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Hire Dr. NITIN S.
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Epidemiologist with a medical degree with 10 years of research experience and publishing 280 peer reviewed manuscripts

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Clinical Trial Documentation, Technical Writing
Research Market Research, Feasibility Study, Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review, Secondary Data Collection
Consulting Scientific and Technical Consulting
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Algorithm Design-Non ML
Product Development Formulation
Work Experience

Assistant Professor

University of South Carolina

August 2014 - Present



University of South Carolina

April 2010 - August 2014

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Nitin Shivappa, Mohammad Ariya, Hadi Raeisi Shahraki, Mojtaba Farjam, Elham Ehrampoush, Ehsan Bahramali, Reza Homayounfar, James R. Hebert (2020). Dietary inflammatory index and metabolic syndrome in Iranian population (Fasa Persian Cohort Study) . Scientific Reports.
Nitin Shivappa, Natália Oliveira Pereira, Carolina Abreu de Carvalho, Naiara Sperandio, Karla Danielle Silva Marques, Poliana Cristinande de Almeida Fonseca, James R. Hébert, Ana Karina Teixeira da Cunha França (2020). FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE INFLAMMATORY POTENTIAL OF THE BRAZILIAN POPULATION’S DIET . British Journal of Nutrition.
Nitin Shivappa, Marilena Vitale, Ilaria Calabrese, Elena Massimino, James R. Hebert, Stefania Auciello, Sara Grioni, Vittorio Krogh, Giovanni Sartore, Stefano Signorini, et al. (2020). Dietary inflammatory index score, glucose control and cardiovascular risk factors profile in people with type 2 diabetes . International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition.
Nitin Shivappa, Camila Niclis, James R. Hébert, Natalia Tumas, María del Pilar Díaz (2020). The Inflammatory Potential of Diet is Associated with Breast Cancer Risk in Urban Argentina: A Multilevel Analysis . Nutrition and Cancer.
Nitin Shivappa, Guo‐Chao Zhong, Kang Wang, Yang Peng, James R. Hébert, You‐Qi‐Le Wu, Jian‐Ping Gong(2020). Dietary inflammatory index and incidence of and death from primary liver cancer: A prospective study of 103,902 American adults . International Journal of Cancer. Wiley
Nitin Shivappa, Michael D Wirth, Angela Jessup, Gabrielle Turner-McGrievy, Thomas G Hurley, James R Hébert(2020). Changes in Dietary Inflammatory Potential Predict Changes in Sleep Quality Metrics, but Not Sleep Duration . Sleep. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
Nitin Shivappa, Lara Gomes Suhett, Helen Hermana Miranda Hermsdorff, Bruna Clemente Cota, Sarah Aparecida Vieira Ribeiro, James R. Hébert, Sylvia do Carmo Castro Franceschini, Juliana Farias de Novaes (2020). Dietary inflammatory potential, cardiometabolic risk and inflammation in children and adolescents: a systematic review . Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition.
Nitin Shivappa, Mavil May Cervo, James R. Hebert, Wendy H. Oddy, Tania Winzenberg, Saliu Balogun, Feitong Wu, Peter Ebeling, Dawn Aitken, Graeme Jones, et al.(2020). Longitudinal associations between dietary inflammatory index and musculoskeletal health in community-dwelling older adults . Clinical Nutrition. 39. (2). p. 516--523. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, Carolina Assis Silva, Izabela Da Silva Santos, James R. Hebert, Lívia Castro Crivellenti, Daniela Saes Sartorelli (2019). The role of food processing in the inflammatory potential of diet during pregnancy . Revista de Saúde Pública.
Nitin Shivappa, James R. Hébert, Faezeh Mirsafa, Bahram Rashidkhani(2019). Increased Inflammatory Potential of Diet Is Associated with Increased Risk of Bladder Cancer in an Iranian Case-Control Study . Nutrition and Cancer. 71. (7). p. 1086--1093. Informa {UK} Limited
