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Submissions from 2019

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Influencing Cardiovascular Health Habits in the Rural, Deep South: Results of a Cluster Randomized Trial, Laurie S. Abbott, Elizabeth H. Slate, and Jennifer L. Lemacks

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Barriers to Healthcare Seeking and Provision Among African American Adults in the Rural Mississippi Delta Region: Community and Provider Perspectives, Carol L. Connell, Sherry C. Wang, LaShaundrea Crook, and Kathy Yadrick

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Expenditure, Coping, and Academic Behaviors Among Food-Insecure College Students at 10 Higher Education Institutes in the Appalachian and Southeastern Regions, Rebecca L. Hagedorn, Laura H. McArthur, Lanae B. Hood, Maureen Berner, Elizabeth T. Anderson Steeves, Carol L. Connell, Elizabeth Wall-Bassett, Marsha Spence, Oyinlola Toyin Babatunde, E. Brooke Kelly, Julia F. Waity, J. Porter Lillis, and Melissa D. Olfert

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Dietary Intake Reporting Accuracy of the Bridge2U Mobile Application Food Log Compared to Control Meal and Dietary Recall Methods, Jennifer Lemacks, Kristen Adams, and Ashley Lovetere

Submissions from 2018

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Breastfeeding Practices and Barriers to Implementing the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding in Mississippi Hospitals, Amir Alakaam, Jennifer Lemacks, Kathleen Yadrick, Carol Connell, Hwanseok Winston Choi, and Ray G. Newman

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Maternity Nurses' Knowledge and Practice of Breastfeeding in Mississippi, Amir Alakaam, Jennifer Lemacks, Kathleen Yadrick, Carol Connell, Hwanseok Winston Choi, and Ray G. Newman

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I-POP! Development of a Nutrition Education and Positive Behavioral Support Program in Mississippi Head Start Centers, Holly Ann Federico Huye, Carol L. Connell, Brad A. Dufrene, Kathleen Yadrick, and C. Newkirk

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Formative Evaluation of the Impact of a Preschool Obesity Prevention (I-POP!) Curriculum: Focus Group Findings, Holly Ann Federico Huye, Carol L. Connell, and C. Newkirk

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Formative Research to Identify Community Partnerships and Foster Relationships for Health Promotion Research in South Mississippi, Jennifer Lemacks, Alicia Landry, and Peyton Wenzler

Submissions from 2017

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Evaluation of a Health Education Intervention to Improve Knowledge, Skills, Behavioral Intentions and Resources Associated with Preventable Determinants of Infant Mortality, Danielle Fastring, Susan Mayfield-Johnson, and Janna Madison

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Adapting the Food Choice Questionnaire to Quantify Fast Food Determinants of African American Adults Living in Mississippi, A. Hoang, Jennifer Lemacks, and Carol Connell

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The Reasoning Behind Low Satisfaction Scores in a Hospital Setting, Megan Holl, Roxanne Kingston, Elaine F. Molaison, and A. Kaur

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Evaluation of a Theory-Based Farm to School Pilot Intervention, Alicia S. Landry, Rebecca Butz, Carol Connell, and Kathleen Yadrick

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Mississippi Communities for Healthy Living: Results of a 6-Month Nutrition Education Comparative Effectiveness Trial, Alicia S. Landry, Jessica L. Thomson, Holly F. Huye, Kathleen Yadrick, and Carol Connell

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Using Humanities Content in a Medical Nutrition Therapy Course to Enhance Empathy in Senior Nutrition Students, Renee Rupp and Holly F. Huye

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"We Need Help in the Delta": Barriers to Health Promotion Among Older African-American Men in the Mississippi Delta, Sherry C. Wang, LaShaundrea Crook, Carol Connell, and Kathleen Yadrick

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The Role of Fruit Preparation in Fruit Waste in a Gulf Coast School District, Elizabeth Wunschel, Roxanne Kingston, Elaine F. Molaison, and A. Kaur

