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Jennifer A. Emond, MS, PhD

Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Science
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Additional Titles/Positions/Affiliations
Senior Editorial Board Member,
BMC Public Health

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 Track
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

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Office: 1-603-646-5709
Email: Jennifer.A.Emond@Dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests

Childhood obesity prevention, food marketing, screen media use, health behavior research, accelerometry

Grant Information

Prospective impact of media use on sleep and obesity risk in preschoolers
K01DK117971 / NIDDK
Role: PI
Goal: To assess the associations between household chaos, media use, sleep and eating behaviors in a prospective cohort of preschool-aged children.

Calibrating and validating accelerometry for use across early childhood (6-24 months)
R03DK131154 /NIDDK
Role: PI
Goal: To develop algorithms to classify physical activity intensity among infants and toddlers using a wearable accelerometer and IMU.

Courses Taught

QBS 119: Foundations of Applied Biostatistics
QBS 185.5 & QBS 185: Health Data Science Capstone Experience. Dartmouth's Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (Graduate).

BIOL 29: Biostatistics. Biology Department, Dartmouth College (Undergraduate/Graduate).
PH216: 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).
MDED.118: Patients and Populations. Small Group Leader for weekly biostatistics review (Medical School).

Mentoring Information

Dartmouth's Women in Science Program (WISP)
Quantitative Biological Sciences

Selected Publications


Differential neural reward reactivity in response to food advertising medium in children.
Yeum D, Jimenez CA, Emond JA, Meyer ML, Lansigan RK, Carlson DD, Ballarino GA, Gilbert-Diamond D, Masterson TD
Front Neurosci. 2023;17:1052384. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2023.1052384. Epub 2023 Feb 1.
PMID: 36816130

Association between tobacco product use and asthma among US adults from the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study waves 2-4.
Brunette MF, Halenar MJ, Edwards KC, Taylor KA, Emond JA, Tanski SE, Woloshin S, Paulin LM, Hyland A, Lauten K, Mahoney M, Blanco C, Borek N, DaSilva LC, Gardner LD, Kimmel HL, Sargent JD
BMJ Open Respir Res. 2023 Feb;10(1) doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2021-001187.
PMID: 36750276

Characterizing the Prevalence of Obesity Misinformation, Factual Content, Stigma, and Positivity on the Social Media Platform Reddit Between 2011 and 2019: Infodemiology Study.
Pollack CC, Emond JA, O'Malley AJ, Byrd A, Green P, Miller KE, Vosoughi S, Gilbert-Diamond D, Onega T
J Med Internet Res. 2022 Dec 30;24(12):e36729. doi: 10.2196/36729. Epub 2022 Dec 30.
PMID: 36583929

Quantifying differences in packaged food and drink purchases among households with diet-related cardiometabolic multi-morbidity: a cross-sectional analysis.
Ricket IM, Brown JR, MacKenzie TA, Ma Y, Grewal D, Ailawadi KL, Emond JA
BMC Public Health. 2022 Nov 17;22(1):2101. doi: 10.1186/s12889-022-14626-3. Epub 2022 Nov 17.
PMID: 36397061

Suicide and Self-Harm in Youth Presenting to a US Rural Hospital During COVID-19.
Arakelyan M, Emond JA, Leyenaar JK
Hosp Pediatr. 2022 Oct 1;12(10):e336-e342. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2022-006635.
PMID: 36164850

Associations between adolescent and young adult External Food Cue Responsiveness (EFCR) and brand recall, product craving and product purchasing in the livestreaming food marketing environment.
Pollack CC, Emond JA, Masterson TD
Public Health Nutr. 2022 Nov;25(11):3036-3043. doi: 10.1017/S1368980022001628. Epub 2022 Aug 3.
PMID: 35920082

Residing in a food desert is associated with an increased risk of readmission following esophagectomy for cancer.
Fay KA, Maeder ME, Emond JA, Hasson RM, Millington TM, Finley DJ, Phillips JD
J Thorac Dis. 2022 Jun;14(6):1854-1868. doi: 10.21037/jtd-21-1637.
PMID: 35813712

Can diverse population characteristics be leveraged in a machine learning pipeline to predict resource intensive healthcare utilization among hospital service areas?
Ricket IM, MacKenzie TA, Emond JA, Ailawadi KL, Brown JR
BMC Health Serv Res. 2022 Jun 30;22(1):847. doi: 10.1186/s12913-022-08154-4. Epub 2022 Jun 30.
PMID: 35773679

Prevalence and Predictors of Children's Persistent Screen Time Requests: A National Sample of Parents.
Domoff SE, Borgen AL, Kim SJ, Emond JA
Hum Behav Emerg Technol. 2021 Dec;3(5):700-709. doi: 10.1002/hbe2.322. Epub 2021 Nov 12.
PMID: 35692700

A national evaluation of geographic accessibility and provider availability of obesity medicine diplomates in the United States between 2011 and 2019.
Pollack CC, Onega T, Emond JA, Vosoughi S, O'Malley AJ, McClure AC, Rothstein RI, Gilbert-Diamond D
Int J Obes (Lond). 2022 Mar;46(3):669-675. doi: 10.1038/s41366-021-01024-9. Epub 2022 Jan 7.
PMID: 34992242

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