Tracy Richmond

Tracy Richmond, MD, MPH

Assistant in Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

  • Contact: 617-355-7181

  • Fax: 617-730-0184

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Adolescent Young Adult Medicine
  • Eating Disorders
  • Reproductive Endocrinology

Departments

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Medicine

Languages

  • English

Programs

  • Adolescent/Young Adult Medical Practice
  • Eating Disorders Program
  • Reproductive Endocrine Practice
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

University of Pennsylvania, 1994

Philadelphia, PA

Medical School

University of Cincinnati, 1999

Cincinnati, Ohio

MPH

University of Michigan, 2005

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Pediatrics Internship

University of Michigan Health System, 1999-2000

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Pediatrics Residency

University of Michigan Health System, 2002-2004

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Adolescent Medicine Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 2006

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

Professional History

I am a Pediatrician with sub-specialty training in Adolescent Medicine.

Publications

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  1. Gooding HC, Milliren C, Shay CM, Richmond TK, Field AE, Gillman MW. Achieving Cardiovascular Health in Young Adulthood-Which Adolescent Factors Matter? J Adolesc Health. 2016 Jan; 58(1):119-21.
  2. Sonneville KR, Thurston IB, Milliren CE, Kamody RC, Gooding HC, Richmond TK. Helpful or harmful? Prospective association between weight misperception and weight gain among overweight and obese adolescents and young adults. Int J Obes (Lond). 2016 Feb; 40(2):328-32.
  3. Peterson KE, Spadano-Gasbarro JL, Greaney ML, Austin SB, Mezgebu S, Hunt AT, Blood EA, Horan C, Feldman HA, Osganian SK, Bettencourt MF, Richmond TK. Three-Year Improvements in Weight Status and Weight-Related Behaviors in Middle School Students: The Healthy Choices Study. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0134470.
  4. Hargreaves DS, Elliott MN, Viner RM, Richmond TK, Schuster MA. Unmet Health Care Need in US Adolescents and Adult Health Outcomes. Pediatrics. 2015 Sep; 136(3):513-20.
  5. McGinty S, Richmond TK, Desai NK. Managing adolescent obesity and the role of bariatric surgery. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2015 Aug; 27(4):434-41.
  6. Dunn EC, Milliren CE, Evans CR, Subramanian SV, Richmond TK. Disentangling the relative influence of schools and neighborhoods on adolescents' risk for depressive symptoms. Am J Public Health. 2015 Apr; 105(4):732-40.
  7. Dunn EC, Richmond TK, Milliren CE, Subramanian SV. Using cross-classified multilevel models to disentangle school and neighborhood effects: an example focusing on smoking behaviors among adolescents in the United States. Health Place. 2015 Jan; 31:224-32.
  8. Richmond TK, Milliren C, Walls CE, Kawachi I. School social capital and body mass index in the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health. J Sch Health. 2014 Dec; 84(12):759-68.
  9. Sonneville KR, Grilo CM, Richmond TK, Thurston IB, Jernigan M, Gianini L, Field AE. Prospective association between overvaluation of weight and binge eating among overweight adolescent girls. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Jan; 56(1):25-9.
  10. Gooding HC, Milliren C, McLaughlin KA, Richmond TK, Katz-Wise SL, Rich-Edwards J, Austin SB. Child maltreatment and blood pressure in young adulthood. Child Abuse Negl. 2014 Nov; 38(11):1747-54.
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  12. Richmond TK, Thurston I, Sonneville K, Milliren CE, Walls CE, Austin SB. Racial/ethnic differences in accuracy of body mass index reporting in a diverse cohort of young adults. Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Mar; 39(3):546-8.
  13. Katz-Wise SL, Blood EA, Milliren CE, Calzo JP, Richmond TK, Gooding HC, Austin SB. Sexual orientation disparities in BMI among U.S. adolescents and young adults in three race/ethnicity groups. J Obes. 2014; 2014:537242.
  14. Gooding HC, McGinty S, Richmond TK, Gillman MW, Field AE. Hypertension awareness and control among young adults in the national longitudinal study of adolescent health. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Aug; 29(8):1098-104.
  15. Richmond TK, Elliott MN, Franzini L, Kawachi I, Caughy MO, Gilliland MJ, Walls CE, Franklin FA, Lowry R, Banspach SW, Schuster MA. School programs and characteristics and their influence on student BMI: findings from healthy passages. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e83254.