Submissions from 2015

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Fruit and Vegetable Consumption, Fat Intake, and Physical Activity Participation in Relation to Socio-demographic Factors Among Medically Underserved Adults, Amir Alakaam and Jennifer Lemacks

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Mississippi Communities for Healthy Living: Implementing a Nutrition Intervention Effectiveness Study in a Rural Health Disparate Region, Carol Connell, Jessica L. Thomson, Holly F. Huye, Alicia S. Landry, LaShaundrea Crook, and Kathleen Yadrick

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Barriers and Possible Facilitators to Participation in Farm to School Week, Alicia S. Landry, Kelsey J. Lingich, Caitlin Weiss, Carol Connell, and Kathleen Yadrick

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The Relationship Between Interviewer-Respondent Race Match and Reporting of Energy Intake Using Food Frequency Questionnaires in the Rural South United States, Jennifer Lemacks, Holly F. Huye, Renee Rupp, and Carol Connell

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Factorial Validity of the Delta Healthy Eating Attitudes Scale Related to Diet Quality, Jennifer Lemacks, Alicia S. Landry, Holly F. Huye, and Carol Connell

Submissions from 2014

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Using the RE-AIM Framework in Formative Evaluation and Program Planning for a Nutrition Intervention in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Holly F. Huye, Carol L. Connell, LaShaundrea B. Crook, Kathy Yadrick, and Jamie Zoellner

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Eating Behaviors of Older African Americans: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior, Catherine Walker O'Neal, Kandauda A.S. Wickrama, Penny A. Ralston, Jasminka Z. Elich, Cynthia M. Harris, Catherine Coccia, Iris Young-Clark, and Jennifer Lemacks

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Health Insurance Status, Psychological Processes, and Older African Americans' Use of Preventive Care, Catherine Walker O'Neal, Kandauda A.S. Wickrama, Penny A. Ralston, Jasminka Z. Elich, Cynthia M. Harris, Catherine Coccia, Iris Young-Clark, and Jennifer Lemacks

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Improvements in Blood Pressure Among Undiagnosed Hypertensive Participants in a Community-Based Lifestyle Intervention, Mississippi, 2010, Jamie M. Zoellner, Jessica L. Thomson, Alicia S. Landry, Charkarra Anderson-Lewis, Carol Connell, Elaine Fontenot Molaison, and Kathleen Yadrick

Submissions from 2013

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Nutrition, Exercise, and Behavior, Second Edition, Carol Connell

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Relationship Between Self-Rated Health and 10-year Coronary Heart Disease Risk Among African Americans Participating in a Life-Style Intervention: HUB City Steps, Carol Connell, Alicia Landry, Rich Mohn, Elaine Molaison, and Kathy Yadrick

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Effectiveness of the Mississippi Communities for Healthy Living (MCHL) Nutrition Intervention, Carol Connell, Alicia S. Landry, Holly F. Huye, and Kathleen Yadrick

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Effect of Race of Interviewer On Energy Underreporting from Food Frequency Questionnaires in a Predominantly African American Population, Holly F. Huye, Renee Rupp, and Carol Connell

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African American Community Members Sustain Favorable Blood Pressure Outcomes Through 12-Month Telephone Motivational Interviewing (MI) Maintenance, Alicia S. Landry, Jessica L. Thomson, Jamie Zoellner, Carol L. Connell, Michael B. Madson, and Kathy Yadrick

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Interventions for Improving Nutrition and Physical Activity Behaviors in Adult African American Populations: A Systematic Review, January 2000 Through December 2011, Jennifer Lemacks, Brittny A. Wells, Jasminka Z. Ilich, and Penny A. Ralston

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Adherence Indicators Predict Changes in Health Outcomes: HUB City Steps, Jessica L. Thomson, Alicia S. Landry, Jamie M. Zoellner, Carol Connell, Elaine Molaison, and Kathy Yadrick

Submissions from 2012

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Energy Density, Nutrient Adequacy, and Cost Per Serving Can Provide Insight into Food Choices in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Carol L. Connell, Jamie M. Zoellner, M. Kathleen Yadrick, Srinivasa C. Chekuri, Lashaundrea B. Crook, and Margaret L. Bogle

