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2015

Physical activity and food environment assessments: Implications for practice

Eyler, A. A., Blanck, H. M., Gittelsohn, J., Karpyn, A., McKenzie, T. L., Partington, S., Slater, S. J. & Winters, M., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 48, 5, p. 639-645 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food
Research
Research Personnel

Process Evaluation of a Comprehensive Supermarket Intervention in a Low-Income Baltimore Community

Lee, R. M., Rothstein, J. D., Gergen, J., Zachary, D. A., Smith, J. C., Palmer, A. M., Gittelsohn, J. & Surkan, P., Nov 1 2015, In : Health Promotion Practice. 16, 6, p. 849-858 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Food
Community-Institutional Relations
Food Safety
Self Efficacy

Understanding school health environment through interviews with key stakeholders in Lao PDR, Mongolia, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Park, S., Lee, E. Y., Gittelsohn, J., Nkala, D. & Choi, B. Y., Apr 14 2015, In : Health Education Research. 30, 2, p. 285-297 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mongolia
Laos
Sri Lanka
Nepal
School Health Services

Using a computational model to quantify the potential impact of changing the placement of healthy beverages in stores as an intervention to "nudge" adolescent behavior choice

Wong, M. S., Nau, C., Kharmats, A. Y., Vedovato, G. M., Cheskin, L. J., Gittelsohn, J. & Lee, B., Dec 23 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 1284.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adolescent Behavior
Beverages
Baltimore
Obesity
Marketing

Youth peers put the "invent" into NutriBee's online intervention

Kohlstadt, I. C., Anderson Steeves, E. T., Rice, K., Gittelsohn, J., Summerfield, L. M. & Gadhoke, P., Jun 16 2015, In : Nutrition Journal. 14, 1, 60.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.) Health and Medicine Division
Health Behavior
Learning
Insurance Benefits
Curriculum
Midwestern United States
North American Indians
Exercise
Food
Health Behavior

“We’re Changing Our Ways”: Women’s Coping Strategies for Obesity Risk-reducing Behaviors in American Indian Households

Gadhoke, P., Christiansen, K., Pardilla, M., Frick, K. & Gittelsohn, J., Nov 2 2015, In : Ecology of Food and Nutrition. 54, 6, p. 583-602 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coping strategies
coping strategy
obesity
North American Indians
American Indians
2014

B'More healthy communities for kids: Design of a multi-level intervention for obesity prevention for low-income African American children

Gittelsohn, J., Anderson Steeves, E., Mui, Y., Kharmats, A. Y., Hopkins, L. C. & Dennis, D., Sep 11 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 1, 942.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Social Environment
Obesity
Food
Pediatric Obesity

Child as change agent. The potential of children to increase healthy food purchasing

Wingert, K., Zachary, D. A., Fox, M. J., Gittelsohn, J. & Surkan, P., Oct 1 2014, In : Appetite. 81, p. 330-336 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food
Caregivers
Interviews
Focus Groups
African Americans

Delivery, immediate newborn and cord care practices in Pemba Tanzania: A qualitative study of community, hospital staff and community level care providers for knowledge, attitudes, belief systems and practices

Dhingra, U., Gittelsohn, J., Suleiman, A. M., Suleiman, S. M., Dutta, A., Ali, S. M., Gupta, S., Black, R. E. & Sazawal, S., May 22 2014, In : BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth. 14, 1, 173.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Indian Ocean Islands
Tanzania
Community Hospital
Chlorhexidine
Mothers

Environmental Influences on Youth Eating Habits: Insights From Parents and Teachers In South Korea

Park, S., Kang, J. H., Lawrence, R. S. & Gittelsohn, J., 2014, In : Ecology of Food and Nutrition. 53, 4, p. 347-362 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Republic of Korea
South Korea
Feeding Behavior
teachers
eating habits
Firefighters
Cooking
Feeding Behavior
Health Promotion
Obesity

