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Nestlé Nutrition Institute Clinical Nutrition Fellowship for Physicians

Fellow Publications


Kim S, McClave S, Martindale RG, Miller K, Hurt R. Hypoalbuminemia and Clinical Outcomes: What is the Mechanism Behind the Relationship? (Accepted American Surgeon)

Miller K, McClave S, Heyland D, Davies A. Nutrition therapy in severe acute pancreatitis: Has clinical practice caught up with the literature?

Nguyen D, Jones C, Martindale RG. Intestinal Failure (Book Chapter)

Martindale RG, Van P, Warren M, Miller K. Surgical Nutrition 2015: Where are we ?


Hurt RT, Epp LM, Pattinson AK, Duellman WM, Corner SM, Mundi MS. Gravity Flow in Proposed Enteral Tube Small-Bore Connectors. Nutr Clin Prac. 2017;32(2):189-192.

Kozeniecki M, Codner P, Heyland DK. Identifying nutritional risk in critical illness. Current Pulmonology Reports. 2017;6:48-53.

Ludwig N, Hurt RT, Miller KR. The obesity paradox: validity and clinical implications. Current Pulmonology Reports. 2017;6:58-63.

Morris CR, Hamilton-Reeves J, Martindale RG, Sarav M, Ochoa Gautier JB. Acquired Amino Acid Deficiencies: A Focus on Arginine and Glutamine. Nutr Clin Prac 2017;32(Suppl 1):30S-47S.

Moore FA, Phillips S, McClain C, Patel JJ, Martindale R. Nutrition Support for Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression, and Catabolism Syndrome. Nutr Clin Prac 2017;32(Suppl 1):121S-127S.

Rosenthal MD, Rosenthal CM, Moore FA, Martindale RG. Persistent, Immunosuppression, Inflammation, Catabolism Syndrome and Diaphragmatic Dysfunction. Current Pulmonology Reports. 2017;6(1):54-57.

Martindale RG, Heyland DK, Rugeles SJU, Wernerman J, Weijs PJ, Patel JJ, McClave SA. Protein Kinetics and Metabolic Effects Related to Disease States in the Intensive Care Unit. Nutr Clin Pract 2017; 32(Suppl 1):21S-29S.

McClave SA, Martindale RG, Maxwell JP. Immunonutrition and Colorectal Surgery. Dis Colon Rectum 2017; 60(1):3-4.

Patel JJ, Hurt RT, McClave SA, Martindale RG. Where’s the Evidence? Crit Care Clin 2017;33(2):397-412.

Patel JJ, Mundi MS, Hurt RT, Wolfe B, Martindale RG. Micronutrient Deficiencies after Bariatric Surgery: An Emphasis on Vitamins and Trace Minierals. Nutr Clin Pract 2017; 32(4):471-480.

Ochoa J, et al. How much and what type of protein should a critically ill patient receive? NCP 2017;32(Supp 1):6S-14S.

Wernerman J, Morris C, Paddon-Jones D, Sarav M. Assessment of protein turnover. NCP 2017;32(Supp1):15S-20S.

Dickerson R, Patel J, McClain C. Protein and calorie requirements associated with presence of obesity. NCP 2017;32(Suypp1):86S-93S.

Patel J, McClainC. Sarav M, Hamilton-Reeves J, Hurt R. Protein requirements for critically ill patiens with renal and liver failures. NCP 2017;32(Supp 1):101S-111S.

Coss-Bu J, Hamilton-Reeves J, Patel J, Morris C, Hurt R. Protein requirements of the critically ill pediatric patients. NCP 2017;32(Supp 1)128S-141S.

Hurt R, et al. Summary points and consensus recommendations from the International Protein Summit. NCP 2017;32(Supp1):142S-151S.

Sarav M, McKnight C, Newberry C. Protein intake in chronic kidney disease. Curr Nutr Reports. Online First Aug 9, 2017.

Limketkai B, et al. Nutritional risk factors in the pathogenesis of parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease. Current Nutr Rep. Online First July 2017.


