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Mary A. Sevick, ScD

Professor, Department of Population Health

Professor, Department of Medicine


Dr. Mary Ann Sevick’s research involves the use of technology to engage clinical populations in self-management and lifestyle behavior change.  Her research involves both primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, and secondary prevention in those with complex chronic diseases (including diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and end-stage renal disease).  She has extensive experience in randomized clinical trials. She has served as the PI on 3 NIH-funded R01s:  ENHANCE (a lifestyle management trial in those with type 2 diabetes), and BalanceWise (a dietary sodium reduction trial in hemodialysis patients), and the Diabetes Healthy Hearts and Kidneys Studies (a currently funded investigation of alternative technology-supported intervention approaches for engaging obese, diabetic patients with concurrent chronic kidney disease  in multiple lifestyle behavior changes). She also served as the PI of the VA HSR&D-funded Merit study, VA-STRIDE Study (a physical activity intervention in primary care Veterans). She is currently PI of the PersonalDiet Study, a Program Project of the American Heart Association (AHA)-funded Strategically Focused Research Network on Obesity.



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ScD from University of Pittsburgh

Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management

University of North Carolina, Department of Philosophy

Hu, Lu; Popp, Collin; Sevick, Mary Ann

JAMA network open. 2020 Jun 01; 3(6):e207134

Osorio, Marcela; Ravenell, Joseph E; Sevick, Mary A; Ararso, Yonathan; Young, Ta'Loria; Wall, Stephen P; Lee, David C

JAMA internal medicine. 2020 Jan 27;

Rogers, Erin; Aidasani, Sneha R; Friedes, Rebecca; Hu, Lu; Langford, Aisha T; Moloney, Dana N; Orzeck-Byrnes, Natasha; Sevick, Mary Ann; Levy, Natalie

JMIR mHealth & uHealth. 2019 Jul 31; 7(7):e13906

Hu, Lu; St-Jules, David E; Popp, Collin J; Sevick, Mary Ann

Journal of renal nutrition. 2019 Jul; 29(4):328-332

Illiano, Paige; Curran, Margaret; St-Jules, David; Popp, Collin; Wang, Chan; Li, Huilin; Sevick, Mary Ann

Current developments in nutrition. 2019 Jun; 3(Suppl 1):

Popp, Collin; Butler, Mark; St-Jules, David; Hu, Lu; Illiano, Paige; Curran, Margaret; Schoenthaler, Antoinette; Sevick, Mary Ann

Current developments in nutrition. 2019 Jun; 3(Suppl 1):

Popp, Collin; Illiano, Paige; Curran, Margaret; Sevick, Mary Ann; St-Jules, David

Current developments in nutrition. 2019 Jun; 3(Suppl 1):

Popp, Collin J; St-Jules, David E; Hu, Lu; Ganguzza, Lisa; Illiano, Paige; Curran, Margaret; Li, Huilin; Schoenthaler, Antoinette; Bergman, Michael; Schmidt, Ann Marie; Segal, Eran; Godneva, Anastasia; Sevick, Mary Ann

Contemporary clinical trials. 2019 Mar 04; 79:80-88