Flagg, Lee Anne



B.A., Sociology/Anthropology, Truman State University, 2009
B.S., Exercise Science, Truman State University, 2009
M.A., Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2012

Research Interests: increasing exercise adherence in pregnant women


Inducted into the International Sociology Honor Society, Alpha Kappa Delta, 2010
Selected for the Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (T32HL105349), 2011
UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center “Creativity is a Decision” Prize, 2012
AAAS/Science Program for Excellence in Science, 2014
UAB Outstanding Doctoral Student in the Department of Sociology, 2015
Nominated for the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s Award, 2015


Baker, Mark D., Lisa R. Baker, and Lee A. Flagg. 2012. “Preparing Families of Children with Special Healthcare Needs for Disasters: An Education Intervention.” Social Work in Health Care 51(5):417-29. (PMID 22583028)

Flagg, Lee A., Belinda L. Needham, and Julie L. Locher. 2014. “Neighborhood Disadvantage, Preconception Health Behaviors, and Infant Birthweight: A Preliminary Study.” International Journal of Contemporary Sociology 51(1):7-25. (PMID 25788757)

Flagg, Lee A., Bisakha Sen, Meredith L. Kilgore, and Julie L. Locher. 2014. “The Influence of Gender, Age, Education, and Household Size on Meal Preparation and Food Shopping Responsibilities.” Public Health Nutrition 17(9):2061-70. (PMID 23988018)

Haas, Marilyn C., Eric V. Bodner, Cynthia J. Brown, David Bryan, David R. Buys, Akilah Dulin Keita, Lee A. Flagg, Amy Goss, Barbara Gower, Martha Hovater, Gary Hunter, Christine S. Ritchie, David L. Roth, Brooks C. Wingo, Jamy Ard, and Julie L. Locher. 2014. “Calorie Restriction in Overweight SeniorS: Response of Older Adults to a Dieting Study: The CROSSROADS Randomized Controlled Trial.” Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics 33(4):376-400. (PMID 25424512)

Expected Date of Graduation: August 2015