Delia Smith West, PhD

 

TecHealth-Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyes
Department of Exercise Science
Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
915 Greene Street, Suite 403
Columbia, SC 29208

Phone:  (803) 777-8826
Fax:  803-777-5457
E-Mail:   WestDS@mailbox.sc.edu

 

EDUCATION:

1981
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology
Brown University, Providence, RI

 

1987
Master of Science in Psychology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

1989
Doctorate of Philosophy in Psychology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

1988 – 1989
Clinical Internship in Health Psychology
Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, West Haven, CT

 

LICENSURE:

1992 – 2007                Licensed Psychologist in Alabama (License # 670)

2007 – 2013                Licensed Psychologist in Arkansas (License #07-16P)

2014 – present             Licensed Psychologist in South Carolina (License #1316)

 

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING

1989 – 1991                 NHLBI Postdoctoral Fellow in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (Rena R. Wing, mentor), University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine

 

PROFESSIONAL ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

2013 – present             Affiliated Faculty, Prevention Research Center, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

 

2013 – present             SmartState Endowed Chair and Director of the Center for Technology to Promote Healthful Lifestyles, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

 

2013 – present             Professor (tenured), Department of Exercise Sciences, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

 

2010 – 2013                Faculty, Center for Rural Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

 

2007 – 2013                Professor, Graduate School, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

 

2003 – 2013                Director, Center for the Study of Obesity, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

 

2003 – 2013                 Professor (tenured), Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

 

2000 – 2003                 Scientist, Clinical Nutrition Research Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

1997 – 2003                 Associate Professor (Tenured 1999), Behavioral Medicine Unit, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

1997 – 2003                 Associate Scientist, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

1996 – 2003                 Scientist, Center for Aging, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

1996 – 2003                 Charter Faculty and Member, Operations Committee, Center for Health Promotion, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

1994 -2003                  Co-Director, Behavioral Assessment and Intervention Core, Center for Health Promotion, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

1992 – 2003                 Secondary Appointment, Department of Health Behavior,  School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

1991 – 1997                 Assistant Professor, Behavioral Medicine Unit, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 

1989 – 1991                 Postdoctoral Fellow, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA

 

1988 – 1989                 Clinical Health Psychology Intern, West Haven VAMC, West Haven, CT

 

1986 – 1988                 Behavioral Intervention Director, NHLBI-funded grant, Central Nervous System Aspects of Hypertension, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Woods Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ

 

1986 – 1988                 Graduate Research Assistant and Clinic Coordinator, Eating Disorders Clinic, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

1986                            Instructor, Introduction to General Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

1984 –                          1985                            Teaching Assistant, Undergraduate and graduate courses, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

 

1981 – 1983                 Psychological Technician, Butler Hospital, Providence, RI

 

1980 – 1981                 Lab Instructor, Introductory Psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI

 

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 1983- 1984 Rutgers University Graduate Fellowship
  • 1988 Leon A. Greenberg Memorial Award for Excellence in Alcohol             Research, Center for Alcohol Studies, Rutgers – The State University of NJ
  • 1989-1991 NHLBI Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1995 The Obesity Society, Awarded Fellow Status
  • 1998-1999 NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health Research Enhancement Award for “Obesity Treatment and NIDDM in Black and White Women”
  • 2003 Society of Behavioral Medicine LifeScan Diabetes Research Award
  • 2003 Society of Behavioral Medicine, Awarded Fellow Status
  • 2004 Faculty Award for Excellence in Research, College of Public Health, UAMS
  • 2005-present Scientific Member, NIDDK Clinical Obesity Research Panel (CORP)
  • 2012 Inducted into Delta Omega, Public Health Honorary Society, Beta Delta chapter
  • 2013 Annual Research Award, National Council on Aging (NCOA) National Institute on Senior Centers, for project entitled “Lay Health Educators Translate a Weight-Loss Intervention in Senior Centers”

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

Academy for Eating Disorders, 1998 to 2002

American Psychological Association, 1983 to present

Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT), 1983 to 2002

President, Obesity and Eating Disorders Special Interest Group (1996 – 1998)

Society for Behavioral Medicine (SBM), 1990 to present

Program Committee and Track Chair, 1998

Fellow, 2003 to present

Obesity Society (Fellow) 1993 to present

Public Affairs Committee, 2005-2008

Scientific Program Reviewer, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Program Committee Member, 2009-2011

American Diabetes Association, 2000 to 2014

African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network (AACORN), 2006 to present

 

NATIONAL COUNCILS AND COMMITTEES:

American Psychological Association (APA) Clinical Treatment Guideline Development Panel for Obesity, 2012-present

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Clinical Obesity Research Panel (CORP), Scientific Member 2005- present

National Institutes of Health Scientific Review Groups

Risk Prevention and Health Behavior (RPHB-2) Study Section, 1998 – 2003

Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention, Chartered Member 2003 – 2006

NIMH Special Emphasis Panel, 1996, 2002

Biological and Physiological Sciences Special Emphasis Panel, 1998, 1999

“Maintenance of Long Term Behavior Change” Special Emphasis Panel, 2003

Adult Psychopathology and Disorders of Aging, 2006

Small Grants in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2011

Clinical and Integrative Diabetes and Obesity, 2007

Exploratory Research Centers of Excellence for Minority Health and Health Disparities, 2008

Virtual Reality Technologies for Research and Education in Obesity and Diabetes Special Emphasis Panel, 2012

Psychosocial Risk and Disease Prevention (RPHB), 2014

University of Pittsburgh Obesity & Nutrition Research Center External Advisory Committee, 2002 – 2008

SBM Conference Program Reviewer, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2002, 2003

AABT Conference Program Reviewer, 1993

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Obesity Treatment CME Expert Panel, 2003

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research Grant Review Committee, 2008

Jenny Craig/Curves, Inc. Scientific Advisory Board, 2009 – present

 

UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES:

UAB Center for Health Promotion Operations Committee, 1994- 2003

UAB Psychology Training Consortium, 1991 – 2003

UAB Medical Psychology Coordinating Committee, 1992- 1995

UAB Department of Medicine Research Development Group, 2001 – 2003

UAMS College of Public Health, Deans Executive Committee, 2003 – 2013

UAMS College of Public Health, Research Committee, 2003 – 2013

(Chair, 2007-2013)

UAMS College of Medicine, Research Council, 2004 – 2007

UAMS College of Public Health, Appointment, Promotions & Tenure Committee, 2006 – 2013

UAMS Translational Research Institute, 2009-2013

UAMS University Research Committee, 2007-2013

UAMS Clinical Research Committee, 2009-2013

USC Arnold School of Public Health, Academic Programs Committee, 2013-present

USC Arnold School of Public Health, Search Committee for Chair of Health Promotion, Education and Behavior, 2013-present

 

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBERSHIPS:

Editorial Board Member:

Eating Behaviors, 2000 – 2006

Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 2001 – 2005

Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2002 – present

Health Education and Behavior, 2003 Guest Editorial Board Member

Health Psychology, 2005 – 2006

Obesity, Associate Editor, 2010-2013

            Ad Hoc Reviewer:

                        Addictive Behaviors

                        American Journal of Preventive Medicine

Annals of Epidemiology

Archives of Internal Medicine

Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Behaviour Research and Therapy

Behavior Therapy

British Journal of Nutrition

Diabetes Care

Journal of the American Medical Association

Journal of Adolescent Health

International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity

International Journal of Obesity

Metabolism

Obesity / Obesity Research

Obesity Research Reviews

Public Health Nutrition

The American Journal of Medical Sciences

The American Journal of Medicine

The Nutrition Journal

 

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS: Technology-assisted lifestyle interventions, obesity (etiology and treatment); behavioral interventions for obesity-related medical conditions, particularly for type 2 diabetes and hypertension; translation of behavioral obesity interventions using technology and community-based approaches; weight management interventions with underserved populations; binge eating disorders; and adherence (including adherence to medications, guideline recommendations, and clinical trial protocols).

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Student Mentoring:

                        Undergraduate Students Research Internships Supervised:

                                    Casey Balentine, UAB

Bridgett Hill, UAB

Laura Huffman, University of Central Arkansas

(Advisor, Honors Thesis)

Masters Students Supervised:

Polly Kratt, UAB School of Public Health, Health Behavior

(Chair of Masters Committee)

Karen Smith, University of Oklahoma, Psychology Dept.

(Summer Research Program for Minority Students)

Mario Nicolas, University of Oklahoma, Psychology Dept.

(Summer Research Program for Minority Students)

Judy Modell, UAB Medical Psychology Program

Tiffani Pierce, School of Public Health, Health Behavior

(Member, Masters Committee)

Glennis Elmore, UAB School of Public Health, Health Behavior

(Member, Masters Committee)

Christine Donovan, M.B.A., UAB Medical Psychology Program

Stacey Hoffert, UAB School of Public Health, Health Behavior

(Member, Masters Committee)

Della Brown, UAB School of Public Health, Health Behavior

Sheikilya Lewis, UAB School of Public Health, Epidemiology

(CAare Summer Internship Mentor)

Alethea Fletcher, UAB Medical Psychology Program

Jessica Wyatt, UAB School of Public Health, Health Behavior

Yoko Kawamuyra, UAB School of Public Health, Health Behavior

Jill Foster, MD, UAB School of Public Health, Health Behavior

(Co-Chair, Masters Committee)

Jennifer Ann Crabb, UAB Medical Psychology Program

Amy Longnecker, UAMS College of Public Health

(Member, Integration Project Committee)

Amanda Philyaw, UAMS College of Public Health

(Co-Chair, Preceptorship)

Natalie Kelley Lueders, UAMS College of Public Health

(Chair, Integration Project Committee)

ShaRhonda Love, UAMS College of Public Health

(Chair, Integration Project Committee)

Marisha DiCarlo, UAMS College of Public Health

(Co-Chair, Preceptorship; Chair, Integration Project Committee)

My Tran, UAMS College of Public Health

(Member, Integration Project Committee)

Chelsea Larson, Arnold School of Public Health

(Director, Practicum)

 

Doctoral Students Supervised:

Theresa Abril, M.S., University of South Carolina, Dept. of Psychology

Dehryl Mason, J.D., M.A., University of Alabama, Dept. of Psychology

Daniel Remley, M.S.P.H., UAB School of Public Health, Health                                                                 Behavior (Member, Doctoral dissertation Committee)

Holly Deemer, M.A., University of Alabama, Dept. of Psychology

Della Brown [White], MPH, UAB School of Education, Health Behavior

(Co-chair, Doctoral dissertation Committee)

Amanda Philyaw Perez, UAMS College of Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Marisha DiCarlo, UAMS College of Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, (Chair, Doctoral dissertation Committee)

Clinical Psychology Internship Rotation Supervisor:

James Collier, M.S., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Sheryl Jackson, M.S., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Mary Lee Shelton, M.S., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Stephanie Daniels, M.S., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Cecelia MacNamara, M.S., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Dehryl Mason, J.D., M.A., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Nicole Mason, M.S., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Stephanie Muller, M.S., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Stacy Demos, M.S., UAB Clinical Psychology Internship

Rosemary Smith, M.S., UAMS Clinical Psychology Internship

Medical Students Supervised on Research Rotation:

Pamela Pollard, B.S., UAB Medical School

Adrienne Roberts, B.S., UAB Medicine School

Joythi Lagisetty, B.S., R.N., UAB Medical School

Elizabeth Steven, B.S., UAB Medical School

Meredith Mitchell, B.S., UAB Medical School

  1. Saul Farris, UAMS Medical School

Postdoctoral Fellows (Primary Supervisor):

Robin Rosenthal, Ph.D., 1991 – 1993

Clara Gerhardt, Ph.D., 1992 – 1993

Polly Kratt, M.S.P.H., Ph.D., 1997 – 1999

Nicole Siegfried, Ph.D., 1998 – 2000

Jill Foster, M.D., 2000 – 2003

Stacy Gore, Ph.D., 2001 – 2003

Rebecca A. Krukowski, 2007-2009

Tiffany Cox, 2011-2012

Sandra Coulon, 2014-present

Courtney Monroe, 2014-present

 

Education, curriculum, or admissions committee membership:

UAB Psychology Training Committee (APA-approved Clinical Psychology Internship)

UAB Medical Psychology Coordinating Committee (APA-approved doctoral program)

UAMS Graduate School Health Promotion and Prevention Research Doctoral Program Admissions Committee, 2007-2011

USC Arnold School of Public Health Academic Programs Committee, 2013-present

 

Courses Taught:

Applied Behavioral Research Methods (doctoral level: HPPR9053/PBHL9073)

Understanding Tobacco Use and Obesity (doctoral level: PBHL9633)

Public Health Perspectives on Obesity (doctoral level: PBHL 594V)

Introduction to Health Behavior/Health Education (masters level: HSAD 5103)

 

            Guest Lecturer:

UAB Department of Health Behavior, School of Public Health

UAB Department of Medicine

UAB School of Dentistry

            UAB Psychology Department

                        UAB School of Allied Health Professionals

                        UAB Clinical Research Scholars Program

                        UAMS College of Health Related Professions, Dietetic Program

UAMS College of Public Health

UAMS College of Medicine

Arnold School of Public Health

Faculty Member:

NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research Summer Institute on Randomized Behavioral Clinical Trials (2008, 2009, 2011)

 

American Dietetic Association Level 2 Adult Weight Management Training Certificate Program (2010 – present)

 

The Obesity Society Review Course for the American Board of Obesity Medicine Exam (2013-present)

 

GRANT SUPPORT (PAST AND CURRENT):

1991 – 2003                 Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA). Funded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (No. NIH/N01-HC-48047). Cora E. Lewis, M.D., M.S.P.H., Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Investigator.

