Publications Related to Obesity Prevention
> Hollar D. Sustained reduction in body mass index and other cardiovascular risk markers a year after a 12-month intensive family-based lifestyle intervention for obese children; but follow-up of participants low. Evidenced-Based Medicine, 2011;16(6):185-6.
> Hollar D, Messiah SE, Lopez-Mitnik G, Almon M, Hollar TL, Agatston AS. Effect of a two-year obesity prevention intervention on percentile changes in Body Mass Index and academic performance in low-income elementary school children. American Journal of Public Health. 2010;100: 646-653.
> Hollar D, Messiah SE, Lopez-Mitnik G, Almon M, Hollar TL, Agatston AS. Healthier Options for Public Schoolchildren program improves weight and blood pressure in 6- to 13- year olds. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 2010;110 (2), 261-267.
> Hollar D, Lombardo M, Lopez-Mitnik G, Almon M, Hollar TL, Agatston AS, Messiah SE. Effective multilevel, multi-sector, school-based obesity prevention programming improves weight, blood pressure, and academic performance, especially among low income, minority children. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 2010;21(2), 93-108.
> “PA Success Story: Addressing the Obesity Crisis through the Healthier Options for Public Schoolchildren (HOPS) Program.” PA Times, December 2008, pp. 3-4.
Book Chapters and Entries
> Hollar D, Hollar TL, Lombardo M, Messiah SE. Moving Clinic-and Community-based Practice into Policy to Improve Child Health. In Lipshultz S, Messiah SE, & Miller T (ed). A Comprehensive Overview of Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome and Related Health Consequences, Springer Science, 2014, in press.
> Hollar D. CSHP Model: School Nutrition. The Encyclopedia of School Health. Sage Reference, 2013.
> Hollar D. Academic Achievement and Nutrition. The Encyclopedia of School Health. Sage Reference, 2013.
> Hollar D, Messiah SE, Lopez-Mitnik G, Almon M, Hollar TL, Lombardo M. Combining Nutrition Education, Foodservice (Feeding Programs), and Physical Activity Obesity Prevention Interventions for Children: Significant Improvements in the Health and Academic Achievement of Young Children. In Bagchi D (ed). Global View on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention. London, UK: Elsevier, 2010.
> Lombardo M, Hollar D, Hollar TL, McNamara K. Schools as *Laboratories* for Obesity Prevention: Proven Effective Models. In Bagchi D (ed). Global View on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention. London, UK: Elsevier, 2010.
Other Publications About Dr. Hollar’s Obesity Prevention Work
> Changing it Up for Better Health - Walmart and Nutrition Literacy Create BroaderAwareness of NRPA’s Commit to Health Initiative. Since the launch of NRPA’s five-year Commit to Health initiative kicked off in 2014, millions of children in low-income communities nationwide have been provided nutritious summer and after-school meals, and hundreds of thousands have been educated about healthy eating and physical activity habits.
> Issue Brief: Soccer for Success Impact Study. January 2015. Dr. Danielle Hollar and Healthy Networks Design & Research led the evaluation of the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Soccer for Success program. Results show that children enrolled in the afterschool soccer program experienced significantly greater health and fitness improvements than children who were not participants.
> What works in combating childhood obesity: an anthology of the literature on effective whole-system approaches. May 2011. Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services. London. A review of obesity prevention programs that ranks Dr. Hollar’s research among the two highest.
> “Smarter Lunches: Packing nutritious meals won’t just banish the brown bag blues. It can also help your child do better in school.” GreenWise by Publix Market, Fall 2011. Dr. Hollar was interviewed for this article.
> Whelan WJ, Hollar D, Agatston A, Tahal D, and Dodson H. The glycemic response is a personal attribute. International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Life. 2010; 62, 637-641.
> Whelan WJ, Hollar D, Agatston A, Dodson H and Tahal D Blood glucose response to rate of consumption of digestible carbohydrate. International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biofactors. 2010; 36(6), 491-493.
> “Growing Healthy Kids: New Research Reveals that School Gardens Help Control Childhood Obesity and More,” Organic Gardening, February 2008. An article about the gardening component of Dr. Hollar’s Healthier Options for Public Schoolchildren Study.
> “Cheering for Broccoli,” The Miami Herald, March 6, 2007. An article about Dr. Hollar’s Healthier Options for Public Schoolchildren Study.
> “Down to Earth,” Organic Gardening, December 2006/January 2007. An article about the gardening component of Dr. Hollar’s Healthier Options for Public Schoolchildren Study.
> Levine RS, Briggs NC, Hollar D, Husaini BA, Hennekens CH, Kilbourne BJ. Learning how to reduce death rates in African American communities. Ethnicity & Disease 2007; Spring;17(2):416.
