Martha Kubik

Martha KubikMartha Kubik, PhD, MSN, RNC
Associate Professor
Director of International Programming

Telephone Number:
612-625-0606

Fax Number:
612-625-7091

Email Address:
kubik002@umn.edu

Office Location:
6-119A Weaver-Densford Hall

Mailing Address:
School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Co-operative Membership:
Population Health and Systems

Center Memberships:
Center for Child and Family Health Promotion Research, Member
University of Minnesota Obesity Prevention Center, Member
American Public Health Association, Member
International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Member

Education Background:
B.S.N., 1976, Nursing, Hampton University
M.S.N., 1982, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D., 2002, Epidemiology, University of Minnesota

Certification:
ANP, 1980, Adult Nurse Practitioner, ANCC

Teaching Interests:
Adolescent health
Population-based health
Public health
Childhood obesity prevention

Research Interests:
Adolescent health behaviors. Physical activity and nutrition with youth focus. School-based and community intervention. Population-based health. (Recent grants and selected publications are listed below.)

Research and Education Grants:

Title of Project: Development and Pilot Testing of a Youth-Focused Community
Assessment Tool for use in Rural Honduras

Funding Agency: University of Minnesota Academic Health Center
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2010-present

Title of Project: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research Centers
Funding Agency: CDC
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Dates: 2009-present

Title of Project: Devlopement of a Consumer Research Network for Studying Obesity
Funding Agency: NIH/NINR
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Dates: 2009-present

Title of Project: Longitudinal Study of Children at the Minnesota State Fair: GOPHER Kids Study 
Funding Agency: University of Minnesota Academic Health Center
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Dates: 2009-present

Title of Project: Etiology of Childhood Obesity: A Longitudinal Study
Funding Agency: R01 funded by NIH-U45 to UMN Public Health
Role: Investigator (Lytle, PI & Public Health)
Project Dates: 7/1/06-8/30/2011

Title of Project: Team COOL Pilot Study
Funding Agency: NIH/NIDDK
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2006-2008

Title of Project: Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment
Funding Agency: NIH/NIDDK
Role: Co-Investigator
Project Dates: 2006-2008

Title of Project: A Clinic-based Intervention Targeting Primary and Secondary Prevention of Childhood Obesity
Funding Agency: Allina Health Systems; University of Minnesota Obesity Prevention Center
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2006-2007

Title of Project: Examining the Obesity Epidemic Through Youth, Family and Young Adults
Funding Agency: NIH
Role: Investigator (Jeffrey, PI, Public Health)
Project Dates: 9/1/05-8/31/2010

Title of Project: Minnesota School Nurse Survey, P20 Center Grant: Pilot Study
Funding Agency: NIH/NINR
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2005-2006

Title of Project: A School-based Body Mass Index Screening Program - Phase II
Funding Agency: AHC Interdisciplinary Faculty Research Development Grant
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1/1/05-12/31/05

Title of Project: A School-based Body Mass Index Screening Program - Phase I
Funding Agency: Park Nicollet Foundation, St. Louis Park, MN
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2004-2005

Title of Project: Adolescent Health Protection Research Training
Funding Agency: DHHS/CDC
Role: Faculty
Project Dates: 9/30/04-9/29/07

Title of Project: The Association Between Teachers' Food Practices and Students' Dietary Behaviors
Funding Agency: Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, U Minnesota Graduate School
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2004

Title of Project: Physical Activity in Low-Income Female Youth Attending a Community-Based Health Clinic
Funding Agency: Grant-in-Aid, U Minnesota Graduate School
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 1/04-6/05

Title of Project: Center for Adolescent Nursing
Funding Agency: DHHS/HRSA/MCHB
Role: Faculty
Project Dates: 7/03-6/08

Title of Project: Trial of Activity in Adolescent Girls
Funding Agency: NIH-National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute - R01, to School of Public Health, U Minnesota
Role: Co-Investigator (Leslie Lytle, Principal Investigator)
Project Dates: 9/00-8/06

Title of Project: Alternative High Schools Project: A Qualitative Study
Funding Agency: Division of Epidemiology Student Research Award, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2002

Title of Project: MN Alternative Programs Survey of Principals, Directors, Coordinators: A Quantitative Study
Funding Agency: Minnesota Obesity Center, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Role: Principal Investigator
Project Dates: 2001

Selected Publications:

Kubik, MY., Wall, M., Shen, L., Nanney, MS., Nelson, T., Nelson, M., Story, M. (2010).  State but not district nutrition policies are associated with less junk food in vending machines and school stores in US public schools. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 110(7):1043-1048.

