Faculty and Staff Profiles

CAROL O. MITCHELL
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The Department of Health and Sport Sciences 

Education
  • B.S.E. Home Economics - Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas - 1966
  • M.S. Foods/Nutrition - Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas - 1974
  • Ph.D. Nutrition; Biochemistry - Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas - 1974
  • Registration American Dietetic Assn. - #387334 - 1974

Work Experience

  • Assistant Dietitian,   - Brookhaven General Hospital, Dallas, Texas - 1970-72
  • Research Assistant, Foods and Nutrition - Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas - 1974-75
  • Teaching Assistant, Foods and Nutrition - Texas Woman's University, Denton, Texas - 1975
  • Pediatric Nutritionist, Dept. of Pediatrics - Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR - 1975-77
  • Instructor, Pediatrics - Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR - 1977-79
  • Instructor, Div. of Hematology/Oncology - Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR - 1979-82
  • Assistant Professor, Div. of Hematology/Oncology - Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR - 1982-84
  • Research Associate,   - Veterans Administration Medical Center, Little Rock, AR - 1982-85
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Home Economics - Cook College, Rutgers University - 1984-87
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Home Economics - Memphis State University - 1987-92
  • Professor, Dept. of Consumer Science and Education - The University of Memphis - 1992-04
  • Professor, Dept. of Health and Sport Sciences - The University of Memphis - 2004
Honors/Awards
  • Graduate Program in Nutrition - Department of Nutrition, Rutgers University - 1985-87
  • Guideline Reviewer - Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Guideline Development Panel on the prediction, prevention, and treatment of pressure sores - 1991
  • Advisory Committee - Brannen-McCulloch Primary Health Care Center, Memphis, TN Intensive Nutrition Intervention Program -  
  • Oxford Roundtable Invitation - Oxford University, Oxford England - 2005
  • Editorial Advisory Board - Forum On Public Policy, University of Oxford - 2005-present

Teaching Experience

  • Nutrition (U) - The University of Memphis
  • Cellular Nutrition I (G) -  
  • Cellular Nutrition II (G) -  
  • Advanced Human Metabolism (U) -  
  • Clinical Internship II (G) -  
  • Nutrition for Health Care (U) -  
  • Independent Study (G) -  
  • Thesis (G) -  
  • Applied Nutrition for Health (G) -  

Student Advising/Mentoring

  • Masters - Leah Altfeld - Dec. 2006
  • Masters - Rebekah Askins - 2007

Support

  • Funded - Mead-Johnson Laboratories (Co-PI) - $30,000 - 1981-83
  • Funded - National Institute of Aging (PI) - $128,000 - 1981-84
  • Funded - Ross Laboratories (Co-PI) - $70,000 - 1983-85
  • Funded - Ross Laboratories (PI) - $10,000 - 1986-87
  • Funded - RJL Systems Inc. (PI) - $4,000 - 1986
  • Funded - American Dietetic Association (PI) - $5,000 - 1991
  • Funded - Gerontological Nutrition Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association - $250.00 - 2005
  • Funded - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (PI) Institutional Development and Education Awards Program Grant - $1,000 - 1980
  • Funded - University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (PI) Institutional Grant - $3,731 - 1980-81
  • Funded - Rutgers University (PI) Home Economics Faculty Research Grant - $1,800 - 1985
  • Funded - Rutgers University (PI) Summer Fellowship - $1,500 - 1986
  • Funded - Rutgers University (PI) Home Economics Faculty Research Grant - $3,735 - 1986-87
  • Funded - Memphis State University Faculty Research Grant - $3,000 - 1988
  • Funded - Memphis State University Faculty Research Grant - $3,000 - 1988
  • Funded - University of Memphis, Technology Fellowship Program Grant - $2000 - 2005-2006
Service
  • Department/ HSS - Nutrition Advisory Committee - 2003-present
  • Department/ HSS - Graduate Cirriculum /Research Council - 2003-present
  • Department/ HSS - HSS Tenure and Promotion Committee - 2003-present
  • Department/ HSS - HSS Senator - 2004-2006
  • College/School - Graduate Studies Council - 1991
  • College/School - Advisory Committee, center on research and Educational Policy - 1993-1994
  • College/School - Tenure and Promotion Committee - 1995-1996
  • College/School - Technology Grant Development Committee - 1997-1998
  • College/School - Graduate Studies Council - 1998-2000
  • College/School - Interviewer for prospective students for TEP program - 2005-present
  • College/School - COE Summit IT Committee - 2005-2006
  • College/School - Faculty Development Advisory Council - 2005-present
  • University - University Senate - 1992-94
  • University - Food Service Committee - 1994-1999
  • University - University College Advisor - 1990-1992
  • University - University Commencement Marshal - 1997
  • University - High Performance Nutrition Advisory Board - 1997
  • University - Hazardous Waste Committee - 1997-2000
  • University - University Residency Appeals Committee - 2000-present
  • University - University Senate - 2004-2006
  • American Institute of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition -   -  
  • American Institute of Nutrition -   -  
  • American Dietetic Association -   -  
  • Tennessee Dietetic Association -   -  
  • Memphis District Dietetic Association -   -  
  • Memphis Area Nutrition Council -   -  
  • Memphis Area Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition -   -  
Presentations
  •  PRESENTATIONS- Conferences 
  • Original Research/Presentations 
  • The Nutritional Quality of L.C.P. Cottonseed Flour.  American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1974
  • The Nutritional Quality of L.C.P. Cottonseed Flour.  FASEB Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1975
  • Exogenous Childhood Obesity: A Promising Application of a Combined Approach for the Treatment of Obesity in the
    Young Child.  The Second International Congress on Obesity, Washington, D.C., 1977
  • A Newly Integrated Program in Clinical Nutrition at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Campus.  The American College of Nutrition 19th Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1978.
  • The Use of Creatinine Height Index as a Measure of Nutritional Status in the Elderly.  The American College of Nutrition 21st Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, 1980.
  • A Nutritional Evaluation of Healthy Elderly.  5th Clinical Congress, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1981
  • Arm Length Measurements as an Alternative to Height in Nutritional Assessment of the Elderly.  5th Clinical Congress, American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1981
  • The Effect of Age and Sex on Measurements of Nutritional Status.  American Institute of Nutrition, FASEB Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 1982
  • Improved Nutritional Status of Indigent Elderly Subjects Receiving "Meals on Wheels."  American College of Nutrition, 24th Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1983
  • Nitrogen Balance in Long-Term Tube Feeders on Diets of Varying Calorie to Nitrogen Ratios.  25th Annual Meeting, American College of Nutrition, Boston, Mass, 1984
  • The Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Tolerance in Long-Term Tube Feeders Receiving Defined Formula Diets.  67th Annual Meeting, American Dietetic Association, Washington, D.C., 1984
  • Comparison of Three Methods of Assessing Body Composition in a Healthy Aged Population.  71st Annual Meeting, American Dietetic Association, San Francisco, California, 1988
  • Estimation of Body Composition from Segmental Measures of Bioelectric Impedance.  International Symposium on In Vivo Body Composition Studies.  Toronto, Canada, 1989
  • The use of multi-frequency bio-impedance analysis to estimate fluid volume changes a function of the menstrual cycle. International Symposium On In Vivo Body Composition Studies. Houston, TX.  Nov. 1992.
  • A comparison of nutritional status in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus following either a calorie controlled or a no-concentrated sweets diet.  79th Annual Meeting, American Dietetic Association, San Antonio TX.  1996
  • Pre-Season and post season comparison of body composition in male collegiate baseball players using dual energy
    x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA).  International Symposium on Body Composition Studies, Malmo Sweden. 1996
  • Comparisons of subjective global assessment ratings and routine biochemical markers in evaluating nutrition status of patients on
    hemodialysis. 80th Annual Meeting, American Dietetic Association, Boston, MA. 1997
  • Differences in nutritional and functional assessment scores between elderly participants receiving home delivered meals versus those on a waiting list to receive the meals.  81st Annual Meeting, American Dietetic Association, Chicago, IL,   1998.
  • Clinical indicators predicting weight loss in nursing home residents. 81st Annual Meeting, American Dietetic Association, Chicago
    IL. 1998.
  • The effect of timing of food intake on body fatness.   81st Annual Meeting, American Dietetic Association.  Atlanta GA.  1999.
  • The relationship between nutrition risk and  function in community-dwelling older adults.  81st Annual Meeting,  American Dietetic
    Association.  Atlanta GA.  1999.
  • The effect of a low volume, calorically dense nutritional supplement to minimize
    weight loss in the long-term care population on psychotropic drugs. J Am. Diet. Assoc.  101: 58. 2001
  • The Effect of dietary diversity on bone measures in pre- pubertal Caucasian girls.  J  Am. Diet. Assoc.  102: 40. 2002. 
  • Energy expenditure from physical activity and bone mass among adolescents. .  J Am. Diet. Assoc.  103: 80. 2003.
  • The use of body mass index as an indicator of nutrition risk in children with cancer. J. Am. Diet. Assoc. 104:17. 2004.
  • The relative impact of nutrition on successful aging.  Oxford Roundtable on successful Aging,  Oxford England Aug. 2005

