- Lara Latimer
Lara Latimer graduated with a B.S. in Exercise & Sport Science from Texas Tech University. She earned a Masters and Ph.D. in Health Education from The University of Texas at Austin, and completed postdoctoral work at Cornell University. She lives in Austin and runs a private coaching/consulting business along with her teaching position at UT.
B.S. in Exercise & Sport Science, Texas Tech University
M.A. in Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D. in Health Education, The University of Texas at Austin
Teaches from a holistic health perspective, with a focus on personal health including meditation and other stress reduction/management techniques, and mental health.
Faculty Advising Committee Member, Austin Women in Science(2020 - Present)
Faculty Advisor, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) On Campus(2016 - Present)
Karn, S., Fernandez, A., Latimer, L., Seymour, M., Loukas, A. & Sharp, B. (2017). Texas College Campus Tobacco Policies: Examining the Comprehensiveness of College Tobacco Policies. Health Behavior and Policy Review.
Wansink, B., Latimer, L. & Pope, L. (2016). Dont Eat So Much: How Parent Comments Relate to Female Weight Satisfaction. Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 22(3), 475–481. doi:10.1007/s40519-016-0292-6.
Latimer, L., Pope, L. & Wansink, B. (2015). Food neophiles: Profiling the adventurous eater. Obesity, 23(8), 1577–1581.
Latimer, L., Pasch, K. & Bartholomew, J. (2015). Elementary school lunch categorization and the correlations with dietitian recommendations. Perspectives in Public Health.
Pope, L., Latimer, L. & Wansink, B. (2015). Viewers vs. Doers: How watching food television and cooking frequency relate to BMI. Appetite.
Latimer, L., Delk, J., Springer, A. & Pasch, K. (2013). Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity. The Role of Schools in Food and Beverage Marketing Significance, Challenges, Next Steps: New York, New York: Springer.
Latimer, L., Batanova, M. & Loukas, A. (2013). Prevalence and Harm Perceptions of Various Tobacco Products Among College Students. Nicotine & Tobacco Research.
Latimer, L., Velaquez, C. & Pasch, K. (2013). Characteristics and behaviors of non- overweight college students who are trying to lose weight. Journal of Primary Prevention, 34(4), 251–260.
Korinek, E., Bartholomey, J., Jowers, E. & Latimer, L. (2013). Fruit and Vegetable Exposure in Children is Linked to the Selection of a Wider Variety of Healthy Foods at School. Maternal & Child Nutrition.
Walker, L., Sterling, B., Latimer, L., Kim, S., Garcia, A. & Fowles, E. (2012). Ethnic- Specific Weight-Loss Interventions for Low- Income Postpartum Women: Findings and Lessons. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 34(5), 654–676.
Latimer, L., Walker, L., Kim, S., Sterling, B. & Pasch, K. (2011). Self-efficacy Scale for Weight Loss among Multi-ethnic, Low-income Women: A Psychometric Evaluation. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 43(4), 279–283.
Sterling, B., Fowles, E., Kim, S., Latimer, L. & Walker, L. (2011). Ethnic-Specific Perceptions of Altered Control among American Women: Implications for Health Promotion Programs after Pregnancy. Health Car for Women International, 32, 39–56.
Walker, L., Kim, S., Sterling, B. & Latimer, L. (2010). Developing Health Promotion Interventions: A Multisource Method Applied to Weight Loss Among Low-Income Postpartum Women. Public Health Nursing, 27, 172–179.
Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education (2019)
Continuing Fellowship, The University of Texas at Austin
Educational Annual Fund Endowed Presidential Scholarship, The University of Texas at Austin
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