S L Pagoto

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reliable change in depression during behavioral weight loss treatment among women with major depression
    Andrew M Busch
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E211-8. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based strategies in weight-loss mobile apps
    Sherry Pagoto
    University of Massachusetts Medical School Pagoto, Jojic, Worcester Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:576-82. 2013
  3. pmc A smartphone-supported weight loss program: design of the ENGAGED randomized controlled trial
    Christine A Pellegrini
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N, Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:1041. 2012
  4. pmc Can attention control conditions have detrimental effects on behavioral medicine randomized trials?
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01760, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:137-43. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Male inclusion in randomized controlled trials of lifestyle weight loss interventions
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1234-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Association of post-traumatic stress disorder and obesity in a nationally representative sample
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:200-5. 2012
  7. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial treating comorbid obesity and major depressive disorder
    Kristin L Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:77. 2008
  8. pmc Methodology of a diabetes prevention translational research project utilizing a community-academic partnership for implementation in an underserved Latino community
    Philip A Merriam
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:20. 2009
  9. pmc Design and methods for testing a simple dietary message to improve weight loss and dietary quality
    Philip A Merriam
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:87. 2009
  10. pmc Weight loss following a clinic-based weight loss program among adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms
    S L Pagoto
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 15:e166-72. 2010

Research Grants

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Publications31

  1. pmc Reliable change in depression during behavioral weight loss treatment among women with major depression
    Andrew M Busch
    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:E211-8. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based strategies in weight-loss mobile apps
    Sherry Pagoto
    University of Massachusetts Medical School Pagoto, Jojic, Worcester Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 45:576-82. 2013
    ..Weight-loss mobile applications (apps) have the potential to be a helpful tool, but the extent to which they include the behavioral strategies included in evidence-based interventions is unknown...
  3. pmc A smartphone-supported weight loss program: design of the ENGAGED randomized controlled trial
    Christine A Pellegrini
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 680 N, Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:1041. 2012
    ..The ENGAGED study is a theory-guided, randomized controlled trial designed to examine the feasibility and efficacy of an abbreviated smartphone-supported weight loss program...
  4. pmc Can attention control conditions have detrimental effects on behavioral medicine randomized trials?
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01760, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:137-43. 2013
    ..The primary aim of the present study is to demonstrate a scenario in which use of AC in a behavioral randomized trial was unnecessary and possibly detrimental...
  5. doi request reprint Male inclusion in randomized controlled trials of lifestyle weight loss interventions
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:1234-9. 2012
    ..Ethnic males identified composed 1.8% of total participants in US studies. Only 24% of studies that underrepresented males provided a reason. Males, especially ethnic males, are underrepresented in lifestyle weight loss trials...
  6. doi request reprint Association of post-traumatic stress disorder and obesity in a nationally representative sample
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:200-5. 2012
    ..The present study provides support for a link between PTSD and obesity. Findings further existing literature by indicating that the association is consistent across sexes and is not statistically mediated by BED...
  7. pmc Design and methods for a randomized clinical trial treating comorbid obesity and major depressive disorder
    Kristin L Schneider
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:77. 2008
    ..Treating depression directly prior to behavioral weight loss treatment might bolster weight loss outcomes in this population, but this has not yet been tested in a randomized clinical trial...
  8. pmc Methodology of a diabetes prevention translational research project utilizing a community-academic partnership for implementation in an underserved Latino community
    Philip A Merriam
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:20. 2009
    ..Latinos comprise the largest racial/ethnic group in the United States and have 2-3 times the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus as Caucasians...
  9. pmc Design and methods for testing a simple dietary message to improve weight loss and dietary quality
    Philip A Merriam
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 9:87. 2009
    ..g., fiber intake, may make the message much easier to comprehend and adhere, such that respondents can achieve greater weight loss, better dietary quality and overall metabolic health...
  10. pmc Weight loss following a clinic-based weight loss program among adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms
    S L Pagoto
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Eat Weight Disord 15:e166-72. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Association of depressive symptoms and lifestyle behaviors among Latinos at risk of type 2 diabetes
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Universityof Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake AveNorth, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1246-50. 2009
    ..Higher CES-D scores were associated with lower diet quality (P<0.05), but were not associated with BMI or physical activity. Depression and lower dietary quality can contribute to risk for type 2 diabetes among Latinos...
  12. doi request reprint Intention-to-treat analyses in behavioral medicine randomized clinical trials
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, 01655, USA
    Int J Behav Med 16:316-22. 2009
    ..Intention-to-treat (ITT) is an analytic approach where all randomized participants are included in analyses and in their originally assigned condition, regardless of adherence or protocol deviation...
  13. pmc Design and methods for a cluster randomized trial of the Sunless Study: a skin cancer prevention intervention promoting sunless tanning among beach visitors
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:50. 2009
    ..Sunless tanning (self-tanners and spray tans), a method of achieving the suntanned look without UVR exposure, might be an effective supplement to prevention interventions...
  14. pmc Acute tryptophan depletion and sweet food consumption by overweight adults
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Eat Behav 10:36-41. 2009
    ..Lean participants' sweet calorie intake and food preference were unaffected by ATD. Findings suggest serotonergic involvement in the sweet food consumption by overweight individuals...
