Bonnie Brehm

Bonnie Brehm

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Professional Summary

Dr. Brehm is a registered dietitian, Professor in the College of Nursing, and Nutrition Coordinator in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. Over the past two decades, she has taught numerous graduate and undergraduate nutrition courses for health professions students, including dietetics, nursing, and medical students. Prior to her academic career, Dr. Brehm worked as a clinical dietitian in hospital and outpatient settings, where her interest in the treatment of obesity began. Her research focuses on weight management, particularly the effects of dietary interventions on weight, body composition, and cardiovascular risk factors in overweight and obese individuals. In particular, her clinical research studies have examined the safety and effectiveness of low carbohydrate diets, as well as Mediterranean, high monounsaturated fat diets. Dr. Brehm’s research results laid the groundwork for further studies of diets with varying macronutrient content, and provided critical information about diet recommendations for optimal health in overweight persons, particularly those with diabetes. She has presented her research at professional meetings throughout the nation and has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Brehm has gained recognition for her nutrition and research expertise via local, national, and international media.

Education

BS, University of Cincinnati College of Education Dietetics Program, Cincinnati, OH,, 1975 (Dietetics, Summa cum laude)

MEd, University of Cincinnati College of Education Nutrition Program, Cincinnati, OH,, 1979 (Nutrition)

PhD, University of Cincinnati College of Arts & Sciences Interdisciplinary Studies Program, Cincinnati, OH,, 1994 (Interdisciplinary: Nutrition, Psychology, Counseling)

Research Support

Investigators:Brehm, B., Krabbe, B., Modawal, A., Shukla, R., Smith, R. & Tsuang, M. 2000 -2003 Pharmanex Pharmaceuticals, Financial Award, Effects of the Dietary Supplement Cordycepts Sinensis on Endurance in College Students Role:PI $12,750

Investigators:Smith, R., Brehm, B., Modawal, A., Reuss, S., Shukla, R. & Tsuang, M. 2000 -2003 Pharmanex Pharmaceuticals, Financial Award, Effects of the Dietary Supplement Cordyceps Sinensis on an Elderly Population Role:Co-Investigator $7,300

Investigators:Brehm, B., Seeley, R., & D'Alessio, D. 2000 -2000 University of Cincinnati, University Research Council, Competitive Grant, Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight, Body Composition, and Insulin Sensitivity Role:PI $4,000

Investigators:Brehm, B., Seeley, R. & D'Alessio, D. 2000 -2003 American Heart Association, Competitive Grant, Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors Role:PI $69,972

Investigators:Brehm, B., Seeley, R. & D'Alessio, D. 2000 -2003 University of Cincinnati, Obesity Research Center, Financial Award, Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors Role:PI $10,000

Investigators:Brehm, B. & Smith, R. 2000 -2001 University of Cincinnati, Fund for the Advancement of Service Learning, Competitive Grant, Nutrition Education: Integration into a Service Learning Literacy Project Role:Co-PI $1,546

Investigators:Brehm, B., Rourke, K., Emerson, L., Lee, R., Klosterman, B., Ludke, R. & Fant, W. 2000 -2003 University of Cincinnati, Success Challenge Collaboration Grant, Competitive Grant, Collaborative Advising, Orientation, and Educational Experiences for Students in Professional Colleges Role:PI $71,500

Investigators:Brehm, B., Seeley, R., Spang, S. & D'Alessio, D. 2003 -2003 University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Rabinowitz Award, Competitive Grant Validating a Method of Testing Satiety in Humans Role:PI $2,500

Investigators:Brehm, B., Seeley, R., Spang, S., & D'Alessio, D. 2003 -2004 University of Cincinnati, University Research Council, Competitive Grant, Effects of Diets with Varying Macronutrient Content on Hunger and Satiety Role:PI $5,000

Investigators:Brehm, B. & D'Alessio, D. 2004 -2007 American Diabetes Association A Comparison of High Monounsaturated Fat and High Carbohydrate Diets on Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Type 2 Diabetes Role:PI $292,599

Investigators:Gates, D., Brehm, B., D'Alessio, D., Singler, M & Succop, P. 2004 -2007 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Competitive Grant, Partnering to Reduce Obesity with Environmental Changes Role:Co-PI $657,188

Investigators:Kirk, S., Brehm, B., Daniels, S., & D'Alessio, D. 2004 -2007 Thrasher Foundation, Competitive Grant, Role of Carbohydrate Modification in Weight Management Among Obese Children Role:Co-Investigator $345,681

Investigators:Brown, B., Brehm, B. Van Loon, R, Breen, P., Grant, V., & Wall, A. 2012 -2015 University of Cincinnati, UC Forward Interprofessional collaboration in health care Role:Investigator $8,940 Type:Grant

Investigators:Brehm, B., Inge, T., D’Alessio, D., & Summer, S. 2013 -2015 Center for Bariatric Research and Innovation and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training (National Center for Research Resources and National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health) Thermic effect of food and gastrointestinal hormones following Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy in adolescence Role:PI $17,144

Investigators:Xanthakos, S., Inge, T., Kirk, S., King, E., & Ratcliff, M. 2015 -2019 National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Outcome of NASH in adolescents after bariatric surgery vs. lifestyle intervention. Role:Consultant $3,260,009

Investigators:Kues, J., Acquavita, S., Pruemer, J., Diers, T., Brehm, B., & Volek, P. 2015 -2016 Interact for Health. Tobacco cessation at the point of care: Interprofessional teams of students applying SBIRT Role:Co-Investigator $60,000

Investigators:Acquavita, S., Van Loon, R., Brehm, B., Diers, T., & Pruemer, J. 2015 -2018 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Interprofessional screening, brief intervention, referral and treatment (SBIRT) training for health professionals. $821, 467

Investigators:Sampsel, D., Bakas, T., et al. 2015 -2016 University of Cincinnati & UC Health The telehealth community holistic assistance team (T-CHAT) project: Using telehealth to optimize healthy independent living in older adults Role:Collaborating Investigator $20,000

Investigators:Bakas, T., Miller, E., Brehm, B., Dunning, K., McCarthy, M., & Rota, M. 2016 -2016 Center for Clinical and Translational Science & Training (CCTST) Self-management of African American stroke caregiver needs through skill-building Role: Co-Investigator $10,000

