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Sherwood, Nancy E., PhD
Former Senior Research Investigator
About
Publications
selected publications
Journal Article
  • Household income, cortisol, and obesity during early childhood: a prospective longitudinal study
    Journal of Pediatrics. 2023
  • Association of childhood abuse with behavioral weight-loss outcomes: Examining the mediating effect of binge eating severity
    Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 2022
  • BestFIT Sequential Multiple Assignment Randomized Trial results: a SMART approach to developing individualized weight loss treatment sequences
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2022
  • Race/ethnicity and age associations with hair cortisol concentrations among children studied longitudinally from early through middle childhood
    Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2022
  • Applying the behavior change technique taxonomy to four multicomponent childhood obesity interventions
    Western Journal of Nursing Research. 2021
  • Discrepancies between clinician and participant intervention adherence ratings predict percent weight change during a six-month behavioral weight loss intervention
    Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2021
  • Using targeting to recruit men and women of color into a behavioral weight loss trial
    Trials. 2020
  • The Healthy Homes/Healthy Kids 5-10 Obesity Prevention Trial: 12 and 24-month outcomes
    Pediatric Obesity. 2019
  • Understanding outcomes in behavior change interventions to prevent pediatric obesity: the role of dose and behavior change techniques
    Health Education and Behavior. 2019
  • Clinical decision support for recognition and management of hypertension: a randomized trial
    Pediatrics. 2018
  • Eating, activity, and weight-related problems from adolescence to adulthood
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2018
  • Evaluation of an electronic clinical decision support tool for incident elevated BP in adolescents
    Academic Pediatrics. 2018
  • Mediators of weight loss maintenance in the Keep It Off Trial
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2018
  • Multicomponent obesity prevention intervention in low-income preschoolers: primary and subgroup analyses of the NET-Works Randomized Clinical Trial, 2012-2017
    American Journal of Public Health. 2018
  • Obesity in adolescence predicts lower educational attainment and income in adulthood: the Project EAT Longitudinal Study
    Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 2018
  • Weight loss strategies utilized in a men's weight loss intervention
    Health Education and Behavior. 2018
  • A pragmatic randomized clinical trial of behavioral activation for depressed pregnant women
    Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. 2017
  • An open trial of web-based mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for perinatal women at risk for depressive relapse
    Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 2017
  • Beyond the dinner table: who's having breakfast, lunch and dinner family meals and which meals are associated with better diet quality and BMI in pre-school children?
    Public Health Nutrition. 2017
  • Cardiometabolic risk factors among 1.3 million adults with overweight or obesity, but not diabetes, in 10 geographically diverse regions of the United States, 2012-2013
    Preventing Chronic Disease. 2017
  • Exploring gender differences in a randomized trial of weight loss maintenance
    2017
  • Feasibility of standardized methods to specify behavioral pediatric obesity prevention interventions
    Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2017
  • Mental illness in bariatric surgery: a cohort study from the PORTAL network
    Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 2017
  • Multilevel interventions targeting obesity: research recommendations for vulnerable populations
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2017
  • Parent choice in a pediatric obesity prevention intervention
    2017
  • Park use is associated with less sedentary time among low-income parents and their preschool child: the NET-Works study
    Preventive medicine reports. 2017
  • Predicting dietary intake among children classified as overweight or at risk for overweight: Independent and interactive effects of parenting practices and styles
    Appetite. 2017
  • The effect of age on the prevalence of obesity among US youth with autism spectrum disorder
    2017
  • A novel dietary improvement strategy: examining the potential impact of community-supported agriculture membership
    Public Health Nutrition. 2016
  • Change in weight status and development of hypertension
    Pediatrics. 2016
  • Emotional eating is associated with weight loss success among adults enrolled in a weight loss program
    Journal of Behavioral Medicine. 2016
  • Intellectual disability is associated with increased risk for obesity in a nationally representative sample of U.S. children
    2016
  • Long-term microvascular disease outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes after bariatric surgery: evidence for the legacy effect of surgery
    Diabetes care. 2016
  • Physical changes in the home environment to reduce television viewing and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among 5- to 12-year-old children: a randomized pilot study
    Pediatric Obesity. 2016
  • The BestFIT trial: A SMART approach to developing individualized weight loss treatments
    Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2016
  • The Patient Outcomes Research To Advance Learning (PORTAL) network adult overweight and obesity cohort: development and description
    JMIR research protocols. 2016
  • Activity patterns of preschool-aged children at risk for obesity
    Journal of physical activity & health. 2015
  • Comparing US paediatric and adult weight classification at the transition from late teenage to young adulthood
    Pediatric Obesity. 2015
  • Does measuring body weight impact subsequent response to eating behavior questions?
