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LM Hart, KB Ferreira, S Ambwani, EB Gibson, SB Austin. Developing Expert Consensus on How to Address Weight Stigma in Public Health Research and Practice: A Delphi Study. Stigma Health 2020 (In press).

Bray Gibson E, Johnston M, Gooding H, Dede C, Phelps-Coco A, Lin K, Levinson JA, Austin SB. Delivering case method teaching through online platforms: Adapting active learning techniques and maximizing learner engagement. Educational Designer 2020; 3(12): 1-24 (Article).

Yergaliyev KA, Aveling EL, Lee RM, Austin SB. Lessons for local policy initiatives to address dietary supplement use among adolescents: A qualitative study of stakeholders’ perceptions. J Adolesc Health 2020;S1054-139X(20)30141-5 (Epub ahead of print).

Solazzo AL, Geller AC, Hay JL, Ziyadeh NJ, Charlton BM, Frazier  AL, Austin SB. Indoor  ultraviolet tanning among U.S. adolescents and young adults: Results from a prospective study of early onset and persistence. J Adolesc Health 2020;S1054-139X(20)30142-7 (Epub ahead of print).

Hart LM, Gordon AR, Sarda V, Calzo JP, Sonneville KR, Samnaliev M, Austin SB. The association of disordered eating with health-related quality of life in U.S. young adults and effect modification by gender. Qual Life Res 2020;29(5):1203-1215. (Abstract). This project was led by STRIPED Research Fellow Laura Hart.

Tran A, Kaplan JA, Austin SB, Davison K, Lopez G, Agénor M. “It’s all outward appearance-based attractions”: A qualitative study of body image among a sample of young gay and bisexual men. J Gay Lesbian Mental Health 2020; 24:3, 281-307 (Abstract).

Beccia A, Baek J, Jesdale W, Curtin C, Forrester S, Austin SB, Lapane K. Risk of disordered eating at the intersection of gender and Hispanic/Latino in US high school students. Eat Behav 2019; 34: 101299 (Abstract).

Tran A, Suharlim C, Mattie H, Davison K, Agénor M, Austin SB. Dating app use and its association with unhealthy weight control behaviors among a sample of U.S. adults. J Eat Disord 2019;7: 16 (Abstract)

Ambwani S, Shippe M, Gao Z, Austin SB. Is #cleaneating a healthy or harmful dietary strategy? Perceptions of clean eating and associations with disordered eating among young adults. J Eat Disord 2019; 7(1): 17 (Article). This project was led by STRIPED Research Fellow Suman Ambwani.

Ward ZJ, Rodriguez P, Wright DR, Austin SB, Long MW. Estimation of eating disorders prevalence by age and associations with mortality in a simulated nationally representative US cohort. JAMA Netw Open 2019; 2(10):e1912925 (Abstract).

Levinson, JA, Sarda V, Sonneville K, Calzo JP, Ambwani S, Austin SB. Diet Pill and Laxative Use for Weight Control and Subsequent Incident Eating Disorder in US Young Women: 2001–2016. Am J Public Health 2019; e1-e3 (Abstract).

Or F, Austin SB. Authors reply: An uphill battle to keep American youths from harmful dietary supplements. J Adolesc Health 2019;65(5):707-708 (Abstract).

Or F, Kim Y, Simms J, Austin SB. Taking stock of dietary supplements’ harmful effects on children, adolescents, and young adults. J Adolesc Health 2019 (Epub ahead of print) (Abstract). This research was led by STRIPED Research Fellow Flora Or. Also on the team was STRIPED Trainee and graduate Yongjoo Kim.

Austin SB, Hutcheson R, Wickramatilake-Templeman S, Velasquez K. The second wave of public policy advocacy for eating disorders: Charting the course to maximize population impact. Psychiatr Clin N Am 2019; 42: 319-336 (Abstract).

McBride C, Costello N, Ambwani S, Wilhite B, Austin SB. Digital manipulation of images of models’ appearance in mass media: Strategies for action through law and corporate social responsibility incentives to protect public health. Am J Law Med 2019; 45(1): 7-31 (Article ).

Austin SB, Liu SH, Tefft N. Could a tax on unhealthy products sold for weight loss reduce consumer use? A novel estimation of potential taxation effects. Prev Med 2018; 114: 39-46 (Abstract). STRIPED trainee Selena Hua Liu was an integral part of this study team. This article was supported by a Feeding Hope Fund grant from the National Eating Disorders Association.

