Project Snapshots

 

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“We have a history of working collaboratively with other organizations to help evaluate programs nationally, regionally and locally. These project snapshots show the breadth of our work. ”

 
 

FOOD INSECURITY

Fair Food Network

September 2015 – Present. GSCN is the evaluation partner for the Double Up Food Bucks program, a USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) funded project which matches the value of fruits and vegetables made by participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) at participating sites. The evaluation includes surveys, interviews, and focus groups at farmers markets and grocery stores, assessing use, attitudes, likes/dislikes, implementation, and potential program improvements among consumers, vendors, cashiers, and storeowners/managers.

  • Parks, C.A., Weissenburger-Moser Boyd, L., Fricke, H.E., Parker, H., Jaskiewicz, L., Dombrowski, R., Hesterman, O., & Yaroch, A.L. Double Up Food Bucks: supporting fruit and vegetable intake and protection again food insecurity. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2018 Jul; Volume 50, Issue 7, S121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2018.04.169
  • Parks, C.A., Jaskiewicz, L.J., Dombrowski, R.D., Fricke, H.E., Hortman, S.B., Trumbull, E., Hesterman, O.B., & Yaroch, A.L. What characteristics define participants of Michigan’s Healthy Food Incentive Program? Journal of Planning Education and Research. 2018 Apr 27. https://doi.org/10.1177/0739456X18772081

ProMedica Health Systems

January 2013 – December 2018. GSCN collaborated with the University of Toledo to conduct an evaluation of the Ebeid Institute for Population Health’s impact on the Uptown area of Toledo, Ohio. The Ebeid Institute aimed to improve the well-being of a traditionally disadvantaged neighborhood by increasing access and consumption of more healthful foods, providing job skills training and employment opportunities, and being a catalyst for economic development in the community. The evaluation included a longitudinal design, incorporating both quantitative and qualitative data collection to identify the nutrition and economic impacts of the Ebeid Institute and to identify factors for which the Ebeid Institute was not having an impact, in order to inform programmatic decisions.

Share Our Strength

February 2017 – February 2018. GSCN was the evaluation partner for the Cooking Matters at the Store (CM@TS) mobile application, with the goal of making recommendations for app improvement for future roll-out. The app was designed to help low-income mothers of young children (aged 0 – 5) make positive changes with regard to potential correlates of dietary behaviors related to CM App subject matter and functions (i.e., self-efficacy, attitudes, and behavioral intention of recipe use, shopping list development, and meal planning). The evaluation utilized an explanatory mixed methods approach, where quantitative data was gathered first via pre- and post- surveys on the extent dietary behaviors and grocery shopping knowledge and skills were impacted after using the CM@TS mobile application. Qualitative data was then gathered via interviews focused on how and why these changes were made among mobile application users.

  • Garvin, T.M., Chiappone, A.C., Boyd, L.W., Stern, K., Panichelli, J., Edwards Hall, L.A., & Yaroch, A.L. Cooking matters mobile application: a meal planning and preparation tool for low-income parents. Public Health Nutrition. 2019 May 14:1-8. Doi: 10.1017/S1368980019001101.

ConAgra Foods Foundation

September 2013 – August 2016. GSCN was the evaluation partner for the Child Hunger Ends Here – Omaha Plan initiative to address hunger and improve food sufficiency and food security by combining efforts of multiple programs in Omaha, NE, which included intervention approaches directed towards three main food pantries, a food bank, a large public school district, and a financial/budgeting program. The evaluation assessed associations among household food security, food sufficiency, home environment, hunger-coping, psychosocial variables, dietary patterns, and other factors by measuring key indicators of success for each of the partners using a Collective Impact framework.

