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profileSara Naomi Bleich, Ph.D.

TitleProfessor of Public Health Policy
InstitutionHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
DepartmentHealth Policy and Management
AddressHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Kresge Bldg 3rd Floor, 405
677 Huntington Ave
Boston MA 02115
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TitleCarol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
InstitutionRadcliffe Institute for Advanced Study

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K01HL096409     (BLEICH, SARA NAOMI)Aug 1, 2009 - Jul 31, 2014
Racial Disparities in Physician Practice Patterns and Self-Management of Obesity
Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Bleich SN, Moran AJ, Jarlenski MP, Wolfson JA. Higher-Calorie Menu Items Eliminated in Large Chain Restaurants. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Feb; 54(2):214-220. PMID: 29241722.
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  2. Wong MS, Chan KS, Jones-Smith JC, Colantuoni E, Thorpe RJ, Bleich SN. The neighborhood environment and obesity: Understanding variation by race/ethnicity. Prev Med. 2017 Nov 29. PMID: 29197530.
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  3. Doshi RS, Bleich SN, Gudzune KA. Health Professionals' perceptions of insurance coverage for weight loss services. Obes Sci Pract. 2017 Dec; 3(4):384-389. PMID: 29259796.
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  4. Bleich SN, Vercammen KA, Koma JW, Li Z. Trends in Beverage Consumption Among Children and Adults, 2003-2014. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Feb; 26(2):432-441. PMID: 29134763.
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  5. Bleich SN, Vercammen KA, Zatz LY, Frelier JM, Ebbeling CB, Peeters A. Interventions to prevent global childhood overweight and obesity: a systematic review. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 Oct 20. PMID: 29066096.
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  6. Wolfson JA, Moran AJ, Jarlenski MP, Bleich SN. Trends in Sodium Content of Menu Items in Large Chain Restaurants in the U.S. Am J Prev Med. 2018 Jan; 54(1):28-36. PMID: 29056370.
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  7. Oddo VM, Bleich SN, Pollack KM, Surkan PJ, Mueller NT, Jones-Smith JC. The weight of work: the association between maternal employment and overweight in low- and middle-income countries. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2017 Oct 18; 14(1):66. PMID: 29047365.
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  8. Bleich SN, Economos CD, Spiker ML, Vercammen KA, VanEpps EM, Block JP, Elbel B, Story M, Roberto CA. A Systematic Review of Calorie Labeling and Modified Calorie Labeling Interventions: Impact on Consumer and Restaurant Behavior. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Dec; 25(12):2018-2044. PMID: 29045080.
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  9. Oddo VM, Mueller NT, Pollack KM, Surkan PJ, Bleich SN, Jones-Smith JC. Maternal employment and childhood overweight in low- and middle-income countries. Public Health Nutr. 2017 Oct; 20(14):2523-2536. PMID: 28774349.
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  10. Wong MS, Jones-Smith JC, Colantuoni E, Thorpe RJ, Bleich SN, Chan KS. The Longitudinal Association Between Early Childhood Obesity and Fathers' Involvement in Caregiving and Decision-Making. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2017 Oct; 25(10):1754-1761. PMID: 28634995.
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  11. Campbell EA, Shapiro MJ, Welsh C, Bleich SN, Cobb LK, Gittelsohn J. Healthy Food Availability Among Food Sources in Rural Maryland Counties. J Hunger Environ Nutr. 2017; 12(3):328-341. PMID: 29242739.
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  12. Washington Cole KO, Gudzune KA, Bleich SN, Bennett WL, Cheskin LJ, Henderson JL, Caulfield LE, Guan Y, Roter DL. Influence of the 5A's Counseling Strategy on Weight Gain During Pregnancy: An Observational Study. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2017 Oct; 26(10):1123-1130. PMID: 28525296.
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  13. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA, Jarlenski MP. Calorie changes in large chain restaurants from 2008 to 2015. Prev Med. 2017 Jul; 100:112-116. PMID: 28389331.
