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Karen E. Peterson, D.Sc.

TitleAdjunct Associate Professor of Nutrition
InstitutionHarvard School of Public Health
DepartmentNutrition
AddressHarvard School of Public Health
Bldg 2
655 Huntington Ave
Boston MA 02115
Phone617/432-4028

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  1. Lumeng JC, Miller A, Peterson KE, Kaciroti N, Sturza J, Rosenblum K, Vazquez DM. Diurnal cortisol pattern, eating behaviors and overweight in low-income preschool-aged children. Appetite. 2014 Feb; 73:65-72.
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  2. Lewis RC, Meeker JD, Peterson KE, Lee JM, Pace GG, Cantoral A, Téllez-Rojo MM. Predictors of urinary bisphenol A and phthalate metabolite concentrations in Mexican children. Chemosphere. 2013 Nov; 93(10):2390-8.
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  3. Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro JL, Walls CE, Austin SB, Greaney ML, Wang ML, Mezegebu S, Peterson KE. Middle school food environments and racial/ethnic differences in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: Findings from the Healthy Choices study. Prev Med. 2013 Nov; 57(5):735-8.
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  4. Eng DS, Gebremariam A, Meeker JD, Peterson K, Padmanabhan V, Lee JM. Bisphenol A and Chronic Disease Risk Factors in US Children. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep; 132(3):e637-45.
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  5. Iron-Segev S, Peterson KE, Gillman MW, Williams CM, Austin SB, Field AE. Associations of breastfeeding with bulimic behaviors and eating disorders among adolescents. Int J Eat Disord. 2013 Dec; 46(8):834-40.
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  6. de Moura Souza A, Bezerra IN, Pereira RA, Peterson KE, Sichieri R. Dietary sources of sodium intake in Brazil in 2008-2009. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Oct; 113(10):1359-65.
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  7. Wang ML, Peterson KE, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Mezgebu S, McCormick M, Austin SB. Family physical activity and meal practices associated with disordered weight control behaviors in a multiethnic sample of middle-school youth. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Jul-Aug; 13(4):379-85.
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  8. Téllez-Rojo MM, Cantoral A, Cantonwine DE, Schnaas L, Peterson K, Hu H, Meeker JD. Prenatal urinary phthalate metabolites levels and neurodevelopment in children at two and three years of age. Sci Total Environ. 2013 Sep 1; 461-462:386-90.
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  9. Drake KM, Longacre MR, Dalton MA, Langeloh G, Peterson KE, Titus LJ, Beach ML. Two-method measurement for adolescent obesity epidemiology: reducing the bias in self-report of height and weight. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Sep; 53(3):322-7.
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  10. 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. Eat Disord. 2013 Mar; 21(2):91-108.
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  11. Anderson OS, Peterson KE, Sanchez BN, Zhang Z, Mancuso P, Dolinoy DC. Perinatal bisphenol A exposure promotes hyperactivity, lean body composition, and hormonal responses across the murine life course. FASEB J. 2013 Apr; 27(4):1784-92.
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  12. Wang ML, Walls CE, Peterson KE, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Blood E, Mezgebu S, McCormick MC, Subramanian SV, Bryn Austin S. Dietary and physical activity factors related to eating disorder symptoms among middle school youth. J Sch Health. 2013 Jan; 83(1):14-20.
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  13. Arthur AE, Peterson KE, Rozek LS, Taylor JM, Light E, Chepeha DB, Hébert JR, Terrell JE, Wolf GT, Duffy SA. Pretreatment dietary patterns, weight status, and head and neck squamous cell carcinoma prognosis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Feb; 97(2):360-8.
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  14. Miller AL, Horodynski MA, Herb HE, Peterson KE, Contreras D, Kaciroti N, Staples-Watson J, Lumeng JC. Enhancing self-regulation as a strategy for obesity prevention in Head Start preschoolers: the growing healthy study. BMC Public Health. 2012; 12:1040.
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  15. 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 massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012 Nov; 9:E171.
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  16. Natchu UC, Liu E, Duggan C, Msamanga G, Peterson K, Aboud S, Spiegelman D, Fawzi WW. Exclusive breastfeeding reduces risk of mortality in infants up to 6 mo of age born to HIV-positive Tanzanian women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Nov; 96(5):1071-8.
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  17. Colacino JA, Arthur AE, Dolinoy DC, Sartor MA, Duffy SA, Chepeha DB, Bradford CR, Walline HM, McHugh JB, D'Silva N, Carey TE, Wolf GT, Taylor JM, Peterson KE, Rozek LS. Pretreatment dietary intake is associated with tumor suppressor DNA methylation in head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. Epigenetics. 2012 Aug; 7(8):883-91.
