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Brad Appelhans

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionRush University, Rush Medical College
DepartmentPreventive Medicine
Address1700 W. Van Buren St.
Chicago IL 60612
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    1. Tangney CC, Rasmussen HE, Richards C, Li M, Appelhans BM. Evaluation of a Brief Sodium Screener in Two Samples. Nutrients. 2019 Jan 14; 11(1). PMID: 30646541.
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    2. Kern D, Busch A, Schneider KL, Miller SA, Appelhans BM, Waring ME, Whited MC, Pagoto S. Psychosocial factors associated with treatment outcomes in women with obesity and major depressive disorder who received behavioral activation for depression. J Behav Med. 2018 Nov 22. PMID: 30467656.
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    3. Powell LH, Appelhans BM, Ventrelle J, Karavolos K, March ML, Ong JC, Fitzpatrick SL, Normand P, Dawar R, Kazlauskaite R. Development of a lifestyle intervention for the metabolic syndrome: Discovery through proof-of-concept. Health Psychol. 2018 Oct; 37(10):929-939. PMID: 30234352.
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    4. Crane MM, Tangney CC, French SA, Wang Y, Appelhans BM. Gender Comparison of the Diet Quality and Sources of Food Purchases Made by Urban Primary Household Food Purchasers. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019 Feb; 51(2):199-204. PMID: 30201281.
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    5. Appelhans BM, French SA, Olinger T, Bogucki M, Janssen I, Avery-Mamer EF, Powell LM. Leveraging delay discounting for health: Can time delays influence food choice? Appetite. 2018 Jul 01; 126:16-25. PMID: 29551401.
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    6. Appelhans BM, French SA, Tangney CC, Powell LM, Wang Y. To what extent do food purchases reflect shoppers' diet quality and nutrient intake? Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2017 04 11; 14(1):46. PMID: 28399887.
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    7. Appelhans BM, Baylin A, Huang MH, Li H, Janssen I, Kazlauskaite R, Avery EF, Kravitz HM. Beverage Intake and Metabolic Syndrome Risk Over 14 Years: The Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Apr; 117(4):554-562. PMID: 27938940.
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    8. Appelhans BM, Martin MA, Guzman M, Olinger T, Pleasant A, Cabe J, Powell LH. Development and Validation of a Technology-Based System for Tracking and Reporting Dietary Intake at School Meals. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2018 Jan; 50(1):51-55.e1. PMID: 27756593.
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    9. Evans M, Faghri PD, Pagoto SL, Schneider KL, Waring ME, Whited MC, Appelhans BM, Busch A, Coleman AS. The weight loss blogosphere: an online survey of weight loss bloggers. Transl Behav Med. 2016 09; 6(3):403-9. PMID: 27528529.
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    10. Purnell TS, Calhoun EA, Golden SH, Halladay JR, Krok-Schoen JL, Appelhans BM, Cooper LA. Achieving Health Equity: Closing The Gaps In Health Care Disparities, Interventions, And Research. Health Aff (Millwood). 2016 08 01; 35(8):1410-5. PMID: 27503965.
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    11. Godiwala P, Appelhans BM, Moore Simas TA, Xiao RS, Liziewski KE, Pagoto SL, Waring ME. Pregnancy intentionality in relation to non-planning impulsivity. J Psychosom Obstet Gynaecol. 2016 12; 37(4):130-136. PMID: 27319571.
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    12. Waring ME, Schneider KL, Appelhans BM, Simas TA, Xiao RS, Whited MC, Busch AM, Evans MM, Pagoto SL. Interest in a Twitter-delivered weight loss program among women of childbearing age. Transl Behav Med. 2016 06; 6(2):277-84. PMID: 27356998.
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    13. Appelhans BM, Moss OA, Cerwinske LA. Systematic review of paediatric weight management interventions delivered in the home setting. Obes Rev. 2016 10; 17(10):977-88. PMID: 27231126.
