TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
Address1100 BATES
Houston, TX 77030
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    USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TXPostdoctoral Fellowship2010Public Health - Nutrition
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MNPostdoctoral Fellowship2009Public Health - Nutrition
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SCPhD2007Health Promotion, Education and Behavior
    University of South Carolina, Columbia, SCMSPH2004Health Promotion, Education and Behavior
    SNDT University, Mumbai, IndiaPost-Graduate Diploma2001Sports Science and Nutrition
    SVT College of Home Science, SNDT University, Mumbai, IndiaBHSc2000Applied Nutrition

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    3092-51000-058-2S     (DAVE, JAYNA MARKAND)Oct 1, 2019 - Sep 30, 2024
    United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service
    Epidemiology of Childhood Diet and Obesity
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

         (THOMPSON, DEBORAH I)Nov 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2019
    Common Threads
    Understanding how families with school-aged children think about eating healthy and cooking
    Role: Co-Investigator

    2018-38821-27766     (Jacquelyn White)Mar 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2020
    United States Department of Agriculture - National Institute of Food and Agriculture
    Building capacity within Extension to enhance nutrition and physical activity program delivery among underserved population/community
    Role: Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator of the Sub-contract)

    R01HL119520     (DAVE, JAYNA MARKAND)Sep 4, 2015 - May 31, 2019
    Proposed Meal Changes for CACFP: Impact on Child Food Intake and Costs
    Role: Principal Investigator

    6250-51000-053     (DAVE, JAYNA MARKAND)Oct 1, 2014 - Sep 30, 2019
    United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service
    Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

    R21NR014149     (DAVE, JAYNA MARKAND)Sep 25, 2014 - Apr 30, 2018
    Black College Students, Health Disparities & Disease Prevention Practices
    Role: Principal Investigator

    USDA FNS WIC NEI-12-TX     (CULLEN, KAREN WEBER)Aug 31, 2012 - Aug 30, 2016
    United States Department of Agriculture - Food and Nutrition Service
    USDA Center for Collaborative Research on WIC Nutrition Education Innovations
    Role: Co-Investigator

    R21CA150977     (DAVE, JAYNA MARKAND)Sep 22, 2010 - Aug 31, 2013
    Building capacity in food bank organizations for obesity prevention programs
    Role: Principal Investigator

         (CULLEN, KAREN WEBER)Sep 14, 2010
    United States Department of Agriculture
    NUDGE - Using the Cafeteria, Classroom and Parents to Influence Healthy Food Choices
    Role: Co-Investigator

