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InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
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    1. Rudy E, Bauer KW, Hughes SO, O'Connor TM, Vollrath K, Davey A, Correa NE, Chen TA, Fisher JO. Interrelationships of child appetite, weight and snacking among Hispanic preschoolers. Pediatr Obes. 2016 Oct 25. PMID: 27780312.
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    2. Soltero EG, Cerin E, Lee RE, O'Connor TM. Associations Between Objective and Self-Report Measures of Traffic and Crime Safety in Latino Parents of Preschool Children. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 Sep 28. PMID: 27680746.
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    3. Power TG, Olivera YA, Hill RA, Beck AD, Hopwood V, Garcia KS, Ramos GG, Fisher JO, O'Connor TM, Hughes SO. Emotion regulation strategies and childhood obesity in high risk preschoolers. Appetite. 2016 Sep 9. PMID: 27620645.
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    4. Chen TA, Baranowski T, Moreno JP, O'Connor TM, Hughes SO, Baranowski J, Woehler D, Kimbro RT, Johnston CA. Obesity status trajectory groups among elementary school children. BMC Public Health. 2016; 16:526. PMID: 27387030; PMCID: PMC4936201.
    5. Hughes SO, Power TG, O'Connor TM, Orlet Fisher J, Chen TA. Maternal Feeding Styles and Food Parenting Practices as Predictors of Longitudinal Changes in Weight Status in Hispanic Preschoolers from Low-Income Families. J Obes. 2016; 2016:7201082. PMID: 27429801.
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    6. Diep CS, Beltran A, Chen TA, Thompson D, O'Connor T, Hughes S, Baranowski J. Baranowski T. Relating use of effective responsive, structure, and non-directive control vegetable parenting practices to subscales from the Model of Goal Directed Behavior. Int J Child Health Nutr. 2016; 5(2):45-55.
    7. Masse LC, O'Connor TM, Tu AW, Watts AW, Beauchamp M, Hughes SO, Baranowski T. Are the Physical Activity Parenting Practices Reported by US and Canadian Parents Captured in Currently Published Instruments? J Phys Act Health. 2016 Jun 2. PMID: 27253269.
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    8. O'Connor TM, Pham T, Watts AW, Tu AW, Hughes SO, Beauchamp MR, Baranowski T, Mâsse LC. Development of an item bank for food parenting practices based on published instruments and reports from Canadian and US parents. Appetite. 2016 Apr 27. PMID: 27131416.
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    9. Silva Garcia K, Power TG, Fisher JO, O'Connor TM, Hughes SO. Latina mothers' influences on child appetite regulation. Appetite. 2016 Apr 13; 103:200-207. PMID: 27083128.
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    10. Raber M, Swartz MC, Maria DS, O'Connor T, Baranowski T, Li R, Chandra J. Parental involvement in exercise and diet interventions for childhood cancer survivors: A systematic review. Pediatr Res. 2016 Apr 11. PMID: 27064243.
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    11. Brand L, Beltran A, Hughes S, O'Connor T, Baranowski J, Nicklas T, Chen TA, Dadabhoy HR, Diep CS, Buday R, Baranowski T. Assessing Feedback in a Mobile Videogame. Games Health J. 2016 Apr 8. PMID: 27058403.
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    12. Cerin E, Baranowski T, Barnett A, Butte N, Hughes S, Lee RE, Mendoza JA, Thompson D, O'Connor TM. Places where preschoolers are (in)active: an observational study on Latino preschoolers and their parents using objective measures. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2016; 13:29. PMID: 26928561; PMCID: PMC4772489.
    13. Hughes SO, Power TG, Dave JM, O'Connor TM. In: Ahima RS (ed). Metabolic Syndrome: A Comprehensive Textbook. Childhood environment and obesity. 2016; 243-259.
    14. Vaughn AE, Ward DS, Fisher JO, Faith MS, Hughes SO, Kremers SP, Musher-Eizenman DR, O'Connor TM, Patrick H, Power TG. Fundamental constructs in food parenting practices: a content map to guide future research. Nutr Rev. 2016 Jan 2. PMID: 26724487.
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    15. Baranowski T, Chen TA, O'Connor TM, Hughes SO, Diep CS, Beltran A, Brand L, Nicklas T, Baranowski J. Predicting habits of vegetable parenting practices to facilitate the design of change programmes. Public Health Nutr. 2015 Dec 4; 1-7. PMID: 26634349.
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    16. Power TG, O'Connor TM, Orlet Fisher J, Hughes SO. Obesity Risk in Children: The Role of Acculturation in the Feeding Practices and Styles of Low-Income Hispanic Families. Child Obes. 2015 Nov 19. PMID: 26584157.
