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Lauren Haldeman

**Education: - Ph.D, Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, 2001--M.S., Nutritional Sciences, University of Connecticut, 1998--B.S., Resource Development, University of Rhode Island, 1994 **Research Interest: Among low income, minority groups: - Design theory-based nutrition interventions. - Assess family approaches for decreasing rates of diet related chronic diseases - Examine food access, health beliefs, attitudes, barriers and dietary quality.

There are 6 included publications by Lauren Haldeman :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Active Living in the Trucking Sector: Environmental Barriers and Health Promotion Strategies. 2012 240 Background: As one of the most underserved segments of the U.S. labor force, truck drivers have been associated with a series of morbid conditions intimately linked to their occupational milieux, their mostly unhealthful nutritional intake and sede...
Barriers to truck drivers’ healthy eating: Environmental influences and health promotion strategies. 2011 323 This article presents an assessment of 25 trucking work settings designed to examine whether the environmental attributes of these settings influence eating patterns of truckers who are at risk for excess weight gain. Findings corroborate evidence th...
Changes in meal participation, attendance, and test scores associated with the availability of universal free school breakfasts. 2013 302 This study investigates student outcomes associated with changes in the availability of universal free breakfasts at elementary schools in the Guilford County Schools ðGCSÞ in North Carolina. In 2007–8, the GCS offered universal free breakfasts in...
Cultural adaptation resources for nutrition and health in new immigrants in Central North Carolina. 2007 221 This paper presents results of a study that was conducted for the purposes of describing available human services resources relating to nutrition, physical health, and behavioral health for new and recent immigrants (predominantly Mexican immigrants,...
Determinants of food security and diet among rural and urban Latino/Hispanic. 2007 153 Rural migration and food insecurity of Latino immigrants is high. The goal of this study was to examine food insecurity among Latino immigrants in a rural region (N?=?119) in comparison to urban Latinos (N?=?166). The objectives were to examine, iden...
Using the Family to Combat Childhood and Adult Obesity 2009 108 The purpose of this article is to emphasize the value of the family as a source of behavior change, particularly with respect to attaining achievable goals of weight loss and regular physical activity for youth and their families. We present a review...