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: Simon Denny, Roshini Peiris-John, Terryann Clark
  • van Lier, L. E., Utter, J., Denny, S., Lucassen, M., Dyson, B., & Clark, T. (2017). Home Gardening and the Health and Well-Being of Adolescents. Health promotion practice, 18 (1), 34-43. 10.1177/1524839916673606
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/42329
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Simon Denny, Terryann Clark, Mathijs Lucassen
  • 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
  • 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: 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: Simon Denny, Mathijs Lucassen
  • Kulkarni, A., Swinburn, B., & 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 and 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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Primary office 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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