    R03CA153586     (DAVE, JAYNA MARKAND)Jul 12, 2010 - Jun 30, 2013
    Kids Cafe: Impact of a national feeding program on children's dietary behaviors
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Almohamad M, Dave JM, Calloway EE, Li R, Sharma S. Relationship between Food Security, Nutrition Security, and Diabetes: The Role of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Participation. Curr Dev Nutr. 2024 May; 8(5):102153. PMID: 38693968; PMCID: PMC11061707.
    2. Onugha EA, Banerjee A, Vimalajeewa HD, Nobleza KJ, Nguyen DT, Racette SB, Dave JM. Dietary Sodium and Potassium Patterns in Adults with Food Insecurity in the Context of Hypertension Risk. medRxiv. 2024 Feb 03. PMID: 38352358; PMCID: PMC10863033.
    3. Dave JM, Chen TA, Castro AN, White M, Onugha EA, Zimmerman S, Thompson D. Regional Variability in the Prevalence of Food Insecurity and Diet Quality among United States Children. Nutrients. 2024 Jan 10; 16(2). PMID: 38257117; PMCID: PMC10819603.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Thompson D, Miranda J, Callender C, Dave JM, Appiah G, Musaad SMA. See Me, Hear Me, Know Me: Perspectives on Diet and Physical Activity Influences among Teens Living in Rural Texas Communities. Nutrients. 2023 Nov 06; 15(21). PMID: 37960349; PMCID: PMC10650212.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Thompson D, Callender C, Dave JM, Jibaja-Weiss ML, Montealegre JR. Health equity in action: using community-engaged research to update an intervention promoting a healthy home food environment to Black/African American families. Cancer Causes Control. 2024 Feb; 35(2):311-321. PMID: 37736870.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Thompson D, Mirabile Y, Islam N, Callender C, Musaad SMA, Miranda J, Moreno JP, Dave JM, Baranowski T. Diet Quality among Pre-Adolescent African American Girls in a Randomized Controlled Obesity Prevention Intervention Trial. Nutrients. 2023 Jun 12; 15(12). PMID: 37375620; PMCID: PMC10304082.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    7. Almohamad M, Marshall A, Dave JM, Chuang RJ, Markham C, Sharma S. Dietary behaviours during COVID-19 among households at risk for food insecurity. J Nutr Sci. 2023; 12:e54. PMID: 37180484; PMCID: PMC10173087.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    8. Naylor Metoyer B, Chuang RJ, Lee M, Markham C, Brown EL, Almohamad M, Dave JM, Sharma SV. Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Home Nutrition Environment among Low-Income Minority Households with Elementary-Aged Children. Nutrients. 2023 Apr 10; 15(8). PMID: 37111037; PMCID: PMC10145522.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    9. Metoyer BN, Chuang RJ, Lee M, Markham C, Brown E, Almohamad M, Dave JM, Sharma SV. Fruit and Vegetable Shopping Behavior and Intake among Low-Income Minority Households with Elementary-Aged Children. Children (Basel). 2022 Dec 30; 10(1). PMID: 36670633; PMCID: PMC9857335.
    10. Marshall AN, Chuang RJ, Chow J, Ranjit N, Dave JM, Mathur M, Markham C, Sharma SV. Food Insecurity among Low-Income Households with Children Participating in a School-Based Fruit and Vegetable Co-Op. Children (Basel). 2022 Aug 19; 9(8). PMID: 36010140; PMCID: PMC9406489.
    11. Dave JM, Chen TA, Almohamad M, Cotto-Moreno S. Dietary Intake among Children Attending Childcare Centers: Impact of the New CACFP Meal Guidelines. Nutrients. 2022 Aug 18; 14(16). PMID: 36014900; PMCID: PMC9414647.
    12. Song S, Ishdorj A, Dave JM. Gender Differences in Nutritional Quality and Consumption of Lunches Brought from Home to School. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 12 14; 18(24). PMID: 34948778; PMCID: PMC8700912.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    13. Castro AN, White MA, Ishdorj A, Thompson D, Dave JM. The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Food Distribution at Emergency Food Assistance Organizations in the Southwestern United States: A Qualitative Investigation. Nutrients. 2021 Nov 26; 13(12). PMID: 34959818; PMCID: PMC8703558.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    14. Callender C, Velazquez D, Adera M, Dave JM, Olvera N, Chen TA, Alford S, Thompson D. Perspectives of Black and Hispanic Children Living in Under-Resourced Communities on Meal Preparation and Grocery Shopping Behaviors: Implications for Nutrition Education. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 11 20; 18(22). PMID: 34831953; PMCID: PMC8618219.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Chen TA, Reitzel LR, Obasi EM, Dave JM. Did School Meal Programs and SNAP Participation Improve Diet Quality of US Children from Low-Income Households: Evidence from NHANES 2013-2014? Nutrients. 2021 Oct 12; 13(10). PMID: 34684575; PMCID: PMC8540084.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Soltero EG, Gonzalez V, Hernandez E, Mackey G, Callender C, Dave JM, Thompson D, Pe?a A. Family-Based Obesity Prevention Interventions among Hispanic Children and Families: A Scoping Review. Nutrients. 2021 Aug 03; 13(8). PMID: 34444850; PMCID: PMC8402012.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Moore C, Alexis T, DAVE JM, Miketinas D, Chen TA. Effect of a food scholarship program on food security status and diet quality of college students (P04-069-19). Curr Dev Nutr. 2021; 3(Suppl 1):249.
    18. Thompson D, Callender C, Velazquez D, Adera M, Dave JM, Olvera N, Chen TA, Goldsworthy N. Perspectives of Black/African American and Hispanic Parents and Children Living in Under-Resourced Communities Regarding Factors That Influence Food Choices and Decisions: A Qualitative Investigation. Children (Basel). 2021 Mar 18; 8(3). PMID: 33803630; PMCID: PMC8002848.
      Citations: 2     
    19. Callender C, Velazquez D, Adera M, Dave JM, Olvera N, Chen TA, Alford S, Thompson D. How Minority Parents Could Help Children Develop Healthy Eating Behaviors: Parent and Child Perspectives. Nutrients. 2020 Dec 18; 12(12). PMID: 33353032; PMCID: PMC7766451.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Alexis TD, Unruh D, Wang W, Dave JM, Miketinas DC, Chen TA, Moore CE. Implementation of a food scholarship program improves nutrient intake and dietary quality of college students. J Am Coll Health. 2022 Nov-Dec; 70(8):2281-2288. PMID: 33320786.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    
    21. Li PP, Mackey G, Callender C, Dave JM, Olvera N, Alford S, Thompson D. Culinary Education Programs for Children in Low-Income Households: A Scoping Review. Children (Basel). 2020 May 13; 7(5). PMID: 32414003; PMCID: PMC7278796.
