Shiriki K Kumanyika

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Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outpatient weight management in African-Americans: the Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Program (HELP) study
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Med 41:488-502. 2005
  2. pmc High prevalence of overweight among pediatric users of community health centers
    Nicolas Stettler
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e381-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Trial of family and friend support for weight loss in African American adults
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1795-804. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Community energy balance: a framework for contextualizing cultural influences on high risk of obesity in ethnic minority populations
    Shiriki Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics CCEB, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 8 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Med 55:371-81. 2012
  5. doi request reprint One-year results of the Think Health! study of weight management in primary care practices
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1249-57. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Health disparities research in global perspective: new insights and new directions
    Shiriki Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:1-5. 2012
  7. pmc Expanding the obesity research paradigm to reach African American communities
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, CCEB, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A112. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on childhood obesity: ethnic and cultural influences in context
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Physiol Behav 94:61-70. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnic minorities and weight control research priorities: where are we now and where do we need to be?
    Shiriki Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Med 47:583-6. 2008
  10. pmc Design, recruitment and start up of a primary care weight loss trial targeting African American and Hispanic adults
    Shiriki Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:215-24. 2011

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Outpatient weight management in African-Americans: the Healthy Eating and Lifestyle Program (HELP) study
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Med 41:488-502. 2005
    ..Effective clinical weight management approaches are needed to reach African-Americans...
  2. pmc High prevalence of overweight among pediatric users of community health centers
    Nicolas Stettler
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Pediatrics 116:e381-8. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Trial of family and friend support for weight loss in African American adults
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1795-804. 2009
    ..Family and friend participation may provide culturally salient social support for weight loss in African American adults...
  4. doi request reprint Community energy balance: a framework for contextualizing cultural influences on high risk of obesity in ethnic minority populations
    Shiriki Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics CCEB, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 8 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Med 55:371-81. 2012
    ..In high-income, plural societies, above average obesity prevalence is often observed in ethnic minority communities, suggesting that obesity-promoting influences are more prevalent or potent in these communities...
  5. doi request reprint One-year results of the Think Health! study of weight management in primary care practices
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1249-57. 2012
    ..We conclude that the Basic Plus approach of moderate-intensity counseling by PCPs and their staff can facilitate modest weight loss, with clinically significant weight loss in high program attenders...
  6. doi request reprint Health disparities research in global perspective: new insights and new directions
    Shiriki Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 33:1-5. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Expanding the obesity research paradigm to reach African American communities
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, CCEB, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Dr, Philadelphia PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A112. 2007
    ..This expanded paradigm, for which development is ongoing, poses new challenges for researchers who focus on obesity and obesity-related health disparities but also promises discovery of new directions that can lead to new solutions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on childhood obesity: ethnic and cultural influences in context
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Physiol Behav 94:61-70. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Ethnic minorities and weight control research priorities: where are we now and where do we need to be?
    Shiriki Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Prev Med 47:583-6. 2008
    ..Improving the relevance to and quality of evidence on obesity prevention and treatment for a more diverse set of populations will also improve the weight control literature as a whole...
  10. pmc Design, recruitment and start up of a primary care weight loss trial targeting African American and Hispanic adults
    Shiriki Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 32:215-24. 2011
    ..The study will have particular relevance to African Americans and women...
  11. doi request reprint Global calorie counting: a fitting exercise for obese societies
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 29:297-302. 2008
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  12. ncbi request reprint Achieving healthy weight in African-American communities: research perspectives and priorities
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104 6021, USA
    Obes Res 13:2037-47. 2005
    ....
  13. pmc Child-feeding practices among Chinese-American and non-Hispanic white caregivers
    Shirley H Huang
    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Appetite 58:922-7. 2012
    ..These results suggest that differences in child-feeding practices exist between Chinese-American and non-Hispanic white caregivers...
  14. ncbi request reprint Phase 1 of the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): conclusion
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Penn 19104 6021, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S88-91. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Collaborative planning for formative assessment and cultural appropriateness in the Girls health Enrichment Multi-site Studies (GEMS): a retrospection
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S15-29. 2003
    ..This article describes the collaborative planning process undertaken to take full advantage of formative assessment activities for improving contextual relevance and cultural appropriateness...
  16. ncbi request reprint Obesity-related comorbidities in obese African Americans in an outpatient weight loss program
    Aluko A Hope
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 8 Blockley Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Obes Res 13:772-9. 2005
    ..To identify, among obese African-American enrollees in an outpatient weight loss program, differences between those with and without obesity-related comorbidities (ORCMs)...
