Current research interests include nutritional epidemiology, diet and health, health
disparities, and nutritional status of populations. 

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Folate network genetic variation, plasma homocystein, and global genomic methylation content: a genetic association study (with Susan M. Wernimont, Andrew G. Clark, Patrick J. Stover, Martin T. Wells, Augusto A. Litonjua, Scott T. Weiss, J. Michael Gazianno, Andrea Baccarelli, Joel Schwartz, Valentina Bollati, and Patricia A. Cassano), Bouvé Faculty Publications (2011)

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Sequence variants in genes functioning in folate-mediated one-carbon metabolism are hypothesized to lead to...

 

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The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, a longitudinal cohort study on health disparities in Puerto Rican adults: challenges and opportunities (with Josiemer Mattei, Sabrina E. Noel, Bridgette M. Collado, Jackie Mendez, Jason Nelson, John Griffith, Jose M. Ordovas, and Luis M. Falcon), Bouvé Faculty Publications (2010)

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The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study is an ongoing longitudinal cohort study designed to...

 

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Residential traffic exposure, pulse pressure, and C-reactive protein: consistency and contrast among exposure characterization methods (with Christine L. Rioux, Mkaya Mwamburi, David M. Gute, and Doug Brugge), Bouvé Faculty Publications (2010)

Background: Traffic exposure may increase cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk via systemic inflammation and elevated blood...

 

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The virtual consultation: Practitioners' experiences of genetic counseling by videoconferencing in Australia (with Elvira Zilliacus, Bettina Meiser, Elizabeth A. Lobb, Tracey E. Dudding, and Kristine Barlow-Stewart), Telemedicine and e-Health (2010)

Objective: Videoconferencing for clinical genetics services, or telegenetics, is becoming an increasingly utilized method of...

 

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Women’s Experience of Telehealth Cancer Genetic Counseling (with Elvira M. Zilliacus, Bettina Meiser, Elizabeth A. Lobb, Judy Kirk, and Linda Warwick), Journal of Genetic Counseling (2010)

Telegenetics offers an alternative model of delivering genetic counseling to rural and outreach areas; however...