Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Recurrent hyponatremia in a young adult woman with anorexia nervosa and the effects of insufficient communication 2018
2017 Methodological standards for meta-analyses and qualitative systematic reviews of cardiac prevention and treatment studies a scientific statement from the American Heart Association 2017
2017 Development of Participant-Informed Text Messages to Promote Physical Activity Among African American Women Attending College: A Qualitative Mixed-Methods Inquiry 2017
2017 Overcoming challenges to care in the juvenile justice system: A case study and commentary 2017
2016 25-year weight gain in a racially balanced sample of U.S. adults: The CARDIA study 2016
2016 A Longitudinal Relationship between Depressive Symptoms and Development of Metabolic Syndrome: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults Study 2016
2016 Twenty year fitness trends in young adults and incidence of prediabetes and diabetes: the CARDIA study 2016
2016 Results of a Culturally Adapted Internet-Enhanced Physical Activity Pilot Intervention for Overweight and Obese Young Adult African American Women 2016
2016 Association of mediterranean diet and cardiorespiratory fitness with the development of pre-diabetes and diabetes: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study 2016
2015 Weighing the Evidence of Common Beliefs in Obesity Research 2015
2015 The Adverse Effects of Motherhood on Substance Use Treatment Program Outcomes among Adolescent Women 2015
2015 Feasibility, acceptability, and characteristics associated with adherence and completion of a culturally relevant internet-enhanced physical activity pilot intervention for overweight and obese young adult African American women enrolled in college 2015
2015 Feasibility, acceptability, and characteristics associated with adherence and completion of a culturally relevant internet-enhanced physical activity pilot intervention for overweight and obese young adult African American women enrolled in college 2015
2015 198. Teen Driving Anticipatory Guidance 2015
2015 Association of a 62 Variants Type 2 Diabetes Genetic Risk Score with Markers of Subclinical Atherosclerosis: A Transethnic, Multicenter Study 2015
2015 Low HDL Cholesterol May Lead to Disruption Of Bone (re) Modeling in Obese Early Pubertal Girls 2015
2014 The effect of a 3-month moderate-intensity physical activity program on body composition in overweight and obese African American college females 2014
2014 Lessons Learned from the Development and Implementation of Two Internet-enhanced Culturally Relevant Physical Activity Interventions for Young Overweight African-American Women. 2014
2014 Internet-Based Physical Activity Interventions 2014
2014 Perceived weight discrimination in the CARDIA study: Differences by race, sex, and weight status 2014
2014 Internet interventions to support lifestyle modification for diabetes management: A systematic review of the evidence 2014
2014 Recommendations for a culturally relevant Internet-based tool to promote physical activity among overweight young African American women, Alabama, 2010-2011 2014
2013 Empirical Evidence Does Not Support An Association Between Less Ambitious Pre-Treatment Goals And Better Treatment Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis 2013
2013 Myths, presumptions, and facts about obesity 2013
2013 Physical Activity and Social Cognitive Theory Outcomes of an Internet-Enhanced Physical Activity Intervention for African American Female College Students. 2013
2012 Community Food Environment, Home Food Environment, and Fruit and Vegetable Intake of Children and Adolescents 2012
2012 A genotype risk score predicts type 2 diabetes from young adulthood: The CARDIA study 2012
2012 Is fear of strangers related to physical activity among youth? 2012
2011 Attitudes and beliefs associated with leisure-time physical activity among African American adults 2011
2011 Adolescent screen time and rules to limit screen time in the home 2011
2011 Home, school, and neighborhood environment factors and youth physical activity 2011
2010 Not just fun and games: Harnessing technology to address childhood obesity 2010
2010 Brief scales to assess physical activity and sedentary equipment in the home 2010
2010 Evaluating a brief self-report measure of neighborhood environments for physical activity research and surveillance: Physical Activity Neighborhood Environment Scale (PANES) 2010
2009 Guest editorial: Childhood obesity: Harnessing technology for prevention and treatment 2009
2009 Neighborhood Environment Walkability Scale for Youth (NEWS-Y): Reliability and relationship with physical activity 2009
2009 Patient provider communication about the health effects of obesity 2009
2009 Relation of school environment and policy to adolescent physical activity: Research article 2009
2009 Environmental and safety barriers to youth physical activity in neighborhood parks and streets: reliability and validity 2009
2008 School-based obesity treatment and prevention programs: All in all, just another brick in the wall? 2008
2008 Where are youth active? Roles of proximity, active transport, and built environment 2008
2008 Reliability and validity of destination-specific barriers to walking and cycling for youth 2008
2005 Current treatment approaches to overweight in adolescents 2005

Education And Training

  • Duke University Medical Center, Internship 2001
  • Duke University Medical Center, Residency 2003
  • Children's Hospital Boston, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2006
  • Full Name

  • Nefertiti Durant