Kim Y, Austin SB, Subramanian SV, Thomas JJ, Eddy KT, Franko DL, Rodgers RF, Kawachi I. Risk factors for disordered weight control behaviors among Korean adolescents: Multilevel analysis of the Korea Youth Risk Behavior Survey. I J Eat Disorders 2018; 51: 124-138 (Article). Yongjoo Kim, a STRIPED trainee and recipient of the STRIPED Early Career Development Award, let the statistical analysis of this complex and groundbreaking database on the health of South Korean youth.

Calzo JP, Austin SB, Micali N. Sexual orientation disparities in eating disorder symptoms among adolescent boys and girls in the United Kingdom. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 2018 (Epub ahead of print)(Abstract). This article outlining associations between sexual orientation and eating disorders symptoms for adolescents in the UK was led by STRIPED Collaborating Mentor Jerel Calzo.

Eik-Nes TT, Austin SB, ScD, Blashill AJ, Murray SB, Calzo JP. Prospective health associations of drive for muscularity in young adult males. I J Eat Dis (In press). This article was led by STRIPED and SOGIE trainee Trine Tetlie Eik-Nes under the mentorship of STRIPED Collaborating Mentor Jerel Calzo.

Yu KY, Kim Y, Calzo JP, Levinson JA, Austin SB. Sex of sexual partners and disordered weight control behaviors in a nationally representative sample of South Korean adolescents. Psychiatry Research 2018; 262:1-5 (Abstract). This research, based on the 2015 Korea Youth Risk Behavior Web-based Survey – the largest and most important federal study of adolescent health in South Korea – was led by STRIPED trainee Yongjoo Kim in close collaboration with STRIPED Program Coordinators Kimberly Yu and Jordan Levinson, STRIPED Collaborating Mentor Jerel Calzo, and STRIPED Director Bryn Austin.

Kenney EL, Wintner S, Lee RM, Austin SB. Obesity prevention interventions in US public schools: Are schools using programs that promote weight stigma? Prev Chronic Dis 2017; 14. Epub ahead of print (Article). This article evaluating public schools’ use of  evidence-based obesity prevention programs vs. weight-stigmatizing programs reports the results of research led by STRIPED Collaborating Mentor Erica Kenney and supported by a STRIPED Early Career Development Award. Kenney answered questions about this study on the CDC podcast titled “PCD Sound Bites.”

Calzo JP, Blashill AJ, Brown TA, Argenal RL. Eating disorders and disordered weight and shape control behaviors in sexual minority populations. Current Psychiatry Reports 2017; 19: 49. Epub ahead of print (Abstract).

Austin SB, Yu K, Liu SH, Dong F, Tefft N. Household expenditures on dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and sexual function: Disproportionate burden by gender and income. Preventive Medicine Reports 2017; Epub ahead of print (Article). This article published in Preventive Medicine Reports was based on research by STRIPED trainee Selena Liu in collaboration with Bates College student Fan Dong under the mentorship of Nate Tefft and S. Bryn Austin.

Rodgers RF, Peterson KE, Hunt AT, Spadano-Gasbarro JL, Richmond TK, Greaney ML, Austin SB. Racial/ethnic and weight status disparities in dieting and disordered weight control behaviors among early adolescents. Eating Behaviors 2017; Epub ahead of print (Abstract).

Rodgers RF, Ziff S, Lowy AS, Yu K, Austin SB. Results of a strategic science study to inform policies targeting extreme thinness standards in the fashion industry. International Journal of Eating Disorders 2017; 50(3): 284-292 (Abstract). 

Gooding HC, Cheever E, Forman SF, Hatoun J, Jooma F, Touloumtzis C, Vernaccio L. Implementation and evaluation of two educational strategies to improve screening for eating disorders in pediatric primary care. Journal of Adolescent Health 2016; 60(5): 606-611 (Abstract). This article on educational interventions to increase screening for eating disorders in primary care was based on research led by STRIPED Collaborating Mentor Holly Gooding working with STRIPED trainee Elizabeth Cheever.

Guss CE, Williams DN, Reisner SL, Austin SB, Katz-Wise SL. Disordered weight management behaviors, nonprescription steroid use, and weight perception in transgender youth. Journal of Adolescent Health 2017; 60(1): 17-22 ( Abstract).

Rodgers RF, Watts AW, Austin SB, Haines J, Neumark-Sztainer D. Disordered eating in ethnic/racial minority adolescents with overweight. International Journal of Eating Disorders; Epub ahead of print (Abstract).

