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. In Press (Accepted February 22, 2016).

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 MK, Nigg C, Fialkowski MK, Braun K, Li F, Novotny R. Head Start Wellness Policy Intervention in Hawaii: A project of the Children’s Healthy Living Program (CHL). Childhood Obesity. 2016; 12 (1).

Maskarinec G, Morimoto Y, Laguaña MB, Novotny R, Leon Guerrero RT. Bioimpedence to Assess Breast Density as a Risk Factor for Breast Cancer in Adult Women and Adolescent Girls Asian Pac J Cancer Prev, 17 (1), 65-71.

Ettienne, R., Nigg, C. R., Li, F., Su, Y., McGlone, K., Luick, B., Tachibana, A., Carran, C., Mercado, J., & Novotny, R. Validation of the Actical accelerometer in multiethnic preschoolers: the Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) program. Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health. In press.

Nigg, C. R., Anwar, M-U., Braun, K. L. Mercado, J., Fialkowski, M. K., Ropeti Areta, A. A., Belyeu-Camacho, T., Bersamin, A., Leon Guerrero, R., Castro, R., DeBaryshe, B., Vargo, A. M., Van der Ryn, M., Braden, K. W., & Novotny, R.  A Review of Promising Multicomponent Environmental Child Obesity Prevention Intervention Strategies by the Children’s Healthy Living Program. Journal of Environmental Health. In press.

Rotter M, Nigg CR, Novotny R. Acculturation is Not Related to Physical Activity Stage of Change in Multiethnic Children in Hawai‘i.  Hawai‘i Journal of Medicine & Public Health. In press.

Oshiro C, Novotny R, Grove J, Hurwitz E. Race/Ethnic Differences in Birth Size, Infant Growth and BMI at Age Five Years in Children in Hawai‘i. Child Obesity In press.

Novotny R, Davis J. Growth in bone and body size among Asian and White Girls in the Female Adolescent Maturation (FAM) study. Archives of Osteoporosis. In press.

Li, F., Wilkens, L. R., Novotny, R., Fialkowski, M. K., Paulino, Y. C., Nelson, R., Boushey, C. J. Anthropometric measurement standardization in the US-affiliated pacific: Report from the Children’s Healthy Living Program. American Journal of Human Biology, n/a-n/a. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22796

Butel J, Braun KL, Novotny R, Acosta M, Castro R, Fleming T, Powers J, Nigg CR, Assessing intervention fidelity in a multi-level, multi-component, multi-site program: the Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) program. Translational Behavioral Medicine Practice, Policy, Research 5(4), 460-469. DOI 10.1007/s13142-015-0334-z 2015 In press.

Fialkowsi MK, Delormier T, Hattori-Uchima M, Leslie JH, Greenburg J, Kim JH, Deenik J, Dunn MA, Areta, AAR, Novotny R.  Children’s Healthy Living Program (CHL) Indigenous Workforce Training to Prevent Childhood Obesity in the Underserved US Affiliated Pacific. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2015 May, Supplement; 26(2):83-85.

Leon Guerrero RT, Chong M, Novotny R, Wilkens LR, Badowski G, Blas-Laguana M, Murphy S.  Relative validity and reliability of a quantitative food frequency questionnaire for adults in Guam. Food Nutr Res. 2015 May 5;59:26276. doi: 10.3402/fnr.v59.26276. eCollection 2015.

Novotny R, Nigg C, Li F, Wilkens L. Pacific Kids DASH for Health (PacDASH) randomized controlled trial with DASH eating plan plus physical activity improves fruit and vegetable intake and diastolic blood pressure in children. Childhood Obesity. April 2015 Volume 11, Number 2:1-6. DOI: 10.1089/chi.2014.0141

Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Li F, Paulino Y, Vargo D, Jim R, Coleman P, Bersamin A, Nigg C, Leon Guerrero R, Deenik J, Kim JH, Wilkens L. 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 Jan;105(1):e22-e35.2014

Paulino YC, Hurwitz EL, Warnakulasuriya W, Gatewood RR, Pierson KD, Tenorio LF, Novotny R, Palafox NA, Wilkens LR, Badowski G.  Screening for oral potentially malignant disorders among areca (betel) nut chewers in Guam and Saipan BMC Oral Health. 2014 Dec 11;14(1):151; doi: 10.1186/1472-6831-14-151.

