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  • Dr. Pollock is a nutritionist and bone biologist whose research studies pertain to childhood growth and nutrition, body composition, skeletal metabolism, and bone mineral accretion and structural development across the lifespan. He has training in the fields of clinical nutrition, bone biology, endocrinology, and biostatistics. Dr. Pollock has clinical trial experience conducting diet and exercise interventions in children and adults at risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes. The major focus in Dr. Pollock's laboratory is to determine the role of vitamin K-dependent proteins in the development of insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, and vascular dysfunction, which may have implications for diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention.

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Research Output 2006 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Associations between muscle mass, physical activity and dietary behaviour in adolescents

Hao, G., Pollock, N. K., Harris, R. A., Gutin, B., Su, S. & Wang, X., Mar 2019, In : Pediatric Obesity. 14, 3, e12471.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adolescent Behavior
Skeletal Muscle

Exercise effects on arterial stiffness and heart health in children with excess weight: The SMART RCT

Davis, C. L., Litwin, S. E., Pollock, N. K., Waller, J. L., Zhu, H., Dong, Y., Kapuku, G., Bhagatwala, J., Harris, R. A., Looney, J., Williams, C. F., Armento, A., Schmidt, M. D. & Bassali, R., Nov 21 2019, In : International Journal of Obesity.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vascular Stiffness
Weights and Measures
Blood Pressure
Open Access
Pediatric Obesity
Postpartum Period
Weight Gain
Blood Pressure

Proportionality at birth and left ventricular hypertrophy in healthy adolescents

Sawyer, A. A., Pollock, N. K., Gutin, B., Weintraub, N. L. & Stansfield, B. K., May 1 2019, In : Early Human Development. 132, p. 24-29 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Left Ventricular Function
Weights and Measures

Alanine aminotransferase levels are associated with cardiometabolic risk factors in Hispanic/Latino farmworkers

Raed, A., Pollock, N. K., Bhagatwala, J., Cromer, P. R., Mazzoli, A. J., Zhu, H., Francisco, T., Bilz, J., Azevedo, R., Clarke, J., Lee, S., Murugappan, A., Pasham, V., Stewart, D., Dong, Y., Huang, Y., Parikh, S., Layman, D. & Dong, Y., Feb 28 2018, In : Journal of Environment and Health Science. 4, 1, p. 20-25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle



Outstanding Young Clinical Science Faculty Award

Norman K. Pollock (Recipient), Apr 11 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Pediatric Research Extramural Award, Loan Repayment Program

Norman K. Pollock (Recipient), Sep 1 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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University of Georgia's Emily Quinn Pou Professional Achievement Award

Norman K. Pollock (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


Young Investigator Annual Meeting Travel Award

Norman K. Pollock (Recipient), Oct 16 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Young Investigator Award

Norman K. Pollock (Recipient), Oct 12 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)