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Publications 2019-2020

  1. Agbor-Enoh. S., Wang,Y., Tunc I., … Valantine, H.A. (2019). Donor-derived Cell-free DNA Predicts Allograft Failure and Mortality after Lung Transplantation, EBioMedicine. 40:541-553.
  2. Anderson Steeves E, Trude ACB, Shipley C, Mejia Ruiz MJ, Jones-Smith J, Pollack K, Cheskin L, Hurley K, Hopkins L, Gittelsohn J. Perceptions and Impact of a Youth-led Childhood Obesity Prevention Intervention among Youth-leaders. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 2019; 1-22. doi:10.1080/19320248.2019.1649777
  3. Armstrong B, Trude ACB, Johnson C, Castelo R, Zemanick A, Haber-Sage S, Arbaiza R, Black MM. CHAMP: a cluster randomized-controlled trial to prevent obesity in childcare centers. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 2019; 86: 105849. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2019.105849
  4. Black MM, Trude ACB, Armstrong B. Prenatal WIC Participation: A Step Toward Human Capital Development. JAMA Pediatrics. 2019;173(9):815–816. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.1682
  5. Black MM, Yimgang DP, Hurley KM, Harding KB, Fernandez-Rao S, Balakrishna N, Radhakrishna KV, Reinhart GA, Nair KM. Mechanisms Linking Height to Early Child Development Among Infants and Preschoolers in Rural India. Dev Sci. 2019 Feb 4:e12806. doi: 10.1111/desc.12806. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Boggs D, Milner K, Chandna J, Black MM, Cavallera V, Dua T, Fink G, Ashish KC, Grantham-McGregor S, Hamadani J, Hughes R, Manji K, McCoy DC, Tann C, Lawn JE. Rating early childhood development outcome measurement tools for routine health programme use. Archives of Diseases in Childhood, 2019; 104(Suppl 1):S22-S33. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-315431.
  7. Covington LB, Armstrong B, Black MM. Bed Sharing in Toddlerhood: Choice Versus Necessity and Provider Guidelines. Global Pediatric Health, 2019;6:2333794X19843929. doi: 10.1177/2333794X19843929.
  8. Covington LB, Rogers VE, Black MM. Sleep Measurement in Toddlers From Low-income Families. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2019;40(3):219-223. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000651.
  9. Gattu, R.J., Paik, G., Wang, Y., Ray, P., Lichenstein R., Black, M.M. (2019) The Hunger Vital Sign identifies household food insecurity among children in emergency departments and primary care, Children, 6(10): 122.
  10. GSED Team (Cavaliera V, Black M, Bromley K, Cavaliera V, Cuartas J, Dua T, et al.). The Global Scale for Early Development. Early Childhood Matters. 2019; 14: 80-84.
  11. Juang, D. D., McDonald D.L., Johnson-Young E.A., Burrell T.D., Silver D.L., Wang, Y., Lichenstein R. (2019). Assessment of Pediatric Residents’ Attitudes toward Anticipatory Counseling on Gun Safety. Children. 6(11):122
  12. McIlree, C, Lane, H.G., Wang, Y., Greene, C., Hager, E. (2019). Wellness Team Stability and Local Wellness Policy Implementation: A Longitudinal Study. In press, American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 56(3):e75-e83
  13. Milner KM, Bhopal S, Black M, Dua T, Gladstone M, Hamadani J, Hughes R, Kohli-Lynch M, Manji K, Ponce Hardy V, Radner J, Sharma S, Tofail F, Tann C, Lawn JE. Counting outcomes, coverage and quality for early child development programmes.Arch Dis Child. 2019;104(Suppl 1):S13-S21. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2018-315430.
  14. Nawa N, Black MM, Araya R, Richiardi L, Surkan PJ. Pre- and post-natal maternal anxiety and early childhood weight gain. Journal of Affective Disorders. 2019; 257: 136-142.
  15. Richter LM, Black MM, Britto P, Daelmans B, Desmond C, Devercelli A, Dua T, Fink G, Heymann J, Lombardi J, Lu C, Naicher S, Vargas-Baron E. Early childhood development: An imperative for action and measurement at scale. BMJ Global Health, 2019;4:i154–i160. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001302.