Braun KL, Nigg CR, Fialkowski MK, Butel J, Hollyer JR, Barber LR, Bersamin A,    Coleman P, Fleming T, Teo-Martin U, Vargo AM, Novotny R. Using the ANGELO Model to Develop the Children’s Healthy Living Program Multilevel Intervention to Promote Obesity Preventing Behaviors for Young Children in the US-Affiliated Pacific Region Childhood Obesity.Dec 2014;10(6):474-81. doi: 10.1089/chi.2014.0102.

Albright CL, Steffen AD, Wilkens LR, White KK, Novotny R, Nigg CR, Saiki K, Brown WJ.  Effectiveness of a 12-month randomized clinical trial to increase physical activity in multiethnic postpartum women: Results from Hawaii’s Nā Mikimiki Project. Prev Med. Oct 5;69C:214-223. doi: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.09.019. [Epub ahead of print]PMID:25285751

Leon Guerrero, RT Badowski G, Yamanaka A, Blas-Laguana M, Bordallo R,

Buyum A,  Wilkens L, Novotny R The Vital Role of Cancer Registries in the Recruitment of an Understudied Minority Population into a Breast Cancer Study: Breast Cancer Risk Model for the Pacific (BRISK). Hawaii J Med Pub Health. October 2014, Volume 73, No. 10;335-341.

Chai W, Novotny R, Maskarinec G, LeMarchand L, Franke AA, Cooney RV. Serum coenzyme Q10, α-tocopherol, γ-tocopherol, and C-reactive protein levels and body mass index in adolescent and premenopausal females. J Am Coll Nutr. Feb  2014; 20:37.

Leslie JH, Braun KL, Novotny R, Mokuau N. Factors Affecting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Behaviors Among Multiethnic Blue- and White-collar Workers: Implications for Worksite Health Promotion Program Planning. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2013 Sep;72(9):300-6.PMID:24069570

Lim U, Wilkens LR, Albright CL, Novotny R, LeMarchand L, Kolonel LN.University of Hawai’i Cancer Center Connection: Bias in Self-reported Anthropometry in Relation to Adiposity and Adulthood Weight Gain among Postmenopausal Caucasian and Japanese American Women.  Hawai’i J Med Public Health. 12/2013; 72(12):445-9.

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

Wilken[s] LR, Novotny R, Fialkowski MK, Boushey CJ, Nigg C, Paulino Y, Leon Guerrero R, Bersamin A, 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, 944. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-944.

Fialkowski MK, DeBaryshe B, Bersamin A, Nigg C, Leon Guerrero R, Rojas G, Areta AAR, Vargo A, Belyeu-Camacho T, Castro R, Luick B, Novotny R and the CHL Team. A community engagement process identifies environmental priorities to prevent early childhood obesity: the Children’s Healthy Living Program for Remote Underserved Populations in the Pacific Region (CHL). Mat Child Health J. 2013 (DOI) 10.1007/s10995-013-1353-3

St-Jules DE.; Watters CA, Brunt EM, Wilkens LR, Novotny R, Belt P, Lavine JE, for the NASH CRN.  Estimation of Fish And Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intake In Pediatric Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013 Nov;57(5):627-33. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e3182a1df77. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e3182a1df77.

St Jules D, Watters C, Novotny R. Estimation of Fish Intake in Asian and White Female Adolescents, and Association with 2-Year Changes in Body Fatness and Body Fat Distribution: The Female Adolescent Maturation Study. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2013 Oct 29. pii: S2212-2672(13)01281-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2013.07.044. [Epub ahead of print]PMID:24182519.

Novotny R, Oshiro CS, Wilkens LR. Prevalence of Childhood Obesity among Young Multiethnic Children from a Health Maintenance Organization In Hawaii. Childhood Obesity. Feb. 2013;9(1)  DOI: 10.1089/chi.2012.0103.

Novotny R, Vijayadeva V, Grove , Lim U,  Le Marchand L.  Birth Size and Later Central Obesity among Adolescent Girls of Asian, White and Mixed Ethnicities. Hawaii J Med Public Health. Feb;72(2):50-5.

Novotny R, Nigg C, McGlone K, Renda G, Jung N, Matsunaga M, Karanja N: Pacific Tracker 2 – expert system (PacTrac2-ES) behavioural assessment and intervention tool for the Pacific Kids DASH for Health (PacDASH) study. Food Chem; 2013 Oct 1;140(3):471-7, PMID: 23601394.

