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Rachel Novotny
Title Professor, Department Chair
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Institution University of Hawaii
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2009NOVEL SKELETAL MEASURES5P20RR011091-15
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2007BREAST DENSITY5P20RR011091-13
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2006BREAST DENSITY5P20RR011091-12
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2005IMPROVING BONE HEALTH IN ADOLESCENCE THROUGH BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION2P20RR011091-11
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2005PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, BODY COMPOSITION AND GLUCOSE TOLERANCE AMONG SAMOAN FEMALES2P20RR011091-11
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2005FEMALE ADOLESCENT MATURATION II2P20RR011091-11
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2004IMPROVING BONE HEALTH IN ADOLESCENCE THROUGH BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION5P20RR011091-10
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2004PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, BODY COMPOSITION AND GLUCOSE TOLERANCE AMONG SAMOAN FEMALES5P20RR011091-10
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2004FEMALE ADOLESCENT MATURATION II5P20RR011091-10

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1. Lee Y, Savaiano DA, McCabe GP, Pottenger FM, Welshimer K, Weaver CM, McCabe LD, Novotny R, Read M, Going S, Mason A, Van Loan M, Boushey CJ. Behavioral Intervention in Adolescents Improves Bone Mass, Yet Lactose Maldigestion Is a Barrier. Nutrients. 2018 Mar 28; 10(4).
2. Mosley MA, Banna JC, Lim E, Fialkowski MK, Novotny R. Dietary patterns change over two years in early adolescent girls in Hawai'i. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2018; 27(1):238-245.
3. Butel JA, Banna JC, Novotny R, Franck KL, Parker SP, Stephenson L. Validation of a Collaboration Readiness Assessment Tool for Use by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) Agencies and Partners. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2017 Dec 12.
4. Leon Guerrero RT, Novotny R, Wilkens LR, Chong M, White KK, Shvetsov YB, Buyum A, Badowski G, Blas-LaguaƱa M. Risk factors for breast cancer in the breast cancer risk model study of Guam and Saipan. Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 10; 50(Pt B):221-233.
5. Paulino YC, Ettienne R, Novotny R, Wilkens LR, Shomour M, Sigrah C, Remengesau SD, Johnson EL, Alfred JM, Gilmatam DF. Areca (betel) nut chewing practices of adults and health behaviors of their children in the Freely Associated States, Micronesia: Findings from the Children's Healthy Living (CHL) Program. Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 10; 50(Pt B):234-240.
6. Paulino YC, Hurwitz EL, Ogo JC, Paulino TC, Yamanaka AB, Novotny R, Wilkens LR, Miller MJ, Palafox NA. Epidemiology of areca (betel) nut use in the mariana islands: Findings from the University of Guam/University of Hawai`i cancer center partnership program. Cancer Epidemiol. 2017 10; 50(Pt B):241-246.
7. Matanane L, Fialkowski MK, Silva J, Li F, Nigg C, Leon Guerrero RT, Novotny R. Para I Famagu'on-Ta: Fruit and Vegetable Intake, Food Store Environment, and Childhood Overweight/Obesity in the Children's Healthy Living Program on Guam. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2017 Aug; 76(8):225-233.
8. Novotny R, Li F, Leon Guerrero R, Coleman P, Tufa AJ, Bersamin A, Deenik J, Wilkens LR. Dual burden of malnutrition in US Affiliated Pacific jurisdictions in the Children's Healthy Living Program. BMC Public Health. 2017 05 22; 17(1):483.
9. Yonemori KM, Ennis T, Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Ettienne R, Wilkens LR, Leon Guerrero RT, Bersamin A, Coleman P, Li F, Boushey CJ. Collecting wrappers, labels, and packages to enhance accuracy of food records among children 2-8 years in the Pacific region: Children's Healthy Living Program (CHL). J Food Compost Anal. 2017 Dec; 64(Pt 1):112-118.
10. Mikkelsen BE, Novotny R, Gittelsohn J. Multi-Level, Multi-Component Approaches to Community Based Interventions for Healthy Living-A Three Case Comparison. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 10 20; 13(10).
