SFA Faculty Listing

Timothy Bowden, Aquaculture
Stephanie Burnett, Horticulture
Beth Calder, Food Science
Lily Calderwood, Horticulture
Mary Ellen Camire, Food Science
Robert Causey, Animal Science
Susan Erich, Plant and Soil Chemistry
Eric Gallandt, Weed Ecology
Charlene Gray, Horticulture
Jianjun (Jay) Hao, Plant Pathology
Mark Hutton, Vegetable Crops
Pauline Kamath, Animal Health
Dorothy Klimis-Zacas, Clinical Nutrition
Anne Lichtenwalner, Animal Science
Robson Machado, Food Science
Ellen Mallory, Sustainable Agriculture
David Marcinkowski, Animal Science
Jade McNamara, Human Nutrition
Eileen Molloy, Human Nutrition
Renae Moran, Pomology
Angela Myracle, Human Nutrition
Balu Nayak, Food Science
Tsutomu Ohno, Soil Chemistry
Brian Perkins, Food Science
Jennifer Perry, Food Microbiology
Bryan Peterson, Horticulture
Greg Porter, Crop Ecology
Juan Romero, Animal Nutrition
Denise Skonberg, Food Science
Susan Sullivan, Human Nutrition
Mona Therrien, Human Nutrition
Matthew Wallhead, Horticulture
James Weber, Animal Science
Adrienne White, Professor Emerita
David Yarborough, Horticulture
Kate Yerxa, Human Nutrition

Adrienne A. White

Professor EmeritaWhite

Degree: Ph.D. 1988, University of Tennessee
Phone: 207.581.3134
Email: awhite@maine.edu
Location: 113 Hitchner Hall

Professional Interests: Nutrition, behavior and the environment, interventions and theory-driven behavior change strategies across the life cycle

Research: Relationships between nutrition and behavior using theory-based models to understand food-related behavior and facilitate behavior change. Use of web-based technology to deliver nutrition interventions. Environmental supports on college campuses for healthful eating behavior. Family interventions for healthy weights in children. Research design using community-based participatory research approaches

Recent Publications:

White AA, Colby CE, Franzen-Castle L, Kattelmann KK, Olfert MD, Gould TA, Hagedorn RL, Mathews DR, Moyer J, Wilson K, Yerxa K.  2019. The iCook 4-H Study: An Intervention and Dissemination Test of a Youth/Adult Out-of-School Program. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019: 51(3S); S2-S20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2018.11.012

Mathews DR, Kunicki Z, Colby S, Franzen-Castle L, Kattelmann KK, Olfert MD, White AA.  2019. Development and testing of program evaluation instruments for the iCook 4-H curriculum. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019: 51(S3); S21-S29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2018.10.014.

Kattelmann KK, Meendering JR, Hofer E, Merfeld CM, Olfert MD, Hagedorn RL, Colby S, Franzen-Castle L, Moyer ,J, Mathews DR, White AA. The iCook 4-H study: Report on physical activity and sedentary time in youth participating in a multicomponent program promoting family cooking, eating and playing together.  J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019:51 (3S), S30-S40. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2018.09.002

Olfert MD, King SJ, Hagedorn RL, Barr ML, Baker BA, Colby SE, Kattelmann KK, Franzen-Castle L, White AA. Ripple Effect Mapping Outcomes of a Childhood Obesity Prevention Program for Youth and Adult Dyads using a Qualitative Approach: iCook 4-H. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019:51(3S); S41-S51. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2018.08.002

Olfert MD, Hagedorn, Barr M, Colby SE, Kattelmann KK, Franzen-Castle L, White AA. Dissemination approach using infographic reports depicting program impact of a community-based research program: eB4CAST in iCook 4-H. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019: 51 (3S) S52-S59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2018.10.013

Franzen-Castle, L., Colby, SE, Kattelmann, KK, Olfert, MD., Mathews, DR, Yerxa, K., Baker, B., Krehbiel, M., Lehrke, T., Wilson, K., Flanagan, SM., Ford, A., Aguirre, T., White, AA. 2019. Development of the iCook 4-H Curriculum for Youth and Adults: Cooking, Eating, and Playing Together for Childhood Obesity Prevention. J Nutr Educ Behav.2019: 51(3S); S60-S68. Https://doi.org/10.1016/jneb.2018.11.006.

Horacek TM, Yildirim ED, Seidmen D, Byrd-Bredbenner C, Colby S, White AA, Shelnutt KP, Olfert MD Mathews AE, Riggsbee K, Franzen-Castle L, Morrell JS, Kattelmann K. Redesign, field-testing, and validation of the physical activity campus environmental supports (PACES) audit.  J Environ Pub Health. 2019,13 pages. https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/5819752

Rublee M, Yerxa K, Bolton J, Savoie K, White A. Providing Nutrition Education at a Food Pantry affects Food-Related Behavior of Participants. J Extension. 2019: 57 (2); 1-10.

Ford AD, Colby SE, McElrone M, Franzen-Castle L, Olfert MD, Kattelmann KK, White AA. Cooking frequency associated with dietary quality in iCook 4-H youth participants at baseline. Nutri Metabolic Insights. 2019: 12, 1-7. DOI:10.1177/1178638819836790

McElrone M, Colby SE, Franzen-Castle L, Olfert MD, Kattelmann K, White AA. Prevalence and predictors of household food insecurity among adult/youth dyads at the initiation of the iCook 4-H two year obesity prevention study. J Child Obes. 2018;3 (S1), 2. DOI:10.21767/2572-5394.100055.

Olfert MD, Barr ML, Hagedorn RL, Franzen-Castle L, Colby SE, Kattelmann KK, White AA. Health disparities score composite of youth and parent dyads from an obesity prevention intervention: iCook 4-H. Healthcare. 2018;6(2):51. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare6020051.