MEDICAL SERVICES

Departments

Programs

Languages

  • English

  • Chinese

  • Portuguese

  • Spanish

EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • University of California at Berkeley , 1987 , Berkeley , CA

Graduate Degree

  • Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health , Boston , MA

Medical School

  • Tufts University, School of Medicine , 1992 , Boston , MA

Internship

  • University of California, San Francisco , San Francisco , CA

Residency

  • University of California, San Francisco , San Francisco , CA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, General Pediatrics

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Bottino CJ, Puente GC, Burrage A, Tannis C, Cheng JK, Epee-Bounya A, Cox JE. Primary Care Group Visits for Childhood Obesity: Clinical Program Evaluation. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2018 Apr; 57(4):442-450. View abstract
  2. Chan A, Kow R, and Cheng JK. Adolescents’ Perceptions on Smartphone Applications (Apps) for Health Management. Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine. 2017; 2(6):47–55. View abstract
  3. Rice KG, Jumamil RB, Jabour SM, Cheng JK. Role of Health Coaches in Pediatric Weight Management. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Feb; 56(2):162-170. View abstract
  4. Brown L, Dolisca SB, Cheng JK. Barriers and facilitators of pediatric weight management among diverse families. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Jun; 54(7):643-51. View abstract
  5. Cheng JK, Koziol RL, Taveras EM. Parental guidance advised: associations between parental television limits and health behaviors among obese children. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Mar-Apr; 15(2):204-9. View abstract
  6. Vinci SR, Rifas-Shiman SL, Cheng JK, Mannix RC, Gillman MW, de Ferranti SD. Cholesterol testing among children and adolescents during health visits. JAMA. 2014 May 07; 311(17):1804-7. View abstract
  7. Cheng JK, Wen X, Coletti KD, Cox JE, Taveras EM. 2-Year BMI Changes of Children Referred for Multidisciplinary Weight Management. Int J Pediatr. 2014; 2014:152586. View abstract
  8. Cheng JK, Cox JE, Taveras EM. Patient-centered approaches to childhood obesity care. Child Obes. 2013 Apr; 9(2):85-8. View abstract
  9. Cheng JK. Confronting the social determinants of health--obesity, neglect, and inequity. N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 22; 367(21):1976-7. View abstract
  10. Cheng JK. A piece of my mind. Food for thought. JAMA. 2012 Sep 19; 308(11):1101-2. View abstract
  11. Wen YR, Tan PH, Cheng JK, Liu YC, Ji RR. Microglia: a promising target for treating neuropathic and postoperative pain, and morphine tolerance. J Formos Med Assoc. 2011 Aug; 110(8):487-94. View abstract
  12. Gao YJ, Cheng JK, Zeng Q, Xu ZZ, Decosterd I, Xu X, Ji RR. Selective inhibition of JNK with a peptide inhibitor attenuates pain hypersensitivity and tumor growth in a mouse skin cancer pain model. Exp Neurol. 2009 Sep; 219(1):146-55. View abstract
  13. Kawasaki Y, Zhang L, Cheng JK, Ji RR. Cytokine mechanisms of central sensitization: distinct and overlapping role of interleukin-1beta, interleukin-6, and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in regulating synaptic and neuronal activity in the superficial spinal cord. J Neurosci. 2008 May 14; 28(20):5189-94. View abstract
  14. Kohno T, Wang H, Amaya F, Brenner GJ, Cheng JK, Ji RR, Woolf CJ. Bradykinin enhances AMPA and NMDA receptor activity in spinal cord dorsal horn neurons by activating multiple kinases to produce pain hypersensitivity. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 23; 28(17):4533-40. View abstract
  15. Cheng JK, Ji RR. Intracellular signaling in primary sensory neurons and persistent pain. Neurochem Res. 2008 Oct; 33(10):1970-8. View abstract