Nathan W. Shier

Education
  • Michigan State University, Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy, 1975
Background
  • Faculty, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • National Institutes of Health Trainee
  • Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Resources, Wayne State
  • Research Assistant, Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Numar Group of Costa Rica Research Grant (Palm Oil Tocols and Carotenoids; Fatty Acid Profiles)
Biography

  • Faculty, Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • National Institutes of Health Trainee
  • Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Resources, Wayne State
  • Research Assistant, Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station
  • Numar Group of Costa Rica Research Grant (Palm Oil Tocols and Carotenoids; Fatty Acid Profiles)

Research:

Food composition; phytochemicals

Selected Publications
Shier, Nathan W., Boukari, Isbatou,Torabi, Mohammad R., & Chamberlain, Heather (1997). Zinc analyses of selected western African foods with reference to nutritional status. The Health Education Monograph Series, 15(3), 53. Warren, John R., Shier, Nathan W., Fly, Alyce D., Eklund, Susan J., Torabi, Mohammad R., & Koceja, David M. (1997). Diet and blood sugar control - the glycemic index in older persons. The Health Education Monograph Series, 15(3), 57. Fernandez, Xinia E., Shier, Nathan W., & Watkins, Bruce A. (2000). Effect of saponification method and storage time on the total carotenoid concentration of Costa Rican crude palm oil. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 13,179-187. Fernandez Rojas, Xinia E., Shier, Nathan W., & Watkins, Bruce A. (2001). Effects of processing and hybridization on the fatty acid composition of Costa Rican crude palm oil and derivatives used for human consumption. American Oil Chemists Society 92nd AOCS Annual Meeting and Expo, Minneapolis, Minnesota, S70. Shier, Nathan, Fly, Alyce, Wagner, Amy, Gumbel,Trudy, Burch, DeLynn, Orr, Michael, & Schneider, Kelly (2001). Health. Physical Education. and Recreation N220: Nutrition for Health - A Learning Guide. Pamela MacLaughlin and Suzin Snyder (Eds.). Trustees of Indiana University, Indiana University Press. Fernandez Rojas, Xinia Elena, Shier, Nathan W., & Watkins, Bruce (2002). Effects of processing and hybridization on the fatty acid composition, tocopherols, tocotrienols and carotenoid content of Costa Rican palm oil. American Oil Chemists Society IX Congreso Seccion Latinoamericana. Pawloski, Lisa R., Shier, Nathan W., Fernandez, Xinia E., & Jamison, Paul L. (2003). Examination of urinary iodine status from a sample of Malian adolescent girls. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 3(I), 20. Massad, S. J., Donohue, R., Hodge, J. J., & Shier, N. W. (2004). Nutritional supplements and college athletes: An up-to-date assessment tool. Journal for the International Council of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance, XL(3), 25.