    Journal of the American College of Nutrition. 2015
  • Eating behaviors and quality of life in preadolescents at risk for obesity with and without abdominal pain
    Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2015
  • Factors associated with adherence to blood pressure measurement recommendations at pediatric primary care visits, Minnesota and Colorado, 2007-2010
    Preventing Chronic Disease. 2015
  • Household factors, family behavior patterns, and adherence to dietary and physical activity guidelines among children at risk for obesity
    Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2015
  • Mediation of weight loss and weight loss maintenance through dietary disinhibition and restraint
    2015
  • Objectively coding intervention fidelity during a phone-based obesity prevention study
    2015
  • Pediatric primary care-based obesity prevention for parents of preschool children: a pilot study
    2015
  • Regulatory focus, proximity to goal weight, and weight loss maintenance
    American Journal of Health Behavior. 2015
  • TeenBP: development and piloting of an EHR-linked clinical decision support system to improve recognition of hypertension in adolescents
    EGEMS (Washington, DC). 2015
  • Automating assessment of lifestyle counseling in electronic health records
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014
  • Binge eating behavior and weight loss maintenance over a 2-year period
    Journal of Obesity. 2014
  • Concern about child weight among parents of children at-risk for obesity
    2014
  • Impact of hypertension on healthcare costs among children
    American Journal of Managed Care. 2014
  • Initiation of oral contraceptives and changes in blood pressure and body mass index in healthy adolescents
    Journal of Pediatrics. 2014
  • Introduction to SMART designs for the development of adaptive interventions: with application to weight loss research
    Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2014
  • Predicting child physical activity and screen time: parental support for physical activity and general parenting styles
    Journal of Pediatric Psychology. 2014
  • Prevalence of obesity and extreme obesity in children aged 3-5 years
    Pediatric Obesity. 2014
  • Self-reported activity and accelerometry in 2 behavior-maintenance trials
    American Journal of Health Behavior. 2014
  • Severe obesity in children: prevalence, persistence and relation to hypertension
    International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology. 2014
  • Stage 1 treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity: a pilot and feasibility randomized controlled trial
    2014
  • Weight loss, glycemic control, and cardiovascular disease risk factors in response to differential diet composition in a weight loss program in type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Diabetes care. 2014
  • A multisite study of long-term remission and relapse of type 2 diabetes mellitus following gastric bypass
    Obesity Surgery. 2013
  • Comparative effectiveness of bariatric surgery vs. nonsurgical treatment of type 2 diabetes among severely obese adults
    Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. 2013
  • Enhancing long-term weight loss maintenance: 2 year results from the Keep It Off randomized controlled trial
    Preventive Medicine. 2013
  • Healthy Homes/Healthy Kids: a randomized trial of a pediatric primary care-based obesity prevention intervention for at-risk 5-10 year olds
    Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2013
  • NET-Works: Linking families, communities and primary care to prevent obesity in preschool-age children
    Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2013
  • Patterns of care and persistence after incident elevated blood pressure
    Pediatrics. 2013
  • Predictors of improvement in cardiometabolic risk factors with weight loss in women
    Journal of the American Heart Association. 2013
  • The authors respond: a multisite study of long-term remission and relapse of type 2 diabetes mellitus following gastric bypass
    Obesity Surgery. 2013
  • The epidemiology of weight counseling for adults in the United States: a case of positive deviance
    International Journal of Obesity (2005). 2013
  • Evaluating body mass index-specific trimester weight gain recommendations: differences between black and white women
    Journal of midwifery & women's health. 2012
  • Health and healing: traditional medicine and the Karen experience
    Journal of Cultural Diversity. 2012
  • Lifestyle patterns associated with diet, physical activity, body mass index and amount of recent weight loss in a sample of successful weight losers
