Dr. Kerry Peterson

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

Office: 220 Heritage Hall
Phone: 715-232-1408
Email: petersonke@uwstout.edu

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


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

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

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



    • 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


    • Peterson, K. Implementation and Evaluation of the Farm to School Program in Menomonie School District Elementary Schools. $1004 (Funded).
    • Peterson, K. WI Department of Trade and Consumer Protection: AmeriCorps Farm to School Program Site Application. . (Funded).

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher of the Year, (2013)


    Department / School

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


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


      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)


    • 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)