Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Differences between international recommendations on breastfeeding in the presence of HIV and the attitudes and counselling messages of health workers in Lilongwe, MalawiEllen G Piwoz
Academy for Educational Development, 1875 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC, 20009, USA
Int Breastfeed J 1:2. 2006..CONCLUSION : Important differences were observed between the WHO recommendations and the attitudes and practices of the health workers. Understanding these differences is important for designing effective interventions...
- Infant feeding practices of low-income, African-American, adolescent mothers: an ecological, multigenerational perspectiveM Bentley
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
Soc Sci Med 49:1085-100. 1999..The use of qualitative research methods, with an ecological, multi-generational focus, provides a rich description of the context within which infant feeding decisions are made...
- Perceptions of the role of maternal nutrition in HIV-positive breast-feeding women in MalawiMargaret E Bentley
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Nutr 135:945-9. 2005....
- Acceptability of a microbicide among women and their partners in a 4-country phase I trialMargaret E Bentley
Carolina Population Center Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27516, USA
Am J Public Health 94:1159-64. 2004....
- Breastfeeding among low income, African-American women: power, beliefs and decision makingMargaret E Bentley
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, and the Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Nutr 133:305S-309S. 2003..To reach the Surgeon General's Healthy People 2010 breastfeeding goals requires a shift in cultural norms and structures at all levels that will support breastfeeding for all women...
- Responsive feeding and child undernutrition in low- and middle-income countriesMargaret E Bentley
Nutrition Department, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
J Nutr 141:502-7. 2011..Recommendations for future research include consensus on the definition and measurement of RF, longitudinal studies that begin early in infancy, and randomized controlled trials that isolate the effect of RF on child undernutrition...
- Modifications of a large HIV prevention clinical trial to fit changing realities: a case study of the Breastfeeding, Antiretroviral, and Nutrition (BAN) protocol in Lilongwe, MalawiCharles van der Horst
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 30:24-33. 2009..We highlight some of the successes, challenges, and lessons learned at different stages during the conduct of the trial...
- Infants perceived as "fussy" are more likely to receive complementary foods before 4 monthsHeather Wasser
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
Pediatrics 127:229-37. 2011..Our purpose was to assess early infant-feeding patterns in a cohort of low-income black mothers and to examine associations between maternal perception of infant temperament and complementary feeding (CF) before 4 months...
- Maternal autonomy is inversely related to child stunting in Andhra Pradesh, IndiaMonal Shroff
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 2524, USA
Matern Child Nutr 5:64-74. 2009..In this south Indian state, two dimensions of female autonomy have an independent effect on child growth, suggesting the need for interventions that increase women's financial and physical autonomy...
- Evaluating nurses' implementation of an infant-feeding counseling protocol for HIV-infected mothers: The Ban Study in Lilongwe, MalawiYvonne Owens Ferguson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 21:141-55. 2009..Results indicate that nurses implemented the protocol as designed. Results will help to interpret the BAN Study's outcomes...
- Infant overweight is associated with delayed motor developmentMeghan Slining
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 3997, USA
J Pediatr 157:20-25.e1. 2010..To examine how infant overweight and high subcutaneous fat relate to infant motor development...
- Assessment of infant feeding styles among low-income African-American mothers: comparing reported and observed behaviorsLisa M Sacco
Carolina Population Center, Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7461, 4115 C McGavran Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Appetite 49:131-40. 2007....
- Involving communities in the design of clinical trial protocols: the BAN Study in Lilongwe, MalawiAmy L Corneli
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Contemp Clin Trials 28:59-67. 2007....
- Barriers to physical activity: qualitative data on caregiver-daughter perceptions and practicesPenny Gordon-Larsen
Department of Nutrition, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27516, USA
Am J Prev Med 27:218-23. 2004..Few studies include data on caregiver and daughter dyads. Formative data were used to develop intervention strategies and pathways for the Girls Rule! obesity prevention intervention, in under-studied high-risk pre-adolescents...
- Development and validation of the Infant Feeding Style QuestionnaireAmanda L Thompson
Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
Appetite 53:210-21. 2009....
- Exhaustive measurement of food items in the home using a universal product code scannerJune Stevens
Department of Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, CB 7461, NC 27599 7461, USA
Public Health Nutr 14:314-8. 2011..We aimed to develop, test and describe the Exhaustive Home Food Inventory (EHFI), which measures foods in the home using scanning of the universal product code (UPC) and EHFI software to link codes to food identities and energy values...
- Grandmothers, fathers, and depressive symptoms are associated with food insecurity among low-income first-time African-American mothers in North CarolinaBarbara A Laraia
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 109:1042-7. 2009..Intergenerational support and transfer of knowledge can be a key protective attribute among low-income African-American households...
- "Does skinny mean healthy?" Perceived ideal, current, and healthy body sizes among African-American girls and their female caregiversMira L Katz
Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Ethn Dis 14:533-41. 2004....
- Infant temperament contributes to early infant growth: A prospective cohort of African American infantsMeghan M Slining
Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:51. 2009..abstract:..
