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

Professional Service

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

Honors & Awards

  • 2011-2012 Distinguished Teaching Award- Department of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology. 2012
  • Teacher of the Year- University of Utah, Division of Nutrition. 2011
  • Mentor of the student who received the SCAN research award—SCAN Symposium. 2011
  • Teacher of the Year- University of Utah, Division of Nutrition. 2006
  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. 2003
  • Mentor of the student who received the Graduate Student Research Award-- American Dietetic Association Research Practice Group. 2000
  • Graduate Student Research Award-- American Dietetic Association, Nutrition Research Practice Group. 1996
  • Cum Laude, UC Davis. 1985
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society. 1985
  • Departmental Award for Outstanding Achievement-- Dept. of Political Science, UC Davis. 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 . 2018.
  • US News and World Report- Expert Panel "Best Diets" . 2018.
  • US News and World Report- Expert Panel "Best Diets" . 2017.
  • US News and World Report- Expert Panel "Best Diets" . 2016.
  • Expert Panel US News and World Report "Best Diets" . 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. 2012.
  • An Interview With Katherine A.Beals International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, 2002,12, 364-367© 2002 Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc. 2002. http://www.ausport.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0...