Plasma Concentration of Genistein and Food Intake in Mice Fed Varying Amounts of Genistein, RC Santell, N Kieu, and WG Helferich

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Several Steps/Day Indicators Predict Changes in Anthropometric Outcomes: HUB City Steps, Jessica L. Thompson, Alicia S. Landry, Jamie M. Zoellner, Catrine Tudor-Locke, Michael Webster, Carol L. Connell, and Kathy Yadrick

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Environmental Perceptions and Objective Walking Trail Audits Inform a Community-Based Participatory Research Walking Intervention, Jamie Zoellner, Jennie L. Hill, Karen Zynda, Alicia D. Sample, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

Submissions from 2011

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Factors Affecting Weight Gain and Dietary Intake in Latino Males Residing in Mississippi: A Preliminary Study, Diana Cuy Castellanos, Carol Connell, and Joohee Lee

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Food Shopping Perceptions, Behaviors, and Ability to Purchase Healthful Food Items in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Bernestine B. McGee, Glenda S. Johnson, M. Kathleen Yadrick, Valerie Richardson, Pippa M. Simpson, Jeffrey M. Gossett, Alma Thornton, Crystal Johnson, and Margaret L. Bogle

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Food and Beverage Choices Contributing to Dietary Guidelines Adherence in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Jessica L. Thomson, Stephen J. Onufrak, Carol L. Connell, Jamie M. Zoellner, Lisa M. Tussing-Humphreys, Margaret L. Bogle, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

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Simulated Reductions in Consumption of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Improves Diet Quality in Lower Mississippi Delta Adults, Jessica L. Thomson, Lisa M. Tussing-Humphreys, Stephen J. Onufrak, Carol Connell, Jamie M. Zoellner, Margaret L. Bogle, and Kathleen Yadrick

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A Simulation Study of the Potential Effects of Healthy Food and Beverage Substitutions on Diet Quality and Total Energy Intake in Lower Mississippi Delta Adults, Jessica L. Thomson, Lisa M. Tussing-Humphreys, Stephen J. Onufrak, Jamie M. Zoellner, Carol L. Connell, Margaret L. Bogle, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

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H.U.B City Steps: Early Findings From a Community-Based Participatory Effectiveness Trial to Reduce Blood Pressure Among African Americans, Jamie M. Zoellner, Carol L. Connell, Michael B. Madson, Bo Wang, Vickie Blakely Reed, Elaine F. Molaison, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

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HUB City Steps: Methods and Early Findings From a Community-Based Participatory Research Trial to Reduce Blood Pressure Among African Americans, Jamie M. Zoellner, Carol L. Connell, Michael B. Madson, Bo Wang, Vickie Blakely Reed, Elaine F. Molaison, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

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Health Literacy Is Associated with Healthy Eating Index Scores and Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Intake: Findings from the Rural Lower Mississippi Delta, Jamie Zoellner, Wen You, Carol L. Connell, Renae L. Smith-Ray, Kacie Allen, Katherine L. Tucker, Brenda M. Davy, and Paul Estabrooks

Submissions from 2010

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Development and Evaluation of WillTry: An Instrument for Measuring Children's Willingness to Try Fruits and Vegetables, Jessica L. Thomson, Beverly J. McCabe-Sellers, Earline Strickland, Dalia Lovera, Henry J. Nuss, M. Kathleen Yadrick, and Sara Duke

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Meaningful Messages: Adults in the Lower Mississippi Delta Provide Cultural Insight into Strategies for Promoting the MyPyramid, Jamie Zoellner, Wendy Bounds, Carol L. Connell, M. Kathleen Yadrick, and LaShaundrea Crook

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Does a Six-Month Pedometer Intervention Improve Physical Activity and Health Among Vulnerable African Americans? A Feasibility Study, Jamie Zoellner, Carol L. Connell, Alicia Powers, Amanda Avis-Williams, M. Kathleen Yadrick, and Margaret L. Bogle

