OHSU

Diane Stadler

Diane Stadler

Diane Stadler

Diane Stadler
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Stadler, PhD, RD is a Research Assistant Professor of Medicine. She received her doctoral degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Iowa and was on the faculty at the University of Utah before joining the faculty at OHSU in 2000 and the Division of Health Promotion & Sports Medicine in 2005. Her clinical and research experience centers on "extreme nutrition interventions" for the treatment and prevention of disease including: nutritional rehabilitation of severely malnourished children in Zambia, Africa, dietary treatment of children with rare genetic disorders, use of extremely high fat diets for children with severe, unresponsive seizure disorders, and comparing the health risks and benefits of very low- and high-carbohydrate diets for weight loss in obese adults.

Dr. Stadler is the Principal Investigator of the Energy Balance Study-a study that seeks to explain why low carbohydrate diets result in reduced food intake and weight loss. She is also a Co-Investigator of the Insight Weight Loss Study and the Studies to Treat & Prevent Pediatric Type 2 Diabetes of which HEALTHY-A Middle School Program to Prevent Diabetes is a part. She has mentored students completing their Masters in Clinical Nutrition degrees and published more than 20 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. She is an accomplished speaker and has presented her work at local, regional, and national meetings.