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Marcel Horowitz MS, MCHES

Healthy Youth, Families, & Communities Advisor
Woodland Administrative Office
70 Cottonwood St
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 666-8722
mhorowitz@ucanr.edu Create VCard

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Yolo County

Biography


MAJOR PROGRAMS:
California Nutrition Education Curriculum Committee Chair
California 4-H Healthy Living Leadership Team Chair
National Extension Committee on Organization and Policy, Chronic Disease Prevention Team Member
Yolo County 4-H Program Director
Yolo County U.C Nutrition Education Program Director 





Education

M.S. Health and Wellness Education, California State University, Chico. 1999

Specialty

Youth Health Education

Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)

Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Worker, S.; Iaccopuuci, A., et al. (2019).  Promoting Positive Youth Development through Meaningful Contribution: A Qualitative Study of Teenagers-as-Teachers Programs. Journal of Adolescent Research. 34:1, 30-54. January.
  • Prevedel, S; Nelson, C, et al. (2018). Cooperative Extension as a partner in creating healthy communities: An environmental scan. 5:2, 26-36. June.
  • Horowitz, M; Shilts, M & Townsend (2018). EatFit Student workbook. ANR Publication # 3423. May.
  • Townsend, M; Horowitz, M & Shilts (2018). EatFit: A middle school curriculum that challenges adolescents to improve their eating and fitness choices. ANR Publication # 3424. May.
  • Horowitz, M. (2018). Healthy Living 4-H Project Sheets. HEALTH: CPR, First Aid & Safety, HEALTH: Fitness, HEALTH: Foods and Nutrition, HEALTH: Health. March.
  • Ontai, L; Horowitz, M, et al. (2018). Healthy, Happy Families Express. UC ANR. December.
  • Horowitz, M. (2018). Science, Technology, Engineering & Math 4-H Project Sheets. STEM: Bird, STEM: Cavy, STEM: Dog, STEM: Pets and Small Animals, STEM: Rabbits, STEM: Reptile. March.
  • Remley, D; Buys, D, et al. (2018). The role of Cooperative Extension in Chronic Disease Prevention and Management: Perspectives from professionals in the field. 5:2, 15-25. June.
  • Horowitz, M; Hedrick, C (2017). UP4it Level 1 Activity Guide: Childhood obesity prevention curriculum for upper elementary age youth. ANR Publication #21650. November.
  • Kaiser, L. Eds. (2016). Ninos Sanos, Familia Sano: Childhood Obesity Prevention Curriculum for families with young children.
  • Horowitz, M (2015). 4-H Healthy Club/ Event Assessment Poster. Health Outreach Conference. May 2015.
  • Kaiser, L (2015). "Adaptation of a culturally relevant nutrition education program for low income, Mexican origin parents with young children." Preventing Chronic Disease 12
  • Munoz-Gomez, M (2015). Association Between Sleep Trends and Obesity in Mexican Origin Children. Childhood Obesity Conference. June 2015.
  • Kaiser, L (2015). "Correlates of food patterns in young Latino children at high-risk of obesity." J Public Health Nutrition 18(16): 3042-3050.
  • Kaiser, L.; Aguilera, A., et al. (2015). "Correlates of food patterns in young Latino children at high-risk of obesity." Public Health Nutrition
  • Chaidez, V.; Kaiser, L., et al. (2015). "Food resource management education with SNAP pariticipation improves food security." Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior 47(4): 374-378.
  • Chaidez, V (2015). "Food resource management education with SNAP participation improves food security." J of Nutrition Education and Behavior 47(4): 374-378.
  • Worker, S (2015). Methods for Evaluating 4-H Science Programs Across Programs and Ages. National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Conference. Oct 2015.
  • Gomez, M (2015). The Drought’s Effect on Food Security among Farmworkers. Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior Annual Conference. July 2015.
  • Rodriguez, L (2015). "The Impact of the California Drought on Food Security among Rural Families of Mexican Origin." Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk
  • Espinoza, D (2015). UC 4-H Water Policy: Changing the environment to support the Health H. National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Conference. Oct 2015.
  • Horowitz, M.; Iaccoppucci, A., et al. (2014). 4-H Water policy Chp 11:X:B. California 4-H Online Policy guide. July 1, 2014. http://4h.ucanr.edu/Resources/Policies/Chapter11/
  • Kaiser, L.; Martinez, J., et al. (2014). "Adaptation of a culturally relevant nutrition education program for low income, Mexican origin parents with young children." Preventing Chronic Disease
  • Horowitz, M.; Kaiser, L., et al. (2014). Ninos Sanos, Familia Sana: Designing a Community-Wide Childhood Obesity Prevention Intervention. International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Conference (Poster). May 24, 2014.
  • Horowitz, M.; Young, J., et al. (2013). A Social Ecological Model approach to implementing Farm-to-School within Yolo County. Childhood Obesity Conference. June 18, 2013.
  • Worker, S.; Dogan, S., et al. (2013). Children, Youth, and Families At Risk (CYFAR) program 2009-2013. UC ANR Conference (Poster). March 10, 2013.
  • Kaiser, L.; Lamp, C., et al. (2013). Development of a Health Report Card for Mexican Origin Families. Childhood Obesity Conference. June 18, 2013.
  • Kaiser, L.; Horowitz, M., et al. (2013). Dietary patterns of young Mexican-origin children in rural California. American Public Health Association Latino Caucus Program. October 28, 2013.
  • Lamp, C.; Smith, D., et al. (2013). MyPlate: Advancing ANR Leadership and Excellence in Nutrition Education. UC ANR Conference (Poster). March 10, 2013.
  • Smith, D.; Donohue, S., et al. (2013). Plan, Shop, Save and Cook Curriculum. Updated with MyPlate concepts. Core adult curriculum for UC CalFresh program. Curriculum. July 13, 2013.
  • Kaiser, L.; Schneider, C., et al. (2013). Plan, Shop, Save, Cook: Influence of SNAP on Program Outcomes. Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviors Conference (Poster). August 9, 2013.
  • Kaiser, L.; Horowitz, M., et al. (2013). "Use of an environmental scan for planning in a Multi-Year, Family-Centered Nutrition Intervention to Prevent Obesity in Mexican-Heritage Children." Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviors Conference (Poster)
  • McMurdo, T.; Lippitt, N., et al. (2012). Curriculum - Healthalicious: Nutrition & Cooking Curriculum for upper elementary 4-H youth. January 25, 2012.
  • Kaiser, L.; Lamp, C., et al. (2012). Development of a Multi Year Family-centered Nutrition Intervention to Prevent Obesity in Mexican Heritage Children. Washington DC Society for Nutrition Education Behaviors Conference (Poster). July 18, 2012.
  • Kaiser, L.; Lamp, C., et al. (2012). Healthalicious curriculum. ANR Catalog. ANR Publication #8449. http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Items.aspx?search=healthalicious
  • Ontai, L.; Grajales-Hall, M., et al. (2012). Healthy Happy Families Miniseries Curriculum. National curriculum. Summer 2012. http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Items/21646SET.aspx
  • Smith, D.; Donohue, S., et al. (2012). Plan, Shop, Save and Cook Curriculum. Statewide adult nutrition curriculum. March 1, 2012.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Iaccopucci, A; Horowitz, M & Espinoza (2019). California 4-H Celebrates its Tenth Year of a Healthy Living Mission Mandate. July. https://ucanr.edu/blogs/blogcore/postdetail.cfm?postnum=30637
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S., et al. (2019). Elementary Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Quarterly publication.
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C. (2019). Elementary Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Quarterly publication.
  • Horowitz, M; Espinoza, D & Iaccopucci (2019). Life Skills for Better Living Toolbox. March. https://ucanr.edu/sites/betterlivingtoolkit/
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C. (2019). Parent Fuel Their Minds Newsletter. Quarterly publication.
  • Horowitz, M.; Hedrick, C. (2019). Preschool Fuel Their Minds Newsletter.
