KARY ELLEN WOODRUFF, MS, RD

Curriculum Vitae

KARY ELLEN WOODRUFF, MS, RD portrait
  • Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Nutrition & Integrative Physiology

Biography

Education

  • BA, Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • MS, Psychosocial Aspect of Sport, University of Utah
  • MS, Sport Nutrition, University of Utah
  • Registered Dietitian, Nutrition, Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Certified Dietitian, Nutrition, Utah Bureau of Occupational Licensing
  • Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics , Nutrition, Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Weight Management Level 1 Certification, Nutrition, Commission on Dietetic Registration

Honors & Awards

  • Libby Gardner Nomination: Honors an outstanding woman in the Health Sciences that exemplifies a broad breadth of interest and dedication to excellence in both their personal and professional life. The recipient’s service to the community and university, personal integrity, leadership skills, and academic performance is taken into consideration. Univeristy of Utah, 01/2017
  • The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital Research Assistant Award. 2009-2010. Univeristy of Utah, 01/2009
  • ERDC Scholarship Recipient: The University of Utah Educational Resource Development Council will award scholarships to deserving students from the School of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Health and College of Pharmacy; who have demonstrated excellence in their field; and who have financial need. Diversity will also be emphasized. The number and amount of the scholarships is yet to be determined. The financial awards will be divided into semester payments by the Deans in each of the colleges, providing the student maintain a 3.5 GPA and remains in good departmental standing. The University of Utah Educational Resource Development Council , 03/2008

Biography

            Kary Woodruff received her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a BA in psychology; she then went on and received a Masters in Sports Psychology, and a Masters in Sports Nutrition from the University of Utah. Kary is an Assistant Professor Lecturer at the University of Utah and is a Sports Dietitian at the LiVe Well Center in Salt Lake City, Utah where she specializes in the treatment of eating disorders. Kary is also a registered dietitian with the United States Olympic Committee, and has authored two textbooks on sports nutrition.

Affiliations

  • United States Olympic Committee , Affiliate Sport Dietitian, 07/2014 - present
  • Intermountain Healthcare, The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (TOSH), Sport Dietitian, 09/2010 - present
  • Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group (SCAN), Member, 05/2010 - present
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), Member, 05/2010 - present
  • Utah Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (UAND), Member, 05/2010 - present