KRISTINE C. JORDAN, PhD, RD portrait
  • Associate Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Program Director, Coordinated Master’s Program in Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

Research Statement

Dr. Jordan is a registered dietitian with expertise in the areas of pediatric nutrition, obesity prevention, and nutrition informatics.

Research Keywords

  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition informatics
  • Nutrition
  • Dietary assessment
  • Pediatrics
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Informatics

Presentations

  • “Navigating internships and master’s degrees,” Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting panel discussion, Ogden, UT. Presentation, Presented, 03/2016.
  • “Nutrient deficiencies in the moderate and late preterm infant: What can we learn from the fetus?” University of Utah NICU Nursing Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2012.
  • "Measures of adiposity in premature infants," platform symposium presenter, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Presentation, Other, 04/2011.
  • "Evaluation of the Gold Medal Schools program," poster presenter, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON. Presentation, Other, 07/2009.
  • "Medical Nutrition: an online nutrition curriculum for medical students," invited presenter, Council on Future Practice session, American Dietetic Association Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Denver, CO. Presentation, Presented, 2009.
  • "Predictors of BMI Z-scores in children ages 8-11 years in Tooele County, Utah," poster presenter, Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Presentation, Other, 07/2007.
  • "Low-income, overweight mothers act as agents of change to improve food choices and fat habits in their 1-3 year old children," invited speaker, Mead Johnson Neonatal Nutrition and Gastroenterology Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Presentation, Other, 07/2004.

Languages

  • English, fluent.

