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
Fulton, JJ, LeBlanc, TW, Cutson, TM, Porter Starr, KN, Kamal, A, Ramos, K, Freiermuth, CE, McDuffie, JR, Kosinski, A, Adam, S, Nagi, A, and Williams, JW. "Integrated outpatient palliative care for patients with advanced cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis." Palliative Medicine (November 29, 2018): 269216318812633-null.
Porter Starr, KN, McDonald, SR, Jarman, A, Orenduff, M, Sloane, R, Pieper, CF, and Bales, CW. "Markers of Renal Function in Older Adults Completing a Higher Protein Obesity Intervention and One Year Later: Findings from the MEASUR-UP Trial." Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics 37, no. 2 (April 2018): 117-129.
Payne, ME, Porter Starr, KN, Orenduff, M, Mulder, HS, McDonald, SR, Spira, AP, Pieper, CF, and Bales, CW. "Quality of Life and Mental Health in Older Adults with Obesity and Frailty: Associations with a Weight Loss Intervention." The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging 22, no. 10 (January 2018): 1259-1265.
Porter Starr, KN, Pieper, CF, Orenduff, MC, McDonald, SR, McClure, LB, Zhou, R, Payne, ME, and Bales, CW. "Improved Function With Enhanced Protein Intake per Meal: A Pilot Study of Weight Reduction in Frail, Obese Older Adults." The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 71, no. 10 (October 2016): 1369-1375.
Porter Starr, KN, McDonald, SR, Weidner, JA, and Bales, CW. "Challenges in the Management of Geriatric Obesity in High Risk Populations." Nutrients 8, no. 5 (May 4, 2016). (Review)
Myles, T, Porter Starr, KN, Johnson, KB, Sun Lee, J, Fischer, JG, and Ann Johnson, M. "Food Insecurity and Eating Behavior Relationships Among Congregate Meal Participants in Georgia." Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics 35, no. 1 (January 2016): 32-42.
Glynn, EL, Piner, LW, Huffman, KM, Slentz, CA, Elliot-Penry, L, AbouAssi, H, White, PJ, Bain, JR, Muehlbauer, MJ, Ilkayeva, OR, Stevens, RD, Porter Starr, KN, Bales, CW, Volpi, E, Brosnan, MJ, Trimmer, JK, Rolph, TP, Newgard, CB, and Kraus, WE. "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): 2324-2335.
Porter Starr, KN, and Bales, CW. "Excessive Body Weight in Older Adults." Clinics in Geriatric Medicine 31, no. 3 (August 2015): 311-326. (Review)
McDonald, SR, Porter Starr, KN, Mauceri, L, Orenduff, M, Granville, E, Ocampo, C, Payne, ME, Pieper, CF, and Bales, CW. "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." Contemporary Clinical Trials 40 (January 2015): 112-123.
Porter Starr, KN, McDonald, SR, and Bales, CW. "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): 240-250. (Review)