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CURRICULUM VITAE

Rebecca E. Lee, PhD

Arizona State University


College of Nursing and Health Innovation
500 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone: 602-496-0910; FAX: 602-496-0886
Email: releephd@yahoo.com

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

2016-2019 Graduate Faculty Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, College of Health Solutions, Arizona
Mentor State University
2015-2019 Executive Board Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Arizona State
University
2015-2019 Research Faculty Southwest Interdisciplinary Research Center (SIRC), Arizona State
Affiliate University
2013-2019 Full Professor College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University
2013-2019 Adjunct Full Professor Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston
2012-2013 Full Professor Nutrition Program Area
Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston
2011-2012 Visiting Associate Instituto de Ciencias Aplicadas a la Actividad Física y el Deporte
Professor Departamento de Ciencias del Movimiento Humano, Educación,
Deporte, Recreación y Danza, Universidad de Guadalajara
2007-2013 Founding Director Texas Obesity Research Center, University of Houston
2007-2013 Adjunct Professor University of Texas School of Public Health
2007-2013 Adjunct Professor Department of Psychology, University of Houston
2007-2012 Associate Professor Nutrition Program Area
Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston
2004-2007 Assistant Professor Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston
2002-2005 Assistant Adjunct Department of Psychology, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Professor
2001-2004 Assistant Professor Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of
Kansas Medical Center
1998-2001 Postdoctoral Fellow Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, Stanford
University School of Medicine
1997-1998 Behavior Change Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, State of Maryland
Consultant
1997 Interviewer/Focus Center for Adolescent Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,
Group Moderator School of Hygiene and Public Health Johns Hopkins University
1996 Evaluation Consultant Division of Adolescent Medicine, School of Medicine, University of
Maryland Medical Center
1995-1998 Research Assistant Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County
1994-1997 Research Assistant Division of Adolescent Medicine, School of Medicine University of
Maryland Medical Center
1994-1997 Graduate Teaching Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Assistant
1993-1994 Peer Health Educator Department of Health Promotion, Student Health Services, San Diego
State University
1993 Tutor Theories of Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, San
Diego State University
1993-1994 Exercise Counselor Project WALK, San Diego State University
1992-1994 Co-Director Project WALK, San Diego State University
1991-1995 Research Assistant Department of Psychology, San Diego State University
Lee, Rebecca Elizabeth

EDUCATION

2002 Postgraduate Course on Research Directions and Strategies Centers for Disease Control and
in Physical Activity and Public Health (“Seapines”) Prevention; University of South
Carolina
1998-2001 Postdoctoral Fellowship in Physical Activity and Stanford University Center for
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Research in Disease Prevention
1994-1998 Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services Psychology, dual University of Maryland Baltimore
emphasis of Community Psychology and Behavioral Medicine County
1992-1994 Master of Arts in Psychology San Diego State University
1989-1992 Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, with Distinction San Diego State University

HONORS AND AWARDS

2019-2020 Fulbright Core Scholar Program Award Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico
2016 Serving University Needs “SUN” Award: Arizona State University, Barrett Honors College
February 15, 2016; May 12, 2016:
Continuous Improvement, Creativity,
Excellent Performance, Fostering
Cooperation, Promoting ASU, Valuing
Diversity
2015 Brennan and Smith Lecturer in Health and Texas State University
Human Performance
2014-2019 Senior Sustainability Scientist Arizona State University, Julie Ann Wrigley Global
Institute of Sustainability
2013 Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award University of Houston Commission on Women
2012-2013 Teaching Excellence Award for Group University of Houston, Center for Teaching
Teaching Excellence
2011-2012 Fulbright Core Scholars Program Award Fulbright, Council for International Exchange of
Scholars, Institute of International Education
2010 Provost’s Travel Award University of Houston, Provost’s Faculty Travel Fund
2009-2018 Fellow Society of Behavioral Medicine
2009 Award for Outstanding Achievement in CVD Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and
Health Promotion for SAving Lives, Staying Stroke
Active (SALSA)
2009 National Minority Cancer Awareness Week Center for Research on Minority Health; Department
Research Award of Health Disparities Research; University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
2008 Travel Award University of Houston, Provost’s Faculty Travel Fund
2008 Research Excellence Award University of Houston, College of Education
2006 Faculty Mentoring Award, Nominee University of Houston, College of Education
2005 Research Excellence Award University of Houston, College of Education
2003 Faculty of the Day Medical Student Association, University of Kansas
Medical Center
2002-2007 National Health Disparities Scholar Loan Repayback Program, National Center on
Minority Health and Health Disparities, National
Institutes of Health
2002 Faculty International Travel Award University of Kansas School of Medicine
2001- Who's Who in America
2000 Training Fellow American Heart Association, 26th Ten-Day Seminar
on the Epidemiology and Prevention of
Cardiovascular Disease, Lake Tahoe, CA
2000 McCormick Travel Award Stanford University School of Medicine
1999 Dissertation Award University of Maryland Department of Psychology
1998-2001 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Institutional National Institute of Health - National Heart Lung and
National Research Service Award Blood Institute
1998 Dissertation Award University of Maryland Graduate Student Association

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1997 Who's Who among Students in American


Universities and Colleges
1997 Travel Grant University of Maryland Graduate Student Association
1995-1997 National Student Representative The Society for Community Research and Action
1995 Travel Grant University of Maryland Graduate Student Association
1991-2017 Member Psi Chi—National Psychology Honor Society

STATEMENT OF RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Dr. Rebecca Lee’s work focuses on environmental and policy determinants of physical activity and behavioral
nutrition. She conducts translational research emphasizing innovative, fun interventions and contextual factors to
improve health outcomes in Hispanic and Latino children and adults in the US and Mexico. Her research is
anchored in the Ecologic Model of Physical Activity and incorporates community based participatory research
strategies. She employs a transdisciplinary approach to combine theory and techniques drawn from behavioral
medicine, community psychology, geography, nursing research, policy science, social ecology, social justice and
social marketing to enhance sustainability of successful, multilevel interventions.

FUNDED RESEARCH SUPPORT:

Current:

CIHR L Lévesque (PI) 12/2018-11/2019


Exploring physical activity opportunities for adolescents in secondary schools in Antigua
Sponsor: Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) Planning and Dissemination Grant
Role: Co-Investigator

NIH 1R21HD095380-01 R.E. Lee/M. Nosek (MPI) 7/2018-06/2020


Food Environment Measurement with People with Mobility Impairments
Total Costs: $440,764
Role: Principal Investigator

CONHI Pilot Project Award Program S. Langer (PI) 6/2018-5/2019


Hematopoietic cell transplant patient and caregiver perceptions of a dyad-based, smartphone-delivered physical
activity intervention
Role: Co-Investigator
Total Costs: $9,000 total costs

CIHR L Lévesque (PI) 12/2017-11/2018


Community Physical Activity Resources for All: the COMUDE Model for Enhancing Physical Activity among Mexican
Youth
Sponsor: Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) Planning and Dissemination Grant
Role: Co-Investigator

U01 MD010667-01 R.E. Lee RE (PI) 4/2016-12/2020


Partnering for PA in Early Childhood: Sustainability via Active Garden Education
Role: Principal Investigator
Total Costs: $2,435,310.00

R21NR016046 M. Buman /M. Petrov (MPI) 8/2016-7/2018


SleepWell24: An Innovative Smartphone Application to Improve PAP Adherence
Role: DSMB Member

Pre- and Post-Doctoral Mentored Awards:

Graduate Completion Fellowship J. Szeszulski (PI) 1/2019-5/2019


Examining Socioecological Factors that Influence the Development of Cardiovascular Fitness and Gross Motor
Skills in Preschool-aged Children
Arizona State University Graduate College

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Role: Faculty Sponsor and Mentor

1K01AG058754-01A1 K. R. Ylitalo 1/2019-12/2023


Physical Activity in Underserved Populations: Using Epidemiologic Assessments to Inform Sustainable Intervention.
Sponsor: National Institute on Aging (NIH)
Role: Co-Mentor

1F31NR017560-01 E. L. Lorenzo (PI) 1/2018-12/2019


Linking Active Transportation Use and Neighborhood Walkability to Cardiometabolic Outcomes
Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH)
Role: Faculty Sponsor and Mentor
Direct Costs: $70,927; Indirect Costs: $0

1F31NR013349-01 S K Mama (PI) 6/2012-8/2013


Predicting PA Adoption among Minority Women Using SEM and Participatory Research
Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH)
Role: Faculty Sponsor and Mentor
Direct Costs: $28,380; Indirect Costs: $0

H J Leach 6/2012-5/2013
The Influence of Neighborhood Environment on Risk Factors for CVD in African American Women
Sponsor: Texas American College of Sports Medicine
Role: Faculty Sponsor and Mentor
Direct Costs: $1,000: Indirect Costs: $0

Completed Research Awards:

R13HD080934-01 (NIH) L. McNeil (PI) 9/2014-05/2017


A Faith-based partnership to address obesity in African American families
Role: Senior Consultant

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention D.P. O’Connor (PI) 9/2011-8/2016
Best Evaluation Tools & Techniques for Effective Recommendations for Policies (BETTER Policies)
Role: Co-Investigator, Chair of Sustainability Workgroup
Direct Costs: $2,833,331.00; Indirect Costs: $1,416,666.00

H133G120192 (NIDRR) M. Nosek (PI) 9/2012-8/2016


Development of a Virtual Reality Weight Management Intervention for Women with Mobility Impairments
Sponsor: Baylor College of Medicine (via National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research)
Role: Consultant (of sub-award from Baylor College of Medicine, Nosek, PI)
Direct Costs: $93,692; Indirect Costs: $46,846.00

ASU/Mayo Clinic R.E. Lee (PI) 9/2014-12/2015


Physical Activity for Healthy Weight in Breast Cancer Survivors
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $38,080.00

R21HD073685-01 R E Lee (PI) 7/2012-6/2015


Science and Community: Partnering to prevent early childhood obesity
Sponsor: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH)
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $275,000; Indirect Costs: $104,570.73

CIHR GIR 127075 L Lévesque (PI) 2013-2015


Pausa Laboral
Sponsor: Canadian Institute for Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Population and Public Health (IPPH), CIHR
Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and the Public Health Agency of Canada – Chronic Disease Prevention Branch
(PHAC-CCDP)

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Role: Co-Investigator/Consultant

R01NR011453 L McNeill (PI) 7/2009-12/2014


Social Contextual and Environmental Predictors of PA in Sedentary Minority Adults
Sponsor: National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH)
Role: Principal Investigator (of sub-award from MDA, McNeill, PI)
Direct Costs: $210,261; Indirect Costs: $105,132

R E Lee (PI) 9/2012 – 8/2013


University of Houston, Grants to Enhance and Advance Research (GEAR)
Interactive Garden Nutrition Education in Preschools
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $30,000; Indirect Costs: $0

1R13CA162816 R E Lee (PI) 11/2011-10/2013


Multinational Collaboration to Increase PA in Hispanics
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $100,000; Indirect Costs: $0

Small Grants Program, UH R E Lee (PI) 1/2011-8/2011


Connecting Wii to SL Technology to Promote Physical Activity
Sponsor: University of Houston Small Grants Program
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $3,000; Indirect Costs: $0

R21HD060925 T O’Connor (PI) 4/2010-3/2012


Neighborhood Environment and Physical Activity of Hispanic-American Preschoolers
Sponsor: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH)
Role: Principal Investigator (of sub-award from Baylor College of Medicine, Cerin, PI)
Direct Costs: $30,000; Indirect Costs: $15,000

1U13HD063190 R E Lee (PI) 1/2010-12/2012


Science and Community: Ending Obesity Improving Health
Sponsor: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIH)
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $90,000; Indirect Costs: $0

1R01CA109403 R E Lee (PI) 5/2005-4/2012


Maintaining Physical Activity in Ethnic Minority Women
Sponsor: National Cancer Institute
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $2,473,869.00; Indirect Costs: $800,895.00

College of Education, UH R E Lee (PI) 6/2009-5/2010


Interactive Gaming Technology to Prevent and Treat Obesity
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $4,000; Indirect Costs: $0

1R01DK070553 P A Estabrooks (PI) 7/2004 – 6/2009


Mechanisms of Physical Activity Behavior Change
Role: Principal Investigator (of UH subaward from Virginia Tech University)
Direct Costs: $21,180.00; Indirect Costs: $10,272.00

USC Annenberg School for Communication R E Lee (PI) 2008


Second Life and the Public Good, Network Culture Project
Texas Obesity Research Center in Second Life: The International Health Challenge

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Role: Principal Investigator


Direct Costs: L$300,000

CPF3 52468 R E Lee (PI) 1/2005-6/2008


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Active Living Research
Environmental Correlates of Leisure and Transportation Walking of Residents of Public Housing
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $275,230; Indirect Costs: $24,770

1RO1 DK064284 W C Poston (PI) 6/2003-5/2007


National Institutes of Health (NIDDK)
An Analysis of Environmental Risk Factors for Obesity
Role: Co-Investigator
Direct Costs: Information not available; Indirect Costs: Information not available

Grant to Enhance & Advance Research, UH R E Lee (PI) 9/2005-8/2006


Social Cohesion Strategy to Promote Sustainable Weight Loss in Overweight Ethnic Minority Women
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $29,994; Indirect Costs: $0

College of Education, UH R E Lee (PI) 1/2005-12/2005


A Social Cohesion Strategy to Increase Walking in Ethnic Minority Women
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $3,902.39; Indirect Costs: $0

American Heart Association Heartland T Huang (PI) 7/2003-6/2005


Monitoring University Students Tackling Diabetes and Obesity (MUST-DO)
Role: Co-Investigator
Direct Costs: $110,000; Indirect Costs: $11,000

Sandra A. Daugherty Foundation R E Lee (PI) 7/2002-6/2004


Environmental Barriers to Maintaining a Healthy Weight in Urban Housing Developments
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $50,000; Indirect Costs: $0

American Heart Association Heartland R E Lee (PI) 7/2002-6/2004


Defining Neighborhood Structures that Contribute to Overweight and Obesity
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $110,000; Indirect Costs: $11,000

5T32HLO7034 S P Fortmann (PI) 9/1998-6/2001


Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Training Program
Role: Postdoctoral Fellow
Direct Costs: Information not available; Indirect Costs: Information not available

Completed Teaching Related

Faculty Development Initiative Program, UH R E Lee (PI) 8/2010-7/2012


Improving Learning about the Obesogenic Environment via Mobile Course Content.
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $4,000; Indirect Costs: $0

Faculty Development Initiative Program, UH R E Lee (PI) 8/2009-7/2010


Using Virtual and Real, Immersive Technologies to Enhance Learning in Obesity Studies.
Role: Principal Investigator
Direct Costs: $25,000; Indirect Costs: $0

C S Layne (PI) 2008

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Technology and Retention Research, The Office of Educational Technology & University Outreach, UH
Department of Health and Human Performance in Second Life
Role: Co-Investigator
Direct Costs: $30,000; Indirect Costs: $0

5K30HL04541-02 J S Ahluwalia (PI) 1/2002-12/2003


School of Medicine Clinical Research Curriculum Program
Role: Fellow
Direct Costs: Information not available; Indirect Costs: Information not available

INSTRUMENTS CREATED AND COPYRIGHTS HELD:

2015 Policy Indicator Checklist – Physical Activity (PIC-PA)


2015 Policy Indicator Checklist – Sugar Sweetened Beverages/Calorie Dense Foods (PIC-SSB/CDF)
©2010 Physical Activity Resource Assessment (PARA)
©2010 Restaurant Assessment Tool (RAT)
©2010 Food Stores Assessment (FSA)
©2010 Goods And Services Inventory (GASI)

PUBLICATIONS:
Note. * indicates mentored (or formerly mentored) student. † indicates mentored junior faculty member.
Peer Reviewed Articles:

Under Review

1. Heinrich KM*, Mama SK*, Leach HJ*, Carlisle T, Poston WSC, Lee RE. Urban goods and services relate to
dietary habits of neighborhood residents: Two cross-sectional studies. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and
Dietetics. 2018 (Under review).
2. Lorenzo E*, Szeszulski J*, Todd M, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Is Active Transportation Associated with
Cardiometabolic Health Outcomes Among Minority Women: Evidence from the Health Is Power (HIP) study.
Journal of Transport and Health. 2019 (Under review).
3. Mama SK*, Bhuiyan N, Lee RE, Basen-Engquist K, Wetter DW, Thompson D, McNeill LH. Comparing physical
activity measures in African American adults. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2018 (Under review).
4. Soltero EG*, Parker N*, Mama SK*, Ledoux TA†, Lee RE. Acceptability, Feasibility, and Sustainability of the
SAGE Active Garden Education Program: Lessons learned from early care and education centers. Health
Promotion Practice 2018 (Under Review).
5. Soltero EG*, Ledoux TA†, O’Connor DP, Moore QL, Berger Cardoso J†, Lee RE. Methods, challenges and
recommendations for conducting cross-country policy comparisons. Health Promotion International. 2018
(Under Review).
6. Soltero EG*, Ledoux TA†, O’Connor DP, Moore QL, Berger Cardoso J†, Lee RE. Cross-country comparison of
school neighborhood food environments in Houston, Texas and Guadalajara, Mexico. Environment and
Behavior. 2018. (Under Review).
7. Szeszulski J., Lorenzo E., Shaibi G.Q., Buman M.P., Vega-López. S., Hooker S.P., Lee R. E. Effectiveness of
School-Based Interventions for Improving Cardiovascular Fitness in Early Childhood: A Systematic Review and
Meta-Analysis. Preventive Medicine. 2019 (Under review).
8. Szeszulski J, Lorenzo E, Arriola A, Lee RE. Community-based Measurement of Body Composition in Hispanic
Women: A Comparison of Dual and Single Frequency Bioelectrical Impedance. Journal of Strength and
Conditioning Research. 2018. (Under Review).
In Print
1. Lee RE, Parker NH, Soltero EG, Ledoux TA, Mama SK, McNeill L. Sustainability via Active Garden Education
(SAGE): results from two feasibility pilot studies. BMC Public Health. 2017 Mar 10;17(1):242. doi:

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10.1186/s12889-017-4163-5. PubMed PMID: 28283032; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5345144.


