Assistant Professor

Biography

Jason Nagata, M.D., M.Sc. is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the University of California San Francisco and affiliated faculty with the Institute for Global Health Sciences. He is Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the International Association for Adolescent Health Young Professionals Network. He is an expert in eating disorders, particularly in males. His other research interests include adolescent and young adult eating behaviors, food security, nutrition, obesity, HIV, physical activity, and cardiovascular disease. His global health work is focused in Kenya and Guatemala and he led an adolescent health research priorities exercise for the World Health Organization. He has published over 100 articles in academic journals including The Lancet, the Journal of the American Medical Association, and Pediatrics. He serves on the International Advisory Board of The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health and the Editorial Board of the Journal of Adolescent Health.

Education and Training

Fellowship, 2019 Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
Residency, 2016 Pediatrics, Stanford University
M.D., 2013 Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
M.Sc., 2009 Medical Anthropology, University of Oxford
B.A., 2008 Health and Societies, University of Pennsylvania

Publications

Nagata JM, Palar K, Gooding HC, Garber AK, Tabler JL, Whittle HJ, Bibbins-Domingo K, Weiser SD. Food Insecurity, Sexual Risk, and Substance Use in Young Adults. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Jul 14.
Cunningham ML, Nagata JM, Frederick D, Rodgers RF, Lavender JM, Szabo M, Murray SB. Who's the 'bigger' man? Parsing the relationships between masculinity and men's muscularity dissatisfaction. Body Image. 2020 Jul 10; 34:94-100.
Cunningham ML, Rodgers RF, Lavender JM, Nagata JM, Frederick D, Szabo M, Murray SB. 'Big boys don't cry': Examining the indirect pathway of masculinity discrepancy stress and muscle dysmorphia symptomatology through dimensions of emotion dysregulation. Body Image. 2020 Jul 09; 34:209-214.
Nagata JM, Murray SB, Flentje A, Compte EJ, Schauer R, Pak E, Capriotti MR, Lubensky ME, Lunn MR, Obedin-Maliver J. Eating disorder attitudes and disordered eating behaviors as measured by the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) among cisgender lesbian women. Body Image. 2020 Jul 08; 34:215-220.
Murray SB, Brown TA, Lavender JM, Nagata JM, Keel PK. The evolving nature of weight dissatisfaction and eating behaviors among men: Secular trends among college men across four decades. J Abnorm Psychol. 2020 Jun 25.
Nagata JM, Anicete LM, Cohen CR, Frongillo EA, Burger RL, Wekesa P, Weke E, Weiser SD, Bukusi EA. Presence of Older Adolescents in the Household is Associated with Depressive Symptoms Among Women Living with HIV in Kenya. AIDS Behav. 2020 Jun 12.
Nagata JM, Ganson KT, Murray SB. Eating disorders in adolescent boys and young men: an update. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2020 Jun 08.
Nagata JM, Ganson KT, Griffiths S, Mitchison D, Garber AK, Vittinghoff E, Bibbins-Domingo K, Murray SB. Prevalence and correlates of muscle-enhancing behaviors among adolescents and young adults in the United States. Int J Adolesc Med Health. 2020 Jun 05.
Nagata JM. New Findings From the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Survey: Social Media, Social Determinants, and Mental Health. J Adolesc Health. 2020 Jun; 66(6S):S1-S2.
Nagata JM, Abdel Magid HS, Gabriel KP. Screen time for children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 May 28.
Nagata JM, Ganson KT, Gorrell S, Mitchison D, Murray SB. Association Between Legal Performance-Enhancing Substances and Use of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids in Young Adults. JAMA Pediatr. 2020 May 18.
Nagata JM. Supporting Young Adults to Rise to the Challenge of COVID-19. J Adolesc Health. 2020 May 13.
Nagata JM, Gonzales SR, Yap N, Sawyer SM. Catalyzing Connections for the Future of Adolescent Health: An International Young Professionals Network. J Adolesc Health. 2020 May; 66(5):629-630.
Nagata JM. Rapid Scale-Up of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Implications for Subspecialty Care in Rural Areas. J Rural Health. 2020 Apr 03.
Nagata JM, Thurston IB, Karazsia BT, Woolridge D, Buckelew SM, Murray SB, Calzo JP. Self-reported eating disorders and sleep disturbances in young adults: a prospective cohort study. Eat Weight Disord. 2020 Mar 28.
