Center for Public Health Nutrition

Donna Johnson in the News

Washington Awarded RWJF Grant to Measure Impact of School Menu Labeling | December 2012
The Association of Schools of Public Health announced the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Eating Research grant for $170,000 awarded to Donna Johnson to study the impact of menu labeling on student food choices in the Renton School District.

Obesity Prevention: What's Working?
Energize E-News | November 2012
Donna Johnson talks about encouraging trends in preventing obesity among children in the cover story. The Nutrition Education Network of Washington produces the e-newsletter as a part of Washington State University Extension's Food $ense program.

CDC announces the NOPREN Healthy Eating Supplement to AJPM | September 2012
A study on King County menu-labeling policy by Donna Johnson is included in a 2012 supplement of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine issued as part of the CDC’s Nutrition and Obesity Policy Research and Evaluation Network.

Pregnancy Nutrition: What to Eat When Pregnant -- And What to Avoid | May 2012
Donna Johnson is quoted about the need to avoid unpasturized foods and drinks during pregnancy.

Now available "Squishy-Licious" Smash Your Food Educational Game Serves Up a Huge Helping of Fun Mobile Learning for Families On iPad | March 2012 | Quotes Adam Drewnowski in article about the release of the iPad version of the Smash Your Food EducationalGame.

10 tips for getting your snacking under control| March 2012 | Cites an article co-authored by Donna Johnson on the association between snacking and weight loss.

Life Course Nutrition: Maternal and Child Health Strategies in Public Health
Northwest Center for Public Health Practice | January 2012 | Donna Johnson helped develop a life course framework designed to help public health leaders describe the role of maternal and child nutrition in population health and identify actions they can take to create equitable access to healthy foods and food environments.

Feeling the Weight series highlights CPHN
Seattle Times | June 12, 2011 | A series of articles exploring the fight against childhood obesity and quoting CPHN faculty Donna Johnson and Adam Drewnowski.




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