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overview Other Appointments: Associate Dean, College of Health Sciences Professor, Preventive Medicine, Rush Medical College Overview: Christine C. Tangney, PhD, FACN, CNS, a professor and associate dean for research in the College of Health Sciences. Her expertise is in assessment of dietary behaviors of individuals and population samples in relation to cardiovascular and cognitive health. Her early research focused on pulmonary disease and nutrition assessment at the bench, but evolved to include population approaches in nutritional epidemiology. Much of her recent efforts focus on the development of short dietary screeners to monitor changes in dietary behaviors and key biomarkers of young pre-hypertensive African-American women, women who are middle-aged or older with cardiovascular risk, individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease, as well as breast cancer survivors. Understanding what constitutes meaningful dietary changes — and conversely, dietary stability —is a critical component of her research. Her earlier research centered on the influence of dietary antioxidants, particularly vitamin E in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease, and heart diseases. She served as a co-investigator nutritionist on numerous grants, Women’s Health Initiative, the Chicago Health and Aging Nutrition project, and the Memory and Aging Project, an ongoing cohort of older persons in Chicago. Tangney has mentored over 100 graduate students in clinical nutrition, as well as doctoral candidates in the College of Health Sciences (Rush) and the School of Health and Human Sciences (University of North Carolina) and served on more than 90 thesis or dissertation committees for graduate students in the Colleges of Health Sciences and of Nursing. She has been privileged to hood more than 10 graduating classes in the College of Health Sciences’ Master’s in Clinical Nutrition program. She is now actively engaged in aiding, mentoring and supporting the College of Health Sciences faculty in their research efforts. My ORCID is 0000-0002-2431-9687 My Scopus ID is 55710492500 My NIH COMMONS name is CTANGNEY Education: 1980 Doctor of Philosophy, Human Nutrition, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1976 Master of Science, Human Nutrition, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Thesis 1973, Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences, State University of New York at Buffalo

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Academic Article Thoughts on B-vitamins and dementia.
Academic Article Dietary folate and vitamin B12 intake and cognitive decline among community-dwelling older persons.
Academic Article Vitamin E and cognitive decline in older persons.
Academic Article Reasonable estimates of serum vitamin E, vitamin C, and beta-cryptoxanthin are obtained with a food frequency questionnaire in older black and white adults.
Academic Article Dietary intake of antioxidant nutrients and the risk of incident Alzheimer disease in a biracial community study.
Academic Article Relation of the tocopherol forms to incident Alzheimer disease and to cognitive change.
Academic Article Analysis of postmortem ventricular cerebrospinal fluid from patients with and without dementia indicates association of vitamin E with neuritic plaques and specific measures of cognitive performance.
Academic Article Dietary folate and vitamins B-12 and B-6 not associated with incident Alzheimer's disease.
Academic Article A potential design flaw of randomized trials of vitamin supplements.
Academic Article Biochemical indicators of vitamin B12 and folate insufficiency and cognitive decline.
Academic Article Folic acid and cognition in older persons.
Academic Article Vitamin B12, cognition, and brain MRI measures: a cross-sectional examination.
Academic Article Vitamin B12 deficiency in relation to functional disabilities.
Academic Article Alpha-tocopherol in the ventricular cerebrospinal fluid of Parkinson's disease patients: dose-response study and correlations with plasma levels.
Academic Article Does vitamin E protect against cognitive changes as we age?
Academic Article Nutritional status of white college students in Virginia.
Academic Article Impact of menstrual periodicity on serum lipid levels and estimates of dietary intakes.
Academic Article Comparison of vitamin E levels in plasma, bronchoalveolar lavage, and lung tissues of adult pulmonary patients.
Academic Article Selected indices of micronutrient status in adult patients with sickle cell anemia (SCA).
Academic Article Effects of hyperoxia and diet on murine tissue levels of vitamin E and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Academic Article Intra- and interindividual variation in measurements of beta-carotene, retinol, and tocopherols in diet and plasma.
Academic Article Effects of vitamin E deficiency on the relative incorporation of 14C-arachidonate into platelet lipids of rabbits.
Academic Article Dietary vitamin C and beta-carotene and risk of death in middle-aged men. The Western Electric Study.
Academic Article Vitamin E and PD.
Academic Article Plasma vitamins E and C concentrations of adult patients during cardiopulmonary bypass.
Academic Article Relationship of plasma alpha tocopherol to index of clinical severity in individuals with sickle cell anemia.
Academic Article Analyses of vitamin C in biological samples with an emphasis on recent chromatographic techniques.
Academic Article Vitamin E status of young women on combined-type oral contraceptives.

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