2. Lee RE, Soltero EG, Ledoux TA, Sahnoune I, Saavadra F, Mama SK, McNeill LH. Sustainability via Active
Garden Education: Translating Policy to Practice in Early Care and Education. Journal of School Health. 2019
Feb 5. doi: 10.1111/josh.12734. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30723904.
3. Parker NH, Ngo-Huang A, Lee RE, O'Connor DP, Basen-Engquist KM, Petzel MQB, Wang X, Xiao L, Fogelman DR,
Schadler KL, Simpson RJ, Fleming JB, Lee JE, Varadhachary GR, Sahai SK, Katz MHG. Physical activity and
exercise during preoperative pancreatic cancer treatment. Support Care Cancer. 2018 Oct 17. doi: 10.1007/s00520-
018-4493-6. PubMed PMID: 30334105.
4. Lee RE, Kim Y, Cubbin C.Residence in unsafe neighborhoods is associated with active transportation among poor
women: Geographic Research on Wellbeing (GROW) Study. Journal of Transport & Health. 2018 June, 9: 64-72.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jth.2018.01.001
5. Nosek MA, Robinson-Whelen S, Ledoux TA, Hughes RB, O'Connor DP, Lee RE, Goe R, Silveira SL, Markley R,
Nosek TM; GoWoman Consortium. A pilot test of the GoWoman weight management intervention for women with
mobility impairments in the online virtual world of Second Life(®). 2018 Jun 11:1-12. doi:
10.1080/09638288.2018.1473511. PubMed PMID: 29889580 Disability & Rehabilitation.
6. Lee RE, Lorenzo E*, Heck K, Kohl HW, Cubbin C. Interrelationships of Physical Activity in Different
Domains: Evidence from the Geographic Research on Wellbeing (GROW) study. Journal of Transport and
Health. 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.jth.2017.02.004.
7. Lyles AA†, Amresh A, Huberty J, Todd M, Lee RE. A Mobile, Avatar-Based App for Improving Body Perceptions
Among Adolescents: A Pilot Test. Eysenbach G, ed. JMIR Serious Games. 2017;5(1):e4.
doi:10.2196/games.6354. PMCID: PMC5355625
8. Lee RE, Galavíz K*, Soltero EG*, Rosales Chavez J*, Jauregui E†, Lévesque L, Lopez y Taylor J, Ortiz
Hernández L, Estabrooks PA. Aplicando el marco conceptual RE-AIM para la promoción de la actividad física
en países de ingreso bajo y medio: Un taller en Guadalajara, México. Rev. Latino-Am. Enfermagem [online].
2017, vol.25, e2923. Epub Sep 21, 2017. ISSN 0104-1169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1518-8345.1894.2923.
9. Galaviz KI*, Estabrooks PA, Ulloa EJ†, Lee RE, Janssen I, López Y Taylor J, Ortiz-Hernández L, Lévesque L.
Evaluating the effectiveness of physician counseling to promote physical activity in Mexico: an effectiveness-
implementation hybrid study. Transl Behav Med. 2017 Dec;7(4):731-740. doi: 10.1007/s13142-017-0524-y.
PubMed PMID: 28936694.
10. Lee RE, Parker NH*, Soltero EG*, Ledoux TA†, Mama SK*, McNeill L†. Sustainability via Active Garden
Education (SAGE): results from two feasibility pilot studies. BMC Public Health. 2017 Mar 10;17(1):242. doi:
10.1186/s12889-017-4163-5. PubMed PMID: 28283032; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5345144.
11. Hutchens A*, Lee RE. Parenting Practices and Children's Physical Activity: An Integrative Review. J Sch Nurs.
2017 Jan 1:1059840517714852. doi: 10.1177/1059840517714852. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:
28631518.
12. Lee RE, Parker NH*, Soltero EG*, Ledoux TA†, Mama SK*, McNeill L†. Sustainability via Active Garden
Education (SAGE): results from two feasibility pilot studies. BMC Public Health. 2017 Mar 10;17(1):242. doi:
10.1186/s12889-017-4163-5. PubMed PMID: 28283032; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5345144.
13. Ansari S*, Soltero EG*, Lorenzo E*, Lee RE. The impact of religiosity on dietary habits and physical activity in
minority women participating in the Health is Power (HIP) study. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2016 Dec
21;5:210-213. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.12.012. PubMed PMID: 28070479; PubMed Central
PMCID:PMC5219644.
14. Soltero EG*, Cerin E, Lee RE, O’Connor TM. Associations between objective and self-report measures of traffic
and crime safety in Latino parents of preschool children. Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health. 2016. Sep 28.
[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27680746.
15. Soltero EG*, Ortiz Hernández L, Jauregui E†, Lévesque L, Lopez Y Taylor J, Barquera S, Lee RE.
Characterization of the School Neighborhood Food Environment in Three Mexican Cities. Ecology of Food and
Nutrition. 2017 Jan 19:1-13. doi: 10.1080/03670244.2016.1274261. PubMed PMID: 28103081.
16. Mama SK*, McNeill LH†, Soltero EG, Edwards RO, Lee RE. Contribution of Psychosocial Factors to Physical
Activity in Women of Color in the SAving Lives Staying Active (SALSA) Study. Journal of Aging and Physical
Activity. 2016 Nov 11:1-29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27834574.

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17. Parker N*, Atrooshi D*, Lévesque L, Jauregui E, Barquera S, Lopez Y Taylor J, Lee RE. Physical Activity and
Anthropometric Characteristics Among Urban Youth in Mexico: A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Physical
Activity and Health. 2016 Oct;13(10):1063-1069 PubMed PMID: 27256635.
18. Parker N*, O'Connor DP, Kao DT†, Lee RE. Do neighborhood physical activity resources and land-use influence
physical activity among public housing residents? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.
2016;27(3):1330-44. doi: 10.1353/hpu.2016.0135. PubMed PMID: 27524771.
19. Mama SK*, Leach HJ*, Lee RE. Improved Screening Improves Physical Activity Intervention Effectiveness.
Health Promotion Practice. 2016 Jun 28. pii: 1524839916657325. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:
27357202.
20. Leach HJ*, O'Connor DP, Simpson RJ, Rifai HS, Mama SK, Lee RE. An exploratory decision tree analysis to
predict cardiovascular disease risk in African American women. Health Psychol. 2016 Apr;35(4):397-402. doi:
10.1037/hea0000267. PubMed PMID: 27018731.
21. Mama SK*, Basen-Engquist K, Lee RE, Thompson D, Wetter D, Nguyen N, Reitzel LR, McNeill LH†.
Psychosocial Mechanisms Linking the Social Environment to Mental Health in African Americans. PLOS One.
2016. Apr 27;11(4):e0154035. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154035. PubMed PMID: 27119366; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4847864.
22. Shin C-N†, Soltero EG*, Mama SK*, Sunseri C*, Lee RE Association of Discrimination and Stress With
Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Ethnic Minority Women. Clinical Nursing Research 1054773816669448, first
published on September 13, 2016 as doi:10.1177/1054773816669448
23. Lyles AA†, Loomis C, Mama SK*, Siddiqi S*, Lee RE. Longitudinal analysis of virtual community perceptions of
cohesion: The role of cooperation, communication, and competition. Journal of Health Psychology. 2016 Sep
14. pii: 1359105316667794. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27630255.
24. Hutchens A*, Soltero EG*, Barquera S, Lévesque L, Jauregui E, López Y Taylor J, Lee RE. Influence of
parental perception of school safety and gender on children's physical activity in Mexico: A cross sectional
study. Salud Publica de Mexico. 2016 Feb;58(1):7-15. PubMed PMID: 26879502.
25. Lyles AA† & Lee RE. Adolescent boys’ reactions to using avatars to represent their bodies. Journal of Pediatric
Nursing. 2016. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2015.11.008.
26. Cerin E, O'Connor T, Mendoza J, Thompson D, Lee RE, Hughes S, Baranowski T. Places where preschoolers
are (in)active: A study on Latino preschoolers and their parents. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and
Physical Activity. 2016 13:29. DOI 10.1186/s12966-016-0355-0
27. Lee RE, Reese-Smith JY*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Wolfe KL*, Estabrooks PA. Reach and Representativeness
of Ethnic Minority Women in the Health Is Power Study. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2016 1-9. DOI
10.1007/s13142-016-0385-9
28. Lee RE, Soltero EG*, Jáuregui A, Mama SK*, Barquera S, Jáuregui E, Lopez y Tailor JR, Ortiz Hernández L,
Lévesque L. Disentangling associations of neighborhood street scale elements with physical activity in Mexican
school children. Environment & Behavior. 2016 48(1):150-171. doi: 10.1177/0013916515615389.
29. Galavíz Arredondo KI*, Lee RE, Bergeron K, Lévesque L. Assessing physical activity environment in Mexican
healthcare settings. Salud Pública de México. 2015 57(5):403-11. PubMed PMID: 26545001.
30. Cerin E, O'Connor T, Mendoza J, Thompson D, Lee RE, Hughes S, Baranowski T. A Child-Centered Scale of
Informal Social Control for Latino Parents of Preschool-Aged Children: Development and Validation. Hispanic
Journal of Behavioral Sciences. 2015 37 (4):541-559. doi: 10.1177/0739986315601616.
31. Layne CS, Parker NH*, Soltero EG*, Rosales Chavez J*, O’Connor DP, Gallagher MR†, Lee RE Are physical
activity studies in Hispanics meeting reporting guidelines for continuous monitoring technology? A systematic
review. BMC Public Health. 2015, 15:917. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2266-4. PubMed PMID: 26384488;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4575489.
32. Kao D†, Carvalho Gulati A*, Lee RE. Physical activity among Asian American adults in Houston, Texas: Data
from the Health of Houston Survey 2010. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2015 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of
print] PubMed PMID: 26343049.
33. Almeida FA†, Smith-Ray RL*, Dzewaltowski DA, Glasgow RE, Lee RE, Thomas DS, Xu S, Estabrooks PA. An
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Trial. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2015 Aug 24;17(8):e206. doi: 10.2196/jmir.3759. PubMed PMID:
26303347.
34. Mama SK*, Schembre SM, O'Connor DP, Kaplan CD, Bode S, Lee RE. Effectiveness of lifestyle interventions to
reduce binge eating symptoms in African American and Hispanic women. Appetite. 2015 Jul 16;95:269-274. doi:
10.1016/j.appet.2015.07.015. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26188275; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4589472.
35. Soltero EG*, Ledoux T†, Lee RE. Feasibility and Acceptability of Adapting the Eating in the Absence of Hunger
Assessment for Preschoolers in the Classroom Setting. Eating Behaviors. 2015 Jul 2;19:68-71. doi:
10.1016/j.eatbeh.2015.06.006. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26172567; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4644477.
36. Jauregui A*, Soltero E*, Hernández-Barrera L, Santos-Luna R, Barquera S, Jauregui E, Lévesque L, López-
Taylor J, Ortiz L, Lee RE. A multi-site study of environmental correlates of active commuting to school in
Mexican children. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 2015 Aug 13. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID:
26284941.
37. Gharib H*, Galaviz K*, Lee RE, Safdie M*, Tolentino L, Barquera S, Lévesque L. The influence of physical
education lesson context and teacher behaviour on student physical activity in Mexico. Retos: Nuevas
tendencias en Educacion Fisica, Deporte y Recreacion. 2015. 28:160-164.
38. Lee RE, Parker N*, Hallett A*, Soltero EG*, Kao D†, Modelska M*, Kudia O*, Rifai H, O’Connor DP. Physical
Activity Policy, Access to Resources and Community Health Norms in CORD. Health, Behavior and Policy
Review. 2015 Jul 4. doi:http://dxdoi.org/10.14485/HBPR.2.4.5.
39. Lee RE, Hallett AM*, Parker N*, Kudia O*, Kao D†, Modelska M*, Rifai H, O'Connor DP. Development of the
policy indicator checklist: a tool to identify and measure policies for calorie-dense foods and sugar-sweetened
beverages across multiple settings. American Journal of Public Health. 2015 May;105(5):1036-43. doi:
10.2105/AJPH.2015.302559. Epub 2015 Mar 19. PubMed PMID: 25790397.
40. Jauregui E, Pacheco AM*, Soltero EG*, O'Connor TM, Castro CM, Estabrooks PA, McNeill LH†, Lee RE. Using
the RE-AIM framework to evaluate physical activity public health programs in México. BMC Public Health. 2015
Feb 19;15:162. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1474-2. PubMed PMID: 25881249; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4358862.
41. Layne CS, Alastuey L, Chelette AM, Ogborn A, Ledoux TA†, Mutgekar P, Lee RE, McFarlin BK. Virtual,
immersive, translational, applied learning: The VITAL project. E-Learning, E-Education, and Online Training.
2015:101-115.
42. Mama SK*, McCurdy SA, Evans AE, Thompson DI, Diamond PM, Lee RE. Using community insight to
understand physical activity adoption in overweight and obese African American and Hispanic women: a
qualitative study. Health Education & Behavior. 2015 Jun;42(3):321-8. doi: 10.1177/1090198114557128.
PubMed PMID: 25504569; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4446136.
43. Mama SK*, McNeill LH†, McCurdy SA, Evans AE, Diamond PM, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Lee RE. Psychosocial
factors and theory in physical activity studies in minorities. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2015
Jan;39(1):68-76. doi:10.5993/AJHB.39.1.8. PubMed PMID:25290599; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4429882.
44. O'Connor DP, Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Factorial Invariance of the Physical Activity Neighborhood
Environment Survey among Single- Versus Multi-Family Housing Residents. Research Quarterly for Exercise &
Sport. 2015 Mar 9:1-8. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25751025; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4546567.
45. O'Connor DP, Lee RE, Mehta P, Thompson D, Bhargava A, Carlson C, Kao D†, Layne CS, Ledoux T†,
O'Connor T, Rifai H, Gulley L*, Hallett AM*, Kudia O*, Joseph S*, Modelska M*, Ortega D, Parker N*, Stevens
A; EC-CORD (BETTER Policies) Team. Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration project: cross-site
evaluation methods. Child Obesity. 2015 Feb;11(1):92-103. doi: 10.1089/chi.2014.0061. PubMed
PMID:25679060; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4323026.
46. Soltero EG*, Mama SK*, Pacheco AM*, Lee RE. Physical activity resource and user characteristics in Puerto
Vallarta, Mexico (Recursos para la actividad física y características de los usuarios en Puerto Vallarta, México).
Retos: Nuevas tendencias en Educacion Fisica, Deporte y Recreacion. 2015. 28:203-206.
47. Soltero EG*, Hernandez DC†, O'Connor DP, Lee RE. Does social support mediate the relationship among
neighborhood disadvantage, incivilities, crime and physical activity? Preventive Medicine. 2015 Mar;72:44-9.