Publications

  • Brewster PJ & Guenther PM, Jordan KC, Hurdle JF. (2017). The Grocery Purchase Quality Index-2016: An innovative approach to assessing grocery food purchases. J Food Compos Anal. Published, 12/2017.
  • Pearson K & Jordan KC, Metos J, Holubkov R, Mihalopoulos NL. (2017). Metabolic dysfunction in adolescents with obesity: the roles of maternal and child factors. ObesityWeek Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. Published, 11/2017.
  • Mattson RE & Brusseau TA, Burns RD, Metos JM, Jordan KC (2017). Changes in physical activity/nutrition knowledge and enjoyment in CSPAP schools. SHAPE America National Convention & Expo, Nashville, TN. Accepted, 10/2017.
  • Norris N & Brusseau T, Burns R, Metos J, Jordan K. (2017). Nutrition knowledge among children from low socioeconomic families and its relationship to health-related fitness, physical Activity knowledge, and metabolic health. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Chicago, IL. Published, 10/2017.
  • Mihalopoulos NL & Urban BM, Metos JM, Balch AH, Young PC, Jordan KC (2017). Breast-feeding, leptin:adiponectin ratio, and metabolic dysfunction in adolescents with obesity. South Med J. Published, 05/2017.
  • Vinitchagoon T & Murtaugh M, Metos J, Luo G, Jordan K. (2017). The development of an objective scoring system for evaluating Mediterranean diet recipes. Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City UT. Published, 03/2017.
  • Brewster PJ, Guenther PM, Jordan KC, Hurdle JF. An innovative approach to assessing food purchase behavior. National Nutrient Databank Conference, Alexandria, VA. Published, 05/2016.
  • Perry D, Jordan K, Jalili T, Russo A, Dvorak T. (2016). Relationship of DHA intake to concussion incidence and recovery in the adolescent athlete population. Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting, Ogden, UT. Published, 03/2016.
  • Cutler H, Jordan K, Chen W, Hung M, Butterfield RJ, Swoboda KJ, Davis R. (2016). Continuous blood glucose monitoring and dietary intake in a cohort of children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type II. Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting, Ogden, UT. Published, 03/2016.
  • Abbott S, Jordan K, Viskochil D, Guenther P, Ernst S. (2016). Evaluation of diet quality in children and adolescents with Prader-Willi Syndrome using the Healthy Eating Index-2010. Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting, Ogden. UT. Published, 03/2016.
  • Daly-Wolfe, Kelly M., Jordan, Kristine C., Slater, Hillarie, Beachy, Joanna C. & Moyer-Mileur, Laurie J. (2015). Mid-Arm Circumference is a Reliable Method to Estimate Adiposity in Preterm and Term Infants. Nature Publishing Group. Published, 2015.
  • North JC, Jordan KC, Metos J, Hurdle JF. (2015). Nutrition informatics applications in clinical practice: a systematic review. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 963-972. Published, 11/2015.
  • Daly-Wolfe KM, Jordan KC, Slater H, Beachy JC, Moyer-Mileur LJ. (2015). Mid-arm circumference is a reliable method to estimate adiposity in preterm and term infants. Pediatr Res, 78(3): 336-41. Published, 09/2015.
  • Daly-Wolfe KM, Moyer-Mileur LJ, Slater H, Browning SK, Baserga M, Morrell G, Metos JM, Jordan KC. (2015). Subscapular skinfold thickness is a low-cost measure to estimate visceral adiposity in preterm infants. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, Nashville, TN. Published, 09/2015.
  • Brewster PJ, Guenther PM, Jordan KC, Hurdle JF. (2015). Development and validation of a novel household grocery food purchase quality score. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. Published, 04/2015.
  • Peterson S, Davis RH, Chen W, Zhang Y, Jordan KC, Swoboda KJ. (2015). Weight gain, dietary intake, and body composition in patients with type 2 and type 3 SMA. Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Meeting, Provo, UT. Published, 03/2015.
  • Scott, C. B., Swoboda, K. J., Davis, R. H., Jordan, K. C. & Aton, J. (2014). Vitamin D Intake Is Inadequate in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I Cohort: Correlations With Bone Health. SAGE Publications. Published, 2014.
  • Chidambaram V, Brewster PJ, Tran L, Jordan KC, Hurdle JF. (2014). qDIET: Toward calculating HEI scores from grocery store sales data. National Nutrient Databank Conference, Portland, OR. Published, 05/2014.
  • Pett MA, Clark L, Wright S, Richardson R, Richards D, Hart S, Guo J, Johnson E, Eaton J, Lyons A, Wright C, Cardell B, Jordan K, Reel R, Burley J, Dorius J. (2014). Building interdisciplinary collaboration in community-based health equity research. Western Institute of Nursing Conference, Seattle, WA. Published, 04/2014.
  • Daly-Wolfe K, Jordan K, Slater H, Beachy J, Moyer-Mileur L. (2014). Mid-arm circumference is a reliable predictor of adiposity in preterm and term infants. Experimental Biology Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Published, 04/2014.