Investigators:Brehm, Bonnie 2000 -2003 American Heart Association - Southwest Chapter Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors Role:PI $69,972.00

Investigators:Lee, R., & Brehm, B. 2016 -2016 Interact for Health An exploration of the process of health promotion among adults transitioning from homelessness. Role:Co-Investigator $5,000

Publications

Published Abstracts

Brehm, B; Rourke, K & Cassell, C (1997. )Enhancing Didactic Education Through Participation in a Clinical Research Study .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 97 (9 ),Supplement A-34

Brehm, B; Rourke, K & Cassell, C (1998. )Training Dietetics Professionals: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach in a University-Based Weight Loss Program .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 98 (9 ),Supplement A-34

Cassell, C; Rourke, K; Brehm, B; & Hermann, T (1998. )The Effect of Body Composition Variables on Bone Mineral Density in Young Prepubertal Females .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 98 (9 ),Supplement A-52

Cicciarello, L; Rourke, K & Brehm, B (1998. )Development of a Medical Nutrition Therapy Resource Handbook in Training Medical Students .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 98 (9 ),Supplement A-41

Brehm, B; Rourke, K; & Cassell, C (1999. )Improved Psychosocial Outcomes of Young Female Participants in a Multidisciplinary Weight Loss Program .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 99 (9 ),Supplement A-122

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; & D'Alessio, D (2001. )Effects of a Low Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight/Composition, Blood Pressure, and Nutrition Intake .[Abstracy]Diabetes, 50 ,Supplement, A-367

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; Daniels, S; & D'Alessio, D (2001. )Effects of a Low Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .[Abstracy]Obesity Research, 9 (Supplement 3 ),170S

Brehm, B; Couch, S; & Lattin, B (2001. )Innovative Learning Experience for Dietetics Students: A Honduran School-Based Feeding Program .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 101 (9 ),Supplement A-70

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; & D'Alessio, D (2001. )Effects of a Low Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 101 (9 ),Supplement A-84

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; Daniels, S; & D'Alessio, D (2002. )Comparison of a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet and a Calorie-Restricted Low-Fat Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .[Abstracy]International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders, 26 (Supplement 1 ),S24

Brehm, S; Seeley, R; Andrews, L; Boback, J; Spang, S; & D'Alessio, D (2002. )Comparison of a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet and a Calorie-Controlled Low-Fat Diet on Nutrient Intake, Body Weight, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 102 (9 ),Supplement A-9

Brehm, B; Smith, R; Breen, P; Hellmann, E; Long, L; Wall, A; & Warren, N (2002. )An Innovative Interdisciplinary Approach to Developing Professionalism in Students .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 102 (9 ),Supplement A-61

O'Brein, KD; Brehm, BJ; Seeley, RJ' Wener, M; Daniels, S; & D'Alessio, D (2002. )Greater Reduction in Inflammatory Markers with a Low Carbohydrate Diet than with a Calorically-Matched, Low-Fat Diet .[Abstracy]Circulation, 106 (Supplement II ),II-564

Warren, N; Hellman, E; Brehm, B; Smith, R; Breen, P; Long, L; & Wall, A (2002. )An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Professionalism .[Abstracy]Journal of Genetic Counseling, 11 (6 ),534-535

Brehm, B; Spang, S; Seeley, R; Boback, J; Andrews, L; & D'Alessio, D (2003. )Comparison of a Very Low Carbohydrate and a Calorie-Controlled Low Fat Diet on Body Weight, Energy Expenditure, and Nutrient Intake .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 103 (9 ),Supplement A-41

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; Daniels, S; Spang, S; & D'Alessio, D (2003. )Randomized Trial of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet: Effect on Body Composition, Energy Balance, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .[Abstracy]Circulation, 108 (17 ),Supplement IV-774

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Spang, S; Boback, J; & D'Alessio, D (2005. )Effects of High Monounsaturated Fat and Low Fat Diets on Body Weight, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, and Glycemis Control in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 105 (8 ),Supplement p9

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Summer, S; Boback, J; Gilchrist, G; & D'Alessio, D (2006. )Randomized One-Year Comparison of High Monounsaturated Fat and High Carbohydrate Diets in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes .[Abstracy]Diabetes, 55 ,Supplement A-381

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Summer, S; Boback, J; Gilchrist, G; & D'Alessio, D (2006. )Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing a High-Monounsaturated Fat Diet and a Low-Fat Diet in Overweight and Obese Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 106 (8 ),Supplement A-24

Gates, D; Brehm, B; Poeppelman, A; D'Alessio, D; Singler, M & Succop, P (2006. )A High Prevalence of Obesity, Overweight, and Related Risk Factors Among Manufacturing Employees in Kentucky .[Abstracy]Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 106 (8 ),Supplement A-72

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Summer, S; Boback, J; Gilchrist, G; & D'Alessio, D (2007. )Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing the Effects of High Monounsaturated Fat and High Carbohydrate Diets in Overweight and Obese Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes .[Abstracy]Diabetes, 56 ,Supplement A-17

Summer, S; Brehm, B; Benoit, S; & D'Alessio, D (2008. )The Effects of Diet Composition and Weight Loss on Serum Adiponectin .[Abstracy]Diabetes, 57 (1 ),Supplement A103

Kirk, S; Brehm, B; Saelens, B; Kissel, E; D'Alessio, D; Bean, J; Bolling, C; & Daniels, S (2008. )Low-Carbohydrate and Reduced-Glycemic Load Diets Compared to a Standard Portion-Controlled Diet: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial for Obese Children .[Abstracy]Obesity, 16 (1 ),Supplement s146-s147

Peer Reviewed Publications

Ploysangam, A; Falciglia, G; & Brehm, B (1997. )Effect of marginal zinc deficiency on human growth and development .Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, ,43 (4 ),192 -198

Brehm, B & Steffen, J (1998. )Relation between obligatory exercise and eating disorders .American Journal of Health Behavior, ,22 (2 ),108 -119

Brehm, B., Rourke, K. & Cassell, C. (1999. )Enhancing didactic education through participation in a clinical research study .Journal of the American Dietetic Association, ,99 (9 ),1090 -1093

