Victoria Catenacci, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes

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Medical School:
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine (1998)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Notre Dame (IN) (1994)
Internship:
  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center Program (1999)
Residencies:
  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2002)
  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center Program, Internal Medicine (2001)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2006)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes

Publications

  • Zaman A, Sloggett KJ, Caldwell AE, Catenacci V, Cornier MA, Grau L, Vetter C, Rynders C, Thomas E. The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Weight Loss in Participants in a Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2022 Feb 3. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 35118814
  • Hopp K, Catenacci VA, Dwivedi N, Kline TL, Wang W, You Z, Nguyen DT, Bing K, Poudyal B, Johnson GC, Jackman MR, Miller M, Steele CN, Serkova NJ, MacLean PS, Nemenoff RA, Gitomer B, Chonchol M, Nowak KL. Weight loss and cystic disease progression in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease. iScience. 2022 Jan 21;25(1):103697. PubMed PMID: 35059607
  • Ostendorf DM, Schmiege SJ, Conroy DE, Phelan S, Bryan AD, Catenacci VA. Motivational profiles and change in physical activity during a weight loss intervention: a secondary data analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 2021 Dec 4;18(1):158. PubMed PMID: 34863198
  • Stanislawski MA, Frank DN, Borengasser SJ, Ostendorf DM, Ir D, Jambal P, Bing K, Wayland L, Siebert JC, Bessesen DH, MacLean PS, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA. The Gut Microbiota during a Behavioral Weight Loss Intervention. Nutrients. 2021 Sep 18;13(9). PubMed PMID: 34579125
  • Caldwell AE, Thomas EA, Rynders C, Holliman BD, Perreira C, Ostendorf DM, Catenacci VA. Improving lifestyle obesity treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond: New challenges for weight management. Obes Sci Pract. 2021 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 34540266
  • Dahle JH, Ostendorf DM, Pan Z, MacLean PS, Bessesen DH, Heymsfield SB, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA. Weight and body composition changes affect resting energy expenditure predictive equations during a 12-month weight-loss intervention. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2021 Oct;29(10):1596-1605. PubMed PMID: 34431624
  • Creasy SA, Hibbing PR, Cotton E, Lyden K, Ostendorf DM, Willis EA, Pan Z, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA. Temporal patterns of physical activity in successful weight loss maintainers. Int J Obes (Lond). 2021 Sep;45(9):2074-2082. PubMed PMID: 34127805
  • Blankenship JM, Rosenberg RC, Rynders CA, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA, Creasy SA. Examining the Role of Exercise Timing in Weight Management: A Review. Int J Sports Med. 2021 Oct;42(11):967-978. PubMed PMID: 34034354
  • Siebert JC, Stanislawski MA, Zaman A, Ostendorf DM, Konigsberg IR, Jambal P, Ir D, Bing K, Wayland L, Scorsone JJ, Lozupone CA, Görg C, Frank DN, Bessesen D, MacLean PS, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA, Borengasser SJ. Multiomic Predictors of Short-Term Weight Loss and Clinical Outcomes During a Behavioral-Based Weight Loss Intervention. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2021 May;29(5):859-869. PubMed PMID: 33811477
  • Dahle JH, Ostendorf DM, Zaman A, Pan Z, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA. Underreporting of energy intake in weight loss maintainers. Am J Clin Nutr. 2021 Jul 1;114(1):257-266. PubMed PMID: 33742193
  • Ostendorf DM, Blankenship JM, Grau L, Arbet J, Mitchell NS, Creasy SA, Caldwell AE, Melanson EL, Phelan S, Bessesen DH, Catenacci VA. Predictors of long-term weight loss trajectories during a behavioral weight loss intervention: An exploratory analysis. Obes Sci Pract. 2021 Oct;7(5):569-582. PubMed PMID: 34631135
  • Caldwell, AE, Purcell, SA, Gray B, Smieja, H, Catenacci, VA. The impact of yoga on components of energy balance in adults with overweight or obesity: A systematic review. Obes Sci Pract. 06 August 2021
  • Thomas EA, Zaman A, Cornier MA, Catenacci VA, Tussey EJ, Grau L, Arbet J, Broussard JL, Rynders CA. Later Meal and Sleep Timing Predicts Higher Percent Body Fat. Nutrients. 2020 Dec 29;13(1). PubMed PMID: 33383648
  • Caldwell AE, Zaman A, Ostendorf DM, Pan Z, Swanson BB, Phelan S, Wyatt HR, Bessesen DH, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA. Impact of Combined Hormonal Contraceptive Use on Weight Loss: A Secondary Analysis of a Behavioral Weight-Loss Trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 Jun;28(6):1040-1049. PubMed PMID: 32441474
  • Berman ESF, Swibas T, Kohrt WM, Catenacci VA, Creasy SA, Melanson EL, Speakman JR. Maximizing precision and accuracy of the doubly labeled water method via optimal sampling protocol, calculation choices, and incorporation of (17)O measurements. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2020 Mar;74(3):454-464. PubMed PMID: 31427762
  • Catenacci VA, Ostendorf DM, Pan Z, Bing K, Wayland LT, Seyoum E, Stauffer BL, Phelan S, Creasy SA, Caldwell AE, Wyatt HR, Bessesen DH, Melanson EL. The Impact of Timing of Exercise Initiation on Weight Loss: An 18-Month Randomized Clinical Trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 Nov;27(11):1828-1838. PubMed PMID: 31565869
  • Rynders CA, Thomas EA, Zaman A, Pan Z, Catenacci VA, Melanson EL. Effectiveness of Intermittent Fasting and Time-Restricted Feeding Compared to Continuous Energy Restriction for Weight Loss. Nutrients. 2019 Oct 14;11(10). PubMed PMID: 31614992