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  14. Bleich SN, Rimm EB, Brownell KD. U.S. Nutrition Assistance, 2018 - Modifying SNAP to Promote Population Health. N Engl J Med. 2017 Mar 30; 376(13):1205-1207. PMID: 28355501.
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  15. Wong MS, Showell NN, Bleich SN, Gudzune KA, Chan KS. The association between parent-reported provider communication quality and child obesity status: Variation by parent obesity and child race/ethnicity. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Aug; 100(8):1588-1597. PMID: 28318844.
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  16. Gittelsohn J, Jock B, Redmond L, Fleischhacker S, Eckmann T, Bleich SN, Loh H, Ogburn E, Gadhoke P, Swartz J, Pardilla M, Caballero B. OPREVENT2: Design of a multi-institutional intervention for obesity control and prevention for American Indian adults. BMC Public Health. 2017 01 23; 17(1):105. PMID: 28114926.
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  17. Moran AJ, Block JP, Goshev SG, Bleich SN, Roberto CA. Trends in Nutrient Content of Children's Menu Items in U.S. Chain Restaurants. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Mar; 52(3):284-291. PMID: 28089130.
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  18. Washington Cole KO, Gudzune KA, Bleich SN, Cheskin LJ, Bennett WL, Cooper LA, Roter DL. Providing prenatal care to pregnant women with overweight or obesity: Differences in provider communication and ratings of the patient-provider relationship by patient body weight. Patient Educ Couns. 2017 Jun; 100(6):1103-1110. PMID: 28062155.
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  19. Rutkow L, Jones-Smith J, Walters HJ, O'Hara M, Bleich SN. Factors that encourage and discourage policy-making to prevent childhood obesity: Experience in the United States. J Public Health Policy. 2016 Dec; 37(4):514-527. PMID: 28202927.
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  20. Wolfson JA, Graham DJ, Bleich SN. Attention to Physical Activity-Equivalent Calorie Information on Nutrition Facts Labels: An Eye-Tracking Investigation. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2017 Jan; 49(1):35-42.e1. PMID: 27865642.
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  21. Wolfson JA, Frattaroli S, Bleich SN, Smith KC, Teret SP. Perspectives on learning to cook and public support for cooking education policies in the United States: A mixed methods study. Appetite. 2017 Jan 01; 108:226-237. PMID: 27720707.
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  22. Rutkow L, Jones-Smith J, Walters HJ, O'Hara M, Bleich SN. Factors that encourage and discourage policy-making to prevent childhood obesity: Experience in the United States. J Public Health Policy. 2016 Sep 09. PMID: 27613066.
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  23. Mehta AK, Doshi RS, Chaudhry ZW, Jacobs DK, Vakil RM, Lee CJ, Bleich SN, Clark JM, Gudzune KA. Benefits of commercial weight-loss programs on blood pressure and lipids: a systematic review. Prev Med. 2016 Sep; 90:86-99. PMID: 27373206.
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  24. Vakil RM, Doshi RS, Mehta AK, Chaudhry ZW, Jacobs DK, Lee CJ, Bleich SN, Clark JM, Gudzune KA. Direct comparisons of commercial weight-loss programs on weight, waist circumference, and blood pressure: a systematic review. BMC Public Health. 2016 06 01; 16:460. PMID: 27246464; PMCID: PMC4888663.
  25. Oddo VM, Nicholas LH, Bleich SN, Jones-Smith JC. The impact of changing economic conditions on overweight risk among children in California from 2008 to 2012. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2016 Sep; 70(9):874-80. PMID: 27251405.
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  26. Chaudhry ZW, Doshi RS, Mehta AK, Jacobs DK, Vakil RM, Lee CJ, Bleich SN, Kalyani RR, Clark JM, Gudzune KA. A systematic review of commercial weight loss programmes' effect on glycemic outcomes among overweight and obese adults with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus. Obes Rev. 2016 08; 17(8):758-69. PMID: 27230990.
