Chantelle Nobile Hart

Social and Behavioral Sciences
Center for Obesity Research & Education


Dr. Chantelle Hart is a professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences and a research scientist at the Center for Obesity Research and Education. She holds a graduate degree in clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University and completed her internship and fellowship in pediatric obesity at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Prior to joining the faculty at Temple, Dr. Hart was an associate professor (research) at the Alper Medical School of Brown University and staff psychologist at the Weight Control & Diabetes Research Center at the Miriam Hospital.

Dr. Hart's research focuses on the use of behavioral approaches for prevention and treatment of obesity in childhood. Specifically, her research focuses on understanding the role of enhancing children's sleep to decrease risk of obesity and cardiometabolic disturbance, and the effect of early life risk factors on children's obesity risk. A cross-cutting theme of this work is the identification of effective approaches to decrease health disparities in pediatric populations. Dr. Hart’s work as PI has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the American Diabetes Association since 2009. She currently serves as a member of the Lifestyle Change and Behavioral Health (LCBH) study section at the NIH, is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Eating Behaviors, and Frontiers for Young Minds, and is an associate editor of SLEEP Advances.


  • PhD, Clinical Psychology (specialization in pediatric psychology), Case Western Reserve University
  • MA, Clinical Psychology (specialization in pediatric psychology), Case Western Reserve University
  • BA, Child Development, Tufts University

Curriculum Vitae 

Courses Taught




SBS 8001

Research Methods in Public Health


Selected Publications

  • Hart, C.N., Phelan, S., Coffman, D.L., Jelalian, E., Ventura, A.K., Hodges, E.A., Hawley, N., Fisher, J.O., & Wing, R.R. (2022). Maternal responsiveness and toddler body mass index z-score: Prospective analysis of maternal and child mealtime interactions. Appetite, 180, p. 106348. England. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2022.106348

  • Hart, C.N., Hawley, N.L., Coffman, D.L., Raynor, H.A., Carskadon, M.A., Jelalian, E., Owens, J.A., Spaeth, A., & Wing, R.R. (2022). Randomized controlled trial to enhance children's sleep, eating, and weight. Pediatr Res, 92(4), pp. 1075-1081. United States. doi: 10.1038/s41390-021-01870-3

  • Hart, C.N., Spaeth, A.M., Egleston, B.L., Carskadon, M.A., Raynor, H.A., Jelalian, E., Owens, J.A., Considine, R.V., & Wing, R.R. (2022). Effect of changes in children's bedtime and sleep period on targeted eating behaviors and timing of caloric intake. Eat Behav, 45, p. 101629. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2022.101629

  • Phelan, S., Hart, C.N., Jelalian, E., Muñoz-Christian, K., Alarcon, N., McHugh, A., Ventura, A.K., & Wing, R.R. (2021). Effect of prenatal lifestyle intervention on maternal postpartum weight retention and child body mass index z-score at 36 months. Int J Obes (Lond), 45(5), pp. 1133-1142. England. doi: 10.1038/s41366-021-00784-8

  • Wong, P.M., Barker, D.H., Raynor, H.A., Hart, C., & Carskadon, M.A. (2020). 0257 Preliminary Findings: Attentional Bias for Food Cues Unrelated to Time Awake or Circadian Phase During Forced Desynchrony in Adolescents. Sleep, 43(Supplement_1), pp. a98-a98. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsaa056.255


  • Jelalian, E., Evans, E.W., Rancourt, D., Ranzenhofer, L., Taylor, N., Hart, C., Seifer, R., Klinepier, K., & Foster, G.D. (2020). JOIN for ME: Testing a Scalable Weight Control Intervention for Adolescents. Child Obes, 16(3), pp. 192-203. United States. doi: 10.1089/chi.2019.0053