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Doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.12.030. Epub 2015 Jan 3. PubMed PMID: 25562756; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4351154.
48. Mama SK*, Diamond PM, McCurdy SA, Evans AE, McNeill LH†, Lee RE. Individual, social and environmental
correlates of physical activity in overweight and obese African American and Hispanic women: A structural
equation model analysis. Prev Med Rep. 2015;2:57-64. PubMed PMID: 25692093; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4327909.
49. O'Connor TM, Cerin E, Lee RE, Parker N*, Chen TA, Hughes SO, Mendoza JA, Baranowski T. Environmental
and cultural correlates of physical activity parenting practices among Latino parents with preschool-aged
children: Niños Activos. BMC Public Health. 2014 Jul 10;14:707. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-707. PubMed
PMID: 25011669; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4226995.
50. Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Soltero EG*, Lee RE. The influence of sitting time and physical activity on health
outcomes in public housing residents. Ethnicity & Disease. 2014 Summer;24(3):370-5. PubMed PMID:
25065081; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4429510.
51. Mama SK*, Soltero EG*, Ledoux TA†, Gallagher MR†, Lee RE. Solving the obesity epidemic: Voices from the
community. Nursing Inquiry. 2014;21(3):192-201. PubMed PMID: 24372868; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4527324.
52. Galavíz K*, Harden SM*, Smith E*, Allen K*, Berrey M*, Mama SK*, Almeida FA†, Lee RE, Estabrooks PA.
Physical Activity Promotion in Latin American Populations: A Systematic Review on Issues of Internal and
External Validity. 2014. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2014, 11:77 DOI:
10.1186/1479-5868-11-77. PubMed PMID: 24938641; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4073811.
53. Lee RE, Mama SK*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Soltero EG*. Contribution of Neighborhood SES and Access to Quality
Physical Activity Resources to Physical Activity in Ethnic Minority Women over Time. American Journal of
Health Promotion. 2014 Feb 13. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24524382; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC4515360.
54. Harden SM*, Estabrooks PA, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Predicting minority women’s perceptions of cohesion in
physical activity groups: The role of cooperation, communication, and competition. International Journal of
Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2014 International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical
Activity 2014, 11:57 doi:10.1186/1479-5868-11-57. PubMed PMID: 24779959; PMCID: PMC4108125.
55. Lee RE, Soltero EG*, Mama SK*, Saavedra F*, Ledoux TA†, McNeill L†. Developing a Transcultural, Academic-
Community Partnership to Arrest Obesity. International Quarterly of Community Health Education. 2014; 34(3):
215-33. PubMed PMID: 25030103; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4532386.
56. Ledoux TA†, Mama SK*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Lee RE. The association of binge eating and neighborhood fast
food restaurant availability on diet and weight status. Public Health Nutrition. 2014; Jan 24:1-9. [Epub ahead of
print] PubMed PMID: 24476972; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4527960.
57. O’Connor TM, Cerin E, Hughes S, Robles J, Thompson D, Mendoza J, Baransowki T, Lee RE. Psychometrics
of the preschooler physical activity parenting practices instrument among a latino sample. International Journal
of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2014; 11:3. DOI: 10.1186/1479-5868-11-3. PubMed PMID:
24428935; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3903032.
58. Lee RE, Heinrich KM*, Reese-Smith JY*, Regan GR*, Adamus-Leach HJ*. Obesogenic and youth oriented
restaurant marketing in public housing neighborhoods. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2014; 38(2): 218-
224. PubMed PMID: 24629550.
59. Adamus-Leach HJ*, Wilson PL*, O'Connor DP, Rhode PC, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Depression, stress and body fat
are associated with binge eating in a community sample of African American and Hispanic women. Eating &
Weight Disorders. 2013; 18(2):221-7. doi: 10.1007/s40519-013-0021-3. Epub 2013 Apr 9. PubMed PMID:
23760851; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3786432.
60. O'Connor TM, Cerin E, Robles J, Lee RE, Kerr J, Butte N, Mendoza JA, Thompson D, Baranowski T. Feasibility
study to objectively assess activity and location of Hispanic preschoolers: a short communication. Geospatial
Health. 2013; 7(2):375-80. PubMed PMID: 23733298; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4568846.
61. O'Connor TM, Cerin E, Hughes SO, Robles J, Thompson D, Baranowski T, Lee RE, Nicklas T, Shewchuk RM.
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using nominal group technique. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2013; 6;10:93.
doi: 10.1186/1479-5868-10-93. PubMed PMID: 23919301; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3750326.
62. Adamus-Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, O’Connor DP, Lee RE. Income differences in perceived neighborhood
environmental characteristics among African American women. Environmental Health Insights. 2012;6:33-40.
PubMed PMID: 23226025; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3512446.
63. Lee RE, Mama SK*, Leach HJ*. Neighborhood street scale elements, sedentary time and cardiometabolic risk
factors in inactive ethnic minority women. PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e51081. PubMed PMID: 23236434; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC3517578.
64. Lee RE, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Cheung KC*, Soltero EG*, Lopez Y III*, Saavedra F*, Noor M*, Mama SK*.
Researching Those Who Have the Most to Gain: Focused Physical Activity Promotion in Lower Socioeconomic
Populations. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports. 2012; 6(4):355-61.
65. Suminski RR†, Connolly EK, May LE, Wasserman J, Olvera N, Lee RE. Park Quality in Racial/Ethnic Minority
Neighborhoods. Environmental Justice. 2012; 5(6): 271-278, DOI:10.1089/env.2012.0013. PubMed PMID:
18083446; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2254179.
66. Adamus HJ*, Mama SK*, Sahnoune I*, Lee RE. Evaluating the quality and accessibility of physical activity
resources in two southern cities. American Journal of Health Promotion. 2012; 27(1):52-4. PubMed PMID:
22950926.
67. Ledoux TA†, Mama SK*, O’Connor DP, Adamus H*, Fraser ML*, Lee RE. Home Availability and the Impact of
Weekly Stressful Events Are Associated with Fruit and Vegetable Intake among African American and
Hispanic/Latina Women. Journal of Obesity, 2012: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/737891. PubMed PMID:
22666558.
68. Lee RE, Mama SK*, Lopez Y III*. Sitting time and cardiometabolic risk factors in African American women.
Journal of Obesity, 2012: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/803467. PubMed PMID: 22577525.
69. Wilson PL*, O’Connor DP, Kaplan CD, Bode S, Lee RE. Relationship between fruit, vegetable, and fat
consumption and binge eating symptoms in African American and Hispanic or Latina women. Eating Behaviors.
2012;13(2):179-82. PubMed PMID: 22365808; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3304303.
70. McAlexander KM*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, O'Connor DP, Lee RE. Concordance and correlates of direct and
indirect built environment measurement among minority women. American Journal of Health Promotion.
2012;26(4):239-44. PubMed PMID: 22375575; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4545486.
71. Smith-Ray R*, Mama SK*, Reese-Smith J*, Estabrooks P, Lee RE. Improving participation rates for women of
color in health research: The role of group cohesion. Prevention Science. 2012;13(1):27-35. PubMed PMID:
21826476; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4326018.
72. Heinrich KM*, Choy L*, Reese-Smith JY*, Regan GR*, Ahluwahlia JS, Lee RE. Store and restaurant advertising
and health of public housing residents. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2012;36(1):66-74. PubMed PMID:
22251784; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4580331.
73. Lee RE, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Ho A*, Adamus HJ*. Neighborhood factors influence physical activity among
community dwelling African American and Hispanic or Latina women. Health & Place. 2012 18: 63-70. PubMed
PMID: 22243907; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3259457.
74. Lee RE, O'Connor DP, Smith-Ray R*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Reese-Smith JY*, Banda JA*, Layne CS,
Brosnan M, Cubbin C, McMillan T, Estabrooks PA. Mediating effects of group cohesion on physical activity and
diet in women of color: Health Is Power. American Journal of Health Promotion. 2012;26(4):e116–e125.
PubMEd PMID: 22375580; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4535932.
75. Lopez III Y*, O'Connor DP, Ledoux TA†, Lee RE. Analysis of body composition methods in a community sample
of African American women. Women & Health, 2011; 51(8), 709-23. PubMed PMID: 22185287; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4552332.
76. Lee RE, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Reese-Smith JY*, Banda JA*, Layne CS, Baxter M*, O'Connor DP, McNeill L†,
Estabrooks PA. Multiple measures of physical activity, dietary habits and weight status in African American and
Hispanic or Latina Women. Journal of Community Health. 2011 36(6):1011-23. PubMed PMID: 21519867;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4535354.
77. Lee RE, Medina AV*, Mama SK*, Reese-Smith JY*, O’Connor DP, Brosnan M, Cubbin C, McMillan T,

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Estabrooks PA. Health is Power: An ecological theory-based health intervention for women of color.
Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2011;32(6):916-23. PubMed PMID: 21782975; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC3185198.
78. Mama SK*, Quill BE*, Fernandez-Esquer ME, Reese-Smith JY*, Banda JA*, Lee RE. Body image and physical
activity among African American and Hispanic or Latina women. Ethnicity & Disease. 2011;21(3):281-287.
PubMed PMID: 21942159.
79. McAlexander KM*, Mama SK*, Medina A*, O'Connor DP, Lee RE. The concordance of directly and indirectly
measured built environment attributes and physical activity adoption. International Journal of Behavioral
Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2011;8(1):72. PubMed PMID: 21736740; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3146893.
80. Suminski R†, Ding D, Lee R, May L, Tota T, Dinius D. Youth physical activity opportunities in lower and higher
income neighborhoods. Journal of Urban Health. 2011;88(4):599-615. PubMed PMID: 21494895; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC3157503.
81. Siddiqi S*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Developing an obesity prevention intervention in networked virtual
environments: The International Health Challenge in Second Life. Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, 2011;
3(3):3-26.
82. McAlexander KM*, Alastuey L, Bode S, Lee RE. Using virtual and real, immersive technologies to enhance
learning in Obesity Studies. Journal of CyberTherapy & Rehabilitation, 2011; 4(4):455-60.
83. Eugeni ML*, Baxter M*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Disconnections of African American public housing residents:
Connections to physical activity, dietary habits and obesity. American Journal of Community Psychology.
2011;47(3-4):264-76. PubMed PMID: 21181553.
84. Layne CS, Mama SK*, Banda JA*, Lee RE. Development of an ecologically valid approach to assess moderate
physical activity using accelerometery in community dwelling women of color: A cross-sectional study.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2011;8(1):21. PubMed PMID: 21439052;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3072301.
85. Lee RE, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Edwards RO, McNeill LH†. SAving Lives Staying Active: SALSA to promote
physical activity and healthy eating. Journal of Obesity. 2011;2011:436509. PubMed PMID: 21234315; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC3018638.
86. Estabrooks PA, Glasgow RE, Xu S, Dzewaltowski DA, Lee RE, Thomas D, Almeida FA, Thayer AN, Smith-Ray
RL*. Building a multiple modality, theory-based physical activity intervention: The development of CardiACTION.
Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 2011;12(1):46-53. PubMed PMID: 22473308; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC3004469.
87. Lee RE, Mama SK*, McAlexander K*, Adamus H*, Medina A*. Neighborhood factors and physical activity in
African American public housing residents. Journal of Physical Activity & Health. 2011;8(Suppl 1):S83-90.
PubMed PMID: 21350267.
88. Lee RE, Heinrich KM*, Medina AV*, Maddock JE, Regan GR*, Reese-Smith JY*, Jokura Y*. A picture of the
healthful food environment in two diverse urban cities. Environmental Health Insights. 2010;4:49-60. PubMed
PMID: 20706621; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2918357.
89. McMillan T, Cubbin C, Parmenter B, Medina A*, Lee RE. Neighborhood sampling: How many streets must an
auditor walk? International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2010;7:20. PubMed PMID:
20226052; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3224902.
90. Lee RE, Mama SK*, Banda JA*, Bryant LG*, McAlexander KP*. Physical activity opportunities in low
socioeconomic status neighborhoods. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2009;63:1021. PubMed
PMID: 19923329.
91. McAlexander KM*, Banda JA*, McAlexander JW, Lee RE. Physical activity resource attributes and obesity in
low-income African Americans. Journal of Urban Health. 2009;86(5):696-707. PubMed PMID: 19585244;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2729871.
92. Furia A*, Lee RE, Stother ML, Huang TK. College students’ motivation to achieve and maintain a healthy
weight. American Journal of Health Behavior. 2009;33(3):256-263. PubMed PMID: 19063647.

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93. Kueht ML*, McFarlin BK, Lee RE. Severely obese have greater LPS-stimulated TNF-α production than normal
weight African-American women. Obesity. 2009;17(3):447-451. PubMed PMID: 19057521; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4553221.
94. Lee RE, Cubbin C. Striding toward social justice: The ecologic milieu of physical activity. Exercise and Sport
Sciences Reviews. 2009;37(1):10-17. PubMed PMID: 19098519; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2757772.
95. Parmenter BM, McMillan T, Cubbin C, Lee RE. Developing geospatial data management, recruitment, and
analysis techniques for physical activity research. Urban and Regional Information Systems Association Journal.
2008;20(2):13-19.
96. Heinrich KM*, Lee RE, Regan GR*, Reese-Smith J*, Howard HH, Hou Q, Haddock CK, Poston WSC. How does
the built environment relate to BMI and obesity prevalence among public housing residents? American Journal
of Health Promotion. 2008;22:187-194. PubMed PMID: 18251120.
97. Froehlich-Grobe K, Regan GR*, Reese-Smith J*, Booth-Heinrich KM*, Lee RE. Physical access in urban public
housing facilities. Disability and Health Journal. 2008;1:25-29. PubMed PMID: 21122708.
98. Huang T TK , Delancey B*, Shimel A*, Lee RE, Stother ML, Metabolic risks among college students: Prevalence
and gender differences. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 2007;5(4):365-372. PubMed PMID:
18370807.
99. Lee RE, Greiner KA, Hall S, Born W, Kimminau K, Allison A, Ahluwalia JS. Ecological correlates of obesity in
rural obese adults. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2007;26(5):424-433. PubMed PMID: 17914130.
100. Heinrich KM*, Lee RE, Suminski RR, Regan GR*, Reese-Smith J*, Howard HH, Haddock CK, Poston WSC.
Ahluwalia JS. Associations between the built environment and physical activity in public housing residents.
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2007;4(1):56. PubMed PMID: 17997820;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2200662.
101. Lee RE, Cubbin C, Winkleby M. Contribution of neighbourhood socioeconomic status and physical activity
resources to physical activity among women. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2007;61(10):882-
890. PubMed PMID: 17873224; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2652966.
102. Buckworth J, Lee RE, Schneider LK, Regan G*, DiClemente CC. Decomposing Intrinsic and Extrinsic
Motivation for exercise. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 2007;8(4):441–461.
103. Carroll SL, Lee RE, Kaur H, Harris KJ, Strother ML, Huang TTK. Smoking, weight loss intention and obesity-
promoting behaviors in college students. Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2006;25:348–353.
PubMed PMID: 16943457.
104. Regan GR*, Lee RE, Booth KM*, Reese-Smith J*. Obesogenic influences in public housing: A mixed
method analysis. American Journal of Health Promotion. 2006;20:282-290. PubMed PMID: 16555802.
105. Lee RE, Booth KM*, Reese-Smith J*, Regan GR*, Howard HH. The Physical Activity Resource Assessment
(PARA) instrument: Evaluating features, amenities and incivilities of physical activity resources in urban
neighborhoods. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2005;2:13. PubMed PMID:
16162285; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1262748.
106. Li C, Kaur H, Choi WS, Huang TT-K, Lee RE, Ahluwalia JS. Additive interactions of maternal prepregnancy
body mass index and breastfeeding on childhood overweight risk. Obesity Research. 2005;13:362-371. PubMed
PMID: 15800295.
107. Lee RE, Harris KJ, Catley D, Shostrom V, Choi S, Okuyemi K, Kaur H, Ahluwalia JS. Factors associated
with BMI, weight perceptions and trying to lose weight in African American smokers. Journal of the National
Medical Association. 2005; 97:53-61. PubMed PMID: 15719872; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2568584.
108. Huang TT, Kempf AM, Strother ML, Li C, Lee RE, Harris KJ, Kaur H. Overweight and components of the
metabolic syndrome in college students. Diabetes Care. 2004;27:3000-3001. PubMed PMID: 15562226.
109. Pulvers KM, Lee RE, Kaur H, Mayo MS, Fitzgibbon ML, Jeffries SK, Butler J, Hou Q, Ahluwalia JS.
Development of a Culturally-Relevant Body Image Instrument among Urban African Americans. Obesity
Research. 2004;12(10):1641-1651. PubMed PMID: 15536228.
110. Collins R, Lee RE, Albright CL, King AC. Ready to be Physically Active? The effects of a course preparing
low income multiethnic women to be more physically active. Health Education & Behavior. 2004;31:47-64.
PubMed PMID: 14768657.
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111. Anis NA*, Lee RE, Ellerbeck EF, Nazir,N, Greiner, K.A., Ahluwalia, J.S. Direct observation of physician
counseling on dietary habits and exercise: patient, physician, and office correlates. Preventive Medicine.
2004;38:198-202. PubMed PMID: 14715212.
112. Huang TTK, Harris KJ, Lee RE, Nazir N, Born W, Kaur H. Assessing overweight, obesity, diet, and physical
activity in college students. Journal of American College Health. 2003;52:83-86. PubMed PMID: 14765762.
113. Resnicow K, McCarty F, Blisset D, Wang T, Heitzler C, Lee RE. Validity of a modified CHAMPS physical
activity questionnaire among African Americans. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2003;35:1537-1545.
PubMed PMID: 12972874.
114. Lee RE & King AC. Discretionary time among older adults: How do physical activity promotion programs
affect sedentary and active discretionary time behaviors? Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2003;25:112-119.
PubMed PMID: 12704013.
115. Spence J, & Lee RE. Toward a comprehensive model of physical activity. Psychology of Sports and
Exercise. 2003;4:7-24.
116. Ribisl KM, & Lee RE, Henriksen L, Haladjian H. A content analysis of web sites promoting smoking culture
and lifestyle. Health Education and Behavior. 2003;30:64-78. PubMed PMID: 12564668.
117. Estabrooks PA, Lee RE, Gyurcsik NC. Resources for physical activity participation: Does availability and
accessibility differ by neighborhood SES? Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2003;25:100-104. PubMed PMID:
12704011.
118. Lee RE & Cubbin C. Neighborhood context and youth cardiovascular health behaviors. American Journal of
Public Health. 2002;92(3):428-436. PubMed PMID: 11867325; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1447094.
119. Lee RE, Nigg C, Courneya K, & DiClemente CC. Validating motivational readiness for exercise behavior
with adolescents. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. 2001;72(4):401-410. PubMed PMID: 11770789.
120. Lee RE, Feighery E, Schleicher N, & Halvorson S. The relationship between community bans of self-service
tobacco displays and store environment and between tobacco accessibility and merchant incentives. American
Journal of Public Health. 2001;91:2019-2021. PubMed PMID: 11726387; PubMed Central PMCID:
PMC1446926.
121. Lee RE, Goldberg J, Sallis JF, Castro CM, Hickmann SA, & Chen AH. A prospective analysis of the
relationship between walking and mood in sedentary ethnic minority women. Women and Health. 2001;32(4):1-
15. PubMed PMID: 11548133.
122. Feighery EC, Ribisl KM, Schleicher N, Lee RE, & Halvorson S. Cigarette advertising and promotional
strategies in retail outlets: results of a statewide survey in California. Tobacco Control. 2001;10:184-188.
PubMed PMID: 11387542; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1747536.
123. Castro CM, Sallis JF, Hickmann SA, Lee RE, & Chen AH. A prospective study of psychosocial correlates of
physical activity for ethnic minority women. Psychology & Health. 1999;14:277-293. PubMed PMID: 15778136.
124. Hickmann SA, Lee RE, Sallis JF, Castro CM, & Chen AH. The association of physical activity change with
self-esteem in minority women: A prospective analysis. Journal of Gender, Culture, and Health. 1999;4:281-292.
125. Chen AH, Sallis JF, Castro CM, Lee RE, & Hickmann SA. A home-based behavioral intervention to promote
walking in sedentary ethnic minority women: Project WALK. Women's Health. 1998;4(1):19-39. PubMed PMID:
9520605.
126. Lee RE, McGinnis KA, Sallis JF, Castro CM, Chen AH, & Hickmann SA. Active vs. passive methods of
recruiting ethnic minority women to a health promotion program. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1997;19:378-
384. PubMed PMID: 9706365.
127. Shaw WS, Cronan TE, Lee RE, & Kaplan RM. Health care satisfaction among osteoarthritis sufferers.
Psychology & Health. 1996;11:395-409.

