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Connie M. Weaver

Contact Information
Email: weavercm |at| purdue.edu
Office: STON 210 Map
Phone: (765) 494-8237
Fax: (765 )494-0674
Homepage: Homepage
Distinguished Professor and Head, Department of Nutrition Science
Director of NIH Botanical Center for Age Related Diseases

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B.S. Oregon State University Nutrition 1972
M.S. Oregon State University Nutrition 1974
Ph.D. Florida State University Nutrition 1978

Research Interests

Nutrition; calcium metabolism/bone health

Teaching Interests

Minerals, Executive in the Classroom


Alliance for Potato Research and Education
Tate & Lyle
National Institutes of Health


Cheong J, Gunaratna N, McCabe G, Jackson G, Kempa-Steczko A, Weaver C. (2011). Bone seeking labels as markers for bone turnover: Validation of urinary excretion in rats. Osteoporosis Intl. 22:153-157.

O'Connell DN, Weinheimer EM, Martin BR, Weaver CM, Campbell WW. (2011). Water turnover assessment in overweight adolescents. Obesity 19:292-297.

Lee WH, McCabe G, Martin B, Weaver CM. (2011). Simple isotopic method using oral stable or radioactive tracers for estimating fractional calcium absorption in adult women. Osteoporos Int 22:159-166.

Hill KM, McCabe GP, McCabe LD, Gordon CM, Abrams SA, Weaver CM. (2010). An inflection point of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D for maximal suppression of parathyroid hormone is not evident from multi-site pooled data in children and adolescents. J Nutr 140:1938-1988.

Weaver CM, Martin BR, Story JA, Hutchinson I, Sanders L. (2010). Novel fibers increase bone calcium content and strength beyond efficiency of large intestine fermentation. J Ag Food Chem. 58:8952-8957.

Wu L, Martin BR, Braun MM, Wastney ME, McCabe GP, McCabe LD, DiMeglio LA, Peacock M, Weaver CM. (2010). Calcium requirements and metabolism in Chinese American boys and girls. J Bone Miner Res 25(8):1842-1849.

Park CY, Hill KM, Elble AE, Martin BR, DiMeglio LA, Peacock M, McCabe GP, Weaver CM. (2010). Daily supplementation with 25 μg cholecalciferol does not increase calcium absorption or skeletal retention in adolescent girls with low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D. J Nutr 140:2139-2144.

Palacios C, Wigertz K, Martin BR, Braun M, Pratt JH, Peacock M, Weaver CM. (2010). Racial differences in potassium homeostasis in response to differences in dietary sodium in girls. Am J Clin Nutr 91(4):597-603.

Lee W, McCabe GP, Martin BR, Weaver. (2010). Validation of a simple isotope method for estimating true calcium fraction absorption in adolescents. Osteoporos Int 22:159-166.

Hill, K. M., Jonnalagadda, S. S., Albertson, A. M., Josh, N. A., & Weaver, C. M. (2012). Top food sources contributing to vitamin D intake and the association of ready-to-eat cereal and breakfast consumption habits to vitamin D intake in Canadians and United States Americans. Journal of Food Science, 77, H170-5.

Hill, K. M., Laing, E. M., Hausman, D. B., Acton, A., Martin, B. R., McCabe, G. P., Weaver, C. M., Lewis, R. D., & Peacock, M. (2012). Bone turnover is not influenced by serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D in pubertal healthy black and white children. Bone, 51, 795-799.

Legette, L. L., Lee, W. H., Martin, B. R., Story, J. A., Campbell, J. K., & Weaver, C. M. (2012). Enhanced magnesium absorption and inulin-based fibers exert chronic effects on calcium utilization in a postmenopausal rodent model. Journal of Food Science, 77:89-94.

Lipkie, T. E., Janasch, A., Cooper, B. R., Hohman, E. E., Weaver, C. M., & Ferruzzi, M. G. (2013). Quantification of vitamin D and 25-hydroxyvitamin D in soft tissues by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B, 932, 6-11.

Moseley, K., Weaver, C., Appel, L., Sebastian, A., & Sellmeyer, D. E. (2013). Potassium citrate supplementation results in sustained improvement in calcium balance in older men and women. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, 28, 497-504.

Osborne, D. L., Weaver, C. M., McCabe, L. D., McCabe, G. P., Novotny, R., Van Loan, M. D., Going, S., Matkovic, V., Boushey, C. J., & Savaiano, D. A. (2012). Body size and pubertal development explain ethnic differences in structural geometry at the femur in Asian, Hispanic, and white early adolescent girls living in the U.S. Bone, 51:888-95.

Simon, R. R., Borzellaeca, J. F., DeLuca, H. F., & Weaver, C. M. (2013). Safety assessment of the post-harvest treatment of button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus) using ultraviolet light. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 56, 278-289.

Warden, S. J., Hill, K. M., Ferira, A. J., Laing, E. M., Martin, B. R., Hausman, D. B., Weaver, C. M., Peacock, M., & Lewis. R. D. (2013). Racial differences in cortical bone and biochemical variables in black and white children in the early stages of puberty. Osteoporosis International, 24, 1869-79.

Warden, S. T., Hill, K. M., Ferira, A. J., Laing, E. M., Martin, B. R., Hausman, D. B., Weaver, C. M., Peacock, M., & Lewis, R. D. (2012). Racial differences in cortical bone and their relationship to biochemical variables in black and white children in the early stages of puberty. Osteoporosis International, 24(6), 1869-79.

Wastney, M., Lee, W., Jackson, G. S., Alloosh, M., Sturek, M., Lachcik, P., Peacock, M., Martin, B., & Weaver, C. M. (2012). Soft tissue calcification in the Ossabaw miniature pig: Experimental and kinetic modeling studies. Osteoporosis International, 24(7), 2123-6.

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