Meredith Bruening

Assistant Professor, Nutrition

  • 681 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
20102022

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Research Output

  • 681 Citations
  • 16 h-Index
  • 56 Article
  • 1 Letter
  • 1 Review article
2020

Methods and rationale to assess the efficacy of a parenting intervention targeting diet improvement and substance use prevention among Latinx adolescents

Vega-López, S., Marsiglia, F. F., Ayers, S., Williams, L. R., Bruening, M., Gonzalvez, A., Vega-Luna, B., Perilla, A., Harthun, M., Shaibi, G. Q., Delgado, F., Rosario, C. & Hartmann, L., Feb 2020, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 89, 105914.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Relationship between different levels of the Mexican food environment and dietary intake: A qualitative systematic review

Rosales Chavez, J. B., Garcia, L. M., Jehn, M., Pereira, M. A. & Bruening, M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Health Nutrition.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Similarity in meal plan use among first-year roommates

van Woerden, I., Schaefer, D. R., Hruschka, D., Vega-Lopez, S., Adams, M. & Bruening, M., Jan 1 2020, In : Appetite. 144, 104482.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young adults' BMI and changes in romantic relationship status during the first semester of college

van Woerden, I., Brewis, A., Hruschka, D., Dunton, G., Adams, M. A. & Bruening, M., Jan 1 2020, In : PloS one. 15, 3, e0230806.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Changes in Weight Status and the Intestinal Microbiota Among College Freshman, Aged 18 Y

Journey, E. K., Ortega-Santos, C. P., Bruening, M. & Whisner, C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Adolescent Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Design and methodology of a cluster-randomized trial in early care and education centers to meet physical activity guidelines: Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE)

Lee, R., Lorenzo, E., Szeszulski, J., Arriola, A., Bruening, M., Estabrooks, P. A., Hill, J., Marsiglia, F., O'Connor, T., Pollins, K. S., Shaibi, G., Soltero, E. & Todd, M., Feb 2019, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 77, p. 8-18 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Evaluating potential behavioral mediators for increasing similarity in friends’ body size among college students

Van Woerden, I., Hruschka, D., Schaefer, D. R., Fine, K. L. & Bruening, M., Sep 1 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 9, 1996.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Food insecure college students and objective measurements of their unused meal plans

Van Woerden, I., Hruschka, D., Vega-López, S., Schaefer, D. R., Adams, M. & Bruening, M., Apr 2019, In : Nutrients. 11, 4, 904.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Trends and disparities in urinary BPA concentrations among U.S. emerging adults

van Woerden, I., Bruening, M., Montresor-López, J. & Payne-Sturges, D. C., Sep 1 2019, In : Environmental Research. 176, 108515.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

An individually tailored family-centered intervention for pediatric obesity in primary care: Study protocol of a randomized type II hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial (Raising Healthy Children study)

Smith, J. D., Berkel, C., Jordan, N., Atkins, D. C., Narayanan, S. S., Gallo, C., Grimm, K., Dishion, T. J., Mauricio, A., Rudo-Stern, J., Meachum, M. K., Winslow, E. & Bruening, M., Jan 15 2018, In : Implementation Science. 13, 1, 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Demographic relationships to students' fruit and vegetable intake

Hurley, J. C., Bruening, M., Ohri-Vachaspati, P. & Adams, M., Nov 1 2018, In : American Journal of Health Behavior. 42, 6, p. 60-69 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Food insecurity negatively impacts academic performance

van Woerden, I., Hruschka, D. & Bruening, M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Public Affairs. e1864.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Friendship as a social mechanism influencing body mass index (BMI) among emerging adults

Bruening, M., van Woerden, I., Schaefer, D. R., Hruschka, D., Slade, A., Whisner, C., Dunton, G. F., Todd, M., Ohri-Vachaspati, P. & Laska, M. N., Dec 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 12, e0208894.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
28 Scopus citations

School-Level Practices and Perceptions Associated With Salad Bars in Schools

Bruening, M., Adams, M., Ohri-Vachaspati, P. & Hurley, J., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of School Health. 88, 6, p. 416-422 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Short-Form Audit Instrument for Assessing Corner Store Healthfulness

DeWeese, R., Todd, M., Karpyn, A., Yedidia, M. J., Kennedy, M., Bruening, M., Wharton, C. & Ohri-Vachaspati, P., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 32, 1, p. 224-232 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The Association among Emotions and Food Choices in First-Year College Students Using mobile-Ecological Momentary Assessments

Ashurst, J., Van Woerden, I., Dunton, G., Todd, M., Ohri-Vachaspati, P., Swan, P. & Bruening, M., May 2 2018, In : BMC public health. 18, 1, 573.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

The family check-up 4 Health (FCU4Health): Applying implementation science frameworks to the process of adapting an evidence-based parenting program for prevention of pediatric obesity and excess weight gain in primary care

Smith, J. D., Berkel, C., Rudo-Stern, J., Montaño, Z., St. George, S. M., Prado, G., Mauricio, A., Chiapa, A., Bruening, M. & Dishion, T. J., Oct 15 2018, In : Frontiers in Public Health. 6, OCT, 293.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations
2017

Exploring Mindful Eating and Weight Status Among Underserved Youth and Their Parents Living in Public Housing

