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Katherine Tucker

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Katherine L TuckerProfessor, Co Director
  • CollegeZuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentBiomedical & Nutritional Sciences
  • Phone(978) 934-4066
  • OfficeDugan Hall - 110-O
  • Emailkatherine_tucker@uml.edu

Research Interests

Diet and chronic disease risk; dietary assessment methodology; health disparities

Dr. Tucker has contributed to more than 300 articles in scientific journals. Her research focuses on dietary intake and risk of chronic disease, including osteoporosis, cognitive decline, obesity, metabolic syndrome, and heart disease, and on dietary methodology. She is PI of the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, a longitudinal study on the roles and interactions of stress, social support, diet, health behavior and genetic predisposition in relation to health disparities in Puerto Rican adults.

Education

  • Ph D: Nutritional Sciences/International Nutrition, (1986), Cornell University - Ithaca, NY
    Supporting Area: Development Sociology and Human Nutrition
  • BS: Nutritional Sciences/ Community Nutrition, (1978), University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT

Biography

Dr. Tucker is Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology and Director of the Center for Population Health at UMass Lowell. She is Editor-in Chief of Advances in Nutrition, an international review journal.

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow (2017), Scholarship/Research - Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America
  • Advisory Committee Member for Disparities in CVD and Stroke (2015) - American Heart Association
  • Member of the Food and Nutrition Board (2014), Service, Professional - National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine
  • Director and Co-Chair of the Diet and Physical Activity Working Group (2012) - Jackson Heart Study Vanguard Center
  • Hazel K. Steibling Medallion Award (2012) - Florida State University
  • Executive Board of Directors, Washington DC (2010) - American Society for Nutrition
  • Chair-Elect/Chair/Past-Chair, Nutritional Sciences Council (2008) - American Society for Nutrition
  • Dean's Advisory Committee, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture (2008) - University of New Hampshire
  • Chair, ASN Nominating Committee (2004) - American Society for Nutrition
  • ELR Stokstad Award (2000) - American Society for Nutrition
  • Kellogg Award for International Nutrition Research (2000) - American Society for Nutrition
  • Chair, ASN Nominating Committee (1999) - American Society for Nutrition
  • Chair Elect/Chair/Past-Chair, Nutritional Epidemiology Research Interest Section (1998) - American Society for Nutrition

Publications

  • Tucker, K.L., Mattei, J., Noel, S., Collado, B.M., Mendez, J., Nelson, J., Griffith, J., Ordovas, J.M., Luis, M. () "Falc on, LM (2010) The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, a longitudinal cohort study on health disparities in Puerto Rican adults: Challenges and opportunities," BMC Public Health 10: pp. 107-107
  • Mangano, K., Tucker, K.L. (2017) "Bone health and vegan diets. ," Academic Press
  • Denova-Gutiérrez, E., Tucker, K.L., Salmerón, J., Flores, M., Barquera, S. (2017) "Relative validity of a food frequency questionnaire to identify dietary patterns in an adult Mexican population.," Salud Pública de México 58:6 pp. 608 - 616
  • Noel, S., Mangano, K., Griffith, J.L., Wright, N.C., Dawson-Hughes, B., Tucker, K.L. (2017) "Prevalence of osteoporosis and low bone mass among Puerto Rican older adults.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • Mangano, K., Sahni, S., Kiel, D.P., Tucker, K.L., Dufour, A.B., Hannan, M.T. (2017) "Reply to G Bahat and MA Karan.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 106:2 pp. 703
  • James, E., Leveille, S.G., Hausdorff, J.M., Travison, T., Cote, S., Conatser, P., Karabulut, M., Mendes, A.C., Kennedy, D.N., Tucker, K.L., Al Snih, S., Markides, K.S., Bean, J.F. (2017) "Rhythmic Interlimb Coordination Impairments Are Associated With Mobility Limitations Among Older Adults.," Experimental aging research 43:4 pp. 337-345
  • Wang, X., Ding, N., Tucker, K.L., Weisskopf, M.G., Sparrow, D., Hu, H., Park, S.K. (2017) "A Western Diet Pattern Is Associated with Higher Concentrations of Blood and Bone Lead among Middle-Aged and Elderly Men.," The Journal of nutrition 147:7 pp. 1374-1383
  • Mattei, J., Sotres-Alvarez, D., Gellman, M., Castañeda, S.F., Hu, F.B., Tucker, K.L., Siega-Riz, A.M., Kaplan, R.C. (2017) "Diet quality, inflammation, and the ankle brachial index in adults with or without cardiometabolic conditions.," Clinical nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Bailey, R.L., Akabas, S.R., Paxson, E.E., Thuppal, S.V., Saklani, S., Tucker, K.L. (2017) "Total Usual Intake of Shortfall Nutrients Varies With Poverty Among US Adults.," Journal of nutrition education and behavior
  • Muntner, P., Abdalla, M., Correa, A., Griswold, M., Hall, J.E., Jones, D.W., Mensah, G.A., Sims, M., Shimbo, D., Spruill, T.M., Tucker, K.L., Appel, L.J. (2017) "Hypertension in Blacks: Unanswered Questions and Future Directions for the JHS (Jackson Heart Study).," Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979) 69:5 pp. 761-769
  • Sahni, S., Mangano, K., Kiel, D.P., Tucker, K.L., Hannan, M.T. (2017) "Dairy Intake Is Protective against Bone Loss in Older Vitamin D Supplement Users: The Framingham Study.," The Journal of nutrition 147:4 pp. 645-652
  • Mattei, J., Sotos-Prieto, M., Bigornia, S.J., Noel, S., Tucker, K.L. (2017) "The Mediterranean Diet Score Is More Strongly Associated with Favorable Cardiometabolic Risk Factors over 2 Years Than Other Diet Quality Indexes in Puerto Rican Adults.," The Journal of nutrition 147:4 pp. 661-669
  • Mangano, K., Sahni, S., Kiel, D.P., Tucker, K.L., Dufour, A.B., Hannan, M.T. (2017) "Dietary protein is associated with musculoskeletal health independently of dietary pattern: the Framingham Third Generation Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 105:3 pp. 714-722
  • Spahillari, A., Talegawkar, S., Correa, A., Carr, J.J., Terry, J.G., Lima, J., Freedman, J.E., Das, S., Kociol, R., de Ferranti, S., Mohebali, D., Mwasongwe, S., Tucker, K.L., Murthy, V.L., Shah, R.V. (2017) "Ideal Cardiovascular Health, Cardiovascular Remodeling, and Heart Failure in Blacks: The Jackson Heart Study.," Circulation. Heart failure 10:2
  • Mattei, J., Rodríguez-Orengo, J.F., Tamez, M., Corujo, F., Claudio, A., Villanueva, H., Campos, H., Willett, W.C., Tucker, K.L., Ríos-Bedoya, C.F. (2017) "Challenges and opportunities in establishing a collaborative multisite observational study of chronic diseases and lifestyle factors among adults in Puerto Rico.," BMC public health 17:1 pp. 136
  • Shlisky, J., Bloom, D.E., Beaudreault, A.R., Tucker, K.L., Keller, H.H., Freund-Levi, Y., Fielding, R.A., Cheng, F.W., Jensen, G.L., Wu, D., others, . (2017) "Nutritional Considerations for Healthy Aging and Reduction in Age-Related Chronic Disease," Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal 8:1 pp. 17–26
  • Wise, L.A., Wesselink, A.K., Mikkelsen, E.M., Cueto, H., Hahn, K.A., Rothman, K.J., Tucker, K.L., Sørensen, H.T., Hatch, E.E. (2017) "Dairy intake and fecundability in 2 preconception cohort studies.," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 105:1 pp. 100-110
  • Xiao, G., Tucker, K.L. (2017) "Dietary quality of the US child and adolescent population: trends from 1999 to 2012 and associations with the use of federal nutrition assistance programs.," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 105:1 pp. 194-202
  • Zhang, Y., Cifuentes, M., Gao, X., Amaral, G., Tucker, K.L. (2017) "Age- and gender-specific associations between insomnia and falls in Boston Puerto Rican adults.," Quality of Life Research 26:1 pp. 25 - 34 doi:10.1007/s11136-016-1374-7
  • Sotos-Prieto, M., Bhupathiraju, S., Falcón, L., Gao, X., Tucker, K.L., Mattei, J. (2016) "Association between a healthy lifestyle score and inflammatory markers among Puerto Rican adults," Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases 26:3 pp. 178–184
  • Bigornia, S.J., Lichtenstein, A.H., Harris, W.S., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Associations of erythrocyte fatty acid patterns with insulin resistance.," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 103:3 pp. 902-9
  • Smith, C.E., Coltell, O., Sorlí, J.V., Estruch, R., Martínez-González, M.Á., Salas-Salvadó, J., Fitó, M., Arós, F., Dashti, H.S., Lai, C.Q., Miró, L., Serra-Majem, L., Gómez-Gracia, E., Fiol, M., Ros, E., Aslibekyan, S., Hidalgo, B., Neuhouser, M.L., Di, C., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Associations of the MCM6-rs3754686 proxy for milk intake in Mediterranean and American populations with cardiovascular biomarkers, disease and mortality: Mendelian randomization.," Scientific Reports 14:6 pp. 33188
  • Foraker, R.E., Greiner, M., Sims, M., Tucker, K.L., Towfighi, A., Bidulescu, A., Shoben, A.B., Smith, S., Talegawkar, S., Blackshear, C., Wang, W., Hardy, N.C., O’Brien, E. (2016) "Clinical Investigation: Comparison of risk scores for the prediction of stroke in African Americans: Findings from the Jackson Heart Study.," American Heart Journal 177: pp. 25 - 32
  • Dashti, H.S., Aslibekyan, S., Scheer, Frank A. J. L., ., Smith, C.E., Lamon-Fava, S., Jacques, P., Chao-Qiang, L., Tucker, K.L., Arnett, D.K., Ordovás, J.M. (2016) "Clock Genes Explain a Large Proportion of Phenotypic Variance in Systolic Blood Pressure and This Control Is Not Modified by Environmental Temperature.," American Journal of Hypertension 29:1 pp. 132-140
  • Glik, D.C., Sharif, M.Z., Tucker, K.L., Prelip, M.L., Ammerman, A.S., Keyserling, T.C., Torres, S.E., Pitts, S.J. (2016) "Community-Engagement to Support Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Disparities Populations: Three Case Studies.," Journal of Health Disparities Research & Practice!!! 9:1 pp. 92 - 108
  • Foraker, R.E., Greiner, M., Sims, M., Tucker, K.L., Towfighi, A., Bidulescu, A., Shoben, A.B., Smith, S., Talegawkar, S., Blackshear, C., Wang, W., Hardy, N.C., O’Brien, E., O’Brien, E. (2016) "Comparison of risk scores for the prediction of stroke in African Americans: Findings from the Jackson Heart Study.," American Heart Journal 177: pp. 25 - 32
  • Noel, S., Saklani, S., Maras, J.E., Bigornia, S.J., Rubin, K., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Consumption of Cheese and Nutrient Intake of the US Population," The FASEB Journal 30:1 Supplement pp. 905.10-905.10
  • Bigornia, S.J., Saklani, S., Maras, J., Rubin, K., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Consumption of Salad Dressing and Nutrient Intake of the US Population," The FASEB Journal 30:1 Supplement pp. 1154–18
  • Blondin, S.A., Mueller, M.P., Bakun, P.J., Choumenkovitch, S.F., Tucker, K.L., Economos, C.D. (2016) "Cross-Sectional Associations between Empirically-Derived Dietary Patterns and Indicators of Disease Risk among University Students.," Nutrients 8:1 pp. 1
  • Mattei, J., Sotres-Alvarez, D., Daviglus, M.L., Gallo, L.C., Gellman, M., Hu, F.B., Tucker, K.L., Willett, W.C., Siega-Riz, A.M., Van Horn, L., Kaplan, R.C. (2016) "Diet Quality and Its Association with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Vary by Hispanic and Latino Ethnic Background in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.," Journal of Nutrition 146:10 pp. 2035 - 2044
  • Millard, H.R., Musani, S.K., Dibaba, D.T., Talegawkar, S.A., Taylor, H.A., Tucker, K.L., Bidulescu, A. (2016) "Dietary choline and betaine; associations with subclinical markers of cardiovascular disease risk and incidence of CVD, coronary heart disease and stroke: the Jackson Heart Study," European Journal of Nutrition
  • Djoussé, L., Petrone, A.B., Hickson, D.A., Talegawkar, S.A., Dubbert, P.M., Taylor, H., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Egg consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes among African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study.," Clinical Nutrition 35:3 pp. 679 - 684
  • Wong, J.C., Scott, T., Wilde, P., Yin-Ge, L., Tucker, K.L., Xiang, G., Li, Y., Gao, X. (2016) "Food Insecurity Is Associated with Subsequent Cognitive Decline in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Journal of Nutrition 146:9 pp. 1740 - 1745
  • Noel, S., Arevalo, S., Smith, C.E., Lai, C., Dawson-Hughes, B., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Genetic admixture and body composition in Puerto Rican adults from the Boston Puerto Rican Osteoporosis Study," Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism pp. doi:10.1007/s00774-016-0775-6.
  • DeChristopher, L.R., Uribarri, J., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Intakes of apple juice, fruit drinks and soda are associated with prevalent asthma in US children aged 2-9 years.," Public Health Nutrition 19:1 pp. 123 - 130
  • Blanco-Rojo, R., Delgado-Lista, J., Yu-Chi, L., Chao-Qiang, L., Perez-Martinez, P., Rangel-Zuñiga, O., Smith, C.E., Hidalgo, B., Alcala-Diaz, J.F., Gomez-Delgado, F., Parnell, L.D., Arnett, D.K., Tucker, K.L., Lopez-Miranda, J., Ordovas, J.M. (2016) "Interaction of an S100A9 gene variant with saturated fat and carbohydrates to modulate insulin resistance in 3 populations of different ancestries.," American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 104:2 pp. 508-17
  • Fisberg, M., Kovalskys, I., Gómez, G., Rigotti, A., Cortés, L.Y., Herrera-Cuenca, M., Yépez, M.C., Pareja, R.G., Guajardo, V., Zimberg, I.Z., Filho, A. D. P. Chiavegatto, ., Pratt, M., Koletzko, B., Tucker, K.L., Chiavegatto Filho, A D P, ., ELANS Study, G. (2016) "Latin American Study of Nutrition and Health (ELANS): rationale and study design.," BMC Public Health 16: pp. 93 doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-2765-y .
  • James, E., Conatser, P., Karabulut, M., Leveille, S.G., Hausdorff, J.M., Cote, S., Tucker, K.L., Barton, B., Bean, J.F., Al Snih, S., others, . (2016) "Mobility limitations and fear of falling in non-English speaking older Mexican-Americans," Ethnicity & Health pp. doi:10.1080/13557858.2016.1244660.
  • Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Nutrient intake, nutritional status, and cognitive function with aging.," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1367:1 pp. 38 - 49
  • Mattei, J., Mendez, J., Falcón, L., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Perceptions and Motivations to Prevent Heart Disease among Puerto Ricans.," American Journal of Health Behavior 40:3 pp. 322 - 331
  • Knudsen, V.K., Hatch, E.E., Cueto, H., Tucker, K.L., Wise, L., Christensen, T., Mikkelsen, E.M. (2016) "Relative validity of a semi-quantitative, web-based FFQ used in the ’Snart Forældre’ cohort - a Danish study of diet and fertility.," Public Health Nutrition 19:6 pp. 1027 - 1034
  • Bailey, R.L., Akabas, S.R., Paxson, E.E., Thuppal, S.V., Saklani, S., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Research Article: Total Usual Intake of Shortfall Nutrients Varies With Poverty Among US Adults.," Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
  • James, E., Leveille, S.G., Hausdorff, J.M., Travison, T., Kennedy, D.N., Tucker, K.L., Al Snih, S., Markides, K.S., Bean, J.F. (2016) "Rhythmic Interlimb Coordination Impairments and the Risk for Developing Mobility Limitations," The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences pp. (epub Dec 2016) doi:10.1093/gerona/glw236
  • Bigornia, S.J., Harris, W.S., Falcón, L., Ordovás, J.M., Lai, C., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "The Omega-3 Index Is Inversely Associated with Depressive Symptoms among Individuals with Elevated Oxidative Stress Biomarkers.," The Journal Of Nutrition 146:4 pp. 758 - 766
  • Smith, C.E., Fullerton, S.M., Dookeran, K.A., Hampel, H., Tin, A., Maruthur, N.M., Schisler, J.C., Henderson, J.A., Tucker, K.L., Ordovás, J.M. (2016) "Using Genetic Technologies To Reduce, Rather Than Widen, Health Disparities.," Health Affairs 35:8 pp. 1367 - 1373
  • DeChristopher, L.R., Uribarri, J., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "The link between soda intake and asthma: science points to the high-fructose corn syrup, not the preservatives: a commentary.," Nutrition & diabetes 6:11 pp. e234
  • Mattei, J., Sotres-Alvarez, D., Daviglus, M.L., Gallo, L.C., Gellman, M., Hu, F.B., Tucker, K.L., Willett, W.C., Siega-Riz, A.M., Van Horn, L., Kaplan, R.C. (2016) "Diet Quality and Its Association with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors Vary by Hispanic and Latino Ethnic Background in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.," The Journal of nutrition 146:10 pp. 2035-2044
  • Denova-Gutiérrez, E., Clark, P., Tucker, K.L., Muñoz-Aguirre, P., Salmerón, J. (2016) "Dietary patterns are associated with bone mineral density in an urban Mexican adult population.," Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA 27:10 pp. 3033-40
  • Wong, J.C., Scott, T., Wilde, P., Li , Y.G., Tucker, K.L., Gao, X. (2016) "Food Insecurity Is Associated with Subsequent Cognitive Decline in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," The Journal of nutrition 146:9 pp. 1740-5
  • Annweiler, C., Dursun, E., Féron, F., Gezen-Ak, D., Kalueff, A.V., Littlejohns, T., Llewellyn, D., Millet, P., Scott, T., Tucker, K.L., Yilmazer, S., Beauchet, O. (2016) "Vitamin D and cognition in older adults: international consensus guidelines.," Geriatrie et psychologie neuropsychiatrie du vieillissement 14:3 pp. 265-73
  • Blanco-Rojo, R., Delgado-Lista, J., Lee, Y.C., Lai, C.Q., Perez-Martinez, P., Rangel-Zuñiga, O., Smith, C.E., Hidalgo, B., Alcala-Diaz, J.F., Gomez-Delgado, F., Parnell, L.D., Arnett, D.K., Tucker, K.L., Lopez-Miranda, J., Ordovas, J.M. (2016) "Interaction of an S100A9 gene variant with saturated fat and carbohydrates to modulate insulin resistance in 3 populations of different ancestries.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 104:2 pp. 508-17
  • Wise, L.A., Wesselink, A.K., Tucker, K.L., Saklani, S., Mikkelsen, E.M., Cueto, H., Riis, A.H., Trolle, E., McKinnon, C.J., Hahn, K.A., Rothman, K.J., Toft Sørensen, H., Hatch, E.E. (2016) "Dietary fat intake and fecundability in two preconception cohort studies.," American journal of epidemiology
  • Knudsen, V.K., Hatch, E.E., Cueto, H., Tucker, K.L., Wise, L., Christensen, T., Mikkelsen, E.M. (2016) "Relative validity of a semi-quantitative, web-based FFQ used in the 'Snart Forældre' cohort - a Danish study of diet and fertility.," Public health nutrition 19:6 pp. 1027-34
  • Bigornia, S.J., Harris, W.S., Falcón, L., Ordovás, J.M., Lai, C.Q., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "The Omega-3 Index Is Inversely Associated with Depressive Symptoms among Individuals with Elevated Oxidative Stress Biomarkers.," The Journal of nutrition 146:4 pp. 758-66
  • DeChristopher, L.R., Uribarri, J., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Intake of high-fructose corn syrup sweetened soft drinks, fruit drinks and apple juice is associated with prevalent arthritis in US adults, aged 20-30 years.," Nutrition & diabetes 6: pp. e199
  • Bigornia, S.J., Lichtenstein, A.H., Harris, W.S., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Associations of erythrocyte fatty acid patterns with insulin resistance.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 103:3 pp. 902-9
  • Shah, R.V., Murthy, V.L., Allison, M.A., Ding, J., Budoff, M., Frazier-Wood, A.C., Lima, J.A., Steffen, L., Siscovick, D., Tucker, K.L., Ouyang, P., Abbasi, S.A., Danielson, K., Jerosch-Herold, M., Mozaffarian, D. (2016) "Diet and adipose tissue distributions: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.," Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD 26:3 pp. 185-93
  • Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Nutrient intake, nutritional status, and cognitive function with aging.," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1367:1 pp. 38-49
  • Dashti, H.S., Aslibekyan, S., Scheer, F.A., Smith, C.E., Lamon-Fava, S., Jacques, P., Lai, C.Q., Tucker, K.L., Arnett, D.K., Ordovás, J.M. (2016) "Clock Genes Explain a Large Proportion of Phenotypic Variance in Systolic Blood Pressure and This Control Is Not Modified by Environmental Temperature.," American journal of hypertension 29:1 pp. 132-40
  • Denova-Gutiérrez, E., Tucker, K.L., Flores, M., Barquera, S., Salmerón, J. (2016) "Dietary Patterns Are Associated with Predicted Cardiovascular Disease Risk in an Urban Mexican Adult Population.," The Journal of nutrition 146:1 pp. 90-7
  • DeChristopher, L.R., Uribarri, J., Tucker, K.L. (2016) "Intakes of apple juice, fruit drinks and soda are associated with prevalent asthma in US children aged 2-9 years.," Public health nutrition 19:1 pp. 123-30
  • Blondin, S.A., Mueller, M.P., Bakun, P.J., Chooumenkovitch, S., Tucker, K.L., Economos, C.D. (2015) "Associations between empirically derived dietary patterns and anthropometric and biomarker outcomes among university students," Nutrients
  • Talegawkar, S.A., Tanaka, T., Maras, J.E., Ferrucci, L., Tucker, K.L. (2015) "Validation of Nutrient Intake Estimates Derived Using a Semi-Quantitative FFQ against 3 Day Diet Records in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging," The journal of nutrition, health & aging 19:10 pp. 994-1002
  • Sotos-Prieto, M., Bhupathiraju, S.N., Falcón, L., Gao, X., Tucker, K.L., Mattei, J. (2015) "A Healthy Lifestyle Score Is Associated with Cardiometabolic and Neuroendocrine Risk Factors among Puerto Rican Adults," The Journal of nutrition pp. jn206391
  • Sotos-Prieto, M., Bhupathiraju, S., Falcón, L., Gao, X., Tucker, K.L., Mattei, J. (2015) "Association between a Healthy Lifestyle Score and Inflammatory Markers among Puerto Rican adults," Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Arévalo, S.P., Tucker, K.L., Falcón, L. (2015) "Beyond Cultural Factors to Understand Immigrant Mental Health: Neighborhood Ethnic Density and the Moderating Role of Pre-migration and Post-migration Factors," Social Science & Medicine
  • Philip, D., Buch, A., Moorthy, D., Peter, I., Scott, T., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C.Q., Ordovas, J.M., Selhub, J., Rosenberg, I., Tucker, K.L., Troen, A.M. (2015) "Dihydrofolate reductase 19-bp deletion polymorphism modifies the association of folate status with memory in a cross-sectional multi-ethnic study of adults. ," Am J Clin Nutr
  • Hodgkinson, J.A., Tucker, K.L., Martin, U., Beesley, L., McManus, R.J. (2015) "The use of ambulatory blood pressure measurement.," British journal of hospital medicine (London, England : 2005) 76:11 pp. 631-7
  • Mangano, K., Sahni, S., Kiel, D.P., Tucker, K.L., Dufour, A.B., Hannan, M.T. (2015) "Bone Mineral Density and Protein-Derived Food Clusters from the Framingham Offspring Study," Journal Of The Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics 115:10 pp. 1605-1613.e1
  • DeChristopher, L.R., Uribarri, J., Tucker, K.L. (2015) "Intake of high fructose corn syrup sweetened soft drinks is associated with prevalent chronic bronchitis in U.S. Adults, ages 20-55 y," Nutrition Journal 14:1 pp. 107-107
  • Palacios, C., Trak, M.A., Betancourt, J., Joshipura, K., Tucker, K.L. (2015) "Validation and reproducibility of a semi-quantitative FFQ as a measure of dietary intake in adults from Puerto Rico," Public health nutrition 18:14 pp. 2550-2558
  • Kovalskys, I., Fisberg, M., Gómez, G., Rigotti, A., Cortés, L.Y., Yépez, M.C., Pareja, R.G., Herrera-Cuenca, M., Zimberg, I.Z., Tucker, K.L., Koletzko, B., Pratt, M. (2015) "Standardization of the Food Composition Database Used in the Latin American Nutrition and Health Study (ELANS)," Nutrients 7:9 pp. 7914-7924
  • Rodríguez-Ramírez, S., de Cos González, ., Mendez, M.A., Tucker, K.L., Méndez-Ramírez, I., Hernández-Cordero, S., Popkin, B.M. (2015) "A Water and Education Provision Intervention Modifies the Diet in Overweight Mexican Women in a Randomized Controlled Trial," The Journal of nutrition 145:8 pp. 1892-1899
  • P., S.A., Tucker, K.L., M., L.F. (2015) "Beyond cultural factors to understand immigrant mental health: Neighborhood ethnic density and the moderating role of pre-migration and post-migration factors," Social science & medicine (1982) 138: pp. 91-100
  • Knudsen, V.K., Hatch, E.E., Cueto, H., Tucker, K.L., Wise, L., Christensen, T., Mikkelsen, E.M. (2015) "Relative validity of a semi-quantitative, web-based FFQ used in the ’Snart Forældre’ cohort - a Danish study of diet and fertility," Public health nutrition pp. 1-8
  • Rodríguez-Ramírez, S., de González Cosío, T., Mendez, M.A., Tucker, K.L., Méndez-Ramírez, I., Hernández-Cordero, S., Popkin, B.M. (2015) "A Water and Education Provision Intervention Modifies the Diet in Overweight Mexican Women in a Randomized Controlled Trial.," The Journal of nutrition 145:8 pp. 1892-9
  • Sotos-Prieto, M., Bhupathiraju, S.N., M., L.F., Gao, X., Tucker, K.L., Mattei, J. (2015) "A Healthy Lifestyle Score Is Associated with Cardiometabolic and Neuroendocrine Risk Factors among Puerto Rican Adults," The Journal of nutrition 145:7 pp. 1531-1540
  • Niu, J., Sahni, S., Liao, S., Tucker, K.L., Dawson-Hughes, B., Gao, X. (2015) "Association between Sleep Duration, Insomnia Symptoms and Bone Mineral Density in Older Boston Puerto Rican Adults," Plos One 10:7 pp. e0132342-e0132342
  • Cooper, L.A., Ortega, A.N., Ammerman, A.S., Buchwald, D., Paskett, E.D., Powell, L.H., Thompson, B., Tucker, K.L., Warnecke, R.B., McCarthy, W.J., Viswanath, K.V., Henderson, J.A., Calhoun, E.A., Williams, D.R. (2015) "Calling for a bold new vision of health disparities intervention research," American Journal of Public Health 105 Suppl 3: pp. S374-S376
  • Tucker, K.L. (2015) "High Risk Nutrients in the Aging Population, Chapter 21,"
  • Anderson, J.B., Tucker, K.L. (2015) "Nutritional Epidemiology: Nutritional Assessment and Analysis, Chapter 7,"
  • Chasan-Taber, L., Marcus, B.H., Rosal, M.C., Tucker, K.L., Hartman, S.J., Pekow, P., Edward Stanek 3rd, ., Braun, B., Solomon, C.G., Manson, J.E., Goff, S.L., Markenson, G. (2015) "Proyecto Mamá: a lifestyle intervention in overweight and obese Hispanic women: a randomised controlled trial–study protocol," BMC Pregnancy And Childbirth 15: pp. 157-157
  • Rioux, C.L., Tucker, K.L., Brugge, D., Mwamburi, M. (2015) "Medication type modifies inflammatory response to traffic exposure in a population with type 2 diabetes," Environmental Pollution (Barking, Essex: 1987) 202: pp. 58-65
  • Cooper, L.A., Ortega, A.N., Ammerman, A.S., Buchwald, D., Paskett, E.D., Powell, L.H., Thompson, B., Tucker, K.L., Warnecke, R.B., McCarthy, W.J., Viswanath, K.V., Henderson, J.A., Calhoun, E.A., Williams, D.R. (2015) "Calling for a bold new vision of health disparities intervention research.," American journal of public health 105 Suppl 3: pp. S374-6
  • Flores, A., Nelson, J., Tyson, D.M., Stephenson, R., Tucker, K.L. (2015) "Physical therapy utilization in cáncer survivors of Puerto Rican descent," J Oncol Navigation & Survivorship
  • P., M.J., Osypuk, T.L., Arevalo, S., Tucker, K.L., Falcón, L. (2015) "Neighborhood socioeconomic context and change in allostatic load among older Puerto Ricans: The Boston Puerto Rican health study," Health & place 33: pp. 1-8
  • Djoussé, L., Petrone, A.B., Blackshear, C., Griswold, M., Harman, J.L., Clark, C.R., Talegawkar, S., Hickson, D.A., Gaziano, J.M., Dubbert, P.M., Correa, A., Tucker, K.L., Taylor, H.A. (2015) "Prevalence and changes over time of ideal cardiovascular health metrics among African-Americans: the Jackson Heart Study," Preventive medicine 74: pp. 111-116
  • Cornelis, M.C., Byrne, E.M., Esko, T., Nalls, M.A., Ganna, A., Paynter, N., Monda, K.L., Amin, N., Fischer, K., Renstrom, F., Ngwa, J.S., Huikari, V., Cavadino, A., Nolte, I.M., Teumer, A., Yu, K., Marques-Vidal, P., Rawal, R., Manichaikul, A., Wojczynski, M.K., Vink, J.M., Zhao, J.H., Burlutsky, G., Lahti, J., Mikkilä, V., Lemaitre, R.N., Eriksson, J., Musani, S.K., Tanaka, T., Geller, F., Luan, J., Hui, J., Mägi, R., Dimitriou, M., Garcia, M.E., Ho, W., Wright, M.J., Rose, L.M., Magnusson, P.K., Pedersen, N.L., Couper, D., Oostra, B.A., Hofman, A., Ikram, M.A., Tiemeier, H.W., Uitterlinden, A.G., van Rooij F.J.A., ., Barroso, I., Johansson, I., Xue, L., Kaakinen, M., Milani, L., Power, C., Snieder, H., Stolk, R.P., Baumeister, S.E., Biffar, R., Gu, F., Bastardot, F., Kutalik, Z., J., D.R., Forouhi, N.G., Mihailov, E., Lind, L., Lindgren, C., Michaëlsson, K., Morris, A., Jensen, M., Khaw, K., Luben, R.N., Wang, J., Männistö, S., Perälä, M., Kähönen, M., Lehtimäki, T., Viikari, J., Mozaffarian, D., Mukamal, K., Psaty, B.M., Döring, A., Heath, A.C., Montgomery, G.W., Dahmen, N., Carithers, T., Tucker, K.L., Ferrucci, L., Boyd, H.A., Melbye, M., Treur, J.L., Mellström, D., Hottenga, J.J., Prokopenko, I., Tönjes, A., Deloukas, P., Kanoni, S., Lorentzon, M., Houston, D.K., Liu, Y., Danesh, J., Rasheed, A., Mason, M.A., Zonderman, A.B., Franke, L., Kristal, B.S., Karjalainen, J., Reed, D.R., Westra, H., Evans, M.K., Saleheen, D., Harris, T.B., Dedoussis, G., Curhan, G., Stumvoll, M., Beilby, J., Pasquale, L.R., Feenstra, B., Bandinelli, S., Ordovas, J.M., Chan, A.T., Peters, U., Ohlsson, C., Gieger, C., Martin, N.G., Waldenberger, M., Siscovick, D.S., Raitakari, O., Eriksson, J.G., Mitchell, P., Hunter, D.J., Kraft, P., Rimm, E.B., Boomsma, D.I., Borecki, I.B., Loos, R.J., Wareham, N.J., Vollenweider, P., Caporaso, N., Grabe, H.J., Neuhouser, M.L., Wolffenbuttel, B.H., Hu, F.B., Hyppönen, E., Järvelin, M., Cupples, L.A., Franks, P.W., Ridker, P.M., van Duijn C.M., ., Heiss, G., Metspalu, A., North, K.E., Ingelsson, E., Nettleton, J.A., van Dam R.M., ., Chasman, D.I. (2015) "Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies six novel loci associated with habitual coffee consumption," Molecular psychiatry 20:5 pp. 647-656
