Bio

Sue Groth centers her research on the study of obesity and the behavioral, genetic, and environmental factors that contribute to this complex disease. Specifically, Groth is interested in weight gain among pregnant women and the long-term effects of that weight on both mothers and their children.

The overall goal of Groth’s research is to develop interventions to prevent excessive weight gain during pregnancy. She has used focus groups to gain an understanding of how pregnant African American women view weight gain, physical activity, and diet, and has studied the effect of genetic variations on weight gain.

Her research has been funded by national organizations such as the National Institute of Nursing Research, and she served as a co-investigator on a project funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute that explored the use of electronic technology to promote healthy pregnancies among women.

Groth’s work is informed by her 25-year career as a women’s health care practitioner, primarily caring for low-income underserved women and teens.


Current Focus

As a nurse scientist my goal is to improve the health of individuals, particularly as it relates to obesity. Obesity is a complex disease that is the result of genetic and environmental components. My research is focused on behavioral, genetic and environmental factors that contribute to obesity. As a women's health nurse practitioner my particular interest is the weight that women gain during childbearing and the long-term effects of that weight gain on both mothers and their children. The examination of gene x environment interactions is central to my research. My interest in the problem of obesity stems from years of practice where women frequently lamented that they gained weight when they had their children and then never lost it.


Professional Experience
Associate Professor of Nursing, University of Rochester (teaching/research), Rochester, NY, US. 7/2013 - Current

Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of Rochester (teaching/research), Rochester, NY, US. 7/2007 - 7/2013

WHNP, Hillside Family of Agencies (OB/GYN care), Rochester, NY, US. 1994 - 2012

Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing, University of Rochester (teaching/research/practice), Rochester, NY, US. 7/2004 - 6/2007

WHNP, St Joseph's Neighborhood Center, Rochester, NY, US. 1994 - 2007

Senior Associate, University of Rochester (teaching/practice/doctoral program), Rochester, NY, US. 1999 - 6/2004

Instructor of Clinical Nursing, University of Rochester (teaching/practice), Rochester, NY, US. 1994 - 1998

Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, William J Hicks, MD, PC (NP practice), Rochester, NY, US. 1/1993 - 12/1993

Staff Nurse, Strong Memorial Hospital (Newborn Nursery), Rochester, NY, US. 8/1990 - 12/1992

staff nurse, The Genesee Hospital (newborn nursery level I & Level II), Rochester, NY, US. 1975 - 1990

Awards
Professional Advancement Award
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2020

Terry Family Research Fund Award
URSON, 2015

Listed as one of the 20 outstanding professors of women's health
Sechel Ventures, 2015

Dr Margaret Comerford Freda Saving Babies Award
AWHONN/March of Dimes, 2013

Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2012

Promising New Investigator Award
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2010

Intramural Research Traineeship: Summer Genetics Institute at National Institutes of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Nursing Research, 2006

Katharine Donohoe Scholarly Practitioner Award
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2004

Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2002

Outstanding Student Poster Presentation
Eastern Nursing Research Society, 2001

Honorary Member Keadeians, University of Rochester
University of Rochester, 2000

Induction into Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi
Sigma Theta Tau, 1992

Summa Cum Laude
Roberts Wesleyan College, 1975

Presentations
Associations between maternal per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) exposure and gestational weight gain.
Kinkade, C., Rivera-Nunez, Z., Miller, R., Kannan, K., Thurston, S., O’Connor, T., Barrett, E.
NYCEF (New York City Epidemiology Forum), New York City Epidemiology, 2022
New York, New York

Maternal Prenatal Diurnal Cortisol Patterns Associated with Impaired Glucose Tolerance in Pregnancy.
Murphy, HR., Rosenberg, A. M., Dreisbach, C., Kautz, A., Brunner, J., Best, M., Meng, Y., Barrett, E. S., Miller, R., O’Connor, T. G.
The Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER) annual meeting, The Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, 2022
Chicago, Illinois

A research journey in maternal health.
National Council, University of Rochester School of Nursing, University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2022
Rochester, New York

Associations between maternal per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) exposure and gestational weight gain.
Kinkade, C, Rivera-Nunez, Z, Miller, R, Kannan, K, Thurston, S, O’Connor, T, Barrett, E.
Prenatal Programming and Toxicity (PPTOX-VI), Prenatal Programming and Toxicity, 2022
virtual due to COVID

