Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 Do Women Know Their Prepregnancy Weight?Obesity Research.  27:1161-1167. 2019
2019 Self-efficacy, infant feeding practices, and infant weight gain: An integrative reviewJournal of Child Health Care.  23:286-310. 2019
2019 Reasons for Late-Night Eating and Willingness to Change:A Qualitative Study in Pregnant Black WomenJournal of Nutrition Education.  51:598-607. 2019
2019 Parental Self-Efficacy in New Mothers Predicts Infant GrowthWestern Journal of Nursing Research2019
2018 Associations of neonatal adiponectin and leptin with growth and body composition in African American infantsPediatric Obesity.  13:485-491. 2018
2018 Association of early pregnancy body mass index with post-partum weight change among African-American womenClinical Obesity.  8:170-175. 2018
2018 Children's food and satiety responsiveness in association with post-prandial glucose following a standardized liquid mealClinical Obesity.  8:39-42. 2018
2018 Dietary Patterns Among Overweight and Obese African-American Women Living in the Rural SouthJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  5:141-150. 2018
2017 Longitudinal Analysis of Nut-Inclusive Diets and Body Mass Index Among Overweight and Obese African American Women Living in Rural Alabama and Mississippi, 2011-2013Preventing Chronic Disease.  14:E82. 2017
2016 Association of late-night carbohydrate intake with glucose tolerance among pregnant African American womenMaternal and Child Nutrition.  12:688-698. 2016
2016 Ethnic differences in the consistency and accuracy of perceived exertionAmerican Journal of Human Biology.  28:398-404. 2016
2016 Relatively low β-cell responsiveness contributes to the association of BMI with circulating glucose concentrations measured under free-living conditions among pregnant African American womenJournal of Nutrition.  146:994-1000. 2016
2015 Prospective associations of eating behaviors with weight gain in infantsObesity Research.  23:1881-1885. 2015
2015 Monitoring of infant feeding behavior using a jaw motion sensorJournal of Healthcare Engineering.  6:23-40. 2015
2014 Return of hunger following a relatively high carbohydrate breakfast is associated with earlier recorded glucose peak and nadirAppetite.  80:236-241. 2014
2014 Arterial elasticity, strength, fatigue, and endurance in older womenBioMed Research International.  2014. 2014
2014 Effects of a eucaloric reduced-carbohydrate diet on body composition and fat distribution in women with PCOSMetabolism.  63:1257-1264. 2014
2014 Gut hormone activity of children born to women with and without gestational diabetesPediatric Obesity.  9:53-62. 2014
2014 Use of a simple liquid meal test to evaluate insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in childrenPediatric Obesity.  9:102-110. 2014
2013 Favourable metabolic effects of a eucaloric lower-carbohydrate diet in women with PCOSClinical Endocrinology.  79:550-557. 2013
2013 Effects of diet macronutrient composition on body composition and fat distribution during weight maintenance and weight lossObesity Research.  21:1133-1138. 2013
2013 Effects of diet macronutrient composition on body composition and fat distribution during weight maintenance and weight lossObesity Research.  21:1133-1138. 2013
2013 Gestational and early life influences on infant body composition at 1 yearObesity Research.  21:144-148. 2013
2013 Gestational and early life influences on infant body composition at 1 year.Obesity Research.  21:144-148. 2013
2012 Common variants in the LAMA5 gene associate with fasting plasma glucose and serum triglyceride levels in a cohort of pre- and early pubertal children.Journal of Pediatric Genetics.  1:229-234. 2012
2012 Body composition at 6 months of life: Comparison of air displacement plethysmography and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometryObesity Research.  20:2302-2306. 2012
2012 Effects of habitual diet on ethnic differences in serum total ghrelinEndocrine.  42:359-365. 2012
2012 Higher postprandial serum ghrelin among African-American girls before pubertyJournal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism.  25:691-696. 2012
2012 Circulating ghrelin and GLP-1 are not affected by habitual dietRegulatory Peptides.  176:1-5. 2012
2012 A higher-carbohydrate, lower-fat diet reduces fasting glucose concentration and improves β-cell function in individuals with impaired fasting glucoseMetabolism.  61:358-365. 2012
2012 Overweight status and intrauterine exposure to gestational diabetes are associated with children's metabolic healthPediatric Obesity.  7:44-52. 2012
2012 Common variants in the LAMA5 gene associate with fasting plasma glucose and serum triglyceride levels in a cohort of pre-and early pubertal childrenJournal of Pediatric Genetics.  1:229-234. 2012
2011 Dietary macronutrient composition affects β cell responsiveness but not insulin sensitivityAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  94:120-127. 2011
2011 Higher maternal gestational glucose concentration is associated with lower offspring insulin sensitivity and altered β-cell functionJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  96. 2011
2011 Maternal obesity, metabolic health, and prenatal programming of offspring obesityOpen Obesity Journal.  3:42-50. 2011
2011 Age-related changes in insulin sensitivity and β-cell function among European-American and African-American womenObesity Research.  19:528-535. 2011
2011 Maternal glucose concentration during pregnancy predicts fat and lean mass of prepubertal offspringDiabetes Care.  34:741-745. 2011
2010 Possible link between mothers high blood sugar during pregnancy and childrens reduced insulin sensitivity?Pediatric Health.  4:561-563. 2010
2010 Adiposity and Β-cell function: Relationships differ with ethnicity and ageObesity Research.  18:2086-2092. 2010
2010 Glucose metabolism and diet predict changes in adiposity and fat distribution in weight-reduced womenObesity Research.  18:1532-1537. 2010
2010 Perception of exercise difficulty predicts weight regain in formerly overweight womenObesity Research.  18:982-986. 2010
