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

Professional Service

  • American College of Sportsmedicine . Nutrition Interest group- Chair. 05/30/2016 - 06/01/2018
  • American College of Sports Medicine. Role: Co-Chair. Co-Chair Nutrition Interest Group. 09/2013 - present
  • SCAN- DEED subgroup. Associate Chair- Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders (DEED) subgroup. 01/01/2011 - 06/30/2012
  • ACSM-. Role: Nutrition Editor. Nutrition Editor: ACSM Fit Society Newsletter. 2009 - present
  • ACSM. Role: Editorial Board Member. Editorial Board Member-ACSM’s Health and Fitness . 2009 - present
  • Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal. Role: Section Editor. Nutrition Section Editor: Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal- 2003-present. 2009 - present
  • SCAN- SD USA. Role: committee member. Committee member—CDR certification exam for the Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics credential. Fall 2009. 2009 - present
  • SCAN. Role: Sport Nutrition Editor. Sport Nutrition Editor: SCAN’s Pulse (a quarterly publication of the ADA Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists Practice Group)- . 2009 - present
  • The Research Digest (a quarterly publication of the ADA Research Practice Group). Editor. 07/2002 - 06/2006
  • Women in Sport & Physical Activity Journal. Invited Reviewer. 05/1999 - present
  • Journal of Nutrition Education. Invited Reviewer. 10/1998 - present
  • National Strength and Conditioning Journal. Invited Reviewer. 05/1998 - present
  • International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. Invited Reviewer. 12/1997 - present
  • Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Invited Reviewer. 09/1997 - present

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

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

  • Channel 2 news Interview on Alkaline Waters with Mary Nichols . 10/26/2018.
  • US News and World Report- Expert Panel "Best Diets" . 01/01/2018.
  • US News and World Report- Expert Panel "Best Diets" . 01/01/2017.
  • US News and World Report- Expert Panel "Best Diets" . 01/01/2016.
  • 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...