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Carol O'Neil

Carol O'Neil

Professor
Class of 1941 Alumni Professor
Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics

261 Knapp Hall
phone: 225-578-1631
fax: 225-578-2697

email: ceoneil@agcenter.lsu.edu

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Nutritional Epidemiology, Community Nutrition
RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  1. O’Neil CE, Nicklas TA, Fulgoni, VL III. Chickpeas and Hummus are Associated with Better Nutrient Intake, Diet Quality, and Levels of Some Cardiovascular Risk Factors: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2010. J Nutr Food Sci 2014, 4:1. In Press
  2. Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Fulgoni III VL. Relationship between snacking patterns, diet quality and risk of overweight and abdominal obesity in children. International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition. 2014 In Press
  3. Nicklas TA, Liu Y, Stuff JE, Fisher JO, Mendoza JA, O’Neil CE. Characterizing lunch meals served and consumed by preschool children in Head Start. Public Health Nutrition. (E-pub before print).
  4. O'Neil CE, Nicklas TA, Liu Y, Berenson GS. Candy consumption in childhood is not predictive of weight, adiposity measures or cardiovascular risk factors in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2013 Dec 30. doi: 10.1111/jhn.12200. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. O’Neil CE, Nicklas TA, Fulgoni, VL III. Mushroom Intake is associated with Better Nutrient Intake and Diet Quality: 2001-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Nutr Food Sci 2013, 3:5 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-9600.1000229
  6. Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Fulgoni, VL III. Rice consumption is associated with better nutrient intake and diet quality in adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2010. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 2013. doi:10.4236/fns.2013. http://www.usarice.com/doclib/229/7243.pdf.
  7. Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Fulgoni VL III. The Nutritional Role of Flavored and Plain Milk in the Diets of Children and Adolescents. Journal of School Health. 2013;83(10):728-33.
  8. Vargas SS, O’Neil CE, Keast DR, Cho S, Nicklas TA. Eating ready-to-eat cereal for breakfast is positively associated with daily nutrient intake, but not weight, in Mexican-American children and adolescents: NHANES 1999-2002. Nutrition Today. 2013 (epub before print) DOI: 10.1097/NT.0b013e3182993988.
  9. Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Hughes SO, Liu Y. Resemblance of Dinner Meal Consumption among Mother-Child Dyads from Families with Limited Incomes. International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition. 2013;2:178-188.
  10. O’Neil CE, Nicklas TA, Fulgoni VL III. Mango Consumption is Associated with Improved Nutrient Intake and Better Diet Quality in Children and Adults, and Better Levels of Some Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2008. J Nutr Food Sci. 2013;3(2):185.
  11. Keast DR, Fulgoni VL 3rd, Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE. Dietary Sources of Energy and Nutrients Among Children in the US: NHANES, 2003-2006. Nutrients. 2013;5(1):283-301.
  12. O’Neil CE, Nicklas TA, Rampersaud GC, Fulgoni VL III. 100% Orange juice consumption is associated with better diet quality, improved nutrient adequacy, decreased risk for obesity, and improved biomarkers of health in adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003-2006. Nutr J. 2012 Dec 12;11:107.
  13. O’Neil CE, Keast DR, Nicklas TA, Fulgoni VL, III. Food sources of energy and nutrients among adults in the US: NHANES 2003-2006. Nutrients. 2012;4(12):2097-2120.
  14. Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Stuff JE, Hughes SO, Liu Y. Characterizing Dinner Meals Served and Consumed by Low-Income Preschool Children. Childhood Obesity. 2012;8(6):561-71.
  15. Deshmukh-Taskar P, Nicklas TA, Radcliffe JD, O’Neil CE, Liu Y. The relationship of breakfast skipping and type of breakfast consumed with overweight/obesity, abdominal obesity, other cardiometabolic risk factors, and the metabolic syndrome in young adults. NHANES: 1999-2006. Public Health Nutrition. 2012;3:1-10.
  16. O’Neil CE, Nicklas TA, Hughes SO, Liu Y. Nutrient Contribution of the Dinner Meal Consumed by Low-Income Preschool Children. International Journal of Child Health and Nutrition. 2012;1:11-22.
