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

Cathi Lamp

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Nutrition, Family, and Consumer Sciences Advisor
Cooperative Extension Tulare County
4437-B S. Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
(559) 684-3318
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Education

M.P.H. Nutrition, UC Berkeley. 1978
M.S. Nutrition Science, UC Berkeley. 1978
B.S. Nutrition Science, UC Davis. 1976

Specialty

Nutrition, food safety, food access, nutrition education, nutrition monitoring

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

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Lamp, C.; Kaiser, L.L., et al. (2012). "UC Cooperative Extension explores farm-to-WIC program." California Agriculture 66(1): 15-19.
  • Ocampo, R.; Lamp, C.L. (2011). "Cafeteria Education with Parent Component to Increase School Breakfast Participation." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 111(9): A65.
  • Johns, M.C.; Lamp, C.L., et al. (2011). "Developing and Testing Client Driven Visually Enhanced Plate Method Tools." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 111(9): A53.
  • McMurdo, T.; Lamp, C.L., et al. (2011). "Development of Farm-to-WIC Extension Program." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 111(9): A52.
  • Ganthavorn, C.; Lamp, C., et al. (2011). Opportunities and challenges: making local, fresh, affordable produce more available to low-income California families via WIC stores. 2011 Childhood Obesity Conference Proceedings 75-39.
  • Lamp, C. (2010). "Improving Parenting Skills to Benefit Young Child Nutrition." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 42: S73-74.
  • Ontai, L.; Townsend, M.S., et al. (2010). Obesity Risk Assessment Tools Integrated with Parental Guided Goal Setting to Maintain Healthy Weight in Children. National meeting for National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) (AFRI obesity grant 2010-85215-20658) principal investigators. University of Denver, Denver Colorado,
  • Ontai, L.; Townsend, M.S., et al. (2010). Obesity Risk Assessment Tools Integrated with Parental Guided Goal Setting to Maintain Healthy Weight in Children. National meeting for National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) (AFRI obesity grant 2010-85215-20658) principal investigators. University of Denver, Denver Colorado,
  • Ontai, L.; Lamp, C., et al. (2009). An Integrative Approach: Inclusion of Parenting Information in Nutrition Education Programs. 5th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. Los Angeles, CA,: 99.
  • Johns, M.; Lamp, C., et al. (2009). Cool Tools: Teaching Kids What to Eat, Where They Eat. Network for a Healthy California 2008 Conference Program.: 34.
  • Keim, N.; Townsend, M.S., et al. (2009). Mothers’ perceptions of portion size: Are they fueling the child obesity epidemic? Forum for Family and Consumer Issues. 14: 2.
  • Lamp, C.; Shilts, M.K., et al. (2009). "Pilot Study: EatFit Impacts Sixth Graders’ Academic Performance of Mathematics and English Education Standards." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 41(2): 127-131.
  • Shilts, M.K.; Lamp, C., et al. (2009). "Pilot Study: EatFit Impacts Sixth Gradersâ?? Academic Performance of Mathematics and English Education Standards." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 41(2): 127-131.
  • Martin, A.C.; Ritchie, L.D., et al. (2009). "Teaching Kids What to Eat Where They Eat: Developing and Pilot Testing the Nutrition Education in Foodservice Tool Kit." Journal of Extension 40: 4.
  • Shilts, M.K.; Horowitz, M., et al. (2008). "A standards-driven Evaluation of Academic Performance: An 8-step Process for Nutrition Educators." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 40(6): 401-403.
  • Lamp, C.; Smith, D., et al. (2008). Addressing Parenting Skills to Increase Fruits and Vegetablesâ??Are we prepared? Network for a Healthy California 2008 Conference Program.: 39.
  • Smith, D.; Lamp, C., et al. (2008). Addressing Parenting Skills to Increase Fruits and Vegetables—Are we prepared? Network for a Healthy California 2008 Conference Program.: 39.
  • West, E.; Lamp, C., et al. (2008). Noticias para los padres: un boletín mensual sobre usted y su bebé. ANR. Publications # 21639
  • Fujii, M.; Schneider, J.M., et al. (2008). "The use of multiple logistic regression to identify risk factors associated with anemia and iron deficiency in a convenience sample of children 12- to 36-months of age from low-income families." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 87(3): 614-620.
