Research Overview

S. Bryn Austin's primary research is in the behavioral sciences and social epidemiology, addressing social and physical environmental influences on physical activity, nutritional patterns, and eating disorders risk in school and community settings. In addition, her research interests include lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender adolescent health. The principal goals of her research are to: Identify the critical factors in the social and physical school and community environments affecting adolescent nutrition, physical activity and eating disorders. Design and evaluate school- and community-based preventive interventions to reduce risk of disordered weight control behaviors. Examine sexual orientation group disparities in health in adolescence and identify determinants with the goal of eliminating these disparities. About S. Bryn Austin Dr. Austin is an award-winning researcher, teacher, and mentor. She is Director of Fellowship Research Training in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Children’s Hospital Boston and Director of the Strategic Training Initiative for the Prevention of Eating Disorders: A Public Health Incubator at the Harvard School of Public Health and Children’s Hospital Boston: www.hsph.harvard.edu/striped.

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  • LGBT Adolescent Health and Eating Disorders Prevention

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  1. Roberts AL, Chen Y, Slopen N, McLaughlin KA, Koenen KC, Austin SB. MATERNAL EXPERIENCE OF ABUSE IN CHILDHOOD AND DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS IN ADOLESCENT AND ADULT OFFSPRING: A 21-YEAR LONGITUDINAL STUDY. Depress Anxiety. 2015 Oct; 32(10):709-19. View abstract
  2. Kenney EL, Austin SB, Cradock AL, Giles CM, Lee RM, Davison KK, Gortmaker SL. Identifying sources of children's consumption of junk food in Boston after-school programs, April-May 2011. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014 Nov 20; 11:E205. View abstract
  3. Gooding HC, Milliren C, McLaughlin KA, Richmond TK, Katz-Wise SL, Rich-Edwards J, Austin SB. Child maltreatment and blood pressure in young adulthood. Child Abuse Negl. 2014 Nov; 38(11):1747-54. View abstract
  4. Opoliner A, Carwile JL, Blacker D, Fitzmaurice GM, Austin SB. Early and late menarche and risk of depressive symptoms in young adulthood. Arch Womens Ment Health. 2014 Dec; 17(6):511-8. View abstract
  5. Wright DR, Austin SB, LeAnn Noh H, Jiang Y, Sonneville KR. The cost-effectiveness of school-based eating disorder screening. Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep; 104(9):1774-82. View abstract
  6. Reisner SL, Biello K, Rosenberger JG, Austin SB, Haneuse S, Perez-Brumer A, Novak DS, Mimiaga MJ. Using a two-step method to measure transgender identity in Latin America/the Caribbean, Portugal, and Spain. Arch Sex Behav. 2014 Nov; 43(8):1503-14. View abstract
  7. Agénor M, Krieger N, Austin SB, Haneuse S, Gottlieb BR. At the intersection of sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, and cervical cancer screening: assessing Pap test use disparities by sex of sexual partners among black, Latina, and white U.S. women. Soc Sci Med. 2014 Sep; 116:110-8. View abstract
  8. Austin SB, Pazaris MJ, Wei EK, Rosner B, Kennedy GA, Bowen D, Spiegelman D. Application of the Rosner-Wei risk-prediction model to estimate sexual orientation patterns in colon cancer risk in a prospective cohort of US women. Cancer Causes Control. 2014 Aug; 25(8):999-1006. View abstract
  9. Katz-Wise SL, Blood EA, Milliren CE, Calzo JP, Richmond TK, Gooding HC, Austin SB. Sexual orientation disparities in BMI among U.S. adolescents and young adults in three race/ethnicity groups. J Obes. 2014; 2014:537242. View abstract
  10. Roberts AL, Rosario M, Calzo JP, Corliss HL, Frazier L, Austin SB. Masculine boys, feminine girls, and cancer risk behaviors: an 11-year longitudinal study. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Sep; 55(3):373-9. View abstract
  11. Roberts AL, Galea S, Austin SB, Corliss HL, Williams MA, Koenen KC. Women's experience of abuse in childhood and their children's smoking and overweight. Am J Prev Med. 2014 Mar; 46(3):249-58. View abstract
