Dr. Khalsa is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University. He is a Principal Investigator at the Center for Innovations in Pediatric Practice at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute. As a dual trained, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician, he sees and precepts residents at the Nationwide Children's Hospital South High Primary Care Clinic. He joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital in the fall of 2018. As a Principal Investigator, Dr. Khalsa’s research interests lie in obesity prevention, with a particular focus in early childhood (birth – age 5 yrs) and families from disadvantaged backgrounds. Some of his prior work has included understanding parent’s role in shaping infant and early childhood feeding practices and how this affects infant growth trajectories including obesity. Some of his current work continues to examine the role of parenting and parental influences on their child’s risk of obesity including early food introduction. He is currently designing projects that will examine modifiable targets of parental behaviors to delay the onset of obesity in early childhood.
Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 08/06/2018
- Internal Medicine
|Fellowship||Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center||Date Completed: 06/30/2018|
|Residency||Stony Brook University Hospital||Date Completed: 06/30/2015|
|Medical School||Michigan State University||Date Completed: 05/06/2011|