Goodwin, R., Lucio, J., Vega-Lopez, S. & Bruening, M., Aug 1 2017, In : Mindfulness. 8, 4, p. 973-983 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Food insecurity and emotional health in the USA: a systematic narrative review of longitudinal research

Bruening, M., Dinour, L. M. & Chavez, J. B. R., Sep 14 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Health Nutrition. p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Mother and Adolescent Eating in the Context of Food Insecurity: Findings from Urban Public Housing

Bruening, M., Lucio, J. & Brennhofer, S., Jul 17 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Maternal and Child Health Journal. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Prevalence and Implementation Practices of School Salad Bars Across Grade Levels

Bruening, M., Adams, M., Ohri-Vachaspati, P. & Hurley, J., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Health Promotion.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Prevalence of and Differences in Salad Bar Implementation in Rural Versus Urban Arizona Schools

Blumenschine, M., Adams, M. & Bruening, M., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

The Role of SNAP in Home Food Availability and Dietary Intake among WIC Participants Facing Unstable Housing

Bruening, M., McClain, D., Moramarco, M. & Reifsnider, E., May 1 2017, In : Public Health Nursing. 34, 3, p. 219-228 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

The Struggle Is Real: A Systematic Review of Food Insecurity on Postsecondary Education Campuses

Bruening, M., Argo, K., Payne-Sturges, D. & Laska, M. N., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

49 Scopus citations
2016

A Brief Survey of Dietary Beliefs and Behaviors of Pregnant Adolescents

Whisner, C., Bruening, M. & O'Brien, K. O., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

A mobile ecological momentary assessment tool (devilSPARC) for nutrition and physical activity behaviors in college students: A validation study

Bruening, M., Van Woerden, I., Todd, M., Brennhofer, S., Laska, M. N. & Dunton, G., 2016, In : Journal of Medical Internet Research. 18, 7, e209.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
34 Scopus citations

Authors' Response

Adams, M., Bruening, M., Ohri-Vachaspati, P. & Hurley, J. C., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 116, 7, p. 1077-1078 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations
26 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations

Malnutrition coupled with diarrheal and respiratory infections among children in Asia: A systematic review

Brennhofer, S., Reifsnider, E. & Bruening, M., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Public Health Nursing.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations

Social and psychological factors associated with adolescent physical activity

Garcia, J. M., Sirard, J. R., Larsen, R., Bruening, M., Wall, M. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 13, 9, p. 957-963 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Weight stigma and eating behaviors on a college campus: Are students immune to stigma's effects?

Slade, A., Brennhofer, S., van Woerden, I. & Bruening, M., Dec 1 2016, In : Preventive Medicine Reports. 4, p. 578-584 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2015

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (Competent, Proficient, and Expert) in Public Health and Community Nutrition

Bruening, M., Udarbe, A. Z., Yakes Jimenez, E., Stell Crowley, P., Fredericks, D. C. & Edwards Hall, L. A., Oct 1 2015, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 115, 10, p. 1699-1709 11 p., 1194.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Factors Related to the High Rates of Food Insecurity among Diverse, Urban College Freshmen

Bruening, M., Brennhofer, S., van Woerden, I., Todd, M. & Laska, M., Dec 1 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Friends Like Me: Associations in Overweight/Obese Status among Adolescent Friends by Race/Ethnicity, Sex, and Friendship Type

Bruening, M., Maclehose, R., Eisenberg, M. E., Kim, S., Story, M. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Dec 1 2015, In : Childhood Obesity. 11, 6, p. 722-730 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2014

Academy of nutrition and dietetics: Standards of professional performance for registered dietitian nutritionists (competent, proficient, and expert) in sustainable, resilient, and healthy food and water systems

Tagtow, A., Robien, K., Bergquist, E., Bruening, M., Dierks, L., Hartman, B. E., Robinson-O'Brien, R., Steinitz, T., Tahsin, B., Underwood, T. & Wilkins, J., Mar 2014, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 114, 3, p. 475-488.e24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Eating Behaviors and Home Food Environmental Factors in Adolescents From São Paulo (Brazil) and Saint Paul-Minneapolis (US)

Estima, C. C. P., Bruening, M., Hannan, P. J., Alvarenga, M. S., Leal, G. V. S., Philippi, S. T. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 46, 5, p. 370-375 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Associations Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Fast-Food Restaurant Frequency Among Adolescents and Their Friends

Bruening, M., MacLehose, R., Eisenberg, M. E., Nanney, M. S., Story, M. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Jul 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 46, 4, p. 277-285 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Examining associations between adolescent binge eating and binge eating in parents and friends

Goldschmidt, A. B., Wall, M. M., Choo, T. H. J., Bruening, M., Eisenberg, M. E. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Apr 1 2014, In : International Journal of Eating Disorders. 47, 3, p. 325-328 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Time 2 tlk 2nite: Use of electronic media by adolescents during family meals and associations with demographic characteristics, family characteristics, and foods served

Fulkerson, J. A., Loth, K., Bruening, M., Berge, J., Eisenberg, M. E. & Neumark-Sztainer, D., Jul 2014, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 114, 7, p. 1053-1058 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations