|Current Professional Activities:|
Dr. Brannon presently serves as a member of the Institute of Medicine Food and Nutrition Board the IOM WIC Food Package Review Committee, the National Agricultural Research, Education, Extension and Economics Advisory Board, the Steering Committee for the International Vitamin D Standardization Program and the Public Policy Committee of the American Society for Nutrition. Key past service includes the Institute of Medicine Dietary Reference Intakes for Calcium and Vitamin D Committee, co-chairing the Federal Trans Agency Vitamin D Working Group as a Visiting Professor in the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, the NIH Consensus Panel on Lactose Intolerance, the NIH State of the Science Panel on Multivitamin/mineral Supplements and Chronic Disease Prevention, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases Special Study Section, the NIH Nutrition Study Section, FASEB Science Policy Committee, past-chair of the American Society for Nutrition's Nutrition Council, and past Chair of the Board of Human Sciences of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges.
IOM Committee to Review the WIC Food Packages, Food and Nutrition Board (2015) Review of WIC Food Packages: Proposed Framework for Revisions: Interim Report. Rasmussen KM, Latulippe ME, Yaktine AL (Eds), National Academies Press, Washington, DC.
Jiang X, Jones S, Andrew B, Ganti A, Giallourou M, Brannon PM, Roberson M,
Caudill M. (2014) Choline inadequacy impairs trophoblast function and vascularization in cultured human placental trophoblasts. J Cell Physiol. 229(8):1016-27.
Hansen JG, Tang W, Hootman K, Brannon, PM, Houston DK, Kritchevsky SB, Harris T, Garcia M, Lohman MK, Liu Y, De Boer I, Kesterhaum B, Robinson-Cohen C, Sissovik DS for MESA, Cassano PA (2014) Genetic and environmental predictors are associated with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in African-Americans in the Healt, Aging and Body Composition Study. J Nutr (in press). (in press).
Brannon, P.M., Taylor, C. L, Coates, P.M. (2014) Use and Applications of Systematic Reviews in Public Health Nutrition. Annu Rev Nutr 34:401-19.
Brannon PM, Mayne ST, Murphy SP, Taylor CL (2014)Vitamin D supplementation in African Americans: dose-response. Am J Clin Nutr. 100(3):982-4.
Jiang X, Bar HY, Yan J, Jones, S, Brannon PM, West AA, Berry CA, Ganti A, Pressman E, Devapatle S, Vermeylen F, Wells, MT, Caudill MA . A higher maternal choline intake among third trimester pregnant women lowers placental and circulating concentrations of the antiangiogenic factor fms-like tyrosine kinase -1 (sFLT2). FASEB J 2013;27(3):1245-53.
Brannon PM. Key questions in vitamin D research. Scand J Clin Lab Invest 2012; 243 Suppl:154-62.