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Oklahoma State University

Barbara Stoecker, PhD, RD, LD

Barbara Stoecker

Regents Professor and Marilynn Thoma Chair

421 Human Sciences
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: (405)744-5038
Fax: (405)744-1357


Degree Institution Area of Study
Ph.D. Iowa State University Nutrition
B.S. Kansas State University Home Economics Education


Micronutrient deficiencies, Zinc and cognition, Food and nutritional security, Infant and young child feeding practices, International nutrition problems and Trace elements


*Gebreegziabher T, Stoecker BJ. (2017) Iron deficiency was not the major cause of anemia in rural women of reproductive age in Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study.  PloS ONE 12:1-13. DOI:10:137/journal.pone.0184742.

*Gebreegziabher T, Stoecker B. (2017) Comparison of two sources of iodine delivery on breast milk iodine and maternal and infant urinary iodine concentrations in southern Ethiopia: A randomized trial. Food Science and Nutrition 5:921-928.  DOI:10:1002/fsn3.477.

Thomas DG, Kennedy TS, Colaizzi J, Aubuchon-Endsley N, Grant S, Stoecker B, Duell E. (2017) Multiple biomarkers of maternal iron predict infant cognitive outcomes  Developmental Neuropsychology 42:146-159. DOI:10.1080/87565641.2017.1306530.

*Rakotomanana H, Gates G, Hildebrand D, Stoecker BJ.  (2017) Determinants of stunting in children under five years in Madagascar. Matern Child Nutr  DOI 10.1111/mcn.12409

Gashu, Dawd, Stoecker BJ, Bougma, Karim, Adish, Abdulaziz, Haki, Gulelat D, Marquis, GS. (2016) Stunting, selenium deficiency and anemia are associated with poor cognitive performance in preschool children from rural Ethiopia. Nutr J 15:38, 8p. DOI: 10.1186/s12937-016-0155-z.

Gashu, Dawd, Stoecker BJ, Adish, Abdulaziz, Haki, Gulelat D, Bougma, Karim, Aboud FE, Marquis GS. (2016) Association of serum selenium with thyroxin in severely iodine-deficient young children from the Amhara region of Ethiopia. Eur J Clin Nutr 70:929-34. DOI: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.27.

Gashu, Dawd, Stoecker BJ, Adish, Abdulaziz, Haki, Gulelat D., Bougma, Karim, Marquis, GS.  (2016) Ethiopian pre-school children consuming a predominantly unrefined plant-based diet have low prevalence of iron-deficiency anaemia.  Public Health Nutr 19:1834-1841.  DOI:10.1017/S1368980015003626.   

*Fekadu, Yirgu, Mesfin, Addisalem, Haile, Demewoz, Stoecker, BJ. (2015) Factors associated with nutritional status of infants and young children in Somali Region, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study.  BMC Public Health 2015, 15:846.  DOI: 10.1186/s12889-015-2190-URL:

*Chongwatpol P, *Rendina E, Stoecker BJ, Clarke SL, Lucas EA, Smith BJ.  (2015) Implications of compromised zinc status on bone loss associated with chronic inflammation in C57BL/6 mice. Journal of Inflammation Research 2015:8:117-128.  Doi:

Anderson RA, Zhan Z, Luo R, Guo X, Guo Q, Zhou J, Kong J, Davis PA, Stoecker BJ.  (2015) Cinnamon extract lowers glucose, insulin and cholesterol in people with elevated serum glucose.  Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 6:332-336.

*Bogale Alemtsehay, Clarke SL, *Fiddler J, Hambidge KM, Stoecker BJ.  Zinc supplementation decreased ZIP4 and ZIP8 mRNA abundance in peripheral blood mononuclear cells of adult women. Nutrition and Metabolic Insights 8:7-14.  doi:10.4137/NMI.S23233.  

*Joray ML, Yu D, Ho E, Clarke SL, Stanga Z, *Gebreegziabher Tafere, Hambidge KM, Stoecker BJ.  (2015)  Zinc supplementation reduced DNA breaks in Ethiopian women. Nutr Res 35:49-55.

Stoecker BJ, Abebe, Yewelsew.  (2014)  Context for food-based approaches for improved feeding of infants and children in Ethiopia.  Food Nutr Bull 35 (Supp 3): 209S-213S.  

Regassa Nigatu, Stoecker BJ.  (2014)  Attitude and risk perceptions about climate change in farming communities in Southern Ethiopia.  Environmental Practice 16:29-36.

