Elisabeth Lilian Pia Sattler, Ph.D., B.S. Pharm

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy
Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Assistant Professor

Address:
R.C. Wilson, Rm 270O, 250 West Green Street
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: 706-542-1040

Fax: 706-542-5228

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Foods and Nutrition Department of Foods and Nutrition, University of Georgia 2013
Graduate Certificate in Gerontology Gerontology, Public Health Institute of Gerontology, College of Public Health, University of Georgia 2012
B.S. Pharm Pharmacy, Pharmacist Licensure College of Pharmacy, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany 2006

Research

Dr. Sattler has an international background in pharmacy, nutrition, and aging, and conducts patient-oriented research aimed at understanding and improving disparities in cardiovascular health, and interdisciplinary approaches to CVD disease prevention and management at large. Research methodologies used in her lab include epidemiological studies and clinical trials. 

Current Research

Recently, I developed collaborations with well-funded, senior faculty in Medicine and Nursing at Emory University and the UGA/AU Medical Partnership to carry out clinical research in advanced heart failure patients, using the Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance infrastructure.

Teaching

Instructor of Record:

FDNS 4800/6800 Nutrition and Pharmacotherapy for Disease Management

PHRM 3540 Nutrition and Lifestyle Intervention in Pharmacy Practice

PHRM 8620 Pharmacy Care Administration Seminar

Co-Instructor:

PHRM 3030 Essentials of Pharmacy Practice I

PHRM 3040 Essentials of Pharmacy Practice II

PHRM 4130 Pharmacy Skills Lab IV

PHRM 4870 Pharmacotherapy II

PHRM 5080 Diabetes Disease Management

PHRM 4500 Pharmacotherapeutic Issues in Women's Health

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
Engelbach Pharmacy, Bonn, Germany Staff Pharmacist 2

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Focus on the Faculty University of Georgia 2017
Lilly Teaching Fellow Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Georgia 2016 - 2018
Honorary Research Fellow University of Liverpool, Department of Health Services Research, Institute of Psychology, Health, and Society University of Liverpool, UK 2015 - 2016
Finalist, Young Investigator Award Competition Southern Translational Education and Research Conference (STaR) 2016
Fellow, Ten-Day Seminar on the Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention 2016
Endsley Peifer Student Research Award College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2013
June and Bill Flatt Nutrition Excellence Graduate Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2012 - 2013
Dissertation Completion Award University of Georgia 2012 - 2013
1. Place Award Poster Competition, American Society for Nutrition, Aging and Chronic Disease Research Interest Section 2012
June and Bill Flatt Nutrition Excellence Graduate Scholarship College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia 2010 - 2011

Journal Articles

Ishikawa, Y., Sattler E. L. P. Dietary Patterns and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention among Patients with Diabetes. Curr Nut Rep (under review).

Washington A.M., Sattler, E. L.P. Weight Management in Overweight and Obese Breast Cancer Survivors. Adv Obes Weight Manag Control 2017, 7(3): 00200.

Sattler, E. L. P., Bhargava, V. Food Insecurity and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in U.S. Adolescents. JARC. 2015; 6(2):12.

Sattler, E. L. P., Lee J.S., Young, H. N. Factors Associated with Inpatient Hospital (Re)admissions in Medicare Beneficiaries in Need of Food Assistance. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2015;34(2):228-44.

Sattler, E. L. P., Lee, J. S., Bhargava, V. Food Insecurity and Medication Adherence in Low-income Older Medicare Beneficiaries with Type 2 Diabetes. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2014;33(4):401-17.

Sattler, E. L. P., Perri III, M., Lee, J.S. Medication (Re)fill Adherence Measures Derived from Pharmacy Claims Data in Older Americans: A Review of the Literature. Drugs Aging. 2013;30(6):383-99.

Sattler, E. L. P., Lee, J. S. Persistent Food Insecurity is Associated with Higher Levels of Cost-related Medication Non-adherence in Low-income Older Georgians. J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2013;32(1):41-58.