Psychological and Behavioral Correlates of Weight Loss Intention in Patients Post-Bariatric Surgery. Poster presentation Obesity Week 2021.
Yu, Y., Ma, Q.
ObesityWeek, The Obesity Society, 2021
virtual due to COVID, New York

Pre-surgical predictors of 30-day follow-up visits after primary bariatric surgery: an analysis of MBSAQIP.
Yu, Y., Ma, Q.
ASMBS meeting June 10-12, 2021., ASMBS, 2021
virtual due to COVID, New York

Associations of Tryptophan, Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA), and Vitamin D with Sleep Quality and Depression during Pregnancy.
Kautz, A., Meng, Y., Barrett, ES., Brunner, J., Miller, RK., O’Connor, TG.
Nutrition Live 2021, American Society for Nutrition., 2021
virtual due to COVID

Evaluating Psychometrics of the Weight- Related Eating Behavior Questionnaire (WREQ) in Pregnant Women.
Yeh, K-L., Meng, Y.
Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) 33rd Annual Scientific Session., Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS), 2021
virtual due to COVID, New York

Food package choice and breastfeeding outcomes: Is breastfeeding intention intensity a factor?
Cook CE, Fernandez ID, Dozier A
CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference, MCH Epidemiology, 2020
virtual due to COVID, New York

Associations Between Dietary Patterns and Inflammatory Markers During Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Systematic Review.
Yeh, K-L,
Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) 32nd Annual Scientific Session. March 27, 2020, ENRS, 2020
virtual due to COVID, New York

Second child birthweight: How home visiting dose and first child birthweight interact.
Holland ML, Smith JA, Meng Y, Kitzman, H.
Collaborative Science of Home Visiting Meeting., Collaborative Science of Home Visiting, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia

The Association of the Serotonergic Pathway with Obesity and Disinhibited Eating in African American Adolescents
Meng, Y, Kitzman, H
ObesityWeek, The Obesity Society, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada

Emergence of cardiometabolic risk: The childbearing years.
Phelps Colloquium, University of Rochester, 2019
Rochester, New York

The Effect of Physical Activity on Postpartum Weight Retention 6 and 12 Months After Childbirth.
Fernandez, ID.
ObesityWeek, The Obesity Society, 2019
Las Vegas, Nevada

Variation in intention to participate in genetic research among Hispanic/Latinx populations by Latin America birth-residency concurrence: A global study.
Perez-Ramos JG, Dye TD, Fernandez ID, Velez Vega C, Vega Ocasio D, Avendaño E, Cardona Cordero N, Di Mare Herring C, Quiñones Tavarez Z, Dozier A,
American Society for Human Genetics Annual Meeting, American Society for Human Genetics, 2019
Houston, Texas

Groth, SW. (2019). Pregnancy adaptations: Precursors or predictors of future health risk. Invited podium presentation. . Rochester, NY.
UR School of Nursing, Lunch and Learn, University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2019
Rochester, New York

What genes are underlying disinhibited eating and childhood obesity: Searching puzzle pieces for the brain food reward circuitry.
Meng, Y., Hodgkinson, C., Smith, JA., Kitzman, H.
Nutrition 2018, Nutrition, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts

What genes are involved in the brain food reward circuitry: Findings from a large candidate gene analysis.
Meng, Y., Colin Hodgkinson, C., Smith, JA., Kitzman, H.
Translational Science 2018. Washington, DC., National Clinical and Translational Research, 2018
Washington, District Of Columbia

Appetite and perceived control of cravings influence excessive gestational weight gain.
ObesityWeek, The Obesity Society, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

Gene x environment interaction: Dietary fat modifies genetic risks associated with body mass index
Meng, Y., Li, D.
ObesityWeek, The Obesity Society, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee

An exploration of the associations among DNA methylation, dietary components and obesity.
State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science,, 2018
Washington, District Of Columbia

Publications
Yu, Y., Ma, Q., Groth S. (2022). Risk Factors for Preterm Birth in Pregnancies following Bariatric Surgery: An Analysis of the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery-2.. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2022.07.013.

