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My Resume

Educational Background  

  • Ph.D. in Foods and Nutrition, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • M.S. in Foods and Nutrition, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • B.S. in Dietetics Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI

 

Courses That I Teach  

NUTR140 Nutrition I

NUTR141 Nutrition II

NUTR241 Nutrition for Fitness and Sport

NUTR243 Food and Nutrition Education

NUTR249 Current Issues in Nutrition

NUTR340 Advanced Nutrition I

NUTR342 Advanced Nutrition II

Areas of Interest

  • Hydration and Cognition
  • Obesity in College Populations
  • Vegetarian Nutrition
  • Mineral metabolism: Calcium and Iron
  • The ability of dietary antioxidants to attenuate oxidative stress related to exercise

Professional and Scholastic Affiliations

  • Active Member of the American Dietetic Association
  • Member of American Dietetic Association Sports,Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutritionist Practice Group
  • Purdue University AH Ismail Graduate Student Research Award
  • Who’s Who of Students in American Colleges and Universities
  • Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

Recent Research

  • The Healthy Freshman Nutrition Initiative: A Campus-based Nutrition Education/Weight Management Program for College Freshmen.Changes in Cognition, Performance, and Mood Occur as a function of Dehydration and Subsequent Rehydration
  • The Impact of Hydration Status On Perception. 

Publications 

  • Steven R. McAnulty, Lisa S. McAnulty, David C. Nieman, Charles Dumke,  Jason D. Morrow, Alan C. Utter, Dru A. Henson. William R. Proulx, and Gretchen L. George. (March 2004). Consumption of blueberry polyphenols reduces exercise-induced oxidative stress compared to vitamin C. Nutrition Research Volume 24, Issue 3, Pages 209-221.
  • Weaver, C.M., Teegarden, D.T., Lyle, R.M., McCabe, G.P., McCabe, L.D., Proulx, W., Kern, M., Sedlock, D., Anderson, D.D., Hillberry, B.M., Peacock, M., and Johnston, C.C. (June 2001) Impact Of Exercise On Bone Health And Contraindication Of Oral Contraceptive Use In Young Women. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 33:873-880.
  • Weaver, C.M., Proulx, W.R., and Heaney, R.P.  Choices for achieving adequate calcium with a vegetarian diet.  Am J Clin Nutr 1999;70(suppl):543S-548S.
  • Teegarden, D., Lyle, R.M., Proulx, W.R., Johnston, C.C., and Weaver, C.M.  Previous milk consumption is associated with greater bone density in young women.  Am J Clin Nutr 1999;69:1014-1017.
  • Teegarden, D.T., Lyle, R.L., McCabe, G.P., McCabe, L.D., Proulx, W.R., Michon, K., Knight, A.P., Johnston, C.C., and Weaver, C.M.  Dietary calcium, protein and phosphorus are related to bone mineral density and content in young women.  Am J Clin Nutr 1998;68:749-754.
  • Proulx, W.R.  Lifestyle factors and Bone Health.  1996, Current Issues in Vegetarian Nutrition: Proceedings of an International Vegetarian Conference (Nutrition ‘96), August 8-11, Berrien Springs, MI.
  • D.D. Anderson, B.M. Hillberry, D. Teegarden, W.R. Proulx, C.M. Weaver, and T. Yoshikowa. Biomechanical analysis of an exercise program for the forces and stresses in the hip joint and femoral neck. J. of  Applied Biomechanics. 12; 292-312,1996.
  • Proulx, W.R.  Waiste Control:The Losers and the Winners. 1996, J. Health and Healing 23 (3):26-29.
  • Teegarden, D.T., Proulx, W.R., Kern, M., Sedlock, D., Weaver, C.M., Johnston, C.C., and Lyle, R.M.  Previous Activity Relates to Bone Mineral Measures In Young Women. Med.Sci. Sports Exercise (28):105-11,1996.
  • Teegarden, D.T., Proulx, W.R., Martin, B.R., Zhai, J., McCabe, G.P., Slemenda, C., Johnston, C.C., and Weaver, C.M.  Peak Bone Mass In Young Women.  Journal of  Bone and Mineral Research 10 (5):711-715, 1995.
  • Proulx, W.R., and Weaver, C.M.  Ironing out heart disease:Deplete or not deplete? Nutrition Today 30 (1):16-23, 1995. 
  • Proulx, W.R.  Boning Up On Osteoporosis.  J. Health and Healing. 17(3):6-8, 1994.
  • Proulx, W. R., Weaver, C. M., and Bock, M. A. Trypsin Inhibitor Activity and Tannin Content Do Not Affect Calcium Bioavailability of Three Commonly Consumed Legumes.  J. Food Sci. 58(2):382-384, 1993.
  • Weaver, C. M., Heaney, R. P., Proulx, W. R., Hinders, S. M., Packard, P. T. Absorbability of calcium from common beans.  J. Food Sci. 58(6):1401-1403, 1993.

