Program Director and Professor
Department of Medical Sciences
Medical Nutrition Program
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Allied Health Professions
984045 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4045
BS University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 1985- 1989 Major: Human Nutrition
MS University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 1990-1993 Major: Human Nutrition
PhD University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NE 2008- 2010 Major area of emphasis: Clinical and Translational Research
2005 Baylor Neonatal Nutrition Training Practicum
July 1, 2020-present Professor, Medical Nutrition Program, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
April 1, 2020-present Program Director, Medical Nutrition Program, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2018-March 31, 2020 Associate Director, Medical Nutrition Education Program, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2015-present Associate Professor, Medical Nutrition Education Program, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2015-present, Associate Professor (courtesy) Department of Pediatrics, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2011-2015, Assistant Professor, Medical Nutrition Education Program, School of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2012-2015, 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 Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2015-present Associate Professor, Medical Nutrition Education Division, College of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center
2012-present, Chair, Medical Nutrition Education MSIA graduate program
2011-2015, Assistant Professor, Medical Nutrition Education, School of Allied Health Professions, 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
2018 UNMC Outstanding Mentor of Junior Faculty
2017 UNMC Outstanding Faculty Mentor of Graduate Students Award
2015 Fellow, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2013 M. Patricia and James W. Leuschen Professorship for Advancing Research in the Allied Health Professions
2013 University of Nebraska Medical Center College 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.
2017, Guest Editor for a special issue titled: Fat Soluble Vitamins in Fetal, Newborn and Child Health in the Journal of Biomed Research International.
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.
SCHOLARLY JOURNALS (last five years)
Jackson MK, Lappe J, Ma J, Timmerman M, Lyden ER, Shivappa N, Hébert JR, Travers Gustafson D, Graeff-Armas L, Hanson C. Changes in Dietary Inflammatory Index Score over Time and Cancer Development in Rural Post-Menopausal Women. Antioxidants. 2023; 12(4):946.
Muthuraj PG, Krishnamoorthy C, Anderson Berry A, Hanson C, Natarajan S. Novel Therapeutic Nutrients that Protect against Zika Virus Infection. Nutrients 2023, 15(1), 124
Tarazona-Meza C, Hanson C, Pollard S, Romero Rivero K, Galvez Davila R, Talegawkar S, Rojas C, Checkley W, Hansel N. Dietary Patterns and Asthma among Peruvian Children and Adolescents. BMC Pulmonary 2020 20:63
Hanson C, Brigham E. Maternal nutrition and child respiratory outcomes: paradigms of lung health and disease. Eur Respir J 2020; 55: 1902437
Dinkel D, Hein N, Snyder K, Siahpush M, Shannon M, Smith L, Farazi P, Hanson C. The Impact of Body Mass Index and Sociodemographic Factors on Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviors of Women with Young Children: A Cross-sectional Examination. Women’s Health 2019;16:1-9
Hanson C, Rifas-Shiman S, Shivappa N, Writh M, Hebert J, Gold D, Camargo C, Gillman M, Sen S, Sordillo J, Oken E. Lintonjua A. Associations of prenatal dietary inflammatory potential with wheeze trajectory in Project Viva. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Practice 2019 Oct 30. pii: S2213-2198(19)30899-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.10.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 31678301
Ulu A, Sahoo PK, Yuil-Valdes AG, Mukherjee M, Van Ormer M, Muthuraj PG, Thompson M, Anderson Berry A, Hanson CK, Natarajan SK, Nordgren TM. Omega-3 Fatty Acid-Derived Resolvin D2 Regulates Human Placental Vascular Smooth Muscle and Extravillous Trophoblast Activities. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2019, 20, 4402.
Lemoine C, Brigham E, Woo H, Hanson C, McCormack M, Koch A, Purcha N, Hansel N. Omega-3 fatty acid intake and prevalent respiratory symptoms among U.S. adults with COPD. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2019; 19:97 doi: 10.1186/s12890-019-0852-4.
Knoell D, Smith D, Sapkota M, Heires A, Hanson C, Poole J, Wyatt T, Romberger D. Insufficient zinc exposure enhances airway inflammation in response to agricultural organic dust exposure. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 2019;70:56-64.
Richter C, Stessy Bisseou R, Norgren T, Hanson C, Smith L, Adams KA, Hein N, Kris- Etherton P, Anderson-Berry A, Skulas-Ray A. Docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) intake compared to other long-chain n-3 fatty acids and relationship to plasm fatty acid concentrations in the United States: NHANES 2003-2014. Lipids 2019; 54: 221–230 DOI 10.1002/lipd.12146.
Brigham E, Woo H, McCormack M, Rice J, Koehler K, Vulcain T, Wu T, Koch A, Sharma S, Koladooz F, Bose S, Hanson C, Romero K, Diette G, Hansel N. Omega-3 and Omega-6 Intake Modifies Respiratory Health and Response to Indoor Air Pollution in Children with Asthma. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2019; doi: 10.1164/rccm.201808-1474OC.
