Research

Publications | Presentations | Meeting Abstracts | Intramural

Publications

Publication Bias in Science: What is it, Why is it Problematic, and How Can It Be Addressed?
Brown AW, Mehta TS, Allison DB
In book: The Oxford Handbook of the Science of Science Communication.
Invited Chapter

Randomization to Randomization Probability: Estimating Treatment Effects Under Actual Conditions of Use.
George BJ, Li P, Lieberman HR, Pavela G, Brown AW, Fontaine KR, Jeansonne MM, Dutton GR, Idigo AJ, Parman MA, Rubin DB, Allison DB
Psychological Methods. 2017 Apr 13 [Epub ahead of print].
Original Research


Raw Data

Analysis of the time and workers needed to conduct systematic reviews of medical interventions using data from the PROSPERO registry.
Borah R, Brown AW, Capers PL, Kaiser KA
BMJ Open. 2017 Feb 27;7(2):e012545.
Original Research

Critical Evaluation of Nutrition Research
Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM
In book: Nutrition in Lifestyle Medicine, Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Editor: James M. Rippe, pp.103-116
Invited Chapter

Addendum: Hypercaloric diets with high meal frequency, but not increased meal size, increase intrahepatic triglycerides: A randomized controlled trial.
Serlie MJ, ter Horst KW, Brown AW
Hepatology. 2016 Mar 31.
Letter

Common Scientific and Statistical Errors in Obesity Research.
George BJ, Beasley M, Brown AW, Dawson JA, Rositsa D, Divers J, Goldsby T, Heo M, Kaiser KA, Keith S, Kim MY, Li P, Mehta T, Oakes JM, Skinner A, Stuart E, Allison DB
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Apr;24(4):781-90
Invited Narrative Review

We agree that self-reported energy intake should not be used as a basis for conclusions about energy intake in scientific research.
Dhurandhar NV, Brown AW, Thomas D, Allison DB
J Nutr. 2016 May;146(5):1141-2.
Letter

Reproducibility: A tragedy of errors.
Allison DB, Brown AW, George BJ, Kaiser KA
Nature. 2016 Feb 4;530(7588):27-9.
Invited Commentary


Access the recommendation on F1000Prime

Unsubstantiated Conclusions from Improper Statistical Design and Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.
George BJ, Goldsby TU, Brown AW, Li P, Allison DB
International Journal of Yoga. 2016;9(1):87-8.
Letter

High Intensity Interval- vs Moderate Intensity- Training for Improving Cardiometabolic Health in Overweight or Obese Males: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Fisher G, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Alcorn A, Noles C, Winwood L, Resuehr H, George B, Jeansonne MM, Allison DB
PLoS One. 2015 Oct 21;10(10):e0138853. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138853. eCollection 2015.
Original Research


Raw Data
Erratum

Errors in statistical analysis and questionable randomization lead to unreliable conclusions.
George BJ, Brown AW, Allison DB
Journal of Paramedical Sciences. 2015 Vol.6, No.3
Letter
Taurine and vitamin E supplementation have minimal effects on body composition, hepatic lipids, and blood hormone and metabolite concentrations in healthy Sprague Dawley rats.
Allen PS, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Hsu WH, Beitz DC
Nutrition and Dietary Supplements
Original Research

The importance of prediction model validation and assessment in obesity and nutrition research.
Ivanescu AE, Li P, George B, Brown AW, Keith SW, Raju D, Allison DB
Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Oct 9
Invited Narrative Review

Goals in Nutrition Science 2015-2020.
Allison DB, Bassaganya-Riera J, Burlingame B, Brown AW, Le Coutre J, Dickson SL, Van Eden W, Garssen J, Hontecillas R, Khoo CSH, Knorr D, KussmannM, Magistretti PJ, Mehta T, Meule A, Rychlik M, Vögele C
Front. Nutr., 08 September 2015
Invited Editorial

Best (but often forgotten) practices: designing, analyzing, and reporting cluster randomized controlled trials.
Brown AW, Li P, Bohan Brown MM, Kaiser KA, Keith SW, Oakes JM, Allison DB
Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 May 27
Invited Narrative Review

Comment on “Intervention effects of a school-based health promotion programme on obesity related behavioural outcomes.”
Li P, Brown AW, Oakes JM, Allison DB
Journal of Obesity, vol. 2015, Article ID 708181, 2 pages, 2015.
Letter