  • Pool, A.C., Coffman, D.L., Sarwer, D.B., LaRose, J.G., & Hart, C.N. (2020). Associations between weight misperception, contextual factors, and weight loss behaviours in young adult men with overweight/obesity. Obes Sci Pract, 6(1), pp. 39-46. United States. doi: 10.1002/osp4.382

  • Hart, C.N., Jelalian, E., & Raynor, H.A. (2020). Behavioral and social routines and biological rhythms in prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity. Am Psychol, 75(2), pp. 152-162. United States. doi: 10.1037/amp0000599

  • Phelan, S., Clifton, R.G., Haire-Joshu, D., Redman, L.M., Horn, L.V., Evans, M., Joshipura, K., Couch, K.A., Arteaga, S.S., Cahill, A.G., Drews, K.L., Franks, P.W., Gallagher, D., Josefson, J.L., Klein, S., Knowler, W.C., Martin, C.K., Peaceman, A.M., Thom, E.A., Wing, R.R., Yanovski, S.Z., Pi-Sunyer, X., & Group, L.R. (2020). One-year postpartum anthropometric outcomes in mothers and children in the LIFE-Moms lifestyle intervention clinical trials. Int J Obes (Lond), 44(1), pp. 57-68. England. doi: 10.1038/s41366-019-0410-4


  • Spaeth, A.M., Hawley, N.L., Raynor, H.A., Jelalian, E., Greer, A., Crouter, S.E., Coffman, D.L., Carskadon, M.A., Owens, J.A., Wing, R.R., & Hart, C.N. (2019). Sleep, energy balance, and meal timing in school-aged children. Sleep Med, 60, pp. 139-144. Netherlands. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2019.02.003

  • Gebre, A., Hawley, N., Carskadon, M., Raynor, H., Jelalian, E., Owens, J., Wing, R.R., & Hart, C.N. (2019). 0776 A Behavioral Intervention to Enhance Sleep in School-Aged Children: Moderation by Child Routines. Sleep, 42(Supplement_1), pp. a311-a312. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz067.774

  • Carskadon, M.A., Barker, D., Hart, C.N., Raynor, H.A., Gredvig-Ardito, C., Mason, I.C., & Scheer, F.A. (2019). 0155 Circadian and Homeostatic Influences on Caloric Intake: Forced Desynchrony in Healthy Weight, Overweight, and Obese Adolescents. Sleep, 42(Supplement_1), pp. a63-a64. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz067.154

  • Lavery, A.M., Collins, B.N., Waldman, A.T., Hart, C.N., Bar-Or, A., Marrie, R.A., Arnold, D., O'Mahony, J., & Banwell, B. (2019). The contribution of secondhand tobacco smoke exposure to pediatric multiple sclerosis risk. Mult Scler, 25(4), pp. 515-522. England. doi: 10.1177/1352458518757089


  • Gebre, A., Hawley, N., Carskadon, M., Raynor, H., Jelalian, E., Owens, J., Wing, R.R., & Hart, C.N. (2019). A BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION TO ENHANCE SLEEP IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN: MODERATION BY CHILD ROUTINES. SLEEP, 42. Retrieved from

  • Phelan, S., Wing, R.R., Brannen, A., McHugh, A., Hagobian, T., Schaffner, A., Jelalian, E., Hart, C.N., Scholl, T.O., Muñoz-Christian, K., Yin, E., Phipps, M.G., Keadle, S., & Abrams, B. (2019). Does Partial Meal Replacement During Pregnancy Reduce 12-Month Postpartum Weight Retention? Obesity (Silver Spring), 27(2), pp. 226-236. United States. doi: 10.1002/oby.22361

  • Fisher, J.O., Serrano, E.L., Foster, G.D., Hart, C.N., Davey, A., Bruton, Y.P., Kilby, L., Harnack, L., Ruth, K.J., Kachurak, A., Lawman, H.G., Martin, A., & Polonsky, H.M. (2019). Title: efficacy of a food parenting intervention for mothers with low income to reduce preschooler's solid fat and added sugar intakes: a randomized controlled trial. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 16(1), p. 6. England. doi: 10.1186/s12966-018-0764-3

