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Elsie M. Taveras, MD, MPH


  • Patterson RE, Colditz GA, Hu FB, Schmitz KH, Ahima RS, Brownson RC, Carson KR, Chavarro JE, Chodosh LA, Gehlert S, Gill J, Glanz K, Haire-Joshu D, Herbst KL, Hoehner CM, Hovmand PS, Irwin ML, Jacobs LA, James AS, Jones LW, Kerr J, Kibel AS, King IB, Ligibel JA, Meyerhardt JA, Natarajan L, Neuhouser ML, Olefsky JM, Proctor EK, Redline S, Rock CL, Rosner B, Sarwer DB, Schwartz JS, Sears DD, Sesso HD, Stampfer MJ, Subramanian SV, Taveras EM, Tchou J, Thompson B, Troxel AB, Wessling-Resnick M, Wolin KY, Thornquist MD.The 2011-2016 Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer (TREC) initiative: rationale and design.Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Apr;24(4):695-704.
  • Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman SL, Kleinman K, Oken E, Rich-Edwards JW, Taveras EM.Developmental Origins of Childhood Overweight: Potential Public Health Impact.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Jul;16(7):1651-6.
  • Taveras EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Gunderson EP, Gillman MW.Short sleep duration in infancy and risk of childhood overweight.Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Apr;162(4):305-11.
  • Spear BA, Barlow SE, Ervin C, Ludwig DS, Saelens BE, Schetzina KE, Taveras EM.Recommendations for treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity.Pediatrics. 2007 Dec;120 Suppl 4:S254-88. Review.
  • Taveras EM, Sobol AM, Hannon C, Finkelstein D, Wiecha J, Gortmaker SL.Youths' perceptions of overweight-related prevention counseling at a primary care visit.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Apr;15(4):831-6.
  • Taveras EM, Field AE, Berkey CS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Frazier AL, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.Longitudinal relationship between television viewing and leisure-time physical activity during adolescence.Pediatrics. 2007 Feb;119(2):e314-9.
  • Taveras EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Scanlon KS, Grummer-Strawn LM, Sherry B, Gillman MW.To what extent is the protective effect of breastfeeding on future overweight explained by decreased maternal feeding restriction?.Pediatrics. 2006 Dec;118(6):2341-8.
  • Taveras EM, Sandora TJ, Shih MC, Ross-Degnan D, Goldmann DA, Gillman MW.The association of television and video viewing with fast food intake by preschool-age children.Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Nov;14(11):2034-41.
  • Taveras EM, Berkey CS, Rifas-Shiman SL, Ludwig DS, Rockett HR, Field AE, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.Association of consumption of fried food away from home with body mass index and diet quality in older children and adolescents.Pediatrics. 2005 Oct;116(4):e518-24.
  • Taveras EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Berkey CS, Rockett HR, Field AE, Frazier AL, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.Family dinner and adolescent overweight.Obes Res. 2005 May;13(5):900-6.
  • Taveras EM, Scanlon KS, Birch L, Rifas-Shiman SL, Rich-Edwards JW, Gillman MW.Association of breastfeeding with maternal control of infant feeding at age 1 year.Pediatrics. 2004 Nov;114(5):e577-83.
  • Taveras EM, Rifas-Shiman SL, Field AE, Frazier AL, Colditz GA, Gillman MW.The influence of wanting to look like media figures on adolescent physical activity.J Adolesc Health. 2004 Jul;35(1):41-50.
  • Taveras EM, Li R, Grummer-Strawn L, Richardson M, Marshall R, Ręgo VH, Miroshnik I, Lieu TA.Mothers' and clinicians' perspectives on breastfeeding counseling during routine preventive visits.Pediatrics. 2004 May;113(5):e405-11.
  • Taveras EM, Li R, Grummer-Strawn L, Richardson M, Marshall R, Ręgo VH, Miroshnik I, Lieu TA.Opinions and practices of clinicians associated with continuation of exclusive breastfeeding.Pediatrics. 2004 Apr;113(4):e283-90.
  • Taveras EM, Capra AM, Braveman PA, Jensvold NG, Escobar GJ, Lieu TA.Clinician support and psychosocial risk factors associated with breastfeeding discontinuation.Pediatrics. 2003 Jul;112(1 Pt 1):108-15.