  • Calloway, E.E., Fricke, H.E., Pinard, C.A., Smith, T.M., & Yaroch, A.L. Monthly SNAP benefit duration and its association with food security, hunger-coping, and physiological hunger symptoms among low-income families. Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 6: Iss. 2, Article 5.
  • Chiappone, A., Parks, C.A., Calloway, E.E., Fricke, H.E., Stern, K., & Yaroch, A.L. Perceptions and experiences with SNAP and potential policies: Viewpoint from SNAP Participants. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 2019 Mar; 14:1-2, 98-109, doi: 10.1080/19320248.2018.1512927.
  • Fricke, H.E., Calloway, E.E., Smith, T.M., Pinard, C.A., & Yaroch, A.L. Food security, hunger-coping, and hunger-symptoms, and their relationship with daily fruit and vegetable intake frequency in a low-income sample. Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk. 2015;6(2):13.
  • Parks, C.A., Calloway, E.E., Chiappone, A., Fricke, H.E., & Yaroch, A.L. Perceptions of SNAP policies among food pantry clients in the Midwest: A comparison between SNAP and non-SNAP participants. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 2019 Mar; 14:1-2, 82-97, doi: 10.1080/19320248.2018.1549519.
  • Pinard, C.A., Calloway, E.E., Fricke, H.E., & Yaroch, A.L. A cross-sectional exploration of food security, depression, and CHAOS in low-income households with children. Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 6: Iss. 2, Article 6.
  • Pinard, C.A., Smith, T.M., Calloway, E.E., Fricke, H.E., Bertmann, F.M.W., & Yaroch, A.L. Auxiliary measures to assess factors related to food insecurity: Preliminary testing and baseline characteristics of newly designed hunger-coping scales. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2016 Jun 29;4:289-95. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.06.021.

Healthy Eating Research (HER, a National Program Office of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)

November 2017 – June 2016. GSCN evaluated policy impacts of the USDA’s Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) mechanism, which has funded food incentive programs (such as Double Up Food Bucks) across the U.S. for multiple years. The evaluation consisted of interviews with those who have received FINI funding to identify facilitators and barriers of operating these programs. Findings from this study were used to help inform the 2018 Farm Bill and were published in a report and part of a commentary in a March 2019 issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

  • Parks, C.A., Stern, K., Fricke, H.E., Clausen, W., & Fox, T., & Yaroch, A.L. Food insecurity nutrition incentive grant program: Implications for the 2018 Farm Bill and future directions. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2019 Mar;119(3):395-399. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2018.12.005. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation

December 2016 – Present. GSCN is the evaluation partner for the Healthy Schools Program, an initiative with schools across the U.S. to implement policies and practices that promote healthy behaviors among students such as increased fruit and vegetable intake and physical activity. In Year 1, the evaluation included secondary data analysis of national Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) and FitnessGram data, onsite nutrition, physical activity, and wellness environment data collection, and interviews with a sample of schools. In Year 2, a survey was developed and tested to gather key stakeholder perceptions of programmatic impact on student behavior. Year 3 (current) includes a school staff survey across sites and onsite physical activity behavior observations among a sample of sites in one large school district, as well as an examination of the best practices of a School Health Advisory Committee in another large district.

The Chef Ann Foundation (CAF)

March 2019 – Present. GSCN is the evaluation partner for the Get Schools Cooking Initiative, a program aimed at guiding school nutrition departments across the country through necessary operational improvements (e.g. food, finance, human resources, facilities, and marketing) in order to implement a scratch-cooking model. The evaluation gathers data at multiple time points on the progress made as a district acts on recommendations outlined by CAF. Evaluation activities include interviews with food service directors from the participating districts, collection and analysis of quantitative data on key school food variables (e.g., meals per labor hour, student participation), as well as progress toward a district’s transition to a scratch cooking model.

The Colorado Health Foundation

October 2014 – February 2019. GSCN was the evaluation partner for the Healthy K-12 School Meals through Scratch Cooking program. Twelve school districts in Colorado were awarded large-scale equipment grants to support the transition from processed school meals to healthy meals cooked from scratch. To assess the impact of the equipment grants, GSCN conducted baseline and follow-up interviews with food service directors and other appropriate staff, and conducted a secondary data analysis of each districts’ average daily participation in the National School Lunch Program.

LiveWell Colorado

April 2013 – December 2018. GSCN was the evaluation partner for the School Food Initiative, a program implemented in school districts across Colorado to help school kitchens transition away from processed foods and toward a scratch-cooking model. The evaluation included pre- and post- menu analysis to measure the use of fresh/whole ingredients, student participation in the lunch program, and other evaluation strategies. Some of these other ad hoc activities included a plate-waste feasibility study to build protocols and analysis plans, a longitudinal study to assess menu changes and program sustainability in a sample of school districts, an assessment to inform the Alumni Sustainability Plan, and survey development to measure the impact of specific training opportunities.