*Abebe, Howit, Abebe, Yewelsew, Loha, Eskinder, Stoecker BJ.  (2014)  Consumption of vitamin A rich foods and dark adaptation threshold of pregnant women at Damot Sore District, Wolayita, Southern Ethiopia.  Ethiop J Health Sci 24:219-26.  

*Jaryum KH, Okoye ZSC, Stoecker B.  (2013)  Copper content of staple seeds and grains grown in Kanam local government area, Nigeria.  SpringerPlus 2:373-377. 

*Gebreegziabher Tafere, Teyikie N, Mulugeta A, Abebe Y, Hambidge KM, Stoecker BJ.  (2013) Lack of dietary sources of iodine and the prevalence of iodine deficiency in rural women from Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia.  African J Food, Nutr Develop 13:8401-8414. 

Gebreegziabher T, Stoecker BJ.  (2013) Vitamin D insufficiency in a sunshine sufficient area: Southern Ethiopia. Food Nutr Bull 34:429-433.    

*Ersino G, Tadele H, *Bogale A, Abuye C, Stoecker BJ.  (2013)  Clinical assessment of goiter and low urinary iodine concentration depict presence of severe iodine deficiency in pregnant Ethiopian women: a cross-sectional study in rural Sidama, southern Ethiopia. Ethiop Med J 51:133-141. 

Iwaniec UT, Turner RT, Smith BJ, Stoecker BJ, Rust A, Zhang B, Vasu VT, Gohil K, Cross CE, Traber MG. (2013)  Evaluation of long-term vitamin E insufficiency or excess on bone mass, density and microarchitecture in rodents.  Free Radic Biol Med 65:1209-14.

*Bogale A, Stoecker BJ, Kennedy T, Hubbs-Tait L, Thomas D, Abebe Y, Hambidge KM.  (2013)  Nutritional status and cognitive performance of mother-child pairs in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia.  Matern Child Nutr 9:274-84.

*Girma M, Loha E, *Bogale A, Teyikie N, Abuye C, Stoecker BJ.  (2012)  Iodine deficiency in primary school children and knowledge of iodine deficiency and iodized salt among caretakers in Hawassa Town: Southern Ethiopia.  Ethiop J Health Dev 26: 30-35.

Regassa N, Stoecker BJ.  (2012)  Contextual risk factors for maternal malnutrition in a food-insecure zone in Southern Ethiopia.  J Biosoc Sci 44:537-48. 

Aubuchon-Endsley NL, Grant SL, Thomas DG, Kennedy TS, Berhanu G, Stoecker BJ, Hubbs-Tait L, Hambidge KM.  (2012)  Infant responsiveness, alertness, haemoglobin and growth in rural Sidama, Ethiopia.   Matern Child Nutr 9:483-98.  doi: 10.1111/j. 1740-8709.2011.00391.x.

Takedachi M, Oohara H, Smith BJ, Iyama M, Kobashi M, Maeda K, Long CL, Humphrey MB, Stoecker BJ, Toyosawa S, Thompson LF, Murakami S.  (2012)  CD73-generated adenosine promotes osteoblast differentiation.  J Cell Phys 227: 2622-31.

Regassa N, Stoecker BJ.  (2012)  Household food insecurity and hunger among households in Sidama district, southern Ethiopia.  Public Health Nutrition 15:1276-83.

Shen CL, Yeh JK, Samathanam C, Cao JJ, Stoecker BJ, Dagda RY, Chyu MC, Wang JS.  (2011)  Protective actions of green tea polyphenols and alfacalcidol on bone microstructure in female rats with chronic inflammation.  J Nutr Biochem 22:673-80.

Shen CL, Yeh JK, Samathanam C, Cao JJ, Stoecker BJ, Dagda RY, Chyu MC, Dunn DM, Wang JS.  (2011) Green tea polyphenols attenuate deterioration of bone microarchitecture in female rats with systemic chronic inflammation.  Osteoporosis Int 22:327-37.

*Mulugeta A, Hagos F, Kruseman G, Linderhof V, Stoecker BJ, Abraha Z, Yohannes M, Samuel GG.  (2010) Child malnutrition in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia.  East Afr Med J 87:248-254.  