Response to ‘Energy balance measurement: when something is not better than nothing.’
Dhurandhar NV, Schoeller D, Brown AW, Heymsfield SB, Thomas D, Sorensen TIA, Speakman JR, Jeansonne M, Allison DB
Int J Obes (Lond). 2015 Apr 30
Invited Letter

Comment on “School-Based Obesity Prevention Intervention in Chilean Children: Effective in Controlling, but not Reducing Obesity.”
Li P, Brown AW, Oakes JM, Allison DB
J Obes. 2015;2015:183528
Letter

Concerning Sichieri R, Cunha DB: Obes Facts 2014;7:221-232. The Assertion that Controlling for Baseline (Pre-Randomization) Covariates in Randomized Controlled Trials Leads to Bias Is False.
Li P, Brown AW, Dawson JA, Kaiser KA, Bohan Brown MM, Keith SW, Oakes JM, Allison DB
Obes Facts 2015;8:127-129
Letter

Exceptional Data in Paper on “The effect of meridian massage on BM, BMI, WC and HC in simple obesity patients: a randomized controlled trial.”
Thomas DM, Brown AW, Dawson JA, Li P, Heymsfield SB, Allison DB
World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion. 2015, (01) 66-67
Letter

Double sampling with multiple imputation to answer large sample meta-research questions: Introduction and illustration by evaluating adherence to two simple CONSORT guidelines.
Capers PL, Brown AW, Dawson JA, Allison DB.
Front Nutr. 2015 Mar 9;2:6
Original Research

Communication of randomized, controlled trial results must match the study focus.
Brown AW, Sievenpiper JL, Kyle TK, Kaiser KA
J Nutr. 2015 145: 5 1027-1029
Letter

Order of Magnitude Mis-estimation of Weight Effects of Children’s Meal Policy Proposals.
Brown AW, Hall KD, Thomas D, Dhurandhar NV, Heymsfield SB, Allison DB
Childhood Obesity. December 2014, 10(6): 542-545. doi:10.1089/chi.2014.0081
Letter

Linear extrapolation results in erroneous overestimation of plausible stressor-related yearly weight changes.
Bohan Brown MM, Brown AW, Allison DB
Biol Psychiatry. 2015 Aug 15;78(4):e10-1
Letter

An Unjustified Conclusion from Self-Report-Based Estimates of Energy Intake.
Levitsky DA, Brown AW, Hansen BC, Atkinson RL, Byrne N, Cheskin LJ, Allison DB
Am J Med 2014;127(12):e33
Letter

Energy Balance Measurement: When Something is NOT Better than Nothing.
Dhurandhar NV, Schoeller D, Brown AW, Heymsfield SB, Thomas D, Sorensen TIA, Speakman JR, Jeansonne M, Allison DB
Int J Obes (Lond). 2014 Nov 13.
Critical Review

Unscientific Beliefs about Scientific Topics in Nutrition.
Brown AW, Ioannidis JPA, Cope MB, Bier DM, Allison DB
Adv Nutr September 2014 5(5): 563-565; doi:10.3945/an.114.006577
Invited Proceedings

HUMAN NUTRITION | Nutraceuticals.
Brown AW
In book: Encyclopedia of Meat Sciences (Second Edition), Publisher: Academic Press, Editors: Michael Dikeman, Carrick Devine, pp.130-134
Invited Chapter

Using crowdsourcing to evaluate published scientific literature: methods and example.
Brown AW, Allison DB
PLoS One. 2014 Jul 2;9(7):e100647
Original Research

Increased fruit and vegetable intake has no discernible effect on weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Kaiser KA, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Shikany JM, Mattes RD, Allison DB
Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jun 25;100(2):567-576
Systematic Review


Science Unbound Foundation Award

Weighing the Evidence of Common Beliefs in Obesity Research.
Casazza K, Brown AW, Astrup A, Bertz F, Baum C, Bohan Brown M, Dawson J, Durant N, Dutton G, Fields DA, Fontaine KR, Levitsky D, Mehta T, Menachemi N, Newby P, Pate R, Raynor H, Rolls BJ, Sen B, Smith DL Jr, Thomas D, Wansink B, Allison DB
Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2014 Jun 20:0
Critical Review

Reply to RA Mekary and E Giovannucci.
Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Allison DB
Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Jan;99(1):213. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.077354
Invited Letter

Belief beyond the evidence: using the proposed effect of breakfast on obesity to show 2 practices that distort scientific evidence.
Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Allison DB
Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Nov;98(5):1298-308. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.113.064410
Original Research


