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Shiriki K. Kumanyika, Ph.D, M.P.H.

Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

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Education:
B.A. (Psychology)
Syracuse University, 1965.
M.S.
Columbia University School of Social Work, 1969.
Ph.D (Human Nutrition)
Cornell University, 1978.
M.P.H.
Johns Hopkins University, 1984.
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Selected Publications

Huang Terry T-K, Cawley John H, Ashe Marice, Costa Sergio A, Frerichs Leah M, Zwicker Lindsey, Rivera Juan A, Levy David, Hammond Ross A, Lambert Estelle V, Kumanyika Shiriki K: Mobilisation of public support for policy actions to prevent obesity. Lancet (London, England) 385(9985): 2422-31, Jun 2015.

Powell Lisa M, Wada Roy, Kumanyika Shiriki K: Racial/ethnic and income disparities in child and adolescent exposure to food and beverage television ads across the U.S. media markets. Health & place 29C: 124-131, Jul 2014.

Kumanyika S K, Whitt-Glover M C, Haire-Joshu D: What works for obesity prevention and treatment in black Americans? Research directions. Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 15 Suppl 4: 204-12, Oct 2014.

Morales Knashawn H, Kumanyika Shiriki K, Fassbender Jennifer E, Good Jerene, Localio A Russell, Wadden Thomas A: Patterns of weight change in black Americans: pooled analysis from three behavioral weight loss trials. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 22(12): 2632-40, Dec 2014.

Chatterji Madhabi, Green Lawrence W, Kumanyika Shiriki: L.E.A.D.: a framework for evidence gathering and use for the prevention of obesity and other complex public health problems. Health education & behavior : the official publication of the Society for Public Health Education 41(1): 85-99, Feb 2014.

Kumanyika S: INFORMAS (International Network for Food and Obesity/non-communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support): summary and future directions. Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 14 Suppl 1: 157-64, Oct 2013.

Kumanyika Shiriki K, Page J Bryan, González Castro Felipe: Forum on culture, health promotion, and health equity: current issues & future directions. Preventive medicine 55(6): 581-2, Dec 2012.

Grier Sonya A, Kumanyika Shiriki K: The context for choice: health implications of targeted food and beverage marketing to African Americans. American journal of public health 98(9): 1616-29, Sep 2008.

Kumanyika, SK, Obarzanek, E, Stettler, N, Bell, R, Field, AE, Fortmann, SP, Franklin, BA, Gillman, MW, Lewis, CE, Poston, WC, Stevens, J, Hong, YL: 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 committee for prevention (formerly the expert panel on population and prevention science). Circulation 118(4): 428-464, JUL 22 2008.

Kumanyika, S. K., Whitt-Glover, M. C., Gary, T. L., Prewitt, T. E., Odoms-Young, A. M., Banks-Wallace, J., Beech, B. M., Halbert, C. H., Karanja, N., Lancaster, K. J., Samuel-Hodge, C. D.: Expanding the obesity research paradigm to reach African American communities. Prev Chronic Dis 4(4): A112, 2007.

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