*Bogale A, Abebe Y, Stoecker BJ, Abuye C, Ketema K, Hambidge KM. (2009)  Iodine status and cognitive function of women and their five year-old children in rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia.  East Afr J Public Health 6:296-9. 

Gibson R, Abebe Y, Arbide I, Teshome A, Hambidge KM, Stoecker B. (2009)  Inadequate feeding practices and impaired growth among children from subsistence farming households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia.   Matern Child Nutr 5:260-275.

*Gharaibeh MA, Stoecker BJ. (2009)  Assessment of serum 25 (OH)D concentration in women of childbearing age and their preschool children in Northern Jordan during summer Eur J Clin Nutr 63:1320-6. 

Mulugeta A, Hagos F, Stoecker B, Kruseman G, Linderhof V, Abraha Z, Yohannes M, Samuel GG. (2009)  Nutritional status of adolescent girls from rural communities of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia.  Ethiop J Health Dev 23:5-11.

Stoecker BJ, Abebe Y, Hubbs-Tait L, Kennedy TS, Gibson RS, Arbide I, Teshome A, Westcott J, Krebs NF, Hambidge MK.  (2009)  Zinc status and cognitive function of pregnant women in southern Ethiopia.  Eur J Clin Nutr 63:916-918.

Nielsen FH, Stoecker BJ.  (2009)  Boron and fish oil have different beneficial effects on strength and trabecular microarchitecture of bone.  J Trace Elem Med Biol 23:195-203.

*Morrow R, Deyhim F, Patil BS, Stoecker BJ.  (2009)  Feeding orange pulp improved bone quality in a rat model of male osteoporosis.  J Med Food 12:298-303.

Hubbs-Tait L, *Mulugeta A, *Bogale A, Kennedy TS, *Baker ER, Stoecker BJ.  (2009)  Main and interaction effects of iron, zinc, lead and parenting on children’s cognitive outcomes.  Dev Neuropsychol 34:175-195.   

Shen CL, Yeh JK, Stoecker BJ, Chyu MC, Wang JS. (2009)  Green tea polyphenols mitigate deterioration of bone microarchitecture in middle-aged female rats. Bone 44:684-90.  

Bu SY, Lerner M, Stoecker BJ, Boldrin E, Brackett DJ, Lucas EA, Smith, BJ.  (2008)  Dried plum polyphenols inhibit osteoclastogenesis by downregulating NFATc1 and inflammatory mediators.  Calcif Tissue Int 82:475-488.

Gibson RS, Abebe Y, Stabler S, Allen RH, Westcott JE, Stoecker BJ, Krebs NF, Hambidge KM.  (2008)  Zinc, gravida, infection, and iron, but not vitamin B-12 or folate status predict hemoglobin during pregnancy in southern Ethiopia.  J Nutrition 138:581-586.

Kennedy TS, Thomas DG, Wogene T, Abebe Y, Hubbs-Tait L, Stoecker BJ, Hambidge KM.  (2008)  Growth and visual information processing in infants in southern Ethiopia.  J Applied Develop Psych 29:129-140.  

Abebe Y, Bogale A, Hambidge KM, Stoecker BJ, Arbide I, Teshome A, Krebs NF, Westcott JE, Bailey KB, Gibson RS.  (2008)  Inadequate intakes of dietary zinc among pregnant women from subsistence households in Sidama, Southern Ethiopia.  Public Health Nutr 11:379-386.

Droke EA, *Hager KA, Lerner MR, Lightfoot SA, Stoecker BJ, Brackett DJ, Smith BJ.  (2007)  Soy isoflavones avert chronic inflammation-induced bone loss and vascular disease.  J Inflammation (Lond) 4:17-28.  

Villarreal A, Stoecker BJ, Garcia C, Garcia K, Rios R, Gonzales C, Mandadi K, Faraji B, Patil BS, Deyhim F.  (2007)  Cranberry juice improved antioxidant status without affecting bone quality in orchidectomized male rats.  Phytomedicine 14:815-20. 

Abebe Y, Bogale A, Hambidge M, Stoecker BJ, Bailey K, Gibson RS.  (2007)  Phytate, zinc, iron and calcium content of selected raw and prepared foods consumed in rural Sidama, Southern Ethiopia, and implications for bioavailability.  J Food Comp Anal 20:161-168. 

Abebe Y, Stoecker BJ, Hinds MJ, Gates, GE.  (2006)  Corn and kocho-based fortified foods for early childhood feeding in southern Ethiopia.  African J Food, Agric, Nutr Develop 6:1-19. 