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  27. Jarlenski MP, Wolfson JA, Bleich SN. Macronutrient Composition of Menu Offerings in Fast Food Restaurants in the U.S. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Oct; 51(4):e91-7. PMID: 27180027.
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  28. VanEpps EM, Roberto CA, Park S, Economos CD, Bleich SN. Restaurant Menu Labeling Policy: Review of Evidence and Controversies. Curr Obes Rep. 2016 Mar; 5(1):72-80. PMID: 26877095.
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  29. Taber DR, Robinson WR, Bleich SN, Wang YC. Deconstructing race and gender differences in adolescent obesity: Oaxaca-blinder decomposition. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Mar; 24(3):719-26. PMID: 26841122; PMCID: PMC4792537 [Available on 03/01/17].
  30. Wolfson JA, Smith KC, Frattaroli S, Bleich SN. Public perceptions of cooking and the implications for cooking behaviour in the USA. Public Health Nutr. 2016 Jun; 19(9):1606-15. PMID: 26794207.
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  31. Bleich SN, Jones-Smith J, Jones H, O'Hara M, Rutkow L. The Voices for Healthy Kids Campaign and US State Legislation to Prevent Childhood Obesity. Am J Public Health. 2016 Mar; 106(3):436-9. PMID: 26794169.
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  32. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA. Differences in consumer use of food labels by weight loss strategies and demographic characteristics. BMC Public Health. 2015 Dec 22; 15:1275. PMID: 26690655; PMCID: PMC4687126.
  33. Wolfson JA, Bleich SN, Smith KC, Frattaroli S. What does cooking mean to you?: Perceptions of cooking and factors related to cooking behavior. Appetite. 2016 Feb 01; 97:146-54. PMID: 26654888.
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  34. Bleich SN, Sherrod C, Chiang A, Boyd C, Wolff J, DuGoff E, Chang E, Salzberg C, Anderson K, Leff B, Anderson G. Systematic Review of Programs Treating High-Need and High-Cost People With Multiple Chronic Diseases or Disabilities in the United States, 2008-2014. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Nov 12; 12:E197. PMID: 26564013; PMCID: PMC4651160.
  35. Anderson GF, Ballreich J, Bleich S, Boyd C, DuGoff E, Leff B, Salzburg C, Wolff J. Attributes common to programs that successfully treat high-need, high-cost individuals. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Nov 01; 21(11):e597-600. PMID: 26735292.
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  36. Bleich SN, Jones-Smith J, Wolfson JA, Zhu X, Story M. The Complex Relationship Between Diet And Health. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Nov; 34(11):1813-20. PMID: 26526238.
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  37. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA, Jarlenski MP, Block JP. Restaurants With Calories Displayed On Menus Had Lower Calorie Counts Compared To Restaurants Without Such Labels. Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Nov; 34(11):1877-84. PMID: 26526245.
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  38. Gudzune KA, Bleich SN, Clark JM. Efficacy of Commercial Weight-Loss Programs. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Sep 01; 163(5):399. PMID: 26322706.
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  39. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA, Jarlenski MP. Calorie Changes in Large Chain Restaurants: Declines in New Menu Items but Room for Improvement. Am J Prev Med. 2016 Jan; 50(1):e1-e8. PMID: 26163168; PMCID: PMC4691555 [Available on 01/01/17].
  40. Bennett WL, Wang NY, Gudzune KA, Dalcin AT, Bleich SN, Appel LJ, Clark JM. Satisfaction with primary care provider involvement is associated with greater weight loss: Results from the practice-based POWER trial. Patient Educ Couns. 2015 Sep; 98(9):1099-105. PMID: 26026649; PMCID: PMC4546866.
  41. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA. Trends in SSBs and snack consumption among children by age, body weight, and race/ethnicity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 May; 23(5):1039-46. PMID: 25919923; PMCID: PMC4414044.
