Dr. Kerry Peterson

Department Chair, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Food and Nutrition Department
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office: 205 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715-232-2545
Email: petersonke@uwstout.edu

Teaching Interests: Nutrient metabolism, nutritional assessment, sustainability and local foods

Research Interests: Energy balance, obesity, lipoprotein metabolism, local foods and farm to school

Education

    • R.D. Dietetic Internship for Graduate Students
      University of Minnesota (University of Minnesota Medical Center Fairview)
      2005
    • Ph D Nutrition
      University of Minnesota
      2005
    • BA Biology
      Mount Holyoke College
      2000

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout , Department of Food and Nutrition
        Associate Professor
        June 2013 -

Intellectual Contributions

    Abstract

    • Vorland, C. J. Contribution of dietary fat to high-density lipoprotein triglyceride during nocturnal hypertriglyceridemia. FASEB Journal, 28.
    • Langreck, E. R. An in vivo method for the measurement of cholesterol ester transfer protein (CETP) activity in humans. FASEB Journal, 25.

    Journal Article

    • Donnelly, K. L., Smith, C. I., Schwarzenberg, S. J., Jessurun, J., Boldt, M. D., & Parks, E. J. (2005). Sources of fatty acids stored in liver and secreted via lipoproteins in patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.. , 115(5), 1343-51.
    • Donnelly, K. L., Margosian, M. R., Sheth, S. S., Lusis, A. J., & Parks, E. J. (2004). Increased lipogenesis and fatty acid reesterification contribute to hepatic triacylglycerol stores in hyperlipidemic Txnip-/- mice.. , 134(6), 1475-80.

Presentations

    Poster

    • Peterson, K. (April, 2013). Contribution of dietary fat to HDL-Triglyceride. Research Day , Menomonie , WI.
    • Peterson, K. (April, 2013). Dietary supplement use in high school athletes. Research Day , Menomonie , WI.

Grants, Contracts, and Sponsored Research

    Grant

    • Helget, K. Implementation and Evaluation of the Farm to School Program in Menomonie School District Elementary Schools. Sponsored by UW-Stout student research grant, $1004 (Funded).
    • Peterson, K. WI Department of Trade and Consumer Protection: AmeriCorps Farm to School Program Site Application. . (Funded).
    • Peterson, K. Contribution of dietary fat to high-density lipoprotein triglyceride. Sponsored by College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, $6032.
    • Peterson, K. Atherogenic dyslipidemia in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Sponsored by UW-Stout Faculty Research Initiative Grant, $10928.

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships

    Award

    • Nominee, Teacher of the Year, (2015)
    • Maybelle Ranney Price Professorship, (August 2015)
    • Nominee, Teacher of the Year, (2013)
    • Nominee, Teacher of the Year, (2012)

Professional Memberships

  • Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (HEN)
  • The Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (WAND)
  • Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists Dietetic Practice Group (SCAN)
  • American Society for Nutrition (ASN)
  • The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

Service

    Department / School

    • Co-Chair , Search Committee for Nutrition Faculty Position (2013 - Present)
    • Committee Chair, Nutrition Faculty meetings (2009 - Present)

    College

    • Attendee, Meeting, UW-Stout College Level Governance Committee (2009 - 2013)

    University

      UW Stout

      • Committee Member, UW-Stout Research Safety Committee (2011 - Present)
      • Committee Member, UW Stout Optimal Health Advisory Committee (2010 - Present)
      • Advisory Board Member, UW-Stout Health, Wellness and Fitness major Advisory Board, (2010 - Present)
      • Faculty Advisor, Stout Student Dietetic Association (2009 - Present)
      • Advisory Board Member, UW-Stout Dietetic Internship Advisory Board (2008 - Present)
      • Committee Member, UW-Stout Dietetic Internship Selection Committee (2008 - Present)
      • Advisory Board Member, UW-Stout Dietetic Program Advisory Board (2008 - Present)
      • Plan B Advisor, Graduate Student Thesis Committee (September 2013)
      • Plan B Advisor, Graduate Student Thesis Committee (June 2013)

    Professional

    • Member, Hunger and Environmental Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (2012 - Present)
    • Member, American Society for Nutrition (2002 - Present)
    • Member, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association) (2001 - Present)