Hambidge KM, Abebe Y, Gibson RS, Westcott JE, Miller LV, Lei S, Stoecker BJ, Arbide I, Teshome A, Bailey KB, Krebs NF.  (2006)  Zinc absorption during late pregnancy in rural southern Ethiopia.  Amer J Clin Nutr 84:1102-1106.   

Parelman M, Stoecker B, Baker A, Medeiros DM.  (2006)  Iron restriction negatively affects bone in female rats and mineralization of hFOB osteoblast cells.  Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 231:378-386.

Deyhim F, Stoecker BJ, Brusewitz GH, Devareddy L, Arjmandi BH.  (2005)  Dried plum reverses bone loss in an osteopenic rat model of osteoporosis.  Menopause 12:755-762.

Smith BJ, Lucas EA, Turner RT, Evans GL, Lerner MR, Brackett DJ, Stoecker BJ, Arjmandi BH.  (2005)  Vitamin E provides protection for bone in mature hindlimb unloaded male rats.  Calcified Tissue Int 76:272-279. 

Medeiros DM, Stoecker B, Plattner A, Jennings D, Haub M.  (2004)  Iron deficiency negatively affects vertebrae and femurs of rats independent of energy intake and body weight.  J Nutr 134:3061-3067.

*Rhee YS, Burnham K, Stoecker BJ, Lucas, E.  (2004)  Effects of chromium and copper depletion on lymphocyte reactivity to mitogens in diabetes-prone BHE/cdb rats.  Nutrition 20:274-279.

*Toure F, Lucas E, Stoecker BJ.  (2003)  Fish and shrimp added bioavailable iodine to cassava and millet-based diets.  Ecol Food Nutr 42:223-239.

*Deyhim F, Stoecker BJ, Brusewitz GH, Arjmandi BH.  (2003)  The effects of estrogen depletion and isoflavones on bone metabolism in rats.  Nutr Res 23:123-130. 

Medeiros, DM, Plattner A, Jennings D, Stoecker B.  (2002)  Bone morphology, strength and density are compromised in iron-deficient rats and exacerbated by calcium restriction.  J Nutr 132:3135-3141. 

*Mandali SL, Stoecker BJ, Maxwell CV, deRodas BZ and Arquitt, AB.  (2002)  Endotoxin decreases 51CrCl3 uptake in early weaned pigs.  Biol Trace Elem Res 88:145-151.

Lucas EA, Wild RD, *Hammond LJ, Khalil DA, *Juma S, Daggy BP, Stoecker BJ, Arjmandi BH.  (2002)    Flaxseed improves lipid profile without altering biomarkers of bone metabolism in postmenopausal women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1527-1532.

*Smith BJ, *King JB, Lucas EA, Akhter M, Arjmandi BH, Stoecker BJ.  (2002)  Skeletal unloading and dietary copper depletion are detrimental to bone quality of mature rats. J Nutr 132:190-196.

*Hunt DJ, Stoecker BJ, Hermann JR, Kopel BL, Williams GS, Claypool PL.  (2002)  Effects of nutrition education programs on anthropometric measurements and pregnancy outcomes of adolescents.  J Amer Dietet Assoc 102:S100-102. 

Arjmandi BH, Khalil DA, Lucas EA, *Georgis A, Stoecker BJ, Hardin C, Payton ME, Wild RA.  (2002)  Dried plums improve indices of bone formation in postmenopausal women.  J Women’s Health & Gender-Based Med 11:61-68. 

*Rhee YS, Hermann JR, Burnham K, Arquitt AB, Stoecker BJ.  (2002)  The effects of chromium and copper supplementation on mitogen stimulated T-cell proliferation in hypercholesterolemic postmenopausal women.  Clin Exper Immunol 127:463-469.   

Arjmandi BH, Lucas EA, *Juma S, *Soliman A, Stoecker BJ, Khalil DA, Smith BJ, Wang C.  (2001)  Dried plums prevent ovariectomy-induced bone loss in rats.  J Amer Nutraceut Assoc 4:50-56. 

Lucas EA, Juma S, Stoecker BJ, Arjmandi BH. (2000)  Prune suppresses ovariectomy-induced hypercholesterolemia in rats. J Nutr Biochem 11:255-259.

Stoecker BJ.  Chromium absorption, safety and toxicity.  (1999)  J Trace Elem Exper Med 12:163-169.

