Publications

Our scientific team publishes articles on an ongoing basis. Following is a sampling of some of our published works.

Sharma, Shreela V.; Hernandez, Daphne C.; Hoelscher, Deanna M.; and Yaroch, Amy L. (2015) “Multidisciplinary approaches to address food insecurity and nutrition among youth and their families,” Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 6: Iss. 2, Article 1.

Calloway, Eric E.; Fricke, Hollyanne E.; Pinard, Courtney A.; Smith, Teresa M.; and Yaroch, Amy L. (2015) “Monthly SNAP benefit duration and its association with food security, hunger-coping, and physiological hunger symptoms among low-income families,” Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 6: Iss. 2, Article 5.

Fricke, Hollyanne E.; Calloway, Eric E.; Smith, Teresa M.; Pinard, Courtney A.; and Yaroch, Amy (2015) “Food Security, Hunger-coping, and Hunger-Symptoms, and Their Relationship With Daily Fruit and Vegetable Intake Frequency in a Low-income Sample,” Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 6: Iss. 2, Article 13.

Pinard, Courtney A.; Calloway, Eric E.; Fricke, Hollyanne E.; and Yaroch, Amy L. (2015) “A Cross-Sectional Exploration of Food Security, Depression, and CHAOS in Low-Income Households with Children,” Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 6: Iss. 2, Article 6.

Smith, Teresa, Uriyoán Colón-Ramos, Courtney A. Pinard, and Amy L. Yaroch. “Household Food Insecurity as a Determinant of Overweight and Obesity among Low-Income Hispanic Subgroups: Data from the 2011-2012 California Health Interview Survey.” Appetite, November 2015. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2015.11.009.

Smith, Teresa M., Sarah Schram, Melissa Tibbits, Hongmei Wang, and Mary Balluff. “Healthy Neighborhood Stores: Key Recommendations for Working with Owners of Small Stores in Communities of High Need.” Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 0, no. 0. Accessed October 20, 2015. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2015.08.018.

Pinard, Courtney A., Laura M. Uvena, Julia B. Quam, Teresa M. Smith, and Amy L. Yaroch. “Development and Testing of a Revised Cooking Matters for Adults Survey.” American Journal of Health Behavior 39, no. 6 (November 2015): 866–73. doi:10.5993/AJHB.39.6.14.

Su, Dejun, Junmin Zhou, Hannah L. Jackson, Ghada A. Soliman, Terry T.-K. Huang, and Amy L. Yaroch. “A Sex-Specific Analysis of Nutrition Label Use and Health, Douglas County, Nebraska, 2013.” Preventing Chronic Disease 12 (2015): E158. doi:10.5888/pcd12.150167.

McSpadden KE, Patrick H, Oh, AY, Yaroch AL, Dwyer LA, Nebeling LC. The association between motivation and fruit and vegetable intake: The moderating roles of social support. Appetite. 2015.

Byker Shanks C, Ahmed S, Smith TM, et al. Availability, Price, and Quality of Fruits and Vegetables in 12 Rural Montana Counties, 2014. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2015;12.

Smith TM, Dunton GF, Pinard CA, Yaroch AL. Factors influencing food preparation behaviours: Findings from focus group with Mexican-American mothers in southern California. Public Health Nutr. 2015: Aug 14: 1-10.

Evans A, Banks K, Jennings R, Nehme E, Nemec C, Sharma S, Hussani A, Yaroch AL. Increasing access to healthful foods: A qualitative study with residents of low-income communities. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2015: Suppl1: S5.

Fricke HE, Hughes AG, Schober DJ, Pinard CA, Bertmann FMW, Smith TM, Yaroch AL. An Examination of Organizational and Statewide Needs to Increase Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Participation. J Hunger Environ Nutr 2015 Jun 3:271-283.

Shuval K, Nguyen BT, Yaroch AL, Drope J, Gabriel KP. Accelerometer determined sedentary behavior and dietary quality among US adults. Prev Med 2015 Jul

Nguyen BT, Shuval K, Bertmann F, Yaroch AL. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Food Insecurity, Dietary Quality, and Obesity Among US Adults. Am J Public Health May 2015:e1-e7.

Bertmann FM, Fricke HE, Carpenter LR, Schober DJ, Smith TM, Pinard CA, Yaroch AL. A workplace farmstand pilot programme in Omaha, Nebraska, USA. Public Health Nutr. 2015 May 28:1-5.

Smith TM, Pinard CA, Byker C, Wethington H, Blanck HM, Yaroch AL. Fruits and vegetables as a healthier snack throughout the day among families with older children: Findings from a survey of Parent-Child Dyads. Eating Behaviors. 2015.