  • Aton J, Davis RH, Jordan KC, Scott CB, Swoboda KJ. (2014). Vitamin D intake is inadequate in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I cohort: correlations with bone health. J Child Neurol, 29(3),374-80. Published, 03/2014.
  • Burley, Jeff, Cardell, Beth, Chambless, Cathy, Clark, Lauren, Eldredge, Alison, Jordan, Kristine & Pett, Marjorie (2013). Effecting Healthy Lifestyle Changes in Overweight and Obese Young Adults With Intellectual Disability. American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD). Vol. 118(3), 224-243. Published, 2013.
  • Chidambaram V, Brewster PJ, Jordan KC, Hurdle JF. (2014). qDIET: toward an automated, self-sustaining knowledge base to facilitate linking point-of-sale grocery items to nutritional content. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 224-33. Published, 11/2013.
  • Pett M, Clark L, Eldredge A, Cardell B, Jordan K, Chambless C, Burley J. (2013). Effecting healthy lifestyle changes in overweight and obese young adults with intellectual disability. Am J Intellect Dev Disabil, 118,224-243. Published, 05/2013.
  • Urban B, Jordan K, Metos J, Balch AH, Mihalopoulos NL. (2013). Can breastfeeding influence adipokine expression in childhood and adolescence? Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C. Published, 05/2013.
  • Pett M, Clark L, Eldredge A, Cardell B, Jordan K, Burley J. (2012). Effects of a family-focused healthy lifestyle intervention on obese young adults with intellectual disabilities. 33rd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM), New Orleans, LA. Published, 04/2012.
  • Smith, E.K., Metos, J.M., Jordan, K.C. & Jepson-Sullivan, R.M. (2011). Reliability and Validity of a Breastfeeding Knowledge Survey in Allied Health Students. Elsevier BV. Vol. 111(9), A68. Published, 2011.
  • Cardell, E., Pett, M.A., Jordan, K.C., Eldredge, A.L., Masson, J., Clark, L., Metos, J. & Reese, S.A. (2011). We Can Too!: Development and Evaluation of Lesson Plans for the Parents of Overweight Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities. Elsevier BV. Vol. 111(9), A89. Published, 2011.
  • Brinkerhoff KM, Brewster PJ, Clark EB, Jordan KC, Cummins MR, Hurdle JF. (2011). Linking supermarket sales data to nutritional information: an informatics feasibility study. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 2011, 598-606. Published, 10/2011.
  • Masson J, Pett MA, Reese SA, Metos J, Clark L, Eldredge AL, Cardell E, Jordan KC. (2011). We Can Too!: Development and evaluation of lesson plans for the parents of overweight young adults with intellectual disabilities. ADA Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, San Diego, CA. Published, 09/2011.
  • Jepson-Sullivan RM, Metos JM, Smith EK, Jordan KC. (2011). Reliability and validity of a breastfeeding knowledge survey in allied health students. ADA Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, San Diego, CA. Published, 09/2011.
  • Aton J, Hurst-Davis R, Jordan K, Scott C, Swoboda K. (2011). Prevalence of inadequate vitamin D intake in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I population as it correlates with bone health. Utah Dietetic Association Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. Published, 03/2011.
  • Klohe, Deborah M., Lane, Michelle A., Voruganti, Venkata Saroja, Freeland-Graves, Jeanne H., Cai, Guowen & Jordan, Kristine C. (2010). Short-term weight loss in overweight/obese low-income women improves plasma zinc and metabolic syndrome risk factors. Elsevier BV. Vol. 24(4), 271-276. Published, 2010.
  • Wilkinson, Robert D., Slater, Hillarie, Jordan, Kristine C., Gower, Jared R. & Moyer-Mileur, Laurie J. (2010). Validity and Reliability of a Nutrition Knowledge Survey for Assessment in Elementary School Children. Elsevier BV. Vol. 110(3), 452-456. Published, 2010.
  • Mihalopoulos, Nicole L., De La O, Angela, Carlson, Emily C., Stoddard, Greg, Heap, Elizabeth, Ortiz, Karen, Jordan, Kristine C., Friedrichs, Mike, Moyer-Mileur, Laurie J. & Cox, Rachel (2009). Do Parents Accurately Perceive Their Child's Weight Status?. Elsevier BV. Vol. 23(4), 216-221. Published, 2009.
  • Jordan, Kristine C., Klohe-Lehman, Deborah M., Cai, Guowen, Proffitt, J. Michael, Bohman, Thomas M., Voruganti, V. Saroja, Freeland-Graves, Jeanne H., Nuss, Henry J. & Milani, Tracey J. (2008). A nutrition and physical activity intervention promotes weight loss and enhances diet attitudes in low-income mothers of young children. Elsevier BV. Vol. 28(1), 13-20. Published, 2008.
  • Moyer-Mileur, Laurie J., Cox, Rachel, Heap, Elizabeth, Erickson, Erin D., Mihalopoulos, Nicole L., Friedrichs, Michael, Carlson, Emily C., Jordan, Kristine C. & Shen, Shuying (2008). Evaluation of the Gold Medal Schools Program. Elsevier BV. Vol. 108(11), 1916-1920. Published, 2008.
  • Slater, Hillarie, Jordan, Kristine C, Moyer-Mileur, Laurie J & Murray, Mary A (2008). IGF-1 and IGF-Binding Proteins and Bone Mass, Geometry, and Strength: Relation to Metabolic Control in Adolescent Girls With Type 1 Diabetes. Wiley-Blackwell. Vol. 23(12), 1884-1891. Published, 2008.