Jayne Fulkerson, PhD

Professor
Jayne Fulkerson

Contact

Office Address

6-107 Weaver Densford Hall
308 Harvard St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States

Titles

Professor
Affiliate Professor, Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Cora Medil Siehl Endowed Chair in Nursing
PI and Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute's (CTSI's) TL1 Program
Director, Center for Child and Family Health Promotion Research

Education

PhD, University of Minnesota
Major: Psychology

MA, San Diego State University
Major: Psychology

BA, University of Minnesota
Major: Child Psychology

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Biography

Bio

Jayne Fulkerson, PhD, is a professor in the School of Nursing, Dr. Fulkerson was named the Cora Meidl Siehl Chair in Nursing Research for Improved Patient Care. The fund was established in 1982 to celebrate the legacy of Meidl Siehl and was a cornerstone in the creation of the school’s doctoral program. It was among the very first endowed chairs in schools of nursing to focus on research. Dr. Fulkerson is director of the Center for Child and Family Health Promotion Research and an affiliate professor in the School of Public Health’s Epidemiology and Community Health Division. She served as director of the Nursing PhD Program and director of Graduate Studies prior to being named director of the Health Sciences Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s TL1 Program. She is a national and international leader in family-based obesity prevention programs and instrument validation and has published more than 125 articles in academic journals.

Teaching Summary

Teaching Areas
Program Evaluation; Childhood Obesity Prevention

Honors and Recognition

  • Cora Meidl Siehl Endowed Chair, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, 2018
  • Best Randomized Controlled Trial, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition, and Physical Activity, 2016
  • Outstanding Graduate Advisor, School of Nursing, 2015
  • Visiting Professor, I-TOPPS Program, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2014
  • Recipient, award for Out-of-the-Box Thinking, DAISY Foundation, School of Nursing, 2013
  • Recipient, best poster award, Women's Health Research Conference, 2005
  • Nominee, Psychology Department Graduate Fellowship, 1995
  • Recipient, Eva O. Miller Fellowship, 1995
  • Graduate Equity Fellowship, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, 1987
  • Recipient, summa cum laude honors, 1984

Publications

Selected Publications

Flattum, C., Friend, S., Horning, M., Lindberg, R., Beaudette, J., Fulkerson, J. A., 2021. Family-Focused Obesity Prevention Program Implementation in Urban Versus Rural Communities: A Case Study. BMC Public Health, 21 (1): 1915.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-11967-3 PubMed ID: 34674674.

Mason, S. M., Frazier, P. A., Renner, L. M., Fulkerson, J. A., Rich-Edwards, J. W., 2021. Childhood Abuse-Related Weight Gain: An Investigation of Potential Resilience Factors. American Journal of Preventive Medicine,
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2021.07.011 PubMed ID: 34629199.

Lee, J., Kubik, M. Y., Fulkerson, J. A., 2021. Missed Work Among Caregivers of Children With a High Body Mass Index: Child, Parent, and Household Characteristics. The Journal of School Nursing: the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses, 37 (5): 396-403.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1059840519875506 PubMed ID: 31514567.

Horning, M. L., Friend, S., Lee, J., Flattum, C., Fulkerson, J. A., 2021. Family Characteristics Associated with Preparing and Eating More Family Evening Meals at Home. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2021.07.002 PubMed ID: 34399976.

Lee, J., Kubik, M. Y., Fulkerson, J. A., 2021. Fruit and Vegetable Snack Consumption Among Children With a Body Mass Index at or Above the 75th Percentile. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 53 (7): 619-624.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2021.02.001 PubMed ID: 33674237.

Kubik, M. Y., Lee, J., Fulkerson, J. A., Gurvich, O. V., Sirard, J. R., 2021. School-Based Secondary Obesity Prevention for Eight- to Twelve-Year-Olds: Results from the Students, Nurses, and Parents Seeking Healthy Options Together Randomized Trial. Childhood Obesity (Print), 17 (3): 185-195.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1089/chi.2020.0321 PubMed ID: 33601934.