Nagata JM, Murray SB, Compte EJ, Pak EH, Schauer R, Flentje A, Capriotti MR, Lubensky ME, Lunn MR, Obedin-Maliver J. Community norms for the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q) among transgender men and women. Eat Behav. 2020 Apr; 37:101381.
Nagata JM, Peebles R, Hill KB, Gorrell S, Carlson JL. Associations between ergogenic supplement use and eating behaviors among university students. Eat Disord. 2020 Mar 04; 1-17.
Nagata JM, Domingue BW, Darmstadt GL, Weber AM, Meausoone V, Cislaghi B, Shakya HB. Gender Norms and Weight Control Behaviors in U.S. Adolescents: A Prospective Cohort Study (1994-2002). J Adolesc Health. 2020 Jan; 66(1S):S34-S41.
Nagata JM, Capriotti MR, Murray SB, Compte EJ, Griffiths S, Bibbins-Domingo K, Obedin-Maliver J, Flentje A, Lubensky ME, Lunn MR. Community norms for the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire among cisgender gay men. Eur Eat Disord Rev. 2020 Jan; 28(1):92-101.
Gorrell S, Nagata JM, Hill KB, Carlson JL, Shain AF, Wilson J, Alix Timko C, Hardy KK, Lock J, Peebles R. Eating behavior and reasons for exercise among competitive collegiate male athletes. Eat Weight Disord. 2019 Nov 28.
Ganson KT, Murray SB, Nagata JM. A call for public policy and research to reduce use of appearance and performance enhancing drugs and substances among adolescents. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2020 01; 4(1):13-14.
Murray SB, Compte EJ, Quintana DS, Mitchison D, Griffiths S, Nagata JM. Registration, reporting, and replication in clinical trials: The case of anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2020 01; 53(1):138-142.
Nagata JM, Palar K, Gooding HC, Garber AK, Whittle HJ, Bibbins-Domingo K, Weiser SD. Food Insecurity Is Associated With Poorer Mental Health and Sleep Outcomes in Young Adults. J Adolesc Health. 2019 12; 65(6):805-811.
Nagata JM, Palar K, Gooding HC, Garber AK, Bibbins-Domingo K, Weiser SD. Food Insecurity and Chronic Disease in US Young Adults: Findings from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 12; 34(12):2756-2762.
Domingue BW, Cislaghi B, Nagata JM, Shakya HB, Weber AM, Boardman JD, Darmstadt GL, Harris KM. Implications of gendered behaviour and contexts for social mobility in the USA: a nationally representative observational study. Lancet Planet Health. 2019 10; 3(10):e420-e428.
Heathers JA, Nagata JM, Murray SB. Publication Bias in Trials With and Without Null Findings-Reply. JAMA. 2019 09 24; 322(12):1214.
Compte EJ, Nagata JM, Sepúlveda AR, Rivas A, Sbdar LS, Menga S, Rica R, Torrente F, Murray SB. Assessment and validation of a Spanish version of the Muscle Dysmorphia Disorder Inventory in Argentinian men who exercise: Inventario de Dismorfia Muscular. Body Image. 2019 Dec; 31:24-34.
Ganson KT, Murray SB, Nagata JM. Last word: A call to develop specific medical treatment guidelines for adolescent males with eating disorders. Eat Disord. 2019 Aug 15; 1-7.
Murray SB, Brown TA, Blashill AJ, Compte EJ, Lavender JM, Mitchison D, Mond JM, Keel PK, Nagata JM. The development and validation of the muscularity-oriented eating test: A novel measure of muscularity-oriented disordered eating. Int J Eat Disord. 2019 12; 52(12):1389-1398.
Fergus KB, Copp HL, Tabler JL, Nagata JM. Eating disorders and disordered eating behaviors among women: Associations with sexual risk. Int J Eat Disord. 2019 11; 52(11):1310-1315.
Nagata JM, Weiser SD, Gooding HC, Garber AK, Bibbins-Domingo K, Palar K. Association Between Food Insecurity and Migraine Among US Young Adults. JAMA Neurol. 2019 Jun 24.
Nagata JM, Murray SB, Bibbins-Domingo K, Garber AK, Mitchison D, Griffiths S. Predictors of muscularity-oriented disordered eating behaviors in U.S. young adults: A prospective cohort study. Int J Eat Disord. 2019 12; 52(12):1380-1388.
Shakya HB, Domingue B, Nagata JM, Cislaghi B, Weber A, Darmstadt GL. Adolescent gender norms and adult health outcomes in the USA: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2019 08; 3(8):529-538.