    Abstracts

  • Exercise-induced Dehydration and Its Effect on Mood, Sleepiness, and Perception in Fit Subjects.  W.R. Proulx, A. Dilzer, L. Howe, A. Sorrentino, P. Ilczyszyn, M. Miraglia, J. Smith, A. Gebczyk, K. Cubito, E. Shusterman, and L. T. Guzy.  79th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association, May 11-15, 2008, Boston, MA.
  • Exercise-induced Dehydration and Its Effect on Mood, Sleepiness, and Perception in Sedentary Subjects.  W.R. Proulx, L. Howe, A. Dilzer, P. Ilczyszyn, M. Miraglia, J. Smith, C. Siragusa, E. Shusterman, and L. T. Guzy.  79th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association, May 11-15, 2008, Boston, MA.
  • Student and Faculty Perceptions of Grades and Grading Systems.  S.J. Gilbert and W.R. Proulx.  Abstract presented at the 18th Annual Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY., May 25-28, 2006.
  • Larry Guzy, Tracy Ranieri, Nicola Rizzo, Stephanie Thiel, Amy Egbert, Mary Velan, and William Proulx. Do Changes in Cognition, Performance, and Mood Occur as a function of Dehydration and Subsequent Rehydration? SUNY College at Oneonta, Student Research Conference, April 26, 2006.
  • Effect of phytochemicals, ascorbate, and plasma urate values on exercise-induced oxidative stress.  G.L. George, L.McAnulty, S.R. McAnulty. S.Swick, J.D. Morrow, C. Dumke, B. Proulx, A. Utter, and D.C. Nieman.  Abstract presented at Experimental Biology 2002, April 23, 2002, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Effect of phytochemicals and ascorbate on exercise-induced oxidative stress. McAnulty, S.R.1, L. McAnulty1, S. Swick2, G. George1, J.D.Morrow3, C. Dumke2, B. Proulx1, A.Utter2 and D.C. Neiman2.  Abstract presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern American College of Sports Medicine, January 31-February 2, 2002, Atlanta, Georgia
  • W.R. Proulx, D.Teegarden, R.M.Lyle, S.L.Booth, L.McCabe, G.McCabe, C.M.Weaver. Relationships Between Dietary Vitamin K and Bone Mineral Measures.  Experimental Biology, Washington, DC., April 17-21,1999.
  • D. Teegarden, R.M. Lyle, W.R. Proulx, M. Kern, G.P. McCabe, L.D. McCabe, M.Peacock, C.C. Johnston, and C.M. Weaver.  1997.  Effect of two-year intervention on bone in young women. American Society of bone and Mineral Research, September, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Kern, M., D. Teegarden, W.R. Proulx, R.M. Lyle, D. Beshgetoor, and C.M. Weaver.  1997. Effects of long-term exercise on strength, body composition and serum lipid profile in young women.  FASEB Journal 11:A356, Abstract No. 2066.
  • Teegarden, D., R.M. Lyle, W.R. Proulx, M.K. Kern, D.A. Sedlock, G. McCabe, M. Peacock, C.C. Johnston and C.M. Weaver.  Effect of exercise intervention and age on total body bone mineral content in young women.  American College of Sports Medicine (abstr.) 1996, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Kern, M., D. Teegarden, W.R. Proulx, R.M. Lyle, S.M. Weaver.  Effects of exercise on serum lipoproteins, LCAT activity, and apoA-1 in young women.  American College of Sports Medicine (abstr.) 1996, Cincinnati, OH.
  • Teegarden, D., R.M. Lyle, W.R. Proulx, M.K. Kern, G. McCabe, M. Peacock, C.C. Johnston and C.M. Weaver.  Effect of exercise intervention and oral contraceptive use on spine bone mineral density in young women.  American Society of bone and Mineral Research (abstr.) 1995, Baltimore, MD.
  • Proulx, W.R.,  D. Teegarden, R.M. Lyle, M. Kern and C.M. Weaver. 1995. The effect of a combined exercise program on iron status of college-age women. FASEB Journal  9:A984, Abstract No. 4022
  • Anderson, D.D., Teegarden, D., Yoshikawa, T., Proulx W.R., Hillberry, B.M., and Weaver, C.M. 1994.  Mechanical Loading In The Femoral Neck Due To Exercise. Orthopedic Research Society (abstr.) 1994
  • Teegarden, D., Proulx, W.R., Weaver, C.M., Johnston, C.C., and R.M. Lyle.  1994.  Previous Activity and Bone Mineral Measures In Young Women.  Res. Quarterly in Exercise and Sport  65:1.
  • Quinn, L.C., Teegarden, D., Proulx, W.R., Johnston, C.C., Weaver, C., and Lyle, R.M.  Effect Of A Combined Aerobic-Weight Training Program On Resting Metabolic Rate In Sedentary Women. American College of Sports Medicine (abstr.)1994.
  • Lyle, R.M., D. Teegarden,  K. Short,  W.R. Proulx, M. Kern, C.C. Johnston, C.M. Weaver, and the Bone Health Study Group. 1994.  A cross sectional analysis of dietary intake, smoking habits, body composition and cardiovascular risk in young women. Res. Quarterly in Exerc. and Sport 65:1, p A50.
  • Teegarden, D., W.R. Proulx, C.C. Johnston, C.M. Weaver, and R.M. Lyle. 1994.  Nutrient Intake and Body Composition In Young Women. American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance RQES A54 (abstr.)
  • Teegarden, D., W.R. Proulx, C. Slemenda, C.C. Johnston, and C.M. Weaver. 1994. 
  • Previous milk intake influences bone mineral measures in young women.  J. Bone Min. Res.  9:S270,  Abstract No. B163.
  • Teegarden, D., W.R. Proulx, B.R. Martin, J. Zhao, G.P. McCabe, C.C. Johnston, C.M. Weaver. 1994.  Peak Bone Mass In Young Women.  FASEB Journal 8:A706,  Abstract No. 4098.
  • Teegarden, D., Proulx, W. R., Kern, M., Knight, A., Lyle, R., Slamenda, C., Johnston,  C., and Weaver, C. M., and The Bone Health Study Group. 1993.  Relationship of Dietary Factors, Anthropometrics and Age To Bone Mineral Density In Young Women.  J. Bone Min. Res.  8:S262  Abstract No. 581.
  • Proulx, W. R., Weaver, C.M., Bock, M. A. 1992.  Determination of Calcium Bioavailability from Commonly Consumed Legumes.  IFT Book of Abstracts  1:185 Abstract No. 723.
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