11. Reynolds K, Go AS, Leong TK, Boudreau DM, Cassidy-Bushrow AE, Fortmann SP, Goldberg RJ, Gurwitz JH, Magid DJ, Margolis KL, McNeal CJ, Newton KM, Novotny R, Quesenberry CP, Rosamond WD, Smith DH, VanWormer JJ, Vupputuri S, Waring SC, Williams MS, Sidney S. Trends in Incidence of Hospitalized Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Cardiovascular Research Network (CVRN). Am J Med. 2017 Mar; 130(3):317-327.
12. Tolley H, Snowdon W, Wate J, Durand AM, Vivili P, McCool J, Novotny R, Dewes O, Hoy D, Bell C, Richards N, Swinburn B. Monitoring and accountability for the Pacific response to the non-communicable diseases crisis. BMC Public Health. 2016 09 10; 16:958.
13. Yamanaka A, Fialkowski MK, Wilkens L, Li F, Ettienne R, Fleming T, Power J, Deenik J, Coleman P, Leon Guerrero R, Novotny R. Quality assurance of data collection in the multi-site community randomized trial and prevalence survey of the children's healthy living program. BMC Res Notes. 2016 Sep 02; 9(1):432.
14. Novotny R, Li F, Fialkowski MK, Bersamin A, Tufa A, Deenik J, Coleman P, Guerrero RL, Wilkens LR. Prevalence of obesity and acanthosis nigricans among young children in the children's healthy living program in the United States Affiliated Pacific. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Sep; 95(37):e4711.
15. Esquivel MK, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Braun KL, Li F, Novotny R. Influence of Teachers' Personal Health Behaviors onĀ Operationalizing Obesity Prevention Policy in Head Start Preschools: A Project of the Children's Healthy Living Program (CHL). J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016 05; 48(5):318-325.e1.
16. Ettienne R, Nigg CR, Li F, Su Y, McGlone K, Luick B, Tachibana A, Carran C, Mercado J, Novotny R. Validation of the Actical Accelerometer in Multiethnic Preschoolers: The Children's Healthy Living (CHL) Program. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 04; 75(4):95-100.
17. Fialkowski MK, Yamanaka A, Wilkens LR, Braun KL, Butel J, Ettienne R, McGlone K, Remengesau S, Power JM, Johnson E, Gilmatam D, Fleming T, Acosta M, Belyeu-Camacho T, Shomour M, Sigrah C, Nigg C, Novotny R. Recruitment Strategies and Lessons Learned from the Children's Healthy Living Program Prevalence Survey. AIMS Public Health. 2016; 3(1):140-157.
18. Rotter M, Nigg CR, Renda GA, Novotny R. Acculturation is Not Related to Physical Activity Stage of Change for Children in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2016 Feb; 75(2):35-41.
19. Esquivel M, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Braun KL, Li F, Novotny R. Head Start Wellness Policy Intervention in Hawaii: A Project of the Children's Healthy Living Program. Child Obes. 2016 Feb; 12(1):26-32.
20. Maskarinec G, Morimoto Y, Laguana MB, Novotny R, Leon Guerrero RT. Bioimpedence to Assess Breast Density as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer in Adult Women and Adolescent Girls. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2016; 17(1):65-71.
21. Oshiro CE, Novotny R, Grove JS, Hurwitz EL. Race/Ethnic Differences in Birth Size, Infant Growth, and Body Mass Index at Age Five Years in Children in Hawaii. Child Obes. 2015 Dec; 11(6):683-90.
22. Li F, Wilkens LR, Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Paulino YC, Nelson R, Bersamin A, Martin U, Deenik J, Boushey CJ. Anthropometric measurement standardization in the US-affiliated pacific: Report from the Children's Healthy Living Program. Am J Hum Biol. 2016 May; 28(3):364-71.
23. Novotny R, Davis J. Growth in bone and body size among Asian and white girls in the Female Adolescent Maturation (FAM) study. Arch Osteoporos. 2015; 10:31.
24. Butel J, Braun KL, Novotny R, Acosta M, Castro R, Fleming T, Powers J, Nigg CR. Assessing intervention fidelity in a multi-level, multi-component, multi-site program: the Children's Healthy Living (CHL) program. Transl Behav Med. 2015 Dec; 5(4):460-9.