Steffen, J. & Brehm, B. (1999. )The dimensions of obligatory exercise .Eating Disorders: Journal of Treatment and Prevention, ,7 (3 ),219 -226

Brehm, B., Rourke, K. & Cassell, C. (1999. )Training health professionals: A multidisciplinary team approach in a university-based weight loss program .Journal of Allied Health, ,28 (4 ),226 -229

Brehm, B., Smith, R. & Rourke, K. (2001. )Multiskilling: A course to develop multidisciplinary skills in future dietetics practitioners .Journal of Allied Health, ,30 (4 ),239 -242

Ackard, D., Brehm, B. & Steffen, J. (2002. )Exercise and eating disorders in college-aged women: Profiling excessive exercisers .Eating Disorders: Journal of Treatment and Prevention, ,10 (1 ),31 -47

Rourke, K., Brehm, B., Cassell, C & Sethuraman, G. (2003. )Effect of weight change on bone mass in female adolescents .Journal of American Dietetic Association, ,103 (3 ),369 -372

Brehm, B., Seeley, R., Daniels, S. & D'Alessio, D. (2003. )A randomized trial comparing a very low carbohydrate diet and a calorie-restricted low fat diet on body weight and cardiovascular risk factors in healthy women .Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, ,88 (4 ),1617 -1623

Brehm, B., Rourke, K., Cassell, C. & Sethuraman, G. (2003. )Psychosocial outcomes of a pilot multidisciplinary program for weight management .American Journal of Health Behavior, ,27 (4 ),348 -354

Brehm, B., Spang, S., Lattin, B., Seeley, R., Daniels, S. & D'Alessio, D. (2005. )The role of energy expenditure of the differential weight loss in obese women on low-fat and low-carbohydrate diets .Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, ,90 (3 ),1475 -1482

O'Brien, K., Brehm, B., Seeley, R., Bean, J., Wener, M., Daniels, S. & D'Alessio, D. (2005. )Diet-induced weight loss is associated with decreases in plasma serum amyloid A and C-reactive protein independent of dietary macronutrient composition in obese subjects .Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, ,90 (4 ),224 -2249

Nordmann, A., Nordmann, A., Briel, M., Keller, U., Yancy, W., Brehm, B. & Bucher, H. (2006. )Effects of low-carbohydrate vs low-fat diets on weight loss and cardiovascular risk factors: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials .Archives of Internal Medicine, ,166 (3 ),285 -293

Brehm, B., Breen, P., Brown, B., Long, L., Smith, R., Wall, A. & Warren, N. (2006. )An innovative interdisciplinary approach to developing professionalism in health professions students .American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, ,70 (4 ),81

Gates, D., Brehm, B., Hutton, S., Singler, M. & Poeppelman, A. (2006. )Changing the work environment to promote wellness: A focus group study .American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, ,54 (12 ),515 -520

Brehm, B., Gates, D., Singler, M., Poeppelman, A., Succop, P. & D'Alessio, D. (2007. )Prevalence of obesity and cardiovascular risk factors among manufacturing company employees in Kentucky .American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, ,55 (10 ),397 -340

Gates, D., Succop, P., Brehm, B., Gillespie, G. & Sommers, B. (2008. )Obesity & presenteeism: The impact of Body Mass Index on workplace productivity .Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, ,50 (1 ),39 -45

Gray, D.L., O'Brien, K.D., D'Alessio, D.A., Brehm, B.J. & Deeg, M.A. (2008. )Plasma glycosylphosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase D predicts the change in insulin sensitivity in response to a low fat but not a low carbohydrate diet in obese women .Metabolism Clinical and Experimental, ,57, ,473 -478

Brehm, B & D'Alessio, D (2008. )Weight loss and metabolic benefits with diets of varying fat and carbohydrate content: separating the wheat from the chaff .Nature Clinical Practice: Endocrinology & Metabolism, ,4 (3 ),140 -146

Brehm, B & D'Alessio, D (2008. )Benefits of high-protein weight loss diets: Enough evidence for practice? .Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Obesity, ,15 (5 ),416 -421

Brown, B; Warren, N; Brehm, B; Breen, P; Bierschbach, J; Smith, R; Wall, A & Van Loon, R (2008. )The design and evaluation of an interprofessional elective course with a cultural competence component .Journal of Allied Health, ,37 (4 ),316E -337E

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Summer, S; Boback, J; Gilchrist, G; Jandacek, R; & D'Alessio, D (2009. )One-year comparison of a high-monounsaturated fat diet with a high-carbohydrate diet in Type 2 diabetes .Diabetes Care, ,32 (2 ),215 -220

Gates, D. & Brehm, B. (2010. )Challenges of a worksite health promotion project .American Association of Occupational Health Nurses Journal, ,58 (3 ),117-122.

Brehm, B., Gates, D., Singler, M., Succop, P., & D’Alessio, D. (2011. )Environmental changes to control obesity: A randomized controlled trial in manufacturing companies .American Journal of Health Promotion, ,25 (5 ), 334-340

Summer, S.S., Brehm, B.J., Benoit, S.C., & D’Alessio, D.A. (2011. )Adiponectin changes in relation to the macronutrient composition of a weight loss diet .Obesity, ,19 (11 ),2198-2204

Kirk, S., Brehm, B., Saelens, B., Kissel, E., D’Alessio, D., Woo, J., Bolling, C., & Daniels, S. (2012. )Role of carbohydrate modification in weight management among obese children: A randomized clinical trial .Journal of Pediatrics, ,161 (2 ),320-327

Brehm, B., & Steffen, J. (2013. )Links among eating disorder characteristics, exercise patterns, and psychological attributes in college students .SAGE Open, ,3 (3 ),DOI: 10.1177/ 2158244013502985

Brown, B., Brehm, B., Dodge, H.S., Diers, T., Van Loon, R. Breen, P., Grant, V.A., & Wall, A. (2016. )Evaluation of an interprofessional elective course for health professions students: Teach core competencies for interprofessional collaborative practice .Health and Interprofessional Practice, ,3 (1 ),eP1103

Brehm, B., Summer, S., Lieberman, M., Heubi, J., & Filak, A. (2016. )Health status and lifestyle habits of U.S. medical students: A longitudinal study .Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research, ,6 (6 ),341-347

