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Gordon Jensen

TitleDepartment Head and Professor of Nutritional Sciences
InstitutionCollege of Health and Human Development
DepartmentNutritional Sciences
Address110 Chandlee Lab
University Park, PA 16802
Phone8148630772
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InstitutionHuck Institutes of the Life Sciences


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PREFERRED TITLE/ROLE:

Department Head and Professor of Nutritional Sciences

EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Cornell University, 1981
M.D., Cornell University, 1984

NARRATIVE:

Dr. Jensen's research focuses on nutritional concerns of older persons, nutrition screening for risk in elderly populations, obesity and function in older persons, and inflammation in nutrition and medicine.


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  1. Cheng FW, Gao X, Jensen GL. Weight Change and All-Cause Mortality in Older Adults: A Meta-Analysis. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2015 Oct-Dec; 34(4):343-68.
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  2. Corkins MR, Guenter P, DiMaria-Ghalili RA, Jensen GL, Malone A, Miller S, Patel V, Plogsted S, Resnick HE. A.s.p.e.N. Data brief 2014: use of enteral and parenteral nutrition in hospitalized patients with a diagnosis of malnutrition: United States, 2010. Nutr Clin Pract. 2014 Oct; 29(5):698-700.
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  3. Ford DW, Hartman TJ, Still C, Wood C, Mitchell DC, Bailey R, Smiciklas-Wright H, Coffman DL, Jensen GL. Diet quality and body mass index are associated with health care resource use in rural older adults. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2014 Dec; 114(12):1932-8.
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  4. Jensen GL. Malnutrition and inflammation-"burning down the house": inflammation as an adaptive physiologic response versus self-destruction? JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2015 Jan; 39(1):56-62.
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  5. Hsiao PY, Mitchell DC, Wood GC, Jensen GL, Still CD, Hartman TJ. The association of dietary patterns and weight change in rural older adults 75 years and older. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2014; 33(4):357-75.
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  6. Ford DW, Hartman TJ, Still C, Wood C, Mitchell DC, Erickson P, Bailey R, Smiciklas-Wright H, Coffman DL, Jensen GL. Body mass index, poor diet quality, and health-related quality of life are associated with mortality in rural older adults. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2014; 33(1):23-34.
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  7. Nicolo M, Compher CW, Still C, Huseini M, Dayton S, Jensen GL. Feasibility of accessing data in hospitalized patients to support diagnosis of malnutrition by the Academy-A.S.P.E.N. malnutrition consensus recommended clinical characteristics. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 Nov; 38(8):954-9.
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  8. Corkins MR, Guenter P, DiMaria-Ghalili RA, Jensen GL, Malone A, Miller S, Patel V, Plogsted S, Resnick HE. Malnutrition diagnoses in hospitalized patients: United States, 2010. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 Feb; 38(2):186-95.
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  9. Jensen GL. Malnutrition Forum introduction. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2013 Nov; 37(6):794-5.
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  10. Jensen GL, Compher C, Sullivan DH, Mullin GE. Recognizing malnutrition in adults: definitions and characteristics, screening, assessment, and team approach. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2013 Nov; 37(6):802-7.
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  11. Ford DW, Hartman TJ, Still C, Wood C, Mitchell D, Hsiao PY, Bailey R, Smiciklas-Wright H, Coffman DL, Jensen GL. Diet-related practices and BMI are associated with diet quality in older adults. Public Health Nutr. 2014 Jul; 17(7):1565-9.
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  12. Ford DW, Jensen GL, Hartman TJ, Wray L, Smiciklas-Wright H. Association between dietary quality and mortality in older adults: a review of the epidemiological evidence. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2013; 32(2):85-105.
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  13. Hsiao PY, Mitchell DC, Coffman DL, Allman RM, Locher JL, Sawyer P, Jensen GL, Hartman TJ. Dietary patterns and diet quality among diverse older adults: the University of Alabama at Birmingham Study of Aging. J Nutr Health Aging. 2013 Jan; 17(1):19-25.