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  18. Lindsay AC, Sussner KM, Greaney M, Wang ML, Davis R, Peterson KE. Using qualitative methods to design a culturally appropriate child feeding questionnaire for low-income, Latina mothers. Matern Child Health J. 2012 May; 16(4):860-6.
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  19. Lindsay AC, Ferarro M, Franchello A, Barrera Rde L, Machado MM, Pfeiffer ME, Peterson KE. Child feeding practices and household food insecurity among low-income mothers in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Cien Saude Colet. 2012 Mar; 17(3):661-9.
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  20. Afeiche M, Peterson KE, Sánchez BN, Schnaas L, Cantonwine D, Ettinger AS, Solano-González M, Hernández-Avila M, Hu H, Téllez-Rojo MM. Windows of lead exposure sensitivity, attained height, and body mass index at 48 months. J Pediatr. 2012 Jun; 160(6):1044-9.
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  21. Surkan PJ, Gottlieb BR, McCormick MC, Hunt A, Peterson KE. Impact of a health promotion intervention on maternal depressive symptoms at 15 months postpartum. Matern Child Health J. 2012 Jan; 16(1):139-48.
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  22. Afeiche M, Peterson KE, Sánchez BN, Cantonwine D, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Schnaas L, Ettinger AS, Hernández-Avila M, Hu H, Téllez-Rojo MM. Prenatal lead exposure and weight of 0- to 5-year-old children in Mexico city. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Oct; 119(10):1436-41.
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  23. Arthur AE, Duffy SA, Sanchez GI, Gruber SB, Terrell JE, Hebert JR, Light E, Bradford CR, D'Silva NJ, Carey TE, Wolf GT, Peterson KE, Rozek LS. Higher micronutrient intake is associated with human papillomavirus-positive head and neck cancer: a case-only analysis. Nutr Cancer. 2011; 63(5):734-42.
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  24. Firestone R, Punpuing S, Peterson KE, Acevedo-Garcia D, Gortmaker SL. Child overweight and undernutrition in Thailand: is there an urban effect? Soc Sci Med. 2011 May; 72(9):1420-8.
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  25. Sonneville KR, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL, Gillman MW, Taveras EM. Longitudinal association of maternal attempt to lose weight during the postpartum period and child obesity at age 3 years. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Oct; 19(10):2046-52.
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  26. Davis RE, Peterson KE, Rothschild SK, Resnicow K. Pushing the envelope for cultural appropriateness: does evidence support cultural tailoring in type 2 diabetes interventions for Mexican American adults? Diabetes Educ. 2011 Mar-Apr; 37(2):227-38.
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  27. Mwiru RS, Spiegelman D, Duggan C, Peterson K, Liu E, Msamanga G, Aboud S, Fawzi WW. Relationship of exclusive breast-feeding to infections and growth of Tanzanian children born to HIV-infected women. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Jul; 14(7):1251-8.
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  28. Lindsay AC, Sussner KM, Greaney ML, Peterson KE. Latina mothers' beliefs and practices related to weight status, feeding, and the development of child overweight. Public Health Nurs. 2011 Mar-Apr; 28(2):107-18.
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  29. Austin SB, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Richmond TK, Feldman HA, Osganian SK, Hunt AT, Mezgebu S, Peterson KE. Disordered weight control behaviors in early adolescent boys and girls of color: an under-recognized factor in the epidemic of childhood overweight. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Jan; 48(1):109-12.
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  30. Petraro P, Duggan C, Msamanga G, Peterson KE, Spiegelman D, Fawzi W. Predictors of breastfeeding cessation among HIV-infected women in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Matern Child Nutr. 2011 Jul; 7(3):273-83.
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  31. Surkan PJ, O'Donnell EM, Berkman LF, Peterson KE. Social ties in relation to health status of low-income Brazilian women. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009 Dec; 18(12):2049-56.
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  32. Feldman BS, Zaslavsky AM, Ezzati M, Peterson KE, Mitchell M. Contraceptive use, birth spacing, and autonomy: an analysis of the Oportunidades program in rural Mexico. Stud Fam Plann. 2009 Mar; 40(1):51-62.
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  33. Lajous M, Chavarro J, Peterson KE, Hernández-Prado B, Cruz-Valdéz A, Hernández-Avila M, Lazcano-Ponce E. Screen time and adiposity in adolescents in Mexico. Public Health Nutr. 2009 Oct; 12(10):1938-45.
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  34. Sussner KM, Lindsay AC, Peterson KE. The influence of maternal acculturation on child body mass index at age 24 months. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Feb; 109(2):218-25.
