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Brenda Bertrand, PhD

Brenda Bertrand, PhD
Ms in Nutrition Science Program Director
Department of Nutrition Sciences
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Phone: 205-934-8770
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B.S. - Nutrition, 1987 - Auburn University
MS - Clinical Nutrition, 1989 - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ph.D. - Nutrition, 1996 - Auburn University



  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • pre 2012
  1. Bertrand B, Livingston-Bowen C*, Duffrin C, Mann A* (2014). ACE inhibitors and potassium foods – nurses’ knowledge. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 27;1 (DOI 10.1108/IJHCQA-06-2012-0057).
  1. Bertrand B, Pryor J*, Brinkley J, Babatunde O, Harman T* (2013). Dietitian sex differences toward adult weight loss counseling. Health Care, 1(3);104-111 (DOI 10.12966/hc.11.09.2013).
  2. Collins J, Bertrand B, Hayes V*, Li SX, Thomas J, Truby H, Whelan K (2013). The application of genetics and nutritional genomics in practice: an international survey of knowledge, involvement and confidence among dietitians in the US, Australia and the UK. Genes and Nutrition (DOI 10.1007/s12263-013-0351-9).
  1. Bertrand B, Dallas M*, Cook Ellington J (2012). Assessing the health status of an Asian American group in North Carolina, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, Issue 104.3. 5. Heidal K, Colby S, Mirabella G, Al-Numair K, Bertrand B, Gross K (2012). Cost and calorie analysis of fast food consumption in college students. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 3:7.
  1. Mutch K*, Heidal K, Gross K, Bertrand B (2011). Cost-analysis of nutrition support in patients with severe acute pancreatitis, International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 24:7; 540-547 (ISSN 0952-6862).
  2. Duffrin C, Eakin A*, Bertrand B, Barber-Heidal, Carraway-Stage V* (2011). Investigating perceived vs. medical weight status classification among college students: Room for improvement exists among the overweight and obese, The International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 14;122-134.
  3. Duffrin C, Heidal K, Malinauskas B, McLeod S*, Carraway-Stage V* (2010). An exploratory study of weight and alcohol consumption among college students, The Internet Journal of Nutrition and Wellness, 10:1 (ISSN: 1937-8297).
  4. Pawlak R, Malinauskas B, Corbett A* (2010). Benefits, barriers, attitudes, and beliefs about soy meat-alternatives among African American parishioners living in Eastern North Carolina. Ethnicity and Disease, 20, 188-122.
  5. Pawlak R, Malinauskas BM, Rivera D. (2009). Predictors of intentions to eat a healthful diet by college baseball players: applying the Theory of Planned Behavior. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 41(5);334-339.
  6. Aull JL*, Rowe DA, Hickner RC, Malinauskas BM, Mahar MT (2008). Energy expenditure of obese, overweight, and normal weight females during lifestyle physical activities. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity. 1-9.
  7. Smith JL*, Garner KJ*, Malinauskas BM, Barber-Heidal K (2008). Factors contributing to weight loss, nutrition-related concerns and advice received by adults undergoing cancer treatment. Advances in Medical Sciences, 53(2): 198-204.
  8. Pawlak R, Malinauskas BM (2008). Predictors of intention to eat 2.5 cups of vegetables among ninth grade students attending two public high schools in eastern North Carolina. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 40(6):392-398.
  9. Rash CL*, Malinauskas BM, Duffrin MW, Barber-Heidal K, Vos PW, Overton RF (2008). Nutrition-related knowledge, attitude, and dietary intake of college track athletes. The Sport Journal, Winter.
  10. Malinauskas BM, Overton RF, Carraway VG*, Cash BC* (2007). Supplements of interest for sport-related injury and sources of supplement information among college athletes. Advances in Medical Sciences. 52:50-54.
  11. Malinauskas B, Aeby V, Overton R, Carpenter-Aeby T, Barber-Heidal K (2007). A survey of energy drink consumption patterns among college students. Nutrition Journal. 6:35 (31 October 2007)
  12. Malinauskas BM, Aeby VG, Harris N, Overton RF, Pawlak R (2007). Adult Special Olympics athletes: Health risks related to food choices by self or caregiver. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences. 99(3):37-42.
  13. Overton RF, Malinauskas BM (2007). College sport management student perceptions regarding Special Olympics curriculum and service learning. The Sport Journal. 10:3 (ISSN 1543–9518).
  14. Malinauskas BM, Overton RF, Cash BC*, Carraway VG*, Montesano M*, Schumaker LM* (2007). Supplements and dietary methods of interest for treatment of health conditions that restrict sport performance among college athletes. The Virginia Journal of Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. 29:45–48.
  15. Malinauskas BM, Cucchiara AJ, Aeby VG, Malinauskas RA, Bruening CC (2007). Physical activity, disordered eating risk, and anthropometric measurement: A comparison of college female athletes and non-athletes. The College Student Journal. 41(1):217–222.
  16. Malinauskas BM, Overton RF, Cucchiara AJ, Carpenter AB, Corbett AB* (2007). Summer league college baseball players: Do dietary intake and barriers to eating healthy differ for game and nongame days? The Sport Management and Related Topics Journal. 3(2):23–34.
  17. Malinauskas BM, Overton RF, Corbett AB*, Carpenter AB (2006). Body composition, weight preferences, and dietary macronutrient intake of summer league college baseball players. The Virginia Journal of Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. 28:16–19.
  18. Malinauskas BM, Raedeke TD, Aeby VG, Smith JL*, Dallas MB* (2006). Dieting practices, weight perceptions, and body composition: A comparison of normal weight, overweight, and obese college females. Nutrition Journal. 5:11 (31 March 2006).
  19. Cogswell C, Malinauskas BM (2002). Using the new food guide pyramid for children ages 2–6. Kaleidoscope Journal of the Kentucky Association for Early Childhood Education. 17(Summer):27–31
  20. Malinauskas B, Overton RF, Yupeng C (2001). Nutrient intake of Chinese collegiate student-athletes. Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal. Fall:15– 17.
  21. Overton RF, Malinauskas BM, Yuan Z (2001). Fundraising at Chinese sports administration institutions – A practical experience for Chinese sports management students. Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal. Spring:32–35.
  22. Fung EB, Malinauskas BM, Kawchak DA, Koh BY, Zemel BM, Gropper SS, Ohene-Frempong K, Stallings VA (2001). Energy expenditure and intake in children with sickle cell disease during acute illness. Clinical Nutrition. 20(2):131–138.
  23. Malinauskas BM, Bruening C (2000). Nutritional status of collegiate female athletes as predicted from body composition techniques. Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal. Spring: 20–25.
  24. Overton RF, Malinauskas BM (2000). An investigation of Chinese graduate students’ interest in sport nutrition and sport marketing. International Sports Journal. Winter:124–130.
  25. Malinauskas BM, Gropper SS, Kawchak DA, Zemel BM, Ohene-Frempong K, Stallings VA (2000). Impact of acute illness on nutritional status of infants and young children with sickle cell disease.  Journal of the American Dietetic Association. 100(3):330–334.
  26. Overton RF, Malinauskas BM (1998). Sports marketing and sports nutrition: A multi-disciplinary lecture series presented in China. Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Journal. Fall:21–22.
  27. Gropper SS, Trahms C, Cloud HH, Isaacs JS, Malinauskas B (1994). Iron deficiency without anemia in children with phenylketonuria. International Pediatrics. 9(4):237–243.