  • Phelan, S., Wing, R.R., Brannen, A., McHugh, A., Hagobian, T.A., Schaffner, A., Jelalian, E., Hart, C.N., Scholl, T.O., Munoz-Christian, K., Yin, E., Phipps, M.G., Keadle, S., & Abrams, B. (2018). Randomized controlled clinical trial of behavioral lifestyle intervention with partial meal replacement to reduce excessive gestational weight gain. Am J Clin Nutr, 107(2), pp. 183-194. United States. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqx043

  • Hart, C.N., Hawley, N., Davey, A., Carskadon, M., Raynor, H., Jelalian, E., Owens, J., Considine, R., & Wing, R.R. (2017). Effect of experimental change in children's sleep duration on television viewing and physical activity. Pediatr Obes, 12(6), pp. 462-467. England. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12166

  • Demos, K.E., Sweet, L.H., Hart, C.N., McCaffery, J.M., Williams, S.E., Mailloux, K.A., Trautvetter, J., Owens, M.M., & Wing, R.R. (2017). The Effects of Experimental Manipulation of Sleep Duration on Neural Response to Food Cues. Sleep, 40(11). United States. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsx125

  • Spaeth, A.M., Hawley, N.L., Carskadon, M.A., Raynor, H.A., Jelalian, E., Owens, J.A., Wing, R.R., & Hart, C.N. (2017). SLEEP INTERVENTION IMPROVES SELF-CONTROL IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN. SLEEP, 40, pp. A369-A369. doi: 10.1093/sleepj/zsx050.992

  • Hart, C.N., Hawley, N., Egleston, B., Raynor, H., Jelalian, E., Carskadon, M.A., Owens, J., & Wing, R.R. (2017). BRIEF BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION ENHANCES CHILDREN'S SLEEP AND IMPROVES WEIGHT STATUS. SLEEP, 40, pp. A370-A370. doi: 10.1093/sleepj/zsx050.994

  • Towner, E., Hart, C.N., Guthrie, K.M., Carcone, A.I., Eghtedary, K., Thompson, V., & Jelalian, E. (2017). A PILOT RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL TO DEVELOP A PRESCHOOL OBESITY INTERVENTION FOR WIC FAMILIES: OUTCOMES AND LESSONS LEARNED. ANNALS of BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 51, pp. S2670-S2671. Retrieved from

  • Parthasarathy, S., Carskadon, M.A., Jean-Louis, G., Owens, J., Bramoweth, A., Combs, D., Hale, L., Harrison, E., Hart, C.N., Hasler, B.P., Honaker, S.M., Hertenstein, E., Kuna, S., Kushida, C., Levenson, J.C., Murray, C., Pack, A.I., Pillai, V., Pruiksma, K., Seixas, A., Strollo, P., Thosar, S.S., Williams, N., & Buysse, D. (2016). Implementation of Sleep and Circadian Science: Recommendations from the Sleep Research Society and National Institutes of Health Workshop. Sleep, 39(12), pp. 2061-2075. United States. doi: 10.5665/sleep.6300

  • Hart, C.N., Hawley, N.L., & Wing, R.R. (2016). Development of a Behavioral Sleep Intervention as a Novel Approach for Pediatric Obesity in School-aged Children. Sleep Med Clin, 11(4), pp. 515-523. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.jsmc.2016.08.002


  • Demos, K.E., Hart, C.N., Sweet, L.H., Mailloux, K.A., Trautvetter, J., Williams, S.E., Wing, R.R., & McCaffery, J.M. (2016). Partial sleep deprivation impacts impulsive action but not impulsive decision-making. Physiol Behav, 164(Pt A), pp. 214-219. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.06.003

  • Zambrano, D.N., Mindell, J.A., Reyes, N.R., Hart, C.N., & Herring, S.J. (2016). "It's Not All About My Baby's Sleep": A Qualitative Study of Factors Influencing Low-Income African American Mothers' Sleep Quality. Behav Sleep Med, 14(5), pp. 489-500. England. doi: 10.1080/15402002.2015.1028063

  • Hart, C.N., Hawley, N.L., & Wing, R.R. (2016). Development of a Behavioral Sleep Intervention as a Novel Approach for Pediatric Obesity in School-aged Children. Pediatr Clin North Am, 63(3), pp. 511-523. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2016.02.007

  • Poole, S.A., Hart, C.N., Jelalian, E., & Raynor, H.A. (2016). Relationship between dietary energy density and dietary quality in overweight young children: a cross-sectional analysis. Pediatr Obes, 11(2), pp. 128-135. England. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12034

  • O'Brien, E., Hart, C., & Wing, R.R. (2016). Discrepancies Between Self-Reported Usual Sleep Duration and Objective Measures of Total Sleep Time in Treatment-Seeking Overweight and Obese Individuals. Behav Sleep Med, 14(5), pp. 539-549. England. doi: 10.1080/15402002.2015.1048447

  • Demos, K.E., Leahey, T.M., Hart, C.N., Trautvetter, J., Coward, P.R., Duszlak, J., & Wing, R.R. (2015). A pilot randomized controlled trial testing the effects of a routine-based intervention on outcomes in a behavioural weight loss programme. Obes Sci Pract, 1(2), pp. 110-118. United States. doi: 10.1002/osp4.16

  • Roane, B.M., Reen, E.V., Hart, C.N., Wing, R., & Carskadon, M.A. (2015). Estimating sleep from multisensory armband measurements: validity and reliability in teens. J Sleep Res, 24(6), pp. 714-721. England. doi: 10.1111/jsr.12317

  • Herz, R.S., Carskadon, M.A., Saletin, J.M., Reen, E.V., Bartz, A., Hart, C., & Raynor, H. (2015). Smell and Taste, Trait or State? The Influence of Circadian Rhythm on Chemosensory Thresholds. CHEMICAL SENSES, 40(7), pp. 567-568. Retrieved from

  • Fisher, J.O., Serrano, E., Hart, C., Foster, G., Whitaker, R., & Davey, A. (2015). Reducing Solid Fat and Added Sugar Intakes in Low-Income Preschoolers Through Environmental and Behavioral Portion Size Strategies. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 47(4), p. s99. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2015.04.268

  • Hawley, N.L., Johnson, W., Hart, C.N., Triche, E.W., Ching, J.A.h., Muasau-Howard, B., & McGarvey, S.T. (2015). Gestational weight gain among American Samoan women and its impact on delivery and infant outcomes. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 15, p. 10. England. doi: 10.1186/s12884-015-0451-1

  • Hart, C.N., Carskadon, M.A., Demos, K.E., Reen, E.V., Sharkey, K.M., Raynor, H.A., Considine, R.V., Jones, R.N., & Wing, R.R. (2015). Acute Changes in Sleep Duration on Eating Behaviors and Appetite-Regulating Hormones in Overweight/Obese Adults. Behav Sleep Med, 13(5), pp. 424-436. England. doi: 10.1080/15402002.2014.940105

  • Rancourt, D., Barker, D.H., Sato, A.F., Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., Hart, C.N., & Jelalian, E. (2014). Longitudinal associations among change in overweight status, fear of negative evaluation, and weight-related teasing among obese adolescents. J Pediatr Psychol, 39(7), pp. 697-707. United States. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsu033

  • Leahey, T., Hart, C., Demos, K., Coward, P., Duszlak, J., Trautvetter, J., & Wing, R.R. (2014). NOVEL APPLICATION OF SELF-CONTROL TRAINING TO WEIGHT LOSS. ANNALS of BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 47, pp. S29-S29. Retrieved from

  • Xu, X., Demos, K.E., Leahey, T.M., Hart, C.N., Trautvetter, J., Coward, P., Middleton, K.R., & Wing, R.R. (2014). Failure to replicate depletion of self-control. PLoS One, 9(10), p. e109950. United States. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109950

  • Hart, C.N., Carskadon, M.A., Considine, R.V., Fava, J.L., Lawton, J., Raynor, H.A., Jelalian, E., Owens, J., & Wing, R. (2013). Changes in children's sleep duration on food intake, weight, and leptin. Pediatrics, 132(6), pp. e1473-e1480. United States. doi: 10.1542/peds.2013-1274

  • Hart, C.N., Larose, J.G., Fava, J.L., James, B.L., & Wing, R.R. (2013). The association between time in bed and obesity risk in young adults. Behav Sleep Med, 11(5), pp. 321-327. England. doi: 10.1080/15402002.2012.700289

  • Jensen, C.D., Sato, A.F., McMurtry, C.M., Hart, C.N., & Jelalian, E. (2012). School Nutrition Policy: An Evaluation of the Rhode Island Healthier Beverages Policy in Schools. Infant, Child, and Adolescent Nutrition, 4(5), pp. 276-282. doi: 10.1177/1941406412458314

  • O'Brien, E.M., Fava, J., Subak, L.L., Stone, K., Hart, C.N., Demos, K., & Wing, R. (2012). Sleep duration and weight loss among overweight/obese women enrolled in a behavioral weight loss program. Nutr Diabetes, 2(9), p. e43. England. doi: 10.1038/nutd.2012.17

  • Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., Jelalian, E., Sato, A.F., Hart, C.N., Mehlenbeck, R., & Wing, R.R. (2012). Two-year follow-up of an adolescent behavioral weight control intervention. Pediatrics, 130(2), pp. e281-e288. United States. doi: 10.1542/peds.2011-3283

  • Hart, C., Lawton, J., Fava, J., Carskadon, M., Owens, J., Raynor, H., Jelalian, E., & Wing, R. (2012). CHANGES IN CHILDREN'S EATING BEHAVIORS FOLLOWING INCREASES AND DECREASES IN SLEEP DURATION. ANNALS of BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 43, pp. S77-S77. Retrieved from

  • Raynor, H.A., Osterholt, K.M., Hart, C.N., Jelalian, E., Vivier, P., & Wing, R.R. (2012). Efficacy of U.S. paediatric obesity primary care guidelines: two randomized trials. Pediatr Obes, 7(1), pp. 28-38. England. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-6310.2011.00005.x

  • Hart, C.N., Fava, J.L., Subak, L.L., Stone, K., Vittinghoff, E., Demos, K., O'Brien, E., Cairns, A., & Wing, R. (2012). Time in Bed is Associated with Decreased Physical Activity and Higher BMI in Women Seeking Weight Loss Treatment. ISRN Obes, 2012. United States. doi: 10.5402/2012/320157

  • Hart, C.N., Kuhl, E.S., & Jelalian, E. (2012). Short sleep and obesity risk in children. In Sleep Loss and Obesity: Intersecting Epidemics (pp. 89-100). doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-3492-4_7

  • Hart, C.N., Lawton, J., Samuels, A., Jelalian, E., Fava, J., Owens, J., Raynor, H., & Wing, R. (2012). THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN NOCTURNAL SLEEP DURATION AND DAYTIME ACTIVITY IN SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN. SLEEP, 35, pp. A355-A355. Retrieved from

  • Hart, C.N., Raynor, H.A., Osterholt, K.M., Jelalian, E., & Wing, R.R. (2011). Eating and activity habits of overweight children on weekdays and weekends. Int J Pediatr Obes, 6(5-6), pp. 467-472. England. doi: 10.3109/17477166.2011.590204