Formative research to develop a community-based intervention for chronic disease prevention in Guatemalan school-age children

Letona, P., Ramirez-Zea, M., Caballero, B. H. & Gittelsohn, J., Jan 31 2014, In : BMC Public Health. 14, 1, 101.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Disease
Research
Guatemala
Focus Groups
Parents

Healthy Foods North improves diet among Inuit and Inuvialuit women of childbearing age in Arctic Canada

Bains, A., Pakseresht, M., Roache, C., Beck, L., Sheehy, T., Gittelsohn, J., Corriveau, A. & Sharma, S., 2014, In : Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 27, SUPPL2, p. 175-185 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Canada
Diet
Food
Vitamin A
Recommended Dietary Allowances

High levels of household food insecurity on the Navajo Nation

Pardilla, M., Prasad, D., Suratkar, S. & Gittelsohn, J., Jan 1 2014, In : Public Health Nutrition. 17, 1, p. 58-65 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Supply
Unemployment
Poverty
Food
Education

Increasing access to fresh produce by pairing urban farms with corner stores: A case study in a low-income urban setting

Gudzune, K. A., Welsh, C., Lane, E., Chissell, Z., Anderson Steeves, E. & Gittelsohn, J., Nov 14 2014, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 15, p. 2770-2774 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Motor Vehicles
Interviews
Farms
Farmers

Lessons learned from small store programs to increase healthy food access

Gittelsohn, J., Laska, M. N., Karpyn, A., Klingler, K. & Ayala, G. X., Mar 2014, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 38, 2, p. 307-315 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Publications
Maintenance
Research Personnel
food
Food

Perceptions of physical activity, activity preferences and health among a group of adult women in urban Ghana: a pilot study

Tuakli-Wosornu, Y. A., Rowan, M. & Gittelsohn, J., Mar 1 2014, In : Ghana Medical Journal. 48, 1, p. 3-13 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ghana
Exercise
Health
Life Style
Weight Loss

Relation between the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program cycle and dietary quality in low-income African Americans in Baltimore, Maryland

Kharmats, A. Y., Jones-Smith, J. C., Cheah, Y. S., Budd, N., Flamm, L., Cuccia, A., Mui, Y., Trude, A. & Gittelsohn, J., May 1 2014, In : American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 99, 5, p. 1006-1014 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
African Americans
Energy Intake
Fats
Vegetables

Where Do Low-Income Children Get Food? Combining Ground-Truthing and Technology to Improve Accuracy in Establishing Children's Food Purchasing Behaviors

Coakley, H. L., Steeves, E. A., Jones-Smith, J. C., Hopkins, L., Braunstein, N., Mui, Y. & Gittelsohn, J., 2014, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 9, 3, p. 418-430 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

low income
food
Technology
Food
Baltimore
2013
Population Groups
Chronic Disease
Psychology
Food
Self Efficacy
Body Mass Index
Psychology
Food
North American Indians
Cardiovascular Diseases

Assessing dietary intake among infants and toddlers 0-24 months of age in Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Sharma, S., Kolahdooz, F., Butler, L., Budd, N., Rushovich, B., Mukhina, G. L., Gittelsohn, J. & Caballero, B. H., 2013, In : Nutrition Journal. 12, 1, 52.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Food
Fats
Recommended Dietary Allowances
Infant Formula

Availability of Healthy Foods in Prepared Food Sources in Urban Public Markets

Yong, R., Lee, S. H., Freishtat, H., Bleich, S. N. & Gittelsohn, J., 2013, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 7, 4, p. 468-481 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

food
Food
market
Baltimore

Community-based interventions in prepared-food sources: a systematic review.