Kirk, S., Woo, J.G., Brehm, B., Daniels, S., Saelens, B.E. (2017. )Changes in eating behaviors of children with obesity in response to carbohydrate-modified and portion-controlled diets. Childhood Obesity, ,[Epub ahead of print] ,

Other Publications

Brehm, B. (01-2001. )Protein power .WebMD,,

Brehm, B. (10-2002. )Research: The foundation of our profession .Dispatch (Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association Newsletter). ,

Brehm, B. (10-2002. )Low-carb diet deemed safe over short term .Reuters News Service,,

Brehm, B. (01-2003. )Dietitian surprised by benefits of low-carbohydrate diet .Medical Center Findings.,

Brehm, B. (04-2003. )Very low carbohydrate diet safe and effective for short-term weight loss .Reuters Health,,

Brehm, B. (04-2003. )Low-carb diets OK in short term .WebMDHealth,,

Brehm, B. (04-2003. )Six-month study shows low-carb diet is more effective than low-fat diet. Medscape Medical News,,

Brehm, B. (2004. )Contributing expert .Women Doctors Guide to Health & Healing,

Gates, D. & Brehm, B. (12-2004. )Obesity researchers want your workday to be your workout .Medical Center Findings,,

Brehm, B. (03-2005. )Low-carb diet deemed safe over short term .Reuters News Service.,

Brehm, B. (10-2006. )Recommended intake of calories and macronutrients .Bearcat Body Quarterly Newsletter.,

Brehm, B. (2007. )Contributing expert .Sugar Shock, (C. Bennet & S. Sinatra, authors) ,

Brehm, B. & Brown, B. (11-2007. )Students find teamwork is best for patient care .Medical Center Findings,,

Brehm, B. (05-2008. )Popular diets might not be the best prescription for long-term health .UC Health Line.,

Brehm, B. (06-2008. )UC study finds popular diets might not be the best prescription for long-term health .Academic Health Center Findings,,

Brehm, B. (11-2008. )Energy-restricted, high- monounsaturated fat diet may be helpful in type 2 diabetes (for CME credit). Medscape Medical News,,

Brehm, B. (12-2008. )Good fats just as beneficial for people with diabetes .Medical Center Findings,,

Brehm, B. (02-2009. )Diabetics can choose their energy-restricted diets .Reuters Health Information.,

Brehm, B. (02-2009. )Eating disorder program .Ties, 25 (2 ),

Brehm, B. (03-2012. )Portion control: Key for diabetic weight loss .Quality Health,,

Acquavita, S., Brehm, B., Costanzo, A., Diers, T., Kues, J., & Pruemer, J. (2016. )Interprofessional tobacco cessation project at UCMC .UC Academic Health Center Health News,, Amanda Chalifoux, reporter

Book Chapter

Brehm, B. & D’Alessio, D. (2014 )Environmental factors influencing obesity Obesity, .Available at www.endotext.org

Additional Publications

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Brehm, B. (1998. )A multidimensional weight loss program for adolescents .Good Samaritan Hospital , Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (1998. )Educational pathways and career opportunities in nutrition and dietetics .McAuley High School, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (1998. )Healthy eating for adolescents . Leadership Initiative Workshop, sponsored by College of Education, University of Cincinnati and Girl Scouts of America.,

Brehm, B. (1999. )Obesity and women .Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (1999. )Educational pathways and career opportunities in nutrition and dietetics .Aiken High School, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (1999. )Nutrition and wellness .Ohio School Food Service Association Meeting, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (2001. )Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on anthropometric and metabolic parameters .Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (2001. )A clinical research study: Effects of a low carbohydrate diet on body weight and cardiovascular risk factors .Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (2002. )Geriatric nutrition: Nutritional needs and inadequacies .Independent Retirement Seniors Group, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. & Henize, V. (2003. )Estimating energy intake and energy expenditure in clinical research, topics in clinical research series .General Clinical Research Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.,

Brehm, B. (2004. )Clinical research: Low carbohydrate diets .Greater Cincinnati Health Alliance for Health Promotion, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (2004. )Low carbohydrate diets: Clinical research studies .The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. & Spang, S. (2004. )Low carbohydrate diets. Topics in Clinical Research Series .General Clinical Research Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Brehm, B. (2004. )A comparison of high monounsaturated fat and high carbohydrate diets on glycemic control and cardiovascular risk factors in type 2 diabetes .Obesity Research Collaboration Workshop, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Brehm, B. (2004. )Weight management in America: The great diet debate .Retirement Corporation of America, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B (05-2004. )Should you try the Atkins diet? .Take Control of Your Diabetes National Conference, Covington, KY.

Brehm, B (07-2004. )Randomized trial of a low carbohydrate diet: Effect on body composition, cardiovascular risk factors & energy expenditure .Society of the Study of Ingestive Behavior International Meeting, Oxford, OH.

Brehm, B (08-2004. )Dietary approaches to obesity in childhood & adolescence .Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Samuel Kaplan Lectureship (National Conference), Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (09-2004. )Weight management in America: The great diet debate .Annual Conference of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (02-2005. )Clinical research methods: Low carbohydrate diet trials .The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (2005. )Weighing diets for type 2 diabetes: A clinical research study .Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (03-2005. )Nutrition and women’s health .Nutrition and Health for Underserved Rural Women Program (Supported by the Office of Women’s Health, Indiana State Department of Health Grant), Moore's Hill, IN.

Brehm, B (03-2005. )The great diet debate: Low fat vs low carb diets .District Meeting of the West Virginia, Ohio, and Kentucky Dietetic Association, Huntington, WV.

Brehm, B. (06-2005. )Weighing diets for type 2 diabetes: A clinical research study .Cincinnati Diabetes Support Group, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (09-2005. )Weight management in America: The great diet debate .Annual Conference of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B (10-2005. )Safety and efficacy of low carbohydrate diets: Two clinical trials .Fall Colloquium, University of Northern Illinois, School of Nursing, DeKalb, IL.

Brehm, B. & Gates, D. (12-2005. )Experimental design: Clinical vs. community trials .The Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. & Gates, D. (10-2006. )Environmental intervention to improve workers’ lifestyle habits and health .Worksite Wellness Series, Nutrition Council, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (11-2006. )Balancing your food choices: The road to health .Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Beta Iota Chapter, Cincinnati, OH.