I. Gardeazabal, M. Ruiz-Canela, R. Sánchez-Bayona, A. Romanos-Nanclares, J.M. Aramendía-Beitia, N. Shivappa, J.R. Hébert, M.A. Martínez-González, E. Toledo(2019). Dietary inflammatory index and incidence of breast cancer in the {SUN} project . Clinical Nutrition. 38. (5). p. 2259--2268. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, Lauren C Peres, James R Hebert, Bo Qin, Kristin A Guertin, Elisa V Bandera, Tareq F Camacho, Deanna Chyn, Anthony J Alberg, Jill S Barnholtz-Sloan, et al.(2019). Prediagnostic Proinflammatory Dietary Potential Is Associated with All-Cause Mortality among African-American Women with High-Grade Serous Ovarian Carcinoma . The Journal of Nutrition. 149. (9). p. 1606--1616. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
Nitin Shivappa, Emiko Okada, Toru Shirakawa, Kenji Wakai, Koji Suzuki, Chigusa Date, Hiroyasu Iso, James R Hébert, Akiko Tamakoshi(2019). Dietary Inflammatory Index Is Associated with Risk of All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality but Not with Cancer Mortality in Middle-Aged and Older Japanese Adults . The Journal of Nutrition. 149. (8). p. 1451--1459. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
Nitin Shivappa, Lana M. Agraib, Mohammed Azab, Abdel-Ellah Al-Shudifat, Sabika S. Allehdan, James R Hebert, Reema Tayyem(2019). Dietary inflammatory index and odds of coronary artery disease in a case-control study from Jordan . Nutrition. 63-64. p. 98--105. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, Giulia Accardi, Matteo Di Maso, James R. Hébert, Lucia Fratino, Maurizio Montella, Carlo La Vecchia, Calogero Caruso, Diego Serraino, Massimo Libra, et al.(2019). Dietary inflammatory index and cancer risk in the elderly: A pooled-analysis of Italian case-control studies . Nutrition. 63-64. p. 205--210. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, Mark A. Guinter, Anwar T. Merchant, Fred K. Tabung, Michael D. Wirth, Thomas G. Hurley, James R. Hebert, Xuemei Sui, Steven N. Blair, Susan E. Steck(2019). Adiposity does not modify the effect of the dietary inflammatory potential on type 2 diabetes incidence among a prospective cohort of men . Journal of Nutrition {\&} Intermediary Metabolism. p. 100095. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, Carolina A. Carvalho, Antônio Augusto M. Silva, Maria Cecília F. Assunção, Poliana Cristina A. Fonseca, Marco Antonio Barbieri, Heloisa Bettiol, James R Hébert(2019). The dietary inflammatory index and insulin resistance or metabolic syndrome in young adults . Nutrition. 58. p. 187--193. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, Matthew C. Lohman, Nicholas V. Resciniti, Michael D. Wirth, James R. Hébert(2019). Obesity, Dietary inflammation, and Frailty among Older Adults: Evidence from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey . Journal of Nutrition in Gerontology and Geriatrics. 38. (1). p. 18--32. Informa {UK} Limited
Nitin Shivappa, Michael D. Wirth, Cory Robinson, E. Angela Murphy, James R. Hébert(2019). The dietary inflammatory index is associated with gastrointestinal infection symptoms in the national health and nutrition examination survey . International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. p. 1--10. Informa {UK} Limited
Nitin Shivappa, James R Hébert, Michael D Wirth, James R Hussey, Thomas G Hurley(2019). OUP} accepted manuscript . Advances in Nutrition: An International Review Journal. Oxford University Press ({OUP})
Nitin Shivappa, Daria M. McMahon, James B. Burch, James R. Hébert, James W. Hardin, Jiajia Zhang, Michael D. Wirth, Shawn D. Youngstedt, Steven J. Jacobsen, Bette Caan, et al.(2019). Diet-related inflammation and risk of prostate cancer in the California Men{\textquotesingle}s Health Study . Annals of Epidemiology. 29. p. 30--38. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, Renwei Wang, James R. Hébert, Aizhen Jin, Woon-Puay Koh, Jian Min Yuan(2018). Association between inflammatory potential of diet and risk of lung cancer among smokers in a prospective study in Singapore . European Journal of Nutrition. 58. (7). p. 2755--2766. Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Nitin Shivappa, Saba Jalali, James R. Hébert, Zeinab Heidari, Azita Hekmatdoost, Bahram Rashidkhani(2018). Dietary Inflammatory Index and Odds of Breast Cancer in a Case-Control Study from Iran . Nutrition and Cancer. 70. (7). p. 1034--1042. Informa {UK} Limited
