Jeanne Dalen, Ph.D.

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Education & Training

B. A., 1995
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
Business Administration/International Development
Honors

B. S., 1999
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Psychology

M. S., 2005
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Psychology

Ph.D., 2008
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Clinical Psychology

Specializing in behavioral medicine, Dr. Dalen has over 12 years’ experience conducting both research and clinical work with chronic illness populations including obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. She has over nine years’ experience working in both a clinical and research capacity with family-based adolescent treatment programs for depression and substance and over ten years’ experience investigating ethical issues related to the participation of children and adolescents in clinical trials.

Current Projects

Adaptation and Evaluation of a Family-Based Mindful Eating Intervention for Overweight Adolescents

FEAST for Living

PROJECT PERIOD

07/01/13 - 03/31/17

FUNDING AGENCY

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

CURRENT STATUS

Active and Recruiting

TEAM

Principal Investigator
Jeanne Dalen

Co-Investigators
Janet Brody

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Publications

Dalen, J., Brody, J. L., Staples, J. K., & Sedillo, D. (2015). A Conceptual Framework for the Expansion of Behavioral Interventions for Youth Obesity: A Family-Based Mindful Eating Approach. Childhood Obesity, 11(5):577-84.

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Dalen, J., Brody, J. L., Staples, J. K., & Sedillo, D. (2015). A conceptual framework for the expansion of behavioral interventions for youth obesity: A family-based mindful eating approach. Childhood Obesity, 11, 577-584.

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Brody, J.L., Dalen, J., Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G. & Turner, C. W. (2012). Conceptualizing the role of research literacy in advancing societal health. Journal of Health Psychology, 17(5); 724-30.

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Brody, J. L., Turner C. T. Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G., & Dalen, J., (2012). Predicting adolescent asthma research participation decisions from a structural equations model of protocol factors. Journal of Adolescent Health, 51(3);252-8.

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Bakhireva, L.N., Young, B.N., Dalen, J., Phelan, S.T., & Rayburn, W.F. (2011). Patient utilization of information sources about safety of medications during pregnancy. Journal of Reproductive Medicine. July-August; 56 (7-8):339-43.

Dalen, J., Annett, R.D. & Brody, J.L. (2010). Factors influencing pediatricians’ willingness to refer patients to clinical research studies. Journal of Clinical Trials, (2); 23–28.

Dalen, J., Annett, R.D., Brody, J.L., & Perryman, M.L. (2010).  Influences upon pediatricians’ willingness to refer patients to clinical research.  Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials, 2, 23–28.

Dalen, J., Smith, B. W., Shelley, B. M., Sloan, A. L., Leahigh, L., Begay, D. et al. (2010). Pilot Study Mindful Eating and Living (MEAL): Eating behaviors and psychological outcomes associated with a mindfulness-based intervention for people with obesity. Complementary Therapies in Medicine, 18, 260—264.

Annett, R., Turner, C., Brody, J.L., Sedillo, D. & Dalen, J.  (2010) Using Structural Equations Modeling to understand adolescent and parent perceptions of asthma quality of life. Pediatric Psychology, 35(8), 870-882.

Brody, J. L., Annett, R. D., Scherer, D. G., Turner, C., & Dalen, J. (2009).  Enrolling adolescents in asthma research: Adolescent, parent and physician influence in the decision-making process. Journal of Asthma. 46,5,492-497.

Bakhireva, L.N., Young, B.N., Dalen, J., Phelan, S.T., & Rayburn, W.F. (2009). Periconceptional binge drinking and acculturation among pregnant Latinas in New Mexico. Journal of Alcohol, 43:475-481.

Smith, B.W. Shelley, B.M., Dalen, J., & Wiggins, K. (2008). A pilot study comparing the effects of mindfulness-based and cognitive-behavioral stress reduction. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 14(3): 251-258.

Smith, B.W., Dalen, J., Bernard, J.F., & Baumgartner, K.B. (2008). Posttraumatic growth in non-Hispanic white and Hispanic women with cervical cancer. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 26(4): 91-109.

Smith, B.W., Dalen, J., Shelley, B.M., & Wiggins, K. (2008). The brief resilience scale: Assessing the ability to bounce back. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 15(3): 194-200.

Smith, B.W., Dalen, J., Wiggins, K., Christopher, P., Bernard, J., & Shelley, B.M. (2008). Who is willing to use complementary and alternative medicine? Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing, 4(6): 359-367.

Smith, B.W. & Dalen, J. Coping with arthritis: From vulnerability to resilience. (2007). Martz, E., Livneh, H (Eds). Stress reactions to and coping with chronic illness and disability: Theoretical, empirical, and clinical aspects (pp. 153 - 172). New York, Springer.

Brody, J.L., Scherer, D. G., Annett, R. D., Turner, C. & Dalen, J. (2006). Family and physician influence on asthma research-participation decisions for adolescents:  The effects of adolescent gender and research risk. Pediatrics, 11(2): e356-62.

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Scherer, D. G., Brody J. L., Annett, R. D., Hetter, J.(Dalen), Roberts, L., Cofrin, K. (2005) Financial Compensation to Adolescents for Participation in Biomedical Research: Adolescent and Parent Perspectives in Seven Studies. Journal of Pediatrics, 146 (4) 552-558.

Experience

2013-
Research Scientist
Center for Family & Adolescent Research, Oregon Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2008-
Adolescent Therapist
Center for Family & Adolescent Research, Oregon Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2008-
Research Associate
Center for Family & Adolescent Research, Oregon Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2006-2008
Instructor, Abnormal Psychology, Introduction to Psychology Principles
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2005-2008
Therapist and Research Associate
Departments of Integrative Medicine and Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2005-2006
Therapist
New Heart Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, Albuquerque, NM

2005
Therapist
University of New Mexico Children's Hospital, Albuquerque, NM

2005
Research Assistant
University of New Mexico Mind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2003-2005 and 2007-2008
Therapist and Research Associate
Behavioral Medicine Program, New Mexico Veteran's Affairs Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM

2002-2005
Therapist
University of New Mexico Psychology Clinic, Albuquerque, NM

2003-
Research Assisant and Senior Research Assistant
Center for Family & Adolescent Research, Oregon Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2002-2004
Research Assistant and Project Coordinator
University of New Mexico Children's Hospital and Department of Psychology, Albuquerque, NM

2001-2003
Research Assistant
Center for Family & Adolescent Research, Oregon Research Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2000
Therapist
San Diego Children's Hospital and Regional Center, San Diego, CA

2000
Research Assistant
San Diego Children's Hospital and Regional Center, San Diego, CA

1999-2000
Research Assistant
Alvarado Medical Center, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA