Selected publications by TIGOR faculty and other Tufts researchers.

Basic Science

Aydogan Mathyk B, Piccolo BD, Alvarado F, Shankar K, O’Tierney-Ginn P. Metabolomic signatures of low- and high-adiposity neonates differ based on maternal BMIAm J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2022;322(6):E540-E550. doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00356.2021

Bruno, C. D., Harmatz, J. S., Duan, S. X., Zhang, Q., Chow, C. R., & Greenblatt, D. J. Effect of lipophilicity on drug distribution and elimination: Influence of obesity British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, bcp.14735.

Sicinski, K. M., Montanari, V., Raman, V. S., Doyle, J. R., Harwood, B. N., Song, Y. C., Fagan, M. P., Rios, M., Haines, D. R., Kopin, A. S., Beinborn, M., & Kumar, K. A Non-Perturbative Molecular Grafting Strategy for Stable and Potent Therapeutic Peptide Ligands. ACS Central Science.  2021; acscentsci.0c01237.

Santarella F, Sridharan R, Marinkovic M, et al. Scaffolds Functionalized with Matrix from Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Fibroblasts for Diabetic Wound Healing.Adv Healthc Mater.2020;9(16):e2000307.

Kumar K, Lupoli TJ. Exploiting Existing Molecular Scaffolds for Long-Term COVID Treatment.ACS Med Chem Lett.2020;11(7):1357-1360.

Felsted JA, Meng A, Ameroso D, Rios M. Sex-specific Effects of alpha2delta-1 in the Ventromedial Hypothalamus of Female Mice Controlling Glucose and Lipid Balance.Endocrinology.2020;161(7).

Fagan MP, Ameroso D, Meng A, Rock A, Maguire J, Rios M. Essential and sex-specific effects of mGluR5 in ventromedial hypothalamus regulating estrogen signaling and glucose balance.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. . 2020;117(32):19566-19577.

Wang W, Hao X, Han L, et al. Tissue-Specific Ablation of ACSL4 Results in Disturbed Steroidogenesis. Endocrinology. 2019;160(11):2517-2528.

Kleinridders A, Pothos EN. Impact of Brain Insulin Signaling on Dopamine Function, Food Intake, Reward, and Emotional Behavior.Curr Nutr Rep. 2019;8(2):83-91.

Kashpur O, Smith A, Gerami-Naini B, et al. Differentiation of diabetic foot ulcer-derived induced pluripotent stem cells reveals distinct cellular and tissue phenotypes. FASEB J. 2019;33(1):1262-1277.

Borges MH, Pullockaran J, Catalano PM, Baumann MU, Zamudio S, Illsley NP. Human placental GLUT1 glucose transporter expression and the fetal insulin-like growth factor axis in pregnancies complicated by diabetes.Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis. 2019;1865(9):2411-2419.

Geiger BM, Frank LE, Caldera-Siu AD, Pothos EN. Survivable stereotaxic surgery in rodents.J Vis Exp. 2008(20).

Communities and Interventions

Zytnick D, Folta SC, Reid KF, Chomitz VR. Better Understanding Wearable Activity Monitor Use and Non-Use Among Older Adults: A Qualitative Study. J Appl Gerontol. 2023;42(3):447-455. doi:10.1177/07334648221137057

Must A, Eliasziw M, Bowling A, et al. Relationship between Childhood Obesity and Autism Spectrum Disorder Varies by Child’s Age and Parents’ Weight Status in a Sample of Sibling Dyads [published online ahead of print, 2022 Aug 22]. Child Obes. 2022;10.1089/chi.2022.0064. doi:10.1089/chi.2022.0064

Zytnick D, Kumar GS, Folta SC, Reid KF, Tybor D, Chomitz VR. Wearable Activity Monitor Use Is Associated With the Aerobic Physical Activity Guidelines and Walking Among Older Adults. Am J Health Promot. 2021;35(5):679-687. doi:10.1177/0890117120985834