25. Leon Guerrero RT, Chong M, Novotny R, Wilkens LR, Badowski G, Blas-Laguana M, Murphy S. Relative validity and reliability of a quantitative food frequency questionnaire for adults in Guam. Food Nutr Res. 2015; 59:26276.
26. Fialkowski MK, Delormier T, Hattori-Uchima M, Leslie JH, Greenberg J, Kim JH, Deenik JL, Dunn MA, Areta IA, Novotny R. Children's Healthy Living Program (CHL) Indigenous Workforce Training to Prevent Childhood Obesity in the Underserved U.S. Affiliated Pacific Region. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015 May; 26(2 Suppl):83-95.
27. Novotny R, Nigg CR, Li F, Wilkens LR. Pacific kids DASH for health (PacDASH) randomized, controlled trial with DASH eating plan plus physical activity improves fruit and vegetable intake and diastolic blood pressure in children. Child Obes. 2015 Apr; 11(2):177-86.
28. Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Li F, Paulino Y, Vargo D, Jim R, Coleman P, Bersamin A, Nigg CR, Leon Guerrero RT, Deenik J, Kim JH, Wilkens LR. Systematic Review of Prevalence of Young Child Overweight and Obesity in the United States-Affiliated Pacific Region Compared With the 48 Contiguous States: The Children's Healthy Living Program. Am J Public Health. 2015 Jan; 105(1):e22-e35.
29. Paulino YC, Hurwitz EL, Warnakulasuriya S, Gatewood RR, Pierson KD, Tenorio LF, Novotny R, Palafox NA, Wilkens LR, Badowski G. Screening for oral potentially malignant disorders among areca (betel) nut chewers in Guam and Saipan. BMC Oral Health. 2014 Dec 11; 14:151.
30. Braun KL, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Butel J, Hollyer JR, Barber LR, Bersamin A, Coleman P, Teo-Martin U, Vargo AM, Novotny R. Using the ANGELO model to develop the children's healthy living program multilevel intervention to promote obesity preventing behaviors for young children in the U.S.-affiliated Pacific Region. Child Obes. 2014 Dec; 10(6):474-81.
31. Fialkowski MK, DeBaryshe B, Bersamin A, Nigg C, Leon Guerrero R, Rojas G, Areta AA, Vargo A, Belyeu-Camacho T, Castro R, Luick B, Novotny R. A community engagement process identifies environmental priorities to prevent early childhood obesity: the Children's Healthy Living (CHL) program for remote underserved populations in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands, Hawaii and Alaska. Matern Child Health J. 2014 Dec; 18(10):2261-74.
32. Albright CL, Steffen AD, Wilkens LR, White KK, Novotny R, Nigg CR, Saiki K, Brown WJ. Effectiveness of a 12-month randomized clinical trial to increase physical activity in multiethnic postpartum women: results from Hawaii's Na Mikimiki Project. Prev Med. 2014 Dec; 69:214-23.
33. Leon Guerrero RT, Badowski G, Yamanaka A, Blas-Laguana M, Bordallo R, Buyum A, Wilkens L, Novotny R. University of Hawai'i Cancer Center connection: The vital role of cancer registries in the recruitment of an understudied minority population into a breast cancer study: Breast Cancer Risk Model for the Pacific. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Oct; 73(10):335-40.
34. Chai W, Novotny R, Maskarinec G, Le Marchand L, Franke AA, Cooney RV. Serum coenzyme Q10, a-tocopherol, ?-tocopherol, and C-reactive protein levels and body mass index in adolescent and premenopausal females. J Am Coll Nutr. 2014; 33(3):192-7.
35. Lim U, Wilkens LR, Albright CL, Novotny R, Le Marchand L, Kolonel LN. University of Hawai'i Cancer Center Connection: bias in self-reported anthropometry in relation to adiposity and adulthood weight gain among postmenopausal Caucasian and Japanese American Women. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Dec; 72(12):445-9.
36. Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Areta AA, Bersamin A, Braun K, DeBaryshe B, Deenik J, Dunn M, Hollyer J, Kim J, Leon Guerrero RT, Nigg CR, Takahashi R, Wilkens LR. University of Hawai'i Cancer Center Connection: The Pacific Way to Child Wellness: The Children's Healthy Living Program for Remote Underserved Minority Populations of the Pacific Region (CHL). Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Nov; 72(11):406-8.
