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Traci A Bekelman

TitleAsst Professor-Research
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus
DepartmentCSPH-Epidemiology General Ops

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    University of California, BerkeleyBAHuman Biodynamics
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public HealthMPHInternational Health
    University of Colorado, BoulderMABiological Anthropology
    University of Colorado, BoulderPhDBiological Anthropology
    University of Colorado Anschutz Medical CampusPost-doctoral FellowNutrition

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    1. Bekelman TA, Dabelea D, Ganiban JM, Law A, McGovern Reilly A, Althoff KN, Mueller N, Camargo CA, Duarte CS, Dunlop AL, Elliott AJ, Ferrara A, Gold DR, Hertz-Picciotto I, Hartert T, Hipwell AE, Huddleston K, Johnson CC, Karagas MR, Karr CJ, Hershey GKK, Leve L, Mahabir S, McEvoy CT, Neiderhiser J, Oken E, Rundle A, Sathyanarayana S, Turley C, Tylavsky FA, Watson SE, Wright R, Zhang M, Zoratti E. Regional and sociodemographic differences in average BMI among US children in the ECHO program. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2021 Aug 31. PMID: 34467678.
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    2. Bekelman TA, Ringham BM, Sauder KA, Johnson SL, Harrall KH, Glueck DH, Dabelea D. Adherence to index-based dietary patterns in childhood and BMI trajectory during the transition to adolescence: the EPOCH study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2021 Jul 24. PMID: 34304241.
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    3. Santamaria-Ulloa C, Bekelman TA. Intake of processed meats by Costa Rican women: effect of socioeconomic status. International Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation. 2021; 2(69):665-677.
    4. Bekelman TA, Martin CK, Johnson SL, Glueck DH, Sauder KA, Harrall KK, Steinberg RI, Hsia DS, Dabelea D. A comparison of the remote food photography method and the automated self-administered 24-h dietary assessment tool for measuring full-day dietary intake among school-age children. Br J Nutr. 2021 Jun 04; 1-10. PMID: 34085613.
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    5. Thompson DA, Bekelman TA, Ferrante MJ, McCloskey ML, Johnson SL, Bellows LL. Picture Perfect: How Attaining the Ideal Meal is Not So Easy for Parents of Young Children. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2021 04; 53(4):290-298. PMID: 33558158.
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    6. Montero-Lopez M, Santamaria-Ulloa C, Bekelman TA, Arias-Quesada J, Corrales-Calderon J, Jackson-Gomez M, et al. . Determinantes sociales de la salud y prevalencia de sobrepeso-obesidad en mujeres urbanas, según nivel socioeconómico. Hacia la Promocion de la Salud. 2021; 2(26):192-207.
    7. Bekelman TA, Sauder KA, Rockette-Wagner B, Glueck DH, Dabelea D. Sociodemographic Predictors of Adherence to National Diet and Physical Activity Guidelines at Age 5 Years: The Healthy Start Study. Am J Health Promot. 2021 05; 35(4):514-524. PMID: 33118362.
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    8. Bender RL, Bekelman TA, Sandberg PA, Dufour DL, Reina JC. Shift in body fat distribution from lower body to upper body among urban Colombian women, 1988-1989 to 2007-2008. Public Health Nutr. 2020 06; 23(8):1320-1328. PMID: 32238205.
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    9. Bekelman TA, Johnson SL, Taylor CA. Differences in Diet Quality and Snack Intakes Among Non-Hispanic White and Mexican American Adolescents from Different Acculturation Groups. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2020 12; 7(6):1090-1099. PMID: 32144631.
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    10. Bekelman TA, Bellows LL, McCloskey ML, Martin CK, Johnson SL. Assessing dinner meals offered at home among preschoolers from low-income families with the Remote Food Photography Method. Pediatr Obes. 2019 11; 14(11):e12558. PMID: 31347302.
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    11. Sauder KA, Bekelman TA, Harrall KK, Glueck DH, Dabelea D. Gestational diabetes exposure and adiposity outcomes in childhood and adolescence: An analysis of effect modification by breastfeeding, diet quality, and physical activity in the EPOCH study. Pediatr Obes. 2019 12; 14(12):e12562. PMID: 31274243.
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    12. Bekelman TA, Santamaría-Ulloa C, Dufour DL. Variation in dietary intake and body fatness by socioeconomic status among women in the context of Costa Rican nutrition transitions. J Biosoc Sci. 2020 03; 52(2):230-247. PMID: 31218982.
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    13. McCloskey ML, Johnson SL, Bekelman TA, Martin CK, Bellows LL. Beyond Nutrient Intake: Use of Digital Food Photography Methodology to Examine Family Dinnertime. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019 05; 51(5):547-555.e1. PMID: 30826162.
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    14. Bekelman TA, Bellows LL, Clark L, Thompson DA, Kemper G, McCloskey ML, Johnson SL. An Ecocultural Perspective on Eating-Related Routines Among Low-Income Families With Preschool-Aged Children. Qual Health Res. 2019 07; 29(9):1345-1357. PMID: 30499371.
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    15. Bellows LL, McCloskey M, Clark L, Thompson DA, Bekelman TA, Chamberlin B, Johnson SL. HEROs: Design of a Mixed-Methods Formative Research Phase for an Ecocultural Intervention to Promote Healthy Eating and Activity Behaviors in Rural Families With Preschoolers. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2018 Jul - Aug; 50(7):736-745. PMID: 29653807.
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    16. Turner TR, Bernstein RM, Taylor AB, Asangba A, Bekelman T, Cramer JD, Elton S, Harvati K, Williams-Hatala EM, Kauffman L, Middleton E, Richtsmeier J, Szathmáry E, Torres-Rouff C, Thayer Z, Villaseñor A, Vogel E. Participation, representation, and shared experiences of women scholars in biological anthropology. Am J Phys Anthropol. 2018 01; 165 Suppl 65:126-157. PMID: 29380882.
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    17. Bekelman TA, Bellows LB, Johnson SL. Are Family Routines Modifiable Determinants of Preschool Children’s Eating, Dietary Intake, and Growth? A Review of Intervention Studies. Current Nutrition Reports. 2017; 2(6):171-189.
    18. Bekelman TA, Santamaría-Ulloa C, Dufour DL, Marín-Arias L, Dengo AL. Using the protein leverage hypothesis to understand socioeconomic variation in obesity. Am J Hum Biol. 2017 May 06; 29(3). PMID: 28121382.
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    19. Bekelman TA, Santamaría-Ulloa C, Dufour DL, Dengo AL . [Food availability and dietary intake among urban Costa Rican women: A Pilot Study]. Población y Salud en Mesoamérica. 2016; 2(13).
    20. Olszowy KM, Dufour DL, Bender RL, Bekelman TA, Reina JC. Socioeconomic status, stature, and obesity in women: 20-year trends in urban Colombia. Am J Hum Biol. 2012 Sep-Oct; 24(5):602-10. PMID: 22513997.
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    21. Perfetti R, Brown TA, Velikina R, Busselen S. Control of glucose homeostasis by incretin hormones. Diabetes Technol Ther. 1999; 1(3):297-305. PMID: 11475276.
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