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  1. *Chen AC, Astroth C, Reifsnider E, Yang H, Mao W, Chen H.J (2020) Exploring Chinese college students' HPV awareness, knowledge, attitudes, and intent of HPV vaccination: a qualitative study. Cancer Education. 2020 Apr 20. doi: 10.1007/s13187-020-01750-0. Online ahead of print. 

  2. Greenwood, D., Ross, T., & Reifsnider, E. (2020).  Perceptions of life with diabetes revealed through a solution focused brief therapy exercise via Twitter. Diabetes Educator, 

  3. *Zhao H, Wu B, Shi J, Reifsnider E, Fan J, Li J, Mao. (2020). Chinese medical students' attitudes toward older adults and willingness to consider a career in geriatric medicine: A cross-sectional survey. Journal of Teaching and Learning in Medicine, Jul 7:1-8. doi: 10.1080/10401334.2020.1784739. Online ahead of print. 

  4. McCormick DP, Reyna L, Reifsnider E. (2020). Calories, caffeine and the onset of obesity in young children. Academic Pediatrics. 2020 Feb 17:S1876-2859(20)30071-1. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.02.014. Online ahead of print. 

  5. *Vander Wyst KB, Buman MP, Shaibi GQ, Petrov ME, Reifsnider E, Whisner CM. (2020).  Resting energy expenditure relationship with macronutrients and gestational weight gain: A pilot study. Nutrients. 2020 Feb 11;12(2):450. doi: 10.3390/nu12020450.

  6. *Song Y, Reifsnider E, Zhao S, Xie X, Chen H.J (2020).  A randomized controlled trial of the effects of a telehealth educational intervention on medication adherence and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 76(5). 1172-1181, doi: 10.1111/jan.14319. Epub 2020 Feb 25.

  7. *Reifsnider E, Jeong M, Chatterjee P (2020).  An ecological approach to obesity in Mexican American children. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 34(3), 212-221. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2019.09.012. Epub 2019 Dec 6.


  1. *Reifsnider E., Crawford, D., Nichols, M. (2019). Community/public health nurses’ responsibility to ensure adequate nutrition for hungry families. Public Health Nursing, 36(5), 587-588. doi: 10.1111/phn.12663.

  2. *Whisner C, Wyst KV, Petrov M, McCormick D, Todd M, Reifsnider E. (2019). Rapid weight gain and feeding practices in the first 6 months of life are associated with dysbiosis of the gut microbiome and toddlerhood. Current Developments in Nutrition, 3(Suppl 1). pii: nzz041. P21-032-19. doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzz041.P21-032-19. 

  3. *Hamze, L., Mao, J., & Reifsnider, E. (2019). Knowledge and Attitudes towards Breastfeeding Practices: A Cross-sectional Survey of Mothers in China. Midwifery, 74, 68-75, (published ahead of print, March 29, 2019).  

  4. *Petrov, M., Vander Wyst, K., Whisner, C., & Reifsnider, E. (2019). The Combined Impact of Sleep and Diet on Adiposity in Infants, Toddlers and Young Children: A Systematic Review. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 40(3):224-236. doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000636 


  1. Jeong, M. & Reifsnider, E. (2018). Associations of Diabetes-related distress and depressive symptoms with glycemic control in Korean-Americans with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Educator, published online October 15, 2018;

  2. *Shin CN, Reifsnider E., McClain D, Jeong M, McCormick DP, & Moramarco M. (2018). Acculturation, cultural values, and breastfeeding in overweight or obese, low income, Hispanic women at one month postpartum. Journal of Human Lactation. 34(2):358-364. doi: 10.1177/0890334417753942. Epub 2018

  3. Reifsnider E., McCormick DP, Cullen KW, Todd M, Moramarco MW, Gallagher MR, Reyna L. (2018). A randomized controlled trial to prevent infant overweight in a high-risk population. Academic Pediatrics, 18(3):324-333. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2017.12.007. 


  1. Aguirre, T., Koehler, A., Struwe, L., & Reifsnider, E. (2017). Promotora-to-Mother Motivational Interviewing Obesity Intervention and Effect on Diet and Biometrics in Mexican-American Children. Annals of Public Health, 4(3), 1066.

  2. Lyles, A. A., Overgaard, P. M., Caputo, G. L., & Reifsnider, E. (2017). Stakeholders’ perceptions of care coordination: A participatory process. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, S0891-5245(16), 30433-3.  doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2017.01.012  pmid: 28411876

  3. Bruening, M., Reifsnider, E., McClain, D., & Moramarco, M. (2017). The role of SNAP in home food availability and dietary intake among WIC participants facing unstable housing. Public Health Nursing, 34(3), 219-228.  pmid: 28084013  doi: 10.1111/phn.12311

  4. *Petrov, M. E., Vander Wyst, K. B., Whisner, C. M., Jeong, M., Denniston, M., Reifsnider, E. (2017). Relationship of sleep duration and regularity with dietary intake among preschool-aged children with obesity from low-income families. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 38(2), 120-128.  doi: 10.1097/DBP.0000000000000369


