Zaida Cordero-MacIntyre, PhD
Associate Professor, Nutrition
School of Public Health
University Faculty Profile
Email: zcordero-macintyre@llu.edu

Research Interests


Dr. Cordero-MacIntyre's research interests are focused on obesity in post-menopausal women, diabetes in the Hispanic community, and measuring biochemical endpoints and body composition using Dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA). Other research areas are validation of methods like Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) and skin folds to assess nutrition status and body composition in different Hispanic and African populations.

Dr. Cordero-MacIntyre has extensive experience in the field of clinical and community nutrition. In the field of clinical nutrition, she has managed the clinical nutrition services of a 600-bed tertiary care medical center. In the area of community nutrition, Dr. Cordero-MacIntyre has trained students to work with the underserved populations addressing the problems of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Selected Publications


1. Zaida. Cordero-MacIntyre, S. Metghalchi J. Rosen, W. Peters, T.G. Lohman and M.L. Fernandez: Impact of Weight Loss on Leptin, Body Composition and Blood Lipids in Postmenopausal Women. Journal Of Applied Research. Jan. 2004.

2. Fernandez ML, Metghalchi S, Vega-Lopez S, Conde-Knape K, Lohman TG & Zaida Cordero-MacIntyre. 2004. Beneficial effects of weight loss on plasma apolipoproteins in postmenopausal women. J. Nutr. Biochem. 15:713-717.

3. Zaida Cordero-MacIntyre, R. Duran, M. Rivera, S. Metgalchi ,G. Ormsby, Antrhopometric Measurements and Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) in Zambian Children. Kinanthropometry IX. Proceedings of the 9th. International Conference of the International society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry. 95-107. May 2006.

4. Zaida Cordero-MacIntyre, R. Peterson, D.Fukuda, S. Gungur. (2006) Obesity a Worldwide Problem. In: Czyz S., Viviani F. New Horizons. 24th International Council for Physical Activity and Fitness Research Symposium. Elsevier Urban & Partner, Wroclaw, pp.: 61-71(2006).


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