*Davis-Whitenack ML, **Adeleye B, Stoecker BJ.  (1999)  Interleukin -1a-Induced Changes in 51Chromium absorption, tissue retention and urinary excretion in rats.  Biol Trace Elem Res 68:175-180.

Hermann J, Goad C, Arquitt A, Stoecker B, *Porter R, *Chung H, Claypool PL.  (1998)  Effects of chromium, copper and zinc on plasma lipids in male Japanese quail.  Nutr Res 18:1017-1027. 

*Spicer MT, Stoecker BJ, *Chen T, Spicer LJ.  (1998) Maternal and fetal insulin-like growth factor system and embryonic survival during pregnancy in rats: interaction between dietary chromium and diabetes.  J Nutr 128:2341-2347.

deRodas BZ, Maxwell CV, Davis ME, Mandali S, Broekman E, Stoecker BJ.  (1998)  L-ascorbyl-2-polyphosphate as a vitamin C source for segregated and conventionally weaned pigs.  J Anim Sci 76:1636-1643. 

Hermann J, Goad C, Stoecker B, Arquitt A, *Porter R, **Adeleye B, Claypool PL, Brusewitz G.  (1997)  Effects of dietary chromium, copper and zinc on femur fracture force and femur calcium concentration in male Japanese quail.  Nutr Res 17:1529-1540. 

*Kamath SM, Stoecker BJ, *Davis-Whitenack ML, *Smith MM, **Adeleye BO, Sangiah S.  (1997) Absorption, retention and urinary excretion of chromium-51 in rats pretreated with indomethacin and dosed with dimethylprostaglandin E2, misoprostol or prostacyclin.  J Nutr 127:478-482. 

*Deyhim F, Stoecker BS, Teeter RG.  (1996)  Vitamin and trace mineral withdrawal effects on broiler breast tissue riboflavin and thiamin content.  Poultry Sci 75:201-202. 

Payne DL, *Adeleye B, *Hunt DJ, Stoecker BJ.  (1996) Uptake and retention in suckling rats of 51chromium fed with human milk or infant formulas.  Biol Trace Elem Res 53:1-6. 

*Adeleye BO, Stoecker BJ.  (1996)  Gastrointestinal transit, absorption and tissue retention of 51chromium in control and streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.  Nutr Res 16:1191-1197.

Hunt CD, Stoecker BJ.  (1996) Deliberations and evaluations of the approaches, endpoints and paradigms for boron, chromium and fluoride dietary recommendations.  J Nutr 126:2441S-2451S.   

*Davis-Whitenack ML, *Adeleye BO, Rolf LL, Stoecker BJ.  (1996) Excretion of 51chromium in bile-duct cannulated rats.  Nutr Res 16:1009-1015. 

*Deyhim F, Stoecker BS, **Adeleye BO, Teeter RG.  (1995) The effects of heat distress environment, vitamin, and trace mineral supplementation on performance, blood constituents, and tissue mineral concentrations in broiler chickens.  Nutr Res 15:521-526.

*Davis ML, *Seaborn CD, Stoecker BJ.  (1995) Effects of over-the-counter drugs on 51chromium retention and urinary excretion in rats.  Nutr Res 15:201-210. 

*Seaborn CD, *Cheng NZ, *Adeleye B, Owens F, Stoecker BJ.  (1994) Chromium and chronic ascorbic acid depletion effects on tissue ascorbate, manganese and 14C retention from 14C-ascorbate in guinea pigs.  Biol Trace Elem Res 41:279-294. 

Hermann J, Arquitt A, Stoecker B.  (1994)  Effects of chromium supplementation on plasma lipids, apolipoproteins, and glucose in elderly subjects.  Nutr Res 14:671-674. 

Glore SR, Orth VL, Stoecker BJ, Knehans AW, Erdman JW, Jr.  (1993) Dietary zinc supplements do not enhance catch-up growth of rats during recovery from protein-zinc malnutrition when the diets are based on either isolated soybean protein or casein.  Nutr Res 13:1025-1037. 

*Seaborn CD, Stoecker BJ.  (1992) Effects of ascorbic acid depletion and chromium status on retention and urinary excretion of 51chromium. Nutr Res 12:1229-1234.

*Seaborn CD, Mitchell ED, Stoecker BJ.  (1992) Vanadium and ascorbate effects on 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase, cholesterol, and tissue minerals in guinea pigs.  Magnesium  Trace Elem 10:327-338.