 

1991 – 1995                 Trials of Hypertension Prevention (ToHP)–Phase II. Funded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U01 HL 37907). Albert Oberman, M.D., M.P.H., Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Investigator and Chair, Behavioral Working Group.

 

1992 – 1994                 Lipid Variability: Influence of Stress. Funded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (RO1 HL43041). James M. Raczynski, Ph.D., Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Investigator.

 

1993 – 1994                 Evaluation of a Motivational Intervention to Enhance Behavioral Weight Control for Older Obese Women with Type II Diabetes.  Funded by UAB Center for Aging.  Delia Smith, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.

 

1993 – 1994                 African American Study of Kidney Disease: Pilot Study.  Funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U01 DK45431).  Coordinating Center, Principal Investigator, Katherine Kirk, Ph.D.; Delia Smith, Ph.D. Co-Investigator.

 

1994 – 1998                 Perceived Risk and Cancer Control in Rural Minorities. Funded by the National Cancer Institute (RO1 CA64065).  Paul Greene, Ph.D. Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator.

 

1994 – 1995                 African American Studies of Kidney Disease (AASK) – Full Scale Trial, Field Center. Funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.   Stephen Rostand, M.D., Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Investigator, included in field center funding to serve as Consultant to overall study by request of the Program Office, NIDDK.

 

1994 -1997                  Diabetes Prevention Project (DPP).  Funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Coordinating Center, Raymond Bain, Ph.D., Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Consultant.

 

1995                            Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) on Low Birthweight in Minority and High-Risk Women.  Robert Goldenberg, MD, Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Consultant.

 

1995 -1999                  African American Studies of Kidney Disease (AASK).  Subcontract to UAB from Data Coordinating Center (Cleveland Clinic) by Invitation of the Program Office, NIDDK;  Paul Greene, Ph.D., Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator.

 

1996 – 1999                 Breast Cancer Control in Rural Minority Primary Care. Funded by the National Cancer Institute (RO1 CA73486).  Delia Smith, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.

 

1996 – 2003                 Vanguard Clinical Centers for the Clinical Trial & Observational Study of the Women’s Health Initiative – Pool 1.  Funded by the National Institutes of Health (N01 WH32105).  Cora E. Lewis, M.D., Principal Investigator; Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Investigator and Member, Behavioral Scientific Interest Group.

 

1996 – 2002                 Clinical Trial of Medical Therapy of Prostatic Symptoms (MTOPS). Subcontract with George Washington University/NIDDK; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.

 

1997 – 2003                 Smoking Cessation to Reduce Cervical Cancer Risk.  Funded by National Cancer Institute (RO1 CA75455).  Paul Greene, Ph.D., Principal Investigator; Delia Smith, Ph.D., Co-Principal Investigator.

 

1999 – 2005                 Obesity Treatment and NIDDM in Black and White Women.  Funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (RO1 DK54041). Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.

 

1999 – 2014                 Studies of Health Outcomes of Weight Loss (Look AHEAD).  Funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (1 U01 DK57008) Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Principal Investigator of UAB clinical site (1999-2003), Principal Investigator of subcontract and Co-Chair of the Weight Loss Intervention Subcommittee (2003-2013) and Member of Education and Retention Subcommittee (2013-2014).

 

2000 – 2002                 SB337 A Multi Center Double Blind Randomized Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Examine the Efficacy and Safety of Meridia. Funded by Knoll Pharmaceutical.  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Principal Investigator, UAB clinical center.

 

2001 – 2003                 The Prevalence of Two Eating Disorders (Field Center).  Funded by NIDDK/Subcontract with University of Pennsylvania (RO1 DK60432).  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.

 

2001 – 2003                 The Role of the Home Environment in Weight Loss Maintenance (Field Center).  Funded by the NINR/Subcontract with Brown University (RO1 NR07960). Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.

 

2001 – 2003                 Sexual Dysfunction in Male and Female Diabetics: Effects of Weight Loss Intervention (Field Center).  Funded by NIDDK/Subcontract with UMDNJ-The Robert Woods Johnson Medical School.  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.

 

2001 – 2003                 Androgens and Subclinical Atherosclerosis  in Young Women  (Field Center). Funded by NHLBI/Subcontract with University Washington (RO1 HL65622).  Cora Lewis, M.D., Principal Investigator.  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Investigator.

 

2001 – 2003                 Promoting Adherence to Antiretroviral Regimens. Funded by NIAID (RO1 AI45403).  Paul Greene, PhD, Principal Investigator.  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Investigator.

 

2002 – 2003                 Data Coordinating Center for Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Benign Prostate Symptoms Clinical Trial.  Funded by NIDDK. (U01 DK63788) Jeannette Lee, PhD, Principal Investigator;   Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Investigator/Behaviorist.

 

2003 – 2004                 Assessment of Centers for Obesity. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJ 047222).  James Raczynski, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Investigator.

 

2004 – 2013                 Implementation and Evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003. Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJ 050262). James Raczynski, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Investigator.

 

2004 – 2008                 Program to Reduce Incontinence through Diet and Exercise.  Funded by NIDDK/Subcontract with University of California at San Francisco (5 UO1 DK067860). Delia Smith West, PhD,  Original UAB clinical site PI/ UAMS subcontract Principal Investigator.

 

2005 – 2010                 Internet Assisted Obesity Treatment.  Funded by NIDDK/Subcontract with University of Vermont (RO1 DK56746).  Delia Smith West, PhD, Subcontract Principal Investigator.

 

2007 – 2011                Translation of Obesity and Cognition Research in a Rural State via Senior Centers.  Funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (R18 DP001145). Delia Smith West, PhD, Principal Investigator.

 

2007- 2013                  Establishing an Exploratory NCMHD Research Center of Excellence in Arkansas.  Funded by the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (P20 MD002329) James Raczynski, Ph.D., Principal Investigator.  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Investigator.

 

2009-2013                   Calorie Restriction and Changes in Body Composition, Disease Risk, Function, & Quality of Life in Older Adults. Funded by the National Institute on Aging (R01 AG033094) Jamy Ard, MD and Julie Locker, PhD, Principal Investigators.  Delia Smith West, Ph.D., Consultant.

 

2009-2013                   Effects of Maternal Body Composition on Offspring Body Phenotype: Potential Fetal Programming.  Funded by Arkansas Children’s Nutrition Center and USDA (CRIS 6251-51000-005-03S). Thomas Badger, PhD/Aline Andres, PhD, Principal Investigators.  Delia Smith West, PhD, Investigator.

 

2010-present               Internet Assisted Obesity Treatment Enhanced by Motivational Interviewing. Funded by the NIDDK (R01 DK056746-09A1), Delia Smith West, PhD, Principal Investigator (Dual PI with Jean Harvey-Berino, PhD).

 

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:

 

  1. McCrady BS, Smith DE (1986). Implications of cognitive impairment for the treatment of alcoholism. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 10, 145-149.

 

  1. Wilson GT, Smith DE (1987). Cognitive-behavioral treatment of bulimia nervosa. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 9, 12-17.

 

  1. Wilson GT, Smith DE (1989). Assessment of bulimia nervosa: An evaluation of the Eating Disorder Examination. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 8, 173-179.

 

  1. Smith DE, McCrady BS (1991). Cognitive impairment among alcoholics: Impact on drink refusal skill acquisition and treatment outcome. Addictive Behaviors, 16, 265-274.

 

  1. Smith DE, Wing RR (1991). Diminished weight loss and behavioral compliance during repeated diets. Health Psychology, 10, 378-383.

 

  1. Wilson GT, Eldredge KL, Smith DE, Niles B (1991). Cognitive-behavioral treatment with and without response prevention for bulimia. Behaviour, Research and Therapy, 29, 575-583.

 

  1. Kostis JB, Rosen RC, Brondolo E, Taska L, Smith DE, Wilson AC (1992). Superiority of nonpharmacological therapy compared to propranolol and placebo in men with mild hypertension: A randomized, prospective trial.  American Heart Journal, 123, 466-474.

 

  1. Wing RR, Matthews KA, Kuller LH, Smith DE, Becker D, Plantinga PL, Meilahn EN (1992). Environmental and familial contributions to insulin levels and change in insulin in middle-aged women. Journal of the American Medical Association, 268,1890-1895.

 

  1. Marcus MD, Smith D, Santelli R, Kaye W (1992). Characterization of eating disordered behavior in obese binge eaters.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 12, 249-257.

 

  1. Smith DE, Marcus MD, Kaye W. (1992). Cognitive-behavioral treatment of obese binge eaters. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 12, 257-263.

 

  1. Guzick DS, Wing RR, Smith DE, Berga SL, Winters SJ (1994). Endocrine consequences of weight loss in obese, hyperandrogenic, anovulatory women. Fertility and Sterility, 61, 598-604.

 

  1. Smith DE, Lewis CE, Caveny JL, Perkins LL, Burke GL, Bild DE Longitudinal changes in adiposity associated with pregnancy: The CARDIA Study.  (1994). Journal of the American Medical Association, 271, 1747-1751.

 

  1. Lewis CE, Smith DE, Caveny JL, Perkins LL, Burke GL, Bild DE (1994). Associations of body mass and body fat distribution with parity among African-American and Caucasian women: The CARDIA study.  Obesity Research, 2, 517-525.

 

  1. Smith DE, Marcus MD, Eldredge KE (1994). Binge eating: A review of assessment and treatment with an emphasis on clinical application. Behavior Therapy, 25, 635-658.

 

  1. Smith DE.(1995). Binge eating in ethnic minority groups. Addictive Behaviors, 20, 695-703.

 

  1. Bild DE, Sholinsky P, Smith DE, Lewis CE, Hardin JM, Burke GL (1996). Correlates and predictors of weight loss in young adults: The CARDIA study. International Journal of Obesity, 20, 47-55.

 

  1. Folsom AR, Jacobs DR, Wagenknecht LE, Winkhart SP, Yunis C, Hilner JE, Savage PJ, Smith DE, Flack JM (1996). Increase in fasting insulin and glucose over 7 years with increasing weight and inactivity of young adults: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study.  American Journal of Epidemiology, 144, 235-246.

 

  1. Kusek JW, Lee JY, Smith D, Milligan S, Faulkner M, Cornell C, Kopple J, Greene P (1996). Effect of blood pressure control and antihypertensive drug regimen on quality of life: The African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) pilot study. Controlled Clinical Trials, 17, 40S-46S.

 

  1. Whelton PK, Lee JY, Kusek J, Charleston J, DeBruge J, Douglas M, Faulkner M, Greene P, Jones C, Keefer S, Kirk K, Levell B, Norris K, Peng S, Powers S, Retta TM, Smith DE, Ward H (1996). Recruitment experiences in the African-American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) pilot study.  Controlled Clinical Trials, 17, 17S-33S.

 

  1. Lee JY, Greene PG, Douglas M, Grim C, Kirk KA, Kusek JW, Milligan S, Smith DE, Whelton PK for the AASK Pilot Study Investigators. (1996). Appointment attendance, pill counts and achievement of goal blood pressure in the African American Study of Kidney  Disease and Hypertension (AASK) pilot study.   Controlled Clinical Trials, 17, 34S-39S.

 

  1. Lee JY, Kusek JW, Greene PG, Bernhard S, Norris K, Smith D, Wilkening B Wright JT (1996). Assessing medication adherence by pill count and electronic monitoring in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) pilot study. American Journal of Hypertension, 9, 719-725.

 

  1. Smith D, Heckemeyer C, Kratt P, Mason D (1997). Motivational interviewing to improve adherence to a behavioral weight control program for older obese women with NIDDM: A pilot study. Diabetes Care, 20, 52-54.

 

  1. Son BK, Markovitz J, Winders S, Smith D (1997). Smoking, nicotine dependence, and depressive symptoms in the CARDIA study: Effects of education status. American Journal of Epidemiology, 145, 110-116.

 

  1. Lewis CE, Smith DE, Wallace DD, Williams OD, Bild DE, Jacobs DR (1997). Seven-year trends in body weight and associations of weight change with lifestyle and behavioral characteristics in black and white young adults: The CARDIA study. American Journal of Public Health, 87, 635-642.

 

  1. The Trials of Hypertension Prevention Cooperative Research Group. (1997). Effects of weight loss and sodium restriction intervention on blood pressure and hypertension incidence in overweight persons with high-normal blood pressure: The Trials of Hypertension Prevention, Phase II.  Archives of Internal Medicine, 157, 657-667.

