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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

Sanja Ilic

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

DAVID R. BLACK

Professor Emeritus
Department of Health and Kinesiology
Purdue University
United States

IRENE HATSU

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

PUNAM OHRI-VACHASPATI

Associate Professor
School of Nutrition and Health Promotion
Arizona State University
United States

JOE DEUTSCH

Associate Professor
Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
North Dakota State University
United States

Theresa Loomis

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

Ock K. Chun

Assistant Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
University of Connecticut
United States

Jyotsna Sharman

Assistant Professor
Department of Health and Human Performance
Radford University
United States

Alex Kojo Anderson

Associate Professor
Department of Foods and Nutrition
University of Georgia
United States

Ann Gaba

Assistant Professor
City University of New York
United States
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