Deepa Srivastava Ph.D.

Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences Advisor
Cooperative Extension Tulare County
4437-B S. Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
559-684-3318
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Also in:
Kings County
Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program

Education

Ph.D. Human Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln-Lincoln NE. 2016

Awards

  • SNAP-Ed/EFNEP
    Presented by National Association of Extension Family & Consumer Sciences,  2019

Specialty

Obesity prevention approaches and strategies across lifespan; Federal nutrition education programs-CalFresh Healthy Living, UC (SNAP-Ed) and EFNEP; and Obesity prevention program planning, implementation, & evaluation.

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Mknelly, B., Keihner, A., Thao, B.S., Slattery, C., Srivastava, D., Johnson, C., & Chen, W. (2019). The SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework and UC CalFresh’s Obesity Prevention Strategies. Poster presentation at the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference, Anaheim, CA; July 15-17, 2019.

  • Srivastava, D. & Spicer, T. (2019) Nutrition Education Programming in Tulare County: Layering Effects of Social-Ecological Model. Poster presentation at the LIA Forum, January 2019, Sacramento, CA

  • Srivastava, D. & Lafferty, S. (2019). Promoting Nutrition Education across Lifespan in Kings County: Implications for Policy, Practice, and Programming. Poster presentation at the LIA Forum, January 2019, Sacramento, CA.

  • Srivastava, D., & Panarella, K. (2019) EFNEP Families Adopting Healthy Choices in Tulare County of California. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, P61, V. 51, Number 7S. S59-S60.

  • Srivastava, D., & Panarella, K. (2019) EFNEP Families Adopting Healthy Choices in Tulare County of California, Poster presentation at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Orlando, FL; July 28, 2019.

  • Srivastava, D. & Dev, D.A. (2019). Examining Nutrition Practices Across Early Childhood Education Programs in Two Rural Counties of California. Poster presentation at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Orlando, FL; July 29, 2019.

  • Srivastava, D. & Dev, D.A. (2019). Examining Nutrition Practices Across Early Childhood Education Programs in Two Rural Counties of California. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, P143, V. 51, Number 7S. S96-S97.

  • Srivastava, D. (2019). Leveraging Partnerships to Implement Policy, Systems, & Environmental Initiatives in Two Rural Counties of California. Poster presentation at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Orlando, FL; July 28, 2019.

  • Srivastava, D. (2019). Leveraging Partnerships to Implement Policy, Systems, & Environmental Initiatives in Two Rural Counties of California. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, P62, V. 51, Number 7S. S61-S62.

  • Srivastava, D. & Byrnes, M. (2019) Leveraging Partnerships to Promote Healthy Lifestyle in a Rural Community. Poster presented at the 10th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference, Anaheim, CA; July 15-17, 2019

  • Srivastava, D., Spicer, T. (2018). Community Partnerships Harvesting Health in Tulare County. Poster presentation, LIA SNAP-Ed Forum, Sacramento, CA; January 10, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., Spicer, T., et al. (2018). Community Partnerships Sustain Efforts to Implement Healthy School Farmer's Market in Tulare County. Poster presentation at the UC ANR Statewide Conference, Ontario, CA; April 10, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., & Lopez, M. (2018). EFNEP Families Adopting Healthy Choices in Tulare County. Poster presentation at the UC ANR Statewide Conference, Ontario, CA; April 10, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., Mknelly, B., et al. (2018). Empowering limited-resource families with food resource management knowledge and skills: Why it matters? Paper presentation at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Las Vegas, NV; February 24, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., Kok, C., et al. (2018). Exploring Extension: Non Traditional Careers in Academia. Conversation Hour, Podium presentation at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Las Vegas, NV; February 23, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., Spicer, T., et al. (2018). Increasing visibility of Nutrition Programs through Public Value Success Stories in Tulare and Kings Counties. Poster presentation at the UC ANR Statewide conference, Ontario, CA; April 9, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., Torquati, J., et al. (2018). Parental Ethnotheories about Healthy Eating: Exploring the Developmental Niche of Preschoolers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 50 (7s), s168