Erinosho TO, Pinard CA, Nebeling LC, Moser RP, Shaikh AR, Resnicow K, Oh AY, Yaroch AL. Development and Implementation of the National Cancer Institute’s Food Attitudes and Behaviors Survey to Assess Correlates of Fruit and Vegetable Intake in Adults. PLoS ONE 2015;10(2):e0115017.

Frerichs L, Brittin J, Sorensen D, Trowbridge MJ, Yaroch AL, Siahpush M, Tibbits M, Huang TT. Influence of School Architecture and Design on Healthy Eating: A Review of the Evidence. Am J Public Health 2015:e1-e12.

Byker C, Smith T. Food assistance programs for children afford mixed dietary quality based on HEI-2010. Nutrition Research 2015;35(1):35-40.

Pinard, C.A., Byker, C., Harden, S.M., Caprenter, L.R., Serrano, E.L., Schober, D.J., Yaroch, A.L. (2014). Influences on Food Away From Home Feeding Practices among English and Spanish Speaking Parent-Child Dyads. Journal of Child & Family Studies, 1-8.

Pinard, C.A., Byker, C., Harmon, A., Serrano, E.L. (2014). National Chain Restaurant Practices Supporting Food Sustainability. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 9 (4), 535–545.

Pinard, C.A., Byker, C., Harden, S.M., Caprenter, L.R., Serrano, E.L., Schober, D.J., Yaroch, A.L. (In Press). Influences on Food Away From Home Feeding Practices among English and Spanish Speaking Parent-Child Dyads. Journal of Child & Family Studies.

Johnson, D.B., Quinn, E., Sitaker, M., Ammerman, A., Byker, C., Dean, W., Fleischhacker, S., Kolodinsky, J., Pinard, C., Jilcott Pitts, S.B., Sharkey, J. Developing an agenda for research about policies to improve access to healthy foods in rural communities: a concept mapping study. BMC Public Health, 14:592.

Byker, C., Pinard, C., Clark, S., & Serrano, E. (2014). A Head Start Fruit and Vegetable Delivery Pilot Program Increased Fruit and Vegetable lntake among Families. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 2 (1), 37-50.

Pinard CA, Kim SA, Story M, Yaroch AL. The food and water system: impacts on obesity. J Law Med Ethics. 2013;41 Suppl 2:52–60.

Pinard CA, Smith TM, Carpenter LR, Chapman M, Balluff M, Yaroch AL. Stakeholders’ Interest in and Challenges to Implementing Farm-to-School Programs, Douglas County, Nebraska, 2010–2011. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2013;10.
Byker CJ, Pinard CA, Yaroch AL, Serrano EL. New NSLP guidelines: challenges and opportunities for nutrition education practitioners and researchers. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013;45(6):683–689.

Byker CJ, Pinard CA, Yaroch AL, Serrano EL. New NSLP Guidelines: Challenges and Opportunities for Nutrition Education Practitioners and Researchers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Eaton DK, Olsen EO, Brener ND, Scanlon KS, Kim SA, Demissie Z, Yaroch AL. A Comparison of Fruit and Vegetable Intake Estimates from Three Survey Question Sets to Estimates from 24-Hour Dietary Recall Interviews. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Finney Rutten LJ, Yaroch AL, Pinard CA, Story M. Social Marketing to Promote Nutrition Assistance Programs. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition. 2013;8(2):164–17.

Siahpush M, Singh GK, Tibbits M, Pinard CA, Shaikh RA, Yaroch A. It is better to be a fat ex-smoker than a thin smoker: findings from the 1997-2004 National Health Interview Survey-National Death Index linkage study. Tob Control. 2013.

Goodman AB, Blanck HM, Sherry B, Park S, Nebeling L, Yaroch AL. Behaviors and Attitudes Associated With Low Drinking Water Intake Among US Adults, Food Attitudes and Behaviors Survey, 2007. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2013;10.

Yaroch AL, Byker C, Pinard CA, Smith TM. Advances in methodologies for assessing dietary intake and physical activity among adolescents. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2012;23(3):610–630.

Pinard CA, Yaroch AL, Hart MH, Serrano EL, McFerren MM, Estabrooks PA. The validity and reliability of the Comprehensive Home Environment Survey (CHES). Health Promot Pract. 2013.

Toobert, D.J., Strycker, L.A., Smith, M.L., Barrera, M., Klesges, L.M., Resnicow, K., Elliot, D.L., Ory, M.G., Williams, G., Greene, G.W., Nebeling, L., Peterson, K.E., & Yaroch, A.L. Social resources as a mediator of dietary and physical activity change in multi-site sample. Journal of Health Behavior and Public Health. 2012 Nov:2(3):15-26.

