International Life Sciences Institute award for young investigators 1997: Physiological effects of carbohydrates. This study will look at the effects of fiber 1) on energy expenditure and substrate oxidation with the use of indirect calorimetry, and 2) on satiety, blood glucose and insulin in a clinical research study using humans subjects. $40,000
Mary Crenshaw Endowed Research Fund, 1998, College of Human Environmental Sciences: Weight gain of college students during the freshman year. $1000
Research Advisory Committee 1999, The University of Alabama: Long term assessment of energy expenditure by TriTracâ activity monitor and food intake using a portable cassette recorder in the overweight and obese. $1500
Heli Roy, Rosalie Bivin, Richard Tulley, Maren Hegsted, Carol O’Neil, Mike Keenan, Sheri Melton, Ellen Murphy, and Roy Martin. Capital Outlay funds from The LSU System for the purchase of equipment for a “Nutrition Assessment, Analytical and Demonstration Lab.” (2002) $175,000
Ellen Murphy, Heli Roy, Annrose Guarino. Smart Bodies, a school based nutrition and physical education. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Child Caring Foundation, 2004. $1.8M.
Heli J. Roy, Jennifer C. Lovejoy, Michael J. Keenan, George A. Bray, Marlene M. Windhauser, and J. Krause Wilson. Substrate oxidation and energy expenditure in athletes vs nonathletes consuming isoenergetic high and low fat diets Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 1998:67;405-11.
Smith Steve R, de Jonge L, Zachwieja JJ, Roy H, Nguen T, Rood J, Windhauser MM, Volaufova J, Bray GA. Concurrent physical activity increases fat oxidation during the shift to a high fat diet. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2000;72:131-138.
Smith, Steven R, de Jonge L, Zacwieja JJ, Roy H, Nguen T, Rood JC, Windhauser MM, Bray GA. Fat and carbohydrate balance during the adaptation to a high fat diet. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 2000;71:450-457.
DeJonge l, Nguyen T, Smith SR, Zachwieja JJ, Roy HJ, Bray GA. Prediction of energy expenditure in a whole room indirect calorimeter at both low and high levels of physical activity. International Journal of Obesity. 2001, 25:929-294.
Heli J. Roy, Jennifer C. Lovejoy, Andrea Sparti, Marlene M. Windhauser, Julia Volaufova, John C. Peters and George A. Bray. Dietary fat replacement by olestra over 2 to 10 weeks in healthy men and women results in body weight reduction. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, 2002;21:259-267.
Nutrition and Health Program Initiatives Fact Sheet 2002
Extension Publication (2002): EFNEP Promotional Brochure for Professionals # 2881
Extension Publication (2002): EFNEP Promotional Brochure for Clients # 2882
Extension Publication (2003): Childhood Obesity
Heli J. Roy, Michael J. Keenan, Erika Pimental-Zablah, Maren Hegsted,Lisa Bulot, Lisa Bulot, Carol E. O’Neil, L. Dwain Bunting, J. Marcos Fernandez. Adult female rats defend and ‘appropriate’ energy intake only after a two-week adaptation to higher or lower dietary energy. Obesity Research, 11:1214-1222, 2003.
It's All About the Food. Associated Food Stores & LSU AgCenter. Heli Roy, Annrose Guarino, Catrinel Stanciu. Associated Grocers, 2004
Philip J. Brantley, Valerie H. Myers, Heli J. Roy. Environmental and Lifestyle Influences on Obesity. Louisiana Medical Journal 157(S1):S19-S27, 2005.
Extension Publication # 2903, Healthier diet of young children, June 2004.
Extension Publication #2905, Physical activity guidelines for children, June 2004.
Extension Publication #2899, Dash diet, June 2004.
Your Child’s Health, Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Louisiana fact sheet, August 2003.
Fun Things To Do and Good Things To Eat, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana booklet, August 2004.
Behavioral Approach to Weight Loss, 2005.
Dietary Approach to Weight Loss, 2005.
Drug and Surgical Treatment of Obesity 2005.
Exercise & Weight Loss, 2005.
Weight Loss Methods, 2005.
Sports Nutrition, 2005.
Weight Loss, 2005.
Cocoa Polyphenols, 2006.
Conjugated Linoleic Acid, 2006.
Cruciferous Vegetabales, 2006.
Omega 3 Fatty Acids, 2006.
Plant Sterols, 2006.
Rice Bran, 2006.
Soy Isoflavones, 2006.
2003 to present: Outreach Coordinator, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA
2001 to present: Associate Professor, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, LA
1998-2001: Assistant Professor, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
1998: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Our Lady of the Lake College, Baton Rouge, LA
1995-1998: Research Associate/Post Doc, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA
1992-1994: Graduate Research Assistant, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA
1992: Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Human Ecology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
1990-1993: Nutritionist Coordinator, Office of Public Health, Baton Rouge, LA
Ph. D., May 1996, Louisiana State University, Human Ecology (Nutrition)
Master of Science, May 1981, Louisiana State University, Human Ecology (Nutrition)
Bachelor of Science, May 1977, Syracuse University, Human Nutrition
Registered dietitian since 1982 (639081)
Word processing (Microsoft Word), spreadsheets (EXCEL), statistical programs (SAS for Windows), presentation packages (Powerpoint), nutritional analysis programs (Nutritionist Pro), Internet, desktop publishing, computer-added and multimedia instruction. Producing web page graphics. Faculty development seminar participation: Producing Web Page Graphics, Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Advanced Power Point, Web Design Tips, and Adobe Acrobat, WebCT, Macromedia Dreamweaver, MS Front Page, Digital Imaging, Using Templates, HTML programming, Introduction to Distance Learning Videoconferencing, Web Templates.
Body composition by anthropometry, BIA, and DXA, BodPod; Energy expenditure by indirect calorimetry, Activity factor by Tri-Trac axiometer; Dietary intake assessment by Food frequency questionnaire, and 24-hour diet recall.