Weber AM, Cislaghi B, Meausoone V, Abdalla S, Mejía-Guevara I, Loftus P, Hallgren E, Seff I, Stark L, Victora CG, Buffarini R, Barros AJD, Domingue BW, Bhushan D, Gupta R, Nagata JM, Shakya HB, Richter LM, Norris SA, Ngo TD, Chae S, Haberland N, McCarthy K, Cullen MR, Darmstadt GL. Gender norms and health: insights from global survey data. Lancet. 2019 06 15; 393(10189):2455-2468.
Nagata JM, Brown TA, Lavender JM, Murray SB. Emerging trends in eating disorders among adolescent boys: muscles, macronutrients, and biohacking. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2019 07; 3(7):444-445.
Murray SB, Heathers JA, Schauer RM, Griffiths S, Mitchison D, Mond JM, Nagata JM. Postpublication Metrics of Randomized Clinical Trials With and Without Null Findings. JAMA. 2019 05 14; 321(18):1825-1826.
Nagata JM, Braudt DB, Domingue BW, Bibbins-Domingo K, Garber AK, Griffiths S, Murray SB. Genetic risk, body mass index, and weight control behaviors: Unlocking the triad. Int J Eat Disord. 2019 07; 52(7):825-833.
Compte EJ, Nagata JM, Sepúlveda AR, Schweiger S, Sbdar LS, Silva BC, Bressan M, Rivas A, Menga S, Cortes C, Bidacovich G, López PL, Muiños R, Rutsztein G, Torrente F, Murray SB. Confirmatory factor analysis and measurement invariance of the eating disorders examination-questionnaire across four male samples in Argentina. Int J Eat Disord. 2019 06; 52(6):740-745.
Nagata JM, Carlson JL, Golden NH, Long J, Murray SB, Peebles R. Comparisons of bone density and body composition among adolescents with anorexia nervosa and atypical anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2019 05; 52(5):591-596.
Nagata JM. WWJD? Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 01; 100(1):11-12.
Nagata JM, Garber AK, Buckelew SM. Weight restoration in atypical anorexia nervosa: A clinical conundrum. Int J Eat Disord. 2018 11; 51(11):1290-1293.
Nagata JM, Bibbins-Domingo K, Garber AK, Griffiths S, Vittinghoff E, Murray SB. Boys, Bulk, and Body Ideals: Sex Differences in Weight-Gain Attempts Among Adolescents in the United States. J Adolesc Health. 2019 04; 64(4):450-453.
Nagata JM, Garber AK, Tabler JL, Murray SB, Bibbins-Domingo K. Differential Risk Factors for Unhealthy Weight Control Behaviors by Sex and Weight Status Among U.S. Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2018 09; 63(3):335-341.
Armstrong A, Nagata JM, Vicari M, Irvine C, Cluver L, Sohn AH, Ferguson J, Caswell G, Njenga LW, Oliveras C, Ross D, Puthanakit T, Baggaley R, Penazzato M. A Global Research Agenda for Adolescents Living With HIV. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 08 15; 78 Suppl 1:S16-S21.
Irvine C, Armstrong A, Nagata JM, Rollins N, Schaaf D, Doherty M, Penazzato M, Vicari M. Setting Global Research Priorities in Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Using the Child Health and Nutrition Research Initiative (CHNRI) Methodology. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2018 08 15; 78 Suppl 1:S3-S9.
Nagata JM, Garber AK, Tabler J, Murray SB, Vittinghoff E, Bibbins-Domingo K. Disordered eating behaviors and cardiometabolic risk among young adults with overweight or obesity. Int J Eat Disord. 2018 08; 51(8):931-941.
Nagata JM, Ferguson BJ, Ross DA. Minding the Gap: Setting Research Priorities Related to HIV Testing, Treatment, and Service Delivery Among Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2018 08; 63(2):131-132.
Nagata JM, Garber AK, Tabler JL, Murray SB, Bibbins-Domingo K. Prevalence and Correlates of Disordered Eating Behaviors Among Young Adults with Overweight or Obesity. J Gen Intern Med. 2018 08; 33(8):1337-1343.
Nagata JM, Carlson JL, Golden NH, Murray SB, Long J, Leonard MB, Peebles R. Associations between exercise, bone mineral density, and body composition in adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Eat Weight Disord. 2019 Oct; 24(5):939-945.
