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Lipsky, LEAH

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Staff Scientist


Leah M. Lipsky, Ph.D., M.H.S., joined the Health Behavior Branch as a postdoctoral fellow in 2010 and became a staff scientist in 2011. She earned her Ph.D. in nutrition from Cornell University and her MHS in international health (human nutrition program) from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research interests include using intervention and observational methods to understand determinants and health outcomes of eating behaviors and obesity throughout the lifespan.





6100 EXECUTIVE BLVD Room 7B13, MSC 7510
Bethesda Md 20892-7510
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Rockville Md 20852

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Publications (PubMed):

Relationships among parent and youth healthful eating attitudes and youth dietary intake in a cross-sectional study of youth with type 1 diabetes.
Dietary patterns in association with postpartum weight retention.
Associations of youth and parent weight status with reported versus predicted daily energy intake and hemoglobin A1c in youth with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
Multiple indicators of poor diet quality in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes are associated with higher body mass index percentile but not glycemic control.
Associations of family meal frequency with family meal habits and meal preparation characteristics among families of youth with type 1 diabetes.
Cross-sectional and longitudinal relationships of body mass index with glycemic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus.
Candidate measures of whole plant food intake are related to biomarkers of nutrition and health in the US population (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002).
Associations of television viewing with eating behaviors in the 2009 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study.
Maternal weight change between 1 and 2 years postpartum: the importance of 1 year weight retention.
Fundamental misunderstanding of the relation between energy density (kcal/g) and energy cost ($/kcal).
Are energy-dense foods really cheaper? Reexamining the relation between food price and energy density.
Lack of energy compensation over 4 days when white button mushrooms are substituted for beef.
Associations of food preferences and household food availability with dietary intake and quality in youth with type 1 diabetes.
Vision National Institutes of Health Home BOND National Institues of Health Home Home Storz Lab: Section on Environmental Gene Regulation Home Machner Lab: Unit on Microbial Pathogenesis Home Division of Intramural Population Health Research Home Bonifacino Lab: Section on Intracellular Protein Trafficking Home Lilly Lab: Section on Gamete Development Home Lippincott-Schwartz Lab: Section on Organelle Biology