Gates, D & Brehm, B (03-2007. )Partnering to reduce obesity with environmental changes .Center for Occupational Health & Safety Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Brehm, B, Berryman, D & Williford, J. (04-2007. )Research forum: Nutrition research opportunities .Ohio Dietetic Association Annual Conference, Sandusky, OH.

Brehm, B. (04-2007. )A clinical study of high monounsaturated fat diets for type 2 diabetes .American Diabetes Association, Area Leadership Council meeting, Cincinnati, OH.

Brown, B., Van Loon. R., Warren, N., Wall, A., Bierschbach, J., Smith, R., Breen, R., & Brehm, B. (05-2007. )Interdisciplinary education for health professions students: Measuring the impact on teamwork skills .Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Conference, Covington, KY.

Brown, B., Wall, A., Warren, N., Smith, R., Breen, R., Bierschbach, J., Brehm, B., & Van Loon. R. (05-2007. )Fostering interprofessional teamwork through an interdisciplinary course for health professions students .Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Conference, Covington, KY.

Brehm, B (06-2007. )Carbohydrate, protein, fat: Getting the proportions right .Endocrine Society Meeting, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Gates, D & Brehm, B (12-2007. )The ethical challenges of a worksite health promotion project .Setting an Ethical Agenda for Health Promotion Conference, Ghent, Belgium.

Brehm, B. (10-2008. )Healthy eating (part of an Eating Disorders Awareness event with Kirsten Haglund, Miss America) .McAuley High School, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (11-2010. )Healthy lifestyle habits .Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B., & Summer, S. (03-2015. )Thermic effect of food and endocrine responses following vertical sleeve gastrectomy in adolescence .Bionutrition Research Group , Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH,.

Brehm, B. (04-2015. )The right balance of real foods .Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B (03-2016. )Dietary guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 .Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (11-2016. )Nutrition guidelines for cancer survivors .Basics of Cancer Survivorship: A Workshop for Healthcare Professionals, Midwest Consortium for Cancer Survivorship, Cincinnati, OH.

Brehm, B. (03-2017. )Healthy eating: Dietary guidelines for Americans .Retirement Corporation of America, Cincinnati, OH.

Poster Presentations

Brehm, B; Rourke, K; & Cassell, C (10-1997. )Enhancing Didactic Education Through Participation in a Clinical Research Study .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Boston, MA. .

Cassell, C; Brehm, B; & Rourke, K (05-1998. )The Effect of a Six-Month Weight Loss Intervention Program on Bone Mass within a Group of Obese Adolescent Females .Annual Meeting of the Ohio Dietetic Association, Cincinnati, OH. .

Holtman, S; Brehm, B; Rourke, K; & Cassell, C (05-1998. )Development of a Nutrition and Behavior Modification Program for Families of Obese Adolescent Females .Annual Meeting of the Ohio Dietetic Association, Cincinnati, OH. .

Cassell, C; Brehm, B; & Rourke, K (06-1998. )The Effect of Differences in Physical Activity on Bone Mass Among Overweight Preadolescent Females .Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL. .

Brehm, B; Rourke, K; & Cassell, C (10-1998. )Training Dietetics Professionals: A Multidisciplinary Team Approach in an University-Based Weight Loss Program .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Kansas City, Kansas. .

Cassell, C; Rourke, K; Brehm, B; & Hermann, T (10-1998. )The Effect of Body Composition Variables on Bone Mineral Density in Young Prepubertal Females .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Kansas City, Kansas. .

Cicciarello, L; Rourke, K; & Brehm, B (10-1998. )Development of a Medical Nutrition Therapy Resource Handbook in Training Medical Students .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Kansas City, Kansas. .

Brehm, B; Rourke, K & Cassell, C (10-1999. )Improved Psychosocial Outcomes of Young Female Participants in a Multidisciplinary Weight Loss Program .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Atlanta, GA. .

Brehm, B; Rourke, K; & Smith, R (04-2000. )Multitasking: A Course to Develop Multidisciplinary Skills in Future Dietetic Practitioners .Annual Meeting of the Ohio Dietetic Association, Columbus, OH. .

Brehm, B; Pettigrew, A; & Dunn, S (04-2001. )Integrative Therapies for Health Sciences: A Course to Increase Awareness and Knowledge of Nontraditional Treatment Modalities .Annual Meeting of the Ohio Dietetic Association, Akron, OH. .

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; & D'Alessio, D (06-2001. )Effects of a Low Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight/Composition, Blood Pressure, and Nutrient Intake .Annual Meeting of the American Diabetes Association, Philadelphia, PA. .

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; Daniels, S; & D'Alessio, D (10-2001. )Effects of a Low Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .Annual Meeting of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. .

Brehm, B; Couch, S; & Lattin, B (10-2001. )Innovative Learning Experience for Dietetics Students: A Honduran School-Based Feeding Program .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, St Louis, MO. .

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; & D'Alessio, D (10-2001. )Effects of a Low Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, St Louis, MO. .

Brehm, B; Smith, R; Breen, P; Hellman, E; Long, L; Wall, A; & Warren, N (04-2002. )An Innovative Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Professionalism .Annual Meeting of the Ohio Dietetic Association, Cincinnati, OH. .

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; Daniels, S; & D'Alessio, D (08-2002. )Comparison of a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet and a Calorie-Restricted Low-Fat Diet on Body Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .Annual Meeting of the International Congress on Obesity, Sao Paulo, Brazil. .

Brehm, B; Smith, R; Breen, P; Hellman, E; Long, L; Wall, A; & Warren, N (10-2002. )An Innovative Interdisciplinary Approach to Developing Professionalism in Students .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Philadelphia, PA. .

O'Brien, KD; Brehm, BJ; Seeley, RJ; Wener, M; Daniels, S; & D'Alessio, D (11-2002. )Greater Reduction in Inflammatory Markers with a Low Carbohydrate Diet than with a Calorically-Matched, Low Fat Diet .Annual Meeting of the American Heart Association, Chicago, IL. .

Warren, N; Hellman, E; Brehm, B; Smith, R; Breen, P; Long, L; & Wall, A (11-2002. )An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Professionalism .Annual Meeting of the National Society of Genetic Counselors, Phoenix, AZ. .