  16. Rose-Jacobs R, Bovell-Ammon A, Ettinger de Cuba S, Black MM, Coleman SM, Cutts DB, Chilton M, Herren TC, Casey PH, Ochea E, Frank DA, Sandel M. Housing instability among families with young children with Special Health Care Needs. Pediatrics, July 2019, e20181704; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2018-1704
  17. Schuler BR, Fowler B, Rubio D, Kilby S, Wang Y, Hager ER, Black MM. Building Blocks for Healthy Children: Evaluation of a Childcare Center-Based Obesity Prevention Pilot among Low-Income Children. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2019 Sep;51(8):958-966. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2019.04.017.
  18. Covington LB, Rogers VA, Black MM. Toddler Bedtime Routines and their Association with Nighttime Sleep Duration, and Maternal and Household Factors, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, 2019 Oct;5(5):459-465. doi: 10.1016/j.sleh.2019.04.005.
  19. Drennen CR, Coleman SM, Chilton M, Cook JT, Cutts DB, Ettinger de Cuba S, Frank DA, Heeren R, Black MM. Food Insecurity, Health and Development Among Children Under Age Four Years. Pediatrics. 2019 Oct;144(4): e20190824
  20. Ettinger de Cuba S, Bovell-Ammon AR, Cook JT, Coleman SM, Black MM, Chilton MM, Casey PH, Cutts DB, Heeren TC, Sandel MT, Sheward R, Frank DA. SNAP participation, young children's health and development, and family food security and health care access. Am J Prev Med. 2019 Oct;57(4):525-532.
  21. Gattu R, Paik G, Wang Y, Rey P, Lichenstein R, Black MM. The 2-item Hunger Vital Sign in emergency departments identifies children in food insecure households with increased risk for adverse health conditions. Children. 2019 Oct 2;6(10). pii: E107. doi: 10.3390/children6100107.
  22. Sania A, Sudfeld C, Goodarz D, Fink G, McCoy DC, Zhu Z, Smith Fawzi MC, Akman M, Arifeen S, Barros AJD, David Bellinger D, Black MM, et al. Early life risk factors of motor, cognitive, and language development: a pooled analysis of studies from low-and middle-income countries. BMJ Open, 2019 Oct 3;9(10):e026449. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026449.
  23. Black MM. Nurturing Care Framework and Implementation Science: Promoting Nutrition, Health and Development among Infants and Toddlers Globally. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2019;92:53-64. doi: 10.1159/000501660. Epub 2019 Nov 28.
  24. Black MM. Summary: Nutrition Education to Optimize Healthy Growth and Development for the First 1,000 Days. Nestle Nutr Inst Workshop Ser. 2019;92:65-68. doi: 10.1159/000501661. Epub 2019 Nov 28.
  25. Weber A, Rubio-Codina M, Walker SP, van Buuren S, Eekhout I, Grantham-McGregor S, Araujo MC, Chang SM, Fernald LCH, Hamadani JD, Harlon C, Karam SM, Lozoff BM, Ratsifandrihamanana L, Richter L, Black MM. The D-score: a global measure of early child development based on longitudinal data from over 36,000 children in 11 countries. BMJ Global Health, 2019 Nov;4:e001724. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2019-001724.
  26. Black MM, Trude ACB, Lutter C. All Children Surviving and Thriving: Integration of Nutrition and Early Childhood Development. In: Annual Review of Nutrition, vol. 40. (In press)
  27. Black, M.M., Hager, E.R., Wang, Y. , Hurley, K.M., Latta, L.W., Candelaria, M., Caulfield, L.E. (in press). Toddler Obesity Prevention: A Two-Generation Randomized Attention-Controlled Trial. Maternal & Child Nutrition.