Submissions from 2009

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Managing Sales of Beverages in Schools to Preserve Profits and Improve Children's Nutrition Intake in 15 Mississippi Schools, Denise M. Brown and Suresh K. Tammineni

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Obesity and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in African-American Preschool Children: A Longitudinal Study, Sungwoo Lim, Jamie M. Zoellner, Joyce M. Lee, Brian A. Burt, Anita M. Sandretto, Woosung Sohn, Amid I. Ismail, and James M. Lepkowski

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The Use and Perceptions of Concept Mapping as a Learning Tool by Dietetic Internship Students and Preceptors, Elaine Fontenot Molaison, Kimberly Taylor, Dawn Erickson, and Carol Connell

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Stakeholder Service Perspectives: A Triadic Analysis of Service Quality in South Mississippi Fine Dining Restaurants, Joshua J. Oubre and Denise M. Brown

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Multi-Factor Menu Analysis Using Data Envelopment Analysis, Jim Taylor, Dennis Reynolds, and Denise M. Brown

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Nutrition Literacy Status and Preferred Nutrition Communication Channels Among Adults in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Jamie Zoellner, Carol L. Connell, Wendy Bounds, LaShaundrea Crook, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

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Community Health Advisors' Perceptions of the 2005 Dietary Guidelines and MyPyramid, Jamie M. Zoellner, Wendy Bounds, and Carol Connell

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Compliance and Acceptability of Maintaining a 6-Month Pedometer Diary in a Rural, African American Community-Based Walking Intervention, Jamie M. Zoellner, Alicia Powers, Amanda Avis-Williams, Murugi Ndirangu, Earline Strickland, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

Submissions from 2008

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Theory of Planned Behavior and Multivitamin Supplement Use in Caucasian College Females, Roman Pawlak, Denise M. Brown, Mary Kay Meyer, Carol L. Connell, M. Kathleen Yadrick, J.T. Johnson, and Ann Blackwell

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Body Mass Index and Health Related Quality of Life in Elementary School Children: A Pilot Study, Lei Zhang, Peter J. Fos, William D. Johnson, Vafa Kamali, Reagan G. Cox, Miguel A. Zuniga, and Theresa Kittle

Submissions from 2007

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Poverty and Food Intake In Rural America: Diet Quality is Lower in Food Insecure Adults in the Mississippi Delta, Catherine M. Champagne, Patrick H. Casey, Carol L. Connell, Janice E. Stuff, Jeffrey M. Gossett, David W. Harsha, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, James M. Robbins, Pippa M. Simpson, Judith L. Weber, and Margaret L. Bogle

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Food Supply Adequacy in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Carol L. Connell, M. Kathleen Yadrick, Pippa Simpson, Jeffrey Gossett, Bernestine B. McGee, and Margaret L. Bogle

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African American Women's Perceptions of Their Own Weight Status Compared to Measured Weight Status, Kristi Lewis Lofton, Carol L. Connell, M. Kathleen Yadrick, Denise M. Brown, Wendy Bounds, Patricia Sims, and James Johnson

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Community Intervention Development Using Comprehensive Particiatory Planning and Evaluation, Kathleen Yadrick, Amanda Avis Williams, Carol Connell, Jamie Zoellner, Murugi Ndirangu, Demetric Warren, Helen Perkins, Earline Strickland, Gwendolyn Lucas, and Ross Santell

Submissions from 2006

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The Association of Child and Household Food Insecurity With Childhood Overweight Status, Patrick H. Casey, Pippa M. Simpson, Jeffrey M. Gossett, Margaret L. Bogle, Catherine M. Champagne, Carol Connell, David Harsha, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, James M. Robbins, Janice E. Stuff, and Judith Weber

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The Association of Child and Household Food Insecurity With Childhood Overweight Status, Patrick H. Casey, Pippa M. Simpson, Jeffrey M. Gossett, Margaret L. Bogle, Catherine M. Champagne, Carol L. Connell, David Harsha, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, Janice E. Stuff, and Judith L. Weber