Linder DE, Folta SC, Must A, et al. A Stakeholder-Engaged Approach to Development of an Animal-Assisted Intervention for Obesity Prevention Among Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder and Their Pet DogsFront Vet Sci. 2021;8:735432. Published 2021 Nov 11. doi:10.3389/fvets.2021.735432

Korn AR, Hammond RA, Hennessy E, Must A, Pachucki MC, Economos CD. Evolution of a Coalition Network during a Whole-of-Community Intervention to Prevent Early Childhood ObesityChild Obes. 2021;17(6):379-390. doi:10.1089/chi.2020.0156

Garcia LMT, Hunter RF, de la Haye K, Economos CD, King AC. An action-oriented framework for systems-based solutions aimed at childhood obesity prevention in US Latinx and Latin American populationsObes Rev. 2021;22 Suppl 3(Suppl 3):e13241. doi:10.1111/obr.13241

Must A, Mulé CM, Linder DE, Cash SB, Folta SC. Animal-Assisted Intervention: A Promising Approach to Obesity Prevention for Youth With Autism Spectrum Disorder. Front Vet Sci. 2021 May 19;8:646081.

Shonkoff ET, Fitopoulos T, Folta SC. Employing Technology Industry Methods to Facilitate Transformative Learning Experiences in the Classroom: Insights From a Pilot. Pedagogy in Health Promotion. 2020.

Seguin-Fowler RA, Strogatz D, Graham ML, et al. The Strong Hearts, Healthy Communities Program 2.0: An RCT Examining Effects on Simple 7. Am J Prev Med. 2020;59(1):32-40.

Roberts S, Gausserès N, Clément K, et al. Development of a Questionnaire to Assess the Relationship Between Weight Status and Sociocultural Factors. Current Developments in Nutrition. 2020;4(Supplement_2):1625-1625.

Pullyblank K, Strogatz D, Folta SC, et al. Effects of the Strong Hearts, Healthy Communities Intervention on Functional Fitness of Rural Women. J Rural Health. 2020;36(1):104-110.

McNally SL, Anzman-Frasca S, Bowman K, Beleche M, Folta SC, Patel AA. Using fundraising incentives and point-of-purchase nutrition promotion to improve food choices among school families in restaurants: a pilot and feasibility study. Public Health Nutr. 2020;23(11):2006-2015.

Maisano MS, Shonkoff ET, Folta S. Multiple health behavior change for weight loss: A scoping review. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2020;44(5):559-571.

Lo BK, Graham ML, Eldridge G, et al. Ripple Effects of a Community-Based Randomized Trial for Rural Women: Strong Hearts, Healthy Communities. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020;28(7):1224-1234.

Liu CK, Afezolli D, Seo J, Syeda H, Zheng S, Folta SC. Perceptions of Physical Activity in African American Older Adults on Hemodialysis: Themes From Key Informant Interviews. Archives of Rehabilitation Research and Clinical Translation. 2020;2(3).

Linder D, Cardamone C, Cash SB, et al. Development, implementation, and evaluation of a novel multidisciplinary one health course for university undergraduates. One Health. 2020;9:100121.

Kennedy E, Raiten D, Finley J. A View to the Future: Opportunities and Challenges for Food and Nutrition Sustainability. Curr Dev Nutr. 2020;4(4):nzaa035.

Gervis JE, Hennessy E, Shonkoff ET, et al. Weighed Plate Waste Can Accurately Measure Children’s Energy Consumption from Food in Quick-Service Restaurants. J Nutr. 2020;150(2):404-410.

Folta SC, Curtin C, Must A, Pehrson A, Ryan K, Bandini L. Impact of Selective Eating on Social Domains Among Transition-Age Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Qualitative Study. J Autism Dev Disord. 2020;50(8):2902-2912.

Folta SC, Anzman-Frasca S, Tsai M, Johnson SK, Rossi M, Cash SB. Snack It Up for Parents: Brief Videos and Tip Sheets for Promoting Vegetable Snacks to School-Aged Children. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2020;52(5):565-567.

Economos CD, Hennessy E, Chui K, et al. Beat osteoporosis – nourish and exercise skeletons (BONES): a group randomized controlled trial in children. BMC Pediatr. 2020;20(1):83.

