Kathryn Nicole Starr, PhD

Assistant Professor in Medicine
Email address kathryn.starr@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Advanced Geriatric Fellow, Durham Veterans Administration Medical Center, 2014 - 2017
  • Postdoctoral Scholar in Geriatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, 2014 - 2017
  • Ph.D., University of Georgia at Athens, 2012

Publications

Fulton, Jessica J., Thomas W. LeBlanc, Toni M. Cutson, Kathryn N. Porter Starr, Arif Kamal, Katherine Ramos, Caroline E. Freiermuth, et al. “Integrated outpatient palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis..” Palliat Med 33, no. 2 (February 2019): 123–34. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216318812633.

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30488781
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Porter Starr, Kathryn N., Shelley R. McDonald, Aubrey Jarman, Melissa Orenduff, Richard Sloane, Carl F. Pieper, and Connie W. Bales. “Markers of Renal Function in Older Adults Completing a Higher Protein Obesity Intervention and One Year Later: Findings from the MEASUR-UP Trial..” J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 37, no. 2 (April 2018): 117–29. https://doi.org/10.1080/21551197.2018.1478696.

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29924703
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Payne, M. E., K. N. Porter Starr, M. Orenduff, H. S. Mulder, S. R. McDonald, A. P. Spira, C. F. Pieper, and C. W. Bales. “Quality of Life and Mental Health in Older Adults with Obesity and Frailty: Associations with a Weight Loss Intervention..” J Nutr Health Aging 22, no. 10 (2018): 1259–65. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12603-018-1127-0.

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30498835
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Porter Starr, Kathryn N., Carl F. Pieper, Melissa C. Orenduff, Shelley R. McDonald, Luisa B. McClure, Run Zhou, Martha E. Payne, and Connie W. Bales. “Improved Function With Enhanced Protein Intake per Meal: A Pilot Study of Weight Reduction in Frail, Obese Older Adults..” J Gerontol a Biol Sci Med Sci 71, no. 10 (October 2016): 1369–75. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glv210.

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26786203
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Porter Starr, Kathryn N., Shelley R. McDonald, Julia A. Weidner, and Connie W. Bales. “Challenges in the Management of Geriatric Obesity in High Risk Populations..” Nutrients 8, no. 5 (May 4, 2016). https://doi.org/10.3390/nu8050262.

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27153084
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Myles, TaMara, Kathryn N. Porter Starr, Kristen B. Johnson, Jung Sun Lee, Joan G. Fischer, and Mary Ann Johnson. “Food Insecurity and Eating Behavior Relationships Among Congregate Meal Participants in Georgia..” J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr 35, no. 1 (2016): 32–42. https://doi.org/10.1080/21551197.2015.1125324.

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26885944
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Glynn, Erin L., Lucy W. Piner, Kim M. Huffman, Cris A. Slentz, Lorraine Elliot-Penry, Hiba AbouAssi, Phillip J. White, et al. “Impact of combined resistance and aerobic exercise training on branched-chain amino acid turnover, glycine metabolism and insulin sensitivity in overweight humans..” Diabetologia 58, no. 10 (October 2015): 2324–35. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00125-015-3705-6.

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26254576
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McDonald, Shelley R., Kathryn N. Porter Starr, Luisa Mauceri, Melissa Orenduff, Esther Granville, Christine Ocampo, Martha E. Payne, Carl F. Pieper, and Connie W. Bales. “Meal-based enhancement of protein quality and quantity during weight loss in obese older adults with mobility limitations: rationale and design for the MEASUR-UP trial..” Contemp Clin Trials 40 (January 2015): 112–23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2014.11.010.

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25461495
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Porter Starr, K. N., S. R. McDonald, and C. W. Bales. “Obesity and physical frailty in older adults: A scoping review of lifestyle intervention trials.” Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 15, no. 4 (January 1, 2014): 240–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2013.11.008.

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