Bechtold ML, Mir FA, Boumitri C, Palmer LB, Evans DC, Kiraly LN, et al. Long-Term Nutrition: A Clinician's Guide to Successful Long-Term Enteral Access in Adults. Nutr Clin Pract. 2016;31(6):737-742.

Carrott P, Cherry-Bukowiec JR, Jones CM, Miller KR, Kiraly L. Nutrition Therapy in the Organ Donor: Theoretical Benefits and Barriers to Implementation. Current Nutrition Reports. 2016;5(3):199-203.

Codner PA, Shields K, Kappus M, Collier B, Rosenthal M, Martindale RG. Comparative Measures of Lean Body Tissues in the Clinical Setting. Current Nutrition Reports. 2016;5(3):191-8.

Codner PA, Patel J, Rosenthal M, Carrot P, McClave SA. Fluid Management, Volume Overload, and Gastrointestinal Tolerance in the Perioperative Period. Current Surgery Reports. 2016;4(4):12.

Daley BJ, Cherry-Bukowiec J, Van Way CW, 3rd, et al. Current Status of NutritionTraining in Graduate Medical Education From a Survey of Residency Program Directors: A Formal Nutrition Education Course Is Necessary. JPEN  2016;40(1):95-99.

Epp L, Lammert L, Vallumsetla N, Hurt RT, Mundi MS. Use of Blenderized Tube Feeding in Adult and Pediatric Home Enteral Nutrition Patients. Nutr Clin Prac 2016;32(2):201-205.

Evans DC, Forbes R, Jones C, Cotterman R, Njoku C, Thongrong C, et al. Continuous versus bolus tube feeds: Does the modality affect glycemic variability, tube feeding volume, caloric intake, or insulin utilization? Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci. 2016;6(1):9-15.

Frantz DJ, McClave SA, Hurt RT, Miller K, Martindale RG. Cross-Sectional Study of U.S. Interns' Perceptions of Clinical Nutrition Education. JPEN. 2016; 40(4):529-535.

Grout A, McClave SA, Jampolis MB, Krueger K, Hurt RT, Landes S, Kiraly L. Basic Principles of Sports Nutrition. Curr Nutr Rep.5:(3):213-222. 

Hurt RT, McClave SA. Nutritional Assessment in Primary Care. The Medical clinics of North America. Nov 2016;100(6):1169-1183.

Hurt RT, Miller KR, Patel J, Codner P, Mundi MS. Universal Small Bore Connectors (ENFit) for Enteral Access: Implications for Clinical Practice. Curr Nutr Rep.2016;5(3)240-244. DOI: 10.1007/s13668-016-0173-7 

Jampolis MB, Rothkopf MM, Li Z, et al. Principles of Healthful Eating. Current Nutrition Reports. 2016;5(3):180-190.

Kappus MR, Mendoza MS, Nguyen D, Medici V, McClave SA. Sarcopenia in Patientswith Chronic Liver Disease: Can It Be Altered by Diet and Exercise? Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2016;18(8):43.

Kappus M, Diamond S, Hurt RT, Martindale R. Intestinal Failure: New Definition and Clinical Implications. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2016;18(9):48.

Kozeniecki M, McAndrew N, Patel JJ. Process-Related Barriers to Optimizing Enteral Nutrition in a Tertiary Medical Intensive Care Unit. Nutr Clin Prac. 2016 Feb;31(1):80-5.

Landes S, McClave SA, Frazier TH, Lowen CC, Hurt RT. Indirect Calorimetry: Is it Required to Maximize Patient Outcome from Nutrition Therapy? Curr Nutr Rep.2016;5(3):233-239. 

Limketkai BN, Orandi BJ, Luo X, Segev DL, Colombel JF. Mortality and Rates of Graft Rejection or Failure Following Intestinal Transplantation in Patients With vs Without Crohn's Disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016;14(11):1574-81.