  12. Calzo JP, Roberts AL, Corliss HL, Blood EA, Kroshus E, Austin SB. Physical activity disparities in heterosexual and sexual minority youth ages 12-22 years old: roles of childhood gender nonconformity and athletic self-esteem. Ann Behav Med. 2014 Feb; 47(1):17-27. View abstract
  13. Kroshus E, Sherman RT, Thompson RA, Sossin K, Austin SB. Gender differences in high school coaches' knowledge, attitudes, and communication about the female athlete triad. Eat Disord. 2014; 22(3):193-208. View abstract
  14. Kroshus E, Goldman RE, Kubzansky LD, Austin SB. Team-level approaches to addressing disordered eating: a qualitative study of two female collegiate cross country running teams. Eat Disord. 2014; 22(2):136-51. View abstract
  15. Katz-Wise SL, Jun HJ, Corliss HL, Jackson B, Haines J, Austin SB. Child abuse as a predictor of gendered sexual orientation disparities in body mass index trajectories among U.S. youth from the Growing Up Today Study. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jun; 54(6):730-8. View abstract
  16. Agénor M, Krieger N, Austin SB, Haneuse S, Gottlieb BR. Sexual orientation disparities in Papanicolaou test use among US women: the role of sexual and reproductive health services. Am J Public Health. 2014 Feb; 104(2):e68-73. View abstract
  17. Rosario M, Corliss HL, Everett BG, Reisner SL, Austin SB, Buchting FO, Birkett M. Sexual orientation disparities in cancer-related risk behaviors of tobacco, alcohol, sexual behaviors, and diet and physical activity: pooled Youth Risk Behavior Surveys. Am J Public Health. 2014 Feb; 104(2):245-54. View abstract
  18. Austin SB, Gordon AR, Kennedy GA, Sonneville KR, Blossom J, Blood EA. Spatial distribution of cosmetic-procedure businesses in two U.S. cities: a pilot mapping and validation study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Dec 06; 10(12):6832-62. View abstract
  19. Hadland SE, Austin SB, Goodenow CS, Calzo JP. Weight misperception and unhealthy weight control behaviors among sexual minorities in the general adolescent population. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Mar; 54(3):296-303. View abstract
  20. Austin SB, Penfold RB, Johnson RL, Haines J, Forman S. Clinician identification of youth abusing over-the-counter products for weight control in a large U.S. integrated health system. J Eat Disord. 2013; 1:40. View abstract
  21. Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro JL, Walls CE, Austin SB, Greaney ML, Wang ML, Mezegebu S, Peterson KE. Middle school food environments and racial/ethnic differences in sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: findings from the Healthy Choices study. Prev Med. 2013 Nov; 57(5):735-8. View abstract
  22. McCauley HL, Tancredi DJ, Silverman JG, Decker MR, Austin SB, McCormick MC, Virata MC, Miller E. Gender-equitable attitudes, bystander behavior, and recent abuse perpetration against heterosexual dating partners of male high school athletes. Am J Public Health. 2013 Oct; 103(10):1882-7. View abstract
  23. Iron-Segev S, Peterson KE, Gillman MW, Williams CM, Austin SB, Field AE. Associations of breastfeeding with bulimic behaviors and eating disorders among adolescents. Int J Eat Disord. 2013 Dec; 46(8):834-40. View abstract
  24. Mason SM, Flint AJ, Field AE, Austin SB, Rich-Edwards JW. Abuse victimization in childhood or adolescence and risk of food addiction in adult women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Dec; 21(12):E775-81. View abstract
  25. Wang ML, Peterson KE, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Mezgebu S, McCormick M, Austin SB. Family physical activity and meal practices associated with disordered weight control behaviors in a multiethnic sample of middle-school youth. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Jul-Aug; 13(4):379-85. View abstract
  26. Austin SB, Sonneville KR. Closing the "know-do" gap: training public health professionals in eating disorders prevention via case-method teaching. Int J Eat Disord. 2013 Jul; 46(5):533-7. View abstract
  27. Charlton BM, Corliss HL, Missmer SA, Rosario M, Spiegelman D, Austin SB. Sexual orientation differences in teen pregnancy and hormonal contraceptive use: an examination across 2 generations. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Sep; 209(3):204.e1-8. View abstract
