Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Marcel Horowitz MS, MCHES

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Healthy Youth, Families, & Communities Advisor
Woodland Administrative Office
70 Cottonwood St
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 666-8722
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Also in:
Yolo County

Biography


MAJOR PROGRAMS:
California Nutrition Education Curriculum Committee Chair
California 4-H Healthy Living Leadership Team Chair
National Extension Committee on Organization and Policy, Chronic Disease Prevention Team Member
Yolo County 4-H Program Director
Yolo County U.C Nutrition Education Program Director 





Education

M.S. Health and Wellness Education, California State University, Chico. 1999

Specialty

Youth Health Education

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Kaiser, L. Eds. (2016). Ninos Sanos, Familia Sano: Childhood Obesity Prevention Curriculum for families with young children.
  • Horowitz, M (2015). 4-H Healthy Club/ Event Assessment Poster. Health Outreach Conference.
  • Kaiser, L (2015). "Adaptation of a culturally relevant nutrition education program for low income, Mexican origin parents with young children." Preventing Chronic Disease 12
  • Munoz-Gomez, M (2015). Association Between Sleep Trends and Obesity in Mexican Origin Children. Childhood Obesity Conference.
  • Kaiser, L (2015). "Correlates of food patterns in young Latino children at high-risk of obesity." J Public Health Nutrition 18(16): 3042-3050.
  • Kaiser, L.; Aguilera, A.; Horowitz, M.; Lamp, C.; Johns, M.; Ontai, L.; Gomez-Camacho, R.; de la Torre, A. (2015). "Correlates of food patterns in young Latino children at high-risk of obesity." Public Health Nutrition
  • Chaidez, V (2015). "Food resource management education with SNAP participation improves food security." J of Nutrition Education and Behavior 47(4): 374-378.
  • Worker, S (2015). Methods for Evaluating 4-H Science Programs Across Programs and Ages. National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Conference.
  • Gomez, M (2015). The Drought’s Effect on Food Security among Farmworkers. Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Conference.
  • Rodriguez, L (2015). "The Impact of the California Drought on Food Security among Rural Families of Mexican Origin." Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk
  • Espinoza, D (2015). UC 4-H Water Policy: Changing the environment to support the Health H. National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Conference.
  • Horowitz, M.; Iaccoppucci, A.; Espinoza, D. (2014). 4-H Water policy Chp 11:X:B. California 4-H Online Policy guide.
  • Kaiser, L.; Martinez, J.; Horowitz, M.; Lamp, C.; Johns, M.; Byrnes, M.; Aguilera, A.; Gomez-Camacho, R.; de la Torre, A. (2014). "Adaptation of a culturally relevant nutrition education program for low income, Mexican origin parents with young children." Preventing Chronic Disease
  • Horowitz, M.; Kaiser, L.; Aguilera, A.; Lamp, C.; Johns, M.; Martinez, J.; de la Torre, A. (2014). Ninos Sanos, Familia Sana: Designing a Community-Wide Childhood Obesity Prevention Intervention. International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference (Poster).
  • Espinoza, D.; Iaccoppucci, A.; Sathrum, S.; Horowitz, M. (2013). 4-H Healthy Living; Youth, Families, and Communities. UC ANR Conference (Poster).
  • Horowitz, M.; Young, J.; Green, L.; Fernandez, S. (2013). A Social Ecological Model approach to implementing Farm-to-School within Yolo County. Childhood Obesity Conference.
  • Worker, S.; Dogan, S.; Manglallan, S.; Bird, M.; Gutstein, J.; Horowitz, M. (2013). Children, Youth, and Families At Risk (CYFAR) program 2009-2013. UC ANR Conference (Poster).
  • Kaiser, L.; Lamp, C.; Johns, M.; Horowitz, M.; Schneider, C.; Muniz-Gomez, M.; Aguilera, A.; De la Torre, A. (2013). Development of a Health Report Card for Mexican Origin Families. Childhood Obesity Conference.
  • Kaiser, L.; Horowitz, M.; Lamp, C.; Johns, M.; Martinez, J.; Aguilera, A.; De la Torre, A. (2013). Dietary patterns of young Mexican-origin children in rural California. American Public Health Association Latino Caucus Program.
  • Lamp, C.; Smith, D.; Kaiser, L.; Johns, M.; Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C. (2013). MyPlate: Advancing ANR Leadership and Excellence in Nutrition Education. UC ANR Conference (Poster).
  • Smith, D.; Donohue, S.; Neelon, M.; Horowitz, M. (2013). Plan, Shop, Save and Cook Curriculum. Updated with MyPlate concepts. Core adult curriculum for UC CalFresh program. Curriculum.
  • Kaiser, L.; Schneider, C.; Chaidez, V.; Neelon, M.; Algert, S.; Smith, D.; Horowitz, M. (2013). Plan, Shop, Save, Cook: Influence of SNAP on Program Outcomes. Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviors Conference (Poster).
  • Kaiser, L.; Horowitz, M.; Lamp, C.; Johns, M.; Martinez, J.; Aguilera, A.; De La Torre, A. (2013). "Use of an environmental scan for planning in a Multi-Year, Family-Centered Nutrition Intervention to Prevent Obesity in Mexican-Heritage Children." Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviors Conference (Poster)
  • McMurdo, T.; Lippitt, N.; Smith, D.; Horowitz, M.; Spezzano, T.; Neelon, M. (2012). Curriculum - Healthalicious: Nutrition & Cooking Curriculum for upper elementary 4-H youth.
  • Kaiser, L.; Lamp, C.; Johns, M.; Horowitz, M.; Aguilera, A.; De la Torre, A. (2012). Development of a Multi Year Family-centered Nutrition Intervention to Prevent Obesity in Mexican Heritage Children. Washington DC Society for Nutrition Education Behaviors Conference (Poster).