Lim U, Ernst T, Buchthal SD, Latch M, Albright CL, Wilkens LR, Kolonel LN, Murphy SP, Chang L, Novotny R*, Le Marchand L* (*These authors contributed equally to this work- RN and LLM).  Asian women have greater abdominal and visceral adiposity than Caucasian women with similar body mass index. Nutrition Diabetes. 2012 Jul;112(7):1048-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2012.03.034.

Osborne DL, Weaver CM, McCabe LD, McCabe GM, Novotny R, Van Loan M, Going S, Matkovic V, Boushey C, Savaiano DA, and the ACT research team.  Body size and pubertal development explain ethnic differences in structural geometry at the femur in Asian, Hispanic, and white early adolescent girls living in the U.S.  Bone. Volume 51, Issue 5, November 2012, Pages 888–895.

Albright C, Steffan A, Novotny R, Nigg CR, Wilkens L, Saiki K, Yamada, Hedemark, Maddock J, Dunn A, Brown.  Baseline Results from Hawaii’s NaMikimiki Project: A Physical Activity Intervention Tailored to Multiethnic Postpartum Women. Women Health. 2012;52(3):265-91. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2012.662935.PMID:22533900

Schembre SM, Albright CL, Lim U, Wilkens LR, Murphy SP, Novotny R, Ernst T, Chang L, Kolonel LN, Le Marchand L. Associations between weight-related eating behaviors and adiposity in postmenopausal Japanese American and white women. Physiol Behav. 2012 Jul 16;106(5):651-6. doi: 10.1016/j.physbeh.2012.04.027. Epub 2012 May 4.PMID:22561211

Lim U, Turner SD, Franke AA, Cooney RV, Wilkens LR, Ernst T, Albright CL, Novotny R, Chang L, Kolonel LN, Murphy SP, Le Marchand L. Predicting total, abdominal, visceral and hepatic adiposity with circulating biomarkers in Caucasian and Japanese American women. PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e43502. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043502. Epub 2012 Aug 17.PMID:22912885

Lim U. et al. Susceptibility Variants for Waist Size in Relation to Abdominal, Visceral and Hepatic Adiposity in Postmenopausal Women. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012; Jul;112(7):1048-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jand.2012.03.034.PMID:22889634

Morimoto Y, Maskarinec G, Conroy SM, Lim U, Shepherd J, Novotny R. Asian ethnicity is associated with a higher trunk/peripheral fat ratio in women and adolescent girls. J Epidemiol. 2012;22(2):130-5. Epub 2012 Feb. 11.PMID:22327117

Novotny R, Vijayadeva V, Grove, J, Gittelsohn J, Avila, J, Su, Y, Murphy S. Disparity in Dietary Intake Among Native Hawaiian, Filipino and White Children and Caregivers in Hawai‘i. Hawaii J Med Public Health. Dec. 2012;71(12):348-453. PMID:2325187.

Novotny, R, Chen C, Williams AE, Albright CL, Nigg CR, Oshiro CE, Stevens VJ.  US acculturation is associated with health behaviors and obesity, but not their change, with a hotel-based intervention among Asian-Pacific Islanders.

J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012;112(5):649-656.

Maskarinec G, Morimoto Y, Conroy S, Lim U, Shepherd J, Novotny R.  Asian ethnicity is associated with a higher trunk/periphery fat ratio in women and girls. J Epidemiology.  Mar 5;22(2):130-5. Epub 2012 Feb 11. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20110100.

Black N, Vijayadeva V, Nabokov V, Novotny R. Higher percent body fat in young women with lower physical activity level and greater proportion Pacific Islander ancestry.  Hawaii Med J.  2011 Nov;70(11 Suppl 2):43-6.

Maskarinec G, Morimoto Y, Daida Y, Shepherd J, Novotny R.  A comparison of breast density measures between mothers and adolescent daughters.  BMC Cancer.  11: 330. doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-330.

Sharma S, Barr A, Macdonald H, Sheehy T, Novotny R, Corriveau A.  Vitamin D deficiency and disease risk among Aboriginal Arctic populations. Nutrition Reviews. Aug;69(8):468-78. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-4887.2011.00406.x. Review.

