Presentations

| Emily Cheng | Cindy Greenberg | Sara Johnson | Jessie Jones | Archana J. McEligot | Shari McMahan |
| Michele Mouttapa
| Daniela Rubin | Elaine Rutkowski | Jie Wu Weiss, Ph.D. | Lenny Wiersma Ph.D. |
| Dan Judelson | California Childhood Obesity Conference 2007 |

Emily Cheng, Ph.D.

Cheng, C., Weiss, J., Quiroz, J., Cai, M., Watson, A., & Kirtipal,  (April 21-25, 2010). Determinants of Healthy, Snacking, and Fast Food Dietary Patterns of College Students: A Multi-Attribute Utility Model. Poster presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

DeHate, M., Kiken R., Fellows, T., Cheng C., Anderson, J., Serrano, J., & Weiss, J. Does Affect and Choice of Major Influence Alcohol Consumption, BMI, and Body Image Among College Students? Poster presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

DeHate, M.C., Weiss, J., Cheng, C., Kiken, M., Fellows, T., Anderson, J, & Serrano, J.. (April 21-25, 2010). Does Affect and Choice of Major Influence Alcohol Consumption, BMI, and Body Image Among College Students?  Poster presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

Hanlon, A., Weiss, J., Lin, A., Belluz, M., Grubbs, E., DeHate, M., & Cheng, C. (November 7-11, 2009).  Drink or not to drink: Decision making process in alcohol use among college students. The 137th APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
http://apha.confex.com/apha/137am/webprogram/Paper197899.html

Lin, A., Weiss, J., Hanlon, A.S., Cheng, C., Grubbs, E., & DeHate. M. (November 7-11, 2009). Decision making in food choices among college students. The 137th APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
http://apha.confex.com/apha/137am/webprogram/Paper201084.html

Weiss, J., Cheng, C., McMahan, S., Hanlon, A., Lin, A., DeHate, M., & Nguyen, L., April 21-25, 2010). Lifestyle Choices: Multi-Attribute Utility Model for Alcohol and Food Choices. Paper presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

Cindy Greenburg, Ph.D.

Greenberg, C. (June 2007). Clinical Research on the Effectiveness of School-Based and Case Management Interventions. National Association of School Nurses NASN’s 39th annual conference “Children’s Health: Our Primary Investment”, Nashville, TN.

Greenberg, C. (February 2007). Targeting Obesity in Children: A Referral Center Promoting Healthy Lifestyles poster presentation 8th Annual Pediatric Update, Society of Pediatric Nurses, Orange County chapter, Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA

Sara Johnson, Ph.D.

Johnson, S., McEligot, A., Cullin, J., Alano, R., McMahan, S., Cunningham, S., & Sandoval, N. April 2010. Information and decision-making regarding food choices by undergraduate students. Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

McEligot, A., Alano, R., Johnson, S., McMahan, S., Cullin, J., Nguyen, T., & Anozie, J.April 2010. Eating behaviors, fitness and body mass index in a multi-ethnic college-aged population. Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

Alano, R., McEligot, A., Johnson, S., McMahan, S., Mullapudi, L., & Sassarini, F. (April 2010). The associations between sleep quality and eating patterns in young adults.Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

Jessie Jones, Ph.D.

Aquino, J., Callahan, E., Cayetano, R., Rutledge, D., & Jones, C. (October 2009). Impact of body fatness on core symptoms of fibromyalgia in people aged 50+. American Academy for Pain Management, Phoenix, AZ.

Archana J. McEligot, Ph.D.

Alano, R., McEligot, A., Johnson, S., McMahan, S., Mullapudi, L., & Sassarini, F. (April 2010). The associations between sleep quality and eating patterns in young adults.Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

Johnson, S., McEligot, A., Cullin, J., Alano, R., McMahan, S., Cunningham, S., & Sandoval, N. April 2010. Information and decision-making regarding food choices by undergraduate students. Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

McEligot, A., Alano, R., Johnson, S., McMahan, S., Cullin, J., Nguyen, T., & Anozie, J.April 2010. Eating behaviors, fitness and body mass index in a multi-ethnic college-aged population. Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

Mouttapa, M, Weiss, J., McEligot, A., Robertson, T., Trinh, L., & Ora, A. (November 7-11, 2009). Dairy Council of California's Personal Nutrition Planner: Results of the Online Tool among Women.  The 137th APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Shari McMahan, Ph.D., MS, CHES

Alano, R., McEligot, A., Johnson, S., McMahan, S., Mullapudi, L., & Sassarini, F. (April 2010). The associations between sleep quality and eating patterns in young adults.Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

Johnson, S., McEligot, A., Cullin, J., Alano, R., McMahan, S., Cunningham, S., & Sandoval, N. April 2010. Information and decision-making regarding food choices by undergraduate students. Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

McEligot, A., Alano, R., Johnson, S., McMahan, S., Cullin, J., Nguyen, T., & Anozie, J.April 2010. Eating behaviors, fitness and body mass index in a multi-ethnic college-aged population. Experimental Biology 2010. Anaheim, CA.

