Norman Pollock

Associate Professor

Norman Pollock

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: GPI

College of Nursing
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Population Health Science

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pediatrics

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Physiology

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Norman Pollock is an Associate Professor of Population Health Sciences with training in clinical nutrition, bone biology, endocrinology, and biostatistics. He conducts nutrition interventions in populations at risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Education

  • Ph.D., Foods, Nutrition, and Related University of Georgia, 2008

  • MS, Foods and Nutrition University of Georgia, 2004

  • BSFCS, Dietetics/ Dietitian University of Georgia, 2002

  • BSE, Health Teacher Education University of Georgia, 1998

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 Emily Quinn Pou Professional Achievement Award University of Georgia, 2016

  • 2012 ASBMR Travel Grant Award American Society of Bone & Mineral Research, 2012

  • 2012 Outstanding Young Clinical Science Faculty Award Medical College of Georgia, 2012

  • NIH Pediatric Research Extramural Award National Institutes of Health, 2012

  • 2011 ASBMR Young Investigator Award American Society of Bone & Mineral Research, 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ANAT 9020

    Seminar in Cell Bio/Anatomy
  • MEDI 5088

    Medical Scholars Program

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Associations between muscle mass, physical activity and dietary behaviour in adolescents., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and Intact Parathyroid Hormone Influence Muscle Outcomes in Children and Adolescents., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Inactive Matrix Gla Protein, Arterial Stiffness, and Endothelial Function in African American Hemodialysis Patients., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Vitamin D and bone health in very low and extremely low birth weight infants, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Phylloquinone Intake Is Associated with Cardiac Structure and Function in Adolescents., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dr. Norman Pollock's research focuses on the roles of vitamin K and vitamin K-dependent proteins on glucose regulation, lipoprotein metabolism and the inflammatory response, which may have implications for diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention.

Department Service

  • Indirect Funds Distribution Program Commitee, Georgia Prevention Institute, Dept. of Population Health Sciences, Augusta University 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Director, Georgia Prevention Institute's Bone and Body Composition Lab, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University 2016 - Present

University Service

  • Intramural Grants Program Review Committee, Augusta University 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • University Faculty Senate, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University 2010 - 2012

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Heart Association, Strategic Collaborative Grants and Renewal Grants (Study Section Member - Cardiovascular Disease and Nutrition) 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Heart Association, Oversight Advisory Committee, Children’s Strategical Focused Research Network 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Cogent Medicine 2016 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • National Institutes of Health, Early Career Reviewer program, Center for Scientific Review 2012 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Grant Proposal
  • Pediatrics & Therapeutics 2011 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor

Public Service

  • University of Georgia, Department of Foods and Nutrition Seminar 2018

    Role: Guest Speaker
  • American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions Annual Meeting 2018, Strategically Focused Children’s Research Network Seminar 2018

    Role: Guest Speaker