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Teresa Schwendler
  • Graduate Student
  • Bachelor's of Science in Nutrition, Miami University, Oxford OH
  • Registered Dietitian, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore MD
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Professional Credentials


Research Interests

The role of sociocultural and behavioral factors and their influence on maternal and child health and nutrition globally

In the Media

Schwendler T, Kodish S, van Zutphen, KG. (2020) Formative Research: Ensuring adequate demand and compliance of MMS in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Madagascar and Tanzania. Sight and Life Special Report. 46-48.

Loh IH, Schwendler T, Trude A, Anderson Steeves E, Cheskin L, Lange S, Gittelsohn J. (2018). Implementation of Text-Messaging and Social Media Strategies in a Multilevel Childhood Obesity Prevention Intervention: Process Evaluation Results. Inquiry: The Journal of Health Care Organization, Provision and Financing. 55,1-9.

Shipley R, Poirier L, Yang T, Trude A, Schwendler T, Lohn H, Gunen B, Loh I, Perepezko K, Nam CS, Sato P, Gittelsohn J. (2018). Implementation of B’More Healthy Communities for Kids: A Multi-Level, Multi-Component Obesity Prevention Program. Health Education and Research. 33, 458-472.

Schwendler T, Shipley C, Budd N, Trude A, Surkan P, Anderson Steeves E, Morais Sato P, Eckmann T, Loh IH, Gittelsohn, J. (2017). Development and Implementation: B’More Health Communities for Kids Store and Wholesaler Intervention. Health Promotion Practice. 18 (6), 822-832.doi: 10.1177/1524839917696716.

Gittelsohn J, Trude A, Poirier L, Ross A, Ruggiero C, Schwendler T, Anderson Steeves E. (2017). The impact of a Multi-Level Multi-Component Childhood Obesity Prevention Intervention on Healthy Food Availability, Sales, and Purchasing in a Low income Urban Setting. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 14 (11),1371. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14111371.

Additional Information


  • 2019 - Global Programs Travel Grant
  • 2020 - College of Health and Human Development Endowment Grant