  • Djoussé, L., Petrone, A.B., Hickson, D.A., Talegawkar, S.A., Dubbert, P.M., Taylor, H., Tucker, K.L. (2015) "Egg consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes among African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study," Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Andrews-Chavez, J.Y., Lee, C.S., Houser, R.F., Falcon, L.M., Tucker, K.L. (2015) "Factors associated with alcohol consumption patterns in a Puerto Rican urban cohort.," Public health nutrition 18:3 pp. 464-73
  • Annweiler, C., Dursun, E., Féron, F., Gezen-Ak, D., Kalueff, A.V., Littlejohns, T., Llewellyn, D.J., Millet, P., Scott, T., Tucker, K.L., Yilmazer, S., Beauchet, O. (2015) "’Vitamin D and cognition in older adults’: updated international recommendations," Journal of internal medicine 277:1 pp. 45-57
  • Ma, Y., Tucker, K.L., Smith, C.E., Lee, Y.C., Huang, T., Richardson, K., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C.Q., Young, K.L., Justice, A.E., Shao, Y., North, K.E., J.M., O. (2014) "Lipoprotein lipase variants interact with polyunsaturated fatty acids for obesity traits in women: replication in two populations," Nutrition, Metabolism, And Cardiovascular Diseases: NMCD 24:12 pp. 1323-1329
  • Arévalo, S.P., Tucker, K.L., Falcón, L. (2014) "Life events trajectories, allostatic load, and the moderating role of age at arrival from Puerto Rico to the US mainland," Social Science & Medicine 120: pp. 301–310
  • Tucker, K.L. (2014) "Vegetarian diets and bone status," The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 100: pp. 329S-335S
  • Sahni, S., Broe, K.E., Tucker, K.L., McLean, R.R., Kiel, D.P., Cupples, L.A., Hannan, M.T. (2014) "Association of total protein intake with bone mineral density and bone loss in men and women from the Framingham Offspring Study," Public health nutrition 17:11 pp. 2570-2576
  • P., S.A., Tucker, K.L., M., L.F. (2014) "Life events trajectories, allostatic load, and the moderating role of age at arrival from Puerto Rico to the US mainland," Social science & medicine (1982) 120: pp. 301-310
  • Jamal-Allial, A., Griffith, J.L., Tucker, K.L. (2014) "The longitudinal association of vitamin D serum concentrations & adiposity phenotype," The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology 144 Pt A: pp. 185-188
  • Bakulski, K.M., Park, S.K., Weisskopf, M.G., Tucker, K.L., Sparrow, D., Avron Spiro 3rd, ., Vokonas, P.S., Nie, L.H., Hu, H., Weuve, J. (2014) "Lead exposure, B vitamins, and plasma homocysteine in men 55 years of age and older: the VA normative aging study," Environmental health perspectives 122:10 pp. 1066-1074
  • Zheng, J., Lai, C., Parnell, L.D., Lee, Y., Shen, J., Smith, C.E., Casas-Agustench, P., Richardson, K., Li, D., Noel, S.E., Tucker, K.L., Arnett, D.K., Borecki, I.B., M., J.O. (2014) "Genome-wide interaction of genotype by erythrocyte n-3 fatty acids contributes to phenotypic variance of diabetes-related traits," BMC Genomics 15: pp. 781-781
  • Berkowitz, S.A., Gao, X., Tucker, K.L. (2014) "Food-insecure dietary patterns are associated with poor longitudinal glycemic control in diabetes: results from the Boston Puerto Rican Health study," Diabetes care 37:9 pp. 2587-2592
  • Sahni, S., Mangano, K., Tucker, K.L., Kiel, D.P., Casey, V.A., Hannan, M.T. (2014) "Protective association of milk intake on the risk of hip fracture: results from the Framingham Original Cohort.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 29:8 pp. 1756-62
  • Beydoun, M.A., Gamaldo, A.A., Beydoun, H.A., Tanaka, T., Tucker, K.L., Talegawkar, S.A., Ferrucci, L., Zonderman, A.B. (2014) "Caffeine and alcohol intakes and overall nutrient adequacy are associated with longitudinal cognitive performance among U.S. adults," The Journal of nutrition 144:6 pp. 890-901
  • Beydoun, M., Gamaldo, A., Beydoun, H., Tanaka, T., Tucker, K.L., Talegawkar, S., Ferrucci, L., Zonderman, A. (2014) "Caffeine, alcohol and overall nutrient adequacy are associated with longitudinal cognitive performance among US adults," Journal of Nutrition 144: pp. 890-901
  • Chasan-Taber, L., Marcus, B., Rosal, M., Tucker, K.L., Hartman, S., Pekow, P., Braun, B., Moore Simas, T., Solomon, C., Manson, J., Markenson, G. (2014) "Estudio Parto: Postpartum Diabetes Prevention Program for Hispanic Women with Abnormal Glucose Tolerance in Pregnancy: A Randomized Controlled Trial - Study Protocol," BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 14:100
  • Choi, Y., Miller, J., Tucker, K.L., Hu, H., Park, S. (2014) "Antioxidant Vitamins and Magnesium and the Risk of Hearing Loss in the U.S. General Population," The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 99:1 pp. 148-155
  • Calvo, M., Moshveigh, A., Tucker, K.L. (2014) "Assessing the Health Impact of Phosphorus in the Food Supply: Issues and Considerations," Advanced Nutrition 5: pp. 104-113
  • Zheng, J.S., Parnell, L.D., Smith, C.E., Lee, Y.C., Jamal-Allial, A., Ma, Y., Li , D., Tucker, K.L., Ordovás, J.M., Lai, C.Q. (2014) "Circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D, IRS1 variant rs2943641, and insulin resistance: replication of a gene-nutrient interaction in 4 populations of different ancestries.," Clinical chemistry 60:1 pp. 186-96
  • Todorova, I., Tucker, K.L., Pescador Jimenez, M., Lincoln, A., Arevelo, S., Falcon, L. (2013) "Determinants of self-rated health and the role of acculturation: implications for health inequalities," Ethnicity & Health 18: pp. 563-585
  • Franck, J., Kansy, M., Noel, S., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "A whole foods diet with omega-3 and vitamin D supplementation is associated with improved health outcomes in children with ASD," The FASEB Journal 27:1 Supplement pp. lb404–lb404
  • Xiao, R., Reeves, K.W., Bertone-Johnson, E., Noel, S., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Acid-lowering Agent Use and Vitamin B12 Status Among Puerto Rican Adults," The FASEB Journal 27:1 Supplement pp. 847.22-847.22
  • Smith, C.E., Tucker, K.L., Arnett, D.K., Noel, S.E., Corella, D., Borecki, I.B., Feitosa, M.E., Aslibekyan, S., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C., Lee, Y., Ordovas, J.M. (2013) "Apolipoprotein A2 polymorphism interacts with intakes of dairy foods to influence body weight in 2 U.S. populations.," The Journal of Nutrition 12 pp. 1865
  • Smith, C.E., Tucker, K.L., Arnett, D.K., Noel, S., Corella, D., Borecki, I.B., Feitosa, M.F., Aslibekyan, S., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C. (2013) "Apolipoprotein A2 polymorphism interacts with intakes of dairy foods to influence body weight in 2 US populations," The Journal of nutrition 143:12 pp. 1865-1871
  • Noel, S., Manjourides, J., Scott, T.M., Spiro, III, A., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Coffee intake and cognitive functioning in men," The FASEB Journal 27:1_MeetingAbstracts pp. 840–15
  • Todorova, I.L., Tucker, K.L., Jimenez, M.P., Lincoln, A.K., Arevalo, S., Falcón, L. (2013) "Determinants of self-rated health and the role of acculturation: implications for health inequalities," Ethnicity & health 18:6 pp. 563–585
  • Nikolic, M., Gardner, H.A., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Postnatal neuronal apoptosis in the cerebral cortex: physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms.," Neuroscience 254: pp. 369-78
  • Bhupathiraju, S., Lichtenstein, A., Dawson-Hughes, B., Hannan, M., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Adherence to the 2006 American Heart Association Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations for cardiovascular disease risk reduction is associated with bone health in older Puerto Ricans," The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 98: pp. 1309-1316
  • Mattei, J., Bhupathiraju, S., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Higher adherence to a diet score based on American Heart Association recommendations is associated with lower odds of allostatic load and metabolic syndrome in Puerto Rican adults ," Journal of Nutrition 143: pp. 1753-1759
  • Nicklas, T., Jahns, L., Bogle, M., Chester, D., Giovanni, M., Klurfeld, D., Laugero, K., Liu, Y., Lopez, S., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Barriers and facilitators for consumer adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans: The HEALTH Study," Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 113: pp. 1309-1316
  • Calvo, M.S., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Is phosphorus intake that exceeds dietary requirements a risk factor in bone health?," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1301: pp. 29-35
  • Zheng, J., Arnett, D., Parnell, L., Smith, C., Li, D., Borecki, I., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J., Lai, C. (2013) "Modulation by dietary fat and carbohydrate of IRS1 association with type 2 diabetes traits in two populations of different ancestries," Diabetes Care 36: pp. 2621-2627
  • Webb, D., Leahy, M., Milner, J., Allison, D., Dodd, K., Gaine, P., Matthews, R., Schneeman, B., Tucker, K.L., Young, S. (2013) "Strategies to optimize the impact of nutritional surveys and epidemiological studies," Advanced Nutrition 4: pp. 545-547
  • Tucker, K.L., Smith, C., Lai, C., Ordovas, J. (2013) "Quantifying diet for nutrigenomic studies," Annual Review of Nutrition 33: pp. 349-371
  • Zheng, J.S., Arnett, D.K., Parnell, L.D., Lee, Y.C., Ma, Y., Smith, C.E., Richardson, K., Li , D., Borecki, I.B., Tucker, K.L., Ordovás, J.M., Lai, C.Q. (2013) "Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Modulate the Association between PIK3CA-KCNMB3 Genetic Variants and Insulin Resistance.," PloS one 8:6 pp. e67394
  • Liu, J., Hickson, D.A., Musani, S.K., Talegawkar, S.A., Carithers, T.C., Tucker, K.L., Fox, C.S., Taylor, H.A. (2013) "Dietary patterns, abdominal visceral adipose tissue, and cardiometabolic risk factors in African Americans: the Jackson heart study.," Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 21:3 pp. 644-51
  • Zheng, J.S., Arnett, D.K., Parnell, L.D., Lee, Y.C., Ma, Y., Smith, C.E., Richardson, K., Li , D., Borecki, I.B., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L., Lai, C.Q. (2013) "Genetic variants at PSMD3 interact with dietary fat and carbohydrate to modulate insulin resistance.," The Journal of nutrition 143:3 pp. 354-61
  • Smith, C.E., Tucker, K.L., Lee, Y.C., Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Ordovás, J.M. (2013) "Low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 1 variant interacts with saturated fatty acids in Puerto Ricans.," Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 21:3 pp. 602-8
  • Ye, X., Bhupathiraju, S.N., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Variety in fruit and vegetable intake and cognitive function in middle-aged and older Puerto Rican adults.," The British journal of nutrition 109:3 pp. 503-10
  • Van Rompay, M.I., McKeown, N.M., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Ordovás, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Carbohydrate nutrition differs by diabetes status and is associated with dyslipidemia in Boston Puerto Rican adults without diabetes.," The Journal of nutrition 143:2 pp. 182-8
  • Ye, X., Scott, T., Gao, X., Maras, J.E., Bakun, P.J., Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Mediterranean diet, healthy eating index 2005, and cognitive function in middle-aged and older Puerto Rican adults.," Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 113:2 pp. 276-81.e1-3
  • Feng, X., Tucker, K.L., Parnell, L.D., Shen, J., Lee, Y.C., Ordovás, J.M., Ling, W.H., Lai, C.Q. (2013) "Insulin receptor substrate 1 (IRS1) variants confer risk of diabetes in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition 22:1 pp. 150-9
  • Sahni, S., Tucker, K.L., Kiel, D.P., Quach, L., Casey, V.A., Hannan, M.T. (2013) "Milk and yogurt consumption are linked with higher bone mineral density but not with hip fracture: the Framingham Offspring Study.," Archives of osteoporosis 8: pp. 119
  • Tucker, K.L. (2013) "Response.," Chest 143:1 pp. 279-280
  • Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Price, L.L., Falcón, L., Tucker, K.L. (2012) "Incidence of Physical Impairment and Disability in Puerto Rican Adults: The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study," The FASEB Journal 26:1_MeetingAbstracts pp. 367–4
  • Samelson, E.J., Booth, S.L., Fox, C.S., Tucker, K.L., Wang, T.J., Hoffmann, U., Cupples, L.A., O'Donnell, C.J., Kiel, D.P. (2012) "Calcium intake is not associated with increased coronary artery calcification: the Framingham Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 96:6 pp. 1274-80
  • Moorthy, D., Peter, I., Scott, T.M., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C.Q., Crott, J.W., Ordovás, J.M., Selhub, J., Griffith, J., Rosenberg, I.H., Tucker, K.L., Troen, A.M. (2012) "Status of vitamins B-12 and B-6 but not of folate, homocysteine, and the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism are associated with impaired cognition and depression in adults.," The Journal of nutrition 142:8 pp. 1554-60
  • Wernimont, S.M., Clark, A.G., Stover, P.J., Wells, M.T., Litonjua, A.A., Weiss, S.T., Gaziano, J.M., Vokonas, P.S., Tucker, K.L., Cassano, P.A. (2012) "Folate network genetic variation predicts cardiovascular disease risk in non-Hispanic white males.," The Journal of nutrition 142:7 pp. 1272-9
  • Mitchell, D.C., Tucker, K.L., Maras, J., Lawrence, F.R., Smiciklas-Wright, H., Jensen, G.L., Still, C.D., Hartman, T.J. (2012) "Relative validity of the Geisinger Rural Aging Study food frequency questionnaire.," The journal of nutrition, health & aging 16:7 pp. 667-72