Ahmed AT, Oshiro CE, Loharuka S, Novotny R.  Perceptions of middle school educators in Hawaii about school-based gardening and child health. Supplement 1. Hawaii MedJ.  2011;70(7):11-15.

Novotny R, Vijayadeva V, Ramirez V, Lee SK, Davison N, Gittelsohn J.  Healthy Foods Hawaii:  Development and implementation of a food system intervention to prevent childhood obesity in rural Hawaii.  Supplement 1. Hawaii Med J 2011;70(7):42-46.

Novotny R, Daida Y, Morimoto Y, Shepherd J, Maskarinec G.  Puberty, body fat and breast density in girls of several ethnic groups.  Am J Hum Bio, 2011 May:23(3):359-65. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.21145. Epub 2011; Mar 28.

Maskarinec G, Shepherd J, Morimoto Y, Daida YG, Novotny R.  Comparison of breast density measured by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) with mammographic density among adult women in Hawaii.  Cancer Epidemiol. 2011;Apr;35(2):188-93. Epub 2010 Aug 4.

Osborne D, Weaver C, McCabe LD, McCabe GM, Novotny R, Boushey CV,  Savaiano DA. Tanning predicts bone mass but not structure in adolescent females living in Hawaii. Am J Hum Bio 2011 Jul-Aug;23(4):470-8. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.21158. Epub 2011 Apr 14.PMID:21495109[PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Paulino YC, Leon Guerrero RT, Novotny R. Women in Guam consume more calories on feast days than non-feast days. Micronesica 2011;41(2):223-235.

Paulino YC, Novotny R, Miller MJ, Murphy SP. Areca (Betel) Nut Chewing

Practices in Micronesian Populations.  Hawaii J Public Health 2011:3(1):19-29.

Cuthrell KW, Yuen S, Murphy S, Novotny R, Au DA.  Hawai‘i Foods Website: A Locally Based Online Nutrition and Food-Composition Resource for Healthcare Professionals and the Public. Hawaii MedJ 2010;69:300-301.

Arterburn DE, Alexander GL, Calvi J, Coleman LA, Gillman MW, Novotny R, Quinn VP, Rukstalis M, Stevens VJ, Taveras EM, Sherwood NE. Body Mass Index Measurement and Obesity Prevalence in Ten U.S. Health Plans. ClinMed Research (CM&R). Published online ahead of print August 3, 2010 as doi:10.3121/cmr.2010.880 Rapid Release.

Gittelsohn J, Vijayadeva V, Davison N, Ramirez V, Cheung LWK, Murphy S, Novotny R. A food store intervention trial improves caregiver psychosocial factors and children’s dietary intake in Hawaii. Obesity 2010;18, S84–S90 (1 February 2010) | doi:10.1038/oby.2009.436.

Novotny R, Daida YG. Mixed race/ethnicity assessment using the BLEND method. Hawaii Journal of Public Health 2(1):1-6.

Epplein M, Novotny R, Daida Y, Vijayadeva V, Onaka OT, Le Marchand L. Association of maternal and intrauterine hormone-related exposures with age at menarche in a multiethnic population in Hawaii. Cancer Causes and Control DOI 10.1007/s10552-009-9457-1, online October 28.

Leon Guerrero RT, Gebhardt SE, Holden J, Kretsch MJ, Todd K, Novotny R, Murphy SP. White rice sold in Hawaii, Guam and Saipan often lacks nutrient enrichment. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 109:1738-1743.

Novotny R, Williams A, Vinoya A, Oshiro C, Vogt TM. US acculturation, food intake, and obesity among Asian-Pacific hotel workers. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 109:1712-1718.

Murphy SP, Martin CL, Davison N, Cheung L W-K, Au DL, Novotny R. A Comparison of Two Systems for Entering and Assessing Dietary Data for a Research Study. Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 2009;109:905-908.

Martin CL, Murphy SP, Novotny R . The contribution of dietary supplements to nutrient adequacy among children in Hawaii. J Am Diet Assoc . 2008 Nov;108(11):1874-80.

Paulino YC, Coleman P, Davison NH, Lee SK, Camacho TB, Tenorio LF, Murphy SP, Novotny R. Nutritional characteristics and body mass index of children in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands . J Am Diet Assoc. 2008 Dec;108(12):2100-4

Shepherd J, Malkov S, Fan B, Laidevant A, Novotny R , Maskarinec G. Breast density assessment in adolescent girls using DXA: a feasibility study. Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. 2008 Jul;17(7):1709-13.

