Nutrition Policy Institute
Nutrition Policy Institute
Nutrition Policy Institute
University of California
Nutrition Policy Institute

Publications

2018

Martinez S, Frongillo EA, Leung C, Ritchie L. No food for thought: Food insecurity is related to poor mental health and lower academic performance among students in California’s public university system. Journal of Health Psychology, June 25, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1359105318783028.

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Nazmi A, Martinez S, Byrd A, Robinson D, Bianco S, Maguire J, Crutchfield RM, Condron K, Ritchie L. A systematic review of food insecurity among US students in higher education. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, 22 Jun 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/19320248.2018.1484316.

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Schultz JA, Collie-Akers VL, Fawcett SB, Strauss WJ, Nagaraja J, Landgraf AJ, McIver KL, Weber SA, Arteaga SS, Nebeling LC, Rauzon SM, for the Healthy Communities Study Team. Association between community characteristics and implementation of community programmes and policies addressing childhood obesity: the Healthy Communities Study. Pediatric Obesity, 19 June 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12432.

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Wang MC, Crespi CM, Jiang LH, Nobari T, Roper-Fingerhut H, Rauzon S, Robles B, Blocklin M, Davoudi M, Kuo T, MacLeod KE, Seto E, Whaley S, Prelip M. Developing an index of dose of exposure to early childhood obesity community interventions. Preventive Medicine, Volume 111, June 2018, Pages 135-141. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2018.02.036.

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Bates CR, Bohnert AM, Gerstein DE. Green Schoolyards in Low-Income Urban Neighborhoods: Natural Spaces for Positive Youth Development Outcomes. Frontiers in Psychology, May 25, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00805.

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Research Brief: A Modest State Supplement to Federal Reimbursement for Meals Served in Child and Adult Care Food Program Sites Can Improve the Nutrition and Health of Young Children and Support Child Care. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute, May 2018.

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Harner LT, Kuo ES, Cheadle A, Rauzon S, Schwartz PM, Parnell B, Kelly C, Solomon L. Using Population Dose to Evaluate Community-level Health Initiatives. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 5, Supplement 2, May 2018, Pages S117–S123. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2018.01.026.

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Cheadle A, Atiedu A, Rauzon S, Schwartz PM, Keene L, Davoudi M, Spring R, Molina M, Lee L, Boyle K, Williamson D, Steimberg C, Tinajero R, Ravel J, Nudelman J, Azuma A, Kuo ES, Solomon L. A Community-Level Initiative to Prevent Obesity: Results From Kaiser Permanente’s Healthy Eating Active Living Zones Initiative in California. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 5, Supplement 2, May 2018, Pages S150–S159. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2018.01.024.

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Woodward-Lopez G, Kao J, Kuo ES, Rauzon S, Taylor AC, Goette C, Collins C, Gonzalez EP, Ronshausen DR, Boyle K, Williamson D, Cheadle A. Changes in Consumer Purchases in Stores Participating in an Obesity Prevention Initiative. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 5, Supplement 2, May 2018, Pages S160–S169. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.12.002.

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Woodward-Lopez G, Kao J, Kuo ES, James P, Lenhart K, Becker CM, Boyle K, Williamson D, Rauzon S. Changes in Nutrition Policies and Dietary Intake in Child Care Homes Participating in Healthy Eating and Active Living Initiative. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 5, Supplement 2, May 2018, Pages S170–S177. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2018.01.007.

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Kao J, Woodward-Lopez G, Kuo ES, James P, Becker CM, Lenhart K, Boyle K, Williamson D, Rauzon S. Improvements in Physical Activity Opportunities: Results From a Community-Based Family Child Care Intervention. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 5, Supplement 2, May 2018, Pages S178–S185. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2018.01.005.

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Borger C, Weinfield N, Zimmerman T, MacAllum C, DeMatteis J, Whaley S, Ritchie L, Sallack L, Au L, Jenkins F, May L. WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study-2: Second Year Report. USDA, April 20, 2018.

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Final Evaluation Report: Kaiser Permanente Community Health Initiative. Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Center for Community Health and Evaluation, and University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute, April 2018.

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Au LE, Ehrens K, Burda N, Zumbrun E. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Priorities in the 2018 Farm Bill. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, April 2018, Volume 118, Issue 4, Pages 767–770. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.01.021.

