Video Series: Our Patients
Health Topics: Obesity
Dr. Eleanor Mackey is a psychologist at Children's National, who works with the Obesity Institute. Learn more about Dr. Mackey.
When Renesha came to Children's at 19-years-old, she weighed 286 pounds. Now, after her treatment through the Obesity Institute, she's a self-proclaimed "health freak," encouraging her family and friends to work out and eat healthy with her.
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On June 29, three community partners launched a school pilot program at the District of Columbia’s Public School’s (DCPS) Savoy Elementary to address health, fitness, safety, and academic excellence.
Child psychologist Dr. Eleanor Mackey spoke to WTOP about a new study finding that half of foods advertised on children's television programs fall short of nutritional guidelines.
Child psychologist, Eleanor Mackey, PhD, provides tips for parents who are concerned about their child's weight.
Children’s National Health System researchers have uncovered evidence that obesity may have a broader impact than previously thought on inflammatory and other diseases, with belly fat more responsible than other areas of the body.