Cornell C, Morshed A, Lyden E, Wood L, LeVan T, Norgren T, Bailey K, Hanson C. Saturated fat intake is associated with lung function in individuals with airflow obstruction: results from NHANES 2007-2012. Nutrients 2019; 11(317); doi:10.3390/nu11020317.
Thompson M, Hein N, Hanson C, Smith L, Anderson-Berry A, Richter C, Stessy Bisseou K, Adams KA, Kris-Etherton P, Skulas-Ray A, Nordgren T. Omega-3 fatty acid intake by age, gender and pregnancy status in the United States: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2014. Nutrients 2019; 11(177); doi:10.3390/nu11010177.
Thoene M, Anderson-Berry A, Van Ormer M, Furtado J, Soliman G, Goldner W, Hanson C. Quantification of Lutein + Zeaxanthin presence in human placenta and correlations with blood levels and maternal dietary intake. Nutrients 2019; 11(134); doi:10.3390/nu11010134
Nordgren T, Anderson-Berry A, VanOrmer M, Zoucha S, Elliott E, Johnson R, McGinn E, Cave C, Rilett K, Weishaar K, Maddipati S, Appeah H, Hanson C. Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation, pro-resolving mediators, and clinical outcomes in maternal-infant pairs. Nutrients 2019; 11(98); doi:10.3390/nu11010098
Kvien Jensen S, Yates B, Lyden E, Stanek Krogstrand K, Hanson C. Dietary Micronutrient Intake of Participants in a “Partners Together in Health” Cardiac Rehab Intervention. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention 2018;00:1-6 (epub ahead of print).
Cave C, Hanson C, Lyden E, Delair S, Obaro S, Anderson-Berry A. A Comparison of Vitamin E Status and Associated Pregnancy Outcomes in Maternal-Infant Dyads between a Nigerian and a United States Population. Nutrients 2018, 10(9), 1300; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu10091300
Hanson C, Lyden E, Anderson-Berry A, Kocmich N, Rezac A, Delair S, Furtado J, Van Ormer M, Obaro S. Status of retinoids and carotenoids and associations with clinical outcomes in maternal-infant pairs in Nigeria. Nutrients 2018, 10, 1286; doi:10.3390/nu10091286.
Yates B, Hernandez-Vasquez M, Rowland S, Schumacher K, Bainton D, Schulz P, Hanson C. A Qualitative Study of Participants’ Experiences in Cardiac Rehabilitation. Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention 2018;38:E6-E9
Su D, Samson K, Garg A, Hanson C, Anderson-Berry A, Lin G, Ming Q. Birth History as a Predictor of Adverse Birth Outcomes: Evidence from State Vital Statistics Data. Preventative Medicine Reports (2018) 11:63-68 DOI: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2018.05.011
Hanson C, Schumacher M, Lyden E, Furtado J, Cammack R, Bereitschaft B, Su D, VanOrmer M, McGinn E, Rilett K, Cave C, Johnson R, Weishaar K, Anderson-Berry A. Fat Soluble Vitamins and Health Disparities in a Maternal-Infant Cohort. Journal of Nutritional Science (2018) 7(14):1-8 DOI: 10.1017/jns.2018.5
Hanson C, Lyden E, Furtado J, Van Ormer M, Johnson R, McGinn E, Cave C, Rilett K, Weishaar K, Maddipati S, Appeah H, Anderson-Berry A. Vitamin E Status and Associations in Maternal-Infant Dyads in the Midwestern United States. Clinical Nutrition (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2018.02.003
Hanson C, Lyden E, Furtado J, VanOrmer M, White K, Overby N, Anderson-Berry A. Serum Lycopene Concentrations and Associations with Clinical Outcomes in Maternal-Infant Dyads. Nutrients 2018 10:204; doi:10.3390
Gephart S, Hanson C, Wetzel C, Fleiner M, Umberger E, Martin L, Agrawal A, Marin T, Kirmani K, Quinn M, Quinn H, Dudding K, Clay T, Sauberan J, Porter C, Kijewski A, Wyles C, Ruiz, Reber K, Duchon J. NEC-Zero Recommendations from Scoping Review of Evidence to Prevent and Foster Early Recognition of Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Maternal Health, Neonatology & Perinatology 2017 3:23. DOI: 10.1186/s40748-017-0062-0
Anderson-Berry A, Lyden E, Thoene M, Wagner J, Hanson C. Randomized Trial of Two Doses of Vitamin D Supplementation in Very Low Birth Weight Infants: Dose Impact on Achieving Desired Serum Concentrations in a Hospitalized Population. Plos One 2017 Oct 10;12(10):e0185950. doi: 10.137.
