Project EAT Presentations & Student Research

Below are presentations and student research produced from Project EAT.


2011


American Dietetic Association’s Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, San Diego, CA, September 2011
Larson N, Laska M, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Poster presentation: Longitudinal predictors of fruit and vegetable intake in young adulthood.
Bruening M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Loth K, MacLehose R, Story M.
Poster presentation: Feeding a family in a recession: Food insecurity among Minnesota parents.

International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) 2011 Annual Conference, Melbourne, Australia, June 2011
Neumark-Sztainer D, Wall M, Story M, Standish A.
Oral presentation: Dieting and unhealthy weight control behaviors during adolescence: Associations with 10-year changes in body mass index (EAT-2010)
Bruening M, Eisenberg M, MacLehose R, Nanney S, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Poster presentation: The role of friend group and best friends on adolescent overweight status. (EAT-2010)
Fulkerson JA, Bruening M, Loth K, Berge J, Eisenberg M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Poster presentation: Adolescents’ electronic media use at family meals: Prevalence and correlates (F-EAT)

National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Seminar, Washington, DC, May 2011
Neumark-Sztainer D.
Invited speaker: Conducting population-based research with adolescents: What we’ve learned from Project EAT (Eating and Activity in Teens and Young Adults)

Academy for Eating Disorders International Conference on Eating Disorders, Miami, FL, May 2011
Neumark-Sztainer D.
Plenary presentation: Preventing eating and weight-related problems in adolescents: Have things gotten better or worse in the past decade? And where do we go from here?

University of Michigan Pediatric Department Grand Rounds, Detroit, MI, April 2011
Neumark-Sztainer D.
Invited speaker: Preventing obesity AND eating disorders in adolescents: What should health care providers know and do?

2010


American Dietetics Association 2010 Food & NMutrition Conference and Expo, Boston, MA, November 2010
Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M.
Poster presentation: Shared meals among young families: Traditions and correlates of eating together.

Society for Nutrition Education Annual Meeting, Reno, NV, July 2010
Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M.
Poster presentation: Eating away from home at fast-food and sit-down restaurants: Associations with demographic characteristics and dietary intake patterns of young adults.

International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) 2010 Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, June 2010
Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan P, Eisenberg M, Harwood E.
Poster presentation: Do young adults participate in surveys that “go green”? Comparing web and mail survey response rates among young adults in a longitudinal study of eating, physical activity, and weight-related behaviors

Berge JM, Wall M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Larson N, Story M.
Poster presentation: Parenting style and family meals: Cross-sectional and 5-year longitudinal associations

Cutler G, Flood A, Hannan P, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Poster presentation: Associations between major patterns of dietary intake in adolescents and weight status: Findings from Project EAT

Eating Disorders: Meeting the Challenge, Sydney, Australia, May 2010
Neumark-Sztainer D.
Keynote presentation: An integrated approach to preventing ED and obesity in youth: Why and how?

Park Nicollet Eating Disorders Update, St. Louis Park, MN, May 2010
Neumark-Sztainer D.
Invited presentation: An integrated approach to preventing ED and obesity in youth: Why and how?

Ontario Society of Nutrition Professionals in Public Health Nutrition Exchange, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 2010
Neumark-Sztainer D.
Invited presentation: Body dissatisfaction among adolescents: Why it matters? And what can we do to make it better?

North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, April 2010
Neumark-Sztainer D.
Invited presentation: Preventing obesity AND eating disorders in adolescents: What should health care providers know and do?

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 2010
Berge J, Wall M, Loth K, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Oral presentation: Parenting style as a predictor of adolescent weight and weight related behaviors

Neumark-Sztainer D, Larson N.
Workshop: Conducting population-based research with adolescents: What we wish we knew when we began!