  • Farina, E.K., Kiel, D.P., Roubenoff, R., Schaefer, E.J., Cupples, L.A., Tucker, K.L. (2012) "Plasma phosphatidylcholine concentrations of polyunsaturated fatty acids are differentially associated with hip bone mineral density and hip fracture in older adults: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 27:5 pp. 1222-30
  • Haile, R.W., John, E.M., Levine, A.J., Cortessis, V.K., Unger, J.B., Gonzales, M., Ziv, E., Thompson, P., Spruijt-Metz, D., Tucker, K.L., Bernstein, J.L., Rohan, T.E., Ho, G.Y., Bondy, M.L., Martinez, M.E., Cook, L., Stern, M.C., Correa, M.C., Wright, J., Schwartz, S.J., Baezconde-Garbanati, L., Blinder, V., Miranda, P., Hayes, R., Friedman-Jiménez, G., Monroe, K.R., Haiman, C.A., Henderson, B.E., Thomas, D.C., Boffetta, P. (2012) "A review of cancer in U.S. Hispanic populations.," Cancer prevention research (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5:2 pp. 150-63
  • van Rompay, M.I., McKeown, N.M., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Falcón, L., Ordovás, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2012) "Acculturation and sociocultural influences on dietary intake and health status among Puerto Rican adults in Massachusetts.," Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 112:1 pp. 64-74
  • Ma, X.Y., Qiu, W.Q., Smith, C.E., Parnell, L.D., Jiang, Z.Y., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L., Lai, C.Q. (2012) "Association between BDNF rs6265 and obesity in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Journal of obesity 2012: pp. 102942
  • Mattei, J., Noel, S., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "A meat, processed meat, and French fries dietary pattern is associated with high allostatic load in Puerto Rican older adults," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 111:10 pp. 1498-1506
  • Sempértegui, F., Estrella, B., Tucker, K.L., Hamer, D.H., Narvaez, X., Sempértegui, M., Griffiths, J.K., Noel, S., Dallal, G.E., Selhub, J. (2011) "Metabolic syndrome in the elderly living in marginal peri-urban communities in Quito, Ecuador," Public health nutrition 14:05 pp. 758-767
  • Mattei, J., Noel, S.E., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Research: A Meat, Processed Meat, and French Fries Dietary Pattern Is Associated with High Allostatic Load in Puerto Rican Older Adults.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 111: pp. 1498 - 1506
  • Corella, D., Arnett, D.K., Tucker, K.L., Kabagambe, E.K., Tsai, M., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C.Q., Lee, Y.C., Warodomwichit, D., Hopkins, P.N., Ordovas, J.M. (2011) "A high intake of saturated fatty acids strengthens the association between the fat mass and obesity-associated gene and BMI.," The Journal of nutrition 141:12 pp. 2219-25
  • Hickson, D.A., Diez Roux, A.V., Smith, A.E., Tucker, K.L., Gore, L.D., Zhang, L., Wyatt, S.B. (2011) "Associations of fast food restaurant availability with dietary intake and weight among African Americans in the Jackson Heart Study, 2000-2004.," American journal of public health 101 Suppl 1: pp. S301-9
  • Maras, J.E., Talegawkar, S.A., Qiao, N., Lyle, B., Ferrucci, L., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Flavonoid intakes in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.," Journal of food composition and analysis : an official publication of the United Nations University, International Network of Food Data Systems 24:8 pp. 1103-1109
  • Wernimont, S.M., Clark, A.G., Stover, P.J., Wells, M.T., Litonjua, A.A., Weiss, S.T., Gaziano, J.M., Tucker, K.L., Baccarelli, A., Schwartz, J., Bollati, V., Cassano, P.A. (2011) "Folate network genetic variation, plasma homocysteine, and global genomic methylation content: a genetic association study.," BMC medical genetics 12: pp. 150
  • Ye, X., Gao, X., Scott, T., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Habitual sugar intake and cognitive function among middle-aged and older Puerto Ricans without diabetes.," The British journal of nutrition 106:9 pp. 1423-32
  • Mattei, J., Demissie, S., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M. (2011) "The APOA1/C3/A4/A5 cluster and markers of allostatic load in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD 21:11 pp. 862-70
  • Bhupathiraju, S.N., Dawson-Hughes, B., Hannan, M.T., Lichtenstein, A.H., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Centrally located body fat is associated with lower bone mineral density in older Puerto Rican adults.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 94:4 pp. 1063-70
  • Sofianou, A., Fung, T.T., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Differences in diet pattern adherence by nativity and duration of US residence in the Mexican-American population.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 111:10 pp. 1563-1569.e2
  • Huang, T., Tucker, K.L., Lee, Y.C., Crott, J.W., Parnell, L.D., Shen, J., Smith, C.E., Ordovas, J.M., Li , D., Lai, C.Q. (2011) "Interactions between genetic variants of folate metabolism genes and lifestyle affect plasma homocysteine concentrations in the Boston Puerto Rican population.," Public health nutrition 14:10 pp. 1805-12
  • Van Rompay, M.I., Castaneda-Sceppa, C., McKeown, N.M., Ordovás, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors among older Puerto Rican adults living in Massachusetts.," Journal of immigrant and minority health 13:5 pp. 825-33
  • Renzaho, A.M., Kumanyika, S., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Family functioning, parental psychological distress, child behavioral problems, socio-economic disadvantage and fruit and vegetable consumption among 4-12 year-old Victorians, Australia.," Health promotion international 26:3 pp. 263-75
  • Bhupathiraju, S.N., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Coronary heart disease prevention: nutrients, foods, and dietary patterns.," Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry 412:17-18 pp. 1493-514
  • Rioux, C.L., Tucker, K.L., Brugge, D., Gute, D.M., Mwamburi, M. (2011) "Traffic exposure in a population with high prevalence type 2 diabetes--do medications influence concentrations of C-reactive protein?," Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987) 159:8-9 pp. 2051-60
  • Mwamburi, D.M., Liebson, E., Folstein, M., Bungay, K., Tucker, K.L., Qiu, W.Q. (2011) "Depression and glycemic intake in the homebound elderly.," Journal of affective disorders 132:1-2 pp. 94-8
  • Zoellner, J., You, W., Connell, C., Smith-Ray, R.L., Allen, K., Tucker, K.L., Davy, B.M., Estabrooks, P. (2011) "Health literacy is associated with healthy eating index scores and sugar-sweetened beverage intake: findings from the rural Lower Mississippi Delta.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 111:7 pp. 1012-20
  • Farina, E.K., Kiel, D.P., Roubenoff, R., Schaefer, E.J., Cupples, L.A., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Dietary intakes of arachidonic acid and alpha-linolenic acid are associated with reduced risk of hip fracture in older adults.," The Journal of nutrition 141:6 pp. 1146-53
  • Smith, C.E., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Health benefits of cereal fibre: a review of clinical trials.," Nutrition research reviews 24:1 pp. 118-31
  • Oxenkrug, G., Tucker, K.L., Requintina, P., Summergrad, P. (2011) "Neopterin, a Marker of Interferon-Gamma-Inducible Inflammation, Correlates with Pyridoxal-5'-Phosphate, Waist Circumference, HDL-Cholesterol, Insulin Resistance and Mortality Risk in Adult Boston Community Dwellers of Puerto Rican Origin.," American journal of neuroprotection and neuroregeneration 3:1 pp. 48-52
  • Ye, X., Lai, C.Q., Crott, J.W., Troen, A.M., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "The folate hydrolase 1561C>T polymorphism is associated with depressive symptoms in Puerto Rican adults.," Psychosomatic medicine 73:5 pp. 385-92
  • Sempértegui, F., Estrella, B., Tucker, K.L., Hamer, D.H., Narvaez, X., Sempértegui, M., Griffiths, J.K., Noel, S., Dallal, G.E., Selhub, J., Meydani, S.N. (2011) "Metabolic syndrome in the elderly living in marginal peri-urban communities in Quito, Ecuador.," Public health nutrition 14:5 pp. 758-67
  • Farina, E.K., Kiel, D.P., Roubenoff, R., Schaefer, E.J., Cupples, L.A., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Protective effects of fish intake and interactive effects of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid intakes on hip bone mineral density in older adults: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 93:5 pp. 1142-51
  • Henkin, S., Tucker, K.L., Gao, X., Falcon, L.M., Qawi, I., Brugge, D. (2011) "Association of depression, psycho-social stress and acculturation with respiratory disease among Puerto Rican adults in Massachusetts.," Journal of immigrant and minority health 13:2 pp. 214-23
  • McLean, R.R., Qiao, N., Broe, K.E., Tucker, K.L., Casey, V., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P., Hannan, M.T. (2011) "Dietary acid load is not associated with lower bone mineral density except in older men.," The Journal of nutrition 141:4 pp. 588-94
  • Huang, T., Tucker, K.L., Lee, Y.C., Crott, J.W., Parnell, L.D., Shen, J., Smith, C.E., Ordovas, J.M., Li , D., Lai, C.Q. (2011) "Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase variants associated with hypertension and cardiovascular disease interact with dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids to modulate plasma homocysteine in Puerto Rican adults.," The Journal of nutrition 141:4 pp. 654-9
  • Bhupathiraju, S.N., Lichtenstein, A.H., Dawson-Hughes, B., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Adherence index based on the AHA 2006 diet and lifestyle recommendations is associated with select cardiovascular disease risk factors in older Puerto Ricans.," The Journal of nutrition 141:3 pp. 460-9
  • Buell, J.S., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "The value of physiologic vitamin D as a biomarker of dementia.," Drugs of today (Barcelona, Spain : 1998) 47:3 pp. 223-31
  • Laugero, K.D., Falcon, L.M., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Relationship between perceived stress and dietary and activity patterns in older adults participating in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Appetite 56:1 pp. 194-204
  • Misra, D., Berry, S.D., Broe, K.E., McLean, R.R., Cupples, L.A., Tucker, K.L., Kiel, D.P., Hannan, M.T. (2011) "Does dietary protein reduce hip fracture risk in elders? The Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA 22:1 pp. 345-9
  • Bhupathiraju, S.N., Tucker, K.L. (2011) "Greater variety in fruit and vegetable intake is associated with lower inflammation in Puerto Rican adults.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 93:1 pp. 37-46
  • Noel, S., Newby, P., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Adherence to an (n-3) fatty acid/fish intake pattern is inversely associated with metabolic syndrome among Puerto Rican adults in the Greater Boston area," The Journal of nutrition 140:10 pp. 1846-1854
  • Noel, S., Newby, P., Ordovas, J., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Empirically derived dietary fatty acid patterns and metabolic syndrome risk factors: the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study," Journal of Nutrition 140:10 pp. 1846-1854
  • Castaneda-Sceppa, C., Price, L.L., Noel, S.E., Midle, J.B., Falcón, L., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Physical function and health status in aging Puerto Rican adults: The Boston Puerto Rican health study.," Journal of Aging and Health 22:5 pp. 653 - 672
  • Noel, S., Lai, C., Mattei, J., Parnell, L.D., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Variants of the CD36 gene and metabolic syndrome in Boston Puerto Rican adults," Atherosclerosis 211:1 pp. 210-215
  • Sahni, S., Cupples, L.A., McLean, R.R., Tucker, K.L., Broe, K.E., Kiel, D.P., Hannan, M.T. (2010) "Protective effect of high protein and calcium intake on the risk of hip fracture in the Framingham offspring cohort.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 25:12 pp. 2770-6
  • Tucker, K.L., Qiao, N., Maras, J.E. (2010) "Simulation with soy replacement showed that increased soy intake could contribute to improved nutrient intake profiles in the U.S. population.," The Journal of nutrition 140:12 pp. 2296S-2301S
  • Stumbo, P.J., Weiss, R., Newman, J.W., Pennington, J.A., Tucker, K.L., Wiesenfeld, P.L., Illner, A.K., Klurfeld, D.M., Kaput, J. (2010) "Web-enabled and improved software tools and data are needed to measure nutrient intakes and physical activity for personalized health research.," The Journal of nutrition 140:12 pp. 2104-15
  • Ye, X., Maras, J.E., Bakun, P.J., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Dietary intake of vitamin B-6, plasma pyridoxal 5'-phosphate, and homocysteine in Puerto Rican adults.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 110:11 pp. 1660-8
  • Flores, M., Macias, N., Rivera, M., Lozada, A., Barquera, S., Rivera-Dommarco, J., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Dietary patterns in Mexican adults are associated with risk of being overweight or obese.," The Journal of nutrition 140:10 pp. 1869-73
  • Junyent, M., Tucker, K.L., Smith, C.E., Lane, J.M., Mattei, J., Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Ordovas, J.M. (2010) "The effects of ABCG5/G8 polymorphisms on HDL-cholesterol concentrations depend on ABCA1 genetic variants in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD 20:8 pp. 558-66
  • Johnson, E.J., Maras, J.E., Rasmussen, H.M., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Intake of lutein and zeaxanthin differ with age, sex, and ethnicity.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 110:9 pp. 1357-62
  • Gao, X., Lai, C.Q., Scott, T., Shen, J., Cai, T., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Urinary 8-hydroxy-2-deoxyguanosine and cognitive function in Puerto Rican adults.," American journal of epidemiology 172:3 pp. 271-8
  • Annweiler, C., Le Gall, D., Fantino, B., Beauchet, O., Tucker, K.L., Buell, J.S. (2010) "25-hydroxyvitamin D, dementia, and cerebrovascular pathology in elders receiving home services.," Neurology 75:1 pp. 95; author reply 95-6
  • Rioux, C.L., Tucker, K.L., Mwamburi, M., Gute, D.M., Cohen, S.A., Brugge, D. (2010) "Residential traffic exposure, pulse pressure, and C-reactive protein: consistency and contrast among exposure characterization methods.," Environmental health perspectives 118:6 pp. 803-11
  • Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Troen, A.M., Shen, J., Caouette, H., Warodomwichit, D., Lee, Y.C., Crott, J.W., Qiu, W.Q., Rosenberg, I.H., Tucker, K.L., Ordovás, J.M. (2010) "MAT1A variants are associated with hypertension, stroke, and markers of DNA damage and are modulated by plasma vitamin B-6 and folate.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 91:5 pp. 1377-86
