Journal Publications

Wong, Michael C. 2019. “Children and Adolescent’s Anthropometrics Body Compositoin from 3D Optical Surface Scans.” Obesity.
Liu, E. Y., M. Sommer, B. Fan, B. Ng, J. Mastick, and J. A. Shepherd. 2018. “3D Optical Models for Predicting Osteopenia, Sarcopenia, and Obesity Status in Women.” Journal of Clinical Densitometry 21 (1): 33–34. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2017.10.038.
Ng, Bennett K., Markus J. Sommer, and John A. Shepherd. 2017. “Reversing the Relationship Between Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry and the 4-Component Model With 1 Sign Flip.” Journal of Clinical Densitometry: The Official Journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry 20 (4): 532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2017.08.004.
Shepherd, John A., Bennett K. Ng, Markus J. Sommer, and Steven B. Heymsfield. 2017. “Body Composition by DXA.” Bone 104 (November): 101–5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2017.06.010.
Bourgeois, Brianna, Dustin Latimer, Casey R Stannard, Laurel Romeo, Xin Li, John Shepherd, Bennett K Ng, and Steven B Heymsfield. 2017. “3D Imaging Technology for Human Body Size and Shape Analysis: Comparison of Three Different Acquisition Technologies.” The FASEB Journal 31 (1_supplement): 433.1-433.1. https://doi.org/10.1096/fasebj.31.1_supplement.433.1.
Bourgeois, B., B. K. Ng, D. Latimer, C. R. Stannard, L. Romeo, X. Li, J. A. Shepherd, and S. B. Heymsfield. 2017. “Clinically Applicable Optical Imaging Technology for Body Size and Shape Analysis: Comparison of Systems Differing in Design.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 71 (11): 1329–35. https://doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2017.142.
Shepherd, John A., Bennett K. Ng, Bo Fan, Ann V. Schwartz, Peggy Cawthon, Steven R. Cummings, Stephen Kritchevsky, Michael Nevitt, Adam Santanasto, and Timothy F. Cootes. 2017. “Modeling the Shape and Composition of the Human Body Using Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry Images.” PloS One 12 (4): e0175857. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0175857.
Ng, Bennett K., Bo Fan, Unhee Lim, Loic Le Marchand, Lynne Wilkens, and John A. Shepherd. 2016. “Body Shape and Fat Distribution From Whole-Body DXA Accurately Predict Metabolic Syndrome Across Sex and Ethnicity Subgroups.” Journal of Clinical Densitometry 19 (4): 527. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2016.08.025.
Ng, B. K., B. J. Hinton, B. Fan, A. M. Kanaya, and J. A. Shepherd. 2016. “Clinical Anthropometrics and Body Composition from 3D Whole-Body Surface Scans.” European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 70 (11): 1265–70. https://doi.org/10.1038/ejcn.2016.109.
Shepherd, John A., Steven B. Heymsfield, Shane A. Norris, Leanne M. Redman, Leigh C. Ward, and Christine Slater. 2016. “Measuring Body Composition in Low-Resource Settings across the Life Course.” Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 24 (5): 985–88. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.21491.
Ng, Bennett K., Markus J. Sommer, Michael C. Wong, Ian Pagano, Yilin Nie, Bo Fan, Samantha F. Kennedy, et al. n.d. “Detailed 3D Body Shape Features Predict Body Composition, Blood Metabolites, and Functional Strength: The Shape Up Studies.” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

Oral & Poster Presentations

Shepherd, John, Kara Wong Ramsey, Michael Wong, Sheree Kuo, Serge Sergi, Pujades Rocamora, Michael Black, Brian Curless, and Steven B. Heymsfield. 2019. “Optical Imaging.” presented at the Body Composition Measurements from Birth through 5 Years: Challenges, Gaps, and Existing & Emerging Technologies, NIH Headquarters, May 30.
Wong, Michael, Bennett K. Ng, Ian Pagano, Andrea K Garber, Steven B. Heymsfield, and John Shepherd. 2019. “Using Body Shape to Predict Bone Mineral Content and Density.” presented at the 22nd International Workshop on Quantititative MSK Imaging (QMSKI), Chateau Lake Louise, February 25.
Ng, Bennett K., Markus J. Sommer, Yilin Nie, Bo Fan, and Brianna Bourgeois. 2018. “Improved Diabetes Risk Prediction Using 3D Optical Imaging.” presented at the Obesity Week, Nashville, TN, November 15. https://2018.obesityweek.com/abstract/improved-diabetes-risk-prediction-through-3d-optical-imaging-compared-to-waist-circumference-and-bmi/.
Tian, Isaac Y., Bennett K. Ng, Markus J. Sommer, Yilin Nie, and Bo Fan. 2018. “Predicting Body Composition From Conventional 3D Photography.” presented at the Obesity Week, Nashville, TN, November 13. https://2018.obesityweek.com/abstract/predicting-body-composition-from-conventional-2d-photography/.
Piel, Michaela K., Markus J. Sommer, Bennett K. Ng, Brianna Bourgeois, and Natasha Din. 2017. “Shape Up! Study: Utilizing 3D Optical Body Scans to Accurately Visualize Body Fat Distribution.” presented at the Obesity Week, Washington, D.C., November 2. https://2017.obesityweek.com/abstract/shape-up-study-utilizing-3d-optical-body-scans-to-accurately-visualize-body-fat-distribution/.
Sommer, Markus J., Bennett K. Ng, Yilin Nie, Brianna Bourgeois, and Natasha Din. 2017. “Picturing Individualized 3D Body Shape Change from Fat Loss and Muscle Gain: The Shape Up! Study.” presented at the Obesity Week, Washington, D.C., November 2. https://2017.obesityweek.com/abstract/picturing-individualized-3d-body-shape-change-from-fat-loss-and-muscle-gain-the-shape-up-study/.
Wong, Michael C., Phoenix Hwaung, Steven B. Heymsfield, and John Shepherd. n.d. “Using Derived Body Composition Equation vs System Specific Equations.” presented at the Obesity Week, Las Vegas, NV.
Liu, En Yong, Michael Wong, Bennett K. Ng, Nisa N. Kelly, Ethan Weiss, Dylan Lowe, Gertraud Maskarinec, et al. n.d. “Using Optical Body Shape to Predict Body Composition Change.” presented at the Obesity Week, Las Vegas, NV.
Panizza, Chloe E., Michael C. Wong, Nisa Kelly, Carol J. Boushey, Gertraud Maskarinec, and John A. Shepherd. n.d. “Association between Diet Quality and Visceral Adiposity among a Multiethnic Adult Population.” presented at the Obesity Week, Las Vegas, NV.