  42. Wang Y, Cai L, Wu Y, Wilson RF, Weston C, Fawole O, Bleich SN, Cheskin LJ, Showell NN, Lau BD, Chiu DT, Zhang A, Segal J. What childhood obesity prevention programmes work? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Obes Rev. 2015 Jul; 16(7):547-65. PMID: 25893796; PMCID: PMC4561621.
  43. Gudzune KA, Doshi RS, Mehta AK, Chaudhry ZW, Jacobs DK, Vakil RM, Lee CJ, Bleich SN, Clark JM. Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs: an updated systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Apr 07; 162(7):501-12. PMID: 25844997; PMCID: PMC4446719.
  44. Wolfson JA, Bleich SN. Fruit and vegetable consumption and food values: National patterns in the United States by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program eligibility and cooking frequency. Prev Med. 2015 Jul; 76:1-7. PMID: 25847732; PMCID: PMC4466151.
  45. Reiner I, Van IJzendoorn MH, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Bleich S, Beutel M, Frieling H. Methylation of the oxytocin receptor gene in clinically depressed patients compared to controls: The role of OXTR rs53576 genotype. J Psychiatr Res. 2015 Jun; 65:9-15. PMID: 25890851.
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  46. Bleich SN, Bandara S, Bennett WL, Cooper LA, Gudzune KA. U.S. health professionals' views on obesity care, training, and self-efficacy. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Apr; 48(4):411-8. PMID: 25700652; PMCID: PMC4380783.
  47. Smith TJ, Wolfson JA, Jiao D, Crupain MJ, Rangan U, Sapkota A, Bleich SN, Nachman KE. Caramel color in soft drinks and exposure to 4-methylimidazole: a quantitative risk assessment. PLoS One. 2015; 10(2):e0118138. PMID: 25693062; PMCID: PMC4333292.
  48. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA. U.S. adults and child snacking patterns among sugar-sweetened beverage drinkers and non-drinkers. Prev Med. 2015 Mar; 72:8-14. PMID: 25584987; PMCID: PMC4351125.
  49. Wong MS, Gudzune KA, Bleich SN. Provider communication quality: influence of patients' weight and race. Patient Educ Couns. 2015 Apr; 98(4):492-8. PMID: 25617907; PMCID: PMC4379992.
  50. Maruthur NM, Gudzune K, Hutfless S, Fawole OA, Wilson RF, Lau BD, Anderson CA, Bleich SN, Segal J. Avoiding weight gain in cardiometabolic disease: a systematic review. J Obes. 2014; 2014:358919. PMID: 25610639; PMCID: PMC4291140.
  51. Bleich SN, Bandara S, Bennett W, Cooper LA, Gudzune KA. Enhancing the role of nutrition professionals in weight management: A cross-sectional survey. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2015 Feb; 23(2):454-60. PMID: 25445319; PMCID: PMC4310773.
  52. Wolfson JA, Bleich SN. Is cooking at home associated with better diet quality or weight-loss intention? Public Health Nutr. 2015 Jun; 18(8):1397-406. PMID: 25399031.
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  53. Bleich SN, Barry CL, Gary-Webb TL, Herring BJ. Reducing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by providing caloric information: how Black adolescents alter their purchases and whether the effects persist. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec; 104(12):2417-24. PMID: 25322298.
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  54. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA, Jarlenski MP. Calorie changes in chain restaurant menu items: implications for obesity and evaluations of menu labeling. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Jan; 48(1):70-5. PMID: 25306397; PMCID: PMC4274249.
  55. Jarlenski MP, Bennett WL, Bleich SN, Barry CL, Stuart EA. Effects of breastfeeding on postpartum weight loss among U.S. women. Prev Med. 2014 Dec; 69:146-50. PMID: 25284261; PMCID: PMC4312189.
  56. Bleich SN, Bandara S, Bennett WL, Cooper LA, Gudzune KA. Impact of non-physician health professionals' BMI on obesity care and beliefs. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Dec; 22(12):2476-80. PMID: 25185506; PMCID: PMC4236247.