Access the recommendation on F1000PrimeSciVee Science Unbound Foundation Award

Does host cholesterol metabolism impact the gut microbiota and why does it matter?
Martinez I, Brown AW, Walter J
Future Microbiol. 2013 May;8(5):571-3. doi: 10.2217/fmb.13.24
Invited Editorial

Unintended consequences of obesity-targeted health policy.
Brown AW, Allison DB
Virtual Mentor. 2013 Apr 1;15(4):339-46. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2013.15.4.pfor2-1304
Invited Critical Review

Myths, presumptions, and facts about obesity.
Casazza K, Fontaine KR, Astrup A, Birch LL, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Durant N, Dutton G, Foster EM, Heymsfield SB, McIver K, Mehta T, Menachemi N, Newby PK, Pate R, Rolls BJ, Sen B, Smith DL Jr, Thomas DM, Allison DB
N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 31;368(5):446-54. doi: 10.1056/NEJMsa1208051
Critical Review

Nutritional epidemiology in practice: learning from data or promulgating beliefs?
Bohan Brown MM, Brown AW, Allison DB
Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jan;97(1):5-6. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.112.052472. Epub 2012 Dec 5
Invited Editorial

Diet-induced alterations of host cholesterol metabolism are likely to affect the gut microbiota composition in hamsters.
Martinez I, Perdicaro DJ, Brown AW, Hammons S, Carden TJ, Carr TP, Eskridge KM, Walter J
Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Jan;79(2):516-24. doi: 10.1128/AEM.03046-12. Epub 2012 Nov 2
Original Research

Short-term consumption of sucralose, a nonnutritive sweetener, is similar to water with regard to select markers of hunger signaling and short-term glucose homeostasis in women.
Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Onken KL, Beitz DC
Nutr Res. 2011 Dec;31(12):882-8. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2011.10.004
Original Research

Diets high in conjugated linoleic acid from pasture-fed cattle did not alter markers of health in young women.
Brown AW, Trenkle AH, Beitz DC
Nutr Res. 2011 Jan;31(1):33-41. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2010.12.003
Original Research


Nutrition ResearchWinner of First Annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award

Phytosterol ester constituents affect micellar cholesterol solubility in model bile.
Brown AW, Hang J, Dussault PH, Carr TP
Lipids. 2010 Sep;45(9):855-62. doi: 10.1007/s11745-010-3456-6
Original Research

Plant sterol and stanol substrate specificity of pancreatic cholesterol esterase.
Brown AW, Hang J, Dussault PH, Carr TP
J Nutr Biochem. 2010 Aug;21(8):736-40. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2009.04.008. Epub 2009 Jul 16
Original Research

Cholesterol-lowering phytosterols: factors affecting their use and efficacy.
Carr TP, Ash MM, Brown AW
Nutrition and Dietary Supplements. 2010 July ; 2010(2):59-72
Invited Narrative Review

Lipid and NDF analysis of ethanol byproduct feedstuffs.
Bremer VR, Buckner VD, Brown AW, Carr TP, Diedrichsen RM, Erickson GE, Klopfenstein TJ
Nebraska Beef Cattle Report. 2010;MP93:83-86
Report
Endocannabinoids, metabolic regulation, and the role of diet.
Carr TP, Jesch ED, Brown AW
Nutr Res. 2008 Oct;28(10):641-50. doi: 10.1016/j.nutres.2008.08.003
Invited Narrative Review