 

  1. Markovitz JH, Smith D, Raczynski JM, Oberman A, Williams OD, Knox S, Jacobs DR (1997).  Lack of relationships of hostility, negative affect, and high-risk behavior with low lipid levels in the CARDIA study.   Archives of Internal Medicine, 157, 1953-1959.

 

  1. Riley NM, Bild DE, Cooper L, Schreiner P, Smith DE, Sorlie P, Thompson JK (1998). Relationship of self image to body size and weight loss attempts in black women: The CARDIA study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 148, 1062-1068.

 

  1. Smith DE, Thompson JK, Raczynski JM, Hilner J (1999). Body image among men and women in a biracial cohort: The CARDIA study. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 25, 71-82.

 

  1. Smith DE, Marcus M, Lewis CE, Fitzgibbon M., Schriener P. (1999). Prevalence and correlates of binge eating disorder in a biracial cohort of young adults. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 20, 227-232.

 

  1. Greene PG, Smith DE, Hullett S, Kratt PP, Kennard P (1999). Cancer Prevention in Rural Primary Care: An Academic-Practice Partnership. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 16(3S), 58-62.

 

  1. Harrison RA, Smith DE, Greene PG, Kratt PP (1999). Relationship between Relative Risk of Developing Breast Cancer and Absolute Risk in a Population of Rural, Older African American Women.  The Breast Journal, 5, 364-368.

 

  1. Lewis CE, Jacobs DR, Kiefe CI, Schreiner PJ, Smith DE, Williams OD (2000). Weight gain continues in the 90s: 10-year trends in weight and overweight from the CARDIA study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 151, 1172-1181.

 

  1. Stevens VJ, Obarzanek E, Cook NR, Lee I, Appel LJ, West DS, Milas CN, Mattfeldt-Beman M, Beldon L, Bragg C, Millstone M, Raczynski J, Brewer A, Singh B, Cohen J for the TOHP Collaborative Research Group. (2001). Long-term weight loss and blood pressure changes: Results of the Trials of Hypertension Prevention (TOHP) Phase II. Annals of Internal Medicine, 134, 1-11.

 

 

  1. Harvey-Berino J, Gold EC, West DS, Shuldiner AR, Walston J, Starling RD, Nolan A, Silver K, Poehlman ET (2001). Does genetic testing for obesity influence confidence in the ability to lose weight?  A pilot investigation.  Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 101, 1351-1353. PMID: 11716317.

 

  1. Wing RR, Goldstein MG, Acton KJ, Birch LL, Jakicic JM, Sallis JF, Smith-West D, Jeffery RW, Surwit RS (2001). Behavioral science research in diabetes: Lifestyle changes to prevent and treat diabetes. Diabetes Care, 24, 117-123.

 

 

 

  1. Kusek JW, Greene PG, Wang S, Beck G, West D, Jamerson K, Agodoa LY, Faulkner M, Level B and the AASK Study Group (2002). Cross-sectional study of health-related quality of life in African Americans with chronic renal insufficiency: the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) Trial. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 39, 513-524.

 

  1. *DiLillo V, Siegfried NJ, West DS (2003). Incorporating motivational interviewing into behavioral obesity treatment. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 10, 120-130.

 

 

 

 

  1. Norman JE, Bild DE, Lewis CE, Liu K, West DS (2003). The impact of weight change on cardiovascular risk factors in young black and white adults: the CARDIA study. International Journal of Obesity, 27, 369-376. PMID: 12629565.

 

  1. *Gore SA, Foster JA, DiLillo VG, Kirk K, West DS (2003). Television viewing and snacking. Eating Behavior, 4, 399-405.

 

  1. The Look AHEAD Research Group (2003). Look AHEAD: Action for Health in Diabetes.  Design and methods for a clinical trial of weight loss for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetes. Controlled Clinical Trials, 24, 610-628.

 

  1. *Gore SA, West DS, Brown DM (2003). The role of postpartum weight retention in obesity among women: A review of the evidence. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 26, 149-159. PMID: 14534032.

 

  1. West DS, Greene PG, Kratt PP, Pulley L, Weiss HL, Siegfried N, Gore SA (2003). The impact of a family history of breast cancer on screening practices and attitudes in older, rural African-American women. Journal of Women’s Health, 12, 779-787. PMID: 14588128.


 

  1. West DS, Greene P, Pulley L, Kratt P, Gore S, Weiss HL, Siegfried N (2004). Stepped-care, community-based interventions to promote mammography utilization among low income, rural African American women. Health Education and Behavior, 31, 29S-44S. PMID: 15296690.

 

  1. Gunderson EP, West DS, Murtaugh MA, Lewis CE, Sidney S (2004). Changes in body weight and waist circumference associated with childbearing in Black and White women: a ten-year longitudinal follow up in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA). International Journal of Obesity, 28, 525-535. PMID: 14770188.

 

  1. Gunderson EP, Lewis CE, Murtaugh MA, Quesenberry CP, West DS, Sidney S (2004). Long-term plasma lipid changes associated with a first birth: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study (CARDIA). American Journal of Epidemiology, 159,  1028-1039.

 

  1. Messina CR, Lane DS, Glanz K, West DS, Taylor V, Frishman W, Powell L for the WHI Investigators (2004). The relationship of social support and social burden to repeated breast cancer screening in the Women’s Health Initiative. Health Psychology, 23, 582-594. PMID: 15546226.

 

  1. Henderson C, Diex Roux AV, Jacobs DR, Kiefe CI, West D, Williams DR (2005). Neighborhood characteristics, individual-level socioeconomic factors, and depressive        symptoms in young adults: the CARDIA study. Journal of Epidemiology and   Community Health, 59, 322-328.

 

  1. Gunderson EP, Quesenberry CP, Lewis CE, Tsai A, Strenfeld B, West DS, Sidney S (2005). Development of overweight associated with childbearing in women depends on smoking habit: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study. Obesity Research, 12, 2041-2053.

 

  1. Gunderson EP, Whitmer R, Lewis CE, Quesenberry CP, West DS, Sidney S. (2005). Do long-term HDL-C declines associated with a first birth vary by ApoE genotype?  The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study (CARDIA). Journal of Women’s Health, 14, 917-928.

 

  1. *Foster JA, Gore SA, West DS. (2006). Altering TV viewing habits: an unexplored strategy for adult obesity intervention? American Journal of Health Behavior, 30, 3-14.

 

  1. Wadden TA, West DS, Delahanty LM, Jakicic JM, Rejeski WJ, Williamson DA, Berkowitz RI, Kelley DE, Tomchee CM, Hill JO, Kumanyika SK for the Look AHEAD Research Group. (2006). The Look AHEAD study: A description of the lifestyle intervention and the evidence supporting it. Obesity, 14, 737-752. PMCID: PMC2613279

 

  1. West DS, Bursac Z, Quimby DG, Prewitt TE, Spatz T, Nash C, Mays G, Eddings K (2006). Sugar- Sweetened Beverage Intake among College Students. Obesity, 14, 1825-1830. PMID 17062813.

 

 

  1. *Huffman LB, West DS. (2007). Readiness to change sugar sweetened beverage intake among college students. Eating Behaviors, 8, 10-14. PMID: 17174846.

 

  1. Jacobs-Pilipski MJ, Wilfley ED, Crow SJ, Walsh BT, Lilenfeld LRR, West DS, Berkowitz RI, Fairburn CG. (2007). Placebo response in pharmacotherapy for binge eating disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 40, 204-211. PMID 17103417; PMCID: PMC2798075

 

  1. West DS, DiLillo V, Bursac Z, Gore SA, Greene PG. (2007). Motivational Interviewing Improves Weight Loss in Women with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care, 30, 1081-1087. PMID 17337504.

 

  1. Allison KC, Crow SJ, Reeves RR, West DS, Foreyt JP, DiLillo VG, Wadden TA, Jeffery RW, Van Dorsten B, Stunkard AJ for the Eating Disorders Subgroup of the Look AHEAD Research Group. (2007). Binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Obesity, 15, 1287-1293. PMCID: PMC2753278

 

  1. The Look AHEAD Research Group. (2007). Reduction in Weight and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes: One-year Results of the Look AHEAD Trial. Diabetes Care, 30, 1374-1383. PMCID: PMC2665929

 

  1. *Locher JL, Ritchie Cs, Robinson CO, Roth DL, West, DS, Burgio KL. (2008). A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Understanding Under-Eating in Homebound Older Adults: The Importance of Social Factors. The Gerontologist, 48, 223-234. PMCID: PMC2756416

 

  1. West DS, Raczynski JM, Phillips MM, Bursac Z, Gauss CH, Montgomery BEE. (2008). Parental recognition of overweight in school-age children. Obesity, 16, 630-636. PMID: 1829596.

 

  1. West DS, Prewitt TE, Bursac Z, Felix HC. (2008). Weight loss of Black, White and Hispanic men and women in the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). Obesity, 16, 1413-1420. PMID 18421273.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS, Siddiqui NJ, Bursac A, Phillips MM, Raczynski JM. (2008). Weight-based Teasing Does Not Increase When School-based Obesity Policies are Implemented. Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, 162, 936-942. PMID18838646.

Named one of Robert Wood Johnston Foundation’s top 10 most influential RWJ-funded research articles published in 2008.

 

  1. Allison KC , Engel SG, Crosby RD, de Zwaan M, O’Reardon JP, Wonderlich SA, Mitchell JE, West DS, Wadden TA, Stunkard AJ. (2008). Evaluation of diagnostic criteria for night eating syndrome using item response theory analysis.  Eating Behaviors, 9, 398-407. PMID: 17495205; PMCID: PMC2583783

 

  1. Gorin AA, Wing RR, Fava JL, Jakicic J, Jeffery R, West DS, Brelje K, DiLillo V and the Look AHEAD Home Environment Research Group. (2008). The influence of weight loss treatment on untreated spouses and the home environment: Evidence of a ripple Effect. International Journal of Obesity, 32, 1678-1684. PMID18762804; PMCID: PMC2730773

 

  1. *Felix H, West DS, Bursac Z. (2008). Impact of the USPSTF Practice Guidelines on clinician weight loss counseling as reported by obese patients. Preventive Medicine, 47, 394-397. PMPID 18598712.

 

  1. Gorin A, Niemeier H, Hogan P, Coday M, DiLillo V, Gluck M, Wadden T, West D, Williamson D, Yanovski S and the Look AHEAD Research Group. (2008). Binge eating and weight loss outcomes in overweight individuals with type 2 diabetes: Results from the Look AHEAD Trial.  Archives of General Psychiatry, 65,1447-1455.  PMID19047532; PMCID: PMC2791958

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS, Harvey-Berino J. Recent advances in Internet-delivered, evidence-based weight control programs for adults. (2009). Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, 3(1), 184-189. PMID:20046664; PMCID: PMC2769852

 

  1. *Kim KH, Burzac Z, DiLillo V, White DB, West DS. Stress, Race and Body Weight. (2009). Health Psychology, 28, 131-135. PMID:19210027.

 

  1. Subak LL, Wing R, West DS, Franklin F, Vittinghoff E, Creasman JM, Richter HE, Myers D, Burgio KL, Gorin AA, Macer J, Kusek JW, Grady D for the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) Study Group. (2009). Weight loss to treat urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women. New England Journal of Medicine, 360, 481-490. PMID:19179316;PMCID: PMC2877497

 

  1. Wadden TA, West DS, Neiberg R, Wing RR, Ryan DH, Johnson KC, Foreyt JP, Hill JO, Trence D, Vitolins M for the Look AHEAD Research Group. (2009). One-year weight losses in the Look AHEAD Study: Factors associated with success. Obesity, 17, 713-722. PMID:19180071; PMCID: PMC2690396

Named “Best Clinical Paper Published in Obesity” in 2009 by The Obesity Society

 

  1. Sung VW, West DS, Hernandez AL, Wheeler TL, Myers DL, Subak LL for the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE). (2009) Association between urinary incontinence and depressive symptoms in overweight and obese women. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 200, 557.e1-557.e5.  PMID:19236869; PMCID: PMC2690609

 

 

  1. Phelan S, Kanaya AM, Subak L, Hogan P, Espeland MA, Wing RR, Burgio KL, DiLillo V, Gorin A, West DS, Brown JS for the Look AHEAD Research Group. Prevalence and risk factors for urinary incontinence in diabetes women: the Look AHEAD Study. (2009). Diabetes Care, 32, 1391-1397. PMID:19487639.

 

  1. Rosen R, Wing R, Schneider S, Wadden T, Foster G, West DS, Kitabchi A, Brancati F, Maschak-Carey B, Bahnson J, Gendrano N for the Look AHEAD Research Group. (2009). Erectile dysfunction in type 2 diabetic men: Relationship to exercise fitness and cardiovascular risk factors in the Look AHEAD Trial. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 6, 1414-1422. PMID:19192106.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS, Perez AP, Bursac A, Phillips MM, Raczynski JM. Overweight children, weight-based teasing and academic performance. (2009). International Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 1747-7174. PMID19353370.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Lueders NK, Prewitt TE, Williams DK, West DS. (2010). Obesity Treatment Tailored for a Catholic Faith Community: A Pilot Study. Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 382-390.