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  14. Volpi E, Campbell WW, Dwyer JT, Johnson MA, Jensen GL, Morley JE, Wolfe RR. Is the optimal level of protein intake for older adults greater than the recommended dietary allowance? J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013 Jun; 68(6):677-81.
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  15. White JV, Guenter P, Jensen G, Malone A, Schofield M. Consensus statement: Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition: characteristics recommended for the identification and documentation of adult malnutrition (undernutrition). JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2012 May; 36(3):275-83.
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  16. White JV, Guenter P, Jensen G, Malone A, Schofield M. Consensus statement of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition: characteristics recommended for the identification and documentation of adult malnutrition (undernutrition). J Acad Nutr Diet. 2012 May; 112(5):730-8.
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  17. Jensen GL, Wheeler D. A new approach to defining and diagnosing malnutrition in adult critical illness. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2012 Apr; 18(2):206-11.
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  18. Mirtallo JM, Forbes A, McClave SA, Jensen GL, Waitzberg DL, Davies AR. International consensus guidelines for nutrition therapy in pancreatitis. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2012 May; 36(3):284-91.
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  19. Jensen GL, Hsiao PY, Wheeler D. Adult nutrition assessment tutorial. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2012 May; 36(3):267-74.
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  20. Sciamanna CN, Kiernan M, Rolls BJ, Boan J, Stuckey H, Kephart D, Miller CK, Jensen G, Hartmann TJ, Loken E, Hwang KO, Williams RJ, Clark MA, Schubart JR, Nezu AM, Lehman E, Dellasega C. Practices associated with weight loss versus weight-loss maintenance results of a national survey. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Aug; 41(2):159-66.
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  21. Johnson MA, Dwyer JT, Jensen GL, Miller JW, Speakman JR, Starke-Reed P, Volpi E. Challenges and new opportunities for clinical nutrition interventions in the aged. J Nutr. 2011 Mar; 141(3):535-41.
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  22. Hegde NV, Jensen GL, Unger EL. A postweaning iron-adequate diet following neonatal iron deficiency affects iron homeostasis and growth in young rats. J Nutr. 2011 Mar; 141(3):386-90.
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  23. Hsiao PY, Jensen GL, Hartman TJ, Mitchell DC, Nickols-Richardson SM, Coffman DL. Food intake patterns and body mass index in older adults: a review of the epidemiological evidence. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2011; 30(3):204-24.
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  24. Hegde NV, Unger EL, Jensen GL, Hankey PA, Paulson RF. Interrelationships between tissue iron status and erythropoiesis during postweaning development following neonatal iron deficiency in rats. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011 Mar; 300(3):G470-6.
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  25. Hegde NV, Jensen GL, Unger EL. Iron chelation down-regulates dopamine transporter expression by decreasing mRNA stability and increasing endocytosis in N2a cells. Exp Cell Res. 2011 Feb 15; 317(4):405-12.
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  26. Kushner RF, Graham T, Hegazi R, Jensen G, Marik P, Merritt R. Optimizing integration of nutrition into patient care through physician leadership. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 34(6 Suppl):30S-9S.
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  27. McClave SA, Mechanick JI, Bistrian B, Graham T, Hegazi R, Jensen GL, Kushner RF, Merritt R. What is the significance of a physician shortage in nutrition medicine? JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 34(6 Suppl):7S-20S.
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  28. Brill JV, August D, Delegge MH, Hegazi R, Jensen GL, Van Way CW, McClave SA. A vision of the future for physician practice in nutrition. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 34(6 Suppl):86S-96S.
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  29. Jensen GL, Hsiao PY. Systematic review and meta-analysis: Systematic review finds modest weight loss at 1 year but a lack of high-quality evidence to support the efficacy of programmes encouraging weight loss in older people. Evid Based Med. 2010 Apr; 15(2):41-2.
