Custodio Lumsden, Christie L. (clc2123)

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Custodio Lumsden, Christie
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Health & Behavior Studies
212-678-3912

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Educational Background

Ph.D. Behavioral Nutrition, May 2013

Teachers College Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Columbia University

 

M.Phil. Behavioral Nutrition, February 2013

Teachers College Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Columbia University

 

M.S. Nutrition Education, May 2009

Teachers College, Columbia University

 

B.A. Psychology, with honors, May 2002

State University of New York at Stony Brook

 

B.A. Sociology, with honors, May 2002

State University of New York at Stony Brook

Scholarly Interests

  • Nutrition and oral health research
  • Health promotion intervention development
  • Research and program development to reduce health inequities in vulnerable populations
  • Medical nutrition therapy, clinical nutrition, and behavioral nutrition counseling
  • Interdisciplinary education and mentorship

Selected Publications

Lumsden, C.L., Wolf, R. L., Contento, I., Basch, C., Zybert, P., Koch, P., and Edelstein, B. L. “Feasibility, Acceptability, and Short-term Behavioral Impact of the MySmileBuddy Intervention for Early Childhood Caries.” Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. 2019. (Accepted for Publication)

 

Lumsden, C. L., Andrews, H. A., Leu, C. S., Edelstein, B. L. “Changes in Knowledge and Beliefs of Community Health Workers Following an Oral Health Intervention Training Program.” Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community. 2019. (Accepted for Publication).

 

Delfiner, A., Myers, A., Lumsden, C., Chussid, S., and Yoon, R. “Characteristics and Associated Comorbidities of Pediatric Dental Patients Treated under General Anesthesia.” Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry. 2017.

 

Martin M. A., Frese W. A., Lumsden C., Sandoval A. “Building a Comprehensive Training Curriculum for Oral Health Community Health Workers.” Journal of Public Health Management & Practice. 2017.

 

Custodio-Lumsden, C., Wolf, R. L., Contento, I., Basch, C., Zybert, P., Koch, P., and Edelstein, B. L. “Validation of an Early Childhood Caries Risk Assessment Tool in a Low-income Hispanic Population.” Journal of Public Health Dentistry. 2015.

 

Edelstein, Burton L., Chinn, Courtney H., Custodio-Lumsden, Christie L., and Laughlin, Robert J. "Early Childhood Caries: Definition and Epidemiology." In Early Childhood Oral Health. Vol. 2. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2014. Ch. 2. Print.

 

Custodio-Lumsden, Christie L., and Sotiria Everett. "Perioperative Nutrition in the Orthopedic Surgical Patient." In Perioperative Care of the Orthopedic Patient. Vol. 17. New York: Springer, 2014. Ch. 21. Print.

Lumsden, C. (2018, January). Unlocking Oral Health Equity: Connecting Coverage and Care through Community Health Workers. Families USA Health Action Conference Connecting Coverage and Care Health Equity Panel. Invited panel presenter at the Columbia University Alumni Association Health and Wellness Panel. Washington, DC.

 

Lumsden, C. (2017, November). Nutrition & Dentistry: Fostering Partnerships for Healthy Patients. Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). Invited session speaker at the 2017 Pediatric Dental Summit. New York, NY.

 

Lumsden, C. (2016, December). Columbia Alumni Association Health and Wellness Panel. Invited panel presenter at the Columbia University Alumni Association Health and Wellness Panel. New York, NY.

 

Lumsden, C. (2016, August). Outcomes Studies: Designing Studies that use the Data to Change Policies… from an Individual-level Perspective. Invited Speaker and Panel Participant at the American Dental Association Foundation Caries Symposium 2016. New York, NY.

 

Custodio-Lumsden, C. (2015, November). Social Determinants of Oral Health: Understanding Health Equity & Equality. Keynote Speaker at the Oral Health Kansas Annual Conference: Putting Oral Health Equity Within Reach. Olathe, KS.

 

Custodio-Lumsden, C. (2015, October). MySmileBuddy: Combating ECC through Technology- Assisted Family Engagement. Invited Speaker at the Institute for Oral Health Conference: The Triple Aim of Oral Health. Tucson, AZ.

 

Custodio-Lumsden, C. (2015, June). Invited Speaker at the New York State Dental Foundation, Current State of Children’s Dental Health Workshop: Reviewing the Best Practices for Reducing and Treating Early Childhood Caries, Albany, NY.

 

Custodio-Lumsden, C., Levine, J., and Edelstein, B. L. (2015, April). The MySmileBuddy Intervention: Combating Early Childhood Caries Through Technology-assisted Lay Health Workers. Roundtable presentation at the 16th Annual National Oral Health Conference, Kansas City, MO.

 

Custodio-Lumsden, C., Wolf, R. L., Contento, I., Basch, C., Zybert, P., Koch, P., and Edelstein, B. L. (2015, March). Exploring Associations between Diet-related Behaviors, Body Mass Index and Early Childhood Caries in a Low-income Minority Population. Oral presentation at the 93rd General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 39th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), Boston, MA.

 

Custodio-Lumsden, C. (2014, September). Invited Speaker and Panel Participant at the 4th Annual NYU Pediatric Dentistry Alumni Symposium: Pediatric Nutrition and Health – An Interprofessional Approach, New York, NY.

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