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

Janice Kao

Nutrition Policy Institute
2115 Milvia St
3rd Floor
BERKELEY, CA 94704
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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Au, Lauren E.; Ritchie, Lorrene D.; Gurzo, Klara; Nhan, Lilly A.; Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Kao, Janice; Guenther, Patricia M.; Tsai, Marisa; Gosliner, Wendi (2019). Post–Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act Adherence to Select School Nutrition Standards by Region and Poverty Level: The Healthy Communities Study. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2019.10.016
  • Woodward-Lopez, G.; Kao, J.; Kuo, E. S.; Rauzon, S.; Taylor, A. C.; Goette, C.; Collins, C.; Gonzalez, E. P.; Ronshausen, D. R.; Boyle, K.; Williamson, D.; Cheadle, A. (2018). "Changes in Consumer Purchases in Stores Participating in an Obesity Prevention Initiative." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 54(5)
  • Woodward-Lopez, G.; Kao, J.; Kuo, E. S.; James, P.; Lenhart, K.; Becker, C.; Boyle, K.; Williamson, D.; Rauzon, S. (2018). "Changes in Nutrition Policies and Dietary Intake in Child Care Homes Participating in Healthy Eating and Active Living Initiative." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 54(5)
  • Woodward-Lopez, G.; Gosliner, W.; Au, L. E.; Kao, J.; Webb, K. L.; Sagatov, R. D.; Strauss, W. J.; Landgraf, A. J.; Nagaraja, J.; Wilson, D. K.; Nicastro, H. L.; Nebeling, L. C.; Schultz, J. A.; Ritchie, L. D.; Healthy Communities Study, Team (2018). "Community characteristics modify the relationship between obesity prevention efforts and dietary intake in children: the Healthy Communities Study." Pediatric Obesity 13: 46-55.
  • Kao, J.; Woodward-Lopez, G.; Kuo, E. S.; James, P.; Becker, C. M.; Lenhart, K.; Boyle, K.; Williamson, D.; Rauzon, S. (2018). "Improvements in Physical Activity Opportunities: Results From a Community-Based Family Child Care Intervention." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 54(5)
  • Webb, K. L.; Hewawitharana, S. C.; Au, L. E.; Collie-Akers, V.; Strauss, W. J.; Landgraf, A. J.; Nagaraja, J.; Wilson, D. K.; Sagatov, R.; Kao, J.; Loria, C. M.; Fawcett, S. B.; Ritchie, L. D. (2018). "Objectives of community policies and programs associated with more healthful dietary intakes among children: findings from the Healthy Communities Study." Pediatric Obesity 13: 103-112.
  • Au, Lauren E.; Crawford, Patricia B.; Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Gurzo, Klara; Kao, Janice; Webb, Karen L.; Ritchie, Lorrene D. (2018). "School Wellness Committees Are Associated With Lower Body Mass Index Z-Scores and Improved Dietary Intakes in US Children: The Healthy Communities Study." Journal of School Health 88(9): 627-635.
  • Kao, Janice; Chakrabarti, Trisha; Harvey, Dana; Woodward-Lopez, Gail (2017). Evaluation of a local healthy retail initiative: The Mandela MarketPlace Health and Wealth Net. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. November 2017.
  • Ritchie, Lorrene D.; Wakimoto, Patricia; Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Thompson, Frances E.; Loria, Catherine M.; Wilson, Dawn K.; Kao, Janice; Crawford, Patricia B.; Webb, Karen L. (2015). "The healthy communities study nutrition assessments: Child diet and the school nutrition environment." American Journal of Preventive Medicine 49(4): 647-652.
  • Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Kao, Janice; Kiesel, Kristin; Lewis Miller, Markell; Boyle, Maria; Drago-Ferguson, Soledad; Braff-Guajardo, Ellen; Crawford, Patricia (2014). "Is scratch-cooking a cost-effective way to prepare healthy school meals with US Department of Agriculture foods?" Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 114(9): 1349-1358.
  • Peart, Tasha; Kao, Janice; Crawford, Patricia B.; Samuels, Sarah E.; Craypo, Lisa; Woodward-Lopez, Gail (2012). "Does competitive food and beverage legislation hurt meal participation or revenues in high schools?" Childhood obesity (Print) 8(4): 339-46.
  • Woodward-Lopez, G.; Gosliner, W.; Samuels, S. E.; Craypo, C.; Kao, J.; Crawford, P. B. (2011). "Erratum: Lessons learned from evaluations of California's statewide school nutrition standards (American Journal of Public Health (2010) 100:11 (2137-2145) DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2010.193490)." American Journal of Public Health 101(10)
  • Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Gosliner, Wendi; Samuels, Sarah E.; Craypo, Lisa; Kao, Janice; Crawford, Patricia B. (2010). "Lessons learned from evaluations of California's statewide school nutrition standards." American Journal of Public Health 100(11): 2137-45.
  • Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Kao, Janice; Ritchie, Lorrene (2010). "To what extent have sweetened beverages contributed to the obesity epidemic?" Public Health Nutrition(10): 1-11.
  • Samuels, Sarah E.; Bullock, Sally Lawrence; Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Clark, Sarah E.; Kao, Janice; Craypo, Lisa; Barry, Jay; Crawford, Patricia B. (2009). "To what extent have high schools in California been able to implement state-mandated nutrition standards?" The Journal of Adolescent Health 45(3 Suppl): S38-44.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Kao, Janice; Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Becker, Christina (2018). California Department of Public Health SNAP-Ed Evaluation: FFY17 State-wide PSE Results Aggregated Across All Local Health Departments. Prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. July 2018. https://ucanr.edu/sites/CDPH_PEARS/Data_reports_/
  • Kao, Janice; Becker, Christina; Woodward-Lopez, Gail (2018). California Department of Public Health SNAP-Ed Evaluation: PSE FFY 17 Reporting Results for Individual Local Health Departments. Prepared for California Local Health Departments. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. July 2018.
  • Rangel, Maria Isabel; Kao, Janice (2018). Evaluation of the Mandela Health and Wealth Net: Farmers' Perspective. Prepared for Mandela MarketPlace. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. July 2018.
  • Hicks, Aviva; Kao, Janice (2018). Evaluation of the Mandela Health and Wealth Net: Perspectives from the Healthy Neighborhood Store Alliance. Prepared for Mandela MarketPlace. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. July 2018.
  • Kao, Janice (2018). Evaluation Recommendations and Logic Model for the SHOP Healthy Here Program. Prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Feb 2018.
  • Kao, Janice; Woodward-Lopez, Gail (2018). Mandela Health and Wealth Net Interactive Contribution Model. Prepared for Mandela MarketPlace. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. July 2018.
  • Kao, Janice; Becker, Christina (2018). Quality Assurance and Quality Control Procedures for Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Reporting in PEARS, FFY 2018. Prepared for the California SNAP-Ed Evaluation Work Group. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. April 2018.
  • Kao, Janice (2018). Recommendations for Analysis of Data from the SHOP Healthy Here Pilot. Prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. August 2018.
  • Kao, Janice; Bass, Kyrie; Chan, Grace; Ratto, Trish; Mitchell, Rita; Crawford, Pat (2018). UC Healthy Vending Guidelines and Frequently Asked Questions. Prepared for the UC Global Food Initiative Healthy Vending Policy Work Group. September 2018.
  • Hagan, Spencer; Kao, Janice (2018). UC Healthy Vending Guidelines Nutrition Calculator. Prepared for the UC Global Food Initiative Healthy Vending Policy Work Group. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. September 2018.
  • Bass, Kyrie; Kao, Janice (2018). UC Healthy Vending Policy Elevator Pitch. Prepared for the UC Global Food Initiative Healthy Vending Policy Work Group. June 2018.
  • Woodward-Lopez, Gail; Kao, Janice; Whetstone, Lauren (2017). Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Statewide Aggregated Local Health Department Data FFY 2016. Prepared for the California Department of Public Health, Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Dec 2017.
  • Kao, Janice (2017). Quality Assurance and Quality Control Procedures for Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Reporting, FFY 2017. Berkeley, CA, Nutrition Policy Institute, University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. November 2017.
  • Bass, Kyrie; Kao, Janice (2017). UC Healthy Vending Policy Business Case Analysis. Prepared for the UC Global Food Initiative Healthy Vending Policy Work Group. October 2017.

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