Jamy D Ard

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between body image disparity and culturally specific factors that affect weight in Black and White women
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S2-34-9. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Cultural perceptions of weight in African American and Caucasian women
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:3-13. 2013
  3. pmc Race and region have independent and synergistic effects on dietary intakes in black and white women
    P K Newby
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nutr J 11:25. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effect of group racial composition on weight loss in African Americans
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:306-10. 2008
  5. pmc The impact of cost on the availability of fruits and vegetables in the homes of schoolchildren in Birmingham, Alabama
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:367-72. 2007
  6. pmc A study of a culturally enhanced EatRight dietary intervention in a predominately African American workplace
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 318 Webb Bldg, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E1-8. 2010
  7. pmc Fruit and vegetable pricing by demographic factors in the Birmingham, Alabama, metropolitan area, 2004-2005
    Jamy D Ard
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Blvd, Webb 441, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A78. 2010
  8. pmc Behavioral transitions and weight change patterns within the PREMIER trial
    Jessica K Bartfield
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1609-15. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Using formative research to develop a worksite health promotion program for African American women
    Christie Zunker
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Division of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Women Health 48:189-207. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial influences associated with weight-related beliefs in African American and Caucasian women
    Christie Z Malpede
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Division of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:1-5. 2007

Research Grants

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Publications37

  1. ncbi request reprint Association between body image disparity and culturally specific factors that affect weight in Black and White women
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:S2-34-9. 2007
    ..We sought to determine if an association exists between body image disparity (BID) and women's perception on how race affects their weight...
  2. doi request reprint Cultural perceptions of weight in African American and Caucasian women
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Health Behav 37:3-13. 2013
    ..To determine if African American (AA) and Caucasian women grouped variables related to race and weight into discrete clusters and if there were discernable response patterns with unique subgroup characteristics...
  3. pmc Race and region have independent and synergistic effects on dietary intakes in black and white women
    P K Newby
    Department of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Nutr J 11:25. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that significant differences would be observed among population sub-groups and that the effects of race on dietary intakes would vary across regions...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of group racial composition on weight loss in African Americans
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:306-10. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that AA who participate in all AA weight loss intervention groups will lose more weight than AA who participate in mixed race groups...
  5. pmc The impact of cost on the availability of fruits and vegetables in the homes of schoolchildren in Birmingham, Alabama
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:367-72. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether fruit and vegetable cost and consumers' race and income would predict availability of fruits and vegetables in homes of schoolchildren in the Birmingham, Ala, area...
  6. pmc A study of a culturally enhanced EatRight dietary intervention in a predominately African American workplace
    Jamy D Ard
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 318 Webb Bldg, 1530 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E1-8. 2010
    ..The workplace may be an ideal venue for engaging African American women in behavioral interventions for weight reduction...
  7. pmc Fruit and vegetable pricing by demographic factors in the Birmingham, Alabama, metropolitan area, 2004-2005
    Jamy D Ard
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Blvd, Webb 441, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 7:A78. 2010
    ..Because the contextual environment influences food outlet type and availability, we wanted to determine whether neighborhood demographics were associated with prices of fruits and vegetables...
  8. pmc Behavioral transitions and weight change patterns within the PREMIER trial
    Jessica K Bartfield
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:1609-15. 2011
    ..Behaviors associated with short-term weight loss continue to be associated with long-term weight loss, albeit at lower frequencies. Minimizing the decline in these behaviors may be important in achieving long-term weight loss...
  9. doi request reprint Using formative research to develop a worksite health promotion program for African American women
    Christie Zunker
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Division of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Women Health 48:189-207. 2008
