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PhD in Nutrition, Epidemiology 2015

Dissertation: Is shopping at certain types of stores associated with the nutrient profile of packaged foods purchased by US households?

Advisor: Barry Popkin

Dr. Stern is currently a researcher at Mexico’s Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (INSP), Centro de Investigación en Salud Poblacional (CISP).


González-Morales R, Canto-Osorio F, Stern D, Sánchez-Romero LM, Torres-Ibarra L, Hernández-López R, Rivera-Paredez B, Vidaña-Pérez D, Ramírez-Palacios P, Salmerón J, Popkin BM. Soft drink intake is associated with weight gain, regardless of physical activity levels: The health workers cohort study. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. 2020 Dec;17:1-0. view full text

Stern D, Poti JM, Ng SW, Robinson WR, Gordon-Larsen P, Popkin BM. Where people shop is not associated with the nutrient quality of packaged foods for any racial-ethnic group in the United States. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2016 Apr;103(4):1125-34.

Stern D, Ng SW, Popkin BM. The Nutrient Content of U.S. Household Food Purchases by Store Type. American Journal of Preventative Medicine. 2016 Feb;50(2):180-90. view full text

Stern D, Robinson WR, Ng SW, Gordon-Larsen P, Popkin BM. US Household Food Shopping Patterns: Dynamic Shifts since 2000 and Socioeconomic Predictors. Health Affairs (Millwood). 2015 Nov 1; 34(11): 1840–1848. view full text

Stern D, Piernas C, Barquera S, Rivera JA, Popkin BM. Caloric beverages were major sources of energy among children and adults in Mexico, 1999-2012. Journal of Nutrition. 2014 Jun;144(6):949-56 view full text