Fulkerson, JA., Rydell, S., Kubik, MY., Lytle, L., Boutelle, K., Story, M., Neumark-Sztainer, D., Dudovitz, B., Garwick, A. (2010). Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOME): Feasibility, acceptability, and outcomes of a pilot study. Obesity (special issue), 18:S69-74.

Nanney,MS, Nelson, T., Wall, M., Haddad T., Kubik, MY., Nelson, M., Sotry, M. (2010). State school nutrition and physical activity policy environments and youth obesity.  American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(1):9-16.

Arcan, C., Kubik, MY., Fulkerson, JA., Story, M. (2009).  Sociodemographic Differences in Selected Eating Practices among Alternative High School Students.  Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 109:823-829.

Kubik, MY., Lytle, LA., Farbarkash, K., Moe, S., Samuelson, A. (2009).  Food use in middle and high school fundraising: Does policy support healthy practice?  Results from a survey of Minnesota school principals.  Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 109:1215-1219.

Kubik, MY., Davey, C., Fulkerson, JA., Sirard, J., Story, M., Arcan, C. (2009).  Prevalence and correlates of overweight among students attending alternative high schools.  American Journal of Health Behavior, 33:600-609.

Fulkerson, JA., Kubik, MY., Story, M., Lytle, LA., Arcan, C. (2009).  Are there nutritional and other benefits associated with family meals among at-risk youth? Journal of Adolescent Health, 45:389-395.

Sirard, JR., Kubik, MY., Fulkerson, JA., Arcan, C. (2008). Objectively measured physical activity in alternative high school students. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 40(12):2088-95.

Kubik, MY., Story, M., Davey, C., Dudovitz, B., Zuehlke, E. (2008). Providing obesity prevention counseling to children during a primary care clinic visit: Results from a Pilot Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108:1902-1906.

Stoddard, SA., Kubik, MY., Skay, C. (2008). Is school-based height and weight screening of elementary students private and reliable? Journal of School Nursing. 24(1), 43-48.

Johnson, CC., Murray, DM., Elder, JP., Jobe, JB., Dunn, AL, Kubik, MY., Voorhees, CC., Schacter, K. (2008). Depressive symptoms and physical activity in adolescent girls. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 40(5):818-26.

Grieser, M., Neumark-Stzainer., D., Saksvig, BI., Lee, JS., Felton, G., Kubik, MY. (2008). Black, Hispanic, and White girls' perceptions of environmental and social support and enjoyment of physical activity. Journal of School Health, 78(6):314-320.

Samuelson, AC., Lytle, LA., Farbarkash, K., Pasch, KE., Moe, SG., Sirard, JR., Kubik, MY. (2010). Physical activity climate in Minnesota middle and high schools.  Journal of Physical Activity and Health.

Nanney, MS., Nelson, T., Wall, M., Haddad, T., Kubik, MY., Nelson, M., Story, M. (2010).  State school nutrition and physical activity policy environments and youth obesity.  America Journal of Preventive Medicine, 38(1):9-16.

Arcan, C., Kubik, MY., Fulkerson, JA., Story, M. (2009). Sociodemographic Differences in Selected Eating Practices among Alternative High School Students. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 109:823-829.

Kubik, MY., Lytle, LA., Farbarkash, K., Moe, S., Samuelson, A. (2009).  Food use in middle and high school fundraising: Does policy support healthy practice? Results from a survey of Minnesota school principals. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 109:1215-1219.

Kubik, MY., Davey, C., Fulkerson, JA., Sirard, J., Story, M., Arcan., C. (2009).  Prevalence and correlates of overweight among students attending alternative high schools.  American Journal of Health Behavior, 33:600-609.

Fulkerson, JA., Kubik, MY., Story, M., Lytle, LA., Arcan, C. (2009).  Are there nutritional and other benefits associated with family meals among at-risk youth? Journal of Adolescent Health, 45:389-395.

Sirard, JR., Kubik, MY., Fulkerson, JA., Arcan, C. (2008). Objectively measured physical activity in slternative high school students. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 40(12):2088-95.