37. St-Jules DE, Watters CA, Brunt EM, Wilkens LR, Novotny R, Belt P, Lavine JE. Estimation of fish and ?-3 fatty acid intake in pediatric nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Nov; 57(5):627-33.
38. St-Jules DE, Watters CA, Novotny R. Estimation of fish intake in Asian and white female adolescents, and association with 2-year changes in body fatness and body fat distribution: the female adolescent maturation study. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Apr; 114(4):543-51.
39. Wilken LR, Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Boushey CJ, Nigg C, Paulino Y, Leon Guerrero R, Bersamin A, Vargo D, Kim J, Deenik J. Children's Healthy Living (CHL) Program for remote underserved minority populations in the Pacific region: rationale and design of a community randomized trial to prevent early childhood obesity. BMC Public Health. 2013 Oct 09; 13:944.
40. Leslie JH, Braun KL, Novotny R, Mokuau N. Factors affecting healthy eating and physical activity behaviors among multiethnic blue- and white-collar workers: a case study of one healthcare institution. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Sep; 72(9):300-6.
41. Novotny R, Oshiro CE, Wilkens LR. Prevalence of Childhood Obesity among Young Multiethnic Children from a Health Maintenance Organization in Hawaii. Child Obes. 2013 Feb; 9(1):35-42.
42. Novotny R, Vijayadeva V, Grove J, Lim U, Le Marchand L. Birth size and later central obesity among adolescent girls of Asian, White, and Mixed ethnicities. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Feb; 72(2):50-5.
43. Novotny R, Vijayadeva V, Grove J, Gittelsohn J, Avila J, Su Y, Murphy S. Dietary intake among Native Hawaiian, Filipino, and White children and caregivers in Hawai'i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2012 Dec; 71(12):353-8.
44. Novotny R, Nigg C, McGlone K, Renda G, Jung N, Matsunaga M, Karanja N. Pacific Tracker 2 - expert system (PacTrac2-ES) behavioural assessment and intervention tool for the Pacific Kids DASH for Health (PacDASH) study. Food Chem. 2013 Oct 01; 140(3):471-7.
45. Lim U, Turner SD, Franke AA, Cooney RV, Wilkens LR, Ernst T, Albright CL, Novotny R, Chang L, Kolonel LN, Murphy SP, Le Marchand L. Predicting total, abdominal, visceral and hepatic adiposity with circulating biomarkers in Caucasian and Japanese American women. PLoS One. 2012; 7(8):e43502.
46. Lim U, Ernst T, Wilkens LR, Albright CL, Lum-Jones A, Seifried A, Buchthal SD, Novotny R, Kolonel LN, Chang L, Cheng I, Le Marchand L. Susceptibility variants for waist size in relation to abdominal, visceral, and hepatic adiposity in postmenopausal women. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 Jul; 112(7):1048-55.
47. Schembre SM, Albright CL, Lim U, Wilkens LR, Murphy SP, Novotny R, Ernst T, Chang L, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L. Associations between weight-related eating behaviors and adiposity in postmenopausal Japanese American and white women. Physiol Behav. 2012 Jul 16; 106(5):651-6.
48. Novotny R, Chen C, Williams AE, Albright CL, Nigg CR, Oshiro CE, Stevens VJ. US acculturation is associated with health behaviors and obesity, but not their change, with a hotel-based intervention among Asian-Pacific Islanders. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 May; 112(5):649-56.
49. Morimoto Y, Maskarinec G, Conroy SM, Lim U, Shepherd J, Novotny R. Asian ethnicity is associated with a higher trunk/peripheral fat ratio in women and adolescent girls. J Epidemiol. 2012; 22(2):130-5.
50. Albright CL, Steffen AD, Novotny R, Nigg CR, Wilkens LR, Saiki K, Yamada P, Hedemark B, Maddock JE, Dunn AL, Brown WJ. Baseline results from Hawaii's Na Mikimiki Project: a physical activity intervention tailored to multiethnic postpartum women. Women Health. 2012; 52(3):265-91.
51. Black N, Nabokov V, Vijayadeva V, Novotny R. Higher percent body fat in young women with lower physical activity level and greater proportion Pacific Islander ancestry. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Nov; 70(11 Suppl 2):43-6.
