Mona Habibi, Ph.D.

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

Research Professional III, UGA SNAP-Ed

Address:
001A Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: (706) 542-9904

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Nutritional Sciences (Emphasis on Community Nutrition) The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2015
M.S. Nutrition (Minor in Exercise Science) The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2008
B.S. Nutrition The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 2005

Job Description

I serve as a research professional for the UGA SNAP-Ed program.

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts:

Habibi M, Springer C, Spence M, Hansen-Petrik M, Kavanagh K. Use of Videoconferencing for Lactation Consultation: An Online Cross-Sectional Survey of Mothers' Acceptance in the United States. J Hum Lact. In press (Accepted April 2017).

Kavanagh K, Lou Z, Nicklas J, Habibi M, Murphy L. Breastfeeding Knowledge, Attitudes, Prior Exposure, and Intent among Undergraduate Students. J Hum Lact. 2012;28(4):556-564.

Habibi M, Nicklas J, Spence M, Hedberg S, Magnuson E, Kavanagh K. Remote lactation consultation: A qualitative study of maternal response to experience and recommendations for survey development. J Hum Lact. 2012:28(2):211-7.

Kavanagh KF, Habibi M, Anderson K, Spence M. Caregiver- vs Infant-Oriented Feeding: A Model of Infant-Feeding Strategies among Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Participants in Rural East Tennessee. JADA. 2010;110:1485-1491.

 

Manuscript Under Preparation:

Habibi M, Springer C, Spence M, Hansen-Petrik M, Kavanagh K. The Use of Videoconferencing for Lactation Consultation: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Acceptance among a Sample of Infant Fathers/Maternal Partners in the United States. 

 

Conference Presentations

Oral Presentations:

Habibi M, Slagel N, Stotz S, Lee JS.  Exploring nutrition education and obesity prevention needs among Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) eligible Georgian adults. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; Atlanta, GA. November 6, 2017.

Sanville L, Hibbs J, Cotta-Rivera E, Habibi M, Moore J, Lee JS. Development of a Farmers Market Based SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Curriculum: Food Talk: Farmers Market. Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Meeting; Washington, DC. July 22, 2017.

Habibi M, Springer C, Spence M, Hansen-Petrik M, Fouts H, Kavanagh K. Using Videoconferencing for Lactation Consultation: An Online Survey of Acceptance among a Sample of Fathers/Maternal Partners in the United States. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; Chicago, IL. November 2, 2015.

Habibi M, Hedberg S, Magnuson E, Kavanagh K. Using Skype for Breastfeeding Consultation: Maternal Response to Experience. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; Denver, CO. November 8, 2010.

Habibi M, Hedberg S, Magnuson E, Kavanagh K. Using Skype for Breastfeeding Consultation: Feasibility Study to Determine Accuracy of Diagnosis and Referral. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting; Denver, CO. November 8, 2010.

Habibi M, Anderson K, Spence M, Kavanagh K. Well-fed and sleeping: motivations driving infant feeding practices in rural Appalachia. FASEB J. 2008;22:452.3. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting; San Diego, CA. April 8, 2008.

 

Poster Presentations:

Stotz S, Sanville L, Aceitelli-Reed R, McConnell W, Habibi M, Lee JS. Development of a Healthy Weight Management SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Curriculum: Food Talk: Better U. Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Meeting; Washington, DC. July 2017.

Habibi M, Springer C, Spence M, Hansen-Petrik M, Fouts H, Kavanagh K. Using Videoconferencing for Lactation Consultation: An Online Survey of Acceptance among a Sample of Mothers in the United States. FASEB J. 2015;29:581.5. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting; Boston, MA. March 29, 2015.

Lewis D, Habibi M, Kavanagh K. Fathers’ acceptance of videoconferencing for remote lactation consultation: a pilot study. FASEB J. 2013;27:849.6. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting; Boston, MA. April 22, 2013.

Lou Z, Nicklas J, Habibi M, Murphy L, Kavanagh K. Breastfeeding knowledge and beliefs among undergraduate students in the southeastern United States: What is baseline? FASEB J. 2011;25:589.15. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting; Washington, DC. April 8, 2011.

Anderson K, Habibi M, Spence M, Kavanagh K. Well-fed and sleeping: motivations driving infant feeding practices in rural Appalachia. Annual Tennessee Dietetic Association Meeting; Nashville, TN. Co-presented on February 28, 2008. This poster was selected as the contest winner in community nutrition category.