Carol Koprowski, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant ProfessorDr. Koprowski is an Assistant Professor of Research in Preventive Medicine in the Keck School of Medicine and a Registered Dietitian. 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.
- Diet and physical activity
- Distance learning technologies
EducationUniversity of Southern California, Ph.D., 1998
Selected PublicationsChildress WJ, Freedman RI, Koprowski CM, Sheeler P and Oppenheimer, SB. 1979. Surface characteristics of separated populations of mouse teratocarcinoma cells. Experimental Cell Research 122(1): 39-45.
Richardson JL, Koprowski C, Mondrus GT, Dietsch B, DeapenD , and Mack TM. 1993. Perceived change in food frequency among women at elevated risk of breast cancer. Nutrition and Cancer 20:71-78.
Simoni JM, Asarnow JR, Munford PR, Koprowski CM, Belin TR and Salusky IB. 1997. Psychological adjustment and treatment adherence among children with renal disease. Pediatric Nephrology 11(5):604-6.
Koprowski C, Ross RK, Mack WJ, Henderson BE and Bernstein L. 1999. Diet, body size and menarche in a multiethnic cohort. British Journal of Cancer 79(11/12): 1907-1911.
Koprowski C, Coates RC and Bernstein L. 2001. Ability of young women to recall past body size and age at menarche. Obesity Research 9:478-485.
Johnson CA, Xie B, Liu C, Reynolds K, Chou C, Zhou D, Koprowski C, Gallaher P, Spruijt-Metz D, Guo Q, Sun P, Li Y, Gong J, Xia J, Palmer P. 2006. Comparison of Overweight and Obesity Prevalence in Adolescents in California and Wuhan, China. Journal of Adolescent Health 39:925.e1-925.e8.
Liu C, Xie B, Chou CP, Koprowski C, Zhou D, Palmer P, Sun P, Guo Q, Duan L, Sun X and Anderson Johnson C. 2007. Perceived stress, depression and food consumption frequency in the college students of China seven cities. Physiology & Behavior 92(4): 748.
Wayne SJ, Neuhouser ML, Ulrich CM, Koprowski C, Baumgartner KB, Baumgartner RN, McTiernan A, Bernstein L and Ballard-Barbash R. 2008. Dietary fiber is associated with serum sex hormones and insulin-related peptides in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors. Breast Cancer Research & Treatment 112(1):149-158.