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First Author Publication

Date Posted: October 08, 2013
Gioia Persuitte

CPHR student Gioia Persuitte has a first author publication in Nutrients. The article is available to read at It was one of four manuscripts that she worked on during her independent study over the summer which focused on applying the concepts of nutritional epidemiology to an NIH-funded dietary intervention trial: Can Do. Briefly, the Can Do study compared a simple dietary message of increasing fiber to a complex dietary message of the AHA diet among 240 participants with metabolic syndrome. Dr. Yunsheng Ma, Dr. Julia Fang, and Ms. Barbara Olendzki were the instructors for the course.