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    14. Appelhans BM, Li H. Organized Sports and Unstructured Active Play as Physical Activity Sources in Children From Low-Income, Chicago Households. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2016 08; 28(3):381-7. PMID: 26757032.
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    15. Pagoto SL, Appelhans B. Effect of allowing choice of diet on weight loss. Ann Intern Med. 2015 Nov 17; 163(10):805. PMID: 26571245.
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    16. Nackers LM, Appelhans BM, Segawa E, Janssen I, Dugan SA, Kravitz HM. Associations between body mass index and sexual functioning in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. Menopause. 2015 Nov; 22(11):1175-81. PMID: 25803669; PMCID: PMC4580485 [Available on 11/01/16].
    17. Schneider KL, Panza E, Handschin B, Ma Y, Busch AM, Waring ME, Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Keeney J, Kern D, Blendea M, Ockene I, Pagoto SL. Feasibility of Pairing Behavioral Activation With Exercise for Women With Type 2 Diabetes and Depression: The Get It Study Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. Behav Ther. 2016 Mar; 47(2):198-212. PMID: 26956652; PMCID: PMC4863641 [Available on 03/01/17].
    18. Pagoto SL, Waring ME, Schneider KL, Oleski JL, Olendzki E, Hayes RB, Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Busch AM, Lemon SC. Twitter-Delivered Behavioral Weight-Loss Interventions: A Pilot Series. JMIR Res Protoc. 2015 Oct 23; 4(4):e123. PMID: 26500186; PMCID: PMC4704936.
    19. Appelhans BM, French SA, Pagoto SL, Sherwood NE. Managing temptation in obesity treatment: A neurobehavioral model of intervention strategies. Appetite. 2016 Jan 01; 96:268-279. PMID: 26431681; PMCID: PMC4684710 [Available on 01/01/17].
    20. Fitzpatrick SL, Wischenka D, Appelhans BM, Pbert L, Wang M, Wilson DK, Pagoto SL. An Evidence-based Guide for Obesity Treatment in Primary Care. Am J Med. 2016 Jan; 129(1):115.e1-7. PMID: 26239092.
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    21. Bleil ME, Appelhans BM, Latham MD, Irving MA, Gregorich SE, Adler NE, Cedars MI. Neighborhood socioeconomic status during childhood versus puberty in relation to endogenous sex hormone levels in adult women. Nurs Res. 2015 May-Jun; 64(3):211-20. PMID: 25932699; PMCID: PMC4841463.
    22. Pagoto S, Appelhans BM. The challenge of stimulus control: a comment on Poelman et al. Ann Behav Med. 2015 Feb; 49(1):3-4. PMID: 25274546.
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    23. Appelhans BM, Segawa E, Janssen I, Nackers LM, Kazlauskaite R, Baylin A, Burns JW, Powell LH, Kravitz HM. Meal preparation and cleanup time and cardiometabolic risk over 14 years in the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN). Prev Med. 2015 Feb; 71:1-6. PMID: 25490602; PMCID: PMC4329067.
    24. Burns JW, Quartana PJ, Bruehl S, Janssen I, Dugan SA, Appelhans B, Matthews KA, Kravitz HM. Chronic pain, body mass index and cardiovascular disease risk factors: tests of moderation, unique and shared relationships in the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN). J Behav Med. 2015 Apr; 38(2):372-83. PMID: 25427423; PMCID: PMC4496954.
    25. Appelhans BM, Fitzpatrick SL, Li H, Cail V, Waring ME, Schneider KL, Whited MC, Busch AM, Pagoto SL. The home environment and childhood obesity in low-income households: indirect effects via sleep duration and screen time. BMC Public Health. 2014 Nov 09; 14:1160. PMID: 25381553; PMCID: PMC4233039.
    26. Lynch EB, Liebman R, Ventrelle J, Keim K, Appelhans BM, Avery EF, Tahsin B, Li H, Shapera M, Fogelfeld L. Design of the Lifestyle Improvement through Food and Exercise (LIFE) study: a randomized controlled trial of self-management of type 2 diabetes among African American patients from safety net health centers. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Nov; 39(2):246-55. PMID: 25245954; PMCID: PMC4297207.
