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Marie Kainoa  Fialkowski

Name :

Marie Kainoa Fialkowski

Title :

Asst Prof

Unit :

Department of Human Nutrition, Food & Animal Sciences

Address :

1955 East West Road
                    Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

Ag Sciences Building 314J

Phone :

(808)956-8337

Fax :

(808)956-4024

E-mail :

mariekf@hawaii.edu


Professional Prep/Appointments :


Doctor of Philosophy, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Purdue University (2011)

Dietetic Internship, Distance-Based Program
Iowa State University (2011)

Master of Science, Foods and Nutrition
Purdue University (2007)

Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Double Minor: Native American Studies and Sociology
Dartmouth College (2004)




Projects :


US Affiliated Pacific Food Guide: A Children’s Healthy Living Program Resource for Nutrition
Available at: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/ctahr/pacificfoodguide  

​Children's Healthy Living Summer Institute (CHL SI)
Information available at: https://dcdc.coe.hawaii.edu/chl/si/index.html#page-top

Child Health Assessment in the Pacific (CHAP) Undergraduate Summer Fellowship Program
Information available at: http://www.chl-pacific.org/chap-program-overview

Courses:


FSHN 185: The Science of Human Nutrition (HAP)
FSHN 370: Lifespan Nutrition
FSHN 389: Nutritional Assessment
FSHN 455: Childhood Anthropometric & Dietary Assessment Field Techniques 



Interests :


Nutrition and Health in Indigenous Populations, Nutritional Assessment, Nutrition Education for Underserved Populations



Publications :


Mosley M, Banna J, Lim E, Fialkowski MK, Novotny R. Dietary patterns change over two years in early adolescent girls in Hawai‘i. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. In Press.

Esquivel M, Fialkowski MK, Aflague T, Novotny R. Engaging Head Start Teachers on Wellness Policy Implementation to Improve the Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment in Head Start Classrooms: A Qualitative Study of the Children's Healthy Living Program (CHL) in Hawai'i. J Fam Med Community Health. 2016; 3(5): 1094.


Yamanaka A*, Fialkowski MK, Wilkens L, Li F, Ettienne R, Fleming T, Power J, Deenik J, Coleman P, Leon Guerrero R, Novotny R. MK Quality Assurance of Data Collection in the Multi-site Community Randomized Trial and Prevalence Survey of the Children’s Healthy Living Program. BMC Res Notes. 2016; 9(1): 432.


Novotny R, Li F, Fialkowski MK, Bersamin A, Tufa AJ, Deenik J, Coleman P, Leon Guerrero R, Wilkens LR. Prevalence of obesity and acanthosis nigricans among young children in the Children's Healthy Living Program in the United States Affiliated Pacific. Medicine. 2016; 95(37): e4711.


Fialkowski MK
, Yamanaka A, Wilkens LR, Braun KL, Butel J, Ettienne R, McGlone K, Remengesau S, Power JM, Johnson E, Gilmatam D, Fleming T, Acosta M, Belyeu-Camacho T, Shomour M, Sigrah C, Nigg C, Novotny R. Recruitment strategies and lessons learned from the Children’s Healthy Living Program prevalence survey. AIMS Public Health. 2016; 3(1): 140 – 157.

Esquivel M, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Braun KL, Li F, Novotny R. Influence of teachers’ personal health behaviors on operationalizing obesity prevention policy in Head Start preschools: A project of the Children’s Healthy Living Program (CHL). J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016; 48(5): 318 – 325.

Nigg CR, Anwar M-U, Braun KL, Mercado J, Fialkowski MK, Ropeti Areta AA, Belyeu-Camacho T, Bersamin A, Leon Guerrero R, Castro R, DeBaryshe B, Vargo AM, Van der Ryn M, Braden KW, Novotny R. A Review of Promising Multicomponent Environmental Child Obesity Prevention Intervention Strategies by the Children's Healthy Living Program. J Env Health. In Press.

Fialkowski MK, Matanane L, Gibson J, Yiu E, Hollyer J, Kolasa K, Novotny R. A Pacific Food Guide: from the Children’s Healthy Living Program. Nutr Today. 2016; 51(2): 72 - 81.


Esquivel M, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Braun KL, Li F, Novotny R. Head Start Wellness Policy Intervention in Hawaiʻi: A project of the Children’s Healthy Living Program (CHL). Child Obes. 2016; 12(1): 26 – 32.  

Li F, Wilkens L, Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Paulino Y, Nelson R, Bersamin A, Martin U, Deenik J, Boushey C. Anthropometric measurement standardization in the US Affiliated Pacific: Report from the Children's Healthy Living Program. Am J Hum Biol.2015; Oct 12. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22796. [Epub ahead of print].  

Banna J, Stewart M, Lin G, Fialkowski MK. Interaction matters: Strategies to promote engaged learning in an online introductory nutrition course. J Online Learn Teach. 2015; 11(2): 249 - 261.  

Fialkowski MK, Delormier T, Hattori-UchimaM, Leslie JH, GreenbergJ, Kim J, Deenik JL, Dunn MA, Areta A, Novotny R. Indigenous Workforce Training by the Children’s Healthy Living Program (CHL) to Prevent Childhood Obesity in the Underserved US Affiliated Pacific Region. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015; 26(2 Supplement): 83-95.  

Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Li F, Paulino Y, Vargo D, Jim R, Coleman P, Bersamin A, Nigg CR, Leon Guerrero RT, Deenik J, Kim JH, Wilkens LR. Prevalence of Young Child Overweight and Obesity in the United States Affiliated Pacific Region as Compared to the 48 Contiguous States: A Systematic Review and Meta-regression by the Children’s Healthy Living Program. Am J Public Health. 2015; 105(1): e22 – e35.  

Fialkowski MK, Ettienne R, Rivera RL, Van Loan MD, Savaiano DA, Boushey CJ. Ethnicity and Acculturation: Do they predict weight status in a longitudinal study among Asian, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white early adolescent females? Adolesc Health Med Ther. 2015; 6: 1 - 7.  

Braun K, Nigg C, Fialkowski MK, Butel J, Hollyer J, Barber LR, Teo-Martin U, Flemming T, Vargo A, Coleman P, Bersamin A, Novotny R. Using the ANGELO Framework to Develop the Children’s Healthy Living Program Multilevel Intervention to Promote Obesity Preventing Behaviors for Young Children in the US Affiliated Pacific Region. Child Obes. 2014; 10(6): 474 - 281.

Banna J, Fialkowski MK, Townsend M. Misreporting of dietary intake affects estimated nutrient intakes in low-income Spanish-speaking women. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Jul;115(7):1124-33.  

Fialkowski MK, DeBaryshe B, Bersamin A, Nigg C, Leon-Guerrero R, Rojas G, Areta A, Vargo A, Belyeu-Camacho T, Castro R, Luick B, Novotny R and the Children’s Healthy Living for Remote Underserved Populations in the Pacific Region (CHL) Program Team. A community engagement process identifies environmental priorities for change to prevent early childhood obesity in the Children’s Healthy Living Program for Remote Underserved Populations in the Pacific Region (CHL). Matern Child Health J. 2014; 18(10): 2261-2274.  

Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Areta AAR, Bersamin A, Braun K, Debaryshe B, Deenik J, Dunn M, Hollyer J, Kim J, Leon Guerrero R, Nigg CR, Takahashi R, Wilkens L. The Pacific Way to Child Wellness: The Children’s Healthy Living Program for Remote Underserved Minority Populations of the Pacific Region (CHL). Hawai‘i J Med Public Health. 2013; 72 (11): 406 - 408  

Wilken[s] LR, Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Boushey CJ, Nigg C, Paulino Y, Leon Guerrero R, Luick B, Vargo D, Kim J, Deenik J. Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) Program for Remote Underserved Minority Populations in the Pacific Region: Rationale and Design of a Community Randomized Trial to Prevent Early Childhood Obesity. BMC Public Health. 2013; 13(1):944. [Epub ahead of print]  

Fialkowski MK, McCrory MA, Roberts S, Tracy JK, Grattan L, Boushey CJ. Dietary patterns are associated with dietary recommendations but have limited relationship to BMI in the Communities Advancing the Studies of Tribal Nations Across the Lifespan (CoASTAL) cohort. Public Health Nutr. 2012; 15(10): 1948 - 1958.  

Fialkowski MK, Okoror TA, Boushey CJ. The Relevancy of Community-Based Methods: Using Diet within Native American and Alaska Native Adult Populations as an Example. Clin Transl Sci. 2012; 5(3):295-300.  

Fialkowski MK, McCrory MA, Roberts S, Tracy JK, Grattan L, Boushey CJ. Estimated nutrient intakes from food generally do not meet Dietary Reference Intakes among adult members of Pacific Northwest Tribal Nations. J Nutr. 2010; 140:992-998.  

Fialkowski MK, McCrory MA, Roberts S, Tracy JK, Grattan L, Boushey CJ. Evaluation of dietary assessment tools used to assess the diet of adults participating in the Communities Advancing the Studies of Tribal Nations Across the Lifespan (CoASTAL) cohort. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010; 110:65-73.