Lawrence D. Hammer

Professional Education

Board Certification: Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (1980)

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1980) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1979) CA

Fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (1982) PA

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1979) CA

Medical Education: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1976) MD

M. D., Johns Hopkins University (1976)

Honors & Awards

Kaiser Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Stanford University School of Medicine (1986)

Administrative Appointments

Medical Director, Ambulatory Services, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, 1991

Chief, Division of General Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, 1985

Improving Healthy Eating in Families With a Toddler at Risk for Overweight: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial
Agras, W. S., Hammer, L. D., Huffman, L. C., Mascola, A., Bryson, S. W., & Danaher, C. (2012). Improving Healthy Eating in Families With a Toddler at Risk for Overweight: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial. JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS, 33(7), 529-534.

Puberty and gender interact to predict social anxiety symptoms in early adolescence
Deardorff, J., Hayward, C., Wilson, K. A., Bryson, S., Hammer, L. D., & Agras, S. (2007). Puberty and gender interact to predict social anxiety symptoms in early adolescence. JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, 41(1), 102-104.

Childhood risk factors for thin body preoccupation and social pressure to be thin
Agras, W. S., Bryson, S., Hammer, L. D., & Kraemer, H. C. (2007). Childhood risk factors for thin body preoccupation and social pressure to be thin. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 46(2), 171-178.

Methamphetamine use following bariatric surgery in an adolescent
Dutta, S., Morton, J., Shepard, E., Peebles, R., Farrales-Nguyen, S., & Albanese, C. T. (2006). Methamphetamine use following bariatric surgery in an adolescent. OBESITY SURGERY, 16(6), 780-782.

The relationship between parental factors at infancy and parent-reported control over children's eating at age 7
Duke, R. E., Bryson, S., Hammer, L. D., & Agras, W. S. (2004). The relationship between parental factors at infancy and parent-reported control over children's eating at age 7. APPETITE, 43(3), 247-252.

Risk factors for childhood overweight: A prospective study from birth to 9.5 years
Agras, W. S., Hammer, L. D., McNicholas, F., & Kraemer, H. C. (2004). Risk factors for childhood overweight: A prospective study from birth to 9.5 years. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 145(1), 20-25.

Behavioral validation, precursors, and concomitants of picky eating in childhood
Jacobi, C., Agras, W. S., Bryson, S., & Hammer, L. D. (2003). Behavioral validation, precursors, and concomitants of picky eating in childhood. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 42(1), 76-84.

Early body mass index and other anthropometric relationships between parents and children
Safer, D. L., Agras, W. S., Bryson, S., & Hammer, L. D. (2001). Early body mass index and other anthropometric relationships between parents and children. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY, 25(10), 1532-1536.

Prolonged bottle feeding in a cohort of children: Does it affect caloric intake and dietary composition?
Safer, D. L., Bryson, S., Agras, W. S., & Hammer, L. D. (2001). Prolonged bottle feeding in a cohort of children: Does it affect caloric intake and dietary composition?. CLINICAL PEDIATRICS, 40(9), 481-487.

Predicting children's reported eating disturbances at 8 years of age
Jacobi, C., Agras, W. S., & Hammer, L. (2001). Predicting children's reported eating disturbances at 8 years of age. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 40(3), 364-372.

Risk factors for the emergence of childhood eating disturbances: A five-year prospective study
Stice, E., Agras, W. S., & Hammer, L. D. (1999). Risk factors for the emergence of childhood eating disturbances: A five-year prospective study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS, 25(4), 375-387.

A prospective study of the influence of eating-disordered mothers on their children
Agras, S., Hammer, L., & McNicholas, F. (1999). A prospective study of the influence of eating-disordered mothers on their children. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS, 25(3), 253-262.

Can mothers influence their child's eating behavior?
Drucker, R. R., Hammer, L. D., Agras, W. S., & Bryson, S. (1999). Can mothers influence their child's eating behavior?. JOURNAL OF DEVELOPMENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL PEDIATRICS, 20(2), 88-92.

Development of feeding practices during the first 5 years of life
Hammer, L. D., Bryson, S., & Agras, W. S. (1999). Development of feeding practices during the first 5 years of life. ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE, 153(2), 189-194.

Prospective study of risk factors for the initiation of cigarette smoking
Killen, J. D., Robinson, T. N., Haydel, K. F., Hayward, C., Wilson, D. M., & Taylor, C. B. (1997). Prospective study of risk factors for the initiation of cigarette smoking. JOURNAL OF CONSULTING AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 65(6), 1011-1016.

Psychiatric risk associated with early puberty in adolescent girls
Hayward, C., Killen, J. D., Wilson, D. M., Hammer, L. D., Litt, I. F., & Taylor, C. B. (1997). Psychiatric risk associated with early puberty in adolescent girls. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY, 36(2), 255-262.