Technical Reports

Mama SK*, Lee RE. Is a Trans Fat Ban Right for Houston? Report for the Mayor’s Wellness Council Public Policy
Committee presented to the Mayor of Houston. Houston, TX, 2007.

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Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention (Feighery E, Lee RE, Jensen P). Evaluation of a community
based study to enhance tobacco advertising and access policy. Report prepared for the State of California
Department of Health Services, Tobacco Control Section. 2001.

Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention (Feighery E, Lee RE, Schleicher N, Halvorson S). An 11 month
follow up study of stores surveyed in 1999 to determine changes in tobacco advertising and tobacco
company paid incentives to retailers. Report prepared for the State of California Department of Health
Services, Tobacco Control Section. 2000.

Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention (Feighery E, Lee RE, Ribisl KR). Assessment of relationship
between tobacco advertisements and sales in one California community. Report prepared for the State of
California Department of Health Services, Tobacco Control Section. 1999.

DiClemente CC, Lee RE. Lifestyle activity among Maryland residents participating in the behavior risk factor survey.
Prepared for the Maryland Office of Public Health Assessment. 1998.

Books

Lee RE, McAlexander K*, & Banda J*. Reversing the Obesogenic Environment. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics,
2011.

Book Chapters

Lee RE, Mama SK*, Leach HJ*, Soltero EG*, Parker NH*. The Physical Environment and Public Policy. In Razon S,
Sachs ML, ed. Applied Exercise Psychology The Challenging Journey from Motivation to Adherence.
Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. 2017. ISBN-978-0-415-70272-0.

Layne CS, Alastuey L, Ogborn A, Ledoux TA†, Mutgekar P, Lee RE, McFarlin BK. Virtual, Immersive, Translational,
Applied Learning: The VITAL Project. In: E-Learning, E-Education, and Online Training. Springer
International Publishing, Vol 138, 2014, 101-115. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-13293-8_13.

Lee RE, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Soltero EG*, Vollrath KR*, Hallett AM*, Parker NH*, Cross M*, Mama SK*, Ledoux
TA.† Obesity: An Ecologic Perspective on Challenges and Solutions. In: Stein N, ed. Public Health Nutrition:
Principles and Practice for Community and Global Health. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. 2014.
ISBN-13: 9781449692049.

Layne CS, Lee RE, O’Connor D, Horn C, McFarlin BK. Using Digital Communities to Enhance Student Persistence
and Retention. In: Cases on Collaboration in Virtual Learning Environments. Kansas City, Missouri. 2010.

Lee RE, Layne CS, McFarlin BK, O’Connor D, Sidiqqi S*. Obesity Prevention in Second Life: The International
Health Challenge. In: Cases on Collaboration in Virtual Learning Environments. Kansas City, Missouri. 2010.

Siddiqi S* & Lee RE. Building Virtual Communities for Health Promotion: Emerging Best Practices through an
Analysis of the International Health Challenge & Related Literature in Second Life. In: Ubiquitous Health and
Medical Informatics. Hershey, PA: Medical Information Science Reference. 2010.

DiClemente CC, Carbonari J, Zweben A, Morrel T, Lee RE. Motivation hypothesis causal chain analysis. In Project
MATCH: A priori matching hypotheses, results, and mediating mechanism, 8, Project MATCH Monograph
Series. Longabaugh, R. & Wirtz, P.W. (Eds.) Rockville, MD, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and
Alcoholism. 2001.

Published Abstracts

Szeszulski J., Lorenzo E., Arriola A., Lee R.E. Associations between Physical Activity Resources and Gross Motor
Skills in Preschool-aged Children. Accepted for Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference. 2019; 53
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Levesque L, Baillie C, Soltero EG, Mama SK, Lee RE. Can health equity & social justice ideals be achieved in
translational research? Reaching people experiencing marginalization" Panel Discussion at the 39th
Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, April 2018, New
Orleans, Louisiana. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2018; 52 (Supp1): S426. doi: 10.1093/abm/kay013

Szeszulski J, Lorenzo E, Arriola A, Lee RE. Comparison of Single and Dual Frequency BIA with Skinfold Calipers
for Measurement of Body Composition in Hispanic Women. Presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine
Conference. 2018 April. 52, S75-S75. Recipient of the Meritorious Student Abstract Award.

Cubbin C, Lee RE. California Women with Young Children Use Active Transportation Most Often in Very Unsafe
Neighborhoods Regardless of SES. Journal of Transport & Health, Volume 5, Supplement, June 2017, Page
S8. ***Won highest scoring research abstract award for presentation at international Congress of Transport
and Health.

Johnson Shen M, Klesges L, Fleisher L, Lee RE, Gil-Rivas V. Successes, Challenges, and Lessons Learned in
Project Management: How to Succeed from Start to Finish. Panelist, Midday Meeting, 38th Annual Meeting
and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, March 29-April 1, 2017, San Diego, California.

Leach HJ*, O’Connor DP, Simpson RJ, Rifai H, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Five-Year Post-Intervention Follow-Up of
Physical Activity and Associations with the Built Environment. Accepted for paper presentation at the Society
of Behavioral Medicine 38th Annual Meeting, March 29 – April 1, 2017, San Diego, CA. 51 (Suppl 1):S1–
S2867.

Lyles AA, Amresh A, Huberty J, Todd M, Lee RE. Development of a mobile, avatar-based application to
monitor teens’ personal body shape goals. Accepted for paper presentation at the Society of Behavioral
Medicine 38th Annual Meeting, March 29 – April 1, 2017, San Diego, CA. 51 (Suppl 1):S1–S2867.

Lee RE, Lorenzo E*, Heck K, Kohl HW, Cubbin C. Active transport associated with other physical activity in women
in the Geographic Research on Wellbeing (GROW) study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016;50 (Suppl.)

Soltero EG*, Lee RE, Smith L, Rosales Chavez J*, Larkey LK. Impact of Latin dance and tai chi on physical activity
and body composition in breast cancer survivors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016; 50 (Suppl.1); s233.

Lee RE, Soltero EG*, Ledoux TA, Mama SK*, Levesque L, McNeill LH.† Sustainability via Active Garden Education:
A CBPR Project for PA and F&V intake in Preschoolers. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2015;49 (Suppl 1):
s134-135.

Hutchens AM*, Soltero EG,* Barquera S, Levesque L, Jauregui E, Lopez Y Taylor J, Lee RE. Parental perception of
safety and gender influences on children’s physical activity levels in Mexico. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
2015;49 (Suppl 1): s202.

Hutchens AM*, Soltero EG*, Barquera S, Levesque L, Jauregui E, Lopez Y Taylor J, Lee RE. Parental perception of
safety and gender influences on children’s physical activity levels in Mexico. Annals of Behavioral
Medicine.2015;49(Suppl 1): S202.

Mama SK*, Basen-Engquist K, Lee RE, Thompson D, Wetter D, Reitzel LR, McNeill LH†. Mechanisms linking the
social environment to health in African Americans. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2015;49(Suppl 1):s184.

Lee RE, Nosek M. The Inclusion Challenge: How Can General Weight Loss Programs Accommodate the Needs of
Women with Mobility Impairments? Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2014;48(Suppl 1):s

Lee RE, Mama SK*, Soltero EG*, Pacheco A*, Hernandez LO, Lopez y Taylor J, Jauregui Ulloa E,
Lévesque L. Adapting the Physical Activity Resource Assessment (PARA) Instrument to Evaluate Type,
Access, Size and Quality of Physical Activity Resources in Mexico. Active Living Research, San Diego, CA,
March 9-12. 2014.

Mama SK*, Diamond PM, McNeill LH, Lee RE. Individual, social and environmental correlates of active
transportation in African American and Hispanic or Latina women: A structural equation model analysis.
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Accepted for presentation at the Active Living Research Annual Conference. San Diego, CA, March 9-12,
2014.
Mama SK*, Diamond PM, McNeill LH†, Lee RE. Individual, social and environmental correlates of physical activity in
African American and Hispanic or Latina women: A structural equation model analysis. Accepted for
presentation at the 35th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.
Philadelphia, PA, April 23-26, 2014.
Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Built environment and cardiovascular disease risk factors–a decision tree analysis.
Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. April 23-26, 2014, Philadelphia PA.
Ledoux TA†, Adamus-Leach H*, O’Connor DP, Mama SK*, Lee RE. The influence of binge eating and neighborhood
availability of fast food restaurants on diet and weight status. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Meeting
and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA, March 20-23, 2013.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2013;45(Supplement):s124.
Adamus-Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Soltero EG*, Lee RE. Physical and emotional health, depression and physical
activity Adoption. Poster presented at the 34th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of
Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA, March 20-23, 2013. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
2013;45(Supplement):s229.
Soltero EG*, Mama SK*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Lee RE. Ethnic identity and neighborhood cohesion and trust impact
body mass index and body fat in African American and Hispanic women. Poster presented at the 34th
Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA, March
20-23, 2013. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2013;45(Supplement):s123.
Mama SK*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Soltero EG*, Lee RE. Attendance, social support and motivational readiness lead
to increased physical activity in women participating in a pilot Latin dance intervention. Poster presented at
the 34th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA,
March 20-23, 2013. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2013;45(Supplement):s137.
Adamus-Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Fast Food and Supermarket Availability, Neighborhood Income and Health
Outcomes in Public Housing Residents. Paper presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial
Conference, Houston, TX, November 6, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 12.

Avila-Rodríguez A, Avila-Rodriguez EH, Araujo-Contreras JM, Rivas-Avila E, Lee RE, Rodriguez-Ortega LJ,
Vargas-Chavez N. Relationship between Dyslipidemia and Physical Activity in Mexican Children. Paper
presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial Conference, Houston, TX, November 6, 2012.
Published in International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article
13.

Galaviz KI*, Harden S*, Almeida F†, Allen K, Berrey M, Mama S*, Smith E, Lee RE, Estabrooks P. Physical Activity
Interventions Among Hispanics: A RE-AIM Review. Paper presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center
Biennial Conference, Houston, TX, November 6, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise
Science: Conference Abstract Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 23.

Galaviz KI*, Lévesque L, Lee RE, Gergeron K. The Physical Activity Promotion Environment In Mexican Health
Care Settings. Paper presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial Conference, Houston, TX,
November 6, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract
Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 30.

Gorniak SL†, Parker NH*, Lee RE. Sitting Time and Future Health Expectations in African American and Hispanic or
Latina Women. Poster presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial Conference, Houston, TX,
November 5, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract
Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 22.

Jauregui E, Pacheco A*, Saavedra F*, O'Connor T, Castro CM, Estabrooks P, Lee RE. Programs Promoting
Physical Activity Among Mexicans. Paper presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial
Conference, Houston, TX, November 6, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 26.

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Kao D†, Carvalho A*, Lee RE. Physical Activity among Asian American Adults: Data from the 2010 Health of
Houston Survey. Poster presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial Conference, Houston,
TX, November 5, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract
Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 33.

Layne CS, Ali SA, Anez MI, O'Connor DP, Lee RE. Assessing Physical Activity Among Hispanics. Paper presented
at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial Conference, Houston, TX, November 6, 2012. Published in
International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 24.

Lee RE, McNeill L, Levesque L, Castro CM, Jauregui E. Physical Activity among Mexicans and Mexican Americans
in an Ecologic Systems Framework. Paper presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial
Conference, Houston, TX, November 6, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 36.

Pacheco A*, Soltero E*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Association between physical activity resource quality and use in
Mexicans through objective observation. Poster presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial
Conference, Houston, TX, November 5, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 25.

Soltero EG*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. The Impact of Home Availability on Fruit & Vegetable Consumption in Low-
income Minorities. Paper presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial Conference, Houston,
TX, November 6, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract
Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 31.

Mama SK*, Soltero EG*, Ledoux TA*, Lee RE. Solving the Obesity epidemic in African American and Hispanic
communities: Voices from the community. Poster presented at the Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial
Conference, Houston, TX, November 5, 2012. Published in International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions, 2012;6(2):Article 1.

Adamus-Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Inconsistent Reporting of Physical Activity from Screener to Baseline.
Poster presented at The Obesity Society’s Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, September 20-24, 2012.
Published in Obesity, 2012; The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting Of The Obesity Society: S143.

Mama SK*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Lee RE. From Zero to hero: Improved screening improves physical activity
intervention efficacy. Poster presented at The Obesity Society’s Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX,
September 20-24, 2012. Published in Obesity, 2012; The 30th Annual Scientific Meeting Of The Obesity
Society: S143.

Adamus-Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Relationship of crime and physical activity resource incivilities to physical
activity in minority women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2012, Vol 43, Supplement 1; s202.

Mama SK*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Lee RE. Weight perceptions and readiness to change mediate the relationship
between intervention exposure and physical activity among ethnic minority women. Annals of Behavioral
Medicine, 2012, Vol 43, Supplement 1; s150.

Lee RE, Levesque L, Galaviz K*, Castro C. Building a multilevel, multidimensional, multi-country strategy to reduce
obesity in the Mexican Diaspora: Implications for theory, practice and policy. Annals of Behavioral Medicine,
2012, Vol 43, Supplement 1; s144.

Lee RE, O’Connor DP, Smith-Ray R*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Estabrooks PA. Effects and mediators of a social
cohesion intervention to increase physical activity and improve dietary habits in women of color: Health Is
Power. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2011;41(Supplement):s35.

Moore SD, Castro CM, Lee RE, King DK. Evaluating strategies to optimize minority recruitment in health behavior
change research. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2011;41(Supplement):s126.

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Lee RE, Wolfe KL*, Reese-Smith JY*, Lopez Y*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*. Reach and retention of minority women in
the Health Is Power (HIP) study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2011;41(Supplement):s127.

Adamus HJ*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Using the PARA to evaluate physical activity resource attributes in Houston and
Austin, Texas. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions: Vol. 2: Iss. 3,
Article 21.

