Wellington School of Medicine, University of Otago
Areas of Interest
Member, Behavioral Research International Diabetes Exchange (BRIDGE)
Member, American Diabetes Association
Ad Hoc Reviewer, Center for Scientific Review, Scientific Review Committee, NIH, Translational Research (R18) Scientific Review Group
Welch GW, Zagarins SE, Feinberg RG, Garb JL. Motivational interviewing delivered by diabetes educators: Does it improve blood glucose control among poorly controlled type 2 diabetes patients? Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2011;91:54-60.
Welch GW, Garb J, Zagarins SE, Lendel I, Gabbay RA. Nurse diabetes case management interventions and blood glucose control: Results of a meta-analysis. Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2010;88:1-6.
Walkey FH, Welch GW. Demystifying Factor Analysis: How it works and how to use it. Bloomington, IN:Xlibris Corp, 2010.
Garb JL, Welch GW, Wesolowski C, Zagarins SE, Kuhn J, Romanelli J. Bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity: A meta-analysis of weight loss outcomes for laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and laparoscopic gastric bypass. Obesity Surgery 2009;19:1447-1455.
Welch GW, Wesolowski C, Piepul B, Kuhn J, Romanelli J, Garb J. Peri-operative symptoms following gastric bypass surgery. Bariatric Nursing and Surgical Patient Care, 2008:159-163.
Welch GW, Wesolowski C, Piepul B, Kuhn J, Romanelli J, Garb J. Physical activity predicts weight loss following gastric bypass surgery: Findings from a support group survey. Obesity Surgery, 2008.
Welch GW, Schwartz CE, Santiago-Kelley P, Garb J, Shayne R, Bode R. Disease related emotional distress of Hispanic and non-Hispanic type 2 diabetes patients. Ethnicity & Disease, 2007;17:541-547.
Welch G, Shayne R. Internet and computer applications for diabetes self management. Current Diabetes Reports 2006; 6: 1-7.
Welch G, Rose G, Ernst D. Motivational interviewing and diabetes: What is it, how do you do it, and does it work? Diabetes Spectrum 2006; 19:5-11.