  16. Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro JL, Walls CE, Austin SB, Greaney ML, Wang ML, Mezegebu S, Peterson KE. Middle school food environments and racial/ethnic differences in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: findings from the Healthy Choices study. Prev Med. 2013 Nov; 57(5):735-8.
  17. Wang ML, Peterson KE, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Mezgebu S, McCormick M, Austin SB. Family physical activity and meal practices associated with disordered weight control behaviors in a multiethnic sample of middle-school youth. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Jul-Aug; 13(4):379-85.
  18. Austin SB, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Blood EA, Walls C, Wang ML, Mezgebu S, Osganian SK, Peterson KE. The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools. Eat Disord. 2013; 21(2):91-108.
  19. Wang ML, Walls CE, Peterson KE, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Blood E, Mezgebu S, McCormick MC, Subramanian SV, Bryn Austin S. Dietary and physical activity factors related to eating disorder symptoms among middle school youth. J Sch Health. 2013 Jan; 83(1):14-20.
  20. Richmond TK, Walls CE, Subramanian SV. The association of adolescent socioeconomic position and adult height: variation across racial/ethnic groups. Econ Hum Biol. 2013 Mar; 11(2):178-84.
  21. Richmond TK, Walls CE, Austin SB. Sexual orientation and bias in self-reported BMI. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Aug; 20(8):1703-9.
  22. Austin SB, Spadano-Gasbarro JL, Greaney ML, Blood EA, Hunt AT, Richmond TK, Wang ML, Mezgebu S, Osganian SK, Peterson KE. Effect of the planet health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in Massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:E171; quiz E171.
  23. Cutter-Wilson E, Richmond T. Understanding teen dating violence: practical screening and intervention strategies for pediatric and adolescent healthcare providers. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Aug; 23(4):379-83.
  24. Gooding HC, Walls CE, Richmond TK. Food insecurity and increased BMI in young adult women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Sep; 20(9):1896-901.
  25. Richmond TK, Austin SB, Walls CE, Subramanian SV. The association of body mass index and externally perceived attractiveness across race/ethnicity, gender, and time. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Jan; 50(1):74-79.e2.
  26. Austin SB, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Richmond TK, Feldman HA, Osganian SK, Hunt AT, Mezgebu S, Peterson KE. Disordered weight control behaviors in early adolescent boys and girls of color: an under-recognized factor in the epidemic of childhood overweight. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Jan; 48(1):109-12.
  27. Richmond TK, Subramanian SV. School variation in asthma: compositional or contextual? PLoS One. 2009; 4(12):e8512.
  28. Richmond TK, Walls CE, Gooding HC, Field AE. Television viewing is not predictive of BMI in Black and Hispanic young adult females. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 May; 18(5):1015-20.
  29. Richmond TK, Subramanian SV. School level contextual factors are associated with the weight status of adolescent males and females. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Jun; 16(6):1324-30.
  30. Richmond TK, Subramanian SV. The impact of school context on the weight status of adolscent males and females. Obesity. 2008.
  31. Richmond TK, Field AE, Rich M. Can neighborhoods explain racial/ethnic differences in adolescent inactivity? Int J Pediatr Obes. 2007; 2(4):202-10.
  32. Richmond TK, Freed GL, Clark SJ, Cabana MD. Guidelines for adolescent well care: is there consensus? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2006 Aug; 18(4):365-70.
  33. Richmond TK, Hayward RA, Gahagan S, Field AE, Heisler M. Can school income and racial/ethnic composition explain the racial/ethnic disparity in adolescent physical activity participation? Pediatrics. 2006 Jun; 117(6):2158-66.
  34. Richmond TK, Freed GL, Clark SJ, Cabana M. . Guidelines for adolescent well care: Is there consensus?. Current Opinions in Pediatrics. 2006; 18(4):365-370.
  35. Richmond TK, Rosen DS. The treatment of adolescent depression in the era of the black box warning. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2005 Aug; 17(4):466-72.
  36. Mabry IR, Richmond T, Bialostozky A, Rushton J. Interpreting negative results: postpartum interview position not associated with improved outcomes. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Apr; 157(4):333-5.
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