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  35. Lindsay AC, Sussner KM, Greaney ML, Mierzwa S, Rich-Edwards J, Wiecha J, Peterson K. Understanding the data-action cycle of surveillance: a qualitative study of federal and state stakeholders. Health Promot Pract. 2010 Mar; 11(2):188-96.
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  36. Sussner KM, Lindsay AC, Greaney ML, Peterson KE. The influence of immigrant status and acculturation on the development of overweight in Latino families: a qualitative study. J Immigr Minor Health. 2008 Dec; 10(6):497-505.
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  37. Lindsay AC, Machado MT, Sussner KM, Hardwick CK, Kerr LR, Peterson KE. Brazilian mothers' beliefs, attitudes and practices related to child weight status and early feeding within the context of nutrition transition. J Biosoc Sci. 2009 Jan; 41(1):21-37.
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  38. Ettinger AS, Lamadrid-Figueroa H, Téllez-Rojo MM, Mercado-García A, Peterson KE, Schwartz J, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Effect of calcium supplementation on blood lead levels in pregnancy: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Environ Health Perspect. 2009 Jan; 117(1):26-31.
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  39. Lindsay AC, Sussner KM, Greaney ML, Peterson KE. Influence of social context on eating, physical activity, and sedentary behaviors of Latina mothers and their preschool-age children. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Feb; 36(1):81-96.
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  40. Kim J, Peterson KE. Association of infant child care with infant feeding practices and weight gain among US infants. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Jul; 162(7):627-33.
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  41. Surkan PJ, Kawachi I, Peterson KE. Childhood overweight and maternal depressive symptoms. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2008 May; 62(5):e11.
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  42. Kalich KA, Chomitz V, Peterson KE, McGowan R, Houser RF, Must A. Comfort and utility of school-based weight screening: the student perspective. BMC Pediatr. 2008; 8:9.
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  43. Lindsay AC, Machado MT, Sussner KM, Hardwick CK, Peterson KE. Infant-feeding practices and beliefs about complementary feeding among low-income Brazilian mothers: a qualitative study. Food Nutr Bull. 2008 Mar; 29(1):15-24.
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  44. Dubowitz T, Subramanian SV, Acevedo-Garcia D, Osypuk TL, Peterson KE. Individual and neighborhood differences in diet among low-income foreign and U.S.-born women. Womens Health Issues. 2008 May-Jun; 18(3):181-90.
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  45. Thompson FE, Midthune D, Williams GC, Yaroch AL, Hurley TG, Resnicow K, Hebert JR, Toobert DJ, Greene GW, Peterson K, Nebeling L. Evaluation of a short dietary assessment instrument for percentage energy from fat in an intervention study. J Nutr. 2008 Jan; 138(1):193S-199S.
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  46. Davis RE, Resnicow K, Atienza AA, Peterson KE, Domas A, Hunt A, Hurley TG, Yaroch AL, Greene GW, Goldman Sher T, Williams GC, Hebert JR, Nebeling L, Thompson FE, Toobert DJ, Elliot DL, DeFrancesco C, Costello RB. Use of signal detection methodology to identify subgroups of dietary supplement use in diverse populations. J Nutr. 2008 Jan; 138(1):205S-211S.
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  47. Yaroch AL, Nebeling L, Thompson FE, Hurley TG, Hebert JR, Toobert DJ, Resnicow K, Greene GW, Williams GC, Elliot DL, Goldman Sher T, Stacewicz-Sapuntzakis M, Salkeld J, Rossi S, Domas A, Mcgregor H, Defrancesco C, Mccarty F, Costello RB, Peterson KE. Baseline design elements and sample characteristics for seven sites participating in the Nutrition Working Group of the Behavior Change Consortium. J Nutr. 2008 Jan; 138(1):185S-192S.
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  48. Peterson KE, Hebert JR, Hurley TG, Resnicow K, Thompson FE, Greene GW, Shaikh AR, Yaroch AL, Williams GC, Salkeld J, Toobert DJ, Domas A, Elliot DL, Hardin J, Nebeling L. Accuracy and precision of two short screeners to assess change in fruit and vegetable consumption among diverse populations participating in health promotion intervention trials. J Nutr. 2008 Jan; 138(1):218S-225S.
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  49. Arora M, Ettinger AS, Peterson KE, Schwartz J, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M, Tellez-Rojo MM, Wright RO. Maternal dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids modifies the relationship between lead levels in bone and breast milk. J Nutr. 2008 Jan; 138(1):73-9.
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  50. Hebert JR, Hurley TG, Peterson KE, Resnicow K, Thompson FE, Yaroch AL, Ehlers M, Midthune D, Williams GC, Greene GW, Nebeling L. Social desirability trait influences on self-reported dietary measures among diverse participants in a multicenter multiple risk factor trial. J Nutr. 2008 Jan; 138(1):226S-234S.