Yu, Y., Ma, Q., & Groth, S.W. (2022). Association between maternal psychological factors and offspring executive function: analysis of African-American mother–child dyads. Pediatric Research. PMID: 35505078 DOI: 10.1038/s41390-022-02084-x

Murphy, H. R., Gu, Y., Wu, Q., Brunner, J., Panish, L. S., Best, M., Arnold, M. S., Duberstein, Z. T., Putzig, J., Carnahan, J., Groth, S. W., Barrett, E. S., Qiu, X., O’Connor, T. G. (2022). (2022). Prenatal diurnal cortisol: Normative patterns and associations with affective symptoms and stress.. Psychoneuroendocrinology, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2022.105856..

Yu, Y., Ma, Q., Johnson, J.A., O'Malley, W.E., Sabbota, A., & Groth, S.W. (2022). Predictors of 30-day follow-up visit completion after primary bariatric surgery: an analysis of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program data registry. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 18 (3), 384-393. PMID: 34974998 DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2021.12.003

Yu, Y., Miller, R., & Groth, S.W. (2022). A literature review of dopamine in binge eating. Journal of Eating Disorders, 10 (1). PMID: 35090565 PMCID: PMC8796589 DOI: 10.1186/s40337-022-00531-y

Yu, Y., & Groth, S.W. (2022). Risk factors of lower birth weight, small-for-gestational-age infants, and preterm birth in pregnancies following bariatric surgery: a scoping review. Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics. PMID: 35332360 DOI: 10.1007/s00404-022-06480-w

Dye TDV, Quiñones Tavarez Z, Pérez Ramos JG, Fernandez ID, Vélez Vega C, Vega Ocasio D, Avendaño E, Cardona Cordero NR, DiMare Hering C, Dozier AM, Groth SW (2021). Participation in genetic research among Latinx populations by Latin America birth-residency concordance: A global study. Journal of Community Genetics. PMID: 34378176 PMCID: PMC8554883 DOI: 10.1007/s12687-021-00538-z

Yu, Y. and Ma, Q. and Fernandez, I.D. and Groth, S.W. (2021). Mental Health, Behavior Change Skills, and Eating Behaviors in Postpartum Women. Western Journal of Nursing Research. PMID: 34088249 PMCID: PMC8670629 DOI: 10.1177/01939459211021625

Yu, Y., Fernandez, I.D., Meng, Y., Zhao, W., Groth, SW (2021). Gut hormones, adipokines, and pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines/markers in loss of control eating: A scoping review. Appetite. PMID: 34111480 DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2021.105442

Barrett, ES, Groth SW, Preston, EV, Kinkade, C, James-Todd, T. (2021). Endocrine disrupting chemical exposures in pregnancy: a sensitive window for later-life cardiometabolic health in women. Current Epidemiology Reports. PMID: 35291208 PMCID: PMC8920413 DOI: 10.1007/s40471-021-00272-7

Groth, S.W., Meng, Y., Yeh, K.-L., & Fernandez, I.D. (2021). Influence of Appetite and Perceived Ability to Control Cravings on Excessive Gestational Weight Gain. JOGNN - Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 50 (6), 669-678. PMID: 34474006 PMCID: PMC8594632 DOI: 10.1016/j.jogn.2021.08.097

Meng, Y., Groth, SW., Hodgkinson, CA., Mariani, TJ (2021). Serotonin system genes contribute to the susceptibility to obesity in black adolescents. Obesity Science and Practice. PMID: 34401202 PMCID: PMC8346375 DOI: 10.1002/osp4.511

Yeh, KL., Kautz, A., Lohse, B., & Groth, SW (2021). Associations between dietary patterns and inflammatory markers during pregnancy: A systematic review.. Nutrients, 13 (3), 834. PMID: 33806342 PMCID: PMC8000934 DOI: 10.3390/nu13030834

Yu, Y., Ma, Q., Fernandez, ID., Groth, SW (2021). Mental health, behavior change skills, and eating behaviors in postpartum women. Western Journal of Nursing Research. PMID: 34088249 PMCID: PMC8670629 DOI: 10.1177/01939459211021625

Yu, Y., Kalarchian, MA., Ma, Q., Groth, SW (2021). Eating patterns and unhealthy weight control behaviors are associated with loss of control eating following bariatric surgery. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, 17 (5), 976-985. PMID: 33619009 PMCID: PMC8096657 DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2021.01.008