Ethnicity and body dissatisfaction: Are Hispanic and Asian girls at increased risk for eating disorders?
Robinson, T. N., Killen, J. D., Litt, I. F., Hammer, L. D., Wilson, D. M., & Taylor, C. B. (1996). Ethnicity and body dissatisfaction: Are Hispanic and Asian girls at increased risk for eating disorders?. JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH, 19(6), 384-393.

Weight concerns influence the development of eating disorders: A 4-year prospective study
Killen, J. D., Taylor, C. B., Hayward, C., Haydel, K. F., Wilson, D. M., & Strachowski, D. (1996). Weight concerns influence the development of eating disorders: A 4-year prospective study. JOURNAL OF CONSULTING AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY, 64(5), 936-940.

Predicting onset of drinking in a community sample of adolescents: The role of expectancy and temperament
Killen, J. D., Hayward, C., Wilson, D. M., Haydel, K. F., Robinson, T. N., & Varady, A. (1996). Predicting onset of drinking in a community sample of adolescents: The role of expectancy and temperament. ADDICTIVE BEHAVIORS, 21(4), 473-480.

SCHOOL REFUSAL IN YOUNG ADOLESCENT GIRLS WITH NONCLINICAL PANIC ATTACKS
Hayward, C., Taylor, C. B., BLAIRGREINER, A., Strachowski, D., Killen, J. D., & Hammer, L. D. (1995). SCHOOL REFUSAL IN YOUNG ADOLESCENT GIRLS WITH NONCLINICAL PANIC ATTACKS. JOURNAL OF ANXIETY DISORDERS, 9(4), 329-338.

BREAST-FEEDING ATTITUDES AND KNOWLEDGE OF PEDIATRICIANS-IN-TRAINING
Williams, E. L., & Hammer, L. D. (1995). BREAST-FEEDING ATTITUDES AND KNOWLEDGE OF PEDIATRICIANS-IN-TRAINING. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 11(1), 26-33.

PURSUIT OF THINNESS AND ONSET OF EATING DISORDER SYMPTOMS IN A COMMUNITY SAMPLE OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS - A 3-YEAR PROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS
Killen, J. D., Taylor, C. B., Hayward, C., Wilson, D. M., Haydel, K. F., & Kraemer, H. (1994). PURSUIT OF THINNESS AND ONSET OF EATING DISORDER SYMPTOMS IN A COMMUNITY SAMPLE OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS - A 3-YEAR PROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS, 16(3), 227-238.

TIMING AND RATE OF SEXUAL-MATURATION AND THE ONSET OF CIGARETTE AND ALCOHOL-USE AMONG TEENAGE GIRLS
Wilson, D. M., Killen, J. D., Hayward, C., Robinson, T. N., Hammer, L. D., & Taylor, C. B. (1994). TIMING AND RATE OF SEXUAL-MATURATION AND THE ONSET OF CIGARETTE AND ALCOHOL-USE AMONG TEENAGE GIRLS. ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE, 148(8), 789-795.

FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH EATING DISORDER SYMPTOMS IN A COMMUNITY SAMPLE OF 6TH AND 7TH GRADE GIRLS
Killen, J. D., Hayward, C., Wilson, D. M., Taylor, C. B., Hammer, L. D., & Haydel, F. (1994). FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH EATING DISORDER SYMPTOMS IN A COMMUNITY SAMPLE OF 6TH AND 7TH GRADE GIRLS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS, 15(4), 357-367.

AN ATTEMPT TO MODIFY UNHEALTHFUL EATING ATTITUDES AND WEIGHT REGULATION PRACTICES OF YOUNG ADOLESCENT GIRLS
Killen, J. D., Taylor, C. B., Hammer, L. D., Litt, I., Wilson, D. M., & Varady, A. (1993). AN ATTEMPT TO MODIFY UNHEALTHFUL EATING ATTITUDES AND WEIGHT REGULATION PRACTICES OF YOUNG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS, 13(4), 369-384.

DOES TELEVISION VIEWING INCREASE OBESITY AND REDUCE PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY - CROSS-SECTIONAL AND LONGITUDINAL ANALYSES AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS
Robinson, T. N., Hammer, L. D., Killen, J. D., Kraemer, H. C., Wilson, D. M., & Taylor, C. B. (1993). DOES TELEVISION VIEWING INCREASE OBESITY AND REDUCE PHYSICAL-ACTIVITY - CROSS-SECTIONAL AND LONGITUDINAL ANALYSES AMONG ADOLESCENT GIRLS. PEDIATRICS, 91(2), 273-280.

PUBERTAL STAGE AND PANIC ATTACK HISTORY IN 6TH-GRADE AND 7TH-GRADE GIRLS
Hayward, C., Killen, J. D., Hammer, L. D., Litt, I. F., Wilson, D. M., & Taylor, C. B. (1992). PUBERTAL STAGE AND PANIC ATTACK HISTORY IN 6TH-GRADE AND 7TH-GRADE GIRLS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, 149(9), 1239-1243.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF EATING BEHAVIOR IN CHILDHOOD
Hammer, L. D. (1992). THE DEVELOPMENT OF EATING BEHAVIOR IN CHILDHOOD. PEDIATRIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 39(3), 379-394.

INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH-FACTOR BINDING PROTEIN-3 IN NORMAL PUBERTAL GIRLS
Wilson, D. M., STENE, M. A., Killen, J. D., Hammer, L. D., Litt, I. F., & Taylor, C. B. (1992). INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH-FACTOR BINDING PROTEIN-3 IN NORMAL PUBERTAL GIRLS. ACTA ENDOCRINOLOGICA, 126(5), 381-386.

IS PUBERTY A RISK FACTOR FOR EATING DISORDERS
Killen, J. D., Hayward, C., Litt, I., Hammer, L. D., Wilson, D. M., & Shisslak, C. (1992). IS PUBERTY A RISK FACTOR FOR EATING DISORDERS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DISEASES OF CHILDREN, 146(3), 323-325.

Advances in behavioral pediatrics
Hammer, Ld. (1992). Advances in behavioral pediatrics. Current opinion in Psychiatry, 5(6).

INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-I AS A REFLECTION OF BODY-COMPOSITION, NUTRITION, AND PUBERTY IN 6TH AND 7TH GRADE GIRLS
Wilson, D. M., Killen, J. D., Hammer, L. D., Litt, I. F., VOSTI, C., & Taylor, C. B. (1991). INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-I AS A REFLECTION OF BODY-COMPOSITION, NUTRITION, AND PUBERTY IN 6TH AND 7TH GRADE GIRLS. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, 73(4), 907-912.

IMPACT OF PUBERTAL DEVELOPMENT ON BODY-FAT DISTRIBUTION AMONG WHITE, HISPANIC, AND ASIAN FEMALE ADOLESCENTS
Hammer, L. D., Wilson, D. M., Litt, I. F., Killen, J. D., Hayward, C., & Taylor, C. B. (1991). IMPACT OF PUBERTAL DEVELOPMENT ON BODY-FAT DISTRIBUTION AMONG WHITE, HISPANIC, AND ASIAN FEMALE ADOLESCENTS. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 118(6), 975-980.

STANDARDIZED PERCENTILE CURVES OF BODY-MASS INDEX FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Hammer, L. D., Kraemer, H. C., Wilson, D. M., Ritter, P. L., & DORNBUSCH, S. M. (1991). STANDARDIZED PERCENTILE CURVES OF BODY-MASS INDEX FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DISEASES OF CHILDREN, 145(3), 259-263.

INFLUENCE OF EARLY FEEDING STYLE ON ADIPOSITY AT 6 YEARS OF AGE
Agras, W. S., Kraemer, H. C., Berkowitz, R. I., & Hammer, L. D. (1990). INFLUENCE OF EARLY FEEDING STYLE ON ADIPOSITY AT 6 YEARS OF AGE. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 116(5), 805-809.

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE EATING BEHAVIORS OF PARENTS AND THEIR 18-MONTH-OLD CHILDREN - A LABORATORY STUDY
Agras, W. S., Berkowitz, R. I., HAMMER, L. C., & Kraemer, H. C. (1988). RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE EATING BEHAVIORS OF PARENTS AND THEIR 18-MONTH-OLD CHILDREN - A LABORATORY STUDY. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EATING DISORDERS, 7(4), 461-468.

ELEVATED SERUM IRON CONCENTRATION IN ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USERS
Friedman, I. M., Kraemer, H. C., Mendoza, F. S., & Hammer, L. D. (1988). ELEVATED SERUM IRON CONCENTRATION IN ADOLESCENT ALCOHOL USERS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DISEASES OF CHILDREN, 142(2), 156-159.

GROWTH-CURVES AND ADULT HEIGHT ESTIMATION FOR ADOLESCENTS
Wilson, D. M., Kraemer, H. C., Ritter, P. L., & Hammer, L. D. (1987). GROWTH-CURVES AND ADULT HEIGHT ESTIMATION FOR ADOLESCENTS. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DISEASES OF CHILDREN, 141(5), 565-570.

DOES A VIGOROUS FEEDING STYLE INFLUENCE EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF ADIPOSITY
Agras, W. S., Kraemer, H. C., Berkowitz, R. I., Korner, A. F., & Hammer, L. D. (1987). DOES A VIGOROUS FEEDING STYLE INFLUENCE EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF ADIPOSITY. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, 110(5), 799-804.

GROWTH AND INTELLECTUAL-DEVELOPMENT
Wilson, D. M., Hammer, L. D., Duncan, P. M., DORNBUSCH, S. M., Ritter, P. L., & Rosenfeld, R. G. (1986). GROWTH AND INTELLECTUAL-DEVELOPMENT. PEDIATRICS, 78(4), 646-650.