  • Apovian, C.M., Murphy, M.C., Cullum-Dugan, D., Lin, P.H., Gilbert, K.M., Coffman, G., Jenkins, M., Bakun, P., Tucker, K.L., Moore, T.J. (2010) "Validation of a web-based dietary questionnaire designed for the DASH (dietary approaches to stop hypertension) diet: the DASH online questionnaire.," Public health nutrition 13:5 pp. 615-22
  • Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Dietary patterns, approaches, and multicultural perspective.," Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme 35:2 pp. 211-8
  • Junyent, M., Tucker, K.L., Shen, J., Lee, Y.C., Smith, C.E., Mattei, J., Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Ordovas, J.M. (2010) "A composite scoring of genotypes discriminates coronary heart disease risk beyond conventional risk factors in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD 20:3 pp. 157-64
  • Ren, C., Park, S.K., Vokonas, P.S., Sparrow, D., Wilker, E., Baccarelli, A., Suh, H.H., Tucker, K.L., Wright, R.O., Schwartz, J. (2010) "Air pollution and homocysteine: more evidence that oxidative stress-related genes modify effects of particulate air pollution.," Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 21:2 pp. 198-206
  • Smith, C.E., Tucker, K.L., Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Lee, Y.C., Ordovás, J.M. (2010) "Apolipoprotein A5 and lipoprotein lipase interact to modulate anthropometric measures in Hispanics of Caribbean origin.," Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 18:2 pp. 327-32
  • Shen, J., Lai, C.Q., Mattei, J., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "Association of vitamin B-6 status with inflammation, oxidative stress, and chronic inflammatory conditions: the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 91:2 pp. 337-42
  • Buell, J.S., Dawson-Hughes, B., Scott, T.M., Weiner, D.E., Dallal, G.E., Qui, W.Q., Bergethon, P., Rosenberg, I.H., Folstein, M.F., Patz, S., Bhadelia, R.A., Tucker, K.L. (2010) "25-Hydroxyvitamin D, dementia, and cerebrovascular pathology in elders receiving home services.," Neurology 74:1 pp. 18-26
  • Noel, S., Newby, P., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "A traditional rice and beans pattern is associated with metabolic syndrome in Puerto Rican older adults," The Journal of nutrition 139:7 pp. 1360-1367
  • Noel, S., Newby, P., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "CHAPTER TWO: DIETARY PATTERNS AND METABOLIC SYNDROME IN OLDER PUERTO RICAN ADULTS," Dietary Patterns, Genetic Predisposition and Metabolic Syndrome in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study pp. 45
  • Mattei, J., Demissie, S., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M. (2009) "Apolipoprotein A5 polymorphisms interact with total dietary fat intake in association with markers of metabolic syndrome in Puerto Rican older adults.," The Journal of nutrition 139:12 pp. 2301-8
  • van de Rest, O., A Spiro, 3rd, ., Krall-Kaye, E., Geleijnse, J.M., de Groot, L.C., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Intakes of (n-3) fatty acids and fatty fish are not associated with cognitive performance and 6-year cognitive change in men participating in the Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study.," The Journal of nutrition 139:12 pp. 2329-36
  • Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Osteoporosis prevention and nutrition.," Current osteoporosis reports 7:4 pp. 111-7
  • Sahni, S., Hannan, M.T., Gagnon, D., Blumberg, J., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Protective effect of total and supplemental vitamin C intake on the risk of hip fracture--a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA 20:11 pp. 1853-61
  • Knoops, K.T., A Spiro, 3rd, ., de Groot, L.C., Kromhout, D., van Staveren, W.A., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Do dietary patterns in older men influence change in homocysteine through folate fortification? The Normative Aging Study.," Public health nutrition 12:10 pp. 1760-6
  • Talegawkar, S.A., Beretta, G., Yeum, K.J., Johnson, E.J., Carithers, T.C., Taylor, Jr, H.A., Russell, R.M., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Total antioxidant performance is associated with diet and serum antioxidants in participants of the diet and physical activity substudy of the Jackson Heart Study.," The Journal of nutrition 139:10 pp. 1964-71
  • Tucker, K.L., Kaiser, W.J., Bergeron, A.L., Hu, H., Dong, J.F., Tan, T.H., Gibbins, J.M. (2009) "Proteomic analysis of resting and thrombin-stimulated platelets reveals the translocation and functional relevance of HIP-55 in platelets.," Proteomics 9:18 pp. 4340-54
  • Mattei, J., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C.Q., Garcia-Bailo, B., Adiconis, X., Shen, J., Arnett, D., Demissie, S., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M. (2009) "Disparities in allele frequencies and population differentiation for 101 disease-associated single nucleotide polymorphisms between Puerto Ricans and non-Hispanic whites.," BMC genetics 10: pp. 45
  • Buell, J.S., Scott, T.M., Dawson-Hughes, B., Dallal, G.E., Rosenberg, I.H., Folstein, M.F., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Vitamin D is associated with cognitive function in elders receiving home health services.," The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences 64:8 pp. 888-95
  • Chhagan, M.K., Van den Broeck, J., Luabeya, K.K., Mpontshane, N., Tucker, K.L., Bennish, M.L. (2009) "Effect of micronutrient supplementation on diarrhoeal disease among stunted children in rural South Africa.," European journal of clinical nutrition 63:7 pp. 850-7
  • Carithers, T.C., Talegawkar, S.A., Rowser, M.L., Henry, O.R., Dubbert, P.M., Bogle, M.L., Taylor, Jr, H.A., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Validity and calibration of food frequency questionnaires used with African-American adults in the Jackson Heart Study.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 109:7 pp. 1184-1193
  • Arsenault, L.N., Matthan, N., Scott, T.M., Dallal, G., Lichtenstein, A.H., Folstein, M.F., Rosenberg, I., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Validity of estimated dietary eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid intakes determined by interviewer-administered food frequency questionnaire among older adults with mild-to-moderate cognitive impairment or dementia.," American journal of epidemiology 170:1 pp. 95-103
  • Chanson, A., Parnell, L.D., Ciappio, E.D., Liu, Z., Crott, J.W., Tucker, K.L., Mason, J.B. (2009) "Polymorphisms in uracil-processing genes, but not one-carbon nutrients, are associated with altered DNA uracil concentrations in an urban Puerto Rican population.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 89:6 pp. 1927-36
  • Sahni, S., Hannan, M.T., Blumberg, J., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Protective effect of total carotenoid and lycopene intake on the risk of hip fracture: a 17-year follow-up from the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 24:6 pp. 1086-94
  • Ho, G.Y., Figueroa-Vallés, N.R., De La Torre-Feliciano, T., Tucker, K.L., Tortolero-Luna, G., Rivera, W.T., Jiménez-Velázquez, I.Z., Ortiz-Martínez, A.P., Rohan, T.E. (2009) "Cancer disparities between mainland and island Puerto Ricans.," Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health 25:5 pp. 394-400
  • Tucker, K.L., Jugdaohsingh, R., Powell, J.J., Qiao, N., Hannan, M.T., Sripanyakorn, S., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P. (2009) "Effects of beer, wine, and liquor intakes on bone mineral density in older men and women.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 89:4 pp. 1188-96
  • Gao, X., Scott, T., Falcon, L.M., Wilde, P.E., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Food insecurity and cognitive function in Puerto Rican adults.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 89:4 pp. 1197-203
  • Park, S.K., Tucker, K.L., O'Neill, M.S., Sparrow, D., Vokonas, P.S., Hu, H., Schwartz, J. (2009) "Fruit, vegetable, and fish consumption and heart rate variability: the Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 89:3 pp. 778-86
  • Lai, C.Q., Tucker, K.L., Choudhry, S., Parnell, L.D., Mattei, J., García-Bailo, B., Beckman, K., Burchard, E.G., Ordovás, J.M. (2009) "Population admixture associated with disease prevalence in the Boston Puerto Rican health study.," Human genetics 125:2 pp. 199-209
  • Junyent, M., Tucker, K.L., Smith, C.E., Garcia-Rios, A., Mattei, J., Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Ordovas, J.M. (2009) "The effects of ABCG5/G8 polymorphisms on plasma HDL cholesterol concentrations depend on smoking habit in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Journal of lipid research 50:3 pp. 565-73
  • Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Arnett, D.K., García-Bailo, B., Tsai, M.Y., Kabagambe, E.K., Straka, R.J., Province, M.A., An, P., Borecki, I.B., Tucker, K.L., Ordovás, J.M. (2009) "WDTC1, the ortholog of Drosophila adipose gene, associates with human obesity, modulated by MUFA intake.," Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 17:3 pp. 593-600
  • Maras, J.E., Newby, P.K., Bakun, P.J., Ferrucci, L., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Whole grain intake: The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.," Journal of food composition and analysis : an official publication of the United Nations University, International Network of Food Data Systems 22:1 pp. 53-58
  • Smith, C.E., Tucker, K.L., Scott, T.M., Van Rompay, M., Mattei, J., Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Junyent, M., Lee, Y.C., Garcia-Bailo, B., Ordovás, J.M. (2009) "Apolipoprotein C3 polymorphisms, cognitive function and diabetes in Caribbean origin Hispanics.," PloS one 4:5 pp. e5465
  • Perez-Martinez, P., Corella, D., Shen, J., Arnett, D.K., Yiannakouris, N., Tai, E.S., Orho-Melander, M., Tucker, K.L., Tsai, M., Straka, R.J., Province, M., Kai, C.S., Perez-Jimenez, F., Lai, C.Q., Lopez-Miranda, J., Guillen, M., Parnell, L.D., Borecki, I., Kathiresan, S., Ordovas, J.M. (2009) "Association between glucokinase regulatory protein (GCKR) and apolipoprotein A5 (APOA5) gene polymorphisms and triacylglycerol concentrations in fasting, postprandial, and fenofibrate-treated states.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 89:1 pp. 391-9
  • Sahni, S., Hannan, M.T., Blumberg, J., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P., Tucker, K.L. (2009) "Inverse association of carotenoid intakes with 4-y change in bone mineral density in elderly men and women: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 89:1 pp. 416-24
  • Hamer, D.H., Sempértegui, F., Estrella, B., Tucker, K.L., Rodríguez, A., Egas, J., Dallal, G.E., Selhub, J., Griffiths, J.K., Meydani, S.N. (2009) "Micronutrient deficiencies are associated with impaired immune response and higher burden of respiratory infections in elderly Ecuadorians.," The Journal of nutrition 139:1 pp. 113-9
  • Talegawkar, S.A., Johnson, E.J., Carithers, T.C., Taylor, Jr, H.A., Bogle, M.L., Tucker, K.L. (2008) "Serum carotenoid and tocopherol concentrations vary by dietary pattern among African Americans.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 108:12 pp. 2013-20
  • Orho-Melander, M., Melander, O., Guiducci, C., Perez-Martinez, P., Corella, D., Roos, C., Tewhey, R., Rieder, M.J., Hall, J., Abecasis, G., Tai, E.S., Welch, C., Arnett, D.K., Lyssenko, V., Lindholm, E., Saxena, R., de Bakker, P.I., Burtt, N., Voight, B.F., Hirschhorn, J.N., Tucker, K.L., Hedner, T., Tuomi, T., Isomaa, B., Eriksson, K.F., Taskinen, M.R., Wahlstrand, B., Hughes, T.E., Parnell, L.D., Lai, C.Q., Berglund, G., Peltonen, L., Vartiainen, E., Jousilahti, P., Havulinna, A.S., Salomaa, V., Nilsson, P., Groop, L., Altshuler, D., Ordovas, J.M., Kathiresan, S. (2008) "Common missense variant in the glucokinase regulatory protein gene is associated with increased plasma triglyceride and C-reactive protein but lower fasting glucose concentrations.," Diabetes 57:11 pp. 3112-21
  • DeVos, L., Chanson, A., Liu, Z., Ciappio, E.D., Parnell, L.D., Mason, J.B., Tucker, K.L., Crott, J.W. (2008) "Associations between single nucleotide polymorphisms in folate uptake and metabolizing genes with blood folate, homocysteine, and DNA uracil concentrations.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 88:4 pp. 1149-58
  • Talegawkar, S.A., Johnson, E.J., Carithers, T.C., Taylor, H.A., Bogle, M.L., Tucker, K.L. (2008) "Carotenoid intakes, assessed by food-frequency questionnaires (FFQs), are associated with serum carotenoid concentrations in the Jackson Heart Study: validation of the Jackson Heart Study Delta NIRI Adult FFQs.," Public health nutrition 11:10 pp. 989-97
  • Sahni, S., Hannan, M.T., Gagnon, D., Blumberg, J., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P., Tucker, K.L. (2008) "High vitamin C intake is associated with lower 4-year bone loss in elderly men.," The Journal of nutrition 138:10 pp. 1931-8
  • Smith, C.E., Tucker, K.L., Yiannakouris, N., Garcia-Bailo, B., Mattei, J., Lai, C.Q., Parnell, L.D., Ordovás, J.M. (2008) "Perilipin polymorphism interacts with dietary carbohydrates to modulate anthropometric traits in hispanics of Caribbean origin.," The Journal of nutrition 138:10 pp. 1852-8
  • Warnecke, R.B., Oh, A., Breen, N., Gehlert, S., Paskett, E., Tucker, K.L., Lurie, N., Rebbeck, T., Goodwin, J., Flack, J., Srinivasan, S., Kerner, J., Heurtin-Roberts, S., Abeles, R., Tyson, F.L., Patmios, G., Hiatt, R.A. (2008) "Approaching health disparities from a population perspective: the National Institutes of Health Centers for Population Health and Health Disparities.," American journal of public health 98:9 pp. 1608-15
  • Ackert-Bicknell, C.L., Demissie, S., de Marín Evsikova, C., Hsu, Y.H., DeMambro, V.E., Karasik, D., Cupples, L.A., Ordovas, J.M., Tucker, K.L., Cho, K., Canalis, E., Paigen, B., Churchill, G.A., Forejt, J., Beamer, W.G., Ferrari, S., Bouxsein, M.L., Kiel, D.P., Rosen, C.J. (2008) "PPARG by dietary fat interaction influences bone mass in mice and humans.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 23:9 pp. 1398-408
  • King, J.C., Blumberg, J., Ingwersen, L., Jenab, M., Tucker, K.L. (2008) "Tree nuts and peanuts as components of a healthy diet.," The Journal of nutrition 138:9 pp. 1736S-1740S
  • Forrester, J.E., Tucker, K.L., Skinner, S., Terrin, N. (2008) "Drug use and weight loss in HIV-infected Hispanic men.," AIDS care 20:7 pp. 868-75
  • Park, S.K., O'Neill, M.S., Vokonas, P.S., Sparrow, D., A Spiro, 3rd, ., Tucker, K.L., Suh, H., Hu, H., Schwartz, J. (2008) "Traffic-related particles are associated with elevated homocysteine: the VA normative aging study.," American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 178:3 pp. 283-9
  • Gollenberg, A., Pekow, P., Markenson, G., Tucker, K.L., Chasan-Taber, L. (2008) "Dietary behaviors, physical activity, and cigarette smoking among pregnant Puerto Rican women.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 87:6 pp. 1844-51
  • McLean, R.R., Jacques, P.F., Selhub, J., Fredman, L., Tucker, K.L., Samelson, E.J., Kiel, D.P., Cupples, L.A., Hannan, M.T. (2008) "Plasma B vitamins, homocysteine, and their relation with bone loss and hip fracture in elderly men and women.," The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism 93:6 pp. 2206-12
  • Merete, C., Falcon, L.M., Tucker, K.L. (2008) "Vitamin B6 is associated with depressive symptomatology in Massachusetts elders.," Journal of the American College of Nutrition 27:3 pp. 421-7
  • Lai, C.Q., Tucker, K.L., Parnell, L.D., Adiconis, X., García-Bailo, B., Griffith, J., Meydani, M., Ordovás, J.M. (2008) "PPARGC1A variation associated with DNA damage, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases: the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study.," Diabetes 57:4 pp. 809-16
  • Djuric, Z., Bird, C.E., Furumoto-Dawson, A., Rauscher, G.H., Ruffin, 4th, M.T., Stowe, R.P., Tucker, K.L., Masi, C.M. (2008) "Biomarkers of Psychological Stress in Health Disparities Research.," The open biomarkers journal 1: pp. 7-19
  • Newby, P.K., Maras, J., Bakun, P., Muller, D., Ferrucci, L., Tucker, K.L. (2007) "Intake of whole grains, refined grains, and cereal fiber measured with 7-d diet records and associations with risk factors for chronic disease.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 86:6 pp. 1745-53
  • Carrera, P.M., Gao, X., Tucker, K.L. (2007) "A study of dietary patterns in the Mexican-American population and their association with obesity.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 107:10 pp. 1735-42
  • Talegawkar, S.A., Johnson, E.J., Carithers, T., Taylor, Jr, H.A., Bogle, M.L., Tucker, K.L. (2007) "Total alpha-tocopherol intakes are associated with serum alpha-tocopherol concentrations in African American adults.," The Journal of nutrition 137:10 pp. 2297-303
  • Gao, X., Qi, L., Qiao, N., Choi, H., Curhan, G., Tucker, K.L., Ascherio, A. (2007) "Intake of added sugar and sugar-sweetened drink and serum uric acid concentration in US men and women.," Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979) 50:2 pp. 306-12
  • Moeller, S.M., Reedy, J., Millen, A.E., Dixon, L.B., Newby, P.K., Tucker, K.L., Krebs-Smith, S.M., Guenther, P.M. (2007) "Dietary patterns: challenges and opportunities in dietary patterns research an Experimental Biology workshop, April 1, 2006.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 107:7 pp. 1233-9
  • Buell, J.S., Arsenault, L.N., Scott, T.M., Qiao Qiu, W., Rosenberg, I.H., Folstein, M.F., Tucker, K.L. (2007) "Multivitamin use and B vitamin status in a homebound elderly population.," The journal of nutrition, health & aging 11:4 pp. 299-303
  • Sahni, S., Forrester, J.E., Tucker, K.L. (2007) "Assessing dietary intake of drug-abusing Hispanic adults with and without human immunodeficiency virus infection.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 107:6 pp. 968-76
  • Tucker, K.L., Martz, D.M., Curtin, L.A., Bazzini, D.G. (2007) "Examining "fat talk" experimentally in a female dyad: how are women influenced by another woman's body presentation style?," Body image 4:2 pp. 157-64
  • Frassetto, L.A., Lanham-New, S.A., Macdonald, H.M., Remer, T., Sebastian, A., Tucker, K.L., Tylavsky, F.A. (2007) "Standardizing terminology for estimating the diet-dependent net acid load to the metabolic system.," The Journal of nutrition 137:6 pp. 1491-2
  • Gao, X., Nelson, M.E., Tucker, K.L. (2007) "Television viewing is associated with prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Hispanic elders.," Diabetes care 30:3 pp. 694-700
  • Bailey, R.L., Mitchell, D.C., Miller, C.K., Still, C.D., Jensen, G.L., Tucker, K.L., Smiciklas-Wright, H. (2007) "A dietary screening questionnaire identifies dietary patterns in older adults.," The Journal of nutrition 137:2 pp. 421-6
  • Corella, D., Lai, C.Q., Demissie, S., Cupples, L.A., Manning, A.K., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M. (2007) "APOA5 gene variation modulates the effects of dietary fat intake on body mass index and obesity risk in the Framingham Heart Study.," Journal of molecular medicine (Berlin, Germany) 85:2 pp. 119-28
  • Tucker, K.L. (2007) "Assessment of usual dietary intake in population studies of gene-diet interaction.," Nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular diseases : NMCD 17:2 pp. 74-81
  • Noel, S., Tucker, K.L. (2007) "Nutritional strategies in the prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome.," Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme 32:1 pp. 46-60
  • Seaverson, E.L., Buell, J.S., Fleming, D.J., Bermudez, O.I., Potischman, N., Wood, R.J., Chasan-Taber, L., Tucker, K.L. (2007) "Poor iron status is more prevalent in Hispanic than in non-Hispanic white older adults in Massachusetts.," The Journal of nutrition 137:2 pp. 414-20
  • Gao, X., Wilde, P.E., Lichtenstein, A.H., Tucker, K.L. (2006) "Meeting adequate intake for dietary calcium without dairy foods in adolescents aged 9 to 18 years (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2002).," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 106:11 pp. 1759-65
  • Sempértegui, F., Estrella, B., Elmieh, N., Jordan, M., Ahmed, T., Rodríguez, A., Tucker, K.L., Hamer, D.H., Reeves, P.G., Meydani, S.N. (2006) "Nutritional, immunological and health status of the elderly population living in poor neighborhoods of Quito, Ecuador.," The British journal of nutrition 96:5 pp. 845-53
  • Schaefer, E.J., Bongard, V., Beiser, A.S., Lamon-Fava, S., Robins, S.J., Au, R., Tucker, K.L., Kyle, D.J., Wilson, P.W., Wolf, P.A. (2006) "Plasma phosphatidylcholine docosahexaenoic acid content and risk of dementia and Alzheimer disease: the Framingham Heart Study.," Archives of neurology 63:11 pp. 1545-50
  • Gao, X., Martin, A., Lin, H., Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2006) "Alpha-Tocopherol intake and plasma concentration of Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders is associated with dietary intake pattern.," The Journal of nutrition 136:10 pp. 2574-9
  • Tucker, K.L., Morita, K., Qiao, N., Hannan, M.T., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P. (2006) "Colas, but not other carbonated beverages, are associated with low bone mineral density in older women: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 84:4 pp. 936-42
  • Newby, P.K., Weismayer, C., Akesson, A., Tucker, K.L., Wolk, A. (2006) "Longitudinal changes in food patterns predict changes in weight and body mass index and the effects are greatest in obese women.," The Journal of nutrition 136:10 pp. 2580-7
  • Scott, T.M., Peter, I., Tucker, K.L., Arsenault, L., Bergethon, P., Bhadelia, R., Buell, J., Collins, L., Dashe, J.F., Griffith, J., Hibberd, P., Leins, D., Liu, T., Ordovas, J.M., Patz, S., Price, L.L., Qiu, W.Q., Sarnak, M., Selhub, J., Smaldone, L., Wagner, C., Wang, L., Weiner, D., Yee, J., Rosenberg, I., Folstein, M. (2006) "The Nutrition, Aging, and Memory in Elders (NAME) study: design and methods for a study of micronutrients and cognitive function in a homebound elderly population.," International journal of geriatric psychiatry 21:6 pp. 519-28
  • Lai, C.Q., Corella, D., Demissie, S., Cupples, L.A., Adiconis, X., Zhu, Y., Parnell, L.D., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M. (2006) "Dietary intake of n-6 fatty acids modulates effect of apolipoprotein A5 gene on plasma fasting triglycerides, remnant lipoprotein concentrations, and lipoprotein particle size: the Framingham Heart Study.," Circulation 113:17 pp. 2062-70
  • Ho, G.Y., Qian, H., Kim, M.Y., Melnik, T.A., Tucker, K.L., Jimenez-Velazquez, I.Z., Kaplan, R.C., Lee-Rey, E.T., Stein, D.T., Rivera, W., Rohan, T.E. (2006) "Health disparities between island and mainland Puerto Ricans.," Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health 19:5 pp. 331-9
  • Gao, X., Wilde, P.E., Lichtenstein, A.H., Tucker, K.L. (2006) "The 2005 USDA Food Guide Pyramid is associated with more adequate nutrient intakes within energy constraints than the 1992 Pyramid.," The Journal of nutrition 136:5 pp. 1341-6
  • Gao, X., Wilde, P.E., Lichtenstein, A.H., Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2006) "The maximal amount of dietary alpha-tocopherol intake in U.S. adults (NHANES 2001-2002).," The Journal of nutrition 136:4 pp. 1021-6
  • Qiu, W.Q., Price, L.L., Hibberd, P., Buell, J., Collins, L., Leins, D., Mwamburi, D.M., Rosenberg, I., Smaldone, L., Scott, T.M., Siegel, R.D., Summergrad, P., Sun, X., Wagner, C., Wang, L., Yee, J., Tucker, K.L., Folstein, M. (2006) "Executive dysfunction in homebound older people with diabetes mellitus.," Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 54:3 pp. 496-501
  • Newby, P.K., Weismayer, C., Akesson, A., Tucker, K.L., Wolk, A. (2006) "Long-term stability of food patterns identified by use of factor analysis among Swedish women.," The Journal of nutrition 136:3 pp. 626-33
  • McLean, R.R., Booth, S.L., Kiel, D.P., Broe, K.E., Gagnon, D.R., Tucker, K.L., Cupples, L.A., Hannan, M.T. (2006) "Association of dietary and biochemical measures of vitamin K with quantitative ultrasound of the heel in men and women.," Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA 17:4 pp. 600-7
  • Gao, X., LaValley, M.P., Tucker, K.L. (2005) "Prospective studies of dairy product and calcium intakes and prostate cancer risk: a meta-analysis.," Journal of the National Cancer Institute 97:23 pp. 1768-77
  • Huang, T.L., Zandi, P.P., Tucker, K.L., Fitzpatrick, A.L., Kuller, L.H., Fried, L.P., Burke, G.L., Carlson, M.C. (2005) "Benefits of fatty fish on dementia risk are stronger for those without APOE epsilon4.," Neurology 65:9 pp. 1409-14
  • Tucker, K.L. (2005) "Stress and nutrition in relation to excess development of chronic disease in Puerto Rican adults living in the Northeastern USA.," The journal of medical investigation : JMI 52 Suppl: pp. 252-8
  • Carithers, T., Dubbert, P.M., Crook, E., Davy, B., Wyatt, S.B., Bogle, M.L., Taylor, Jr, H.A., Tucker, K.L. (2005) "Dietary assessment in African Americans: methods used in the Jackson Heart Study.," Ethnicity & disease 15:4 Suppl 6 pp. S6-49-55
  • Tucker, K.L., Qiao, N., Scott, T., Rosenberg, I., A Spiro, 3rd, . (2005) "High homocysteine and low B vitamins predict cognitive decline in aging men: the Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 82:3 pp. 627-35
  • Lim, U., Peng, K., Shane, B., Stover, P.J., Litonjua, A.A., Weiss, S.T., Gaziano, J.M., Strawderman, R.L., Raiszadeh, F., Selhub, J., Tucker, K.L., Cassano, P.A. (2005) "Polymorphisms in cytoplasmic serine hydroxymethyltransferase and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase affect the risk of cardiovascular disease in men.," The Journal of nutrition 135:8 pp. 1989-94
  • Bermudez, O.I., Ribaya-Mercado, J.D., Talegawkar, S.A., Tucker, K.L. (2005) "Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders from Massachusetts have different patterns of carotenoid intake and plasma concentrations.," The Journal of nutrition 135:6 pp. 1496-502
  • Newby, P.K., Tucker, K.L., Wolk, A. (2005) "Risk of overweight and obesity among semivegetarian, lactovegetarian, and vegan women.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 81:6 pp. 1267-74
  • Tai, E.S., Corella, D., Demissie, S., Cupples, L.A., Coltell, O., Schaefer, E.J., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M. (2005) "Polyunsaturated fatty acids interact with the PPARA-L162V polymorphism to affect plasma triglyceride and apolipoprotein C-III concentrations in the Framingham Heart Study.," The Journal of nutrition 135:3 pp. 397-403
  • Tucker, K.L., Hallfrisch, J., Qiao, N., Muller, D., Andres, R., Fleg, J.L. (2005) "The combination of high fruit and vegetable and low saturated fat intakes is more protective against mortality in aging men than is either alone: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.," The Journal of nutrition 135:3 pp. 556-61
  • Tucker, K.L., Maras, J., Champagne, C., Connell, C., Goolsby, S., Weber, J., Zaghloul, S., Carithers, T., Bogle, M.L. (2005) "A regional food-frequency questionnaire for the US Mississippi Delta.," Public health nutrition 8:1 pp. 87-96
  • Forrester, J.E., Tucker, K.L., Gorbach, S.L. (2005) "The effect of drug abuse on body mass index in Hispanics with and without HIV infection.," Public health nutrition 8:1 pp. 61-8
  • Gao, L., Tucker, K.L., Andreadis, A. (2005) "Transcriptional regulation of the mouse microtubule-associated protein tau.," Biochimica et biophysica acta 1681:2-3 pp. 175-81
  • Tucker, K.L., Hannan, M.T., Qiao, N., Jacques, P.F., Selhub, J., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P. (2005) "Low plasma vitamin B12 is associated with lower BMD: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 20:1 pp. 152-8
  • Gao, X., Wilde, P.E., Maras, J.E., Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2004) "The maximal amount of alpha-tocopherol intake from foods alone in U.S. adults (1994-1996 CSFII): an analysis by linear programming.," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1031: pp. 385-6
  • Scott, T.M., Tucker, K.L., Bhadelia, A., Benjamin, B., Patz, S., Bhadelia, R., Liebson, E., Price, L.L., Griffith, J., Rosenberg, I., Folstein, M.F. (2004) "Homocysteine and B vitamins relate to brain volume and white-matter changes in geriatric patients with psychiatric disorders.," The American journal of geriatric psychiatry : official journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry 12:6 pp. 631-8
  • Forrester, J.E., Tucker, K.L., Gorbach, S.L. (2004) "Dietary intake and body mass index in HIV-positive and HIV-negative drug abusers of Hispanic ethnicity.," Public health nutrition 7:7 pp. 863-70
  • Newby, P.K., Muller, D., Tucker, K.L. (2004) "Associations of empirically derived eating patterns with plasma lipid biomarkers: a comparison of factor and cluster analysis methods.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 80:3 pp. 759-67
  • Tucker, K.L. (2004) "Dietary Intake and Coronary Heart Disease: A Variety of Nutrients and Phytochemicals Are Important.," Current treatment options in cardiovascular medicine 6:4 pp. 291-302
  • Newby, P.K., Muller, D., Hallfrisch, J., Andres, R., Tucker, K.L. (2004) "Food patterns measured by factor analysis and anthropometric changes in adults.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 80:2 pp. 504-13
