JULIE M. METOS, PhD, RD portrait
  • Associate Chair, Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, Academy of Health Science Educators. 02/2017
  • Presentation Award. American Public Health Association, 07/23/2012
  • Educator of the Year. Academy of Nutition and Dietetics, Nutrition Educators Practice Group, 05/15/2012
  • Professor of the Year. University of Utah Division of Nutrition, 05/22/2010
  • Award of Merit. Utah Dietetic Association, 04/20/2009
  • Todhunter Fellowship Award for Graduate Education . American Dietetic Association Foundation, 10/28/2007
  • Award of Honor. Health and Physical Education Teachers of Utah, Utah State Office of Education, 04/15/2007
  • Recognition Award. National Action for Healthy Kids, 12/15/2006
  • Outstanding Alumni Award. Division of Nutrition, University of Utah, 01/1998
  • Outstanding Staff Recognition Award. National American Heart Association, 01/1993
  • Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year. American Dietetic Association, 01/1992

Affiliations

  • American Society for Nutrition (ASN), Member, 01/2011 - present
  • American Public Health Association (APHA), Member, 01/2005 - present
  • Utah Public Health Association (UPHA), Member, 01/1989 - present
  • Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (UAND), Member, 01/1989 - present
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Member, 06/15/1987 - present

In the Media

  • KSL Radio- Marketing Food at School. 03/04/2014.
  • KSL Radio- Lunch packed for school- how to make it as healthful as school lunch. 02/19/2014.
  • Scope Health Sciences Radio: Redefining Your Relationship With Food for a Healthier You. 01/27/2014. http://healthcare.utah.edu/the-scope/shows.php?sho...
  • Deseret News- Child and Adolescent Obesity, Education and Income. 01/22/2014.
  • Scope Health Sciences Radio: How Much Water to Drink? Behavior Change Tips for the New Year. 01/06/2014.
  • Scope Health Sciences Radio: -Superfoods You Should Be Eating During the Fall -Which Fruits Are Best During Fall? Vegetarian Diet for Kids . 10/15/2013. http://healthcare.utah.edu/the-scope/shows.php?sho...
  • KSL Television Interview: School Lunch Changes and Recommendations. 09/07/2012.

Professional Service

  • Girls on the Run Utah. President-Elect. 07/01/2015 - present
  • American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Reviewer. 07/2014 - present
  • American Public Health Association. Section Advisor. 07/2014 - present
  • Abstract Reviewer. American Public Health Association . 07/2014 - present
  • Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Reviewer. 07/2011 - present
  • Journal of School Health. Reviewer. 07/2009 - present
  • Utah Department of Health Physical Activity. Nutrition and Obesity Executive Committee. 07/2008 - 07/2012
  • American Heart Association Advocacy Task Force. American Heart Association Advocacy Task Force. 07/2004 - present
  • Salt Lake City School Board. Role: Volunter member representing health care. Member, Wellness Committee. 06/0115 - present

Internal Service

  • Wellness and Integrative Health Strategic Planning Committee. 10/2016 - present. College service.
  • Search Committee Member, Executive Assistant to the Dean. 07/01/2016 - present. College service.
  • Senate Consolidated Hearing Committee. 07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017. University service.
  • Associate Chair, Department of Nutrition and Integrative Physiology Chair, Division of Nutrition . 04/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Health Food and Beverage Task Force (UUHSC). Member, 04/2016 - present. College service.
  • Chair, Division of Nutrition. 07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016. Department service.
  • College of Health Senator, Academic Senate. 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2016. University service.
  • Member, LEAP Advisory Committee. 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2016. University service.
  • Transformative Excellence Program (TEP) in Health Policy and Health Economics. Member, 03/2014 - present. University service.
  • Advisory Board, Diabetes and Endocrinology Service Line. 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2015. Other service.
  • College of Health Faculty Council. Member, 08/15/2012 - present. College service.
  • Committee Member, College of Health, College Council. 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2016. College service.
  • Magna Community Health Project. Nutrition Advisor to Project, 07/15/2009 - 06/29/2012. College service.
  • Graduate School, Directors of Graduate Studies (DOGS) Committee. 07/2008 - present. College service.
  • Faculty Advisor, Student Advisory Committee (SAC). 07/2006 - present. College service.
  • Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology Student Selection Committee. 07/2005 - present. College service.
  • Selection Committee, Division of Nutrition. Member, 02/15/2001 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Utah Department of Health Physical Activity Nutrition and Obesity (PANO) planning group. 01/01/2007 - 06/15/2013
  • Governor's Blueprint on Healthy Weight. 01/2006 - 06/2010
  • Salt Lake City School District Wellness Committee. 04/2005 - present
  • Action for Healthy Kids. 01/2003 - present