Gittelsohn, J., Lee-Kwan, S. H. & Batorsky, B., 2013, In : Preventing chronic disease. 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food
Social Marketing
Urban Population
Cooking
PubMed

Community Perspectives on Barriers and Strategies for Promoting Locally Grown Produce From an Urban Agriculture Farm

Hu, A., Acosta, A., McDaniel, A. & Gittelsohn, J., Jan 2013, In : Health Promotion Practice. 14, 1, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agriculture
Food
Food Supply
Mentors
Cooking
self-efficacy
Baltimore
Food Safety
healthy diet
Self Efficacy

Designing the healthy bodies, healthy souls church-based diabetes prevention program through a participatory process

Summers, A., Confair, A. R., Flamm, L., Goheer, A., Graham, K., Muindi, M. & Gittelsohn, J., 2013, In : American Journal of Health Education. 44, 2, p. 53-66 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chronic illness
church
Food
Chickens
Exercise

Development and implementation of baltimore healthy eating zones: A youth-targeted intervention to improve the urban food environment

Gittelsohn, J., Dennisuk, L. A., Christiansen, K., Bhimani, R., Johnson, A., Alexander, E., Lee, M., Lee, S. H., Rowan, M. & Coutinho, A. J., Aug 2013, In : Health Education Research. 28, 4, p. 732-744 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
eating behavior
food
Food
leisure time facility

Development and implementation of the Baltimore healthy carry-outs feasibility trial: Process evaluation results

Lee-Kwan, S. H., Goedkoop, S., Yong, R., Batorsky, B., Hoffman, V., Jeffries, J., Hamouda, M. & Gittelsohn, J., 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 1, 638.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Food
Fast Foods
Nutrition Policy
Restaurants

Environmental factors that impact the eating behaviors of low-income african american adolescents in Baltimore City

Christiansen, K. M. H., Qureshi, F., Schaible, A., Park, S. & Gittelsohn, J., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 45, 6, p. 652-660 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Feeding Behavior
African Americans
Interviews
Focus Groups
African Americans
dollar
Restaurants
low income
food
obesity
conceptual framework
economics
nutrition
nutrition education

Preferences for Healthy Carryout Meals in Low-Income Neighborhoods of Baltimore City

Jeffries, J., Lee, S. H., Frick, K. & Gittelsohn, J., 2013, In : Health Promotion Practice. 14, 2, p. 293-300 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
Meals
Food
Diet
Chickens

Process evaluation of Healthy Bodies, Healthy Souls: a church-based health intervention program in Baltimore City.

Wang, H. E., Lee, M., Hart, A., Summers, A. C., Anderson Steeves, E. & Gittelsohn, J., Jun 2013, In : Health Education Research. 28, 3, p. 392-404 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Baltimore
church
Exercise
Food
Health

Relationship Between BMI and Food Purchases in Low-Income, Urban African American Adult Carry-Out Customers

Hoffman, V. A., Lee, S. H., Bleich, S. N., Goedkoop, S. & Gittelsohn, J., Oct 2013, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 8, 4, p. 533-545 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
purchase
Body Mass Index
low income
customer

Sandy Lake Health and Diabetes Project: A community-based intervention targeting type 2 diabetes and its risk factors in a first nations community

Kakekagumick, K. E., Hayward, M. N., Harris, S. B., Saksvig, B., Gittelsohn, J., Manokeesic, G., Goodman, S. & Hanley, A. J., 2013, In : Frontiers in Endocrinology. 4, NOV, Article 170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lakes
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Health
Exercise
Capacity Building
Republic of Korea
Students
Weights and Measures
Feeding Behavior
Food
2012

College mentors: A view from the inside of an intervention to promote health behaviors and prevent obesity among low-income, urban, african american adolescents

Black, M. M., Arteaga, S. S., Sanders, J., Hager, E. R., Anliker, J. A., Gittelsohn, J. & Wang, Y., Mar 2012, In : Health Promotion Practice. 13, 2, p. 238-244 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mentors
Health Behavior
African Americans
Obesity
Health Promotion

Dietary intake among Native Hawaiian, Filipino, and White children and caregivers in Hawai'i.

