Diana Parra Perez

Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor of Surgery

  • 10951 Citations
20062020

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

Major goals of our research include: 1) developing evidence based recommendations for physical activity programs at the community level, 2) designing, implementing, and evaluating physical activity interventions, 3) assessing the utility of food based diets and physical activity for the promotion of health and well-being as well as reduction of social, economic, environmental, and health inequalities, and 4) evaluating the impact that public-private partnerships with conflicted interests has on policy and research outcomes in the areas of nutrition and physical activity.

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Diana Parra Perez is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • 5 Similar Profiles

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output

Scoping review of studies on food marketing in Latin America: Summary of existing evidence and research gaps

Chemas-Velez, M. M., Gómez, L. F., Velasquez, A., Mora-Plazas, M. & Parra, D. C., Jan 1 2020, In : Revista de saude publica. 53, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    Sociodemographic factors associated with the consumption of ultra-processed foods in Colombia

    Khandpur, N., Cediel, G., Obando, D. A., Jaime, P. C. & Parra, D. C., Jan 1 2020, In : Revista de saude publica. 54, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    A qualitative study of older adults' perspectives on initiating exercise and mindfulness practice

    Parra, D. C., Wetherell, J. L., Van Zandt, A., Brownson, R. C., Abhishek, J. & Lenze, E. J., Dec 23 2019, In : BMC Geriatrics. 19, 1, 354.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Asociación entre el consumo de alimentos ultraprocesados y el perfil nutricional de la dieta de los colombianos en 2005

    Translated title of the contribution: Association between ultra-processed food consumption and the nutrient profile of the Colombian diet in 2005Parra, D. C., da Costa-Louzada, M. L., Moubarac, J. C., Bertazzi-Levy, R., Khandpur, N., Cediel, G. & Monteiro, C. A., Mar 1 2019, In : Salud Publica de Mexico. 61, 2, p. 147-154 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 4 Scopus citations

    Asociación entre lactancia materna y probabilidad de obesidad en la infancia en tres países latinoamericanos

    Translated title of the contribution: Association between exclusive breastfeeding and obesity in children: a cross-sectional study of three Latin American countriesPaca-Palao, A., Huayanay-Espinoza, C. A., Parra, D. C., Velasquez-Melendez, G. & Miranda, J. J., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Gaceta Sanitaria.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access