Calancie L, Fullerton K, Appel JM, et al. Implementing Group Model Building With the Shape Up Under 5 Community Committee Working to Prevent Early Childhood Obesity in Somerville, Massachusetts. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2020.

Bailey CP, Sharma S, Economos CD, Hennessy E, Simon C, Hatfield DP. College campuses’ influence on student weight and related behaviours: A review of observational and intervention research. Obesity Science & Practice. 2020.

Anzman-Frasca S, Folta SC, Angstrom HM, et al. Incentivizing Healthy Snacks During Out-of-School Time Through Grocery Store Partnerships. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2020;26(4):E33-E41.

Alsukait R, Bleich S, Wilde P, Singh G, Folta S. Sugary drink excise tax policy process and implementation: Case study from Saudi Arabia. Food Policy. 2020;90:101789.

Allen JD, Shelton RC, Kephart L, Jandorf L, Folta SC, Knott CL. Organizational characteristics conducive to the implementation of health programs among Latino churches. Implement Sci Commun. 2020;1(1):62.

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).

Taetzsch A, Gilhooly CH, Bukhari A, et al. Development of a Videoconference-Adapted Version of the Community Diabetes Prevention Program, and Comparison of Weight Loss With In-Person Program Delivery. Mil Med. 2019;184(11-12):647-652.

Sriram U, Sandreuter K, Graham M, et al. Process Evaluation of Strong Hearts, Healthy Communities: A Rural Community-Based Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019;51(2):138-149.

Schultz DJ, Hatfield DP, Economos CD. Implementing Successful School Run Clubs: Lessons Learned from a District-level Initiative in Boston Public Schools. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. 2019;90(2):31-42.

Mueller MP, Wilde P, Folta SC, Anzman-Frasca S, Economos CD. Availability of Healthier Children’s Menu Items in the Top Selling Quick Service Restaurant Chains (2004-2015). Am J Public Health. 2019;109(2):267-269.

Lehnerd ME, Goldberg JP, Folta SC, et al. Qualitative Exploration of Farm to School Program Adoption and Expansion in Massachusetts Schools. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. 2019;15(2):230-250.

Kasman M, Hammond RA, Heuberger B, et al. Activating a Community: An Agent-Based Model of Romp & Chomp, a Whole-of-Community Childhood Obesity Intervention. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019;27(9):1494-1502.

Dao MC, Messer E, Conigliaro T, et al. Different and Unequal: A Qualitative Evaluation of Salient Factors Influencing Energy Intake in Adults with Overweight and Obesity. Nutrients. 2019;11(6).

Appel JM, Fullerton K, Hennessy E, et al. Design and methods of Shape Up Under 5: Integration of systems science and community-engaged research to prevent early childhood obesity. PLoS One. 2019;14(8):e0220169.

Amin SA, Lehnerd M, Cash SB, Economos CD, Sacheck JM. Development of a Tool for Food Literacy Assessment in Children (TFLAC). J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019;51(3):364-369.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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

Clinical Studies and Behavior Change

Das SK, Silver RE, Vail TA, Chin MK, Blanchard CM, Dickinson SL, Chen X, Ciglia L, Saltzman S, Allison DV, Roberts SB. Randomized controlled trial of a novel lifestyle intervention used with or without meal replacements in worksites. Obesity 2023.

Roberts SB, Flaherman V. Dietary energy. Advances in Nutrition 2022;13:2681-2685.

Rasool A, Mahmoud T, Mathyk B, et al. Obesity downregulates lipid metabolism genes in first trimester placenta. Sci Rep. 2022;12(1):19368. Published 2022 Nov 12. doi:10.1038/s41598-022-24040-9

Creanga AA, Catalano PM, Bateman BT. Obesity in Pregnancy. N Engl J Med. 2022 Jul 21;387(3):248-259. doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1801040. PMID: 35857661

Rojas-Rodriguez R, Price LL, Somogie J, Hauguel-de Mouzon S, Kalhan SC, Catalano PM. Maternal Lipid Metabolism Is Associated With Neonatal Adiposity: A Longitudinal Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2022 Aug 18;107(9):e3759-e3768. doi: 10.1210/clinem/dgac360. PMID: 35686573; PMCID: PMC9387706.