  17. Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Fulgoni VL III. Diet quality is inversely related with cardiovascular risk factors in adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2008. Journal of Nutrition. 2012;142(12):2112-8.
  18. Wroten KC, O’Neil CE, Stuff JE, Liu Y, Nicklas TA. Resemblance of Dietary Intakes of Snacks, Sweets, Fruit, and Vegetables among Mother-Child Dyads from Families with Limited Incomes. Appetite. 2012;59(2):316-23
  19. Rebello CJ, Martin CK, Johnson WD, O’Neil CE, Greenway FL. Efficacy of Olibra: A 12 week randomized controlled trial, and a review of prior studies. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 2012;6:695-708.
  20. Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Stuff JE, Goodell LS, Yan Y, Martin CK. Validity and Feasibility of a Digital Diet Estimation Method for Use with Preschool Children: A Pilot Study. J Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2012;44(6):618-623.
  21. Hatzenbuehler PL, Gillespie JM, O’Neil CE. Does Healthy Food Cost More in Poor Neighborhoods? An Analysis of Retail Food Cost and Spatial Competition. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review. 2012;41:43-56.
  22. Nicklas TA, O’Neil CE, Zanovec M, Keast D, Fulgoni VL III. Contribution of Beef Consumption to Nutrient Intake, Diet Quality, and Food Patterns in the Diets of the US Population. Meat Sci. 2012;90:152-8.
  23. O'Neil CE, Keast DR, Nicklas TA, Fulgoni VL 3rd. Out-of-hand nut consumption is associated with improved nutrient intake and health risk markers in US children and adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2004. Nutr Res. 2012;32:185-94.
  24. Bayham BE, Greenway FL, Bellanger DE, O’Neil CE. Early Resolution of Type 2 Diabetes Seen after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 2012;14:30-34.
  25. O’Neil CE, Nicklas TA, Zanovec M, Kleinman R, Fulgoni VL 3rd. Fruit juice consumption is associated with improved nutrient adequacy in children and adolescents: NHANES 2003-2006. Public Health Nutrition. 2012; 23:1-8.
  26. Zanovec M, Wang J, O’Neil CE. Development of a Field-Based Body Fat Prediction Equation: NHANES 1999-2004. International Journal of Exercise Science. 2012;5(3): 223-231.
TEACHING - Courses Taught Recently
  • HUEC 4111 Nutrition and Disease I
  • HUEC 4114 Nutrition and Disease II
  • HUEC 4021 Contemporary Topics in Nutrition
  • HUEC 4027 Practicum in Dietetics
  • HUEC 7010 Food and Nutrition Seminar
  • HUEC 7091 Independent Reading and Research in Human Ecology
  • HUEC 9091 Independent Research for Doctoral Students
  • HUEC 8000 Thesis Research
  • HUEC 9000 Dissertation Research
  • HNRS 4000 Thesis
RECENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
  • Chair, Quality Enhancement Plan Team, for SACSCOC Reaffirmation of Accreditation LSU (2011-present)
  • Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Research and Economic Development LSU (2010-2011)
  • Working Group Member, Evidence Analysis Library (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics): Dietary and Metabolic Impact of Fruit Juice Consumption (2013-present)
  • Louisiana Consumer Protection Coordinator—through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (2013-present)
  • Editorial Board National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (2006-present)
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Journal of Nutrition, Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition Research, Nutrients, Journal of the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior, NACTA Journal
AWARDS and HONORS
  • 2009  Class of 1941 Alumni Professor
  • 2007  Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)/Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Professor of the Year, Louisiana
  • 2007  LSU Distinguished Faculty Member
  • 2007  Corporate Award Louisiana Dietetic Association
  • 2005  Southern Region Winner Program for Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences

OTHER
2012-2013 SECAC Academic Leadership Development Program
2007 American Dietetic Association Leadership Institute in San Diego, CA
2002-2003 Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy/Academic Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP/ACOP) Leadership Development Program. Class XII. Phase I June 2002; Indianapolis, IN. Phase II project = Chair, College of Agriculture Teaching Workshop, January, 2003; Baton Rouge, LA. Phase III March 2003; Washington, D.C.
revised: 10-Mar-2017 10:20