  • Jelalian, E., Sato, A., & Hart, C.N. (2011). The effect of group-based weight control intervention on adolescent psychosocial outcomes: Perceived peer rejection, social anxiety and self-concept. Child Health Care, 40(3), pp. 197-211. United States. doi: 10.1080/02739615.2011.590391

  • Hart, C.N., Cairns, A., & Jelalian, E. (2011). Sleep and obesity in children and adolescents. Pediatr Clin North Am, 58(3), pp. 715-733. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2011.03.007

  • Jelalian, E., Spirito, A., Rasile, D., & Nobile, C. (2011). Behavioral factors associated with self-reported injury in young adolescent males. Int J Adolesc Med Health, 13(2), pp. 155-168. Germany. doi: 10.1515/IJAMH.2001.13.2.155

  • Sato, A.F., Jelalian, E., Hart, C.N., Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., Mehlenbeck, R.S., Neill, M., & Wing, R.R. (2011). Associations between parent behavior and adolescent weight control. J Pediatr Psychol, 36(4), pp. 451-460. United States. doi: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsq105

  • Raynor, H.A., Walleghen, E.L.V., Osterholt, K.M., Hart, C.N., Jelalian, E., Wing, R.R., & Goldfield, G.S. (2011). The relationship between child and parent food hedonics and parent and child food group intake in children with overweight/obesity. J Am Diet Assoc, 111(3), pp. 425-430. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.jada.2010.12.013

  • Phelan, S., Hart, C., Phipps, M., Abrams, B., Schaffner, A., Adams, A., & Wing, R. (2011). Maternal behaviors during pregnancy impact offspring obesity risk. Exp Diabetes Res, 2011, p. 985139. United States. doi: 10.1155/2011/985139

  • Jelalian, E., Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., Mehlenbeck, R.S., Hart, C.N., Flynn-O'Brien, K., Kaplan, J., Neill, M., & Wing, R.R. (2010). Behavioral weight control treatment with supervised exercise or peer-enhanced adventure for overweight adolescents. J Pediatr, 157(6), pp. 923-928.e1. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2010.05.047

  • Hart, C.N., Jelalian, E., Raynor, H.A., Mehlenbeck, R., Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., Kaplan, J., Flynn-O'Brien, K., & Wing, R.R. (2010). Early patterns of food intake in an adolescent weight loss trial as predictors of BMI change. Eat Behav, 11(4), pp. 217-222. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2010.05.001

  • Hart, C.N., Raynor, H.A., Jelalian, E., & Drotar, D. (2010). The association of maternal food intake and infants' and toddlers' food intake. Child Care Health Dev, 36(3), pp. 396-403. England. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2010.01072.x

  • Mehlenbeck, R.S., Jelalian, E., Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., & Hart, C.N. (2009). Effects of Behavioral Weight Control Intervention on Binge Eating Symptoms Among Overweight Adolescents. Psychol Sch, 46(8), pp. 776-786. United States. doi: 10.1002/pits.20416

  • Collaboration, P.S., Whitlock, G., Lewington, S., Sherliker, P., Clarke, R., Emberson, J., Halsey, J., Qizilbash, N., Collins, R., & Peto, R. (2009). Body-mass index and cause-specific mortality in 900 000 adults: collaborative analyses of 57 prospective studies. Lancet, 373(9669), pp. 1083-1096. England. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(09)60318-4

  • Jelalian, E., Hart, C.N., & Rhee, K. (2009). Treatment of pediatric obesity. Med Health R I, 92(2), pp. 48-49. United States. Retrieved from

  • Raynor, H.A., Osterholt, K.M., Hart, C.N., Jelalian, E., Vivier, P., & Wing, R.R. (2009). Evaluation of active and passive recruitment methods used in randomized controlled trials targeting pediatric obesity. Int J Pediatr Obes, 4(4), pp. 224-232. England. doi: 10.3109/17477160802596189