Leon Guerrero RT, Paulino YC, Novotny, R, Murphy SP. Diet and obesity among Chamorro and Filipino adults on Guam. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr . 17(2):216-222.

Kemmer TM, Novotny R , Gerber AS, Ah Ping I. Anemia and growth patterns in children ages 5 to 10 years living in American Samoa. Public Health Nutrition Journal . 2008 Jun 12: 1-7 . [Epub ahead of print]

Martin CL, Murphy SP, Leon Guerrero RT, Davison N, Jung YO, Novotny R . The Pacific Tracker (PacTrac): Development of a Dietary Assessment Instrument for the Pacific. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis . 21:S103-S108.

Walker MD, Novotny R , Bilezikian JP, and Weaver CM. Race and Diet Interactions in the Acquisition, Maintenance, and Loss of Bone J. Nutr. 138: 1256S-1260S.

Wong SS, Boushey CJ, Novotny R , Gustafson DR. Evaluation of a computerized food frequency questionnaire to estimate calcium intake of Asian, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic White Youth. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2008 Mar; 108(3):539-543.

Weaver C, McCabe L, McCabe G, Novotny R , Van Loan M, Going S, Matkovic V, Boushey C, Savaiano D. Bone mineral and predictors of bone mass in White, Hispanic, and Asian early pubertal girls. Calcified Tissue International 2007 Nov; 81(5):352-63. [Epub 2007 Nov 5]

Novotny R, Coleman P, Tenorio L, Davison N, Camacho T, Ramirez V, Untalan P, Vijayadeva V. Breastfeeding is associated with lower risk of overweight among children of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. Journal of the American Dietetic Associatio n 2007; 107(10):1743-6.

Novotny R , Nabokov V, Derauf C, Grove J, Vijayadeva V. Body mass index and waist circumference as indicators of health among Samoan women. Obesity Journal 2007; 15(8):1913-7.

Kemmer TM, Novotny R , Ah Ping I. Iron deficiency and anemia: Disparity exists between children in American Samoa and children living within the US. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition . [Epub 2007 May 30]

Novotny R , Going S, Teegarden D, Van Loan M, McCabe G, McCabe L, Daida YG, Boushey C, and the ACT Research Team. Hispanic and Asian adolescents have higher android/gynoiod fat ratio than white adolescents. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2007 Jun; 15(6):1565-70.

Binkley N, Novotny R , Krueger D, Kawahara T, Daida YG, Lensmeyer G, Hollis BW, Drezner MK. Low Vitamin D status despite abundant sun exposure. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 2007 Jun; 92(6):2130-5. [Epub 2007 Apr 10].

Lee SK, Novotny R , Daida YG, Vijayadeva V, Gittelsohn J. Dietary patterns of adolescent girls in Hawaii over a 2-year period. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2007 Jun; 107(6):956-61.

Murphy S, Blitz C, Novotny R . Pacific Tracker (PacTrac): An interactive dietary assessment program at the CRCH website. Hawaii Medical Journal 2006 Jun; 65(6):175-8.

Novotny R , Daida Y, Grove J, Le Marchand L, Vijayadeva V. Asian adolescents have higher trunk: Peripheral fat ratio than Whites. Journal of Nutrition 2006 Mar; 136(3):642-7.

Daida Y, Novotny R , Grove J, Acharya S, Vogt T. Ethnicity and nutrition of adolescent girls in Hawaii. Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2006 Feb; 106(2):221-6.

Murphy S, and Novotny, R. Pacific Tracker (PacTrac): an interactive dietary assessment program at the CRCH website. Hawaii Medical Journal . 2006;65:175-178.

Novotny R , Daida Y, Grove J, Le Marchand L, Vijayadeva V. Asian adolescents have higher trunk-to-periphery ratio than Whites. J Nutr 2006;136:642-647.

Daida Y, Novotny R, Grove J, Acharya S, Vogt T. Ethnicity and nutrition of adolescent girls in Hawaii. J of Am Dietet Assoc. 2006;106(2):221-226.

Maskarinec G, Morimoto Y, Novotny R, Nordt FJ, Stanczyk FZ, Franke AA. Urinary sex steroid excretion levels during a soy intervention among young girls: a pilot study. Nutrition and Cancer 2005;52(1):22-28.