52. Maskarinec G, Morimoto Y, Daida Y, Shepherd J, Novotny R. A comparison of breast density measures between mothers and adolescent daughters. BMC Cancer. 2011 Aug 02; 11:330.
53. Sharma S, Barr AB, Macdonald HM, Sheehy T, Novotny R, Corriveau A. Vitamin D deficiency and disease risk among aboriginal Arctic populations. Nutr Rev. 2011 Aug; 69(8):468-78.
54. Ahmed AT, Oshiro CE, Loharuka S, Novotny R. Perceptions of middle school educators in Hawai'i about school-based gardening and child health. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Jul; 70(7 Suppl 1):11-5.
55. Novotny R, Vijayadeva V, Ramirez V, Lee SK, Davison N, Gittelsohn J. Development and implementation of a food system intervention to prevent childhood obesity in rural Hawai'i. Hawaii Med J. 2011 Jul; 70(7 Suppl 1):42-6.
56. Lim U, Ernst T, Buchthal SD, Latch M, Albright CL, Wilkens LR, Kolonel LN, Murphy SP, Chang L, Novotny R, Le Marchand L. Asian women have greater abdominal and visceral adiposity than Caucasian women with similar body mass index. Nutr Diabetes. 2011 May 09; 1:e6.
57. Osborne DL, Weaver CM, McAbe LD, McCabe GM, Novotny R, Boushey C, Savaiano DA. Tanning predicts bone mass but not structure in adolescent females living in Hawaii. Am J Hum Biol. 2011 Jul-Aug; 23(4):470-8.
58. Novotny R, Daida Y, Morimoto Y, Shepherd J, Maskarinec G. Puberty, body fat, and breast density in girls of several ethnic groups. Am J Hum Biol. 2011 May-Jun; 23(3):359-65.
59. Paulino YC, Leon Guerrero RT, Novotny R. Women in Guam consume more calories during feast days than during non-feast days. Micronesica. 2011 Mar; 41(2):223-235.
60. Paulino YC, Novotny R, Miller MJ, Murphy SP. Areca (Betel) Nut Chewing Practices in Micronesian Populations. Hawaii J Public Health. 2011 Mar; 3(1):19-29.
61. Cuthrell KW, Yuen S, Murphy S, Novotny R, Au DL. Hawaii foods website: a locally based online nutrition and food-composition resource for healthcare professionals and the public. Hawaii Med J. 2010 Dec; 69(12):300-1.
62. Maskarinec G, Morimoto Y, Daida Y, Laidevant A, Malkov S, Shepherd JA, Novotny R. Comparison of breast density measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry with mammographic density among adult women in Hawaii. Cancer Epidemiol. 2011 Apr; 35(2):188-93.
63. Arterburn DE, Alexander GL, Calvi J, Coleman LA, Gillman MW, Novotny R, Quinn VP, Rukstalis M, Stevens VJ, Taveras EM, Sherwood NE. Body mass index measurement and obesity prevalence in ten U.S. health plans. Clin Med Res. 2010 Dec; 8(3-4):126-30.
64. Gittelsohn J, Vijayadeva V, Davison N, Ramirez V, Cheung LW, Murphy S, Novotny R. A food store intervention trial improves caregiver psychosocial factors and children's dietary intake in Hawaii. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 Feb; 18 Suppl 1:S84-90.
65. Epplein M, Novotny R, Daida Y, Vijayadeva V, Onaka AT, Le Marchand L. Association of maternal and intrauterine characteristics with age at menarche in a multiethnic population in Hawaii. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Feb; 21(2):259-68.
66. Novotny R, Williams AE, Vinoya AC, Oshiro CE, Vogt TM. US acculturation, food intake, and obesity among Asian-Pacific hotel workers. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Oct; 109(10):1712-8.
67. Leon Guerrero RT, Gebhardt SE, Holden J, Kretsch MJ, Todd K, Novotny R, Murphy SP. White rice sold in Hawaii, Guam, and Saipan often lacks nutrient enrichment. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 Oct; 109(10):1738-43.
68. Murphy SP, Martin CL, Davison N, Wang-Kit Cheung L, Au DL, Novotny R. A comparison of two systems for entering and assessing dietary data for a research study. J Am Diet Assoc. 2009 May; 109(5):905-8.