Arquitt AB, Stoecker BJ, Hermann JS, Winterfeldt EA.  (1991) Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, cholesterol, hemoglobin and anthropometric measures related to growth in adolescent males.  J Amer Dietec Assoc 91:575-579.

*Seaborn CD, Stoecker BJ.  (1990) Effects of antacid or ascorbic acid on tissue accumulation and urinary excretion of 51chromium.   Nutr Res 10:1401-1407. 

Oberleas D, *Li YC, Stoecker BJ, *Henley S, *Keim K, Smith JC, Jr.  (1990) The rate of chromium transit through the gastrointestinal tract.  Nutr Res 10:1189-1194. 

*Wang MM, Fox EA, Stoecker BJ, Menendez CE, *Chan SB.  (1989) Serum cholesterol of adults supplemented with brewer's yeast or chromium chloride.  Nutr Res 9:989-999. 

*Seaborn CD, Stoecker BJ.  (1989) Effects of starch, sucrose, fructose, and glucose on chromium absorption and tissue concentrations in lean and obese mice.  J Nutr 119:1444-1451.

*Mistry AN, Brittin HC, Stoecker BJ.  (1988)  Availability of iron from food cooked in an iron utensil determined by an in vitro method.  J Food Sci 53:1546-1548, 1573. 

*Wheeler TL, Davis GW, Stoecker BJ, Harmon CJ.  (1987) Cholesterol concentration of muscle, subcutaneous fat and serum of beef cattle.  J Anim Sci 65:1531-1537. 

Stoecker BJ, *Li YC, Wester DB, Chan SB.  (1987)  Effects of torula and brewer's yeast diets in obese and lean mice.  Biol Trace Elem Res 14:249-254. 

*Keim KS, Stoecker BJ, *Henley S.  (1987) Chromium status in the rat as affected by phytate.  Nut Res 7:253-263. 

Varavithya W, Stoecker B, Chaiyaratana W, Kittikool J. (1986)  Vitamin A status of Thai children with measles.  Trop Geograph Med 38:359-365. 

*Li YC, Stoecker BJ.  (1986)  Chromium and yogurt effects on hepatic lipid and plasma glucose and insulin of obese mice.  Biol Trace Elem Res 9:233-242. 

*Pate CA, *Dorang ST, *Keim KS, Stoecker BJ, Fischer JL, Menendez CE, Harden M.  (1986)  Dietary compliance of insulin-dependent diabetics to a low-fat diet.  J Amer Dietet Assoc 86:796-798.

Luo XM, Wei HJ, Yang CL, Xing J, Qiao CH, Feng YM, Liu J, Liu X, Wu Q, Liu YX, Stoecker BJ, Spallholz JE, Yang SP.  (1985)  Selenium intake and metabolic balance of 10 men from a low selenium area of China.  Amer J Clin Nutr 42:31-37.

Luo XM, Wei HJ, Yang CL, Xing J, Liu X, Qiao CH, Feng YM, Liu J, Liu YX, Wu Q, Liu X, Guo JS, Stoecker BJ, Spallholz JE, Yang SP.  (1985)  Bioavailability of selenium to residents in a low-selenium area of China.  Amer J Clin Nutr 42:439-448. 

Stoecker BJ, *O'ladut WK.  (1985)  Effects of chromium and ascorbate deficiencies on glucose tolerance and serum cholesterol of guinea pigs.  Nutr Rep Inter 32:399-407. 

Dhanamitta S, Stoecker BJ, Maneechine A, Valyasevi A.  (1983) Dark adaptation, plasma vitamin A, and urinary calcium of vitamin A-supplemented children in northeast Thailand.  Nutr Rep Inter 27:67-75.

Stoecker B, Arnrich L.  (1973)  Patterns of protein feeding and the biosynthesis of vitamin A from carotene in rats.  J Nutr 103:1112-1118. 



Stoecker BJ.  (2007)  Basis for dietary recommendations for chromium.  In:  Vincent JB, ed.  The Nutritional Biochemistry of Chromium (III).  Amsterdam: Elsevier B.V., pp. 43-55.  

Stoecker BJ.  (2006) Chromium.  In:  Bowman, B Russell R,, eds.  Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 9th ed., Washington, D.C.: ILSI Press, pp. 498-505. 

