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Tulane PRC to present core research and other work at Society of Behavioral Medicine

The Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) faculty, staff and students are scheduled to give 11 presentations at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 39th Annual Meeting, held in New Orleans this week. The meeting draws thousands of researchers, public health professionals, community members, and advocates from across the country and the world.
Among the topics that will be presented by the Tulane PRC are community-based cooking classes, social marketing for health promotion, community engagement, photovoice, and food environmental assessments that the center led as part of its core research project Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Energy).
Tulane PRC faculty, staff and students are also presenting on the center’s formal training projects and PRC-related work that examines screen-time policies in daycare centers and the impact of yoga on elementary school students.
Below is a list of Tulane PRC presentations at SBM 2018:

Community-Based Community-Led Promotion of Healthy Cooking: A Pilot Study with Community Health Workers
Carolyn C. Johnson, Catherine Haywood, Keelia O’Malley, Leann Myers
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Project: Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Energy).

Beyond Traditional Education: Intersections of Health, Racism, and Communication
Naomi K. Englar, Shokufeh Ramirez, Keelia O’Malley, Pasangi Perera, John Marmion, Carolyn C. Johnson
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Project: PRC/CEMCH Communications Seminar Series

Movin’ for LIFE: Social marketing to promote a community-based health promotion program in New Orleans
Naomi K. Englar, Keelia O’Malley, Maddie Monahan, Catherine Haywood, Revonda Darensbourg, Carolyn C. Johnson
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Project: Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Energy).

Using Neighborhood Health Promotion Activities to Assess Behaviors, Perceptions, and Intent Related to Physical Activity
Megan Knapp, Jeanette Gustat, Keelia O’Malley, Naomi K. Englar, Carolyn C. Johnson
Wednesday, April 11, 2018, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Project: Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Energy).

Yoga and Mindfulness Based Intervention for Stress and Quality of Life in Third-grade Students
Christopher Anderson, Jeanette Gustat, Alessandra Bazzano
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Project: Yoga and Mindfulness for Elementary Students

Using fitness technology and walking campaigns to increase physical activity among older Black women in GirlTrek
Carmen Harris, Jylana Sheats
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 6:15-7:15pm
Project: GirlTrek

Perceptions of Neighborhood Food Environment are Positively Associated with Health Outcomes in Low Food Access Neighborhood
Keelia O’Malley, Revonda Darensbourg, Jeanette Gustat, Carolyn C. Johnson
Friday, April 13, 2018, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Project: Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Energy).

Analysis of Screen Time Policies in Louisiana Child Care Centers
Amanda Staiano, Jeanette Gustat, Maranda Hyde, Whitney Fowler, Leslie Lewis
Friday, April 13, 2018, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Project: Screen Time in Louisiana Child Care Centers

An SBIR Industry-academia Partnership in Evaluating a Head Mounted Activity Monitor in Seniors
Jenna Hua, Ines Campero, Fernando Fierros, Dulce Garcia, Jylana Sheats, Mark Fauci, Abby King
Friday, April 13, 6:15-7:15 p.m.
Project: Healthy Aging and Technology Solutions Laboratory at Stanford Prevention Research Center

Innovative Trends in Physical Activity Research – a Midday Panel for Early Career Professionals
Jim Sallis, Jeanette Gustat, Paul Estabrooks, Karen Basen-Engquist, Frank Perna, Siobhan M Phillips, Scherezade K. Mama
Friday, April 13, 2018, 10:45-11:45 a.m.

Gaining insight into the neighborhood perspective through photovoice
Jeanette Gustat, W.A. Lawson Smith
Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10-11 a.m.
Project: Movin’ for LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Fitness and Energy).

Topics:   nutrition , physical activity , community health , obesity , food environment , health communication , policy , early childhood health , school health ,

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