  • Ontai, L.; Grajales-Hall, M.; Horowitz, M.; Junge, S.; Lamp, C.; Manglallan, S.; Smith, D.; Spezzano, T. (2012). Healthy Happy Families Miniseries Curriculum. National curriculum.
  • Smith, D.; Donohue, S.; Neelon, M.; Horowitz, M. (2012). Plan, Shop, Save and Cook Curriculum. Statewide adult nutrition curriculum.
  • Chaidez, V.; Kaiser, L.; Algert, S.; Horowitz, M.; Martin, A.; Mendoza, C.; Neelon, M.; Ginsburg, D. "Food resource management education with SNAP pariticipation improves food security." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
  • Kaiser, L.; Lamp, C.; Johns, M.; Horowitz, M. Healthalicious updates. ANR Catalog.
  • Learn-At-Home Adult Nutrition Education Materials. 10 lessons to be used statewide by EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program)and UC CalFresh Programs.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Ontai, L (2016, Jan 2016). "Healthy, Happy Families On-Line Nutrition Educator Training."
  • Horowitz, M (2016). UC 4-H Water Policy: Changing the environment to support the Health "H" Poster. National Health Outreach Conference, Roanoke VI.
  • Iaccopucci, A (2015). Wellness Challenge leads to results at the 4-H State Leadership Conference.
  • Horowitz, M.; Iaccoppucci, A.; Espinoza, D. (2014). "Drink Up Poster Activity." Sent to every community club leader in California (~450) Retrieved July 1, 2014, from http://4h.ucanr.edu/Programs/Projects/HealthyLiving/Water_For_Better_Living/.
  • Townsend, M.; Davidson, C.; Horowitz, M. (2014). EatFit Core Competency correlations. UC ANR (University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources) - Internal Document.
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S. (2014). Elementary Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Summer 2014
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S. (2014). Fuel Their Minds Parent Newsletter. Summer 2014
  • Horowitz, M. (2014). Healthy Living Treasure Hunt.
  • Horowitz, M. (2014). Leadership Treasure Hunt. Shared at conference, available on-line.
  • Horowitz, M.; Prado, K. (2014). Preschool Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Spring 2014
  • (2014). Sleep in crucial. Online, shared with national 4-H.
  • Horowitz, M.; Iaccoppucci, A.; Espinoza, D. (2014). Water for Better Living Video. California 4-H State Website.
  • Horowitz, M.; Iaccoppucci, A.; Espinoza, D. (2014). "Water: Frequently Asked Questions." California 4-H State Website Retrieved July 1, 2014,
  • (2014). Woodland Tree Foundation. You Tube Video. Website Page. Documentary component.
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S. (2013). Harvest of the Month take-home Newsletter - Adaptation to UCCE teachers.
  • Worker, S.; Horowitz, M.; Manglallan, S.; Gutstein, J.; Bird, M.; Harns, M. (2013). 4-H CYFAR (Children, Youth, and Families At Risk): Youth growing through science programming. UC Delivers.
  • Horowitz, M. (2013). 4-H youth persuade peers to replace sugary drinks with water. UC Delivers.
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S. (2013). Elementary Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Fall 2013
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S. (2013). Elementary Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Winter 2013
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S.; Asch, A. (2013). Fuel Their Minds Parent Newsletter. Spring 2013
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S.; Asch, A. (2013). Fuel Their Minds Parent Newsletter. Fall 2013
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C. (2013). Preschool Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Summer 2013
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C. (2013). Preschool Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Winter 2013
  • Horowitz, M.; Churchill, K. (2013). Yolo 4-H Clubs recruiting new members for this fall. Daily Democrat Paper.
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S.; Asch, A. (2012). Elementary Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Fall 2012
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C.; Fernandez, S.; Asch, A. (2012). Elementary Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Winter 2012
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C.; Fernandez, S.; Asch, A. (2012). Elementary Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Spring 2012
  • (2012). Join Us In Building a Sustainable Food System. Daily Democrat Paper.
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C.; Fernandez, S.; Asch, A. (2012). Preschool Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Fall 2012
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C.; Fernandez, S.; Asch, A. (2012). Preschool Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Spring 2012
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C.; Fernandez, S.; Asch, A. (2012). Preschool Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Summer 2012
  • Horowitz, M. (2012). Students from Woodland Montessori School Receive Grants to Promote Fruit at their School. Daily Democrat Paper.
  • Horowitz, M. (2012). Students Receive Grant to Promote Fruit and Their School. UC Delivers.
  • Horowitz, M. (2012). UC Nutrition Education Kits: Preschool. Sleep.
  • Smith, D.; Horowitz, M. (2012). UCCE Helps Californians Stretch Their Food Budget. UC Delivers.

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