Eileen Fowles

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Relationships among maternal nutrient intake and placental biomarkers during the 1st trimester in low-income women
    Eileen R Fowles
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, 1700 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:891-9. 2012
  2. pmc Predictors of dietary quality in low-income pregnant women: a path analysis
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    Nurs Res 60:286-94. 2011
  3. doi Eating at fast-food restaurants and dietary quality in low-income pregnant women
    Eileen R Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
    West J Nurs Res 33:630-51. 2011
  4. doi Exploring relationships among psychosocial status, dietary quality, and measures of placental development during the first trimester in low-income women
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 1700 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 13:70-9. 2011
  5. doi Maternal predictors of toddler health status
    Eileen Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 14:33-40. 2009
  6. doi Nutrition and mental health in early pregnancy: a pilot study
    Eileen R Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 54:73-7. 2009
  7. doi The feasibility of personal digital assistants (PDAs) to collect dietary intake data in low-income pregnant women
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Texas 78701 1499, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:374-7. 2008
  8. doi Healthy eating during pregnancy: determinants and supportive strategies
    Eileen R Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 25:138-52. 2008
  9. ncbi Measuring dietary intake in nursing research
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing, Univeristy of Texas at Austin, 78701 1499, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 39:146-65. 2007
  10. ncbi Collaborative methodologies for advancing the health of underserved women
    Eileen R Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Fam Community Health 30:S53-63. 2007

