Department of Sociology

Jennifer Di Noia

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Office:   Raubinger 451
Phone:   (973)720-3714
Email:dinoiaj@wpunj.edu
Office Hours:   T 2 - 3:15 p.m., F 8 - 9:15 a.m., and by appointment

Department: Sociology
Position: Professor

Dr. Di Noia holds an MSW and PhD in Social Welfare from the Columbia University School of Social Work. Her research is focused on dietary assessment and intervention with minority and underserved populations. With a focus on adolescents, she has studied influences on food choice, examined approaches for assessing dietary intake and hypothesized determinants of intake, and developed and tested interventions to promote healthful dietary practices.

 

Representative Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Di Noia, J., Cullen, K. W., & Monica, D. (2016). Social desirability trait is associated with self-reported vegetable intake among women enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 116, 1942-1950. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2016.07.008

Di Noia, J., Monica, D., Gray, H. L., & Cullen, K. W. (2016). The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Fresh Start randomized controlled trial: Baseline participant characteristics and reliability of measures. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 116, 1899-1913. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2016.07.020

Di Noia, J., Monica, D., Cullen, K. W., Perez-Escamilla, R., Gray, H. L., & Sikorskii, A. (2016). Differences in fruit and vegetable intake by race/ethnicity and by Hispanic origin and nativity among women in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children, 2015. Preventing Chronic Disease, 13. doi:10.5888/pcd13.160130

Di Noia, J., & Cullen, K. W. (2015). Fruit and vegetable attitudes, norms, and intake in low-income youth. Health Education & Behavior, 42, 775-782. doi:10.1177/1090198115578752

Di Noia, J. (2015). Features of dietary support networks in economically disadvantaged youth. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 2, 203-209. doi:10.14485/HBPR.2.3.4

Di Noia, J., Monica, D., Cullen, K. W., & Sikorskii, A. (2015). A randomized controlled trial of nutrition education to promote farmers’ market fruit and vegetable purchases and consumption among women enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC): Rationale and design of the WIC Fresh Start program. BMC Nutrition, 1, 33. doi:10.1186/s40795-015-0032-8

Di Noia, J. (2014). Defining powerhouse fruits and vegetables: A nutrient density approach. Preventing Chronic Disease, 11. doi:10.5888/pcd11.130390

Di Noia, J., & Byrd-Bredbenner, C. (2014). Determinants of fruit and vegetable intake in low-income children and adolescents. Nutrition Reviews, 72, 575-590. doi:10.1111/nure.12126

Di Noia J., Orr, L., & Byrd-Bredbenner, C. (2014). Residential summer camp intervention improves camp food environment. American Journal of Health Behavior, 38, 631-640. doi:10.5993/AJHB.38.4.17

Di Noia, J., & Byrd-Bredbenner, C. (2013). Adolescent fruit and vegetable intake: Influence of family support and moderation by home availability of relationships with Afrocentric values and taste preferences. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 113, 803-808. doi:10.1016/j.jand.2013.02.001

Di Noia, J., Furst, G., Park, K., & Byrd-Bredbenner, C. (2013). Designing culturally sensitive dietary interventions for African Americans: Review and recommendations. Nutrition Reviews, 71, 224-238. doi:10.1111/nure.12009