Members

Adair, Linda PhD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Maternal and child nutrition, nutritional stresses, gene-environment interactions relating to nutritional statuses

Ammerman, Alice DrPH
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Childhood obesity, school nutrition policies, community-based nutrition and physical activity interventions for low-income and minority populations

Aris, Robert MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Lung transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, pathogenesis and treatment of bone disease in cystic fibrosis
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Vitamin D treatment to improve bone metabolism and bone mineral density in cystic fibrosis

Bae-Jump, Victoria MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Area of Expertise: Surgery and chemotherapy for gynecologic malignancies, translational research in ovarian and endometrial cancer, novel therapeutics for endometrial cancer
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Ovarian cancer’s metabolic responses to the tumor promoting environment of obesity

Bardone-Cone, Anna PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Area of Expertise:  Etiology and maintenance of bulimia nervosa with particular interests in the roles of perfectionism, self-efficacy, and stress; sociocultural factors (race/ethnicity, family, media) in relation to body image and eating disorders; defining “recovery” from an eating disorder

Bauserman, Melissa MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Department of of Pediatrics
Area of Expertise: Global public health and international nutrition

Bennett, Brian PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of  Genetics
Area of Expertise: Systems genetics, cardiovascular disease, nutrigenomics

Beck, Melinda PhD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Nutrition and immune function, the effects of obesity on the immune response

Bentley, Margaret PhD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Women and infant nutrition, child feeding, behavioral research on sexually transmitted diseases and HIV, community-based interventions for nutrition and health

Berry, Diane PhD, ANp-BC, FAANP
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Area of Expertise: Management and prevention of obesity, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes mellitus using community-based research in English and Spanish

Brownley, Kimberly PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Area of Expertise: Psychobiology of appetite regulation including the study of hormones that signal hunger and satiety, the role hormones play in disordered eating behavior and weight gain

Bulik, Cynthia PhD
Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Genetic epidemiology of eating disorders and weight regulation, development of treatments for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa

Bultman, Scott PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Area of Expertise: Role of dietary fiber, gut microflora and epigenetic events that protect against colorectal cancer

Burger, Kyle PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of  Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Food reward, reward learning, decision making, impulsivity, fMRI

Buse, John MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Prevention and treatment strategies for type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and their complications
Nutrition and Obesity Link: School-based interventions to reduce obesity and prevent type 2 diabetes in youth

Caron, Kathleen PhD
Professor, Departments of Genetics and Cell and Molecular Physiology
Area of Expertise: Genetically engineered animal models in the study of human disease (hypertension, preeclampsia)
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Examining calcification of bone in a mouse model of hyperprolactinemia

Cheatham, Carol PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychology and Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Influences of nutrition on infant cognitive and social development

Clemmons, David MD
Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Area of Expertise: Examining how integral membrane proteins and proteins in the pericellular environment interact with the IGF receptor to regulate IGF-I receptor linked signaling, diabetes and diet effects on IGF

Coleman, Rosalind MD
Professor, Departments of Nutrition and Pediatrics
Area of Expertise: Lipid metabolism, obesity, triacylglycerol biosynthesis and its critical regulated pathways in liver and adipocytes

Corbin, Karen PhD, RD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Nutrition requirements in common chronic disorders including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity; 1-carbon metabolism; energy metabolism

Daniels, Julie PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Maternal and Child Health
Area of Expertise: Nutritional and environmental factors active during the perinatal period that affect infant/child growth and development (specifically autism and developmental disabilities)

Donaldson, Scott MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Cystic fibrosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia, mucociliary clearance apparatus, chronic lung infections
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Analysis of malnutrition in adults with cystic fibrosis

Dorn, Spencer MD, MPH, MHA
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Functional GI and motility disorders, IBS self management, clinical trials, health services research, health care policy and delivery
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Nutrition and diet solutions to help prevent onset of/alleviate the symptoms of IBS