 

  1. Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, West DS, Pulley L, Bursac Z, Gauss CH, Walker J. (2010). Changes in school environment and family behaviors with implementation of Arkansas Act 1220. Obesity, 18, S54-61. PMID:20107462.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, West DS, Prewitt TE. (2010). Neighborhood impact on healthy food availability and pricing in food stores. Journal of Community Health, 35, 315-320. PMID:20127506.

 

  1. Harvey-Berino J, West D, Krukowski R, Prewitt E, VanBiervliet A, Ashikaga T, Skelly J. (2010). Internet delivered behavioral obesity treatment. Preventive Medicine, 51, 123-128.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS. (2010). Consideration of the food environment in cancer risk reduction. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 110, 842-844. PMID:20497771.

 

  1. Rubin RR, Jaramillo SA, Peyrot M, DiLillo V, Miller K, Wadden TA, West DS, Wing RR, Knowler WC for the Look AHEAD Research Group. (2010). Cardiovascular disease risk factors, depression symptoms, and antidepressant medicine use in the Look AHEAD clinical trial of weight loss in diabetes. Diabetologia, 53, 1581-1589. PMID:20422396.

 

  1. Huang AJ, Subak LL, Wing RR, West DS, Macer J, Hernandez AL, Grady D for the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE). (2010). An Intensive Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention and Hot Flushes in Women. Archives of Internal Medicine, 170, 1161-1167. PMID:20625026.

 

  1. Wing RR, Creasman JM, West DS, Richter HE, Myers D, Burgio KL, Franklin F, Gorin AA, Vittinghoff E, Macer J, Kusek JW, Subak LL for the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) Research Group. (2010). Improving urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women through modest weight loss. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 116, 284-292. PMID: 20664387.

 

  1. The Look AHEAD Research Group. (2010). Long-term effects of a lifestyle intervention on weight and cardiovascular risk factors in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Archives of Internal Medicine, 170, 1566-1575.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, West DS. (2010). Differences in home food availability of high- and low-fat foods after a behavioral weight control program are regional not racial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 7, 69 (http://www.ijbnpa.org/content/7/1/69)

 

  1. Wing RR, West DS, Grady D, Creasman JM, Richter HE, Myers D, Burgio KL, Franklin F, Gorin AA, Vittinghoff E, Macer J, Kusek JW, Subak LL for the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) Research Group. (2010). Effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women through 18 months. Journal of Urology, 184, 1005-1010. PMCID:20643425.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS. (2010). Consideration of the food environment in cancer risk reduction. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 110, 842-4.

 

  1. West DS, Gorin AA, Subak LL, Foster G, Bragg C, Hecht J, Schembri M, Wing RR for the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) Research Group. (2010). Motivation-focused weight maintenance program is an effective alternative to a skill-based approach. International Journal of Obesity, 35(2), 259-69. PMCID:PMC2974962

 

  1. *Love SJ, Sheffer CE, Bursac A, Prewitt TE, Krukowski RA, West DS. (2011). Offer of a Weight Management Program to Weight-Concerned Smokers Improves Tobacco Dependence Treatment Outcomes. American Journal on Addictions, 20(1),1-8.

 

  1. Yang Y, Brown CJ, Burgio KL, Kilgore ML, Ritchie CS, Roth, DL, West DS, Locher JL. Under-nutrition at Baseline and Health Services Utilization and Mortality over a One-year Period in Older Adults Receiving Medicare Home Health Services. (2011). Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 12(4), 287-94.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Eddings K, West DS. (2011). The Children’s Menu Assessment (CMA): Development and Evaluation of a Tool for Evaluating Children’s Menus. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 111, 884-888.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Tilford MJ, Harvey-Berino J, West DS. Incremental cost-effectiveness of an Internet-based relative to in-person group behavioral weight loss program. (2011). Obesity, 19, 1791-1795.

 

  1. *White DB, Bursac Z, DiLillo V, West DS. Weight Loss Goals among African American Women with Type 2 Diabetes in a Behavioral Weight Control Program. (2011). Obesity, 19, 2283-2285.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Philyaw Perez AG, Bursac Z, Goodell M, Raczynski JM, West DS, and Phillips MM. (2011). Development and Evaluation of the School Cafeteria Nutrition Assessment (SCNA) Measures. Journal of School Health, 81, 427-432.

 

  1. *DiLillo V, West, DS. (2011). Incorporating Motivational Interviewing Into Counseling for Lifestyle Change Among Overweight Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Spectrum, 24, 80-84; doi:2337/diaspect.24.2.80.

 

  1. West DS, Harvey-Berino J, Krukowski RA, Skelly J. Pretreatment weight change is associated with obesity treatment outcomes. (2011). Obesity, 19, 1791-1795.

 

  1. Harvey-Berino J, Krukowski RA, Buzzell P, Ogden D, West DS. The Accuracy of Weight Reported in a Web-based Obesity Treatment Program. (2011). Telemedicine Journal of e-Health, 17, 696-9.

 

  1. *Yeary KH, Cornell CE, Turner J, Moore P, Bursac Z, Prewitt E, West, DS. Feasibility of an evidence-based weight loss intervention for a faith-based, rural, African American population. (2011). Preventing Chronic Disease, 8 (6), A146.

 

  1. DiLillo V, West DS. Motivational interviewing for weight loss.  (2011). Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 34, 861-869.

 

  1. West DS, Bursac Z, Cornell CE, Felix HC, Fausett JK, Krukowski RA, Lensing S, Love S, Prewitt TE, Beck C. Lay Health Educators Translate a Weight Loss Intervention in Senior Centers: A Randomized Controlled Trial. (2011). American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 41. 385-391.

 

Article awarded the 2013 Annual Research Award by the National Council on Aging (NCOA) National Institute of Senior Centers

 

  1. *Felix HC, Adams B, Fausett JK, Krukowski RA, Prewitt TE, West DS. (2012). Calculating reach of evidence-based weight loss and memory improvement interventions among older adults attending Arkansas senior centers, 2008-2011. Preventing Chronic Disease, 9, E63.

 

  1. Pinto AM, Subak LL, Nakagawa S, Vittinghoff E, Wing RR, Kusek JW, Herman WH, West DS, Kuppermann M for the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE). The Effect of Weight Loss and Change in Urinary Incontinence Frequency on Health-Related Quality of Life. (2012). Quality of Life Research, 21, 1685-1694.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, McSweeney J, Sparks C, West D. (2012). Qualitative study of influences on food store choice. Appetite, 59, 510-516.

 

  1. Phelan S, Kanaya AM, Subak LL, Hogan PE, Espeland MA, Wing RR, Burgio KL, DiLillo V, Gorin AA, West DS, Brown JS and the Look AHEAD Research Group. Weight Loss Improves and Prevents Urinary Incontinence in Women with Type 2 Diabetes: Results from the Look AHEAD trial. (2012). Journal of Urology, 187, 939-944.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, Bursac Z, Ashikaga T, West D. Patterns of Success: Online Self-Monitoring in a Web-based Behavioral Weight Control Program. (2013). Health Psychology, 32,164-70.

 

  1. Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, Pulley L, West DS, Bursac Z, Leviton LC. (2013). The Evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to Reduce Childhood Obesity: Conceptualization, Design and Special Challenges. American Journal of Community Psychology, 51, 289-298. PMID: 22739790

 

  1. *Cox TL, Krukowski R, Love SJ, Eddings K, DiCarlo M, Chang JY, Prewitt TE, West DS. (2013). Stress Management–Augmented Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention for African American Women: A Pilot, Randomized Controlled Trial. Health Education and Behavior, 40, 78-87.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Lensing S, Love S, Prewitt TE, Adams B, Cornell C, Felix HC, West DS. (2013). Training of Lay Health Educators to Implement an Evidence-based Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention to Obese Older Adults in Rural Senior Centers. Gerontologist 53,162-71.

 

  1. Espeland MA, Rejeski WJ, West DS, Bray GA, Clark JM, Peters AL, Chen H, Johnson KC, Horton ES, Hazuda HP for the Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) Research Group. Intensive Weight Loss Intervention in Individuals Ages 65 Years or Older: Results from the Action for Health in Diabetes Clinical Trial. (2013). Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61, 912-922.

 

  1. Beck C, Bursac Z, Cornell C, Felix H, Fausett JK, Krukowski RA, Lensing S, Love S, Prewitt TE, McDougall G, West DS. A Community-based, Lay Health Educator Delivered Cognitive Intervention for Obese Senior Adults. (2013). Journal of Aging and Health, 25, 97-118.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS. No Financial Disincentive for Choosing Healthier Entrées on Full- Service Restaurant Children’s Menus. (2013). Preventing Chronic Disease, 10, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd.120266

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Bursac Z, McGehee MA, West DS. Exploring Potential Health Disparities in Excessive Gestational Weight Gain. (2013). Journal of Women’s Health, 22, 494-50.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Sparks C, DiCarlo M, McSweeney J, West, DS. There’s more to food store choice than proximity: A questionnaire development study. (2013) BMC Public Health,  13, 586-593.

 

  1. Wing RR, Bolin P, Brancati FL, Bray GA, Clark JM, Coday M, Crow RS, Curtis JM, Egan CM, Espeland MA, Evans M, Foreyt JP, Ghazarian S, Gregg EW, Harrison B, Hazuda HP, Hill JO, Horton ES, Hubbard VS, Jakicic JM, Jeffery RW, Johnson KC, Kahn SE, Kitabchi AE, Knowler WC, Lewis CE, Maschak-Carey BJ, Montez MG, Murillo A, Nathan DM, Patricio J, Peters A, Pi-Sunyer X, Pownall H, Reboussin D, Regensteiner JG, Rickman AD, Ryan DH, Safford M, Wadden TA, Wagenknecht LE, West DS, Williamson DF, Yanovski SZ for The Look AHEAD Research Group. Effect of Intensive Lifestyle on Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Type 2 Diabetes: Results of the Look AHEAD Controlled Trial. (2013)  New England Journal of Medicine, 369,145-54.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Pope RA, Love S, Lensing S, Felix HC, Prewitt TE, West D. (2013) Examination of costs of a lay health educator-delivered translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program in senior centers. Preventive Medicine, 57, 400-402.

 

  1. *Cox TL, Eddings KE, Krukowski RA, Love SJ, Harvey-Berino JR, West DS. Examining Social Influence on Participation and Outcomes among a Network of Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention Enrollees. (2013). Journal of Obesity. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/480630.

 

  1. *Felix HC, West DS. Effectiveness of Weight Loss Interventions for Obese Older Adults. (2013). American Journal of Health Promotion, 27, 191-199.

 

  1. Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, West DS, Pulley L, Bursac Z, Leviton LC. (2013). The Evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to Reduce Childhood Obesity: Conceptualization, design and special challenges. American Journal of Community Psychology, 51, 289-298.

 

  1. *Felix HC, Adams B, Cornell C, Fausett JK, Krukowski RA, Love SJ, Prewitt TE, West DS.  Barriers and Facilitators to Senior Centers Participating in Translational Research. (2014). Research on Aging, 36, 22-39.

 

  1. Wadden TA, Bantle JP, Blackburn GL. Bolin P, Brancati FL, Bray GA, Clark JM, Coday M, Dutton GR, Egan C, Evans M, Foreyt JP, Gengardi SG, Gregg EW, Hazuda HP, Hill JO, Horton ES, Hubbard VS, Jakicic JM, Jeffery RW, Johnson KC, Kahn SE, Kitabchi AE, Knowler WC, Lewis CE, Maschak-Carey BJ, Montex MG, Montgomery B, Nathan DM, Nelson J, Patricio J, Peters A, Pi-Sunyer X, Pownall H, Rickman AD, Vitolins M, Walkup MP, West DS, Williamson D, Wing RR, Wyatt H, Yanovski S for the Look AHEAD Research Group. Eight-year Weight Losses with an Intensive Lifestyle Intervention: The Look AHEAD Study. (2014). Obesity, 22, 5-13.

 

  1. Unick JL, Hogan P, Neiberg R, Cheskin L, Dutton G, Evans-Hudnall G, Jeffery R,  Kitabchi A, Nelson J, Pi-Sunyer X, West D, Wing RR for the Look AHEAD Research Group. Evaluation of early weight loss thresholds for identifying non-responders to an intensive lifestyle intervention. (2014). Obesity, 22, 1608-1616. PMCID – In Process (NIHMS586196).

 

  1. Sui X, Brown W, Lavie C, West DS, Pate R, Payne J, Blair S. Prospective study of the associations between television watching and car riding behaviors and development of depressive symptoms. (2015). Mayo Clinic Proceedings, 90, 184-193.

 

  1. West DS, Krukowski RA. Translating the Look AHEAD Trial into Action. (2015, in press). Obesity.

 

Manuscripts submitted but not yet accepted:

 

 

  1. West DS, Coulon SM, Monroe, CM, Wilson, DK. Evidence-based lifestyle interventions for obesity and type 2 diabetes. Under review at American Psychologist.