Lee RE, Smith-Ray R*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Reese-Smith JY*, O’Connor DP, Estabrooks PA. Social cohesion
increases fruit and vegetable consumption in obese ethnic minority women. International Journal of
Behavioral Medicine. 2010; 17(Suppl 1):S212.

Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Edwards RO, McNeill L†, Lee RE. Improving Psychological and Physical Health in Women
of Color via Salsa Dancing. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions.
2010; 6(1):Article 18.

Wolfe KL*, Lopez Y*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Reese-Smith J*, Lee RE. Evaluating “Reach” in the Health Is Power
(HIP) Study. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions. 2010; 6(1):Article
19.

Dinh JN*, Sunseri CP*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Lee RE, McNeill L†. Internet-based Intervention to Improve Dietary
Habits in Women of Color: SAving Lives Staying Active (SALSA). International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions. 2010; 6(1):Article 25.

Ho A*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Lee RE. Neighborhood Safety and Attractiveness Influence Physical Activity
among African American and Hispanic or Latina Women. International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions. 2010; 6(1):Article 30.

Lopez Y*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Lee RE. Is increased physical activity associated with decreased fat and alcohol
consumption among overweight and obese African American and Hispanic or Latina women? Obesity. 2010;
18(Suppl 2):S132.

Lee RE, Mama SK*, Banda JA*, Medina AV*, Reese-Smith JY*, Layne CS , Estabrooks PA. Differences Across
Physical Activity, Dietary Habits and Weight in Women of Color. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
2010;39(Supplement):s179.

Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Edwards RO, McNeill L†, Lee RE. A Culturally Friendly Web-based Hybrid Intervention to
Prevent Obesity: The SALSA Study. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2010;39(Supplement):s89.

McAlexander KM*, Lee RE, Mama SK*, Medina AV*. Measured and Self-Reported Neighborhood Characteristics
and Physical Activity Among African American Women. International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions. 2010;2(2):Article 31.

Lee RE, Liao Y*, Mama SK*, Medina AV*. Reese-Smith JY*, Estabrooks PA. Social cohesion increases physical
activity in obese ethnic minority women. Obesity. 2009;17(Suppl 2):S161.

Mama SK*, Quill BE, Fernandez-Esquer ME, Reese-Smith JY*, Banda JA*, Lee RE. Associations between body
image and physical activity in African American women. Obesity. 2009;17(Suppl 2):S162.

Wilson PL*, O’Connor DP, Rhode PC, Lee RE. Stress and Depression Predict Binge Eating in African American and
Hispanic/Latina Women. Obesity. 2009;17(Suppl 2):S163.

Lopez Y*, Mama SK*, Wilson P*, Lee RE. Body composition assessment methods: A systematic review and
recommendations. International Journal of Exercise Science: Conference Abstract Submissions.
2009;3(1):Article 9.

Mama SK*, Quill BE, Fernandez-Esquer ME, Reese-Smith JY*, Banda JA*, Lee RE. The relationship between body
image and physical activity in African American women. International Journal of Exercise Science:
Conference Abstract Submissions. 2009;3(1):Article 1.

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Lee RE, Banda JA*, Bryant L*. Personal and Environmental Factors Associated with BMI in African American Public
Housing Residents. Obesity. 2008, 16: S320.

Mama SK*, Cubbin C, Banda JA*, Lee RE. Dichotomy in body Image Perceptions of African American Women.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2008, 35: S215.

Lee RE, Cubbin C, Reese-Smith JY*, Banda JA*. Neighborhood Factors and Physical Activity in Women of Color.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2008, 35: S175.

Lee RE. Association of neighborhood with walking and obesity in ethnic minority American women. International
Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2007.16: 159.

Lee RE, Heinrich KM*, Reese-Smith JY*, Regan G*. Association of neighborhood goods and services with physical
activity and BMI. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 2007. 13 (5): S32.

Kueht ML*, McFarlin BK, Baxter ME*, Banda JA*, Medina AV*, Lee RE. The relationship between BMI and LPS-
stimulated TNF-α and IL-6 production in African American women. Medicine & Science in Sports &
Exercise, 2007. 13 (5): S156.

Banda JM*, Lee RE, McFarlin BM, Foreyt JP. A school-based program to improve BMI percentile, percent body fat,
and fitness in Hispanic children. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 2007. 13 (5): S191.

Lee RE, Regan G*, Reese-Smith J*, Booth KM*, Howard HH. Low SES Neighborhood Food Environments Expose
Diners to Unhealthy Options. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2006; 13: S.

Furia A*, Lee RE, Stother ML, Huang T. Motivation to maintain healthy weight among college students. Obesity
Research 2006; 14: S.

Lee RE, Carroll SL, Li C, Strother ML & Huang TT-K. How much physical activity is enough to stem metabolic
syndrome? Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2006;31: S056.

Lee RE, Baxter M*, Regan G*, Reese-Smith J*, Booth KM*, Howard HH. Urban restaurants differ by neighborhood
socioeconomic factors. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2006;31: S056.

Booth KM*, Lee RE, Haddock CK, Ahluwalia JS, Poston WSC. Environmental determinants of physical inactivity: A
primary risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Journal of Coronary Artery Disease 2005;6:54.

Booth KM*, Lee RE, Regan GR*, Reese-Smith J*, Howard HH, Hou Q, Haddock CK, Ahluwalia JS, Poston WSC. Is
there a relationship between the built environment and obesity for low income, African American public
housing residents? Obesity Research 2005;13:A216.

Carroll S, Lee R, Kaur H, Huang T. Smoking, intended weight loss, and health risk behaviors among college
students. Obesity Research 2005;13:A154.

Lee RE, Greiner A, Hall S, Born W, Kimmina K, Allison A. Ecologic correlates of obesity in rural obese adults.
Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2005; 29: S205.

Kiernan M, Goldberg JH, Cooper L, Lee RE, Olson S, Raymond M. Efficacy of taste – based goal setting : Results
of the Stanford healthy weight project. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2005; 29:S018.

Lee RE, Cubbin C, Ahn D, Winkleby M. Neighborhood influences on energy expenditure in women in the Stanford
Five City Project. 2005. Journal of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.
http://www.ijbnpa.org/home/.

Lee RE, Regan G*, Reese-Smith J*, Booth KM*, Howard HH. Availability of Healthful Foods in Stores in Urban
Housing Development Neighborhoods. Obesity Research, 2004; 12: S A30.

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Lee RE, Reese-Smith J*, Regan G*, Booth K*, Sigler J, Hodel A, Howard HH, Estabrooks PA. Promoting walking in
high and low supportive urban neighborhoods. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 2004; 11:S294

Lee RE & Rhode P. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Associated with BMI and Weight Loss. Proceedings of the
American Psychological Association annual convention, 2004.

Lee RE, Hall SB, Greiner A, Hou Q, Born W, Ellerbeck E, Ahluwalia JS. Correlates of physical activity in obese rural
patients. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2004;26:S087.

Booth KM*, Lee RE, Regan GR*, Reese-Smith J*, Howard H. Type and Quality of Physical Activity Resources
Available to Residents of Urban Neighborhoods. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 2004; 36(5
Supplement).

Schneider LK, Lee RE, Buckworth J, DiClemente CC. Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and stage of exercise
adoption: Results from two samples. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2003; 35 S.

Pulvers KM*, Lee RE, Ahluwalia SK, Mayo MS, Fitzgibbon M L, & Ahluwalia JS. Reliability of a culturally sensitive
body image instrument among urban African Americans. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2003; 25: S165.

Buckworth J, Lee RE, Schneider LK. Determinants of exercise maintenance in college students: a longitudinal
perspective. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 2003; 35 S.

Lee RE, Harris KJ, Catley D, Shostrom V, Choi S, Mayo MS, Okuyemi K, Ahluwalia HK, Ahluwalia JS. BMI,
perceived overweight and trying to lose weight in African American smokers. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
2003; 25 S18.

Lee RE, Reese-Smith J*, Regan G*, Booth B*, Howard H. Applying GIS technology to assess the obesogenic
structure of neighborhoods surrounding public housing developments. Medicine and Science in Sports and
Exercise. 2003; 35:5S.

Lee RE & King AK. How do physical activity interventions affect sedentary and active discretionary time activities
among older adults? Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2002;34(5):S93.

Lee RE, Castro CM, Albright C, Pruitt LA, & King AC. Neighborhood perceptions among low-income, ethnic minority
women: Are active women more accurate? Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2002;S137.

Lee RE & DiClemente CC. Extrinsic and intrinsic motivation: Which is important for exercise? Medicine & Science
in Sports & Exercis. 2001; 33: S112.

Lee RE & Nigg C. Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to examine physical activity
environments. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2001; 23: S85.

Lee RE & Kiernan M. Neighborhood sociodemographic characteristics and physical activity: An application of GIS
technology. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2001; 23: S119.

Lee RE & DiClemente CC. Ecological influences on exercise behavior and motivational readiness. Annals of
Behavioral Medicine. 2000; 22: S213.

Lee RE, Castro CM, Albright C, Pruitt LA, & King AC. Neighborhood topography and physical activity in ethnic
minority women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2000; 22:S80.

Lee RE, Schleicher NC, Feighery EC, & Ribisl KM. Neighborhood correlates of tobacco brand images in stores that
children frequent. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2000; 22:S92.

Lee RE, Nigg C, Courneya K, & DiClemente CC. Validating the stages of exercise behavior change for
adolescents. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2000; 22: S80.

Collins R, Lee RE, Albright CL, King AC. Ready to be physically active? The effects of a course preparing

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multiethnic women to be more physically active. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2000; 22:S169.

Lee RE, & DiClemente CC. Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in vigorous exercise. Annals of Behavioral Medicine.
1999; 21:S198.

Lee RE, & DiClemente CC. Staging vigorous exercise and lifestyle activity among older adolescent college
students. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1999; 21:S155.

Lee RE, King AC, Castro CM, Pruitt LA, & Haskell WL. Physical activity and motivational readiness in older adults:
Results of a clinical trial. The Gerontologist. 1999; 39:S260.

Lee RE, DiClemente CC, & Bowen KS. Using alcohol expectancies to classify alcohol consumption patterns among
college students. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1998; 19:S120.

Lee RE, DiClemente CC, & Bowen KS. Profiles of tobacco and alcohol initiation among exercising versus active
young adults. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1998; 20:S.

Bowen KS*, DiClemente CC, & Lee RE. Using alcohol expectancies to classify alcohol consumption patterns among
college students. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1997; 19:S120.

Lee RE, Nitz KA, & Muhawi HD. The role of social influences in adolescent sexual risk taking. Annals of Behavioral
Medicine. 1997; 19:S186.

Nitz KA, Peralta L, Lee RE, & Muhawi HD. Perceived risk for STDs and HIV infection among sexually active
adolescent girls. Journal of Adolescent Health. 1997; 20:150.

Chen AH, Sallis JF, Castro CM, Lee RE, Hickmann SA, & McGinnis KA. Promoting the adoption of walking in
sedentary ethnic minority women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1995; 19:S

Lee RE, Sallis JF, Hickmann SA, Castro CM, & Chen AH. Recruitment of sedentary ethnic minority women to a
home-based physical activity intervention. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1994; 16:S170.

Castro CM, Chen AH, Sallis JF, Lee RE, & Hickmann SA. Barriers to physical activity among sedentary ethnic
minority women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 1994; 16:S174.

Symposiums Chaired:

Lee RE. (Chair). Applying an ecological framework to physical activity research: multiple layers of theory and data.
Symposium at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA, 2001.

Lee RE. (Chair). Context counts: Environmental approaches in the promotion of physical activity. Symposium at
the Sixth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 2000.

Workshops
Lee RE, Ablah E, Naylor PJ, Milat A, Mackenbach, J. Using Your Research to Influence Policy: An Overview and
Practical Strategies. Worshop presented at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical
Activity, Prague, CZ, June 4, 2019.

Lee RE, Mama SK, Soltero E, Lévesque L. Applying citizen science techniques to translate physical activity
resource measurement from research to practice. Workshop presented at Activing Living Research
conference, Clearwater Beach, Florida, February 26, 2017.

Lee RE. Arriola A. Environmental Assessment for Physical Activity Workshop. Secretaria de Salud, Puerto Vallarta,
Mexico, October 31, 2016.

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Lévesque L, Jauregui E, Lee RE. Physical Activity Promotion in Mexico: Strategies, Techniques, and Culturally
Relevant Practices for Building a Multinational Research Collaboration. WS27. Workshop presented at the
North American Primary Care Research Group conference, Cancun, Mexico, October 24-29, 2015.

Lee RE, O'Connor DP. RE-AIM Workshop: Sustainability. Presented at the the annual El XVI Congreso
Internacional de Avances en Medicine, in Guadalajara, Mexico, February, 2014.

Lee RE, Soltero E, Pacheco A. Environmental Methods to Measure the Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment
Two-Day Workshop. Presented at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Coyoacan, Mexico, June 11-12,
2012.

Lee RE. Striding toward social justice: the ecologic milieu of obesity. Presented at the 9th Annual Disparities in
Health in the Global Context Summer Workshop. Houston, Texas. June 20-25, 2011.

Lee RE. Second Life as a Health Intervention Tool, University of Hawaii Manoa Public Health Studies; Honolulu, 10
October, 2008.

Lee RE. Striding Toward Social Justice: Community Based Physical Activity Promotion Partnering with African
American Women. Invited Panelist. Workshop on Community Based Participatory Research. Annual
meeting at the Society of Behavioral Medicine. March 2008. San Diego.

King AC, Sallis JF, Hillsdon M, & Lee RE. Physical Activity Interventions Across the Lifespan. Workshop at the
Sixth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Brisbane, Australia, 2000.

Hazel KL, Levin GB, Mowbray CT, Mulvey A, Bond M, Smith E, Harrell S, Campbell R, Lucksted A, Eby K Wolfe S &
Lee RE. Women mentoring women: A roundtable discussion and workshop. American Psychological
Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA, 1998.

Scientific Papers Presented

Lorenzo E, Szeszulski J, Arriola A, Bruening M, Lee RE. Sustainability via Active Gardening Education (SAGE):
The relationship of moderate to vigorous physical activity and food insecurity on cardiometabolic risk among
primarily Hispanic mothers. Accepted for poster presentation at International Society for Behavioral Nutrition
and Physical Activity, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2019.

Lee RE, Arriola A, Inzunza E, Szeszulski J, Lorenzo E, Soltero E. How can early care and education center gardens
be sustained? Lessons learned from SAGE Poster presented at the International Congress on Behavioral
Medicine,November 16, 2018, Santiago, Chile.

Szeszulski J, Hutchens A, Lorenzo E, Arriola A, O’Connor T, Hill J, Hooker SP, Lee RE. Independent Association of
Parenting Practices on Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Physical Activity of Preschool Aged Children. Poster
presentation at American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. November 2018

Lorenzo E, Szeszulski J, Arriola A, Lee, RE. Sustainability via Active Gardening Education (SAGE): Development
of culturally appropriate parent messages using Nominal Group Technique (NGT) groups. Poster
presentation at the annual conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical
Activity, Hong Kong, China, June 2018.

Lorenzo E, Szeszulski J, Lee, RE. Active transportation and cardiometabolic health among adults: A systematic
review. Accepted for poster presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International's 29th International Nursing
Research Congress, Melbourne, Australia, July 2018.

Lorenzo E*, Szeszulski J*, Todd M, Mama SK, Lee R E. Is active transportation associated with cardiometabolic
health outcomes among minority women? Accepted for poster presentation at the International Conference
on Transport & Health, Barcelona, Spain, June 2017. ***Received Second Highest Scoring Abstract among
Student Submissions Award.

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Atrooshi D*, Bruner B, Parker N*, Lee RE, Lévesque L. Exploring parental perceptions of a walking school bus in
northern Ontario. International Congress of Behavioral Medicine. Melbourne, Australia, December 7-10,
2016.

Lee RE. Developing multinational collaborations to translate knowledge: Lessons Learned from a North American
partnership. Science of Team Science (SciTS) 2016 Conference. May 16-19, Phoenix, AZ.

