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SPH Home Epidemiology & Biostatistics Faculty Barbara A. Dennison
Epi and Biostatistics
 

Barbara A. Dennison

Clinical Professor
School of Public Health, SUNY

Director, Bureau of Health Risk Reduction
NYS Department of Health

Address:
Riverview Center
150 Broadway 3 West
Albany, New York 12204

Phone: (518)408-5142
Fax: (518)474-3356
E-mail:BAD10@health.state.ny.us

    

Education:

  • M. D. - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Courses Taught:
Pediatric Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

Research intrests
Epidemiology and Prevention Obesity
Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Translational Research

Selected Publications:

Dennison BA, Straus JH, Mellits ED, Charney E. Childhood physical fitness tests: a predictor of adult physical activity levels? Pediatrics 1988; 82:324-330.

Dennison BA, Kikuchi DA, Srinivasan SR, Webber LS, Berenson GS. Serum total cholesterol screening for the detection of elevated low-density lipoprotein in children and adolescents: the Bogalusa Heart Study. Pediatrics 1990; 85:472-479.

Dennison BA, Levine DM. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, two-period crossover clinical trial of psyllium fiber in children with hypercholesterolemia. J Pediatr 1993; 123:24-29.

Thompson FE, Dennison BA. Dietary sources of fats and cholesterol in U.S. children aged 2 through 5 years. Am J Public Health 1994; 84:799-806.

Dennison BA, Rockwell HL, Baker SL: Excess fruit juice consumption by preschool-aged children is associated with short stature and obesity. Pediatrics 1997; 99:15-22.

Dennison BA, Jenkins PL, Rockwell HL. Development and validation of an instrument to assess child dietary fat intake. Prev Med 2000; 31:214-224.

Dennison BA, Erb TA, Jenkins PL. Predictors of dietary milk fat intake by preschool children. Prev Med 2001; 33:536-542.

Dennison BA, Erb TA, Jenkins PL. Television viewing and television in bedroom associated with overweight risk among low-income preschool children. Pediatrics 2002; 109:1028-1035.

Dennison BA, Russo TJ, Burdick PA, Jenkins PL. An intervention to reduce television viewing by preschool children: Arch Pediatr Adoles Med 2004; 158:170-176.

Giddings S, Dennison BA, Birch LL, Daniels SR, Gilman MW, Lichtenstein AH, Rattay KT, Steinberger J, Stettler N, Van Horn LV. Dietary recommendations for children and adolescents: a guide for practitioners. Consensus statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation 2005; 112:2061-2075.

Sellers KS, Russo TR, Dennison BA. Role of childcare centers in preventing childhood overweight. J Early Childhood Res 2005; 3(3):227-242.

Dennison BA, Edmunds LS, Stratton HH, Pruzek RM. Rapid infant weight gain predicts childhood overweight: Obesity 2006; 14: 491-499

Faith MS, Dennison BA, Edmunds LS, Stratton HH. Fruit juice intake predicts increased and adiposity gain in children from low-income families: Weight Status - by - environment intervention. Pediatrics 2006; 118(5):2066-2075.


 



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