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John Apolzan

Assistant Professor-Research
Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism
Pennington Biomedical Research Center
United States of America



Research Interest

Dr. Apolzan’s research interests involve overseeing and managing human clinical intervention trials examining nutritional, physical activity, and body weight outcomes across the lifespan. He has experience with clinic-based and mHealth interventions. He also has worked extensively with the remote food photograph method (RFPM) and SmartIntake© app. Overall, he conducts translational research in the areas of human clinical nutrition, exercise physiology, and obesity to further reduce disease prevalence.


  • 3. Apolzan JW, Myers CA, Cowley AD, Brady H, Hsia DS, Stewart TM, Redman LM, Martin CK. Examination of the reliability and validity of the Mindful Eating Questionnaire in pregnant women. Appetite 2016;100:142-51. PMID: 26879222.

  • 2. Martin CK, Gilmore LA, Apolzan JW, Myers CA, Thomas DM, Redman LM. Smartloss: A Personalized Mobile Health Intervention for Weight Management and Health Promotion. JMIR Mhealth Uhealth 2016;4(1):e18. PMID: 26983937.

  • 1. Correa JB, Apolzan JW, Shepard DN, Heil DP, Rood JC, and CK Martin. The ability of physical activity monitors to predict weight loss, weight maintenance, and estimate energy expenditure. Appl Physiol Nutr Metab (In Press)

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