Novotny, R., Vijayadeva, V., Grove, J., Gittelsohn, J., Avila, J., Su, Y. & Murphy, S., Dec 2012, In : Hawai'i journal of medicine & public health : a journal of Asia Pacific Medicine & Public Health. 71, 12, p. 353-358 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oceanic Ancestry Group
Caregivers
Food
Ascorbic Acid
Eating

Factors Influencing Ordering Practices at Baltimore City Carryouts: Qualitative Research to Inform an Obesity Prevention Intervention

Noormohamed, A., Lee, S. H., Batorsky, B., Jackson, A., Newman, S. & Gittelsohn, J., Nov 2012, In : Ecology of Food and Nutrition. 51, 6, p. 481-491 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

takeout restaurants
Restaurants
Baltimore
obesity
Qualitative Research

Healthier home food preparation methods and youth and caregiver psychosocial factors are associated with lower BMI in African American youth

Kramer, R. F., Coutinho, A. J., Vaeth, E., Christiansen, K., Suratkar, S. & Gittelsohn, J., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Nutrition. 142, 5, p. 948-954 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

African Americans
Caregivers
Psychology
Food
Meals

Interventions in small food stores to change the food environment, improve diet, and reduce risk of chronic disease

Gittelsohn, J., Rowan, M. & Gadhoke, P., Feb 2012, In : Preventing chronic disease. 9, 2, 110015.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Disease
Diet
Food
Health Communication
Posters

Perceptions of the food marketing environment among African American teen girls and adults

Bibeau, W. S., Saksvig, B. I., Gittelsohn, J., Williams, S., Jones, L. & Young, D. R., Feb 2012, In : Appetite. 58, 1, p. 396-399 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Marketing
African Americans
Food
Food and Beverages
Advisory Committees

Risky Food Safety Behaviors Are Associated with Higher Bmi and Lower Healthy Eating Self-Efficacy and Intentions among African American Churchgoers in Baltimore

Anderson Steeves, E., Silbergeld, E., Summers, A., Chen, L. & Gittelsohn, J., Dec 20 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 12, e52122.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

self-efficacy
Food safety
Baltimore
Food Safety
healthy diet

Small retailer perspectives of the 2009 women, infants and children program food package changes

Gittelsohn, J., Laska, M. N., Andreyeva, T., Foster, G., Rose, D., Tester, J., Lee, S. H., Zenk, S. N., Odoms-Young, A., McCoy, T. & Ayala, G. X., Sep 2012, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 36, 5, p. 655-665 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Assistance
children's program
infant
food
Food

Stocking characteristics and perceived increases in sales among small food store managers/owners associated with the introduction of new food products approved by the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children.

Ayala, G. X., Laska, M. N., Zenk, S. N., Tester, J., Rose, D., Odoms-Young, A., McCoy, T., Gittelsohn, J., Foster, G. D. & Andreyeva, T., Sep 2012, In : Public Health Nutrition. 15, 9, p. 1771-1779 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Assistance
Food
Triticum
Bread
Vegetables

Understanding a key feature of urban food stores to develop nutrition intervention

Song, H. J., Gittelsohn, J., Anliker, J., Sharma, S., Suratkar, S., Mattingly, M. & Kim, M. T., 2012, In : Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 7, 1, p. 77-90 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrition
food
Food
Preserved Food
layout

Utility of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol in assessing incident type 2 diabetes risk

Ley, S. H., Harris, S. B., Connelly, P. W., Mamakeesick, M., Gittelsohn, J., Wolever, T. M., Hegele, R. A., Zinman, B. & Hanley, A. J., Sep 2012, In : Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. 14, 9, p. 821-825 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
LDL Cholesterol
HDL Cholesterol
Lipids
Fasting

Who is missing the message? Targeting strategies to increase food label use among US adults

Chen, X., Jahns, L., Gittelsohn, J. & Wang, Y., May 2012, In : Public Health Nutrition. 15, 5, p. 760-772 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
Food
Poverty
Health Surveys
Self Concept