Biomedical Research Education & Training
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Silver, Heidi J., Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor of Medicine

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Academic history
Ph.D., Florida International Univ
M.S., Florida International Univ
B.S., Univ of Massachusetts

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514 Medical Arts Bldg 2713

Silver, HJ, Niswender, KD, Keil, CD, Jiang, L, Feng, Q, Chiu, S, Krauss, RM, Wilke, RA. CNR1 genotype influences HDL-cholesterol response to change in dietary fat intake. PLoS One, 7(5), e36166, 2012 PMCID:3342253

Silver, HJ, Dietrich, MS, Niswender, KD. Effects of grapefruit, grapefruit juice and water preloads on energy balance, weight loss, body composition, and cardiometabolic risk in free-living obese adults. Nutr Metab (Lond), 8(1), 8, 2011 PMCID:3039556

Spankovich, C, Hood, LJ, Silver, HJ, Lambert, W, Flood, VM, Mitchell, P. Associations between diet and both high and low pure tone averages and transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in an older adult population-based study. J Am Acad Audiol, 22(1), 49-58, 2011 PMCID:3342253

Murphy, BA, Dietrich, MS, Wells, N, Dwyer, K, Ridner, SH, Silver, HJ, Gilbert, J, Chung, CH, Cmelak, A, Burkey, B, Yarbrough, WG, Sinard, R, Netterville, J. Reliability and validity of the Vanderbilt Head and Neck Symptom Survey: a tool to assess symptom burden in patients treated with chemoradiation. Head Neck, 32(1), 26-37, 2010 PMCID:3047979

Silver, HJ, Welch, EB, Avison, MJ, Niswender, KD. Imaging body composition in obesity and weight loss: challenges and opportunities. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes, 3, 337-47, 2010 PMCID:3047979

Silver, HJ, de Campos Graf Guimaraes, C, Pedruzzi, P, Badia, M, Spuldaro de Carvalho, A, Oliveira, BV, Ramos, GH, Dietrich, MS, Pietrobon, R. Predictors of functional decline in locally advanced head and neck cancer patients from south Brazil. Head Neck, 32(9), 1217-25, 2010 PMCID:3039556

Silver, HJ. Oral strategies to supplement older adults'' dietary intakes: comparing the evidence. Nutr Rev, 67(1), 21-31, 2009 PMCID:3047979

Silver, HJ. Food modification versus oral liquid nutrition supplementation. Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Clin Perform Programme, 12, 79-93, 2009 PMCID:3047979

Silver, HJ, Dietrich, MS, Castellanos, VH. Increased energy density of the home-delivered lunch meal improves 24-hour nutrient intakes in older adults. J Am Diet Assoc, 108(12), 2084-9, 2008 PMCID:3047979

Silver, HJ, Dietrich, MS, Murphy, BA. Changes in body mass, energy balance, physical function, and inflammatory state in patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer treated with concurrent chemoradiation after low-dose induction chemotherapy. Head Neck, 29(10), 893-900, 2007 PMCID:3047979

Jensen, GL, Silver, HJ, Roy, MA, Callahan, E, Still, C, Dupont, W. Obesity is a risk factor for reporting homebound status among community-dwelling older persons. Obesity (Silver Spring), 14(3), 509-17, 2006 PMCID:3047979

Silver, HJ, Torquati, A, Jensen, GL, Richards, WO. Weight, dietary and physical activity behaviors two years after gastric bypass. Obes Surg, 16(7), 859-64, 2006 PMCID:3047979

Silver, HJ. The lived experience of home total parenteral nutrition: an online qualitative inquiry with adults, children, and mothers. Nutr Clin Pract, 19(3), 297-304, 2004 PMCID:3047979

Silver, HJ, Wellman, NS, Arnold, DJ, Livingstone, AS, Byers, PM. Older adults receiving home enteral nutrition: enteral regimen, provider involvement, and health care outcomes. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 28(2), 92-8, 2004 PMCID:3047979

Silver, Heidi J, Wellman, Nancy S, Galindo-Ciocon, Daisy, Johnson, Paulette. Family caregivers of older adults on home enteral nutrition have multiple unmet task-related training needs and low overall preparedness for caregiving. J Am Diet Assoc, 104(1), 43-50, 2004

Silver, Heidi J, Wellman, Nancy S. Nutrition diagnosing and order writing: value for practitioners, quality for clients. J Am Diet Assoc, 103(11), 1470-2, 2003

Silver, Heidi J, Wellman, Nancy S. Nutrition education may reduce burden in family caregivers of older adults. J Nutr Educ Behav, 34 Suppl 1, S53-8, 2002

Silver, Heidi J, Wellman, Nancy S. Family caregiver training is needed to improve outcomes for older adults using home care technologies. J Am Diet Assoc, 102(6), 831-6, 2002

Silver, H J, Castellanos, V H. Nutritional complications and management of intestinal transplant. J Am Diet Assoc, 100(6), 680-4, 687-9; quiz 685-6, 2000

Silver, H J. Nutritional management of diabetes in pregnancy. J Am Diet Assoc, 93(12), 1381-2, 1993

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