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Jiying Ling, PhD, RN

  • Associate professor

Education:

PhD, University of Louisville
MS, University of Louisville
BSN, Shandong University (China)

Interest Areas:

Early childhood obesity prevention and intervention
Healthy lifestyle behavior intervention
Chronic stress (hair cortisol), obesity and lifestyle behaviors
Stress management in lifestyle behavior interventions

Publications:

Ling, J., Xu, D., Robbins, L. B., & Meyer, J. S. (2020 Jan.). Does hair cortisol really reflect perceived stress? Findings from low-income mother-preschooler dyads. Psychneuroendocrinology, 111, 104478. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.104478 (IF: 4.013)

Ling, J., Robbins, L. B., & Xu, D. (2019 Jul. Epub ahead of print, MNRS/WJNR best faculty paper award). Food security status and hair cortisol among low-income mother-child dyads. Western Journal of Nursing Research. doi:10.1177/0193945919867112

Ling, J., Zahry, N., & Robbins, L. B. (2019 Jul-Aug.). Dose-response relationship in a healthy habits study for Head Start preschoolers. Nursing Research, 68(4), 329-335. doi:10.1097/NNR.0000000000000345

Ling, J., & Stommel, M. (2019 Jan.). Parental and self-weight perceptions in U.S. children and adolescents, NHANES, 2005-2014. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 41(1), 42-57. doi:10.1177/0193945918758274

Ling, J., Robbins, L. B., Zhang, N., Kerver, J. M., Lyons, H., Wieber, N., & Zhang, M. (2018 Nov.). Using Facebook in a healthy lifestyle intervention: Feasibility and preliminary efficacy. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 40(12), 1818-1842. doi:10.1177/0193945918756870

 

Funding:

9/30/2019-8/31/2024 - Co-Investigator (5% effort); Guys/Girls Opt for Activities for Life (GOAL) Trial. Funding: NIH/NHLBI R61HL144896/R33, $3,861,457

1/1/2020-12/31/2021 - Principal Investigator (25% effort); Happy Family, Healthy Kids: An Intergenerational Program to Promote Healthy Eating Habits. Funding: Michigan Health Endowment Fund, $425,618 (direct cost: $386,926)

9/20/2019-8/31/2021 - Principal Investigator (25% effort); Using Facebook and Participatory Learning in an Intergenerational Intervention to Prevent Obesity in Head Start Preschoolers. Funding: NIH R21NR017958 (funded by the Office of the Director [OD] and National Institute of Nursing Research [NINR], National Institute of Health), $430,375 (direct cost: $275,000)