  • Schober, D.J., Carpenter, L.R., Currie, V.D., & Yaroch, A.L. Evaluation of the LiveWell@School Food Initiative shows increases in scratch cooking and improvement in nutritional content. Journal of School Health. 2016 Aug;86(8):604-11. doi: 10.1111/josh.12413.

Douglas County Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

April 2010 – May 2012. GSCN coordinated a Farm to School program in Douglas County, Nebraska through the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) grant. Activities included an online needs assessment survey; convening of producers, food service directors, distributors, and members of the community; a post-convening survey of participants; creation of a resource guide, development of an online toolkit, and facilitation of procurement policies and procedures for schools and producers.

  • Pinard, C.A., Smith, T.M., Carpenter, L.R., Chapman, M., Balluff, M., & Yaroch, A.L. Stakeholders’ interest in and challenges to implementing farm-to-school programs, Douglas County, Nebraska, 2010-2011. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2013 Dec 19;10:E210. doi: 10.5888/pcd1010.130182.

EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION

Community Action Partnership of Lancaster and Saunders Counties

August 2018 – Present. GSCN is the evaluation partner for the Head Start and Early Head Start parent educational program Growing Great Beginnings. With funding from the Community Health Endowment of Lincoln, Head Start Family Educators are teaching families of young children best practices around nutrition, sleep, and physical activity in order to prevent childhood obesity. GSCN developed a pre- and post- survey and is administering it with the assistance of Head Start staff in order to evaluate outcomes of receiving programming on parent and child behavior.

The Nemours Foundation and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

January 2018 – October 2018. GSCN evaluated the Ohio Healthy Programs project in Family Child Care (FCC) Homes, in which the Ohio Early Childhood Health Network aimed to increase the capacity of Ohio Healthy Programs (OHP) to reach FCC homes across the state. The evaluation utilized a mixed-methods approach, to identify successes and challenges for FCC programs undergoing designation or re-designation of the program in Cuyahoga County and across Ohio to inform efforts to scale up support in these areas.

The Nemours Foundation and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

March 2013 – September 2018. GSCN was the evaluation partner for the National Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC), a program to help improve policies and practices in nutrition, physical activity, outdoor play and learning, breastfeeding, and screen time at ECE programs (center and FCC-based) across ten states in the U.S. The evaluation involved a mixed-methods approach as well as the development of enrollment systems and a technical assistance (TA) monitoring system to track TA mode (email, in-person, or phone), content area (nutrition, physical activity, etc.) and duration in order to look at potential intermediaries in changing policies and practices. Several sub-studies were conducted throughout the multi-year evaluation, such as the use of the Environment and Policy Assessment and Observation (EPAO) protocol to collect observational data on the implementation of ECELC best practices.

  • Chiappone, A., Smith, T.M., Estabrooks, P.A., Rasmussen, C.G., Blaser, C., & Yaroch, A.L. Technical assistance and changes in nutrition and physical activity practices in the National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives Project, 2015-2016. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2018 Apr 26;15:E47. doi: 10.5888/pcd15.170239.
  • Garvin, T.M., Chiappone, A., Boyd, L.W., Shuell, J., Plumlee, C., & Yaroch, A.L. (In Press). Effectiveness in adapting the implementation of the Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives Project (ECELC) using real-world conditions. Translational Behavioral Medicine.
  • Garvin, T.M, Weissenburger- Moser Boyd, L, Chiappone, A., Blaser, C., Story, M., Gertel-Rosenberg, A., Shuell, J., Chang D., Ward, D., Plumlee, C., Beets, M., Yaroch A.L. Multisector Approach to Improve Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Policies and Practices in Early Care and Education Programs: The National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives Project, 2013–2017. Preventing Chronic Disease 2019;16:180582. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5888/pcd16.180582.
  • Smith, T.M., Blaser, C., Geno-Rasmussen, C., Plumlee, C., Shuell, J., Gargano, T., & Yaroch, A.L. Improving nutrition and physical activity policies and practices in early care and education in three states, 2014–2016. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2017 Aug 31;14:E73. doi: 10.5888/pcd14.160513.
  • Smith, T.M., Blaser, C., Geno-Rasmussen, C., Shuell, J., Plumlee, C., & Yaroch, A.L. Assessment of nutrition and physical activity practices using self-report and observation in early care and education across multiple US states. Public Health Nutrition. 2017 Jun;20(9):1692-1698. doi: 10.1017/S1368980017000155. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

