Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. - University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Research Interests: overweight/obesity prevention and management; diabetes prevention in multi-ethnic populations; promotion of healthy dietary behaviors
Primary Teaching Areas
Dinour L, Leung MM, Trippichio G, Khan S, Yeh MC. The effect of marital transitions on body mass index and weight: A review of the literature. J Obes. 2012; 2012: 294974, doi:10.1155/2012/294974.
Leung MM, Agaronov A, Grytsenko K, Yeh MC. Intervening to Reduce Sedentary Behaviors and Childhood Obesity among School-Age Youth: A Systematic Review of Randomized Trials. J Obes. 2012; 2012: 685430, doi: 10.1155/2012/685430.
Yeh MC, Matsumori B, Obenchain J, Das D, Anahi V, Navder K. Validity of a Competing Food Choice Construct Regarding Fruit and Vegetable Consumption Among Urban College Freshman. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2010 ; 42:321-7.
Yeh MC, Fahs M, Shelley D, Yerneni R, Parikh N, Burton D. Body weight and length of residence in the US among Chinese Americans. J Immigr Minor Health. 2009;11:422-7.
Viladrich A, Yeh MC, Bruning N, Weiss R. ‘‘Do Real Women Have Curves?’’ Paradoxical Body Image among Latinas in New York City. J Immigr Minor Health. 2009; 11:20-8.
Yeh MC, Viladrich A, Bruning N, Roye C. Determinants of Latina obesity in the US: the role of selective acculturation. J Transcult Nurs. 2009; 20:105-15.
Meehan M, Yeh MC, Spark A. Impact of exposure to local food sources and food preparation skills on nutritional attitudes and food choices among urban minority youth. J Hunger Environ Nutr. 2008; 3:456-71.
Shaikh AR, Yaroch AL, Nebeling L, Yeh MC, Resnicow K. A review of psychosocial predictors of fruit and vegetable consumption in adults. Am J Prev Med. 2008; 34:535-43.
Yeh MC, Ickes SB, Lowenstein LM, Shuval K, Ammerman AS, Farris R, Katz DL. Understanding barriers and facilitators of fruit and vegetable consumption among a diverse multi-ethnic population in the USA. Health Promot Int. 2008; 23:42-51.
Katz DL, O’Connell M, Njike V, Yeh MC, Nawaz H. Strategies for the prevention and control of obesity in the school setting: systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Obes. 2008; 32:1780-9.
Drucker L, Bergen D, Yeh MC. The food insecurity-obesity paradox: a review of the literature and the role food stamps may play. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007; 107:1952-61.
Bergen D, Yeh MC. Effects of energy-content labels and motivational posters on sales of sugar-sweetened beverages: stimulating sales of diet drinks among adults study. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006; 106:1866-9.
Katz DL, O’Connell M, Yeh MC, Nawaz H, Njike V, Anderson LM, Cory S, Dietz W. Public health strategies for preventing and controlling overweight and obesity in school and worksite settings: a report on recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2005; 54(RR-10):1-12.
Yeh MC, Rodriguez E, Nawaz H, Gonzalez M, Nakamoto D, Katz DL. Technical skills for weight loss: two-year follow-up results of a randomized trial. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2003; 27(12): 1500-6.
Katz DL, Boukhalil J, Lucan SC, Shah D, Chan W, Yeh MC. Impediment profiling for smoking cessation: preliminary experience. Behav Modif. 2003; 27(4)524-537.
O’Connell M, Lucan SC, Yeh MC, Rodriguez E, Shah D, Chan W, Katz DL. Impediment profiling for smoking cessation: results of a pilot study. Am J Health Promot. 2003; 17(5):300-3.
Katz DL, Chan W, Gonzalez M, Larson D, Nawaz H, Abdulrahman M, Yeh MC. Technical skills for weight loss: preliminary data from a randomized trial. Prev Med. 2002; 34(6):608-15.
BS - Taipei Medical College, Taiwan
MS - New York University
MEd - Columbia University
Ph.D. - University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill