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Local and National

*Ledoux, T. A., *Esat, G., McCarley, K., Arbona, C., Thompson, M., & Olvera, N. (2019, October). Eye to the Future: Developing the next generation of nutrition professionals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Philadelphia, PA. *Awarded First Place Innovator in Nutrition Dietetics Practice and Education from the eleventh annual Food and Nutrition Conference Expo.

*Martinez, N., *Li, N., *Velazquez, D., *Reyes, Y., *Saldana, S., & Olvera, N. (2019, October). Lace up and Move: A mindful wellness intervention for Latino and African American youth. Poster presented at the 2019 Texas Society of Public Health Education Conference, Houston, Texas.

*Martinez, N., *Range, C., *Velazquez, D., *Argueta, A., *Li, N., & Olvera, N. (2019, September).  A mindful exercise and nutrition intervention for minority early adolescents. Poster presented at the meeting of the Food and Family Conference sponsored by the Family Resilience Center, University of Illinois-Urbana, Chicago, Ill.

Olvera, N. (2019, September). Acculturation and eating practices in Latino families. Paper presented at the meeting of the Food and Family Conference sponsored by the Family Resilience Center, University of Illinois-Urbana, Chicago, Ill.

*Posada, A., Wiesner, N., Tolar, T., Arbona, C., & Olvera, N. (2019, August). Perceived stress, coping, and eating behaviors among undergraduate women. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, Ill.

Posada, A., *Manzano, M., *Rinaldi, P., & Olvera, N. (2019, August). Hispanic and African American perspectives of body size and physician weight control advice.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, Ill.

*Sajovec, P., Kim H.J., Olvera, N., Gonzalez, J., & Smith, B. (2019, August). Using the dual-factor model to examine school-based yoga outcomes.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, Ill.

Teran-Garcia, M., Hammons, A., Greder, K., Olvera, N., Correa-Matos, N., Plaza-Delestre, M., Wiley, A., & Fiese, B. (2019, July). Abriendo Caminos: Opening opportunities for healthy pathways. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Orlando, FL.

Stokes, D., Arbona, C., May, E., & Olvera, N. (2019, May). Promoting faculty diversity in STEM through an underrepresented women of color coalition.  In K. Cortes (Chair), Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Latina Success in STEM—Academic and Professional Organizations. Symposium conducted at the NSF INCLUDES Symposium for ADVANCING Latinas in STEM Academic Careers, South Padre Island, TX.

*Scherer, R., Posada, A., *Li, N., *Williams, B., & Olvera, N. (2019, April).  Ethnic differences in body disturbances and weight-related physician-patient interactions.  Poster presented at the University of Houston, Psychological, Health, and Learning Science Department, Research Symposium, Houston, Texas.

Olvera, N., Arbona, C., Stokes, D., & May, E. (2019, March).  Women of Color Coalition:  A means of empowering underrepresented female faculty in academia.  Oral presentation at the Women’s Leadership Conference sponsored by the University of Houston Women and Gender Resource Center, Houston, Texas.

Invited Presentations

Local and Regional

Arbona, C., May, E., Olvera, N. Stokes D.  (2019, October).  Underrepresented Women of Color Coalition: A Means of Empowering Underrepresented Women in Academia. Presentation as part of the panel Increasing the Support and Representation of Women Faculty in Administrative Leadership Positions, University of Houston’s Center for ADVANCING Faculty Success workshop, Forging the Path: Promoting Triumphs and Institutionalizing Progress, Houston, TX.

Olvera, N., Surviving and Thriving in Academia as a Hispanic Faculty. (2019, July). Paper presented at the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, Lone Star College, Kingwood, TX.

Olvera, N. (2019, April). Integration of Mindfulness in Healthy Lifestyle Interventions for Minority Populations.  Paper presented at the MD. Anderson, Health Educators Network, Houston TX.

 

National and International

Olvera, N., Hein, S., Arbona, C., & Li, N. (2019, July). Lace up and Move: An exercise and nutrition intervention for Latino and African American youth. Paper presented at the biannual 37th Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Havana, Cuba.

Olvera, N., Arbona, C., Posada, A., & Li, N. (2019, July). Body dissatisfaction in minority women: Associations with weight concerns, medical obesity diagnosis, and weight advice. Paper presented at the biannual 37th Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Havana, Cuba

Olvera, N., Arbona, C., Posada, A., & Scherer, R. (2019, July).  Perceptions and idealizations of body size and desire to be thinner among minority mother-daughter dyads. Paper presented at the biannual 37th Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Havana, Cuba.

Arbona, C., Fan W., Olvera, N. & de Dios M. (2019, July). Role of depression in the relation of stress to college success among U.S. Latina women. Paper presented at the biannual 37th Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Havana, Cuba.

Arbona, C., Pao, C.*, Rodriguez L.*, Olvera N., & Fan W. (2019, July). Anxiety Sensitivity, Intolerance of Uncertainty, and Psychological Distress in U.S. Latina college women. Poster presented at the biannual 37th Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Havana, Cuba.

Arbona, Rodriguez L.*, Lute, S.*, Olvera, N. Fan, W. (2019, July). Rumination, intolerance of uncertainty and PTSD symptoms among trauma exposed Latina women in the U.S. Poster presented at the biannual 37th Interamerican Congress of Psychology, Havana, Cuba.

*Students Indicated with Asterisk