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Oklahoma State University

Deana Hildebrand

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Associate Professor

315 Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: (405)744-5059
Fax: (405)744-1461

deana.hildebrand@okstate.edu

Education

Ph.D. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK Human Environmental Sciences, Nutrition Sciences emphasis
M.S. Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma Nutrition and Food Management
B.S. Central State University, Edmond, Oklahoma Vocational Education, Family & Consumer Sciences

Expertise

School Nutrition and Health Programs, Childhood Obesity Prevention

Publications

  • Sigman-Grant M, Byington T, Lindsay A, Minggen L, Mobley A, Fitzgerald N, & Hildebrand, D.A. (2014). Preschoolers can distinguish between healthy and unhealthy food: The All 4 Kids study. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 46(2):121-127.
  • Hildebrand, D.A., Garrard-Foster, D., & Jacob, T. (2012). Food and Fun for Everyone: A community nutrition education program (CNEP) for third and fourth grade students. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 44(1):93-95.
  • Hildebrand, D.A., McCarthy P, Tipton D, Merriman C, Schrank M, & Newport M (2012). Comprehensive integration of principles of influence improves breastfeeding initiation rates among WIC participants. Submitted to the Journal for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Manuscript number: JNEB-D-12-00319.
  • Jackson S, Gates G, & Hildebrand, D.A. (2012). Participation in the USDA’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) in Elementary School Influences Fruit and Vegetable Selection in Middle School. Submitted to  Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Klufa, J., Hildebrand, D.A., Betts, N.M., Yuhas J, & Schultz C. (2012). Community readiness model suggests low awareness for obesity prevention efforts. Submitted to the Journal for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Manuscript number: JNEB-D-12-00273.
  • Hildebrand, D.A., McCarthy, P., & Crossley, N. (2010). Conversations with Parents: Assessing the Hopes and Dreams of Parents of Elementary School Age Children and Perceived Relevance of Nutrition and Activity Recommendations. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 42(4S):S88. Presented at the Society for Nutrition Education National Conference, Reno, NV.
  • Hildebrand, D.A. & Shriver, L. H.   (2010). A Quantitative and Qualitative Approach to Understanding Fruit and Vegetable Availability in Low-Income African American Families with Children Enrolled in an Urban Head Start Program. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 110(5):710-718.
  • Hildebrand, D.A. & Stover, A.   (2010). Farm to You: A Traveling, interactive nutrition education exhibit enhances classroom based nutrition education. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 42(4S):S121. Presented at the Society for Nutrition Education National Conference, Reno, NV
  • Shriver, L. H., Hildebrand, D.A., & Austin, H.D. (2010). Determinants of fruit and vegetables availability in Hispanic Head Start families with pre-school age children living in an urban mid-western area. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 42(5):299-306.
  • Hildebrand, D.A. & Betts, N.M.   (2009). Assessment of stage of change, decisional balance, self-efficacy and use of processes of low-income parents for increasing servings of fruits and vegetables to preschool-age children.Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 4(2):110-119.
  • Hildebrand, D.A. & Sternlof S.A.   (2009). An evaluation of coordinated school health in Oklahoma. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 41(4S):S29-S30. Presented at the Society for Nutrition Education Behavior, New Orleans, LA.
  • Hildebrand, D.A. (2007). The family meal: an educational materials review. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 39(1):55-56
  • Quigley, K.K., Absher, A.G., Hildebrand, D.A., & Johnson, C.A. (2006). Feeding the generations: a unique generational feeding program Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 98(4), 10-14.

Courses Taught:

Principles of Nutrition  
Nutritional Sciences Graduate Seminar  
Community Nutrition

 

Awards & Recognition:

  • Sternberg Award of Excellence in Advancing the Land Grant Mission. Oklahoma State University. 2013
  • Marguerite Scruggs Award for Early Career Meritorious Research. College of Human Sciences, Oklahoma State University. 2012
  • Outstanding Team Award, All 4 Kids Preschool Obesity Prevention Program: Pilot Study. Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service. 2012
  • Dr. Rodney Huey Memorial Champions of Oklahoma Health and Champion of Children’s Health. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma. 2010
  • Gladys Spivey Professional Development Award.Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service. 2010

Professional Memberships:

  • School Nutrition Association
  • American Dietetic Association
  • Society for Nutrition Education

Service:

  • Certified Healthy Oklahoma Schools Advisory Council. 2011-present.
  • eXtension Families, Food and Fitness Community of Practice Executive Leadership Team. 2011-2013