Chantelle Hart's work focuses on development of novel prevention and treatment approaches for pediatric obesity. Her current work focuses on how children's sleep duration is associated with eating and activity habits, and weight status.
1. F31 MH067343-01 Nobile (PI) 09/18/02-06/30/03
Parent-provider communication in primary care
This NRSA provided training in state of the art methods in parent-provider communication assessment and piloted an intervention designed to enhance residents' interpersonal communication skills in primary care.
2. unnumbered Klein (PI) 05/01/07-08/31/09
Rhode Island Department of Health
Asthma Clinical Care Program
The purpose of this grant is to improve the quality of care provided to children with asthma in community settings, including how providers effectively communicate with families.
3. 1-09-JF-22 Hart (PI) 01/01/09-01/31/12
The American Diabetes Association
Sleep Duration and Pediatric Overweight: The Role of Eating Behaviors
This grant examines whether changing sleep duration in school-age children is associated with changes in leptin and ghrelin, the reinforcing value of food, and eating and activity behaviors.
1. U01 CA150387-01 Wing (PI) 09/28/09-08/31/14
The National Cancer Institute
Increasing Sleep Duration: A Novel Approach to Weight Control
The purpose of the project is to translate the basic science on sleep duration into a novel intervention to reduce obesity and obesity-related co-morbidities.
Role: Co-I (through 07/31/13)/Consultant (as of 08/01/13)
2. R01 HL092910 Hart (PI) 04/01/11-03/31/15
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Enhancing Sleep Duration: Effects on Children’s Eating and Activity Behaviors
The purpose of this grant is to determine whether an intervention to increase sleep duration in school-age children affects eating and activity behaviors, and zBMI.
3. U01 HL114377-01 Phelan (PI) 12/01/11-11/30/16
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Preventing Excessive Gestational Weight Gain in Obese Women
The purpose of this grant is to determine the efficacy of a multicomponent intervention to prevent excessive gestational weight gain in a multiethnic population.
Asthma and Physical Activity in Urban Children: Cultural and Contextual Factors
The purpose of this grant is to understand how asthma symptomatology affects engagement in physical activity.
5. 1R21HD078890-01 Kuhl (PI) 02/01/14-01/31/16
Developing a Preschool Obesity Intervention for Families Enrolled in WIC
The purpose of this grant is to determine the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary efficacy of a community-based preschool obesity intervention that is specifically designed for families who are enrolled in WIC.
6. 2011-68001-30148 Fisher (PI) 03/01/11-02/29/16
USDA NRI AFRI
Reducing solid fat and added sugar intakes in low-income preschoolers through environmental and behavioral portion size strategies
To prevent obesity among low-income preschoolers by reducing excessive energy intakes from foods high in solid fats and added sugars (SFAS) through authoritative portion size strategies.
Food Choices in Overweight & Normal Weight Adolescents-Sleep & Circadian Rhythms
This project uses the forced desynchrony protocol to examine food choices and factors that may affect food choices and food consumption in healthy overweight and normal weight adolescents with a specific focus on the role of sleep homeostasis and circadian rhythms.
TEEN JOIN: A scalable weight control intervention for adolescents
The proposed study is a randomized controlled trial (RCT) testing the effectiveness of an enhanced version of the JOIN program (developed by United Health Group and Y-USA) at improving weight loss than the original JOIN program (while maintaining its scalability in a community setting).
awards and honors
Citation Abstract for Changes in Children’s Eating Behaviors Following Increases and Decreases in their Sleep Duration, The Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 33rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 2012.
Carskadon, Mary Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Adjunct Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences
Jelalian, Elissa Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Wing, Rena Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
American Psychological Association, 1998-present
Society for Pediatric Psychology, 1999-present
The Obesity Society, 2009-present