Gordon AR, Austin SB, Krieger N, White Hughto JM, Reisner SL. “I have to constantly prove to myself, to people, that I fit the bill”: Perspectives on weight and shape control behaviors among low-income, ethnically diverse young transgender women. Social Science & Medicine 2016; 165: 141-149. (Abstract).

Kulkarni A & Huerto R (joint first authors), Roberto CA, Austin SB. Leveraging corporate social responsibility to improve consumer safety of dietary supplements sold for weight loss and muscle building. Translational Behavioral Medicine 2016; 7(1): 92-97. (AbstractThis study in Translational Behavioral Medicine was led by STRIPED trainees Anvita Kulkarni and Ryan Huerto for a STRIPED practicum on corporate social responsibility. Anvita and Ryan were mentored by Christina Roberto and STRIPED director S. Bryn Austin.

Calzo JP, Sonneville KR, Scherer EA, Jackson B, Austin SB. Gender conformity and use of laxatives and muscle-building products in adolescents and young adults. Pediatrics 2016; Epub ahead of print. (Abstract)

Austin SB, Yu K, Tran A, Mayer B. Research-to-policy translation for prevention of disordered weight and shape control behaviors: A case example targeting dietary supplements sold for weight loss and muscle building. Eating Behaviors 2016; Epub ahead of print. (Abstract)

Kenney EL, Redman M, Criss S, Sonneville KR, Austin SB. Are K-12 school environments harming students with obesity? A qualitative study of classroom teachers. Eating and Weight Disorders 2016; 22(1): 141-152. (Abstract) This study in Eating and Weight Disorders was supported by a STRIPED Postdoctoral Research Award and led by postdoctoral fellow Erica Kenney, ScD, who mentored STRIPED trainee and master’s student Morgan Redman.

Record KL, Austin SB. “Paris thin”: A call to regulate life-threatening starvation of runway models in the U.S. fashion industry. American Journal of Public Health 2015; 106(2): 205-206. (Abstract) This editorial is based on legal research led by STRIPED Collaborating Mentor in Health Law Katherine Record working with trainee Samantha Glover.

Puhl RM, Neumark-Sztainer D, Austin SB, Suh Y, Wakefield DB. Policy actions to address weight-based bullying and eating disorders in schools: Views of teachers and school administrators. Journal of School Health 2016; 88(7): 507-515. (Abstract)

Calzo JP, Masyn KE, Corliss HL, Scherer EA, Field AE, Austin SB. Patterns of body image concerns and disordered weight-and shape-related behaviors in heterosexual and sexual minority adolescent males. Developmental Psychology 2015; 51(9): 1216-1225. (Abstract)

Katz-Wise SL, Scherer EA, Calzo JP, Sarda V, Jackson B, Haines J, Austin SB. Sexual minority stressors, internalizing symptoms, and unhealthy eating behaviors in sexual minority youth. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 2015; 49(6): 839-852. (Abstract)

Austin SB. With transgender health inequities so large and the need so great, the burden is on all of us to find solutions (editorial). Journal of Adolescent Health 2015; 57(2): 133-134. (Abstract)

Austin SB. Accelerating progress in eating disorders prevention: A call for policy translation research and training. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention 2015; 16: 1-14. (Article)

Samnaliev M, Noh HL, Sonneville KR, Austin SB. The economic burden of eating disorders and related mental health comorbidities: An exploratory analysis using the U.S. Medical Expenditures Panel Survey. Preventive Medicine Reports 2015; 2: 32–34. (Article) This paper in Preventive Medicine Reports describes the results of a pilot study led by STRIPED Collaborating Mentor Mihail Samnaliev working with trainee LeAnn Noh and STRIPED faculty Kendrin Sonneville and Bryn Austin to begin to uncover the many hidden costs of eating disorders for individuals, families, and society

Pomeranz JL, Barbosa G, Killian C, Austin SB. The dangerous mix of adolescents and dietary supplements for weight loss and muscle building: Legal strategies for state action. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice 2015; 21(5): 496-503. (Abstract) This paper reports the results of a study led by STRIPED Affiliated Faculty in Health Law Jennifer Pomeranz working with trainees Grant Barbosa and Caroline Killian.

Cooper, KC. Can I see some ID? Banning access to cosmetic breast implant surgery for minors under eighteen. Journal of Law and Health 2014; 27(2): 186-214. (Article)  Katherine Cohen Cooper, JD, was our second STRIPED trainee from Harvard Law School, and this paper in Journal of Law and Health is based on her work supported by STRIPED.