Maskarinec G, Oshiro C, Morimoto Y, Hebshi S, Novotny R, Franke A. Urinary isoflavone excretion as a compliance measure in a soy intervention among young girls: a pilot study. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition . 2005; 59(3):369-375.

Oshiro C, Maskarinec G, Petitpain D, Hebshi S, Novotny R. A soy intervention in adolescent girls: design and implementation. J Nutr Educ2004;36:204-208.

Davison N, Workman R, Daida YG, Novotny R, Ching D. Healthy living in the Pacific Islands : results of a focus group process to identify perceptions of health and collaboration in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands. Journal of Extension. 2004;42(5):1-11.

Novotny R , Daida YG, Grove JS, Acharya S, Vogt TM, Paperny D. Adolescent dairy consumption and physical activity associated with bone mass. Prev Med Aug 2004;39(2):355-360.

Davis J, Busch J, Hammatt Z, Novotny R, Harrigan R, Grandinetti A, Easa D. The relationship between ethnicity and obesity in Asian and Pacific Islander populations: a literature review. Ethn Dis 2004;14:111-118.

Novotny R , Daida Y, Acharya S, Grove J, Vogt T. Dairy intake is associated with lower body fat and soda with higher weight among adolescents J Nutr 2004;134(8):1905-1909.

Jensen JK, Auld G, Bock MA, Boushey C, Bruhn C, Gabel K, Holmes B, Misner S, Novotny R, Peck L, Pelican S, Read M, Jensen K, Gustafson D. Development of a food frequency questionnaire to estimate calcium intake in multiethnic youth. J Am Dietet Assoc 2004;104(4):762.

Novotny R, YG Daida, JS Grove, S Acharya , TM Vogt. Formula feeding in infancy is associated with adolescent body fat and earlier menarche. Cellular and Molecular Biology 2003;49(8):1289-93.

Oshiro C, Novotny R , Titchenal CA. Calcium intake of Asian and Caucasian adolescents in Hawaii. Hawaii Med J December 2003;62:272-276.

Hla MM, Novotny R , Kieffer EC, Mor J, Thiele M. Early weaning among Japanese women in Hawaii. J Biosocial Science 2003;35:227-241.

Novotny R , Boushey C, Bock MA, Peck L, Auld G, Bruhn CM, Gustafson D, Gabel K, Jensen JK, Misner S, Read M. Calcium intake of Asian, Hispanic and white youth. J Am Coll Nutr2003;22(1):64-70.

Abikusno N, Novotny R. Focus group colostrum in Indonesia . Journal of the Indonesian Medical Association. 2002;3(1):278-284.

Auld G, Boushey C, Bock MA, Bruhn C, Gabel K, Gustafson D, Holmes B, Novotny R , Peck L, Pelican S, Pond-Smith D, Read M, Misner S. Perspectives on intake of calcium rich foods among Asian, Hispanic, and white preadolescent and adolescent females. J Nutr Ed Behavior 2002;34:242-251.

Read M, Novotny R, Auld G, Bock MA, Bruhn C, Gabel K, Gustafson D, Holmes B, Misner S, Pelican S, Pond-Smith D. Age differences in milk consumption as a snack and by eating occasion. Topics in Clinical Nutrition. 2002;17(4):55-62.

Maskarinec G, Novotny R, Tasaki K. Dietary patterns and body mass index in a multi-ethnic population. J Nutr.2000;130(12):3068-3072.

Novotny R, MM Hla, EC Kieffer, C-B Park, J Mor, M Thiele. Breastfeeding duration in a multiethnic population in Hawaii. Birth 2000;27(2):91-96.

Novotny R , Davis J, Wasnich R, Biernacke I, Onaka A. Pelvic size, measured by dual energy absorptiometry, predicts infant birth weight. Am J Hum Bio. 2000;12:552-557.

Davis JW, R Novotny, R Wasnich, PD Ross. Ethnic, anthropometric and lifestyle associations with regional variations in peak bone mass Calcified Tissue International 1999;65(2):100-105.

Novotny R, Han J-S, Biernacke I. Motivators and barriers to consuming calcium-rich foods among Asian adolescents in Hawaii. J Nutr Ed. 1999;31(2):99-104.

Novotny R, Davis J, Ross P, Wasnich R. Adiposity and blood pressure in a multiethnic population of women in Hawaii. Ethnicity & Health. 1999;3(3):167-171.