  28. Charlton BM, Corliss HL, Missmer SA, Frazier AL, Rosario M, Kahn JA, Austin SB. Influence of hormonal contraceptive use and health beliefs on sexual orientation disparities in Papanicolaou test use. Am J Public Health. 2014 Feb; 104(2):319-25. View abstract
  29. Cohen JF, Richardson S, Austin SB, Economos CD, Rimm EB. School lunch waste among middle school students: nutrients consumed and costs. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Feb; 44(2):114-21. View abstract
  30. Roberts AL, Rosario M, Corliss HL, Wypij D, Lightdale JR, Austin SB. Sexual orientation and functional pain in U.S. young adults: the mediating role of childhood abuse. PLoS One. 2013; 8(1):e54702. View abstract
  31. Austin SB, Richmond TK, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Blood EA, Walls C, Wang ML, Mezgebu S, Osganian SK, Peterson KE. The contribution of school environmental factors to individual and school variation in disordered weight control behaviors in a statewide sample of middle schools. Eat Disord. 2013; 21(2):91-108. View abstract
  32. Calzo JP, Corliss HL, Blood EA, Field AE, Austin SB. Development of muscularity and weight concerns in heterosexual and sexual minority males. Health Psychol. 2013 Jan; 32(1):42-51. View abstract
  33. Roberts AL, Rosario M, Slopen N, Calzo JP, Austin SB. Childhood gender nonconformity, bullying victimization, and depressive symptoms across adolescence and early adulthood: an 11-year longitudinal study. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2013 Feb; 52(2):143-52. View abstract
  34. Austin SB, Nelson LA, Birkett MA, Calzo JP, Everett B. Eating disorder symptoms and obesity at the intersections of gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation in US high school students. Am J Public Health. 2013 Feb; 103(2):e16-22. View abstract
  35. Pomeranz JL, Taylor LM, Austin SB. Over-the-counter and out-of-control: legal strategies to protect youths from abusing products for weight control. Am J Public Health. 2013 Feb; 103(2):220-5. View abstract
  36. Austin SB. A public health approach to eating disorders prevention: it's time for public health professionals to take a seat at the table. BMC Public Health. 2012 Oct 09; 12:854. View abstract
  37. Austin SB, Pazaris MJ, Rosner B, Bowen D, Rich-Edwards J, Spiegelman D. Application of the Rosner-Colditz risk prediction model to estimate sexual orientation group disparities in breast cancer risk in a U.S. cohort of premenopausal women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2012 Dec; 21(12):2201-8. View abstract
  38. Roberts AL, Rosario M, Corliss HL, Koenen KC, Austin SB. Elevated risk of posttraumatic stress in sexual minority youths: mediation by childhood abuse and gender nonconformity. Am J Public Health. 2012 Aug; 102(8):1587-93. View abstract
  39. Austin SB, Pazaris MJ, Nichols LP, Bowen D, Wei EK, Spiegelman D. An examination of sexual orientation group patterns in mammographic and colorectal screening in a cohort of U.S. women. Cancer Causes Control. 2013 Mar; 24(3):539-47. View abstract
  40. Corliss HL, Wadler BM, Jun HJ, Rosario M, Wypij D, Frazier AL, Austin SB. Sexual-orientation disparities in cigarette smoking in a longitudinal cohort study of adolescents. Nicotine Tob Res. 2013 Jan; 15(1):213-22. View abstract
  41. Sonneville KR, Calzo JP, Horton NJ, Haines J, Austin SB, Field AE. Body satisfaction, weight gain and binge eating among overweight adolescent girls. Int J Obes (Lond). 2012 Jul; 36(7):944-9. View abstract
  42. Roberts AL, Galea S, Austin SB, Cerda M, Wright RJ, Rich-Edwards JW, Koenen KC. Posttraumatic stress disorder across two generations: concordance and mechanisms in a population-based sample. Biol Psychiatry. 2012 Sep 15; 72(6):505-11. View abstract
  43. Calzo JP, Sonneville KR, Haines J, Blood EA, Field AE, Austin SB. The development of associations among body mass index, body dissatisfaction, and weight and shape concern in adolescent boys and girls. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Nov; 51(5):517-23. View abstract
