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Barbara Hopkins

Clinical Assistant Professor, Emerita    


M.M.Sc., Clinical Nutrition
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (1977)

Dietetic Internship
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia (1976)

B.S., Nutrition and Dietetics
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan (1975)

Courses Taught

  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Supervised PracticeMedical
  • Nutrition Therapy

Selected Publications

  • Abercrombie E, Greenbaum LA, Baxter DH, Hopkins B. Effect of intensified diet education on serum phosphorus and knowledge of pediatric peritoneal dialysis patients. J Ren Nutr. 2010; 20(3):193-8.
  • O’Neil K, Jonnalagadda S, Hopkins B, Kicklighter J. Quality of life and diabetes knowledge of youths with type 1 diabetes: Influence of treatment modalities and demographics. Journal of The American Dietetic Association, 2005, 105, 85 – 91.
  • Shah T, Jonnalagadda SS, Kicklighter JR, Diwan S, Hopkins BL. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome risk factors among young adult Asian Indians.J Immigr Health. 2005; 7(2):117-26.
  • Williams FH, Hopkins B, Swanson I, Beer JL: Nutrition in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In DeLisa J (ed): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 4th ed. Lippincott-Raven Publishers, Philadelphia, 2004.

Professional Service Activities

  • Greater Atlanta Dietetic Association, President-Elect 2011-2012
  • Georgia Dietetic foundation, Trustee 1998-Present
  • Georgia Dietetic Association, Poster Session/Professional Exchange Chair 2007-2011

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Dietitian, State of Georgia, 1998