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Carolyn D. Rider

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Academic Coordinator II
Nutrition Policy Institute (NPI)
1616 Capitol Avenue
PO Box 997377, MS 7204
Sacramento, CA 95899-7377
(530) 447-0801 x1326
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Education

M.A. Psychobiology, University of California at Davis. 2008
M.A. Experimental Psychology, California State University San Marcos. 2005
B.S. Psychology, College of William and Mary. 1998

Awards

  • SPOT Award
    Presented by University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources,  2020
  • SPOT Award
    Presented by UC ANR,  2018
  • Superior Accomplishment Award
    Presented by California Department of Public Health,  2015
  • Certificate of Appreciation
    Presented by California Department of Public Health,  2009

Specialty

Evaluation of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention Programs

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

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Rider, Carolyn D.; Linares, Amanda, et al. (2020). Assessing Healthful Eating and Physical Activity Practices in Places Children Learn. Journal of Extension. 58, t55. December 17. https://www.joe.org/joe/2020december/tt5.php
  • Thompson, Hannah R.; Hewawitharana, Sridharshi C., et al. (2020). SNAP-Ed physical activity interventions in low-income schools are associated with greater cardiovascular fitness among 5th and 7th grade students in California. Preventive Medicine Reports. 20. December.
  • Pugliese, John; Rider, Carolyn, et al. (2018). What Works: Identifying Effective Nutrition Education Curricula Delivered to Low-Income California Adults. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 50:7, S74. July.
  • Linares, Amanda; Biehl, Michael, et al. (2014). Policy, System, and Environmental Approaches in the High School Setting Affect Student Eating Outcomes. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 46:4, S157.
  • Kitzmann, Carolyn D.; Caine, Nancy G. (2009). Marmoset (Callithrix geoffroyi) food-associated calls are functionally referential. Ethology. 115, 439-448.
  • Keihner, Angie J.; Mitchell, Patrick R., et al. (2009). Psychosocial, socioeconomic, behavioral, and environmental risk factors for BMI and overweight among 9- to 11-year-old children. Californian Journal of Health Promotion. 7, 99-118.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Rider, Carolyn D.; Bricker, Andrea (2020). CalFresh Healthy Living OrganWise Guys Preschool Teacher Survey. Adapted from the Classroom Teacher Survey for OrganWise Guys® Kits. Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California prepared for California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch and San Bernardino County Public Health.
  • Quigley, Jennifer; Rider, Carolyn, et al. (2020). Capturing Interventions Impacted by COVID-19 in PEARS, California. California Department of Social Services.
  • Becker, Christina M.; Linares, Amanda, et al. (2020). Early Care and Education Site-level Assessment Questionnaire, 2nd Edition. Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  • Rider, Carolyn D.; Kao, Janice, et al. (2020). Elementary School Site-level Assessment Questionnaire, 2nd Edition. Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  • Rider, Carolyn D.; Kao, Janice, et al. (2020). Findings from Local Health Department CalFresh Healthy Living Programs, 2019: Data reported in the Program Evaluation and Reporting System. Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Research and Evaluation Unit, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources.
  • Rider, Carolyn D.; Linares, Amanda, et al. (2020). High School Site-level Assessment Questionnaire, 2nd Edition. Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  • Rider, Carolyn D.; Kao, Janice, et al. (2020). LHD PEARS User Newsletter. March 2018 - September 2020 (monthly, ongoing).
  • Linares, Amanda; Becker, Christina, et al. (2020). Out of School Time Site-level Assessment Questionnaire, 2nd Edition. Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
  • Kao, Janice; Rider, Carolyn (2020). SLAQ Action Plan Form. Adapted from the Local School Wellness Policy Action Plan Form by CalFresh Healthy Living, University of California. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute.
  • Rider, Carolyn; Linares, Amanda, et al. (2019). From vision to validation: Creating comprehensive tools to self-assess eating and activity practices in settings where children learn. Proceedings of the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. https://apha.confex.com/apha/2019/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/440338
  • Becker, Christina M.; Kao, Janice, et al. (2019). Site Level Assessment Questionnaire (SLAQ): An Overview. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute.
  • Talmage, Evan; McMurdo, Tammy, et al. (2018). Curriculum Data Entry Guidelines for PEARS. California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch.
  • Rider, Carolyn D. (2018). Evidence Review of We Can! Adult Workshops, as implemented by San Francisco Department of Health. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute. Report prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch.
  • Talmage, Evan; Rider, Carolyn (2018). PEARS Entry for Healthy Snack Day of Action. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute. Prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch.
  • Rider, Carolyn; Talmage, Evan (2018). PEARS Entry for Rethink Your Drink Day of Action. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute. Prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch.
  • Rider, Carolyn D.; Linares, Amanda M., et al. (2017). A Quick and Easy School Environment Assessment for Obesity Prevention Programs. Proceedings of 9th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference.
  • Elfant, Michael; Strode, Margaret, et al. (2017). Curriculum Modification Guidance Background and Tools. California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch.
  • Rider, Carolyn D. (2017). Evidence Review of Orange County Health Care Agency – Huntington Beach High School District My Plate. My Way. Everyday! High School Nutrition Series. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute. Report prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch.
  • Linares, Amanda; Rider, Carolyn (2017). Impact Outcome Evaluation Final Report: Final Report Template. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute.
  • Linares, Amanda; Hewawitharana, Sridharshi, et al. (2017). Impact Outcome Evaluation Project: Statewide Local Health Department Project Aggregated Data, FFY 2016. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute.
  • Rider, Carolyn; Linares, Amanda (2017). Impact/Outcome Evaluation Plan: Adults. (template for Local Health Departments to create an annual evaluation plan). University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute.
  • Rider, Carolyn; Linares, Amanda (2017). Impact/Outcome Evaluation Plan: Youth and High School. (template for Local Health Departments to create an annual evaluation plan). University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute. 

  • Bricker, Andrea; Valdez, Bernadette, et al. (2017). Soccer for Success Curriculum Review. Report prepared for the UC Soccer Foundation by the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch.
  • Linares, Amanda; Hewawitharana, Sridharshi, et al. (2017). Statewide Evaluation of the FFY 2016 San Bernardino Harvest of the Month Workbooks. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute.
  • Rider, Carolyn; Linares, Amanda (2016). Assessment for Nutrition and Physical Activity Supports: School Sites. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute.
  • Linares, Amanda; Rider, Carolyn (2016). Impact Outcome Evaluation Project: Statewide Local Health Department Project Aggregated Data FFY 2015. University of California, Nutrition Policy Institute. Report prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch.
  • Johnson-Arthur, Camille; Rider, Carolyn D., et al. (2015). Beverage Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors among Low-Income Mothers. Proceedings of 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference.
  • Rider, Carolyn D.; Johnson-Arthur, Camille, et al. (2015). Rethink Your Drink: Youth Intervention Successes and a Call to Action. Proceedings of 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference.

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