She is currently developing online training modules to integrate nutrition education through the first two years of medical school. Carol is also developing a distance-learning course for the USC Master of Public Health program.
Her research focuses on the relationship between diet, physical activity and age at menarche. She is also developing appropriate questionnaires to measure diet and physical activity habits in adolescent females with physical disabilities.
She received her PhD in preventive medicine with training in nutritional epidemiology from USC, and her master's from California State University.
Differences in Mothers' and Children's Dietary Intake during Physical and Sedentary Activities: An Ecological Momentary Assessment Study J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Aug; 117(8):1265-1271. . View in PubMed
Investigating within-day and longitudinal effects of maternal stress on children's physical activity, dietary intake, and body composition: Protocol for the MATCH study Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Jul; 43:142-54. . View in PubMed
Sweetened drink and snacking cues in adolescents: a study using ecological momentary assessment Appetite. 2013 Aug; 67:61-73. . View in PubMed
Information design to promote better nutrition among pantry clients: four methods of formative evaluation Public Health Nutr. 2010 Mar; 13(3):430-7. . View in PubMed
Perceived stress, depression and food consumption frequency in the college students of China Seven Cities Physiol Behav. 2007 Nov 23; 92(4):748-54. . View in PubMed
Socio-demographic and cultural comparison of overweight and obesity risk and prevalence in adolescents in Southern California and Wuhan, ChinaJ Adolesc Health. 2006 Dec; 39(6):925. e1-8. . View in PubMed
Psychological distress and treatment adherence among children on dialysis Pediatr Nephrol. 1997 Oct; 11(5):604-6. . View in PubMed
Surface characteristics of separated subpopulations of mouse teratocarcinoma cells Exp Cell Res. 1979 Aug; 122(1):39-45. . View in PubMed