Lee RE, Jauregui A*, Soltero EG*, Jauregui E, Lopez y Taylor J, Barquera S, Lévesque L. Contribution of
neighborhood income and access to quality physical activity resources to body composition in Mexican
school children. Poster presented at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity,
Cape Town, South Africa, June 8-11, 2016.
Soltero EG*, Lee RE, Smith L, Rosales Chavez J*, Larkey LK. Impact of Latin dance and tai chi on physical activity
and body composition in breast cancer survivors. Poster presented at the Society of Behavioral Medicine,
Washington, DC, March 30-April 2, 2016.
Larkey LK, Soltero EG*, Smith L, Pedersen M, Huberty J, Rosales Chavez J*, Lee RE. Pilot test of a model of
biobehavioral influences on body composition in breast cancer survivors. Poster presented at the American
Psychosocial Oncology Society, San Diego, CA, March 3-5, 2016.
Parker NH*, Atrooshi DA*, Levesque L, Jauregui E, Barquera S, Lopez y Taylor J, Lee RE. Physical activity and
anthropometric characteristics among urban youth in Mexico. Poster presented at the Active Living
Research Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL, January 31-February 3, 2016.
Lee RE, Soltero EG*, Ledoux TA†, Parker N*, McNeill L†. Increasing physical activity in early care and education:
Sustainability via active garden education (SAGE). Presented at the 8th Annual Conference on the Science
of Dissemination and Implementation, Washington D.C., December 14-15, 2015.
Nosek M, Robinson-Whelen S, Hughes R, Ledoux T†, Goe R, Silveira SL, Lee RE, O’Connor DP, Nosek T. A
Virtual-Reality Weight Loss Program for Women with Mobility Limitations: Results of a Pilot Study.
Presented at the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine, Dallas, TX. October 25-30, 2015.
Galavíz K*, Estabrooks, PA, Jauregui E, Janssen I, Lee RE, Lopez y Taylor J, Ortiz-Hernandez L, Gonzalez-Alvarez
J, Lévesque L. Promoting Physical Activity in Mexican Primary Care Clinics: An Effectiveness-
Implementation Hybrid Trial. ET40. Paper presented at the North American Primary Care Research Group
conference, Cancun, Mexico, October 24-29, 2015.
Lyles AA, Lee RE. Adolescent boys’ reactions to using avatars to represent their bodies. Presented at Arizona
Nurses Association Biennial Convention, Chandler, AZ, September 23-25, 2015.
Lévesque L, Galavíz KI*, Jauregui E, Janssen I, Estabrooks PA, Lee RE, Ortiz L, Lopez y Taylor J. Training
Physicians to Counsel for Physical Activity in México. Presented at the annual conference of the
International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 2015.
Lee RE, Jauregui E, Soltero EG*, O’Connor TM, Castro CM, Estabrooks PA. Evaluation of Physical Activity Public
Health Programs in México. Presented at the annual conference of the International Society for Behavioral
Nutrition and Physical Activity, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 3-6, 2015.
Parker NH*, O’Connor DP, Kao D†, Lee RE. Do neighborhood physical activity resources and land use influence
physical activity among public housing residents? Poster presented at the Active Living Research
Conference, San Diego, CA, February, 22-25, 2015.
Nosek M, Robinson-Whelen S, Hughes R, Ledoux T, Lee RE, O’Connor DP, Nosek T, Goe R, Silveira SL*.
GoWoman: The Development of a Virtual World Weight Management Intervention for Women with Mobility
Impairments. Presented at the Annual Meeting American Public Health Association, New Orleans, LA.
November 15-19, 2014.
Lee RE, Hallett A*, Parker N*, Rifai H, Modelska M*, O’Connor DP. Comparative Analysis of Obesogenic Context in
CORD Communities. Presented at the Annual meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition
and Physical Activity Conference, San Diego, CA, May 21-24. 2014.
Tolentino L, Soltero EG*, Lee RE, Lévesque L, Barquera S. Characterization of Food and Beverages Sold Around
Public Elementary Schools in Mexico city. Presented at the Annual meeting of the International Society of
Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference, San Diego, CA, May 21-24. 2014.

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Gharib H*, Galaviz KI*, Lee RE, Safdie M*, Tolentino L, Barquera S, Lévesque L. Predictors of physical activity
during physical education class in Mexican elementary students. Presented at the Global Summit on the
Physical Activity of Children, Toronto, ON. May, 2014.
Silveira S*, Ledoux T†, Robinson-Whelan S, O’Connor DP, Hughes R, Lee RE, Nosek T, Nosek M. GoWoman: A
Weight Loss Program for Women with Mobility Impairments. In Promoting Healthy Diet and Physical Activity
Among Men, Women, and Children with Mobility Impairments. Symposium at the Annual Conference of the
International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2014, San Diego, CA, May 21-24, 2014.
Soltero EG*, Mama SK*, Lévesque L, Jauregui E, Lopez y Taylor J, Lee RE. The Association between Dietary
Habits and Sedentary Behaviors in Mexican School Aged Children. Presented at the 5th International
Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 8-11. 2014.
Lee RE, Soltero EG*, Mama SK*, Jauregui E, Lopez y Taylor J, Lévesque L. Association of Physical and Sedentary
Activities to Body Composition in Mexican Children. Presented at the 5th International Congress on Physical
Activity and Public Health, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 8-11. 2014.
O’Connor TM, Cerin E, Lee RE, Chen TA. Environmental and Cultural Correlates of Physical Activity Parenting
Practices among Latino Parents with Preschoolers. Presented at the 2014 Pediatric Academic Societies and
Asian Society for Pediatric Research Joint Meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada and/or the 2014 Eastern SPR
Annual Meeting, March 21-23, in Philadelphia, PA.
Lee RE, Mama SK*, Soltero E*, Pacheco A*, Ortiz Hernandez L, Lopez y Taylor J, Jauregui Ulloa E, Barquera S,
Levesque L. Adapting the Physical Activity Resource Assessment (PARA) Instrument to Evaluate Type,
Access, Size and Quality of Physical Activity Resources in Mexico. Presented at the annual Robert Wood
Johnson Foundation, Active Living Research meeting, San Diego, California, March 2014.
Mama SK*, Diamond P, Haughton McNeill L†, Lee RE. Individual, Social and Environmental Correlates of Active
Transportation in African American and Hispanic or Latina Women: A Structural Equation Model Analysis.
Presented at the annual Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Active Living Research meeting, San Diego,
California, March 2014.
Lee RE. Entender los Hábitos de Salud en Niños Mexicanos - Recursos Actividad Física y Actividad Física en Niños
en México. Understanding Health Habits In Mexican Children – Physical Activity Resources in Mexico.
Keynote presented at the the annual El XVI Congreso Internacional de Avances en Medicine, in
Guadalajara, Mexico, February, 2014.
Mama SK*, McCurdy SA, Evans AE, Diamond PM, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Lee RE. Using Community Insight to
Understand Physical Activity Adoption in Ethnic Minority Women. Presented at the 4th International
Conference on Nutrition & Physical Activity in Aging, Obesity & Cancer. Pattaya, Thailand, August 16, 2013.
Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Lee RE. Associations between cardiometabolic risk factors and the built environment for
physical activity in African American Women. Oral Presentation at the 4th International Conference on
Nutrition & Physical Activity in Aging, Obesity and Cancer. August 14-17, 2013, Pattaya, Thailand.
Mama SK* (Chair), Estabrooks PA, Levesque L, Galaviz KI*, Harden S*, Lee RE. Physical activity promotion among
Mexicanos and Mexican Americans: Context, application, and future directions. Submitted for presentation at
the Annual Conference of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Ghent,
Belgium, May 22-25, 2013.
Lee RE, McNeill L†, Castro CM, Jauregui E. Adaptando el Modelo Ecológico de la Actividad Física para el uso entre
mexicanos and mexicano-americanos. Presented at the 15 Congreso de Investigacion en Salud Publica,
Cuernavaca, Mexico, March 6-8, 2013.
Ortiz Hernandez L, Medina Gomez J, Saavedra F*, Lee RE. En adultos mexicanos la percepción de inseguridad
pública se relacionó negativamente con la actividad física. Presented at the 15 Congreso de Investigacion en
Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico, March 6-8, 2013.
Pacheco A*, Soltero E*, Mama S*, Parker N*, Adamus-Leach H*, Lee RE. Calidad y uso de los recursos de la
actividad física en adultos y jóvenes. Presented at the 15 Congreso de Investigacion en Salud Publica,
Cuernavaca, Mexico, March 6-8, 2013.
Soltero E*, Galaviz K*, Harden S*, Almeida F, Allen K, Berrey M, Mama S*, Smith E, Lee RE, Estabrooks P.
Revisión de las intervenciones de actividad física entre los hispanos utilizando el marco RE-AIM. Presented at
the 15 Congreso de Investigacion en Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico, March 6-8, 2013.

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Tolentino Mayo ML, Barquera Cervera S, Levesque L, Safdie M*, Rodriguez L, De Leon G, Lee RE. Evaluación de
la implementación e impacto del Programa Acción en el Contexto Escolar (PACE). Presented at the 15
Congreso de Investigacion en Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Mexico, March 6-8, 2013.
Adamus-Leach HJ*, Mama SK*, Soltero EB*, Lee RE. The Influence of Sitting Time and Physical Activity on Health
Outcomes in Public Housing Residents. Presented at the Active Living Research annual conference, San
Diego, CA, February 26-28 2013.
Mama SK*, Soltero EG*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Lee RE. Effects of weight status perceptions and access and quality
of physical activity resources on physical activity adoption in African American and Hispanic or Latina women.
Presented at the Active Living Research Conference, San Diego, CA, February 26-28, 2013.
Levesque L, Carson V, Hureau C, Paterson L, Lee RE. Access for All: Sustainable Physical Activity and Recreation
for the Community, by the Community. Presented at the annual conference of the International Society of
Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Austin, TX May 23-26, 2012.
Mama SK*, Lopez Y*, Lee RE. Sitting time and cardiometabolic risk factors in African American overweight women.
Paper presented at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Conference.
Austin, TX, May 23-26, 2012.
Mama SK*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Lee RE. Weight perceptions and readiness to change mediate the relationship
between intervention exposure and physical activity among ethnic minority women. Accepted for oral
presentation at the Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, April 13, 2012.
Lee RE, Levesque L, Galaviz K*, Lopez y Taylor. Building a multilevel, multidimensional, multi-country strategy to
reduce obesity in the Mexican Diaspora: Implications for theory, practice and policy. Paper presented at the
Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, April 13, 2012.
Lee RE, Mama SK*, Adamus-Leach HJ*, Soltero EG*. Contribution of neighborhood SES and physical activity
resource quality to changes in physical activity in minority women. Paper presented at the Active Living
Research Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, March 14, 2012.
Lee RE, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Ho A*. Neighborhood factors influence physical activity among community
dwelling African American and Hispanic or Latina women. Paper presented at the Active Living Research
Conference, San Diego, CA. Feb. 2011. http://www.activelivingresearch.org/conference/2011/thursday

Lee RE, Mama SK*, Medina AV*, Edwards RO, McNeill LH†. Latin Dance to Increase Physical Activity, The SALSA
Study. Poster presented at the 3rd International Conference on Community Psychology, Puebla, Mexico.
June 3, 2010.

Lee RE, Mama S*, McAlexander K*, Medina A*, Adamus H*, Heinrich K*. Relationship Between Urban Goods and
Services and Dietary Habits in Public Housing Residents. Presented at the Urban Affairs Association’s 40th
Annual Conference, Sustaining Cities in a Time of Globalization: Social, Economic and Political Realities.
Honolulu, HI. 2010.

Lee RE, Mama SK*, McAlexander KM*, Adamus H*, Medina AV*. Neighborhood Factors and Physical Activity in
African American Public Housing Residents. Poster presented at the Active Living Research Conference,
San Diego, CA. 2010.

McAlexander KM*, Lee RE. Obesity Prevalence and Physical Activity Resource Features Among Low-Income
African Americans. Presented at the Intercultural Cancer Council/Baylor College of Medicine. April 2008,
11th Biennial Symposium, Washington DC.

Lee RE, Reese-Smith J*, Booth KM*, Howard HH, Regan G*. Low SES Neighborhood Food Environments Expose
Diners to Unhealthy Options. Accepted for presentation at the Ninth International Congress of Behavioral
Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand, 2006.

Urizar G, Goldberg J, Perkins C, Lee R, Durkin L, Kiernan M Short Bout Use Among Overweight/Obese Adults: The
Stanford Healthy Weight Project. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral
Medicine, San Francisco, 2006.

Booth KM*, Lee RE, Regan GR*, Reese-Smith JY*, Howard HH, Haddock CK, Ahluwalia JS, Poston WSC.

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Influence of Neighborhood Environments on Minutes Walked per Day Among Public Housing Residents.
Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Active Living Research
Program. 2006.

Lee RE. Environmental Correlates of Leisure and Transportation Walking in African American Residents of Public
Housing. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Active Living
Research Program. 2005.

Lee RE. Using GIS to examine obesogenic environmental factors that may influence physical activity and dietary
habits. Invited lecture at the annual meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical
Activity, Seattle, WA, 2002.

Albright CL, Collins R, Lee RE, & King AC. Changes in physical activity and cognitions in multiethnic low income
women: results from the IMPACT (Increasing Motivation for Physical ACTivity) Project. Presented at the
Sixth International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 2000.

Lee RE & Cubbin C. Neighborhood context and cardiovascular behavioral risk factors in youth. Annual Conference
on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, American Heart Association, San Diego, CA,
1999.

Ribisl KM, Feighery E, Lee RE, & Halvorson S. Tobacco marketing in stores: Does the amount vary by
neighborhood characteristics and proximity to schools? American Public Health Association Annual
Meeting, Chicago, IL, 1999.

Ribisl KM, Lee RE, Henriksen L, & Haladjian HH. The glamorization of cigarette smoking on the internet.
International Communication Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1999.

DiClemente CC, Daniels, JW & Lee RE. Temptation to drink: A measure of relapse potential. Eighth International
Conference on Treatment of Addictive Behaviors, New Mexico, 1998.

Lee RE & Nitz KA. Classifying adolescents into physical activity groups by developmental stage. Society for
Research on Adolescence Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1998.

Lee RE A dynamic consideration of the process of behavior change: An introduction to the Transtheoretical Model.
University of Maryland Baltimore County Inter-Program Roundtable for Graduate Students, Baltimore, MD,
1998.

DiClemente CC, & Lee RE. Receptivity for treatment and readiness for change and their interaction with alcoholism
treatment outcomes. Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy Annual Meeting, Washington,
DC, 1998.

Nitz KA, Peralta L, Lee RE, & Muhawi HD. Perceived STD risk behaviors among sexually active adolescent girls:
Associations with self-esteem, locus of control, and social support. Society for Research on Child
Development Annual Conference, Washington, DC, 1997.

Lee RE, DiClemente CD, & Bowen KA. Environmental and experiential factors contributing to smoking initiation
among young adults. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1997.

Lee RE & Schmitt C. The graduate school experience: What does it take to succeed? Society for Community
Research and Action Biennial Conference, Columbia, SC, 1997.

Lee RE & Ryan SA. Lay Advice-Seeking: To whom do adolescents talk about their health concerns? Society of
Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1995.

Castro CM, Sallis JF, Chen AH, Hickmann SA, & Lee RE. Mediators of physical activity for sedentary ethnic
minority women. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1995.

Morris Hyde M, Maton KI, & Lee RE. Socieoeconomic status, age and social support among adolescents. Biennial

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Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action, Chicago, IL, 1995.

Hickmann SA, Lee RE, Sallis JF, Castro CM, & Chen AH. The long-term effect of walking on mood and self-
esteem. American Psychological Association Annual Conference, New York, NY, 1995.

Shaw WS, Lee RE, & Cronan TE. Health care satisfaction among elderly osteoarthritis patients. Society of
Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1994.

Shaw WS, Lee RE, & Cronon TE. Physical health and demographic risk factors for depression among elderly
osteoarthritis patients. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1994.

Chen AH, Woodruff S, Bergeron ML, Sallis JF, Miller J, Hickmann SA, Lee RE, & Castro CM. Behavioral
commitment and its association with walking. Society of Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston, MA,
1994.

Lee RE, McGinnis KA, Sallis JF, Castro CM, Chen AH, & Hickmann SA. Active vs. passive methods of recruiting
ethnic minority women to a health promotion program. American Psychological Association Annual
Conference, Los Angeles, CA, 1994.

Hickmann SA, Lee RE, Sallis JF, Castro CM, & Chen AH. The effect of walking on mood and self-esteem.
American Psychological Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA, 1994.

Lee RE, Brodsky A, & DiClemente CC. An alternative investigation into adolescent smoking initiation. Human
Services Psychology Fall 1997 Program Conference Series, University of Maryland Baltimore County,
Baltimore, MD. 1997.

O'Connell MA, Blass T, Jones E, Lee R, & Maier K. Bare essentials or barely acceptable?: Effects of baldness on
personality impressions of men. Eastern Psychological Association Annual Conference, Washington, DC,
1997.

Other Scholarly Activities

Invited Attendee, Inaugural Salud America! Scientific Summit. September 2009.

Consultant, Bridging the Gap Project, Chicago, IL, Slater (PI), 2009 - 2010.

Member, Data Safety and Monitoring Board, Na Miki Miki Study, Honolulu, HI, Albright (PI), 2008 – 2012.

Invited panelist. “The University, The City and Community Health,” Houston, TX, 11 September 2008.

Invited guest partner. Texas Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention System 2008 State Plan Conference. Austin, TX,
14 – 15 May, 2008.

Attended "American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention Counsel, " Miami, FL, 5-8 March, 2003.