  1. *Reifsnider, E., Flowers, J., Todd, M., Babendure, J. B., & Moramarco, M. (2016). The relationship between breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and postpartum weight in Mexican American women. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, S0884-2175(16), 30293.  pmid: 27632434  doi: 10.1016/j.jogn.2016.05.009

  2. *Bond, A., Reifsnider, E., & Spatz, D. (2016). Position statement regarding use of informally shared human milk. Nursing Outlook, 64(1), 98-102.  pmid: 27213207

  3. *Brennhofer, S., Reifsnider, E., & Bruening, M. (2016). Malnutrition coupled with diarrheal and respiratory infections among children in Asia: A systematic review. Public Health Nursing, 33(4), 1-9.  doi: 10.1111/phn.12273  pmid: 27354205

  4. *Reifsnider, E., Shin, C.-N., Todd, M., Jeong, M., Gallagher, M., & Moramarco, M. (2016). How did they grow? An intervention to reduce stunted growth in low-income Mexican American children. Research in Nursing and Health (RINAH), 39(2), 105-120.  doi: 10.1002/nur.21714  pmid: 26915468

  5. Reifsnider, E. (2016). Research: At the heart of SNRS. Research in Nursing and Health (RINAH), 39(2), 84-86. doi:10.1002/nur.21712

  6. Barroso, C. S., Roncancio, A., Moramarco, M. W., Hinojosa, M. B., Davila, Y. R., Mendias, E., & Reifsnider, E. (2016). Food security, maternal feeding practices and child weight-for-length. Applied Nursing Research, 29, 31-36.  doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2015.03.009  pmid: 26856485


  1. Bever Babendure, J., Reifsnider, E., Mendias, E., Moramarco, M. W., & Davila, Y. R. (2015). Reduced breastfeeding rates among obese mothers: A review of contributing factors, clinical considerations and future direction. International Breastfeeding Journal, 10, 21.  doi: 10.1186/s13006-015-0046-5  pmid: 26140049

  2. Reifsnider, E., & García, A. A. (2015). What’s in a name: Does population health have the same meaning for all stakeholders? Public Health Nursing, 32(3), 189-90.  doi: 10.1111/phn.12202  pmid: 25955273

  3. Reifsnider, E. (2015). Success with SNRS grants. Research in Nursing and Health, 38(2), 101.  doi: 10.1002/nur.21648_1  pmid: 25766134


  1. Reifsnider, E., Bishop, S. L., An, K., & Mendias, E. (2014). We Stop for No Storm: Coping with an environmental disaster and public health research. Public Health Nursing, 31(6), 500-507.  doi: 10.1111/phn.12160  pmid: 25284575

  2. *Smith, K. L., Reifsnider, E., Peters, P., & Chao, T. (2014). Building a lasting trust: Students contribute to community development through service-learning. Community Works Journal, Online Magazine for Educators, Retrieved from


  1. Reifsnider, E., McCormick, D. P., Cullen, K. W., Szalacha, L., Moramarco, M.W. & Reyna, L. (2013). A randomized controlled trial to prevent childhood obesity through early childhood feeding and parenting guidance: Rationale and design of study. BMC Public Health, 13, 880.  doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-880  pmid: 24063435

  2. Reifsnider, E., Mendias, E., Davila, Y., & Bever Babendure, J. (2013). Contraception and the obese woman. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 25(5), 223-233.  doi: 10.1111/1745-7599.12011  pmid: 24170564

  3. Wilson, B., Kelly, L., Reifsnider, E., Pipe, T., & Brumfield, V. (2013). Creative approaches to increasing hospital-based nursing research. Journal of Nursing Administration, 43(2), 80-88.  doi: 10.1097/01.NNA.0000435150.13788.34  pmid: 24022083

  4. Reifsnider, E., & Keller, C. (2013). Weight management: Minding the scales. Communicating Nursing Research, 46, 453.

  5. Reifsnider, E., Christ, J., Komiak-Griffin, D, Baldwin S, Noone J. (2013). Overview: strengths and risk factor patterns in relation to health among Latinos. Communicating Nursing Research, 46, 220.


  1. Barroso C, Roncancio A, Hinojosa M, Reifsnider E. (2012). The association between early childhood overweight and maternal factors. Childhood Obesity. 8(5), 460-465.

  2. Reifsnider E., Mendias N, Davila Y. (2012). Foreword: Community health workers: full members of the health care team. Family & Community Health, 35(2), 90-91.

  3. Reifsnider E., & Mendias, N. Impact of Early Infant Feeding on Childhood Obesity. (2012). In Childhood Obesity, INTECH Publisher: Rijeka, Croatia.


  1. Mendias N, Davila Y, Reifsnider E., Douzar B, Nelson G, Teske L. (2011). One-Stop Shopping for HIV Information and Resources: The HIV Case Manager Portal. JANAC (Journal of Nurses in AIDS Care).

  2. Williams, K., Cooks J., Reifsnider, E. & Coleman, S. (2011) "How do you work with a community when there are competing priorities and different expectations?" of "Challenges in Improving Community Engaged Research," Chapter 5 of CTSA Community Engagement Key Function Committee Task Force on the Principles of Community Engagement. Principles of Community Engagement, 2nd edition. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011.