Fulkerson, J. A., Horning, M. L., Barr-Anderson, D. J., Linde, J. A., Sidebottom, A. C., Lindberg, R., Friend, S., Flattum, C., Freese, R. L., 2021. Universal Childhood Obesity Prevention in a Rural Community: Study Design, Methods and Baseline Participant Characteristics of the NU-HOME Randomized Controlled Trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials, 100 106160.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2020.106160 PubMed ID: 33002598.

Hoffman, S. J., Vukovich, M. M., Gewirtz, A. H., Fulkerson, J. A., Robertson, C. L., Gaugler, J. E., 2020. Mechanisms Explaining the Relationship Between Maternal Torture Exposure and Youth Adjustment In Resettled Refugees: A Pilot Examination of Generational Trauma Through Moderated Mediation.. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 22 (6): 1232-1239.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-020-01052-z PubMed ID: 32699993.

Schroeder, K., Kubik, M. Y., Sirard, J. R., Lee, J., Fulkerson, J. A., 2020. Sleep is Inversely Associated with Sedentary Time among Youth with Obesity. American Journal of Health Behavior, 44 (6): 756-764.
doi: https://doi.org/10.5993/AJHB.44.6.2 PubMed ID: 33081874.

Hazzard, V. M., Loth, K. A., Berge, J. M., Larson, N. I., Fulkerson, J. A., Neumark-Sztainer, D., 2020. Does exposure to controlling parental feeding practices during adolescence predict disordered eating behaviors 8 years later in emerging adulthood?. Pediatric Obesity, 15 (10): e12709.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12709 PubMed ID: 32794367.

Martin, C. L., Kramer-Kostecka, E. N., Linde, J. A., Friend, S., Zuroski, V. R., Fulkerson, J. A., 2020. Leveraging Interdisciplinary Teams to Develop and Implement Secure Websites for Behavioral Research: Applied Tutorial. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22 (9): e19217.
doi: https://doi.org/10.2196/19217 PubMed ID: 32965234.

Larson, N., Fulkerson, J. A., Berge, J. M., Eisenberg, M. E., Neumark-Sztainer, D., 2020. Do Parents Perceive That Organized Activities Interfere with Family Meals? Associations between Parent Perceptions and Aspects of the Household Eating Environment. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 120 (3): 414-423.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jand.2019.11.008 PubMed ID: 31926771.

Lee, J., Kubik, M. Y., Fulkerson, J. A., Kohli, N., Garwick, A. E., 2020. The Identification of Family Social Environment Typologies Using Latent Class Analysis: Implications for Future Family-Focused Research. Journal of Family Nursing, 26 (1): 26-37.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1177/1074840719894016 PubMed ID: 31874588.

Dozier, S. G., Schroeder, K., Lee, J., Fulkerson, J. A., Kubik, M. Y., 2020. The Association between Parents and Children Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 52 70-75.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pedn.2020.03.007 PubMed ID: 32200320.

Horning, M. L., Ostrow, L., Beierwaltes, P., Beaudette, J., Schmitz, K., Fulkerson, J. A., 2020. Service Learning within Community-Engaged Research: Facilitating Nursing Student Learning Outcomes. Journal of Professional Nursing: Official Journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 36 (6): 510-513.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.profnurs.2020.04.005 PubMed ID: 33308548.

Schroeder, K., Kubik, M. Y., Lee, J., Sirard, J. R., Fulkerson, J. A., 2020. Self-Efficacy, Not Peer or Parent Support, Is Associated With More Physical Activity and Less Sedentary Time Among 8- to 12-Year-Old Youth With Elevated Body Mass Index. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 17 (1): 74-79.
doi: https://doi.org/10.1123/jpah.2019-0108 PubMed ID: 31756720.

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award: NRSA Training Core
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Center for Advancing Tran Science
Award Dates: 2022 - 2023

Award: Evaluating Diet, Food Insecurity, and Food Purchasing Ou
Principal Investigator: Horning Dehmer, Melissa Lynn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH NINR National Institute of Nursing
Award Dates: 2022 - 2026

Award: Innovation in Measurement for Diet-Related Disease Resea
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE (NCI)
Award Dates: 2020 - 2025

Award: Innovation in Measurement for Diet-Related Disease Resea
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE (NCI)
Award Dates: 2020 - 2025

Award: Innovation in Measurement for Diet-Related Disease Resea
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Award Dates: 2020 - 2025

Award: NRSA Training Core
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Center for Advancing Tran Science
Award Dates: 2019 - 2023

Award: Jonas Scholars 2018-2020
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence
Award Dates: 2018 - 2020

Award: Future of Nursing Scholars at the University of Minnesot
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Award Dates: 2018 - 2021

Award: University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Scien
Principal Investigator: Blazar, Bruce R
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Center for Advancing Tran Science
Award Dates: 2018 - 2023

Award: NRSA Training Core
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Center for Advancing Tran Science
Award Dates: 2018 - 2023

Award: New Ulm at HOME - (NU-HOME)
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institu
Award Dates: 2017 - 2020

Award: Future of Nursing Scholars Program
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Award Dates: 2017 - 2020

Award: School nurse-directed secondary obesity prevention
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: Temp[le University
Award Dates: 2016 - 2020

Award: Jonas Nurse Scholar Program 2016-2018
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence
Award Dates: 2016 - 2018

Award: New Ulm at HOME - (NU-HOME)
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH NAT'L HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD INSTITU
Award Dates: 2016 - 2022

Award: Futures of Nursing Scholars
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION
Award Dates: 2015 - 2018

Award: PhaseII - Virtual Role Plays to Reduce the Occurrence of
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: Simmersion, LLC
Award Dates: 2014 - 2017

Award: School nurse-directed secondary obesity prevention for e
Principal Investigator: Kubik, Martha Y
Sponsoring Organization: NIH NINR National Institute of Nursing
Award Dates: 2013 - 2017

Award: Clinician Role-Play Simulation to Reduce the Occurrence
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: Simmersion, LLC
Award Dates: 2012 - 2013

Award: University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Scien
Principal Investigator: Blazar, Bruce R
Sponsoring Organization: NIH Nat'l Center for Research Resources
Award Dates: 2011 - 2017

Award: Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOM
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Institute of Diabetes/DIG/Kidney Dis
Award Dates: 2010 - 2016

Award: Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOM
Principal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Institute of Diabetes/DIG/Kidney Dis
Award Dates: 2010 - 2016

Award: Etiology of Childhood Obesity: A Longitudinal Study
Principal Investigator: Harnack, Lisa J
Sponsoring Organization: Seattle Children's Hospital
Award Dates: 2009 - 2010

Award: Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
Principal Investigator: Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne R
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Heart, Lunch, and Blood Institu
Award Dates: 2009 - 2012

Award: Project F-EAT: Families and Eating and Activity in Teens
Principal Investigator: Neumark-Sztainer, Dianne R
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Heart, Lunch, and Blood Institu
Award Dates: 2009 - 2012

Award: Bright Start: Obesity Prevention in Am Indian Children
Principal Investigator: Story, Mary T
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Heart, Lunch, and Blood Institu
Award Dates: 2009 - 2011

Award: Etiology of Childhood Obesity: A Longitudinal Study
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Heart, Lunch, and Blood Institu
Award Dates: 2006 - 2009

Award: Healthy Home Offerings via the Mealtime Environment (HOMPrincipal Investigator: Fulkerson, Jayne Allyn
Sponsoring Organization: NIH National Institute of Diabetes/DIG/Kidney Dis
Award Dates: 2006 - 2008