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  51. Greene GW, Resnicow K, Thompson FE, Peterson KE, Hurley TG, Hebert JR, Toobert DJ, Williams GC, Elliot DL, Goldman Sher T, Domas A, Midthune D, Stacewicz-Sapuntzakis M, Yaroch AL, Nebeling L. Correspondence of the NCI Fruit and Vegetable Screener to repeat 24-H recalls and serum carotenoids in behavioral intervention trials. J Nutr. 2008 Jan; 138(1):200S-204S.
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  52. Williams GC, Hurley TG, Thompson FE, Midthune D, Yaroch AL, Resnicow K, Toobert DJ, Greene GW, Peterson K, Nebeling L, Patrick H, Hardin JW, Hebert JR. Performance of a short percentage energy from fat tool in measuring change in dietary intervention studies. J Nutr. 2008 Jan; 138(1):212S-217S.
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  53. Surkan PJ, Kawachi I, Ryan LM, Berkman LF, Carvalho Vieira LM, Peterson KE. Maternal depressive symptoms, parenting self-efficacy, and child growth. Am J Public Health. 2008 Jan; 98(1):125-32.
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  54. Sussner KM, Lindsay AC, Peterson KE. The influence of acculturation on breast-feeding initiation and duration in low-income women in the US. J Biosoc Sci. 2008 Sep; 40(5):673-96.
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  55. Colón-Ramos U, Lindsay AC, Monge-Rojas R, Greaney ML, Campos H, Peterson KE. Translating research into action: a case study on trans fatty acid research and nutrition policy in Costa Rica. Health Policy Plan. 2007 Nov; 22(6):363-74.
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  56. Peterson KE, Dubowitz T, Stoddard AM, Troped PJ, Sorensen G, Emmons KM. Social context of physical activity and weight status in working-class populations. J Phys Act Health. 2007 Oct; 4(4):381-96.
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  57. 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. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Sep; 161(9):865-9.
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  58. Dubowitz T, Smith-Warner SA, Acevedo-Garcia D, Subramanian SV, Peterson KE. Nativity and duration of time in the United States: differences in fruit and vegetable intake among low-income postpartum women. Am J Public Health. 2007 Oct; 97(10):1787-90.
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  59. Kleinman KP, Oken E, Radesky JS, Rich-Edwards JW, Peterson KE, Gillman MW. How should gestational weight gain be assessed? A comparison of existing methods and a novel method, area under the weight gain curve. Int J Epidemiol. 2007 Dec; 36(6):1275-82.
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  60. Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, Dubowitz T, Barbeau EM, Bigby J, Emmons KM, Berkman LF, Peterson KE. The influence of social context on changes in fruit and vegetable consumption: results of the healthy directions studies. Am J Public Health. 2007 Jul; 97(7):1216-27.
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  61. Greene GW, Nebeling LC, Greaney ML, Lindsay AC, Hardwick CK, Toobert DJ, Resnicow K, Williams GC, Elliot DL, Goldman Sher T, McGregor HA, Domas A, DeFrancesco CA, Peterson KE. A qualitative study of a nutrition working group. Health Promot Pract. 2007 Jul; 8(3):299-306.
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  62. Pereira MA, Rifas-Shiman SL, Kleinman KP, Rich-Edwards JW, Peterson KE, Gillman MW. Predictors of change in physical activity during and after pregnancy: Project Viva. Am J Prev Med. 2007 Apr; 32(4):312-9.
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  63. Dubowitz T, Acevedo-Garcia D, Salkeld J, Lindsay AC, Subramanian SV, Peterson KE. Lifecourse, immigrant status and acculturation in food purchasing and preparation among low-income mothers. Public Health Nutr. 2007 Apr; 10(4):396-404.
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  64. Colón-Ramos U, Kabagambe EK, Baylin A, Ascherio A, Campos H, Peterson KE. Socio-economic status and health awareness are associated with choice of cooking oil in Costa Rica. Public Health Nutr. 2007 Nov; 10(11):1214-22.
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  65. Troped PJ, Wiecha JL, Fragala MS, Matthews CE, Finkelstein DM, Kim J, Peterson KE. Reliability and validity of YRBS physical activity items among middle school students. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Mar; 39(3):416-25.
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  66. Barquera S, Peterson KE, Must A, Rogers BL, Flores M, Houser R, Monterrubio E, Rivera-Dommarco JA. Coexistence of maternal central adiposity and child stunting in Mexico. Int J Obes (Lond). 2007 Apr; 31(4):601-7.
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  67. Peterson KE, Fox MK. Addressing the epidemic of childhood obesity through school-based interventions: what has been done and where do we go from here? J Law Med Ethics. 2007; 35(1):113-30.