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    17. Cerin E, O'Connor TM, Mendoza JA, Thompson DI, Lee RE, Hughes SO, Baranowski T. A child-centered scale of informal social control for Latino parents of preschool-age children: Development and validation. Hisp J Behav Sci. 2015; 37(4):541-59.
    18. Joseph S, Stevens AM, Ledoux T, O'Connor TM, O'Connor DP, Thompson D. Rationale, Design, and Methods for Process Evaluation in the Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration Project. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2015 Aug 19. PMID: 26298514.
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    19. Brand L, Beltran A, Buday R, O’Connor T, Hughes S, Baranowski J, Diep C, Lu AS, Baranowski T. Prose fiction as a narrative companion for a vegetable parenting videogame. Games Health J. 2015; 4(4):305-11.
    20. Johnson L, Chen TA, Hughes SO, O'Connor TM. The association of parent's outcome expectations for child TV viewing with parenting practices and child TV viewing: an examination using path analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2015; 12:70. PMID: 26013560.
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    21. Chen TA, O'Connor TM, Hughes SO, Beltran A, Baranowski J, Diep C, Baranowski T. Vegetable parenting practices scale. Item response modeling analyses. Appetite. 2015 Aug; 91:190-9. PMID: 25895694; PMCID: PMC4472315 [Available on 08/01/16].
    22. Chen TA, Baranowski T, Moreno JP, O'Connor TM, Hughes SO, Baranowski J, Woehler D, Kimbro RT, Johnston CA. Obesity status transitions across the elementary years: use of Markov chain modelling. Pediatr Obes. 2016 Apr; 11(2):88-94. PMID: 25854860.
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    23. Jauregui E, Pacheco AM, Soltero EG, O'Connor TM, Castro CM, Estabrooks PA, McNeill LH, Lee RE. Using the RE-AIM framework to evaluate physical activity public health programs in México. BMC Public Health. 2015; 15:162. PMID: 25881249; PMCID: PMC4358862.
    24. O'Connor DP, Lee RE, Mehta P, Thompson D, Bhargava A, Carlson C, Kao D, Layne CS, Ledoux T, O'Connor T, Rifai H, Gulley L, Hallett AM, Kudia O, Joseph S, Modelska M, Ortega D, Parker N, Stevens A. Childhood Obesity Research Demonstration project: cross-site evaluation methods. Child Obes. 2015 Feb; 11(1):92-103. PMID: 25679060; PMCID: PMC4323026.
    25. Hughes SO, Power TG, O'Connor TM, Orlet Fisher J. Executive functioning, emotion regulation, eating self-regulation, and weight status in low-income preschool children: how do they relate? Appetite. 2015 Jun; 89:1-9. PMID: 25596501.
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    26. Moreno JP, Johnston CA, Chen TA, O'Connor TA, Hughes SO, Baranowski J, Woehler D, Baranowski T. Seasonal variability in weight change during elementary school. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Feb; 23(2):422-8. PMID: 25557689.
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    27. Frazier-Wood AC, Carnell S, Pena O, Hughes SO, O'Connor TM, Asherson P, Kuntsi J. Cognitive performance and BMI in childhood: Shared genetic influences between reaction time but not response inhibition. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Nov; 22(11):2312-8. PMID: 25376398; PMCID: PMC4313367.
    28. Diep CS, Beltran A, Chen TA, Thompson D, O'Connor T, Hughes S, Baranowski J, Baranowski T. Predicting use of effective vegetable parenting practices with the Model of Goal Directed Behavior. Public Health Nutr. 2015 Jun; 18(8):1389-96. PMID: 25234656; PMCID: PMC4505808.
    29. O'Connor TM, Chen TA, del Rio Rodriguez B, Hughes SO. Psychometric validity of the parent's outcome expectations for children's television viewing (POETV) scale. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14:894. PMID: 25175279; PMCID: PMC4167499.
    30. O'Connor TM, Cerin E, Lee RE, Parker N, Chen TA, Hughes SO, Mendoza JA, Baranowski T. Environmental and cultural correlates of physical activity parenting practices among Latino parents with preschool-aged children: Niños Activos. BMC Public Health. 2014; 14:707. PMID: 25011669; PMCID: PMC4226995.
    31. Baranowski T, Beltran A, Chen TA, Thompson D, O'Connor T, Hughes S, Diep C, Baranowski JC. Predicting use of ineffective vegetable parenting practices with the Model of Goal Directed Behavior. Public Health Nutr. 2015 Apr; 18(6):1028-35. PMID: 24946833; PMCID: PMC4506792.
    32. Frankel LA, O'Connor TM, Chen TA, Nicklas T, Power TG, Hughes SO. Parents' perceptions of preschool children's ability to regulate eating. Feeding style differences. Appetite. 2014 May; 76:166-74. PMID: 24533968.