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Au LE, Gurzo K, Gosliner W, Webb KL, Crawford PB, Ritchie LD. Eating School Meals Daily Is Associated with Healthier Dietary Intakes: The Healthy Communities Study. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, E-pub March 16, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2018.01.010.

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Gosliner W, Brown DM, Sun BC, Woodward-Lopez G, Crawford PB. Availability, quality and price of produce in low-income neighbourhood food stores in California raise equity issues. Public Health Nutrition, published online 15 March 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980018000058.

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Gupta C, Bianchi M, Moritz M, Ritchie L. Documenting and Supporting Policy Efforts and Impacts: Enhancing Use of the Academic Performance Review Process in UC ANR. Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California. February 2018.

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Strauss WJ, Nagaraja J, Landgraf AJ, Arteaga SS, Fawcett SB, Ritchie LD, John LV, Gregoriou M, Frongillo EA, Loria CM, Weber SA, Collie-Akers VL, McIver KL, Schultz J, Sagatov RDF, Leifer ES, Webb K, Pate RR, and on behalf of the Healthy Communities Study Team. The longitudinal relationship between community programmes and policies to prevent childhood obesity and BMI in children: the Healthy Communities Study. Pediatric Obesity, 2018 Feb 28, doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12266. [Epub ahead of print]. 


Leung CW, DiMatteo SG, Gosliner WA, Ritchie LD. Sugar-Sweetened Beverage and Water Intake in Relation to Diet Quality in U.S. Children. American Journal of Preventive Medicine Volume 54, Issue 3, March 2018, Pages 394-402. Epub 12 January 2018: DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.11.005.

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Policy Brief: Is California Ready for the New Child and Adult Care Food Program Meal Pattern? California Food Policy Advocates, UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute, Samuels Center for Public Health Research and Evaluation, January 2018.

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Grummon A, Sokol R, Hecht C, Patel A. Measuring Beverage Intake in Children and Adolescents: State of the Science, Recommendations, and Resources for Evaluation. Nutrition Policy Institute, January 2018. 

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2017

Research Brief: California Child Care Nutrition and Compliance with 2017 CACFP Standards: Results from a 2016 Statewide Survey of Licensed California Child Care Sites. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute, California Food Policy Advocates, Samuels Center for Public Health Research and Evaluation, December 2017.

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Research Brief: Nutrition Standards for Family Child Care Homes: Evaluation Results from a 2017 Pilot Study of Nutrition Standards Training of 30 Family Child Care Home Providers in Three California Counties. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute, California Food Policy Advocates, and UCSF California Childcare Health Program, December 2017.

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Global Food Initiative: Food and Housing Security at the University of California. Contributors: UCOP Institutional Research and Academic Planning (Pamela Brown, Tongshan Chang, Xiaohui Zheng, Daniel Byrd), UCOP Student Affairs (Christopher Carter, Jerlena Griffin-Desta, Eric Heng), Nutrition Policy Institute (Suzanna Martinez, Lorrene Ritchie), Campus and Systemwide Food Access Security and Basic Needs Committee Members, Ruben E. Cañedo, Claire Doan, Tim Galarneau, Carolyn McMillan and Gale Sheean-Remotto.  University of California Office of the President Global Food Initiative, December 2017.

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Global Food Initiative: Food and Housing Security at the University of California, Executive Summary. Contributors: UCOP Institutional Research and Academic Planning (Pamela Brown, Tongshan Chang, Xiaohui Zheng, Daniel Byrd), UCOP Student Affairs (Christopher Carter, Jerlena Griffin-Desta, Eric Heng), Nutrition Policy Institute (Suzanna Martinez, Lorrene Ritchie), Campus and Systemwide Food Access Security and Basic Needs Committee Members, Ruben E. Cañedo, Claire Doan, Tim Galarneau, Carolyn McMillan and Gale Sheean-Remotto.  University of California Office of the President Global Food Initiative, December 2017.

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Martinez SM, Webb K, Frongillo EA, Ritchie LD. Food insecurity in California's public university system: What are the risk factors? Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition, Published online: 21 Nov 2017. doi.org/10.1080/19320248.2017.1374901.