  • Raynor, H.A., Jelalian, E., Vivier, P.M., Hart, C.N., & Wing, R.R. (2009). Parent-reported eating and leisure-time activity selection patterns related to energy balance in preschool- and school-aged children. J Nutr Educ Behav, 41(1), pp. 19-26. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2008.03.008

  • Xanthopoulos, M., Hart, C., & Jelalian, E. (2009). Developmental Considerations in the Prevention of Pediatric Obesity. In Handbook of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity (pp. 183-200). doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-76924-0_12

  • Jelalian, E., Hart, C.N., Mehlenbeck, R.S., Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., Kaplan, J.D., Flynn-O'Brien, K.T., & Wing, R.R. (2008). Predictors of attrition and weight loss in an adolescent weight control program. Obesity (Silver Spring), 16(6), pp. 1318-1323. United States. doi: 10.1038/oby.2008.51

  • Hart, C.N. & Jelalian, E. (2008). Shortened sleep duration is associated with pediatric overweight. Behav Sleep Med, 6(4), pp. 251-267. England. doi: 10.1080/15402000802371379

  • Hart, C.N., Kelleher, K.J., Drotar, D., & Scholle, S.H. (2007). Parent-provider communication and parental satisfaction with care of children with psychosocial problems. Patient Educ Couns, 68(2), pp. 179-185. Ireland. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2007.06.003

  • Boergers, J., Hart, C., Owens, J.A., Streisand, R., & Spirito, A. (2007). Child sleep disorders: associations with parental sleep duration and daytime sleepiness. J Fam Psychol, 21(1), pp. 88-94. United States. doi: 10.1037/0893-3200.21.1.88

  • Hart, C.N. & Drotar, D. (2006). Maternal knowledge of nutrition, problem-solving abilities and the introduction of complementary foods into infants' diets. Early Child Development and Care, 176(7), pp. 693-705. doi: 10.1080/03004430500207005

  • Hart, C.N., Drotar, D., Gori, A., & Lewin, L. (2006). Enhancing parent-provider communication in ambulatory pediatric practice. Patient Educ Couns, 63(1-2), pp. 38-46. Ireland. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2005.08.007

  • Krishnamoorthy, J.S., Hart, C., & Jelalian, E. (2006). The Epidemic of Childhood Obesity: Review of Research and Implications for Public Policy. Social Policy Report, 20(2), pp. 1-20. doi: 10.1002/j.2379-3988.2006.tb00047.x

  • Hart, C.N., Palermo, T.M., & Rosen, C.L. (2005). Health-related quality of life among children presenting to a pediatric sleep disorders clinic. Behav Sleep Med, 3(1), pp. 4-17. England. doi: 10.1207/s15402010bsm0301_3

  • Sindelar, H.A., Abrantes, A.M., Hart, C., Lewander, W., & Spirito, A. (2004). Motivational interviewing in pediatric practice. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care, 34(9), pp. 322-339. United States. doi: 10.1016/j.cppeds.2004.06.003

  • Nobile, C. & Drotar, D. (2003). Research on the quality of parent-provider communication in pediatric care: implications and recommendations. J Dev Behav Pediatr, 24(4), pp. 279-290. United States. doi: 10.1097/00004703-200308000-00010

  • Bloom, B.J., Owens, J.A., McGuinn, M., Nobile, C., Schaeffer, L., & Alario, A.J. (2002). Sleep and its relationship to pain, dysfunction, and disease activity in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol, 29(1), pp. 169-173. Canada. Retrieved from

  • Drotar, D., Walders, N., Burgess, E., Nobile, C., Dasari, M., Kahana, S., Miller, V., Schwartz, L., Schaefer, E., & Zebracki, K. (2001). Recommendations to Enhance Comprehensive Care for Children With Chronic Health Conditions and Their Families. Children's Services, 4(4), pp. 251-265. doi: 10.1207/s15326918cs0404_07

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