  44. Cohen JF, Smit LA, Parker E, Austin SB, Frazier AL, Economos CD, Rimm EB. Long-term impact of a chef on school lunch consumption: findings from a 2-year pilot study in Boston middle schools. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 Jun; 112(6):927-33. View abstract
  45. Jun HJ, Corliss HL, Nichols LP, Pazaris MJ, Spiegelman D, Austin SB. Adult body mass index trajectories and sexual orientation: the Nurses' Health Study II. Am J Prev Med. 2012 Apr; 42(4):348-54. View abstract
  46. Roberts AL, Rosario M, Corliss HL, Koenen KC, Austin SB. Childhood gender nonconformity: a risk indicator for childhood abuse and posttraumatic stress in youth. Pediatrics. 2012 Mar; 129(3):410-7. View abstract
  47. Richmond TK, Walls CE, Austin SB. Sexual orientation and bias in self-reported BMI. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012 Aug; 20(8):1703-9. View abstract
  48. Austin SB, Spadano-Gasbarro JL, Greaney ML, Blood EA, Hunt AT, Richmond TK, Wang ML, Mezgebu S, Osganian SK, Peterson KE. Effect of the planet health intervention on eating disorder symptoms in Massachusetts middle schools, 2005-2008. Prev Chronic Dis. 2012; 9:E171; quiz E171. View abstract
  49. Skinner HH, Haines J, Austin SB, Field AE. A prospective study of overeating, binge eating, and depressive symptoms among adolescent and young adult women. J Adolesc Health. 2012 May; 50(5):478-83. View abstract
  50. Corliss HL, Goodenow CS, Nichols L, Austin SB. High burden of homelessness among sexual-minority adolescents: findings from a representative Massachusetts high school sample. Am J Public Health. 2011 Sep; 101(9):1683-9. View abstract
  51. Richmond TK, Austin SB, Walls CE, Subramanian SV. The association of body mass index and externally perceived attractiveness across race/ethnicity, gender, and time. J Adolesc Health. 2012 Jan; 50(1):74-79.e2. View abstract
  52. Charlton BM, Corliss HL, Missmer SA, Frazier AL, Rosario M, Kahn JA, Austin SB. Reproductive health screening disparities and sexual orientation in a cohort study of U.S. adolescent and young adult females. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Nov; 49(5):505-10. View abstract
  53. Austin SB. The blind spot in the drive for childhood obesity prevention: bringing eating disorders prevention into focus as a public health priority. Am J Public Health. 2011 Jun; 101(6):e1-4. View abstract
  54. Jun HJ, Corliss HL, Boynton-Jarrett R, Spiegelman D, Austin SB, Wright RJ. Growing up in a domestic violence environment: relationship with developmental trajectories of body mass index during adolescence into young adulthood. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2012 Jul; 66(7):629-35. View abstract
  55. Ott MQ, Corliss HL, Wypij D, Rosario M, Austin SB. Stability and change in self-reported sexual orientation identity in young people: application of mobility metrics. Arch Sex Behav. 2011 Jun; 40(3):519-32. View abstract
  56. Austin SB, Spadano-Gasbarro J, Greaney ML, Richmond TK, Feldman HA, Osganian SK, Hunt AT, Mezgebu S, Peterson KE. Disordered weight control behaviors in early adolescent boys and girls of color: an under-recognized factor in the epidemic of childhood overweight. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Jan; 48(1):109-12. View abstract
  57. Jun HJ, Austin SB, Wylie SA, Corliss HL, Jackson B, Spiegelman D, Pazaris MJ, Wright RJ. The mediating effect of childhood abuse in sexual orientation disparities in tobacco and alcohol use during adolescence: results from the Nurses' Health Study II. Cancer Causes Control. 2010 Nov; 21(11):1817-28. View abstract
  58. Roberts AL, Austin SB, Corliss HL, Vandermorris AK, Koenen KC. Pervasive trauma exposure among US sexual orientation minority adults and risk of posttraumatic stress disorder. Am J Public Health. 2010 Dec; 100(12):2433-41. View abstract
  59. Haines J, Kleinman KP, Rifas-Shiman SL, Field AE, Austin SB. Examination of shared risk and protective factors for overweight and disordered eating among adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Apr; 164(4):336-43. View abstract
  60. Emans SJ, Austin SB, Goodman E, Orr DP, Freeman R, Stoff D, Litt IF, Schuster MA, Haggerty R, Granger R, Irwin CE. Improving adolescent and young adult health - training the next generation of physician scientists in transdisciplinary research. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Feb; 46(2):100-9. View abstract
