Medical Nutrition Education
University of Nebraska Medical Center
School of Allied Health Professions
984045 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4045
B.S. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 1985- 1989 Major: Human Nutrition
M.S. University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 1990-1993 Major: Human Nutrition
Ph.D. University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NE 2008- 2010 Major area of emphasis: Clinical and Translational Research
2005 Baylor Neonatal Nutrition Training Practicum
2011-present, Assistant Professor, Medical Nutrition Education Division, School of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2012-present, Assistant Professor (courtesy) Department of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2011-present, University of Nebraska Graduate College Faculty
1995-2011, Adjunct Professor, Medical Nutrition Education, School of Allied Health Professionals, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2012-present, Chair, Medical Nutrition Education MSIA graduate program
2011-present, Assistant Professor, Medical Nutrition Education, School of Allied Health Professionals, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
2010-2011, Lead Medical Nutrition Therapist Specialist, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
1991-2010, Medical Nutrition Therapist Specialist, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
1999-2005, Nutrition Specialist, Visiting Nurse Association, Omaha NE
2001-2004, Nutrition Specialist Consultant, Odyssey Home Care and Hospice, Omaha, Ne
2013 M. Patricia and James W. Leuschen Professorship for Advancing Research in the Allied Health Professions
2013 University of Nebraska Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions “Excellence in Research” award recipient
2012 Awarded 2011 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Huddleson Award. Presented to the lead author of a peer-reviewed article that made an important contribution to the dietetics profession.
Visiting Scientist: Channing Laboratory, Harvard College of Medicine. January 2013. Collaboration on a research study investigating the relationship between serum and intake levels of nutritional antioxidants and lung function in the Normative Aging Study.
Visiting Scientist: Center for Excellence in Chronic Disease (CIRO) University of Maastricht, Netherlands. October 2012. Working on the role of nutritional antioxidants and lung function, and co-morbid conditions associated with COPD.
Hanson, C; Rutten, E; Wouters, E; Rennard, S. “Influence of Diet and Obesity on COPD Development and Outcomes.” International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2014; 9:1-11.
Anderson-Berry, A; Thoene, M; Lyden, E; Dugick, L; Ruybal, L; Hanson, C. Acidification of Human Milk Fortifier for Low Birth Weight Infants Associated With Poor Growth and Acidosis. Neonatology Today 2014;8(3) 1-8.
Saathoff, M; Hanson, C; Anderson-Berry, A; Lyden, E; Fernandez, F. “Vitamin D Supplementation Practices in Breastfed Infants in Outpatient Pediatric Clinics.” Journal of Infant, Childhood, and Adolescent Nutrition 2014; 6(2):122 - 126.
Thoene M, Hanson C, Lyden E, Dugick L, Ruybal L, Anderson-Berry A. Comparison of the Effect of Two Human Milk Fortifiers on Clinical Outcomes in Premature Infants. Nutrients. 2014; 6(1):261-275.
Hanson C, Rutten E, Wouters E, Rennard S. “Diet and Vitamin D as Risk Factors for Lung Disease.” Transl Res 162 (2013) doi: 10.1016/j.trsl.2013.04.004
Hanson, C., Woscyna, G. Lyden, E, Sommers, J., Kvien, S., Grandjean, A. “Nutrition Issues Encountered by Physician Assistants in the State of Nebraska.” Journal of Physician Assistant Education, Vol 24, No 3, 2013.
Berg, I*, Hanson, C*. Romberger, D., Sayles, H., Rennard, S. (*These authors contributed equally to the manuscript). “Vitamin D, Vitamin D Binding Protein, and Lung Function and Structure in COPD” Severity and Phenotype.” Respiratory Medicine 2013 DOI 10.1016/j.rmed.2013.05.010
Wagner, J., Hanson, C., Anderson-Berry, A.“Donor Milk for Premature Infants: A Review of Current Evidence” Journal of Infant, Childhood, and Adolescent Nutrition. 2013 April:5(2); 71-77.
Gephart, S.; Hanson,C “Preventing Necrotizing Enterocolitis with Standardized Feeding Protocols: Not Just Possible but Imperative." Advances in Neonatal Care. February 2013, 13(1):48-54.