  • Srivastava, D., Torquati, J., et al. (2018). Parental Ethnotheories about Healthy Eating: Exploring the Developmental Niche of Preschoolers. Poster presentation at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Minneapolis, MN; July 22, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., Lafferty, S., et al. (2018). Ready to Make a Change! Empowering School Students, Teachers, and Families to Make Healthful Choices in Kings County. Poster presentation, LIA SNAP-Ed Forum, Sacramento, CA; January 9-11, 2018

  • Srivastava, D; Lafferty, S.; & Cuendett, D. (2018). Ready to make a Change! Empowering Students and Families to Make Healthful Choices in Kings County. UC Delivers.
  • Srivastava, D., Spicer, T., et al. (2018). UC CalFresh Empowering Students, Teachers, and Parents with Knowledge and Skills to Make Healthful Choices in Kings County. Poster presentation at the UC ANR Statewide Conference, Ontario, CA; April 10, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., & Mknelly, B. (2018). UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program Empowering Low-Income Families with Knowledge and Skills about Food Resource Management. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 50 (7s), s20

  • Srivastava, D., & Mknelly, B. (2018). UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program Empowering Low-Income Families with Knowledge and Skills about Food Resource Management. Poster presentation at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Minneapolis, MN; July 23, 2018

  • Srivastava, D., Torquati, J., de Guzman, M.R.T., & Dev, D. (2018). Understanding parental ethnotheories and practices about healthy eating: Exploring the developmental niche of preschoolers. American Journal of Health Promotion, 1-9, doi 10.1177/0890117118810247

  • Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (2017). “Why I Sent My Child Away”: Culturally Structured Motivations for Long-Distance Parenting. Psychology and Developing Societies, 29,1-21. DOI: 10.1177/0971333616689201

  • Srivastava,D. & Lopez, M. (September 2017). EFNEP Help Parents Improve Food Resource Management and Nutrition Practices. UC Delivers.

  • Dev, D.A., Byrd-Williams, C., Ramsay, S., McBride, B., Srivastava, D., May, A., Arcan, C., & Adachi-Mejia, A.M. (2017). Engaging Parents to Promote Children’s Nutrition and Health: Providers’ Barriers and Strategies in Head Start and Child Care Centers. American Journal of Health Promotion, 31, 153-162. DOI: 10.1177/0890117116685426 

  • Srivastava, D., Kok, C., Eum, J., Garcia, A., de Guzman, M.R.T., Xia, Y.R., Hong, S., et al., (Spring, 2016). “Conceptions Regarding Children’s Health among Asian Immigrant Parents in the Midwest.” Conference paper presented at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Portland, OR.  

  • Rida, Z., Carr, T., Kohnke, C., Srivastava, D., Dev, D. (Fall, 2016). Food Environment as the Frontline for Childhood Obesity Prevention:  A Mixed-Methods Study of Nutritional Competencies and Skills of School Nutrition Professionals in Nebraska. Poster presentation at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo™ (FNCE®), Boston, MA. 

  • Dev, D.A., Byrd-Williams, C., Ramsay, S., McBride, B., May, A., Arcar, C., Srivastava, D., & Adachi-Mejia, A. (Summer, 2016). Let’s Work Together Towards Children’s Nutrition: Building a Bridge Between Childcare Providers and Parents for Promoting Child Health. Poster presentation at the SNEB Conference, San Diego, CA. 

  • Srivastava, D., Anderson-Knott, M., Boekner, L., Takahashi, S., Fischer, J., & Wallinga, M. (Summer, 2015). “Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity among Middle School Students in Nebraska.” Poster presentation at the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference, San Diego, CA.  

  • Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (Spring, 2015). "Why I sent my child away: Satellite Parenting among Asian Indian Immigrants in the Midwest.” Conference paper presented at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Albuquerque, NM. 

  • Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (Fall, 2014). “Ethnotheories about Satellite Parenting in Asian Indian Immigrants.” Paper presented at the National Council of Family Relations, Baltimore, MD. 

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