2010 Exercise training prevents regain of visceral fat for 1 year following weight lossObesity Research.  18:690-695. 2010
2010 Fat distribution, aerobic fitness, blood lipids, and insulin sensitivity in African-American and European-American womenObesity Research.  18:274-281. 2010
2010 Ethnicity-specific anthropometric predictors of metabolic risk in women.International Journal of Body Composition Research.  8:69-76. 2010
2010 Self-reported low vitality, poor mental health, and low dietary restraint are associated with overperception of physical exertionJournal of Obesity.  2010. 2010
2009 Associations among body size dissatisfaction, perceived dietary control, and diet history in African American and European American womenEating Behaviors.  10:202-208. 2009
2009 Perception of Others' Body Size Influences Weight Loss and Regain for European American but Not African American WomenHealth Psychology.  28:414-418. 2009
2009 Effect of dietary adherence with or without exercise on weight loss: A mechanistic approach to a global problemJournal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  94:1602-1607. 2009
2008 Effect of a cage divider permitting social stimuli on stress and food intake in ratsPhysiology and Behavior.  95:222-228. 2008
2007 High intake of palatable food predicts binge-eating independent of susceptibility to obesity: An animal model of lean vs obese binge-eating and obesity with and without binge-eatingInternational Journal of Obesity.  31:1357-1367. 2007
2007 Body composition and endocrine status of long-term stress-induced binge-eating ratsPhysiology and Behavior.  91:424-431. 2007
2007 A history of caloric restriction induces neurochemical and behavioral changes in rats consistent with models of depressionPharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior.  87:104-114. 2007
2007 A history of human-like dieting alters serotonergic control of feeding and neurochemical balance in a rat model of binge-eatingInternational Journal of Eating Disorders.  40:136-142. 2007
2006 Binge eating in rats produced by combining dieting with stress.Current protocols in neuroscience / editorial board, Jacqueline N. Crawley ... [et al.].  Chapter 9. 2006
2005 PYY3-36 as an anti-obesity drug targetObesity Reviews.  6:307-322. 2005
2005 Combined dieting and stress evoke exaggerated responses to opioids in binge-eating ratsBehavioral Neuroscience.  119:1207-1214. 2005
2005 Feeding response to melanocortin agonist predicts preference for and obesity from a high-fat dietPhysiology and Behavior.  85:221-230. 2005
2004 Stress and hunger alter the anorectic efficacy of fluoxetine in binge-eating rats with a history of caloric restrictionInternational Journal of Eating Disorders.  36:328-341. 2004
2004 Erratum: Does gut hormone PVY3-36 decrease food intake in rodents? (Nature (2004) 430 (165) DOI:10.1038/nature03019)Nature.  431:414. 2004
2004 Change in CCK-8 response after diet-induced obesity and MC3/4-receptor blockadePeptides.  25:299-306. 2004
2004 Jejunal administration of linoleic acid increases activity of neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamusAJP - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.  286. 2004
2004 Jejunal administration of linoleic acid increases activity of neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus.AJP - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.  286:R166-R173. 2004
2004 Physiology: does gut hormone PYY3-36 decrease food intake in rodents?Nature.  430. 2004
2003 The role of palatable food and hunger as trigger factors in an animal model of stress induced binge eatingInternational Journal of Eating Disorders.  34:183-197. 2003
2003 The CNS melanocortin system: A biological weapon against the threat of obesityCurrent Medicinal Chemistry Central Nervous System Agents.  3:201-215. 2003
2002 A new animal model of binge eating: Key synergistic role of past caloric restriction and stressPhysiology and Behavior.  77:45-54. 2002
2002 Incidence of chaotic eating behaviors in binge-eating disorder: Contributing factorsBehavioral Medicine.  28:99-105. 2002

Investigator On

  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2022
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center - Metabolism Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2022
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity  awarded by American Heart Association 2017 - 2021
  • Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity - Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity: Antental Mother and Beyond Birth Offspring  awarded by American Heart Association 2017 - 2021
  • Effect Of Increased Enteral Protein On Body Composition Of Preterm Infants: A Randomized Trial  awarded by KAUL PEDIATRIC RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2018 - 2020
  • In-Home Obesity Prevention to Reach Low-Income Infants Through Maternal and Social Transmission  awarded by University of Southern California 2017 - 2018
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2018
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center - Metabolism Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2018
  • Enhanced Body Composition and Infant Feeding Analysis for UAB Core  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2014 - 2018
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC)  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) - Metabolism Core  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2017
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center - NORC Pilot and Feasibility Program  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2017
  • Prematurity Prevention and Research Related to the Microbiome (PREPARE-M)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2015 - 2016
  • Prematurity Prevention and Research Related to the Microbiome (PREPARE-M)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2013 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by MEDTRONIC, INC. 2012 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2006
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Psychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, The University of Auckland 1994
  • Full Name

  • Paula Chandler-Laney