Sherine R.  Brown, PhD

Assistant Professor, Nutritional Sciences

 

Education

Ph.D., Nutritional Biochemistry/Biological Sciences in Public Health, 
Harvard University, 2002

B.S., Biochemistry, Oakwood College, 1994

Biosketch, Academic, and Research Activities

Dr. Sherine Brown is an Assistant Professor in the Nutritional Sciences (Dietetics) Program at Morgan State University.  Her research includes diet & lifestyle and its relationship to preventing chronic illness- specifically CVD and cancer; cholesterol; behavior; obesity; health disparities; food technology and policy. She has co-authored two books, published manuscripts in peer reviewed journals, and federal documents. Dr. Brown serves as the Faculty Advisor of the programs Foods and Nutrition Pre-Professional Club, Director of the Community Organic Vegetable Garden, and The American Cancer Society's Active for Life, Campus Style Initiative.

Selected Publications

Brown, S., Hossain, M., Forrester, I.  Associations between cholesterol, colon cancer screening, behavior, and diet.  Am J Health Behav. 2013;37(3):360-368.  

Brown S, Ordovas J, Campos H., Interaction between the APOC3 gene promoter polymorphisms, saturated fat intake and plasma lipoproteins. Atherosclerosis. 2003 Oct; 170(2): 307-13.

Ivis Forrester, PhD, MS, MPH, RD. LDN, Sherine Brown, PhD, Lily Lindsay, DHSc. Island Delectable Delights:  Roots, Fruits, Veggies and Soups. Manuscript in Print. Aug. 2012. ISBN: 978-1-4772-5934-4, 978-1-4772-5935-1. 

Samuel L. Deshay, MD, Din, MPH, FACSG, Sherine Brown, PhD, Teymi Elise Herring, MPH, RD., Theodore M. Herring, III, MD. Will More Cellular Electricity Lengthen Life? (Based on Food Choices) - The Million Dollar Question. A Billion Dollar Answer. L & D Publishers International, LLC. Washington, DC. 2011. ISBN. 978-0-692-01354-0  

Selected Abstracts and Scientific Conference Presentations

Brown. S, Hossain. M, Forrester, I. An Association between Cholesterol, Colon Cancer Risk, Behavior and Diet Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 111, Issue 9, Supplement, September 2011,Page A97. 

Brown. S, Hossain. M, Bronner. Y. Perception of Body Image as a Tool for Health Education to Help Reduce the Obesity Epidemic among HBCU College StudentsJournal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 111, Issue 9, Supplement, September 2011,Page A25.

Brown. S, Hossain. M, Bronner. Y. Validation of Reported Versus Measured Height and Weight among HBCU FreshmenJournal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 111, Issue 9, Supplement, September 2011,Page A25.

Forrester. I, Brown. S, Rowel. R, Tucker. C, Taylor. A. Dietetic Students Leading the Way: A Service Learning Project to Support the Haitian Relief InitiativeJournal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 111, Issue 9, Supplement, September 2011,Page A101.

Forrester. I,  Brown. S, Wolpert. A, Taylor. K. Sensory and Textural Properties of Value-Added Sweet Potatoes BrowniesJournal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 110, Issue 9, Supplement, September 2010,Page A74. 

Forrester. I,  Brown. S, Blake. KA, Silva. P. Consumer Acceptability of Black Bean Vegan MuffinsJournal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 110, Issue 9, Supplement, September 2010,Page A75. 

Brown S, Sacks F, Campos H.  Effects of the APOA1 Promoter G-A Polymorphism on Postprandial Response to a High Fat Meal, 6th International Symposium on Global Risk of Coronary Heart Disease and Stroke: Assessment,   Prevention and Treatment, Florence, Italy, 2002. Pg. 22 http://www.lorenzinifoundation.org/gr2002/146.pdf 

Brown S, Sacks F, Campos H.  Genetic Variation in the APOCIII Gene Promoter Modulates the Association Between Dietary Fat Intake,  Plasma Lipoproteins and LDL Particle Size, 71st Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association:   General Sessions, Dallas, TX, 1998, and 70th Scientific Sessions of the American Heart Association: Supplement Sessions, Orlando, FL, 1997

Federal White Papers

Brown S, et al. Supporting Public Health through Communication, Office of the United States Surgeon General, ELP Program, U.S. DHHS, 2005.

Brown S. Trust/Mistrust Initiatives on Health and Health Care for Minorities, Office of the Executive Secretariat/Immediate Office of the Secretary and Office of Minority Health - Health Disparities, U.S. DHHS, 2005