Ruby A Natale

Associate Professor of Clinical

  • 285 Citations
19992019
If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Research Output 1999 2019

  • 285 Citations
  • 25 Article
2019

Using Telehealth to Implement Intervention Services with Young Children

Natale, R., Pena, K., Blanco, A., Kolomeyer, E., D’amico, J. & Guzman, E., Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Information and Education Technology. 9, 7, p. 488-492 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Education
Availability
Costs
preschool age
costs
2018

Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social–Emotional as a Teacher-Report Measure

Pooch, A., Natale, R. A. & Hidalgo, T., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Early Intervention.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
Child Behavior
Discriminant Analysis
Reproducibility of Results
Surveys and Questionnaires
2 Citations (Scopus)

State-Mandated Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Screen Time Policies in Child Care Centers

Chang-Martinez, C., Ahmed, N. U., Natale, R. A. & Messiah, S., May 1 2018, In : Health Promotion Practice. 19, 3, p. 411-417 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Care
Exercise
Fats
Vegetables
Fruit
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Healthy caregivers-healthy children (HC2) phase 2: Integrating culturally sensitive childhood obesity prevention strategies into childcare center policies

Messiah, S., Lebron, C., Moises, R., Sunil Mathew, M., Sardinas, K., Chang, C., Palenzuela, J., Walsh, J., Shelnutt, K. P., Spector, R., Altare, F. & Natale, R. A., Feb 1 2017, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 53, p. 60-67 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Caregivers
Exercise
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Curriculum
8 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity Prevention Program in Childcare Centers: Two-Year Follow-Up

Natale, R. A., Messiah, S., Asfour, L. S., Uhlhorn, S. B., Englebert, N. E. & Arheart, K., Nov 1 2017, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 31, 6, p. 502-510 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
vegetables
Body Mass Index
Vegetables
Fruit
4 Citations (Scopus)

Parents’ Experiences Navigating Intervention Systems for Young Children With Mild Language Delays

Marshall, J., Adelman, A., Kesten, S. M., Natale, R. A. & Elbaum, B., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Early Intervention. 39, 3, p. 180-198 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language Development Disorders
Parents
Language Therapy
Speech Therapy
Motivation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Promoting Healthy Weight Among Children With Developmental Delays

Natale, R. A., Camejo, S. T., Asfour, L., Uhlhorn, S. B., Delamater, A. M. & Messiah, S., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Early Intervention. 39, 1, p. 51-65 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weights and Measures
Preschool Children
Child Care
Food
Pediatric Obesity
2 Citations (Scopus)
Nutrition Policy
Observation
Training Support
Snacks
Nutrition Assessment
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Communities Putting Prevention to Work: Results of an Obesity Prevention Initiative in Child Care Facilities

Natale, R. A., Camejo, S. & Sanders, L. M., Jul 2 2016, In : Journal of Research in Childhood Education. 30, 3, p. 306-319 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Care
child care
Obesity
Exercise
community
2015

Caregiver’s Country of Birth Is a Significant Determinant of Accurate Perception of Preschool-Age Children’s Weight

Natale, R. A., Uhlhorn, S. B., Lopez-Mitnik, G., Camejo, S., Englebert, N., Delamater, A. M. & Messiah, S., 2015, In : Health Education and Behavior. 43, 2, p. 191-200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Caregivers
Parturition
Weights and Measures
Body Mass Index
Odds Ratio
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cost analysis of a childcare center-based intervention to prevent obesity in the preschool years

McCollister, K., Tolbert, D. V., Mishra, S., Natale, R. A., Uhlhorn, S. & Messiah, S., 2015, In : Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics. 6, 2, e25845.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Costs and Cost Analysis
Cost Savings
Pediatric Obesity
Economics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Ethnicity, Household Food Security, and Nutrition and Activity Patterns in Families With Preschool Children

Asfour, L., Natale, R. A., Uhlhorn, S., Arheart, K., Haney, K. & Messiah, S., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 47, 6, p. 498-505.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Food Supply
Preschool Children
Vegetables
Fruit
Food
2 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between parent demographic characteristics, perinatal and early childhood behaviors, and body mass index among preschool-age children

