Carrie P. Earthman

Carrie P. Earthman, PhD, RDN


Office Location:
324 Tower at STAR


  • PhD, University of Arizona, 1999

Research Interests

Body composition, energy metabolism and nutrition assessment in chronic and acute illness



  1. Earthman CP, Wolfe RR, and Heymsfield SB.  Dudrick research symposium 2015 – lean tissue and protein in health and disease: key targets and assessment strategies. JPEN 2017;41(2): 226 – 237.  DOI: 10.1177/0148607115619599.
  2. Beckman LB and Earthman CP.  Nutritional implications of bariatric surgery and the role of registered dietitians.  J Acad Nutr Diet 2013;113(3):398-399.  DOI: 10.1016/j.jand.2012.11.017.
  3. Baracos V, Caserotti P, Earthman CP, Fields D, Gallagher D, Hall KD, Heymsfield SB, Muller MJ, Rosen AN, Pichard C, Redman LM, Shen W, Shepherd JA, and Thomas D.  Advances in the science and application of body composition measurement.  JPEN 2012;36: 96-107.  DOI: 10.1177/0148607111417448.
  4.  1.Compher C, Jain AK, Nichol PF, Blackmer A, Earthman C, Evans DC, McCarthy MS, Taylor B, Mehta N.  Research agenda 2018:  The American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.  JPEN 2018;42(5): 838 – 844.  DOI: 10.1002/jpen.1312.
  1. Smith C, Heidelberger L, Robinson-O-Brien R, Earthman C, Robien K. Authors’ Response to Letter to the Editor: Questioning the Definition of Sustainable Agriculture. J Acad Nutr Diet 2017; 117(11): 1725-1726. 
  2. Kuchnia A, Huizenga R, Frankenfield D, Matthie JR, and Earthman CP. Letter to the Editor: Overstated metabolic adaptation after “The Biggest Loser” intervention. Obesity 2016;24: 2025. 
  3. Heyland D, Earthman C, Compher C. Comment & Response: Acute muscle wasting among critically ill patients. JAMA 2014;311(6): 621.

Beckman LM and Earthman CP. Alterações na regulação neuroendocrina do balanço energético após a cirurgia bariátrica (Alterations in the neuroendocrine regulation of energy balance after bariatric surgery). In: Netto BDM, Dâmaso A, Bettini SC, eds. Obesidade Mórbida Manejo Clínico e Interdisciplinar (Morbid Obesity Clinical and Interdisciplinary Management). São Paulo, Brazil: Editora Unifesp 2018. Written in English, Translated into Portuguese for publication. ISBN 978-85-5571-021-6.