    27. Pagoto S, Schneider KL, Evans M, Waring ME, Appelhans B, Busch AM, Whited MC, Thind H, Ziedonis M. Tweeting it off: characteristics of adults who tweet about a weight loss attempt. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014 Nov-Dec; 21(6):1032-7. PMID: 24928175; PMCID: PMC4215051.
    28. Li H, Fitzpatrick SL, Nackers LM, Appelhans BM. Clustering effects in group-based behavioral weight loss trials. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Jul; 22(7):1577-8. PMID: 24753503.
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    29. Waring ME, Schneider KL, Appelhans BM, Busch AM, Whited MC, Rodrigues S, Lemon SC, Pagoto SL. Early-treatment weight loss predicts 6-month weight loss in women with obesity and depression: implications for stepped care. J Psychosom Res. 2014 May; 76(5):394-9. PMID: 24745781; PMCID: PMC4038379.
    30. Jackson KL, Janssen I, Appelhans BM, Kazlauskaite R, Karavolos K, Dugan SA, Avery EA, Shipp-Johnson KJ, Powell LH, Kravitz HM. Body image satisfaction and depression in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN). Arch Womens Ment Health. 2014 Jun; 17(3):177-87. PMID: 24623160; PMCID: PMC4026204.
    31. Whited MC, Schneider KL, Appelhans BM, Ma Y, Waring ME, DeBiasse MA, Busch AM, Oleski JL, Merriam PA, Olendzki BC, Crawford SL, Ockene IS, Lemon SC, Pagoto SL. Severity of depressive symptoms and accuracy of dietary reporting among obese women with major depressive disorder seeking weight loss treatment. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e90361. PMID: 24587338; PMCID: PMC3938682.
    32. Appelhans BM, Waring ME, Schneider KL, Pagoto SL. Food preparation supplies predict children's family meal and home-prepared dinner consumption in low-income households. Appetite. 2014 May; 76:1-8. PMID: 24462491.
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    33. Appelhans BM, Segawa E, Janssen I, Kazlauskaite R, Thurston RC, Lewis TT, Kravitz HM. Employment status, depressive symptoms, and waist circumference change in midlife women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN). Ann Epidemiol. 2014 Mar; 24(3):187-92. PMID: 24462272; PMCID: PMC3952632.
    34. Pagoto S, Appelhans BM. Adherence to diets for weight loss--reply. JAMA. 2013 Dec 25; 310(24):2676-7. PMID: 24368475.
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    35. Appelhans BM, Bleil ME, Waring ME, Schneider KL, Nackers LM, Busch AM, Whited MC, Pagoto SL. Beverages contribute extra calories to meals and daily energy intake in overweight and obese women. Physiol Behav. 2013 Oct 02; 122:129-33. PMID: 24041722; PMCID: PMC3840121.
    36. Nackers LM, Appelhans BM. Food insecurity is linked to a food environment promoting obesity in households with children. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2013 Nov-Dec; 45(6):780-4. PMID: 24021456.
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    37. Schneider KL, Busch AM, Whited MC, Appelhans BM, Waring ME, Pagoto SL. Assessing depression in obese women: an examination of two commonly-used measures. J Psychosom Res. 2013 Nov; 75(5):425-30. PMID: 24182630; PMCID: PMC3886826.
    38. Pagoto SL, Appelhans BM. A call for an end to the diet debates. JAMA. 2013 Aug 21; 310(7):687-8. PMID: 23989081.
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    39. Appelhans BM, Lynch EB, Martin MA, Nackers LM, Cail V, Woodrick N. Feasibility and acceptability of Internet grocery service in an urban food desert, Chicago, 2011-2012. Prev Chronic Dis. 2013 May 02; 10:E67. PMID: 23639762; PMCID: PMC3652720.