Limketkai BN, Bechtold ML, Nguyen DL. Vitamin D and the Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Current Gastroenterology Reports. 2016 Oct;18(10):52.

Limketkai BN, Parian AM, Shah ND, Colombel JF. Short Bowel Syndrome and Intestinal Failure in Crohn's Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 May;22(5):1209-18. 

Lollar D, Collier B. Nutrition Therapy in Shock. Current Surgery Reports. 2016;4(12):42.

McClave SA, Codner P, Patel J, Hurt RT, Allen K, Martindale RG. Should We Aim for Full Enteral Feeding in the First Week of Critical Illness? Nutr Clin Pract. 2016;31(4):425-431.

McKinney TJ, Patel JJ, Benns MV, Nash NA, Miller KR. Vitamin D Status and Supplementation in the Critically Ill. Current gastroenterology reports. 2016;18(4):18.

Medici V, McClave SA, Miller KR. Common Medications Which Lead to Unintended Alterations in Weight Gain or Organ Lipotoxicity. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2016;18(1):2.

Miller KR, McClave SA, Jampolis MB, Hurt RT, Krueger K, Collier B. The Health Benefits of Exercise and Physical Activity. Curr Nutr Rep.2016;5(3):204-212.

Mundi MS, Shah M, Hurt RT. When Is It Appropriate to Use Glutamine in Critical Illness? Nutr Clin Pract. 2016;31(4):445-450.

Mundi MS, Epp L, Hurt RT. Increased Force Required With Proposed Standardized Enteral Feed Connector in Blenderized Tube Feeding. Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Apr 18 2016.

Mundi MS, Edakkanambeth Varayil J, McMahon MT, Hurt RT. Accuracy of Intravenous Electrocardiography Confirmation of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter for Parenteral Nutrition. Nutr in Clin Prac. Apr 2016;31(2):207-210.

Mundi MS, Vallumsetla N, Davidson JB, McMahon MT, Bonnes SL, Hurt RT. Use of Home Parenteral Nutrition in Post-Bariatric Surgery-Related Malnutrition. JPEN. 2016. Doi: 10.1177/0148607116649222 

Nguyen DL, Limketkai B, Medici V, Saire Mendoza M, Palmer L, Bechtold M. Nutritional Strategies in the Management of Adult Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Dietary Considerations from Active Disease to Disease Remission. Current gastroenterology reports. 2016 Oct;18(10):55.

Parian A, Limketkai BN. Dietary Supplement Therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Curr Pharm Des. 2016;22(2):180-8.

Patel C, Omer E, Diamond SJ, McClave SA. Can Nutritional Assessment Tools Predict Response to Nutritional Therapy? Curr Gastroenterol Rep. Apr 2016;18(4):15.

Patel JJ, Kha V, Butler D, Kozeniecki M, Martindale R, Allen K. Organ-Specific Nutrition: One for the History Books or Still an Active Player? Current Surgery Reports. 2016;4(8):28.

Patel JJ, Rosenthal MD, Miller KR, Martindale RG. The gut in trauma. Current opinion in critical care. 2016 Aug;22(4):339-46.

Patel JJ, Rosenthal MD, Miller KR, Codner P, Kiraly L, Martindale RG. The Critical Care Obesity Paradox and Implications for Nutrition Support. Current gastroenterology reports. 2016 Sep;18(9):45.

Patel JJ, Miller KR, Rosenthal C, Rosenthal MD. When Is It Appropriate to Use Arginine in Critical Illness? Nutr in Clin Prac 2016;31(4):438-44.

Patel JJ, Codner P. Controversies in Critical Care Nutrition Support. Crit Care Clin. 2016 Apr;32(2):173-89.

Patel JJ, Kozeniecki M, Biesboer A, Peppard W, Ray AS, Thomas S, et al. Early Trophic Enteral Nutrition Is Associated With Improved Outcomes in Mechanically Ventilated Patients With Septic Shock: A Retrospective Review. J Intensive Care Med. 2016;31(7):471-7.

