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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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Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management

University of North Carolina, Department of Philosophy

Hu, Lu; Islam, Nadia; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Wu, Bei; Feldman, Naumi; Tamura, Kosuke; Jiang, Nan; Lim, Sahnah; Wang, Chan; Bubu, Omonigho M; Schoenthaler, Antoinette; Ogedegbe, Gbenga; Sevick, Mary Ann

JMIR formative research. 2022 May 11; 6(5):e37737

Popp, Collin J; Zhou, Boyan; Manigrasso, Michaele B; Li, Huilin; Curran, Margaret; Hu, Lu; St-Jules, David E; Alemán, José O; Vanegas, Sally M; Jay, Melanie; Bergman, Michael; Segal, Eran; Sevick, Mary A; Schmidt, Ann M

Current developments in nutrition. 2022 May; 6(5):nzac046

Hu, Lu; Trinh-Shevrin, Chau; Islam, Nadia; Wu, Bei; Cao, Shimin; Freeman, Jincong; Sevick, Mary Ann

JMIR aging. 2022 Feb 02; 5(1):e27355

Popp, Collin J; Curran, Margaret; Wang, Chan; Prasad, Malini; Fine, Keenan; Gee, Allen; Nair, Nandini; Perdomo, Katherine; Chen, Shirley; Hu, Lu; St-Jules, David E; Manoogian, Emily N C; Panda, Satchidananda; Sevick, Mary Ann; Laferrère, Blandine

Nutrients. 2021 Dec 15; 13(12):

Hu, Lu; Illiano, Paige; Pompeii, Mary Lou; Popp, Collin J; Kharmats, Anna Y; Curran, Margaret; Perdomo, Katherine; Chen, Shirley; Bergman, Michael; Segal, Eran; Sevick, Mary Ann

Contemporary clinical trials. 2021 09; 108:106522

St-Jules, David E; Woolf, Kathleen; Goldfarb, David S; Pompeii, Mary Lou; Li, Huilin; Wang, Chan; Mattoo, Aditya; Marcum, Zachary A; Sevick, Mary Ann

Journal of renal nutrition. 2021 Jul; 31(4):403-410

Kharmats, Anna Y; Pilla, Scott J; Sevick, Mary Ann

JAMA network open. 2020 Nov 02; 3(11):e2029682

Kwon, Sophia; Riggs, Jessica; Crowley, George; Lam, Rachel; Young, Isabel R; Nayar, Christine; Sunseri, Maria; Mikhail, Mena; Ostrofsky, Dean; Veerappan, Arul; Zeig-Owens, Rachel; Schwartz, Theresa; Colbeth, Hilary; Liu, Mengling; Pompeii, Mary Lou; St-Jules, David; Prezant, David J; Sevick, Mary Ann; Nolan, Anna

International journal of environmental research & public health. 2020 09 09; 17(18):