Health Promotion and Nutrition Research
: Judith Wylie-Rosett, EdD, RD

Division Details


Behavior and lifestyle play roles in disease prevention and control. Our mission is to advance understanding of how behavior and lifestyle affect indices of physical health, psychosocial wellbeing, and disease. Faculty research in the Division includes assessment of lifestyle and community environmental determinants of health-related biomarkers, investigation of psychological, behavioral and socio-cultural factors that improve health outcomes and coping with acute illness and chronic disease, investigation of the precision of lifestyle assessment instruments, investigation of mind-body interventions, and assessment of the clinical and cost effectiveness of behavioral interventions for preventing and treating obesity.
Division Contact Information
Minerva Manickchand
Phone: (718) 430-2618



The Family Weight Management Program at North Bronx Healthcare Network