  28. Estrade M, Trude ACB, Pardilla M, Jock B, Swartz J, Gittelsohn J. Sociodemographic and psychosocial factors associated with diet quality among rural-dwelling Native American adults in the Midwest and Southwestern United States. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. JNEB-D-19-00725.R2 (In press)
  29. Gittelsohn J, Jock B, Poirier L, Wensel C, Pardilla M, Fleischhacker S, Bleich SN, Swartz J, Trude ACB. Implementation of a multilevel, multicomponent intervention for obesity control in Native American communities (OPREVENT2): Challenges and lessons learned. Health Education Research. HER-10-19-0241 (In press)
  30. Isaiah A., Spanier A., Grattan, L.M., Wang, Y. & Pereira, K.D. (in press), Behavioral changes following treatment of pediatric obstructive sleep apnea-A comparison of clinical and polysomnographic predictors. JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
  31. Johnson-Young, E.A., McDonald, D., Burrell, T., Wang, Y., Juang, D. Silver, D., Lichenstein, R. (2020). Understanding Pediatric Residents’ Communication Decisions Regarding Anticipatory Guidance About Firearms. Journal of Health Communication, 25(3), 243-250.
  32. LeRoy JL, Frongillo EA, Dewan P, Black MM, Waterland R. Can children catch up from the consequences of undernourishment? Evidence from child linear growth, developmental epigenetics, and brain and neurocognitive development. Advances in Nutrition. 2020; un 25:nmaa020. doi: 10.1093/advances/nmaa020.
  33. Loh, IH, Trude ACB, Setiono F, Redmond L, Jock B, Gittelsohn J. Dietary Intake of Midwest and Southwest Native American Adults. Ecology of Food and Nutrition. 2020; doi.org/10.1080/03670244.2020.1752685
  34. Parker EA, Feinberg TM, Lane HG, Deitch R, Zemanick A, Saksvig BI, Turner L, Hager ER. Diet quality of elementary and middle school teachers is associated with healthier nutrition-related classroom practices. Prev Med Rep. 2020;18:101087.
  35. Silber M, Weiss L, Sharaf S, Wang Y, Hager E, Carter R. Pediatric Residency Obesity and Overweight Training Curricula: A Systematic Review. Glob Pediatr Health. 2020; 7:2333794X20928215. 
  36. Trude ACB, Black MM, Surkan PJ, Hurley KM, Wang Y. Maternal anxiety and diet quality among mothers and toddlers from low‐income households. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2020; e12992. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12992. [Epub ahead of print]
  37. Trude, A., Black, M.M., Surkan, P.J., Hurley, K.M., Wang, Y. (2020). Associations between Maternal Anxiety Symptoms and Diet Quality among Mothers and Toddlers from Low-Income Households: A Longitudinal Analysis, Maternal & Child Nutrition. e12992.
  38. Wang, Y., Lynne S.D., Witherspoon, D., Black M.M. (2020) Longitudinal bidirectional relations between body dissatisfaction and depressive symptoms among Black adolescents: A cross-lagged panel analysis, Plos One, 15(1): e0228585.
  39. Wang, Y.,Hager, E., Magder, L., Black M.M. (2020). Moderating effect of baseline depressive symptoms on the intervention effect of a safety promotion intervention. Maternal and Child Health Journal, Maternal and Child Health Journal, 24(4), 432-438
  40. Yan S, Caspi C, Trude ACB, Gunen B, Gittelsohn J. How urban food pantries are stocked and food is distributed: Food pantry manager perspectives from Baltimore. Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 2020; doi:10.1080/19320248.2020.1729285
  41. Black MM, Lozoff B, Trude ACB, 2020. Nutrition and Child Development. In: Benson, J.B. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development, 2nd edition. vol. 2, Elsevier, pp. 431–440. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.23668-7
  42. Black MM, Lozoff B, Trude ACB. Nutrition and child development. In Benson JB (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Infant and Childhood Development, 2nd edition. Oxford, UK: Elsevier, Inc., 2020, 431–440. https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.23668-7
  43. Black MM, Lutter CK, Trude ACB. All Children Surviving and Thriving: Re-envisioning UNICEF’s Conceptual Framework of Malnutrition. The Lancet Global Health. 2020; 8(6):e766-767 https://doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(20)30122-4
  44. Black MM, Trude ACB. Conceptualizations of child development benefit from inclusion of all components of the nurturing care framework. J Nutr.nxz114, https://doi.org/10.1093/jn/nxz114.
  45. Palacios A, Hurley KM, De-Ponce S, Alfonso V, Tilton N, Lambden KB, Reinhart GA, Freeland-Graves JH, Villanueva LM, Black MM. Zinc deficiency associated with anemia among young children in Rural Guatemala. Matern Child Nutr. 2020 Jan;16(1):e12885. doi: 10.1111/mcn.12885.