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Ritchie L, guest editor. California Agriculture, July-September 2017, special issue on the UC Global Food Initiative.

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Watson TD, Malan H, Glik D, Martinez S. College Students identify university support for basic needs and life skills as key ingredient in addressing food insecurity on campus. California Agriculture, Volume 71, Number 3, July-September 2017.

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Whaley SE, Whaley M, Au LE, Gurzo K, Ritchie LD. Breastfeeding Is Associated With Higher Retention in WIC After Age 1. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2017 Sep 8. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2017.07.003. [Epub ahead of print].

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Leonard SA, Petito LC, Rehkopf DH, Ritchie LD, Abrams B. Maternal History of Child Abuse and Obesity Risk in Offspring: Mediation by Weight in Pregnancy. Childhood Obesity. 2017 Aug;13(4):259-266. doi/10.1089/chi.2017.0019

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Abrams B, Coyle J, Cohen A, Headen I, Hubbard A, Ritchie L, Rehkopf D. Excessive Gestational Weight Gain and Subsequent Maternal Obesity at Age 40: A Hypothetical Intervention. American Journal of Public Health. Published online ahead of print July 20, 2017: e1–e7. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2017.303881

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Frongillo EA, Fawcett SB, Ritchie LD, Arteaga S, Loria CM, Pate RR, John LV, Strauss WJ, Gregoriou M, Collie-Akers VL, Schultz JA, Landgraf AJ, Nagaraja J. Community policies and programs to prevent obesity and child adiposity. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 53, Issue 5, November 2017, Pages 576-583. Epub 5 July 2017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.05.006.

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Madsen K, Linchey J, Ritchie L, Thompson H. The Fit Study: Design and rationale for a cluster randomized trial of school-based BMI screening and reporting. Contemporary Clinical Trials, Volume 58, July 2017, pages 40-46. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2017.05.005

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Dooley D, Moultrie N, Sites E, Crawford P. Primary care interventions to reduce childhood obesity and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: Food for thought for oral health professionals. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 16 June 2017. DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12229.

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Keihner A, Rosen N, Wakimoto P, Goldstein L, Sugerman S, Hudes M, Ritchie L, McDevitt K. Impact of California Children’s Power Play! Campaign on Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Physical Activity among Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Students. American Journal of Health Promotion, Epub November 17, 2016; in print May 2017, pp. 189–191.

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Grodsky D, Violante A, Barrows A, Gosliner W. Using Behavioral Science to Improve the WIC Experience: Lessons for the field from San Jose, California. ideas 42 and UC ANR Nutrition Policy Institute, May 2017.

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Strochlic R, Vollmer L, Webb K. Needs Assessment of the Rural and Remote Member Food Banks of the California Association of Food Banks, UC ANR Nutrition Policy Institute, April 2017.

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Strochlic R, Au LE, Ritchie L. Is urban–rural location associated with weight status in school children? An examination of 42 small and rural Californian counties. International Journal of Rural and Remote Health, 2017 April-June 2017;17(2):3966. doi: 10.22605/RRH3966. Epub 2017 Apr 18.

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Pérez-Escamilla R, Segura-Pérez S, Lott M, et al. Best Practices for Promoting Healthy Nutrition, Feeding Patterns, and Weight Status for Infants and Toddlers from Birth to 24 Months. Healthy Eating Research, February 2017.

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Au LE,Whaley SE, Gurzo K,Meza M, Rosen NJ, Ritchie, LD. "Evaluation of Online and In-Person Nutrition Education Related to Salt Knowledge and Behaviors among Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Participants." J Acad Nutr Diet 2017 Feb 9. pii: S2212-2672(16)31548-9. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2016.12.013. [Epub ahead of print]. 

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May L, Borger C, Weinfield N, MacAllum C, DeMatteis J, McNutt S, Whaley S, Ritchie L, Sallack L. WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study - 2: Infant Year Report. USDA, January 12, 2017.

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Au LE, Rosen NJ, Gurzo K, Ritchie LD. Salad bar characteristics in relation to diet quality of schoolchildren. Health Behavior Policy Review, January 2017; 41(1):3-12.

