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Center for Solutions Through Research in Diet & Exercise

Spring 2015 Quarterly



Aydin NazmiLetter from the Director

MAY 2015

Dear STRIDE Family,

Our first year as a universitywide center is quickly coming to a close, and what a year it has been! Innovative research projects, excellent students from across campus, and fantastic community partners all over the nation have made this year fly by. 

Read more from Aydin Nazmi

STRIDE Science: STRIDE Team Presents at National Conference

MAY 2015

A STRIDE team consisting of four faculty members and three undergraduate students presented findings from the FLASH study at the National Summit for Building Healthy Academic Communities (BHAC) in Irvine, Calif. 

Read more about the BHAC conference

STRIDE Welcomes New PR Team

MAY 2015

STRIDE is happy to welcome three of its newest staff members to the PR & Graphics Team this quarter.

Read more about the PR Team

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STRIDE Researchers Expand Impact with Partners at Vanderbilt University

MAY 2015

STRIDE researchers recently visited partners at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn., who are also implementing the Pink and Dude Chefs program. 

Read more about the Vanderbilt University meeting

Michaela ClaussSTRIDE in the Community

MAY 2015

A few years ago, student researchers at STRIDE had the privilege of conducting a comprehensive food security study among more than 800 community members in San Luis Obispo County. 

Read more from Stephanie Teaford

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Study Examines Bottle-Feeding and Infant Obesity

MAY 2015

Alison Ventura, a kinesiology professor who is on STRIDE's Steering Committee, is leading a new research project focused on obesity prevention in infancy. 

Read more about the bottle-feeding research

STRIDE Students to Graduate in June

MAY 2015

With graduation season approaching, STRIDE will say goodbye to four student employees. Below, we summarize their accomplishments and contributions during their time with the center.

Read more about graduating students

Marilyn TsengFulbright Fellowship Supports Research on Health of Pacific Island Families

MAY 2015

After spending 2014 in New Zealand on a Fulbright Fellowship, Kinesiology Professor Marilyn Tseng is back on campus and continuing her data analysis. Tseng spent the year studying the connection between maternal acculturation and health trajectories in Pacific Island families at Auckland University of Technology. 

Read more about Pacific Island families research

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