Groth, SW, Fernandez, ID, Block, RC, Thurston, SW, Wong, E, Brunner, J, Mayo, N, Kapula, N, Yu, Y, Meng, Y, Yeh, K-L, Kinkade, CW, Thornburg, LL, O’Connor, TG, Barrett, ES (2021). Biological Changes in the pregnancy-postpartum period and subsequent cardiometabolic risk--UPSIDE MOMS: A research protocol. Research in Nursing & Health, 44 (4), 608-619. PMID: 33993510 PMCID: PMC8378197 DOI: 10.1002/nur.22141

Yu Y., Burke L.E., Shen Q.W., Imes C.C., Sun R., Groth S., Zhang W., & Kalarchian M.A. (2020). A Qualitative Exploration of Patients' Experiences with Lifestyle Changes After Sleeve Gastrectomy in China. Obesity Surgery, 30 (8), 3127-3134. PMID: 32385666 DOI: 10.1007/s11695-020-04653-7

Groth, S.W. (2020). Pregnancy Weight: What Happens After Childbirth Matters. Journal of Women's Health. PMID: 31967934 DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2019.8263

Rhee, H., Love, T., Groth, S.W., Annette, G., Tumiel-Berhalter, L., & Harrington, D. (2019). Associations between overweight and obesity and asthma outcomes in urban adolescents. The Journal of Asthma, 1-10. PMID: 31204534 PMCID: PMC6940550 DOI: 10.1080/02770903.2019.1633663

Meng Y., & Groth S. W. (2018). Fathers count: The impact of paternal risk factors on birth outcomes. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 22 (3), 401-408. PMID: 29218490 PMCID: PMC5892832 DOI: 10.1007/s10995-017-2407-8

Steinl, G. K., Whisner, C. M., Pressman, E. K., Cooper, E. M., Groth, S. W., & O’Brien, K. O (2018). Patterns and Correlates of Self-Reported Physical Activity in a Cohort of Racially Diverse Pregnant Adolescents. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. PMID: 30223025 DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2018.09.003

Holland, M. L., Groth, S. W., Smith, J. A., Meng, Y., & Kitzman, H. (2018). Low birthweight in second children after nurse home visiting.. Journal of Perinatology. PMID: 30214029 PMCID: PMC6279547 DOI: 10.1038/s41372-018-0222-8

Kueppers, J., Stein, K. F., Groth, S., & Fernandez, I. D. (2018). Maternal and child dietary intake: The role of maternal healthy-eater self-schema. Appetite, 125, 527-536. PMID: 29382553 PMCID: PMC5937934 DOI: 10.1016/j.appet.2018.01.014

Olson, C. M., Groth, S. W., Graham, M. L., Reschke, J. E., Strawderman, M. S., & Fernandez, I. D. (2018). The effectiveness of an online intervention in preventing excessive gestational weight gain: the e-moms roc randomized controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, 18 (1), 148. PMID: 29743026 PMCID: PMC5944067 DOI: 10.1186/s12884-018-1767-4

Meng, Y., Groth, S. W., Stewart, P., & Smith, J. A (2018). An exploration of the determinants of gestational weight gain in African American women: Genetic factors and energy expenditure. Biological Research for Nursing, 20 (2), 118-125. PMID: 29161908 PMCID: PMC5896561 DOI: 10.1177/1099800417743326

Yeng, Y., Groth, S.W., Li, D. (2018). The Association between Obesity-Risk Genes and Gestational Weight Gain Is Modified by Dietary Intake in African American Women.. Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism. PMID: 29686896 PMCID: PMC5852892 DOI: 10.1155/2018/5080492

Alexander, SA., Kalmakis, K., Stewart Fahs, PS., Groth, SW., Chasens, ER. (2017). Biological markers in nursing research. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 25 (2), 275-291. PMID: 28789751 DOI: 10.1891/1061-3749.25.2.275

Groth S.W., LaLonde A., Wu T., Fernandez I.D. (2017). Obesity candidate genes, gestational weight gain, and body weight changes in pregnant women. Nutrition, 48, 61-66. PMID: 29469022 PMCID: PMC5857243 DOI: 10.1016/j.nut.2017.11.008

Groth, S.W.; Holland, ML.; Smith, JA.; Meng, Y.; Kitzman, H. (2017). Effects of Gestational Weight Gain and Prepregnancy Body Mass Index in Adolescent Mothers on Weight and Body Mass Index of Adolescent Offspring. Journal of Adolescent Health.