Invited Extramural Presentations

Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity: Where Might They Come From and What Can We Do?
Florida Food and Nutrition Symposium 2017. Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA; 2017-07-16.
Keynote – Dishing Up Data: Making Science More Digestible for the Public.
Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Symposium 2017. Charlotte, NC, USA; 2017-04-02.
Rigor and Reproducibility in Nutrition and Obesity Research.
University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI, USA; 2017-03-16.
Moderator of panel discussion: Taxonomy of issues and challenges to improving research reproducibility.
National Academy of Sciences Sackler Colloquium – Reproducibility of Research: Issues and Proposed Remedies. Washington, DC; 2017-03-08.
Video
From microworkers to sampling techniques – challenges and benefits of alternative literature screening methods.
Obesity Week 2016. New Orleans, LA, USA; 2016-11-03.
Reproducibility: A Tragedy of Errors
International Society for Medical Publication Professionals. Webinar; 2016-10-26.
Video
Conflicting, conflicted, and incomplete narratives in nutrition and obesity research.
2016 Building Healthy Lifestyles Conference – Nutrition: Fads, Facts & Fallacies. Tempe, AZ; 2016-03-18.
Slides
Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity: Where might they come from and what we can do?
National Press Foundation – Obesity’s Toll: Get the Skinny on Fat.. Webinar; 2016-02-24.
Audio
Slides
Conflicting, conflicted, and incomplete narratives in nutrition and obesity research.
Birmingham District Dietetic Association. Birmingham, AL; 2016-02-18.
Conflicting, conflicted, and incomplete narratives in nutrition and obesity research.
Nutrition File Seminar 2016 – Nutrition Fact or Fiction: What is the Evidence?. Calgary, AB, Canada; 2016-02-03.
Conflicting, conflicted, and incomplete narratives in nutrition and obesity research.
Nutrition File Seminar 2016 – Nutrition Fact or Fiction: What is the Evidence?. Edmonton, AB, Canada; 2016-02-02.
Hot Off the Presses: Evaluating the Evidence Behind Today’s Nutrition Media Headlines.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Webinar; 2015-08-28.
Video
Lost in Translation: Science as a Second Language
DC Metro Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Washington, DC, USA; 2015-04-10.
In the Eye of the Beholder: Critical Evaluation of Nutrition Research.
ConAgra Food Science Institute Nutri-bites Webinars. Webinar; 2015-03-12.
Video
Distortion of Nutrition Research: Perpetuating Beliefs Beyond the Scientific Evidence.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Board of Directors Retreat. Portland, OR, USA; 2014-07-23.
Lost in Translation: Science as a Second Language – Perspectives of a ‘native speaker’.
International Food Information Council. Washington, DC, USA; 2014-05-13.
Distortion of nutrition research: Reporting practices that may perpetuate beliefs beyond the scientific evidence.
ASN Scientific Sessions & Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2014. San Diego, CA, USA; 2014-04-27.
Video
Tips for High-Fidelity Science Reporting.
National Press Foundation. Webinar; 2014-03-18.
Video
Slides
Meal Frequency, Eating Patterns, and Weight.
Eating Patterns and Disease: From Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms to Interventions. Webinar; 2014-02-18.
Video
Recent initiatives to improve research reporting fidelity.
ILSI Annual Meeting. Southampton, Bermuda; 2014-01-20.
Video
Slides
Sound advice or biased reporting? Breakfast as a strategy to reduce or prevent obesity or weight gain.
57th Annual Alabama Public Health Association Education Conference. Birmingham, AL, USA; 2013-04-04.
Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity.
AHA EPI|NPAM: Hot Off the Press. New Orleans, LA; 2013-03-21.
Phytosterols Decrease Cholesterol Absorption by Molecular Interactions in the Intestinal Lumen.
103rd American Oil Chemist Society Meeting. Long Beach, CA, USA; 2012-05-01.
Nutritional Aspects of Fats and Oils.
Danisco Margarine and Shortening Course. New Century, KS, USA; 2011-10-28.
Mechanisms of decreased cholesterol absorption mediated by phytosterols.
. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA; 2010-11-18.

Extramural Meeting Abstracts

Use of Text-mining and Comparative Analysis to Detect P-hacking in Dietary Supplement Scientific Literature.
Kroeger CM, Brown AW, Allison DB. The 5th Workshop on Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Atlanta, GA.
Eating compared to skipping breakfast has no discernible benefit for obesity-related anthropometrics: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
Bohan Brown MM, Milanes JE, Allison DB, Brown AW. FASEB Journal. 2017 Apr lb363
Evaluation of rapid crowdsourcing methods to identify obesity-related studies.
Capers P, Brown AW, Thornton J, Kaiser KA, Goldsby T, Allison DB. Obesity Week. 2016.
Simple text-mining methodology to detect comparative p-hacking is sensitive to text searching variations.
Kroeger CM, Brown AW, Allison DB. Obesity Week. 2016.
High Intensity Interval- Vs Moderate Intensity- Training for Improving Cardiometabolic Health In Overweight or Obese Males: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Fisher G, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Alcorn A, Noles CD, Winwood L, Resuehr H, George B, Jeansonne MM, Allison DB. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):641-2.
Method for Calculating Point Estimates and Standard Errors for Meta-Analysis from Reported Point Estimates, 95% Confidence Intervals, and P-Values.
Brown AW, Dawson JA. FASEB Journal. 2016;30:1154.32.
Presenting Author

