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Tina Ellis Brinkley, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Tina Ellis Brinkley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor,


Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-8558 | Department: 336-713-8570

Additional Languages

Spanish

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill , 2001
  • M.A., University of Maryland-College Park , 2003
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland-College Park , 2006
  • Fellowship, Internal Medicine, WFU School of Medicine, 2008

Memberships

  • Obesity Society
  • Am Coll Of Sports Medicine
  • Am Heart Association
Tina Ellis Brinkley, Ph.D.

Tina Ellis Brinkley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine
Hypertension and Vascular Research Center
Sticht Center on Aging

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-8558 | Department: 336-713-8570

Recent Publications

Brinkley TE, Gordon MM, Chmelo EA, Jefferson M, Lyles MF, Hundley WG, Gregory HW, Nicklas BJ. Aortic stiffness predicts blood pressure responses to exercise in obese older adults [abstract]. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013;45(5 Suppl 1):11.

Chmelo E, Gordon M, Crotts C, Lyles MF, Brinkley T, Blocker J, Nicklas BJ. Does 400 meter walk time predict Vo(2) peak in obese, older adults? [abstract]. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013;45(5 Suppl 1):573.

Jefferson ME, Gordon MM, Chmelo EA, Lyles MF, Nicklas BJ, Brinkley TE. Heart rate recovery is associated with central adiposity in obese older adults [abstract]. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013;45(5 Suppl 1):11.

Brinkley TE, Hsu FC, Beavers KM, Church TS, Goodpaster BH, Stafford RS, Pahor M, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. Total and abdominal adiposity are associated with inflammation in older adults using a factor analysis approach. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012;67(10):1099-1106.

Brinkley TE, Kitzman DW, Ding J, Nicklas BJ, Kritchevsky SB, Hundley WG. Epicardial, pericardial and periaortic fat are elevated in older adults at high cardiac risk [abstract]. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2012;32(5 Suppl):A132.

Brinkley TE, Hsu F-C, Carr JJ, Hundley WG, Bluemke DA, Polak JF, Ding J. Pericardial fat is associated with carotid stiffness in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2011;21(5):332-338.

Brinkley TE, Ding J, Carr JJ, Nicklas BJ. Pericardial fat loss in postmenopausal women under conditions of equal energy deficit. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011;43(5):808-814.

Chughtai H, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Charoenpanichkit C, Ding J, Brinkley TE, Hundley WG. Intraperitoneal fat is associated with thickening of the thoracic aorta in individuals at high risk for cardiovascular events [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E1597.


Chughtai HL, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Charoenpanichkit C, Ding J, Brinkley TE, Hundley WG. Intraperitoneal fat is associated with thickening of the thoracic aorta in individuals at high risk for cardiovascular events. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011;19(9):1784-1790.

Brinkley TE, Jerosch-Herold M, Folsom AR, Carr JJ, Hundley WG, Allison MA, Bluemke DA, Burke GL, Szklo M, Ding J. Pericardial fat and myocardial perfusion in asymptomatic adults from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. PLoS ONE. 2011;6(12):e28410.

Brinkley TE, Halverstadt A, Phares DA, Ferrell RE, Prigeon RL, Hagberg JM, Goldberg AP. Hepatic lipase gene -514C greater than T variant is associated with exercise training-induced changes in VLDL and HDL by lipoprotein lipase. J Appl Physiol. 2011;111(6):1871-1876.

Brinkley TE, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kanaya A, Harrris TB [sic] [Harris TB], Kim LJ, Lakatta EG, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky SB. Adiposity and isolated systolic hypertension in older adults: differential associations by sex and treatment status [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2011;51(Suppl 2):584.

Brinkley TE, Lovato JF, Arnold AM, Furberg CD, Kuller LH, Burke GL, Nahin RL, Lopez OL, Yasar S, Williamson JD. Effect of Ginkgo biloba on blood pressure and incidence of hypertension in elderly men and women. Am J Hypertens. 2010;23(5):528-533.

Chughtai H, Morgan TM, Hamilton CA, Charoenpanichkit C, Ding J, Brinkley TE, Hundley WG. Visceral fat is associated with an adverse increase in the thickness of the wall of the ascending thoracic aorta [abstract]. J Cardiovasc Magn Reson. 2010;12(Suppl 1):P126.

Beavers KM, Brinkley TE, Nicklas BJ. Effect of exercise training on chronic inflammation. Clin Chim Acta. 2010;411(11-12):785-793.

Chughtai HL, Morgan TM, Rocco M, Stacey B, Brinkley TE, Ding J, Nicklas B, Hamilton C, Hundley WG. Renal sinus fat and poor blood pressure control in middle-aged and elderly individuals at risk for cardiovascular events. Hypertension. 2010;56(5):901-906.

Brinkley TE, Jerosch-Herold M, Folsom AR, Carr JJ, Hundley WG, Allison MA, Bluemke DA, Burke GL, Szklo M, Ding J. Greater pericardial fat is associated with higher resting myocardial blood flow in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [abstract]. Diabetes. 2010;59(Suppl 1):A125.

