Professor, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health
Public Health, Nutrition, Adolescent health, Youth obesity, Eating disorders
Dianne Neumark-Sztainer is the principal investigator on a number of research studies. Her research focuses on nutrition, physical activity, and the prevention of weight-related problems including eating disorders, unhealthy weight control behaviors, body dissatisfaction, and obesity among adolescents. Neumark-Sztainer has published over 250 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and a book for parents of adolescents titled: “I’m, like, SO fat!” Helping your teen make healthy choices about eating and exercise in a weight-obsessed world.
Sources of Funding
National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development)
Department of Health and Human Services (Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal & Child Health Bureau)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention