Diet, Exercise, and Obesity

Active Projects: 22

Project Investigator All Topics Start date End date
Adolescent and Young Adult Physical Activity Trajectories and Future Cardiovascular Disease Risk Jason Nagata, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Adolescent Health
Shape up! Kids Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Enhanced Primary Care Nutrition and Screen time Education to Prevent Obesity in Latino Infants Amy Beck, MD, MPH Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Newborn and Infant Health
Evaluating Longitudinal Relationships Between Circulating MicroRNAs and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes and Responses to Behavioral Interventions Elena R. Flowers, PhD, RN Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Sleep duration and risk for obesity in Mexican American children Suzanna M. Martinez, PhD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Designing Food Voucher Programs to Reduce Disparities in Healthy Diets Hilary K. Seligman, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Pediatrics
The Impact of School Water Access on Child Food and Beverage Intake and Obesity Anisha Patel, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Optical Body Composition and Health Assessment Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Making Health a Shared Value of Youth Culture (The HAVOYCE Project) Dean Schillinger, MD Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Adolescent Health
Factors associated with obesity in preschool-age Chinese children and maternal type 2 diabetes in Taiwan and China Jyu-Lin Chen, RN, PhD, FAAN Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Reducing dietary risks associated with noncommunicable disease Lynn Silver, MD, MPH Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Sustainable approaches to care delivery in Uganda Gabriel Chamie, MD HIV/AIDS, Cancer/Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Respiratory Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Implementation and Behavioral Science, Engagement in Care, Treatment Adherence
NCDs in India Reena Gupta, MD Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Cancer/Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity
Creating an Evidence Base to Limit Sugar Sweetened Beverage Consumption in Argentina Alicia Fernandez, MD Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Policy and Standards of Care, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Implementation and Behavioral Science
Development and Testing of an m-Health Intervention among Low-Income Latino Toddlers and Preschoolers Amy Beck, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
From bugs to brains: the gut microbiome in paediatric multiple sclerosis Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Healthy Beverages in Childcare: Putting Policy into Practice Abbey Alkon, RN, PhD, FAAN Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics, Policy and Standards of Care
Soft Drink Pouring Rights Contracts with Universities: Exploring a Commercial Determinant of Health Patricia Aubel, BS Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Policy and Standards of Care
Launching the Digital Food Industry Documents Archive Claire Brindis, DrPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Training Services for Contra Costa County Mental Health Services Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Neurology and Mental Health, Adolescent Health
Factors influencing screen media use in low-income Mexican American toddlers Jeanne Tschann, PhD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Lipogenesis, Lipoprotein Flux & CVD Risk: Role of Meal Composition & Frequency Diet, Exercise, and Obesity

