Hollie A. Raynor

Associate Professor and Director - Public Health Nutrition

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Hollie Raynor, PhD, RD, LDN, is an Associate Professor and the Director of Public Health Nutrition in the Department of Nutrition.  She holds a MS in Public Health Nutrition and a PhD in Clinical Psychology. Prior to her current position at UT, she was a Research Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown Medical School. She conducts research in lifestyle interventions for pediatric and adult weight management. Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

Focus Areas: Lifestyle Intervention | Obesity Treatment | Dietary Intake | Physical Activity

Skills and Expertise: Randomized Controlled Trials | Dietary Assessment | Cognitive Behavioral Intervention

Selected Publications:

Food Characteristics, Habituation and Energy Intake: Laboratory and Field Studies
L.H. Epstein, K.D. Fletcher, J. O’Neill, J.N. Roemmich, H. Raynor, and M. Bouton, Appetite, vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 40-50, 2013.
The Effects of an Energy Density Prescription on Diet Quality and Weight Loss: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
H.A. Raynor, S.M. Looney, E.A. Steeves, M.L. Spence, and A.A. Gorin, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, vol. 112, no. 9, pp. 1397-402, 2012.
Effects of Manipulating Eating Frequency During a Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial
J.L. Bachman and H.A. Raynor, Obesity, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 985-92, 2012.
Limiting Variety in Snack Foods During a Lifestyle Intervention: A Randomized Controlled Trial
H.A. Raynor, E.A. Steeves, J. Hecht, J.L. Fava, and R.R. Wing, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 95, pp. 1305-1314, 2012.
Efficacy of U.S. Paediatric Obesity Primary Care Guidelines: Two Randomized Trials
H.A. Raynor, K.O. Osterholt, C.N. Hart, E. Jelalian, P. Vivier, and R.R. Wing, Pediatric Obesity, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 28-38, 2012.
Dietary Energy Density and Successful Weight Loss Maintenance
H.A. Raynor, E.L. Van Walleghen, J.L. Bachman, S.M. Looney, S. Phelan, and R.R. Wing, Eating Behaviors, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 119-25, 2011.
Weight Loss Strategies Associated with Body Mass Index in Overweight Adults with Type 2 Diabetes at Entry into the Look AHEAD Trial
H.A. Raynor, R.W. Jeffery, A. Ruggeiro, J. Clark, and L. Delahanty, Diabetes Care, vol. 31, no. 7, pp. 1299-304, 2008.
Package Unit Size and Amount of Food: Do Both Influence Intake?
H.A. Raynor and R.R. Wing, Obesity, vol. 15, no. 9, pp. 2311-9, 2007.
A Self-Regulation Program for Maintenance of Weight Loss
R.R. Wing, D.F. Tate, A.A Gorin, H.A. Raynor, and J.L. Fava, The New England Journal of Medicine, vol. 355, pp. 1563-1571, 2006.
Physical Activity as a Substitute for sedentary behavior in youth
L.H. Epstein, J.N. Roemmich, R.A. Paluch, and H.A. Raynor, Annals of Behavioral Medicine, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 200-9, 2005.