  15. pmc The sunless study: a beach randomized trial of a skin cancer prevention intervention promoting sunless tanning
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, 01655, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:979-84. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of a skin cancer prevention intervention that promoted sunless tanning as a substitute for sunbathing...
  16. pmc Association between adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and obesity in the US population
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:539-44. 2009
    ..Mediation analyses suggest that binge eating disorder (BED), but not depression, partially mediates the associations between ADHD and both overweight and obesity. Results suggest that adult ADHD is associated with overweight and obesity...
  17. doi request reprint Translating the diabetes prevention program into a hospital-based weight loss program
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, MA, USA
    Health Psychol 27:S91-8. 2008
    ..Using the diffusion of innovations model, we describe the adoption of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) Lifestyle Intervention into a hospital-based program and report feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of major depression and binge eating disorder with weight loss in a clinical setting
    Sherry Pagoto
    Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2557-9. 2007
    ..The present study compared weight loss among patients with and without MDD and BED who participated in a hospital-based weight loss program modeled after the Diabetes Prevention Program...
  19. ncbi request reprint Barriers and facilitators of evidence-based practice perceived by behavioral science health professionals
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Clin Psychol 63:695-705. 2007
    ..e., empirically supported treatments [ESTs]). Main facilitators included a growing evidence base. Results suggest that uptake of EBP may be facilitated by education and training...
  20. doi request reprint A simple dietary message to improve dietary quality: Results from a pilot investigation
    Barbara C Olendzki
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Nutrition 25:736-44. 2009
    ..The present study compared the feasibility of two simple messages (a high-fiber diet or a low saturated fat diet) to a combination message (high fiber/low saturated fat) on their potential to affect dietary quality and metabolic health...
  21. ncbi request reprint PDA-assisted low glycemic index dietary intervention for type II diabetes: a pilot study
    Y Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1235-43. 2006
    ..Epidemiological and dietary intervention studies suggest that a low-glycemic index (GI) diet is beneficial for blood glucose control; however, long-term clinical utility of the low GI diet has not been fully investigated...
  22. ncbi request reprint Underreporting of energy intake and associated factors in a Latino population at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
    Barbara C Olendzki
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, 55 Lake Ave N, Shaw Bldg, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:1003-8. 2008
    ..Energy intake underreporting is prevalent in this low-income, low-literacy Caribbean Latino population. Future studies are needed to develop dietary assessment measures that minimize underreporting in this population...
  23. pmc Association between dietary fiber and serum C-reactive protein
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine and the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:760-6. 2006
    ..Data on longitudinal associations between dietary fiber intake and CRP are currently lacking...
  24. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight status following laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1227-31. 2006
    ..Weight loss after bariatric surgery varies and depends on many factors, such as time elapsed since surgery, baseline weight, and co-morbidities...
  25. pmc Low-carbohydrate and high-fat intake among adult patients with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 22:1129-36. 2006
    ..This study examined baseline dietary intake, body weight, and physiologic status in patients enrolled in a dietary intervention for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  26. pmc A dietary quality comparison of popular weight-loss plans
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1786-91. 2007
    ..Dietary quality varied across popular weight-loss plans. Ornish, Weight Watchers high-carbohydrate, and New Glucose Revolution weight-loss plans have an increased capacity for cardiovascular disease prevention when assessed by the AHEI...
  27. pmc A randomized clinical trial comparing low-glycemic index versus ADA dietary education among individuals with type 2 diabetes
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Nutrition 24:45-56. 2008
    ..We compared the effects of a low glycemic index (GI) diet with the American Diabetes Association (ADA) diet on glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) among individuals with type 2 diabetes...
  28. doi request reprint Gender differences in predictors of body weight and body weight change in healthy adults
    David E Chiriboga
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:137-45. 2008
    ..Analysis of naturally occurring changes in body weight can provide valuable insights in improving our understanding of the influence of demographic, lifestyle, and psychosocial factors on weight gain in middle-age adults...
  29. pmc Dietary quality 1 year after diagnosis of coronary heart disease
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:240-6; discussion 246-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this ancillary study is to determine the quality of diets in patients with documented coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Affective benefits of exercise while quitting smoking: influence of smoking-specific weight concern
    Kristin L Schneider
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607 7137, USA
    Psychol Addict Behav 21:255-60. 2007
    ..Results suggest that exercise may help temper negative affect states for women with heightened smoking-specific weight concern...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sun protection motivational stages and behavior: skin cancer risk profiles
    Sherry L Pagoto
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60067, USA
    Am J Health Behav 28:531-41. 2004
    ..To create skin cancer risk profiles that could be used to predict sun protection among Midwest beachgoers...

Research Grants6

  1. Investigation of a Behavioral Substitute for Sunbathing
    Sherry Pagoto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Prevention interventions that target high-risk segments of the community in settings where risk behavior occurs have potential for a large and focused public health impact. ..
  2. Obesity and Negative Affect-Induced Eating
    Sherry Pagoto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The University of Illinois at Chicago provides an ideal setting for training behavioral scientists and the mentoring team will provide a sound training experience for the PI from which an academic career can be launched. ..
  3. Treating Co-Morbid Obesity and Major Depressive Disorder
    Sherry Pagoto; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Treating Co-Morbid Obesity and Major Depressive Disorder
    Sherry Pagoto; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  5. Treating Co-Morbid Obesity and Major Depressive Disorder
    Sherry L Pagoto; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....