Active Projects: 50

Project Investigator All Topics Start date End date
Testing combinations of population interventions to encourage healthy eating Dean Schillinger, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Adolescent Health
Addressing Disparities in Chronic Disease with a Teen and Young Adult Focus Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Advancing Sugary Beverage Reforms Through the Private Sector (Toolkit) Laura Schmidt, PhD Cardiovascular Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Health Systems Strengthening
Measuring Impact of the Cooking Matters Program Hilary K. Seligman, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Pediatrics
UCSF Prevention Research Center: SIP 14-026 Coordination of NOPREN Network and Implementing Nutrition Priorities across US Food Banks Marguerita Lightfoot, PhD Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity
The Impact of the Park Environment on Water Consumption Jeffery Ezennia, MS Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Implementation and Behavioral Science
Interprofessional Nurse Practitioner Education for the Collaborative Care of Children with Chronic Conditions (INPEC5) Naomi Schapiro, RN, PhD, PNP Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Oral Health, Pediatrics, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training
Technology development for rapid detection and diagnosis of metabolic disorders Laura Jelliffe, PhD, MS Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity
The Early Limited Formula Study Valerie Flaherman, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Newborn and Infant Health
Understanding the risk of obesity in food-insecure children: the hidden role of stress Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Trauma and PTSD, Pediatrics
Evaluating the Impact of the Water in School Food Service Area Laws: Current Implementation and Future Policy Directions Anisha Patel, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Pediatrics
Family Child Care Nutrition Pilot Intervention Project Abbey Alkon, RN, PhD, FAAN Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
The Selective Marketing of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages (SSBs) to Children: An Analysis of Internal Industry Documents Laura Schmidt, PhD Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Obesity, Body Fat Distribution and Cancer Risk in the Multiethnic Cohort (Core C) Cancer/Oncology, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
University of California Global Health Institute Program for Fellows and Scholars Craig Cohen, MD, MPH Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Zoonosis, Emerging Disease, and Drug Resistance, Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), HIV/AIDS, Opportunistic Infection, Tuberculosis, Malaria, Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Surgery and Anesthesia, Cancer/Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Respiratory Disease, Diabetes, Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Eye Disease and Blindness, Oral Health, Drug and Diagnostics Development, Immunology, Genetics, Pharmacology and Drug Treatment, Neurology and Mental Health, Dementia and Cognitive Impairment, Trauma and PTSD, Women's Health, Aging, Labor and Delivery, Family Planning, Pediatrics, Newborn and Infant Health, Adolescent Health, Health Economics and Effectiveness, Access or Barriers to Care, Immigration and Migration, Stigma and Discrimination, Smoking and Tobacco, Policy and Standards of Care, Systematic Reviews and Guideline Development, Epidemiology and Surveillance, Triangulation, Global Strategic Information, Implementation and Behavioral Science, Engagement in Care, Substance Abuse, Treatment Adherence, Health Systems Strengthening, Risk Reduction and Prevention, Residencies, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Training
Increasing Water Intake In Lieu of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages among Latino Youth Anisha Patel, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Cultural adaptation of non-communicable disease health promotion and education programs for North American Indigenous populations: A systematic review Trudy Nasmith, MS Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Substance Abuse
Community Partnering to Encourage Healthy Beverage Intake through Child Care Anisha Patel, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Dietary Intake, Toddler Obesity and Telomere Length Janet Wojcicki, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity
Building Community Capacity to Improve School Water Access Anisha Patel, MD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Environmental Effects on Disparities in Smoking and Obesity among Women Paula Braveman, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Women's Health
Stress, Obesity, and Telomere Length in Latino Infants and Toddlers Janet Wojcicki, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Evaluation of a Primary Care-Based Intervention to Reduce Consumption of Sugar-sweetened Beverages and 100% Fruit Juice Among Latino Children Amy Beck, MD, MPH Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Metabolic Impact of Fructose Restriction in Obese Children Robert Lustig, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Improving Breastfeeding Outcomes by Interventions Targeted Toward At-Risk Infants Valerie Flaherman, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Newborn and Infant Health
Maternal Depression and Child Weight Gain in a Latino Cohort Janet Wojcicki, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity, Neurology and Mental Health, Women's Health, Pediatrics, Newborn and Infant Health
SugarScience Toolkit Laura Schmidt, PhD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
The CYGNET Study: Environmental and Genetic Determinants of Maturation of Girls Robert Hiatt, MD, PhD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Women's Health, Adolescent Health
Early Weight Loss Nomograms for Exclusively Breastfed Newborns Valerie Flaherman, MD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Newborn and Infant Health
CHEER NETWORK Infrastructure Grant and Retrospective Data Capture Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for At-Risk Adolescents Training Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Neurology and Mental Health, Adolescent Health
Restorative Yoga for Therapy of the Metabolic Syndrome (RHYTHMS) Study Alka Kanaya, MD Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Outcomes Modeling for VA Return on Investment Analysis Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, MD, PhD Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Health Economics and Effectiveness
Latino Parents' Beliefs Regarding Infant Solid Food Consumption Amy Beck, MD, MPH Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Understanding How Latino Parents Make Decisions Regarding Their Infants and Toddlers Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Participation in Screen Time Activities Amy Beck, MD, MPH Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Comprehensive Analysis of Regulatory Mechanism of Fat Biology Kaveh Ashrafi, PhD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Physical Activity to Reduce Disparities in Diabetes Risk Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Risk Reduction and Prevention
Strengthening Indigenous Food Identity and Minimizing Chronic Disease Risk Margaret Handley, PhD, MPH Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
UCSF-Kaiser Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health Program Ruth Greenblatt, MD HIV/AIDS, Noncommunicable and/or Chronic Disease, Cancer/Oncology, Cardiovascular Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Dementia and Cognitive Impairment, Women's Health, UCSF Professional Education
Genetic Analysis of C. Elegans Fat Regulatory Network Kaveh Ashrafi, PhD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Endothelial Function and Glucose Tolerance in South Asians Alka Kanaya, MD Cardiovascular Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Obesity, Oxidative Stress, and Diabetes in Older Adults Alka Kanaya, MD Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
The Role of Migration and Aculturation in Childhood Obesity Janet Wojcicki, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics, Immigration and Migration
UC Davis USDA Economic Research Service RIDGE Program Janet Wojcicki, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Malnutrition, Micronutrients, Food Insecurity
Public Health Trust Lead in Mexican Candies Grant Program - Education Materials Stuart Heard, PharmD Occupational and Environmental Disease, Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Pediatrics
Functional Genomic Analysis of Fat and Sterol Metabolic Disease Genes Kaveh Ashrafi, PhD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Maternal Depression and Infant Weight Gain in a Latino Cohort Janet Wojcicki, MD, MPH Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Neurology and Mental Health
Systematic Identification of Pathways Contributing Diabetes and Obesity in Human Patients: C. Elegans RNAi Screen Kaveh Ashrafi, PhD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Systematic Identification of Pathways Contributing Diabetes and Obesity in Human Patients: C. Elegans RNAi Screen Kaveh Ashrafi, PhD Diet, Exercise, and Obesity
Prevention Interventions in Hispanic and Anglo Children Diet, Exercise, and Obesity, Substance Abuse