Cooper, KC. Injecting caution: A need for enhanced state-level enforcement tactics targeting the cosmetic use of liquid silicone products. Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy 2014; 30(2): 249-278. (Article) Katherine Cohen Cooper, JD, was our second STRIPED trainee from Harvard Law School, and this paper in Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy is based on her work supported by STRIPED.

Wright DR, Austin SB, Noh HL, Jiang Y, Sonneville KR. The cost-effectiveness of school-based eating disorders screening. American Journal of Public Health 2014; 104(9): 1774-82. (Abstract) This paper in the American Journal of Public Health  reports the results of a study led by STRIPED Collaborating Mentor Davene Wright working with trainees LeAnn Noh and Yushan Jiang.

Puhl R, Neumark-Sztainer D, Austin SB, Luedicke J, King KM. Setting policy priorities to address eating disorders and weight stigma: Views from the field of eating disorders and the U.S. general public. BMC Public Health 2014; 14(1): 524. (Article)

Garnett BR, Masyn KE, Austin SB, Miller M, Williams DR, Viswanath K. The intersectionality of discrimination attributes and bullying among youth: An applied latent class analysis. Journal of Youth and Adolescence 2014; 43(8): 1225-3. (Abstract) Bernice Garnett, ScD, was our second doctoral graduate from STRIPED. This paper in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence is based on her dissertation research supported by the STRIPED Dissertation Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research.

Austin SB, Gordon AR, Kennedy GA, Sonneville KR, Blossom J, Blood EA. Spatial distribution of cosmetic-procedure businesses in two U.S. cities: A pilot mapping and validation study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 201310(12): 6832-6862. (Article)

Kroshus E, Sherman RE, Thompson RA, Sossin K, Austin SB. Gender differences in high school coaches’ knowledge, attitudes, and communication about the Female Athlete Triad. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention 2014; 22(3): 193-208. (Abstract). Emily Kroshus, ScD, was our third doctoral graduate from STRIPED. This paper in Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention is based on her dissertation research supported by the STRIPED Dissertation Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research.

Kroshus E, Goldman RE, Kubzansky LD, Austin SB. Team-level approaches to addressing disordered eating: A qualitative study of two female collegiate cross country running teams. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention 2014; 22(2): 136-51. (Abstract). Emily Kroshus, ScD, was our third doctoral graduate from STRIPED. This paper in Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention is based on her dissertation research supported by the STRIPED Dissertation Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research.

Austin SB, Penfold RB, Johnson RL, Haines J, Forman S. Clinician identification of youth abusing over-the-counter products for weight control in a large U.S. integrated health system. Journal of Eating Disorders 2013; 1: 40. (Article)

Garnett BR, Buelow R, Franko DL, Becker C, Rogers RF, Austin SB. The importance of campaign saliency as a predictor of attitude and behavior change: A pilot evaluation of social marketing campaign Fat Talk Free Week®. Health Communication 2014; 29(10): 984-95. (Abstract) Bernice Garnett, ScD, was our second doctoral graduate from STRIPED. While a doctoral student with STRIPED, Bernice led our evaluation of the social marketing campaign Fat Talk Free Week® carried out on college campuses. This paper in Health Communication reports the results of our evaluation.

Roberto CA, Haynos AF, Schwartz BS, Brownell KD, White MA. Calorie estimation accuracy and menu labeling perceptions among individuals with and without binge eating and/or purging disorders. Eating and Weight Disorders- Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity 2013; 1-7. (Abstract)

Martinez OD, Roberto CA, Kim JH, Schwartz MB, Brownell KD. A survey of undergraduate student perceptions and use of nutrition information labels in a university dining hall. Health Education Journal 2013; 72: 319-325. (Abstract)

Roberto CA, Sysko R, Bush J, Pearl R, Puhl RM, Schvey NA, Dovidio JF. Clinical correlates of the weight bias internalization scale in a sample of obese adolescents seeking bariatric surgery. Obesity 2012; 20(3): 533-539. (Abstract)

Austin SB, Sonneville KR. Closing the “know-do” gap: Training public health professionals in eating disorders prevention via case-method teaching. International Journal of Eating Disorders 2013; 46(5): 533-537. (Abstract)

Wang ML, Peterson KE, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Mezgebu S, McCormick M, Austin SB. Family practices associated with disordered weight control behaviors in a multi-ethnic sample of middle-school youth. Academic Pediatrics 2013; 13(4): 379-385. (Abstract) Monica Wang, ScD, was our first trainee with STRIPED, and this paper in Academic Pediatrics is based on her dissertation research supported by the STRIPED Dissertation Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research.

