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Kerry Peterson

Food and Nutrition

Office: 220 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715/232-1408


Ph. D. Nutrition, University of Minnesota 2005

Dissertation Title:  Sources of Fatty Acids in Hepatic and Lipoprotein Triacylglycerol.  Studies in Transgenic Mice, and in Humans with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

R.D. Dietetic Internship for Graduate Students

B.A. Biology, Mount Holyoke College 2000

Courses Taught

FN 701 Trends in Nutrition

FN 461/661 Multicultural Aspects of Food and Nutrition Patterns (lab course)

FN 320/520 Advanced Nutrition

FN 355 Sports Nutrition

FN 312/512 Nutrional Assessment

Research Interests

Lipoprotein metabolism

Regulation of energy balance

Sustainability and procurement of local foods