2009


National Council for Family Relations Annual Meeting, Burlingame, CA, November 2009
Berge J, Wall M, Bauer K, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Poster presentation: Parenting Characteristics in the Home and Adolescent Obesity: A Latent Class Analysis

American Dietetic Association’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Denver CO, October 2009
Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Hannan PJ, van den Berg P.
Poster presentation: Survey development for assessing correlates of young adults’ weight related behaviors

Bruening M, Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M.
Poster presentation: Predictors of adolescent breakfast consumption: Longitudinal findings from Project EAT

American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, September 2009
Cutler GJ, Flood A, Hannan P, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Poster presentation: Socioenvironmental and sociodemographic correlates of dietary patterns identified in adolescents: Findings from Project EAT

Eating Disorders Research Society Annual Meeting Brooklyn, NY, September 2009
van den Berg, P, Eisenberg M, Haines J, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Poster presentation: Body satisfaction, weight concerns, and weight control behaviors in a diverse sample of heterosexual and gay, lesbian, bisexual, or questioning adolescents

3rd Pediatric Research, Education and Scholarship Symposium (PRESS) Minneapoils, Minnesota, April 2009
Poster presentation: Bruening M, Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M.
Longitudinal predictors of adolescent breakfast consumption: Findings from Project EAT

Poster presentation: Loth KA, Mond J, Wall M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Five-year longitudinal and secular changes in the relationship between overweight and psychosocial functioning during adolescence

Oral presentation: Cutler GJ, Flood A, Hannan PJ, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Socio-demographic and socio-environmental correlates of major patterns of dietary intake in adolescents: Findings from Project EAT

Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, CA, March 2009
Oral presentation: Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D
Does TV viewing during family meals make a difference in adolescent substance use?


2008


American Dietetic Association Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Chicago, IL, 2008
Poster presentation: Larson NI, Nelson MC, Barr-Anderson DJ, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D
Dietary intake and eating behaviors of young adults differ according to student status and residence

Women’s Worlds 10th International Interdisciplinary Congress of Women, Madrid, July 2008
Oral presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D
Body image and weight-related problems in adolescent girls: What? Why? And How can we help?

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, August 2008
Oral presentation: Larson N, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Nelson M.
Meal structure in young adulthood and associations with dietary intake

Poster presentation: Robinson-O’Brien R, Wall M, Perry CL, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D
Relationships between adolescent vegetarianism, dietary intake, weight, and weight control behaviors

7th Annual Conference of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 2008
Oral presentation: Widome R, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan P, Story M, Haines J.
Eating patterns and perceptions among food insecure adolescents.

Oral presentation: Bauer K, Larson N, Nelson M, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Socio-environmental, personal, and behavioral predictors of fast food intake among adolescents.

22nd Pediatric Research, Education and Scholarship Symposium (PRESS) Minneapoils, Minnesota, April 2008
Poster presentation: Barr-Anderson DJ.
Does television viewing predict dietary intake five years later in mid-adolescence and young adulthood?

Poster presentation: Robinson-O’Brien R.
Impact of the school meals program on fruit and vegetable intake among ethnically diverse, low socioeconomic status 4th-6th grade children.

Oral presentation: Fox C.
Associations between physical activity and academic achievement in middle school and high school students.

Student Research Day, University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Minneapolis, MN, April 2008
Poster presentation: Cutler GJ, Flood A, Hannan PJ, Neumark-Sztainer D.
An alternative approach for examining dietary patterns in adolescents: Findings from Project EAT.

37th Annual Current Issues in Nutrition – Nutrition Education: What Works? An Interactive Video Webcast. Iowa State University, April 17th 2008
Oral Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Project EAT: Using behavioral research to guide nutrition interventions

2nd International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health – Sedentary Behaviors in Youth.  Amsterdam, NL April 13th-16th 2008
Oral Presentation: Barr-Anderson, D.
Longitudinal trends in television viewing and dietary intake of older adolescents and young adults.

Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting. Greensboro, North Carolina, March 2008
Oral presentation: Eisenberg ME, Ackard DM, Neumark-Sztainer D, Resnick M.
Casual sex and emotional health in sexually-active young adults: Are “friends with benefits” psychologically damaging

Poster presentation: Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Wall M, Harnack L, Eisenberg ME.
Fast food intake: Longitudinal trends during the transition to young adulthood and correlates of intake.