  57. Gudzune KA, Bennett WL, Cooper LA, Bleich SN. Patients who feel judged about their weight have lower trust in their primary care providers. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Oct; 97(1):128-31. PMID: 25049164; PMCID: PMC4162829.
  58. Lee-Kwan SH, Bleich SN, Kim H, Colantuoni E, Gittelsohn J. Environmental Intervention in Carryout Restaurants Increases Sales of Healthy Menu Items in a Low-Income Urban Setting. Am J Health Promot. 2015 Jul-Aug; 29(6):357-64. PMID: 24968184.
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  59. Gudzune KA, Bennett WL, Cooper LA, Clark JM, Bleich SN. Prior doctor shopping resulting from differential treatment correlates with differences in current patient-provider relationships. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Sep; 22(9):1952-5. PMID: 24942593; PMCID: PMC4149586.
  60. Jarlenski M, Bleich SN, Bennett WL, Stuart EA, Barry CL. Medicaid enrollment policy increased smoking cessation among pregnant women but had no impact on birth outcomes. Health Aff (Millwood). 2014 Jun; 33(6):997-1005. PMID: 24889949; PMCID: PMC4248559.
  61. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA. Weight loss strategies: association with consumption of sugary beverages, snacks and values about food purchases. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Jul; 96(1):128-34. PMID: 24801411; PMCID: PMC4070595.
  62. Gudzune KA, Bennett WL, Cooper LA, Bleich SN. Perceived judgment about weight can negatively influence weight loss: a cross-sectional study of overweight and obese patients. Prev Med. 2014 May; 62:103-7. PMID: 24521530; PMCID: PMC4006987.
  63. Bleich SN, Wolfson JA, Vine S, Wang YC. Diet-beverage consumption and caloric intake among US adults, overall and by body weight. Am J Public Health. 2014 Mar; 104(3):e72-8. PMID: 24432876; PMCID: PMC3953764.
  64. Wilson-Frederick SM, Thorpe RJ, Bell CN, Bleich SN, Ford JG, LaVeist TA. Examination of race disparities in physical inactivity among adults of similar social context. Ethn Dis. 2014; 24(3):363-9. PMID: 25065080; PMCID: PMC4351739.
  65. Jarlenski MP, Bennett WL, Barry CL, Bleich SN. Insurance coverage and prenatal care among low-income pregnant women: an assessment of states' adoption of the "Unborn Child" option in Medicaid and CHIP. Med Care. 2014 Jan; 52(1):10-9. PMID: 24316870.
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  66. Hutfless S, Gudzune KA, Maruthur N, Wilson RF, Bleich SN, Lau BD, Fawole OA, Anderson CA, Segal J. Strategies to prevent weight gain in adults: a systematic review. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Dec; 45(6):e41-51. PMID: 24237928.
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  67. Bleich SN, Vine S, Wolfson JA. American adults eligible for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program consume more sugary beverages than ineligible adults. Prev Med. 2013 Dec; 57(6):894-9. PMID: 24128951; PMCID: PMC3842507.
  68. Bleich SN. Generating better evidence to engage local food outlets in obesity prevention research. Prev Med. 2013 Oct; 57(4):265-7. PMID: 23887082.
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  69. Bleich SN, Segal J, Wu Y, Wilson R, Wang Y. Systematic review of community-based childhood obesity prevention studies. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul; 132(1):e201-10. PMID: 23753099; PMCID: PMC3691541.
  70. Showell NN, Fawole O, Segal J, Wilson RF, Cheskin LJ, Bleich SN, Wu Y, Lau B, Wang Y. A systematic review of home-based childhood obesity prevention studies. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul; 132(1):e193-200. PMID: 23753095; PMCID: PMC3691540.
  71. Bleich SN, Gudzune KA, Bennett WL, Jarlenski MP, Cooper LA. How does physician BMI impact patient trust and perceived stigma? Prev Med. 2013 Aug; 57(2):120-4. PMID: 23743418; PMCID: PMC3745018.