  46. Wang Y, Witherspoon D, Lynne S, Black MM. Longitudinal bidirectional relations between body dissatisfaction and depressive symptoms among Black adolescents: a cross-lagged panel analysis. Plos One. 2020. Jan 30;15(1):e0228585. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228585. eCollection 2020.
  47. Bhutta ZA, Victora C, Boerma T, Kruk M, Patton G, Black MM, Sawyer S, Horton S, Black RE, Horton R, Lancet Optimising Child Health Series Steering Committee. Optimising the continuum of child and adolescent health and development. The Lancet, 2019;393:1081-2. 2019 Mar 8. pii: S0140-6736(19)30488-X. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(19)30488-X.
  48. Armstrong B, Hepworth AD, Black MM. Hunger in the household: Food insecurity and associations with maternal eating and toddler feeding. Pediatric Obesity. 2020 Apr 15:e12637. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12637.
  49. Leifheit KM, Schwartz GL, Pollack CE, Black MM, Edin KJ, Althoff KN, Jennings JM. Eviction in early childhood and neighborhood poverty, food security, and obesity in later childhood and adolescence: Evidence from a longitudinal birth cohort. Social Science & Medicine -Population Health. 2020 Apr 4;11:100575.
  50. Wang Y, Gielen AC, Magder LS, Hager ER, Black MM. Varying Effect of a Randomized Toddler Home Safety Promotion Intervention Trial by Initial Home Safety Problems. Matern Child Health J. 2020 Apr;24(4):432-438. doi: 10.1007/s10995-019-02845-x.
  51. Black MM, Delichatsios HK, Story MT. Nutrition education: Strategies for Improving nutrition and healthy eating in individuals and communities. Karger, 2020.

 

Presentations 2019-2020

  1. Hager ER, Wang Y, Lane HG, Campbell K, Turner L. Building Sustainable Change: Long-term Impact of School Wellness Teams on Policy Implementation. Childhood Obesity Biennial Meeting, oral presentation. Anaheim, CA, July 2019.
  2. Lopes M, Shropshire J, Hager E. Maryland’s 2016 Team Nutrition Training Grant Project SELECT (Student Engagement, Lunchroom Environment, Culinary Training). USDA Team Nutrition Annual Meeting, oral presentation. Orlando, FL, July 2019.
  3. Lopes M, Shropshire J, Litz A, Campbell K, Robinson T, Booker S, Hager E. Maryland’s Team Nutrition Project SELECT. Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, poster presentation. Orlando, FL, July 2019. 
  4. Black, M. M. Integration of Early Child Development into PMTCT Clinics in eSwatini 2016-18. US Agency for International Development. Orphans and Vulnerable Children. Special Initiative Dissemination Event, Washington, DC, August 6, 2019.
  5. Hager, E.R. School Wellness Promotion in Maryland: Lessons Learned. Invited webinar for New York State’s Creating Healthy Schools and Communities grantees. Web Conference; August 5, 2019. 
  6. Hager, E.R. Opportunities for Healthy Eating in Schools. Invited Workshop for Maryland’s School Health Interdisciplinary Program Annual Meeting. August 7, 2019. 
  7. Black, M. M. The Nurturing Care Framework: Extension Through Childhood and Adolescence. Lancet Optimizing Child Health Series. Italy, September 3, 2019.
  8. Hager, E.R. School Wellness in Maryland: Structure of School Health Councils Invited Presenter at Session: Engaging State-Level and Local School Wellness Councils/Representatives: Insights from Researchers and Practitioners. CDC Nutrition Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network (NOPREN) and Physical Activity Policy Research Network Plus (PAPRN+) School Wellness Working Group Special Presentation. National Phone/Web Conference; September 10, 2019. 
  9. Pulling Kuhn, A., Parker, E.A., Lane, H.G., Deitch, R., Zemanick, A., Wang, Y., Turner, L., & Hager, E.R. (2020, October). Physical activity behaviors, perceived confidence, and social norms are associated with elementary and middle school teachers’ classroom physical activity practices.Research abstract submitted for presentation to American Public Health Association Conference, San Francisco, California.  
  10. Hager ER, Wang Y, Lane HG, Campbell K, Turner L. (2019) Schools with wellness teams engage in greater wellness policy implementation over time. Oral Presentation at the Healthy Eating Research Annual Meeting. Detroit, MI.