 

  1. Coulon SM, Monroe CM, West DS. A systematic, multi-domain review of iOS smartphone apps for evidence-based stress management. Under review at Journal of the American Medical Association.

 

  1. Coulon SM, Monroe CM, West DS Methodological expansion needed: Framework for assessing content, transparency and usability in apps and systematic app reviews. Under review at BMC Medical Education.

 

Published abstracts:

  1. Smith DE, Wing RR, Marcus MD, Burton L, Shachner M (1991). Repeated use of a VLCD affects compliance and weight loss.  Proceedings of the 12th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, 66.

 

  1. Smith DE, Wing RR, Markovitz J, Nicotra L (1991). Characteristics of first VLCD and refeeding influence weight loss in second VLCD.  Proceedings of  the 12th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 110.

 

  1. Smith DE, Wing RR, Guzik D (1992). Behavioral weight control for women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Proceedings of  the 13th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, 166.

 

  1. Smith DE, Lewis CE, Caveny JL, Perkins LL, Burke GL, Bild DE (1992). Parity and weight change: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 136, 1011-1012.

 

  1. Smith DE, Drapkin R, Shiffman S, McDermott M, Wing RR (1993). Dietary lapses of obese binge eaters during a behavioral weight control program. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 15(Supplement), S68.

 

  1. Smith K, Smith D, Wing RR (1993). Dieting self-efficacy measures as predictors of diet behavior and weight loss during two very low calorie diets. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 15(Supplement), S68.

 

  1. Lewis CE, Smith DE, Caveny JL, Perkins LL, Burke GL, Bild DE (1993). Associations of parity and obesity in Black and White women: The CARDIA study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 138, 614.

 

  1. Lewis CE, Smith DE, Williams OD, Bild DE, Caan B, Jacobs D (1994). Seven year trends in weight and weight gain in black and white young adults: The CARDIA study. Circulation, 89, 939.

 

 

  1. Smith DE, Greene PG, Raczynski JM, Dunbar-Jacob J (1994). Assessment and interventions to promote adherence in clinical trials. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 16, S29.

 

  1. Son BK, Markovitz J, Winders S, Smith D (1996). Smoking, nicotine dependence, and depressive symptoms in the CARDIA study: Confounding effects of education. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 18, S73.

 

  1. Smith D, Lewis C, Marcus M, Hilner J, Fitzgibbon M, Schreiner P (1997) Binge eating disorder in a biracial population-based cohort. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 19, S139.

 

  1. Smith DE, Thompson JK, Raczynski JM, Hilner JE (1997) Body image among men and women in a biracial cohort. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 19, S166.

 

  1. Weidner G, Bild D, Smith D, McCreath H (1997). Psychological correlates of body weight: The moderating effects of gender, race and income. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 19, S112.

 

  1. Lewis CE, Jacobs DR, Kiefe CI, Schriener PJ, Smith DE, Wallace DD, Williams, OD (1997) Weight gain continues in the 90s: The CARDIA study. Canadian Journal of Cardiology, 13, 66B.

 

  1. Kusek J, Levell B, Beck G, Jamerson K, Agodoa L, Faulkner M, Greene P, Milligan S, Smith D (1997). Baseline quality of life (QOL) in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) full scale trial. Ethnicity and Disease, 7, S2.

 

  1. Smith D, Greene P, Pulley L, Kratt P, Weiss H, Hullett S (1998). Attitudes and beliefs about breast cancer among older, rural, African-American women. Journal of Women’s Health, 7, 634.

 

  1. Smith D, Kratt P, Greene P, Pulley L, Weiss H, Harrison R (1999). Breast cancer screening attitudes among low income, rural African-American women. Annals  of Behavioral Medicine, 21, S091.

 

  1. Smith D, Kratt P, Greene P, Pulley L, Harrison R, Partridge E (1999). Attitudes and early detection practices in African-American women with a family history of breast cancer.  Annals  of Behavioral Medicine, 21, S090.

 

  1. Greene PG, Smith DE, Kratt PP, Mayo MS, Harrison R, Partridge E (1999) Promoting cervical cancer screening in a rural minority primary care setting. Annals  of Behavioral Medicine, 21, S056.

 

  1. *Kratt PP, Greene PG, Smith DE, Harrison R (1999) Correlates of cervical cancer screening among rural, low income African-American women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 21, S066.

 

  1. Greene P, Smith D, Kratt P, Donovan K (1999) Behavioral issues in cervical cancer prevention. Proceedings of the 17th International Papilloma Virus Conference and Clinical Workshop, 2.

 

  1. Gold EC, Harvey-Berino J, Smith DE, Shuldiner AR, Walston JD, Starling RD, Turner A, Silver K, Poehlman ET. (1999) Does genetic testing for obesity influence confidence in the ability to lose weight? Obesity Research, 7 (supplement), 97S.

 

  1. *Kratt PP, Greene PG, Smith DE, Hullett S, Siegfried N (2000) Effects of a single contact cervical cancer screening intervention on African-American women. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, S60.

 

  1. Smith DE, Greene PG, Kratt PP, Siegfried N, Weiss H, Williams S (2000). Characteristics of rural, low-income, African-American women who engage in screening mammography. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, S66.

 

  1. *Kratt PP, Smith DE, Harvey-Berino J, Pintauro S, Greene PG (2000). Use of interactive computer applications among rural, low-income African-Americans.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, S104.

 

  1. *Siegfried N, Smith D, Greene P, Kratt P, Hullett S, Kennard P (2000). Response to tailored feedback in rural, low income, African-American Women: Impact of Family History. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 22, S66.

 

  1. Kohler C, Greene P, West D, Siegfried N, Gilliland J, Westfall A (2001) Targeting high risk individuals for prevention trials. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, S082.

 

  1. Greene P, West D, Partridge E, Davies S, Donovan K, Westfall A (2001) Tobacco risk reduction and cervical cancer prevention. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, S082.

 

  1. *Siegfried N, Greene P, West DS, Gilliland J, Crisp C, Roche C, Wrenn A (2001) Challenges of cancer prevention in clinical trials and public health practice. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 23, S108.

 

  1. *Kratt P, Greene P, West DS (2002). The continuing effect of intervention on rural African-American women’s adherence to cervical cancer screening.  Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24, S58.

 

  1. *Gore S, Greene P, West DS, Partridge E, Kohler C, Siegfried N, Westfall A (2002) Changing smoking habits in women at risk for cervical cancer. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24, S166.

 

  1. Kohler CL, Greene P, West DS, Partridge E, Davies S, Gore S, Siegfried N, Westfall A, (2002). Brief risk communication in a medical setting influences tobacco use and readiness to quit. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 24, S167.

 

 

 

  1. West DS, DiLillo V, Greene P, Kratt P, Kirk K (2003). Motivational Interviewing enhances weight loss and glycemic improvements among overweight women with type 2 diabetes. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S40.

 

  1. *Gore S, Foster J, DiLillo V, West DS (2003). The role of television viewing in food intake. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S24.

 

  1. *DiLillo V, Gore S, West DS (2003). Depressive symptoms and glycemic control in a biracial sample of women with type 2 diabetes. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S26.

 

  1. Greene P, Gore S, West DS, Kohler C, Desmond R, Zhang Y (2003). Clinically relevant measures of response to brief tobacco intervention. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S77.

 

  1. *Gore S, Greene P, West DS, Davies S, Desmond R, Zhang Y (2003) The role of depression in smoking cessation efforts. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25, S78.

 

  1. Jacobs M J, Wilfley DE, Gregory-Bills T, Crow S, Lilenfeld LR, West DS, Walsh BT,  Fairburn CG (2003)  Placebo Response in Pharmacotherapy for Binge Eating Disorder. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 34, 26-27.

 

  1. *DiLillo V, Gore S, Jones J, Balentine C, West DS (2004). Body image dissatisfaction among black and white women enrolled in a weight loss program. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 27, S83.

 

  1. West D, DiLillo V, Greene P, Bursac Z, Phillips M (2004). Motivational interviewing increases adherence to a behavioral weight control program. Obesity Research, 12, A24.

 

  1. West DS, Pulley L, Bursac Z, Phillips M. (2005). Creating Policy Change: Targeting Schools or School Districts?  Annals Behavioral Medicine, 29, S109.

 

  1. Raczynski JM, Phillips MM, West DS, Pulley L, Bursac Z (2005). Overview of the Evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to Reduce the Prevalence of Obesity among Children. Annals Behavioral Medicine, 29, S109.

 

  1. Phillips MM, West DS, Evans VS, Louvring M (2005). Targeting Schools for Policy

Change: BMI and School Characteristics. Annals Behavioral Medicine, 29, S109.

 

  1. Bursac Z, Phillips M, Gauss CH, Pulley L, West D, Raczynski J. (2006). Arkansas Act 1220 Evaluation: Multi-stage Stratified Surveys with PPS Sampling. 2005 Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Section on Health Policy Statistics [CD-ROM], Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, 1529-1531.

 

  1. West DS, Wadden T, Jakicic J, and Rejeski WJ for the Look AHEAD Research Group. (2006) Look AHEAD Lifestyle Intervention Produces Significant Weight Loss in Diverse Overweight Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 31, S078.

 

  1. Walker J, Raczynski JM, Phillips MP, Kahn RF, West DS, Evans LV, Bursac Z. Physician Response to Arkansas Childhood Obesity. (2006). Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 31, S005.

 

  1. West DS, Raczynski JM, Phillips MP, Gauss H, Bursac Z, Pulley L. (2006) BMI Screening Significantly Improves Parent Recognition of Overweight Children. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 31, S006.

 

  1. *Siddiqui NJ, West D, Bursac Z, Phillips M, Birdsong M, Raczynski J. (2006) Weight-based Teasing Does Not Increase When Schools Conduct BMI Screening. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 31, S096.

 

  1. Wing RR, Subak L, West D, Franklin F, Vittinghoff E, Creasman, J, Gorin A, Macer J, Kusek J, Grady D. (2007) Losing 5% of Body Weight Produces Clinically Significant Improvement in Urinary Incontinence. Obesity, 15, A98.

 

  1. West DS, DiLillo V, Bursac Z. (2007) Do African American Women in a Behavioral Weight Control Program Lose More Weight with an African-American Group Leader? Obesity, 15, A96.

 

  1. Gorin A, Fava J, Jakicic J, Jeffery R, West D, Brelje K, DiLillo V, Wing R for the Look AHEAD Home Environment Research Group. (2007) Two For The Price Of One: Behavioral Weight Control Treatment Has a Ripple Effect On the Home Environment and Untreated Spouses. Obesity, 15, A32.

 

  1. Wing R, Wadden T, West D, Neiberg R, Vitolins M, Trence D, Hill J, Johnson K, Ryan D, Vitolins M, Foreyt J. (2007) Factors Associated with Weight Loss Success in Look AHEAD’s Intensive Lifestyle Intervention. Obesity, 15, A175.

 

  1. West D, Gorin A, Subak L, Foster G, Bragg C, Creasman J, Wing R. (2008). Randomized trial of a novel motivationally-focused weight maintenance program. Obesity, 16, S56.

 

  1. *Krukowski R, West D, Perez AP, Bursac Z, Phillips M, Raczynski J. (2008). The role of weight-based teasing in the association between childhood overweight and academic performance.  Obesity, 16, S94.

 

  1. Wing R, West D, Grady D, Creasman J, Richter H, Myers D, Burgio K, Franklin F, Gorin A, Vittinghoff E, Macer J, Kusek J, Subak L. (2008). Weight loss improves urinary incontinence in overweight/obese women through 18 months. Obesity, 16, S159.

 

  1. Harvey-Berino J, West D, Buzzell P, Ogden D. (2008). Weight reported on the web: is it accurate? Obesity, 16, S168.

 

  1. *Krukowski R, Harvey-Berino J, Eddings K, West D. Associations between grocery store food environment, race, weight status, and individual dietary intake. Obesity, 16, S168.

 

  1. Gorin A, Pinto A, West D, Niemeier H, Fava J, wing R. (2008). Losing weight because you want to rather than because you feel you have to: motivational predictors of weight loss outcomes. Obesity, 16, S214.

 

  1. *Lueders N, Krukowski R, West D. (2008). Efficacy of an obesity intervention tailored for a Catholic community: a plot study. Obesity, 16, S240.

 

  1. Otten J, Harvey-Berino J, West D, Yi R, Bickel W. (2008). Overweight subjects show greater preference for immediate rewards than obese subjects. Obesity, 16, S313.

 

  1. *Krukowski R, Harvey-Berino J, Prewitt TE, West D. (2008). The impact of neighborhood characteristics on the availability and pricing of health food options. Obesity, 16, S319-320.

 

  1. West DS, Harvey-Berino J, Krukowski R. (2010). Preliminary evidence that online individual motivational interviewing sessions enhance a behavioral weight control program. Obesity Reviews, 11 (suppl 1), 471.