  72. Gudzune KA, Bleich SN, Richards TM, Weiner JP, Hodges K, Clark JM. Doctor shopping by overweight and obese patients is associated with increased healthcare utilization. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Jul; 21(7):1328-34. PMID: 23671015; PMCID: PMC3742565.
  73. Bleich SN, Rutkow L. Improving obesity prevention at the local level--emerging opportunities. N Engl J Med. 2013 May 09; 368(19):1761-3. PMID: 23656641.
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  74. Jarlenski MP, Gudzune KA, Bennett WL, Cooper LA, Bleich SN. Insurance coverage for weight loss: overweight adults' views. Am J Prev Med. 2013 May; 44(5):453-8. PMID: 23597807; PMCID: PMC3671931.
  75. Bleich SN, Gudzune KA, Bennett WL, Cooper LA. Do physician beliefs about causes of obesity translate into actionable issues on which physicians counsel their patients? Prev Med. 2013 May; 56(5):326-8. PMID: 23399006; PMCID: PMC3745015.
  76. Bleich SN, Herring BJ. Medicaid coverage for weight loss counseling may make 'cents'. J Gen Intern Med. 2013 Jan; 28(1):3-5. PMID: 22956417; PMCID: PMC3539040.
  77. Bleich SN, Bennett WL, Gudzune KA, Cooper LA. National survey of US primary care physicians' perspectives about causes of obesity and solutions to improve care. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(6). PMID: 23257776; PMCID: PMC3533040.
  78. Chang HY, Weiner JP, Richards TM, Bleich SN, Segal JB. Validating the adapted Diabetes Complications Severity Index in claims data. Am J Manag Care. 2012 11; 18(11):721-6. PMID: 23198714.
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  79. Jones DE, Carson KA, Bleich SN, Cooper LA. Patient trust in physicians and adoption of lifestyle behaviors to control high blood pressure. Patient Educ Couns. 2012 Oct; 89(1):57-62. PMID: 22770676; PMCID: PMC3462260.
  80. Chang HY, Weiner JP, Richards TM, Bleich SN, Segal JB. Predicting costs with diabetes complications severity index in claims data. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Apr; 18(4):213-9. PMID: 22554010.
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  81. Ma S, Frick KD, Bleich S, Dubay L. Racial disparities in medical expenditures within body weight categories. J Gen Intern Med. 2012 Jul; 27(7):780-6. PMID: 22278301; PMCID: PMC3378748.
  82. Bleich SN, Bennett WL, Gudzune KA, Cooper LA. Impact of physician BMI on obesity care and beliefs. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 May; 20(5):999-1005. PMID: 22262162; PMCID: PMC3645927.
  83. Bleich SN, Jarlenski MP, Bell CN, LaVeist TA. Health inequalities: trends, progress, and policy. Annu Rev Public Health. 2012 Apr; 33:7-40. PMID: 22224876; PMCID: PMC3745020.
  84. Bleich SN, Chang HY, Lau B, Steele K, Clark JM, Richards T, Weiner JP, Wu AW, Segal JB. Impact of bariatric surgery on health care utilization and costs among patients with diabetes. Med Care. 2012 Jan; 50(1):58-65. PMID: 22167064; PMCID: PMC3241012.
  85. Bleich SN, Herring BJ, Flagg DD, Gary-Webb TL. Reduction in purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages among low-income Black adolescents after exposure to caloric information. Am J Public Health. 2012 Feb; 102(2):329-35. PMID: 22390447; PMCID: PMC3483987.
  86. Setala A, Bleich SN, Speakman K, Oski J, Martin T, Moore R, Tohannie M, Gittelsohn J. The potential of local farming on the Navajo Nation to improve fruit and vegetable intake: barriers and opportunities. Ecol Food Nutr. 2011 Sep-Oct; 50(5):393-409. PMID: 21895419.
