Kimberly Myers

February 19, 2014 Print Friendly and PDF

Dr. Kimberly B. Myers is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition Science, and is Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Kinesiology at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.  She consults with corporations in the DC area.  Dr. Myers earned both of her BS degrees and Masters in Health Science from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. She completed her internship for eligibility to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) also through Western Carolina University and has been a RDN since 2002. Her PhD was obtained in Human Nutrition from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2003.

Dr. Myers is a licensed Dietitian Nutritionist within the state of North Carolina. She is engaged in the university community and serves on numerous departmental and university committees.  Dr. Myers has served as the faculty senator representative for the Nutrition Science Department for six years and has served on the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Committee at East Carolina University.  She is an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American Society for Nutrition.  She has contributed to nutrition position papers for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and continues to conduct on-going research in the area of omega-3 fatty acids and obesity. 

She has authored numerous peer reviewed articles on a variety of nutrition related topics that were published in journals including the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Journal of American College Health, the Sport journal, and Advances in Medical Sciences.  Dr. Myers has presented numerous presentations at the prestigious Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology and is an active member of the United States Department of Agriculture NC-1199 research group, which contributes to the scientific body of work regarding omega-3 fatty acids.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.