KATHERINE A. BEALS, PhD, RD, FACSM, CSSD

Curriculum Vitae

KATHERINE A. BEALS, PhD, RD, FACSM, CSSD portrait
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

Biography

Education

  • BA, Political Science with minors in Spanish and Sport Psychology. , University of California Davis.
  • MS, Physical Education with emphasis in Health Education and Corporate Fitness., California Polytechnic State University
  • PhD, Exercise and Wellness with an emphasis in Human Nutrition., Arizona State University
  • Registered Dietitian (RD), Nutrition, Arizona State University

Honors & Awards

  • 2011-2012 Distinguished Teaching Award- Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology. 05/03/2012
  • Teacher of the Year- University of Utah, Division of Nutrition. 05/2011
  • Mentor of the student who received the SCAN research award—SCAN Symposium . 04/2011
  • Teacher of the Year- University of Utah, Division of Nutrition. 05/2006
  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. 06/2003
  • Mentor of the student who received the Graduate Student Research Award-- American Dietetic Association Research Practice Group . 11/2000
  • Graduate Student Research Award-- American Dietetic Association, Nutrition Research Practice Group. 09/1996
  • Cum Laude, UC Davis. 06/1985
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. 01/1985
  • Departmental Award for Outstanding Achievement-- Dept. of Political Science, UC Davis . 06/1984

Biography

Dr Beals received her MS from Cal Poly in exercise science and her PhD from Arizona State University in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in nutrition and exercise science. She previously held a position as an Associate Professor in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Ball State University.  Her areas of expertise include sport nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, macro- and micronutrient metabolism and energy balance obesity and weight control.

Affiliations

  • Sports Dietetics USA (SD-USA), Member, 07/2005 - present
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Fellow, 05/30/2003 - present
  • Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists Practice Group (SCAN), Member, 09/1998 - present
  • American Dietetic Association (ADA), Member, 09/1996 - present
  • Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Member, 01/01/1996 - present

In the Media

  • Expert Panel US News and World Report "Best Diets" . 01/01/2013.
  • Featured as a nutrition "expert" in the US News and World Report "Best Diets". I was one of a distinguished panel of obesity/weight loss experts and was required to evaluate over a dozen diets on a number of qualities. The results were picked up and I was subsequently interviewed by a number of media outlets. 01/31/2012.
  • An Interview With Katherine A.Beals International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 2002,12, 364-367© 2002 Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc. 01/2002. http://www.ausport.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0...

Languages

  • English, fluent.