Sarah Messiah, Ph.D., University of Miami, 2005; MPH

Research Professor

  • 1214 Citations
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Research interests

Self Communities: City of Hialeah Blue Cross Blue Shield-funded childhood obesity community-based initiative;City of North Miami’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded community-based obesity prevention and wellness project; Miami Dade County District-Wide School Health and Wellness Committee; Diverse Groups Worked With (USA): Latinos

Research interests

  • eveloping and testing family-based obesity prevention interventions among His
  • surgicial treatment in the teenage years)
  • childhood and adolescent obesity (prevention in ealry childhood
  • perinatal exposures as risk factors for childhood-onset obesity

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Projects 2009 2023

Bariatric Surgery
Weight Loss
Morbid Obesity
Ethnic Groups
Hispanic Americans
Pharmaceutical Preparations
African Americans

Research Output 1999 2019

Physical Fitness
Intellectual Disability

Does transportation vulnerability explain the relationship between changes in exposure to segregation and youth cardiovascular health?

D'Agostino, E. M., Patel, H. H., Hansen, E., Mathew, M. S., Nardi, M. I. & Messiah, S., May 1 2019, In : Health and Place. 57, p. 265-276 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Skinfold Thickness

Psychometric properties of an abbreviated Childhood Family Mealtime Questionnaire among overweight and obese Hispanic adolescents

Lebron, C. N., Lee, T. K., Prado, G. J., StGeorge, S., Pantin, H. & Messiah, S., Sep 1 2019, In : Appetite. 140, p. 169-179 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Surveys and Questionnaires

Two-Year Changes in Neighborhood Juvenile Arrests After Implementation of a Park-Based Afterschool Mental Health Promotion Program in Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2015-2017

D'Agostino, E. M., Frazier, S. L., Hansen, E., Patel, H. H., Ahmed, Z., Okeke, D., Nardi, M. I. & Messiah, S., Jun 1 2019, In : American journal of public health. 109, S3, p. S214-S220

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Promotion
Mental Health
Single Parent
Social Adjustment

Understanding the etiology and impact of hatred globally in a public health context

Yudkin, J. S. & Messiah, S., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Public Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
Public Health