  • Iaccopucci, A; Worker, S, et al. (2018). Exploring What Teens Describe as their Contributions in Teenagers-as-Teachers Programs. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. New York, New York. April. http://www.aera.net/repository. doi:10.302/1300764
  • Horowitz, M; Iaccopucci, A (2018). Healthy Camp Checklist. April.
  • Horowitz, M (2018). Healthy Children, Healthy Families. USDA SNAP-Ed Connection Success Story. January. https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/california-success-stories#CAHealthyChildren
  • Asch, A; Gonzalez, L, et al. (2018). UC 4-H and UC CalFresh Cooking Academy Fosters Leadership Development. UC Delivers. December. https://ucanr.edu/delivers/?impact=1086&a=0
  • Asch, A; Rose, B & Horowitz (2017). Cooking 101 Lesson Plan Guide. June.
  • Ontai, L (2016, Jan 2016). "Healthy, Happy Families On-Line Nutrition Educator Training."
  • Horowitz, M (2016). UC 4-H Water Policy: Changing the environment to support the Health "H" Poster. National Health Outreach Conference, Roanoke VI. May 2016.
  • Iaccopucci, A (2015). Wellness Challenge leads to results at the 4-H State Leadership Conference. Oct 2015.
  • Horowitz, M.; Iaccoppucci, A., et al. (2014). "Drink Up Poster Activity." Sent to every community club leader in California (~450) Retrieved July 1, 2014, from http://4h.ucanr.edu/Programs/Projects/HealthyLiving/Water_For_Better_Living/.
  • Townsend, M.; Davidson, C., et al. (2014). EatFit Core Competency correlations. UC ANR (University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources) - Internal Document. June 2, 2014.
  • Horowitz, M. (2014). Healthy Living Treasure Hunt. March 23, 2014. http://ceyolo.ucanr.edu/4-H_Program/Project_Leader_Resources/Resources_To_Host_A_Treasure_Hunt/
  • Horowitz, M. (2014). Leadership Treasure Hunt. Shared at conference, available on-line. August 17, 2014. http://ceyolo.ucanr.edu/4-H_Program/Project_Leader_Resources/Resources_To_Host_A_Treasure_Hunt/
  • (2014). Sleep in crucial. Online, shared with national 4-H. June 27, 2014. http://4h.ucanr.edu/Projects/HealthyLiving/
  • Horowitz, M.; Iaccoppucci, A., et al. (2014). Water for Better Living Video. California 4-H State Website. July 1, 2014. http://4h.ucanr.edu/Programs/Projects/HealthyLiving/Water_For_Better_Living/
  • Horowitz, M.; Iaccoppucci, A., et al. (2014). "Water: Frequently Asked Questions." California 4-H State Website Retrieved July 1, 2014,
  • (2014). Woodland Tree Foundation. You Tube Video. Website Page. Documentary component. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNnLxVpXSmU
  • Horowitz, M.; Fernandez, S. (2013). Harvest of the Month take-home Newsletter - Adaptation to UCCE teachers. November 1, 2012. http://ceyolo.ucanr.edu/FSNEP/Harvest_of_the_Month/
  • Worker, S.; Horowitz, M., et al. (2013). 4-H CYFAR (Children, Youth, and Families At Risk): Youth growing through science programming. UC Delivers. February 5, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/delivers/?impact=893&delivers=1#
  • Horowitz, M. (2013). 4-H youth persuade peers to replace sugary drinks with water. UC Delivers. September 5, 2013. http://ucanr.edu/delivers/?impact=928&delivers=1
  • Horowitz, M.; Churchill, K. (2013). Yolo 4-H Clubs recruiting new members for this fall. Daily Democrat Paper. September 8, 2013. http://www.dailydemocrat.com/news/ci_24057761/yolo-4-h-clubs-recruiting-new-members-this?IADID=Search-www.dailydemocrat.com-www.dailydemocrat.com
  • (2012). Join Us In Building a Sustainable Food System. Daily Democrat Paper. October 5, 2012.
  • Horowitz, M. (2012). Students from Woodland Montessori School Receive Grants to Promote Fruit at their School. Daily Democrat Paper. March 16, 2012.
  • Horowitz, M. (2012). Students Receive Grant to Promote Fruit and Their School. UC Delivers. July 23, 2012. http://ucanr.org/delivers/
  • Horowitz, M. (2012). UC Nutrition Education Kits: Preschool. Sleep. June 27, 2012.
  • Smith, D.; Horowitz, M. (2012). UCCE Helps Californians Stretch Their Food Budget. UC Delivers. November 27, 2012. http://ucanr.edu/delivers/?impact=905&a=0

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