Rosenthal MD, Carrott PW, Patel J, Kiraly L, Martindale RG. Parenteral or Enteral Arginine Supplementation Safety and Efficacy. J Nutr. 2016;146(12):2594S-2600S.

Rosenthal MD, Brakenridge S, Rosenthal CM, Moore FA. Nutritional Support in the Setting of Persistent Inflammation, Immunosuppression, and Catabolism Syndrome (PICS). Current Surgery Reports. [journal article]. 2016;4(9):32.

Rosenthal M, et al. The evolution of nutritional support in longterm ICU patients: From multisystem organ failure ot persistent inflammation immunonutrition catabolism syndrome. Minerva Anestisiol 2016;82(1):84-96. 

Weaver JL, Matheson PJ, Hurt RT, et al. Direct Peritoneal Resuscitation Alters Hepatic miRNA Expression after Hemorrhagic Shock. J Am Coll Surg. Jul 2016;223(1):68-75.

Ziegler TR, May AK, Hebbar G, Easley KA, Griffith DP, Dave N, Collier B, et al. Efficacy and Safety of Glutamine-supplemented Parenteral Nutrition in Surgical ICU Patients: An American Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial. Ann Surg.  2016 Apr;263(4):646-55.


Cannon R, Evans D, Eng M, Davis E, Farmer D, Jones C. Intestinal Rehabilitation. Curr Surg Rep. 2015;3(10):1-5.

Correia M, Martindale R. The Safety of Arginine in the Critically Ill Patient: What Does the Current Literature Show? Curr Nutr Rep. 2015;4(3):230-235. 

Diamond S, Medici V, Rice T, Miller K. Should We Stop Using Gastric Residual Volumes? Curr Nutr Rep. 2015;4(3):236-241. 

Garcia N, McClave S, Bozeman M, Miller K, Harbrecht B, Franklin G. Emerging Concepts in Critical Care Nutrition and the Provision of Enteral Nutrition Support. Curr Surg Rep. 2015;3(11):1-6.

Hurt RT, McClave SA,  Frazier TH, Minhas M, Lowen CC, Stout A, Matheson PJ,  Evans D, Jones C,  Franklin GA. Targeted physician education positively impacts delivery of nutrition therapy and patient outcomes: Results of a prospective clinical trial. JPEN 2015;39(8):948-952.

Martindale RG, Warren M, Diamond S, Kiraly L. Nutritional Therapy for Critically Ill Patients. Nestle Nutrition Institute workshop series. Nov 2015;82:103-116.

Nguyen DL, Palmer LB, Nguyen ET, McClave SA, Martindale RG, Bechtold ML.Specialized enteral nutrition therapy in Crohn's disease patients on maintenance infliximab therapy: a meta-analysis. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul;8(4):168-75.  

Rosenthal MD, Vanzant EL, Martindale RG, Moore FA. Evolving paradigms in the nutritional support of critically ill surgical patients. Current problems in surgery. Apr 2015;52(4):147-182.

Singh S, Suresh S, McClave SA, Cave M. Treating Every Needle in the Haystack: Hyperammonemic Encephalopathy and Severe Malnutrition After Bariatric Surgery-A Case Report and Review of the Literature. JPEN. 2015;39(8):977-985.

Solomon M, Allen K, Mendoza M, Cavallazzi R. What Is the Role of Nutrition Therapy in the Management of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patient? Curr Nutr Rep. 2015;4(3):220-229. 

Wolf WA, Kiraly L, Ireton-Jones C. Incorporating FODMAP Dietary Restrictions: Help or Hype? Curr Nutr Rep. 2015;4(3):214-219.


Bechtold ML, McClave SA, Palmer LB, Nguyen DL, Urben LM, Martindale RG. Pharmacologic Treatment of Short Bowel Syndrome: New Tricks and Novel Agents. Current Gastro Reports. 2014;16:392.

