NORC Members

  • Regular Members (M)are faculty members at Pennington Biomedical working on funded nutrition/obesity research
  • Collaborating Members (CM) are faculty members at Pennington and at institutions across Louisiana such as LSU A&M, LSU-Health Sciences Centers in New Orleans and Shreveport, Tulane University and Xavier University in New Orleans and some across the country, all collaborating with our regular members.
  • Mentored Members (MM) In association with our training grants, we are creating a new category of memberswho are postdoctoral fellows and students working under the mentorship of NORC Members.
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Suresh  Alahari 

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM
Timothy Allerton

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

MM
John Apolzan

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

CM

Connie Arnold 

Louisiana State University Health Science Center - Shreveport    

CM

Wayne Backes 

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

M
Sudip Bajpeyi University of Texas at El Paso CM
David Bayless Pennington Biomedical Research Center MM

Lydia Bazzano   

Tulane University - School of Medicine M
Hans-Rudolf Berthoud

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Laura Bobart

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

MM

Kenneth Bondioli

LSU AgCenter CM

Claude  Bouchard

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Phillip Brantley

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Doug Braymer

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM
Nick Broskey Pennington Biomedical Research Center MM

Stephanie Broyles

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Anna Bruce-Keller

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M
David Burk Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Susan Burke

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Andrew Butler

Saint Louis University - School of Medicine

CM

Matthew Calamia

Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge

CM

Owen Carmichael

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Catherine Champagne

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

CM

Ji Suk Chang

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Timothy Church

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

CM

Jason Collier

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Terry Connally Davis

Louisiana State University Health Science Center – Shreveport CM

Ramachandra Devireddy

Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge CM

Emily Dhurandhar

Texas Tech University

CM

Nikhil Dhurandhar

Texas Tech University

CM

Shengli Dong

Louisiana State University Health Science Center CM
James Dorling

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

MM

Scott Edwards

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Kenneth Eilertsen

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

CM

Karen Elkind-Hirsch

Woman's Hospital

CM
Carrie Elks

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Melissa Erickson

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

MM
Nicole Fearnbach

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

MM

Paul Fidel

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Jon Fletcher

Louisiana State University Veterinary Medicine

CM

Z. Elizabeth Floyd

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Kishore Gadde

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Paula Geiselman

Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge

CM
Thomas Gettys Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Anne Gilmore  

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Ellen Granberg

Clemson University

CM

Frank Greenway

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Daniel Hayes

LSU AgCenter CM

Gerlinda Hermann

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

CM

Steve Heymsfield

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

CM

Christoph Hoechsmann

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

MM

Daniel Hollander

Southeastern Louisiana University

CM

Song Hong

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

M

Adam Hoover

Clemson University

CM

Ron Horswell

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Daniel Hsia

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Gang Hu

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Amelia Jernigan

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Samithamby Jeyaseelan

Louisiana State University - Veterinary School

CM

William Johnson

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Claudia Kappen

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Abba Kastin

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Peter Katzmarzyk

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Jeffrey Keller

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

CM

Betty Kennedy

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

CM

John Kirwan

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Tamas Kozicz

Tulane University - School of Medicine

CM

Chelsea Kracht

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

MM

Carol Lammi-Keefe

LSU AgCenter

CM

Frank Lau

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Eric Lazartigues

Louisiana State University Health Science Center              

M

Michael Lefevre

Utah State University

CM

Mandi Lopez

Louisiana State University - Veterinary School

CM

Ronal Luftig

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Kara Marlatt

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

MM

Elizabeth Martin

Louisiana State University

CM

Corby Martin

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Frank Mauvais-Jarvis

Tulane University - School of Medicine

M

David McDougal

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Adam Melvin   

Louisiana State University - College of Engineering

CM

Christopher Morrison

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Naima Moustaid-Moussa

Texas Tech University

CM

Heike Muenzberg-Gruening

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Subramanyam Murthy

Southern University

CM

Eric Muth

Clemson University

CM

Candice Myers

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Randall Mynatt

Pennington Biomedical Research Center

M

Robert Newton

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Theresa Nicklas

Baylor College of Medicine

CM

Robert Noland

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Henry Nuss

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Augusto Ochoa

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Courtney Peterson

University of Alabama – Birmingham

CM

Eric Plaisance

University of Alabama – Birmingham

CM

Stefany Primeaux

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Lu Qi

Tulane University

M

Emily Qualls-Creekmore

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Tuomo Rankinen

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Eric Ravussin

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Candida Rebello

Pennington Biomedical Research Center MM

Leanne Redman

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Dorien Reijnders-most

Pennington Biomedical Research Center MM

Allison Richard

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Richard Rogers 

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Martin Ronis     

Louisiana State University School of Medicine

CM

Jennifer Rood

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Donna Ryan

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Michael Salbaum

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Maria Sanchez-Pino

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

MM

Sharmila Shankar

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Sunil Sirohi

Xavier University CM
Carsten Skarke

University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

CM

Melinda Sothern

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Flavia Souza

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

M

Rakesh Srivastava

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Krisztian Stadler

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Amanda Staiano

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Jacqueline Stephens

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Tiffany Stewart

Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Robert Stratford

Indiana University - School of Medicine

CM
Michael Stumpf

Baton Rouge Clinic

CM

Tung-Sung Tseng

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM
Catrine Tudor-Locke

UMass Amherst

M
Georgiana Tuuri

Louisiana State University

CM

Bolor Vandanmagsar

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM
Marie Vazquez Morgan

Louisiana State University HSC – Shreveport

CM
Jaycob Warfel Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM
Ursula White Pennington Biomedical Research Center M

Mark Wilson

Tulane University

CM

Dennis Wissing

Louisiana State University HSC – Shreveport

CM

Huijing Xia

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Jianping Ye

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Zonbing You

Tulane University

CM

Sangho Yu

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Jovanny Zabaleta

Louisiana State University Health Science Center

CM

Jingying Zhang  

Pennington Biomedical Research Center CM

Andrea Zsombok

Tulane University

M