New York University, Ph.D., 2008
Recent Grants and Awards
- National Cancer Institute Career Development Award (K01 CA172498), 2013-2019
- Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Award, 2018
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Healthy Eating Research Program grant, to assess family child care home environments in Mississippi, 2015-2016
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Healthy Eating Research Program grant, to assess nutrition and physical activity practices of child care centers in 3 southern states, 2013-2015
My research interest is obesity prevention in minority and under-served children and families through interventions that promote healthy eating and physical activity behaviors.
Erinosho T, Hales D, Vaughn A, Gizlice Z, Ward D. The quality of nutrition and physical activity environments of family child care homes in a state in the Southern United States. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2019; 119 (6): 991-998.
Erinosho T, Vaughn A, Hales D, *Mazzucca S, Gizlice Z, Treadway C, Kelly A, Ward D. The quality of nutrition and physical activity environments of child care centers across three states in the southern U.S. Prev Med. 2018; 113: 95-101.
Erinosho T, Vaughn A, Hales D, Mazzucca S, Gizlice Z, Ward D. Participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Program is associated with healthier nutrition environments at family child care homes in Mississippi. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2018; 50: 441-450.
Bhushan N, Vu M, Teal R, Carda-Auten J, Ward D, Erinosho T. Assessing challenges in low-income families to inform a life skills-based obesity intervention. Health Promot Pract. 2018; 19: 915-924.
Tovar A, Vaughn E, Grummon A, Burney R, Erinosho T, Ostbye T, Ward DS. Family child care home providers as role models for children: Cause for concern? Prev Med Rep. 2016; 5: 308-213.
Erinosho TO, Pinard CA, Nebeling LC, Moser RP, Shaikh AR, Resnicow K, Oh AY, Yaroch AL. Development and implementation of the National Cancer Institute?s Food Attitudes and Behaviors Survey to assess correlates of fruit and vegetable intake in adults. PLOS One. 2015; 10(2): doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115017
Ward DS, Erinosho TO. Promoting healthy weight development in child care centers: a review of the NAP SACC program. In Health and Education in Early Childhood: Predictors, interventions, and policies (eds. Reynolds AJ, Rolnick AJ, Temple JA). Cambridge University Press, UK, 2014.