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Publications23

  1. pmc Relationships among maternal nutrient intake and placental biomarkers during the 1st trimester in low-income women
    Eileen R Fowles
    The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, 1700 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:891-9. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Predictors of dietary quality in low-income pregnant women: a path analysis
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    Nurs Res 60:286-94. 2011
    ..Despite the potential importance of nutrition to pregnancy outcomes, little is known about the factors influencing dietary quality, especially during the first trimester...
  3. doi Eating at fast-food restaurants and dietary quality in low-income pregnant women
    Eileen R Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
    West J Nurs Res 33:630-51. 2011
    ..High frequency of fast-food consumption contributed to poor dietary quality and excessive caloric intake, which may lead to excessive gestational weight gain...
  4. doi Exploring relationships among psychosocial status, dietary quality, and measures of placental development during the first trimester in low-income women
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, 1700 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Biol Res Nurs 13:70-9. 2011
    ..To examine the relationships between maternal psychosocial factors and dietary quality and explore the relationships among dietary quality and selected biomarkers of nutrition and placental development...
  5. doi Maternal predictors of toddler health status
    Eileen Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 14:33-40. 2009
    ..The purposes of this study were to examine the relationships among maternal and environmental variables in the first 6 months postpartum and toddler health status, and to identify predictors of toddler health...
  6. doi Nutrition and mental health in early pregnancy: a pilot study
    Eileen R Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 54:73-7. 2009
    ..Identifying factors that are related to poor dietary intake, such as low-income and the presence of depression, in early pregnancy may promote timely recognition of women in need of comprehensive monitoring throughout the pregnancy...
  7. doi The feasibility of personal digital assistants (PDAs) to collect dietary intake data in low-income pregnant women
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Texas 78701 1499, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:374-7. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility of using personal digital assistant (PDA)-based technology for tracking and analysis of food intake in low-income pregnant women...
  8. doi Healthy eating during pregnancy: determinants and supportive strategies
    Eileen R Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 25:138-52. 2008
    ..Community health nurses can apply this model to gain insights into identifying gaps in practice and to prioritize action strategies to guide program development and interventions designed to support healthy eating by all pregnant women...
  9. ncbi Measuring dietary intake in nursing research
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing, Univeristy of Texas at Austin, 78701 1499, USA
    Can J Nurs Res 39:146-65. 2007
    ..Although complex, examining nutritional intake in health research is essential to determining an individual's disease risk status and response to treatment...
  10. ncbi Collaborative methodologies for advancing the health of underserved women
    Eileen R Fowles
    University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Fam Community Health 30:S53-63. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi Clinical assessment of mothering during infancy
    Eileen R Fowles
    School of Nursing at University of Texas, Austin, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 35:662-70. 2006
    ..Positive indicators of mothering are discussed, and implications for intervention and referral for problematic aspects of mothering are suggested...
  12. doi Dental health, acidogenic meal, and snack patterns among low-income women during early pregnancy: a pilot study
    Christina Murphey
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 55:587-92. 2010
    ....
  13. doi Ethnic-specific perceptions of altered control among American women: implications for health promotion programs after pregnancy
    Bobbie Sterling
    School of Nursing, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78701 1499, USA
    Health Care Women Int 32:39-56. 2011
    ..Effective health promotion interventions may include self-image building activities, stress management strategies and interventions that include family members but should address unique ethnic-specific contexts of low-income mothers...
  14. doi Foundations for social justice-based actions in maternal/infant nursing
    Evelyn Clingerman
    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78701 1499, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 39:320-7. 2010
    ..By adopting an ethical framework of social justice, nurses can better understand and thus influence outcomes and ameliorate health disparities and inequalities...
  15. doi Altered perceptions of personal control about retained weight and depressive symptoms in low-income postpartum women
    Bobbie Sue Sterling
    The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas 78701 1499, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 26:143-57. 2009
    ..Depression left women feeling isolated yet reluctant to seek help. These findings could provide the basis for health promotion interventions relevant to this population...
  16. ncbi Testing the barriers to healthy eating scale
    Eileen R Fowles
    Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal 61790 5810, USA
    West J Nurs Res 26:429-43. 2004
    ..48 to.99. Test-retest reliability for the total scale was.79. The Barriers to Healthy Eating Scale appears to be a reliable and valid instrument to assess barriers that may impede healthy eating in pregnant women...
  17. ncbi Comparing pregnant women's nutritional knowledge to their actual dietary intake
    Eileen R Fowles
    Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790 5810, USA
    MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs 27:171-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe differences between low-and middle-income pregnant women's general nutritional knowledge, usual dietary intake and weight gain...
  18. ncbi Identifying healthy eating strategies in low-income pregnant women: applying a positive deviance model
    Eileen R Fowles
    Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois 61761, USA
    Health Care Women Int 26:807-20. 2005
    ..Health care providers can use the positive deviance approach to guide the development of interventions to improve women's diets using community-specific solutions to enhance the health of mothers and infants...
  19. ncbi Correlates of dietary quality and weight retention in postpartum women
    Eileen R Fowles
    Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, IL 61790 5810, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 23:183-97. 2006
    ..A gap exists in the nutrition education and weight management of women after childbirth that allows for a reversal of the healthy eating patterns adopted during pregnancy and throughout the ensuing postpartum life transition...
  20. ncbi Organizational structure and job satisfaction in public health nursing
    Sara L Campbell
    Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, USA
    Public Health Nurs 21:564-71. 2004
    ....
  21. ncbi First trimester predictors of diet and birth outcomes in low-income pregnant women
    Eileen R Fowles
    Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Normal 61790 5810, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 22:117-30. 2005
    ..Careful monitoring of dietary quality may help target women in need of additional nutritional education. Providing nutritional education throughout pregnancy may lead to improved dietary patterns that may reduce low birth weight...
  22. ncbi Prenatal nutrition and birth outcomes
    Eileen R Fowles
    Mennonite College of Nursing, Illinois State University, Campus Box 5810, Normal, IL 61790 5810, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 33:809-22. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi Incorporating geriatric content into an undergraduate parent-child nursing course--an innovative approach
    Eileen R Fowles
    Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Campus Box 5810, Normal, IL 61790 5810, USA
    J Gerontol Nurs 33:13-8. 2007
    ..This strategy successfully infused geriatric content into a pediatric course to enhance students' abilities to care for older adults...

Research Grants2

  1. Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant Women
    Eileen Fowles; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..More effective targeted strategies initiated within this narrow window of time may reduce the number of low birth weight infants and improve obstetrical outcomes. ..
  2. Predictors of Dietary Quality in Low-Income Pregnant Women
    Eileen R Fowles; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..More effective targeted strategies initiated within this narrow window of time may reduce the number of low birth weight infants and improve obstetrical outcomes. ..