69. Paulino YC, Coleman P, Davison NH, Lee SK, Camacho TB, Tenorio LF, Murphy SP, Novotny R. Nutritional characteristics and body mass index of children in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Dec; 108(12):2100-4.
70. Martin CL, Murphy SP, Novotny R. Contribution of dietary supplements to nutrient adequacy among children in Hawaii. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Nov; 108(11):1874-80.
71. Shepherd JA, Malkov S, Fan B, Laidevant A, Novotny R, Maskarinec G. Breast density assessment in adolescent girls using dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry: a feasibility study. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2008 Jul; 17(7):1709-13.
72. Kemmer TM, Novotny R, Gerber AS, Ah Ping I. Anaemia, its correlation with overweight and growth patterns in children aged 5-10 years living in American Samoa. Public Health Nutr. 2009 May; 12(5):660-6.
73. Walker MD, Novotny R, Bilezikian JP, Weaver CM. Race and diet interactions in the acquisition, maintenance, and loss of bone. J Nutr. 2008 Jun; 138(6):1256S-60S.
74. Wong SS, Boushey CJ, Novotny R, Gustafson DR. Evaluation of a computerized food frequency questionnaire to estimate calcium intake of Asian, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white youth. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Mar; 108(3):539-43.
75. Martin CL, Murphy SP, Leon Guerrero RT, Davison N, Jung YO, Novotny R. The Pacific Tracker (PacTrac): Development of a dietary assessment instrument for the Pacific. J Food Compost Anal. 2008 Feb; 21(Suppl 2):S103-S108.
76. Guerrero RT, Paulino YC, Novotny R, Murphy SP. Diet and obesity among Chamorro and Filipino adults on Guam. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008; 17(2):216-22.
77. Novotny R, Coleman P, Tenorio L, Davison N, Camacho T, Ramirez V, Vijayadeva V, Untalan P, Tudela MD. Breastfeeding is associated with lower body mass index among children of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007 Oct; 107(10):1743-6.
78. Novotny R, Nabokov V, Derauf C, Grove J, Vijayadeva V. BMI and waist circumference as indicators of health among Samoan women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Aug; 15(8):1913-7.
79. Lee SK, Novotny R, Daida YG, Vijayadeva V, Gittelsohn J. Dietary patterns of adolescent girls in Hawaii over a 2-year period. J Am Diet Assoc. 2007 Jun; 107(6):956-61.
80. Novotny R, Going S, Teegarden D, Van Loan M, McCabe G, McCabe L, Daida YG, Boushey CJ. Hispanic and Asian pubertal girls have higher android/gynoid fat ratio than whites. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Jun; 15(6):1565-70.
81. Murphy S, Blitz C, Novotny R. Pacific Tracker (PacTrac): an interactive dietary assessment program at the CRCH website. Hawaii Med J. 2006 Jun; 65(6):175-8.
82. Novotny R, Daida YG, Grove JS, Le Marchand L, Vijayadeva V. Asian adolescents have a higher trunk:peripheral fat ratio than Whites. J Nutr. 2006 Mar; 136(3):642-7.
83. Morimoto Y, Maskarinec G, Conroy SM, Lim U, Shepherd J, Novotny R. Asian ethnicity is associated with a higher trunk/periphery fat ratio in women and adolescent girls. J Epidemiol. 2006 Mar 01; 136(3):642-647.
84. Daida Y, Novotny R, Grove JS, Acharya S, Vogt TM. Ethnicity and nutrition of adolescent girls in Hawaii. J Am Diet Assoc. 2006 Feb; 106(2):221-6.
85. Maskarinec G, Morimoto Y, Novotny R, Nordt FJ, Stanczyk FZ, Franke AA. Urinary sex steroid excretion levels during a soy intervention among young girls: a pilot study. Nutr Cancer. 2005; 52(1):22-8.
86. Novotny R, Daida YG, Grove JS, Acharya S, Vogt TM, Paperny D. Adolescent dairy consumption and physical activity associated with bone mass. Prev Med. 2004 Aug; 39(2):355-60.
87. Novotny R, Daida YG, Acharya S, Grove JS, Vogt TM. Dairy intake is associated with lower body fat and soda intake with greater weight in adolescent girls. J Nutr. 2004 Aug; 134(8):1905-9.