Murray SB, Rand-Giovannetti D, Griffiths S, Nagata JM. Locating the mechanisms of therapeutic agency in family-based treatment for adolescent anorexia nervosa: A pilot study of clinician/researcher perspectives. Eat Disord. 2018 Sep-Oct; 26(5):477-486.
Murray SB, Griffiths S, Nagata JM. Community-Based Eating Disorder Research in Males: A Call to Action. J Adolesc Health. 2018 06; 62(6):649-650.
Nagata JM, Hathi S, Ferguson BJ, Hindin MJ, Yoshida S, Ross DA. Research priorities for adolescent health in low- and middle-income countries: A mixed-methods synthesis of two separate exercises. J Glob Health. 2018 Jun; 8(1):010501.
Nagata JM. On the Origin of Our Family. JAMA. 2018 May 15; 319(19):1983-1984.
Nagata JM. Red Velvet. Fam Med. 2018 May; 50(5):392-393.
Nagata JM, Gomberg S, Hagan MJ, Heyman MB, Wojcicki JM. Food insecurity is associated with maternal depression and child pervasive developmental symptoms in low-income Latino households. J Hunger Environ Nutr. 2019; 14(4):526-539.
Murray SB, Accurso EC, Griffiths S, Nagata JM. Boys, Biceps, and Bradycardia: The Hidden Dangers of Muscularity-Oriented Disordered Eating. J Adolesc Health. 2018 03; 62(3):352-355.
Suthar AB, Allen LG, Cifuentes S, Dye C, Nagata JM. Lessons learnt from implementation of the International Health Regulations: a systematic review. Bull World Health Organ. 2018 Feb 01; 96(2):110-121E.
Nagata JM, Carlson JL, Kao JM, Golden NH, Murray SB, Peebles R. Characterization and correlates of exercise among adolescents with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2017 12; 50(12):1394-1403.
Nagata JM, Buckelew SM. Mitochondrial Neurogastrointestinal Encephalomyopathy in the Differential Diagnosis of Eating Disorders. J Adolesc Health. 2017 11; 61(5):661.
Murray SB, Nagata JM, Griffiths S, Calzo JP, Brown TA, Mitchison D, Blashill AJ, Mond JM. The enigma of male eating disorders: A critical review and synthesis. Clin Psychol Rev. 2017 Nov; 57:1-11.
Nagata JM. A Trainee's Perspective: Delay the Fellowship Start Date. Acad Med. 2017 Jul; 92(7):897.
Nagata JM. Geriatric paediatrics: reflections on models of adolescent health. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2017 Sep; 1(1):15-16.
Nagata JM. Global Health Priorities and the Adolescent Birth Rate. J Adolesc Health. 2017 02; 60(2):131-132.
Nagata JM, Djafari JT, Chamberlain LJ. The Women, Infants, and Children Food Package and 100% Fruit Juice-Reply. JAMA Pediatr. 2017 02 01; 171(2):198.
Nagata JM, Golden NH, Leonard MB, Copelovitch L, Denburg MR. Assessment of Sex Differences in Fracture Risk Among Patients With Anorexia Nervosa: A Population-Based Cohort Study Using The Health Improvement Network. J Bone Miner Res. 2017 May; 32(5):1082-1089.
Nagata JM, Golden NH, Peebles R, Long J, Murray SB, Leonard MB, Carlson JL. Assessment of Sex Differences in Body Composition Among Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Apr; 60(4):455-459.
Nagata JM. Challenges, health implications, and advocacy opportunities for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender global health providers. Glob Health Promot. 2018 09; 25(3):70-73.
Suthar AB, Nagata JM, Nsanzimana S, Bärnighausen T, Negussie EK, Doherty MC. Performance-based financing for improving HIV/AIDS service delivery: a systematic review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017 01 04; 17(1):6.
Nagata JM, Gippetti J, Wager S, Chavez A, Wise PH. Prevalence and Predictors of Malnutrition among Guatemalan Children at 2 Years of Age. PLoS One. 2016; 11(11):e0164772.
Nagata JM, Golden NH, Peebles R, Long J, Leonard MB, Chang AO, Carlson JL. Assessment of sex differences in bone deficits among adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2017 Apr; 50(4):352-358.
Nagata JM, Djafari JT, Chamberlain LJ. The Option of Replacing the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Fruit Juice Supplements With Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 09 01; 170(9):823-4.
Nagata JM. Until Death Do Us Part. J Palliat Med. 2017 01; 20(1):97-98.
