Hayley Billingsley

Graduate Assistant
Ph.D. student in Rehabilitation and Movement Science (Exercise Physiology track)
Advisor: Dr. Salvatore Carbone

Education

2019 - M.S. in Health and Movement Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth Unviersity, VA.

2015 - B.S. in Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, VA.

Teaching Assignments

HPEX 345 - Nutrition for Health and Disease

Select Publications

Billingsley HE, Rodriguez-Miguelez P, Del Buono MG, Lavie CJ, Abbate A, Carbone S. Lifestyle Interventions with a Focus on Nutritional Strategies to Increase Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Heart Failure, Obesity, Sarcopenia and Frailty. Nutrients. 2019; 11(12): E2849.

Carbone S, Billingsley HE, Canada JM, Kadariya D, Medina De Chazal H, Rotelli B, Potere N, Paudel B, Markley R, Dixon DL, Trankle CR, Van Tassell BW, Celi F, Abbate A. Unsaturated Fatty Acids to Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Patients with Obesity and HFpEF- The UFA PRESERVED Pilot Study. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2019; 4(4):563-565

Carbone S, Billingsley HE, Rodriguez-Miguelez P, Kirkman DL, Garten R, Franco RL, Lee DC, Lavie CJ. Lean Mass Abnormalties in Heart Failure: The Role of Sarcopenia, Sarcopenic Obesity, and Cachexia. Curr Probl Cardiol. 2019. In Press.

Carbone S, Canada JM, Billingsley HE, Siddiqui MS, Elagizi A, Lavid CJ. Obesity Paradox in Cardiovascular Disease: Where Do We Stand? Vasc Health Risk Manag 2019;15:89-100.  

Billingsley HE, Carbone S, Lavie C. Dietary Fats and Chronic Noncommunicable Diseases. Nutrients. 2018;10(10):E1385.

Carbone S, Canada JM, Billingsley HE, Kadariya D, Dixon D, Trankle CR, Buckley LF, Markley R, Vo C, Medina de Chazel H, Christopher S, Buzzetti R, Van Tassell BW, Abbate A. Effects of empagliflozin on cardiorespiratory fitness and significant interaction of loop diuretics. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2018;20(8):2014-2018.

Carbone S, Billingsley HE, Abbate A. Associations of fats and carbohydrates with cardiovascular disease and mortality—PURE and simple? Lancet. 2018;391(10131):1679.

Billingsley HE, Carbone S. The antioxidant potential of the Mediterranean Diet in Patients at High Cardiovascular Risk: An In-Depth Analysis of the Predimed. Nutr Diabetes. 2018;8(1):13.

Carbone S, Billingsley HE, Abbate A. The Mediterranean Diet to Treat Heart Failure: A Potentially Powerful Tool in the Hands of Providers. JACC Hear Fail. 2018;6(3):264.

Carbone S, Canada JM, Buckley LF, Trankle CR, Billingsley HE, Dixon DL, Mauro AG, Dessie S, Kadariya D, Mezzaroma E, Buzzetti R, Arena R, Van Tassell BW, Toldo S, Abbate A. Dietary Fat, Sugar Consumption and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Patients with Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction. JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2017;2(5):513-525.

Select Presentations

Billingsley HE, Trankle CR, Ravindra K, Dixon DL, Rao K, Cooke R, Abbate A, Carbone S. Effects of Dietary Intervention on Measures of Adiposity in Patients with Obesity and Heart Diseases: Early Experience from a New Multidisciplinary Cardio-Nutrition Clinic. (ASPEN) Nutrition Science and Practice Conference 2019 (Phoenix, AZ). 

Billingsley HE, Carbone S, Rotelli B, Kadariya D, Canada JM, Markley R, Abbate A. Increased Monounsaturated Fat Consumption is Associated with Improved Body Composition in Subjects with Obesity and Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Translational Science 2019 (Washington D.C.). 

Billingsley HE, Carbone S, Canada JM, Buckley LF, Trankle CR, Dixon DL, Kadariya D, Dessie S, Van Tassell BW, Abbate A. Serum Monounsaturated Fatty Acids are associated with lower Fat Mass in Obese Subjects with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. (ASN) Nutrition 2018 (Boston, MA).

Billingsley HE, Carbone S, Canada JM, Buckley LF, Trankle CR, Dixon DL, Kadariya D, Dessie S, Van Tassell BW, Abbate A. Changes in Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Intake are Associated with Changes in Body Composition in Obese Subjects with Heart Failure with preserved Ejection Fraction. (ASPEN) Nutrition Science and Practice Conference 2018 (Los Vegas, NV). Poster Presentation.

Billingsley HE, Carbone S, Canada JM, Buckley LF, Dixon DL, Kadariya D, Dessie S, Van Tassell BW, Abbate A, Siddiqui, M. Dietary Polyunsaturated Acid Consumption is Associated with Improved Body Composition in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Patients. Translational Science 2017 (Washington D.C.). 

Award

Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (2019).