Dooley DA, R Novotny, P Britten. Integrating Research into the Undergraduate Nutrition Curriculum: Improving Shoppers Awareness and Understanding of Nutrition Facts Labels J Nutr Ed 1998;30:225-231.

Kieffer EC, R Novotny, KB Welch, JM Mor, M Thiele. Health practitioners should consider parity when counseling mothers on infant feeding method decisions. J Am Dietet Assoc 1997;97(11):1313-1316.

Derrickson J., D. Tanaka, R. Novotny. Heights and Weights of Head Start Preschool Children in Hawai’i. J. Am. Dietet Assoc. 1997;97(12):1424-1426.

Abikusno N, R Novotny. Sensitivity and Specificity of Maternal Anthropometic Measures Relative to Infant Nutritional Status. Asia Pacific Journal Public Health 1996/97;9:38-41.

Novotny R, FL Ng, F Rumalatu, PY Tang. Nutritional Status of Women in a Sago-Based Foraging Environment in Eastern Indonesia. Cakalele 1996;7:9-16.

Davis J., R. Novotny, P.D. Ross, R.D. Wasnich. “Anthropometric, Lifestyle, and Menstrual Factors Influencing Size-Adjusted Bone Mineral Content in a Multiethnic Population of Premenopausal Women. J Nutr. 1996;126(12):2968-2976.

Novotny, R., J. Davis, P.D. Ross, R.D. Wasnich. “Adolescent milk consumption, menarche, birth weight and ethnicity influence height of women in Hawai`i.” J. Am. Dietet. Assoc . 1996;96(8): 802-804.

Goldberg D., R. Novotny, E. Kieffer, J. Mor, M. Thiele. “Complementary feeding of infants in Hawai’i.” J. Am. Dietet. Assoc . 1995;95(9):1029-31.

Taitano R., R. Novotny, J. Davis, P. Ross and R. Wasnich. “Validity of a food frequency questionnaire for estimating calcium intake among Japanese and White women.” J. Am. Dietet. Assoc, 1995;95(7):804-806.

Novotny R., E. Kieffer, J. Mor and M. Thiele. “Nativity and infant feeding practices among Filipino women in Hawai’i.” Ecol Food Nutrition. 1995;33:263-272.

Novotny R. and F. Rumalatu. “Dietary Diversity in Western Seram.” Cakalele 1995;6:37-42

Davis J., R. Novotny, P.D. Ross, and R.D. Wasnich. “The peak bone mass of Hawaiian, Filipino, Japanese, and White women living in Hawai`i.” Calc Tiss Int 1994;55:249-252.

Novotny, R., E. Kieffer, J. Mor, M. Thiele, M. Nikaido. “Health of infant is the main reason for breastfeeding in a WIC population in Hawai’i.” J. Am. Dietetic Assoc . 1994;94(3):293-297.

Novotny, R., J. Grove, G. Baruffi, and M. Zeitlin. “Rate of Growth of Bangladeshi Infants as a Function of Attained Length.” Hum Bio. 1992;64(5):727-739.

Collins, J. T. and R. Novotny. “Etymology, Entomology and Nutrition: Another Word from Pigafetta.” Cakalele 1991;2(2):123-132.

Woolley, F.R., B.L. Weidner and R. Novotny. “The Relationship of Siblings to the Size of Rural Nigerian Preschoolers.” Asia-Pacific Public Health, 1990;4(2-3): 151-155.

Baruffi, G. G. Alexander and R. Novotny. “Causes of Infant Mortality in Multiethnic Population.” Asia-Pacific Public Health, 1990;4(2-3); 145-150.

Novotny, R. “Preschool Child Feeding, Health and Nutritional Status in Highland Ecuador.” Arch Latin Nutr 1987;37(3):417-443.6

Novotny, R. and J.D. Haas. “Maternal Anthropometry and Infant Growth with Exclusive Breast-feeding in La Paz, Bolivia.” J Trop Peds 1987;33:309-314.

Novotny, R. and L. Mata. “Breast Milk Consumption in Rural Costa Rica.” Arch Latin Nutr 1983;33(22):377-386.

Novotny, R., L. Mata, and H. Brenes. “Consumo de Leche por Lactantes del Area Rural de Puriscal, Costa Rica.” Rev Med Hosp Nal Niños, Costa Rica 1980;15(1):45-58.