    The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2012
  • Relationship between sleep quality and quantity and weight loss in women participating in a weight-loss intervention trial
    Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 2012
  • Weight loss is associated with increased serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in overweight or obese women
    Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 2012
  • A pilot study evaluating a telephone-based exercise intervention for pregnant and postpartum women
    Journal of midwifery & women's health. 2011
  • Keep it off: a phone-based intervention for long-term weight-loss maintenance
    Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2011
  • Obesogenic family types identified through latent profile analysis
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2011
  • Parental perceptions of their adolescent's weight status: the ECHO study
    American Journal of Health Behavior. 2011
  • Body mass index measurement and obesity prevalence in ten U.S. health plans
    Clinical Medicine & Research. 2010
  • Effect of a free prepared meal and incentivized weight loss program on weight loss and weight loss maintenance in obese and overweight women: a randomized controlled trial
    JAMA. 2010
  • Long-term weight loss maintenance in the United States
    International Journal of Obesity (2005). 2010
  • Maintaining physical activity among older adults: 24-month outcomes of the Keep Active Minnesota randomized controlled trial
    Preventive Medicine. 2010
  • Population reach and recruitment bias in a maintenance RCT in physically active older adults
    Journal of physical activity & health. 2010
  • The drop it at last study: six-month results of a phone-based weight loss trial
    American Journal of Health Promotion. 2010
  • The long and winding road to physical activity maintenance
    American Journal of Health Behavior. 2010
  • Effect of socioeconomic status on weight change patterns in adolescents
    Preventing Chronic Disease. 2009
  • Five-year longitudinal predictive factors for disordered eating in a population-based sample of overweight adolescents: implications for prevention and treatment
    International Journal of Eating Disorders. 2009
  • Is frequent self-weighing associated with poorer body satisfaction? Findings from a phone-based weight loss trial
    Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2009
  • A new approach to physical activity maintenance: rationale, design, and baseline data from the Keep Active Minnesota Trial
    BMC Geriatrics. 2008
  • A randomized controlled trial of Telephone Counseling with smokeless tobacco users: the ChewFree Minnesota study
    Nicotine & tobacco research. 2008
  • Is the obesity epidemic exaggerated? No
    BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 2008
  • Maintaining physical activity among older adults: six-month outcomes of the Keep Active Minnesota randomized controlled trial
    Preventive Medicine. 2008
  • Evaluating strategies and costs to recruit smokeless tobacco users
    Addictive Behaviors. 2007
  • Mail and phone interventions for weight loss in a managed-care setting: weigh-to-be 2-year outcomes
    International Journal of Obesity (2005). 2006
  • Correlates of obesity in African-American girls: an overview
    Obesity Research. 2004
  • Measurement characteristics of activity-related psychosocial measures in 8- to 10-year-old African-American girls in the Girls Health Enrichment Multisite Study (GEMS)
    Preventive Medicine. 2004
  • Measurement characteristics of weight concern and dieting measures in 8-10-year-old African-American girls from GEMS pilot studies
    Preventive Medicine. 2004
  • Meeting recommendations for multiple healthy lifestyle factors. Prevalence, clustering, and predictors among adolescent, adult, and senior health plan members
    American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2004
  • Chapter
  • Behavioral risk factors for overweight and obesity: diet and physical activity
    Nutrition in the prevention & treatment of disease. 2014
  • Conference Poster
  • Results of a cluster-randomized trial testing the effects of TeenBP, an EHR-based clinical decision support tool, on recognition of adolescent hypertension [poster]
    2017
  • The dose of behavioral interventions to prevent and treat childhood obesity: a systematic review and meta-regression [poster]
    2017
  • Does parental concern about child weight predict change in child BMI percentile among children in an obesity prevention intervention [poster]?