Attended “Nutrition Week: A Scientific and Clinical Forum and Exposition,” San Diego, CA, 23-27 February, 2002.

Attended Cooper Physical Activity Conference “Innovative Approaches to Understanding and Influencing Physical
Activity,” Dallas, TX, 4-6 October, 2001.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

Lee RE. Policy, the Environment and Sustaining Health. October 17, 2018. Contemporary Issues in Obesity,
Department of Health and Human Performance, University of Houston.

Lee RE. A Cluster Randomized Trial in Early Care and Education Centers to Meet Physical Activity Guidelines:

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Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE). December 8, 2017, The Institute for Behavioral and Community
Health and the San Diego State University/UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Partnership.

Lee RE. Developing multinational collaborations to promote sustainable health: Lessons Learned from Research,
Policy and Practice. American Academy of Health Behavior annual meeting, February 21-24, 2016, Ponte Vedra
Beach, FL

Lee RE. Developing Science and Community Partnerships: Walking a Mile in Each Other’s Shoes. Seminar
presented at the Department of Health Promotion, Social & Behavioral Health University of Nebraska Medical
Center, College of Public Health October 25, 2016.

Lee RE. Sustaining Health in an Obesogenic Environment: Lessons Learned from Research, Policy and Practice.
Brennan and Smith Lecture Series, Department of Health and Human Performance, Texas State University,
October 13, 2015, San Marcos, Texas, USA.

Lee RE. Increasing Physical Activity Participation in Early Childhood: Sustainability via Active Garden Education.
Presented at the Early Care and Education Workgroup monthly teleconference. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,
July 13, 2015.

Lee RE, Soltero EG, Jauregui A, Mama SK, Barquera S, Jauregui E, Lopez y Taylor J, Ortiz Hernández L,
Lévesque L. Contributions of neighborhood street scale elements to physical activity in Mexican school children.
Presented at the XVII International Congress Advances in Medicine Hospital Civil of Guadalajara, February 26 to
28, 2015 Guadalajara, Mexico.

Lee RE. Applying the Ecologic Model of Physical Activity to Promote Physical Activity in Mexico. Mexican
Epidemiology and Public Health Meeting, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica 2015. March 4-6, 2015 Cuernavaca,
Mexico.

Neighborhood food environment and dietary quality in Mexican School Children, Presented as part of the Master of
Nutrition Colloquium Series, University of Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico. June 6, 2012.

Ecologic Model of Physical Activity. Presented at the Spring 2012 Multinational Collaboration to Increase PA in
Hispanics Conference. Guadalajara, Mexico. March 26-27, 2012.

Neighborhood Environment and Increasing Accessibility for Disabled Populations. Presented at the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention Disability and Health Partners Meeting. Chicago, IL. June 14-16, 2011.

Invited Keynote Speaker. Veggie Pals Hats Off to Nutrition Luncheon, Houston, TX, May 14, 2011.

How to Make it in Academia. Invited panelist at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 2011 Annual Meeting & Scientific
Sessions. Washington, DC. April 27-30, 2011.

Is the Environment Causing Obesity? Taking Action to Reverse an Epidemic. Presented Webinar for
HumanKinetics.com. April 21, 2011.

Place and Health. Presented at the National Cancer Institute (NIH) Workshop on Environment, Behavior and
Obesity and Diabetes Management. HMO Research Network Conference. Boston, MA, March 25th, 2011.

Multiple methods of physical activity in overweight and obese women: Correspondence, strengths and limitations.
Presented at the National Public Health Institute’s 14th Congress on Public Health Research, Cuernavaca, Mexico.
March 1-4, 2011.

Invited Keynote. Shape Up Sugar Land Fitness Council Launch, Sugarland, TX, February 17, 2011

Our Obesogenic Environment: Is living in Houston Making Us Fat?” Presented at the Houston Obesity Awareness
Summit. Houston, TX, June 12, 2010.

Virtual and Social Networks to Promote Health. Presented at the Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference,

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Hilton Head, SC. March 15, 2010.

Texas Obesity Research Center. Keynote speaker at the Texas Community College Association Annual Meeting,
Houston, TX. March 5, 2010.

Technology & Social Networking as a Means to Promote Health. Invited Moderator Community Health & Wellness
Summit. January 16, 2010.

Health Panel Expo in the Real World and Second Life: Physical Activity, Dietary Habits and Healthy Lifestyles Panel
Discussion. Invited panelist (as Sirena Felisimo). Health Commons AMO Island Sim, Second Life and San
Francisco, CA. 27 May, 2009.

Social Justice and Active Living. Active Living Research Annual Conference, 19 February, 2009. San Diego, CA.

Using Virtual Environments for Health Promotion: International Health Challenge in Second Life. University of
Houston Center for Public Policy Brown Bag Seminar Series, 3 December, 2008.

Real World Impacts from the Virtual World and Sneak Preview of Foundations Sim, Invited panelist (as Sirena
Felisimo). Foundations Sim, Second Life. 17 November, 2008.

Changing the Environment to Improve Health; Invited Moderator Houston Obesity Summit, 13 November, 2008.

Sandra A. Daugherty Foundation Awardee Invited Symposium. Findings from the Understanding Neighborhood
Determinants of Obesity Kansas City (UNDO—KC) Studies. American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology
and Prevention Annual Conference. March 2008. Colorado Springs.

Parks and Trails Break Out Session. Co-Leader, Annual Conference of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Active Living Research Grantees, April 2008, Washington DC.

Psychosocial Determinants and Effects of Obesity. NUTR 4396: Research in Obesity and Weight Management.
University of Houston. 14 February, 2006.

The Fat of the Land: The Obesogenic Environment. Health and Human Performance Majors Society Invited
Lecturer. Symposium on the Obesity Epidemic. University of Houston. 3 April, 2006.

The Fat of the Land: Our Obesogenic Environment. Public Health Seminar. University of Hawaii, Manoa, 2 May,
2006.

The Fat of the Land: Our Obesogenic Environment. Children's Nutrition Research Center Monthly Seminar. Baylor
College of Medicine. 15 June, 2006.

The Obesogenic Environment: How where you live affects your size and shape. CRP384: Transportation,
Environment and Health. University of Texas, Austin. 21 November, 2006.

Top 10 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays. Women’s Resource Center. University of Houston. 14
November, 2005.

Beyond Just Do It, Walk This Way: Innovative Strategies for Promoting Walking among Ethnic Minority Women.
Interdepartmental Research Seminar, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, 6
November 2003.

Environmental Strategies for Promoting and Sustaining Walking among Ethnic Minority Women. Clinical Area Talk
Seminar, Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 31 October 2003.

Beyond Just Do It: Clinical Strategies for Promoting Physical Activity. Clinical Preventive Medicine, Department of
Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, 28 October 2003.

Physical Activity: Everything You Need to Know. Theoretical Foundations of Health Psychology, Department of

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Psychology, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, 1 October, 2003.

Environmental Determinants of Physical Activity and Dietary Habits. Monthly Seminar Series, Department of
Epidemiology, Morehouse School of Medicine. Atlanta, GA, 1 April, 2003.

Physical Activity and Public Health. Theoretical Foundations of Health Psychology, Department of Psychology,
University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, 13 November, 2002.

Location, Location, Location: How the Environment Influences Physical Activity and Dietary Habits. Monthly
Colloquia Series, Department of Kinesiology and community health. Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2
November 2002.

Environmental Determinants of Overweight and Obesity. PSYCH 980 Special Problems in Psychology, Department
of Psychology, University of Kansas, Spring Semester 2002, 15 February 2002.

Physical Inactivity and Poor Dietary Habits: Innovative Solutions for Complex Problems.
Interdepartmental Research Seminar, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center, 21
November 2002.

Environmental Determinants of Physical Activity. DN 817 Seminar in Dietetics and Nutrition, Department of Dietetics
and Nutrition, University of Kansas Medical Center, Spring Semester 2002, 11 February 2002.

Its not what you know; its where you live: Neighborhood Physical and Social Structures that Influence Weight.
Interdepartmental Research Seminar, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center,
Kansas City, KS, 6 December 2001.

Physical Activity: Why? Who? What? Where? When? How? Theoretical Foundations of Health Psychology,
Department of Psychology, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, 7 November 2001.

Exercise, Weight and Diabetes in the USA: What’s the Connection? American Diabetes Association Support Group,
Mid-peninsula Chapter, Burlingame, CA, 19 June 2001.

A Multilevel, Ecological Examination of Physical Activity Adoption and Adherence in Ethnic Minority Women,
University of Maryland, Department of Kinesiology, 9 February 2001.

The Ecology of Physical Activity, KONZA Physical Activity Work Group, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS,
May 2000.

Ecological Models and Physical Activity Behavior, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention Methods
Seminar, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA January 2000.

Physical Activity and Depression, Department of Psychology, University of San Francisco, CA, 3 November 1999.
Behavioral Approaches to Lifestyle Interventions, Stanford Center for Disease Prevention MERCK Nurses Training
Program, Palo Alto, CA, 2 December 1998.

COURSES AND SEMINARS TAUGHT

Fall 2018 Policy Research Elective Seminar


3 doctoral students
Reading & Discussion
Fall 2017 Biostatistics Required course
60 doctor of nursing practice students
Hybrid: Lecture, Reading & Discussion
Fall 2017, 2018 Spring Dissertation Individually mentored student
2017, 2018, 2019 dissertation research. 3 doctoral
Summer 2016, 2017, student

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Spring 2016, 2017, 2018, Directed Research Individual mentored independent


Summer 2016, 2017, graduate student research.1-2 doctoral
2018, Fall 2017, 2018 students.
Spring 2015; 2016; 2017; State of the Science in Nursing Research Required course
2018 Course Professor 5-12 doctoral students in Nursing
Hybrid: Lecture, Reading & Discussion
Summer 2014 Critical Review of Cultural Dance as a Elective seminar
Strategy to Promote Physical Activity in 1 doctoral student in Nursing
Ethnic Minorities Reading & Conference
Course Professor
Spring 2014 Cultural Diversity in Health Promotion Required course
Course Professor 15 masters students in Nursing,
Psychology, Health, Nutrition and
Kinesiology
Hybrid: Lecture & Discussion
Fall 2013; Fall 2014; Fall Community Based Participatory Research Elective seminar
2016 Course Professor 5-12 doctoral students in Nursing
Hybrid: Lecture & Discussion
Fall 2012-Spring 2013 Integrated Systems Physiology Required seminar
Course Professor 6 doctoral students in Kinesiology
Lecture & Discussion
Summer 2012 Environmental Methods to Measure the Required seminar
Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment 40 undergraduate nutrition students
Course Professor Lecture & Field training in Spanish
Summer 2011 Research and Professional Ethics Required Course
Course Professor 8 Doctoral students
Online
Spring 2011 Urban Fitness: Program Development and Required Course
Implementation in Obesity Studies 27 Master and Doctoral students
Course Professor Online
Summer 2010 Environmental Data Collection Methods in Elective Course
Obesity Research 3 Doctoral students
Course Professor Lecture, Lab, Discussion
Spring 2010 Public Health, Policy, and the Obesogenic Elective Course
Environment 4 Doctoral Students
Course Professor Lecture, Lab, Discussion
Fall 2009 Advanced Manuscript Writing in Obesity Elective Course
Studies 5 Doctoral students
Course Professor Lecture, Lab, Discussion
Spring 2009 Advanced Proposal Writing in Obesity Elective Course
Studies 5 Doctoral students
Course Professor Lecture, Lab, Discussion
Spring 2008 Media and Obesity Elective Course
Course Professor 1 Doctoral student
Lecture, Lab, Discussion

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Spring 2007 Public Health, Policy and the Obesogenic Required Course
Spring 2010 Environment 5 Doctoral students
Course Professor Lecture, Lab, Discussion
Spring 2005 Measurement Techniques in Health and Required Course
Spring 2006 Human Performance 100 upper division undergraduates
Course Professor Lecture
University of Houston
Fall 2004 -- Fall 2012 The Obesity Epidemic Elective Course
Course Professor 55 upper division undergraduates
University of Houston Lecture, Lab, Discussion
Fall 2003 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Required Course
Course Director 180 first year medical students
University of Kansas Medical School Lecture, Discussion
Spring 2003 Medical Ethics Required Course
Small Groups Facilitator 15 second year medical students
University of Kansas Medical School Discussion
Spring 2003 Physical Activity & Public Health Elective Course
Course Instructor 14 Master of Public Health students
University of Kansas Medical School Lecture, Lab, Discussion
Spring 2003 Health of the Public Required Course
Fall 2003 Capstone Mentor 12 fourth year medical students
Lab, Discussion, Independent Study
Fall 2002 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Required Course
Course Co-Director 178 first year medical students
University of Kansas Medical School Lecture, Discussion
Fall 2000 Methods Seminar Series Monthly elective series
Spring 2001 Series Director 50 students, fellows and faculty
Stanford Center for Research in Disease
Prevention, Stanford University
Fall 1994 Experimental Psychology: Design and Required Course
Spring 1995 Analyses II 20 senior undergraduate students
Spring 1996 Graduate Teaching Fellow Lecture, Lab, Discussion
Fall 1996 University of Maryland Baltimore County
Fall 1995 Experimental Psychology: Design and Required Course
Spring 1997 Analyses I 20 senior undergraduate students
Graduate Teaching Fellow Lecture, Lab, Discussion
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Fall 1993 Health Promotion In-service Presentations
Spring 1994 Peer Health Educator 30 undergraduate students
Student Health Services, San Diego State Lecture, Discussion
University
Fall 1993 Theories of Health Promotion Optional Small Groups
Tutor 3 Master of Public Health students
Graduate School of Public Health, Tailored Instruction
San Diego State University

COURSE AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT/REVISION

Fall 2018 Created all new course content, syllabus, course schedule, readings, format, and assignments for
Research in Policy (NUR 618)
Summer 2017 Revised and updated course content and materials for Biostatistics (DNP 670): created new
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syllabus and course schedule; added/updated readings and homework questions; revised quiz
questions; created new lectures and examples; created new format and strategy for immersion.
Spring 2017, Revised and updated course readings, assignments and schedule for State of the Science in
Spring 2018 Nursing Research (NUR 602).
Fall 2016 Revised and updated course content and materials for Community Based Participatory Research
(NUR 619): created new syllabus and course schedule; added/updated readings and discussion
questions; added weekly Blackboard discussion board; developed community partner proposal
exercise.
Spring 2016 Revised and updated course content and materials for State of the Science in Nursing Research
(NUR 602): eliminated Blackboard discussion board, increased peer review of content,
increased/updated readings.
Spring 2015 Developed extensive, new course content and materials for State of the Science in Nursing
Research (NUR 602): created new syllabus and course schedule; weekly Blackboard discussion
board; peer review assignments of manuscript subsections; new and current readings; weekly
exercises based on Cochrane tutorial, readings, PRISMA diagram, quality rankings; sequential
submission of search strings, search results, method, article table, theme matrix, results,
introduction, discussion, abstract, poster outline, poster; and regular grading/feedback reports.
Fall 2014 Substantially revised readings and materials for Community Based Participatory Research.
Spring 2012 Developed and translated (to Spanish) new course material for Environmental Methods to
Measure the Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment. Undergraduate course taught at
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Coyoacan, Mexico, in Summer 2012.
Summer 2011 Developed new course materials; adapted for online administration for PEP 7397: Professional
and Research Ethics
Spring 2011 Developed entirely new course for PEP 7303: Urban Fitness: Program Development and
Implementation in Obesity Studies and developed VITAL course project materials
Fall 2010 Incorporated podcasts and additional electronic content into KIN 4303, NUTR 4345: The Obesity
Epidemic
Fall 2010 Developed new course material for PEB 7398: Translating Intervention Evaluation Frameworks to
Obesogenic Environment Policy
Summer 2010 Developed new course material for PEB 7397: Environmental Data Collection Methods in Obesity
Research
Fall 2009 Incorporated Facebook and Twitter activities into HLT 4303, KIN 4303, NUTR 4345: The Obesity
Epidemic
Fall 2009 Developed new course material for lecture, lab and discussion for PEB 7398: Advanced
Manuscript Writing in Obesity Studies
Spring 2009 Developed course material for PEB 7398: Advanced Proposal Writing in Obesity Studies
Fall 2008 Developed and incorporated new Second Life activities, “The International Health Challenge,”
Yahoo! News Groups and WebCT into HLT 4303, KIN 4303, NUTR 4345: The Obesity Epidemic
Fall 2007 Developed and incorporated new electronic content including narrated powerpoint slides and
online testing into KIN 4303, NUTR 4345: The Obesity Epidemic.
Spring 2006 Developed new material for Measurement Techniques in Health and Human Performance
Fall 2006 Developed and incorporated field assessment educational experiences for use in HLT 4303, KIN
4303, NUTR 4345: The Obesity Epidemic
Spring 2005 Developed course material for Measurement Techniques in Health and Human Performance
Fall 2005 Created “UNDO” internship materials including critical literature review, PowerPoint presentation,
community interactive experiences and field assessments
Fall 2004 Developed new course material for HLT 4303, KIN 4303, NUTR 4345: The Obesity Epidemic

