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Jennifer A. Emond, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations:
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Biomedical Data Science

Ph.D., Public Health, Health Behavior Track
University of California San Diego/San Diego State University (Joint Doctoral Program)

M.Sc., Mathematics, Statistics Option
University of Massachusetts, Lowell

B.A., Epidemiology
Biology (Minor)
Bachelor’s Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC) Program
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth
Hood Center for Children and Families
Quantitative Biomedical Sciences
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information:

Office: 1-603-653-9168
Email: Jennifer.A.Emond@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

My research interests include measuring the influence of food marketing on children's dietary intake and eating behaviors and the development of healthy lifestyle behaviors (diet, physical activity, sleep) during early childhood.

Courses Taught:

BIOL 29 Biostatistics. Biology Department, Dartmouth College (Undergraduate/Graduate)

PH216-SU17 Applied Epidemiology, The Dartmouth Institute’s (TDI) at Dartmouth College online MPH program (Graduate)

QBS 270: Epidemiology Seminar, Dartmouth's Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (Graduate)

QBS 271: Epidemiology Seminar, Dartmouth's Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (Graduate)

Mentoring Information:

Dartmouth's Women in Science Program (WISP)

Selected Publications:


FTO genotype and weight status among preadolescents: Assessing the mediating effects of obesogenic appetitive traits.
Emond JA, Tovar A, Li Z, Lansigan RK, Gilbert-Diamond D
Appetite. 2017 Oct 1;117:321-329. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2017.07.009. Epub 2017 Jul 13.
PMID: 28712975

Randomized Exposure to Food Advertisements and Eating in the Absence of Hunger Among Preschoolers.
Emond JA, Lansigan RK, Ramanujam A, Gilbert-Diamond D
Pediatrics. 2016 Dec;138(6) pii: e20162361.
PMID: 27940713

Television food advertisement exposure and FTO rs9939609 genotype in relation to excess consumption in children.
Gilbert-Diamond D, Emond JA, Lansigan RK, Rapuano KM, Kelley WM, Heatherton TF, Sargent JD
Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 Jan;41(1):23-29. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2016.163. Epub 2016 Sep 22.
PMID: 27654143

An FTO Gene Variant Moderates the Association between Parental Restriction and Child BMI.
Tovar A, Emond JA, Hennessy E, Gilbert-Diamond D
PLoS One. 2016;11(5):e0155521. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155521. Epub 2016 May 19.
PMID: 27196523

Relation between in Utero Arsenic Exposure and Birth Outcomes in a Cohort of Mothers and Their Newborns from New Hampshire.
Gilbert-Diamond D, Emond JA, Baker ER, Korrick SA, Karagas MR
Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Aug;124(8):1299-307. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1510065. Epub 2016 Mar 8.
PMID: 26955061

Children's Food and Beverage Promotion on Television to Parents.
Emond JA, Smith ME, Mathur SJ, Sargent JD, Gilbert-Diamond D
Pediatrics. 2015 Dec;136(6):1095-102. doi: 10.1542/peds.2015-2853. Epub 2015 Nov 9.
PMID: 26553181

Commercial Television Exposure, Fast Food Toy Collecting, and Family Visits to Fast Food Restaurants among Families Living in Rural Communities.
Emond JA, Bernhardt AM, Gilbert-Diamond D, Li Z, Sargent JD
J Pediatr. 2016 Jan;168:158-63.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.09.063. Epub 2015 Oct 30.
PMID: 26526362

Perceived Neighborhood Environmental Attributes Associated with Walking and Cycling for Transport among Adult Residents of 17 Cities in 12 Countries: The IPEN Study.
Kerr J, Emond JA, Badland H, Reis R, Sarmiento O, Carlson J, Sallis JF, Cerin E, Cain K, Conway T, Schofield G, Macfarlane DJ, Christiansen LB, Van Dyck D, Davey R, Aguinaga-Ontoso I, Salvo D, Sugiyama T, Owen N, Mitaš J, Natarajan L
Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Mar;124(3):290-8. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1409466. Epub 2015 Jul 17.
PMID: 26186801

Patterns of energy drink advertising over US television networks.
Emond JA, Sargent JD, Gilbert-Diamond D
J Nutr Educ Behav. 2015 Mar-Apr;47(2):120-6.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jneb.2014.11.005.
PMID: 25754297

Children's recall of fast food television advertising-testing the adequacy of food marketing regulation.
Bernhardt AM, Wilking C, Gilbert-Diamond D, Emond JA, Sargent JD
PLoS One. 2015;10(3):e0119300. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119300. Epub 2015 Mar 4.
PMID: 25738653