Groth, S.W., Holland, M.L., Smith, J.A., Meng, Y., Kitzman, H. (2017). Adolescent Gestational Weight Gain, Prepregnancy BMI Percentile and Offspring Outcomes at Age 18. Journal of Adolescent Health. PMID: 28711316 PMCID: PMC5654683 DOI: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.05.005

Meng Y, Groth S, Quinn J, Bisognano J, Wu T (2017). An Exploration of Gene-Gene Interactions and Their Effects on Hypertension. International Journal of Genomics, 2017, Article ID 7208318.

Groth, SW; Stewart, PA; Ossip, DJ.; Block, RC.; Wixom, N; Fernandez, ID (2017). Micronutrient Intake is Inadequate for a Sample of Pregnant African-American Women. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 117 (4), 589-598. PMID: 28065633 PMCID: PMC5367978 DOI: 10.1016/j.jand.2016.11.011

McKee, KS., Seplaki, C., Fisher, S., Groth, SW., Fernandez, ID (2016). Cumulative Physiologic Dysfunction and Pregnancy: Characterization and Association with Birth Outcomes. Maternal and Child Health Journal. PMID: 27439420 PMCID: PMC5389895 DOI: 10.1007/s10995-016-2103-0

Groth, SW., Simpson, AH., Fernandez, ID. (2016). The Dietary Choices of Women Who Are Low-Income, Pregnant, and African American. J Midwifery & Women's, 1-7.. DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.12463

Dye, TDV., Li, D., Demment, M., Groth, S., Fernandez, ID., Dozier, A., Chang, J (2016). Sociocultural variation in attitudes toward use of genetic information and participation in genetic research by race in the United States: Implications for precision medicine. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 1-5. PMID: 26984047 PMCID: PMC4926739 DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocv214

Groth, S. W. Dozier, A. Demment, M. Li, D. Fernandez, I. D. Chang, J. Dye, T. (2016). Participation in Genetic Research: Amazon's Mechanical Turk Workforce in the United States and India. , 19 (6), 325-335.

Groth, SW & Morrison-Beedy D (2015). GNB3 and FTO Polymorphisms and Pregnancy Weight Gain in Black Women. Biological Research for Nursing, 17 (4), 405-12. PMID: 25510251 PMCID: PMC5527338 DOI: 10.1177/1099800414561118

Fernandez ID, Groth SW, Reschke JE, Graham ML, Strawderman M, Olson CM (2015). Electronically-Mediated Weight Interventions for Pregnant and Postpartum Women. Study Design and Baseline Characteristics. Contemporary Clinical Trials.

Tantillo, M, McGraw, JS, Hauenstein, EJ, & Groth, SW (2015). Partnering with patients and families to develop an innovative Multifamily Therapy Group treatment for adults with Anorexia Nervosa. Advances in Eating Disorders: Theory, Research and Practice.

Holland, ML, Groth SW. , Kitzman H (2015). Gestational Weight Gain and Health Outcomes 18 Years Later in Urban Black Women. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 19 (10), 2261-71.

Groth SW, Rhee H, Kitzman H (2015). Relationships among obesity, physical activity and sedentary behavior in young adolescents with and without lifetime asthma. J Asthma., 19, 1-6. PMID: 26288155 PMCID: PMC4827268 DOI: 10.3109/02770903.2015.1063646

Lowmaster Csont, G, Groth, SW, Hopkins, P, & Guillet, R (2014). An evidence based approach to breastfeeding neonates at risk for hypoglycemia. JOGNN, 43, 71-81.. PMID: 24428146 DOI: 10.1111/1552-6909.12272

Robertson Blackmore, E, Groth, S, Chen, D, Gilchrist, M, O'Connor, TG (2014). Depressive symptoms and proinflammatory cytokines across the perinatal period in African American women. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 35 (1), 8-15. PMID: 24350831 DOI: 10.3109/0167482X.2013.868879

Groth, SW., Holland, ML, Kitzman, H., Meng, Y. (2013). Gestational weight gain of African American adolescents affects body mass index 18 years later.. JOGNN, 42, 541-550;. PMID: 24003870 PMCID: PMC3810949 DOI: 10.1111/1552-6909.12230

Groth, SW, Morrison-Beedy, D (2013). Low-income, Pregnant African American Women's Views on Physical Activity and Diet. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 58 (2), 195-202.

