Priscila de Morais Sato, MS
Former Visiting Scholar
PhD Student, Interdisciplinary Health Sciences
Federal University of São Paulo
Priscila de Morais Sato received her Master’s in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from the Federal University of São Paulo and is a third year PhD student. She was a visiting scholar at the Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health hosted by Dr Joel Gittelsohn. In her internship, Sato engaged with data collection and Community Forum planning in the B’More Healthy Community for Kids project.
Her research interests are in the social determinants of obesity among low-income women with focus on culture and gender. Sato works with quantitative and qualitative researches exploring eating practices through Pierre Bourdieu’s concept of habitus to understand values, believes and social norms that interact and determine how people eat.
- Sato PM, Pereira PR, Stelmo IC, Unsain RF, Ulian MD, Sabatini F, Martins PA, Scagliusi FB. Eating practices and habitus in mothers. a brazilian population-based survey. Appetite (london. print), v. 82, p. 16-28, 2014.
- Ulian MD, Sato PM, Rocha PP, Stelmo IC, Sabatini F, Scagliusi FB. Current and previous eating practices among women recovered from anorexia nervosa: a qualitative approach. Jornal brasileiro de psiquiatria (ufrj. impresso), v. 62, p. 275-284, 2013.
- Scagliusi FB, Pereira PR, Stelmo IC, Unsain RF, Martins PA, Sato PM. Insatisfação corporal, prática de dietas e comportamentos de risco para transtornos alimentares em mães residentes em santos. Jornal brasileiro de psiquiatria (ufrj. impresso), v. 61, p. 159-167, 2012.
- Alvarenga MS, Philippi ST, Lourenço, BH, Sato PM, Scagliusi FB. Body image dissatisfaction in female Brazilian university students. Jornal Brasileiro de Psiquiatria (UFRJ. Impresso), v. 59, p. 44-51, 2010.
- 2.52Scagliusi, Fernanda Baeza2009 Scagliusi FB, Nakagawa KA, Campos RM, Kotait M, Fabbri A, Sato PM, Cordás TA. Nutritional knowledge, eating attitudes and chronic dietary restraint among men with eating disorders. Appetite (London. Print), v. 53, p. 446-449, 2009.