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Melissa Hall Goodman
Office of The Area Director
Epidemiologist

Phone: (662) 686-3637
Fax:
Room 513

141 Experiment Station Road
JWDSRC
STONEVILLE , MS 38776

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Nutrition Environment Scores for Local Food Retailers and Proximity to Study Participants' Residence -
Diet Quality of Children in the United States by Race/Ethnicity within Categories of Body Mass Index -
Assessment of neighborhood street characteristics related to physical activity in the lower Mississippi Delta -
Thomson, J.L., Goodman, M.H., Landry, A.S. 2019. Assessment of neighborhood street characteristics related to physical activity in the lower Mississippi Delta. Health Promotion Perspectives. 9(1):23-30.
Assessment of Town and Park Characteristics Related to Physical Activity in the Lower Mississippi Delta -
Thomson, J.L., Goodman, M.H., Landry, A.S. 2019. Assessment of Town and Park Characteristics Related to Physical Activity in the Lower Mississippi Delta. Preventing Chronic Disease. 16:180410. 10.5888/pcd16.180410.
Assessment of Neighborhood Street Segment Characteristics Related to Physical Activity in the Lower Mississippi Delta -
Assessment of Town and Park Characteristics Related to Physical Activity in the Lower Mississippi Delta -
Diet quality in a nationally representative sample of American children by sociodemographic characteristics -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H., Landry, A.S. 2019. Diet quality in a nationally representative sample of American children by sociodemographic characteristics. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 109/127-138. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqy284.
Feasibility of online nutrition education in the workplace: Working Toward Healthy Lifestyles -
Thomson, J.L., Goodman, M.H., Landry, A.S., Donoghue, A.M., Chandler, A., Bilderback, R. 2018. Feasibility of online nutrition education in the workplace: Working Toward Healthy Lifestyles. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 50(9):868-875.
Infant growth outcomes from birth to 12 months of age: findings from the Delta Healthy Sprouts randomized comparative impact trial -
Thomson, J.L., Goodman, M.H., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Landry, A.S. 2018. Infant growth outcomes from birth to 12 months of age: findings from the Delta Healthy Sprouts randomized comparative impact trial. Obesity Science & Practice. 4(4):299-307. https://doi.org/10.1002/osp4.272.
Infant activity and sleep behaviors in a maternal and infant home visiting project among rural, Southern, African American women -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H., Landry, A.S. 2018. Infant activity and sleep behaviors in a maternal and infant home visiting project among rural, Southern, African American women. Maternal Health, Neonatology, and Perinatology. 4:10. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40748-018-0078-0.
Infant Growth Trajectories from Birth to 12 Months of Age: Findings from Delta Healthy Sprouts Comparative Impact Trial -
No improvements in postnatal dietary outcomes were observed in a two-arm, randomized, controlled, comparative impact trial among rural, Southern, African-American women -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Landry, A.S., Goodman, M.H. 2018. No improvements in postnatal dietary outcomes were observed in a two-arm, randomized, controlled, comparative impact trial targeting rural, Southern, African-American women. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 118(7):1196-1207.
Enhanced curriculum intervention did not result in increased postnatal physical activity in rural, Southern, primarily African American women Reprint Icon -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H., Landry, A.S. 2017. Enhanced curriculum intervention did not result in increased postnatal physical activity in rural, Southern, primarily African American women. American Journal of Health Promotion. 32(2):1-9.
Maternal weight in the postpartum: results from the Delta Healthy Sprouts trial -
Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Thomson, J.L., Hemphill, N.I., Goodman, M.H., Landry, A.S. 2017. Maternal weight in the postpartum: results from the Delta Healthy Sprouts trial. Maternal Health, Neonatology, and Perinatology. 3:20. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40748-017-0058-9.
Low rate of initiation and short duration of breastfeeding in a maternal and infant home visiting project targeting rural, Southern, African American women Reprint Icon -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H., Landry, A.S., Olender, S.E. 2017. Low rate of initiation and short duration of breastfeeding in a maternal and infant home visiting project targeting rural, Southern, African American women. International Breastfeeding Journal. 12:15. doi:10.1186/s13006-017-0108-y.
Delta Healthy Sprouts: Participants' Diet and Food Environment at Baseline -
Lessons learned from the implementation of the Delta Healthy Sprouts comparative effectiveness trial -
Goodman, M.H., Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M. 2017. Lessons learned from the implementation of the Delta Healthy Sprouts comparative effectiveness trial. SAGE Research Methods. doi:10.4135/9781526424006.
Physical activity changes during pregnancy in a comparative impact trial. Reprint Icon -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H., Olender, S.E. 2016. Physical activity changes during pregnancy in a comparative impact trial. American Journal of Health Behavior. 40(6):685-696.
Maternal diet quality and nutrient intake in the gestational period: results from the Delta Healthy Sprouts comparative impact trial Reprint Icon -
Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Thomson, J.L., Goodman, M.H., Olender, S. 2016. Maternal diet quality and nutrient intake in the gestational period: results from the Delta Healthy Sprouts comparative impact trial. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 2:8. doi:10.1186/s40748-016-0036-7.
Gestational weight gain: results from the Delta Healthy Sprouts comparative impact trial Reprint Icon -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H., Olender, S. 2016. Gestational weight gain: results from the Delta Healthy Sprouts comparative impact trial. Journal of Pregnancy. doi.org/10.1155/2016/5703607.
Baseline demographic, anthropometric, psychosocial, and behavioral characteristics of rural, Southern women in early pregnacy -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H., Olender, S. 2016. Baseline demographic, anthropometric, psychosocial, and behavioral characteristics of rural, Southern women in early pregnacy. Maternal and Child Health Journal 2016;20:1980-1988. doi: 10.1007/s10995-016-2016-y.
Moderators of intervention dose effects on diet quality and physical activity changes in a church-based, multicomponent, lifestyle study: Delta Body and Soul III -
Thomson, J.L., Zoellner, J.M., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H. 2016. Moderators of intervention dose effects on diet quality and physical activity changes in a church-based, multicomponent, lifestyle study: Delta Body and Soul III. Health Education Research. 2016;31(3):339-349.DOI:10.1093/her/cyw008.
Diet quality of a pregnant, primarily African American cohort residing in the Mississippi Delta: Delta Healthy Sprouts -
Psychosocial constructs were not mediators of intervention effects for dietary and physical activity outcomes in a church-based,lifestyle intervention: Delta Body and Soul III Reprint Icon -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Zoellner, J.M., Goodman, M.H. 2016. Psychosocial constructs were not mediators of intervention effects for dietary and physical activity outcomes in a church-based,lifestyle intervention: Delta Body and Soul III. Public Health Nutrition. 19(11):2060-9. doi: 10.1017/S1368980015003602.
Associations among maternal nutrition and infant birth outcomes in a cohort of pregnant, primarily African American, rural, Southern women: Delta Healthy Sprouts -
Participant adherence indicators predict changes in dietary, physical activity, and clinical outcomes in church-based, diet and supervised physical activity intervention: Delta Body and Soul III Reprint Icon -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H., Zoellner, J.M. 2015. Participant adherence indicators predict changes in dietary, physical activity, and clinical outcomes in church-based, diet and supervised physical activity intervention: Delta Body and Soul III. American Journal of Health Behavior. 39(3):409-420.
Diet quality and physical activity outcome improvements resulting from a church-based diet and supervised physical activity intervention for rural, southern, Africian American adults: Delta Body and Soul III -
Thomson, J.L., Goodman, M.H., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M. 2015. Diet quality and physical activity outcome improvements resulting from a church-based diet and supervised physical activity intervention for rural, southern, Africian American adults: Delta Body and Soul III. Journal of Health Promotion Practice. DOI: 101.1177/1524839914566851.
Delta healthy sprouts: a randomized comparative effectiveness trail to promote maternal weight control and reduce childhood obesity in the Mississippi Delta Reprint Icon -
Thomson, J.L., Tussing-Humphreys, L.M., Goodman, M.H. 2014. Delta healthy sprouts: a randomized comparative effectiveness trail to promote maternal weight control and reduce childhood obesity in the Mississippi Delta. Contemporary Clinical Trials. 38:82-91.
Baseline characteristics of a pregnant, primarily African American cohort residing in the Mississippi Delta: delta healthy sprouts -
StartSmart: a randomized intervention to promote maternal weight control and reduce childhood obesity in the Mississippi Delta -