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Donna B. Johnson
University of Washington
63Publications
21H-index
2,294Citations
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Published on Mar 1, 2019in Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics4.14
Lauren Mozer , Donna B. Johnson21
Estimated H-index: 21
+ 1 AuthorsAnita Rocha5
Estimated H-index: 5
Abstract Background The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) 2010 updated standards to increase the nutritional quality of school meals. Studies of HHFKA outcomes have focused primarily on fruit and vegetables, nutrient quality of whole meals, and plate waste. Objective To examine changes in school lunch entree nutrient quality and student selections after HHFKA implementation. Design Descriptive, longitudinal study analyzing 1.7 million student-selected lunch entrees in eight entree categories...
Published on Jan 1, 2019in Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior2.87
Gaelen Ritter1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UW: University of Washington),
Lina P. Walkinshaw2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UW: University of Washington)
+ 2 AuthorsDonna B. Johnson21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UW: University of Washington)
Abstract Objective To explore whether Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program–Education (SNAP-Ed) stakeholders (individuals involved in work to increase access to farmers’ markets [FMs] for low-income populations) perceive the same barriers to shopping at FMs as those reported by SNAP participants in Washington State. Design Descriptive study; data included a stratified clustered random sample of SNAP participants and stakeholder interviews. Setting Washington State. Participants A total of 40...
Danielle L. Hamilton (UW: University of Washington), Lina P. Walkinshaw2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UW: University of Washington)
+ 1 AuthorsDonna B. Johnson21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UW: University of Washington)
Victoria A. Bradford1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UW: University of Washington),
Emilee L. Quinn5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UW: University of Washington)
+ 4 AuthorsDonna B. Johnson21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UW: University of Washington)
ABSTRACTStates, cities, and communities are implementing a variety of programs to increase access to fruits and vegetables, but relatively little is known about their impact, especially among low-income populations. To determine factors associated with program utilization and fruit and vegetable consumption, we interviewed 217 participants in three types of programs – farmers market Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) incentives, subsidized farm stands, and subsidized produce bag di...
Elizabeth Hulbrock1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UW: University of Washington),
Jennifer J. Otten13
Estimated H-index: 13
(UW: University of Washington)
+ 2 AuthorsSharon Lerman1
Estimated H-index: 1
ABSTRACTThe objective of this study was to explore Seattle’s farmers’ market incentive program, known as Fresh Bucks, and associated shopping behaviors based on participants’ food security status. Researchers surveyed a convenience sample of Fresh Bucks users and classified subjects as high/marginal, low, or very low food security. Investigators analyzed for differences in demographics and farmers’ market shopping behaviors by food security levels. Study findings suggest that once present at the...
Published on Mar 1, 2017in Maternal and Child Health Journal1.74
Lesley Steinman14
Estimated H-index: 14
(UW: University of Washington),
Victoria A. Bradford1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UW: University of Washington)
+ 4 AuthorsDonna B. Johnson21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UW: University of Washington)
Objectives Breastfeeding promotion is increasingly recognized as a key public health strategy. Policies can promote breastfeeding by creating supportive environments and addressing challenges. In 2014, the Washington State legislature considered bills to create a voluntary recognition system for breastfeeding-friendly hospitals, clinics, worksites and childcare settings. These Breastfeeding-Friendly Washington (BFW) bills (SB 6298 and HB 2329) did not pass. Methods The purpose of this case study...
Published on Mar 1, 2017in Maternal and Child Health Journal1.74
Pooja S. Tandon12
Estimated H-index: 12
(Seattle Children's Research Institute),
Kelly M. Walters1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Seattle Children's Research Institute)
+ 2 AuthorsDonna B. Johnson21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UW: University of Washington)
Objectives Child care is an important setting for the promotion of physical activity (PA) in early childhood. The purpose of this study was to examine the associations between specific PA environments and recommended practices in child care settings as well as the degree to which child care settings met recommended standards for total PA time. Methods In 2013, all programs licensed to care for children ages 2–5 in WA state were surveyed about their PA related practices. Logistic regression was u...
Published on May 1, 2016in Journal of Human Lactation2.35
Emily P. Freney2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UW: University of Washington),
Donna B. Johnson21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UW: University of Washington),
Isabella Knox2
Estimated H-index: 2
(UW: University of Washington)
Background:Hospital breastfeeding support practices can affect breastfeeding outcomes. Learning collaboratives are an increasingly common strategy to improve practices in health care and have been applied to breastfeeding in many cases.Objectives:The aims of this study of the Evidence-Based Hospital Breastfeeding Support Learning Collaborative (EBBS LC) were to describe the perceptions of participants regarding the process and effectiveness of the EBBS LC, describe perceived barriers and facilit...
Kimberly C. Mclaury1
Estimated H-index: 1
(UW: University of Washington),
Valarie Blue Bird Jernigan10
Estimated H-index: 10
(OU: University of Oklahoma)
+ 2 AuthorsGlen E. Duncan29
Estimated H-index: 29
(UW: University of Washington)
ABSTRACTIn 2009, a cash-value voucher (CVV) was added to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) package to encourage fresh fruits and vegetable purchases. Access to fresh fruit and vegetables on American Indian (AI) reservations is limited. We compared the average proportion of CVVs redeemed between 27 reservation-based WIC clinics with 185 non-reservation-based WIC clinics and the proportion of CVVs redeemed in WIC...
Marina Mednik-Vaksman (UW: University of Washington), Anne E. Lund3
Estimated H-index: 3
(UW: University of Washington),
Donna B. Johnson21
Estimated H-index: 21
(UW: University of Washington)
ABSTRACTIn this cross-sectional study, the frequency of fruit and vegetable (FV) consumption was assessed in Washington State middle school students eligible for free and reduced price meals (FRPM). Though students eligible for FRPM had lower rates of FV consumption at home compared to noneligible children (χ2 value = 17.46, df = 1, P < .001), at school children who were eligible for FRPM had higher rates of FV consumption (χ2 value = 14.76, df = 1, P < .001). In logistic regression analysis, st...
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