Professor Simone French and Associate Professor Nancy Sherwood led a study of the NET-Works program, which consisted of home visiting, community-based parenting classes, and telephone check-in calls.
New research by Assistant Professor Susan Mason helps to rule out the childhood home food environment as a major contributing factor in the development of obesity in adults who were maltreated.
The NIH awarded Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer a coveted Outstanding Investigator Award to study eating and weight-related problems in adolescents and young adults from low-income and ethnic/racial minority groups in the United States.
Post-doctoral fellow Kara Whitaker found that breast milk from obese mothers contained elevated levels of C-reactive protein, which is linked to heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
A new study from Professor Simone French reveals that neighborhood parks can be a great, inexpensive way for low-income families with preschoolers to get more exercise.