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  68. Dubois L, Farmer AP, Girard M, Peterson K. Preschool children's eating behaviours are related to dietary adequacy and body weight. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2007 Jul; 61(7):846-55.
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  69. Surkan PJ, Ryan LM, Carvalho Vieira LM, Berkman LF, Peterson KE. Maternal social and pyschological conditions and physical growth in low-income children in Piauí, Northeast Brazil. Soc Sci Med. 2007 Jan; 64(2):375-88.
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  70. Wiecha JL, Finkelstein D, Troped PJ, Fragala M, Peterson KE. School vending machine use and fast-food restaurant use are associated with sugar-sweetened beverage intake in youth. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006 Oct; 106(10):1624-30.
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  71. Ebbeling CB, Pearson MN, Sorensen G, Levine RA, Hebert JR, Salkeld JA, Peterson KE. Conceptualization and development of a theory-based healthful eating and physical activity intervention for postpartum women who are low income. Health Promot Pract. 2007 Jan; 8(1):50-9.
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  72. Surkan PJ, Peterson KE, Hughes MD, Gottlieb BR. The role of social networks and support in postpartum women's depression: a multiethnic urban sample. Matern Child Health J. 2006 Jul; 10(4):375-83.
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  73. Kim J, Peterson KE, Scanlon KS, Fitzmaurice GM, Must A, Oken E, Rifas-Shiman SL, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW. Trends in overweight from 1980 through 2001 among preschool-aged children enrolled in a health maintenance organization. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Jul; 14(7):1107-12.
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  74. Wiecha JL, Peterson KE, Ludwig DS, Kim J, Sobol A, Gortmaker SL. When children eat what they watch: impact of television viewing on dietary intake in youth. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006 Apr; 160(4):436-42.
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  75. Eliassen AH, Colditz GA, Peterson KE, Furtado JD, Fay ME, Sorensen G, Emmons KM. Biomarker validation of dietary intervention in two multiethnic populations. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Apr; 3(2):A44.
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  76. Chavarro JE, Peterson KE, Sobol AM, Wiecha JL, Gortmaker SL. Effects of a school-based obesity-prevention intervention on menarche (United States). Cancer Causes Control. 2005 Dec; 16(10):1245-52.
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  77. Ettinger AS, Téllez-Rojo MM, Amarasiriwardena C, Peterson KE, Schwartz J, Aro A, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Influence of maternal bone lead burden and calcium intake on levels of lead in breast milk over the course of lactation. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Jan 1; 163(1):48-56.
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  78. Kim J, Must A, Fitzmaurice GM, Gillman MW, Chomitz V, Kramer E, McGowan R, Peterson KE. Incidence and remission rates of overweight among children aged 5 to 13 years in a district-wide school surveillance system. Am J Public Health. 2005 Sep; 95(9):1588-94.
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  79. Kim J, Must A, Fitzmaurice GM, Gillman MW, Chomitz V, Kramer E, McGowan R, Peterson KE. Relationship of physical fitness to prevalence and incidence of overweight among schoolchildren. Obes Res. 2005 Jul; 13(7):1246-54.
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  80. 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. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Mar; 159(3):225-30.
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  81. Ettinger AS, Téllez-Rojo MM, Amarasiriwardena C, Bellinger D, Peterson K, Schwartz J, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Effect of breast milk lead on infant blood lead levels at 1 month of age. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Oct; 112(14):1381-5.
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  82. White AA, Nitzke S, Peterson KE. Are soft drinks getting a bum rap? We don't think so. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2004 Sep-Oct; 36(5):266-71.
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  83. Newby PK, Peterson KE, Berkey CS, Leppert J, Willett WC, Colditz GA. Beverage consumption is not associated with changes in weight and body mass index among low-income preschool children in North Dakota. J Am Diet Assoc. 2004 Jul; 104(7):1086-94.
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  84. Ettinger AS, Téllez-Rojo MM, Amarasiriwardena C, González-Cossío T, Peterson KE, Aro A, Hu H, Hernández-Avila M. Levels of lead in breast milk and their relation to maternal blood and bone lead levels at one month postpartum. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Jun; 112(8):926-31.
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  85. Cradock AL, Wiecha JL, Peterson KE, Sobol AM, Colditz GA, Gortmaker SL. Youth recall and TriTrac accelerometer estimates of physical activity levels. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2004 Mar; 36(3):525-32.
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  86. Ludwig DS, Ebbeling CB, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL. Hard facts about soft drinks. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Mar; 158(3):290; author reply 290.
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  87. Peterson KE, Salganik M, Campbell C, Rhoads GG, Rubin J, Berger O, Ware JH, Rogan W. Effect of succimer on growth of preschool children with moderate blood lead levels. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Feb; 112(2):233-7.