Messiah, S., Asfour, L., Arheart, K., Selem, S. M., Uhlhorn, S. B. & Natale, R. A., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 17, 2, p. 414-421 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
Body Mass Index
Demography
Parents
Minority Groups
2014
37 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of a Child Care Center-Based Obesity Prevention Program on Body Mass Index and Nutrition Practices Among Preschool-Aged Children

Natale, R. A., Lopez-Mitnik, G., Uhlhorn, S. B., Asfour, L. & Messiah, S., Jan 1 2014, In : Health Promotion Practice. 15, 5, p. 695-705 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
Child Care
Body Mass Index
Obesity
Weights and Measures
10 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrition and Physical Activity Practices in Childcare Centers Versus Family Childcare Homes

Natale, R. A., Page, M. & Sanders, L., Jan 1 2014, In : Early Childhood Education Journal. 42, 5, p. 327-334 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrition
Exercise
Obesity
Preschool Children
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Obesity Is Significantly Associated With Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in 2- to 9-Year-Olds

Messiah, S., Vidot, D., Gurnurkar, S., Alhezayen, R., Natale, R. A. & Arheart, K., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of clinical hypertension. 16, 12, p. 889-894 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cardiovascular Diseases
Obesity
Prehypertension
Blood Pressure
Weights and Measures
59 Citations (Scopus)
Pediatric Obesity
Preschool Children
Habits
Parents
Exercise
2013
31 Citations (Scopus)

Design and methods for evaluating an early childhood obesity prevention program in the childcare center setting

Natale, R. A., Scott, S. H., Messiah, S., Schrack, M. M., Uhlhorn, S. B. & Delamater, A. M., Feb 25 2013, In : BMC Public Health. 13, 1, 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pediatric Obesity
Obesity
Exercise
Curriculum
Snacks
2012
36 Citations (Scopus)

BMI, waist circumference, and selected cardiovascular disease risk factors among preschool-age children

Messiah, S., Arheart, K., Natale, R. A., Hlaing, W., Lipshultz, S. E. & Miller, T. L., Sep 1 2012, In : Obesity. 20, 9, p. 1942-1949 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waist Circumference
Preschool Children
Cardiovascular Diseases
C-Reactive Protein
Triglycerides
4 Citations (Scopus)

Cherish the family: A program model of strengths and attachment in reunifying substance-abusing mothers with their children.

Natale, R. A., Scott, S. H., Camejo, S. T., Hernandez, M. & Sellas-Lamberty, O., Dec 1 2012, In : Child Welfare. 91, 5, p. 73-95 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Welfare
Mothers
Aptitude
Child Care
Caregivers
2009
39 Citations (Scopus)

Risks and benefits of pacifiers

Sexton, S. & Natale, R. A., Apr 15 2009, In : American Family Physician. 79, 8, p. 681-685 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pacifiers
Sudden Infant Death
Family Physicians
Otitis Media
Breast Feeding
2008
3 Citations (Scopus)

The immigration and health paradox: Obesity in multiethnic young children

Natale, R. A., Messiah, S., Barth, J., Lopez-Mitnik, G., Sanders, L. & Noya, M., Dec 1 2008, In : International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. 3, 4, p. 17-27 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

immigration
health
parents
immigrant
preschool age
2002
3 Citations (Scopus)

Psychiatric and medical co-morbidity in mitral valve prolapse

Gonzalez, E. A., Pimental, C., Natale, R. A., Toll, B. A., Soffer, A. & Gralnik, L., Jun 17 2002, In : Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine. 19, 1, p. 16-20 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mitral Valve Prolapse
Psychiatry
Morbidity
Anxiety Disorders
Comorbidity
2001
20 Citations (Scopus)

Neuropsychological evaluation of higher functioning homeless persons: A comparison of an abbreviated test battery to the mini-mental state exam

Gonzalez, E. A., Dieter, J. N. I., Natale, R. A. & Tanner, S. L., Mar 28 2001, In : Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. 189, 3, p. 176-181 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Persons
Trail Making Test
Patient Education
Psychiatry
Rehabilitation
1999
3 Citations (Scopus)

The narcissistic injury and psychopathology of migration: The case of a Nicaraguan man

Gonzalez, E. A., Natale, R. A., Pimentel, C. & Lane, R. C., Dec 1 1999, In : Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy. 29, 3, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychopathology
Self Concept
Psychiatry
Wounds and Injuries
Therapeutics