Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Heimburger, Douglas , MD, MS
Professor of Medicine

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2525 West End Avenue, Suite 750

Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health Suite 750 37203

Heimburger, DC, Carothers, CL, Gardner, P, Primack, A, Warner, TL, Vermund, SH. Nurturing the global workforce in clinical research: the national institutes of health fogarty international clinical scholars and fellows program. Am J Trop Med Hyg, 85(6), 971-8, 2011.

Koethe, JR, Blevins, M, Nyirenda, C, Kabagambe, EK, Shepherd, BE, Wester, CW, Zulu, I, Chiasera, JM, Mulenga, LB, Mwango, A, Heimburger, DC. Nutrition and inflammation serum biomarkers are associated with 12-week mortality among malnourished adults initiating antiretroviral therapy in Zambia. J Int AIDS Soc, 14, 19, 2011. PMCID:3094357

Heimburger, DC, Koethe, JR, Nyirenda, C, Bosire, C, Chiasera, JM, Blevins, M, Munoz, AJ, Shepherd, BE, Potter, D, Zulu, I, Chisembele-Taylor, A, Chi, BH, Stringer, JS, Kabagambe, EK. Serum phosphate predicts early mortality in adults starting antiretroviral therapy in Lusaka, Zambia: a prospective cohort study. PLoS One, 5(5), e10687, 2010. PMCID:2872675

Heimburger, DC, McClave, SA, Gramlich, LM, Merritt, R. The Intersociety Professional Nutrition Education Consortium and American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists: what have we learned. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 34(6 Suppl), 21S-9S, 2010. PMCID:3094357

Koethe, JR, Heimburger, DC. Nutritional aspects of HIV-associated wasting in sub-Saharan Africa. Am J Clin Nutr, 91(4), 1138S-1142S, 2010. PMCID:2872675

Locher, JL, Robinson, CO, Bailey, FA, Carroll, WR, Heimburger, DC, Saif, MW, Tajeu, G, Ritchie, CS. Disruptions in the organization of meal preparation and consumption among older cancer patients and their family caregivers. Psychooncology, 19(9), 967-74, 2010. PMCID:2872675

Jensen, GL, Bistrian, B, Roubenoff, R, Heimburger, DC. Malnutrition syndromes: a conundrum vs continuum. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr, 33(6), 710-6, 2009. PMCID:2872675

Koethe, JR, Chi, BH, Megazzini, KM, Heimburger, DC, Stringer, JS. Macronutrient supplementation for malnourished HIV-infected adults: a review of the evidence in resource-adequate and resource-constrained settings. Clin Infect Dis, 49(5), 787-98, 2009. PMCID:2872675

Locher, JL, Robinson, CO, Bailey, FA, Carroll, WR, Heimburger, DC, Magnuson, JS, Saif, MW, Ritchie, CS. The contribution of social factors to undereating in older adults with cancer. J Support Oncol, 7(5), 168-73, 2009. PMCID:2872675

Piyathilake, CJ, Macaluso, M, Alvarez, RD, Bell, WC, Heimburger, DC, Partridge, EE. Lower risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in women with high plasma folate and sufficient vitamin B12 in the post-folic acid fortification era. Cancer Prev Res (Phila), 2(7), 658-64, 2009. PMCID:2872675

Butsch, WS, Ard, JD, Allison, DB, Patki, A, Henson, CS, Rueger, MM, Hubbert, KA, Glandon, GL, Heimburger, DC. Effects of a reimbursement incentive on enrollment in a weight control program. Obesity (Silver Spring), 15(11), 2733-8, 2007. PMCID:2100078

Butsch, WS, Munoz, AJ, Heimburger, DC. Follow-up of patients with early breast cancer. N Engl J Med, 357(10), 1053; author reply 1053, 2007. PMCID:2100078

Cox, TL, Malpede, CZ, Desmond, RA, Faulk, LE, Myer, RA, Henson, CS, Heimburger, DC, Ard, JD. Physical activity patterns during weight maintenance following a low-energy density dietary intervention. Obesity (Silver Spring), 15(5), 1226-32, 2007. PMCID:2100078

Munoz, AJ, Butsch, WS, Morgan, SL, Heimburger, DC, Newton, L, Clark, R, Cross, JM. Comment on "Nutritional gain versus financial gain: the role of metabolic carts in the surgical ICU". J Trauma, 62(6), 1539-40; author reply 1540, 2007. PMCID:2100078

Piyathilake, CJ, Azrad, M, Macaluso, M, Johanning, GL, Cornwell, PE, Partridge, EE, Heimburger, DC. Protective association of MTHFR polymorphism on cervical intraepithelial neoplasia is modified by riboflavin status. Nutrition, 23(3), 229-35, 2007. PMCID:2025704

Piyathilake, CJ, Macaluso, M, Brill, I, Heimburger, DC, Partridge, EE. Lower red blood cell folate enhances the HPV-16-associated risk of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. Nutrition, 23(3), 203-10, 2007. PMCID:2025704

Shikany, JM, Barash, J, Redden, DT, Westfall, AO, Heimburger, DC, Henson, CS, Allison, DB. Divergence in popular diets relative to diets consumed by Americans, and implications for diet selection. MedGenMed, 9(3), 8, 2007. PMCID:2100078

Greene, LF, Malpede, CZ, Henson, CS, Hubbert, KA, Heimburger, DC, Ard, JD. Weight maintenance 2 years after participation in a weight loss program promoting low-energy density foods. Obesity (Silver Spring), 14(10), 1795-801, 2006. PMCID:2025704

Heimburger, DC. Training and certifying Physician Nutrition Specialists: the American Board of Physician Nutrition Specialists (ABPNS). Am J Clin Nutr, 83(4), 985S-987S, 2006. PMCID:1682003

Lyles, TE, Desmond, R, Faulk, LE, Henson, S, Hubbert, K, Heimburger, DC, Ard, JD. Diet variety based on macronutrient intake and its relationship with body mass index. MedGenMed, 8(3), 39, 2006. PMCID:1781268

Owsley, C, McGwin, G, Jackson, GR, Heimburger, DC, Piyathilake, CJ, Klein, R, White, MF, Kallies, K. Effect of short-term, high-dose retinol on dark adaptation in aging and early age-related maculopathy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 47(4), 1310-8, 2006. PMCID:1682003

Shikany, JM, Thomas, SE, Henson, CS, Redden, DT, Heimburger, DC. Glycemic index and glycemic load of popular weight-loss diets. MedGenMed, 8(1), 22, 2006. PMCID:1682003

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