 

  1. West DS, Harvey-Berino J, Krukowski R. (2010). Weight change while waiting for treatment to start is associated with 6-month weight loss outcomes. Obesity Reviews, 11 (suppl 1), 225.

 

  1. *Krukowski R, Tilford JM, Harvey-Berino J, West DS. (2010). Cost effectiveness for in-person versus online behavioral weight loss programs. Obesity Reviews, 11 (suppl 1), 249.

 

  1. *Krukowski R, West DS, Harvey-Berino J. (2010). Weight loss success among African American women: exploring perspectives. Obesity Reviews, 11 (suppl 1), 281.

 

  1. *Cox TL, Krukowski RA, Love S, Eddings K, DiCarlo M, Prewitt TE, West DS. (2011). A pilot randomized controlled trial examining stress management and weight loss in African American women. Obesity, 19(suppl 1), S97.

Diversity Tour Winning Abstract at the 2011 Obesity Society Annual Meeting

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, Ashikaga T, Bursac Z & West DS. (2011). Patterns of Self-Monitoring Over Time Associated with Weight Loss Success in an Online Behavioral Weight Control Program. Obesity, 19 (suppl 1), S98.

 

  1. *Cox TL, Eddings K, Krukowski RA, Love SJ, Harvey-Berino J, West DS. (2012) Examining associations between treatment adherence and weight loss among natural social contacts in a behavioral weight loss intervention. Obesity, 20 (suppl 1), S145.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Pope RA, Love S, Lensing S, Felix H, Prewitt T, West DS. Examining costs of a lay health educator-delivered translation of the diabetes prevention program in senior centers. (2013). Obesity, 21 (suppl 1), S154.

 

  1. Krukowski R, West D, DiCarlo M, Andres A. Influences on expectations for gestational weight gain. The FASEB Journal 2015;29(suppl 1):590.2.

 

  1. Sobik S, Krukowski R, West D, Cleves M, Andres A. Subclinical depression is associated with lower birth weight in obese women. The FASEB Journal; 2015:29 (Suppl 1), 590.11

 

 

BOOK CHAPTERS:

 

  1. Smith DE. (1997). Eating Disorders. In D.C. Heimburger and R.L. Weinseir (Eds.) Handbook of Clinical Nutrition (Third Edition) (pp.494-505). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

 

  1. Gilliland MJ, Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, Smith DE, Cornell CE, Bittner V. (1999). Health Care Seeking Behaviors.  In J.M. Raczynski and R. DiClemente (Eds.) Handbook of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (pp 95-121). New York, NY: Plenum Press.

 

  1. Smith DE. (2000). Eating Disorders. In L. Goldman and J.C. Bennett (Eds.) Cecil Textbook of Medicine (21st Edition) (pp. 1152-1154).  Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company.

 

  1. West DS. (2004). Eating Disorders. In L. Goldman and J.C. Bennett (Eds.) Cecil Textbook of Medicine (22st Edition).  Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company.

 

 

 

  1. West DS, Harvey-Berino J, Raczynski JM. (2004). Obesity and Diet in Chronic Disease. In J. M. Raczynski, L. Bradley & L. Leviton.  Health Behavior: Disorders of Behavior and Health (Vol. II).  Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

 

  1. Bursac Z, Phillips M, Gauss CH, Pulley L, West D, Raczynski J. (2006). Arkansas Act 1220 Evaluation: Multi-stage Stratified Surveys with PPS Sampling. 2005 Proceedings of the American Statistical Association, Section on Health Policy Statistics [CD-ROM], Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

 

  1. West DS, Gore SA, Kelley N. (2007). Behavioral Obesity Treatment Translated. In Janet Latner and G. Terence Wilson (Eds.) Self-Help for Obesity and Binge Eating. NY: Guilford Press.

 

  1. *Krukowski, RA, Harvey-Berino, J, West, DS. (2009). Using Internet Technology to Treat Obesity. In M. A. Cucciare & K. R. Weingardt (Eds.), Using Technology to Support Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Practices: A Clinician’s Guide.

 

  1. *DiLillo V, West D (2011). Motivational Interviewing for Weight Loss. In G. T.  Wilson, R. I. Berkowitz, A. J. Stunkard  & T. A. Wadden (Eds.), Obesity and Associated Eating Disorders: A Guide for Mental Health Practitioners. The Psychiatric Clinics of North American series, Elsevier Press.

 

  1. West DS. (2015 submitted). In Timothy Walsh and Kelly Brownell (Eds). Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook (3rd Edition). NY: Guilford Press.

 

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS:

 

Oral Presentations:

  1. McCrady BS, Smith D (1985, April). Implications of cognitive impairment for the treatment of alcoholism. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the American Medical Society on Alcoholism, Washington, DC.

 

  1. Smith D, McCrady B (1986, Nov). The impact of cognitive impairment among alcoholics on treatment skills. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Chicago, IL.

 

  1. Smith DE, McCrady BS (1988, Nov). Cognitive impairment among alcoholics: Impact on drink refusal skill acquisition. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

 

  1. Kostis JB, Rosen R, Taska LS, Tannenbaum AK, Brondolo E, Smith DE (1989, March). Comparison of pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatment of hypertension: A randomized placebo controlled study. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the American College of Cardiology, Anaheim, CA.

 

  1. Rosen RC, Kostis JB, Brondolo E, Smith DE, Taska LS (1989, March). Effectiveness of nondrug treatments of hypertension: A randomized, prospective study. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

 

  1. Smith DE, McCrady BS (1989, Nov). Neuropsychological impairment among chronic alcoholics and treatment outcome: Aftercare attendance and drinking status at follow-up. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Washington, DC.

 

  1. Smith DE, Wing RR, Marcus MD, Burton L, Schachner M (1991, March). Repeated use of a VLCD affects compliance and weight loss. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, D.C.

 

  1. Raczynski JM, Williams OD, Coombs DW, Greene PG, Reynolds KD, Schumacher JE, Smith DE (1992, Oct). Behavioral Research–What have we applied: “Gap Experiences”–An academic perspective. Paper presented at Seventh National Conference on Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

  1. Smith D (1994, Nov). The role of purge behavior in binge eating disorder. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Folsom A, Jacobs D, Wagenknecht L, Winkhart S, Yunis C, Hilner J, Savage P, Smith D, Flack J (1995, March). Increase in fasting insulin over 7 years with increasing weight and inactivity of young adults. Paper presented at Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, San Antonio, TX.

 

  1. Smith D (1995, August). Diversity of populations with binge eating disorder: Implications for etiology. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

 

  1. Smith D (1995, Nov). Behavioral weight control and motivational interviewing for non-insulin dependent diabetes. Paper presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Obesity and Eating Disorders Special Interest Group, Washington, D.C.

 

  1. Kusek JW, Lee JY, Smith DE, Milligan S, Faulkner M, Cornell C, Kopple JD, Greene PG, Agoda LY (1996, July). Quality of life among clinical trial screenees during baseline in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) pilot study. Paper presented at Eleventh International Interdisciplinary Conference on Hypertension in Blacks, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Kusek JW, Lee JY, Greene PG, Douglas M, Grim C, Kirk KA, Milligan S, Smith DE, Whelton PK, Agoda LY (1996, July). Appointment attendance, pill counts and achievement of goal blood pressure in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) pilot study. Paper presented at Eleventh International Interdisciplinary Conference on Hypertension in Blacks, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Markovitz JH, Smith D, Raczynski JM, Oberman A, Williams OD, Knox S, Jacobs DR (1996, September).  Lack of relationships between psychological factors and low plasma lipid levels in the CARDIA study. Paper presented at Southeastern Lipid Conference, Calloway Gardens, GA.

 

  1. Lewis CE, Jacobs DR, Kiefe CI, Schriener PJ, Smith DE, Wallace DD, Williams OD (1997, June) Weight gain continues in the 90s: The CARDIA study. Paper presented at International Conference on Preventive Cardiology and the American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention, Montreal, Canada.

 

  1. Greene P, Brooks D, Gassman J, Greene T, Hall Y, Kusek J, Phillips R, Smith D, Wilkening B (1997, July). Pill counting and attainment of blood pressure goals in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension. Paper presented at Society for Clinical Trials and International Society for Clinical Biostatistics Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

 

  1. Greene P, Smith D, Kratt P, Donovan K (1999, Feb.) Behavioral issues in cervical cancer prevention. Paper presented at the 17th International Papilloma Virus Conference and Clinical Workshop.

 

 

 

  1. Lewis CE, McCreath H, West DS, Loria C, Kiefe C, Hulley S (2003, Mar) Predictors of 15-year weight gain in a bi-racial cohort of young adults: CARDIA. Paper presented at American Heart Association 43rd Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, Miami, FL.

 

  1. Gunderson EP, Lewis CE, Quesenberry CP, West DS, Murtaugh M, Sidney S (2003, Mar) Long-term Changes in Lipids Associated with Childbearing: CARDIA. Paper presented at American Heart Association 43rd Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, Miami, FL. Awarded the Trudy Bush Fellowship for CVD Research in Women’s Health.

 

  1. West DS, DiLillo V, Greene P, Kratt P, Kirk K (2003, Mar) Motivational Interviewing Enhances Weight Loss and Glycemic Improvements Among Overweight Women with Type 2 Diabetes. Paper presented at Society for Behavioral Medicine 24th Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. Awarded Citation Paper recognition and the Society of Behavioral Medicine Lifescan Diabetes Research Award.

 

  1. West DS, DiLillo V, Greene P, Bursac Z, Phillips M (2004, Nov). Motivational Interviewing Increases Adherence to a Behavioral Weight Control Program. Paper presented at Annual meeting of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, Las Vegas, NV.

 

  1. West DS, Pulley L, Bursac Z, Phillips M. (April, 2005). Creating Policy Change: Targeting Schools or School Districts?  Paper presented at Society for Behavioral Medicine 26th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

 

  1. Raczynski JM, Phillips MM, West DS, Pulley L, Bursac Z (April, 2005). Overview of the Evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220 of 2003 to Reduce the Prevalence of Obesity among Children. Paper presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine 26th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

 

  1. Phillips MM, West DS, Evans VS, Louvring M (April, 2005). Targeting Schools for Policy Change: BMI and School Characteristics. Paper presented at Society for Behavioral Medicine 26th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

 

  1. *White DB, West DS. Physical activity and exercise self efficacy in overweight women with type 2 diabetes enrolled in a behavioral weight loss program.  (March, 2006) Paper presented at the 2006 meeting of the American Academy of Health Behavior, Carmel, CA.

 

  1. Yi R, West D, Bickel WK. Binge eating symptoms, obesity, and temporal discounting (June, 2007). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Study Group Investigating Drugs as Reinforcers, Quebec, Canada.

 

  1. Gorin A, Fava J, Jakicic J, Jeffery R, West D, Brelje K, DiLillo V, Wing R for the Look AHEAD Research Group. (Nov, 2007). Two for the price of one: Behavioral weight control treatment has a ripple effect on the home environment and untreated spouses. Paper presented at the 2007 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. *Montgomery BE, West DS, Raczynski JM, Phillips M, Gauss CH, Bursac Z. (Nov, 2007). Economic and educational factors do not explain racial differences in the accuracy of parental perception of overweight in their child.  Paper presented at the 2007 Annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington DC.

 

  1. *Ivory J, Phillips MM, West D, Bursac Z, Gauss CH, Walker J, Raczynski JM. Parental knowledge and beliefs about childhood obesity-related-co-morbidities. (Oct, 2008). Oral presentation at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Phillips MM, Perez AP, Raczynski JM, Pulley L, West D, Bursac Z, Gauss CH, Walker J. Differences in response to obesity prevention and control activities by weight status: Data from the evaluation of Arkansas Act 1220. (Oct, 2008). Oral presentation at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. *Perez AP, Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, Pulley L, West D, Bursac Z, Gauss CH, Walker J. (Oct, 2008). School beverage vending access and purchasing patterns among Arkansas adolescents. Oral presentation at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. West DS, Gorin AA, Subak LL, Foster G, Bragg C, Creasman J, Wing RR. (Oct, 2008). Randomized trial of a novel motivationally-focused maintenance program.  Oral presentation at the 2008 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, Phoenix, AZ.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS, Perez AP, Bursac A, Phillips MM, Raczynski JM. The role of weight-based teasing in the association between childhood overweight and academic performance. Oral presentation at the 2008 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, Phoenix, AZ.

 

  1. Rubin RR, DiLillo V, Jaramillo S, Knowler WC, Miller K, Peyrot M, Wadden T, West D, Wing R for the Look AHEAD Research Group. (2009, June).  CVD Risk Factors, Depression Symptoms, and Antidepressant Medicine Use In Look AHEAD Trial Participants.  Oral presentation at the 69th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Harvey-Berino J, West DS. (Oct, 2009). Internet Delivered Behavioral Obesity Treatment. Oral presentation at the 2009 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, Washington DC. Awarded as Platform Oral Presentation.