Poster presentation: Cutler GJ, Flood A, Hannan PJ, Neumark-Sztainer D.
An alternative approach for examining dietary patterns in adolescents: Findings from Project EAT.

Society for Research on Adolescence. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 2008
Poster presentation: Eisenberg M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Friends’ dieting and the development of eating disorders


2007


Eating Disorders Research Society Annual Meeting. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 2007
Poster presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D, Wall M, Story M, van den Berg P.
Accurate parental classification of their overweight adolescents’ weight status: Does it even matter?

Poster presentation: van den Berg P, Neumark-Sztainer D, Eisenberg M, Ackard D
The association between body image and self-esteem: Variations across gender, age cohort, race/ethnicity, and weight status

Poster presentation: Ackard DM, Fulkerson JA, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Psychological and behavioral risk profiles as they relate to eating disorder symptomatology and diagnoses among an epidemiological sample of adolescents

American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
September 2007
Oral presentation: Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Wall M, Harnack L, Eisenberg ME.
Calcium intake during the transition to young adulthood: Longitudinal trends and correlates of intake

Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Meeting, , Chicago, Illinois,
July 2007
Oral presentation: Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Wall M, Harnack L, Eisenberg ME.
Longitudinal predictors of fruit and vegetable intake during the transition to young adulthood

Oral presentation: Robinson-O’Brien R, Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ,
Story M.
Characteristics and dietary patterns of adolescents who value eating locally grown, organic, non-genetically engineered, and non-processed foods

Oral presentation: Burgess-Champoux T, Larson N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Story M.
Are family meal patterns associated with overall diet quality during the transition from early to middle adolescence?

International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Oslo, Norway, June 2007
Burgess-Champoux TL, Larson NI, Hannan PJ, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M.
Longitudinal and secular trends in whole grain intake during adolescence: Findings from Project EAT

Bauer KW, Nelson MC, Boutelle K, Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D.
The longitudinal influence of parental support on adolescents’ physical activity and sedentary behavior

Barr-Anderson DJ, van den Berg P, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Television in the bedroom? Does it really matter? Findings from Project EAT-II

Academy for Eating Disorders International Conference. Baltimore, Maryland, May 2007.
Oral presentation: Ackard DM, Vik N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Schmitz KH, Hannan P,
Jacobs D.
Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes: Are they at increased risk for disordered eating and body dissatisfaction compared to other male and female youths?

Poster presentation: Ackard DM, Eisenberg M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Is adolescent dating violence a specific risk factor for disordered eating? The long-term impact of dating violence on extreme weight-control behaviors, binge-eating, and overall health risk among adolescent females and males.

Oral presentation : van den Berg P, Keery H, Neumark-Sztainer D, Eisenberg M.
Associations between maternal and adolescent eating and weight related attitudes and behaviors: A 5-year longitudinal study

Pediatrics Research, Education, and Scholarship Symposium (PRESS), Minneapolis, MN April 2007
Poster presentation: Burgess-Champoux TL, Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D,
Hannan PJ, Story M.
Are family meal patterns associated with overall diet quality during the transition from early to middle adolescence?

Platform presentation: Barr-Anderson DJ, van den Berg P, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Television in the bedroom: Does it really matter? Findings from Project EAT-II

Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC, March 2007
Poster presentation: Linde J, Wall MM, Haines J, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Predictors of initiation and persistence of unhealthy weight control behaviors in adolescents: An exploratory analysis


2006


Society for Women’s Health Research: Women, Obesity, and Public Health: An Interdisciplinary Workshop, Washington, DC, October 2006
Invited speaker: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Obesity in adolescent girls: What do we know and where do we go from here?