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2016

Prather AA, Leung C, Adler NE, Ritchie L, Laraia B, Epel, ES. Short and sweet: Associations between self-reported sleep duration and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among adults in the United States. Sleep Health. 2016 Dec;2(4):272-276. doi: 10.1016/j.sleh.2016.09.007.

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Review of the Evidence: Health Promotion Strategies for Retail Food Shopping Venues. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute, 2016.

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Policy Brief: High Impact Nutrition Standards Feasible for Use in Family Child Care. UC Agriculture and Natural Resources Nutrition Policy Institute and California Food Policy Advocates, 2016.

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Martinez SM, Tschann JM, Butte NF, Gregorich SE, Penilla C, Flores E, Greenspan LC, Pasch LA, Deardorff J. "Short Sleep Duration is Associated with Eating More Carbohydrates and Less Dietary Fat in Mexican American Children." Sleep 2016 Nov 14. pii:sp-00256-16 [Epub ahead of print].

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Martinez SM, Rhee KE, Blanco E, Boutelle K. (2016) "Latino mothers’ beliefs about child weight and family health." Public Health Nutrition, 2016 Nov 21:1-8. DOI: doi.org/10.1017/S1368980016002962 [Epub ahead of print].

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Au LE, Hecht K, Vitale EH, Patterson T, Ritchie LD. "Developing Evidence-based and Actionable Nutrition Standards for Family Child Care Settings.” 2016. Prepared by the Nutrition Policy Institute, Berkeley, CA.

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Au LE,Rosen NJ,Fenton K,Hecht K, Ritchie LD. "Eating School Lunch is Associated with Higher Diet Quality among Elementary School Students." J Acad Nutr Diet 2016; 11: 1817-1824. 

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Au LE, Whaley S, Gurzo K, Meza M, Ritchie LD. "If You Build It They Will Come: Satisfaction and Utilization of WIC Participants with Online and Traditional In-Person Nutrition Education." J Nutr Ed Behav 2016;48:336-342.

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Falbe J, Thompson HR, Becker CM, Rojas N, McCulloch CE, Madsen KA. "Impact of the Berkeley Excise Tax on Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption." Am J Public Health 2016 Aug; (in press).

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Martinez SM, Maynard K, Ritchie LD. University of California Global Food Initiative: Student Food Insecurity Study. July 2016.

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Rekhopf DH, Headen I, Hubbard A, Deardorff J, Kesavan Y, Cohen AK, Patil D, Ritchie LD, Abrams B. "Adverse childhood experiences and later life adult obesity and smoking in the United States." Ann Epidemiol 2016 Jul;26(7):488-492.

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Ritchie LD, Martinez SM. Student Food Insecurity – A 2015 Study from the University of California. July 2016.

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Leonard SA, Petito LC, Rehkopf DH, Ritchie LD, Abrams B. "Weight gain in pregnancy and child weight status from birth to adulthood in the United States." Pediatr Obes 2016 Jun; (in press). 

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Cates S, Capogrossi K, Sallack L, Deehy K, Eicheldinger C, Karns S, Bradley S, Kosa K, Brophy J. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, Office of Policy Support. WIC Nutrition Education Study: Phase I Report. Project Officer: Karen Castellanos-Brown. Alexandria, VA: May 2016.

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May L, Borger C, Weinfield N, MacAllum C, Montaquila J, McNutt S, Whaley S, Ritchie L, Sallack L. "WIC Infant and Toddler Feeding Practices Study - 2:Infant Year Report." Prepared by Westat under Contract No. AG-3198-K-11-0073. Alexandria, VA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service. Project Officer: Allsion Magness. April 2016.


Sawicki CM, Van Rompay MI, Au LE, Gordon CM, Sacheck JM. Sun-Exposed Skin Color Is Associated with Changes in Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D in Racially/Ethnically Diverse Children. J Nutr. 2016 Apr;146(4):751-7. doi: 10.3945/jn.115.222505. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

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Au LE, Whaley S, Rosen NJ, Meza M, Ritchie LD. "Online and In-Person Nutrition Education Improves Breakfast Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors: A Randomized Trial of Participants in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children." J Acad Nutr Diet 2016 Mar;116(3):490-500.

