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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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Professor, Department of Population Health

Professor, Department of Medicine

ScD from University of Pittsburgh

Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz School of Public Policy and Management

University of North Carolina, Department of Philosophy

Riggs, J; Lam, R; Kwon, S; Crowley, G; Oskuei, A; Liu, M; St , Jules D; Prezant, D; Sevick, M A; Nolan, A

Chest. 2019 April; Conference:(CHEST):227A

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

Langford, Aisha T; Wang, Binhuan; Orzeck-Byrnes, Natasha A; Aidasani, Sneha R; Hu, Lu; Applegate, Melanie; Moloney, Dana N; Sevick, Mary Ann; Rogers, Erin S; Levy, Natalie K

Patient education & counseling. 2019 Mar; 102(3):520-527

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

Journal of renal nutrition. 2018 Dec 19;

Minen, Mia T; Jalloh, Adama; Ortega, Emma; Powers, Scott W; Sevick, Mary Ann; Lipton, Richard B

Pain medicine. 2018 May 30;

Lee, David C; Gallagher, Mary Pat; Gopalan, Anjali; Osorio, Marcela; Vinson, Andrew J; Wall, Stephen P; Ravenell, Joseph E; Sevick, Mary Ann; Elbel, Brian

Journal of the Endocrine Society. 2018 May 01; 2(5):460-470

Clark-Cutaia, Maya N; Sevick, Mary Ann; Thurheimer-Cacciotti, Jennifer; Hoffman, Leslie A; Snetselaar, Linda; Burke, Lora E; Zickmund, Susan L

Clinical nursing research. 2018 May 01; 1054773818773364


Khodorov, Gregg; Hu, Lu; Zhang, Jinchun; Li, Huilin; Sevick, Mary Ann

Annals of behavioral medicine. 2018 APR; 52:S731-S731