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Journal of Nutrition and Health Sciences

Editorial Board Member - JNH

Laurel M Wentz

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University
United States
BIOGRAPHY:

Laurel M. Wentz is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Nutrition Science at East Carolina University. She is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics. She completed a BS in Nutrition Science at the Pennsylvania State University followed by a MS at the University of Florida. She completed her PhD at Florida State University where she also served as the Athletic Department Sports Dietitian, working with all varsity teams. Her PhD research focused on the relationship between dietary calcium and bone health in female runners with stress fractures. Subsequently, Dr. Wentz was the Performance Dietitian for 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) in Fort Bragg, NC, where she had the opportunity to work with elite service members. Her work at Fort Bragg inspired her research interests in military nutrition and she has continued to collaborate with the medical teams from 3rd Group to study vitamin D and associated hormone interactions in military personnel.



RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Sports and tactical nutrition
  • Vitamin D and testosterone associations
  • Hormonal abnormalities post-brain injury




Other Editorial Board Members - JNH

Theresa Loomis

Director
M.S.Nutrition and Dietetics Program
State University of New York
USA

Nahla Al-Bayyari

Assistant Professor
Human Nutrition and Dietetics
Al-Balqa Applied University
Jordan

Kimberly B Myers

Associate Professor
Department of Nutrition Science
East Carolina University
United States

Angela Myracle

Assistant Professor
School of Food and Agriculture
University of Maine
United States

Rebecca Blake

Director of Nutrition & Food Services
Elizabeth Seton Pediatric Center
United States

Jerrad F Legako

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Sciences
Utah State University
United States

Meijun Zhu

Assistant Professor
School of Food Science
Washington State University
United States

Farzad Amirabdollahian

Principal Investigator
Department of Health Sciences
Liverpool Hope University
United Kingdom

Sanja Ilic

Assistant Professor
Department of Human Nutrition
The Ohio State University
United States

Guo-Fang Zhang

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition
Case Western Reserve University
United States
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