  61. Corliss HL, Rosario M, Wypij D, Wylie SA, Frazier AL, Austin SB. Sexual orientation and drug use in a longitudinal cohort study of U.S. adolescents. Addict Behav. 2010 May; 35(5):517-21. View abstract
  62. Haines J, Gillman MW, Rifas-Shiman S, Field AE, Austin SB. Family dinner and disordered eating behaviors in a large cohort of adolescents. Eat Disord. 2010 Jan-Feb; 18(1):10-24. View abstract
  63. Corliss HL, Austin SB, Roberts AL, Molnar BE. Sexual risk in "mostly heterosexual" young women: influence of social support and caregiver mental health. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009 Dec; 18(12):2005-10. View abstract
  64. Fournier ME, Austin SB, Samples CL, Goodenow CS, Wylie SA, Corliss HL. A comparison of weight-related behaviors among high school students who are homeless and non-homeless. J Sch Health. 2009 Oct; 79(10):466-73. View abstract
  65. Austin SB, Haines J, Veugelers PJ. Body satisfaction and body weight: gender differences and sociodemographic determinants. BMC Public Health. 2009 Aug 27; 9:313. View abstract
  66. Austin SB, Ziyadeh NJ, Corliss HL, Rosario M, Wypij D, Haines J, Camargo CA, Field AE. Sexual orientation disparities in purging and binge eating from early to late adolescence. J Adolesc Health. 2009 Sep; 45(3):238-45. View abstract
  67. Austin SB, Ziyadeh NJ, Corliss HL, Haines J, Rockett HR, Wypij D, Field AE. Sexual orientation disparities in weight status in adolescence: findings from a prospective study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Sep; 17(9):1776-82. View abstract
  68. Corliss HL, Rosario M, Wypij D, Fisher LB, Austin SB. Sexual orientation disparities in longitudinal alcohol use patterns among adolescents: findings from the Growing Up Today Study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2008 Nov; 162(11):1071-8. View abstract
  69. Abbatangelo-Gray J, Byrd-Bredbenner C, Austin SB. Health and nutrient content claims in food advertisements on Hispanic and mainstream prime-time television. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2008 Nov-Dec; 40(6):348-54. View abstract
  70. Austin SB, Ziyadeh NJ, Forman S, Prokop LA, Keliher A, Jacobs D. Screening high school students for eating disorders: results of a national initiative. Prev Chronic Dis. 2008 Oct; 5(4):A114. View abstract
  71. Austin SB, Jun HJ, Jackson B, Spiegelman D, Rich-Edwards J, Corliss HL, Wright RJ. Disparities in child abuse victimization in lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual women in the Nurses' Health Study II. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2008 May; 17(4):597-606. View abstract
  72. Jun HJ, Rich-Edwards JW, Boynton-Jarrett R, Austin SB, Frazier AL, Wright RJ. Child abuse and smoking among young women: the importance of severity, accumulation, and timing. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Jul; 43(1):55-63. View abstract
  73. Austin SB, Ziyadeh NJ, Vohra S, Forman S, Gordon CM, Prokop LA, Keliher A, Jacobs D. Irregular menses linked to vomiting in a nonclinical sample: findings from the National Eating Disorders Screening Program in high schools. J Adolesc Health. 2008 May; 42(5):450-7. View abstract
  74. Conron KJ, Austin SB. "Everyone has a right to, like, check their box:" findings on a measure of gender identity from a cognitive testing study with adolescents. J LGBT Health Res. 2008; 4(1):1-9. View abstract
  75. Fisher LB, Miles IW, Austin SB, Camargo CA, Colditz GA. Predictors of initiation of alcohol use among US adolescents: findings from a prospective cohort study. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Oct; 161(10):959-66. View abstract
  76. Austin SB, Roberts AL, Corliss HL, Molnar BE. Sexual violence victimization history and sexual risk indicators in a community-based urban cohort of "mostly heterosexual" and heterosexual young women. Am J Public Health. 2008 Jun; 98(6):1015-20. View abstract
  77. Austin SB, Kim J, Wiecha J, Troped PJ, Feldman HA, Peterson KE. School-based overweight preventive intervention lowers incidence of disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Sep; 161(9):865-9. View abstract
