Publications

Selected publications by TIGOR faculty and other Tufts researchers.

Communities and Interventions

Economos CD, Hyatt RR, Must A, et al. Shape Up Somerville two-year results: a community-based environmental change intervention sustains weight reduction in childrenPrev Med. 2013;57(4):322‐327.

Garlick J, Bergom I, Soisson A. Design and Impact of an Undergraduate Civic Science Course. Journal of College Science Teaching. 2020 Mar 1;49(4).

Garlick JA, Levine P. Where civics meets science: building science for the public good through Civic Science. Oral Dis. 2017;23(6):692‐696.

Weerasekara YK, Roberts SB, Kahn MA, LaVertu AE, Hoffman B, Das SK. Effectiveness of Workplace Weight Management Interventions: a Systematic Review. Curr Obes Rep.2016;5(2):298‐306.

Deckersbach T, Das SK, Urban LE, et al. Pilot randomized trial demonstrating reversal of obesity-related abnormalities in reward system responsivity to food cues with a behavioral intervention. Nutr Diabetes.2014;4(9):e129. Published 2014 Sep 1.

Batra P, Das SK, Salinardi T, et al. Eating behaviors as predictors of weight loss in a 6 month weight loss intervention. Obesity (Silver Spring).2013;21(11):2256‐2263.

Hatfield DP, Lynskey VM, Economos CD, Nichols E, Whitman N, Nelson ME. Crowdsourcing innovative physical activity programs: Active Schools Acceleration Project case study. Transl J Am College Sports Med. 2016;1(1):1–9.

Hatfield DP, Chomitz VR, Chui KKH, Sacheck JM, Brown AA, Economos CD. Impact of a community-based physical activity program on overweight/obese children’s fitness and adiposity. Appetite. 2017;18(1):75-83.

Hatfield DP, Chomitz VR, Chui K, Sacheck JM, Economos CD. Demographic, physiologic, and psychosocial correlates of physical activity in low-income, overweight children. Nutr Educ Behav. 2015;47(5):452-8.

Clinical Studies and Behavior Change

Das SK, Brown C, Urban LE, et al. Weight loss in videoconference and in-person iDiet weight loss programs in worksites and community groups. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017;25(6):1033‐1041

Roberts SB, Das SK, Suen VMM, et al. Measured energy content of frequently purchased restaurant meals: multi-country cross sectional study. BMJ. 2018;363:k4864. Published 2018 Dec 12

Ravussin E, Redman LM, Rochon J, et al. A 2-Year Randomized Controlled Trial of Human Caloric Restriction: Feasibility and Effects on Predictors of Health Span and Longevity [published correction appears in J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Jun;71(6):839-40]. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2015;70(9):1097‐1104.

Karl JP, Roberts SB, Schaefer EJ, et al. Effects of carbohydrate quantity and glycemic index on resting metabolic rate and body composition during weight loss. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015;23(11):2190‐2198.

Roberts SB, Das SK. The Messy Truth about Weight Loss. Sci Am. 2017;316(6):36‐41.

Waters TP, Kim SY, Sharma AJ, et al. Longitudinal changes in glucose metabolism in women with gestational diabetes, from late pregnancy to the postpartum period. Diabetologia. 2020;63(2):385‐394.

Powe CE, Huston Presley LP, Locascio JJ, Catalano PM. Augmented insulin secretory response in early pregnancy. Diabetologia. 2019;62(8):1445‐1452.

Bailey RL, Pac SG, Fulgoni VL 3rd, Reidy KC, Catalano PM. Estimation of Total Usual Dietary Intakes of Pregnant Women in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2019;2(6):e195967. Published 2019 Jun 5.

Lowe WL Jr, Scholtens DM, Lowe LP, et al. Association of Gestational Diabetes With Maternal Disorders of Glucose Metabolism and Childhood Adiposity. JAMA. 2018;320(10):1005‐1016.

Catalano PM, Shankar K. Obesity and pregnancy: mechanisms of short term and long term adverse consequences for mother and child. BMJ. 2017;356:j1. Published 2017 Feb 8.

Greenblatt DJ, Harmatz JS, Ryan MJ, Chow CR. Sustained Impairment of Lurasidone Clearance After Discontinuation of Posaconazole: Impact of Obesity, and Implications for Patient Safety. J Clin Psychopharmacol. 2018;38(4):289-295.

Chow CR, Harmatz JS, Ryan MJ, Greenblatt DJ. Persistence of a Posaconazole-Mediated Drug-Drug Interaction With Ranolazine After Cessation of Posaconazole Administration: Impact of Obesity and Implications for Patient Safety. J Clin Pharmacol.

Technology, Artificial Intelligence and Modeling

Hennessy E, Economos CD, Hammond RA; SUS Systems Map Team and the COMPACT Team. Integrating Complex Systems Methods to Advance Obesity Prevention Intervention Research. Health Educ Behav. 2020;47(2):213‐223.

Policy and Econometrics

Feng W, Martin EG. Fighting obesity at the local level? An analysis of predictors of local health departments’ policy involvement. Prev Med. 2020;133:106006. Published online ahead of print, 2020 Jan 30.

Feng W, Fox A. Menu labels, for better, and worse? Exploring socio-economic and race-ethnic differences in menu label use in a national sample. Appetite. 2018;128:223‐232.

Epidemiology and Population Studies

Curtin C, Hyman SL, Boas DD, et al. Weight Management in Primary Care for Children With Autism: Expert Recommendations. Pediatrics.2020;145(Suppl 1):S126-S139.

Shams-White MM, Chui K, Deuster PA, McKeown NM, Must A. Comparison of Anthropometric Measures in US Military Personnel in the Classification of Overweight and Obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring).2020;28(2):362-370.

Camhi SM, Must A, Gona PN, et al. Duration and stability of metabolically healthy obesity over 30 years. Int J Obes (Lond).2019;43(9):1803-1810.