Susan M Gross

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The differential impact of WIC peer counseling programs on breastfeeding initiation across the state of Maryland
    Susan M Gross
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, W4033 Wolfe Street Building, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Hum Lact 25:435-43. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint College-age, African-American males' misperceptions about weight status, body size, and shape
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan State University, Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Public Health Program, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-34-8. 2005
  3. pmc Gender differences in body image and health perceptions among graduating seniors from a historically black college
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Program in Public Health, Morgan State University, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1608-19. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Family influence: key to fruit and vegetable consumption among fourth- and fifth-grade students
    Susan M Gross
    Maryland Food Stamp Nutrition Education and Project FRESH, University of Maryland Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:235-41. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies in body image perception among fourth-grade public school children from urban, suburban, and rural Maryland
    Claudette Welch
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, WIC Program, Johns Hopkins University, 111 Market Place, Suite 850, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1080-5. 2004
  6. pmc The College Health and Wellness Study: baseline correlates of overweight among African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 83:253-65. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Early postpartum: a critical period in setting the path for breastfeeding success
    Susan M Gross
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Breastfeed Med 6:407-12. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress and decreased physical exercise: impact on weight for African American women
    Gracie M Moore-Greene
    Department of Social Work and Human Services, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:185-91. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in perceived weight-based stigmatization among African Americans
    Pamela E Scott-Johnson
    Morgan State University, Department of Psychology, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S1-196-200. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Web-based data collection: an effective strategy for increasing African Americans' participation in health-related research
    Pamela E Scott-Johnson
    Morgan State University, Department of Psychology, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S1-201-6. 2010

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint The differential impact of WIC peer counseling programs on breastfeeding initiation across the state of Maryland
    Susan M Gross
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, W4033 Wolfe Street Building, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Hum Lact 25:435-43. 2009
    ..04 [0.96, 1.14]) and the SCG. LC and SCG infants had similar odds of breastfeeding initiation. In the Maryland WIC program, breastfeeding initiation rates were positively associated with peer counseling...
  2. ncbi request reprint College-age, African-American males' misperceptions about weight status, body size, and shape
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan State University, Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Public Health Program, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:S5-34-8. 2005
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  3. pmc Gender differences in body image and health perceptions among graduating seniors from a historically black college
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Program in Public Health, Morgan State University, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 97:1608-19. 2005
    ..Awareness of acceptable weight ranges and consequences of overweight needs to be raised...
  4. doi request reprint Family influence: key to fruit and vegetable consumption among fourth- and fifth-grade students
    Susan M Gross
    Maryland Food Stamp Nutrition Education and Project FRESH, University of Maryland Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 42:235-41. 2010
    ..To assess social and familial environmental influences on fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption of fourth- and fifth-graders living in a culturally diverse, urban setting...
  5. ncbi request reprint Discrepancies in body image perception among fourth-grade public school children from urban, suburban, and rural Maryland
    Claudette Welch
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, WIC Program, Johns Hopkins University, 111 Market Place, Suite 850, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:1080-5. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether there is an association between body image perception and weight status as measured by the body mass index among a group of fourth graders in Maryland...
  6. pmc The College Health and Wellness Study: baseline correlates of overweight among African Americans
    Tiffany L Gary
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, 21205, USA
    J Urban Health 83:253-65. 2006
    ..Overweight is a significant problem in this population, and these data should be useful for developing weight loss interventions aimed at young adults...
  7. doi request reprint Early postpartum: a critical period in setting the path for breastfeeding success
    Susan M Gross
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, The Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Breastfeed Med 6:407-12. 2011
    ..Routine breastfeeding education and support following hospital discharge are critical to breastfeeding success. The purpose of this article is to identify this critical period for supporting and reinforcing breastfeeding...
  8. ncbi request reprint Chronic stress and decreased physical exercise: impact on weight for African American women
    Gracie M Moore-Greene
    Department of Social Work and Human Services, University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Ethn Dis 22:185-91. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship of stress to weight and the role of physical exercise in African American paraprofessional women...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in perceived weight-based stigmatization among African Americans
    Pamela E Scott-Johnson
    Morgan State University, Department of Psychology, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S1-196-200. 2010
    ..001). Males and females who were inaccurate were less likely to perceive weight-based stigmatization...
  10. ncbi request reprint Web-based data collection: an effective strategy for increasing African Americans' participation in health-related research
    Pamela E Scott-Johnson
    Morgan State University, Department of Psychology, Baltimore, MD 21251, USA
    Ethn Dis 20:S1-201-6. 2010
    ..This research provides evidence of the Internet as a viable alternative for increasing participation of young African American adults, a relatively understudied group, to obtain data on health status and behaviors, over time...
  11. ncbi request reprint Breakfast and lunch meal skipping patterns among fourth-grade children from selected public schools in urban, suburban, and rural maryland
    Susan M Gross
    Morgan State University, 9 Blake Court, Baltimore, MD 21136, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 104:420-3. 2004
    ..Dietitians in all regions need to explore new ways to encourage regular meal consumption among students in their schools...