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Jason A. Mendoza, MD, MPH

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Jason A. Mendoza, MD, MPH

Pediatrics-Inpatient

On staff since July 2013

Children's Title: Attending Physician

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development

Overview

Board Certification(s)
Pediatrics
Medical/Professional School
Rush University, Chicago
University of Washington, Seattle
Residency
Pediatrics, University of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
Fellowship
General Pediatrics, University of Washington/Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle
Lab URL

http://www.seattlechildrens.org/mendoza

Awards and Honors

Award NameAward DescriptionAwarded ByAward Date
Research Award for Community Cancer Education, National Minority Cancer Awareness WeekM.D. Anderson Cancer Center 2009
NIH Pediatric Loan Repayment ProgramNIH 2007 - 2013
Alpha Omega Alpha 2000

Publications

Active commuting to elementary school and adiposity: an observational study.
Childhood obesity (Print) , 2014 Feb: 10(1)34-41
Correlates of adiposity among latino preschool children.
Journal of physical activity & health , 2014 Jan: 11(1)195-8
Characterizing lunch meals served and consumed by pre-school children in Head Start.
Public health nutrition , 2013 Dec: 16(12)2169-77
Physical activity parenting measurement and research: challenges, explanations, and solutions.
Childhood obesity (Print) , 2013 Aug: 9 SupplS103-9
Houston... We have a problem! Measurement of parenting.
Childhood obesity (Print) , 2013 Aug: 9 SupplS1-4
Food insecurity, CD4 counts, and incomplete viral suppression among HIV+ patients from Texas Children's Hospital: a pilot study.
AIDS and behavior , 2013 Jun: 17(5)1683-7
Feasibility study to objectively assess activity and location of Hispanic preschoolers: a short communication.
Geospatial health , 2013 May: 7(2)375-80
Predictors of Children's Active Commuting to School: An Observational Evaluation in Five US Communities.
Journal of physical activity & health , 2013 Apr 5
TV parenting practices: is the same scale appropriate for parents of children of different ages?
The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity , 2013 Apr 2: 1041
Convergent validity of preschool children's television viewing measures among low-income Latino families: a cross-sectional study.
Childhood obesity (Print) , 2013 Feb: 9(1)29-34
Prospective BMI category change associated with cardiovascular fitness change.
Medicine and science in sports and exercise , 2013 Feb: 45(2)294-8
General versus central adiposity and relationship to pediatric metabolic risk.
Metabolic syndrome and related disorders , 2012 Apr: 10(2)128-36
Impact of a pilot walking school bus intervention on children's pedestrian safety behaviors: a pilot study.
Health & place , 2012 Jan: 18(1)24-30
Partnerships for progress in active living: from research to action.
Health & place , 2012 Jan: 18(1)1-4
The walking school bus and children's physical activity: a pilot cluster randomized controlled trial.
Pediatrics , 2011 Sep: 128(3)e537-44
Active commuting to school and association with physical activity and adiposity among US youth.
Journal of physical activity & health , 2011 May: 8(4)488-95
Ethnic Minority Children's Active Commuting to School and Association with Physical Activity and Pedestrian Safety Behaviors.
The journal of applied research on children : informing policy for children at risk , 2010 Sep 30: 1(1)1-23
Walking to school and away from obesity.
Health affairs (Project Hope) , 2010 Jun: 29(6)1274; author reply 1275
Validity of instruments to assess students' travel and pedestrian safety.
BMC public health , 2010 May 18: 10257
Change in dietary energy density after implementation of the Texas Public School Nutrition Policy.
Journal of the American Dietetic Association , 2010 Mar: 110(3)434-40
Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and obesity in adolescents aged 12 to 19 years: comparison between the United States and Korea.
Journal of Korean medical science , 2010 Jan: 25(1)75-82
Pilot evaluation of a walking school bus program in a low-income, urban community.
BMC public health , 2009 May 4: 9122
Nutrient quality of fast food kids meals.
The American journal of clinical nutrition , 2008 Nov: 88(5)1388-95
Are energy dense diets also nutrient dense?
Journal of the American College of Nutrition , 2008 Oct: 27(5)553-60
A comparison of the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in the United States (US) and Korea in young adults aged 20 to 39 years.
Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition , 2008: 17(3)471-82
Television viewing, computer use, obesity, and adiposity in US preschool children.
The international journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity , 2007 Sep 25: 444
Dietary energy density is associated with obesity and the metabolic syndrome in U.S. adults.
Diabetes care , 2007 Apr: 30(4)974-9
Dietary energy density is associated with selected predictors of obesity in U.S. Children.
The Journal of nutrition , 2006 May: 136(5)1318-22

Presentations

Presentations TitleEventLocationDate
Addressing Risk of Obesity: Innovative Approaches to Old School IdeasIllinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program 2013 Biennial SymposiumUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, ILOct. 4, 2013
Injury and Obesity Prevention on the Way to SchoolInjury Prevention Webinar. Childrens Hospital AssociationAlexandria, VAMay 21, 2013
Active, Healthy and Ready to Learn: SRTS and Childrens Health WebinarAmerica Walks, Portland, ORAug. 8, 2012

Research Funding

Grant TitleGrantorAmountAward Date
A Wearable mHealth Device to Promote Teenagers Physical Activity: A Pilot RCTCenter for Child Health, Behavior, and Development; Seattle Children's Research Institute $, $25k (direct) 2014
The Bicycle Train and Childrens Physical Activity: a Pilot Cluster RCTNIH-NHLBI (R21HL113810) $, $275k (direct) 2013 - 2015
Evaluation of a Walking School Bus Program: A Cluster Randomized Controlled TrialNIH-NCI (R01CA163146) $, $2.0M (direct) 2012 - 2017
Examining Food Insecurity among HIV+ children at Texas Childrens HospitalTexas Childrens Hospital $, $50k (direct) 2010 - 2011
Reducing Television Viewing to Prevent Obesity in Hispanic Preschool ChildrenNIH-NCI (K07CA131178) $, $610k (direct) 2008 - 2013
Pilot and Feasibility Evaluation of a Walking School Bus Program Intervention for Elementary School StudentsNIH-NCI (R21CA133418) $, $210k (direct) 2008 - 2010
Pilot Evaluation of a Walking School Bus Policy Intervention for Elementary School StudentsRobert Wood Johnson Foundation (Active Living Research) $, $178k (direct) 2008 - 2010
Cultural Adaptation and Feasibility of a Television Reduction Curriculum for Latino Preschool ChildrenChildren's Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine $, $50k (direct) 2007

Primary Office

Harborview Medical Center
HMC Box 359774 - Pediatrics
325 - 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-2499
206-744-9500

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