UMass Worcester PRC Presentations

 

The UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center (PRC) is committed to working toward optimal health of communities, families and individuals. Founded in 2009 as part of the CDC's Prevention Research Center Network, our mission is to promote health and prevent disease and disability through: real-world community engaged research, evidence-based practice, and education. We accomplish our work through partnerships with public health, community and clinical organizations. For more information on the UMass Worcester PRC, visit: www.umassmed.edu/prc. The collection below showcases posters and presentations authored by UMass Worcester Prevention Research Center faculty, staff, students and community partners.

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Posters from 2018

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The UMMS Community Engagement Committee, Kolawole A. Akindele, Suzanne B. Cashman, Amy Borg, Linda J. Cragin, Nathaniel A. K. Erskine, Barbara B. Estabrook, Misha Faustina, Sage Foley, Sandra Gray, Tina Grosowsky, Janet Fraser Hale, Heather-Lyn Haley, Robert Layne, James Leary, Rebeka Lovato, Monica Lowell, Gladys McRell, Beverly L. Nazarian, Ekaterina Pivovarova, Kimberly Reckert, and Sumrine Raja

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Exploring Perceptions of Sugar Sweetened Beverages Among Early Adolescents in Worcester, MA: a Qualitative Study, Christina F. Haughton, Meera Sreedhara, Lori Pbert, Molly E. Waring, Milagros C. Rosal, and Stephenie C. Lemon

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Association between food insecurity and CVD risk factors is moderated by intake of fruits and vegetables in Latinos, Andrea Lopez-Cepero, Stephenie C. Lemon, and Milagros C. Rosal

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Inclusion of evidence-based healthy eating policies in Community Health Improvement Plans: Findings from a national probability survey of US local health departments, Meera Sreedhara, Karin V. Goins, Milagros C. Rosal, and Stephenie C. Lemon

Posters from 2017

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Healthy Kids & Families: Overcoming Social, Environmental and Family Barriers to Childhood Obesity, Amy Borg, Christina Haughton, Kevin J. Kane, Stephenie C. Lemon, Lori Pbert, Wenjun Li, and Milagros C. Rosal

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Healthy Kids & Families: Overcoming Social, Environmental and Family Barriers to Childhood Obesity Prevention, Amy Borg, Christina Haughton, Kevin J. Kane, Stephenie C. Lemon, Lori Pbert, Wenjun Li, and Milagros C. Rosal

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Home Matters: Adolescents Drink More Sugar Sweetened Beverages When They Are Available at Home, Christina F. Haughton, Molly E. Waring, Monica L. Wang, Milagros C. Rosal, Lori Pbert, and Stephenie C. Lemon

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Racial/Ethnic Representation in Lifestyle Weight Loss Intervention Studies in the United States: A Systematic Review (poster), Christina Haughton, Valerie J. Silfee, Monica L. Wang, David P. Estabrook, Andrea Lopez-Cepero, Christine F. Frisard, Milagros C. Rosal, Sherry L. Pagoto, and Stephenie C. Lemon

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Emotional Eating is Associated with Intake of Energy-dense Foods in Latinos, Andrea Lopez-Cepero, Christine Frisard, Stephenie C. Lemon, and Milagros C. Rosal

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Trajectories of Weight for Length Growth for Infants During the First Year of Life, Andrea Lopez-Cepero, Lisa Nobel, Tiffany A. Moore Simas, and Milagros C. Rosal

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Exploring the Contributions of Local Health Departments in Land Use and Transportation Policy: Implications for Cross-sector Collaboration, Meera Sreedhara, Karin V. Goins, Semra Aytur, Katie Heinrich, Jay Maddock, and Stephenie C. Lemon

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Do U.S. adults living in food insecure households experience poorer cardiovascular health?, Meera Sreedhara, Andrea Lopez-Cepero, Milagros C. Rosal, and Stephenie C. Lemon

Posters from 2016

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Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Meeting 5-2-1-0 Recommendations among Adolescents in the United States, Christina F. Haughton, Monica Wang, and Stephenie C. Lemon

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Association of dysfunctional eating with metabolic risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Latinos, Andrea Lopez-Cepero, Christine F. Frisard, Stephenie C. Lemon, and Milagros C. Rosal