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TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
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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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    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

         (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

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

    R21NR014149     (DAVE, JAYNA MARKAND)Sep 25, 2014 - Jul 31, 2016
    Black College Students, Health Disparities &Disease Prevention Practices
    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

    R01HL119520     (DAVE, JAYNA MARKAND)Sep 4, 2015 - May 31, 2017
    Proposed Meal Changes for CACFP: Impact on Child Food Intake and Costs
    Role: Principal 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)

         (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

    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

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    1. 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.
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    2. Alexis TD, Unruh D, Wang W, Dave JM, Miketinas DC, Chen T-A, Moore CE. Implementation of a Food Scholarship Program Improves Nutrient Intake and Dietary Quality of College Students. Journal of American College Health. 2020; (In Press).
    3. 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. Curr Dev Nutr. 2019; 1(3):P04-069-19.
    4. 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.
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    5. Ramirez B, Chen TA, Moore CE, Dave JM, Cullen KW. The costs and calorie content of à la carte food items purchased by students during school lunch. Prev Med Rep. 2018 Jun; 10:162-166. PMID: 29868361.
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    6. 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.
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    7. Dave JM, Liu Y, Chen TA, Thompson DI, Cullen KW. Does the Kids Café 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.
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    8. 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.
    9. 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. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2016; 117(2):185-191.
    10. Dave JM, Thompson DI, Svendsen-Sanchez A, McNeill LH, Jibaja-Weiss M. Development of a Nutrition Education Intervention for Food Bank Clients. Health Promotion Practice. 2016; 18(2):221-228.
    11. 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):743-50. PMID: 25556770.
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    12. Dave JM, Chen T-A, Thompson DI, Oceguera AM, Cullen KW . Outcome Evaluation of a Pilot Study Using “Nudges”. International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition. 2015; 4(1):33-39.
    13. Cullen KW, Chen T-A, Dave JM. Changes in foods selected and consumed after implementation of the new National School Lunch Program meal patterns in southeast Texas. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2015; 2:440-443.
    14. 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.
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    15. 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.
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    16. Cullen KW, Dave JM, Chen TA, Elliot L, Walker F, Jensen H. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Implementing the new school meal regulations: Do elementary school children select and eat 1 fruit and 2 vegetable servings when allowed?. 2013; 113(9):A11.
    17. 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.
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    18. 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.
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    19. 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.
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    20. Dave J, Cullen KW. Dietary Intakes of Children From Food Insecure Households. J Appl Res Child. 2012; 3(1). PMID: 26064778.
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    21. 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.
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    22. 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.
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    23. 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.
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    24. 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.
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    25. 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.
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    26. 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.
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    27. 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.
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