Wall, A; Brehm, B; Smith, R; Breen, P; Long, L; & Warren, N (07-2003. )An Innovative Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Professionalism .Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, MN. .

Wilson, B; Brehm, B; Pollock, L; & Wagner, D (07-2003. )The Nutritional Intake of Female Collegiate Soccer Players .Annual Meeting of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Indianapolis, IN. .

Brehm, B; Spang, S; Seeley, R; Boback, J; Andrews, L; & D'Alessio, D (10-2003. )Comparison of a Very Low Carbohydrate and a Calorie-Controlled Low Fat Diet on Body Weight, Energy Expenditure, and Nutrient Intake .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, San Antonio, TX. .

Long, L & Brehm, B (11-2003. )An Innovative Interdisciplinary Approach to Developing Professionalism in Students .AACN's Baccalaureate Education Conference, San Antonio, TX. .

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Summer, S; Boback, J; Gilchrist, G; & D'Alessio, D (06-2006. )Randomized One-Year Comparison of High Monounsaturated Fat and High Carbohydrate Diets in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes .Annual Meeting of the American Diabetes Association, Washington, DC. .

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Summer, S; Boback, J; Gilchrist, G; & D'Alessio, D (09-2006. )Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing a High-Monounsaturated Fat Diet and a Low-Fat Diet in Overweight and Obese Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Honolulu, HI. .

Gates, D; Brehm, B; Poeppelman, A; D'Alessio, D; Singler, M; & Succop, P (09-2006. )A High Prevalence of Obesity, Overweight, and Related Risk Factors Among Manufacturing Employees in Kentucky .Annual Meeting of the American Dietetic Association, Honolulu, HI. .

Brehm, B; Gates, D; Singler, M; Poeppelman, A; Succop, P & D'Alessio, D (03-2007. )Prevalence of Obesity and Related Risk Factors in Manufacturing Workers .Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, San Francisco, CA. .

Gates, D; Brehm, B; & Ohlinger, C (03-2007. )Changing the Food Environment at Worksites .Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, San Francisco, CA. .

Gillespie, G; Gates, D; Brehm, B; & Succop, P (03-2007. )The Impact of BMI on Absenteeism and Productivity .Art and Science of Health Promotion Conference, San Francisco, CA. .

Singler, M; Gates, D; Brehm,B; & Gillespie, G (07-2007. )Kentucky Workers More Obese than General Kentucky Population .Annual Conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials, Columbus, OH. .

Brehm, B; Gates, D; & Gillespie, G (09-2007. )Partnering to Reduce Obesity with Environmental Changes .Worklife Symposium of the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health, Washington, DC. .

Kirk, S; Brehm, B; Saelens, B; Kissel, E; D'Alessio, D; Bean, J; & Daniels, S (10-2008. )Low-Carbohydrate and Reduced-Glycemic Load Diets Compared to a Standard Portion-Controlled Diet: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial for Obese Children .Annual Meeting of the Obesity Society, Phoenix, AZ. .

Breen P, NS Warren, Brown B, Buring S, Wall A, et al. (11-2008. ) Teaching Undergraduate and Graduate Students about Interdisciplinary Health Care and Cultural Competence .Annual Meeting of the American Speech, Language, & Hearing Association, Chicago, IL. .

Harper, J; Brehm, B; Whitmer, K; & Succop, P (05-2009. )Using Admission Body Mass Index to Predict Resting Energy Expenditure in Seriously Injured Patients .Annual Trauma Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ. .

Harper, J., Brehm, B., Whitmer, K., & Succop, P. (10-2009. )Bias and Precision of Five Equations Used to Estimate Resting Energy Expenditure in Multiple Trauma Patients .Annual Meeting of the American Association of Surgery for Trauma, Pittsburgh, PA. .

Miller, E., Wilson, B., Bernard, A., & Brehm, B. (02-2010. )Differences in Exercise, BMI, and Psychosocial Variables in College Females .American Academy of Health Behavior, Clearwater Beach, FL. .

Brehm, B., Kirk, S., Saelens, B., Woo, J., Kissel, E., D’Alessio, D., Bolling, C., & Daniels, S. (03-2011. )Randomized clinical trial comparing the effects of low-carbohydrate, reduced-glycemic load, and standard portion-controlled diets in obese children .Oxford Round Table, Oxford University, England. .

Brehm, B., Gates, D., Singler, M., Succop, P., & D’Alessio, D. (05-2011. ) Environmental changes to control obesity: A randomized controlled trial in manufacturing companies .American Journal of Health Promotion national webinar,

Kirk, S., Woo, J., Brehm, B., & Saelens, B. (09-2012. )Effect of carbohydrate-modified diets on parent-reported eating behaviors of obese children .Obesity Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX. .

Jindal M.S., McCormack, J., Acquavita, S., Brehm, B., Costanzo, A., Kues, J., Pruemer, J., Speer, B., & Diers, T. (10-2016. )Tobacco cessation support with interprofessional collaboration at the point of care .Accepted for presentation at the American College of Physicians Scientific Meeting, Columbus, OH. .

Brehm, B., Summer, S., Jenkins, T., D’Alessio, D., & Inge, T. (10-2016. )Thermic effect of food and endocrine responses following vertical sleeve gastrectomy in adolescence .Presented at The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. .

Brehm, B., Summer, S., Jenkin, T., D’Alessio, D., & Inge, T. (10-2016. )Thermic effect of food and endocrine responses following vertical sleeve gastrectomy in adolescence .The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. .

Summer, S., Brehm, B., Jenkins, T., D’Alessio, D., & Inge, T. (03-2017. )Thermic effect of food and endocrine responses following vertical sleeve gastrectomy in adolescence .CCHMC Nutrition Research Day, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH. .

Summer, S., Brehm, B., Jenkins, T., D’Alessio, D., & Inge, T. (05-2017. )Thermic effect of food and endocrine responses following vertical sleeve gastrectomy in adolescence .Ohio Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH. .

Paper Presentations

Kirk, S; Brehm, B; Saelens, B; Kissel, E; D'Alessio, D; Woo, J; Bolling, C; & Daniels, S (05-2009. )Comparison of Low-Carbohydrate, Reduced-Glycemic Load, and Standard Portion-Controlled Diets for Change in BMI and Other Health Outcomes Among Obese Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial .Baltimore, MD.