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  30. Jensen GL, Mirtallo J, Compher C, Dhaliwal R, Forbes A, Grijalba RF, Hardy G, Kondrup J, Labadarios D, Nyulasi I, Castillo Pineda JC, Waitzberg D. Adult starvation and disease-related malnutrition: a proposal for etiology-based diagnosis in the clinical practice setting from the International Consensus Guideline Committee. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010 Mar-Apr; 34(2):156-9.
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  31. Jensen GL, Mirtallo J, Compher C, Dhaliwal R, Forbes A, Grijalba RF, Hardy G, Kondrup J, Labadarios D, Nyulasi I, Castillo Pineda JC, Waitzberg D. Adult starvation and disease-related malnutrition: a proposal for etiology-based diagnosis in the clinical practice setting from the International Consensus Guideline Committee. Clin Nutr. 2010 Apr; 29(2):151-3.
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  32. Jensen GL, Hsiao PY. Obesity in older adults: relationship to functional limitation. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2010 Jan; 13(1):46-51.
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  33. Jensen GL, Bistrian B, Roubenoff R, Heimburger DC. Malnutrition syndromes: a conundrum vs continuum. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2009 Nov-Dec; 33(6):710-6.
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  34. Jensen GL. Malnutrition in North America: where have we been? Where are we going? Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Clin Perform Programme. 2009; 12:15-28.
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  35. Pousman RM, Pepper C, Pandharipande P, Ayers GD, Mills B, Diaz J, Collier B, Miller R, Jensen G. Feasibility of implementing a reduced fasting protocol for critically ill trauma patients undergoing operative and nonoperative procedures. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2009 Mar-Apr; 33(2):176-80.
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  36. Jensen GL. Inflammation: roles in aging and sarcopenia. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2008 Nov-Dec; 32(6):656-9.
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  37. Jensen GL, Roubenoff R. Introduction: nutrition and inflammation: Research Makes The Connection--Intersociety Research Workshop, Chicago, February 8-9, 2008. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2008 Nov-Dec; 32(6):625.
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  38. Milner J, Jensen GL. The best is yet to come: the future of nutrition and inflammation research. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2008 Nov-Dec; 32(6):667-8.
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  39. Jensen GL. Drug-induced hyperphagia: what can we learn from psychiatric medications? JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2008 Sep-Oct; 32(5):578-81.
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  40. Kropski JA, Keckley PH, Jensen GL. School-based obesity prevention programs: an evidence-based review. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 May; 16(5):1009-18.
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  41. Jensen GL. Inflammation: an expanding universe. Nutr Clin Pract. 2008 Feb; 23(1):1-2.
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  42. Branner CM, Koyama T, Jensen GL. Racial and ethnic differences in pediatric obesity-prevention counseling: national prevalence of clinician practices. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Mar; 16(3):690-4.
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  43. Kumpf VJ, Slocum K, Binkley J, Jensen G. Complications after bariatric surgery: survey evaluating impact on the practice of specialized nutrition support. Nutr Clin Pract. 2007 Dec; 22(6):673-8.
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  44. Bailey RL, Mitchell DC, Miller CK, Still CD, Jensen GL, Tucker KL, Smiciklas-Wright H. A dietary screening questionnaire identifies dietary patterns in older adults. J Nutr. 2007 Feb; 137(2):421-6.
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  45. Jensen GL. Inflammation as the key interface of the medical and nutrition universes: a provocative examination of the future of clinical nutrition and medicine. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2006 Sep-Oct; 30(5):453-63.
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  46. Silver HJ, Torquati A, Jensen GL, Richards WO. Weight, dietary and physical activity behaviors two years after gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2006 Jul; 16(7):859-64.
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  47. Braunschweig C, Jensen GL. Hyperglycemia, nutrition support, and acute illness. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2006 Mar-Apr; 30(2):175-6.