Brinkley TE, Leng X, Miller ME, Kitzman DW, Pahor M, Berry MJ, Marsh AP, Kritchevsky SB, Nicklas BJ. Chronic inflammation is associated with low physical function in older adults across multiple comorbidities. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009;64(4):455-461.

Brinkley TE, Nicklas BJ, Kanaya AM, Satterfield S, Lakatta EG, Simonsick EM, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kritchevsky SB. Plasma oxidized low-density lipoprotein levels and arterial stiffness in older adults: the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study. Hypertension. 2009;53(5):846-852.

Brinkley TE, Hsu F, Hawkins GA, Kritchevsky SB, Pahor M, Nicklas BJ. The ACE I/D genotype and improvement in 400-meter walk performance with exercise training in the Lifestyle Intervention and Independence for Elders Pilot (LIFE-P) [abstract]. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57(Suppl 1):S123.

Brinkley TE, Wang X, Kume N, Mitsuoka H, Nicklas BJ. Weight loss reduces plasma soluble lectin-like oxidized LDL receptor-1 levels in overweight and obese postmenopausal women [abstract]. Circulation. 2009;119(10):e290-e291.

Feairheller DL, Brown MD, Park Y-Y, Brinkley TE, Basu S, Hagberg JM, Ferrell RE, Fenty-Stewart NM. Exercise training, NADPH oxidase p22phox gene polymorphisms, and hypertension. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2009;41(7):1421-1428.

Sturgeon KM, Fenty-Stewart NM, Diaz KM, Brinkley TE, Dowling TC, Brown MD. The relationship of oxidative stress and cholesterol with dipping status before and after aerobic exercise training. Blood Press. 2009;18(4):171-179.

Nicklas BJ, Brinkley TE. Exercise training as a treatment for chronic inflammation in the elderly. Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2009;37(4):165-170.

Brinkley TE, Fenty-Stewart NM, Park J-Y, Brown MD, Hagberg JM. Plasma nitrate/nitrite levels are unchanged after long-term aerobic exercise training in older adults. Nitric Oxide. 2009;21(3-4):234-238.

Chughtai HL, Morgan TM, Ding JZ, Brinkley TE, Rocco M, Hamilton CA, Hundley WG. Renal sinus fat influences the number of medications needed to regulate blood pressure in patients with hypertension [abstract]. Circulation. 2009;120(18 Suppl 2):S1017.

Brinkley TE, Ding J, Carr JJ, Nicklas BJ. Caloric restriction with and without aerobic exercise decreases pericardial fat in overweight and obese postmenopausal women [abstract]. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009;17(Suppl 2):S263.

Brinkley TE, Kume N, Mitsuoka H, Brown MD, Phares DA, Ferrell RE, Kita T, Hagberg JM. Variation in the human lectin-like oxidized low-density lipoprotein receptor 1 (LOX-1) gene is associated with plasma soluble LOX-1 levels. Exp Physiol. 2008;93(9):1085-1090.

Nicklas BJ, Hsu F-C, Brinkley TJ, Church T, Goodpaster BH, Kritchevsky SB, Pahor M. Exercise training and plasma C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 in elderly people. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56(11):2045-2052.

Brinkley TE, Carr JJ, Hundley WG, Hsu FC, Bluemke DA, Polak JF, Ding JZ. Increased pericardial fat is associated with carotid artery stiffness: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;118(18 Suppl 2):S1153.

Nicklas BJ, Brinkley T, Leng X, Miller M, Kitzrnan D [sic] [Kitzman D], Berry M, Marsh A, Pahor M, Kritchevsky S. Chronic inflammation is associated with low physical function in older adults across multiple comorbidities [abstract]. Gerontologist. 2008;48(Special Issue 3):491-492.

Ellis TJ [Brinkley TE], Nicklas BJ, Kanaya AM, Satterfield S, Simonsick EM, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kritchevsky SB. High plasma oxidized low-density lipoprotein levels are associated with increased arterial stiffness: is physical activity a mediator? [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;117(11):e280.

Brinkley TE, Kume N, Mitsuoka H, Phares DA, Hagberg JM. Elevated soluble lectin-like oxidized LDL receptor-1 (sLOX-1) levels in obese postmenopausal women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008;16(6):1454-1456.

Obisesan TO, Ferrell RE, Goldberg AP, Phares DA, Ellis TJ [Brinkley TE], Hagberg JM. APOE genotype affects black-white responses of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol subspecies to aerobic exercise training. Metabolism. 2008;57(12):1669-1676.

Fenty NM, Ellis TJ, Roth SM, Hickey M, Brown MD. Influence of the ECE1b C-338A polymorphism on plasma levels of ET-1, NOx, and blood pressure [abstract]. FASEB J. 2007;21(6):A1229.

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Assistant Professor, Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine

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