    22. Dave JM. Assessing long-term impact of dietary interventions: important but challenging. Am J Clin Nutr. 2019 01 01; 109(1):5-6. PMID: 30624574.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    23. Ramirez B, Chen TA, Moore CE, Dave JM, Cullen KW. The costs and calorie content of ? la carte food items purchased by students during school lunch. Prev Med Rep. 2018 Jun; 10:162-166. PMID: 29868361; PMCID: PMC5984217.
      Citations: 1     
    24. Dave JM, Cullen KW. Foods Served in Child Care Facilities Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program: Menu Match and Agreement with the New Meal Patterns and Best Practices. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2018 06; 50(6):582-588. PMID: 29475767; PMCID: PMC5995659.
      Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Dave JM, Liu Y, Chen TA, Thompson DI, Cullen KW. Does the Kids Caf? Program's Nutrition Education Improve Children's Dietary Intake? A Pilot Evaluation Study. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2018 03; 50(3):275-282.e1. PMID: 29395880; PMCID: PMC5845793.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    26. Dave JM, Thompson DI, Svendsen-Sanchez A, Cullen KW. Perspectives on Barriers to Eating Healthy Among Food Pantry Clients. Health Equity. 2017; 1(1):28-34. PMID: 30283833; PMCID: PMC6071878.
      Citations: 10     
    27. Cullen KW, Dave JM. The New Federal School Nutrition Standards and Meal Patterns: Early Evidence Examining the Influence on Student Dietary Behavior and the School Food Environment. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 02; 117(2):185-191. PMID: 27964947.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
    28. Dave JM, Thompson DI, Svendsen-Sanchez A, McNeill LH, Jibaja-Weiss M. Development of a Nutrition Education Intervention for Food Bank Clients. Health Promot Pract. 2017 03; 18(2):221-228. PMID: 27903768.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Cullen KW, Chen TA, Dave JM, Jensen H. Differential Improvements in Student Fruit and Vegetable Selection and Consumption in Response to the New National School Lunch Program Regulations: A Pilot Study. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 May; 115(5):743-750. PMID: 25556770; PMCID: PMC4410056.
      Citations: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    30. DAVE JM, Chen TA, Thompson DI, Oceguera AM, Cullen KW . Outcome evaluation of a pilot study using “nudges”. Int J Child Health Nutr. 2015; 4(1):33-39.
    31. Cullen KW, Chen TA, Dave JM. Changes in foods selected and consumed after implementation of the new National School Lunch Program meal patterns in southeast Texas. Prev Med Rep. 2015; 2:440-443. PMID: 26101737; PMCID: PMC4474475.
      Citations: 17     
    32. Hilmers A, Chen TA, Dave JM, Thompson D, Cullen KW. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program participation did not help low income Hispanic women in Texas meet the dietary guidelines. Prev Med. 2014 May; 62:44-8. PMID: 24530319.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    33. Cullen KW, DAVE JM, Chen TA, Elliot L, Walker F, Jensen H. Implementing the new school meal regulations: Do elementary school children select and eat 1 fruit and 2 vegetable servings when allowed?. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013; 113(9):A11.
    34. Skala K, Chuang RJ, Evans A, Hedberg AM, Dave J, Sharma S. Ethnic differences in the home food environment and parental food practices among families of low-income Hispanic and African-American preschoolers. J Immigr Minor Health. 2012 Dec; 14(6):1014-22. PMID: 22262411; PMCID: PMC3368054.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    35. Hilmers A, Hilmers DC, Dave J. Neighborhood disparities in access to healthy foods and their effects on environmental justice. Am J Public Health. 2012 Sep; 102(9):1644-54. PMID: 22813465; PMCID: PMC3482049.
      Citations: 141     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    36. Dave JM, Evans AE, Condrasky MD, Williams JE. Parent-reported social support for child's fruit and vegetable intake: validity of measures. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2012 Mar-Apr; 44(2):132-9. PMID: 22230473.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    37. Dave J, Cullen KW. Dietary Intakes of Children From Food Insecure Households. J Appl Res Child. 2012; 3(1). PMID: 26064778; PMCID: PMC4459589.
      Citations: 1     
    38. Evans A, Chow S, Jennings R, Dave J, Scoblick K, Sterba KR, Loyo J. Traditional foods and practices of Spanish-speaking Latina mothers influence the home food environment: implications for future interventions. J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 Jul; 111(7):1031-8. PMID: 21703381.
      Citations: 20     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Cullen KW, Watson KB, Dave JM. Middle-school students' school lunch consumption does not meet the new Institute of Medicine's National School Lunch Program recommendations. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Oct; 14(10):1876-81. PMID: 21557875.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    40. 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.
      Citations: 83     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    41. Dave JM, Evans AE, Pfeiffer KA, Watkins KW, Saunders RP. Correlates of availability and accessibility of fruits and vegetables in homes of low-income Hispanic families. Health Educ Res. 2010 Feb; 25(1):97-108. PMID: 19654221.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    42. Dave JM, Evans AE, Saunders RP, Watkins KW, Pfeiffer KA. Associations among food insecurity, acculturation, demographic factors, and fruit and vegetable intake at home in Hispanic children. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Apr; 109(4):697-701. PMID: 19328265.
      Citations: 45     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
    43. Dave JM, An LC, Jeffery RW, Ahluwalia JS. Relationship of attitudes toward fast food and frequency of fast-food intake in adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Jun; 17(6):1164-70. PMID: 19247277.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Evans AE, Dave J, Tanner A, Duhe S, Condrasky M, Wilson D, Griffin S, Palmer M, Evans M. Changing the home nutrition environment: effects of a nutrition and media literacy pilot intervention. Fam Community Health. 2006 Jan-Mar; 29(1):43-54. PMID: 16340677.
      Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
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