88. Oshiro C, Maskarinec G, Petitpain D, Hebshi S, Novotny R. Soy intervention in adolescent girls: design and implementation. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2004 Jul-Aug; 36(4):204-8.
89. Jensen JK, Gustafson D, Boushey CJ, Auld G, Bock MA, Bruhn CM, Gabel K, Misner S, Novotny R, Peck L, Read M. Development of a food frequency questionnaire to estimate calcium intake of Asian, Hispanic, and white youth. J Am Diet Assoc. 2004 May; 104(5):762-9.
90. Davis J, Busch J, Hammatt Z, Novotny R, Harrigan R, Grandinetti A, Easa D. The relationship between ethnicity and obesity in Asian and Pacific Islander populations: a literature review. Ethn Dis. 2004; 14(1):111-8.
91. Oshiro CE, Novotny R, Titchenal CA. Calcium intake of Asian and Caucasian adolescents in Hawaii. Hawaii Med J. 2003 Dec; 62(12):272-6.
92. Novotny R, Daida YG, Grove JS, Acharya S, Vogt TM. Formula feeding in infancy is associated with adolescent body fat and earlier menarche. Cell Mol Biol (Noisy-le-grand). 2003 Dec; 49(8):1289-93.
93. Hla MM, Novotny R, Kieffer EC, Mor J, Thiele M. Early weaning among Japanese women in Hawaii. J Biosoc Sci. 2003 Apr; 35(2):227-41.
94. Novotny R, Boushey C, Bock MA, Peck L, Auld G, Bruhn CM, Gustafson D, Gabel K, Jensen JK, Misner S, Read M. Calcium intake of Asian, Hispanic and white youth. J Am Coll Nutr. 2003 Feb; 22(1):64-70.
95. Auld G, Boushey CJ, Bock MA, Bruhn C, Gabel K, Gustafson D, Holmes B, Misner S, Novotny R, Peck L, Pelican S, Pond-Smith D, Read M. Perspectives on intake of calcium-rich foods among Asian, Hispanic, and white preadolescent and adolescent females. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2002 Sep-Oct; 34(5):242-51.
96. Dooley DA, Novotny R, Derrickson JP. WHEEL OF NUTRITION Game: nutrition in the round. J Nutr Educ. 2001 May-Jun; 33(3):175-6.
97. Novotny R, Davis J, Wasnich R, Biernacke I, Onaka A. Maternal pelvic size, measured by dual energy X-ray absorptiometry, predicts infant birthweight. Am J Hum Biol. 2000 Jul; 12(4):552-557.
98. Novotny R, Hla MM, Kieffer EC, Park CB, Mor J, Thiele M. Breastfeeding duration in a multiethnic population in Hawaii. Birth. 2000 Jun; 27(2):91-6.
99. Novotny R, Davis J, Ross P, Wasnich R. Adiposity and blood pressure in a multiethnic population of women in Hawaii. Ethn Health. 1998 Aug; 3(3):167-73.
100. Derrickson J, Tanaka D, Novotny R. Heights and weights of Head Start preschool children in Hawaii. J Am Diet Assoc. 1997 Dec; 97(12):1424-6.
101. Novotny R, Davis J, Ross PD, Wasnich RD. Adolescent milk consumption, menarche, birth weight, and ethnicity influence height of women in Hawaii. J Am Diet Assoc. 1996 Aug; 96(8):802-4.
102. Abikusno N, Novotny R. Sensitivity and specificity of maternal anthropometric measures relative to infant nutritional status. Asia Pac J Public Health. 1996-1997; 9:38-41.
103. Novotny R, Kieffer EC, Mor J, Thiele M, Nikaido M. Health of infant is the main reason for breast-feeding in a WIC population in Hawaii. J Am Diet Assoc. 1994 Mar; 94(3):293-7.
104. Novotny R, Grove J, Baruffi G, Zeitlin M. Rate of growth in length of Bangladeshi infants as a function of attained length. Hum Biol. 1992 Oct; 64(5):727-39.
105. Baruffi G, Alexander G, Novotny R. Causes of infant mortality in a multiethnic population. Asia Pac J Public Health. 1990; 4(2-3):145-50.
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