  17. doi request reprint Racial differences in parents' perceptions of factors important for children to live well with diabetes
    Terri H Lipman
    University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6096, USA
    Diabetes Educ 38:58-66. 2012
    ....
  18. pmc Prospective study of dietary fat and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA LAW, RGR, EAR N, JRP, and LR, and the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA SKK
    Am J Clin Nutr 99:1105-16. 2014
    ..High dietary fat intake has been associated with increased endogenous concentrations of estradiol, a sex steroid hormone that is known to influence UL risk...
  19. ncbi request reprint Tailoring counseling on physical activity and inactivity for African-American women
    Melicia C Whitt
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:S3-62-71. 2002
    ..The second section suggests practical approaches for physicians who wish to counsel AA women about increasing physical activity. Many of the approaches are also applicable to AA men and to the general population...
  20. pmc What "price" means when buying food: insights from a multisite qualitative study with Black Americans
    Katherine Isselmann DiSantis
    African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6021, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:516-22. 2013
    ..We explored the role of price in the food purchasing patterns of Black adults and youths...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cultural appropriateness: working our way toward a practicable framework
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    Health Educ Behav 30:147-50. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint Pathways to obesity prevention: report of a National Institutes of Health workshop
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obes Res 11:1263-74. 2003
    ..Further insights derived from the workshop deliberations are reflected in a detailed list of recommendations for future obesity prevention research...
  23. ncbi request reprint Rapid weight gain during infancy and obesity in young adulthood in a cohort of African Americans
    Nicolas Stettler
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1374-8. 2003
    ..Obesity is increasing in the United States. Evidence-based prevention is a public health priority and should target well-defined risk factors and critical periods...
  24. pmc One-year weight losses in the Look AHEAD study: factors associated with success
    Thomas A Wadden
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:713-22. 2009
    ..The lifestyle intervention was clinically effective in all subsets of an ethnically and demographically diverse population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Bridging domains in efforts to reduce disparities in health and health care
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Health Educ Behav 33:440-58. 2006
    ..We need bridge builders who can articulate and hear diverse perspectives, work with systems, and maintain a long-term vision for affecting the social dynamics of society...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ethnic comparison of weight loss in the Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 6021, USA
    Obes Res 10:96-106. 2002
    ..To compare weight loss in blacks and whites in the Trial of Nonpharmacologic Interventions in the Elderly (TONE)...
  27. pmc Intake of fruit, vegetables, and carotenoids in relation to risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 94:1620-31. 2011
    ..US black women have higher rates of uterine leiomyomata (UL) and lower intakes of fruit and vegetables than do white women. Whether fruit and vegetable intake is associated with UL in black women has not been studied...
  28. ncbi request reprint Food prices and food shopping decisions of black women
    Katherine I Disantis
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 423 Guardian Drive, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Appetite 77:104-12. 2014
    ..In other cases, effects may depend on combining price changes with nutrition education or improvements in other valued attributes. ..
  29. ncbi request reprint Relative validity of food frequency questionnaire nutrient estimates in the Black Women's Health Study
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 8th Floor Blockley Hall, 23 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:111-8. 2003
    ..More than 64,000 women are enrolled in the BWHS cohort. This study assessed the relative validity of the 68-item food frequency questionnaire (FFQ) used in the BWHS baseline questionnaire...
  30. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the effect of childbearing on weight gain in African-American women
    Lynn Rosenberg
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obes Res 11:1526-35. 2003
    ..To prospectively assess the influence of bearing a first, second, or later child on weight gain among African-American women in the context of other risk factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint The development of SisterTalk: a cable TV-delivered weight control program for black women
    Kim M Gans
    Institute for Community Health Promotion, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Prev Med 37:654-67. 2003
    ..The development of the SisterTalk program could provide a useful starting point for development of successful weight control programs for black women in other parts of the United States as well as for other ethnic and racial groups...
  32. ncbi request reprint Child- and parent-targeted interventions: the Memphis GEMS pilot study
    Bettina M Beech
    University of Memphis, Center for Community Health, Tennessee 38119, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S40-53. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes of 2 versions of a culturally relevant, family-based intervention to prevent excess weight gain in pre-adolescent African-American girls...
  33. ncbi request reprint Steps to soulful living (steps): a weight loss program for African-American women
    Njeri Karanja
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oregon 97227 1098, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:363-71. 2002
    ..Steps to Soulful Living (Steps) was a pilot study to test the effects of a culturally adapted weight loss program on weight loss in African-American women...