Eating Disorder Education Organization: Beyond Beauty, Edmonton, Alberta, October 2006
Keynote speaker: Neumark-Sztainer D.
“I’m, Like, SO Fat!” Helping your teen make healthy choices about eating and exercise in a weight-obsessed world

NAASO The Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2006
Oral presentation: Timlin M, Pereira M, van den Berg P, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Breakfast eating and weight change in a 5-year prospective analysis of 2,222 adolescents: Project EAT

American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo. Honolulu, Hawaii. September 2006.
Poster Presentation: Larson NI, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Story M.
Intakes of fruits and vegetables among adolescents in Minnesota: Longitudinal and secular trends from 1999-2004.

Poster Presentation: Nelson MC, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Sirard JR, Story M.
Longitudinal and secular trends in physical activity and sedentary behavior during adolescence.

Deborah E. Powell Center for Women’s Health, 3rd Annual Women’s Health Research Conference. Minneapolis, MN. September 2006.
Poster Presentation: van den Berg P, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Fat ‘n happy 5 years later: Is it bad for overweight girls to like their bodies?

Society for Nutrition Education Annual Conference. San Francisco, CA. July 2006.
Oral Presentation: Larson NI, Perry C, Story M.
Experience with food preparation is associated with better diet quality among young adults.

International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Boston, MA. July 2006.
Oral Presentation: Arcan C, Neumark-Sztainer D, van den Berg P, Story M, Larson NI.
Parental eating behaviors, home food availability and adolescent intakes of fruits, vegetables and dairy foods: Longitudinal findings from Project EAT.

North American Congress of Epidemiology. Seattle, WA. June 2006.
Oral presentation: Cutler G, Flood A, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan P.
An alternative approach for examining associations between dietary patterns and BMI in adolescents: Findings from Project EAT.

Academy of Eating Disorders International Conference on Eating Disorders. Barcelona, Spain. June 2006.
Oral Presentation: van den Berg P, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Fat ‘n happy 5 years later: Is it bad for overweight girls to like their bodies?

Harvard School of Public Health Nutrition Seminar, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. January 2006.
Oral Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Weight-related problems in adolescents: Findings from Project EAT and implications for prevention.

Division of Epidemiology and Community Health Seminar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. January 2006.
Oral Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Weight-related problems in adolescents: Findings from Project EAT and implications for prevention.


2005


Society of Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting. Los Angeles, CA, March 2005
Poster presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D, Wall M, Eisenberg M, Story M.
Obesity and eating disorders in adolescents: Does early dieting make things better or worse?

Oral presentation: Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D, Haines J, Wall M.
Weight teasing and emotional well-being in older adolescents.

Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions. Boston, MA, April 2005
Poster presentation: Boutelle K, Hannan P, Neumark-Sztainer D, Himes J.
Weight control behaviors in adolescents who have successfully lost weight

Minnesota Obesity Center, 7th Annual Center-Wide Retreat. Minneapolis, MN. April 2005.
Oral Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Preventing Obesity in adolescent girls: Considering the broad spectrum of weight related problems.

Poster presentation: Fulkerson JA, Strauss J, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Boutelle K.
Associations between the frequency of family meals and body mass index among adolescents

School of Nursing Research Day. Minneapolis, MN, April 2005
Poster presentation: Fulkerson JA, Strauss J, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Boutelle K.
Associations between the frequency of family meals and body mass index among adolescents

Society for Prevention Research. Washington DC, May 2005
Oral presentation: Fulkerson JA, Strauss J, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Boutelle K.
Promoting psychosocial well-being among overweight adolescents: The role of the family

American Psychological Association 113th Annual Convention. Washington, DC, August 2005
Poster presentation: Strauss J, Fulkerson JA, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Boutelle K.
Family environment and psychosocial well-being among overweight adolescents

Deborah E. Powell Center for Women’s Health, 2nd Annual Women’s Health Research Conference. Minneapolis, MN, September 2005
Oral presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Disordered Eating among Adolescent Girls and Boys: Findings from Project EAT

Oral presentation: Eisenberg ME, Haines J, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Weight-related teasing and psychosocial factors and disordered eating in adolescents

Poster presentation: Fulkerson JA, Strauss J, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Boutelle K.
Associations between the frequency of family meals and body mass index among adolescents

