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Teresa  Buckner, PhD, RDN

Teresa Buckner, PhD, RDN

Assistant Professor

Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Dietetics
Natural and Health Sciences

Contact Information

Gunter Hall 2240
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Dietetics
Campus Box 93
Greeley, CO 80639


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Professional/Academic Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Dr. Buckner has areas of research interest broadly in nutrition epidemiology and public health. One of her primary research interests is investigating dietary and environmental risk factors for type 1 diabetes in youth. Other areas of research interests include nutrition education and outreach in rural communities.

Publications/Creative Works

Walker-Short E*, Buckner T*, Vigers T, Carry P, Vanderlinden LA, Dong F, Johnson RK, Yang IV, Kechris K, Rewers M, Norris JM. Epigenome-Wide Association Study of Infant Feeding and DNA Methylation in Infancy and Childhood in a Population at Increased Risk for Type 1 Diabetes. Nutrients. 2021 Nov 13;13(11):4057. doi: 10.3390/nu13114057. PubMed PMID: 34836312.

Carry PM, Vanderlinden LA, Dong F, Buckner T, Litkowski E, Vigers T, Norris JM, Kechris K. Inverse probability weighting is an effective method to address selection bias during the analysis of high dimensional data. Genetic Epidemiology. 2021 Sep;45(6):593-603. doi: 10.1002/gepi.22418. Epub 2021 Jun 15. PMID: 34130352; PMCID: PMC8376760.

Buckner T, Vanderlinden LA, DeFelice BC, Carry PM, Kechris K, Dong F, Fiehn O, Frohnert BI, Clare-Salzler M, Rewers M, Norris JM. The oxylipin profile is associated with development of type 1 diabetes: the Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young (DAISY). Diabetologia. 2021 Aug;64(8):1785-1794. doi: 10.1007/s00125-021-05457-9. Epub 2021 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 33893822.

Carry PM, Vanderlinden LA, Johnson RK, Buckner T, Fiehn O, Steck AK, Kechris K, Yang I, Fingerlin TE, Rewers M, Norris JM. Phospholipid Levels at Seroconversion Are Associated With Resolution of Persistent Islet Autoimmunity: The Diabetes Autoimmunity Study in the Young. Diabetes. 2021 Jul;70(7):1592-1601. doi: 10.2337/db20-1251. Epub 2021 Apr 16. PubMed PMID: 33863802.

Buckner T, Shao B, Eckel RH, Heinecke JW, Bornfeldt KE, Snell-Bergeon J. Association of apolipoprotein C3 with insulin resistance and coronary artery calcium in patients with type 1 diabetes. Journal of Clinical Lipidology. 2020 Oct 31. doi: 10.1016/j.jacl.2020.10.006. PubMed PMID: 33257283.

Buckner T, Vanderlinden LA, Johnson RK, DeFelice BC, Carry PM, Seifert J, Waugh K, Dong F, Fiehn O, Clare-Salzler M, Rewers M, Norris JM. Predictors of oxylipins in a healthy pediatric population. Pediatric Research. 2020 Jul 29. doi: 10.1038/s41390-020-1084-2. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7855434.

Buckner T, Fan R, Kim Y, Kim J, Chung S. Annatto Tocotrienol Attenuates NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation in Macrophages. Current developments in nutrition. 2017 Jun; doi: 10.3945/cdn.117.000760. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5998354.

Kang I, Buckner T, Shay NF, Gu L, Chung S. Improvements in Metabolic Health with Consumption of Ellagic Acid and Subsequent Conversion into Urolithins: Evidence and Mechanisms. Advances in nutrition (Bethesda, Md). 2016 Sep;7(5):961-72. doi: 10.3945/an.116.012575. Print 2016 Sep. PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5015040.

*Joint first-authors