Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Brief Report: Weight Gain Following ART Initiation in ART-Naïve People Living With HIV in the Current Treatment Era 2021
2021 Brief Report: Differences in Types of Myocardial Infarctions Among People Aging With HIV 2021
2020 Genetic architecture of cardiometabolic risks in people living with HIVBMC Medicine.  18. 2020
2020 Patient-centered outcomes and key study procedure finalization in the pilot feasibility gout randomized trial: Comparative feasibility study in GOUt, CHerry extract versus diet modification (Mini-GOUCH) 2020
2020 A Randomized Internet-Based Pilot Feasibility and Planning Study of Cherry Extract and Diet Modification in Gout 2020
2020 A Randomized Internet-Based Pilot Feasibility and Planning Study of Cherry Extract and Diet Modification in Gout. 2020
2020 Cognitive Effects of a Ketogenic Diet on Neurocognitive Impairment in Adults Aging With HIV: A Pilot StudyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  31:312-324. 2020
2020 The PROSPER-HIV Study: A Research Protocol to Examine Relationships Among Physical Activity, Diet Intake, and Symptoms in Adults Living With HIVJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  31:346-352. 2020
2020 Turning Chutes into Ladders for Women Faculty: A Review and Roadmap for Equity in AcademiaJournal of Women's Health.  29:721-733. 2020
2020 Weight gain among treatment-naïve persons with HIV starting integrase inhibitors compared to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors or protease inhibitors in a large observational cohort in the United States and CanadaJournal of the International AIDS Society.  23. 2020
2020 Physical activity trends and metabolic health outcomes in people living with HIV in the US, 2008–2015Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases.  63:170-177. 2020
2020 Assessment of an adolescent-girl-focused nutritional educational intervention within a girls' empowerment programme: A cluster randomised evaluation in ZambiaPublic Health Nutrition2020
2020 Obesity Affects the Association of Bioelectrical Impedance Phase Angle With Mortality in People Living With HIVJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  31:51-59. 2020
2019 Cognitive Reserve over the Lifespan: Neurocognitive Implications for Aging with HIVJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  30:E109-E121. 2019
2019 Associations of food insecurity and psychosocial measures with diet quality in adults aging with HIV 2019
2019 Physical Activity Intensity is Associated with Symptom Distress in the CNICS CohortAIDS and Behavior.  23:627-635. 2019
2019 Cognitive reserve over the lifespan: Neurocognitive implications for aging with HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2019
2019 Physical functioning among patients aging with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Versus HIV uninfected: Feasibility of using the short physical performance battery in clinical care of people living with HIV aged 50 or olderOpen Forum Infectious Diseases.  6. 2019
2018 Practice Paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition Intervention and Human Immunodeficiency Virus InfectionJournal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  118:486-498. 2018
2018 Racial disparities in the prevalence and control of hypertension among a cohort of HIV-infected patients in the southeastern United StatesPLoS ONE.  13. 2018
2018 The ketogenic diet as a non-pharmacological treatment for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder: A descriptive analysis.J Psychiatry Behav Sci.  3. 2018
2017 Monocyte bioenergetic function is associated with body composition in virologically suppressed HIV-infected womenRedox Biology.  12:648-656. 2017
2017 Associations between At-Risk Alcohol Use, Substance Use, and Smoking with Lipohypertrophy and Lipoatrophy among Patients Living with HIVAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  33:534-545. 2017
2017 Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Affect Metabolic Changes Seen with ART InitiationOpen Forum Infectious Diseases.  4. 2017
2016 Higher time-updated body mass index: Association with improved CD4+ cell recovery on HIV treatment 2016
2016 Metabolic Complications and Glucose Metabolism in HIV Infection: A Review of the EvidenceCurrent HIV/AIDS Reports.  13:289-296. 2016
2016 Challenges to Healthy Eating Practices: A Qualitative Study of Non-Hispanic Black Men Living With Diabetes 2016
2016 The Silent Epidemic - Frailty and Aging with HIV.Total Patient Care HIV HCV.  1:6-17. 2016
2015 Diabetes Connect: African American Women’s Perceptions of the Community Health Worker Model for Diabetes CareJournal of Community Health.  40:905-911. 2015
2015 Body mass index and early CD4 T-cell recovery among adults initiating antiretroviral therapy in North America, 1998-2010HIV Medicine.  16:572-577. 2015
2015 Obesity is Associated with Race/Sex Disparities in Diabetes and Hypertension Prevalence, but Not Cardiovascular Disease, among HIV-Infected AdultsAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  31:898-904. 2015
2015 Physical Activity Patterns of Latina Immigrants Living in AlabamaJournal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities.  2:365-372. 2015
2015 Development of a theory-based, peer support intervention to promote weight loss among Latina immigrantsBMC Obesity.  2. 2015
2015 Diabetes Connect: African American Men's Preferences for a Community-based Diabetes Management Program 2015
2014 Metabolic consequences of HIV: Pathogenic insightsCurrent HIV/AIDS Reports.  11:35-44. 2014
2014 Home-schooled children are thinner, leaner, and report better diets relative to traditionally schooled children 2014
2014 Body mass index, depression, and condom use among HIV-infected men who have sex with men: A longitudinal moderation analysis 2014
2014 Intuitive eating practices among African-American women living with type 2 diabetes: A qualitative studyJournal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  114:889-896. 2014
2012 Multimorbidity patterns in HIV-infected patients: The role of obesity in chronic disease clustering 2012
2012 HIV infection and obesity: Where did all the wasting go?Antiviral Therapy.  17:1281-1289. 2012
2012 Genetic admixture, social-behavioural factors and body composition are associated with blood pressure differently by racial-ethnic group among childrenJournal of Human Hypertension.  26:98-107. 2012
2012 Parental feeding practices and socioeconomic status are associated with child adiposity in a multi-ethnic sample of childrenAppetite.  58:347-353. 2012
2011 Body fat and racial genetic admixture are associated with aerobic fitness levels in a multiethnic pediatric population 2011
2011 Birth weight is associated with body composition in a multiethnic pediatric cohortOpen Obesity Journal.  3:4-8. 2011
2011 African genetic admixture is associated with body composition and fat distribution in a cross-sectional study of childrenInternational Journal of Obesity.  35:60-65. 2011
2010 Associations among calcium intake, resting energy expenditure, and body fat in a multiethnic sample of childrenJournal of Pediatrics.  157:473-478. 2010
2010 Adjusting adiposity and body weight measurements for height alters the relationship with blood pressure in childrenAmerican Journal of Hypertension.  23:904-910. 2010
2010 Cost ramifications of increased reporting of detectable plasma HIV-1 RNA levels by the roche COBAS ampliprep/COBAS TaqMan HIV-1 Version 1.0 viral load test 2010
2010 The Role of European Genetic Admixture in the Etiology of the Insulin Resistance Syndrome in Children: Are the Effects Mediated by Fat Accumulation?Journal of Pediatrics.  157. 2010
2009 Uncoupling protein 2 Ala55Val polymorphism is associated with a higher acute insulin response to glucose 2009
2009 Physical fitness, activity, and insulin dynamics in early pubertal childrenPediatric Exercise Science.  21:63-76. 2009
2006 Nutritional, health and behavioral factors are associated with body composition in elderly Puerto Rican womenInternational Journal of Body Composition Research.  4:185-189. 2006
2006 Genetic admixture is associated with visceral adipose tissue in Puerto Rican womenInternational Journal of Body Composition Research.  4:137-143. 2006

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
  • Master of Science in Nutrition Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2004
  • Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics/Human Nutritional Services, Louisiana Tech University 2000
  • Full Name

  • Amanda Willig