Eating Disorders Research Society Annual Meeting. Toronto, Canada, September 2005
Poster presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D, Paxton S, Hannan P, Haines J, Story M.
Does body satisfaction matter? Five-year longitudinal associations between body satisfaction and health behaviors in adolescent and young adult females and males

Poster presentation: Fulkerson JA, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M.
The longitudinal effects of family meal frequency on disordered eating behaviors during adolescence and the transition to adulthood: An analysis of two cohorts

Poster presentation: Ackard DM, Fulkerson JA, Neumark-Sztainer D.
The prevalence and utility of DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder among a population-based sample of high school youth

Poster presentation: Boutelle K, Eisenberg M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M.
A cross sectional evaluation of adolescents who have lost weight

Poster presentation: Crow SJ, Eisenberg ME, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Disordered eating symptoms, body dissatisfaction, weight and suicide attempts in adolescents and young adults

4th Annual Australian and New Zealand Adolescent Health Conference. Melbourne, Australia, November 2005.
Oral presentation: Paxton SJ, Neumark-Sztainer D, Hannan PJ, Eisenberg M.
Does body dissatisfaction prospectively predict depression and self-esteem in adolescent girls and boys?


2004


Society of Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. March 2004.
Poster Presentation: Kelly A, Wall M, Eisenberg M, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
High body satisfaction in adolescent girls: Associations with demographic, socio-environmental, personal, and behavioral factors.

Academy of Eating Disorders International Conference on Eating Disorders. Orlando, FL. April 2004.
Oral Presentation: Crow SJ, Eisenberg ME, Story M, Neumark-Sztainer D.
Weight, weight control behaviors, body dissatisfaction and suicidal behavior in adolescents.

Society of Nutrition Education Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. July 2004.
Oral Presentation: Story M.
Family mealtime: Impact on diet quality.
Family mealtime: Inviting everyone to the table.

National Center for Excellence in Women’s Health, 1st Annual Women’s Health Research Conference. Minneapolis, MN. September 2004.
Poster Presentation: Eisenberg ME, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Perry C.
The role of social norms and friends’ influences on unhealthy weight-control behaviors among adolescent girls.

Cornell Community Nutrition Program Seminar, Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. September 2004.
Lecture Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Family meals in the homes of teens: What do they look like and how important are they?

Food and Nutrition Conference, American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting. Anaheim, CA. October 2004.
Oral Presentation: Story M.
Family mealtime: Impact on diet.
The magic of mealtime: Connecting families with food


2003


Society of Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. March 2003.
Oral Presentation: Eisenberg M, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M.
Associations of weight-based teasing and emotional well-being among adolescents.

Society of Behavioral Medicine, 24th Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. April 2003.
Poster Presentation: Boutelle KN, Fulkerson JA, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, French SA.
Association between fast food dinners and parent and adolescent nutritional intake, BMI and food availability.

Division of Epidemiology Seminar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. May 2003.
Lecture Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Family meals in the homes of teens: What do they look like and how important are they?

Deakin University. Melbourne, Australia. July 2003.
Lecture Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Family meals in the homes of teens: What do they look like and how important are they?


2002


Society for Nutrition Education Annual Conference. Minneapolis MN. July 2002.
Poster presentation: Kong AK, Story M, Stang J, Neumark-Sztainer D, McGuire M.
Food patterns, beliefs, and practices of Hmong adolescents.

Eating Disorders Research Society Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC. November 2002.
Oral presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Nurturing eating environments within the home: Associations between family meal patterns and disordered eating in adolescents.

Eating Disorders Research Society Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC. November 2002.
Oral presentation: Fulkerson JA, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, French SA, Perry CL.
Agreement between mothers and adolescents on maternal encouragement to diet: Are encouraged teens more likely to have unhealthy weight-control practices?

Academy of Eating Disorders, 2002 International Conference on Eating Disorders, Boston, MA. 2002
Workshop Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Correlates of disordered eating among adolescents: Implications for the primary prevention of disordered eating.

