Grantee and HFHL Institute Publications

Select Grantee Publications

bmc_public_health_logoLaCaille, L. J., Schultz, J. F., Goei, R., LaCaille, R. A., Dauner, N. K., de Souza, R., Novak, A. N., Regal, R. (2016). Go!: results from a quasi-experimental obesity prevention trial with hospital employees. BMC Public Health16(1), 1–16. From Jennifer Feenstra Schultz and Lara LaCaille's 2010 HFHL Faculty Grant research project titled, "Preventing Obesity in the Worksite: A Multi‐Message, Multi‐“Step” Approach".

neuroscience_lettersDuffy, C. M., Yuan, C., Wisdorf, L. E., Billington, C. J., Kotz, C. M., Nixon, J. P., & Butterick, T. A. (2015). Role of orexin A signaling in dietary palmitic acid-activated microglial cells. Neuroscience Letters, 606, 140–4. From Cayla Duffy's 2014 HFHL Graduate and Professional Student Grant research project titled, "Brain immune cell response to dietary saturated fatty acid".

Cell Host and Microbe coverVangay, P., Ward, T., Gerber, J. S., & Knights, D. (2015). Antibiotics, pediatric dysbiosis, and disease. Cell Host & Microbe, 17(5), 553–64. From Pajau Vangay's 2015 HFHL Graduate and Professional Student research project titled, "Immigrant Healthy Gut Project: Characterization of the obesogenic gut microbiome among Hmong and Karen Immigrants". Vangay is currently a graduate student in the Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology Ph.D Program and is expected to finish in 2017. Project Faculty AdvisorDan Knights, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering and the U of M Biotechnology Institute.

Journal of Health and Environmental NutritionK. N. Dauner , L. J. Lacaille , J. F. Schultz , J. Harvie , J. Klingner , R. Lacaille & M. Branovan (2011) Implementing Healthy and Sustainable Food Practices in a Hospital Cafeteria: A Qualitative Look at Processes, Barriers, and Facilitators of Implementation, Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 6:3, 264-278. From Jennifer Feenstra Schultz's 2009 HFHL Faculty Grant research project entitled, "Institutional and Consumer Decision-making in the Hospital Setting: An Evaluation of Healthy Food Practices Model"

choices_magazine_cover_v3Senauer, B. & Ghosh, K. (2009). Adequacy of Federal School Lunch Reimbursement Adjustments. Choices 24:3. From Benjamin Senauer's research entitled "Computing the Appropriate School Lunch Price Index for Federal Reimbursements for the National School Lunch" 

Select HFHL Institute Publications

science roadmap for food and agriculture coverManore, M., Kurzer, S., Stang, J., Hooker, K., & Igo, K. (2011) We must improve human health, nutrition, and wellness of the U.S. population.  Agricultural Experiment Station Section‘s A Science Roadmap for Food and Agriculture, 45-54. HFHL's Mindy Kurzer and Kris Igo served as contributing authors

whole_grains_white_paper_coverWhole Grains in Schools: A Supply Chain Approach. (2012). Grains for Health Foundation White PaperHFHL's Associate Director Kris Igo served on the Future for Grains in Schools Task Force.

menopause_journal_coverTaku, K., Melby, M. K., Kronenberg, F., Kurzer, M.S., Messina, M. (2012). Extracted or synthesized soybean isoflavones reduce menopausal hot flash frequency and severity: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.  Menopause - The Journal of the North American Menopause SocietyHFHL's Director Mindy Kurzer co-authored this study.