  11. Black, M. M. Enhancing Human Capital Through The Nurturing Care Framework, American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, November 11, 2019.
  12. Hager, E., Choudhary, A., Zemanick, A., Lane, H., Armstrong, B., Wang, Y., Pulling Kuhn, A., & Deitch, R. (2020, February). Student perceptions of school day physical activity policies and practices and objectively measured sedentary behavior and activity. Research abstract accepted for presentation to the Active Living Conference, Orlando, Florida. 
  13. Hager, E.R. Approaches to Addressing Hunger in Schools and Local Communities. Invited Presenter at Session: School and Community Nutrition Programs – A Bridge to Food Security and Learning. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, PA: November 5, 2019. 
  14. Black, M. M. Food for thought: How food security fuels brain development and sets the stage for future health and well-being. Food Supplement Nutrition Education Winter Workshop. University of Maryland Extension, College Park, MD, December 11, 2019.
  15. Hager ER, Wang Y, Lane HG, Campbell K, Turner L. (2019) Building sustainable change: long-term impact of school wellness teams on policy implementation. Oral Presentation at the Childhood Obesity Biennial Meeting. Anaheim, CA.
  16. Parker, E., Pulling Kuhn, A., Lane, H.G., Deitch, R., Zemanick, A., Wang, Y., Turner, L., & Hager, E.R. Associations between weekday physical activity and excessive work-related overcommitment among elementary and middle school teachers. Research abstract submitted for presentation to American Public Health Association Conference, San Francisco, California. 
  17. Black, M. M. “Lasting Impact of Food Insecurity on Children” on The Leading Voices in Food in Podcasts. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-leading-voices-in-food/id1444757309?i=1000450938025
  18. Black MM. Food Insecurity: Threats to Young Children. Sinai Medical Center Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatrics, February 11, 2020
  19. Black, M. M. (2019). Growth and feeding problems among children with developmental disabilities. Department of Paediatrics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 26, 2019.
  20. Deitch R, Hager E, Lane, H. Differing perceptions of physical activity opportunities at school among elementary and middle schools: a mixed methods study. Oral presentation, Active Living Conference, Orlando FL, February 2020 
  21. Hager ER, Choudhary A, Zemanick A, Lane H, Armstrong B, Wang Y, Deitch R. Student perceptions of school day physical activity policies and practices and objectively measured sedentary behavior and activity. Poster presentation, Active Living Conference, Orlando FL, February 2020. 
  22. Kuhn A.P., Parker, E.A., Kim E., Lane H.G., Wang, Y., Deitch, R., Amy Zemanick, A. Turner, L. Hager, E.R. Physical activity behaviors, perceived confidence, and social norms are associated with elementary and middle school teachers’ classroom physical activity practices Community-Based Physical Activity Interventions. Accepted for oral presentation at the APHA Annual Meeting in 2020. 2. 
  23. Johnson-Young, E.A., McDonald, D., Burrell, T., Wang, Y., Juang, D. Silver, D., Lichenstein, R. (2019). Communicating About Safety: Understanding Pediatric Residents’ Communication Decisions Regarding Anticipatory Guidance About Firearms, NCA 105th Annual Convention
  24. Black, M. M. (2019). Nutritional Deficiencies: Links with Cognitive & Social Development Among Infants & Toddlers. International Pediatric Association, Panama City, Panama, March 19, 2019.
  25. Black, M. M. (2019). The Future of Child Health: Moving From Survival to Human Capital Development. International Pediatric Association, Panama City, Panama, March 18, 2019.
  26. Black, M. M. and King, K. M. (2019). Nurturing Care: Strategies to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. Society for Research in Child Development. Baltimore, MD, March 22, 2019.
  27. Hager ER, Wang Y, Shropshire J, Parker E, Kuhn A, Turner L. Food as a Reward in Maryland Schools: Improvements after the Local Wellness Policy Final Rule. Oral Presentation, Healthy Eating Research, Denver, CO, March 2020. 
  28. Trude ACB, Black MM, Hager ER, Freishtat H, Lachnmayr L. Assessing SNAP Families’ Online Food Purchasing Behaviors to Inform Policies Informing Expansion of SNAP Benefits. Healthy Eating Research, Denver, CO, March 4, 2020.