STUDENT AND TRAINEE MENTORING AND ADVISING

Doctoral Degrees
2018- Maja Pedersen PhD external committee member
2017- Jose Rosales Chavez PhD committee member
2017- Nicole Hoffmann PhD mentor/dissertation chair
2016- Jacob Szeszelski PhD mentor/dissertation chair
2015-2016 David Stinson PhD co-advisor
2015-2016 Erin Peavey PhD co-advisor

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2014- Elizabeth Lorenzo PhD mentor/dissertation chair


2013-2017 Amy Hutchens, PhD PhD mentor/dissertation chair
2013- Cherrie Holland PhD mentor/dissertation chair
2012-2017 Nate Parker, PhD PhD mentor/dissertation co-chair
2011-2016 Erica Soltero, PhD PhD mentor/dissertation co-chair
2009-2013 Heather Adamus, PhD PhD mentor/dissertation chair
2009-2013 Scherezade Mama, DrPH DrPH mentor/dissertation co-chair
2008-2010 Penny Wilson, PhD PhD mentor/dissertation chair
2008-2010 Melissa Raymundo, PhD PhD dissertation committee
2007-2010 Kristen McAlexander, PhD PhD mentor/dissertation chair
2003-2009 Jacqueline Reese-Smith, PhD PhD co-mentor/dissertation co-chair
2003-2005 Marian Smith, MA PhD comprehensive examinations committee
2002-2004 Katie Booth, PhD PhD co-mentor/dissertation co-chair
2002-2004 Gail Regan, PT, PhD PhD co-mentor/dissertation committee

Master Degrees

2018-2019 Marisa Gutierrez MS thesis committee member


2017-2018 Alexandra Reid MS thesis committee external member
2014-2015 Serene Ansari MS thesis co-chair
2010-2013 Kyle Cheung MS thesis chair
2010-2012 Christopher Sunseri, MS MS thesis chair
2008-2012 Ygnacio Lopez, MS MS thesis chair
2007-2009 Scherezade Mama, MPH MPH thesis committee co-chair
2005-2007 Jorge Banda, MS MS thesis chair
2005-2006 Cabreena Lee, MEd MEd academic advisor
2004 Sheila Robertson, MPH MPH thesis committee member
2002-2003 Troy Richardson, MPH MPH academic advisor
2002-2003 Sarah Soden, MPH MPH academic advisor
2002-2003 Mazen Bader, MD MPH academic advisor
2001 Carma Ryan, MS MS thesis committee

Professional Degrees and Advanced Undergraduate Scholars

2018- Jillian Jone Undergraduate Barrett Honors Thesis director


2018-2018 Kelly Cromer Undergraduate Barrett Honors Thesis director
2016-2018 Sarah Wolfus Undergraduate Barrett Honors Thesis director
2016-2017 Zachary Kopecky Undergraduate Barrett Honors Thesis co-mentor
2016-2017 Roan Enright Undergraduate Barrett Honors Thesis co-mentor
2016-2017 Kate Bosselman Undergraduate Barrett Honors Thesis co-mentor
2015-2016 Amina Aden Undergraduate Barrett Honors Thesis co-director
2012 Ann Pacheco Provost Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship mentor
2011 Afshan Momin TORC Undergraduate Student Summer Learning Fellowship mentor
2011 Iman Sahnoune Provost Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship mentor
2011 Margaret Fraser Nutrition Research Internship director
2010 Angela Ho Provost Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship mentor
2010 Sameer Siddiqi Medicine and Society Undergraduate Research Scholar mentor
2009 Sameer Siddiqi Provost Undergraduate Research Scholarship mentor
2009 Emily Brown Nutrition Research Internship director
2009 Melissa Dunlap Nutrition Research Internship director
2009 Michele Rudolphi Nutrition Research Internship director
2009 Serene Ansari Provost Undergraduate Research Scholarship mentor
2008 Terri Alvarez Provost Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship mentor
2008 Melissa Castillo Nutrition Research Internship director
2008 Juliana Briscoe Nutrition Research Internship director
2008 Jessica Olin Nutrition Research Internship director
2008 Farah Burhani Health Education research internship mentor
2008 Tyne Cox Health Education research internship mentor

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2008 Sanam Dhukka Health Education research internship mentor


2008 Sameer Siddiqi Biology research internship mentor
2005 Meggin Baxter MSSW internship mentor
2003 James Sigler Medical student, summer research internship mentor
2003 Jonas Carmichael Medical student, rural rotation capstone preceptor
2003 Aaron Doonan Medical student, rural rotation capstone preceptor
2003 Shaina Drummond Medical student, rural rotation capstone preceptor
2003 Kurt Jacobson Medical student, rural rotation capstone preceptor
2003 Malaika Thompson Medical student, rural rotation capstone preceptor
2003 Geneva Randall Medical student, rural rotation capstone preceptor
2003 Kelly Andra Medical student, rural rotation capstone preceptor
2003 Robert Evangeldidis Medical student, rural rotation capstone preceptor

Mentored Undergraduate Student Research Interns

Fall 2018 Hanna Conrad


Timothy Debase
Luis Machado
Jessica Turnbow
Spring 2018 Adamarie Durazo
Brittany Duran
Fall 2017 Nina Palermo
Everly Inzunza
Javier Yepiz
Summer 2017 Ashley Lozano
Spring 2017 Jennifer Mendoza
Vianett Mena
Spring 2016 Silver Toben
Fall 2016 Cindy Perez
Summer 2015 Kaitlyn Allen
Cindy Le
Michelle Lim
Spring 2015 Hazel Serrano
Cindy Le
Jessica Knab
Fall 2014 Steven Rhee
Molly Bryant
Summer 2014 Aiza Prades

Spring 2014 Kate Bosselman


Alexandra Milow
Amina Aden
Abrianna Nichols
Amanda Summers
Anjali Agrawal
Fall 2013 Kate Bosselman
Alexandra Milow
Summer 2013 Margarita Avila
Sahil Badruddin
Kimberly Chavez
Tom Lam
Spring 2013 Bianca Gaytan
Melissa Gil
Ashley Jones
Alexandria Luu
Taylor Moses
Gabriela Pol
Cara Saenz

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Leslie Yen
Fall 2012 Maria Ines Anez
Rubana Khan
Nefertiti Clavon
Summer 2012 Charlotte Caruso
Shahana Momin
Spring 2012 Maliha Ahmed
Marvin Jacob
Ann Pacheco
Rogelio Reyna
Fall 2011 Munazza Noor
Stefanie Pieper
Michelle Wo
Summer 2011 Lisa Mikus
Afshan Momin
Sofi Momin
Fiorella Saavedra
Spring 2011 Alexis Davis
Rosie Ford
Krystina Kram
Iman Sahnoune
Fall 2010 Kimberly Collins
Andrea Magee
Jornae Nevels
Adesola Oyewole
Summer 2010 Jacqueline Dinh
Angela Ho
Kristin Wolfe
Spring 2010 Christen Crayton
Renee Barron
Karla Cantu
Alejandra Hernandez
Traci Kirkendoll
Shivangi Vakharia
Fall 2009 Roopa Deepti
Alejandra Hernandez
Tommy McKey
Majeedah Pacha
Shivangi Vakharia
Ericka Vasquez
Summer 2009 Depinder Gill
Marium Raja
Ryan Renaud
Lily Shirazi
Syeda Sidrah
Raj Thaker
Spring 2009 Amanda Danielson
Anam Khan
TaKoya Davis
Fall 2008 Basmah Salam
Kimberly Hoang
Serene Ansari
Summer 2008 Lisa Dang
Spring 2008 Sanam Dhukka
Farah Burhani
Terri Alvarez
Tyne Cox
Shazia Ospina

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Sameer Siddiqi
Fall 2007 Argerie Campbell
Pat Reid
Ibtesam Zariwala
Vanessa Jimenez
Summer 2007 Samantha Bernstein
Brice Foster
Lynnetta Randolph
Jasmine Ross
Sharon Singh
Jacob Smith
Spring 2007 Jenni Cano
Safia Hussein
Fall 2006 Shelley Taylor
Leatha Moore
Spring 2006 Monica Sanchez
Seto Abidakun
Fall 2005 Jacqueline Adalis
Dayra Benitez
Kristen Holden
Ashley Medina
Liliana Mejia
Ricardo Rivera
Candace Williams

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:

Academic Service:

2017-2019 Reviewer, Limited Submissions Review Panel, Health and health disparities, Arizona State
University

2018 Member, The Guy Hanner Memorial Nursing Professorship Selection Criteria Review Committee,
College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University

2016-2018 Member, Qualifying Examination development subcommittee for the PhD in Nursing and Health
Innovation

2016-2018 Member, Graduate Scholarship Committee, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State
University

2015-2018 Member, PhD Admissions Committee for the PhD in Nursing and Health Innovation.

2016 Member, Research Faculty Search Committee, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona
State University

2015 Member, Manuscript Option Dissertation development subcommittee for the PhD in Nursing and
Health Innovation

2014-2018 Member, Executive Committee, Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, College of
Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University

2014-2019 Chair, Tenure, Tenure-Track Personnel Advisory Committee, College of Nursing and Health
Innovation, Arizona State University

2013 Ad hoc member, Personnel Review Committee, School of Health Solutions, Arizona State University

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2013 Member, Tenure, Tenure-Track Personnel Advisory Committee, College of Nursing and Health
Innovation, Arizona State University

2012-2013 Chair, Graduate Research Degrees Committee, Department of Health and Human Performance,
University of Houston

2012 Member, Ad Hoc Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Promotion and Tenure
Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Houston

2012 Member, Department of Health and Human Performance Promotion and Tenure Committee, College
of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Houston

2012 Chair, Ad Hoc Doctoral Obesity Studies Curriculum Revision Committee, Department of Health and
Human Performance, University of Houston

2010-2011 Member, Faculty Governance and Advising Committee, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences,
University of Houston

2009 Member, Obesity Studies Faculty Search Committee, Department of Health & Human
Performance, University of Houston

2008 Member, Biomechanics Faculty Search Committee, Department of Health & Human
Performance, University of Houston

2008-2010 Member, University of Houston, College of Education, Promotion and Tenure Committee

2007-2010 Member, University of Houston, Food Services Advisory Committee

2007 Member, Obesity Research Faculty Search Committee, Department of Health & Human
Performance, University of Houston

2006 Chair, Obesity Research Faculty Search Committee, Department of Health & Human Performance,
University of Houston

2005-2006 Member, University of Houston, College of Education Research Committee

2005-2006 Member, University of Houston, College of Education Graduate Council

2005-2009 Member, University of Houston, College of Education Faculty Executive Council

2005 Member, University of Houston, Library Committee

2005 Chair, University of Houston, Department of Health and Human Performance Ad Hoc Undergraduate
Curriculum Review Committee

2004-2005 Member, University of Houston, Department of Health and Human Performance Master of Education
Committee

2004-2005 Member, University of Houston, Department of Health and Human Performance Graduate Research
Degrees Committee

2003-2004 Member, University of Kansas Medical Education Counsel Nutrition Subcommittee

2002-2003 Member, University of Kansas Medical Education Counsel

2002-2003 Member, University of Kansas Year 1 & 2 Medical Curriculum Steering Committee

2001-2003 Moderator, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Overweight and Obesity (PANUTO2) Interest Group

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2001-2003 Moderator, Physical Activity, Nutrition, Overweight and Obesity (PANUTO2) Interest Group

2001-2003 Member, KUMPH Standing Committee on Research

2001-2003 Member, KUMPH Self Study Student Committee

2002-2003 Member, KUMC Department of Preventive Medicine New Faculty Search Committee

2001-2002 Member, KUMC Department of Preventive Medicine New Faculty Search Committee

2000-2001 Coordinator, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention Method Seminar
Series, Stanford University

1999-2001 Coordinator, Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention Postdoc Roundtable Research
Series, Stanford University

1999-2001 Member, Stanford University Postdoc Social Action Committee (PSAC)

1996 Coordinator and Participant, Graduate Student Grant Writing Seminar


Department of Psychology, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Professional Service:

2019 Chair, Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation Special Interest Panel, Centers for
Scientific Review, NIH.

2018- Member, National Farm to School Network; Farm to ECE Research and Evaluation Subgroup

2018- Abstract reviewer, International Society of Behavioral Nutrition Physical Activity Annual Meeting
(2018), Policy & Environment Special Interest Group.

2017- Member, International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Policy & Environment
Special Interest Group Leadership Team member

2017 Grant Reviewer. Canadian Foundation for Innovation.

2016-2019 Learning Community Mentor, Society of Behavioral Medicine Leadership Institute.

2016 Grant Reviewer. NIH study section reviewing center grants for the NIMHD Transdisciplinary
Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research on Chronic Disease Prevention (U54).

2015- Associate Editor. Translational Behavioral Medicine: Research, Policy and Practice

2015- Member, Arizona School Garden Network.

2014-2016 Track Co-chair. Environmental and Contextual Factors in Health and Behavior Change Society of
Behavioral Medicine Annual Scientific Sections.

2013-2016 Member of the Sector Advisory Panel for the Public Health sector. U.S. National Physical Activity
Plan Alliance Board.

2013; 2015 Chair, Study Section for National Institutes of Health Limited Competition: Addressing Health
Disparities in Maternal and Child Health through Community-Based Participatory Research (R03)

2013 Ad hoc grant reviewer. National Institutes of Health Community Level Health Promotion Study
Section.

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2012 Chair, Texas Obesity Research Center Biennial Conference

2011 Ad hoc grant reviewer. National Institutes of Health Community Level Health Promotion Study
Section.

2010-2012 Member, Planning Committee, International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Annual Conference, Austin, TX, May 2012.

2010 Special Issue Editor, International Journal of Exercise Science

2010- Member, Editorial Board, Health Psychology

2010 Ad hoc reviewer, Community Based Participatory Research Special Emphasis Panel Study Section,
Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health

2009- Steering Committee member, Texas Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke Partnership

2009-2012 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Adherence Tract, annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

2008 Moderator, Changing the environment to improve health, Houston Obesity Summit, Houston, TX,
November.

2008 Speaker, The University, The City, and Community Health, University of Houston Department of
Sociology discussion, Houston, TX, September.

2008-2010 Steering Committee Member, Texas Heart and Stroke Prevention System Partnership

2006-2008 Track Chair, Environmental and Contextual Factors in Health and Behavior Change Track, Society
of Behavioral Medicine Annual Scientific Sections.

2006-2010 Grant Reviewer. Charter member of the National Institutes of Health Community Level Health
Promotion Study Section.

2006-2008 Member, Planning Committee, Active Living Research annual conference, San Diego, CA, February
2007, 2008.

2005-2010 Member, Houston Mayor’s Council on Fitness and Chair of Policy Subcommittee

2005 Grant Reviewer. Ad-Hoc member of the National Institutes of Health Community Level Health
Promotion Study Section.

2004-2005 Ad Hoc Reviewer, Environmental and Contextual Factors in Health and Behavior Change Track,
annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

2003-2010 Grant Reviewer. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Active Living Research Program; Salud
American Research Program

2006- Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Health Promotion

2008- Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Women's Health

2000- Ad-Hoc Manuscript Review:


American Journal of Health Promotion
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
American Journal of Public Health
Annals of Behavioral Medicine
BMC Public Health
Health and Place

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Health Psychology
Health Education & Behavior
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Journal of Studies on Alcohol
Medicine & Sports Science Reviews
Medicine & Science, Sports & Exercise
Preventive Medicine
Research Quarterly for Sports and Exercise
Translational Behavioral Medicine

1997-1998 DJ at WUMD, University of Maryland Baltimore County

1997-1998 Internet Consultant, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland,


Baltimore County
Co-Creator and Administrator: Health and Addictive Behaviors;
Investigating Transtheoretical Solutions
(HABITS) Home Page
http://psych.umbc.edu/-habits/

1996-1998 Internet Consultant, Division 27 of the American Psychological Association


Co-Creator and Administrator: The Society of Community Research and
Action (SCRA) Home Page
http://www.apa.org/divisions/div27/

1993 Workshop Participant


Becoming an Advocate: Legislative strategies for community psychologist
Biennial Conference of the Society for Community Research and Action
Division 27 of the American Psychological Association
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA

1990-1991 Radio Volunteer, KPBS, Radio Reading Service for the Visually Impaired,
San Diego State University

Professional Memberships

2010-2019 Member, International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity


2010-2014 Member, The Obesity Society
2009-2019 Fellow, Society of Behavioral Medicine
2008-2013 Member, Texas Public Health Association
2007-2013 Member, American College of Sports Medicine
1994-2019 Member, Society of Behavioral Medicine

References available on request

Revised: 2/15/2019

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