 

  1. Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, West DS, Walker J, Gauss CH, Bursac Z (April 2010). Overweight students and their families respond to efforts to reduce childhood obesity. Oral presentation to be delivered at the 2010 annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.

 

  1. Bursac Z, Williams DK, Gauss CH, Moore P, Goodell M, Krukowski RA, West DS, Phillips M, Raczynski JM (Aug 2010). Comparison of Quadratic Inference Functions and Generalized Estimating Equations: Longitudinal Case Study of Act 1220 of 2003 Health Policy in Arkansas. Presentation at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Vancouver, British Colombia.

 

  1. West, DS (October, 2011). Bridging the Gap: Dissemination of the Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention in Rural Settings using Lay Health Educators. Invited presentation to The Obesity Society Annual Scientific Sessions. Orlando, FL, October, 2011.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, McSweeney J, Sparks C, West DS (May, 2012). Exploring Influences on Food Store Choice. Oral presentation at Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), Austin, TX.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Bursac Z, McGehee M, West DS. (May 2012). Exploring Potential Health Disparities in Excessive Gestational Weight Gain. Oral presentation at Annual Conference of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA), Austin, TX.

 

  1. Yang Y, Brown CJ, Burgio KL, Kilgore ML, Ritchie CS, Roth DL, West DS, Locher JL. (Nov, 2012). Nutritional Risk at Baseline Predicts Health Services Utilization and Mortality over a One-Year Period in Older Adults Receiving Medicare Home Health Services. Gerontological Society of America Annual Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Krukowski RA, Harvey JR, West DS. The Impact of the Interventionist-Participant Relationship in an Online Group Behavioral Weight Loss Program on Weight Loss and Treatment Adherence. (Nov, 2014). Medicine 2.0 Summit & World Congress, Maui, HI.

 

Poster Presentations:

 

  1. Smith DE, Wing RR, Markovitz J, Nicotra L (1991, March). Characteristics of first VLCD and refeeding influence weight loss on second VLCD. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, D.C.

 

  1. Smith DE, Marcus MD, Santelli R, Kaye WH (1991, Nov). Assessment of obese binge eaters with the Eating Disorder Examination. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, New York, NY.

 

  1. Smith DE, Wing RR, Guzick D (1992, March). Behavioral weight control for women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Citation paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New York, N.Y.

 

  1. Smith DE, Mason DA, Rosenthal R (1993, Nov). Evaluation of a group psychoeducational program for obese binge eaters. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Atlanta, GA.

 

  1. Smith DE, Lewis CE, Greene P, Caveny JL, Raczynski JM, Williams OD, Kiefe C, Hilner J (1994, April) . Weight cycling and cardiovascular risk factors: The CARDIA study. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Boston, MA.

 

  1. Smith DE, Heckemeyer C, Kratt P, Kitchin E, Mason D, Caveny J, Jackson S (1994, Nov). Behavioral weight control with a motivational intervention for older obese women with non-insulin dependent diabetes: A pilot study. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Lee JY, Smith DE, Cornell CE, Faulkner M, Kopple J, Kusek JW, Milligan S (1995, Nov.) Quality of life in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) pilot study. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Riley N, Bild D, Cooper L, Schreiner P, Smith D, Thompson K (1996, June). Relationship of self image to body size and weight loss attempts in black women in the CARDIA study. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA.

 

  1. Smith D, Marcus M, Lewis C, Fitzgibbon M, Schreiner P, Hilner J (1996, Nov). Binge eating disorder and depression in non-treatment seeking obese black and white men and women: The CARDIA study. Presented at the Second Annual Meeting of the Eating Disorders Research Society Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

  1. Smith DE, Thompson JK, Raczynski JM, Hilner J (1997, April). Body image among men and women in a biracial cohort: The CARDIA study.  Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

 

  1. Smith D, Lewis C, Marcus M, Fitzgibbon M, Hilner J, Schreiner P (1997, April). Binge eating disorder in a biracial population-based cohort. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

 

  1. Weidner G, Bild D, Smith D, McCreath H (1997, April) Psychological correlates of body weight: The moderating effects of gender, race and income. Presented at the Annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

 

  1. Kusek J, Levell B, Beck G, Jamerson K, Agodoa L, Faulkner M, Greene P, Milligan S, Smith D (1997, July). Baseline quality of life (QOL) in the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension (AASK) full scale trial.  Presented at the Twelfth International Interdisciplinary Conference on Hypertension in Blacks, London, England.

 

  1. Smith D, Greene P, Pulley L, Kratt P, Weiss H, Hullett S (1998, June). Attitudes and beliefs about breast cancer among older, rural, African-American women.  Paper presented at the Sixth Annual Congress on Women’s Health, Washington, D.C

 

  1. Smith D, Kratt P, Greene P, Pulley L, Weiss H, Harrison R (1999, March). Breast cancer screening attitudes among low income, rural African-American women. Paper presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Smith D, Kratt P, Greene P, Pulley L, Harrison R, Partridge E (1999, March). Attitudes and early detection practices in African-American women with a family history of breast cancer. Paper presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA.

 

 

 

  1. Greene PG, Smith DE, Kratt PP, Mayo MS, Harrison R, Partridge E (1999,

March) Promoting cervical cancer screening in a rural minority primary care setting. Paper presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. *Kratt PP, Greene PG, Smith DE, Harrison R (1999, March) Correlates of cervical

cancer screening among rural, low income African-American women.  Paper presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine Annual Scientific Sessions, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. Gold EC, Harvery-Berino J, Smith DE, Shuldiner AR, Walston JD, Starling RD, Turner A, Silver K, Poehlman E (1999, Nov). Does genetic testing for obesity influence confidence in the ability to lose weight? Poster presented at the Scientific Sessions of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, Charleston, SC.

 

  1. *Donovan K, Greene P, Kratt P, Smith D (1999, Nov.). Psychological distress and adherence to cervical cancer screening recommendations in a rural, low-income African American sample. The 2nd Annual Cancer Care Symposium, Chicago, IL.

 

  1. Gersnoviez R, Burrows PK, Smith D, Greene P, Kusek J, Ahrens A, Watson V, Homan K (April, 2000) Utilizing Behavioral Consultants in Clinical Trials. Annual Meeting of the Society of Clinical Trials. Toronto, Canada.

 

  1. *Kratt PP, Greene PG, Smith DE, Hullett S, Siegfried N (April, 2000) Effects of a single contact cervical cancer screening intervention on African-American women. Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Received Award for the Best Visual Poster.

 

 

 

  1. *DiLillo V, Siegfried N, Kratt P, Greene P, Smith-West D (March, 2001) Strategies

for recruitment of African American Women into clinical trials.  Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Seattle, WA.

 

  1. *DiLillo V, West DS, Kratt P, Greene P, Smith C (April, 2002) Successful enrollment of African Americans into clinical trials. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

 

 

 

  1. Gunderson EP, West DS, Murtaugh M, Lewis CE, Sidney S (April, 2002). Changes in Anthropometric Measures Associated with Childbearing: CARDIA. Presented at the 42nd Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention / 1st Annual Asian Pacific Scientific Forum, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

 

 

  1. Williamson D, Wadden T, West DS for the Look AHEAD Research Group (Sept, 2002). Weight Loss Intervention of the Look AHEAD Trial: Description of Procedures for the Weight Loss Induction Phase (Year 1).  Presented at the International Conference on Obesity, San Paulo, Brazil.

 

  1. Jacobs J, Wilfley DE, Gregory-Bills T, Crow S,  Lilenfeld LR, West DS, Walsh BT,  Fairburn CG (May, 2003)  Placebo Response in Pharmacotherapy for Binge Eating Disorder.  Presented at the International Conference on Eating Disorders.  Denver, CO.

 

  1. *Gore S, Foster J, DiLillo V, West DS (March, 2003). The role of television viewing in food intake. Presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

  1. *DiLillo V, Gore S, West DS (March, 2003). Depressive symptoms and glycemic control in a biracial sample of women with type 2 diabetes. Presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

  1. Greene P, Gore S, West DS, Kohler C, Desmond R, Zhang Y (March, 2003). Clinically relevant measures of response to brief tobacco intervention.  Presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

  1. *Gore S, Greene P, West DS, Davies S, Desmond R, Zhang Y (March, 2003). The role of depression in smoking cessation efforts. Presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT.

 

  1. *Foster JA, Brown DM, Gore SA, DiLillo VG, Kirk K, West DS (Nov, 2003). Television Viewing and Physical Activity: Associations among overweight women.  Presented at the Scientific Sessions of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

 

  1. Gunderson EP, Whitmer R, Lewis CE, Quesenberry CP, West DS, Sidney S (March, 2004). CARDIA: Does the decline in HDL associated with a first birth vary by ApoE genotype? Presented at the American Heart Association Conference on Cardiovascular Disease, Epidemiology and Prevention, San Francisco, CA.

 

  1. West DS, DiLillo V, Thomas S, Greene P, Bursac Z. Social Support for eating and exercise changes among overweight African American women with type 2 diabetes.  (March, 2004) Presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

 

  1. West DS, Phillips MM, Bursac Z, Gauss H, Pulley L. (April, 2005). Do parents know when their children are overweight? Presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Boston, MA.

 

  1. Bursac Z, Phillips M, Gauss CH, Pulley L, West D, Raczynski J. (Aug, 2005) Act 1220 Evaluation: Multi-stage surveys with PPS sampling.  Presented at the 2000 Joint Statistical Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

 

  1. West DS. (Nov, 2007) Do African-American Women in a Behavioral Obesity Program Lose More Weight With an African-American Group Leader? Poster presented at the 2007 annual meeting of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. Phillips MM, Raczynski JM, Pulley L, West D, Bursac Z, Gauss CH, Walker J, Craig R, Ivory J, Perez AP. Did We Get What We Expected? Measuring Body Mass Index in Schools. Poster presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, Eddings K, West, DS. (Oct, 2008).  Associations between Grocery Store Food Environment, Race, Weight Status, and Individual Dietary Intake. Poster presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, Phoenix, AZ.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, Prewitt TE, West DS. (Oct, 2008). The Impact of Neighborhood Characteristics on the Availability and Pricing of Healthy Food Options. Poster presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, Phoenix, AZ.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Lueders NK, West DS. (Oct, 2008). Efficacy of an Obesity Intervention Tailored for a Catholic Community: A Pilot Study. Poster presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, Phoenix, AZ.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, West DS. (Oct, 2009). Perceived Social Support in Internet-Delivered Behavioral Weight Control. Poster presented at the 2009 annual meeting of the Obesity Society, Washington DC.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Tilford JM, Harvey-Berino J, West DS. (July, 2010). Comparative Cost-effectiveness for In-person versus Online Behavioral Weight Loss Programs. International Congress on Obesity, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS, Harvey-Berino J, McSweeney J. (July 2010). Weight Loss Success among African American Women: Exploring Perspectives. International Congress on Obesity, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

  1. West DS, Harvey-Berino J, Krukowski RA. (July 2010). Weight Change While Waiting for Treatment to Start is associated with 6-month Weight Loss Outcomes. International Congress on Obesity, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

  1. West DS, Harvey-Berino J, Krukowski RA. (July 2010). Preliminary Evidence that Online Individual Motivational Interviewing Sessions Enhance Behavioral Weight Control Program. International Congress on Obesity, Stockholm, Sweden.

 

  1. Bursac Z, Williams DK, Moore P, Gauss CH, Goodell M, Krukowski RA, West DS, Phillips M, Raczynski JM. (Aug 2010). Comparison of Quadratic Inference Functions and Generalized Estimating Equations: Longitudinal Case Study of Act 1220 of 2003 Health Policy in Arkansas. Joint Statistical Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, Bursac Z, Ashikaga T, West D. (June 2011). Patterns of Self-Monitoring Associated with Weight Loss Success in Internet-Delivered Behavioral Weight Control Program. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Melbourne, Australia.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Harvey-Berino J, Skelly J, West D. (June 2011). Predictors Associated with Long-Term Weight Loss in Online Compared with In-Person Behavioral Obesity Treatment Programs. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Melbourne, Australia

 

  1. *Cox TL, Krukowski RA, Love S, Eddings K, DiCarlo M, Prewitt TE, West DS. (Oct 2011). A pilot randomized controlled trial examining stress management and weight loss in African American women. Obesity, 19,1, S97.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, McSweeney J, Sparks C, DiCarlo M, West, DS (April 2012). Development and Pilot-Testing of the Food Store Selection Questionnaire. 33rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Bursac Z. McGehee M, West DS. (April 2012). Sociodemographic and Personal Health Characteristics Associated with Insufficient and Excessive Gestational Weight Gain Based on the Revised Institute of Medicine Guidelines. 33rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. *Cox TL, Eddings K, Krukowski RA, Love SJ, Harvey-Berino J, West DS. (Sept, 2012). Examining associations between treatment adherence and weight loss among natural social contacts in a behavioral weight loss intervention. The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, West DS. (Sept, 2012). Comparing Prices for Healthier and Less Healthy Entrees on Restaurant Children’s Menus. The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

 

  1. Falconbridge LF, Wadden TA, Rubin RR, Knowler WC, Chen H, West DS, Rejeski R, Coday M, Ewing LJ. (Sept, 2012).Changes in Weight and Symptoms of Depression in Overweight or Obese Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes in the Look AHEAD trial: Four-year Results. The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

 

  1. *Krukowski RA, Pope RA, Love S, Lensing S, Felix H, Prewitt T, West DS. (Nov, 2013).  Examining costs of a Lay Health Educator-Delivered Translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program in Senior Centers. The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

 

  1. West DS, Krukowski RA, Harvey JR. (Nov 2014). What Are the Weight Loss Outcomes among African American Women in Online Behavioral Weight Control Programs? Medicine 2.0 Summit & World Congress, Maui, HI.