McMahan, S. & Weiss, J. (April, 2010).  An Interdisciplinary Approach to Address Obesity: From Infancy through Adulthood.  Poster session presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Southern California Public Health Association, Garden Grove, CA.

McMahan, S. (April 2008). Obesity Prevention: Collaborating with the Community. Southern California Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA.

McMahan, S. (March 2008). Benefits and Barriers to Breastfeeding as an Obesity Prevention Strategy in Low-Income Latina Women. American Journal of Health Promotion, San Diego, Ca.

McMahan, S. (June 2007). Environmental Health in the "Broadest" Sense: Obesity and the Built Environment. 71st Annual Educational Conference of the National Environmental Health Association, Atlantic City, NJ.

McMahan, S. (April 2007).  Preventing Obesity: A University/Community Collaboration. California and the National Association for Health and Fitness and the California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Conference.

McMahan, S. & Wiersma, L. (2006) Center for Internships and Service Learning Community Engagement Conference. Obesity Prevention and Community Collaborations: Research Activity at the Center for the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles.

McMahan, S. (May 2006). A University/Community Collaboration to Prevent Childhood Obesity, Society for Public Health Education, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Weiss, J., Cheng, C., McMahan, S., Hanlon, A., Lin, A., DeHate, M., & Nguyen, L., April 21-25, 2010). Lifestyle Choices: Multi-Attribute Utility Model for Alcohol and Food Choices. Paper presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

Michele Mouttapa, Ph.D.

Mouttapa, M, Weiss, J., McEligot, A., Robertson, T., Trinh, L., & Ora, A. (November 7-11, 2009). Dairy Council of California's Personal Nutrition Planner: Results of the Online Tool among Women.  The 137th APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
Mouttapa, M., & Weiss, J. (May 2008). Invited presentation, How to conduct a community-based program evaluation at Power-Play-MD-OC, the Pediatric Weight Management Clinic, Orange County, CA.

Rubin, D.,  Judelson, D.,  Mendoza, S., & Mouttapa, M. (2009). Aerobic exercise capacity in children with Prader-Willi Syndrome: Clinical Exercise Physiology Symposium at the 2nd Joint meeting of NASPEM and PWP 2010.

Daniela Rubin, Ph.D.

Dabbs, N., Diobel M., Rubin, D., & Daniel A. J., (2009). Relationship between heart rate recovery values and body composition in children and adolescents. Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Rubin, D.,  Judelson, D.,  Mendoza, S., & Mouttapa, M. (2009). Aerobic exercise capacity in children with Prader-Willi Syndrome: Clinical Exercise Physiology Symposium at the 2nd Joint meeting of NASPEM and PWP 2010.

Elaine Rutkowski, Ph.D. RN, CNS

Rutkowski, E. (October 18, 2008). Effects of Risk Knowledge on Obesity and Activity in Adolescents. Sigma Theta Tau International; Joint Southern California Chapters:  A Call to Promote Knowledge, Leadership and Service. Cerritos, CA

Rutkowski, E. (May 2008). Physical Activity in Families of Adolescents. Research Day. The Hahn School of Nursing, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA.

Rutkowski, E. (April 2008). Risk Knowledge, Efficacy, Physical Activity in Families.  Western Institute of Nursing: The Circle of Nursing Knowledge:  Education, Practice and Research. Anaheim, CA.

Jie Wu Weiss, Ph.D. 