Effect of breakfast eating versus breakfast skipping on obesity related anthropometry: a systematic review.
Milanes JE, Allison DB, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM. FASEB Journal. 2016 Apr;30(1 Supplement):lb394
The Effect of Yogurt on Human Body Weight: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Experiments.
Kaiser KA, Jeansonne MM, Brown AW. FASEB Journal. 2016;30:905.6.
Presenting Author

The body recognizes liquid calories: Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effect of solid versus liquid preloads on subsequent energy intake.
Greenberg D, Rahn M, Brown AW, George BJ, Chung A, Allison DB. Obesity Week. 2015.
No Significant Differences Between High vs. Moderate Intensity Training on Mood and Quality of Life.
Neumeier WH, Alcorn A, Allison DB, Bohan Brown MM, Brown AW, Jeansonne MM, Noles C, Resuehr H, Winwood L, Fisher G. American Psychological Association 2015 Annual Convention
Double Sampling with Multiple Imputation to Answer Large Sample Meta-Research Questions: Introduction and Illustration by Evaluating Adherence to Two Simple CONSORT Guidelines.
Capers PL, Brown AW, Dawson JA, Allison DB. FASEB Journal. 2015;29:735.1.
Quick Service Restaurant (Fast) Food and Obesity: A systematic review of human studies.
Idigo AJ, Brown AW, Jeansonne MM, Kell KP, Allison DB. FASEB Journal. 2015;29:600.2.
Evidence of p-value fiddling using a rapid, high-volume, systematic method.
Kroeger CM, Brown AW, Allison DB. Advances and Controversies in Clinical Nutrition. 2014.
How We Talk About People with Conditions: Trends Over Time Using Google Ngrams.
Brown AW. Obesity Week. 2014.
Presenting Author

High Intensity vs Moderate Intensity Training to maximize the benefits of exercise for improving cardiometabolic health in overweight adolescent males: Preliminary results from the HIIT MAX randomized controlled trial.
Fisher G, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Alcorn Amy, Noles C, Winwood L, Reseuhr H, Allison DB. Obesity Week. 2014.
Using crowdsourcing to evaluate published scientific literature: Methods and example.
Brown AW, Allison DB. 91st Annual Meeting of the Alabama Academy of Science, Auburn University, 2014-03-13
Presenting Author
Oral Presentation

Are studies that agree with popular opinion cited more? Evaluating nutrition-obesity research using crowdsourcing.
Brown AW, Allison DB. Obesity Week. 2013.
Presenting Author
Oral Presentation

Increased fruit and vegetable intake has no discernible effect on weight loss: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Kaiser KA, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Shikany JM, Mattes RD, Allison DB. Obesity Week. 2013.
Presenting Author

Treatment with taurine and vitamin E did not reverse fatty liver more than a chow diet in rats.
Allen PS, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Beitz DC. Evaluating Bioactive Food Components in Obesity and Cancer Prevention. 2013.
Presenting Author

Investigating nutraceutical and pharmaceutical agents to prevent fatty liver in rats.
Allen PS, Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Beitz DC. Evaluating Bioactive Food Components in Obesity and Cancer Prevention. 2013.
Sound advice or biased reporting? Breakfast as a strategy to reduce or prevent obesity or weight gain.
Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Allison DB. FASEB Journal. 2013;27:124.3.
Presenting Author
Oral Presentation

Hydrolysis of phytosterol esters in the intestine is required for their cholesterol lowering effects.
Brown AW, Carden TJ, Hang J, Dussault PH, Carr TP. FASEB Journal. 2011;25:587.7.
Presenting Author

Dietary phytosterol esters must be hydrolyzed for optimal reduction in cholesterol absorption.
Carden TJ, Brown AW , Mielke M, Hang J, Dussault PH, Lee BH, Schlegel VL, Carr TP. FASEB Journal. 2011;25:582.11.
Phytosterols and fatty acids, but not phytosterol esters, affect cholesterol micellarization in vitro.
Brown AW, Hang J, Dussault PH, Carr TP. FASEB Journal. 2010;24:541.19.
Presenting Author

Method for lipid and NDF analysis of ethanol byproduct feedstuffs.
Bremer VR, Buckner CD, Brown AW, Carr TP, Diedrichsen RM, Erickson GE, Klopfenstein TJ. Journal of Animal Science. 2010;88:E-Suppl.3,263.
Phytosterol ester substrate specificity of pancreatic cholesterol esterase.
Brown AW, Hang J, Dussault PH, Carr TP. FASEB Journal. 2009;23:722.15.
Presenting Author

