPediatrics
    Address3333 Calif. St,Laurel Heights
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-514-2445

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      University of California, San FranciscoResidency

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      Dr. Madsen is a pediatrician and research scientist with expertise in the design and evaluation of interventions related to pediatric obesity. She has directed clinic- and community-based studies aimed at increasing physical activity and reducing obesity among children of diverse backgrounds. She is currently conducting research related to Physical Education in schools and students' commute patterns to and from school, as well as the impact of after-school programs on child health. She has worked with state-wide data from the California Healthy Kids Survey to examine trends in physical activity and emotional well-being among Californa's youth. Dr. Madsen is also the Principal Investigator on grants from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the American Heart Association to study interventions to reduce health disparities and improve child health. She recently completed a study funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that examine the impact of school-based BMI screening on pediatric obesity.


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      1. Myers EF, Gerstein DE, Foster J, Ross M, Brown K, Kennedy E, Linchey J, Madsen KA, Crawford PB. Energy balance for kids with play: design and implementation of a multi-component school-based obesity prevention program. Child Obes. 2014 Jun; 10(3):251-9.
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      2. Madsen K, Garber A, Martin M, Gonzaga M, Linchey J. The feasibility of a physical activity referral network for pediatric obesity. Child Obes. 2014 Apr; 10(2):169-74.
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      3. Thompson HR, Linchey J, Madsen KA. Are physical education policies working? A snapshot from San Francisco, 2011. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013; 10:E142.
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      4. Madsen K, Thompson H, Adkins A, Crawford Y. School-community partnerships: a cluster-randomized trial of an after-school soccer program. JAMA Pediatr. 2013 Apr; 167(4):321-6.
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      5. Beck AL, Patel A, Madsen K. Trends in sugar-sweetened beverage and 100% fruit juice consumption among California children. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Jul-Aug; 13(4):364-70.
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      6. Herrick H, Thompson H, Kinder J, Madsen KA. Use of SPARK to promote after-school physical activity. J Sch Health. 2012 Oct; 82(10):457-61.
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      7. Madsen KA, Linchey J. School-based BMI and body composition screening and parent notification in California: methods and messages. J Sch Health. 2012 Jun; 82(6):294-300.
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      8. Madsen K. Promoting the health of our youth: why physical activity policies are critical. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2012 Apr; 166(4):383-4.
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      9. Linchey J, Madsen KA. State requirements and recommendations for school-based screenings for body mass index or body composition, 2010. Prev Chronic Dis. 2011 Sep; 8(5):A101.
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      10. Madsen KA, Hicks K, Thompson H. Physical activity and positive youth development: impact of a school-based program. J Sch Health. 2011 Aug; 81(8):462-70.
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      11. Madsen KA. School-based body mass index screening and parent notification: a statewide natural experiment. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Nov; 165(11):987-92.
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      12. Gosliner W, Madsen KA, Woodward-Lopez G, Crawford PB. Would students prefer to eat healthier foods at school? J Sch Health. 2011 Mar; 81(3):146-51.
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      13. Kinder JR, Lee KA, Thompson H, Hicks K, Topp K, Madsen KA. Validation of a hip-worn accelerometer in measuring sleep time in children. J Pediatr Nurs. 2012 Apr; 27(2):127-33.
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      14. Patel AI, Madsen KA, Maselli JH, Cabana MD, Stafford RS, Hersh AL. Underdiagnosis of pediatric obesity during outpatient preventive care visits. Acad Pediatr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 10(6):405-9.
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      15. Madsen KA, Weedn AE, Crawford PB. Disparities in peaks, plateaus, and declines in prevalence of high BMI among adolescents. Pediatrics. 2010 Sep; 126(3):434-42.
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      16. Madsen KA, Gosliner W, Woodward-Lopez G, Crawford PB. Physical activity opportunities associated with fitness and weight status among adolescents in low-income communities. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009 Nov; 163(11):1014-21.
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      17. Madsen KA, Thompson HR, Wlasiuk L, Queliza E, Schmidt C, Newman TB. After-school program to reduce obesity in minority children: a pilot study. J Child Health Care. 2009 Dec; 13(4):333-46.
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      18. Madsen KA, Garber AK, Mietus-Snyder ML, Orrell-Valente JK, Tran CT, Wlasiuk L, Matos RI, Neuhaus J, Lustig RH. A clinic-based lifestyle intervention for pediatric obesity: efficacy and behavioral and biochemical predictors of response. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Sep; 22(9):805-14.
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      19. Madsen KA, McCulloch CE, Crawford PB. Parent modeling: perceptions of parents' physical activity predict girls' activity throughout adolescence. J Pediatr. 2009 Feb; 154(2):278-83.
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      20. Madsen KA. Preventing diabetes in youth: lessons from smoking-cessation efforts. Am Fam Physician. 2007 Sep 1; 76(5):634, 637.
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      21. Gosliner W, Madsen KA. Marketing foods and beverages: why licensed commercial characters should not be used to sell healthy products to children. Pediatrics. 2007 Jun; 119(6):1255-6; author reply 1256.
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      22. Madsen KA, Yen S, Wlasiuk L, Newman TB, Lustig R. Feasibility of a dance videogame to promote weight loss among overweight children and adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Jan; 161(1):105-7.
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      23. Vreeman RC, Madsen KA, Vreeman DJ, Carroll AE, Downs SM. Compliance with guidelines for ADHD: a pilot study of an evaluation tool. J Pediatr. 2006 Oct; 149(4):568-71.
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      24. Madsen KA, Bennett JE, Downs SM. The role of parental preferences in the management of fever without source among 3- to 36-month-old children: a decision analysis. Pediatrics. 2006 Apr; 117(4):1067-76.
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      25. Madsen K, Rosenman M, Hui S, Breitfeld PP. Value of electronic data for model validation and refinement: bacteremia risk in children with fever and neutropenia. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2002 May; 24(4):256-62.
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      26. Rosenman M, Madsen K, Hui S, Breitfeld PP. Modeling administrative outcomes in fever and neutropenia: clinical variables significantly influence length of stay and hospital charges. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2002 May; 24(4):263-8.
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