  • Lipscomp, S.T.; Ontai, L.L., et al. (2007). "An Integrative Approach to Addressing Childhood Overweight: Inclusion of Parenting Information in Nutrition Education Programs." Journal of Extension 45(3FEA2)
  • Lamp, C.; Crawford, P., et al. (2007). "Assessing the association among food insecurity, child feeding practices, and obesity in low income Latino families." California Agriculture 61(3): 106-111.
  • Nguyen, K.; Aaron, G.J., et al. (2007). Methodology for Estimating Energy Density and Cost of Diets Among Low-Income Women. 31st National Nutrient Databank Conference Proceedings. Washington D.C,: 15.
  • West, E.; Lamp, C.L., et al. (2007). Parent Express. University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Publication Number: 21634
  • Fujii, M.L.; Schneider, J.M., et al. (2007). "The Prevalence of Low Serum Zinc and Copper Levels and Dietary Habits Associated with Serum Zinc and Copper in 12- to 36-Month-Old Children from Low-Income Families at Risk for Iron Deficiency." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 107(11): 1924-1929.
  • Lamp, C.; Smith, D., et al. (2006). "Addressing Parenting Skills in Nutrition Education â??Are We Prepared?" Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 38: S66.
  • Smith, D.; Lamp, C., et al. (2006). "Addressing Parenting Skills in Nutrition Education —Are We Prepared?" Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 38: S66.
  • Fujii, M.; Schneider, J.M., et al. (2006). "Anemia and Iron Status in Children." Nutrition Research Newsletter XXV: 01.
  • Horowitz, M.; Shilts, M.K., et al. (2006). "Comparison of 6 and 12 Lesson Exposure of a Nutrition and Physical Activity Intervention for Middle School Adolescents." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 38: S43-44.
  • Espinosa-Hall, G.; Kuyper, E., et al. (2006). "Development of a Tool to Assess Past Food Insecurity of Immigrant Latino Mothers." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 36(6): 378-382.
  • Monsivais, P.; Follett, J., et al. (2006). "The real cost of nutrition: explaining purchase decisions of food stamp recipients in four California counties." The FASEB Journal 20: 28.3.
  • Lamp, C.; Shilts, M.K., et al. (2006). UC Cooperative Extension Intervention Positively Influences Selected Education Content Standards for California Public Schools. Society for Nutrition Education Annual Meeting, FNEE pre-conference meeting. San Francisco, CA,
  • Fujii, M.L.; Schneider, J.M., et al. (2006). "WIC participation and risk factors associated with anemia and iron deficiency in 12-36 month old children from low-income families." The FASEB Journal Abstract #140: 7.
  • Fujii, M.; Schneider, J.M., et al. (2005). "Anemia, iron deficiency, and iron deficiency anemia in 12-36-mo-old children from low-income families." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 82: 1269-1275.
  • Kuyper, E.M.; Kaiser, L.L., et al. (2005). "Implications of motherâ??s past food situation for current child feeding practices." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 37(1): S48.
  • Kaiser, L.L.; Kuyper, E.M., et al. (2005). "Implications of mother’s past food situation for current child feeding practices." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 37(1): S48.
  • Monsivais, P.; Follett, J., et al. (2005). Key Local Indicators Affecting Food Purchase Decisions of Food Stamp Eligible Households in Four California Counties. Obesity Research. 13: A175.
  • Martin, A.; Kaiser, L.L., et al. (2004). "Food insecurity prominent among low-income California Latinos." California Agriculture 58(1): 18-23.
  • Fujii, M.L.; Lamp, C.L., et al. (2004). "Impact of WIC participation on Fe status in children aged 12-36 months." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 104(8): A53.
  • Fujii, M.L.; Schneider, J.M., et al. (2003). "Anemia and iron deficiency among 1-3 year old children from low-income families." The FASEB Journal 17: A1134.
  • Fujii, M.L.; Schneider, J.M., et al. (2003). "Anemia and iron deficiency among 1-3 year old children from low-income families." The FASEB Journal 17: A1134.
