Alison Buttenheim (2002-04)

Alison Buttenheim (2002-04)

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Title of Dissertation: “Child Nutritional Status in Vulnerable Households in Asia”
Link to Dissertation

Research Interest: Parent behavior and child health; behavioral economics; evaluation of health and development interventions.

Selected Publications:
Buttenheim, AM, N Goldman, AR Pebley. 2013. “Underestimating adolescent obesity.”  Nursing Research, 62(3):195-202.

Fang, M, AM Buttenheim, J Havassy, SE Gollust. 2013. “It’s not a ‘if you build it they will come’ type of scenario”: Stakeholder perspectives on farmers’ markets as a policy solution to food access in low-income neighborhoods.”  Journal of Health and Environmental Nutrition, 8(1):39-60.

Buttenheim, AM, AR Pebley, K Hsih, N Goldman. 2013. “The shape of things to come? Obesity prevalence in foreign-born and US-born Mexican-American youth.” Social Science & Medicine, 78:1-8.

Buttenheim, AM, DA Asch. 2013. “Behavioral economics: The key to closing the gap on maternal, newborn and child survival for Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5?” Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17(4):581-585.

Buttenheim, AM, M Jones, Y Baras. 2012. “Exposure to personal belief exemptions from mandated school entry vaccinations among California kindergarteners.”  American Journal of Public Health, 102(8): e59-e67.

Buttenheim, AM, J Havassy, M Fang, J Glyn, and A Karpyn. 2012. “Increasing SNAP/EBT sales at farmers markets with vendor-operated wireless point-of-sale terminals.”  Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the Journal of the American Dietetic Association), 112(5):636-641.

Buttenheim, AM, H Alderman, and J Friedman. 2011. “Impact evaluation of school feeding programs in Lao People’s Democratic Republic.”  Journal of Development Effectiveness, 3(4):520-542.

Ullman, SH, AM Buttenheim, N Goldman, AR Pebley, R Wong. 2011. “Socioeconomic differences in obesity among Mexican adolescents.” International Journal of Pediatric Obesity, 6(2-2):e373-380.

Buttenheim, AM, N Goldman, AR Pebley, R Wong, C Chung. 2010. “Do Mexican immigrants ‘import’ social gradients in health to the US?” Social Science & Medicine, 71(7): 1268-1276.

Buttenheim, AM, R Wong, N Goldman, AR Pebley. 2010. “Does social status predict adult smoking and obesity? Results from the Mexican National Health Survey.” Global Public Health, 5(4):413-426.

Buttenheim, AM. 2010. “Impact evaluation in the post-disaster setting: A case study of the 2005 Pakistan earthquake.” Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2(2):197-227.

Frankenberg, E, AM Buttenheim, B Sikoki, and W Suriastini. 2009. “Do women increase their use of reproductive health care when it becomes more available? Evidence from Indonesia.” Studies in Family Planning, 40(1):27-38.

Buttenheim, AM and J Nobles. 2009. Ethnicity-based marriage norms and marriage behaviour in Indonesia.”  Population Studies, 63(3):277-294.

Nobles, J, and AM Buttenheim. 2008.  “Marriage and socioeconomic change in contemporary Indonesia.” Journal of Marriage and Family, 70(4):904-918.

Buttenheim, AM. 2008. “The sanitation environment in urban slums: Implications for child health.” Population and Environment, 30:26-47.