  29. Black, M. M. Healthy habits and obesity prevention: the first 2000 days (conception - age 5). Pediatric Academic Societies, Baltimore, MD, April 4, 2019.
  30. Black, M. M. Population level assessments of early childhood development for children under age 3 years. Harvard University, Boston, MA, April 6, 2019.
  31. Lane H, Armstrong B, Zemanick A, Hager E. Reliability and modality equivalency of electronically administering the Newest Vital Sign to measure child health literacy. Oral presentation, Society of Behavioral Medicine Conference, San Francisco, CA, April 2020. *virtual 
  32. Black, M. M. Multi-sectoral Partnerships: Early Childhood Development. Nurturing Care Framework. CORE, Washington, DC, May 7, 2019.
  33. Black, M. M. Overview of Responsive Feeding. NNCOR, Washington, DC, May 21, 2019.
  34. Behbehani F, Hurley KM, Black MM. Parental Feeding Practices Associated with Children’s Willingness to Try New Foods and Body Mass Index. American Society of Nutrition Annual Conference, 2020 (conference rescheduled to online due to COVID-19, presented online, June 2, 2020).
  35. Black, M. M. Recovering from the Consequences of Undernourishment: Can Children Catch Up in Cognition? American Nutrition Society. Baltimore, MD, June 9, 2019
  36. Black, M. M. What If We Miss The First 1000 Days: Clinical Studies of Nutrition’s Effect on Early Brain Development: Behavior and Performance. American Nutrition Society. Baltimore, MD, June 11, 2019.
  37. Lane H, Deitch R, Sheldon T, Lloyd-Montgomery J, VanDyke E, Zemanick A, Hager E. “To be faster and stronger and live longer:” a concurrent mixed methods study to explore students’ perceptions of their role as advocates and leaders for obesity prevention. Oral presentation to International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Auckland, New Zealand, June 2020. *virtual 
  38. Lane H, Turner L, Zemanick A, Deitch R, Hager E. When teachers lead, students lead: examining associations between low-income students’ perceptions of their teachers’ diet and physical activity-related classroom practices and their own advocacy skills. Submitted for oral presentation to International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Auckland, New Zealand, June 2020. *virtual 
  39. Parker E, Pulling Kuhn A, Kim E, Lane H, Deitch R, Zemanick A, Turner L, Hager E. Time spent in daily moderate-vigorous intensity physical activity among elementary and middle school teachers is associated with healthier physical activity-related classroom practices. Oral presentation to International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Auckland, New Zealand, June 2020. *virtual 
  40. Parker, E., Pulling Kuhn, A., Kim, E., Lane, H., Deitch, R., Zemanick, A., Turner, L., & Hager, E. (2020, June). Time spent in daily moderate-vigorous intensity physical activity among elementary and middle school teachers is associated with healthier physical activity-related classroom practices. Research abstract submitted for presentation to the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference, Aukland, New Zealand. 
  41. Rahmaty Z, Johantgen M, Trude ACB, Zemanick A, Black MM. Preschoolers’ overweight/obesity, food neophobia, and intersection of sex and race.   American Society of Nutrition Annual Conference, 2020 (conference rescheduled to online due to COVID-19, presented online, June 3, 2020).
  42. Trude, A, Black, M. M., Wang, Y. “Maternal Anxiety Symptoms and Mother-toddler Diet Quality Among WIC Participants” American Society of Nutrition, Baltimore, June 8, 2019.
  43. Wang, Y. and Black, M. M. “Child Food Insecurity and Neighborhood Food Environment in Relation to Academic Performance and Behavior Problems Among a National Sample of Kindergarten Children” American Society of Nutrition, Baltimore, June 8, 2019.
  44. Black MM. Charting the Life Course: Emerging Opportunities to Advance Scientific Approaches. Using Life Course Research From Science to Policy. National Clinical and Translational Science Awards (NCATS) Lifespan Enterprise Committee Webinar, July 16, 2020.
  45. Zemanick A, Trude ACB, Black MM. Association of Physical Activity with Gross Motor Competency among Maryland Preschoolers. Pediatric Academic Societies, 2020, accepted (conference cancelled due to COVID-19