Society for Adolescent Medicine. Boston, MA. 2002
Poster Presentation: Utter J, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Wall M.
Reading magazine articles about dieting and associated weight control behaviors among adolescents.

Society for Adolescent Medicine. Boston, MA. 2002
Presentation at Eating Disorders Significant Interest Group: Neumark-Sztainer D.
The Demographics of disordered eating: Comparing population-based data with clinical impressions.


2001


Academy for Eating Disorders, 2001 International Conference on Eating Disorders. Vancouver, BC. 2001
Poster Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D., Wall M, Story M, Perry C.
Correlates of unhealthy weight control behaviors among adolescent girls and boys: Implications for the primary prevention of disordered eating.

Division of Epidemiology Seminar, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. 2001
Lecture Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Weight-related concerns and behaviors among adolescent girls and boys: Findings from Project EAT.

National Dairy Council: Age-Segmented Dietary Guidance: Improving Our Service to the Public. Chicago, IL. 2001
Lecture Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Psychosocial influences on adolescents’ eating behaviors

3rd Annual Professional Symposium for the Treatment of Eating Disorders: The Elisa Project. Dallas, TX. 2001
Workshop Presentations: Neumark-Sztainer D.
Integrating obesity and eating disorder prevention among adolescents


2000


Qualitative Health Research Conference. Banff, Alberta, Canada. 2000
Lecture Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Ackard D, Moe J, Perry C. The “family meal”: Views of adolescents.

Adolescent Medicine; Perspectives and Challenge. Jerusalem, Israel. 2000
Lecture Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Hannan P, Moe J, Wall M, Perry C.
Weight control behaviors among adolescent girls and boys: Findings from Project EAT.

Workshop Presentation:
Prevention of disordered eating among children and adolescents: A community-based Approach.

128th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association. Boston, MA. 2000
Lecture Presentation: Neumark-Sztainer D. Story M, Hannan P, Moe J.
What are teens eating and why?: First findings from Project EAT.

Annual Meeting of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO), Long Beach, CA. 2000.
Lecture Presentation: McGuire MT, Falkner N, Neumark-Sztainer D, Story M, Hannan P.
The relationship between parents’ physical activity behavior and attitudes, and adolescents’ physical activity in an ethnically diverse sample. Obesity Research. 2000;(8)S1:102S

MPH Thesis


Completed Thesis for Masters’ in Public Health Degree

Connie Goeden: Are adolescents with low body satisfaction more or less likely to be physically active?

Jennifer Utter: Reading magazine articles about dieting and associated weight-control behaviors among adolescent

Rachel E. Olson: Dinner not delinquency: Correlations between family meals and psychosocial well-being among adolescents

Janelle Peralez: Weight-related attitudes, behaviors and overweight among US-born Latinos, foreign-born Latinos and White adolescents

Amy DeLong: Factors associated with overweight among American Indian adolescents

Nicole Hanson: Associations between parental report of the home food environment and adolescent intakes of fruits, vegetables, & dairy foods

Angela Kong: Food and weight related patterns and behaviors of Hmong adolescents

Jennifer Hall-Lande: Social isolation, risk, and protective factors in adolescence

Maggie Vertalino: Participation in weight-related sports is associated with higher use of unhealthy weight control behaviors and steroid use in adolescent males and females

Shira Feldman: Turn the TV off and come to dinner! Associations between watching TV during family meals and dietary intake among adolescents

PhD Thesis


Meg Bruening: The role of friends in adolescent weight status and eating behaviors

Jillian Croll: Nutrient intake, physical activity, unhealthy weight control behaviors and related psychosocial factors among adolescents involved in weight-related and power team sports

Nicole Larson: A longitudinal investigation of diets in transition: What influences dietary patterns during the transition from adolescence to young adulthood?

Gretchen Cutler: Major patterns of dietary intake in adolescents: Identification, stability over time, socio-demographic and socio-environmental correlates, and association with obesity

Jennifer Hall-Lande: Social isolation as a predictor of future risk: A  longitudinal study