Conference Presentations

  1. Kay D, Abu-Shamat L, Leong B, Monlezun DJ, Sarris L, Harlan T. Improving medical student nutritional counseling competency. J Invest Med. 2013;61(2):511.
  2. Leong B, Monlezun DJ, Kay D, Abu-Shamat L, Harlan T. An innovative approach towards nutrition education in a medical school curriculum. Am Pub Hea Assoc. 2012.
  3. Monlezun DJ, Rodman A, Telsey B, Leong B, Abu-Shamat L, Kay D, Green D, Sarris L, Harlan T. Monitoring USDA nutritional guidelines adherence with novel application of digital photography in elementary school meals. Exp Bio/ASN. 2013.
  4. Monlezun DJ, Rodman A, Telsey B, Leong B, Abu-Shamat L, Kay D, Green D, Sarris L, Harlan T. Enhancing medical student competence with USDA nutritional guidelines. Exp Bio/ASN. 2013.
  5. Joo E, Monlezun DJ, Birkhead A, Leong B, Abu-Shamat L, Kay D, Sarris L, Harlan T. Creation of an evidence-based medical school nutritional education curriculum. Exp Bio/ASN. 2013.
  6. Kay D, Abu-Shamat L, Leong B, Monlezun D, Sarris L, Harlan T. Will improving student dietary habits change patient counseling perceptions? Exp Bio/ASN. 2013.
  7. Birkhead A, Loyd J, Leong B, Joo E, Monlezun DJ, Kay D, Abu-Shamat L, Sarris L, Harlan T. Just what the doctor ordered: nutritional education through community-based cooking classes. Exp Bio/ASN. 2013.
  8. Leong B, Abu-Shamat L, Kay D, Monlezun DJ, Sarris L, Harlan T. An innovative approach to balance lifestyle modification and medication therapy in chronic disease management. Exp Bio/ASN. 2013.
  9. Leong B, Monlezun DJ, Kay D, Abu-Shamat L, Azevedo B, Sarris L, Harlan T. Towards nutrition education in a clinical curriculum. AAMC: SGEA/SGSA/OSR. 2013.
  10. Leong B, Monlezun DJ, Abu-Shamat L, Kay D, Azevedo B, Sarris L, Harlan T. An evaluation of a culinary curriculum to teach nutrition science to medical students. 2013.
  11. Monlezun DJ, Azevedo B, Leong B, Kay D, Abu-Shamat L, Sarris L, Harlan T. Innovative informatics-driven optimization of clinical nutrition curriculum for medical students. 2013.
  12. Urday P, Monlezun DJ, Harlan TS. A pinch of experience: integrated clinical nutrition curriculum as continuing medical education for practicing physicians. J Invest Med. 2014;62(2):555.
  13. Urday P, Monlezun DJ, Harlan TS. Integrated hands-on cooking and clinical nutrition curriculum improves pediatric residents’ competencies and attitudes toward nutrition education for patients. J Invest Med. 2014;62(2):533.
  14. Hill K, Monlezun DJ, Harlan TS. Novel application of genomics heat map model for meta-analysis of clinical nutrition curriculums to improve physician-guided nutritional lifestyle management of chronic disease. J Invest Med. 2014;62(2):554.
  15. Faruqi J, Monlezun DJ, TS Harlan. Will increasing premedical student exposure to registered dieticians in cooking sessions improve future physicians’ nutritional education for patients? J Invest Med. 2014;62(2):555.
  16. Monlezun DJ, Birkhead A, Leong B, Sarris L, Harlan TS. Optimizing clinical nutrition competencies and health habits with medical student-led hands-on cooking Demonstrations for Underserved Communities. AMSA. 2014.
  17. Monlezun DJ, Coleman J, Peters B, Sarris L, Harlan T. Have your cake and eat it too: a novel collaboration between a fresh market store and a medical school-based teaching kitchen with student-led cooking and nutrition classes. Am Pub Hlth Assoc. 2014.
  18. DeValle N, Desai A, Monlezun DJ, McGowan G, Sarris L, Harlan TS. The first social innovation comparative effectiveness trial for employee wellness programming with hands-on cooking and nutrition education. Soc Gen Intern Med. 2015.
  19. Arman D, Shepard S, Monlezun DJ, McGowan G, Sarris L, Harlan TS. A novel simulation-based comparative effectiveness trial to improve resident nutrition education competencies and patient outcomes. Soc Gen Intern Med. 2015.
  20. Day D, Monlezun DJ, Budnick I, Sarris L, Harlan TS. World’s first multi-center comparative effectiveness trial for simulation-based medical education with deliberate practice for nutrition education: multivariate model normalization for baseline. Soc Gen Intern Med. 2015.
  21. Monlezun DJ, Coleman J, Feigenbaum S, Cardello F, McGowan G, Sarris L, Harlan TS. Cooking in the desert: novel social network-driven development of the first evidence-based hands on cooking and nutrition education for systematically improving patient outcomes and reducing health disparities. Soc Gen Intern Med. 2015.
  22. Dart L, Vanbeber A, D’Agostino D, Smith-Barbaro P, Farmer D, Argenbright K, Aspegren K, Monlezun D, Sarris L, Harlan T. A culinary medicine course for health professionals: recipe for better health. TX Acad Nutr Diet Food Nutr Conf. 2015.
  23. Monlezun DJ, Harlan TS. A teaching kitchen based multi-center culinary medicine education initiative for medical students improves attitudes towards dietary counseling, personal health habits and nutrition knowledge. Am Pub Hlth Assoc Annual Meeting. 2015.
  24. Saccoccia B, Monlezun DJ, McGowan G, Lakhmani P, Sarris L, Harlan TS. Tulane based teaching kitchen pilot study improves HbA1c, blood pressure, and cholesterol for patients with type II diabetes. American Association of Diabetes Educators. 2015.
  25. McGowan G, Monlezun DJ, Saccoccia B, Lakhmani P, Sarris L, Harlan TS. Nutrition in medical education: comparing dietary habits, attitudes, and competencies of medical students in both traditional medical education and hands-on cooking and nutrition classes. American Association of Diabetes Educators. 2015.