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Dr. Fernando is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics with training in epidemiology. His community-based research is largely focused on the impact of health disparities in children and teens across various cultural, gender, and socioeconomic parameters. Dr. Fernando has extensively studied body types and other risk factors for children and teens with early-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus. Most recently, he initiated studies examining new ways to improve health literacy by delivering relevant and sound nutrition, asthma, and obesity prevention education to low-income disparate populations in Fort Worth through the use of the new Pediatric Mobile Clinic.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD in Epidemiology, UNT Health Science Center

MS in Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

BS in Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medicine & Life Sciences
Lipids Medicine & Life Sciences
Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences
Biomarkers Medicine & Life Sciences
Parents Medicine & Life Sciences
Decision Making Medicine & Life Sciences
Liver Medicine & Life Sciences
Transferases Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2013 2016

Research Output 2016 2018

How often parents make decisions with their children is associated with obesity

Rahman, A., Fulda, K. G., Franks, S. F., Fernando, S., Habiba, N. M. & Muzaffar, O., 25 Sep 2018, In : BMC Pediatrics. 18, 1, 311.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Parents
Decision Making
Hispanic Americans
Pediatric Obesity

Liver Biomarkers and Lipid Profiles in Mexican and Mexican-American 10- to 14-Year-Old Adolescents at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Fernández-Gaxiola, A. C., Valdés-Ramos, R., Fulda, K. G., López, A. L. G., Martínez-Carrillo, B. E., Franks, S. F. & Fernando, S., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Diabetes Research. 2017, 4262536.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Biomarkers
Lipids
Liver
Transferases

Correlation of Lipid Profile and Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in 10-14 Year Old Children

Habiba, N. M., Fulda, K. G., Basha, R. M., Shah, D., Fernando, S., Nguyen, B., Xiong, Y., Franks, S. F., Matches, S., Magie, R. D. & Bowman, P., 1 Nov 2016, In : Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry. 39, 5, p. 1695-1704 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Lipids
Social Class
Logistic Models
Cholesterol