    2016
  • Do parents choose the topics that matter: correlations of weight-related topics discussed during a tailored pediatric obesity prevention intervention [poster]
    2015
  • Relation of change in weight status to the development of hypertension in children and adolescents [poster]
    2015
  • Prevalence of obesity in children with and without autism: disparity increases across pre-adolescent and adolescent ages [poster]
    2014
  • A multisite study of long-term remission and relapse of type 2 diabetes mellitus following gastric bypass [poster]
    2013
  • Activity patterns of preschool-aged children at risk for obesity [poster]
    2013
  • Are parental perceptions of child weight related to parental weight-related behaviors? [poster]
    2013
  • Comparative effectiveness of bariatric surgery vs. nonsurgical treatment of type 2 diabetes among severely obese adults [poster]
    2013
  • Diagnosis of pediatric hypertension depends on clinical practice guideline definitions [poster]
    2013
  • Frequency and results of glucose screening in children and adolescents 2007-2011 [poster]
    2013
  • Healthy Homes/Healthy Kids 5-10: results from baseline analyses [poster]
    2013
  • Impact of BMI and change in BMI on progression from normotension to prehypertension or hypertension in patients ages 3-17 [poster]
    2013
  • Impact of oral contraceptives on adolescent blood pressure and BMI [poster]
    2013
  • Impact of oral contraceptives on adolescent blood pressure and BMI [poster]
    2013
  • Prevalence of obesity and extreme obesity in children aged three to five years [poster]
    2013
  • The role of household factors and family behavior patterns on children's physical activity and dietary intake [poster]
    2013
  • Enhancing weight loss maintenance: 2 year results from the Keep It Off trial [poster]
    2012
  • Impact of bariatric surgery on life expectancy in adults with diabetes [poster]
    2012
  • Abstract
  • How men and women keep it off: exploring gender differences in weight loss maintenance [abstract]
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016
  • Losing weight like a man: reported weight loss strategies from a men's weight loss intervention [abstract]
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016
  • Optimization of behavioral interventions: three real-world applications [abstract]
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016
  • Relation of change in weight status to the development of hypertension in children and adolescents [abstract]
    Journal of patient-centered research and reviews. 2016
  • The BestFIT Weight Loss Trial: smart study design and early implementation lessons learned [abstract]
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016
  • Uncle Sam wants you to get an NIH training grant: Everything you need to know about applying for pre-doctoral grant funding [abstract]
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2016
  • Achieving clinically significant weight loss: how soon can we respond to non-responders [abstract]?
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2015
  • Building and managing a clinical research team [abstract]
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2015
  • Glucose screening and identification of pre-diabetes in children and adolescents 2007-2011 [abstract]
    Diabetes. 2013
  • Lifestyle patterns related to weight-loss maintenance [abstract]
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2013
  • Weight loss and metabolic response to a commercial weight loss program in type 2 diabetes [abstract]
    Diabetes. 2013
  • Prevalence of HT in children: comparison between task force recommendations and average of multiple measurements over 2 or 4 years [abstract]
    Clinical Medicine & Research. 2012
  • HMORN research on pediatric hypertension and obesity: predictors, care, and costs: design of a new pediatric cohort [abstract]
    Clinical Medicine & Research. 2011
  • Impact of bariatric surgery on long-term remission and relapse of type 2 diabetes mellitus: multi-site study [abstract 1190-P]
    Diabetes. 2011
  • Prevalence of overweight and elevated blood pressure in a large cohort of children and adolescents (age 3-17 years) at an initial clinic examination [abstract]
    Journal of Clinical Hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 2011
  • The long and winding road to physical activity maintenance: theory-driven mediation analysis in the Keep Active Minnesota (KAM) trial [abstract]
    Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2010
  • presentations
    Presentation
  • A multi-site study of long-term remission and relapse of type 2 diabetes mellitus following bariatric surgery [presentation], HMO Research Network 17th Conference: Collaborations in Population-Based Health Research
  • Association of BMI and change in BMI on progression from normotension to prehyertension or hypertension in patients ages 3-17 [presentation]
  • Association of BMI and change in BMI on progression from normotension to prehypertension or hypertension in patients ages 3-17 [presentation], Minnesota Health Services Research 17th Annual Conference
  • Behavioral activation therapy for perinatal depression: preliminary results from a multisite randomized trial [presentation], HMO Research Network 20th Annual Conference: Embedded Research to Improve Health
  • Comparing self-report and objective measurement of physical activity in successful weight losers [presentation]
  • Demographic, child health, and parenting predictors of accelerometry wear time in preschool-aged children [presentation]
  • Establishing a research network agenda for promoting healthy weight among children with autism spectrum disorder and developmental disabilities (ASD/DD) [presentation]
  • Evaluation of phone coaching quality in an obesity prevention intervention [presentation]
  • Innovative and time efficient nutritional counseling for pediatric patients [presentation]
  • Magnitude of long-term changes in cardiometabolic risk factors are influenced by percent weight loss and baseline measures in adult women [presentation]
  • Obesity and health care utilization [presentation], HMO Research Network (HMORN) 18th Annual Conference--Learning Health Care Systems: Leading Through Research
  • Patterns of blood pressure measurement at pediatric primary care visits in large medical group practices [presentation], Minnesota Health Services Research 15th Annual Conference
  • Patterns of care in children and adolescents following a first elevated blood pressure measurement: a multi-site cohort study [presentation]
  • Primary care prevention of obesity in children and adults [presentation]
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus following bariatric surgery: long-term remission, relapse and effectiveness versus nonsurgical treatment [presentation]
  • Use of electronic clinical decision support to improve clinical recognition of incident elevated blood pressure and return for repeat measurement [presentation]
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