Editorial Appointments

Position Name of Journal Year(s)
Reviewer American Journal of Public Health 2016 - present
Reviewer Journal of Nutrition, Health, and Aging 2015 - present

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
American Heart Association (AHA) Vice Chair, Early Career Committee of the Council of Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2016 - present
American Heart Association (AHA) Member, Early Career Committee of the Council of Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health 2015 - 2016
Georgia Pharmacy Association (GPhA) Member 2015 - present
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Member 2014 - present
American Society for Nutrition (ASN) Member 2011 - present

Publications

Research Conference Presentations:

Wei, H., Cobran E.K., Sattler E. L. P. Breast Cancer Screening Practices in Asian-American Compared to Non-Hispanic White Women: A Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Analysis. Submitted to ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting, May 20-24, 2017.

Sattler, E. L. P., Washington, A. M., Young, H. N., Cobran, E., Hartzell, D., Dunagan, K. A., Davis, M. Effect of a Mindful Eating Intervention on Cardiometabolic Markers in Overweight and Obese Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors – a Pilot Study. Submitted to Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL, April 22-26, 2017.

Sattler, E. L. P., Washington, A. M., Young, H. N., Cobran, E., Hartzell, D., Dunagan, K. A., Davis, M. Healthy Eating, Mindfulness, Exercise, and Lifestyle in Overweight and Obese Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors (HEELS): A Pilot Study - Approach, Feasibility, and Acceptability. Submitted to Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL, April 22-26, 2017.

Washington, A. M., Davis, M., Young, H. N., Cobran, E., Hartzell, D., Dunagan, K. A., Sattler, E. L. P. Effect of a Mindful Eating Intervention on Weight Loss in Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors – a Pilot Study. Submitted to Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL, April 22-26, 2017.

Washington, A. M., Davis, M., Young, H. N., Cobran, E., Hartzell, D., Dunagan, K. A., Sattler, E. L. P. Effect of a Mindful Eating Intervention on Biomarkers of Prognosis and Survival in Overweight and Obese Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors – a Translational Pilot Study. Submitted to Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL, April 22-26, 2017.

Dunagan, K. A., Washington, A. M., Davis, M., Young, H. N., Cobran, E., Hartzell, D., Sattler, E. L. P. Effect of a Mindful Eating Intervention on Lifestyle Factors in Overweight and Obese Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors – a Pilot Study. Submitted to Experimental Biology, Chicago, IL, April 22-26, 2017.

Sattler, E. L. P., Bhargava, V. Food Insecurity is Associated with Increased Cardiovascular Risk in US Adults. Oral presentation at 7th Annual Southern Translational Education and Research (STaR) Conference, September 23, 2016.

Sattler, E. L. P., Perri III, M.  Early Management of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation through Self-Motivated Lifestyle Modification in an Obese Patient: A Case Study. Not accepted to American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions, New Orleans, LA, November 13-15, 2016.

Sattler, E. L. P., Bhargava, V. Food Insecurity, Health, and Healthcare Utilization among the Working Poor in the U.S. Poster presentation at Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April 4, 2016.

Sattler, E. L. P., Bhargava, V. Food Insecurity is Associated with Increased Cardiovascular Risk in US Adults. Poster presentation at AHA Epidemiology and Prevention/ Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions in Phoenix, AZ, March 4, 2016.

Sattler, E. L. P. What You Should Know About Nutrition: From a Pharmacist’s Perspective. Georgia Society of Health-System Pharmacists Summer Meeting, Amelia Island, FL, July 17, 2015 (invited).

Sattler, E. L. P., Lee J.S., Young, H. N. Food Insecurity, Medication Non-adherence, and Inpatient Hospital Readmissions in Low-income Older Medicare Beneficiaries in Need of Food Assistance. Poster presentation, Experimental Biology 2015, March 29, 2015, Boston, MA.

Sattler, E. L. P., Lee, J. S. Self-reported and Pharmacy Claims-based Medication Adherence in Low-income Older Medicare Beneficiaries with Type 2 Diabetes. Poster Presentation, Experimental Biology 2014, April 28, San Diego, CA.

Sattler, E. L. P., Lee, J. S., Bhargava, V. Food Insecurity and Medication Utilization in Low-income Older Medicare Beneficiaries with Diabetes. Oral presentation, Experimental Biology 2013, April 23, 2013, Boston, MA.

Sattler, E. L. P., Lee, J. S., Bhargava, V. Diabetes Complication-related Healthcare Utilization among Low-income Older Medicare Beneficiaries in Need of Food Assistance. Poster presentation at Experimental Biology 2013, April 22, 2013, Boston, MA.