Drobna, Zuzana PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Epigenetics of nutrient-carcinogen interactions, role of folate in transplacental carcinogenesis associated with arsenic exposure

Du, Shufa PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Impact of education, income, and other socioeconomic factors on dietary behaviors, physical activity/inactivity, and other health outcomes (cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and obesity)

Earp, H. Shelton MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: EGF receptors, tyrosine-specific protein kinases in breast cancer, prostate cancer, lymphoma, leukemia
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Nutrition and growth factors

Eron, Joseph MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: HIV care and infection, antiretroviral therapy in patients, HIV resistance
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in HIV-infected patients receiving combination antiretroviral therapy, infant-feeding counseling protocols for HIV-infected mothers

Faith, Myles PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Familial influences on the development of child eating patterns and obesity

Ferris, Maria MD, MPH, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Pediatrics
Area of Expertise: Epidemiology of kidney disease, prenatal diagnosis of kidney and urinary tract abnormalities
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Microalbuminuria and body mass index

Fischer, Leslie PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Interrelationship between the nutrient choline and normal development/disease processes

Fisher, Edwin PhD
Professor, Department of Health Behavior
Area of Expertise: Chronic disease management, and psychosocial factors associated with in asthma, cancer, diabetes and smoking in under served populations
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Diabetes prevention and its relationship to diet and weight management

Flax, Valerie PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Interventions to improve the health and nutritional status of mothers and children in low-income countries

Galanko, Joseph PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Applied statistics in medical settings, case-control studies, regression modelling, survival analysis and gene-environment interaction analyses; diet and cancer

Gammon, Marilie PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Area of Expertise: Epidemiology of breast cancer risk and survival, epidemiology of esophageal cancer risk and survival, influence of obesity and physical activity on breast cancer

Gaylord, Susan PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Area of Expertise: Mindfulness based interventions for irritable bowel syndrome, reduction in risk for pre-diabetic African Americans, intervention and therapy for migraines/headaches
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Use of and communication about dietary supplements among hospitalized patients

, Paul MD, PhD, MPP
Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Epidemiology of prostate cancer in African Americans
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Biomarkers of past consumption of fat-soluble vitamins

Golin, Carol MD
Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior
Area of Expertise: Development and assessment of behavioral interventions to enhance compliance and health care for persons living with HIV/AIDS, access to care for incarcerated persons with HIV, nutrition for HIV patients and its relevance in maintaining good health

Gomez, Shawn EngScD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Area of Expertise: Bioinformatics, genetics, genomics, mathematical modeling, systems biology
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Models metabolic pathways using systems biology

Gordon-Larsen, Penny PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Development of obesity over the life cycle, genetic and environmental determinants of weight gain

Gourlay, Margaret MD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Area of Expertise: Osteoporosis risk assessment
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Calcium (Vitamin D) supplementation for osteoporosis risk assessment

Graham, Karen MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Area of Expertise: Metabolic effects of antipsychotic medications, relationship between weight gain and antipsychotic medications

Heiss, Gerardo MSc, PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Area of Expertise: Atherosclerosis risk in communities (AIRC Study), association of multiple anthropometrics of overweight and obesity with incident heart failure

Herring, Amy ScD
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Area of Expertise: Guidelines for weight gain during pregnancy, maternal postpartum weight retention

Hightow-Weidman, Lisa MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Acute HIV, HIV prevention among adolescents, linkage and engagement in care for HIV-infected clients
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Nutrition for HIV patients and its relevance in maintaining good health

Hodges, Eric PhD, APRN, BC
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Area of Expertise: Role of feeding interactions in children’s development of self-regulation of eating and subsequent weight status

Jaspers, Ilona PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Environment Sciences & Engineering
Area of Expertise: Effect of sulforaphane (an isothiocyanate commonly found in cruciferous vegetables) on susceptibility to influenza infections, nutritional supplementation (in regards to second hand smoke) as a potential therapeutic strategy to mitigate the effects of inflammatory responses to influenza virus infection