Summer, S; Brehm, B; Benoit, S; & D'Alessio, D (06-2008. )The Effects of Diet Composition and Weight Loss on Serum Adiponectin .San Francisco, CA.

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Summer, S; Boback, J; Gilchrist, G; & D'Alessio, D (06-2007. )Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing the Effects of High Monounsaturated Fat and High Carbohydrate Diets in Overweight and Obese Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes .Chicago, IL.

Gates, D; Brehm, B; D'Alessio, D; Singler, M; & Succop, P (04-2006. )Partnering to Reduce Obesity with Environmental Changes .Atlanta, GA.

Brehm, B; Lattin, B; Spang, S; Boback, J; & D'Alessio, D (10-2005. )Effects of High Monounsaturated Fat and Low Fat Diets on Body Weight, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, and Glycemic Control in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes .St Louis, MO.

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; Daniels, S; Spang, S; & D'Alessio, D (11-2003. )Randomized Trial of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet: Effect on Body Composition, Energy Balance, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .Orlando, FL.

Brehm, B; Seeley, R; Andrews, L; Boback, J; Spang, S; & D'Alessio, D (10-2002. )Comparison of a Very Low-Carbohydrate Diet and a Calorie-Controlled Low-Fat Diet on Nutrient Intake, Body Weight, and Cardiovascular Risk Factors .Philadelphia, PA.

Symposium

Brehm, B; Gates, D & Gillespie, G (12-2007. )Partnering to Reduce Obesity with Environmental Changes .Washington, DC.

Honors and Awards

2000 -2000 Nominated for ADA Outstanding Dietetics Educator Award, Ohio Dietetic Association

2001 -2001 Research Dietitian Award Ohio Dietetic Association

2002 -2002 Recognition of Contributions Netwellness Consumer Information (University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University & Case Western Reserve University)

2002 -2002 Excellence in Research Award, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati

2004 -2004 Amaranth Diabetes Foundation's Award Order of the Amaranth, honored for clinical research project funded by the American Diabetes Association

2005 -2005 Outstanding Service Award, College of Nursing, University of Cincinnati

2006 -2006 Member Merit Award, Ohio Dietetic Association

2016 -2016 Top 10 Bariatric Surgery Abstract, The Obesity Society Annual Meeting

Student Advising

Mack, R. 1995

Van Niman, S. 1995

Nastold, J. 1996

Ploysangam, A. 1997

Holtman, S. 1997

Beddingfield, K. 1997

Dart, K. 1998

Cicciarello, L. 1998

Subramanian, S. 1998

Pfeiffer, M. 1998

Becker, A. 1998

Heppner, L. 1998

Newkirk, C. 1999

Mauro, K. 1999

Vogel, S. 2000

Shaughnessy, P. 2001

Cleary, C. 2002

Brait, R. 2002

Pollock, L. 2002

Sweeney, K. & Cropp, K. 2003

Davidson, B. 2003

Booth, S. & Dillow-Glassmeyer, E. 2003

Stemerick, R. 2004

Palo, J. 2004

Gillespie, G. 2005

Summer, S. 2007

Prazynski, D. 2007

Neeplo, M. 2008

Metcalfe, K. 2008

Dempsey, A. 2008

McGrail, A. 2008

Harper, J. 2009

Miller, E. 2009

Ickes, M. 2010

Coleman, S. 2010

Erikson, M. 2010

Stone, E., Essen, K., Hahn, E., Appling, A., Harper, B., & Uzoma, E. 2010

Sampang, J. 2010

Zemmer, J. 2011

Henderson, C. 2012

Hinzman, N. 2012

Christ, K., Henderson, K., Lint, O., Moore, S., Pasquinelli, S., Schoen, K., & Siebel, N. 2012

Leatherman, H., Sunderman, A., Terry, K., Gerad, E, & Frasca, S. 2012

Dworkin, R. and student group 2013

Reilly, E., Watson, N., Hollander, R., & Yovanov, Z. 2013

Becker, H., Combs, J., Gunderson, A., Kiphart, J., & Reynolds, E. 2014

Daumeyer, M., Junker, A., Koessel, M., Leonardi, J., Opdycke, J., Peterman, K., Schnackel, J., Wyborski, S., & Yonga, J. 2015

Willmore, S. 2015

Shehab, M. (in progress) (Committee member),

Service

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College (Dietetic Technology Program, )Board Member 1996 -2003

Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society, University of Cincinnati (Omicron Alpha Theta Chapter, )Board Member 1998 -2001

University of Cincinnati (Undergraduate Program in Dietetics and Nutrition Science, )Board Member 1995 -2002

University of Cincinnati (Student Dietetic Association, Faculty co-advisor )1994 -2000

Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association (Ohio Dietetic Educators of Practitioners, )Committee Chair 1997 -1998

Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association (Career Guidance Committee, )Co-Chair 1997 -1999

Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association , Board of Directors, (Council on Professional Issues, )Committee Chair 1998 -2000

Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association (Board of Directors, )President-Elect 2000 -2001

Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association (Board of Directors, )President 2001 -2002

Ohio Dietetic Association (Board of Directors, )Member 2001 -2002

(Netwellness Consumer Health Information (Web-based program of the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University, & Case Western Reserve University), Contributing Expert )2001 -2014

Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association (Officer Selection Committee, Chair )2002 -2003

Greater Cincinnati Dietetic Association (Executive Council, )Member 2002 -2003

Ohio Dietetic Association (Annual Meeting Planning Committee, )Member 2003 -2004

Ohio Dietetic Association ( Board of Directors, Council on Professional Issues, )Committee Chair 2003 -2004

Ohio Dietetic Association (Committee for Exhibitor & Advertiser Rules and Regulations, )Co-Chair 2003 -2004

Ohio Dietetic Association (Board of Directors, Council on Professional Issues, )Committee Chair 2004 -2005

Ohio Dietetic Association (Strategic Planning Committee, )Member 2004 -2005

Ohio Dietetic Association (Management Services Committee, )Member 2005 -2006

National Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association (Nutrition Educators of Health Professionals Executive Committee, )Member 2006 -2007