  • Moeller, S.M., Taylor, A., Tucker, K.L., McCullough, M.L., Chylack, Jr, L.T., Hankinson, S.E., Willett, W.C., Jacques, P.F. (2004) "Overall adherence to the dietary guidelines for Americans is associated with reduced prevalence of early age-related nuclear lens opacities in women.," The Journal of nutrition 134:7 pp. 1812-9
  • Kennedy, D.D., Tucker, K.L., Ladas, E.D., Rheingold, S.R., Blumberg, J., Kelly, K.M. (2004) "Low antioxidant vitamin intakes are associated with increases in adverse effects of chemotherapy in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 79:6 pp. 1029-36
  • McLean, R.R., Jacques, P.F., Selhub, J., Tucker, K.L., Samelson, E.J., Broe, K.E., Hannan, M.T., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P. (2004) "Homocysteine as a predictive factor for hip fracture in older persons.," The New England journal of medicine 350:20 pp. 2042-9
  • Tucker, K.L., Olson, B., Bakun, P., Dallal, G.E., Selhub, J., Rosenberg, I.H. (2004) "Breakfast cereal fortified with folic acid, vitamin B-6, and vitamin B-12 increases vitamin concentrations and reduces homocysteine concentrations: a randomized trial.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 79:5 pp. 805-11
  • Newby, P.K., Tucker, K.L. (2004) "Empirically derived eating patterns using factor or cluster analysis: a review.," Nutrition reviews 62:5 pp. 177-203
  • Maras, J.E., Bermudez, O.I., Qiao, N., Bakun, P.J., Boody-Alter, E.L., Tucker, K.L. (2004) "Intake of alpha-tocopherol is limited among US adults.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 104:4 pp. 567-75
  • Gao, X., Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2004) "Plasma C-reactive protein and homocysteine concentrations are related to frequent fruit and vegetable intake in Hispanic and non-Hispanic white elders.," The Journal of nutrition 134:4 pp. 913-8
  • McLean, R.R., Karasik, D., Selhub, J., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M., Russo, G.T., Cupples, L.A., Jacques, P.F., Kiel, D.P. (2004) "Association of a common polymorphism in the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) gene with bone phenotypes depends on plasma folate status.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 19:3 pp. 410-8
  • Jugdaohsingh, R., Tucker, K.L., Qiao, N., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P., Powell, J.J. (2004) "Dietary silicon intake is positively associated with bone mineral density in men and premenopausal women of the Framingham Offspring cohort.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 19:2 pp. 297-307
  • Gao, X., Yao, M., McCrory, M.A., Ma, G., Li , Y., Roberts, S.B., Tucker, K.L. (2003) "Dietary pattern is associated with homocysteine and B vitamin status in an urban Chinese population.," The Journal of nutrition 133:11 pp. 3636-42
  • Lin, H., Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2003) "Dietary patterns of Hispanic elders are associated with acculturation and obesity.," The Journal of nutrition 133:11 pp. 3651-7
  • Yao, M., Lichtenstein, A.H., Roberts, S.B., Ma, G., Gao, S., Tucker, K.L., McCrory, M.A. (2003) "Relative influence of diet and physical activity on cardiovascular risk factors in urban Chinese adults.," International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 27:8 pp. 920-32
  • Newby, P.K., Muller, D., Hallfrisch, J., Qiao, N., Andres, R., Tucker, K.L. (2003) "Dietary patterns and changes in body mass index and waist circumference in adults.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 77:6 pp. 1417-25
  • Yao, M., McCrory, M.A., Ma, G., Tucker, K.L., Gao, S., Fuss, P., Roberts, S.B. (2003) "Relative influence of diet and physical activity on body composition in urban Chinese adults.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 77:6 pp. 1409-16
  • Hsieh, L.J., Carter, H.B., Landis, P.K., Tucker, K.L., Metter, E.J., Newschaffer, C.J., Platz, E.A. (2003) "Association of energy intake with prostate cancer in a long-term aging study: Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (United States).," Urology 61:2 pp. 297-301
  • Booth, S.L., Broe, K.E., Gagnon, D.R., Tucker, K.L., Hannan, M.T., McLean, R.R., Dawson-Hughes, B., Wilson, P.W., Cupples, L.A., Kiel, D.P. (2003) "Vitamin K intake and bone mineral density in women and men.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 77:2 pp. 512-6
  • Tucker, K.L. (2003) "Dietary intake and bone status with aging.," Current pharmaceutical design 9:32 pp. 2687-704
  • Tucker, K.L. (2003) "Does milk intake in childhood protect against later osteoporosis?," The American journal of clinical nutrition 77:1 pp. 10-1
  • Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2003) "Trends in dietary patterns of Latin American populations.," Cadernos de saude publica 19 Suppl 1: pp. S87-99
  • Castaneda, C., Layne, J.E., Munoz-Orians, L., Gordon, P.L., Walsmith, J., Foldvari, M., Roubenoff, R., Tucker, K.L., Nelson, M.E. (2002) "A randomized controlled trial of resistance exercise training to improve glycemic control in older adults with type 2 diabetes.," Diabetes care 25:12 pp. 2335-41
  • Berndt, S.I., Carter, H.B., Landis, P.K., Tucker, K.L., Hsieh, L.J., Metter, E.J., Platz, E.A. (2002) "Calcium intake and prostate cancer risk in a long-term aging study: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.," Urology 60:6 pp. 1118-23
  • Bermudez, O.I., Velez-Carrasco, W., Schaefer, E.J., Tucker, K.L. (2002) "Dietary and plasma lipid, lipoprotein, and apolipoprotein profiles among elderly Hispanics and non-Hispanics and their association with diabetes.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 76:6 pp. 1214-21
  • Fleming, D.J., Tucker, K.L., Jacques, P.F., Dallal, G.E., Wilson, P.W., Wood, R.J. (2002) "Dietary factors associated with the risk of high iron stores in the elderly Framingham Heart Study cohort.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 76:6 pp. 1375-84
  • Ordovas, J.M., Corella, D., Demissie, S., Cupples, L.A., Couture, P., Coltell, O., Wilson, P.W., Schaefer, E.J., Tucker, K.L. (2002) "Dietary fat intake determines the effect of a common polymorphism in the hepatic lipase gene promoter on high-density lipoprotein metabolism: evidence of a strong dose effect in this gene-nutrient interaction in the Framingham Study.," Circulation 106:18 pp. 2315-21
  • Bernstein, A., Nelson, M.E., Tucker, K.L., Layne, J., Johnson, E., Nuernberger, A., Castaneda, C., Judge, J.O., Buchner, D., Singh, M.F. (2002) "A home-based nutrition intervention to increase consumption of fruits, vegetables, and calcium-rich foods in community dwelling elders.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 102:10 pp. 1421-7
  • Lin, H., Bermudez, O.I., Falcon, L.M., Tucker, K.L. (2002) "Hypertension among Hispanic elders of a Caribbean origin in Massachusetts.," Ethnicity & disease 12:4 pp. 499-507
  • Coon, K.A., Tucker, K.L. (2002) "Television and children's consumption patterns. A review of the literature.," Minerva pediatrica 54:5 pp. 423-36
  • Chen, H., Ward, M.H., Tucker, K.L., Graubard, B.I., McComb, R.D., Potischman, N.A., Weisenburger, D.D., Heineman, E.F. (2002) "Diet and risk of adult glioma in eastern Nebraska, United States.," Cancer causes & control : CCC 13:7 pp. 647-55
  • Bernstein, M.A., Tucker, K.L., Ryan, N.D., O'Neill, E.F., Clements, K.M., Nelson, M.E., Evans, W.J., Fiatarone Singh, M.A. (2002) "Higher dietary variety is associated with better nutritional status in frail elderly people.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 102:8 pp. 1096-104
  • Tucker, K.L., Chen, H., Hannan, M.T., Cupples, L.A., Wilson, P.W., Felson, D., Kiel, D.P. (2002) "Bone mineral density and dietary patterns in older adults: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 76:1 pp. 245-52
  • Kwan, L.L., Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2002) "Low vitamin B-12 intake and status are more prevalent in Hispanic older adults of Caribbean origin than in neighborhood-matched non-Hispanic whites.," The Journal of nutrition 132:7 pp. 2059-64
  • McKeown, N.M., Jacques, P.F., Gundberg, C.M., Peterson, J.W., Tucker, K.L., Kiel, D.P., Wilson, P.W., Booth, S.L. (2002) "Dietary and non-dietary determinants of vitamin K biochemical measures in men and women.," The Journal of nutrition 132:6 pp. 1329-34
  • Nyambose, J., Koski, K.G., Tucker, K.L. (2002) "High intra/interindividual variance ratios for energy and nutrient intakes of pregnant women in rural Malawi show that many days are required to estimate usual intake.," The Journal of nutrition 132:6 pp. 1313-8
  • Jugdaohsingh, R., Anderson, S.H., Tucker, K.L., Elliott, H., Kiel, D.P., Thompson, R.P., Powell, J.J. (2002) "Dietary silicon intake and absorption.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 75:5 pp. 887-93
  • Chen, H., Ward, M.H., Graubard, B.I., Heineman, E.F., Markin, R.M., Potischman, N.A., Russell, R.M., Weisenburger, D.D., Tucker, K.L. (2002) "Dietary patterns and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and distal stomach.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 75:1 pp. 137-44
  • Chen, H., Tucker, K.L., Graubard, B.I., Heineman, E.F., Markin, R.S., Potischman, N.A., Russell, R.M., Weisenburger, D.D., Ward, M.H. (2002) "Nutrient intakes and adenocarcinoma of the esophagus and distal stomach.," Nutrition and cancer 42:1 pp. 33-40
  • Chen, H., Bermúdez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2002) "Waist circumference and weight change are associated with disability among elderly Hispanics.," The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences 57:1 pp. M19-25
  • Bathalon, G.P., Hays, N.P., McCrory, M.A., Vinken, A.G., Tucker, K.L., Greenberg, A.S., Castaneda, C., Roberts, S.B. (2001) "The energy expenditure of postmenopausal women classified as restrained or unrestrained eaters.," European journal of clinical nutrition 55:12 pp. 1059-67
  • Haveman-Nies, A., Tucker, K.L., de Groot, L.C., Wilson, P.W., van Staveren, W.A. (2001) "Evaluation of dietary quality in relationship to nutritional and lifestyle factors in elderly people of the US Framingham Heart Study and the European SENECA study.," European journal of clinical nutrition 55:10 pp. 870-80
  • Tucker, K.L., Hannan, M.T., Kiel, D.P. (2001) "The acid-base hypothesis: diet and bone in the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," European journal of nutrition 40:5 pp. 231-7
  • Tucker, K.L., Buranapin, S. (2001) "Nutrition and aging in developing countries.," The Journal of nutrition 131:9 pp. 2417S-23S
  • Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2001) "Total and central obesity among elderly Hispanics and the association with Type 2 diabetes.," Obesity research 9:8 pp. 443-51
  • Tucker, K.L. (2001) "Eat a variety of healthful foods: old advice with new support.," Nutrition reviews 59:5 pp. 156-8
  • Fleming, D.J., Jacques, P.F., Tucker, K.L., Massaro, J.M., D'Agostino, Sr, R.B., Wilson, P.W., Wood, R.J. (2001) "Iron status of the free-living, elderly Framingham Heart Study cohort: an iron-replete population with a high prevalence of elevated iron stores.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 73:3 pp. 638-46
  • Jacques, P.F., Tucker, K.L. (2001) "Are dietary patterns useful for understanding the role of diet in chronic disease?," The American journal of clinical nutrition 73:1 pp. 1-2
  • Coon, K.A., Goldberg, J., Rogers, B.L., Tucker, K.L. (2001) "Relationships between use of television during meals and children's food consumption patterns.," Pediatrics 107:1 pp. E7
  • Hannan, M.T., Tucker, K.L., Dawson-Hughes, B., Cupples, L.A., Felson, D.T., Kiel, D.P. (2000) "Effect of dietary protein on bone loss in elderly men and women: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 15:12 pp. 2504-12
  • Grinker, J.A., Tucker, K.L., Vokonas, P.S., Rush, D. (2000) "Changes in patterns of fatness in adult men in relation to serum indices of cardiovascular risk: the Normative Aging Study.," International journal of obesity and related metabolic disorders : journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity 24:10 pp. 1369-78
  • Hoffman, D.J., Sawaya, A.L., Coward, W.A., Wright, A., Martins, P.A., de Nascimento, C., Tucker, K.L., Roberts, S.B. (2000) "Energy expenditure of stunted and non-stunted boys and girls living in the shantytowns of São Paulo, Brazil.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 72:4 pp. 1025-31
  • Hoffman, D.J., Roberts, S.B., Verreschi, I., Martins, P.A., de Nascimento, C., Tucker, K.L., Sawaya, A.L. (2000) "Regulation of energy intake may be impaired in nutritionally stunted children from the shantytowns of São Paulo, Brazil.," The Journal of nutrition 130:9 pp. 2265-70
  • Hoffman, D.J., Sawaya, A.L., Verreschi, I., Tucker, K.L., Roberts, S.B. (2000) "Why are nutritionally stunted children at increased risk of obesity? Studies of metabolic rate and fat oxidation in shantytown children from São Paulo, Brazil.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 72:3 pp. 702-7
  • Tucker, K.L., Bermudez, O.I., Castaneda, C. (2000) "Type 2 diabetes is prevalent and poorly controlled among Hispanic elders of Caribbean origin.," American journal of public health 90:8 pp. 1288-93
  • Castaneda, C., Bermudez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2000) "Protein nutritional status and function are associated with type 2 diabetes in Hispanic elders.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 72:1 pp. 89-95
  • Bermúdez, O.I., Falcón, L., Tucker, K.L. (2000) "Intake and food sources of macronutrients among older Hispanic adults: association with ethnicity, acculturation, and length of residence in the United States.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 100:6 pp. 665-73
  • Booth, S.L., Tucker, K.L., Chen, H., Hannan, M.T., Gagnon, D.R., Cupples, L.A., Wilson, P.W., Ordovas, J., Schaefer, E.J., Dawson-Hughes, B., Kiel, D.P. (2000) "Dietary vitamin K intakes are associated with hip fracture but not with bone mineral density in elderly men and women.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 71:5 pp. 1201-8
  • Hannan, M.T., Felson, D.T., Dawson-Hughes, B., Tucker, K.L., Cupples, L.A., Wilson, P.W., Kiel, D.P. (2000) "Risk factors for longitudinal bone loss in elderly men and women: the Framingham Osteoporosis Study.," Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research 15:4 pp. 710-20
  • Bermúdez, O.I., Tucker, K.L. (2000) "[Use of knee height to correct the body height of elderly Hispanics].," Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion 50:1 pp. 42-7
  • Falcón, L., Tucker, K.L. (2000) "Prevalence and correlates of depressive symptoms among Hispanic elders in Massachusetts.," The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences 55:2 pp. S108-16