Cheng, C., Weiss, J., Quiroz, J., Cai, M., Watson, A., & Kirtipal,  (April 21-25, 2010). Determinants of Healthy, Snacking, and Fast Food Dietary Patterns of College Students: A Multi-Attribute Utility Model. Poster presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

DeHate, M., Kiken R., Fellows, T., Cheng C., Anderson, J., Serrano, J., & Weiss, J. Does Affect and Choice of Major Influence Alcohol Consumption, BMI, and Body Image Among College Students? Poster presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

DeHate, M.C., Weiss, J., Cheng, C., Kiken, M., Fellows, T., Anderson, J, & Serrano, J.. (April 21-25, 2010). Does Affect and Choice of Major Influence Alcohol Consumption, BMI, and Body Image Among College Students?  Poster presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

Hanlon, A., Weiss, J., Lin, A., Belluz, M., Grubbs, E., DeHate, M., & Cheng, C. (November 7-11, 2009).  Drink or not to drink: Decision making process in alcohol use among college students. The 137th APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
http://apha.confex.com/apha/137am/webprogram/Paper197899.html

Lin, A., Weiss, J., Hanlon, A.S., Cheng, C., Grubbs, E., & DeHate. M. (November 7-11, 2009). Decision making in food choices among college students. The 137th APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
http://apha.confex.com/apha/137am/webprogram/Paper201084.html

McMahan, S. & Weiss, J. (April, 2010).  An Interdisciplinary Approach to Address Obesity: From Infancy through Adulthood.  Poster session presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Southern California Public Health Association, Garden Grove, CA.

Mouttapa, M, Weiss, J., McEligot, A., Robertson, T., Trinh, L., & Ora, A. (November 7-11, 2009). Dairy Council of California's Personal Nutrition Planner: Results of the Online Tool among Women.  The 137th APHA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Mouttapa, M., & Weiss, J. (May 2008). Invited presentation, How to conduct a community-based program evaluation at Power-Play-MD-OC, the Pediatric Weight Management Clinic, Orange County, CA.

Nacpil, L., & Weiss, J  (2010, April). The Biopsychosocial Factors Associated with Overweight and Obesity among Latino Children and Youth. Poster session presented at the 2010 Annual Conference of the Southern California Public Health Association, Garden Grove, CA.

Weiss, J., Cheng, C., McMahan, S., Hanlon, A., Lin, A., DeHate, M., & Nguyen, L., April 21-25, 2010). Lifestyle Choices: Multi-Attribute Utility Model for Alcohol and Food Choices. Paper presentation at the 90th annual convention of Western Psychological Association, Cancun, Mexico.

Weiss, J.W. (May 2008).Is mothers' intention to feed children healthy food consistent with their daily feeding behaviors? Invited presentation at Nutrition and Physical Activity Collaborative Forum, Santa Ana, CA.

Weiss, J. , Gomel, J., & Altamirano, W., (August 2007). Mothers' decisions about food choices for their preschoolers.  Paper presented in a symposium: Decisions about food and eating: New perspectives at the 21st Subjective Probability, Utility, and Decision Making Conference, Warsaw, Poland.

Lenny Wiersma Ph.D.

McMahan, S. & Wiersma, L. (2006) Center for Internships and Service Learning Community Engagement Conference. Obesity Prevention and Community Collaborations: Research Activity at the Center for the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles.

Dan Judelson

Dabbs, N., Diobel M., Rubin, D., & Daniel A. J., (2009). Relationship between heart rate recovery values and body composition in children and adolescents. Exercise Physiology Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA.

Rubin, D.,  Judelson, D.,  Mendoza, S., & Mouttapa, M. (2009). Aerobic exercise capacity in children with Prader-Willi Syndrome: Clinical Exercise Physiology Symposium at the 2nd Joint meeting of NASPEM and PWP 2010.

California Childhood Obesity Conference 2007

In January 2007, several faculty were involved with California Childhood Obesity Conference. The conference was in collaboration with the California Department of Health Services, Primary Care and Family Health Division, UC Berkeley Center for Weight and Health and the California Department of Education. The theme of the conference was – Protecting the Future of our Children at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel. This is the premier conference addressing California's childhood obesity epidemic with special emphasis on those of greatest need – our low-income families at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level.

The presentation posters included:

  • Latino Parents’ Perceptions of Obesity Risk for their Children, Dr. Jessica Gomel and Dr. Jie Weiss
  • Mothers’ decision in food choices for their preschoolers, Dr. Weiss,  and Dr. Gomel
  • A Collaborative Model for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in Children, Dr. Cindy Greenberg, Elaine Rutkowski MSN, and Dr. Chris Latham
  • Active Kids! Community Based Physical Activity Program for Underserved Youth, Dr. Lenny Wiersma and Dr. Daniela Rubin
  • McMahan, S., & Moczulski, V., (September  2006). Commuting Behaviors, Obesity Risk and the Built Environment,
  • Weiss, J. (April, 2006). Decision making in lifestyle choices. Paper presented at the annual Oklahoma Judgement and Decision Making Conference, Oklahoma City.

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