Wagner, J., Hanson, C., Anderson-Berry, A.“Donor Milk for Premature Infants: A Review of Current Evidence.” Journal of Infant, Childhood, and Adolescent Nutrition. Feb 2013 doi:10.1177/1941406413475661.
Hanson C, Thoene M, Wagner J, Collier D, Lecci K, Anderson Berry A. “Parenteral Nutrition Additive Shortages: The Short Term, Long Term, and Epigenetic Implications in Premature and Hospitalized Infants.” Nutrients 2012 Dec. 7;4(12);1977-88.
Hanson, C. “Bone Health and Diabetes.” On the Cutting Edge, Winter 2012; 33(6)23-26.
Hanson, C., Anderson, A., Armas, L., Lyden, Rafferty, K., E., Dudley, E., Elliott, E., Lappe, J. “Intake of Key Nutrients in Midwest Adolescents of Child-Bearing Potential: Vitamin D, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, and Folate.” The Journal of Infant, Childhood, and Adolescent Nutrition 2012 Dec;4(6) 355-360.
Hanson, C., Armas, L., Lyden, E., Anderson-Berry, A. “Vitamin D Status and Associations in Newborn Formula-Fed Infants during Initial Hospitalization.” J Am Diet Assoc 2011;111(12) 1836-43.
Hanson, C., Sundermeier, Julie, Dugick, L., Lyden, E, Anderson-Berry, A. “Implementation, Process and Outcomes of Nutrition Best Practices for Infants <1500 grams”. 2011 Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 26(5) 614-624.
Moore, T., Hanson, C., Anderson-Berry, A. “Colonization of the Gastrointestinal Tract in Neonates: A review.” 2011 ICAN: Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition, 3:291-295.
Nevin-Folino, N., Hanson, C. Specialty Practice: “Using the Nutrition Care Process in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.” ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition 2009 1: 190-196.
K. Stanek, W. Manton, C. Angle, K. Eskridge, A Kuehnemann, C. Hanson. “Lead Consumption of 18-36 Month Old Children as Determined From Duplicate Diet Collections: Nutrient Intake, Blood Lead Levels, and Effects on Growth.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Vo. 98, No. 2, February 1998.
2014 Parenteral Nutrition Additive Shortages: The Short-Term, Long-Term and Potential Epigenetic Implications in Premature and Hospitalized Infants. In: Clinical and Translational Nutrition: The Interface Between Metabolism, Diet, and Disease to be published early in 2014 by Apple Academic Press, part of Taylor & Francis
2013 “Nutrition and Acute Lung Injury: A Focus on the Nutrition Care Process.” In: Diet and Nutrition in Critical Care, Springer Publishing, April 2014
2013 “Shortages of Parenteral Nutrition Components in Critical Care Patients” In: Diet and Nutrition in Critical Care, Springer Publishing, April 2014
2007 Reviewer, ADA Pocket Guide to Neonatal Nutrition. ADA Publishing
2008 Neonatal Nutrition Toolkit: A Practical Application of the Nutrition Care Process and Standardized Language in the NICU Setting. Copyright 2008, American Dietetic Association Publishing
MEMBERSHIPS, OFFICES, and PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
2013-present School of Allied Health Professions Research Development Committee
2013-present University of Nebraska Medical Center Faculty Senate
2012-2013 National Institute of Health, Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Division of Lung Disease. “Primary Prevention of Lung Disease"
Member, American Dietetic Association
Member, American Society of Nutrition
Member, American Society of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
Member, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group
Member, Nebraska Dietetic Association
Member, Omaha District Dietetic Association
2012 Chair, Grants and Awards, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group
2011 Co-Chair, Grants and Awards, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group
2009 Chair, Public Relations, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group
2008 Co-chair, Public Relations, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group
2007 Nutrition Co-Chair, Nutrition Potentially Better Practices Vermont Oxford Network iNIQ-U Quality Improvement Project (Awarded 2007 Quality Walk of Fame Award)
2007 Chair, Neonatal Special Interest Group, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group
2006 Co-Chair, Neonatal Special Interest Group, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group
2010 Chair, Nutrition Education Material Development Committee, Nebraska Medical Center