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Research interests

       Dr. Loth is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health.  As a clinical dietitian and a behavioral epidemiologist, Dr. Loth is driven to pursue the use of novel research methods and analytic approaches to untangle complex nutrition-related research questions.  Her  programmatic line of research is focused on understanding the social and environmental influences that impact the dietary intake and weight-related behaviors of individuals from ethnically/ racially diverse and low-income backgrounds. Dr. Loth’s multidisciplinary training in nutrition, public health, epidemiology, childhood obesity and eating disorders, mixed methods and methodological research position her to shape obesity and eating disorder prevention research in unique and innovative ways.  

 

Education/Academic qualification

MPH, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

PhD, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

BS, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Research interests

  • eating disorders
  • child feeding
  • parenting
  • family meals
  • health behavior change
  • nutrition
  • food insecurity
  • health disparities
  • health equity
  • integrated clinical care
  • medical education
  • dietary intake

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Projects 2015 2021

preschool child
father
food
Child Care
Food
Surveys and Questionnaires

Research Output 2008 2019

Application of latent profile analysis to define subgroups of parenting styles and food parenting practices

Jennings, K. M., Loth, K., Tate, A. D., Miner, M. H. & Berge, J. M., Aug 1 2019, In : Appetite. 139, p. 8-18 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenting
Food
Weights and Measures
Parents
Feeding Behavior
1 Citation (Scopus)
meals (menu)
Meals
ingredients
whole grain foods
home food preparation

Does adherence to child care nutrition and physical activity best practices differ by child care provider's participation in support programs and training?

Loth, K., Shanafelt, A., Davey, C. S., O'Meara, J., Johnson-Reed, J., Larson, N. & Nanney, S., Oct 1 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 105, 104417.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Training Support
Child Care
Practice Guidelines
child care
nutrition

Ecological Momentary Assessment of the Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Family Meal Environment in Racially/Ethnically Diverse and Immigrant Households

Berge, J. M., Beebe, M., Smith, M. C. M., Tate, A., Trofholz, A. & Loth, K., Jun 1 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51, 6, p. 658-676 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lunch
Breakfast
Meals
Ecological Momentary Assessment
Fast Foods

Examining Predictors of Watching Television During Family Meals in a Diverse Sample

Trofholz, A. C., Telke, S., Loth, K., Tate, A. & Berge, J. M., Oct 1 2019, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 51, 9, p. 1113-1120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Television
Meals
Parents