Department of Nutrition

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Resources & Recent Publications

 Selected Publications 

  • Sattler M, Hopkins L, Hurley K, Anderson Steeves E, Gittelsohn J. Characteristics of Youth Food Preparation in Low-Income African American Homes: Associations to BMI and Contributions to Nutritional Intake. Ecol Food Nutr. 2015 Feb 23:1-17.
  • Gudzune K, Welsh C, Lane E, Chissel Z, Anderson Steeves E, Gittelsohn J. Increasing Access to Fresh Produce by Partnering Urban Farms with Corner Stores: A Pilot Study in a Low-income Urban Setting. Public Health Nutr. 2015 Feb 4:1-5.
  • Anderson Steeves E, Penniston E, Rowan M, Steeves J, Gittelsohn J. Trends Toward Improving Healthy Food Availability in a Rural Small Food Store Pilot Intervention. J of Hunger Environ Nutr. 2015 10:259-270.
  • Anderson Steeves E, Martins PA, Gittelsohn J. Changing the Food Environment for Obesity Prevention: Key Gaps and Future Directions. Current Obesity Reports. Curr Obes Rep. 2014 Dec;3(4):451-458.
  • Gittelsohn J, Anderson Steeves E, Mui Y, Kharmats AY, Hopkins LC, Dennis D. B’more Healthy Communities for Kids: Design of a Multi-level Intervention for Obesity Prevention for Low-income African American Children. BMC Public Health. 2014;14(1):942.
  • Coakley H, Anderson Steeves E, Jones-Smith J. Hopkins L, Braunstein NS, Mui Y, Gittelsohn J. Where Do Low-Income Children Get Food? Combining Ground-Truthing and Technology to Improve Accuracy of Children’s Food Purchasing Behaviors. J of Hunger Environ Nutr. 2014; 418-430. Doi. 1080/19320248.2014.898173



 Child Obesity 180:

Duke Behavioral Economics and Food Choice Research:

The Food Trust:

Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future:

Johns Hopkins Global Obesity Prevention Center:

Lancet Series on Obesity (2015):

Nutrition Environment Measures Survey (NEMS):

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research:






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