Wang ML, Peterson KE, McCormick MC, Austin SB. Environmental factors associated with disordered weight control behaviors among youth: A systematic review. Public Health Nutrition 2013; 19: 1-14. (Abstract) Monica Wang, ScD, was our first trainee with STRIPED, and this paper in Public Health Nutrition is based on her dissertation research supported by the STRIPED Dissertation Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research.

Austin SB, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Blood EA, Walls C, Wang ML, Mezgebu S, Osganian SK, Peterson KE. The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention 2013; 21(2): 91-108. (Abstract)

Hawkins LK, Gottlieb BR. Screening for eating disorders in pregnancy: How uniform screening during a high-risk period could combat underrecognition (Letter to the editor). Journal of Women’s Health 2013; 22(4): 390-392. (Abstract) Leah Hawkins (MD/MPH student, class of 2013) wrote this piece for the journal based on her practicum experience as a trainee with STRIPED.

Calzo JP, Corliss HL, Blood EA, Field AE, Austin SB. Development of muscularity and weight concerns in heterosexual and sexual minority males. Health Psychology 2013; 32(1): 42-51. (Abstract)

Pomeranz JL, Taylor L, Austin SB. Over-the-counter and out-of-control: Legal strategies to protect youth from abusing products for weight control. American Journal of Public Health 2013; 103(2): 220-225. (Abstract) Lisa Taylor, JD, was our first STRIPED trainee from the Harvard Law School, and this paper in American Journal of Public Health is based on her work with the STRIPED research team.

Calzo JP, Sonneville KR, Haines J, Blood EA, Field AE & Austin SB (joint senior authors). The development of associations among BMI, body dissatisfaction, and weight and shape concern in adolescent boys and girls. Journal of Adolescent Health 2012; 51(5): 517-523. (Abstract)

Austin SB, Spadano-Gasbarro JL, Greaney ML, Blood EA, Hunt AT, Richmond TK, Wang ML, Mezgebu S, Osganian SK, Peterson KE. Effect of the Planet Health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in a large-scale dissemination to Massachusetts middle schools. Preventing Chronic Disease 2012; 9: E171; quiz E171. (Publication)

Austin SB, Nelson LA, Birkett MA, Calzo JP, Everett B. Eating disorder symptoms and obesity at the intersections of gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation identity in U.S. high school students. American Journal of Public Health 2013; 103(2): e16-22. (Abstract)

Austin SB. A public health approach to eating disorders prevention: It’s time for public health professionals to take a seat at the table. BMC Public Health 2012; 12(1): 854. (Publication)

Sonneville KR, Calzo JP, Horton NJ, Haines J, Austin SB, Field AE. Body satisfaction, weight gain, and binge eating among overweight adolescent girls. International Journal of Obesity 2012; 36(7): 944-949. (Abstract)

Wang ML, Walls CE, Peterson KE, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Blood E, Mezgebu S, McCormick MC, Subramanian SV, Austin SB. Dietary and physical activity factors related to eating disorder symptoms among middle-school youth. Journal of School Health 2013; 83(1): 14-20. (Abstract) Monica Wang, ScD, was our first trainee with STRIPED, and this paper published in Journal of School Health is based on her dissertation research supported by the STRIPED Dissertation Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research.

Campol M. Engaging healthcare providers to help mothers with eating disorders create healthy eating environments for their children. Einstein Journal of Biology and Medicine 2011; 27(2): 19-25. (Publication) This article was written by Meagan Campol, MD, MPH, as a trainee in the STRIPED independent study course.

Austin SB. The blind spot in the drive for childhood obesity prevention: Bringing eating disorders prevention into focus as a public health priority. American Journal of Public Health 2011; 101(6):e1-4. (Abstract)

Wang LY, Nichols LP, Austin SB. The economic effect of Planet Health on preventing bulimia nervosa. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2011; 165(8): 756-762. (Abstract)

Austin SB, Kim J, Wiecha J, Troped PJ, Feldman HA, Peterson KE. School-based overweight preventive intervention lowers incidence of disordered weight control behaviors in early adolescent girls. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2007; 161(9): 865-869. (Abstract)

Austin SB, Field AE, Wiecha J, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL. The impact of a school-based obesity prevention trial on disordered weight control behaviors in early adolescent girls. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine 2005; 159: 225-230. (Abstract)