Sharon E. Ross - Presentations

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  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Documet, P.I., Pate, R. R., Smith-Tapia, I., Wisniewski, L. M., Gibbs, B. B. ANDALE Pittsburgh - outcomes of a home-based intervention to prevent obesity in Latino preschool children. Pennsylvania Public Health Association and the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health Annual Meeting, Lancaster, PA. April 2017.
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Smith-Tapia, I., Saunders, R.P., Documet, P.I., Pate, R.R. Process Evaluation of a promotora-led, home-based obesity prevention program targeting Latino preschool children. Pennsylvania Public Health Association and the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health Annual Meeting, Lancaster, PA. April 2017.
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Smith-Tapia, I., Saunders, R.P., Documet, P.I., Pate, R.R. Process Evaluation of a promotora-led, home-based obesity prevention program targeting Latino preschool children. Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 2017.
  • Sharma, N.P., Taverno Ross, S.E., Gibbs, B. B. The Relationship between parent education and limit setting on TV viewing and sugar-sweetened beverage consumption in Latino preschool children. University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences 2017 Health Disparities Poster Presentations. Pittsburgh, PA. March 2017.
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Documet, P.I., Macia, L., Escribano, C., Mirzakazemi, T., Sanchez, I. (2016). Latino parents' of preschoolers perceptions of a healthy lifestyle. Pennsylvania Public Health Association and the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health Annual Meeting, Lancaster, PA. April 2016
    This paper was presented at the Pennsylvania Public Health Association and the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health Annual Meeting in Lancaster, PA.
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Documet, P.I., Pate, R.R., Saunders, R.P., Macia, L, Smith-Tapia, I., Wisniewski, L. ANDALE Pittsburgh - study protocol for a promotora-mediated, family-based intervention to prevent obesity in Latino preschool children. American College of Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. June 2016.
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Documet, P.I., Macia, L., Escribano, C., Mirzakazemi, T., Smith-Tapia, I. At the intersection of culture, family, and health: what Latino parents of preschoolers want regarding physical activity and nutrition. American College of Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. June 2016.
  • Kendrick, K., Clune, D., Taverno Ross, S.E., Baxter, J., Magnu, J., Jancel, M., Goyal, S. It takes a village: A collaborative, after-school intervention to prevent obesity in African American children in Pittsburgh. Family Medicine Education Consortium Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA. October 2016.
  • "Healthy Employees are Better Employees" Western Pennsylvania School Superintendent's Forum Fall Leadership Retreat. Farmington, PA. December 2016.
    This presentation was part of a 3-day long Forum for superintendents in Western Pennsylvania.
  • "Get moving! Physical Activity for your Health." Navigating Pittsburgh 2015 Summit. Pittsburgh, PA. November 2015.
    This event targeted new immigrants to the Greater Pittsburgh Region and connected them with resources/health information.
  • "Taking it to the street: moving activity out of the laboratory and into the community." The Obesity Society annual conference. Los Angeles, CA. November 2015.
    This talk was given at the Obesity Society's annual meeting in Los Angeles CA in November 2015.
  • Rupp, K., Taverno Ross, S.E., Jakicic, J.M. Effectiveness of a Behavioral Weight Loss Program in Participants with Adult-Onset Versus Juvenile-Onset Obesity. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA. May 2015.
  • "Combating child obesity with physical activity." Invited Speaker, Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference American College of Sports Medicine. Harrisburg, PA. October 2014.
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Dowda, M., Liese, A.D., Pate, R.R. Physical activity, diet quality and weight status in U.S. adults: Associations within and across age groups. 35th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Apr 2014
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Francis, L.A. Physical activity beliefs, facilitators, and barriers for Hispanic children of immigrants. 35th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Apr 2014
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., McIver, K.L., Dowda, M., Pate, R.R. Associations among physical activity, diet, and weight status in 6th grade children. Healthy Eating in Context: Bridging gaps, linking communities. Center for Nutrition and Health Disparities, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

    Mar 2013
  • Taverno Ross, S.E., Colabianchi, N., Saunders, R.P., Dowda, M., Pate, R.R. Associations between After-School Settings with Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in 5th Grade Children. American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

    May 2012
  • Taverno, S.E., BeLue, R., Francis, L.A. Physical activity and overweight by immigrant generation: Results from the 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO

    Nov 2010
  • Rollins, B.Y., Taverno, S.E., Francis, L.A., Smith, E. Physical activity in after-school programs serving low-income youth in Lancaster and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Center for Family Research in Diverse Contexts 10th Anniversary Student Poster Session, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

    Apr 2010
  • Taverno, S.E., BeLue, R., Francis, L.A. Physical activity and overweight by immigrant generation: Results from the 2007 National Survey of Children’s Health. Center for Family Research in Diverse Contexts 10th Anniversary Student Poster Session, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

    Apr 2010
  • Taverno, S.E., Rollins, B., & Francis, L.A. Acculturation, BMI and activity patterns among Hispanic children in the U.S. Society of Public Health Education Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

    Oct 2008
  • Taverno, S.E., Rollins, B., & Francis, L.A. The influence of acculturation on Hispanic children’s health behaviors and weight status. Pediatric Research Day Annual Meeting, Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, Hershey, PA

    Apr 2008
  • Taverno, S.E., Rollins, B., & Francis, L.A. Higher acculturation is associated with better health behaviors in Hispanic immigrant children. Graduate Research Exhibition Annual Meeting, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

    Mar 2008