    ..To describe the development of a culturally appropriate worksite health promotion program (WHPP) designed to promote increased physical activity and improved nutrition in a high risk group of African American women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Racial influences associated with weight-related beliefs in African American and Caucasian women
    Christie Z Malpede
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Division of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:1-5. 2007
    ..The observed differences support a need for culturally specific interventions that promote good eating patterns and healthy body shapes...
  11. doi request reprint Self-efficacy as a predictor of weight change and behavior change in the PREMIER trial
    Brooks C Wingo
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 45:314-21. 2013
    ..Determine whether self-efficacy independently predicted weight loss in a behavioral intervention and explore factors that influence the path between self-efficacy and weight change...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of a reimbursement incentive on enrollment in a weight control program
    W Scott Butsch
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Webb 439, 1675 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294 3360, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2733-8. 2007
    ..The objective was to examine the effect of offering a reimbursement incentive on the percentage of inquirers who enrolled in a weight control program and on weight loss and program attendance among enrollees...
  13. ncbi request reprint Physical activity patterns during weight maintenance following a low-energy density dietary intervention
    Tiffany L Cox
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1226-32. 2007
    ..The objective was to determine the role of physical activity (PA) and energy intake on weight maintenance among former University of Alabama at Birmingham EatRight Weight Management Program participants...
  14. doi request reprint Use of the Nominal Group Technique (NGT) to understand the perceptions of the healthiness of foods associated with African Americans
    Wendy K Jefferson
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1675 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Eval Program Plann 33:343-8. 2010
    ..To determine the degree of overlap between foods considered part of African American (AA) culture and those considered to be healthy...
  15. pmc Perception of others' body size influences weight loss and regain for European American but not African American women
    Paula C Chandler-Laney
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294 3361, USA
    Health Psychol 28:414-8. 2009
    ..Body composition was assessed by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry prior to and following weight loss...
  16. pmc Physical activity may facilitate diabetes prevention in adolescents
    Amy S Thomas
    Department of Nutrition Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:9-13. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of physical activity with glucose tolerance and resting energy expenditure (REE) among adolescents...
  17. ncbi request reprint Weight maintenance 2 years after participation in a weight loss program promoting low-energy density foods
    Lori F Greene
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1795-801. 2006
    ..Observational study designed to determine weight outcomes and associated dietary intake patterns for a sample of participants > or =1 year after completing the University of Alabama at Birmingham EatRight Weight Management Program...
  18. pmc Developing an intervention to address physical activity barriers for African-American women in the deep south (USA)
    Dori Pekmezi
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, 227 RPHB Birmingham, AL 35293, USA
    Womens Health (Lond Engl) 9:301-12. 2013
    ..To address high rates of inactivity and related chronic diseases among African-American women...
  19. ncbi request reprint Informing cancer prevention strategies for African Americans: the relationship of African American acculturation to fruit, vegetable, and fat intake
    Jamy D Ard
    Duke Hypertension Center and the Sarah W Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    J Behav Med 28:239-47. 2005
    ..This pattern was supported by differences in the ANOVA. African American acculturation is related to dietary intake. These findings have implications for the design of cancer-related public health messages targeted to African Americans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of African-American culture and implications for clinical trial design
    Jamy D Ard
    Duke Hypertension Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:292-9. 2005
    ..To identify unique cultural variables for African Americans that might limit the effectiveness of behavioral interventions in clinical trials...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of the PREMIER interventions on insulin sensitivity
    Jamy D Ard
    Duke Hypertension Center, Duke University Medical Center, and Center for Health Services Research in Primary Care, VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:340-7. 2004
    ..This ancillary study of PREMIER sought to determine the effects on insulin sensitivity of a comprehensive behavioral intervention for hypertension with and without the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) dietary pattern...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elements of the metabolic syndrome: association with insulin sensitivity and effects of ethnicity
    Barbara A Gower
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 5:77-86. 2007
    ..Conclusions: Correlation of Si with elements of the metabolic syndrome differed with ethnic group. Fasting insulin, rather than Si, best predicted most elements of the metabolic syndrome...
