Faculty Profile: Chantelle Hart, PhD

Chantelle Hart
Chantelle Hart, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Bio Med Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Work: +1 401-793-9727
Chantelle Hart's work focuses on development of novel prevention and treatment approaches for pediatric obesity. Her current work focuses on how children's sleep duration is associated with eating and activity habits, and weight status.


American Psychological Association, 1998-present
Society for Pediatric Psychology, 1999-present
The American Diabetes Association, 2009-present
The Obesity Society, 2009-present

Funded Research

1. F31 MH067343-01 Nobile (PI) 09/18/02-06/30/03
NIMH, $29,991
Parent-provider communication in primary care
This NRSA provided training in state of the art methods in parent-provider communication assessment and piloted an intervention designed to enhance residents' interpersonal communication skills in primary care.
Role: PI

2. unnumbered Klein (PI) 05/01/07-08/31/09
Rhode Island Department of Health
Asthma Clinical Care Program
The purpose of this grant is to improve the quality of care provided to children with asthma in community settings, including how providers effectively communicate with families.
Role: Consultant

3. 1-09-JF-22 Hart (PI) 01/01/09-01/31/12
The American Diabetes Association, $319,114
Sleep Duration and Pediatric Overweight: The Role of Eating Behaviors
This grant examines whether changing sleep duration in school-age children is associated with changes in leptin and ghrelin, the reinforcing value of food, and eating and activity behaviors.
Role: PI

4. U01 CA150387-01 Wing (PI) 09/28/09-08/31/14
The National Cancer Institute, $3,729,255
Increasing Sleep Duration: A Novel Approach to Weight Control
The purpose of the project is to translate the basic science on sleep duration into a novel intervention to reduce obesity and obesity-related co-morbidities.
Role: Co-I

5. R01 HL092910 Hart (PI) 04/01/11-03/31/15
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, $1,054,364
Enhancing Sleep Duration: Effects on Children's Eating and Activity Behaviors
The purpose of this grant is to determine whether an intervention to increase sleep duration in school-age children affects eating and activity behaviors, and zBMI.
Role: PI

6. U01 DK094449 Phelan (PI) 12/01/11-11/30/16
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, $1,194,381 (for subcontract)
Preventing Excessive Gestational Weight Gain in Obese Women
The purpose of this grant is to determine the efficacy of a multicomponent intervention to prevent excessive gestational weight gain in a multiethnic population.
Role: Co-I