Sheila Gahagan

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adolescent metabolic syndrome risk is increased with higher infancy weight gain and decreased with longer breast feeding
    Kim Khuc
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:478610. 2012
  2. pmc Postnatal Growth Patterns in a Chilean Cohort: The Role of SES and Family Environment
    D E Kang Sim
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive No 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:354060. 2012
  3. pmc Development of eating behavior: biology and context
    Sheila Gahagan
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:261-71. 2012
  4. pmc Relationship of adiposity and insulin resistance mediated by inflammation in a group of overweight and obese Chilean adolescents
    Marcela Reyes
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 10:4. 2011
  5. pmc Linear and ponderal growth trajectories in well-nourished, iron-sufficient infants are unimpaired by iron supplementation
    Sheila Gahagan
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children s Hospital and University of California San Diego, CA 92093 0831, USA
    J Nutr 139:2106-12. 2009
  6. pmc Developmental scores at 1 year with increasing gestational age, 37-41 weeks
    Olga Rose
    Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1475-81. 2013
  7. pmc Perception of neighborhood crime and drugs increases cardiometabolic risk in Chilean adolescents
    Suzanna M Martinez
    Division of General Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:718-23. 2014
  8. pmc A culturally appropriate intervention to improve health behaviors in Hispanic mother-child dyads
    Melinda S Bender
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Child Obes 9:157-63. 2013

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Adolescent metabolic syndrome risk is increased with higher infancy weight gain and decreased with longer breast feeding
    Kim Khuc
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:478610. 2012
    ..16). Conclusion. This study adds to current knowledge about early infant growth and breastfeeding and their long-term health effects...
  2. pmc Postnatal Growth Patterns in a Chilean Cohort: The Role of SES and Family Environment
    D E Kang Sim
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive No 0927, La Jolla, CA 92093 0927, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:354060. 2012
    ..As the fastest growing infants are at risk for later obesity, new strategies are needed to encourage optimal rather than maximal growth...
  3. pmc Development of eating behavior: biology and context
    Sheila Gahagan
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    J Dev Behav Pediatr 33:261-71. 2012
    ..Using a biopsychosocial approach, this review covers current knowledge of the development of eating behavior from the brain to the individual child, taking into account important contextual influences...
  4. pmc Relationship of adiposity and insulin resistance mediated by inflammation in a group of overweight and obese Chilean adolescents
    Marcela Reyes
    Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile
    Nutr J 10:4. 2011
    ..05) in both sexes. Our novel finding is that inflammation statistically mediated the well described link between increased adiposity and IR...
  5. pmc Linear and ponderal growth trajectories in well-nourished, iron-sufficient infants are unimpaired by iron supplementation
    Sheila Gahagan
    Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, Rady Children s Hospital and University of California San Diego, CA 92093 0831, USA
    J Nutr 139:2106-12. 2009
    ..Growth trajectories did not differ during or after supplementation indicating no adverse effect of iron in any comparison. These results suggest that, at least in some environments, iron does not impair growth in IS infants...
  6. pmc Developmental scores at 1 year with increasing gestational age, 37-41 weeks
    Olga Rose
    Department of Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1475-81. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between gestational age and mental and psychomotor development scores in healthy infants born between 37 and 41 weeks...
  7. pmc Perception of neighborhood crime and drugs increases cardiometabolic risk in Chilean adolescents
    Suzanna M Martinez
    Division of General Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California Division of Child Development and Community Health, Department of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California Electronic address
    J Adolesc Health 54:718-23. 2014
    ..Studies report an association between neighborhood risk and both obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors (CMR) among adolescents. Here we describe the effect of perceived neighborhood risk on adiposity and CMR among Chilean adolescents...
  8. pmc A culturally appropriate intervention to improve health behaviors in Hispanic mother-child dyads
    Melinda S Bender
    Department of Family Health Care Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0606, USA
    Child Obes 9:157-63. 2013
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of a culturally relevant 9-month intervention program to improve health behaviors in low-income Mexican mothers with 3- to 5-year-old children...

Research Grants4

  1. Biopsychosocial Determinants of Adolescent Obesity/Cardiovascular Risk
    Sheila Gahagan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our goal is to unveil modifiable conditions in order to prevent obesity and related diseases including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. ..
  2. Biopsychosocial Determinants of Adolescent Obesity/Cardiovascular Risk
    Sheila Gahagan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We propose research that crosses disciplinary boundaries and has the potential to reveal important determinants of adolescent obesity for future intervention research. ..
  3. Biopsychosocial Determinants of Adolescent Obesity/Cardiovascular Risk
    Sheila Gahagan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Our goal is to unveil modifiable conditions in order to prevent obesity and related diseases including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. ..