Child Care Aware of Kansas

September 2015 – September 2018. GSCN was the evaluation partner for the Early Childhood Wellness - Step it Up, Taking Steps to Healthy Success collaborative. This was an initiative conducted in early care and education (ECE), specifically, family-based child (FCC) programs across Kansas to create healthier environments to promote policies and practices around healthy eating and active living in the areas of breastfeeding & infant feeding, child nutrition, physical activity, screen time, and outdoor play & learning. The evaluation examined the effects of the collaborative model and included pre- and post- Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment in Child Care (NAP SACC) and technical assistance analysis, as well as conducting and analyzing qualitative interviews.


COMMUNITY RESILIENCY

Guidehouse

May 2019 – Present. GSCN is collaborating with Guidehouse, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), and others to explore how communities are affected by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) and other forms of environmental contamination, particularly around chronic stress and other health outcomes, including how it effects the food system. The project includes a literature review, a workshop and interviews with affected communities, and the development of training materials and a community stress resilience toolkit.


LESSONS LEARNED, GRANTEE CAPACITY BUILDING, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND POLICY ADVOCACY

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center

January 2017 – Present. GSCN is the evaluation and technical assistance partner for the Preventing Childhood Obesity (PCO) Community Grant Program in Omaha, Nebraska. This grant program is open to local grassroots organizations conducting innovative programming to reduce childhood obesity rates among their target population. For the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 grant programs, our team has been involved in the development of the request for proposals, scoring criteria, and review process. GSCN also led the creation and facilitation of a six-session learning collaborative. The evaluation of the program is focused on grantee effectiveness of reaching intended goals and building organizational capacity for program design and evaluation. With the newest cohort (2019-2020), our team is continuing to provide grantee training and technical assistance as well as overall program evaluation. In a separate effort, GSCN is working to develop child nutrition videos for a childhood obesity treatment program implemented by Children’s Hospital and Medical Center; these videos are expected to be publicly available in late 2019.

American Heart Association (AHA)

August 2018 – Present. GSCN’s policy advocacy evaluation work, described below in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Voices for Healthy Kids (VFHK) snapshot, has continued to expand through funding from AHA to establish and implement a systematic assessment approach for process and impact evaluation of the VFHK training and technical assistance model, which includes the development and administration of several surveys and interviews of VFHK grantees across multiple time points.

March 2017 – September 2017. GSCN conducted an internal evaluation of AHA’s Accelerating National Community Health Outcomes through Reinforcing Partnerships (ANCHOR) program, specifically the operations, procurement, and finance departments roles. Evaluation results helped leadership at the AHA examine the benefits and challenges of taking on government funding opportunities.

Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems

October 2014 – October 2018. GSCN partnered with stakeholders in Michigan to help establish a shared measurement system, following a Collective Impact framework. The main goal of this evaluation was to gather information and pilot a shared measurement system to help make a compelling case for food systems change in Michigan.

January 2015 – May 2015. In another project, GSCN worked with partners at Michigan State University to characterize the food retail environment in a 15-county region of northeast Michigan to inform business assistance and loan pipeline strategies through the Michigan Good Food Fund in this rural part of the state. As part of this work, GSCN merged different secondary data sources and developed unique food retail outlet classifications more meaningful for rural communities, designed a food environment assessment suited to the purpose of this study, and coded and mapped food outlets and conducted food environment assessments.

  • Bardenhagen, C.J., Pinard, C.A., Pirog, R., & Yaroch, A.L. Characterizing rural food access in remote areas. Journal of Community Health. 2017 Oct;42(5):1008-1019. doi: 10.1007/s10900-017-0348-1.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF)

June 2017 – June 2018. GSCN evaluated the lessons learned and grantee organizational capacity and technical assistance, along with how best to integrate health equity for four main grantees in RWJF’s tobacco portfolio. The evaluation utilized a mixed methods design, which included site visit, interviews, and surveys. Findings helped with the development of recommendations and potential improvements for the four grantee programs moving into the future.