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    33. Sleddens EF, O'Connor TM, Watson KB, Hughes SO, Power TG, Thijs C, De Vries NK, Kremers SP. Development of the Comprehensive General Parenting Questionnaire for caregivers of 5-13 year olds. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2014; 11:15. PMID: 24512450; PMCID: PMC3926334.
    34. O'Connor TM, Cerin E, Hughes SO, Robles J, Thompson DI, Mendoza JA, Baranowski T, Lee RE. Psychometrics of the preschooler physical activity parenting practices instrument among a Latino sample. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2014; 11:3. PMID: 24428935; PMCID: PMC3903032.
    35. O'Connor TM. Informing parent targeted interventions to promote increased physical activity among youth. J Appl Res Child. 2014; 1(5):15.
    36. Baranowski T, Beltran A, Chen TA, Thompson D, O'Connor T, Hughes S, Diep C, Baranowski J. Predicting use of ineffective responsive, structure and control vegetable parenting practices with the Model of Goal Director Behavior. J Food Res. 2014; 6(2):80-8.
    37. O'Connor TM, Chen TA, Baranowski J, Thompson D, Baranowski T. Physical activity and screen-media-related parenting practices have different associations with children's objectively measured physical activity. Child Obes. 2013 Oct; 9(5):446-53. PMID: 24028564; PMCID: PMC3791041.
    38. O'Connor TM, Cerin E, Hughes SO, Robles J, Thompson D, Baranowski T, Lee RE, Nicklas T, Shewchuk RM. What Hispanic parents do to encourage and discourage 3-5 year old children to be active: a qualitative study using nominal group technique. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2013; 10:93. PMID: 23919301; PMCID: PMC3750326.
    39. O'Connor TM, Hingle M, Chuang RJ, Gorely T, Hinkley T, Jago R, Lanigan J, Pearson N, Thompson DA. Conceptual understanding of screen media parenting: report of a working group. Child Obes. 2013 Aug; 9 Suppl:S110-8. PMID: 23944919; PMCID: PMC3746292.
    40. del Rio Rodriguez B, Hilmers A, O'Connor TM. Hispanic parents of overweight and obese children and their outcome expectations for children's television viewing: a qualitative study. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Nov-Dec; 45(6):718-22. PMID: 23850016.
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    41. Baranowski T, O'Connor T, Hughes S, Sleddens E, Beltran A, Frankel L, Mendoza JA, Baranowski J. Houston... We have a problem! Measurement of parenting. Child Obes. 2013 Aug; 9 Suppl:S1-4. PMID: 23837847; PMCID: PMC3824087.
    42. O'Connor TM, Cerin E, Robles J, Lee RE, Kerr J, Butte N, Mendoza JA, Thompson D, Baranowski T. Feasibility study to objectively assess activity and location of Hispanic preschoolers: a short communication. Geospat Health. 2013 May; 7(2):375-80. PMID: 23733298; PMCID: PMC4568846.
    43. Chen TA, O'Connor TM, Hughes SO, Frankel L, Baranowski J, Mendoza JA, Thompson D, Baranowski T. TV parenting practices: is the same scale appropriate for parents of children of different ages? Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2013; 10:41. PMID: 23548115; PMCID: PMC3623785.
    44. Ledoux T, Hilmers A, Watson K, Baranowski T, O'Connor TM. Development and feasibility of an objective measure of patient-centered communication fidelity in a pediatric obesity intervention. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Jul-Aug; 45(4):349-54. PMID: 23395302.
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    45. Baranowski T, Beltran A, Chen TA, O'Connor T, Hughes S, Buday R, Baranowski J. Structure of Corrective Feedback for Selection of Ineffective Vegetable Parenting Practices for Use in a Simulation Videogame. Games Health J. 2013 Feb; 2(1):29-33. PMID: 24761320.
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    46. Sleddens EF, Kremers SP, Hughes SO, Cross MB, Thijs C, De Vries NK, O'Connor TM. Physical activity parenting: a systematic review of questionnaires and their associations with child activity levels. Obes Rev. 2012 Nov; 13(11):1015-33. PMID: 22845791.
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    47. Beltran A, O'Connor T, Hughes S, Baranowski J, Nicklas TA, Thompson D, Baranowski T. Alpha Test of a Videogame to Increase Children's Vegetable Consumption. Games Health J. 2012 Jun; 1(3):219-222. PMID: 24761315.
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    48. Baranowski T, Baranowski J, O'Connor T, Lu AS, Thompson D. Is Enhanced Physical Activity Possible Using Active Videogames? Games Health J. 2012 Jun; 1(3):228-232. PMID: 24416640.
