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USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine

 
   

   

1999 Faculty and Fellows

New Faculty Members

Janice Baranowski, M.P.H., R.D., L.D.
Assistant Professor
Children's Nutrition Research Center
Prior Appointment: Project Director; Department of Behavioral Science, Behavioral Nutrition Section
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Tom Baranowski, Ph.D.
Professor
Children's Nutrition Research Center
Prior Appointment: Professor; Department of Behavioral Science
The  University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Karen W. Cullen, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.
Assistant Professor
Children's Nutrition Research Center
Prior Appointment: Assistant Professor; Department of Behavioral Science
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Theresa A. Nicklas, DrPH, M.P.H., L.N.
Professor
Children's Nutrition Research Center
Prior Appointment: Chair and Professor; Department of Food and Nutrition
North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota.

Emiel W. Owens, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor
Children's Nutrition Research Center
Prior Appointment: Statistical Analyst; Department of Behavioral Science
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Post-Doctoral Fellows

Sharon Bonnette, Ph.D.
Jill A. Bush, Ph.D.
James DeMar, Ph.D.
Danielle R. Ellis, Ph.D.
Ian Griffin, M.D.
Ruhong Jiang, Ph.D.
Sandra C. Kim, M.D.
Po-Tsan Ku, Ph.D.
Alexandre Lapillonne, M.D., Ph.D.
Pamela Price, Ph.D.
Marvin Reid, M.D.,  Ph.D.
Areih Riskin, M.D.
Ryosei Sakai, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Rajagopal V. Sekhar, M.D.
Toshiro Shigaki, Ph.D.
Chanda Simpson, M.D.
Agus Suryawan, Ph.D.
Stelios Tigas, M.D.
Johannes van Goudoever, M.D., Ph.D.
Hong Li Wang, Ph.D.

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Faculty Awards & Recognition

Steven A. Abrams, M.D.

  • Norman Kretchmer Award in Nutrition and Development, American Society for Clinical Nutrition.

Dennis M. Bier, M.D.

  • Appointed Member, Food Advisory Committee, Food and Drug Administration.
  • Appointed Member, Physician Advisory Committee, Gerber Company.
  • Appointed Julio V. Santiago, M.D., Memorial Lecturer. Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, January 8, 1999.

Douglas G. Burrin, Ph.D.

  • Mead Johnson Award for Nutrition Research, American Society for Nutritional Sciences.
  • Appointed Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Animal Science, Growth and Developmental Biology Section.

Nancy F. Butte, Ph.D.

  • Elected Member, Executive Committee, International Society for Research on Human Milk and Lactation.
  • Elected Member, Executive Committee, Society for International Nutrition Research.
  • Appointed Member, Budgetary Committee, American Society of Clinical Nutrition.
  • Appointed Member, Steering Committee and Advisory Group, International Dietary
  • Energy Consultancy Group.
  • Elected Chair, Human Milk and Lactation Research Interest Section of American Society for Nutritional Sciences.
  • Elected Member, Steering Committee, Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism.
  • Research Interest Section of American Society for Nutritional Sciences.

Teresa Davis, Ph.D.

  • Appointed Chairman, Animals Models and Applied Physiology Session, NIH Workshop on Protein//Nitrogen Metabolism and Accretion in Very Low Birth Weight Infants, November 18-19, 1999, Cleveland, Ohio.
  • Elected Chairman, Energy and Macronutrient Metabolism Research Interest Section, American Society for Nutritional Sciences.
  • Appointed Chairman, Mechanisms and Regulation of Protein Synthesis and Degradation Session,  International Symposium on Protein Metabolism and Nutrition, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1999.
  • Appointed Editorial Board Member, Journal of Nutrition.

Michael A. Grusak, Ph.D.

  • Appointed Symposium Board Member for the 9th Gatlinburg Symposium: Plants, Nutrition and Human Health.

William C. Heird, M.D.

  • Appointed Member, Review Panel: International Maternal and Child Health Research and Training Program.
  • Appointed Member, NIDDK Special Emphasis Review Panel for CNRU Applications.
  • Appointed Member, organizing committee, March of Dimes Scientific Conference on Nutrition and Optimal Human Development.
  • Appointed Chair, Committee on Nutritional Needs of Children under Two Years of Age, March of Dimes Scientific Conference on Nutrition and Optimal Human Development.
  • Appointed Member, March of Dimes Task Force on Nutrition and Optimal Human Development.
  • Appointed Member, organizing committee, ISSFA/NIH Workshop on Essentiality of Omega-6 and Omega-3 Fatty Acids.

Karen K. Hirschi, Ph.D.

  • Selected.  Baylor College of Medicine Candidate, Mary Kay Ash Translational Cancer Research Award, 1999.
  • Appointed Member, Vascular Wall Biology I Study Section, American Heart Association National Foundation.

Karen L. Konzelmann, M.S., C.H.E.S.

  • Appointed Cooperative State Research and Education Service/U.S. Department of Agriculture Liaison to the Food Stamp Nutrition Education Program, Food and Nutrition Service/U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Kathleen J. Motil, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Reappointed.  Vice Chair, Institutional Review Board, Baylor College of Medicine.
  • Reappointed Chair, Nutrition Committee, Texas Children's Hospital.

Peter J. Reeds, Ph.D.

  • Appointed Councilor, American Society for Nutritional Sciences.
  • Appointed Member, Editorial Board, Domestic Animal Endocrinology.
  • Appointed Member, Editorial Board, European Journal of Nutrition.

Richard J. Schanler, M.D.

  • Elected Member, American Pediatric Society.
  • Elected President, The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.

Robert J. Shulman, M.D.

  • Appointed Associate Member, American Board of Pediatrics.
  • Appointed Member, Subboard in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
  • Appointed Member, Effect of Nutrition and Environment on Growth and Development.
  • Working Group for the 1st World Congress of Pediatric Gastroenterology.

William W. Wong, Ph.D.

  • Appointed Member, NIH Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel for an on-site review of a proposal at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, March 7-9, 1999.
  • Appointed Member, Reviewer Panel for the Best Scientific Paper Award, for the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.

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