  • Melgar-Quinonez, H.R.; Kaiser, L.L., et al. (2003). "Food Insecurity and Food Supplies in Latino Households with Young Children." Journal of Nutrition Education 35: 148-151.
  • Townsend, M.S.; Lamp, C.L., et al. (2003). "Relationship of Overweight to Food Insecurity in Latino Mothers and Children." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 103(9): A86.
  • Melgar-Quinonez, H.R.; Kaiser, L.L., et al. (2002). "Food security and nutrition outcomes in preschool Mexican-American children." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 102: 924-929.
  • Townsend, M.S.; Crawford, P., et al. (2002). Relationship of overweight to food insecurity in Latino children. American Public Health Association 2002 Conference Proceedings,
  • Melgar-Quinonez, H.R.; Kaiser, L.L., et al. (2001). "Acculturation of Mexican-American mothers influences child feeding strategies." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 101: 542-547.
  • Lamp, C.; Joy, A.B., et al. (2001). "Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program: Successful program evaluation strategies in California." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 34: A54.
  • Neyman, M.; Zidenberg-Cherr, S., et al. (2000). "Nutrition may influence toxicant susceptibility of children and elderly." California Agriculture 54(5): 19-25.
  • Melgar-Quinonez, H.R.; Kaiser, L.L., et al. (1999). "Food insecurity and nutritional outcomes in Latino preschoolers." Journal of the American Dietetics Association 99: A69.
  • Lamp, C.; West, E., et al. (1999). "Food preparation practice influence nutrition." California Agriculture 53(1): 29-32.
  • Lamp, C.; Feldman, N., et al. (1999). "Lead leaching in ceramics difficult to predict." California Agriculture 53(5): 20-23.
  • George, J.; Lamp, C., et al. (1999). "Use of home study to improve nutrition knowledge in two rural counties of California." Journal of Nutrition Education 31: 94-98.
  • Melgar-Quinonez, H.R.; Kaiser, L.L., et al. (1998). "A Child-Parent Feeding Relationship in Low-Income Latino households: Survey Results." Journal of the American Dietetics Association 98: A20.
  • Winter, C.; Bruhn, C.M., et al. (1998). "Consumer Response to Pesticide/Food Safety Risk Statements: Implications for Consumer Education." Dairy, Food and Environmental Sanitation 18: 278-287.
  • Murphy, S.; Ikeda, J., et al. (1998). "Dietary quality of Native American women in rural California." Journal of the American Dietetic Association 98: 812-814.
  • West, E.; Lamp, C., et al. (1997). Food Preparation Practices of Low-Income Participants in Two Counties of California. Society of Nutrition Education Annual Meeting Proceedings,
  • Mitchell, R.; Ikeda, J., et al. (1997). Study of Foodways and Dietary Quality of California American Indian Women Reveals Positive Habits Which are Encouraged in Videotape. Society of Nutrition Education Annual Meeting Proceedings,
  • Schutz, H.; Bruhn, C.M., et al. (1996). "Consumer response to the use of lasers in food processing." Dairy, Food and Environmental Sanitation 16: 810-816.
  • Fechner, K.; Zidenberg-Cherr, S., et al. (1996). "Dietary Intake in children at low and high risk for lead poisoning." The FASEB Journal 10(3): 4535.
  • Fechner, K.; Zidenberg-Cherr, S., et al. (1996). "Trace element status in children at low and high risk for lead poisoning." The FASEB Journal 10(3): 4535.
  • Lamp, C.; Ikeda, J., et al. (1995). A new approach to develop cultural sensitivity in dietetics students. California Dietetic Association Annual Meeting.
  • Calloway, D.; Ritchie, L., et al. (1995). "Poor diet reflected in height, weight of low-income Hispanics." California Agriculture 49(2): 33-35.
  • Fujii, M.; Block, A., et al. (1994). "Hunger in California: What interventions are needed?" Journal of the American Dietetic Association 94: 749-752.
