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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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University of North Carolina, Department of Philosophy

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. 2020 Nov 04;

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):

Popp, C J; Butler, M; Curran, M; Illiano, P; Sevick, M A; St-Jules, D E

Clinical nutrition. 2020 Jul; 39(7):2220-2226

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 Apr 01; 180(4):596-597

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