Sara Bleich

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Weight loss strategies: Association with consumption of sugary beverages, snacks and values about food purchases
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 96:128-34. 2014
  2. pmc American adults eligible for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program consume more sugary beverages than ineligible adults
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:894-9. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Generating better evidence to engage local food outlets in obesity prevention research
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:265-7. 2013
  4. pmc How does physician BMI impact patient trust and perceived stigma?
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 57:120-4. 2013
  5. pmc Systematic review of community-based childhood obesity prevention studies
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e201-10. 2013
  6. pmc Do physician beliefs about causes of obesity translate into actionable issues on which physicians counsel their patients?
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 56:326-8. 2013
  7. pmc Impact of physician BMI on obesity care and beliefs
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:999-1005. 2012
  8. pmc Health inequalities: trends, progress, and policy
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:7-40. 2012
  9. pmc Reduction in purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages among low-income Black adolescents after exposure to caloric information
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:329-35. 2012
  10. pmc Impact of patient-doctor race concordance on rates of weight-related counseling in visits by black and white obese individuals
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:562-70. 2012

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Weight loss strategies: Association with consumption of sugary beverages, snacks and values about food purchases
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA Electronic address
    Patient Educ Couns 96:128-34. 2014
    ..To examine whether weight loss strategies are associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs), snacks or food values...
  2. pmc American adults eligible for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program consume more sugary beverages than ineligible adults
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:894-9. 2013
    ..There is considerable debate about whether sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) should be allowable purchases with benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Generating better evidence to engage local food outlets in obesity prevention research
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 57:265-7. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc How does physician BMI impact patient trust and perceived stigma?
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 57:120-4. 2013
    ..The objective is to evaluate whether physician body mass index (BMI) impacts their patients' trust or perceptions of weight-related stigma...
  5. pmc Systematic review of community-based childhood obesity prevention studies
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e201-10. 2013
    ..This study systematically reviewed community-based childhood obesity prevention programs in the United States and high-income countries...
  6. pmc Do physician beliefs about causes of obesity translate into actionable issues on which physicians counsel their patients?
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 56:326-8. 2013
    ..To describe the relationship between primary care physicians' (PCPs') beliefs about the causes of obesity with the frequency of nutritional counseling...
  7. pmc Impact of physician BMI on obesity care and beliefs
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:999-1005. 2012
    ..These results suggest that more normal weight physicians provided recommended obesity care to their patients and felt confident doing so...
  8. pmc Health inequalities: trends, progress, and policy
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:7-40. 2012
    ..More research and better methods are needed to measure precisely the relationships between stated policy goals and observed trends in health inequalities...
  9. pmc Reduction in purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages among low-income Black adolescents after exposure to caloric information
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:329-35. 2012
    ..We examined the effect of an intervention to provide caloric information about sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) on the number of SSB purchases...
  10. pmc Impact of patient-doctor race concordance on rates of weight-related counseling in visits by black and white obese individuals
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:562-70. 2012
    ..90). Black obese patients receive less exercise counseling than white obese patients in visits to white physicians and may be less likely than white obese patients to receive weight-reduction counseling in visits to black physicians...
  11. doi request reprint Relative contribution of energy intake and energy expenditure to childhood obesity: a review of the literature and directions for future research
    S N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1-15. 2011
    ..However, whether energy intake or expenditure is the dominant contributor to childhood obesity is a subject of debate. To date, no study has systematically reviewed the literature on this subject...
  12. pmc Noncommunicable chronic disease in Bangladesh: overview of existing programs and priorities going forward
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Policy 100:282-9. 2011
    ..This paper reviews existing NCD programs in Bangladesh and identifies key priorities for the country to help address the NCD burden...
  13. pmc Impact of insurance and supply of health professionals on coverage of treatment for hypertension in Mexico: population based study
    Sara N Bleich
    Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMJ 335:875. 2007
    ..To examine the independent and combined contributions of insurance status and supply of health professionals on coverage of antihypertensive treatment among adults in Mexico...
  14. doi request reprint Why is the developed world obese?
    Sara Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:273-95. 2008
    ..This review offers useful insights to future research concerned with the etiology of obesity and suggests that obesity-related policies should focus on encouraging lower caloric intake...
  15. doi request reprint Increasing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among US adults: 1988-1994 to 1999-2004
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:372-81. 2009
    ..Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) has been linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes...
  16. pmc How does satisfaction with the health-care system relate to patient experience?
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 87:271-8. 2009
    ..To explore what determines people's satisfaction with the health-care system above and beyond their experience as patients...
  17. doi request reprint Developing policy solutions for a more active nation: Integrating economic and public health perspectives
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 624 N Broadway, Room 451, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 49:306-8. 2009
    ..In addition, we focus mostly on normative economics (which offers prescriptions for what should be done) rather than positive economics (which offers predictions of economic outcomes conditional on various hypothetical scenarios)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Trust in scientific experts on obesity: implications for awareness and behavior change
    Sara Bleich
    Program in Health Policy, Harvard University, MA, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2145-56. 2007
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  19. pmc Patient use of weight-management activities: a comparison of patient and physician assessments
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 79:344-50. 2010
    ..Examine concordance between patient and physician assessments of patient self-reported use of weight-management activities...
  20. pmc The publics' understanding of daily caloric recommendations and their perceptions of calorie posting in chain restaurants
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:121. 2010
    ..Little research has assessed consumer understanding of overall daily energy requirements or perceived effectiveness of calorie posting...
  21. pmc Impact of bariatric surgery on health care utilization and costs among patients with diabetes
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Med Care 50:58-65. 2012
    ..The effect of bariatric surgery on health care utilization and costs among individuals with type 2 diabetes remains unclear...
  22. pmc Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among adults with type 2 diabetes
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:551-5. 2011
    ..To examine patterns of sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) consumption among U.S. adults with type 2 diabetes in 2003-2006...
  23. pmc Physician practice patterns of obesity diagnosis and weight-related counseling
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MA 21205, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 82:123-9. 2011
    ..we analyzed cross-sectional clinical encounter data. Obese adults were obtained from the 2005 National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (N=2458)...
  24. pmc Social context explains race disparities in obesity among women
    Sara N Bleich
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 451, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:465-9. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate whether race disparities in obesity among women persist in a community of black people and white people living in the same social context with similar income...
  25. pmc Racial disparities in medical expenditures within body weight categories
    Sai Ma
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:780-6. 2012
    ..Despite federal guidelines calling for the reduction of obesity and elimination of health disparities, black-white differences in obesity prevalence and in medical expenditures and utilization of health care services persist...
  26. doi request reprint Increasing caloric contribution from sugar-sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juices among US children and adolescents, 1988-2004
    Y Claire Wang
    Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 600 West 168th St, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1604-14. 2008
    ..We sought to document increases in caloric contributions from sugar-sweetened beverages and 100% fruit juice among US youth during 1988-2004...
  27. pmc Physician respect for patients with obesity
    Mary Margaret Huizinga
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:1236-9. 2009
    ..Obesity stigma is common in our society, and a general stigma towards obesity has also been documented in physicians. We hypothesized that physician respect for patients would be lower in patients with higher body mass index (BMI)...