Kubik, MY., Story, M., Davely, C., Dudovitz, B., Zuehlke, E. (2008). Providing obesity prevention counseling to children during a primary care clinic visit: Results from a Pilot Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 108:1902-1906.

Stoddard, SA., Kubik, MY., Skay, C. (2008). Is school-based height and weight screening of elementary student private and reliable? Journal of School Nursing, 24(1), 43-48.

Johnson, CC., Murray, DM., Elder, JP., Jobe, JB., Dunn, Al., Kubik, MY., Voorhees, CC., Schacter, K. (2008). Depressive symptoms and physical activity in adolescent girls. Medicine & Science in Sprots & Exercise, 40(5), 818-26.

Grieser, M., Neumark-Stzainer., D., Saksvig, BI., Lee, JS., Felton, G., Kubik, MY. (2008). Black, Hispanic, and White girls' perceptions of environmental and social support and enjoyment of physcial activity. Journal of School Health, 78(6), 314-320.

Kubik, M., Story.,  M. Davey, C.  (2007). Obesity prevention in schools: Current role and future practice of school nurses. Preventive Medicine, 44, 504-507.

Rohm, Young D., Felton, G., Grieser, M., Coombs, D., Elder, J., Johnson, C., & Kubik, M.  (2007). Physical activity opportunities and barriers in middle schools. Journal of School Health, 77(1), 41-7.

Lytle, LA., Kubik, M., Perry, C., Story, M., Birnbaum, AS., Murray, DM., & Snyder, P.  (2006). Environmental outcomes from the TEENS study: Influencing healthful food choices in school and home environments. Preventive Medicine, 43(1), 8-13.

Kubik, M., Fulkerson, J., Story, M., Rieland, G.  (2006). Parents of elementary school students weigh in on height, weight and BMI screening at school. Journal of School Health, 76(10), 496-501.

Kubik, M., Story, M., & Reiland, G. (2007). Developing school-based BMI screening and parent notification programs: Findings from focus groups with parents of elementary school students (2006). Health Education and Behavior, 34(4), 622-633.

Kubik, M., Lytle, L. A., & Story, M.  (2005). Schoolwide food practices are associated with body mass index in middle school students. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 159(12), 1111-1114.

Kubik, M., Lytle, L., & Story, M.  (2005). Soft drinks, candy, and fast food: What parents and teachers think about the middle school food environment. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 105(2), 233-239.

Kubik, M., Lytle, L., & Fulkerson, J.  (2004). Physical activity, dietary practices, and other health behaviors of at-risk youth attending alternative high schools. Journal of School Health, 74(4), 119-124.

Lytle, L., Murray, D., Perry, C., Story, M., Birnbaum, A., Kubik, M., & Varnell, S. (2004). School-based approaches to affect adolescents' diets: Results from the TEENS study. Health Education & Behavior, 31(2), 270-287.

Lytle, L., Varnell, S., Murray, D., Story, M.., Perry, C., Birnbaum, A., & Kubik, M.  (2003). Predicting adolescents' intake of fruits and vegetables. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 35(4), 170-178.

Kubik, M., Lytle, L., Birnbaum, A., Murray, D., & Perry, C.  (2003). Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms in young adolescents. American Journal of Health Behavior, 27(5), 546-553.

Kubik, M., Lytle, L., Hannan, P., Perry, C., & Story, M. (2003). The association of the school food environment with dietary behaviors of young adolescents. American Journal of Public Health, 93(7), 1168-1173.

Lytle, L., & Kubik, M.. (2003). Nutritional issues for adolescents. Best Practice & Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 17(2), 177-189.

Kubik M., Lytle L., Hannan P., Story M., & Perry C.  (2002) Food-related beliefs, eating behaviors and classroom food practices of middle school teachers: Is there cause for concern? Journal of School Health, 72:339-345.

Schmitz K., Lytle L., Phillips G., Murray D., Birnbaum A., Kubik M.  (2002) Psychosocial correlates of physical activity and sedentary leisure habits in young adolescents: the TEENS study. Preventive Medicine, 34:266-278.

Kubik M., Lytle L., & Story M.  (2001) A practical theory-based approach to establishing school nutrition advisory councils. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 101:223-228.

Kaas M., Block D., Avery M., Lindeke L., Kubik M., Duckett L., & Vellenga B. (2001) Technology-enhanced distance education: From experimentation to concerted action. Journal of Professional Nursing, 17:135-140.

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