Kerry Peterson

Ph. D.

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


Ph. D. Nutrition

R.D. Dietetic Internship for Graduate Students

B.A. Biology

Research Interests

  • Study Coordinator
    • Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension
    • December 2006-August 2008
  • Program Coordinator
    • Department of Food Science and Nutrition
    • May 2006-January 2007
  • Research Assistant
    • Department of Food and Science and Nutrition
    • June 2000-December 2004

Courses Taught

FN 701 Trends in Nutrition

FN 710 Clinical Nutrition (Co-Instructor)

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

FN 408 Pre-Professional Development

FN 413/613 Maternal/Child Nutrition (online)

FN 320/520 Advanced Nutrition

FN 355/555 Sports Nutrition

FN 312/512 Nutrional Assessment

FN 102 Nutrition for Healthy Living

UMN FSCN 1112 Principles of Nutrition (distance and online course)

UMN NUTR 5623W Regulation of Energy Balance

UMN FSCN 3102 Introduction to Food Science Laboratory

UMN FSCN 5621 Nutrition and Metabolism (fat metabolism section)

Awards and Honors

  • Nominee, UW Stout College of Education, Health and Human Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher of the Year (ranked in top 5 out of 67 faculty)
  • UW Stout Grad Faculty and Grad Student Cooperative Achievement Award
  • Novartis Nutrition Award