Center for Health Equity

Project Details

The U-DINE Study.

Project Overview

U-DINE is a longitudinal, multi-cohort study which aims to 1) quantify dietary patterns and insufficiencies and 2) evaluate the impact of cancer and related treatment on suboptimal diet among oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) patients over the continuum of cancer care.

Primary InvestigatorMarcia Otto, PhD



Project Team


Primary Investigator

Marcia Otto, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology

[email protected]


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Kristen Sandulache, RD

Registered Dietitian, School of Public Health


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Savi Appana, MS

Biostatistician, School of Public Health


Ji Yun Tark

Ji Yun Tark, MPH

Graduate Research Assistant, School of Public Health



Kimberly Morrison, MPH

Trainee, School of Public Health



Project Partners: MD Anderson Cancer Center and Michael E. DeBakey Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center.