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    49. Frankel LA, Hughes SO, O'Connor TM, Power TG, Fisher JO, Hazen NL. Parental Influences on Children's Self-Regulation of Energy Intake: Insights from Developmental Literature on Emotion Regulation. J Obes. 2012; 2012:327259. PMID: 22545206; PMCID: PMC3321464.
    50. Baranowski T, Abdelsamad D, Baranowski J, O'Connor TM, Thompson D, Barnett A, Cerin E, Chen TA. Impact of an active video game on healthy children's physical activity. Pediatrics. 2012 Mar; 129(3):e636-42. PMID: 22371457; PMCID: PMC3289528.
    51. Sleddens EF, Hughes SO, O'Connor TM, Beltran A, Baranowski JC, Nicklas TA, Baranowski T. The Children's Behavior Questionnaire very short scale: psychometric properties and development of a one-item temperament scale. Psychol Rep. 2012 Feb; 110(1):197-217. PMID: 22489386.
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    52. Hilmers A, Cullen KW, Moore C, O'Connor T. Exploring the association between household food insecurity, parental self-efficacy, and fruit and vegetable parenting practices among parents of 5-to 8-year-old overweight children. J Appl Res Child. 2012; 1(3):5.
    53. Baranowski T, O’Connor T, Hughes S, Beltran A, Baranowski J, Nicklas T, Sleddens E, Thompson D, Lu AS, Buday R. In: Arnab S, Dunwell I, Debattista K (Eds). Serious Games for Healthcare: Applications and Implications. Smart phone video game simulation of parent-child interactions: Learning skills for effective vegetable parenting. 2012; 248-265.
    54. O'Connor TM, Hilmers A, Watson K, Baranowski T, Giardino AP. Feasibility of an obesity intervention for paediatric primary care targeting parenting and children: Helping HAND. Child Care Health Dev. 2013 Jan; 39(1):141-9. PMID: 22066521.
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    55. Baranowski T, O'Connor T, Baranowski J. In Preedy VR, Watson RR, Martin CR (eds.). Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition. The young and adolescents: Initiating change in children's eating behavior. 2011; 3285-94.
    56. O'Connor T, Watson K, Hughes S, Beltran A, Hingle M, Baranowski J, Campbell K, Canal DJ, Lizaur AB, Zacarías I, González D, Nicklas T, Baranowski T. Health professionals' and dietetics practitioners' perceived effectiveness of fruit and vegetable parenting practices across six countries. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Jul; 110(7):1065-71. PMID: 20630164.
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    57. Hingle MD, O'Connor TM, Dave JM, Baranowski T. Parental involvement in interventions to improve child dietary intake: a systematic review. Prev Med. 2010 Aug; 51(2):103-11. PMID: 20462509; PMCID: PMC2906688.
    58. Baranowski T, Baranowski J, Cullen K, Hingle M, Hughes S, Jago R, Ledoux T, Mendoza J, Nguyen TT, O’Connor T, Thompson D, Watson K. In: O’Dea JA, Eriksen M (Eds). Childhood Obesity Prevention – International Research, Controversies and Interventions. Problems and possible solutions for interventions among children and adolescents. 2010; 408-421.
    59. O'Connor TM, Jago R, Baranowski T. Engaging parents to increase youth physical activity a systematic review. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Aug; 37(2):141-9. PMID: 19589450.
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    60. O'Connor TM, Hughes SO, Watson KB, Baranowski T, Nicklas TA, Fisher JO, Beltran A, Baranowski JC, Qu H, Shewchuk RM. Parenting practices are associated with fruit and vegetable consumption in pre-school children. Public Health Nutr. 2010 Jan; 13(1):91-101. PMID: 19490734; PMCID: PMC2795797.
    61. Hughes S, O'Connor T, Power T. Parenting and children's eating patterns: Examining control in a broader context. Int J Child Adolesc Health. 2008; 4(1):323-30.
    62. O'Connor TM, Yang SJ, Nicklas TA. Beverage intake among preschool children and its effect on weight status. Pediatrics. 2006 Oct; 118(4):e1010-8. PMID: 17015497.
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    63. O'Connor T. In Chung EK, Boom JA, Datto III GA, Matz PS (eds.). Visual Diagnostics in Pediatrics. Arm Swelling. 2006; 246-52.
    64. Binder BM, O'Connor TM, Bownds MD, Arshavsky VY. Phosphorylation of non-bleached rhodopsin in intact retinas and living frogs. J Biol Chem. 1996 Aug 16; 271(33):19826-30. PMID: 8702691.
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    65. Zhou F, Höök T, Thompson JA, Höök M. Heparin protein interactions. Adv Exp Med Biol. 1992; 313:141-53. PMID: 1442258.
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