  • Bathalon, G.P., Tucker, K.L., Hays, N.P., Vinken, A.G., Greenberg, A.S., McCrory, M.A., Roberts, S.B. (2000) "Psychological measures of eating behavior and the accuracy of 3 common dietary assessment methods in healthy postmenopausal women.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 71:3 pp. 739-45
  • Tucker, K.L., Rich, S., Rosenberg, I., Jacques, P., Dallal, G., Wilson, P.W., Selhub, J. (2000) "Plasma vitamin B-12 concentrations relate to intake source in the Framingham Offspring study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 71:2 pp. 514-22
  • Tucker, K.L., Falcon, L.M., Bianchi, L.A., Cacho, E., Bermudez, O.I. (2000) "Self-reported prevalence and health correlates of functional limitation among Massachusetts elderly Puerto Ricans, Dominicans, and non-Hispanic white neighborhood comparison group.," The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences 55:2 pp. M90-7
  • Bermúdez, O.I., Becker, E.K., Tucker, K.L. (1999) "Development of sex-specific equations for estimating stature of frail elderly Hispanics living in the northeastern United States.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 69:5 pp. 992-8
  • Vinken, A.G., Bathalon, G.P., Sawaya, A.L., Dallal, G.E., Tucker, K.L., Roberts, S.B. (1999) "Equations for predicting the energy requirements of healthy adults aged 18-81 y.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 69:5 pp. 920-6
  • Tucker, K.L., Hannan, M.T., Chen, H., Cupples, L.A., Wilson, P.W., Kiel, D.P. (1999) "Potassium, magnesium, and fruit and vegetable intakes are associated with greater bone mineral density in elderly men and women.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 69:4 pp. 727-36
  • Tucker, K.L., Chen, H., Vogel, S., Wilson, P.W., Schaefer, E.J., Lammi-Keefe, C.J. (1999) "Carotenoid intakes, assessed by dietary questionnaire, are associated with plasma carotenoid concentrations in an elderly population.," The Journal of nutrition 129:2 pp. 438-45
  • Welty, F.K., Lahoz, C., Tucker, K.L., Ordovas, J.M., Wilson, P.W., Schaefer, E.J. (1998) "Frequency of ApoB and ApoE gene mutations as causes of hypobetalipoproteinemia in the Framingham offspring population.," Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology 18:11 pp. 1745-51
  • Tucker, K.L., Bianchi, L.A., Maras, J., Bermudez, O.I. (1998) "Adaptation of a food frequency questionnaire to assess diets of Puerto Rican and non-Hispanic adults.," American journal of epidemiology 148:5 pp. 507-18
  • Onyango, A., Koski, K.G., Tucker, K.L. (1998) "Food diversity versus breastfeeding choice in determining anthropometric status in rural Kenyan toddlers.," International journal of epidemiology 27:3 pp. 484-9
  • Fleming, D.J., Jacques, P.F., Dallal, G.E., Tucker, K.L., Wilson, P.W., Wood, R.J. (1998) "Dietary determinants of iron stores in a free-living elderly population: The Framingham Heart Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 67:4 pp. 722-33
  • Jacques, P.F., Felson, D.T., Tucker, K.L., Mahnken, B., Wilson, P.W., Rosenberg, I.H., Rush, D. (1997) "Plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D and its determinants in an elderly population sample.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 66:4 pp. 929-36
  • Vogel, S., Contois, J.H., Tucker, K.L., Wilson, P.W., Schaefer, E.J., Lammi-Keefe, C.J. (1997) "Plasma retinol and plasma and lipoprotein tocopherol and carotenoid concentrations in healthy elderly participants of the Framingham Heart Study.," The American journal of clinical nutrition 66:4 pp. 950-8
  • Tucker, K.L., Wang, Y., Dausman, J., Jaenisch, R. (1997) "A transgenic mouse strain expressing four drug-selectable marker genes.," Nucleic acids research 25:18 pp. 3745-6
  • Booth, S.L., Tucker, K.L., McKeown, N.M., Davidson, K.W., Dallal, G.E., Sadowski, J.A. (1997) "Relationships between dietary intakes and fasting plasma concentrations of fat-soluble vitamins in humans.," The Journal of nutrition 127:4 pp. 587-92
  • Tucker, K.L., Mahnken, B., Wilson, P.W., Jacques, P., Selhub, J. (1996) "Folic acid fortification of the food supply. Potential benefits and risks for the elderly population.," JAMA 276:23 pp. 1879-85
  • Tucker, K.L., Selhub, J., Wilson, P.W., Rosenberg, I.H. (1996) "Dietary intake pattern relates to plasma folate and homocysteine concentrations in the Framingham Heart Study.," The Journal of nutrition 126:12 pp. 3025-31
  • Krause, V.M., Kuhnlein, H.V., López-Palacios, C.Y., Tucker, K.L., Ruz, M., Solomons, N.W. (1993) "Preparation effects on tortilla mineral content in Guatemala.," Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion 43:1 pp. 73-7
  • Tucker, K.L., Dallal, G.E., Rush, D. (1992) "Dietary patterns of elderly Boston-area residents defined by cluster analysis.," Journal of the American Dietetic Association 92:12 pp. 1487-91
  • McIsaac, J.B., Tucker, K.L., Gray-Donald, K., Stafford-Smith, B. (1991) "Nutritional status of single male government-sponsored refugees from Ethiopia.," Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique 82:6 pp. 381-4

Presentations

  • Trends in Nutrition for Aging Adults - International Council on Active Aging (IACC) Annual Meeting, October 2017 - Orlando, FL
  • Micronutrient Basics: Factors that Alter Status - Symposium on Micronutrient Status: Modifying Factors- Drugs, Chronic Disease, and Surgery , June 2017 - New York, NY
  • Gaps Between U.S. Dietary Intake and Nutrient Recommendations; Opportunities for Improving Public Health Through Improved Nutrition Quality, April 2017 - Chicago, IL
  • Nutrition Considerations for Aging Adults , April 2017 - Atlanta, GA
  • The Importance of Food Security for Low Income Groups; Focus on Puerto Ricans Living in Massachusetts, April 2017 - Lowell, MA
  • Nutrition and Chronic Conditions with Aging - Keynote Presentation, 4th Guangzhou Symposium on Nutrition and Health, November 2016 - Guangzhou, China
  • Nutrition, Depression, and Cognitive Decline - Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE), October 2016 - Boston, MA
  • Nutrition Considerations for Older Adults - Webinar for International Council on Active Aging (IACC), October 2016
  • Diet and Metabolic Health in Relation to Puerto Rican Health Disparities - Fred Hutchinson Research , May 2016 - Seattle, WA
  • Dietary Needs of Population Groups Within +50 Years of Age - A Workshop on Meeting the Dietary Needs of Older Adults , October 2015 - Washington, DC
  • Nutrition and the Autism Spectrum - Conference at the Center for Discovery: A Whole-Body Disorder: Integrating Body and Brain Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder, October 2015 - Hurleyville, NY
  • Eating Behavior, Epidemiology and Public Health - Hacking, Eating, Tracking Conference, September 2015 - Cambridge, MA
  • The Connection of Health, Well-Being, and Nutrition in Autism Spectrum Disorder - A Center for Discovery Symposium, June 2015 - New York, NY
  • Dietary Needs for Population Groups Within +50 Years of Age - Planning Meeting for Nutrition and Aging, June 2015 - Washington, DC
  • Dairy Products and Bone Health, May 2015 - Yokohama, Japan
  • Nutrients, Foods, and Cognitive Function in Aging, March 2015 - NY
  • Nutrition and Health Disparities in Puerto Rican Adults, March 2015 - University Park, PA
  • Maximizing Scientific Publication to Advance Your Career - Young Professionals Interest Group Symposium, March 2015 - Boston, MA
  • Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome Among Puerto Rican Adults in Massachusetts: The Puerto Rican Health Study, February 2015 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Dietary Assessment for Research in Diet and Health in Diverse Populations - 1st International Nutrition Congress, Shahid Beheshti, December 2014 - Tehran, Iran
  • Current Issues in Dietary Assessment , December 2014 - Worcester, MA
  • Diet and Health in the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study - Keynote Presentation, March 2014 - Rio Piedras, PR
  • Shortfall Nutrients in the US Population - FOODS 3000, February 2014 - Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • Shortfall Nutrients in the US Population - Micronutrient Symposium, October 2013 - New York City, NY
  • Dietary Pattern Analysis in Diverse Populations, May 2013 - University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Strategies to Assess the Usual Phosphorus Intake in Population Studies - Dietary Phosphorus Excess: A Risk Factor in Chronic Bone, Kidney, and Cardiovascular Disease, April 2013 - Boston, MA
  • Methods for Improving Usual Intake Estimation - ILSI Symposium on Nutritional Surveys and Epidemiological Studies: Exploring and Enhancing Methods, Interpretation, and Communication, April 2013 - Boston, MA
  • Vegetarian Diets, n-3 Fatty Acids and Bone Health - 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition, February 2013 - Loma Linda, CA
  • Diet and Health in Diverse Populations, February 2013 - Lowell, MA
  • Datat Needs for Evidence Linking Dietary Phosphorus Excess to Health Problems in the General Population - Dietary Phosphorus Excess: What is the Impact on Public Health?, February 2013 - New York, NY
  • Diet and Health of Older Puerto Rican Adults in Massachusetts, January 2013 - Worcester, MA
  • Understanding Health Disparities: The Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, December 2012 - Boston, MA
  • Diet and Health of Older Puerto Rican Adults in Massachusetts, October 2012 - Shanghai, China
  • Gene-Diet Interactions and Chronic Conditions in the Puerto Rican Health Study - International Conference on Nutrigenomics and Metabolic Health 2012, October 2012 - Shanghai, China
  • Diet and Body Composition in Relation to Bone Status - Hazel K. Stiebeling Lecture, May 2012 - Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • Formative Research for the Design of a Multi-Level Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Intervention in Puerto Rican Adults - Tufts CTSI Pilot Studies Symposium, April 2012 - Tufts University
  • Industry Sponsorship and Health-Related Food Research: Ethical Challenges for Professional Associations and Patient Advocacy Organizations: Perspectives form a Professional Association, March 2012 - Penn State, University
  • Diet and Health in Boston area Puerto Rican Adults - Harvard School of Public Health, January 2012 - Boston, MA
  • Carbohydrate Intake Patterns and Health in Epidemiologic Studies - ILSI North America , October 2011 - Washington DC
  • Dietary Patterns of Aging Adults - IOM Conference on Nutrition and Healthy Aging in the Community, October 2011 - Washington DC
  • Assessing Dietary Intake for Use in Studies of Gene-Diet Interaction - Conference on Population based studies in Hispanics' Methodological Issues in Cancer Research, August 2011 - San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Allostatic Load and CVD in Puerto Rican Populations - Harvard Symposium: Stress and Disease: Lessons for Research on Cancer, May 2011 - Harvard
  • Diet and Bone: The Framingham Osteoporosis Study, April 2011 - Study of Epidemiology seminar series
  • Moderate Alcohol Consumption and Aging - Keynote Presentation, and Moderate Alcohol Consumption and Osteoporosis, additional presentation, February 2011 - Bogata, Columbia
  • Diet and Bone Health - Nutritional Medicine Workshop and Certificate Program, January 2011 - Rush University, Chicago, IL
  • Cognitive Decline with Aging: Can it be Prevented? - International Symposium of Health Sciences (i-SIHAT), December 2010 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Soyfoods in the US Diet - Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, November 2010 - Boston, MA
  • Issues in Assessing Whole Grain Intake, A Whole Grain of Nutritional Wisdom - General Mills Bell Institute Conference, May 2010 - Montreal, Canada
  • The Boston Puerto Rican Canter on Population Health and Health Disparities - NIH Meeting of Newly Funded CPHHD's, May 2010 - Bethesda, MD
  • Nutrition and Bone Status: Beyond Calcium - American Society for Nutrition Webinar, March 2010
  • Employing Soy Science: Summiting the Mountain of Soy Research - Conference for American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Communicators , February 2010 - Florence, Italy

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Dietary Quality, Cognitive Decline and Brain Health in Puerto Rican Adults (2017), Grant - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Diet Trajectories with CVD Risk, Functional Decline, and Mortality (2017), Contract - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Other)
  • Association of Gut Bacterial Genes and Diet to Colorectal Neoplasia (2016), Contract - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Other)
  • Jackson Heart Study (2013), Contract - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Other)
  • Randomized Lifestyle Intervention in Pregnant Hispanic Women (2013), Contract - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Other)
  • Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (2010), Grant - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Randomized Trial of a Postpartum Diabetes Prevention Program for Hispanic Women (2013), Contract - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • NHANES Analysis of US Intakes of Cheese and Salad Dressing (2014), Grant - KRAFT FOODS
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Multilevel determinant of cardiovascular disease risk in African Americans (2013), Grant -
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Multilevel Determinants of CVD Risk in African Americans (2012), Grant - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • The Boston Puerto Rico Health Study - CVD Risk Factors (2013), Grant -
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Randomized Lifestyle Intervention in Overweight and Obese Pregnant Hispanic Women (2013), Contract - U.S. DEPT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Dairy Intake and Bone Health (2010), Grant - GENERAL MILLS BELL INSTITUTE
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Dietary Patterns and Cognitive Function (2010), Grant - GENERAL MILLS BELL INSTITUTE
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Polyphenol Rich Foods and Health (2008), Grant - KRAFT FOODS
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Nutrition, Stress and Bone in Older Puerto Ricans (2007), Grant - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Center for Population Health and Health Disparities (2003), Grant - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)
  • Center for Population Health and Health Disparities Supplement (), Grant - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tucker, K.L. (Principal)