Sattler, E. L. P., Lee, J. S. Persistent Food Insecurity is Associated with Higher Levels of Cost-related Medication Non-adherence in Low-income Older Georgians. Oral and poster presentation at Experimental Biology 2012, April 23, 2012, San Diego, CA.

Sattler, E. L. P., Perri III, M., Lee, J.S. Medication (Re)fill Adherence Measures Derived from Pharmacy Claims Data in Older Americans: A Review of the Literature. Poster presentation at the 23rd Southeastern Student Mentoring Conference in Gerontology and Geriatrics 2012, March 30, 2012, Atlanta, GA.

Teaching Conference Presentations:

Sattler, E. L. P. Integration of a Filmmaking Project into a Team-based Learning Course. Presented at UGA College of Education Innovation in Teaching Conference. Athens, GA, October 23, 2016.

Sattler, E. L. P. A Discussion about the Integration and Content of Nutrition and Lifestyle as Preventive and Therapeutic Modalities in Doctor of Pharmacy Curricula. Roundtable discussion topic submitted to American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, July 24, 2016.

Sattler, E. L. P. A Team-based Learning Approach to Nutrition and Lifestyle Intervention in Pharmacy Practice. UGA College of Pharmacy Winter Retreat. December 16, 2015.

Sattler, E. L. P. A Team-based Learning Approach to Nutrition and Lifestyle Intervention in Pharmacy Practice. UGA College of Education Innovation in Teaching Conference. Athens, GA, October 22, 2015.

Funded Research Grant Applications:

Project: Effect of Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension Eating Pattern on Hemodynamic Markers in Advanced Heart Failure Patients. PI; funding pending (2017 - 2019); Sponsor: NIH, NCATS, Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA), KL2 Award.

Project: The Role of Nutritional Intake, Food Insecurity, and Medication Adherence in Heart Failure Hospital Readmissions; PI (2017 - 2018); Sponsor: UGA College of Pharmacy, R.C. Wilson Pharmacy Fund.

Project: Tackling Health(Care) Inequalities for a Healthier Liverpool: Understanding Food and Medicines Poverty in Cardiovascular Disease Management. Co-PI; funded (2016 - 2017); Sponsor: Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, National Health Service, U.K.

Project: Managing Chronic Conditions within Restricted Household Budgets - Links and Tensions between Food and Medicines Poverty. Co-PI; funded (2016 - 2017); Sponsor: National Institute for Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care North West Coast (CLAHRC NWC),U.K.

Project: Effect of a Physical Activity and Healthy Eating Intervention Compared to a Mindful Eating Intervention on Biomarkers of Cancer Prognosis in Overweight and Obese Breast Cancer Survivors. PI; funded (2015 - 2016); Sponsor: UGA Clinical and Translational Research Unit Seed Grant.

Project: Barriers to the Utilization of Preventive Health Services and Adoption of Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors among Postmenopausal Breast Cancer Survivors. PI; funded (2015); Sponsor: Randy Ellison Cancer Research Fund, UGA College of Pharmacy.

Project: Unmet Basic Needs and Health Disparity in Two Healthcare Systems: Food Insecurity, Medication Non-adherence, Access to Healthcare/ Welfare, and Chronic Disease Outcomes in Low-income Adults in the U.S. and the U.K. PI; funded (2014 - 2015); Sponsor: University of Georgia / University of Liverpool Seed Grant / Pump-Priming Grant Program.

Funded Teaching Grant Applications:

Project: Integration of a Filmmaking Project into a Team-based Learning Course. PI; funded (2016); Sponsor: UGA College of Pharmacy Faculty Achievement in Classroom Teaching Grant.

Project: Team-based Learning as a Flipped Classroom: Nutrition and Lifestyle Intervention in Pharmacy Practice. PI; funded (2015); Sponsor: UGA College of Pharmacy Faculty Achievement in Classroom Teaching Grant.

Books

Sattler, E. L. P., 2016. Why Healthcare Professionals Need to Know about Food Insecurity (chapter 2; pp. 31-44). In R. Garner (Ed.), Food Insecurity – Patterns, Prevalence, and Risk Factors. New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Johnson, M. A., Hausman, D., Martin, P., Poon, L. W., Sattler E. L. P., & Davey, A. (2011). Nutrition and Well-being (pp. 171-185). In L. W. Poon & J. Cohen-Mansfield (Eds.), Understanding Well-Being in the Oldest Old. New York: Cambridge University Press.

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