  • Berman ESF, Swibas T, Kohrt WM, Catenacci VA, Creasy SA, Melanson EL, Speakman JR. Maximizing precision and accuracy of the doubly labeled water method via optimal sampling protocol, calculation choices, and incorporation of (17)O measurements. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2019 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31427762
  • Ostendorf DM, Caldwell AE, Creasy SA, Pan Z, Lyden K, Bergouignan A, MacLean PS, Wyatt HR, Hill JO, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA. Physical Activity Energy Expenditure and Total Daily Energy Expenditure in Successful Weight Loss Maintainers. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 Mar;27(3):496-504. PubMed PMID: 30801984
  • Ostendorf DM, Lyden K, Pan Z, Wyatt HR, Hill JO, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA. Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Successful Weight Loss Maintainers. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Jan;26(1):53-60. PubMed PMID: 29090513
  • Melanson EL, Swibas T, Kohrt WM, Catenacci VA, Creasy SA, Plasqui G, Wouters L, Speakman JR, Berman ESF. Validation of the doubly labeled water method using off-axis integrated cavity output spectroscopy and isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Feb 1;314(2):E124-E130. PubMed PMID: 28978547
  • Ostendorf DM, Melanson EL, Caldwell AE, Creasy SA, Pan Z, MacLean PS, Wyatt HR, Hill JO, Catenacci VA. No consistent evidence of a disproportionately low resting energy expenditure in long-term successful weight-loss maintainers. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 Oct 1;108(4):658-666. PubMed PMID: 30321282
  • Melanson EL, Ritchie HK, Dear TB, Catenacci V, Shea K, Connick E, Moehlman TM, Stothard ER, Higgins J, McHill AW, Wright KP Jr. Daytime bright light exposure, metabolism, and individual differences in wake and sleep energy expenditure during circadian entrainment and misalignment. Neurobiol Sleep Circadian Rhythms. 2018 Jan;4:49-56. PubMed PMID: 29876528
  • Ostendorf DM, Lyden K, Pan Z, Wyatt HR, Hill JO, Melanson EL, Catenacci VA. Objectively Measured Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in Successful Weight Loss Maintainers. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Jan;26(1):53-60. PubMed PMID: 29090513
  • Melanson EL, Swibas T, Kohrt WM, Catenacci VA, Creasy SA, Plasqui G, Wouters L, Speakman JR, Berman ESF. Validation of the doubly labeled water method using off-axis integrated cavity output spectroscopy and isotope ratio mass spectrometry. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2018 Feb 1;314(2):E124-E130. PubMed PMID: 28978547
  • Catenacci VA, Pan Z, Ostendorf D, Brannon S, Gozansky WS, Mattson MP, Martin B, MacLean PS, Melanson EL, Troy Donahoo W. A randomized pilot study comparing zero-calorie alternate-day fasting to daily caloric restriction in adults with obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Sep;24(9):1874-83. PubMed PMID: 27569118
  • Catenacci VA, Pan Z, Thomas JG, Ogden LG, Roberts SA, Wyatt HR, Wing RR, Hill JO. Erratum: Low/No calorie sweetened beverage consumption in the national weight control registry. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Feb;24(2):535. PubMed PMID: 26813532
  • Mitchell NS, Polsky S, Catenacci VA, Furniss AL, Prochazka AV. Up to 7 Years of Sustained Weight Loss for Weight-Loss Program Completers. Am J Prev Med. 2015 Aug;49(2):248-58. PubMed PMID: 26033350
  • Catenacci VA, Pan Z, Thomas JG, Ogden LG, Roberts SA, Wyatt HR, Wing RR, Hill JO. Low/no calorie sweetened beverage consumption in the National Weight Control Registry. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 Oct;22(10):2244-51. PubMed PMID: 25044563
  • Lyden K, Swibas T, Catenacci V, Guo R, Szuminsky N, Melanson EL. Estimating energy expenditure using heat flux measured at a single body site. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2014 Nov;46(11):2159-67. PubMed PMID: 24811326
  • Catenacci VA, Odgen L, Phelan S, Thomas JG, Hill J, Wing RR, Wyatt H. Dietary habits and weight maintenance success in high versus low exercisers in the national weight control registry. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Nov;11(8):1540-8. PubMed PMID: 24385447
  • Catenacci VA, Barrett C, Odgen L, Browning R, Schaefer CA, Hill J, Wyatt H. Changes in physical activity and sedentary behavior in a randomized trial of an internet-based versus workbook-based family intervention study. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Feb;11(2):348-58. PubMed PMID: 23364318
  • Grau L, Arbet J, Ostendorf DM, Blankenship JM, Panter S, Catenacci VA, Melanson EL, Creasy SA. Using an Algorithm to Identify Indices of Sleep Quantity, Timing, and Quality from a Wearable Armband.
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Professional Memberships

  • The Obesity Society, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
6th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2650

CU Medicine Weight Management and Wellness - Anschutz Health and Wellness Center
12348 E Montview Boulevard
Aurora, CO 80045
303-724-9030

Hospital Affiliation
  • Denver Health Medical Center
Center Affiliations
  • Center For Human Nutrition

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Board Certification (2007)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 2 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Disease
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Lipidosis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Osteoporosis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine (1998)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Notre Dame (IN) (1994)
Internships:
  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center Program (1999)
Residency Programs:
  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2002)
  • Yale-New Haven Medical Center Program, Internal Medicine (2001)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2006)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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