- The underweight/overweight household: an exploration of household sociodemographic and dietary factors in ChinaColleen Doak
Department of Nutrition, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27516 3997, USA
Public Health Nutr 5:215-21. 2002..The goal of this paper is to explore the hypothesis that the nutrition transition is related to households having an underweight and an overweight member simultaneously (under/over households and under/over pairs)...
- "Una mujer trabaja doble aqui": Vignette-based focus groups on stress and work for Latina blue-collar women in eastern North CarolinaMichele M Easter
Department of Social Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Health Promot Pract 8:41-9. 2007..Results from the focus groups are used to make recommendations for future research with Latinas and for developing effective work-site-based interventions to address issues of stress and health within this population...
- Examining the context of microbicide acceptability among married women and men in IndiaElizabeth E Tolley
Behavioral and Social Science Research Unit, Family Health International, Durham, NC 27713, USA
Cult Health Sex 8:351-69. 2006....
- When HIV-prevention messages and gender norms clash: the impact of domestic violence on women's HIV risk in slums of Chennai, IndiaVivian F Go
Department of Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E 6007, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
AIDS Behav 7:263-72. 2003..HIV-prevention messages targeting men may effectively reduce women's exposure to HIV/AIDS...
- Development of an opinion leader-led HIV prevention intervention among alcohol users in Chennai, IndiaSudha Sivaram
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
AIDS Educ Prev 16:137-49. 2004..We outline specific lessons we learned in intervention development in this population...
- Women's voices, women's choices: the challenge of nutrition and HIV/AIDSEllen G Piwoz
SARA Project, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC, USA
J Nutr 135:933-7. 2005....
- The social constructions of sexuality: marital infidelity and sexually transmitted disease-HIV risk in a Mexican migrant communityJennifer S Hirsch
Department of International Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Am J Public Health 92:1227-37. 2002..This article explores the social context of the migration-related HIV epidemic in western Mexico...
- Sexual health promotion in Chennai, India: key role of communication among social networksSudha Sivaram
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Suite E 6610, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Health Promot Int 20:327-33. 2005..Interventions identifying communication networks and influencing the natural communication patterns in these networks may be a viable HIV prevention strategy in the study area...
- Intimate partner violence is as important as client violence in increasing street-based female sex workers' vulnerability to HIV in IndiaSubadra Panchanadeswaran
Adelphi University School of Social Work, Garden City, New York, NY, USA
Int J Drug Policy 19:106-12. 2008..This study documents street-based female sex workers' experiences of client and intimate partners, examines the intersections of violence, alcohol use in condom use, and highlights survival strategies used to avert harm...
- Overweight adolescent African-American mothers gain weight in spite of intentions to lose weightMaureen M Black
Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Am Diet Assoc 106:80-7. 2006....
- Delaying second births among adolescent mothers: a randomized, controlled trial of a home-based mentoring programMaureen M Black
Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 737 W Lombard St, Room 161, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
Pediatrics 118:e1087-99. 2006..Rates of rapid second births among low-income black adolescent mothers range from 20% to 50%. Most efforts to prevent rapid second births have been unsuccessful...
- Caregiver styles of feeding and child acceptance of food in rural Viet NamPham Bich Ha
Save the Children, Hanoi, Viet Nam
Food Nutr Bull 23:95-100. 2002..More research is needed to demonstrate the relationships among the promotion of responsive feeding behaviors, acceptance of food, and improved nutrition and health status of children...
- Pill count adherence to prenatal multivitamin/mineral supplement use among low-income womenSunitha Jasti
Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367, USA
J Nutr 135:1093-101. 2005..Further research investigating the influence of cultural factors is necessary to better understand adherence to supplement use and the differences in adherence among ethnic groups...
- Exploring "wine shops" as a venue for HIV prevention interventions in urban IndiaSudha Sivaram
Infectious Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
J Urban Health 84:563-76. 2007..The data suggest that wine shops may be an appropriate location to target men for HIV prevention interventions. We discuss how these findings helped design such an intervention in Chennai...
- Young, disadvantaged fathers' involvement with their infants: an ecological perspectiveLoretta E Gavin
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
J Adolesc Health 31:266-76. 2002....
- Food consumption patterns in the economic transition in VietnamLe Ngoc Dien
Nutrition Centre, 180 Le Van Sy street, Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 13:40-7. 2004..Socio-economic and demographic status must be considered in developing national strategies and implementing plans of action to improve nutrition...
- Formative research to develop a nutrition education intervention to improve dietary iron intake among women and adolescent girls through community kitchens in Lima, PeruHilary M Creed-Kanashiro
Instituto de Investigacion Nutricional, Lima, Peru
J Nutr 133:3987S-3991S. 2003..CK searched for ways of assuring accessibility to these foods. The use of animal source foods in the community kitchen menus increased during the intervention...
- The Feasibility of Replacement Feeding as an HIV Prevention Method in MalawiMargaret Bentley; Fiscal Year: 2007..This information will help to guide the Malawi government policy and others on the feasibility of the provision of a high-quality breastmilk replacement for HIV positive mothers after exclusive breastfeeding counseling. ..
- Infant Care, Feeding, and Risk of ObesityMargaret Bentley; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will assess relationships among feeding styles, dietary intake, and infant fatness, while taking into account the role of activity, maternal BMI, and other risk factors. ..