> Levine R, Hollar D, Hennekens CH. Descriptive and analytic epidemiological studies to identify modifiable determinants of disparities in mortality rates between blacks and whites. Ethnicity & Disease 2007; Spring;17(2):280-3.
> “Food Fights: Will More Healthful School Lunches Really Make Kids Less Fat?,” New York Times Magazine, August 20, 2006. An article about Dr. Hollar’s Healthier Options for Public Schoolchildren Study.
> Hollar D and Hennekens CH. Antioxidant Vitamins and Cardiovascular Disease: Evidence from Observational Epidemiologic Studies and Randomized Trials. In: Tardiff JC, Bourassa MG (eds). Antioxidants and Cardiovascular Disease. Springer Science & Business Media Inc., 2006.
> Hennekens CH, Sechenova O, Hollar D, Serebruany VL. Dose of aspirin in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease: Current and future directions. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2006; 11(3):170-176.
> Hennekens CH, Hollar D, Baigent C. Sex-related differences in response to aspirin in cardiovascular disease: An Untested Hypothesis. Nature Clinical Practice Cardiovascular Medicine 2006; 3, 4-5.
> Hennekens CH, Kowalczykowski M, Hollar D. Lack of deleterious interaction between angiotensin receptor blockers and beta androgenic blockers in the treatment of patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics 2006; 11(2):149-52.
> Williams RA, Gavin JR, Phillips RA, Sumner AE Duncan AK, Hollar D, Hennekens CH. High-Risk African Americans with Multiple Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease: Challenges in Prevention, Diagnosis, & Treatment. Ethnicity & Disease 2006;16:633-9.
> Hennekens CH, Hollar D, Eidelman RS, Agatston AS. Update for primary health care providers: Recent randomized clinical trials of statins and the revised National Cholesterol Education Guidelines: Implications for Primary Healthcare Providers. Medscape General Medicine 2006; 8(1):54.
> Hennekens CH, Hennekens A, Hollar D, Casey DE. Schizophrenia and increased risk of cardiovascular disease. American Heart Journal 2005;150:1115-21.
> Hollar DH, Hennekens, CH. Healthy People initiatives and black:white disparities in mortality: Perceptions and realities. Journal of Health Human Services Administration, 2005.
> Hennekens CH, Hollar D, Agatston AS. Aspirin and statins to decrease risks of cardiovascular disease: The need for wider utilization. Business Briefing: US Cardiology 2004:43-44.
> Hollar D, Agatston A, and Hennekens CH. Hypertension: Trends, risks, drug therapies and clinical challenges in African-Americans. Ethnicity & Disease 2004;14:S2-23-S2-25.
> Eidelman RS, Hollar D, Hebert PR, Lamas GA, Hennekens CH. The randomized trials of vitamin E in the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular disease. Archives of Internal Medicine 2004;164:1552-1556.
> Hollar DS. A Holistic Theoretical Framework for Examining Welfare Reform: Quality of Life. Public Administration Review 2003;63(1),90-104.
> Hollar DS. Symposium Editor, Introduction for Quality of Life: A Framework for Guiding Social Policy. International Journal of Public Administration 2003;26(7),xi-xii.
> Swain D and Hollar DS. Measuring Progress: Community Indicators and the Quality of Life. International Journal of Public Administration 2003;26(7),xi-xii.
> Hollar DS. Symposium Editor, Introduction for “Community Engagement in Health and Human Services Policy,” Journal of Health and Human Services Administration 2002; Spring;24(4):383-7.
> Tharp B and Hollar DS. Engaging Community Members in Health Policy Processes: A Mississippi Example. Journal of Health and Human Services Administration 2002; Spring;24(4):401-12.
> Hollar DS. Dissertation Proposal Defense – “High Tech Style:” A Student’s Perspective on Another Use of Distance Learning Technology. Public Voices 2001;V(3),7-28.
> Hollar DS. “A Quality of Life Theoretical Framework for Examining Welfare Reform,” in Howard Balanoff (Ed.). Annual Editions: Public Administration 2000; 01/02, 7th Edition, Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill/Duskin (ISBN: 0-07-242578-4).
> Hollar DS. A Quality of Life Theoretical Framework for Examining Welfare Reform. PA Times 2000;23(4),5.
> Armstrong JP, Coleman J B, Goodsell CT, Hollar DS, and Hutcheson KA. Social meanings of public architecture: A Victorian elucidation. Public Voices 1998;III(3),7-28.
> Hollar DS and Snizek WE. The influences of knowledge of HIV/AIDS and self-esteem on the sexual practices of college students, Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal 1996;24(1),75-86.