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  87. Steele KE, Prokopowicz GP, Chang HY, Richards T, Clark JM, Weiner JP, Bleich SN, Wu AW, Segal JB. Risk of complications after bariatric surgery among individuals with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 May-Jun; 8(3):305-30. PMID: 21880549.
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  88. Pickett-Blakely O, Bleich SN, Cooper LA. Patient-physician gender concordance and weight-related counseling of obese patients. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Jun; 40(6):616-9. PMID: 21565652; PMCID: PMC3675445.
  89. Setala A, Gittelsohn J, Speakman K, Oski J, Martin T, Moore R, Tohannie M, Bleich SN. Linking farmers to community stores to increase consumption of local produce: a case study of the Navajo Nation. Public Health Nutr. 2011 Sep; 14(9):1658-62. PMID: 21450136.
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  90. Bleich SN, Wang YC. Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among adults with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2011 Mar; 34(3):551-5. PMID: 21273500; PMCID: PMC3041179.
  91. Bleich SN, Simon AE, Cooper LA. Impact of patient-doctor race concordance on rates of weight-related counseling in visits by black and white obese individuals. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Mar; 20(3):562-70. PMID: 21233803; PMCID: PMC3786341.
  92. Bleich SN, Ku R, Wang YC. Relative contribution of energy intake and energy expenditure to childhood obesity: a review of the literature and directions for future research. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011 Jan; 35(1):1-15. PMID: 21119669.
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  93. Bleich SN, Koehlmoos TL, Rashid M, Peters DH, Anderson G. Noncommunicable chronic disease in Bangladesh: overview of existing programs and priorities going forward. Health Policy. 2011 May; 100(2-3):282-9. PMID: 20889225; PMCID: PMC3043199.
  94. Bleich SN, Clark JM, Goodwin SM, Huizinga MM, Weiner JP. Variation in Provider Identification of Obesity by Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Characteristics among an Insured Population. J Obes. 2010; 2010. PMID: 20798754; PMCID: PMC2925087.
  95. Bleich SN, Thorpe RJ, Sharif-Harris H, Fesahazion R, Laveist TA. Social context explains race disparities in obesity among women. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2010 May; 64(5):465-9. PMID: 20445215; PMCID: PMC3099623.
  96. Bleich SN, Pickett-Blakely O, Cooper LA. Physician practice patterns of obesity diagnosis and weight-related counseling. Patient Educ Couns. 2011 Jan; 82(1):123-9. PMID: 20303691; PMCID: PMC2902765.
  97. Bleich SN, Pollack KM. The publics' understanding of daily caloric recommendations and their perceptions of calorie posting in chain restaurants. BMC Public Health. 2010 Mar 09; 10:121. PMID: 20214811; PMCID: PMC2847976.
  98. Bleich SN, Huizinga MM, Beach MC, Cooper LA. Patient use of weight-management activities: a comparison of patient and physician assessments. Patient Educ Couns. 2010 Jun; 79(3):344-50. PMID: 20193998; PMCID: PMC2879463.
  99. Huizinga MM, Bleich SN, Beach MC, Clark JM, Cooper LA. Disparity in physician perception of patients' adherence to medications by obesity status. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Oct; 18(10):1932-7. PMID: 20186132; PMCID: PMC3149807.
  100. Huizinga MM, Cooper LA, Bleich SN, Clark JM, Beach MC. Physician respect for patients with obesity. J Gen Intern Med. 2009 Nov; 24(11):1236-9. PMID: 19763700; PMCID: PMC2771236.
  101. Bleich SN, Sturm R. Developing policy solutions for a more active nation: Integrating economic and public health perspectives. Prev Med. 2009 Oct; 49(4):306-8. PMID: 19616575.
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  102. Bleich SN, Ozaltin E, Murray CK. How does satisfaction with the health-care system relate to patient experience? Bull World Health Organ. 2009 Apr; 87(4):271-8. PMID: 19551235; PMCID: PMC2672587.
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