John Jakicic

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Faculty - Department Chairperson

School Affiliations


Recent Grants

  • Look AHEAD: Action for Health In Diabetes
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Center
  • Effect of Exercise and Weight Loss on Cardiovascular Health
  • Enhanced Behavioral Intervention to Improve Long-Term Weight Loss in Young Adults
  • Action for Health and Diabetes Brain Magnetic Resonance Imaging Ancillary Study
  • Influence of physical activity and weight loss on brain plasticity

    Sep 1, 2012 - Aug 31, 2016
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Recent Publications

  • Eaton CB, Hartman SJ, Perzanowski E, Pan G, Roberts MB, Risica PM, Gans KM, Jakicic JM, Marcus BH. A Randomized Clinical Trial of Tailored Lifestyle Intervention for Obese, Sedentary Patients in Primary Care. In Press: Annals of Family Medicine.
  • Rupp K, Ross SE, Jakicic JM. Age of onset of obesity is not predictive of response to a standard behavioral weight loss intervention. In Press: Obesity Science and Practice.
  • Rogers RJ, Lang W, Gibbs BB, Davis KK, Burke LE, Kovacs SJ, Portzer LA, Jakicic JM. Applying a technology-based system for weight loss intervention in adults with obesity. Obesity Science and Practice. 2016; doi: 10.1002/osp4.18
  • Rogers RJ, Lang W, Gibbs BB, Davis KK, Burke LE, Kovacs SJ, Portzer LA, Jakicic JM. Applying a technology-based system for weight loss intervention in adults with obesity. Obesity Science and Practice. 2016; doi: 10.1002/osp4.18
  • Edward W. Gregg, PhD; John M. Jakicic, PhD; George Blackburn, MD, PhD; Paul Bloomquist, MD; George A. Bray, MD; Timothy Church, MD; Jeanne M. Clark, MD, MPH; Mace Coday, PhD; Jeffrey M. Curtis, MD, MPH; Caitlin Egan, MS; Mary Evans, PhD; John P. Foreyt, PhD; Gary Foster, PhD; Siran Ghazarian, MD; Helen P. Hazuda, PhD; James O. Hill, PhD; Edward S. Horton, MD; Van S. Hubbard, MD; Robert W. Jeffery, PhD; Karen C. Johnson, MD, MPH; Steven E. Kahn, MB, ChB; Abbas E. Kitabchi, PhD, MD; William C. Knowler, MD; Andrea Kriska, PhD; Wei Lang, PhD; Cora E. Lewis, MD, MSPH; Maria G. Montez, RN, MSHP, CDE; David M. Nathan, MD; Rebecca H. Neiberg, MS; Jennifer Patricio, MS; Anne Peters, MD; Xavier Pi-Sunyer, MD; Henry Pownall, PhD; Bruce Redmon, MD; Judith Regensteiner, PhD; Jack Rejeski, PhD; Paul M. Ribisl, PhD; Monika Safford, MD; Kerry Stewart, EdD; Dace Trence, MD; Thomas A. Wadden, PhD; Rena R. Wing, PhD; Susan Z. Yanovski, MD for The Look AHEAD Research Group. Association of the magnitude of weight loss and physical fitness change on long-term CVD outcomes: The Look AHEAD Study. In Press: The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.
  • Pownall HJ, Bray GA, Schwartz AV, Berkowitz R, Lewis CE, Boyko EJ, Jakicic JM, Chen H, Heshka S, Gregg E, Johnson KC, and the Look AHEAD Research Group. Changes in Regional Body Composition over Eight Years in a Randomized Lifestyle Trial: The Look AHEAD Study. In Press: Obesity.
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