Stoecker BJ. Chromium.  In:  Shils M, Shike M, Ross AC, Caballero G, Cousins RJ, eds.  (2005)  Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 10th ed., Baltimore, MD, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, pp. 332-337.  

Stoecker B.  (2004)  Chromium.  In:  Anke M, Ihnat M, Stoeppler M, eds.  Elements and Their Compounds in the Environment2nd ed.  Weinheim, Germany: Wiley-VCH, pp. 709-729. 

Panel on Micronutrients, Subcommittees on Upper Reference Levels of Nutrients and of Interpretation and Use of Dietary Reference Intakes, and the Standing Committee on the Scientific Evaluation of Dietary Reference Intakes, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine.  (2001)  Dietary Reference Intakes for Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Arsenic, Boron, Chromium, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silicon, Vanadium, and Zinc.  Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 773 pp.

Stoecker BJ.  (2001) Chromium:  In:  Russell R, Bowman B.  Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 8th ed., Washington, D.C.: ILSI Press, pp. 366-372. 

Stoecker BJ.  (1999) Chromium.  In:  Shils M, Olson JA, Shike M, Ross AC, eds.  Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 9th ed., Baltimore, MD, Williams & Wilkins, pp. 277-282. 

Offenbacher EG, Pi-Sunyer X, Stoecker BJ.  (1997) Chromium.  In:  O’Dell BL, Sunde RA, eds.  Handbook of Nutritionally Essential Mineral Elements, New York, Marcel Dekker, Inc., pp. 389-411. 

Stoecker BJ.  Chromium:  In:  Ziegler EE, Filer LJ, Jr.  Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 7th ed., Washington, D.C.: ILSI Press, pp 344-352.  1996.

Stoecker BJ.  (1994)  Derivation of the estimated safe and adequate daily dietary intake for chromium.  In:  Mertz W, Abernathy CO, Olin SS, eds.  Risk Assessment of Essential Elements, Washington, D.C.: ILSI Press, pp. 197-205.   

Stoecker BJ.  (1990)  Chromium.  In:  Brown M ed., Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 6th ed., Washington, D.C.: The Nutrition Foundation, Inc., pp. 287-294.

Stoecker BJ, *Li YC.  (1988)  Chromium and vanadate supplementation of obese and lean mice.  In: Hurley LS, Keen CL, Lonnerdal B, Rucker RB, eds.  Trace Elements in Man and Animals - 6, New York:  Plenum Press, pp. 553-554.

Stoecker BJ.  (1986)  Interdisciplinary components of agricultural planning.  In:  Behrens JS, Bennett WF, eds, Looking Forward/Looking Backward:  The Cultural Readaptation of International Students.  Lubbock, TX:  International Center for Arid and Semi-Arid Land Studies, pp. 157-166. 

Luo X, Wei H, Yang C, Xing J, Liu X, Qiao C, Feng Y, Liu J, Wu Q, Liu X, Guo J, Stoecker BJ, Spallholz JE, Yang SP.  (1986)  Bioavailability of selenium to residents in a low-selenium area of China.  In:  Selenium in Biology and Medicine, 3rd Symp., AVI Publishing Co., pp. 436-44. 

Menendez CE, Stoecker BJ.  (1985)  Role of the diet in improving glycemic control, In:  Jovanovic L, ed., Nutrition and Diabetes, New York:  Alan Liss, Inc., pp. 15-36. 

Stoecker B, Hopkins LL.  (1984) Vanadium. In:  Frieden E, ed., Biochemistry of the Ultra-trace Elements, New York:  Plenum Press, pp.  239-255.

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Courses Taught:

Human Nutrition and Metabolism - II NSCI  4143
Human Nutrition and Metabolism NSCI  4323
Nutrition and Physical Activity in Aging NSCI  5323
Human Nutrition and Metabolism NSCI  5333
International Nutrition and World Hunger NSCI  5553
Global Nutrition and Food Security NSCI  5553


Awards & Recognition:

  • 2002 – Present - Regents Professor of Nutritional Sciences
  • 2007 – 2012 – Fulbright Senior Specialists Roster
  • 2008 - OSU Eminent Faculty Award
  • 2008 – OSU International Education Faculty Excellence Award
  • 2010-2016 – Marilynn Thoma Chair in Human Sciences
  • 2012 – Human Sciences Outstanding Graduate Advisor
  • 2010 Michael P. Malone International leadership award sponsored by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)