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    Carol Curtin MSW

    TitleResearch Assistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentFamily Medicine and Community Health
    AddressEunice Kennedy Shriver Center
    465 Medford Street, Suite 500
    Charlestown MA 02129
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      InstitutionUMMS - Programs, Centers and Institutes
      DepartmentLEND Program

      InstitutionUMMS - Programs, Centers and Institutes
      DepartmentShriver Center


        Academic Background

        BA Trinity College, Hartford, CT 1980
        MSW Boston University School of Social Work, 1982

        Current Faculty Appointments

        • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School
        • Associate Director & Training Director, Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program
        • Associate Director, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD)
        • Core Director, IDDRC Clinical & Translational Research Support Core
        • Senior Lecturer in Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
        • Adjunct Professor, Sawyer School of Management, Suffolk University

        Carol Curtin, MSW, LICSWClinical/Professional interests:

        • Children, adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities and special health care needs and their families; family-centered care
        • Assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with ADHD
        • Coping with chronic illness
        • Non-profit organizational management and leadership

        Research Interests:

        • Obesity in children and adults with intellectual/developmental disorders
        • Obesity in adults with ADHD
        • Health promotion efforts for children/adults with intellectual/developmental disorders
        • The experience of stigma in children with disabilities and special health care needs

        selected publications
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        1. Bandini LG, Gleason J, Curtin C, Lividini K, Anderson SE, Cermak SA, Maslin M, Must A. Comparison of physical activity between children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children. Autism. 2013 Jan; 17(1):44-54.
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        2. Anderson SE, Must A, Curtin C, Bandini LG. Meals in Our Household: reliability and initial validation of a questionnaire to assess child mealtime behaviors and family mealtime environments. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 Feb; 112(2):276-84.
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        3. Bandini LG, Anderson SE, Curtin C, Cermak S, Evans EW, Scampini R, Maslin M, Must A. Food selectivity in children with autism spectrum disorders and typically developing children. J Pediatr. 2010 Aug; 157(2):259-64.
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        4. Curtin C, Anderson SE, Must A, Bandini L. The prevalence of obesity in children with autism: a secondary data analysis using nationally representative data from the National Survey of Children's Health. BMC Pediatr. 2010; 10:11.
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        5. Cermak SA, Curtin C, Bandini LG. Food selectivity and sensory sensitivity in children with autism spectrum disorders. J Am Diet Assoc. 2010 Feb; 110(2):238-46.
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        6. Pagoto SL, Curtin C, Lemon SC, Bandini LG, Schneider KL, Bodenlos JS, Ma Y. Association between adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and obesity in the US population. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 Mar; 17(3):539-44.
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        7. Pagoto S, Bodenlos JS, Kantor L, Gitkind M, Curtin C, Ma Y. Association of major depression and binge eating disorder with weight loss in a clinical setting. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Nov; 15(11):2557-9.
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        8. Curtin C, Bandini LG, Perrin EC, Tybor DJ, Must A. Prevalence of overweight in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorders: a chart review. BMC Pediatr. 2005; 5:48.
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        9. Bandini LG, Curtin C, Hamad C, Tybor DJ, Must A. Prevalence of overweight in children with developmental disorders in the continuous national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES) 1999-2002. J Pediatr. 2005 Jun; 146(6):738-43.
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