Jennifer Turley Publications and Presentations

Teaching and Education Publications

  1. Turley, J. (2021). Food Values, Diet Design, & Health, 3rd Edition. Kendal Hunt Publishing.
  2. Turley, J. (2020). A Dietary Approach to Reduce Viral Sickness (DARVS). EC Nutrition 15(8), 30-37. 
  3. Turley, J. & Thompson, J. (2019). Nutrition: Your Life Science, 3rd Ed. Cengage Publishing. 
  4. Turley, J. (2018). Food Values, Diet Design, & Health, 2nd Edition. Kendal Hunt Publishing.
  5. Turley, J. (2016). Food Values, Diet Design, & Health. Kendal Hunt Publishing.
  6. Turley, J. & Thompson, J. (2016). Nutrition: Your Life Science, 2nd Ed. Cengage Publishing. 
  7. Turley, J. & Thompson, J. (2013). Nutrition: Your Life Science, 1st Ed. Cengage Publishing. 
  8. Turley, J.M. & Jackson, S. A. (2010). The Personal and Environmental Health Benefits of Eating Organic Foods. The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Sustainability, 6(1), 203-226.
  9. Turley, J.M. & Thompson, J. A. (2010). A New Holistic Model Portrays Health and Food Sustainability, The International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic, and Social Sustainability, 6(1), 345-354.
  10. Turley, J. M. (2009) Using Fast Food Nutrition Facts to Make Healthier Menu Selections. American Journal of Health Education, 40, 306-314.
  11. Turley, J. & Thompson, J. (2010). Nutrition: It's Your Life Science, 4th edition textbook, Cengage/Wadsworth Publishers.
  12. Turley, J.  (2010). Nutrition: It's Your Life Science Lecture CD, 4th edition, Cengage/Wadsworth Publishers.
  13. Turley, J. & Thompson, J. (2007-2009). Nutrition: It's Your Life Science textbook, 1st - 3rd Ed., Thomson/Wadsworth Publishers.
  14. Turley, J.  (2007-2009). Nutrition: It's Your Life Science Lecture CD, 1st -3rd Ed., Thomson/Wadsworth Publishers.
  15. Turley, J. & Thompson, J. (2002-2006). Resources for Foundations in Nutrition: Power Tools 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Ed textbook, Thomson/Wadsworth Publishers.
  16. Turley, J., Zavela, K. & Cost, P. (2001). Teaching and Technology Issues Pertaining to the Virtual Classroom. National Social Science Journal,Available online at:
  17. Turley, J., Cost P., & James, G. B. (2001). The Advantages and Challenges of teaching Students in a Virtual Classroom Using Online Instruction. National Social Science Journal, 16 (1), 127-132. 
  18. Turley, J. And Thompson, J. (2000). Foundations of Nutrition First and Second Edition textbook, Wadsworth Publishers.
  19. Turley, J. and Cost P. (2000). Planting Seeds of Self-Esteem. International Electronic Journal of Health Education, 3 (1), 1-5.
  20. Cost, P. and Turley, J. (2000). Healthy People 2000: Review and critique of objectives related to mental and emotional health, Social Science Perspectives Journal, 15 (1), 17-23.
  21. Cost, P. And Turley, J. (2000). Teaching the Food Guide Pyramid using Multiple Intelligence Learning Centers. Journal of Health Education, 31, 111-112.
  22. Turley, J. (1999). National Youth Sports Program Lesson Plans, (NYSP) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Research Publications

  1. Jensen, MJ.; Brown, KN.; Turley, JM.; Graf, MI,; Dyckman, J.; Creer, AR,; & Fullmer, S. (2022). Nutritional Concerns among Female International Volunteers Based on the Income and Development Status of Their Country.  Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 19, 4846.
  2. Friere, AN.; Brown, KN.; Fleischer, Eggett, DL; Creer, AR; Graf, MI; Dyckman, J; Turley, JM; Fullmer, S. (2022). Prevalence of Female Athlete Triad Risk Factors among Female International Volunteers and College Age-Matched Controls. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 19, 1223.
  3. Turley, J.M., Ruscetti, F.W., Kim, S.J., Fu, T., Gou, F.V., and Birchenall-Roberts, M.C.: Vitamin E Succinate Inhibits Proliferation of BT-20 Human Breast Cancer Cells: Cyclin A Negative Regulation of E2F Transactivation Activity. Cancer Research, 57: 2668, 1997.
  4. Turley, J.M., Fu, T., Ruscetti, F.W., Mikovits, J.A., Bertolette Ill, D.C., and Birchenal Roberts, M.C.: Vitamin E succinate induces Fas-mediated apoptosis in estrogen receptor negative human breast cancer cells. Cancer Research 57: 881-890, 1997.
  5. Birchenall-Roberts, M.C., Yoo, Y.D., Bertolette Ill, D.C., Lee, K.H., Turley, J.M., Bank, O.K., Ruscetti, F.W., and Kim, S.J.: The p120-v-Abl protein interacts with E2F-1 and regulates E2F-1 transcriptional activity. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 272:8905, 1997.
  6. Turley, J.M., Falk, L.A., Ruscetti, F.W., Kasper, J.J., Francoman, T., Fu, T., Bank, O.S., and Birchenall-Roberts, M.C.: TGF-B1 functions in monocytic differentiation of primary and transformed hematopoietic cells through autocrine and paracrine mechanisms. Cell Growth and Differentiation 7:1535-1544, 1996.
  7. Birchenall-Roberts, M.C., Kim, S.J., Kasper, J.J., Bertolette Ill, D.C., Fu, T., Turley, J.M., Yoo, Y.D., Ruscetti, F.W.: p120-v-Abl expression overcomes TGF-B1 negative regulation of c-myc transcription but not cell growth. Oncogene 13:1499-1509, 1996.
  8. Birchenall-Roberts, M.C., Ruscetti, F.W., Kasper, J.J., Bertolette Ill, D.C., Yoo, Y.D., Bank, O.K., Roberts, M.S., Turley, J.M., Ferris, D.K., and Kim, S.J.: Nuclear localization of v-Abl leads to complex formation with cyclic AMP response element (CRE)-binding protein and transactivation through CRE motifs. Molecular and Cellular Biology 15:6088-6099, 1995.
  9. Turley, J.M., Funakoshi, S., Ruscetti, F.W., Kasper, J., Murphy, W.J., Longo, D.L., and Birchenall-Roberts, M.C.: Growth inhibition and apoptosis of RL human B lymphoma cells by vitamin E succinate and retinoic acid: Role for transforming growth factor B. Cell Growth and Differentiation 6:55-663, 1995.
  10. Turley, J.M., Sanders, B.G., and Kline, K.: Vitamin E succinate induction of HL-60 cell adhesion: A role for fibronectin and a 72-kDa fibronectin-binding molecule. Nutrition and Cancer 23:43-54, 1995.
  11. Charpentier, A., Groves, S., Menchaca, M., Turley, J., Zhao, B., Sanders, B.G., and Kline, K.: RRR-alpha-Tocopheryl succinate inhibits proliferation and enhances secretion of transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-B) by human breast cancer cells. Nutrition and Cancer 19:225-239, 1993.
  12. Turley, J.M., Sanders, B.G., and Kline, K.: RRR-alpha-Tocopheryl succinate modulation of human promyelocytic leukemia (HL-60) cell proliferation and differentiation Nutrition and Cancer 18:210-213, 1992.


