Associate Professor Jennifer Utter

Biography

PhD University of Auckland

MPH, University of Minnesota

BS Nutrition, Pennsylvania State University

Research | Current

Research interests

  • Influences of eating behaviours of children and adolescents
  • Weight control behaviours of young people
  • Relationship between nutrition and wellbeing

Teaching | Current

PoplHlth 765 Nutrition Interventions in Public Health

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Utter, J., Denny, S., Peiris-John, R., Moselen, E., Dyson, B., & Clark, T. (2017). Family Meals and Adolescent Emotional Well-Being: Findings From a National Study. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 49 (1), 67-72.e1. 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.09.002
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31616
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ben Dyson, Simon Denny, Roshini Peiris-John, Terryann Clark
  • Utter, J., & Denny, S. (2016). Supporting Families to Cook at Home and Eat Together: Findings From a Feasibility Study. Journal of nutrition education and behavior, 48 (10), 716-722.e1. 10.1016/j.jneb.2016.07.001
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Denny
  • van Lier, L. E., Utter, J., Denny, S., Lucassen, M., Dyson, B., & Clark, T. (2016). Home Gardening and the Health and Well-Being of Adolescents. Health promotion practice
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Denny, Ben Dyson, Terryann Clark, Mathijs Lucassen
  • Utter, J., Denny, S., & Dyson, B. (2016). School gardens and adolescent nutrition and BMI: Results from a national, multilevel study. Preventive medicine, 83, 1-4. 10.1016/j.ypmed.2015.11.022
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ben Dyson, Simon Denny
  • Utter, J., Denny, S., Lucassen, M., & Dyson, B. (2016). Adolescent cooking abilities and behaviors: Associations with nutrition and emotional well-being. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48 (1), 35-41.e1. 10.1016/j.jneb.2015.08.016
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ben Dyson, Simon Denny, Mathijs Lucassen
  • Kulkarni, A. A., Swinburn, B. A., & Utter, J. (2015). Associations between diet quality and mental health in socially disadvantaged New Zealand adolescents. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 69 (1), 79-83. 10.1038/ejcn.2014.130
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Boyd Swinburn
  • Utter, J., Denny, S., Robinson, E., Teevale, T., Crengle, S., Ameratunga, S., & Fleming, T. (2012). Food Security Concerns Among Young People: Impact on Eating Behaviors and Weight Status. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 7 (1), 101-111. 10.1080/19320248.2012.649675
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Theresa Fleming, Shanthi Ameratunga, Simon Denny
  • Utter, J., Denny, S., Robinson, E., Ameratunga, S., & Milfont, T. L. (2011). Social and Physical Contexts of Schools and Neighborhoods: Associations With Physical Activity Among Young People in New Zealand. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 101 (9), 1690-1695. 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300171
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/15418
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Denny, Shanthi Ameratunga

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Contact details

Primary location

TAMAKI BUILDING 730 - Bldg 730
Level 3, Room 363
TAMAKI CAMPUS GATE 1, 261 MORRIN RD
ST JOHNS
AUCKLAND 1072
New Zealand

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