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  48. Jensen GL, Silver HJ, Roy MA, Callahan E, Still C, Dupont W. Obesity is a risk factor for reporting homebound status among community-dwelling older persons. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2006 Mar; 14(3):509-17.
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  49. Jensen GL. Obesity and functional decline: epidemiology and geriatric consequences. Clin Geriatr Med. 2005 Nov; 21(4):677-87, v.
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  50. Collier B, Diaz J, Forbes R, Morris J, May A, Guy J, Ozdas A, Dupont W, Miller R, Jensen G. The impact of a normoglycemic management protocol on clinical outcomes in the trauma intensive care unit. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2005 Sep-Oct; 29(5):353-8; discussion 359.
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  51. Hadi S, Jensen GL. Efficacy of a low-carbohydrate diet for short-term weight loss. Nutr Clin Pract. 2005 Feb; 20(1):17-20.
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  52. Jensen GL, Roy MA, Buchanan AE, Berg MB. Weight loss intervention for obese older women: improvements in performance and function. Obes Res. 2004 Nov; 12(11):1814-20.
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  53. Binkley JF, Mills B, Roy MA, Diaz JJ, Jensen GL. Spurious laboratory values from improper sampling of blood containing parenteral nutrition. Nutr Clin Pract. 2004 Oct; 19(5):540-1.
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  54. Bailey RL, Ledikwe JH, Smiciklas-Wright H, Mitchell DC, Jensen GL. Persistent oral health problems associated with comorbidity and impaired diet quality in older adults. J Am Diet Assoc. 2004 Aug; 104(8):1273-6.
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  55. Lancaster KJ, Smiciklas-Wright H, Weitzel LB, Mitchell DC, Friedmann JM, Jensen GL. Hypertension-related dietary patterns of rural older adults. Prev Med. 2004 Jun; 38(6):812-8.
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  56. Neumann M, Friedmann J, Roy MA, Jensen GL. Provision of high-protein supplement for patients recovering from hip fracture. Nutrition. 2004 May; 20(5):415-9.
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  57. Ledikwe JH, Smiciklas-Wright H, Mitchell DC, Miller CK, Jensen GL. Dietary patterns of rural older adults are associated with weight and nutritional status. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 Apr; 52(4):589-95.
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  58. Lancaster KJ, Smiciklas-Wright H, Heller DA, Ahern FM, Jensen G. Dehydration in black and white older adults using diuretics. Ann Epidemiol. 2003 Aug; 13(7):525-9.
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  59. Ledikwe JH, Smiciklas-Wright H, Mitchell DC, Jensen GL, Friedmann JM, Still CD. Nutritional risk assessment and obesity in rural older adults: a sex difference. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 Mar; 77(3):551-8.
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  60. Jensen GL, Friedmann JM, Henry DK, Skipper A, Beiler E, Porter C, Boyd-Kantoff D. Noncompliance with body weight measurement in tertiary care teaching hospitals. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2003 Jan-Feb; 27(1):89-90.
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  61. Jensen GL, Binkley J. Clinical manifestations of nutrient deficiency. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2002 Sep-Oct; 26(5 Suppl):S29-33.
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  62. Apovian CM, Frey CM, Wood GC, Rogers JZ, Still CD, Jensen GL. Body mass index and physical function in older women. Obes Res. 2002 Aug; 10(8):740-7.
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  63. Seale JL, Klein G, Friedmann J, Jensen GL, Mitchell DC, Smiciklas-Wright H. Energy expenditure measured by doubly labeled water, activity recall, and diet records in the rural elderly. Nutrition. 2002 Jul-Aug; 18(7-8):568-73.
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  64. Mitchell DC, Smiciklas-Wright H, Friedmann JM, Jensen G. Dietary intake assessed by the Nutrition Screening Initiative Level II Screen is a sensitive but not a specific indicator of nutrition risk in older adults. J Am Diet Assoc. 2002 Jun; 102(6):842-4.
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  65. Still CD, Jensen GL. Obesity and health care costs. Health Aff (Millwood). 2002 May-Jun; 21(3):283.
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  66. Jensen GL, Friedmann JM. Obesity is associated with functional decline in community-dwelling rural older persons. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2002 May; 50(5):918-23.
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