He Y, Yuen LY, Ma RCW, Catalano PM, Tam WH. The roles of newborn anthropometrics in the association between maternal weight gain and childhood cardiovascular risks. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022;30(12):2450-2458. doi:10.1002/oby.23569

Vesco KK, Marshall NE, Baetscher E, et al. Changes in Visceral and Ectopic Adipose Tissue Stores Across Pregnancy and Their Relationship to Gestational Weight Gain. J Nutr. 2022;152(4):1130-1137. doi:10.1093/jn/nxac010

Greenblatt DJ, Bruno CD, Harmatz JS, Zhang Q, Chow CR. Drug Disposition in Subjects With Obesity: The Research Work of Darrell R. Abernethy [published online ahead of print, 2022 Jun 4]. J Clin Pharmacol. 2022;10.1002/jcph.2093. doi:10.1002/jcph.2093

Roberts SB, Das SK, Sayer RD, et al. Technical report: an online international weight control registry to inform precision approaches to healthy weight management [published online ahead of print, 2022 Jun 16]. Int J Obes (Lond). 2022;1-6. doi:10.1038/s41366-022-01158-4

Das SK, Bukhari AS, Taetzsch AG, et al. Randomized trial of a novel lifestyle intervention compared with the Diabetes Prevention Program for weight loss in adult dependents of military service members [published online ahead of print, 2021 Aug 10]. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021;nqab259. doi:10.1093/ajcn/nqab259

Dao, M. C., Das, S.K., Silver, R. E., Roberts, S. B. Association of counselor weight status and demographics withparticipant weight loss in a structured lifestyle intervention Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. 2020; 15(1), 69–72.

Waters TP, Kim SY, Werner E, et al. Should women with gestational diabetes be screened at delivery hospitalization for type 2 diabetes? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020;222(1):73 e71-73 e11.

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.

Vadiveloo M, Lichtenstein AH, Anderson C, et al. Rapid Diet Assessment Screening Tools for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Across Healthcare Settings: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2020;13(9):e000094.

Singh UD, Chernoguz A. Parental attitudes toward bariatric surgery in adolescents with obesity. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020;16(3):406-413.

Rodriguez-Morato J, Jayawardene S, Huang NK, et al. Simplified method for the measurement of plasma alkylresorcinols: Biomarkers of whole-grain intake. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2020;34(14):e8805.

Roberts SB, Franceschini MA, Silver RE, et al. Effects of food supplementation on cognitive function, cerebral blood flow, and nutritional status in young children at risk of undernutrition: randomized controlled trial. BMJ. 2020;370:m2397.

Meng H, Matthan NR, Angellotti E, Pittas AG, Lichtenstein AH. Exploring the effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on surrogate biomarkers of cholesterol absorption and endogenous synthesis in patients with type 2 diabetes-randomized controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020;112(3):538-547.

McIntyre HD, Gibbons KS, Ma RCW, et al. Testing for gestational diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. An evaluation of proposed protocols for the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2020;167:108353.

Longmore DK, Barr ELM, Barzi F, et al. Social and economic factors, maternal behaviours in pregnancy and neonatal adiposity in the PANDORA cohort. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2020;161:108028.

Lamoshi A, Chernoguz A, Harmon CM, Helmrath M. Complications of bariatric surgery in adolescents. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2020;29(1):150888.

Huang NK, Matthan NR, Galluccio JM, Shi P, Lichtenstein AH, Mozaffarian D. Supplementation with Seabuckthorn Oil Augmented in 16:1n-7t Increases Serum Trans-Palmitoleic Acid in Metabolically Healthy Adults: A Randomized Crossover Dose-Escalation Study. J Nutr. 2020;150(6):1388-1396.

Hivert MF, Cardenas A, Allard C, et al. Interplay of Placental DNA Methylation and Maternal Insulin Sensitivity in Pregnancy. Diabetes. 2020;69(3):484-492.