Effects of diets naturally high or low in conjugated linoleic acid on measures of health in women.
Brown AW, Trenkle A, Beitz DC. FASEB Journal. 2009;23:334.6.
Presenting Author
Oral Presentation

Effects of Splenda® Brand sweetener on plasma hormone and metabolite concentrations.
Brown AW, Bohan MM, Onken KL, Beitz DC. FASEB Journal. 2007;21:832.11.
Presenting Author

Effects of TNFa as a simulated stressor on adipose and liver tissues from rats fed varying diets.
Brown AW, Bohan MM, Mehyar N, Trenkle A, Beitz DC. FASEB Journal. 2006;20:109.6.
Presenting Author
Oral Presentation

Intramural Meeting Abstracts

Quick Service Restaurant (Fast) Food and Obesity: A systematic review of human studies
Brown AW, Idigo AJ, Jeansonne MM, Kell KP, Allison DB. UAB Public Health Research and Practice Day 2015.
Presenting Author

Quantification of the Mediterranean Diet
Antoine LH, Brown AW, Allison DB. UAB Public Health Research and Practice Day 2015.
So you think you want to do a systematic review? Lessons learned from the PROSPERO registry.
Borah R, Brown AW, Capers PL, Kaiser KA. UAB Public Health Research and Practice Day 2015.
How We Talk About People with Conditions: Trends Over Time Using Google Ngrams.
Brown AW. UAB Diabetes Research Day
Presenting Author

How We Talk About People with Conditions: Trends Over Time Using Google Ngrams.
Brown AW. UAB Public Health Research Day 2014.
Presenting Author

Sound advice or biased reporting? Breakfast as a strategy to reduce or prevent obesity or weight gain.
Brown AW, Bohan Brown MM, Allison DB. UAB Public Health Research Day 2013.
Presenting Author

Intramural Presentations (Not exhaustive)

Introductory Remarks: A Comedy of Errors.
The Mathematical Sciences in Obesity: NIDDK Short Course. University of Alabama at Birmingham; 2017-06-26.
Procedural Elements: Trial Registration, Reporting Guidelines.
Second Short Course on Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research.. University of Alabama at Birmingham; 2016-07-26.
Limits II – Empirical: Evidence & Case Studies of Confirmation and Non-Confirmation of Observational Study-Generated Hypotheses.
Second Short Course on Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research.. University of Alabama at Birmingham; 2016-07-25.
Introductory Remarks: A Comedy of Errors.
The Mathematical Sciences in Obesity: NIDDK Short Course. University of Alabama at Birmingham; 2016-06-13.
Video
Limits II – Empirical: Evidence & Cases Studies of Confirmation and Non-Confirmation of Observational Study-Generated Hypotheses.
First Short Course on Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research.. University of Alabama at Birmingham; 2015-07-20.
Video
Introductory Remarks: A Comedy of Errors.
The Mathematical Sciences in Obesity: NIDDK Short Course. University of Alabama at Birmingham; 2015-06-22.
Video
Improving the accuracy and specificity of estimates using cross-method comparisons, such as Double Sampling with Multiple Imputation.
Mathematics Colloquium: Open Problems in Obesity. UAB, Birmingham, AL, USA; 2015-02-27.
Does Frequency or Timing of Eating Influence Childhood Obesity?
Intensive Course in Nutrition for Infants, Children, and Adolescents. Department of Pediatrics and Nutrition Sciences, UAB, Birmingham, AL, USA; 2015-02-24.
The Science of Nutrition Science: Beliefs, evidence, and communication.
UAB Chapter of Sigma Xi Seminar Series. Birmingham, AL, USA; 2014-11-13.
Using crowdsourcing to evaluate published scientific literature: Methods and example.
Postdoctoral Research Day. Birmingham, AL, USA; 2014-02-17.
Are studies that agree with popular opinion cited more? Evaluating Nutrition Obesity Research Using Crowdsourcing.
NORC Trainee/Fellows Annual Conference. Birmingham, AL, USA; 2013-08-21.
Sound advice or biased reporting? Breakfast as a strategy to reduce or prevent obesity or weight gain.
Postdoctoral Research Day. Birmingham, AL, USA; 2013-02-18.
Breakfast and obesity: Another example of White Hat Bias?
NORC Trainee/Fellows Annual Conference. Birmingham, AL, USA; 2012-08-29.