  78. Delgado HM, Austin SB. Can media promote responsible sexual behaviors among adolescents and young adults? Curr Opin Pediatr. 2007 Aug; 19(4):405-10. View abstract
  79. Field AE, Aneja P, Austin SB, Shrier LA, de Moor C, Gordon-Larsen P. Race and gender differences in the association of dieting and gains in BMI among young adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Feb; 15(2):456-64. View abstract
  80. Austin SB, Conron K, Patel A, Freedner N. Making sense of sexual orientation measures: findings from a cognitive processing study with adolescents on health survey questions. J LGBT Health Res. 2007; 3(1):55-65. View abstract
  81. Ziyadeh NJ, Prokop LA, Fisher LB, Rosario M, Field AE, Camargo CA, Austin SB. Sexual orientation, gender, and alcohol use in a cohort study of U.S. adolescent girls and boys. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2007 Mar 16; 87(2-3):119-30. View abstract
  82. Bauer KW, Patel A, Prokop LA, Austin SB. Swimming upstream: faculty and staff members from urban middle schools in low-income communities describe their experience implementing nutrition and physical activity initiatives. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Apr; 3(2):A37. View abstract
  83. Austin SB, Fung T, Cohen-Bearak A, Wardle K, Cheung LW. Facilitating change in school health: a qualitative study of schools' experiences using the School Health Index. Prev Chronic Dis. 2006 Apr; 3(2):A35. View abstract
  84. Case P, Austin SB, Hunter DJ, Willett WC, Malspeis S, Manson JE, Spiegelman D. Disclosure of sexual orientation and behavior in the Nurses' Health Study II: results from a pilot study. J Homosex. 2006; 51(1):13-31. View abstract
  85. Austin SB, Roberts AL, Molnar BE. “Mostly heterosexual” and heterosexual young adult females: comparisons of sexual violence victimization history and sexual risk behaviors in a community-based urban cohort. J Adolesc Health. 2006; 38(2):121. View abstract
  86. Austin SB, Melly SJ, Sanchez BN, Patel A, Buka S, Gortmaker SL. Austin et al. Respond (letter to editor). Am J Public Health. 2006; 96:205-206. View abstract
  87. Field AE, Austin SB, Striegel-Moore R, Taylor CB, Camargo CA, Laird N, Colditz G. Weight concerns and weight control behaviors of adolescents and their mothers. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Dec; 159(12):1121-6. View abstract
  88. Olshen E, Woods ER, Austin SB, Luskin M, Bauchner H. Parental acceptance of the human papillomavirus vaccine. J Adolesc Health. 2005 Sep; 37(3):248-51. View abstract
  89. Austin SB, Melly SJ, Sanchez BN, Patel A, Buka S, Gortmaker SL. Clustering of fast-food restaurants around schools: a novel application of spatial statistics to the study of food environments. Am J Public Health. 2005 Sep; 95(9):1575-81. View abstract
  90. Field AE, Austin SB, Camargo CA, Taylor CB, Striegel-Moore RH, Loud KJ, Colditz GA. Exposure to the mass media, body shape concerns, and use of supplements to improve weight and shape among male and female adolescents. Pediatrics. 2005 Aug; 116(2):e214-20. View abstract
  91. Stoffman N, Schwartz B, Austin SB, Grace E, Gordon CM. Influence of bone density results on adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Int J Eat Disord. 2005 Apr; 37(3):250-5. View abstract
  92. Austin SB, Field AE, Wiecha J, Peterson KE, Gortmaker SL. The impact of a school-based obesity prevention trial on disordered weight-control behaviors in early adolescent girls. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005 Mar; 159(3):225-30. View abstract
  93. D'Souza CM, Forman SF, Austin SB. Follow-up evaluation of a high school eating disorders screening program: knowledge, awareness and self-referral. J Adolesc Health. 2005 Mar; 36(3):208-13. View abstract
  94. Trent M, Austin SB, Rich M, Gordon CM. Overweight status of adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: body mass index as mediator of quality of life. Ambul Pediatr. 2005 Mar-Apr; 5(2):107-11. View abstract
  95. Austin SB, Ziyadeh N, Rosario M, Wypij D, Camargo CA, Colditz GA, Field AE. Sexual orientation and risk of bulimic behaviors: results of a prospective study with adolescent girls. Eating Disorders Research Society, Toronto Canada. 2005. View abstract
