Kevin Short, Ph.D.

Research interests include: exercise physiology, metabolism, and endocrinology.

Kevin Short, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and the CMRI Choctaw Nation Endowed Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine 


Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
Doctoral Studies, Ball State University
Master's Degree, Purdue University

Grant Funding:

Reducing sedentary time in favor of physical activity in adolescents HHDC Team Science grant.  Co-PI with Darla Kendzor, PhD

Evaluating microRNA-122 as a biomarker for non-invasive detection of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children, OSCTR pilot 

Selected Publications:

Short KR, JQ Chadwick, MA Tullier, L Wolbert, C Coleman, KC Copeland. Effect of obesity and exercise training on amino acid metabolites in American Indian adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, Published online Apr 17, 2019.

Short KR, LV Pratt, AM Teague. The effect of a single exercise session on insulin sensitivity in normal-weight and overweight/obese adolescents. Pediatr Diab, 19: 1050-1057, 2018.

Short KR, JQ Chadwick, TK Cannady, DE Branam, DF Wharton, MA Tullier, KC Copeland. Using financial incentives to promote physical activity in American Indian adolescents: a randomized controlled trial. PLOS ONE, 13(6): e0198390, 2018

Dasari PS, BS Gandomani, AM Teague, A Pitale, M Otto, KR Short. Glycemic variability is associated with markers of vascular stress in adolescents. J Pediatrics, 172: 47-55, 2016

Marin M, JB Tryggestad, C Aston, AM Teague, PS Dasari, KR Short. Oxidized HDL and LDL in adolescents with type 2 diabetes compared to normal weight and obese peers. J Diabetes Complications, 29:679-685, 2015

Short KR, AM Teague, DA Fields, T Lyons, SD Chernausek. Lower resting energy expenditure and fat oxidation in Native American and Hispanic infants born to mothers with diabetes. J Pediatr 166: 884-889, 2015

Tryggestad JB, KR Short. Arterial compliance in children with obesity and T2DM: Implications for future cardiovascular health. Exerc Sports Sci Rev 42: 175-182, 2014