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Postdoctoral research fellowship, University of Michigan
My research is with 4-8th grade children and their parents to prevent obesity, using a tailored online intervention and testing a prebiotic. I also have investigated teaching excellence qualitatively.
Davison, K.K., Mâsse, L.C., Timperio, A., Frenn, M.D., Saunders, J., Mendoza, J.A., Gobbi, E., Hanson, P., & Trost, S.G. (2013). Physical activity parenting measurement and research: Challenges, explanations, and solutions. Childhood Obesity, 9, S103-9.
Frenn, M., Pruszynski, J., Felzer,H., & Zhang, J. (2013). Authoritative feeding behaviors to reduce child BMI through online interventions. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing, 18 (1), 65-77.
Polfuss, M., & Frenn. M. (2012). Parenting and feeding behaviors associated with school-aged African American and Caucasian children. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34,677-96.
Frenn, M., Felzer,H., Zhang, J. & Pruszynski, J. (In press). Authoritative feeding behaviors to reduce child BMI through online interventions. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing.
Polfuss, M., & Frenn. M. (in press). Parenting and feeding behaviors associated with school-aged African American and Caucasian children. Western Journal of Nursing Research. First published online ahead of print on March 22, 2011 as doi:10.1177/0193945911402225.
Polfuss, M., & Frenn. M. (2012). Parenting Behaviors of African American and Caucasian Families: Parent and Child Perceptions, Associations with Child Weight and Ability to Identify Abnormal Weight Status. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 27 (3), 195-20.
Frenn, M., Heinrich, A., Schmidt, C. , & Pruszynski, J.E. (2011). What can parents do to reduce youth obesity? An initial study with a diverse sample. Journal of Pediatric Nursing. 26, 428–434.
Lerret, S & Frenn, M. (2011). Challenge with care: Reflections on Teaching Excellence. Journal of Professional Nursing, 27, 378-384.
Johnson, N., Frenn, M., Feetham, S. & Simpson, P. (2011). Autism spectrum disorder: Parenting stress, family functioning and health related quality of life. Families, Systems and Health, 29(3), 232-252.
Duffy, J., Frenn, M., Patterson, B. (2011). Advancing Nursing Education Science: An Analysis of NLN's Grant Program 2008-2010. Nursing Education Perspectives, 32(1),10-13.
Farmer, B.J., & Frenn, M. (2009). Teaching Excellence: What Great Teachers Teach Us. Journal of Professional Nursing, 25, 267-272.
Havice, M., Malin, S., Schweizer, H., & Frenn, M. (2007). Engaging students through collaboration: How Project FUN works. Nursing Education Perspectives, 28, 203–208.
Frenn, M., Malin, S., Villarruel, A.M., Pearson, K., McCarthy, S., Freeman, J., & Nee, E. (2005). Determinants of physical activity and low-fat diet among low income African American and Hispanic middle school students. Public Health Nursing, 22, 89-97.
Frenn, M., Malin, S., Brown, R.L., Greer, Y., Fox, J. Greer, J., & Smyczek, S. (2005). Changing the tide: An Internet/video exercise and low fat diet intervention with middle school students. Applied Nursing Research, 18, 13-21.
Frenn, M., Malin, S., Bansal, N., Delgado, M., Greer, Y., Havice. M., Ho, M., & Schweizer, H. (2003). Addressing health disparities in middle school students' nutrition and exercise. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 20(1), 1-14.
Frenn, M., & Malin, S. (2003). Diet and exercise in low income, culturally diverse middle school students. Public Health Nursing, 20, 361-368.
Frenn, M., Malin, S., & Bansal, N.K. (2003). Stage based interventions for low fat diet with middle school students. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 18, 1-10.
Robbins, L.B., Pender, N.J., Conn, V.S., Frenn, M.D., Neuberger, G.B., Nies, M.A., Topp, R.B., & Wilbur, J.E. (2001). Physical activity research in nursing. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 33, 315-321.