Director: Robert W. Jeffery, Ph.D.
Associate Director: Jennifer A. Linde, Ph.D.
The overall goal of the Epidemiology and Intervention Core is to make high quality services for epidemiologic and behavioral intervention studies available to Minnesota Obesity Center investigators. These services include population selection, population survey, data collection and management, nutrition assessment, energy expenditure assessment, and intervention development for outpatient and community studies.
The services through the Epidemiology and Intervention Core are organized into four sections:
Obesity Research Group
The Obesity Research Group meets in WBOB Room 364 from 2:00 - 3:00 PM on the 3rd or 4th Tuesday of the month.
Jan 28: The Effect of Exercise on Preventing Postpartum Depression
Beth Lewis, Associate Professor, Kinesiology
Feb 25: Process Evaluation in Pediatric Obesity Prevention Interventions
Meghan Senso, PhD Candidate, Epidemiology
Mar 25: Experimental Trial to Evaluate Two Approaches to Reshaping the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to Improve Diet Quality
Lisa Harnack, Professor, Epidemiology & Community Health
Apr 22: Effects of Self-weighing and Visual Feedback on Weight Control in Adults
Carly Pacanowski, MnOPT Postdoctoral Fellow
May 27: Identifying and Quantifying Population Subgroups using Conditional Regression Trees
Julian Wolfson, Assistant Professor, Biostatistics
Advancements in Epidemiology and Intervention