  • Cudaback, D.; Lamp, C., et al. (1993). Evaluating Age-Paced Parenting Newsletters to Educate Adolescent Mothers on Infant and Toddler Feeding and Nutrition. Society for Nutrition Education Annual Meeting Proceedings,
  • Diaz-Knauf, K.; Bruhn, C., et al. (1992). "Consumer food safety concerns and interest in pesticide-related information." Journal of Food Safety 12: 253-262.
  • Lamp, C.; Cudaback, D. (1990). Good Beginnings: Pregnant and Parenting Teens. National Association of Extension Home Economists Tri-State Meeting Proceedings.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Lamp, C. (revised 2000). Baby and Me.E. Romero-Gwynn, D. Cudaback and M. Marshall. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Ivans, E.; Lamp, C. (revised 1999). Figs. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Ivans, E.; Lamp, C. (revised 1999). Nuts and Seeds. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Lamp, C. (2012). Get a Nutritional Boost from Local Produce. Tulare County Magazine. January/February 2012
  • Donohue, S.; Townsend, M.S., et al. (2011). About Me. University of California Cooperative Extension, Regents of the University of California.
  • Donohue, S.; Townsend, M.S., et al. (2011). Instruction Guide: Food Tracker. University of California Cooperative Extension, Regents of the University of California.
  • Lamp, C. (2011). Tips for healthy holiday eating. Tulare County School Health Newsletter. December 2011
  • Lamp, C.; Ganthavorn, C., et al. (2011). "UC Explore the Farm-to-WIC Program." UC Delivers July 2011
  • Aaron, G.; Townsend, M.S., et al. (2009). "Less-energy-dense diets of low-income women in California are associated with higher energy-adjusted diet costs." Am J Clin Nutr 89(4): 1220-6.
  • Townsend, M.S.; Keim, N., et al. (2009). Mothersâ?? perceptions of portion size: Are they fueling the child obesity epidemic? Forum for Family and Consumer Issues. 14: 2.
  • Lamp, C. (2009). "No Refrigerator, No Stove (food storage)." EFNEP
  • Elizabeth, S.; Lamp, C. (2009). Tulare County Nutrition Collaborative Ending Childhood Hunger by 2015. USDA.
  • (2008). 10 Steps to Setting Up a School Fruit and Vegetable Stand, How to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables in small rural communities in the Central Valley. California Endowment.
  • Townsend, M.S.; Lamp, C., et al. (2008). California Healthy Plate graphic. Chao, L.K. University of California Cooperative Extension, Regents of the University of California.
  • Townsend, M.S.; Aaron, G., et al. (2008). Energy Density and Costs of Diets among Low-income Women in California. FINAL REPORT. USDA CSREES. grant No. 2004-35215-14441
  • Lamp, C. (2008). "Nutrition Education Improves Academic Performance." UC Delivers
  • Rodriguez, L.; Ritchie, L., et al. (2008). Nutrition Education in Food Service Tool Kit.
  • Elizabeth, S.; Lamp, C. (2008). Tulare County Nutrition Action Plan. TCNC.
  • Lamp, C.; Kaiser, L.L. (2007). Nutrition Issues to Address in the Farm Bill 2007: A California Perspective. University of California Agricultural Issues Center.
  • Ikeda, Joanne; Crawford, Pat, et al. (2006). Accomplishments of the Body Weight and Health Workgroup 2004-2006. UC ANR Human Resources Program Conference. San Jose, CA,
  • Families with Young Children Workgroup; Ontai, L. (2006). Creating Healthy Families 9-Brochure series English and Spanish.
  • Lamp, C. (2006). Lesson plans for Creating Healthy Families: Enjoying Family Meals, Watching Children Grow and Trying New Foods.
  • Lamp, C. (2006). "Parent Express guides parents through babyâ??s first year." UC Delivers
  • Lamp, C. (2006). "Parent Express guides parents through baby’s first year." UC Delivers
  • Lamp, C. (2006). Tulare County Adult FSNEP Program Manual. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Lamp, C.; Townsend, Marilyn, et al. (2006). UCCE Program Positively Impacts Selected CA Education Content Standards. UC ANR Human Resources Program Conference. San Jose, CA,
  • Townsend, M.S.; Shilts, M., et al. (2005). Eatfit Evaluation Studies: A FSNEP Funded Project in 3 California Counties. Final Report.
