Recent Selected Obesity-Related Publications
Economic Evaluation of Obesity Interventions
Obesity and severe obesity forecasts through 2030.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 42 (6):563-570.
State- and payer-specific estimates of annual medical expenditures attributable to obesity.
Obesity, 20 (1):214-220.
Direct and indirect costs and potential cost savings of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding among obese patients with diabetes.
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 53 (9):1025-1029.
Financial implications of coverage for laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding.
Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases , 7 (3):295-303.
Individual and aggregate years-of-life-lost associated with overweight and obesity.
Obesity, 18 (2):333-339.
Annual medical spending attributable to obesity: Payer- and service-specific estimates.
Health Affairs, 28 (5):w822-w831.
A return-on-investment simulation model of workplace obesity interventions.
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 51 (7):751-758.
Indirect costs of obesity: A review of the current literature.
Obesity Reviews, 9 (5):489-500.
The lifetime medical cost burden of overweight and obesity: Implications for obesity prevention.
Obesity, 16 (8):1843-1848.
Public health interventions for addressing childhood overweight: Analysis of the business case.
American Journal of Public Health, 98 (3):411-415.
Formative Research for Obesity Interventions
The value of partnerships in state obesity prevention and control programs.
Health Promotion Practice, 13 (2):222-229.
The association between funding for statewide programs and enactment of obesity legislation.
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 42 (1):51-56.
Youth BMI trajectories: Evidence from the NLSY97.
Obesity, 17 (6):1274-1280.
Have efforts to reduce smoking really contributed to the obesity epidemic?.
Economic Inquiry, 47 (2):366-376.
Peer effects in adolescent overweight.
Journal of Health Economics, 27 (5):1388-1399.
Effectiveness Evaluation of Obesity Interventions
The efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a community weight management intervention: A randomized controlled trial of the health weight management demonstration.
Preventive Medicine, 54 (1):42-49.
Weight loss and retention in a commercial weight-loss program and the effect of corporate partnership.
International Journal of Obesity, 34 (4):742-750.
Cost-effectiveness of a behavioral weight loss intervention for low-income women: The Weight-Wise Program.
Preventive Medicine, 49 (5):390-395.
Promising practices in promotion of healthy weight at small and medium-sized US worksites.
Preventing Chronic Disease, 5 (4):A122.