Deepa Srivastava Ph.D.

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Nutrition, Family & Consumer Sciences Advisor
Cooperative Extension Tulare County
4437-B S. Laspina St.
Tulare, CA 93274
(559) 684-3318
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Also in:
Kings County
Expanded Food Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program

Education

Ph.D. Human Sciences, University of Nebraska Lincoln-Lincoln NE. 2019

Specialty

Extension focus: UC CalFresh & EFNEP; Nutrition education program planning, implementation, and evaluation; Parent & community engagement, partnerships, and program sustainability across settings. Research focus: Nutrition education approaches and practices that support healthy eating, food security, and active living among limited resources families; Integration of social-ecological model,cultural anthropology frameworks, qualitative & mixed methods in childhood obesity prevention.

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Srivastava, D.; Spicer, T. (2018). Community Partnerships Harvesting Health in Tulare County. Poster presentation, LIA SNAP-Ed Forum, Sacramento, CA; January 10, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D.; Spicer, T., et al. (2018). Community Partnerships Sustain Efforts to Implement Healthy School Farmer's Market in Tulare County. Poster presentation at the UC ANR Statewide Conference, Ontario, CA; April 10, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D.; & Lopez, M. (2018). EFNEP Families Adopting Healthy Choices in Tulare County. Poster presentation at the UC ANR Statewide Conference, Ontario, CA; April 10, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D.; Mknelly, B., et al. (2018). Empowering limited-resource families with food resource management knowledge and skills: Why it matters? Paper presentation at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Las Vegas, NV; February 24, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D.; Kok, C., et al. (2018). Exploring Extension: Non Traditional Careers in Academia. Conversation Hour, Podium presentation at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Las Vegas, NV; February 23, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D.; Spicer, T., et al. (2018). Increasing visibility of Nutrition Programs through Public Value Success Stories in Tulare and Kings Counties. Poster presentation at the UC ANR Statewide conference, Ontario, CA; April 9, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D.; Torquati, J., et al. (2018). Parental Ethnotheories about Healthy Eating: Exploring the Developmental Niche of Preschoolers. Poster presentation at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Minneapolis, MN; July 22, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D.; Torquati, J., et al. (2018). Parental Ethnotheories about Healthy Eating: Exploring the Developmental Niche of Preschoolers. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 50 (7s), s168.
  • Srivastava, D.; Lafferty, S., et al. (2018). Ready to Make a Change! Empowering School Students, Teachers, and Families to Make Healthful Choices in Kings County. Poster presentation, LIA SNAP-Ed Forum, Sacramento, CA; January 9-11, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D; Lafferty, S., et al. (2018). Ready to make a Change! Empowering Students and Families to Make Healthful Choices in Kings County. UC Delivers.
  • Srivastava, D.; Spicer, T., et al. (2018). UC CalFresh Empowering Students, Teachers, and Parents with Knowledge and Skills to Make Healthful Choices in Kings County. Poster presentation at the UC ANR Statewide Conference, Ontario, CA; April 10, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D.; & Mknelly, B. (2018). UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program Empowering Low-Income Families with Knowledge and Skills about Food Resource Management. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 50 (7s), s20.
  • Srivastava, D.; & Mknelly, B. (2018). UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program Empowering Low-Income Families with Knowledge and Skills about Food Resource Management. Poster presentation at the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Minneapolis, MN; July 23, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (2017). “Why I Sent My Child Away”: Culturally Structured Motivations for Long-Distance Parenting. Psychology and Developing Societies, 29,1-21. DOI: 10.1177/0971333616689201

  • Srivastava,D. & Lopez, M. (September 2017). EFNEP Help Parents Improve Food Resource Management and Nutrition Practices. UC Delivers.

  • Dev, D.A., Byrd-Williams, C., Ramsay, S., McBride, B., Srivastava, D., May, A., Arcan, C., & Adachi-Mejia, A.M. (2017). Engaging Parents to Promote Children’s Nutrition and Health: Providers’ Barriers and Strategies in Head Start and Child Care Centers. American Journal of Health Promotion, 31, 153-162. DOI: 10.1177/0890117116685426 

  • Srivastava, D., Kok, C., Eum, J., Garcia, A., de Guzman, M.R.T., Xia, Y.R., Hong, S., et al., (Spring, 2016). “Conceptions Regarding Children’s Health among Asian Immigrant Parents in the Midwest.” Conference paper presented at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Portland, OR.  

  • Rida, Z., Carr, T., Kohnke, C., Srivastava, D., Dev, D. (Fall, 2016). Food Environment as the Frontline for Childhood Obesity Prevention:  A Mixed-Methods Study of Nutritional Competencies and Skills of School Nutrition Professionals in Nebraska. Poster presentation at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo™ (FNCE®), Boston, MA. 

  • Dev, D.A., Byrd-Williams, C., Ramsay, S., McBride, B., May, A., Arcar, C., Srivastava, D., & Adachi-Mejia, A. (Summer, 2016). Let’s Work Together Towards Children’s Nutrition: Building a Bridge Between Childcare Providers and Parents for Promoting Child Health. Poster presentation at the SNEB Conference, San Diego, CA. 

  • Srivastava, D., Anderson-Knott, M., Boekner, L., Takahashi, S., Fischer, J., & Wallinga, M. (Summer, 2015). “Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity among Middle School Students in Nebraska.” Poster presentation at the 8th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference, San Diego, CA.  

  • Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (Spring, 2015). "Why I sent my child away: Satellite Parenting among Asian Indian Immigrants in the Midwest.” Conference paper presented at the Society for Cross Cultural Research, Albuquerque, NM. 

  • Srivastava, D., & de Guzman, M.R.T. (Fall, 2014). “Ethnotheories about Satellite Parenting in Asian Indian Immigrants.” Paper presented at the National Council of Family Relations, Baltimore, MD. 

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Srivastava, D. (2018). Nutrition Education Approaches and Strategies that Promote Healthy Eating and Active Living in Tulare and Kings Counties. Poster presentation at the UC Davis Nutrition Update Conference, Davis, CA; February 28, 2018.
  • Srivastava, D. (2018). The Art & Science of Needs Assessment. Round Table and Podium presentation at a training workshop - Conducting a Needs Assessment Training, Kearney Research and Extension Center, Parlier, CA; September14, 2018.

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