    40. Pagoto S, Schneider KL, Whited MC, Oleski JL, Merriam P, Appelhans B, Ma Y, Olendzki B, Waring ME, Busch AM, Lemon S, Ockene I, Crawford S. Randomized controlled trial of behavioral treatment for comorbid obesity and depression in women: the Be Active Trial. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 Nov; 37(11):1427-34. PMID: 23459323; PMCID: PMC3675166.
    41. Busch AM, Whited MC, Appelhans BM, Schneider KL, Waring ME, DeBiasse MA, Oleski JL, Crawford SL, Pagoto SL. Reliable change in depression during behavioral weight loss treatment among women with major depression. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Mar; 21(3):E211-8. PMID: 23592677; PMCID: PMC3630462.
    42. Bleil ME, Adler NE, Appelhans BM, Gregorich SE, Sternfeld B, Cedars MI. Childhood adversity and pubertal timing: understanding the origins of adulthood cardiovascular risk. Biol Psychol. 2013 Apr; 93(1):213-9. PMID: 23428374.
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    43. Appelhans BM, Janssen I, Cursio JF, Matthews KA, Hall M, Gold EB, Burns JW, Kravitz HM. Sleep duration and weight change in midlife women: the SWAN sleep study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Jan; 21(1):77-84. PMID: 23505171; PMCID: PMC3484178.
    44. Pagoto SL, McDermott MM, Reed G, Greenland P, Mazor KM, Ockene JK, Whited M, Schneider K, Appelhans B, Leung K, Merriam P, Ockene I. Can attention control conditions have detrimental effects on behavioral medicine randomized trials? Psychosom Med. 2013 Feb; 75(2):137-43. PMID: 23197844; PMCID: PMC3570637.
    45. Appelhans BM, Kazlauskaite R, Karavolos K, Janssen I, Kravitz HM, Dugan S, Burns JW, Shipp-Johnson K, Powell LH. How well does the body adiposity index capture adiposity change in midlife women?: The SWAN fat patterning study. Am J Hum Biol. 2012 Nov-Dec; 24(6):866-9. PMID: 23015468; PMCID: PMC3640421.
    46. Bleil ME, Appelhans BM, Adler NE, Gregorich SE, Sternfeld B, Cedars MI. Pubertal timing, androgens, and obesity phenotypes in women at midlife. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Oct; 97(10):E1948-52. PMID: 22865899.
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    47. Appelhans BM, Waring ME, Schneider KL, Pagoto SL, DeBiasse MA, Debiasse MA, Whited MC, Lynch EB. Delay discounting and intake of ready-to-eat and away-from-home foods in overweight and obese women. Appetite. 2012 Oct; 59(2):576-84. PMID: 22819735; PMCID: PMC3428492.
    48. Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Schneider KL, Ma Y, Oleski JL, Merriam PA, Waring ME, Olendzki BC, Mann DM, Ockene IS, Pagoto SL. Depression severity, diet quality, and physical activity in women with obesity and depression. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 May; 112(5):693-8. PMID: 22709773; PMCID: PMC3378978.
    49. Appelhans BM, Milliron BJ, Woolf K, Johnson TJ, Pagoto SL, Schneider KL, Whited MC, Ventrelle JC. Socioeconomic status, energy cost, and nutrient content of supermarket food purchases. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Apr; 42(4):398-402. PMID: 22424253; PMCID: PMC3858078.
    50. Schneider KL, Panza E, Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Oleski JL, Pagoto SL. The emotional eating scale. Can a self-report measure predict observed emotional eating? Appetite. 2012 Apr; 58(2):563-6. PMID: 22266170; PMCID: PMC3288283.
    51. Milliron BJ, Woolf K, Appelhans BM. A point-of-purchase intervention featuring in-person supermarket education affects healthful food purchases. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2012 May-Jun; 44(3):225-32. PMID: 22104016; PMCID: PMC3302965.
    52. Pagoto SL, Schneider KL, Bodenlos JS, Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Ma Y, Lemon SC. Association of post-traumatic stress disorder and obesity in a nationally representative sample. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Jan; 20(1):200-5. PMID: 22016096.