July 2017 – February 2018. GSCN evaluated the Salud America! (SA) program to identify how SA network members advocate for health issues and how they utilize SA materials and support to promote awareness of and motivation for public health policy change in their local communities. The evaluation utilized a sequential exploratory mixed methods design, which included site visit, interviews, and surveys. Findings helped to inform SA’s next steps.

August 2014 – September 2017. GSCN was part of a large evaluation team for Voices for Healthy Kids (VFHK), an initiative to engage, organize, and mobilize people to improve the health of their communities and aid in reversing the childhood obesity epidemic. Specifically, in Year 1, our team evaluated the processes and outcomes of technical assistance (TA), as well as legal technical assistance. In Year 2, we evaluated the policy advocacy readiness of grantees and developed measures for similar initiatives to use in the future. In Year 3, we conducted an overall lessons-learned evaluation of the entire initiative.


STRATEGIC PLANNING

The American Cancer Society (ACS)

August 2018 – Present. GSCN is conducting a strategic planning project to inform ACS’s potential future work in food insecurity. GSCN conducted interviews with ACS staff and volunteer and external partners to identify the best strategies for food insecurity pilots, while also aligning with ACS’s structure and capacity. GSCN also conducted a landscape analysis of other large-scale health focused organizations that have incorporated food insecurity programming, as well as conducted a series of literature reviews on the intersection of food insecurity, cancer, and obesity. The project is currently expanding to include a focus on identifying evidence-based programming across the country aimed at supporting survivors and their caregivers in the area of food insecurity. This will be accomplished through key-information interviews and a review of peer-reviewed and gray literature.

The Praxis Project (Praxis)

January 2019 – July 2019. GSCN conducted interviews with Praxis grassroots partners, technical assistance providers, and public health professionals to identify the role Praxis plays in strengthening the wider, national impact of social justice activists when they convene, build relationships, and share information through the Praxis network. These groups are all working to build local power that is central to improving health justice and racial equity, and Praxis is working to provide a national network of these organizations working across the social determinants of health.


INSTRUMENT DEVELOPMENT AND ANALYSIS

Feeding America

July 2018 – January 2019. GSCN conducted a systematic literature review to inform the development of a library of measures for Feeding America. This library will allow Feeding America to strengthen their data collection capacity, monitor sociodemographic profiles of people seeking assistance, and measure the impact of their work. GSCN staff examined Feeding America’s current surveys and measures, assessed relevant gaps in measures, systematically reviewed literature for validated measures that met Feeding America’s inclusion and exclusion criteria, searched grey literature to seek measures unpublished in peer-reviewed literature, and then included those measures and accompanying documentation in a library of measures.

University of California San Francisco

September 2015 – September 2016. GSCN developed a survey and measurement procedures to allow food banks and pantries to measure their clientele’s dietary intake and other related outcomes, as part of an intervention focused on changes in policies and practices for acquiring and distributing food, so that more fresh fruits and vegetables are available in the food pantries they serve. This study was conducted in partnership with Feeding America and funded by CDC’s Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) and was led by Dr. Hilary Seligman at the University of California San Francisco.

  • Calloway, E.E., Seligman, H.K., Boyd, L.W., Stern, K.L., Rosenmoss, S., & Yaroch, A. Development and testing of the FRESH foods survey to assess food pantry clients’ dietary behaviors and correlates. Public Health Nutrition. 2019 May 21:1-9. Doi: 10.1017/S1368980019000697.

Westat and the National Cancer Institute

December 2014 – December 2015. The Family Life, Activity, Sun, Health, and Eating (FLASHE) Study is a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Survey on the psychosocial, generational (parent-adolescent (12-17 years)), and environmental correlates of cancer preventive behaviors. FLASHE examines the correlates of cancer preventive behaviors, mainly diet, activity and sedentary behaviors (but also examining other behaviors such as sleep, sun-safety, and tobacco) in new ways not previously addressed comprehensively on other surveys. GSCN was contracted to analyze the FLASHE survey data and develop scoring procedures and related syntax to derive dietary outcome variables. Dr. Yaroch also aided on the development of the survey while she was a Program Director at NCI.