Ferrara A, Hedderson MM, Brown SD, et al. A telehealth lifestyle intervention to reduce excess gestational weight gain in pregnant women with overweight or obesity (GLOW): a randomised, parallel-group, controlled trial. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2020;8(6):490-500.

Erickson ML, Mey JT, Axelrod CL, et al. Rationale and study design for lifestyle intervention in preparation for pregnancy (LIPP): A randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials.2020;94:106024.

Enstad S, Cheema S, Thomas R, et al. The impact of maternal obesity and breast milk inflammation on developmental programming of infant growth. Eur J Clin Nutr.2020.

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.

Schultz NS, Chui KKH, Economos CD, Lichtenstein AH, Volpe SL, Sacheck JM A Qualitative Investigation of Factors that Influence School Employee Health Behaviors: Implications for Wellness Programming.J Sch Health.2019;89(11):890-898.

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

McCrory MA, Harbaugh AG, Appeadu S, Roberts SB.Fast-Food Offerings in the United States in 1986, 1991, and 2016 Show Large Increases in Food Variety, Portion Size, Dietary Energy, and Selected Micronutrients. J Acad Nutr Diet.2019;119(6):923-933.

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.

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

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.

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. The Messy Truth about Weight Loss. Sci Am. 2017;316(6):36‐41.

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.

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.

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.

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

Policy and Economics

Feng W, Page ET, Cash SB. Dollar Stores and Food Access for Rural Households in the United States, 2008‒2020. Am J Public Health. 2023;113(3):331-336. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2022.307193

Du M, Griecci CF, Cudhea F, et al. What is the cost-effectiveness of menu calorie labelling on reducing obesity-associated cancer burdens? An economic evaluation of a federal policy intervention among 235 million adults in the USA. BMJ Open. 2023. (in press

Bai Y, Herforth A, Masters WA. Global variation in the cost of a nutrient-adequate diet by population group: an observational study. Lancet Planet Health. 2022 Jan;6(1):e19-e28.

Bai Y, Alemu R, Block SA, Headey D, Masters WA. Cost and affordability of nutritious diets at retail prices: Evidence from 177 countries. Food Policy. 2021 Feb;99:101983.

Krobath DM, Masters WA, Mueller MP. Association Between Restaurant Menu Item Descriptions and Their Nutrient Content. Am J Prev Med. 2021 Feb;60(2):232-240.

Lividini K, Masters WA. Tracing global flows of bioactive compounds from farm to fork in Nutrient Balance Sheets can help guide intervention towards healthier food supplies. Nat Food. 2022 Sep 19;3(9):703-715.

Economos CD, Dietz WH, Tullie K, Sallis JF. Physical Activity May Mitigate COVID-19 Infections In People With Obesity: A Call to Action [published online ahead of print, 2021 Aug 6]. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2021;10.1002/oby.23269. doi:10.1002/oby.23269

Kennedy E, Mersha GA, Biadgilign S, et al. Nutrition Policy and Governance in Ethiopia: What Difference Does 5 Years Make? Food Nutr Bull. 2020:379572120957218.

Kennedy E, Jafari A, Stamoulis KG, Callens K. The first Programmefood and nutrition security, impact, resilience, sustainability and transformation: Review and future directions. Glob Food Sec. 2020;26:100422.

Kennedy E, Dwyer J. The 1969 White House Conference on Food, Nutrition and Health: 50 Years Later. Curr Dev Nutr. 2020;4(6):nzaa082.

Hirvonen K, Bai Y, Headey D, Masters WA. Affordability of the EAT-Lancet reference diet: a global analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2020;8(1):e59-e66.

Finn S, Kennedy E, Brown K. Keys to Success in Forging Global Leadership in Sustainable Nutrition. Nutrition Today. 2020;55(3):131-135.

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.

Fanzo J, Drewnowski A, Blumberg J, Miller G, Kraemer K, Kennedy E. Nutrients, Foods, Diets, People: Promoting Healthy Eating. Curr Dev Nutr. 2020;4(6):nzaa069.

