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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

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 185.5 & QBS 185: Health Data Science Capstone Experience. Dartmouth's Quantitative Biomedical Sciences (Graduate).
QBS 270: Epidemiology Seminar. 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 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


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

Diet Quality and Survival in a Population-Based Bladder Cancer Study.
Leeming RC, Karagas MR, Gilbert-Diamond D, Emond JA, Zens MS, Schned AR, Seigne JD, Passarelli MN
Nutr Cancer. 2022;74(7):2400-2411. doi: 10.1080/01635581.2021.2008989. Epub 2021 Dec 9.
PMID: 34882045

Parents' Perceptions of Privacy Policies and Practices for School-Issued Digital Devices: Implications for School Practices.
Utter H, Polacsek M, Emond JA
J Sch Health. 2022 Jan;92(1):99-108. doi: 10.1111/josh.13107. Epub 2021 Nov 21.
PMID: 34806187

Associations between daily screen time and sleep in a racially and socioeconomically diverse sample of US infants: a prospective cohort study.
Emond JA, O'Malley AJ, Neelon B, Kravitz RM, Ostbye T, Benjamin-Neelon SE
BMJ Open. 2021 Jun 24;11(6):e044525. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044525. Epub 2021 Jun 24.
PMID: 34168024

Associations between advertisement-supported media exposure and dietary quality among preschool-age children.
Carroll JE, Price G, Longacre MR, Hendricks KM, Langeloh G, Beach P, Dalton MA, Emond JA
Appetite. 2021 Nov 1;166:105465. doi: 10.1016/j.appet.2021.105465. Epub 2021 Jun 16.
PMID: 34146648

Twitch user perceptions, attitudes and behaviours in relation to food and beverage marketing on Twitch compared with YouTube.
Pollack CC, Gilbert-Diamond D, Emond JA, Eschholz A, Evans RK, Boyland EJ, Masterson TD
J Nutr Sci. 2021;10:e32. doi: 10.1017/jns.2021.22. Epub 2021 Apr 27.
PMID: 34094513

From screen time to the digital level of analysis: a scoping review of measures for digital media use in children and adolescents.
Browne DT, May SS, Colucci L, Hurst-Della Pietra P, Christakis D, Asamoah T, Hale L, Delrahim-Howlett K, Emond JA, Fiks AG, Madigan S, Perlman G, Rumpf HJ, Thompson D, Uzzo S, Stapleton J, Neville R, Prime H, MIST Working Group.
BMJ Open. 2021 May 19;11(5):e046367. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046367. Epub 2021 May 19.
PMID: 34011597

Promotion of Meal Premiums in Child-Directed TV Advertising for Children's Fast-food Meals.
Emond JA, Utter H, Eschholz A, Chang V, Gottlieb MA, Sargent JD
Pediatrics. 2021 Jun;147(6) pii: e2020042994. doi: 10.1542/peds.2020-042994. Epub 2021 May 10.
PMID: 33972379

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