  23. ncbi request reprint Dietary restraint and disinhibition do not affect accuracy of 24-hour recall in a multiethnic population
    Jamy D Ard
    Nutrition Sciences and Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:434-7. 2006
    ..Disinhibition was not related to intake or accuracy. Dietetics professionals should consider dietary restraint a possible reason for a lower than expected estimate of energy intake when using 24-hour recalls...
  24. doi request reprint Caregiver perceptions of the food marketing environment of African-American 3-11-year-olds: a qualitative study
    Monica L Baskin
    1 Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 1717 11th Avenue South, MT 618, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:2231-9. 2013
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  25. pmc Weight loss during the intensive intervention phase of the weight-loss maintenance trial
    Jack F Hollis
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    Am J Prev Med 35:118-26. 2008
    ..This paper describes methods and results for the initial 6-month weight-loss program (Phase I)...
  26. doi request reprint Comparison of strategies for sustaining weight loss: the weight loss maintenance randomized controlled trial
    Laura P Svetkey
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Duke Hypertension Center and Sarah W Stedman Nutrition and Metabolism Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    JAMA 299:1139-48. 2008
    ..Behavioral weight loss interventions achieve short-term success, but re-gain is common...
  27. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive lifestyle modification and blood pressure control: a review of the PREMIER trial
    Heather L McGuire
    Division of Nephrology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:383-90. 2004
    ..001) compared with a decrease to 26% in the advice-only group. The PREMIER trial demonstrated that persons with above-optimal BP and stage 1 hypertension can make multiple lifestyle changes leading to better control of BP...
  28. ncbi request reprint One-year follow-up study of blood pressure and dietary patterns in dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH)-sodium participants
    Jamy D Ard
    Duke Hypertension Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:1156-62. 2004
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  29. ncbi request reprint Diet and blood pressure: applying the evidence to clinical practice
    Jamy D Ard
    Duke Hypertension Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am Heart J 149:804-12. 2005
  30. pmc Diet variety based on macronutrient intake and its relationship with body mass index
    Thomas E Lyles
    School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    MedGenMed 8:39. 2006
    ..Increased dietary variety has been associated with increased body weight; however, diet variety is not measured using a standardized methodology...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reductions in dietary energy density are associated with weight loss in overweight and obese participants in the PREMIER trial
    Jenny H Ledikwe
    Department of Nutritional Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:1212-21. 2007
    ..Dietary energy density (ED) reductions are associated with energy intake (EI) reductions. Little is known about influences on body weight (BW)...
  32. pmc Unique perspectives on the obesogenic environment
    Jamy D Ard
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1058-60. 2007
  33. ncbi request reprint Effects of individual components of multiple behavior changes: the PREMIER trial
    Eva Obarzanek
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7936, USA
    Am J Health Behav 31:545-60. 2007
    ..To assess contributions of individual lifestyle changes on systolic blood pressure (SBP) changes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effects of PREMIER lifestyle modifications on participants with and without the metabolic syndrome
    Lillian F Lien
    Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hypertension 50:609-16. 2007
    ..Our data suggest that strategies for lowering BP in individuals with metabolic syndrome may be enhanced by recommendations to adopt the DASH dietary pattern...
  35. pmc Acceptability of sodium-reduced research diets, including the Dietary Approaches To Stop Hypertension diet, among adults with prehypertension and stage 1 hypertension
    Njeri Karanja
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1530-8. 2007
    ..Examine the acceptability of sodium-reduced research diets...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cultural characteristics of African Americans: implications for the design of trials that target behavior and health promotion programs
    Betty M Kennedy
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA
    Ethn Dis 17:548-54. 2007
    ..To identify African American cultural characteristics that may be used to modify clinical trial designs and behavioral programs aimed at losing weight and maintaining weight loss...
  37. ncbi request reprint A new model for developing and executing culturally appropriate behavior modification clinical trials for African Americans
    Jamy D Ard
    Duke Hypertension Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:279-85. 2003
    ..In addition, investigators must understand how to effectively address relevant biases of African Americans without challenging their ethnic identity. Steps to decrease biases are described...

Research Grants2

  1. Improving Weight Loss Outcomes in African Americans
    Jamy Ard; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed training and research will provide Dr. Ard with the necessary skills and experience to advance his career to an independent investigator in obesity in special populations such as African Americans. ..