Elliott E, Hanson C, Anderson-Berry A, Nordgren T. Omega-3 Derived Specialized Pro-Resolving Mediators in Maternal-Child Health: A Review. Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes, and Essential Fatty Acids (2017) DOI: 10.1016/j.plefa.2017.09.017.
Dinkel D, Hanson C, Koehler K, Anderson-Berry A, Kyvelidou A, Pressler J. Measurement of Major Variables within Infant Obesity. Nutrition and Health (2017) DOI: 10.1177/02620106017732268.
Hanson C, Lyden E, Furtado J, Van Ormer M, Schumacher M, Johnson R, McGinn E, Cave C, Rilett K, Weishaar K, Maddipati S, Appeah H, Anderson-Berry A. Vitamin A Status and Clinical Outcomes in Maternal-Infant Dyads in the Midwestern United States. Ann Nutr Metab 2017;71:175-182 (DOI: 10.1159/000481292).
Hanson C, Lyden E, Weissenburger-Moser L, Furtado J, Romberger D, LeVan T. Serum Level of Nutritional Antioxidants are Decreased in Veteran Smokers with COPD. Journal of Military and Veterans Health 2017;25(2):26-34.
Wu R, Anderson-Berry A, Hanson C. Vitamin A and Related Compounds in the Prenatal and Postnatal States: a Mother/Neonate-Focused Review. J Clin Nutr Dietetics. 2017, 3:2.
Yates B, Brugh J, Kuchera A, Kupzyk K, Choquette B, Staskiewicz K, Hanson C. Changes in Eating Behavior of Cardiac Rehabilitation Participants. J Card Pulm Rehab 2017, 1:1.
Lappe J, McMahon D, Laughlin A, Hanson C, Zemel M, Schwartz M, Desmangles JC, Begley M. The Effect of Increasing Dairy Intake of Adolescent Girls on Changes in Weight and Body Fat Am J Clin Nutr 2017 doi: 10.3945/ajcn.116.13894.
Hanson C, Custer T, Schmidt C, Hartman T, Lyden E, List S, Wampler K, Michael K. Following the Growth of Sarah’s Baby: An IPE Activity of Medical Nutrition and Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice 2017(7):17-20 doi: 10.1016/j.xjep.2017.02.002.
Nordgren T, Lyden E, Anderson-Berry A, Hanson C. Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intake in United States Women: Potential for Deficiency? Nutrients 2017, 9(3), 197; doi:10.3390/nu9030197.
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
Title: Targeting Airway Inflammation from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Dust
Agency: United States Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Dates: Jan 2019-Dec 2022
Title: The Effect of Dietary Fiber and the Gut Microbiome on COPD
Agency: Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Dates: July 2018-June 2019
Title: Role of omega-3 fatty acid-derived pro-resolving lipid mediators in maternal-fetal health
Agency: Edna Ittner Foundation
Date: November 2016
Title: Vitamin A in Maternal-Child Health: The VitaMatCH Project
Agency: UNMC Vice Chancellor for Research Health Disparities Pilot Grant
Date: November 2016
Title: The Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Bioactive Lipid Signaling in Airway Inflammation and Resolution Following Organic Dust Exposures
Agency: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Date: July 2016
PI: Tara Nordgren
Title: Similarities and Differences in Infant Feeding Practices and Weight of Infants during the First 24 Months
Agency: University of Nebraska Food for Health Initiative
Date: January 2016
PI: Jana Pressler
Title: Food Deserts, Maternal Malnutrition, and Neonatal Outcomes in Nebraska
Agency: University of Nebraska Food for Health Initiative
Date: January 2016
PI: Corrine Hanson, Ann Anderson Berry
Title: Following the Growth of Sarah’s Baby: Development of an Interprofessional Educational Activity
Agency: University of Nebraska Medical Center Interprofessional Education Development
Date: January 2016
PI: Corrine Hanson
Title: Newborn Sepsis in Central Nigeria: the Role of Maternal Vitamin D Status
Agency: Edna Ittner Foundation
Date: October 2015
PI: Shirley Delair
Title: Comparing Urban and Rural Effects of Poverty on COPD (CURE COPD) 1P50ES026096-01
Agency: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Date: July 2015
PI: Nadia Hansel, MD
Role: Site PI, Center Co-I
Title: Clinical Decision Support Optimizing NEC Prevention Implementation in NICU
Agency: National Institute of Health, Agency for Health Care Quality and Research
Date: February 2015
PI: Shelia Gephart
Title: Registered Dietitians as Diabetes Case Managers: Defining Scope of Work and Documenting Diabetes Self Management Education Outcomes in the Outpatient Setting
Agency: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Date: November 2014
Co-PI: Meghan McClarney, RD
MEMBERSHIPS, OFFICES, and PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
2017-present Member, Nebraska Food for Health Center
2013-present College 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