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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

Asim K. Duttaroy

Professor
Department of Nutrition
University of Oslo
Norway

Mohsen Meydani

Professor
Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Tufts University
United States

Yanyan Li

Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Nutrition Sciences
Montclair State University
United States

Jacque Nyenhuis

Assistant Professor
Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
St. Catherine University
United States

DAVID R. BLACK

Professor Emeritus
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Purdue University
United States

Rebecca Blake

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

Kathy K Isoldi

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition
Long Island University
United States

Deeptha Sukumar

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutrition Sciences
Drexel University
United States

Carmen Cabrera Viique

Professor
Department of Nutrition
University of Granada
Spain

Nahla Al-Bayyari

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