Jones, Corbin PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Biology and Genetics
Area of Expertise: Genetic analysis of adaptations and interspecific differences in Drosophila, molecular evolution and population genetics of new genes
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Drosophila genetic model system to investigate the interplay between food preferences and food metabolism

Jordan, Joanne MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Genetics of osteoarthritis, ethnic health disparities, heavy metal exposures, disability, and hemochromatosis
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Anthropometric measures, body composition, body fat distribution, and knee osteoarthritis in women

Kakoki, Masao MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
Area of Expertise: Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, identification of genes that confer susceptibility or resistance to the diseases with the use of genetically engineered mice
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Mouse models of diabetic nephropathy, amino acids

Kappelman, Michael MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Area of Expertise: Pediatric endoscopy and colonoscopy, clinical epidemiology, pediatric inflammatory bowel disease
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Nutritional complications in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease

Kashuba, Angela BScPhm, PharmD
Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics
Area of Expertise: Clinical pharmacology of antiretroviral agents used in the treatment of HIV infection, antiretroviral therapy used to prevent the transmission of HIV, sex and ethnicity in drug disposition
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Enzyme activity in HIV-infected patients, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and plasma activity, influence of CYP3A5 genotype on dexamethasone induction of CYP3A activity in African Americans

Keku, Temitope MSPH, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Folate and colon cancer risk, dietary heterocyclic amines and colon cancer, lifestyle factors in the prevention of colorectal adenomas

Keyserling, Thomas MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Prevention of cardiovascular disease and its complications, community based randomized trials, behavioral interventions
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Lifestyle interventions to improve physical activity, diet, and dietary intervention

Klemmer, Philip MD
Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Hypertension, metabolic bone diseases, electrolye disorders
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and the progression of chronic kidney disease, pathogenesis of obesity-associated kidney disease

Klett, Eric MD
Instructor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Lipid disorders, genetic disorders of metabolism, transgender endocrinology, general endocrinology

Kohlmeier, Martin MD
Research Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Nutritional genetics and nutrition education

Lange, Leslie PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Area of Expertise: Genetics of complex diseases, genetics of chronic inflammation, cardiovascular disease, asthma
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Genetic epidemiology of body mass index and body mass change form in adolescence

Lee, Craig PharmD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics
Area of Expertise: The role of genomics in the development, progression and treatment of cardiovascular disease
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Plasma concentration as a phenotypic measure of CYP2C9 activity

Leeman, Jennifer DrPH, MDIV
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Area of Expertise: Disseminating evidence from research and practice, interventions to improve diabetes self-management, obesity prevention

Li, Yun PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Area of Expertise: Development and application of computational and statistical tools for the understanding human genetic variation with a focus on complex human diseases and traits
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Statistical genetics of obesity related traits

Linnan, Laura ScD
Associate Professor, Department of Health Behavior
Area of Expertise: Prevention and control of chronic diseases, worksite-based weight loss interventions

Lund, Pauline PhD
Professor, Department of Cell & Molecular Physiology
Area of Expertise: Impact of growth factors, cytokine, and nutrient interactions on the gastrointestinal tract, stem cells, and inflammation associated diseases

Macdonald, Jeffrey PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Area of Expertise: Metabolomics, liver tissue engineering, metabolism, environmental metabolomics, in vivo NMR spectroscopy

Maeda, Nobuyo PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Area of Expertise: Insulin resistance, diabetes and hypertension in mouse models, homocysteinemias, cardiovascular disease associated with aggregation of obesity and dyslipidemia

Makowski, Liza PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Obesity and type 2 diabetes, production of bioactive lipids, insulin signaling capacity, inflammatory response (local and systemic)

Mann, John Douglas MD
Professor, Departments of Neurology and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Area of Expertise: Acupuncture, hypnosis, chronic pain interventions, irritable bowel syndrome
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Dietary interventions for chronic headaches

