Teaching

Classroom Teaching

Course Information n Date
Research Ethics Beyond Misconduct
– Guest Lecturer
BioTeach, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lectured on research ethics beyond concepts of research misconduct to a group of high school science teachers.
8 2017 Summer
Energetics: Scientific Foundations of Obesity and Other Health Aspects
– Guest Lecturer
– HB706
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lectured on lipids
5 2016 Fall
Research Ethics Beyond Misconduct
– Guest Lecturer
BioTeach, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lectured on research ethics beyond concepts of research misconduct to a group of high school science teachers.
12 2016 Summer
Fundamentals of Clinical Trials
– Guest Lecturer
– HB773
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lectured on Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses
12 2016 Spring
Advanced Human Nutrition and Metabolism I
– Guest Lecturer
– NUTR 4510
Clemson University
Lecture on sterols and lipid chemistry.
69 2015 Fall
Nutritional Methodology
– Guest Lecturer
Clemson University
Lecture on systematic reviews and meta-analysis.
5 2015 Spring
Nutritional Biochemistry
– Guest Lecturer
Clemson University
Lecture on sterols and lipid chemistry.
3 2014 Fall
Workshop on Research Ethics
– Co-Coordinator
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Co-coordinated a day-long training event on research ethics for Nutrition Obesity Research Center and Office of Energetics. Discussed local and federal aspects of research misconduct, and facilitated group participation in an interactive video exercise, The Research Clinic,” hosted by the Office of Research Integrity.
25 2014 Summer
Responsible Conduct of Research Training
– Co-Coordinator
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Co-coordinated a day-long training event on the Responsible Conduct of Research for Nutrition Obesity Research Center trainees. Discussed local and federal aspects of research misconduct, and facilitated group participation in an interactive video exercise, “The Lab,” hosted by the Office of Research Integrity.
21 2013 Summer
Introduction to Statistics
– Instructor
– STAT 218
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Developed student’s basic statistical knowledge, including understanding of terminology, computational concepts, and research literacy, through a combination of lectures and activities designed to encourage both quantitative and qualitative comprehension of the uses of statistics.
43 2010 Fall
New Directions in Human Nutrition
– Guest Lecturer
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lectured on research and regulatory aspects of supplements and drugs.
29 2010 Fall
Advanced Nutrition
– Guest Lecturer
– NUTR 455
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lecture on dietary and herbal supplements.
100 2010 Fall
Advanced Nutrition
– Guest Lecturer
– NUTR 455
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lecture on dietary and herbal supplements.
100 2009 Fall
Advanced Nutrition
– Guest Lecturer
– NUTR 455
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Macro- and micro-minerals as they relate to nutrition and nutritional status.
100 2008 Fall
Physiological Chemistry
– Teaching Assistant
– BBMB 420
Iowa State University
Assisted the teaching of biochemistry in a course designed for Veterinary Medicine and Health and Human Performance students by lecturing, grading, tutoring students, and designing and maintaining an online course supplement.
132 2007 Fall
Freshman Honor Program
– Seminar Co-Leader
– HON 302
Iowa State University
Co-led educational and training activities for incoming Freshman Honor Program students.
10 2004 Fall

Mentoring

Mentee Project Dates
Graduate Students
Romain Debru
-International internship
Evaluating the rigor of reporting murine genetic modification obesity research. 2017
Mary Latimer
-NORC Mentoring Team, and Dissertation Committee
Establishing the role miRNAs play in muscle during methionine restriction. 2016-
Adeniyi Jeremiah Idigo Quick service restaurants and obesity: systematic review and meta-analysis. 2014-2015
Ann Laszczyk
-Rotating student
Insulin sensitivity in liver in rodent Burn/CLP model. 2012
Undergraduate Students
Rohit Borah PROSPERO review; Animated Vignettes 2015-2016
Joseph Thornton Research integrity project: best nutrition papers tournament 2015
Rebecca Nitzel Intestinal lipid composition after phytosterol consumption. 2010-2011
Paige Lundy
-UCARE student
Cholesterol solubility in micelles. 2009-2010
Aaron Brandt Cholesterol solubility in micelles. 2009
Christopher Ferrel Substrate specificity for cholesterol esterase. 2008
Kate Wolford
-UCARE student
Cholesterol solubility in micelles. 2008
Maria Fabiosa Effects of CLA from natural sources on health in humans. 2007
Kristine Onken
-WISE intern
Sucralose and ghrelin. 2006-2007
Chris Baudy
-Carver Intern
CLA in beef preparation and storage. 2006
Mallory Breuker
-Freshman Honors Program
Effects of CLA from natural sources on health in humans. 2006
High School Students
Alexia Bowen
-Summer Science Institute
High-intensity interval training vs continuous moderate exercise (HIIT Max study). 2013