  34. doi request reprint Will all Americans become overweight or obese? estimating the progression and cost of the US obesity epidemic
    Youfa Wang
    Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2323-30. 2008
    ..Timely, dramatic, and effective development and implementation of corrective programs/policies are needed to avoid the otherwise inevitable health and societal consequences implied by our projections ...
  35. pmc The context for choice: health implications of targeted food and beverage marketing to African Americans
    Sonya A Grier
    Department of Marketing, American University Kogod School of Business, 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016 8044, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1616-29. 2008
    ..The limited evidence on price disparities was inconclusive...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing change in dietary-fat behaviors in a weight-loss program for African Americans: a potential short method
    Cheryl A M Anderson
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:838-42. 2007
    ..36 and 0.35, respectively, both P<0.05). Thirty questions measuring consumption frequency may provide adequate information about dietary-fat behavior changes associated with weight loss...
  37. ncbi request reprint The obesity epidemic: looking in the mirror
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Am J Epidemiol 166:243-5. 2007
  38. pmc Population-based interventions engaging communities of color in healthy eating and active living: a review
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Division of Cancer Prevention and Control Research, UCLA School of Public Health, 71 279 CHS, 650 Charles Young Dr South, Los Angeles, CA 90095 Phone 310 794 9284
    Prev Chronic Dis 1:A09. 2004
    ..Few data exist for ethnic minority groups. This article reviews studies of population-based interventions targeting communities of color or including sufficient samples to permit ethnic-specific analyses...
  39. ncbi request reprint Bridging the Gap: understanding the structure of social inequities in childhood obesity
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services, Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, University of California Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:S172-4. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Discovering the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease: Minority Health Summit 2003: report of the Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Hypertension Writing Group
    Sidney C Smith
    Circulation 111:e134-9. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Trends in the association of poverty with overweight among US adolescents, 1971-2004
    Richard A Miech
    Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 295:2385-93. 2006
    ..Whether socioeconomic disparities in adolescent overweight increased, decreased, or remained constant during this period is not known...
  42. pmc Trends in black-white differentials in dietary intakes of U.S. adults, 1971-2002
    Ashima K Kant
    Department of Family, Nutrition, and Exercise Sciences, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:264-272. 2007
    ..S. population. Tracking changes in black-white differentials in dietary attributes over time may help in understanding the contribution of diet to these disparities...
  43. ncbi request reprint Parental cultural perspectives in relation to weight-related behaviors and concerns of African-American girls
    Bettina M Beech
    Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN 38152, USA
    Obes Res 12:7S-19S. 2004
    ..To determine whether cultural perspectives of parents may influence children's eating and physical activity behaviors and patterns of weight gain...
  44. ncbi request reprint Effective recruitment and retention of minority research participants
    Antronette K Yancey
    Department of Health Services and Center to Eliminate Health Disparities, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:1-28. 2006
    ..We then characterized the current state of this literature, discussing implications for future research needs and directions...
  45. pmc Long term effects of dietary sodium reduction on cardiovascular disease outcomes: observational follow-up of the trials of hypertension prevention (TOHP)
    Nancy R Cook
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMJ 334:885-8. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of reduction in dietary sodium intake on cardiovascular events using data from two completed randomised trials, TOHP I and TOHP II...
  46. doi request reprint Population-based prevention of obesity: the need for comprehensive promotion of healthful eating, physical activity, and energy balance: a scientific statement from American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Interdisciplinary Commi
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    Circulation 118:428-64. 2008
    ..The evidence-based experience for population-wide approaches to obesity prevention is highlighted...
  47. ncbi request reprint A festschrift for Roland L. Weinsier: nutrition scientist, educator, and clinician
    Douglas C Heimburger
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Obes Res 11:1246-62. 2003
    ..Sadly, Roland Weinsier died on November 27, 2002. He will be missed and remembered by many as a revered and beloved teacher, mentor, healer, and scholar...
  48. ncbi request reprint The Metabolic Syndrome in African Americans: a review
    W Dallas Hall
    African American Lipid and Cardiovascular Council, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:414-28. 2003
    ..This comprehensive review is provided as part of the educational activities of the African-American Lipid and Cardiovascular Council (AALCC)...
  49. ncbi request reprint For the patient. What is the Metabolic Syndrome and why is it important?
    W Dallas Hall
    Ethn Dis 13:546. 2003
  50. doi request reprint The challenge of feeding children to protect against overweight
    Shiriki K Kumanyika
    J Pediatr (Rio J) 84:3-6. 2008
  51. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome: recognition and management
    W Dallas Hall
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Dis Manag 9:16-33. 2006
    ..Pharmacotherapy is typically needed for control of high blood pressure, hypercoagulability, and increased levels of blood glucose and triglycerides...