Maggie Stanislawski headshot
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Informatics
Anschutz Medical Campus

Graduate Schools :

  • MS, Colorado State University (2005)

  • PhD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2017)

Languages: English, Swahili

Research Interests

My research examines the role of the gut microbiome in obesity and cardiometabolic disease.


  • Stanislawski MA, Stamper CE, Stearns-Yoder KA, Hoisington AJ, Brostow DP, Forster JE, Postolache TT, Lowry CA, Brenner LA. Characterization of the gut microbiota among Veterans with unique military-related exposures and high prevalence of chronic health conditions: A United States-Veteran Microbiome Project (US-VMP) study. Brain Behav Immun Health. 2021 Dec;18:100346. PubMed PMID: 34988495
  • 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
  • Stanislawski MA, Litkowski E, Raghavan S, Harrall KK, Shaw J, Glueck DH, Lange EM, Dabelea D, Lange LA. Genetic Risk Score for Type 2 Diabetes and Traits Related to Glucose-Insulin Homeostasis in Youth: The Exploring Perinatal Outcomes Among Children (EPOCH) Study. Diabetes Care. 2021 Sep;44(9):2018-2024. PubMed PMID: 34257098
  • Stanislawski MA, Litkowski E, Fore R, Rifas-Shiman SL, Oken E, Hivert MF, Lange EM, Lange LA, Dabelea D, Raghavan S. Genetic Interactions with Intrauterine Diabetes Exposure in Relation to Obesity: The EPOCH and Project Viva Studies. Pediatr Rep. 2021 Jun 1;13(2):279-288. PubMed PMID: 34205853
  • Cohen CC, Perng W, Sauder KA, Ringham BM, Bellatorre A, Scherzinger A, Stanislawski MA, Lange LA, Shankar K, Dabelea D. Associations of Nutrient Intake Changes During Childhood with Adolescent Hepatic Fat: The Exploring Perinatal Outcomes Among CHildren Study. J Pediatr. 2021 Oct;237:50-58.e3. PubMed PMID: 34171361
  • Stanislawski MA, Lange LA, Raffield LM, Zakai NA, Meyer M, Ferrier K, Szeto MD, Leavitt C, Shortt JA, Thornton TA, Tracy RP, Auer PL, Reiner AP, Lange EM, Olson NC. Soluble CD14 Levels in the Jackson Heart Study: Associations With Cardiovascular Disease Risk and Genetic Variants. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2021 Jun;41(6):e369-e378. PubMed PMID: 33910371
  • 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
  • Brostow, D., Stamper, C.E., Stanislawski, M.A., Stearns-Yoder, K.A., Schneider, A., Postolache, T.T., Forster, J.E., Hoisington, A.J., Lowry, C., Brenner, L. A. (2021). Dietary habits and the gut microbiota in military Veterans: Results from the United States-Veteran Microbiome Project (US-VMP). Gut Microbiome, 2(E1).
  • Gascon M, Harrall KK, Beavers AW, Glueck DH, Stanislawski MA, Alaimo K, Villalobos A, Hebert JR, Dexter K, Li K, Litt J. Feasibility of collection and analysis of microbiome data in a longitudinal randomized trial of community gardening. Future Microbiol. 2020 May;15:633-648. PubMed PMID: 32495698
  • Keach JW, Stanislawski MA, Barón AE, Plomondon ME, Langner P, Amin A, Gilmartin HM, Waldo S, Maddox TM. Variation in contrast-associated acute kidney injury prophylaxis for percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking (CART) program. BMC Nephrol. 2020 Apr 28;21(1):150. PubMed PMID: 32345254
  • Asundi A, Stanislawski M, Mehta P, Mull HJ, Schweizer ML, Barón AE, Ho PM, Gupta K, Branch-Elliman W. Development and Validation of a Semi-Automated Surveillance Algorithm for Cardiac Device Infections: Insights from the VA CART program. Sci Rep. 2020 Mar 24;10(1):5276. PubMed PMID: 32210289
  • Stanislawski MA, Shaw J, Litkowski E, Lange EM, Perng W, Dabelea D, Lange LA. Genetic Risk for Hepatic Fat among an Ethnically Diverse Cohort of Youth: The Exploring Perinatal Outcomes among Children Study. J Pediatr. 2020 May;220:146-153.e2. PubMed PMID: 32143931
  • Mull HJ, Stolzmann K, Kalver E, Shin MH, Schweizer ML, Asundi A, Mehta P, Stanislawski M, Branch-Elliman W. Novel methodology to measure pre-procedure antimicrobial prophylaxis: integrating text searches with structured data from the Veterans Health Administration's electronic medical record. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2020 Jan 30;20(1):15. PubMed PMID: 32000780
  • Brenner LA, Stamper CE, Hoisington AJ, Stearns-Yoder KA, Stanislawksi MA, Brostow DP, Hoffmire CA, Forster JE, Schneider AL, Postolache TT, Lowry CA. Microbial Diversity and Community Structures Among Those With Moderate to Severe TBI: A United States-Veteran Microbiome Project Study. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2020 Sep Oct;35(5):332-341. PubMed PMID: 32881767
  • Stanislawski MA, Dabelea D, Lange LA, Wagner BD, Lozupone CA. Gut microbiota phenotypes of obesity. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2019;5:18. PubMed PMID: 31285833
  • Asundi A, Stanislawski M, Mehta P, Baron AE, Mull HJ, Ho PM, Zimetbaum PJ, Gupta K, Branch-Elliman W. Real-world effectiveness of infection prevention interventions for reducing procedure-related cardiac device infections: Insights from the veterans affairs clinical assessment reporting and tracking program. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Aug;40(8):855-862. PubMed PMID: 31159895
  • Stanislawski MA, Dabelea D, Wagner BD, Iszatt N, Dahl C, Sontag MK, Knight R, Lozupone CA, Eggesbø M. Reply to Moossavi and Azad, "Quantifying and Interpreting the Association between Early-Life Gut Microbiota Composition and Childhood Obesity". mBio. 2019 Feb 12;10(1). PubMed PMID: 30755504
  • Jawaid O, Stanislawski M, Bricker R, Plomondon ME, Grunwald GK, Valle JA, Armstrong EJ, Waldo SW. Contemporary use of intra-aortic balloon pumps during percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking program. Coron Artery Dis. 2019 Jan;30(1):44-50. PubMed PMID: 30358654