  96. Sass AE, Patashnick J, Rich MO, Austin SB. Overweight prevention: adolescents’ suggestions for health care providers. J Adolesc Health. 2005; 36(2):151. View abstract
  97. Case P, Austin SB, Hunter DJ, Manson JE, Malspeis S, Willett WC, Spiegelman D. Sexual orientation, health risk factors, and physical functioning in the Nurses' Health Study II. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2004 Nov; 13(9):1033-47. View abstract
  98. Callahan ST, Woods ER, Austin SB, Harris SK. Young adults in Massachusetts: who is at risk of being uninsured? J Adolesc Health. 2004 Nov; 35(5):425.e19-27. View abstract
  99. Kahn JA, Huang B, Austin SB, Aweh GN, Colditz GA, Frazier AL. Development of a scale to measure adolescents' beliefs and attitudes about postponing sexual initiation. J Adolesc Health. 2004 Nov; 35(5):425.e1-10. View abstract
  100. Field AE, Austin SB, Gillman MW, Rosner B, Rockett HR, Colditz GA. Snack food intake does not predict weight change among children and adolescents. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Oct; 28(10):1210-6. View abstract
  101. Austin SB, Ziyadeh N, Kahn JA, Camargo CA, Colditz GA, Field AE. Sexual orientation, weight concerns, and eating-disordered behaviors in adolescent girls and boys. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2004 Sep; 43(9):1115-23. View abstract
  102. Austin SB, Ziyadeh N, Fisher LB, Kahn JA, Colditz GA, Frazier AL. Sexual orientation and tobacco use in a cohort study of US adolescent girls and boys. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 Apr; 158(4):317-22. View abstract
  103. Bauer KW, Yang YW, Austin SB. "How can we stay healthy when you're throwing all of this in front of us?" Findings from focus groups and interviews in middle schools on environmental influences on nutrition and physical activity. Health Educ Behav. 2004 Feb; 31(1):34-46. View abstract
  104. Austin SB, Ziyadeh N, Kahn JA, Camargo CA, Colditz GA, Field AE. A prospective cohort study of sexual orientation and bulimic behaviors in adolescent girls. Int J Eat Disord. 2004; 35(4):393. View abstract
  105. 2. Austin SB, Conron KJ, Patel A. . Measures of sexual orientation in epidemiologic surveys: findings from a cognitive processing study with adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2004; 34(2):113-114. View abstract
  106. Field AE, Austin SB, Taylor CB, Malspeis S, Rosner B, Rockett HR, Gillman MW, Colditz GA. Relation between dieting and weight change among preadolescents and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2003 Oct; 112(4):900-6. View abstract
  107. Mansbach JM, Wharff E, Austin SB, Ginnis K, Woods ER. Which psychiatric patients board on the medical service? Pediatrics. 2003 Jun; 111(6 Pt 1):e693-8. View abstract
  108. Trent ME, Rich M, Austin SB, Gordon CM. Fertility concerns and sexual behavior in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome: implications for quality of life. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2003 Feb; 16(1):33-7. View abstract
  109. Austin SB. Constructing the need for “low fat” food. In: Loseke DR, Best J, eds. Social problems: constructionist readings. 2003; 180-187. View abstract
  110. New England Coalition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (SB Austin: contributor). . Strategic plan for the prevention and control of overweight and obesity in New England. 2003. View abstract
  111. Austin SB, Ziyadeh N, Kahn JA, Colditz GA, Field AE. Sexual orientation and overweight: a cohort study of U.S. adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2003; 32(2):120. View abstract
  112. Freedner N, Freed LH, Yang YW, Austin SB. Dating violence among gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents: results from a community survey. J Adolesc Health. 2002 Dec; 31(6):469-74. View abstract
  113. Field AE, Austin SB, Frazier AL, Gillman MW, Camargo CA, Colditz GA. Smoking, getting drunk, and engaging in bulimic behaviors: in which order are the behaviors adopted? J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2002 Jul; 41(7):846-53. View abstract
  114. Trent ME, Rich M, Austin SB, Gordon CM. Quality of life in adolescent girls with polycystic ovary syndrome. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Jun; 156(6):556-60. View abstract
