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Idaho State University

Barbara Gordon, MBA, RDN, LD, FAND

Chair / Assistant Professor

MBA, Johns Hopkins University
BS, Simmons College
BSW, The Catholic University of America

Courses Taught

Capstone Project
Clinical Simulation
Current Topics in Nutrition
Nutrition Assessment and Instruction
Nutrition Epidemiology
Nutrition for Health Professionals
Marketing for Health Professionals
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Research, Writing, and Grantsmanship
Research Seminar

Research Interests

Social determinants of health
Public health program development and evaluation
Evidence-based nutrition interventions for chronic conditions
Dietary modifications for urological conditions
Experiential learning in higher education


  • Blanton C, Gordon B. Effect of Morning vs.  Evening Turmeric Consumption on Urine Oxidative Stress Biomarkers in Obese, Middle-Aged Adults. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(11), 4088.
  • Baxter S, Gordon B, Cochran N. Enhancing diversity in the nutrition and dietetics profession: The role of individuals with disabilities. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2020 May, 120(5): 757-765.
  • Gordon B, Agresta E, Isoldi K, Vargas-Rodriguez I. Medical nutrition therapy for women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)—does one size fit all? A narrative review on dietary treatment for adolescents and young adults. Top Clin Nutr. 2020 Jan/Mar; 35(1):71–90.
  • Fakhoury M, Gordon B, Shorter B, Renson A, Borofsky M, Cohn M, Cabezon E, Wysock J, Bjurlin M. Perceptions of nephrolithiasis promoting factors and preventive measures: A prospective survey analysis. World J Urol. 2019 Aug;37(8):1723-1731.
  • Gordon B, Shorter B, Isoldi K, Moldwin R. Obesity with Comorbid Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Narrative Review to Inform Dietetics Practice. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2017 Jun; 117(6): 1753-61.
  • Gordon B, Shorter B, Sarcona A, Moldwin R. Nutritional Considerations for Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome. J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Sep;115(9);1372-1379.