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Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
800 Sumter St., Room 216
Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: 803-777-7096
Fax: 803-777-6290



Gabrielle (Brie) Turner-McGrievy, Ph.D., M.S., R.D.
Assistant Professor

Department of Health Promotion, Education, and Behavior
Arnold School of Public Health
Discovery I Building, 552
915 Greene Street, Room 529
Columbia, SC 29208

Phone: 803-777-3932
Fax: 803-777-6290
E-mail: brie@sc.edu

Curriculum Vitae

2009, Ph.D., Nutrition, Gillings School of Global Public Health,University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill, NC.
2000, M.S., Human Environmental Science, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
1996, B.Phil, Interdisciplinary Studies, Miami University, Oxford, OH.
Emerging technologies to create health behavior changes
mHealth and eHealth
Vegetarian and vegan dietary approaches in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases
Diet quality and assessment
Obesity prevention and treatment

Turner-McGrievy GM, Barnard ND, Scialli AR, Lanou AJ. Effects of a low-fat vegan diet and a Step II diet on macro- and micronutrient intakes in overweight postmenopausal women. Nutrition. 2004;20:738-46. PMID: 15325679

Turner-McGrievy GM, Barnard ND, Scialli AR. A 2-Year Randomized Weight Loss Trial Comparing a Vegan Diet to a More Moderate Low-Fat Diet. Obesity. 2007 Sep;15(9):2276-81. PMID: 17890496

Turner-McGrievy GM, Barnard ND, Cohen J, Jenkins DJ, Gloede L, Green AA. Changes in nutrient intake and dietary quality among participants with type 2 diabetes following a low-fat vegan diet or a conventional diabetes diet for 22 weeks. J Am Diet Assoc. 2008;108:1636-45. PMID: 18926128

Turner-McGrievy GM, Campbell M. Nutrition Information to the Desktop: A Pilot Online Nutrition Course on Saturated Fat for Public Librarians Increases Knowledge, Expectancies, and Self-Efficacy. J Nutr Educ Behav 2009;41(3):188-93. PMID: 19411052

Barnard ND, Cohen J, Jenkins DJ, Turner-McGrievy G, Gloede L, Green AA, Ferdowsian H. A low-fat vegan diet and a conventional diabetes diet in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: a randomized, controlled, 74-week clinical trial. Am J Clin Nutr 2009;89(5):1588S-1596S. PMID: 19339401

Turner-McGrievy GM, Campbell MK, Tate DF, Truesdale KP, Bowling JM, Crosby L. Pounds Off Digitally (POD) Study: A randomized podcasting weight loss intervention. Am J Prev Med. 2009 Oct;37(4):263-9. PMID: 19765496

Turner-McGrievy GM, Jenkins DJ, Barnard ND, Cohen J, Gloede L, Green AA. Decreases in dietary glycemic index are related to weight loss among individuals following therapeutic diets for type 2 diabetes. J Nutr. 2011 Aug;141(8):1469-74. PMID: 21653575

Turner-McGrievy GM, Tate DF. Tweets, apps, and pods: Results of the 6-month Mobile Pounds Off Digitally (Mobile POD) randomized weight loss intervention among adults. J Med Internet Res. 2011;13(4):e120. PMID: 22186428

Tate DF, Turner-McGrievy GM, Lyons E, Stevens J, Erickson K, Polzien K, Diamond M, Wang X, Popkin B. Replacing caloric beverages with water or diet beverages for weight loss in adults: Main results of the Choose Healthy Options Consciously Everyday (CHOICE) randomized clinical trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Mar;95(3):555-63. PMID: 22301929

Turner-McGrievy GM, Beets MW, Moore JB, Kaczynski AT, Barr-Anderson D, Tate DF. Comparison of traditional versus mobile app self-monitoring on physical activity and dietary intake among overweight adults participating in a mHealth weight loss program. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013 May 1;20(3):513-8. PMID: 23429637

Turner-McGrievy GM, Tate DF, Moore D, Popkin B. Taking the bitter with the sweet: Relationship of supertasting and sweet preference with metabolic syndrome and dietary intake. Journal of Food Science. 2013 Feb;78(2):S336-42. PMID: 23323969

Turner-McGrievy GM, Tate DF. Weight Loss Social Support in 140 Characters or Less: Use of an Online Social Network in a Remotely-Delivered Weight Loss Intervention. Trans Beh Med. 2013 Sep;3(3):287-94. PMID: 24073180

Turner-McGrievy GM, Davidson CR, Wilcox S. Does the type of weight loss diet affect who participates in a behavioral weight loss intervention? A comparison of participants for a plant-based diet versus a standard diet trial. Appetite. 2014 Feb;73:156-62. PMID: 24269507

Turner-McGrievy GM, Hales SB, Baum AC. Transitioning to new childcare nutrition policies: Nutrient content of preschool menus differs by presence of vegetarian main entrée. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2014 Jan;114(1):117-23. PMID: 24144990

Turner-McGrievy GM, Tate DF. Are We Sure That Mobile Health Is Really Mobile? An examination of mobile device used during two remotely-delivered weight loss interventions. International Journal of Medical Informatics. In Press. PMID: 24556530