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    53. Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Schneider KL, Pagoto SL. Time to abandon the notion of personal choice in dietary counseling for obesity? J Am Diet Assoc. 2011 Aug; 111(8):1130-6. PMID: 21802557; PMCID: PMC3148487.
    54. Appelhans BM, Woolf K, Pagoto SL, Schneider KL, Whited MC, Liebman R. Inhibiting food reward: delay discounting, food reward sensitivity, and palatable food intake in overweight and obese women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011 Nov; 19(11):2175-82. PMID: 21475139; PMCID: PMC3303186.
    55. Schneider KL, Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Oleski J, Pagoto SL. Trait anxiety, but not trait anger, predisposes obese individuals to emotional eating. Appetite. 2010 Dec; 55(3):701-6. PMID: 20959131; PMCID: PMC3030203.
    56. Appelhans BM, Whited MC, Schneider KL, Oleski J, Pagoto SL. Response style and vulnerability to anger-induced eating in obese adults. Eat Behav. 2011 Jan; 12(1):9-14. PMID: 21184967; PMCID: PMC3011972.
    57. Powell LH, Kazlauskaite R, Shima C, Appelhans BM. Lifestyle in France and the United States: an American perspective. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Jun; 110(6):845-7. PMID: 20497772; PMCID: PMC3930055.
    58. Appelhans BM. Circulating leptin moderates the effect of stress on snack intake independent of body mass. Eat Behav. 2010 Aug; 11(3):152-5. PMID: 20434061; PMCID: PMC2864773.
    59. Appelhans BM, Pagoto SL, Peters EN, Spring BJ. HPA axis response to stress predicts short-term snack intake in obese women. Appetite. 2010 Feb; 54(1):217-20. PMID: 19925839; PMCID: PMC2815108.
    60. Appelhans BM. Neurobehavioral inhibition of reward-driven feeding: implications for dieting and obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Apr; 17(4):640-7. PMID: 19165160.
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    61. Luecken LJ, Kraft A, Appelhans BM, Enders C. Emotional and cardiovascular sensitization to daily stress following childhood parental loss. Dev Psychol. 2009 Jan; 45(1):296-302. PMID: 19210011.
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    62. Pagoto SL, Spring B, McChargue D, Hitsman B, Smith M, Appelhans B, Hedeker D. Acute tryptophan depletion and sweet food consumption by overweight adults. Eat Behav. 2009 Jan; 10(1):36-41. PMID: 19171315; PMCID: PMC2663793.
    63. Spring B, Schneider K, Smith M, Kendzor D, Appelhans B, Hedeker D, Pagoto S. Abuse potential of carbohydrates for overweight carbohydrate cravers. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2008 May; 197(4):637-47. PMID: 18273603; PMCID: PMC2829437.
    64. Spring B, Cook JW, Appelhans B, Maloney A, Richmond M, Vaughn J, Vanderveen J, Hedeker D. Nicotine effects on affective response in depression-prone smokers. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2008 Feb; 196(3):461-71. PMID: 17960366.
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    65. Appelhans BM, Luecken LJ. Heart rate variability and pain: associations of two interrelated homeostatic processes. Biol Psychol. 2008 Feb; 77(2):174-82. PMID: 18023960.
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    66. Luecken LJ, Appelhans BM. Early parental loss and salivary cortisol in young adulthood: the moderating role of family environment. Dev Psychopathol. 2006; 18(1):295-308. PMID: 16478564.
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    67. Luecken LJ, Rodriguez AP, Appelhans BM. Cardiovascular stress responses in young adulthood associated with family-of-origin relationship experiences. Psychosom Med. 2005 Jul-Aug; 67(4):514-21. PMID: 16046362.
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    68. Luecken LJ, Appelhans B. Information-processing biases in young adults from bereaved and divorced families. J Abnorm Psychol. 2005 May; 114(2):309-13. PMID: 15869361.
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