  • Lamp, C. (2004). Fun Ways Families Can Increase Their Physical Activity (English/Spanish). AsisTel.
  • Lamp, C.; Fujii, M. (2003). Choose Iron Rich Cereal (English/Spanish). FSNEP.
  • Fujii, M.; Lamp, C. (2003). Goals to Help Your Child Eat Better and Be Healthier. FSNEP.
  • Fujii, M.; Lamp, C. (2003). Help Children Learn and Grow Recipes (English/Spanish). FSNEP.
  • Lamp, C.; Fujii, M. (2003). Help Children Learn and Grow, Prevent Anemia, Eat Iron-Rich Food Lessons. FSNEP.
  • Lamp, C. (2003). Miguel Wants a Hot Dog (English/Spanish). UCCE Tulare County.
  • Lamp, C. (2003). "Parent Express Evaluation Report." UCCE
  • Kaiser, L.; Townsend, M., et al. (2002). Examining the Relationship of Food Security and Overweight among Low-income Latino Families--Tulare County Results. University of California Cooperative Extension Body Weight and Health Workgroup.
  • Prochaska, K.K.; Heinig, M.J. (2002). Results of the 2001-2002 California Statewide Breastfeeding Needs Assessment Survey. ANR Maternal and Infant Workgroup.
  • Nicholson, Y.; Lamp, C. (2000). LifeSkills. UCCE. 1
  • Lamp, C. (1999). Healthy Meals in Minutes. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Lamp, C. (1999). "Models for Future Program Delivery in EFNEP." EFNEP
  • Lamp, C. (1999). Zuchini. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Finnegan, C.; Fechner, K., et al. (1997). Dietary Intake of Preschool Children: Comparison with Food Guide Pyramid Recommendations. Society of Nutrition Education Annual Meeting Proceedings,
  • Lamp, C. (1996). Iron-Rich Cereal Recipes (English and Spanish). UCCE Tulare County.
  • Lamp, C. (1996). Iron-Rich Cereals (English and Spanish). UCCE Tulare County.
  • Lamp, C. (1995). Iron Content of Cereals. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Lamp, C.; Almadi, Z., et al. (1995). Weaning Your Infant from the Bottle. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Bruhn, C.; Lamp, C., et al. (1994). "Food Safety Practices and Concerns." UCCE
  • Martinez, N.; Lamp, C. (1993). Making Every Dollar Count Curriculum. UCCE.
  • Lamp, C. (1993). Nutrition Guide for Emergency Food for Infants 0-12 Months of Age. UCCE Tulare County.
  • Johns, M.; Lamp, C. (1992-1999). IMPACT for Professionals. Regional Newsletter. UCCE. Fall 1992, Winter 1993, Spring 1993, Winter 1994, Spring 1995, Winter 1996, Spring 1997, Fall 1998, Winter 1999
  • Lamp, C. (1992-1996). Hanford Sentinel.
  • Joy, A.; Lamp, C., et al. (1990). "EFNEP Budget Initiative." UCCE
  • Lamp, C. (1990). "Food Habits of Farmworker Families in Tulare County." Tulare County UCCE
  • Sutherlin, J.; Lamp, C., et al. (1990). "South Central Region Strategic Plan for Home Economics." UCCE
  • Wright, A.; Lamp, C. (1990). "Tulare County Emergency Food Providers and Senior Nutrition Sites: A report of the survey conducted by the University of California Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program." EFNEP
  • Lamp, C.; Cudaback, D. (1990). UC Cooperative Extension explores farm-to-WIC program. National Association of Extension Home Economists Tri-State Meeting Proceedings,
  • Lamp, C. (1989-1991). Nutrition Briefs. Visalia Times-Delta.
  • Lamp, C. (1989). 6 Regional Newsletters for Senior Citizens. UCCE.
  • Fujii, M.; Lamp, C., et al. (1989). "Long Range Plan for Adult EFNEP." EFNEP
  • Fujii, M.; Lamp, C., et al. (1989). "Long Range Plan for Adult EFNEP." UCCE
  • Lamp, C. (1988-2002). FACTS for Tulare County Consumers, quarterly newsletter. UCCE Tulare County.

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