Stefanie N. Hinkle, Ph.D.

6100 Executive Blvd. #7B03 Rockville, MD 20852

hinklesn@mail.nih.gov

(301) 451-6220

EDUCATION

2012Emory University, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Atlanta, GA Ph.D. Nutrition and Health Science Dissertation: Infant and child outcomes associated with maternal nutritional status: an examination of prepregnancy body mass index and gestational weight gain. Advisor: Dr. Andrea Sharma
2006University of California, Santa Cruz, CA B.S. Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2012Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD >
2010-2012Predoctoral ORISE Fellow, Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
2006-2008 Research Associate II, Research and Development , Diazyme Laboratories, General Atomics, Poway, CA
2005-2006 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Department of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
2005 Laboratory Assistant, Monoclonal Purification, Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Santa Cruz, CA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2009Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA Teaching Assistant, Course: Global Elimination of Micronutrient Malnutrition
2006University of California, Division of Physical and Biological Sciences, Santa Cruz, CA Teaching Assistant, Course: Cell and Molecular Biology

HONORS AND AWARDS

2012 Postdoctoral Fellowship, NICHD Intramural Research Training Award, Rockville, MD
2012 Student Interest Group Travel Award, American Society for Nutrition, San Diego, CA
2012 2nd Place Nutritional Epidemiology Research Interest Group Student Research Competition, American Society for Nutrition, San Diego, CA
2012 Donald B. McCormick Annual Award for Research Contributions to the Field of Nutrition, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2011 Nominee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Award for Excellence in Epidemiology for Work on the Obesity and Diabetes in Pregnancy Program, Atlanta, GA
2011 2nd Place Student Oral Presentation, Georgia Nutrition Council, Athens, GA
2010 Training Fellowship, Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort, U.S. Department of Education, Washington DC
2010-2012 ORISE Fellowship, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
2009 1st Place Poster Presentation, Student Research Symposium, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2008-2012 Division Scholar Fellow, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
2007 Employee of the Year, Diazyme Laboratories, General Atomics, Poway, CA

PRESENTATIONS

Hinkle SN, Schieve LA, Stein AD, Swan DW, Ramakrishnan U, Sharma AJ. Associations between maternal prepregnancy body mass index and child neurodevelopment at 2 years of age. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, 2012. Minneapolis, MN.

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Swan DW, Schieve LA, Ramakrishnan U, Stein AD. Gestational weight gain and child adiposity measured at 5 years of age: differential effects by maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index status. American Society for Nutrition, FASEB, 2012. San Diego, CA.

Hinkle SN. Infant and child outcomes associated with maternal nutritional status. Biannual meeting of the Emory University Rollins School of Public Health Dean’s Council, 2012. Atlanta, GA. (Invited)

Hinkle SN. Using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort to address research questions related to maternal and child health: study results and future opportunities. Invited presentation. Pregnancy and Nutrition Group, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012. Atlanta, GA. (Invited)

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Kim SY, Park S, Dalenius K, Brindley P, Grummer-Strawn L. Prepregnancy obesity trends among low-income U.S. women. 3rd North American Congress on Epidemiology, 2011. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Poster)

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Schieve LA, Ramakrishnan U, Swan DW, Stein AD. Comparison of gestational weight gain reporting from two sources in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, 2011. Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Poster)

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Kim SY, Park S, Dalenius K, Brindley P, Grummer-Strawn L. Prepregnancy obesity trends among low-income U.S. women, 1999 to 2008. Georgia Nutrition Council, 2011. Athens, GA.

Hinkle SN, Vesco KK. Gestational weight gain in obese women and infant birth weight: findings from the Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System and Kaiser Permanente Northwest. Invited presentation. Pregnancy and Nutrition Group, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010, Atlanta, GA. (Invited)

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Dietz PM. Gestational weight gain among obese mothers and associations with fetal growth. 27th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Obesity Society, 2009. Washington, DC. (Poster)

Hood SN, Yuan C. Novel enzyme technologies and their clinical applications: enzymatic assays for HbA1c and homocysteine. Chinese Medical Association Seventh National Conference of Laboratory Medicine, 2008, Jinan, Shandong, China.

PUBLICATIONS

Peer reviewed manuscripts

Hinkle SN, Schieve LA, Stein AD, Swan DW, Ramakrishnan U, Sharma AJ. Associations between maternal prepregnancy body mass index and child neurodevelopment at 2 years of age. International Journal of Obesity. [Epub 11 Sep. 2012]

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Swan DW, Schieve LA, Ramakrishnan U, Stein AD, Excess gestational weight gain is associated with child adiposity among mothers with normal and overweight prepregnancy weight status. Journal of Nutrition. [Epub 5 Sep. 2012]

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Schieve LA, Ramakrishnan U, Swan DW, Stein AD. Reliability of gestational weight gain reported postpartum: a comparison to the birth certificate. Maternal and Child Health Journal. [Epub 16 June 2012]

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Kim SY, Park S, Dalenius K, Brindley P, Grummer-Strawn L. Prepregnancy obesity trends among low-income women, United States, 1999-2008. Maternal and Child Health Journal. 2012;16(7):1339-1348.

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Dietz PM. Gestational weight gain in obese mothers and associations with fetal growth. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2010;92(3):644-651

Liu L, Hood S, Wang Y, Bezverkov R, Dou C, Datta A, Yuan C. Direct enzymatic assay for %HbA1c in human whole blood samples. Clinical Biochemistry 2008; 41(7-8):576-583.

Manuscripts in progress

Hinkle SN, Sharma AJ, Kim SY, Schieve LA. Maternal prepregnancy weight status and associations with children’s health and development at kindergarten Entry.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Professional Societies

2011Member, American Society for Nutrition
2010Member, Society for Epidemiological Research (SER)
2010Member, Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research (SPER)
2009-2012 Nutrition and Health Sciences Representative, Division Students Advisory Council, Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Emory University

Editorial Activities (Ad Hoc Reviewer)

American Journal of Epidemiology
Journal of Nutrition
Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiological Research (Conference abstracts)