Bechtold MC, Nguyen DL, Palmer LB, Kiraly LN, Martindale RG,  McClave SA. Nasal Bridles for Securing Nasoenteric Tubes:  A Meta-Analysis. Nutrition Clinical Practice 2014;29:667-671.

Bozeman, et al. When can nutritional therapy impact liver disease?  Curr Gastro Reports 2014;16:411.

Desai SV, McClave SA, Rice TW. Nutrition in the ICU: An Evidence-Based Approach. Chest  2014; 145 (5):1148-1157.

Evans DC, et al. Nutrition optimization prior to surgery. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2014;29(1):10-21.

Hurt RT, Edakkanambeth Varayil J, Ebbert JO. New pharmacological treatments for the management of obesity. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. Jun 2014;16(6):394. 

Hurt RT, Edakkanambeth Varayil J, Mundi MS, Martindale RG, Ebbert JO. Designation of obesity as a disease: lessons learned from alcohol and tobacco. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. Nov 2014;16(11):415.

Hurt RT, Frazier TH, McClave SA. Pharmaconutrition for the Treatment of Obesity. In: G.E. Mullin. Integrative Weight Management: A Guide for Clinicians, Nutrition and Health. New York: Springer; 2014. DOI:10.1007/978-1-4939-0548-5_22.

Kiraly L, McClave SA, Neel D, Martindale RG, Hurt RT. Physician Nutrition Education. Nutrition Clinical Practice. 2014;29(3):332-337.

McClave SA, Frazier TH, Hurt RT, Kiraly L, Martindale RG. Obesity, inflammation, and pharmaconutrition in critical illness. Nutrition. 2014 Apr; 30(4):492-4. Epub 2013 Nov 01. 

McClave SA, Saad MA, Esterle M, Anderson M, Jotautas AE, Franklin GA, Heyland DK, Hurt RT. Volume-Based Feeding in the Critically Ill Patient. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2014 Jun 18. PMID:24941950. DOI:10.1177/0148607114540004. 

McClave SA, Frazier, TH, Vermani SD, Hurt RT. Obesity in Critical Illness, Implications for Nutrition Therapy. In: Kushner RF, Still CD. Nutrition and Bariatric Surgery CRC Press; 2015. p. 255-264. 

Miller KR, Benns M, Kiraly L, Martindale, RG, McClave SA. A tutorial on enteral access in adult patients in the hospitalized setting. JPEN 2014;38(3):282-295. 

Palmer L, McClave S, Bechtold M, Nguyen D, Martindale RG, Evans D. Tips and Tricks for Deep Jejunal Enteral Access: Modifying Techniques to Maximize Success. Curr Gastro Reports 2014;16:409.

Urben J, et al. Bugs or drugs: Are probiotics safe for use in the critically ill?  Curr Gastro Reports 2014;16:388.


Allen KS, Mehta I, Cavallazzi R. When does nutrition impact respiratory function? Current Gastro Reports 2013;15(6):327-35.

Cherry-Bukowiec JR. Optimizing nutrition therapy to enhance mobility in criticallly ill patients. Crit Care Nurs Q. 2013;36(1):28-36.

Lawson CM, Daley BJ, Sams VG, Martindale RG, Kudsk KA, Miller KR.  Factors That Impact Patient Outcome: Nutrition Assessment. JPEN 2013;37:30S-38S.

Martindale RG, Deveney CW, Bubenik S, Desai S. Metabolic and Anatomic Complications Following Bariatric Surgery, In Common Problems in Acute Care Surgery, L.J. Moore (Ed), Springer Science & Business Media, 2013, New York, NY.

Martindale RG, McClave SA, Taylor B, Lawson CM.  Perioperative Nutrition:  What is the Current landscape?  JPEN 2013;37:5S-20S.

Martindale RG, McClave SA, Warren M, Desai S. Influence of the intestinal microbiota on the the critically ill patient, in Intestinal Microbiota in Health and Disease, P. Marteau, E. Shiffrin (Eds), CRC Press, 2013:293-306.

Maxwell PJ, Montgomery SC, Cavalazzi R, Martindale RG. What micronutrient deficiencies should be considered in distinct neurological disorders? Current Gastro Reports 2013; 15(7):331-36.

McClave SA, Kozar RA, Martindale RG, Heyland DK, Lawson CM, Miller KR.  Summary Points and Consensus Recommendations from the North American Surgical Nutrition Summit. JPEN 2013;37:99S-105S.

McClave SA, Martindale RG, Kiraly L.  The use of indirect calorimetry in the intensive care unit.  Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 2013 Mar;16(2):202-208.

McClave SA, et al. Appropriate use of parenteral nutrition through the perioperative period. JPEN 2013;37(Supp1):73S-82S.

Miller KR, Wischmeyer PE, Taylor B, McClave SA. An Evidence-Based Approach to Perioperative Nutrition Support in the Elective Surgery patient.  JPEN 2013;37:39S-50S.

Pierre JF, Heneghan AF, Lawson CM, Wischmeyer PE, Kozar RA, Kudsk KA.  Pharmaconutrition Review: Physiologic Mechanisms. JPEN 2013;37:51S-65S.


Collier B, Cherry-Bukowice J, Mills M. Trauma, Surgery, and Burns. In: Mueller C, et al, eds. ASPEN Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum. 2nd ed. A.S.P.E.N. 2012:392-411.

Frantz D, Munroe C, et al. Gastrointestinal Disease. In: Mueller C, et al, eds. ASPEN Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum. 2nd ed. A.S.P.E.N. 2012:426-453.

Frantz D. Neurologic complications of bariatric surgery: Involvement of central, peripheral and enteric nervous systems. Curr Gastroenterololgy Rep. 2012;14(4):367-372.

Gee A. Kiraly L, McCarthy M, Martindale R. Nutrition support therapy in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2012;14(4):349-335.

Heineman J, Bubenik S, McClave S, Martindale R. Fighting fire with fire: Is it time to use probiotics to manage bacterial disease? Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2012;14:343-348.

Miller K, Bozeman M. Nutrition therapy issues in esophageal cancer. Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2012;14:356-366.

Miller K, Kiraly L, Martindale R. Critical Care Sepsis. In: Mueller C, et al, eds. ASPEN Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum. 2nd ed. A.S.P.E.N. 2012:377-391.

Powell N, Collier B. Nutrition and the open abdomen. NCP. 2012;27:499-506.


Caddell K, Martindale R, McClave S, Miller K. Can the intestinal dysmotility of critical illness be differentiated from postoperative ileus? Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2011;13:358-367.

Frantz D, Munroe C, McClave S, Martindale R. Current perception of nutrition education in U.S. medical schools.  Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2011;13:376-379

Lawson C, Miller K, Smith V, McClave S. Appropriate protein and specific amino acid delivery can improve patient outcome: Fact or fantasy? Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2011;13:380-387.

Martindale R, DeLegge M, McClave S, Monroe, C, Smith V, Kiraly L. Nutrition delivery for obese ICU patients: Delivery issues, lack of Guidelines, and missed opportunities. JPEN.  2011;35(Supp 1):80S-87S.(Suppl 1):80S-87S. 

Miller K, Lawson C, Smith V, Harbrecht B. CHO provision in the era of tight glucose control. Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2011;13:388-394.

Miller R, Kiraly L, Lowen, C, Martindale M, McClave S. CAN WE FEED? A mnemonic to merge nutrition and intensive care assessment of the critically ill. JPEN. 2011;35(5):643-659.

Munroe C, Frantz D, Martindale R, McClave S. The optimal lipid formulation in enteral feeding in illness: Clinical update and review of the literature. Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2011;13:368-375.

Neel D, McClave S, Martindale R. Hypoalbuminemia in the peri-operative period: Clinical significance and management options. Best Practice in Clinical Anesthesiology 2011;25(3):395-400.


Miller K, McClave S. Clinical trials report: PN in the critically ill. Curr Gastroenterology Rep. 2010;12:231-235