Groth, S.W., Morrison-Beedy, D., & Meng, Y. (2012). How Pregnant African-American Women View Pregnancy Weight Gain.. JOGNN, 41, 798-808.

Groth, SW & Morrison-Beedy, D. (2011). Obesity risk in urban adolescents:. Journal of the New York State Nurses Association..

Groth, S.W., Norsen, L., & Kitzman, H. (2010). Long-term outcomes of advanced practice nursing. In M. D. Mezey., D. o. McGivern., E.M. Sullivan-Marx., & S. A. Greenberg (Eds.), Nurse practitioners: The evolution and future of advanced practice (5th ed.). New Springer.

Groth, S.W., Morrison-Beedy, D. (2010). Smoking, substance use, and mental health correlates in urban adolescent girls.. Journal of Community Health. PMID: 21107998 PMCID: PMC3639007 DOI: 10.1007/s10900-010-9340-8

Groth, S.W. (2010). Honorarium or coercion: Use of incentives for participations in clinical research.. The Journal of the New York Nurses Association. Spring/Summer, 11-13.

Groth, S.W. (2010). Adiponectin and polycystic ovary syndrome.. Biological Research for Nursing.

Groth, S. W. & Kearney, M. H. (2009). Diverse Women's Beliefs about Weight Gain in Pregnancy. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 54, 452-457.

Groth, SW. David, T (2008). New mothers' views of exercise and weight. MCN The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 33 (6), 364-370.

Groth, SW (2008). The long term impact of adolescent gestational weight gain. RINAH, 31, 108-118.

Groth, S (2007). Are the institute of medicine recommendations for gestational weight gain appropriate for adolescents?. JOGNN, 36, 21-27.

Groth, S (2006). Adolescent gestational weight gain: Does it contribute to obesity?. MCN The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 31 (2), 101-105. PMID: 16523035 DOI: 10.1097/00005721-200603000-00009

Kitzman, H., & Groth, S (2003). Long-term outcomes of advanced practice nursing. Nurse practitioners: Evolution of advanced practice.

Ryan, S., D'Aoust, R., Groth, S., McGee, K., & Small, L. (1997). A faculty on the move into the community. Nursing and Health Care Perspectives, 18 (3), 138-141, 149..

Hill, D., Hinton-Walker, P., Groth, S., Chevalier, N., & Springer, A., (1995). Adolescent care: Community-based faculty practice in a nursing center. Nursing Centers: The Time Is Now.

Projects
Pregnancy and postpartum as vulnerable exposure windows: phthalates and maternal cardiometabolic health
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
5/2/2022 - 2/28/2027
Role: MPI
PI: Tamara James-Todd, Susan Groth, and Emily Barrett

Randomized Clinical Trial of Nurse Family Partnership for Women with Previous Live Births
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
5/11/2022 - 2/28/2026
Role: Co-Investigator
PI: Mandy Allison and David Olds

Neural Network Approach to Estimate Fetal Weight in the Late Third Trimester of Pregnancy
NIH/NINR
8/17/2022 - 7/31/2025
Role: Mentor
PI: Caitlin Dreisbach, PhD, RN

Influence of Prenatal and Early Childhood Home-Visiting by Nurses on Development of Chronic Disease: 29-year Follow-Up of a Randomized Clinical Trial
National Heart Lung and Blood institute (NHLBI)
6/22/2020 - 5/31/2024
Role: Site PI
PI: David L Olds; Dana Dabelea; Stephen R Daniels

Longitudinal Changes in Weight and Biology in the Pregnancy-Postpartum Period and Subsequent Cardiometabolic Risk
NIH/NINR
4/1/2018 - 1/31/2023
Role: MPI
PI: Susan Groth, Thomas O’Connor and Emily Barrett

Delineation of the biopsychosocial risks of obesogenic eating behaviors
NIH
9/25/2019 - 7/31/2022
Role: Co-Mentor
PI: Ying Meng