(Cincinnati Dietetic Internship Advisory Board, )Member 2006 -2010

Greater Cincinnati Nutrition Council (Board of Directors, )Member 2005 -2011

Greater Cincinnati Nutrition Council, (Program Committee, Chair )2008 -2009

Greater Cincinnati Nutrition Council (Executive Committee, Member )2009 -2010

Greater Cincinnati Nutrition Council (Board of Directors, )Vice President 2009 -2010

Greater Cincinnati Nutrition Council (Executive Committee, Chair )2010 -2011

Greater Cincinnati Nutrition Council, (Board of Directors, )President 2010 -2011

American Diabetes Association (Wellness Event, Evanston Recreation Center, Cincinnati, OH, Volunteer )2012

Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council, Meeting with international health professionals re: treatment of obesity and diabetes, (Content expert )2013

Medscape Reviewer 2006

Health Fair, Su Casa Hispanic Center, Cincinnati, OH (two times), (Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Center, Representative )2013

General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) Advisory Committee of the Children’s Hospital Medical Center Member 2008 -2009

Dutch Diabetes Foundation (Amersfoot, Netherlands, )Reviewer 2006

UC Community Cancer Education Day, (Presenter )2005 -2008

Crazes for Kids (non-profit organization) (Advisory Board, )Member 2009 -2012

(Clinical Translational Research Center (CTRC) Advisory Committee of the Children’s Hospital Medical Center )Member 2009 -2017

Manuscript Reviewer 1999 -2017

Bloom Middle School, GRADS Program (Advisory Board, Member )1996 -1998

Christ Hospital Dietetic Internship Program (Advisory Board, Member )1996 -2001

Positions and Work Experience

2007 -2017 Professor,, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

2004 -2007 Associate Professor,, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

2003 -2017 Nutrition Coordinator,, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2000 -2004 Assistant Professor,, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing, Department of Community, Administrative, and Psychiatric Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

1998 -2000 Assistant Professor, Department Head,, University of Cincinnati, College of Allied Health Sciences, Department of Health Sciences, Cincinnati, OH

1997 -1998 Assistant Professor of Clinical, Interim Department Head, Undergraduate Program Director,, University of Cincinnati, College of Allied Health Sciences, Program in Dietetics and Nutrition Education, Cincinnati, OH

1994 -1996 Visiting Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Program Director,, University of Cincinnati College of Education, Center for Health-Related Programs, Program in Dietetics and Nutrition Education, Cincinnati, OH

1989 -1994 Clinical Dietitian,, Cincinnati Child Care, Inc, Cincinnati, OH

1985 -1988 Visiting Instructor,, Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences, College of Education, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1980 -1985 Nutrition Educator,, Cincinnati Group Health Associates, Cincinnati, OH

Research and Practice Interests

(1) Obesity and weight loss diets, specifically clinical trials examining diets of varying macronutrient composition
(2) Eating disorders, specifically survey research examining the relationship between eating disorders and excessive exercise
(3) Interprofessional education, research, and practice

Professional Affiliation

Center for Health-Related Programs, Structure and Governance Committee, Chair.

Center for Health-Related Programs, Academic Policies Committee, Chair.

Center for Health-Related Programs, RPT Criteria Committee, Member.

Center for Health-Related Programs, RPT Committee, Member

Center for Health-Related Programs, Bulletin Committee, Member

Center for Health-Related Programs, Department Merit Awards Committee, Member

Center for Health-Related Programs, Department Merit Guidelines Committee, Member

Center for Health-Related Programs, Department RPT Criteria Committee, Member

Center for Health-Related Programs, Program Curriculum Committee, Member

Center for Health-Related Programs, Program Faculty Search Committees, Chair/Member

University Complementary Medicine Research Committee, Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Administrative Council, Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Academic Policies Committee, Chair/Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Structure and Governance Committee, Chair

College of Allied Health Sciences, Grant Guidelines Subcommittee, Chair

College of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty Development Committee, Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Bulletin Committee, Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary Committee, Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Associate Dean Search Committee, Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Academic Coordinator Search Committee, Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty Search Committee, Member

College of Allied Health Sciences, Research Task Force, Member

University Medical Center Just Community Committee, Member

College of Medicine Nutrition Task Force Committee, Chair

College of Nursing, Academic Progression Committee, Chair

College of Nursing, Intramural Research Review Committee, Chair

College of Nursing, Research BHAG Committee, Member

College of Nursing, Search Committee for Student Development Specialist, Member

College of Nursing, Department Research Track Committee, Co-chair

College of Nursing, Department Workload/RPT Criteria Committee, Member

College of Nursing, Department Faculty Search Committees, Member

College of Nursing, Accountant Search Committee, Member

College of Nursing, Research Council, Member

College of Nursing, Student Grievance Committee, Member

College of Nursing, Faculty Search Committees (3), Member

College of Nursing, Executive Advisory Committee, Member

University Research Grants Advisory Committee, Member.

College of Nursing, Faculty Affairs Council, Member (2 terms)

College of Nursing, Faculty Affairs Council, Faculty Awards Committee, Chair/Member

College of Nursing, Faculty Affairs Council, Workload Policy Committee, Chair

College of Nursing, Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure Council, Member (2 terms)

College of Nursing, CCNE Report Committee, Member

College of Nursing, Health Behavior Change Research Interest Group, Champion (chair).

College of Medicine, Clinical Science Integration Sub-Task Force Committee, Member

University Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Center Steering Committee, Member

Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Education/Outreach/Policy Committee, Associate Director.

College of Medicine, Interprofessional Experience Task Force, Member

University Graduate Faculty Status Committee, College of Nursing Member.

College of Medicine, GI/Nutrition Block Task Force, Member

University Center for Clinical and Translational Science & Training Internal Advisory Committee, College of Nursing Member

College of Nursing, Research and Scholarly Activities Council (multiple terms), Member

College of Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine in the Curriculum Task Force, Co-Chair

College of Nursing, Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee, Member

College of Nursing, Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Council, Chair-Elect

College of Allied Health Sciences, Search Committee for Department Chair, Chair

Courses Taught

Preferred Information

Professor, PhD, RD

Contact Information

218 Procter Hall
Phone: 513-558-7502
Fax: 513-558-2142