Mathes, Wendy Foulds PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Area of Expertise: Role of central reward mechanisms in excessive exercise as it contributes to the development and maintenance of anorexia nervosa and binge eating disorder

May, Philip PhD
Research Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Link between body mass and nutrition and the the severity of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), targeted nutritional investigations for FASD etiology, intervention, and prevention

Mayer, Deborah PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Area of Expertise: Cancer survivorship
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Interactive cancer communication directed physical activity

Mayer-Davis, Elizabeth PhD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Diet interventions for children and adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes

Mendez, Michelle PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Dietary exposures and health outcomes such as obesity and related disorders, neurodevelopment, and cancer

Mohlke, Karen PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics
Area of Expertise: Human genetics and genomics, diabetes, obesity, lipids, complex diseases

Morgan, Douglas MD, MPH, FACG
Associate Professor, School of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Gastric cancer, H pylori, small bowel enteroscopy, capsule endoscopy
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Dietary risk factors associated with gastric cancer in Latino populations

Ng, Shu Wen PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Dietary change and shifts in physical activity patterns, weight gain in individuals experiencing rapid economic and social change

Nicholson, Wanda MD, MPH, MBA
Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Area of Expertise: Epidemiology of chronic conditions in women (including gestational diabetes, type II diabetes), the effect of depressive symptoms on health-related quality of life
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Internet-supported postpartum lifestyle intervention to promote weight loss and peer support among African American women

Niculescu, Mihai MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Epigenetics and nutrition, maternal obesity, omega-3 fatty acids, postnatal brain development

Noah, Terry MD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Area of Expertise: Mechanisms of inflammation and environmental pollutants in the airways, lung transplantation in children
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Effect of sulforaphane (an isothiocyanate found in cruciferous vegetables) on susceptibility to influenza infections

North, Kari PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Area of Expertise: Genetic epidemiology, statistical genetics, cardiovascular disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes

Olshan, Andrew PhD
Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Area of Expertise: Cancer, child development, reproductive health, folate

Pardo-Manuel de Villena, Fernando PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Genetics
Area of Expertise: Development of novel methods to characterize complex genetic traits, production and genetic analysis of the Cross Collaborative (CC) mice
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Genetics traits and its impact on obesity

Perkins, Diana MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Area of Expertise: Early identification and treatment of schizophrenia, treatment of psychosis
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Weight gain and health risks associated with taking psychotropic medications

Perreira, Krista PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Public Policy
Area of Expertise: Disparities in health, education, and economic well-being in families, health and social policies focusing on children in immigrant families
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Obesity in immigrant populations

Perrin, Eliana Miller MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Area of Expertise: Obesity, risk factors and preventive measures for eating disorders affecting girls and women

Pignone, Michael MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Smoking cessation, preventive cardiology, cancer prevention, diabetes, heart failure
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Elevation of lipids in the blood due to diet and lifestyle

Pomp, Daniel PhD
Professor, Department of Genetics and Cell & Molecular Physiology
Area of Expertise: Genetic architecture of complex traits, obesity and body weight regulation

Popkin, Barry, PhD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Nutrition transition, dietary and physical activity/inactivity patterns and their effect on health

Ringel-Kulka, Tamar MD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health
Area of Expertise: Intestinal microbiota, obesity and eating disorders, probiotic products for the pediatric population

Robinson, Donita PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Alcohol Studies
Area of Expertise: Neurology of alcoholism using animal models of alcohol award
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Neurobiological and genetic foundations of eating disorders using animal models of binge eating

Rosamond, Wayne PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Emergency Medicine
Area of Expertise: Chronic disease epidemiology, cardiovascular disease epidemiology, medical care surveillance
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Relationship between body mass index and coronary heart disease

Ryan, Eric PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Area of Expertise: Non-invasive assessment of muscle function, human performance, sports nutrition