Alsukait R, Wilde P, Bleich SN, Singh G, Folta SC. Evaluating Saudi Arabia’s 50% carbonated drink excise tax: Changes in prices and volume sales. Econ Hum Biol. 2020;38:100868.

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.

Wilde P, Huang Y, Sy S, et al. Cost-Effectiveness of a US National Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax With a Multistakeholder Approach: Who Pays and Who Benefits. Am J Public Health. 2019;109(2):276-284.

Lee Y, Mozaffarian D, Sy S, et al. Cost-effectiveness of financial incentives for improving diet and health through Medicare and Medicaid: A microsimulation study. PLoS Med. 2019;16(3):e1002761.

Jardim TV, Mozaffarian D, Abrahams-Gessel S, et al. Cardiometabolic disease costs associated with suboptimal diet in the United States: A cost analysis based on a microsimulation model. PLoS Med. 2019;16(12):e1002981.

Huang Y, Kypridemos C, Liu J, et al. Cost-Effectiveness of the US Food and Drug Administration Added Sugar Labeling Policy for Improving Diet and Health. Circulation. 2019;139(23):2613-2624.

Ghosh S, Spielman K, Kershaw M, et al. Nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive factors associated with mid-upper arm circumference as a measure of nutritional status in pregnant Ethiopian women: Implications for programming in the first 1000 days. PLoS One. 2019;14(3):e0214358.

Finaret AB, Masters WA. Beyond Calories: The New Economics of Nutrition. Annual Review of Resource Economics. 2019;11(1):237-259.

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

      Du M, Mozaffarian D, Wong JB, Pomeranz JL, Wilde P, Zhang FF. Whole-grain food intake among US adults, based on different definitions of whole-grain foods, NHANES 2003-2018. Am J Clin Nutr. 2022;116(6):1704-1714. doi:10.1093/ajcn/nqac267

      Pontzer H, Yamada Y, Sagayama H, et al. Daily energy expenditure through the human life course. Science. 2021;373(6556):808-812. doi:10.1126/science.abe5017

Wang, L., Martínez Steele, E., Du, M., Pomeranz, J. L., O’Connor, L. E., Herrick, K. A., Luo, H., Zhang, X., Mozaffarian, D., & Zhang, F. F. (2021). Trends in Consumption of Ultraprocessed Foods Among US Youths Aged 2-19 Years, 1999-2018JAMA326(6), 519–530.

Wang J, Masters WA, Bai Y, Mozaffarian D, Naumova EN, Singh GM. The International Diet-Health Index: a novel tool to evaluate diet quality for cardiometabolic health across countries. BMJ Glob Health. 2020;5(7).

Walls M, Curtin C, Phillips S, et al. Developmental-Behavioral Pediatricians’ Diagnosis and Coding of Overweight and Obesity in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2020;41(4):258-264.

Taetzsch A, Roberts SB, Gilhooly CH, et al. Food cravings: Associations with dietary intake and metabolic health. Appetite. 2020;152:104711.

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.

Miki AJ, Livingston KA, Karlsen MC, Folta SC, McKeown NM. Using Evidence Mapping to Examine Motivations for Following Plant-Based Diets. Curr Dev Nutr. 2020;4(3):nzaa013.

Josefson JL, Catalano PM, Lowe WL, et al. The Joint Associations of Maternal BMI and Glycemia with Childhood Adiposity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2020;105(7).

Ma J, Rebholz CM, Braun KVE, et al. Whole Blood DNA Methylation Signatures of Diet Are Associated With Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and All-Cause Mortality. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2020;13(4):e002766.

Liu J, Rehm CD, Shi P, McKeown NM, Mozaffarian D, Micha R. A comparison of different practical indices for assessing carbohydrate quality among carbohydrate-rich processed products in the US. PLoS One. 2020;15(5):e0231572.

Karlsen MC, Lichtenstein AH, Economos CD, et al. Participant characteristics and self-reported weight status in a cross-sectional pilot survey of self-identified followers of popular diets: Adhering to Dietary Approaches for Personal Taste (ADAPT) Feasibility Survey. Public Health Nutr. 2020;23(15):2717-2727.

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