Nitin Shivappa, Angela L. Mazul, James R. Hébert, Susan E. Steck, Nidia Rodriguez‐Ormaza, Mark Weissler, Andrew F. Olshan, Jose P. Zevallos(2018). Proinflammatory diet is associated with increased risk of squamous cell head and neck cancer . International Journal of Cancer. 143. (7). p. 1604--1610. Wiley
Nitin Shivappa, Marialaura Bonaccio, James R. Hebert, Augusto Di Castelnuovo, Simona Costanzo, Emilia Ruggiero, George Pounis, Maria Benedetta Donati, Giovanni de Gaetano, Licia Iacoviello, et al.(2018). Association of proinflammatory diet with low-grade inflammation: results from the Moli-sani study . Nutrition. 54. p. 182--188. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, James R. Hébert, Martina Taborelli, Antonella Zucchetto, Maurizio Montella, Massimo Libra, Carlo La Vecchia, Diego Serraino, Jerry Polesel(2018). Association between dietary inflammatory index and Hodgkin{\textquotesingle}s lymphoma in an Italian case-control study . Nutrition. 53. p. 43--48. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, Camila Niclis, Julia Becaria Coquet, María D. Román, James R. Hébert, María del Pilar Diaz(2018). Increased inflammatory potential of diet is associated with increased odds of prostate cancer in Argentinian men . Cancer Causes {\&} Control. 29. (9). p. 803--813. Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Nitin Shivappa, Jiali Zheng, Anwar T. Merchant, Michael D. Wirth, Jiajia Zhang, Samuel O. Antwi, Azza Shoaibi, Rachael Z. Stolzenberg-Solomon, James R. Hebert, Susan E. Steck(2018). Inflammatory potential of diet and risk of pancreatic cancer in the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian ({PLCO}) Cancer Screening Trial . International Journal of Cancer. 142. (12). p. 2461--2470. Wiley
Nitin Shivappa, Ilka Ratjen, Clemens Schafmayer, Greta Burmeister, Ute Nöthlings, Jochen Hampe, James R. Hébert, Wolfgang Lieb, Sabrina Schlesinger(2018). Association between the dietary inflammatory index and all-cause mortality in colorectal cancer long-term survivors . International Journal of Cancer. 144. (6). p. 1292--1301. Wiley
Nitin Shivappa, Michael D. Wirth, E. Angela Murphy, Thomas G. Hurley, James R. Hébert(2018). Association between the Dietary Inflammatory Index ({DII}) and urinary enterolignans and C-reactive protein from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey-2003{\textendash}2008 . European Journal of Nutrition. 58. (2). p. 797--805. Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Nitin Shivappa, James R. Hébert, Lisa E. Paddock, Lorna Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Sara H. Olson, Elisa V. Bandera(2018). Dietary inflammatory index and ovarian cancer risk in a New Jersey case{\textendash}control study . Nutrition. 46. p. 78--82. Elsevier {BV}
Nitin Shivappa, James R. Hébert, Valentina Rosato, Werner Garavello, Diego Serraino, Carlo La Vecchia(2017). Inflammatory potential of diet and risk of oral and pharyngeal cancer in a large case-control study from Italy . International Journal of Cancer. 141. (3). p. 471--479. Wiley
Nitin Shivappa, James R. Hébert, Martina Taborelli, Maurizio Montella, Massimo Libra, Antonella Zucchetto, Anna Crispo, Maria Grimaldi, Carlo La Vecchia, Diego Serraino, et al.(2017). Dietary inflammatory index and non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk in an Italian case{\textendash}control study . Cancer Causes {\&} Control. 28. (7). p. 791--799. Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
S. Sen, S. L. Rifas-Shiman, N. Shivappa, M. D. Wirth, J. R. Hebert, D. R. Gold, M. W. Gillman, E. Oken(2017). Associations of prenatal and early life dietary inflammatory potential with childhood adiposity and cardiometabolic risk in Project Viva . Pediatric Obesity. 13. (5). p. 292--300. Wiley
Nitin Shivappa, James R. Hébert, Valentina Rosato, Marta Rossi, Massimo Libra, Maurizio Montella, Diego Serraino, Carlo La Vecchia(2017). Dietary Inflammatory Index and Risk of Bladder Cancer in a Large Italian Case-control Study . Urology. 100. p. 84--89. Elsevier {BV}