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Conducting Needs Assessment Using the Comprehensive Participatory Planning and Evaluation Model To Develop Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions In a Rural Lower Mississippi Delta Community, M Ndirangu, M. Kathleen Yadrick, A Avis, and R Santell

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Household Food Insecurity and Obesity, Chronic Disease, and Chronic Disease Risk Factors, Janice E. Stuff, Patrick H. Casey, Carol L. Connell, Catherine M. Champagne, Jeffrey M. Gossett, David Harsha, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, James M. Robbins, Pippa M. Simpson, Kitty L. Szeto, Judith L. Weber, and Margaret L. Bogle

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Nutritional Status and Food Insecurity In Hemodialysis Patients, Gloria Wilson, Elaine Fontenot Molaison, Janet Pope, Alice E. Hunt, and Carol L. Connell

Submissions from 2005

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Current Research - The Relationship of Dietary and Lifestyle Factors to Bone Mineral Indexes In Children, Wendy Bounds, Jean Skinner, Betty Ruth Carruth, and Paula Ziegler

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Prevalence of Food Production Systems In School Foodservice, Denise M. Brown

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Child Health-Related Quality of Life and Household Food Security, Patrick H. Casey, Kitty L. Szeto, James M. Robbins, Janice E. Stuff, Carol Connell, Jeffery M. Gossett, and Pippa M. Simpson

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History of Interdepartmental Committee on Nutrition for National Defense: Course of Events and Nutrition Methodology In Typical Surveys, Gerald F. Combs

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Children's Experiences of Food Insecurity Can Assist In Understanding Its Effect On Their Well-Being, Carol L. Connell, Kristi L. Lofton, M. Kathleen Yadrick, and Timothy A. Rehner

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Through the Eyes of a Child: Children's Conceptualizations of Food Insecurity and Hunger, Carol L. Connell, Kristi Lofton, M. Kathleen Yadrick, and Tim Rehner

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Food Security and Weight Status In Lower Mississippi Delta Children, D. Harsha, Carol L. Connell, C. Champagne, P. Casey, J. Robbins, Pippa Simpson, J. Stuff, J. Weber, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, K Szeto, J. Gossett, and Margaret Bogle

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Influences On Fruit and Vegetable Consumption by Low-Income Black American Adolescents, Elaine Fontenot Molaison, Carol L. Connell, Janice E. Stuff, M. Kathleen Yadrick, and Margaret Bogle

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Milk Availability In the Lower Mississippi Delta, Cathleen Staggs, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, M. Kathleen Yadrick, and Margaret L. Bogle

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Household Food Insecurity and Adult Chronic Disease in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Janice Stuff, Patrick Casey, Kitty Szeto, Jeffery Gossett, Judith Weber, Pippa Simpson, Catherine Champagne, David Harsha, James Robbins, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, and Margaret Bogle

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A Regional Food-Frequency Questionnaire for the US Mississippi Delta, Katherine L. Tucker, Janice Maras, Catherine Champagne, Carol L. Connell, Susan Goolsby, Judith Weber, Sahar Zaghloul, Teresa Carithers, and Margaret L. Bogle

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Fats and Sweets More Available Than Fruits and Vegetables In Rural Mississippi Delta, M. Kathleen Yadrick, Carol L. Connell, Pippa Simpson, Rajiv Goel, Jeff Gossett, Susan Goolsby, Tim Kramer, Margaret Bogle, and Bernestine McGee

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Comparative Validation of a Bilingual Interactive Multimedia Dietary Assessment Tool, Jamie M. Zoellner, Jennifer Anderson, and Susan Martin Gould

Submissions from 2004

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Dietary Intake in the Lower Mississippi Delta Region: Results from the Foods of our Delta Study, Catherine M. Champagne, Margaret L. Bogle, Bernestine B. McGee, M. Kathleen Yadrick, H. Raymond Allen, Tim R. Kramer, Pippa Simpson, Jeffrey Gossett, and Judith Weber

