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Sarah Barlow, M.D.
Sarah Barlow, M.D.

Sarah Barlow, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

Biography

Dr. Sarah Barlow received her medical degree from UT Southwestern. She completed her pediatric residency at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, and she underwent fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Tufts School of Medicine, Floating Hospital for Children in Boston, MA. She also earned a Masters in Public Health at Harvard School of Public Health in 1996. She was board certified in pediatric gastroenterology by the American Board of Pediatrics in 1997.

Dr. Barlow was assistant professor of pediatrics at Saint Louis University from 1998 to 2007, where she established a weight management program. In 2007, she joined the faculty at Baylor College of Medicine as associate professor of pediatrics and was the director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Childhood Obesity. She was an investigator on the Texas Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration project, a study sponsored by the CDC that examined healthcare, school, and early childhood education programs for obesity prevention and care in low income neighborhoods. She was the site principal investigator for the NIDDK-sponsored NASH Clinical Research Network (2013-2016). She joined the pediatrics faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2016. In addition to caring for gastrointestinal conditions, Dr. Barlow oversees an integrated program in obesity care that spans community programs, primary healthcare and tertiary care.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - Tufts New England Medical Center (1992-1998), Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (1985-1989)
  • Residency - Brown University School of Medicine (1989-1992), Pediatrics
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • The Obesity Society
  • Society for Pediatric Research
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  • American Heart Association; Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in the Young Committee
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Honors & Awards
  • Pouncey Memorial Lectureship 2009, Ocshner Children’s Health Center, New Orleans, LA
  • Jim Wright Lectureship 2009, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Books & Publications
Research
  • Population health approaches to child and adolescent obesity
  • NAFLD in children and adolescents
  • Management of obesity in children and adolescents

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