 

  1. Krukowski R, West D, DiCarlo M, Andres A. (March 2015). Influences on Expectations for Gestational Weight Gain. Experimental Biology, Boston, MA.

 

  1. Sobik S, Krukowski RA, West DS, Cleves MA, Andres A. (March 2015). Subclinical Depression is Associated with Lower Birth Weight in Obese Women. Experimental Biology, Boston, MA.

 

                                                           

National Workshops and Invited Lectures:

 

  1. Marcus MD, Smith DE (1990, April). Binge eating among obese individuals: Research and treatment. Workshop presented at the Fourth International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, NY.

 

  1. Marcus MD, Smith DE (1991, Oct). Treatment of obese binge eaters. Workshop presented at the Tenth National Conference on Eating Disorders, Columbus, OH.

 

  1. Marcus MD, Smith DE (1992, April). Assessment and treatment of binge eating in obese individuals. Workshop presented at the Fifth International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, NY.

 

  1. Smith DE (1994, May). Behavioral determinants of weight change during major life events: Marriage, pregnancy and work. Invited presentation at the National Cancer Institute conference on “Weight change over a woman’s life: Periods of hormonal transition” in Rockville, MD.

 

  1. Smith DE, Greene PG, Raczynski JM, Dunbar-Jacob JM (1994, April). Assessment and interventions to promote adherence in clinical trials. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Boston, MA.

 

  1. Smith DE (1995, May). Improving adherence and retention with motivational interviewing strategies. Invited workshop presented for NIH-funded Trial of Nonpharmacologic Intervention in the Elderly (TONE) Steering Committee Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ.

 

  1. Smith DE (1996, May). Motivational interviewing in behavioral interventions for non-insulin dependent diabetes. Invited workshop presented for NIDDK-funded Diabetes Prevention Project (DPP),  Pittsburgh, PA.

 

  1. Smith DE (1997, December) Enhancing compliance in clinical trials. Invited presentation at the Drug Information Association Persistence / Compliance among Patients on Drug Therapy Conference, Baltimore, MD.

 

  1. Smith DE (1999, Nov). Lifestyle Working Group Presentation. NIDDK-Sponsored Behavioral Science Research in Diabetes Workshop, Bethesda, MD.

 

  1. West DS (2000, June). Behavioral approaches to the treatment of obesity in diabetes.  American Diabetes Association 60th Scientific Session, San Antonio, TX.

 

  1. West DS, Gore S (2000, Oct). Pregnancy and Obesity.  North American Association for the Study of Obesity annual scientific meeting, Long Beach, CA.

 

  1. West DS (2000, Oct.) Behavioral Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity.  North American Association for the Study of Obesity annual scientific meeting, Long Beach, CA.

 

 

 

  1. West DS (2003, Feb). Motivational Interviewing in Obesity Treatment.  North American Society for Psychosocial Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kauai, HI.

 

  1. West DS (2003, June). New Strategies to Enhance Patient Motivation toward Behavior Change.  American Diabetes Association Annual Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA.

 

  1. West D (2004, June) Motivational Interviewing. American Diabetes Association Annual Scientific Sessions, Orlando, FL.

 

  1. West DS (2005, Aug). Behavioral Weight Control for Overweight Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes. American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

 

  1. West DS (2005, October). Counseling Approaches for Weight Loss: Motivational Interviewing.  North American Association for the Study of Obesity Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

 

  1. West DS (2008, June). Recruitment, retention and adherence in randomized clinical trials.  NIH Summer Institute on Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials Involving Behavioral Interventions. Airlie, VA.

 

  1. West DS (2009, April). Behavioral weight control and motivation. Invited keynote address at the Society of Behavioral Medicine 30th annual scientific sessions, Montreal, Canada.

 

  1. West DS (2009 June). Recruitment, retention and adherence in randomized behavioral clinical trials.  NIH Summer Institute on Design and Conduct of Randomized Clinical Trials Involving Behavioral Interventions. Airlie, VA.

 

  1. West DS (2010, April). Counseling strategies to encourage behavior change in weight loss. American Dietetic Association Level 2 Weight Management Counseling Certificate Workshop. Baltimore, MD.

 

  1. West DS (2011, Feb). Using Lay Health Educators to Deliver a Behavioral Weight Control Program in Senior Centers. National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases Clinical Obesity Research Panel.  Bethesda, MD.

 

  1. West DS (2011, Aug). The Science and Practice of Behavioral Weight Control: Facilitating and Motivating Behavioral Change for Weight Loss and Maintenance. Invited Clinical Grand Rounds for the American Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

 

  1. West DS (2011, Oct). Bridging the Gap: The Dissemination of Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Interventions in Rural Settings using Lay Health Educators. The Obesity Society 29th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL.

 

  1. West, DS (2012, April). Counseling Strategies to Encourage Behavior Change in Weight Loss. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Level 2 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Program, Chicago, IL.

 

  1. West DS (2012, Sept). Blending Behavioral Weight Control with Motivational Interviewing. The Obesity Society 30th Annual Scientific Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

 

  1. West, DS (2012, Nov). Counseling Strategies to Encourage Behavior Change in Weight Loss. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Level 2 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Program, Las Vegas, NV.

 

  1. West, DS (2013, Dec). Counseling Strategies to Encourage Behavior Change in Weight Loss. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Level 2 Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Program, Austin, TX.

 

Workshops and Invited Lectures at local and regional courses and meetings:

 

  1. Smith DE (1994, April). Behavioral Weight Control with a Motivational Intervention for Older Obese Women with Non-insulin Dependent Diabetes.  Presented at University of Alabama at Birmingham Center for Aging Scientific Seminar Series.

 

  1. Smith DE (1994, May). Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Binge Eating.  Alabama Society of Behavioral Medicine Meeting.

 

  1. Smith DE, Greene PG (1994, October) Promoting Adherence to Treatment Recommendations. Public Health Grand Rounds. Midsouth Program for Public Health Practice.

 

  1. Smith DE (1995, April). Motivational Interviewing to Enhance Behavioral Interventions for Non-insulin Dependent Diabetes. Workshop presented at the Billings Area Indian Health Service (IHS) Diabetes Conference, Bozeman, MT.

 

  1. Smith DE (1995, September). Motivational Interviewing: Training Workshop for Health Care Providers.  Invited 2-day workshop at the Jackson, MS VAMC.

 

  1. Smith DE (1996, March). Goal Setting During a Brief Counseling Contact.  Invited address of the Annual Meeting of the Alabama Dietetic Association, Birmingham, AL.

 

  1. Greene PG, Smith DE (1996, Nov). Cancer control and prevention among rural minority populations.  University of Alabama at Birmingham Cancer Prevention and Control Seminar Series.

 

  1. West DS (January, 2000). Cervical Cancer and Smoking. Invited address at Annual Research and Clinical Sessions of the Progress in Obstetrics and Gynecology Program, Birmingham, AL.

 

  1. West DS (2001, Jan). Pregnancy and obesity. University of Alabama at Birmingham Clinical Nutrition Research Center Seminar Series, Birmingham, AL.

 

  1. West DS (2002, Feb). Diabetes and Depression.  Invited presentation to Alabama Diabetes Educators Association, Birmingham, AL.

 

 

 

  1. West DS (2002, April). Helping People Change: Using Goal Setting to Get Behavior Change. American Diabetes Association Birmingham Professional and Patient Education Program

 

  1. West DS (2002, July). Overview and Evaluation of Research Designs in Behavioral Research.  Invited lecture to Clinical Research Training Program for Studies of CVD in India, Birmingham, AL.

 

 

 

  1. West DS (2002, July) Motivational Interviewing in Weight Control and Diabetes Treatment. Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

 

 

  1. West DS (2002, Aug). Treatment Adherence in Clinical Trials.  Invited lecture to Clinical

            Research Training Program for Studies of CVD in India, Birmingham, AL.

 

  1. West DS (2002, Nov) Motivational Interviewing in Diabetes Care. Invited presentation at 39th Annual Diabetes Symposium of the Central Ohio Diabetes Association, Dublin, OH.

 

  1. West DS (2002, Nov) Obesity, Heart Disease and Diabetes: the Look AHEAD Study. Invited presentation at UAB Department of Medicine Clinical Research Symposium.

 

 

  1. West DS (2003, May) Behavioral Interventions for Obesity and Diabetes. Invited presentation at Obesity/Diabetes Link: Mechanism to Intervention in Minority and Underserved Populations Conference, Athens, GA.

 

  1. West DS (2003, Oct). Using Goal Setting to Get Behavior Change.  Invited presentation at UAMS Rural Hospital Program Diabetes Review, Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West DS (2003, Dec) Behavioral Approaches to Obesity Treatment: What works in Individuals? Public Health Grand Rounds, Arkansas Department of Public Health, Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West DS (2004, Jan) Motivational Interviewing: Applications to Behavioral Weight Control for Diabetes. Invited presentation at Health Policy Grand Rounds, College of Public Health, Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West DS (2004, Jan) Behavioral Weight Control for Type 2 Diabetes: The Look AHEAD clinical trial. UAMS Preventive Nutrition Seminar, Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West DS (2004, Dec). Motivational Interviewing for Behavioral Weight Control.  Psychiatry Grand Rounds, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

 

  1. West DS (2005, Feb) Behavioral Obesity Treatments: Today’s State of the Art. Alabama Public Health Training Network Satellite Conference, Montgomery, AL.

 

  1. West DS (2005, June) Motivational Interviewing for Behavioral Weight Control. University of Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center Summer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

  1. West DS. (2005, Aug). State of the Art Behavioral Weight Control.  UAMS Department             of Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds, Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West, DS, Gore, S, Foster, J. (2005, Aug). Altering TV Viewing Habits as a Strategy for Preventing Obesity.  Public Health Grand Rounds, Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West DS. (2006, June) Motivational Interviewing for Behavioral Weight Control in Type 2 Diabetes. Distinguished Visiting Scholars Program (K-30), Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS.

 

  1. West DS. (2006, Sept) How to Use Behavioral Skills to Effectively Implement Change … Even with Challenging Individuals.  Invited presentation at the 8th Annual Conference on the Prevention and Treatment of Overweight and Obese Individuals.  Kansas City, MO.

 

  1. West DS (2007, June) Motivational Interviewing for Behavioral Weight Control. University of Pittsburgh Mind-Body Center Summer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

  1. West DS (2009, March) Motivational Interviewing and Behavioral Weight Control Workshop. Jenny Craig Corporate Leadership, San Diego, CA.

 

  1. West DS (2009, May). Recruitment and Retention of Minority Participants in Community-Based Research.  UAMS Gerontological Nursing Research Summer Scholars Seminar.  Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West DS (2009, Nov). Addressing Childhood Obesity in Arkansas: Act 1220 of 2003. University of Georgia System Conference.  Addressing Childhood Obesity in Georgia: Prevention, Intervention, Health Care, Public Health, Community Based and Legislative. Atlanta, GA.

 

  1. West DS (2010, Nov). Motivationally-Focused Weight Maintenance. University of Pennsylvania, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Philadelphia, PA.

 

  1. West DS (2011, Jan). Behavioral Strategies for Weight Management for Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes. Arkansas Chronic Illness Collaborative. Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West DS (2011, Jan). Internet-Delivered Behavioral Weight Control: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Two States. Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA.

 

  1. West DS (2011, Oct). Internet-Delivered Behavioral Weight Control. Public Health Grand Rounds, Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. West DS, Krukowski RA, Adams B. (2012, April). Bridging the Gap: Dissemination of the Diabetes Prevention Program Lifestyle Intervention in Rural Settings using Lay Health Educators. Public Health Grand Rounds, Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, AR.

 

  1. *Larsen CA, West DS (2014, Sept). Choose to Lose Online: Evaluation of Communciation Patterns in a Pilot Online Weight Mangaement Program. 2014 SEC Prevention of Obesity” Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge Symposium, Atlanta, GA.

 

  1. West DS.(2015, April). Current Research in Technology-Based Interventions to Promote Heathy Lifestyles. South Carolina Smart State Council of Chairs Forum, Greenville, SC.

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS:

Educational Tapes:

Promoting Adherence to Treatment Recommendations.  Video tape for Midsouth Program for Public Health Practice, UAB School of Public Health.  Produced by the Alabama Department of Public Health, 1994.

SERVICE

 

Arkansas Food Bank, Board of Directors, 2010 – 2013