  1. Beth Rhoades, Jennifer Turley, Heidi Costello, and Lisa Jeppson. Using LMS (Canvas) to Elevate Partnership with High School Instructors. National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) conference presentation. Salt Lake City, UT, October 2019.
  2. Turley, J.M. Healthy Diet & Nutrition in Adulthood: Dental Emphasis. Northern Utah Dental Hygienist Association, Layton, UT, January 28, 2016. 
  3. Turley, J.M. Childhood Nutrition: Making Plans for Mindful Eating. The 25th Annual Families Alive Conference, Weber State University, Ogden, UT, September 16, 2016. 
  4. Thompson, J., Turley, J. M., & Jackson, S. Eating Sustainably, FACS Nutrition & Food Science Conference, June 11, 2012, Provo, UT
  5. Turley, J.M. and Joan Thompson, Nutrition: Your Life Science textbook showcase and focus group, Florida Dietetics Association Annual conference, July, 2011, Weston, FL.
  6. Turley , J.M. Allergic, Pseudoallergic, and Autoimmune Dietary Pathogens: Awareness and Food Solutions, McKay Dee Hospital, Ogden, Utah presentation to Medical Doctors, April 20, 2010.
  7. Turley, J. M. and Thompson, J. S. Holistic Health and Food Sustainability Model, Utah Dietetics Association Conference, March 8, 2010.
  8. Turley, J. M. & Thompson, J. S. Optional supportive learning activities improve student midterm grades, American Dietetic  Association, Nutrition Conference & Expo, October 19, 2009, Denver, CO
  9. Turley, J. M. Food System Sustainability: Issues related to health, the environment, and food resources, FACS Nutrition & Food Science Conference, June 15, 2009, Provo, UT
  10. Turley, J. M. Allergic, Pseudoallergic, and Autoimmune Dietary Pathogens: Awareness and Food Solutions for Athletes, Symposium and Workshop, Rocky Mountain Athletic Trainers’ Association Conference, April 16, 2009, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  11. Turley, J. M. Food system sustainability – definitions and a fishy example. The Environmental Impact of the Food Industry Panel,  Tuesday, March 24th, Noon to 1:30 PM, Wildcat Theater, sponsored by WSU’s Environmental Issues Committee.
  12. Turley, J. M. Four A’s of Awareness in Feeding the Sensitive Athlete: Allergy, Asthma, Anaphylaxis, and Adverse Reactions, Utah Athletic Trainers' Association Conference: When Nutrition Will Make a Difference in Athletics, December 6, 2008, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah.
  13. Childhood Obesity: Implications for Education. NRMERA, Oct 8-11, 2003. Jackson, WY.
  14. Showcase Symposium: Developing an Online Management Model, Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications,  13th Annual Conference, October 31-November 3, 2001, Coeur d' Alene Resort, Idaho.
  15. Symposium: Teaching and technology Issues Pertaining to the Virtual Classroom; The National Social Science Conference, Las  Vegas, NV, April 18-20, 2001. (cross referenced with peer reviewed publications and conferences attended)
  16. Symposium: The Advantages and Challenges of Teaching Students in a Virtual Classroom Using Online Instruction: The National  Social Science Conference, March 26-28, 2000, Las Vegas, Nevada.
  17. Roundtable Seminar: A School and Community Partnership Approach to Achieving Health People 2010 Objectives for School Health Populations. Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association, 17 Annual Conference, Jackson Hole, WY, October 13-16, 1999.
  18. Seminar: Review and Critique of Healthy People 2010 Objectives Related to Mental and Emotional Health, National Social Science  Association (NSSA), National Social Science Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April 12, 1999.
  19. Other professional presentations.