Mâsse, L.C., Blanck, H.M., Valente, M., Weber, D., Agurs-Collis, T., Atienza, A.A., & Yaroch, A.L. Association between household practices with self-reported obesogenic behaviors and body mass index of U.S. children and adolescents. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2012;9:110149. DOI.

Rutten, L.J., Yaroch, A.L., Patrick, H., & Story, M. Obesity prevention and national food security: a food systems approach. ISRN Public Health. 2012, Article ID 539764, 10 pages. doi:10.5402/2012/539764.

Colón-Ramos, Uriyoán, Lila J. Finney Rutten, Richard P. Moser, Vivian Colón-Lopez, Ana P. Ortiz, and Amy Lazarus Yaroch. “The Association Between Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Knowledge of the Recommendations, and Health Information Seeking Within Adults in the U.S. Mainland and in Puerto Rico.” Journal of Health Communication 20, no. 1 (January 2, 2015): 105–11. doi:10.1080/10810730.2014.914607.

Grimm, K. A., S. A. Kim, A. L. Yaroch, and K. S. Scanlon. “Fruit and Vegetable Intake During Infancy and Early Childhood.” PEDIATRICS 134, no. Supplement (September 1, 2014): S63–69. doi:10.1542/peds.2014-0646K.

Erinosho, Temitope O., Richard P. Moser, April Y. Oh, Linda C. Nebeling, and Amy L. Yaroch. “Awareness of the Fruits and Veggies—More Matters Campaign, Knowledge of the Fruit and Vegetable Recommendation, and Fruit and Vegetable Intake of Adults in the 2007 Food Attitudes and Behaviors (FAB) Survey.” Appetite 59, no. 1 (August 2012): 155–60. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2012.04.010.

Erinosho, Temitope O., April Y. Oh, Richard P. Moser, Kia L. Davis, Linda C. Nebeling, and Amy L. Yaroch. “Association between Perceived Food Environment and Self-Efficacy for Fruit and Vegetable Consumption among US Adults, 2007.” Preventing Chronic Disease 9 (2012): E10.

Erinosho, Temitope O., David Berrigan, Frances E. Thompson, Richard P. Moser, Linda C. Nebeling, and Amy L. Yaroch. “Dietary Intakes of Preschool-Aged Children in Relation to Caregivers’ Race/ethnicity, Acculturation, and Demographic Characteristics: Results from the 2007 California Health Interview Survey.” Maternal and Child Health Journal 16, no. 9 (December 2012): 1844–53. doi:10.1007/s10995-011-0931-5.

Pinard, Courtney A., Brenda M. Davy, and Paul A. Estabrooks. “Beverage Intake in Low-Income Parent-Child Dyads.” Eating Behaviors 12, no. 4 (December 2011): 313–16. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2011.07.012.

Pinard, Courtney A., Amy L. Yaroch, Michael H. Hart, Elena L. Serrano, Mary M. McFerren, and Paul A. Estabrooks. “Measures of the Home Environment Related to Childhood Obesity: A Systematic Review.” Public Health Nutrition 15, no. 1 (January 2012): 97–109. doi:10.1017/S1368980011002059.

Pinard, Courtney A., Brenda M. Davy, and Paul A. Estabrooks. “Beverage Intake in Low-Income Parent–child Dyads.” Eating Behaviors 12, no. 4 (December 2011): 313–16. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2011.07.012.

You, Wen, Fabio A. Almeida, Jamie M. Zoellner, Jennie L. Hill, Courtney A. Pinard, Kacie C. Allen, Russell E. Glasgow, Laura A. Linnan, and Paul A. Estabrooks. “Who Participates in Internet-Based Worksite Weight Loss Programs?” BMC Public Health 11 (2011): 709. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-709.

Rutten, Lila Finney, Amy Lazarus Yaroch, and Mary Story. “Food Systems and Food Security: A Conceptual Model for Identifying Food System Deficiencies.” Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition 6, no. 3 (July 1, 2011): 239–46. doi:10.1080/19320248.2011.597705.

Andreeva, Valentina A., Myles G. Cockburn, Amy L. Yaroch, Jennifer B. Unger, Robert Rueda, and Kim D. Reynolds. “Preliminary Evidence for Mediation of the Association between Acculturation and Sun-Safe Behaviors.” Archives of Dermatology 147, no. 7 (July 2011): 814–19. doi:10.1001/archdermatol.2011.145.