  115. Austin SB, Rich M. Consumerism: its impact on the health of adolescents. Adolesc Med. 2001 Oct; 12(3):389-409. View abstract
  116. Dejong W, Wolf RC, Austin SB. U.S. federally funded television public service announcements (PSAs) to prevent HIV/AIDS: a content analysis. J Health Commun. 2001 Jul-Sep; 6(3):249-63. View abstract
  117. Austin SB, Gortmaker SL. Dieting and smoking initiation in early adolescent girls and boys: a prospective study. Am J Public Health. 2001 Mar; 91(3):446-50. View abstract
  118. Austin SB. Population-based prevention of eating disorders: an application of the Rose prevention model. Prev Med. 2001 Mar; 32(3):268-83. View abstract
  119. Austin SB, Rich M. Consumerism: its impact on the health of adolescents. In: Brown R, Alderman E, eds. Adolesc Med: State of the Art Reviews; Adolescents, Families, and Society in the New Millennium. 2001; 12(3):389-409. View abstract
  120. Gay and Lesbian Medical Association and LGBT Health Experts (SB Austin: contributor). . Healthy People 2010 companion document for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health. 2001. View abstract
  121. Austin SB. Prevention research in eating disorders: theory and new directions. Psychol Med. 2000 Nov; 30(6):1249-62. View abstract
  122. Austin SB. Fat, loathing and public health: the complicity of science in a culture of disordered eating. Cult Med Psychiatry. 1999 Jun; 23(2):245-68. View abstract
  123. Austin SB. Commodity knowledge in consumer culture: the role of nutritional health promotion in the making of the diet industry. In: Sobal J, Maurer D, eds. Weighty issues: constructing fatness and thinness as social problems. 1999; 159-181. View abstract
  124. Dart C, Austin SB, Blum R, Rockhill B, Colditz G, Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention. . Breast health compendium. 1999. View abstract
  125. Austin SB. “Invisible.” 30-second radio public service announcement in collaboration with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Health Access Project. 1999. View abstract
  126. Austin SB. Dieting in adolescents: smoking, disordered eating, and strategies for prevention. 1999. View abstract
  127. Wechsler H, Austin SB. Binge drinking: the five/four measure. J Stud Alcohol. 1998 Jan; 59(1):122-4. View abstract
  128. Presley C, Jacobs J, Austin SB. Choosing the right evaluation tool: a review of data collection instruments for evaluating alcohol and other drug prevention in higher education. 1998. View abstract
  129. Austin SB. . A college case study: a supplement to understanding evaluation: the way to better prevention programs. 1997. View abstract
  130. Wechsler H, DeJong W, Austin SB. Secondary effects of binge drinking on college campuses. 1996. View abstract
  131. Austin SB, Case P, Azrael D. Setting up a needle exchange: questions to consider, choices to be made. 1995. View abstract
  132. Austin SB. “You Are Not Alone.” 30-second radio public service announcement in collaboration with McLean Hospital. 1995. View abstract
  133. Austin SB, DeJong W. Drinking buddies: the New York Times' hidden alcohol-industry sources. Extra! The Magazine of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. 1995. View abstract
  134. Austin SB. Gay rights, citizenship and the American body. A Contemporary Notion of Citizenship: Race, Class, and Gender in American Life conference publication. W.E.B. Du Bois Graduate Society, Harvard University. 1995. View abstract
  135. Austin SB. Perspective on gays in the military: don’t compromise, don’t capitulate. The Los Angeles Times. 1993. View abstract
  136. Austin SB, Gregg P. A freak among freaks: the 'zine scene. In: Stein A, ed. Sisters, sexperts, and queers: beyond the lesbian nation. 1993. View abstract
  137. Austin SB. Pat Califia (1954 - ). In: Pollack S, Knight DD, eds. Contemporary lesbian writers of the United States: a bio-bibliographical critical sourcebook. 1993. View abstract
  138. Austin SB. Commentary on Supreme Court nomination hearings. The Advocate. 1991. View abstract
  139. Austin SB. AIDS and Africa: United States media and racist fantasy. Cultural Critique. 1990; 14:129-152. View abstract