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Ritchie LD, Rosen NJ, Fenton K, Au LE, Goldstein LH, Shimada T. "School Breakfast Policy is Associated with Dietary Intake of Fourth- and Fifth-Grade Students." J Acad Nutr Diet 2016 Mar;116(3):449-57.

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2015

Fenton K, Rosen NJ, Wakimoto P, Patterson T, Goldstein LH, Ritchie LD. "Eat Lunch First or Play First? Inconsistent Associations with Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Elementary School." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Apr; 115(4):585-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.10.016. Epub 2014 Dec 6. PMID: 25487854.

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Arteaga SS, Loria CM, Crawford P, Fawcett S, Fishbein H, Gregoriou M, John L, Kelley M, Pate R, Ritchie L, Strauss W. "The Healthy Communities Study: Its Rationale, Aims and Approach." Am J Prev Med 2015 Oct;49:615-23. doi:10.1016/j.amepre.2015.06.029.

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Ritchie LD, Wakimoto P, Woodward-Lopez G, Thompson FE, Loria CM, Wilson DK, Kao J, Crawford PB, Webb KL. "The Heathy Communities Study Nutrition Assessments: Child Diet and the School Nutrition Environment." Am J Prev Med. 2015; 49:647-652.

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John LV, Gregoriou M, Pate RR, Fawcett SB, Crawford PB, Strauss WJ, Frongillo EA, Ritchie LD, Loria CM, Kelley M, Fishbein HA, Arteaga SS. "Operational Implementation of the Healthy Communities Study: How Communities Shape Children's Health." Am J Prev Med 2015;49:631-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2015.06.019.

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Schwartz P, Rauzon S, Cheadle, A. Dose Matters: An Approach to Strengthening Community Health Strategies to Achieve Greater Impact. National Academy of Science, Perspectives Discussion Paper, August 26, 2015.

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Keihner A, Sugerman S, Rosen N, Wakimoto P, Hudes M, Ritchie L. "Impact of California Children’s Power Play! Campaign on Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Physical Activity among 4th and 5th Graders." Am J Health Promot June 2015. 

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Ritchie LD, Yoshida S, Sharma S, Patel A, Vitale EH, Hecht K. "Drinking Water in California Child Care Sites Before and After 2011-2012 Beverage Policy." Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Jun 4; 12:E89. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.140548. PMID:26043304.

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Madsen KA, Cotterman C, Crawford P, Stevelos J, Archibald A. "Effect of the Healthy Schools Program on Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in California Schools, 2006-2012." Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 May 21; 12:E77. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.150020. PMID:25996984.

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Madsen K, Linchey J, Gerstein D, Ross M, Myers E, Brown K, Crawford P. "Energy Balance 4 Kids with Play: Results from a Two-Year Cluster-Randomized Trial." Child Obes. 2015 May 19. [Epub ahead of print].

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Ritchie LD, Sharma S, Gildengorin G, Yoshida S, Braff-Guajardo E, Crawford P. "Policy Improves What Beverages Are Served to Young Children in Childcare." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 May; 115(5):724-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.07.019. Epub 2014 Sep 11. PMID: 25220671.

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Sanchez-Vaznaugh EV, Sánchez BN, Crawford PB, Egerter S. "Association Between Competitive Food and Beverage Policies in Elementary Schools and Childhood Overweight/Obesity Trends: Differences by Neighborhood Socioeconomic Resources." JAMA Pediatr. 2015 May 4; 169(5):e150781. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.0781. Epub 2015 May 4.

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Campbell E, Webb K, Ross M, Crawford P, Hudson H, Hecht K. "Nutrition Focused Food Banking." Institute of Medicine. April 2, 2015. Discussion paper. National Academies Press.

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Madsen KA, Cotterman C, Thompson HR, Rissman Y, Rosen NJ, Ritchie LD. "Passive Commuting and Dietary Intake in Fourth and Fifth Grade Students." Am J Prev Med. 2015 Mar; 48(3):292-9. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2014.09.033. Epub 2014 Dec 26. PMID: 25547928.

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Olsho LEW, Klerman JA, Ritchie L, Wakimoto P, Webb KL, Bartlett S. "Increasing Child Fruit and Vegetable Intake: Findings from the US Department of Agriculture Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Mar 4; 115:1283-1290. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.12.026. PMID:25746429.