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  88. Peterson K. Biomarkers for alcohol use and abuse--a summary. Alcohol Res Health. 2004-2005; 28(1):30-7.
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  89. Boynton-Jarrett R, Thomas TN, Peterson KE, Wiecha J, Sobol AM, Gortmaker SL. Impact of television viewing patterns on fruit and vegetable consumption among adolescents. Pediatrics. 2003 Dec; 112(6 Pt 1):1321-6.
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  90. Qazi SA, Khan MA, Rizvi T, Khatoon Z, Peterson KE. Longitudinal growth patterns of Pakistani infants in a clinic based growth promotion program. Indian Pediatr. 2003 Nov; 40(11):1043-53.
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  91. Sorensen G, Emmons K, Hunt MK, Barbeau E, Goldman R, Peterson K, Kuntz K, Stoddard A, Berkman L. Model for incorporating social context in health behavior interventions: applications for cancer prevention for working-class, multiethnic populations. Prev Med. 2003 Sep; 37(3):188-97.
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  92. Newby PK, Peterson KE, Berkey CS, Leppert J, Willett WC, Colditz GA. Dietary composition and weight change among low-income preschool children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003 Aug; 157(8):759-64.
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  93. Villamor E, Msamanga G, Spiegelman D, Peterson KE, Antelman G, Fawzi WW. Pattern and predictors of weight gain during pregnancy among HIV-1-infected women from Tanzania. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003 Apr 15; 32(5):560-9.
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  94. Trauth JM, Jernigan J, Myers SM, Potter M, Fedor K, Procopio J, LoPiccolo MA, Platt-Schulhoff L, Eshman K, Messina A, Peterson K, Gallagher J, Fertman C. Developing an academic-community partnership in the context of Pennsylvania's State Health Improvement Plan. Public Health Rep. 2003 Mar-Apr; 118(2):169-74.
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  95. Hernandez-Avila M, Gonzalez-Cossio T, Hernandez-Avila JE, Romieu I, Peterson KE, Aro A, Palazuelos E, Hu H. Dietary calcium supplements to lower blood lead levels in lactating women: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Epidemiology. 2003 Mar; 14(2):206-12.
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  96. Falsetti D, Charron-Prochownik D, Serelka S, Kitutu J, Peterson K, Becker D, Jacober S, Mansfield J, White NH. Condom use, pregnancy, and STDs in adolescent females with and without type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2003 Jan-Feb; 29(1):135-43.
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  97. Villamor E, Msamanga G, Spiegelman D, Antelman G, Peterson KE, Hunter DJ, Fawzi WW. Effect of multivitamin and vitamin A supplements on weight gain during pregnancy among HIV-1-infected women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Nov; 76(5):1082-90.
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  98. Peterson KE, Sorensen G, Pearson M, Hebert JR, Gottlieb BR, McCormick MC. Design of an intervention addressing multiple levels of influence on dietary and activity patterns of low-income, postpartum women. Health Educ Res. 2002 Oct; 17(5):531-40.
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  99. Hernandez-Avila M, Peterson KE, Gonzalez-Cossio T, Sanin LH, Aro A, Schnaas L, Hu H. Effect of maternal bone lead on length and head circumference of newborns and 1-month-old infants. Arch Environ Health. 2002 Sep-Oct; 57(5):482-8.
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  100. Gomaa A, Hu H, Bellinger D, Schwartz J, Tsaih SW, Gonzalez-Cossio T, Schnaas L, Peterson K, Aro A, Hernandez-Avila M. Maternal bone lead as an independent risk factor for fetal neurotoxicity: a prospective study. Pediatrics. 2002 Jul; 110(1 Pt 1):110-8.
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  101. Villamor E, Msamanga G, Spiegelman D, Coley J, Hunter DJ, Peterson KE, Fawzi WW. HIV status and sociodemographic correlates of maternal body size and wasting during pregnancy. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2002 May; 56(5):415-24.
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  102. Villamor E, Mbise R, Spiegelman D, Hertzmark E, Fataki M, Peterson KE, Ndossi G, Fawzi WW. Vitamin A supplements ameliorate the adverse effect of HIV-1, malaria, and diarrheal infections on child growth. Pediatrics. 2002 Jan; 109(1):E6.
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  103. Wiecha JL, Sobol AM, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL. Household television access: associations with screen time, reading, and homework among youth. Ambul Pediatr. 2001 Sep-Oct; 1(5):244-51.
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  104. Hébert JR, Peterson KE, Hurley TG, Stoddard AM, Cohen N, Field AE, Sorensen G. The effect of social desirability trait on self-reported dietary measures among multi-ethnic female health center employees. Ann Epidemiol. 2001 Aug; 11(6):417-27.
