Carol Koprowski, PhD, R.D., is an assistant professor of Clinical Research in Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California and a registered dietitian. Her work at the Tobacco Education and Material Lab (TEAM Lab) is in the area of online training and the development of other computer-based learning activities.
She is currently developing online training modules to integrate nutrition education through the first two years of medical school. Carol is also developing a distance-learning course for the USC Master of Public Health program.
Her research focuses on the relationship between diet, physical activity and age at menarche. She is also developing appropriate questionnaires to measure diet and physical activity habits in adolescent females with physical disabilities.
She received her PhD in preventive medicine with training in nutritional epidemiology from USC, and her master's from California State University.
Grenard JL, Stacy AW, Shiffman S, Baraldi AN, MacKinnon DP, Lockhart G, Kisbu-Sakarya Y, Boyle S, Beleva Y, Koprowski C, Ames SL, Reynolds KD. Sweetened drink and snacking cues in adolescents: a study using ecological momentary assessment. Appetite. 2013 Aug; 67:61-73. View in: PubMed
Evans SH, Clarke P, Koprowski C. Information design to promote better nutrition among pantry clients: four methods of formative evaluation. Public Health Nutr. 2010 Mar; 13(3):430-7. View in: PubMed
Liu C, Xie B, Chou CP, Koprowski C, Zhou D, Palmer P, Sun P, Guo Q, Duan L, Sun X, Anderson Johnson C. Perceived stress, depression and food consumption frequency in the college students of China Seven Cities. Physiol Behav. 2007 Nov 23; 92(4):748-54. View in: PubMed
Johnson CA, Xie B, Liu C, Reynolds KD, Chou CP, Koprowski C, Gallaher P, Spruitj-Metz D, Guo Q, Sun P, Gong J, Palmer P. Socio-demographic and cultural comparison of overweight and obesity risk and prevalence in adolescents in Southern California and Wuhan, China. J Adolesc Health. 2006 Dec; 39(6):925. e1-8. View in: PubMed
Simoni JM, Asarnow JR, Munford PR, Koprowski CM, Belin TR, Salusky IB. Psychological distress and treatment adherence among children on dialysis. Pediatr Nephrol. 1997 Oct; 11(5):604-6. View in: PubMed
Childress WJ, Freedman RI, Koprowski C, Doolittle MH, Sheeler P, Oppenheimer SB. Surface characteristics of separated subpopulations of mouse teratocarcinoma cells. Exp Cell Res. 1979 Aug; 122(1):39-45. View in: PubMed