High 5 Low Fat Dissemination

This project developed, delivered and evaluated the High 5 Low Fat Curriculum to over 6000 parent educators across all 50 states.

Principal Investigator: Debra Haire-Joshu, PhD

Co-Investigators:  Ross Brownson, PhD

Project Staff: Susie Nanney, PhD, MPH, RD; Michael Elliott, PhD

External Collaborators:  Jane Kostelc (Parents as Teachers)

Project Dates: 2003-2004
Funding Source

National Institutes of Health


Nanney MS, Haire-Joshu D, Brownson RC, Kostelc J, Stephen M, Elliott M. Awareness and adoption of a nationally disseminated dietary curriculum. Am J Health Behav. 2007 Jan-Feb;31(1):64-73


Nanney, M.S., Haire-Joshu, D., Brownson, R.C., Elliott, M., Kostelc, J. Disseminating High 5 Low Fat: Using technology to translate research to practice.  Presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine Conference (2004)

Nanney, M.S., Kostelc J. High 5, Low Fat: A CD-Rom-based nutrition curriculum for parent educators.  Presented at the Born to Learn Parents as Teachers conference (2003)