  • Invited Presentations 
  • Childhood Obesity.  In Service Training for Little Rock Public School Nurses, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1976
  • Nutritional Management of the Juvenile Diabetic.  Arkansas Diabetes Association Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1976
  • Obesity and Nutrition.  KLAZ Point of View Program (Radio), Little Rock, Arkansas, 1977
  • Nutritional Assessment of the Adolescent.  Arkansas Dietetic Association Nutrition Assessment Day, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1977
  • Childhood Obesity.  Arkansas State Health Department, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1977
  • Nutritional Assessment, Biochemical and Clinical, Arkansas Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1978
    Invited presentations (continued)
  • Nutrition and Drug Interactions.  Food Service Supervisors, Mental Retardation and Disabilities Services, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1978
    Anorexia in the Elderly: Causes and Treatment.  Arkansas Hospital, Institutional and Educational Food Services Society, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1979
  • Nutritional Management in Cardiovascular Disease.  State CCU-Head Nurses Meeting, Central Baptist Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1980
  • Nutritional Support of the Cancer Patient.  Arkansas Cancer Society, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1980
  • Nutritional Needs of  the Geriatric Patient.  3rd Annual Pharmacy General Practice Seminar, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, 1980
  • Methods of Nutritional Assessment.  Symposium on Nutritional Support in the Adult Patient.  Fayetteville City Hospital, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1980
  • Creatinine Height Index in the Elderly.  3rd Ross Roundtable on Medical Issues, Washington, D.C., 1981
  • Nutrition as Prevention and Treatment.  Symposium on Physical and Mental Health of Aged Women.  Center on Aging and Health, Case Western University, Cleveland, Ohio, October 1982
  • Nutritional Assessment of the Elderly.  Arkansas Dietetic Association Spring Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas, March 1983
  • Special Dietary Needs of the Elderly.  9th Annual National Conference on Aging, Gerontology Institute, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, April 1983
  • Nutritional Assessment of the Elderly.  Annual Meeting of the Montana Dietetic Association, Butte, Montana, April 1983
  • Nutrition Programs for the Elderly.  Keynote Speaker, Tennessee Nutrition, Nashville, Tennessee, April 1983
    Curriculum Vitae - Carol O. Mitchell Page 6
  • Nutritional Assessment of the Elderly.  Fourth Annual Meeting, Nutrition in Contemporary Medicine Symposium, Park City, Utah, March 1984
  • Nutritional Assessment of the Elderly.  Eighth Annual Nutrition Symposium.  Trends in Clinical Nutrition, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 1984
  • Assessment in the Disabled.  Sixth Ross Conference of Medical Research: Body Composition Assessments in Youth and Adults.  Williamsburg, VA, 1984
  • Use of Enteral Nutrition for Nutritional Support of the Elderly.  Third Annual Interdisciplinary Symposium on current and Future Trends in Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Baltimore, Maryland, October 1984
  • Assessing the Nutritional Status of the Geriatric Patient.  Geriatric Nutrition Seminar,  V.A. Medical Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, December 1984
  • Nutritional Assessment: Consideration in the Elderly.  South Central Regional Medical Education Center.  Course - Nutritional Assessment and Intervention in the Elderly.     V.A. Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri, January 1985
  • Nutritional Assessment of the Geriatric Patient.  Recent Advances in Geriatric Nutrition, V.A. Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, March 1985
  • Feeding the Elderly Patient.  American College of General Practitioners in Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 1985
  • Nutritional Assessment of the Elderly.  Current Trends in Gerontology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio, December 1985
  • Drug and Nutrient Interactions in the Geriatric Patient.  Current trends in Gerontology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Chillicothe, Ohio, December 1985.
  • Nutrient-Drug Interaction in the Elderly, Nutrition Issues for Today's Elderly, New Jersey Nutrition Council, March 1986
  • Nutritional Assessment.  Southern New Jersey District Dietetic Association, September 1986
  • Enteral Nutrition Practices in the Elderly.  Nutrition support Seminar, Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan, October 1986
  • The Pros and Cons of Dietary Supplements, Focus on Nutrition, Alleghany County Health Department, Pittsburgh, PA, September 1987
  • Laboratory Values:  Applications in Nutritional Care.  Kansas City Dietetic Association, Kansas City, Missouri, April 1988
  • Children's Food Preferences:  Developmental Patterns and Environmental Influences.  Early Childhood Conference on Developmentally Appropriate Practice, MSU Lipman School, Memphis, Tennessee, July 1989
  • Assessing Your Patients' Nutrition Habits.  Blood Lipid Conference, UT, Department of Medicine, September 1990
  • Nutrition Concerns of Women.  Alpha Delta Kappa meeting, February 1992
  • Ethical, Legal and Nutritional Issues in Feeding the Terminally Ill. Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society, Memphis TN. 1993
  • Ethical, Legal and Nutritional Issues in Feeding  the Terminally Ill.  Annual Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society,  Memphis TN.  1993
  • Case  Management Update.   Membership Meeting of the Memphis District Dietetic Association, Memphis TN.  1999
  • Healthy Eating From The Bottom Up “The Food Guide Pyramid”  Southern Women’s  Show. 1999
  • Alternative Nutrition Therapy: What Works, What Doesn’t” Memphis Area Dietetic Association’s, Professional Development Seminar. Sept. 2000
  • Nutrition for Woman’s Health,   Federal Express Women pilots group Oct. 2000
  • Nutrition and Healthy Eating Concerns,  Women pilots group Oct. 2000
  • Nutrition and Healthy Eating:  Weight Reduction Concerns.. Federal Express Employee Wellness Group.  Apr. 2003
  • Healthy Cooking Demonstration.  Southern Woman’s Show.  Cook Convention Center.  Apr. 2004
  • My Experience at the  Oxford Roundtable on successful Aging,  Oxford England, Gerontological Nutrition Practice Group.American Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis Mo.  Oct. 2005
     
  •  Nutrition for the Depressed Patient, Parkwood Hospital, Oct 2006 

Appendix A - Teaching Experience

  • Nutr 3202 - Nutrition for Health Care
  • Nutr 7422 - Cellular Nutrition II
  • Nutr 3202 - Nutrition for Health Care
  • Nutr 2202 - Nutrition
  • Nutr 3202 - Nutrition for Health Care
  • Nutr 4812 - Advanced Human Metabolsim