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  105. Sanín LH, González-Cossío T, Romieu I, Peterson KE, Ruíz S, Palazuelos E, Hernández-Avila M, Hu H. Effect of maternal lead burden on infant weight and weight gain at one month of age among breastfed infants. Pediatrics. 2001 May; 107(5):1016-23.
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  106. Ludwig DS, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL. Relation between consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks and childhood obesity: a prospective, observational analysis. Lancet. 2001 Feb 17; 357(9255):505-8.
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  107. Terra de Souza AC, Peterson KE, Andrade FM, Gardner J, Ascherio A. Circumstances of post-neonatal deaths in Ceara, Northeast Brazil: mothers' health care-seeking behaviors during their infants' fatal illness. Soc Sci Med. 2000 Dec; 51(11):1675-93.
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  108. Brown MJ, Hu H, Gonzales-Cossio T, Peterson KE, Sanin LH, de Luz Kageyama M, Palazuelos E, Aro A, Schnaas L, Hernandez-Avila M. Determinants of bone and blood lead concentrations in the early postpartum period. Occup Environ Med. 2000 Aug; 57(8):535-41.
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  109. Hernández B, Gortmaker SL, Laird NM, Colditz GA, Parra-Cabrera S, Peterson KE. [Validity and reproducibility of a questionnaire on physical activity and non-activity for school children in Mexico City]. Salud Publica Mex. 2000 Jul-Aug; 42(4):315-23.
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  110. Torres AM, Peterson KE, de Souza AC, Orav EJ, Hughes M, Chen LC. Association of diarrhoea and upper respiratory infections with weight and height gains in Bangladeshi children aged 5 to 11 years. Bull World Health Organ. 2000; 78(11):1316-23.
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  111. Hernández-Díaz S, Peterson KE, Dixit S, Hernández B, Parra S, Barquera S, Sepúlveda J, Rivera JA. Association of maternal short stature with stunting in Mexican children: common genes vs common environment. Eur J Clin Nutr. 1999 Dec; 53(12):938-45.
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  112. Gortmaker SL, Cheung LW, Peterson KE, Chomitz G, Cradle JH, Dart H, Fox MK, Bullock RB, Sobol AM, Colditz G, Field AE, Laird N. Impact of a school-based interdisciplinary intervention on diet and physical activity among urban primary school children: eat well and keep moving. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999 Sep; 153(9):975-83.
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  113. Field AE, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL, Cheung L, Rockett H, Fox MK, Colditz GA. Reproducibility and validity of a food frequency questionnaire among fourth to seventh grade inner-city school children: implications of age and day-to-day variation in dietary intake. Public Health Nutr. 1999 Sep; 2(3):293-300.
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  114. Hernández B, Gortmaker SL, Colditz GA, Peterson KE, Laird NM, Parra-Cabrera S. Association of obesity with physical activity, television programs and other forms of video viewing among children in Mexico city. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 1999 Aug; 23(8):845-54.
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  115. Gortmaker SL, Peterson K, Wiecha J, Sobol AM, Dixit S, Fox MK, Laird N. Reducing obesity via a school-based interdisciplinary intervention among youth: Planet Health. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999 Apr; 153(4):409-18.
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  116. Terra de Souza AC, Cufino E, Peterson KE, Gardner J, Vasconcelos do Amaral MI, Ascherio A. Variations in infant mortality rates among municipalities in the state of Ceará, Northeast Brazil: an ecological analysis. Int J Epidemiol. 1999 Apr; 28(2):267-75.
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  117. Sorensen G, Stoddard A, Peterson K, Cohen N, Hunt MK, Stein E, Palombo R, Lederman R. Increasing fruit and vegetable consumption through worksites and families in the treatwell 5-a-day study. Am J Public Health. 1999 Jan; 89(1):54-60.
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  118. de Souza AC, Peterson KE, Cufino E, Gardner J, Craveiro MV, Ascherio A. Relationship between health services, socioeconomic variables and inadequate weight gain among Brazilian children. Bull World Health Organ. 1999; 77(11):895-905.
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  119. Allen JD, Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, Peterson KE, Colditz G. The relationship between social network characteristics and breast cancer screening practices among employed women. Ann Behav Med. 1999; 21(3):193-200.
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  120. Hunt MK, Stoddard AM, Peterson K, Sorensen G, Hebert JR, Cohen N. Comparison of dietary assessment measures in the Treatwell 5 A Day worksite study. J Am Diet Assoc. 1998 Sep; 98(9):1021-3.
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  121. Field AE, Colditz GA, Fox MK, Byers T, Serdula M, Bosch RJ, Peterson KE. Comparison of 4 questionnaires for assessment of fruit and vegetable intake. Am J Public Health. 1998 Aug; 88(8):1216-8.