Nagata JM, Ferguson BJ, Ross DA. Research Priorities for Eight Areas of Adolescent Health in Low- and Middle-Income Countries. J Adolesc Health. 2016 07; 59(1):50-60.
Nagata JM. The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Child. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Dec; 169(12):1087.
Nagata JM, Hagan MJ, Heyman MB, Wojcicki JM. No Association between Obesity and Behavior in Low-income, Preschool Latino Children. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015 May; 26(2):410-20.
Nagata JM, Charville GW, Klotz JM, Wickremasinghe WR, Kann DC, Schwenk HT, Longhurst CA. Bordetella petrii sinusitis in an immunocompromised adolescent. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Apr; 34(4):458.
Suthar AB, Vitoria MA, Nagata JM, Anglaret X, Mbori-Ngacha D, Sued O, Kaplan JE, Doherty MC. Co-trimoxazole prophylaxis in adults, including pregnant women, with HIV: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet HIV. 2015 Apr; 2(4):e137-50.
Nagata JM, Fiorella KJ, Salmen CR, Hickey MD, Mattah B, Magerenge R, Milner EM, Weiser SD, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Around the Table: Food Insecurity, Socioeconomic Status, and Instrumental Social Support among Women Living in a Rural Kenyan Island Community. Ecol Food Nutr. 2015; 54(4):358-69.
Nagata JM, Chamberlain LJ, Robinson TN. More Hippocrates, less hypocrisy: eliminate sugar-sweetened beverages from residency lunches. Acad Med. 2015 Feb; 90(2):127-8.
Nagata JM, Park KT, Colditz K, Golden NH. Associations of elevated liver enzymes among hospitalized adolescents with anorexia nervosa. J Pediatr. 2015 Feb; 166(2):439-43.e1.
Nagata JM. The patient rotation. JAMA Pediatr. 2014 Aug; 168(8):697.
Nagata JM, Cohen CR, Young SL, Wamuyu C, Armes MN, Otieno BO, Leslie HH, Dandu M, Stewart CC, Bukusi EA, Weiser SD. Descriptive characteristics and health outcomes of the food by prescription nutrition supplementation program for adults living with HIV in Nyanza Province, Kenya. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e91403.
Nagata JM, Cassidy LC, Hickey MD, Chuc JM, Bream KD. Evaluation of a diabetes education video among the Tz'utujil Maya in Guatemala. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2013 Jul; 15(7):606-7.
Nagata JM, Hernández-Ramos I, Kurup AS, Albrecht D, Vivas-Torrealba C, Franco-Paredes C. Social determinants of health and seasonal influenza vaccination in adults =65 years: a systematic review of qualitative and quantitative data. BMC Public Health. 2013 Apr 25; 13:388.
Nagata JM, Fiorella KJ, Young SL, Otieno OD, Kapule I, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Socio-demographic and health associations with body mass index at the time of enrollment in HIV care in Nyanza Province, Kenya. AIDS Care. 2013; 25(12):1491-8.
Nagata JM, Magerenge RO, Young SL, Oguta JO, Weiser SD, Cohen CR. Social determinants, lived experiences, and consequences of household food insecurity among persons living with HIV/AIDS on the shore of Lake Victoria, Kenya. AIDS Care. 2012; 24(6):728-36.
Nagata JM, Gatti LR, Barg FK. Social determinants of iron supplementation among women of reproductive age: a systematic review of qualitative data. Matern Child Nutr. 2012 Jan; 8(1):1-18.
Nagata JM, Barg FK, Valeggia CR, Bream KD. Coca-colonization and hybridization of diets among the Tz'utujil Maya. Ecol Food Nutr. 2011 Jul-Aug; 50(4):297-318.
Nagata JM, Jew AR, Kimeu JM, Salmen CR, Bukusi EA, Cohen CR. Medical pluralism on Mfangano Island: use of medicinal plants among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Suba District, Kenya. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011 May 17; 135(2):501-9.
Nagata JM, Valeggia CR, Smith NW, Barg FK, Guidera M, Bream KD. Criticisms of chlorination: social determinants of drinking water beliefs and practices among the Tz'utujil Maya. Rev Panam Salud Publica. 2011 Jan; 29(1):9-16.
Nagata JM, Valeggia CR, Barg FK, Bream KD. Body mass index, socio-economic status and socio-behavioral practices among Tz'utujil Maya women. Econ Hum Biol. 2009 Mar; 7(1):96-106.