  • Imoisili, O.E., Park, S., Lundeen, E.A., Yaroch, A.L., & Blanck, H.M. Daily adolescent sugar-sweetened beverage intake is associated with select adolescent, not parent, attitudes about limiting sugary drink and junk food intake. American Journal of Health Promotion. 2019 Aug 13:890117119868382. doi: 10.1177/0890117119868382. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Nebeling, L.C., Hennessy, E.M., Oh, A.Y., Dwyer, L., Patrick, H., Blanck, H.M., Perna, F., Ferrer, R., & Yaroch, A.L. The FLASHE Study: Survey development, dyadic perspectives, and participant characteristics. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017 Jun;52(6): 839-48. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.01.028.
  • Oh, A.Y., Davis, T., Dwyer, L., Hennessy, E.M., Li, T., Yaroch, A.L., & Nebeling, L.C. Recruitment, enrollment, and response of parent-Adolescent dyads in the FLASHE Study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017 Jun;52(6):849-855. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2016.11.028.
  • Parks, C.A., Blaser, C., Smith, T.M., Calloway, E.E., Oh, A.Y., Dwyer, L.A., Liu, B., Nebeling, L.C., & Yaroch, A.L. Correlates of fruit and vegetable intake among parents and adolescents: Findings from the Family Life, Activity, Sun, Health and Eating (FLASHE) study. Public Health Nutrition. 2018 Aug;21(11):2079-2087. doi: 10.1017/S1368980018000770.
  • Smith, T.M., Calloway, E.E., Pinard, C.A., Hennessy, E.M., Oh, A.Y., Nebeling, L.C., & Yaroch, A.L. Using secondary 24-hour dietary recall data to estimate daily dietary factor intake from the Family Life, Activity, Sun, Health, and Eating (FLASHE) Study dietary screener. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017 Jun;52(6): 856-62. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2017.01.015.
  • Thai, C.L., Serrano, K.J., Yaroch, A.L., Nebeling, L., & Oh, A. Perceptions of food advertising and association with consumption of energy-dense nutrient-poor foods among adolescents in the United States: Results from a national survey. Journal of Health Communication. 2017 Aug;22(8):638-646. doi: 10.1080/10810730.2017.1339145. Epub 2017 Jul 28.

National Cancer Institute

April 2009 – February 2012. Dr. Yaroch also led the development of the Food Attitudes and Behaviors (FAB) Survey when she was a Program Director at NCI and continued to work on FAB during her first three years at GSCN.

  • Erinosho, T.O., Moser, R.P., Oh, A.Y., Nebeling, L., & Yaroch, A.L. Awareness of the Fruits and Veggies – More Matters campaign, knowledge of the fruit and vegetable recommendation, and fruit and vegetable intake of adults in the 2007 Food Attitudes and Behaviors (FAB) Survey. Appetite. 2012 Aug;59(1):155-60. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2012.04.010. Epub 2012 Apr 21.
  • Erinosho, T.O., Oh, A.Y., Moser, R.P., Davis, K.L., Nebeling, L.C., & Yaroch, A.L. Association between perceived food environment and self-efficacy for fruit and vegetable consumption among US adults, 2007. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2012;9:E10. Epub 2011 Dec 15.
  • Erinosho, T.O., Pinard, C.A., Nebeling, L.C., Moser, R.P., Shaikh, A.R., & Yaroch, A.L. Development and implementation of the National Cancer Institute’s Food Attitudes and Behaviors Survey to assess correlates of fruit and vegetable intake in adults. PloS One. 2015 Feb 23;10(2):e0115017. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115017. eCollection 2015.
  • Goodman, A.B., Blanck, H.M., Sherry, B., Park, S., Nebeling, L. & Yaroch, A.L. Behaviors and attitudes associated with low drinking water intake among US adults, Food Attitudes and Behaviors Survey, 2007. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2013 Apr 11;10:E51. doi: 10:5888/pcd10.120248.
  • Yaroch, A.L., Tooze, J., Thompson, F.E., Blanck, H.M., Thompson, O.M., Colón-Ramos, U., Shaikh, A., McNutt, S., & Nebeling, L.C. Evaluation of three short dietary instruments to assess fruit and vegetable intake: The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Food Attitudes and Behaviors (FAB) Survey. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2012 Oct;112(10):1570-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2012.06.002.