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  122. Allen JD, Sorensen G, Stoddard AM, Colditz G, Peterson K. Intention to have a mammogram in the future among women who have underused mammography in the past. Health Educ Behav. 1998 Aug; 25(4):474-88.
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  123. Kramer EM, Peterson KE, Rogers BL, Hughes MD. Intrahousehold allocation of energy intake among children under five years and their parents in rural Bangladesh. Eur J Clin Nutr. 1997 Nov; 51(11):750-6.
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  124. Gortmaker SL, Mariani A, Peterson K, Cheung L, Wiecha J. Exercise. Cancer Causes Control. 1997 Nov; 8 Suppl 1:S17-9.
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  125. González-Cossío T, Peterson KE, Sanín LH, Fishbein E, Palazuelos E, Aro A, Hernández-Avila M, Hu H. Decrease in birth weight in relation to maternal bone-lead burden. Pediatrics. 1997 Nov; 100(5):856-62.
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  126. Field AE, Colditz GA, Peterson KE. Racial/ethnic and gender differences in concern with weight and in bulimic behaviors among adolescents. Obes Res. 1997 Sep; 5(5):447-54.
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  127. Field AE, Colditz GA, Peterson KE. Racial differences in bulimic behaviors among high school females. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1997 May 28; 817:359-60.
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  128. Hernandez-Avila M, Gonzalez-Cossio T, Palazuelos E, Romieu I, Aro A, Fishbein E, Peterson KE, Hu H. Dietary and environmental determinants of blood and bone lead levels in lactating postpartum women living in Mexico City. Environ Health Perspect. 1996 Oct; 104(10):1076-82.
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  129. Frank DA, Roos N, Meyers A, Napoleone M, Peterson K, Cather A, Cupples LA. Seasonal variation in weight-for-age in a pediatric emergency room. Public Health Rep. 1996 Jul-Aug; 111(4):366-71.
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  130. Hernández B, Peterson K, Sobol A, Rivera J, Sepúlveda J, Lezana MA. [Overweight in 12-49 year-old women and children under 5 years of age in Mexico]. Salud Publica Mex. 1996 May-Jun; 38(3):178-88.
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  131. Gortmaker SL, Must A, Sobol AM, Peterson K, Colditz GA, Dietz WH. Television viewing as a cause of increasing obesity among children in the United States, 1986-1990. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1996 Apr; 150(4):356-62.
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  132. Meyers A, Frank DA, Roos N, Peterson KE, Casey VA, Cupples LA, Levenson SM. Housing subsidies and pediatric undernutrition. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1995 Oct; 149(10):1079-84.
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  133. Peterson KE, Wiecha JL, Casey V, Meyers A, Roos N, Frank DA. Assessing unmet need for services for pediatric undernutrition. HSPH MPH Student Research Team. Am J Prev Med. 1995 May-Jun; 11(3 Suppl):39-44.
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  134. Peterson K, Gordon KB, Heinemann MH, DeAngelis LM. The clinical spectrum of ocular lymphoma. Cancer. 1993 Aug 1; 72(3):843-9.
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  135. Brown LV, Rogers BL, Zeitlin MF, Gershoff SN, Huq N, Peterson KE. Comparison of the costs of compliance with nutrition education messages to improve the diets of Bangladeshi breastfeeding mothers and weaning-age children. Ecol Food Nutr. 1993; 30(2):99-126.
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  136. Brown LV, Zeitlin MF, Peterson KE, Chowdhury AM, Rogers BL, Weld LH, Gershoff SN. Evaluation of the impact of weaning food messages on infant feeding practices and child growth in rural Bangladesh. Am J Clin Nutr. 1992 Dec; 56(6):994-1003.
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  137. Peterson KE, Chen LC. Defining undernutrition for public health purposes in the United States. J Nutr. 1990 Aug; 120(8):933-42.
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  138. Carey TE, Wolf GT, Hsu S, Poore J, Peterson K, McClatchey KD. Expression of A9 antigen and loss of blood group antigens as determinants of survival in patients with head and neck squamous carcinoma. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1987 Mar; 96(3):221-30.
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  139. Peterson KE, Washington J, Rathbun JM. Team management of failure to thrive. J Am Diet Assoc. 1984 Jul; 84(7):810-5.
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  140. Shapiro JE, Phillips JA, Byers PH, Sanders R, Holbrook KA, Levin LS, Dorst J, Barsh GS, Peterson KE, Goldstein P. Prenatal diagnosis of lethal perinatal osteogenesis imperfecta (OI type II). J Pediatr. 1982 Jan; 100(1):127-33.
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