https://alliedhealth.ouhsc.edu/About Parent Page: About id: 5477 Active Page: bioid:12720

College of Allied Health
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
1200 North Stonewall Ave.,
Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1215
PO Box 26901,
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901

NPP and HIPAA Complaint Information 

OUHSC OKC | OU Norman | OU Tulsa | Campus Map & Driving Directions

Facebook Page Twitter Page Instagram PageLinkedIn Page

College Administration

Allen Knehans, PhD

Dean, College of Allied Health
David Ross Boyd Professor
Stuart C. Miller Professor of Allied Health


AHB 3150

(405) 271-2288 Ext. 43408

Allen-Knehans@ouhsc.edu


Education:

Ph.D., Nutritional Biochemistry, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 1979


Societies and Organizations:

  • American Society of Nutrition ​
  • Member, Alpha Eta Honor Society


Teaching:

Graduate:
NS 5833 Nonenergy Nutrients


Clinical/Research Interests:

Dietary intervention to treat those with peripheral artery disease.


Select Publications:

  • Gardner AW, Montgomery PS, Wang M, Shen B, Casanegra AI, Silva-Palacios F, Knehans AW. Diet is associated with ankle-brachial index, inflammation, and ambulation in patients with intermittent claudication. J Vasc Surg. 2020 Feb 28. PMID: 32122735.
     
  • Kracht CL, Sisson SB, Guseman EH, Hubbs-Tait L, Arnold SH, Graef J, Knehans A. Family Eating Behavior and Child Eating Patterns Differences Between Children With and Without Siblings. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019 Nov - Dec; 51(10):1188-1193. PMID: 31706459.
     
  • Kracht CL, Sisson SB, Guseman EH, Hubbs-Tait L, Arnold SH, Graef J, Knehans A. Difference in Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Obesity in Children With and Without Siblings. Pediatr Exerc Sci. 2019 08 01; 31(3):348-355. PMID: 30646816.
     
  • Kaur J, Ferguson SL, Freitas E, Miller R, Bemben D, Knehans A, Bemben M. Association of Vitamin D Status with Chronic Disease Risk Factors and Cognitive Dysfunction in 50?70 Year Old Adults. Nutrients. 2019 Jan 11; 11(1). PMID: 30641861.
     
  • Dennison M, Sisson SB, Stephens L, Morris AS, Aston C, Dionne C, Knehans A, Dickens RD. Obesogenic Behaviors and Depressive Symptoms' Influence on Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in American Indian Children. J Allied Health. 2019; 48(2):100-107. PMID: 31167011.
     
  • Miller RM, Keeter VM, Freitas EDS, Heishman AD, Knehans AW, Bemben DA, Bemben MG. Effects of Blood-Flow Restriction Combined With Postactivation Potentiation Stimuli on Jump Performance in Recreationally Active Men. J Strength Cond Res. 2018 Jul; 32(7):1869-1874. PMID: 28682937.
     
  • Woods SG, Knehans A, Arnold S, Dionne C, Hoffman L, Turner P, Baldwin J. The associations between diet and physical activity with body composition and walking a timed distance in adults with Prader-Willi syndrome. Food Nutr Res. 2018; 62. PMID: 29942245.
     
  • Blackett P, Farrell K, Truong M, George M, Turner P, Less J, Baldwin JD, Knehans AW. Feasibility of Ideal Cardiovascular Health Evaluation in a Pediatric Clinic Setting. Adv Prev Med. 2018; 2018:5474838. PMID: 30009058.
     
  • Hoffman L, Knehans A, Postier R. Predictive Factors for Weight Loss Following Pancreatic Resection. J Allied Health. 2018; 47(1):e41-e44. PMID: 29504030.