James Madison University
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Dr. Jeremy Akers

Dietetics
Program Coordinator, MS Dietetics

  • Office:HHS 3143B
  • Phone: 540-568-8974
  • Email: akersjd@jmu.edu
  • Mailing Address:
    MSC 4301
    801 Carrier Drive
    Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807

Education


  • Ph.D., Nutrition in Sports and Chronic Disease, Virginia Tech
  • M.S., Nutrition and Physical Activity, James Madison University
  • B.S., Clinical Dietetics, Radford University

Teaching Area


  • Nutrition and Wellness
  • Obesity
  • Nutrition and Older Adults

Research


  • Behavioral Theories in Weight Management
  • Translation and Dissemination of Weight Management Programs
  • Alternative Farming and Sensory Perceptions

Hobbies


  • Spending time with my family
  • Weight lifting
  • Sports
  • Wood working
  • Hunting/fishing

 

Announcements


  • How to declare a Health Sciences Major
  • Health Sciences has BLACKOUT dates of September 15th and February 15th. You must be declared by September 15th to add HTH courses in the following Spring semester and by February 15th for the following Fall semester. There are NO exceptions.
  • JMU Prediabetes Research Study
    More Information
  • December 8-12
    Final examinations
  • December 13
    Commencement begins at 10 a.m. in the Convocation Center.
  • January 12
    Classes meet as scheduled
  • January 19
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
    Classes do not meet.
  • March 9-13
    Spring Break.

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