OPREVENT2 is a Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) obesity and diabetes prevention program in Native American reservations. It is designed to: 1) improve healthy food availability 2) increase the purchasing and eating of healthier foods 3) increase physical activity. It evaluates the effectiveness of the following components: community and social media, community action, school, food store and worksite.
Publications / Citations / Presentations
- Gittelsohn, J., Belcourt, A., Magarati, M. et al. Building Capacity for Productive Indigenous Community-University Partnerships. Prev Sci 21, 22–32 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-018-0949-7
- Gittelsohn, J., Jock, B., Redmond, L. et al. OPREVENT2: Design of a multi-institutional intervention for obesity control and prevention for American Indian adults. BMC Public Health 17, 105 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4018-0
- Felicia J Setiono, Brittany Jock, Angela Trude, Caroline R Wensel, Lisa Poirier, Marla Pardilla, Joel Gittelsohn, Associations between Food Consumption Patterns and Chronic Diseases and Self-Reported Morbidities in 6 American Indian Communities, Current Developments in Nutrition, Volume 3, Issue Supplement_2, August 2019, Pages 69–80, https://doi.org/10.1093/cdn/nzz067
- Dickerson, D., Baldwin, J.A., Belcourt, A. et al. Encompassing Cultural Contexts Within Scientific Research Methodologies in the Development of Health Promotion Interventions. Prev Sci 21, 33–42 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11121-018-0926-1