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Food Security of Older Children Can Be Assessed Using a Standardized Survey Instrument, Carol L. Connell, Mark Nord, Kristi L. Lofton, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

Cognitive Testing and Scaling Analysis of Food Security Survey Module for Children, Carol L. Connell, M Nord, K Lofton, and T Rehner

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Measuring Self-Reported Behavior, Social Support and Self-Efficacy to Choose Fruits and Vegetables in Children, Katherine Davis, Muriel Azria-Evans, Carol L. Connell, M. Kathleen Yadrick, Kristi Lofton, and Margaret Bogle

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Food Security and Weight Status in Lower Mississippi River Delta Children, David Harsha, Carol L. Connell, Catherine Champagne, Patrick Casey, James Robbins, Pippa Simpson, Janice Stuff, Judith Weber, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, Kitty Szeto, Jeffrey Gossett, Tim Kramer, and Margaret Bogle

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Children's Interpretation of Standard USDA Food Security Survey Terms, KL Lofton, Carol L. Connell, and M. Kathleen Yadrick

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Predictors of Children's Body Mass Index: A Longitudinal Study of Diet and Growth in Children Aged 2-8y, J.D. Skinner, W. Bounds, B.R. Carruth, M. Morris, and P. Ziegler

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Household Food Insecurity is Associated With Adult Health Status, Janice E. Stuff, Patrick H. Casey, Kitty L. Szeto, Jeffrey M. Gossett, James M. Robbins, Pippa M. Simpson, Carol Connell, and Margaret L. Bogle

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Limited Availability of Food Choices in the Lower Mississippi Delta, M. Kathleen Yadrick, Pippa Simpson, Margaret L. Bogle, Renee Hall, Ann Beardshall, Bernestine McGee, and Susan Goolsby

Submissions from 2003

Comparison between Ketogenic and Low-Fat Diets on High-Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein and Inflammatory Cytokines in Normal-Weight Women, TP Scheett, MT Whitehead, RL Franco, and RK Evans

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Longitudinal Calcium Intake is Negatively Related to Children's Body Fat Indexes, Jean D. Skinner, Wendy Bounds, Betty Ruth Carruth, and Paula Ziegler

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Understanding Community Food Environment: An Instrument to Evaluate Food Availability and Affordability, M. Kathleen Yadrick, Margaret L. Bogle, Bernestine McGee, Ann Beardshall, Pippa Simpson, and Susan Goolsby

Submissions from 2002

Comparison of Nutrient Intakes in African-American Children as Determined by Multiple 24 Hour Recalls and a Food Frequency Questionnaire (FFQ), WA Forsythe, M. Kathleen Yadrick, C Champagne, and J Stuff

Results from a Church-Based Weight Control Study: The Shiloh Health Obedience Program, S Paeratakul, B Kennedy, C Champagne, and M Bogle

Submissions from 2001

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Validity of a Telephone-Administered 24-hour Dietary Recall in Telephone and Non-Telephone Households in the Rural Lower Mississippi Delta Region, Margaret Bogle, Janice Stuff, Leroy Davis, Ivis Forrester, Earline Strickland, Patrick H. Casey, Donna Ryan, Catherine Champagne, Bernestine McGee, Kirkland Mellad, Edith Neal, Sahar Zaghloul, M. Kathleen Yadrick, and Jacqueline Horton

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Food Insufficiency and the Use of Food Assistance Programs in the South, Carol L. Connell, Kathleen Yadrick, Agnes Hinton, and Joseph Su

Factors Associated with Urinary Loss of Vitamin A in Children with Watery Diarrhea, Amal K. Mitra, M Wahed, A Chowdhury, and CB Stephensen

Submissions from 2000

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Eating for IBS: 175 Delicious, Nutritious, Low-Fat, Low-Residue Recipes to Stabilize the Touchiest Tummy, Carol Cubberley

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Influence of Food Choices on High School Students' Perception of School Foodservice, Mary Kay Meyer

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Top Predictors of Middle/Junior High School Students' Satisfaction with School Foodservice and Nutrition Programs, Mary Kay Meyer