Past Nutrition T32 Fellows

PictureFellow Description
Silvania_Teixeira_80x100Silvania da Silva Teixeira, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellowship
: September 2020 - March 2021
Mentor
: Darleen Sandoval, PhD
Research Topic
: Investigating the physiological and molecular mechanisms that underlie post-bariatric hypoglycemia and determining whether these changes also contribute to surgery-induced improvements in glucose homeostasis
Current/last known position:
Research Instructor, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus
Aimee SutliffAimee Sutliff, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellowship: March 2019 - August 2020
Mentors:
Nancy F. Krebs, MD, and Nichole Reisdorph, PhD
Research Topic: 
I am using untargeted metabolomics to identify food-specific molecular signatures of common Mediterranean diet foods to identify potential biomarkers that may then be correlated with improved health indicators.
Sarah Purcell

Sarah Purcell, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship
: July 2019 - July 2020
Mentor
: Marc Cornier, MD and Edward Melanson, PhD
Research Topic
: Investigating the impact of resistance and aerobic exercise on appetite, non-exercise activity, energy metabolism and body composition among individuals with obesity or previous cancer.
Current/last known position: 
F32 Fellow in Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, CU Anschutz.

Moding_Kameron_80x100Kameron Moding, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellowship:
July 2017 - June 2019
Mentor: Susa​​n L. Johnson, PhD
Research Topic:
Anthropological perspectives on diet and nutritional status, the co-occurrence of obesity and under-nutrition in adverse environments
Current/last known position:  Assistant Professor, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University
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Traci Bekelman, PhD, MPH
Nutrition T32 Fellowship:
July 2017 - June 2019
Postdoctoral Fellowship:
July 2016 - June 2017
Mentor:
Susa​​n L. Johnson, PhD
Research Topic:
Anthropological perspectives on diet and nutritional status, the co-occurrence of obesity and under-nutrition in adverse environments
Current/last known position:  Postdoctoral Fellow, Colorado School of Public Health

Jamie Moore

Jaime Moore, MD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship:
August 2016 - July 2019
Clinical Fellowship:
August 2015 - July 2016
Mentors:
Janet Snell-Bergeron, PhD, yr 1; Richard Boles, PhD/Nancy Krebs MD, yr 2
Research Topics:
Gender differences in cardiovascular disease among Type 1 Diabetics; Improved risk stratification for co-morbidity prevention among obese youth
Current/last known position:
Assistant Professor, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus

Tanya Halliday

Tanya Halliday, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship:
August 2017 - July 2018
Endocrinology T32 Fellowship:
August 2016 - July 2017
Mentor:
Marc Cornier, MD
Research Topic:
Evaluating how exercise modality influences appetite regulation
Current/last known position: Assistant Professor, Department of Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation, University of Utah

Christopher Mulligan, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: July 2015 – June 2017
Mentor:
Jacob Friedman, PhD
Research Topic: Role of the microbiome in development & progression of obesity and related metabolic disease in children born to obese mothers

Nicole Kasper, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: September 2015 – December 2016
Mentor:
Elaine Belansky, PhD
Research Topic:
Community based participatory research in the San Luis Valley of Colorado. Specifically, implementation and evaluatation Farm to School within the public schools.
Current/last known position:
Research Scientist, University of Michigan School of Public Health

Katherine Sauder

Katherine Sauder, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: July 2014 – March 2016
Mentor:
Dana Dabelea, PhD
Research Topic:
Behavioral Epidemiology and Maternal-Child Health
Current/last known position: Assistant Professor, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus

Michelle Cardel

Michelle Cardel, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: September 2012 – September 2015
Mentor:
James Hill, PhD/Susan L. Johnson, PhD
Research Topic:
The Etiology of Racial/Ethnic and Socio-Economic Health Disparities in Childhood Obesity
Current/last known position:
Assistant Professor, Health Outcomes & Policy Faculty, Institute of Child Health Policy, University of Florida

Sean Newsom

Sean Newsom, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: July 2014 – June 2015
Mentor:
Bryan Bergman, PhD
Research Topic:
Exercise-Induced Skeletal Muscle Diacylglycerol Localization and Composition
Current/last known position:
Assistant Professor, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, Oregon State University

Vanessa Sherk

Vanessa Sherk, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: September 2011 – August 2014
Mentor:
Wendy Kohrt, PhD
Research Topic:
Disruption of Calcium Homeostasis During Exercise as a Mediator of Bone Metabolism
Current/last known position:
Assistant Professor, Orthopedics, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus

Bridget Young

Bridget Young, PhD, CLC
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: October 2011 – September 2013
Mentor:
Nancy Krebs, MD/Jacob Friedman, PhD
Research Topic:
Effects of Vitamin D Status and Calcium Intake on Maternal Bone Turnover, Placental Vitamin D Receptor Expression and Calcium Transport and Fetal Growth in Adolescent Pregnancy
Current/last known position:
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Rochester

Madiha Abdel-Maksoud

Madiha Abdel-Maksoud, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: August 2010 – August 2012
Mentor:
Tim Byers, PhD
Research Topic:
The Complex Relationship Between Triglycerides and Coronary Heart Disease
Current/last known position:
Assistant Professor, MPH Concentration Director, and Director, MPH Global Public Health Programs, Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, Anschutz Medical Campus

Kristen Boyle

Kristen Boyle, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: July 2009 – December 2010
Mentor:
Jacob Freedman, PhD
Research Topic:
Investigating Mitochondrial Function in Skeletal Muscle of Women with Gestational Diabetes
Current/last known position:
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus

Matthew Haemer

Matthew Haemer, MD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: August 2008 – July 2011
Mentor:
Nancy Krebs, MD
Research Topic:
Central Responses to Food-Related Stimuli with Weight Loss
Current/last known position: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Anschutz Medical Campus and Medical Director Lifestyle Medicine Weight Management, Children's Hospital Colorado

Andrea Salzberg, MD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: July 2009 – April 2010
Mentor:
Marc-Andre Cornier, MD
Research Topic
: The Use of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Better Understand Individual Responses to Food and Energy State
Current/last known position:
New West Physicians, Endocrinology

​Erin Ross, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: July 2007 – June 2009
Mentor:
Susan L. Johnson, PhD
Research Topic
: Evaluating Risk Factors in Early Infancy for Later Growth Faltering
Current/last known position:
Clinical Instructor, University of Colorado Center for Family and Infant Interaction; Founder, Feeding FUNdamentals, LLC

Christopher Gentile, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship:January 2007 – December 2008
Mentor:
Michael Pagliassotti, PhD
Research Topic:
Regulation of CREB-h by Fatty Acids in Liver
Current/last known position:
Associate Professor, Food Science & Human Nutrition, Colorado State University

Arlyce Vanness, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: July 2005 – June 2008
Mentor:
Nancy Krebs, MD
Research Topic:
Iron Homeostasis and Neurologic Function

Rebecca Sedjo, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: July 2005 –June 2007
Mentor:
Tim Byers, PhD
Research Topic:
Obesity and Cancer, Nutritional Epidemiology
Current/last known position:
Assistant Research Professor, Community & Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health, Anschutz Medical Campus

Teresa Sharp, MEd, PhD
Nutrition T32 Fellowship: October 2004 – September 2006
Mentor:
Nancy Krebs, MD
Research Topic:
Exercise Effects on Lipid Regulation in Obese Adolescents
Current/last known position: Associate Professor, School of Human Sciences, Colorado School of Public Health, The University of Northern Colorado