Sethupathy, Praveen PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Area of Expertise: Non-coding RNAs, gene regulation, functional genomics, computational biology, diabetes and metabolism
Nutrition and Obesity Link: An in vivo investigation of the role of microRNA-27b in controlling systemic lipid levels

Shaheen, Nicholas MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology
Area of Expertise: Epidemiology and management of esophageal diseases
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Dietary manipulation on gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms and esophageal acid exposures

Sheridan, Patricia PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Vitamin E and herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1, synergism in neurodegenerative diseases

Siega-Riz, Anna Maria PhD
Professor, Departments of Epidemiology and Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Gestational weight gain and obesity development, diet methodology, reproductive epidemiology, child and adolescent dietary behaviors, trends in dietary intakes among minority populations

Sikich, Linmarie MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Area of Expertise: Treatments for severe neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and schizophrenia
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Promotion of physical activity

Smith, Abbie PhD, CSC, CISSN
Assistant Professor, Department of Exercise and Sports Science
Area of Expertise: Exercise and nutrition interventions to modify various aspects of body composition, cardiovascular health, and metabolic function in obese, elderly, and women

Stevens, June PhD
Professor, Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology
Area of Expertise: Obesity and physical activity in children and adolescents.

Stuebe, Alison MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Area of Expertise: Maternal genotypes, maternal feeding, pregnancy adiposity, diabetes, obesity interventions

Styblo, Mirek PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Nutrition and Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Area of Expertise: Arsenic effects on nutrient metabolism, diabetes and glucose transporters

Swenberg, James DVM
Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering
Area of Expertise: DNA oxidation, dietary antioxidants, chemical carcinogenesis, toxicology

Tate, Deborah PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Nutrition and Health Behavior
Area of Expertise: Clinical trials, health behavior, health communication, interventions for the prevention and treatment of obesity

Thompson, Amanda PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
Area of Expertise: Biomedical anthropology, nutrition, human biology, early life determinants of body composition and obesity, infant and child feeding

Thorp, John MD
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Preterm birth, cervical insufficiency, health disparities, alcohol and drug abuse research, outreach education
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Bone metabolism, nutrition in pregnancy, effect of maternal body mass index on neonatal outcome

Thorpe, Deborah PT, PhD, PCS
Associate Professor, Department of Allied Health Sciences
Area of Expertise: Effects of aquatic resistive exercise on strength, energy expenditure, and perceived physical competence in persons with cerebral palsy

Troester, Melissa PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology
Area of Expertise: Breast cancer risk factors including obesity, breast tissue and gene expression

Truesdale, Kimberly PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: The causes and consequences of obesity and energy imbalance

Valdar, Will PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Area of Expertise: Mapping of complex disease loci in animal models, statistical genetics
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Statistical genetics of obesity related traits

Voruganti, Saroja PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: The impact of genetic and environmental (particularly diet and nutrients) factors on hyperuricemia, gout, kidney and cardiovascular disease.

Ward, Dianne Stanton EdD
Professor, Department of Nutrition
Area of Expertise: Prevention of obesity, promotion of healthy diets, physical activity through interventions

Wohl, David MD
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Area of Expertise: Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in HIV-infected patients, calcium and vitamin D supplementation for the treatment of decreased bone mineral density in HIV

Xiao, Xiao PhD
Professor, School of Pharmacy
Area of Expertise: Gene delivery and therapy for various genetic and acquired diseases
Nutrition and Obesity Link: Gene therapy for type 2 diabetes and obesity

Zeisel, Steven MD, PhD
Professor, Departments of Nutrition and Pediatrics
Area of Expertise: Nutrient metabolism, nutrigenomics, the role of choline in brain development, clinical nutrition

Zerwas, Stephanie PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Area of Expertise: Eating disorders and its affect on parent-child communication and relationships, environmental experiences and genetic predisposition for eating disorders across the developmental life span