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Fram MS, Ritchie LD, Rosen N, Frongillo EA, Jr. "Child Experience of Food Insecurity is Associated with Child Diet and Physical Activity." J Nutr. 2015 Mar; 145(3):499-504. doi: 10.3945/jn.114.194365. Epub 2015 Jan 7. PMID:25733465.

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2014

Cheadle A, Rauzon S, Schwartz PM. "Community-Level Obesity Prevention Initiatives: Impact and Lessons Learned." National Civic Review. 2014 April 22; 103: 35-39.

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Gosliner W. "School Level Factors Associated with Increased Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Students in California Middle and High Schools." J Sch Health. 2014 Sep; 84(9):559-68. doi: 10.1111/josh.12188. PMID:25117889.

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Leung CW, Epel ES, Ritchie LD, Crawford PB, Laraia BA. "Food Insecurity is Inversely Associated with Diet Quality of Lower-Income Adults." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Dec; 114(12):1943-53.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.06.353. Epub 2014 Aug 1. PMID: 25091796.

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Myers Esther F., Gerstein Dana E., Foster Jan, Ross Michelle, Brown Katie, Kennedy Evan, Linchey Jennifer, Madsen Kristine A., and Crawford Patricia B. "Energy Balance for Kids with Play: Design and Implementation of a Multi-Component School-Based Obesity Prevention Program." Childhood Obesity. June 2014, 10(3): 251-259. doi:10.1089/chi.2013.0075.

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Ritchie LD, Whaley SE, Crocker NJ. "Satisfaction of California WIC Participants with Food Package Changes." J Nutr Educ Behav. 2014 May-Jun; 46(3 Suppl):S71-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2014.01.009.

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Ritchie LD, Whaley SE, Spector S, Gomez J, Crawford PB. "High Satisfaction of California WIC Families Following the Food Package Changes." J Nutr Ed Behav. 2014; 46:S71-S78.

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Robinson CA, Cohen AK, Rehkopf DH, Deardorff  J, Ritchie L, Jayaweera RT, Coyle JR, Abrams B. "Pregnancy and Post-Delivery Maternal Weight Changes and Overweight in Preschool Children." Prev Med. 2014; 60:77-82.

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Woodward-Lopez G, Kao J, Kiesel K, Miller ML, Boyle M, Drago-Ferguson S, Braff-Guajardo E, and Crawford, P. "Is Scratch-Cooking a Cost-Effective Way to Prepare Healthy School Meals with US Department of Agriculture Foods." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Jul 17. pii: S2212-2672(14)00498-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2014.05.002. [Epub ahead of print]. 

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2013

Campbell EC, Ross M, Webb KL. "Improving the Nutritional Quality of Emergency Food: a Study of Food Bank Organizational Culture, Capacity, and Practices." Journal of Hunger & Environ Nutr. 2013; Vol. 8, Iss. 3, 261-280.

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Cheadle A, Rauzon S, Cahill C, Charkbonneau D, Kuo E, Schafer L. "Evaluating Progress of Community-Level Obesity Prevention Initiatives." 2013. Unpublished manuscript. Prepared by the Center for Community Health and Evaluation, Seattle, WA. Available at: www.cwh.berkeley.edu.


Cheadle A, Schwartz PM, Rauzon S, Bourcier E, Senter S, Spring R, Beery WL. "Using the Concept of 'Population Dose' in Planning and Evaluating Community-Level Obesity Prevention Initiatives." Amer J Evaluation. 2013; 34 (1), 64-77.

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Crawford P, Schneider CL, Martin AC, Spezzano T, Algert S, Ganthavorn C, Nicholson Y, Neelon M, Wooten Swanson PC, Donahue S. "Communitywide Strategies Key to Preventing Childhood Obesity." California Agriculture. 2013 67(1):13-20.

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Crawford PB, Woodward-Lopez G, Gosliner W, Webb KL. "Lessons of Fresh Start Can Guide Schools Seeking to Boost Student Fruit Consumption." California Agriculture. 2013 67(1):21-29.

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Hoelscher DM, Kirk S, Ritchie L, Cunningham-Sabo L; "Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Interventions for the Prevention and Treatment of Pediatric Overweight and Obesity." J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Oct; 113(10):1375-94. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2013.08.004.PMID: 24054714.

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